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Android platform to continue dominating 5-inch and larger smartphone market in 2013

Jan 21, 15:44

Google's Android platform will continue to dominate the 5-inch and larger smartphone segment in 2013, while other platforms such as Apple's iOS, Windows Phone, and Blackberry have...

US consumers likely to swap traditional technology with tablets and new media in 2013, says Belkin

Jan 17, 20:39

Approximately 39% of US adults between the ages of 18-34 would consider replacing their TV cable and satellite providers with a streaming media subscription service in 2013, according...

Compal Communications aims to ship 10 million smartphones in 2013

Jan 17, 13:53

Compal Communications expects its shipments of smartphones to reach 10 million units in 2013, powered by the fast growing smartphone industry in China and its growing number of clients,...

Bestec Power sees continual sales growth in 2013

Jan 15, 11:36

Taiwan-based switching power supply maker Bestec Power Electronics expects its sales for 2013 to exceed the amount it posted in 2012 during which revenues soared 68.2% to NT$1.93...

CES 2013: More new multi-core chipset solutions unveiled, heating up competition

Jan 11, 14:47

Chipset vendors including Nvidia, Qualcomm, Samsung Electronics and ST-Ericsson have all unveiled their new multi-core solutions for mobile devices and other applications at CES 2013,...

China market: 2012 mobile Internet-access revenues, users up 84.2%, 30.1%, says Analysys

Jan 10, 14:09

Operators of mobile Internet services in the China market generated total revenues of CNY158.8 billion (US$25.17 billion) in 2012, hiking 84.2% from 2011, while the corresponding...

Samsung, Huawei ready to launch WP8 smartphones, say sources

Jan 10, 13:55

Samsung Electronics and Huawei Device are ready to launch Windows Phone 8 (WP8)-based models in the US and other markets, while Microsoft, Nokia and HTC have chosen to not participate...

Global LTE smartphone sales to reach 275 million units in 2013, says Strategy Analytics

Jan 4, 11:49

Global sales of LTE-enabled smartphones are expected to triple to 275 million units in 2013, according to an estimate by Strategy Analytics.

Taiwan market: Telecom carriers see decreased New Year text message traffic

Newswatch - Jan 3, 12:18

Taiwan-based Chunghwa Telecom, Taiwan Mobile and Far EasTone Telecommunications saw declines in New Year mobile text message traffic due to growing use of free instant messenger applications...

China software industry posts January-November revenues of over CNY2,192 billion, says MIIT

Jan 2, 11:53

China's software industry generated revenues of CNY2,192.76 billion (US$346 billion) in January-November 2012, growing by 27.3% on year, according to the Ministry of Industry and...

Orange Electronic to launch iPhone-, iPad-based tire pressure monitoring systems

Dec 28, 14:38

Taiwan-based automotive electronics maker Orange Electronic will launch iPhone- and iPad-based tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) and related free application software in the...

China-based acoustic device makers ramping market share, say sources

Dec 27, 13:59

China-based acoustic device makers, including AAC Technologies and Goertek, have seen their market share surpass that of Taiwan's counterparts, buoyed by their cooperation with a...

Intel expected to show new smartphone platform at 2013 MWC

Dec 25, 21:56

Intel is expected to unveil a new smartphone platform, and new Atom processors based on 22nm and 14nm processes featuring lower power consumption, at the 2013 Mobile World Congress...

RIM optimistic about BlackBerry 10 orders

Dec 22, 15:11

Smartphone maker Research in Motion (RIM) plans to introduce BlackBerry 10 to expand market share. According to Thorsten Heins, president and CEO of RIM, there have been some 150...

Taiwan Mobile instant message application aims to reach 5-6 million users in 2013

Dec 21, 11:56

Taiwan Mobile (TWM), one of the three largest mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, introduced an in-house instant message application, M+ Messenger, in August 2012 and has accumulated...

Tough competition ahead for Nokia, RIM and HTC in 2013

Dec 20, 15:36

Nokia, Research in Motion (RIM) and HTC have seen disappointing sales in 2012 and hope to win back market share with the introduction of Windows Phone 8, Blackberry 10 and Android...

China market: 3Q12 mobile Internet user base grows to 489 million, says Analysys

Dec 20, 13:28

There were 489 million mobile Internet service subscribers in the China market in the third quarter of 2012, increasing 4.3% on quarter and 22.3% on year, according to China-based...

More brands to introduce smartphones in 2013

Dec 19, 22:02

Firms such as Facebook, Amazon, and Microsoft all intend to introduce own-brand smartphones which may stir up price competition and become major influences on the market in the second...

Taiwan market: FET plans to launch smart TV apps

Dec 19, 11:10

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) plans to launch about 30 smart TV applications at S Mart, the Taiwan-based telecom carrier's online app store, initially in April 2013 at the...

The challenge for mobile telecom carriers: Q&A with FET president Yvonne Li

Dec 19, 11:02

Along with increasing use of smartphones, competition among mobile telecom carriers is changing and they are faced with a big challenge to transform themselves into total solution...

FET president Yvonne Li

Motorola likely to bid farewell to Taiwan handset ODMs after Google sells plants to Flextronics

Dec 17, 13:01

The partnerships between Motorola Mobility and Taiwan-based handset ODMs such as Foxconn International Holdings (FIH) will begin to fade away, as Google, the parent company of Motorola,...

Handset and platform makers compete to dominate map data

Dec 13, 21:19

Handset and platform makers such as Nokia and Google have been expanding in-house map data platforms. Apple is reportedly considering buying Tom Tom, a Dutch navigation product provider,...

Nokia increasing competition in entry-level to mid-range smartphone segment

Dec 7, 14:02

Nokia is strengthening its deployment in the entry-level to mid-range smartphone market with the launch of Lumia 620, a move which will affect the sale of Windows Phone 8 handsets...

Digitimes Research: Android phones to account for 70% of global smartphone market in 2013

Dec 6, 12:19

Android will further solidify its market leadership in the smartphone operating system race in 2013, thanks to a broad support from smartphone vendors and the rollout of a wide range...

Worldwide mobile phone growth expected to drop to 1.4% in 2012, says IDC

Dec 5, 21:42

The worldwide mobile phone market is forecast to grow 1.4% on year in 2012, the lowest annual growth rate in three years despite a projected record number of smartphone shipments...

iPhone 5 yield rates improving, say sources

Dec 5, 14:44

Yield rates for the production of iPhone 5 in the supply chain appear to have improved recently, as Apple has shortened the standby period for pre-sale orders in the US and Europe...

Microsoft, RIM to keep existing platforms operating after releasing new ones

Dec 3, 13:16

Microsoft and Research in Motion (RIM) reportedly will keep their existing smartphone platforms, Window Phone 7 and BlackBerry 7, continuing for a while after the release of next-generation...

RIM announces updates to developer ecosystem programs

Nov 30, 15:23

Research in Motion (RIM) has announced updates to its developer ecosystem programs, including BlackBerry Dev Alpha test devices, the 10k developer commitment, updated tools and mor...

Taiwan market: Samsung sets launch date, price of WP8-based Ativ S

Nov 27, 21:43

Samsung Electronics has launched its Windows Phone 8-based Ativ S for the Taiwan market in cooperation with Chunghwa Telecom (CHT). The model will be available in the local market...

Rise of Sony Mobile, Lenovo to benefit Taiwan handset ODMs

Nov 27, 21:23

Sony Mobile Communications and Lenovo have both strengthened their positions in the global smartphone market, which will benefit their handset ODM partners in Taiwan, Foxconn International...

China market: More multimedia player makers become smartphone vendors

Nov 26, 15:50

China-based multimedia player makers including Meizu, OPPO Digital and BBK have entered the Android smartphone market in China, targeting the mid-range to high-end segment, according...

Patent disputes hike royalty fees for Android handset makers

Nov 22, 14:22

Hardware vendors who use the Android platform for mobile devices are now finding their costs mounting up because of royalty payments, mainly to Microsoft and recently to Apple, according...

Nokia, HTC promoting WP8 smartphones with aggressive pricing in the US

Nov 21, 15:25

Having launched their Windows Phone 8-based smartphones in the US only two weeks ago, Nokia and HTC have engaged in fierce price competition to win market share, according to industry...

Taiwan market: Mobile advertising valued at NT$2.64 billion in 2012, says FIND

Nov 19, 16:08

The total revenues from mobile advertising based on smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices in the Taiwan market in 2012 are estimated at NT$2.64 billion (US$90.3 billion),...

Digitimes Research: Global smartphone shipments to grow 30% in 2013

Nov 19, 15:52

Global smartphone shipments are expected to grow 30% to 865 million units in 2013, accounting for 43.9% of total handset shipments in the year, Digitimes Research has estimated.

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    Samsung Galaxy S III smartphone

    Samsung Electronics has announced the third generation Galaxy S, the Galaxy S III. With Samsung Galaxy S III, consumers can view the content on the device's 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED...

    Photo: Company, May 4.

  • ZTE+Mimosa+X+smartphone+with+Tegra+2+processor

    ZTE Mimosa X smartphone with Tegra 2 processor

    Nvidia and ZTE have announced the ZTE Mimosa X, a smartphone powered both by the Nvidia Tegra application processor and its Icera modem, which came to Nvidia through its Icera acquisition...

    Photo: Company, Mar 6.

  • HTC+One+

    HTC One

    HTC has unveiled its new HTC One series of smartphones running the Google Android 4.0 (ICS). The HTC One X is equipped with the new Nvidia Tegra 3 processor. It includes a 1.5GHz...

    Photo: Company, Mar 2.

  • SanDisk+iNAND+Ultra

    SanDisk iNAND Ultra

    SanDisk has announced that the iNAND Ultra line of products will be the first of its embedded flash memory products to move to 19nm manufacturing technology. Shrinking the size of...

    Photo: Company, Jan 13.

  • Spreadtrum+SC6820+baseband+chip

    Spreadtrum SC6820 baseband chip

    Spreadtrum Communications has introduced a 1GHz Android smartphone platform for TD-SCDMA (SC8810) and EDGE/WiFi (SC6820) and announced that both products are now sampling with customers...

    Photo: Company, Jan 11.

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