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  • Last update: Wednesday 23 July 2014 [84 news items]

Microsoft facing increased competition from MacBooks and Chromebooks, say Taiwan makers

Jul 23, 13:48

Microsoft is facing increased competition from MacBooks and Chromebooks, with the global notebook OS market share for Windows 8 already dropping to below 90%, according to Taiwan-based...

Apple to mass produce 12-inch MacBook Air in 3Q14

Jun 23, 22:03

Apple's new 12-inch MacBook Air will enter mass production in the third quarter, filling the gap between the 11- and 13-inch MacBook Airs as well as enhancing Apple's leadership in...

MacBook shipments in 2Q14 to grow 28.6% sequentially, say Taiwan makers

May 12, 10:33

There will be 3.6 million MacBook notebooks shipped in the second quarter of 2014, increasing 28.6% on quarter, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

MacBook shipments in 2014 may fall to 10 million units, say Taiwan makers

Mar 25, 21:10

MacBook shipments in 2014 are likely to drop by about 15% from 12 million units in 2013 to 10 million units or even 9.9 million units, according to some of Taiwan-based supply chain...

Apple to end 13-inch MacBook Pro production, Intel to offer second-generation ultrabooks, say Taiwan makers

Mar 5, 14:07

Apple is expected to stop production of the 13-inch MacBook Pro in the second half of 2014 and will replace the product line with thinner models equipped with a Retina display. Meanwhile,...

Apple orders new MacBook Pro in large volumes, say Taiwan makers

Oct 30, 14:15

Apple has placed orders for new MacBook Pro models unveiled in October in large volumes due to expected good sales in the fourth quarter. The orders have filled up some of its suppliers'...

Apple updates MacBook Pro specifications; launches new Mac Pro

Oct 23, 14:33

Apple has updated MacBook Pro with Retina display with fourth-generation Intel Core processors, the latest graphics, longer battery life, faster flash storage and next-generation...

Apple may see weaker MacBook shipments in 2013

Oct 7, 16:13

Apple's overall MacBook shipments in 2013 may decrease on year despite the fact that the vendor has been increasing its orders to the upstream supply chain for new MacBook models,...

MacBook shipments to reach 4 million in 3Q13

Jul 23, 19:48

An estimated four million MacBooks will be shipped in the third quarter of 2013, increasing over 10% on quarter, but significantly decreasing from previous years, according to Taiwan-based...

Apple upgrades MacBook Air with fourth-generation Intel Core CPUs

Jun 11, 10:39

Apple has updated MacBook Air with all-day battery life, fourth-generation Intel Core processors with faster graphics, 802.11ac Wi-Fi and flash storage that is up to 45% faster than...

Apple MacBook orders to rise 20% sequentially in 2Q13

May 20, 15:33

As Apple is ready to release its new MacBook products in the near future, sources from the upstream supply chain has revealed that their orders for MacBook devices are estimated to...

MacBook shipments to grow 10% in 2Q13

Apr 24, 22:21

Apple's MacBook shipments in the second quarter are expected to grow 10% sequentially as the company has almost finished digesting its excess inventory and should start placing new...

Apple may see single-digit shipment growth for MacBooks in 2013

Apr 8, 22:46

Apple MacBook shipments may only see single-digit growth in 2013, as related upstream component suppliers still have not yet seen any major increases in orders, according to sources...

iMac shipments fall over 40% in 4Q12, say Taiwan makers

Jan 25, 16:10

There were an estimated 578,000 new iMacs shipped in the fourth quarter of 2012, dropping 42.8% on quarter and 54.8% on year mainly due to delayed supplies of key components, especially...

Ultrabook vendors concerned about revision of MacBook Air in 2013

Dec 28, 15:15

Apple has issued requests for quotations (RFQ) to Taiwan-based supply chain makers for the revision of several notebook models including MacBook Pro and MacBook Air series in June...

Touchscreen notebooks helping to maintain notebook ASPs during the year-end holidays, says Acer

Dec 12, 22:02

Due to demand for touchscreen notebooks, Acer has seen ASPs during the year-end holidays, rise from US$433 originally to US$477, according to company chairman JT Wang.

Apple stops placing orders to some MacBook Pro component suppliers, say sources in supply chain

Dec 3, 22:12

Apple has recently stopped some of the component orders for its 13-inch MacBook Pro due to the vendor already having high inventory levels for the components. These suppliers have...

Foxconn sees more MacBook orders from Apple

Nov 14, 21:30

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has reportedly seen an increase in 15-inch MacBook Pro orders in the second half and is currently supplying 10-15% of Apple's total...

Apple unlikely to reach 30% growth in 2012 MacBook shipments, say Taiwan makers

Nov 6, 21:21

Apple in early 2012 aimed at 30% growth in shipments of MacBook series notebooks from 2011, but viewing that shipments of MacBooks in the fourth quarter have so far been behind schedule,...

Apple introduces 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display and new iMac systems

Oct 24, 15:49

Apple has introduced an all-new version of its 13-inch MacBook Pro featuring a Retina display and all flash storage in a new compact design. At 0.75-inch and 3.57 pounds, the 13-inch...

Rumor about delays in Apple launch of Retina 13-inch MacBook Pro emerge; but are quashed by Apple's supply chain partners

Oct 22, 21:21

Apple is ready to announce its new products on October 23 in North America with 7.85-inch iPad Mini, Mac Mini, iMac and 13-inch Retina Display-featured MacBook Pro have been named...

MacBook Air to occupy 39% of global slim notebook market in 2012, 28% in 2013, say Taiwan makers

Oct 3, 01:05

Apple's MacBook Air is expected to have a global market share of 39% for slim notebooks in 2012 and the market share will slip to 28% in 2013 due to increasing sales of ultrabooks,...

Taiwan makers begin to ship components for new 13-inch MacBook Pro and iMac models

Sep 14, 01:10

Taiwan-based supply chain makers have begun to ship components for use in new 13-inch MacBook Pro and iMac models which are expected to be available for sale prior to the year-end...

Apple supply chain mass shipping new iMac and 13.3-inch MacBook Pro

Sep 10, 14:40

Apple's upstream supply chain reportedly started mass shipping new iMac all-in-one PCs and Retina Display 13.3-inch MacBook Pros in September, according to sources from the upstream...

Apple supply chain reportedly already starts mass shipping new MacBook Pro and iMac

HP to outsource more than 50% of 2013 orders to Quanta

Aug 14, 01:25

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has just recently finished its request for quotation (RFQ) for 2013 notebook orders with Quanta Computer landing more than 50% of the orders, up from only 40%...

MacBook shipments on schedule

Jul 25, 15:33

Shipments of new version MacBooks will begin to increase in the third quarter of 2012 as originally scheduled, with total shipments in 2012 estimated at 16.2 million units, up 30%...

Supply chain players deny rumors about delayed 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display

Jul 10, 14:13

Rumors are that several notebook brand vendors have delayed or decreased their shipments with Apple also being named as having postponed mass shipments of a planned 13-inch MacBook...

Upstream suppliers refute rumor about Apple delaying 13-inch MacBook Pro

Acer enters tier-3 to -5 cities in China

Jun 14, 01:30

Acer, starting 2012, is executing a three-year plan in China to expand its channel bases from tier-1 and -2 cities to tier-3 to -5 cities and is set to open new stores at a rate of...

Scott Lin, Acer vice president and president of Acer Greater China

Wintel notebook vendors relieved about new MacBooks

Jun 13, 16:26

Seeing Apple's latest MacBook products only feature upgrades such as Intel's Ivy Bridge processors and Retina display, Wintel-based notebook vendors are relieved and believe that...

Wintel notebook vendors see no threat from Apple new MacBook products

Shipments of new MacBooks begin to increase in June, say makers

Jun 13, 15:26

Shipments of new MacBooks to Apple began to increase in June, with the 15.4-inch MacBook Pro first and then 13.3-inch MacBook Pro. Shipments will peak in August to meet expected demand...

Parade, iML reportedly cut into supply chain for new MacBook Pro

Jun 13, 15:08

IC design firms Parade Technologies and Integrated Memory Logic (iML), which reportedly cut into the supply chain for Apple's New iPad, have secured orders for the newly-launched...

Apple introduces new MacBook Pro with Retina display

Jun 13, 01:00

Apple has unveiled an all new 15-inch MacBook Pro featuring a stunning Retina display, all flash storage and quad-core processors in a radically thin and light design. Measuring a...

Apple new 15-inch MacBook Pro

Apple supply chain reportedly sees labor shortages because of new MacBook

May 28, 16:09

As Apple's new MacBooks are expected to launch in the near future, related upstream supply chain players are reportedly facing labor shortages because of strong orders from Apple,...

Apple supply chain reportedly sees labor shortages because of new MacBooks

Genesys Logic reportedly lands USB 3.0 card reader controller chips for MacBook Air

May 14, 15:44

IC design house Genesys Logic reportedly has received USB 3.0 card reader controller chip orders for Apple's MacBook Air notebooks to be released in the second half of 2012, according...

Shipments of new MacBooks to surge starting June

May 14, 14:59

As Apple reportedly will announce its new MacBook series notebooks in June, the company's upstream suppliers will start raising their shipments to Apple significantly in the month...

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    Apple new MacBook Pro with Retina Display (Late 2013)

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    Photo: Company, Oct 28.

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    Photo: Company, Jun 13.

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    Apple 13-inch MacBook Pro notebook with Retina display

    Apple has introduced a new version of its 13-inch MacBook Pro featuring a Retina display and all flash storage. At 0.75 inches and 3.57 pounds, the 13-inch MacBook Pro is 20% thinner...

    Photo: Company, Oct 24.

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    Apple new 15-inch MacBook Pro

    Apple has unveiled a new 15-inch MacBook Pro featuring a Retina display, all flash storage and quad-core processors in a thin and light design measuring 0.71 inches thick and weighing...

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    Apple third-generation MacBook Air

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