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Asustek sees strong revenue growth in July

Aug 9, 01:00

Taiwan-based notebook vendor Asustek Computer has announced non-consolidated revenues of NT$31.86 billion (US$1.1 billion) for July, up 13% on month and 38% on year, representing...

Asustek reducing Eee PC orders

Aug 4, 01:15

Asustek Computer, seeing better-than-expected Eee Pad Transformer tablet PC sales and dropping Eee PC demand, is gradually reducing its Eee PC orders, according to sources from the...

LCD monitor sales in Taiwan likely to decrease 10% in 2011

Aug 3, 01:25

The high penetration rate of LCD monitors and the increasing popularity of low-priced notebooks and tablet PCs are likely to cause annual sales of LCD monitors in Taiwan to decrease...

Asustek begins marketing Eee PC X101/X101H netbooks

Jul 29, 01:30

Asustek Computer will begin marketing its low-priced Eee PC X101/X101H netbooks in the US, Taiwan and other markets by the end of July. For the US market, the Eee PC X101, which runs...

Appearance of Android 3.2 to further impact notebook and netbook demand

Jul 26, 01:10

Google has recently revealed its Android 3.2 operating system with its downstream partners Motorola and Asustek Computer both to release plans at the last week of July for their users...

Gloomy economy takes toll on LCD panel market, says WitsView

Jul 20, 15:37

Total shipments of large-size LCD panels in June 2011 reached 59.53 million units with on-month regression of 2.8% and on-year growth of 8%, according to WitsView.

ARM to have big slice of notebook market in 2015, says IHS

Jul 19, 10:38

After more than 30 years of domination by a single microarchitecture - Intel's X86 - the PC microprocessor (MPU) market finally is set for some real competition with shipments of...

Taiwan market: Vendors lower prices to clear netbooks before Cedar Trail launch

Jul 14, 14:32

Acer, Asustek Computer, Hewlett-Packard (HP), Lenovo and Toshiba have lowered retail prices for their netbooks in the Taiwan market to clear out inventories before Intel launches...

Asustek optimistic about performance in China

Jun 30, 01:40

Asustek Computer, at a product launch conference in China, pointed out that notebook demand in the China market was weak in the second quarter, but as the IT market will enter the...

Acer reducing 3Q11 shipment forecast; company founder optimistic about inventory clearing progress

Jun 28, 01:10

Upstream component suppliers of Acer have recently been notified by Acer to reduce their inventory preparation for the third quarter as Acer has reduced its notebook shipment forecast...

Consumer products to adopt solar panels

Jun 27, 15:07

Following Apple's footsteps in installing solar panels in consumer products, Samsung has introduced the first solar panel netbook, NC215S.

Asustek to start marketing Atom N435-based Eee PC X101 netbook in July

Jun 27, 13:40

Asustek Computer will start marketing its low-priced netbook, the Eee PC X101, in July with models running on MeeGo available at US$199 and those running on Windows 7 available at...

Acer decreases netbook shipments to focus on tablet PCs, say Taiwan makers

Jun 15, 16:23

Acer shipped 400,000-500,000 netbooks in May, 50% fewer than in April, and will maintain such decreased shipments in June and July, implying that Acer will not give up netbooks but...

Computex 2011: Nvidia CEO expects smart devices to outperform PCs after five years

May 31, 01:40

Commenting on the tablet PC market, Nvidia CEO Huang Jen-hsun, at a company's press conference in Taiwan, pointed out that consumers do not care whether their products use x86- or...

Nvidia CEO Huang Jen-hsun

Intel to offer Cedar Trail CPUs with prices 30-50% less than existing Atom CPUs

May 26, 01:20

Intel is set to announce its latest 32nm-based Cedar Trail platform for netbooks in September with prices of the platform's CPUs to go as low as US$42-47, a drop of 30-50% compared...

Toshiba reportedly abandoning ideas for developing Wintel-based tablets and Chromebooks

May 24, 01:00

Japan-based notebook brand vendor Toshiba reportedly has abandoned ideas for developing Windows 7-based tablet PCs and Chromebooks as the two devices have already disappeared from...

MSI to launch 2 new tablet PCs at Computex 2011

May 12, 01:30

Micro-Star International (MSI) is set to announce two new tablet PCs – the WindPad 100A, adopting Google Android 3.0 and Nvidia Tegra 2, and WindPad 110W, adopting AMD's Brazos...

Acer rumored to acquire Insyde, but the firm says no plans to sell currently

May 12, 01:00

In response to former CEO Gianfranco Lanci's comment that Acer lacks talent that can help to integrate software and hardware platforms for its smartphone and tablet PC products, Acer...

ViewSonic expects tablet PC to replace 70% of netbook sales in 2011

May 11, 16:27

Alan Chang, president of ViewSonic Europe and Asia Pacific, has forecast that tablet PCs will replace as much as 70% of global netbook sales in 2011 as he sees that netbook inventory...

Motherboard players see mixed result in April

May 10, 01:25

Taiwan-based motherboard players including Asustek Computer, Pegatron Technology, Gigabyte Technology and Micro-Star International (MSI) have reported mixed result for their April...

Worldwide PC market up 7% as pads fuel growth, says Canalys

Apr 28, 16:42

Canalys has announced that the PC market grew 7% in the first quarter of 2011, as the pad market, led by Apple's iPad, continued to bolster growth. Once again, Apple set the standard...

Pegatron sees net losses in 1Q11

Apr 28, 01:20

Pegatron Technology has announced net losses of NT$559 million (US$19.38 million) for the first quarter of 2011 with EPS of negative NT$0.25 and gross margin of only 1.8%, all historical...

Wistron estimates over 10% growth in notebook and LCD TV shipments in 2Q11

Apr 28, 01:15

Wistron chairman Simon Lin, at the company's investors meeting on April 27, pointed out that the company's revenue performance in the first quarter of 2011 was lower than expected...

Acer reduces netbook orders and replaces them with tablet PC orders for April

Apr 25, 15:26

Taiwan-based notebook brand Acer has recently notified its upstream partners that the company is gradually reducing its Aspire One netbook orders and will turn to increase its Iconica...

Despite strong 1Q11 performance, partners concerned about Intel impact from tablet PC

Apr 21, 01:50

Intel announced first-quarter revenues of US$12.8 billion, up 24% on year with net profits of US$3.2 billion, up 21% on year, both new historical records. However, sources from PC...

Intel pushes Android plans

Apr 14, 01:10

Intel, in the third quarter of 2011, is set to announce a new plan for tablet PCs – PRC Plus, pushing an Intel/Android 3.0 platform, after nearly half of year of negotiations...

Intel adjusts netbook strategy

Apr 14, 01:05

Intel has recently adjusted its netbook strategy and is set to cooperate with its partners including Asustek Computer and Acer to launch netbook devices priced below US$199 in regions...

Taiwan market: Vendors further drop netbook prices; NT$6,999 models may appear soon

Apr 11, 16:25

Taiwan-based netbook brand vendors including Asustek Computer and Acer are both dropping their netbook prices to defend from the assault of tablet PCs. Close to 90% of netbook models...

Acer to initiate corporate restructuring, chairman says

Apr 1, 01:30

The emergence of tablet PCs has made a strong impact on sales of consumer notebooks and netbooks, making Acer's strategy ineffective, and therefore Acer has to initiate a corporate...

Google and ARM reportedly plan to establish standardization for Android/ARM platforms

Mar 31, 01:05

Google is reportedly considering a push for standardization of its Android 3.0 hoping the new strategy will help resolve the drawbacks of the operation system; meanwhile, Google may...

Vendors to mass ship Chrome OS notebooks in 2H11

Mar 30, 17:05

First-tier notebook vendors including Acer, Asustek Computer, Sony and Samsung Electronics are all set to launch Chrome OS-based notebooks featuring Intel or Nvidia processors, 10-...

Intel to debut Cedar Trail at Beijing IDF

Mar 23, 16:41

Intel will introduce Cedar Trail, its new platform specifically designed for use in netbooks (Cedar Trail-M) as well as nettops and entry-level all-in-one PCs (Cedar Trail-D), at...

Asustek to launch US$200-250 netbook in June

Mar 17, 01:05

Asustek Computer is set to launch a new netbook priced at US$200-250 in June in cooperation with Intel, and hopes to achieve its goal of shipping six million netbooks in 2011, according...

Dell increases PC market lead over Acer in 4Q10, says iSuppli

Mar 11, 14:15

Dell's competitive position is improving in the global PC market, thanks to strong corporate sales as well as an unlikely helper: Apple's iPad, according to IHS iSuppli.

Motherboard players see revenue drop in February

Mar 10, 01:10

Taiwan-based motherboard players including Asustek Computer, Pegatron Technology, Gigabyte Technology, Micro-Star International (MSI) have all reported drop in February revenues due...

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  • Intel+Atom+processor

    Intel Atom processor

    Intel has announced the availability of the latest mobile Intel Atom processor-based platform, formerly codenamed Cedar Trail. The latest platform adds several new features to netbook...

    Photo: Company, Dec 30.

  • Toshiba+Blade+X%2Dgale+SSD

    Toshiba Blade X-gale SSD

    Toshiba has announced a thin and blade-shaped SSD series, suited for integration into space-sensitive products such as mini-mobile and netbook PCs. The blade-shaped drive is only...

    Photo: Company, Nov 11.

  • Dell+Inspiron+Duo+tablet+PC

    Dell Inspiron Duo tablet PC

    Dell revealed a tablet PC named the Inspiron Duo, which features Intel's dual-core Atom N550 processor and Windows 7 at Intel Developer Forum (IDF) in San Francisco. The tablet PC...

    Photo: Monica Chen, Sep 16.

  • Asustek+Eee+PC+1001PQ+netbook

    Asustek Eee PC 1001PQ netbook

    Asustek Computer has announced the launch of the Eee PC 1001PQ, a netbook for pre-adolescents. The Intel Atom N450-powered 1001PQ comes with full PC functionalities, and features...

    Photo: Company, Aug 9.

  • MSI+Wind+U160DX+netbook

    MSI Wind U160DX netbook

    MSI has announced its latest netbook, the Wind U160DX, which supports DDR3 memory and comes with the Intel Atom N455 processor and MSI's own Turbo Drive Engine (TDE) technology. ...

    Photo: Company, Jul 7.

  • Taiwan notebooks – 3Q 2012

    Taiwan notebook shipments decreased 5% sequentially and 9.3% on year to reach 42.73 million units in the third quarter of 2012.

  • Taiwan notebooks – 1Q 2012

    Taiwan notebook shipments decreased 5.7% sequentially but increased 2.5% on year to reach 42.06 million units in the first quarter of 2012.

  • Taiwan notebooks – 3Q 2011

    Taiwan's notebook shipments in September grew slightly as brand vendors restocked their inventory, but demand in the end market remained weak.

  • Taiwan notebooks – 2Q 2011

    On an annual basis, Taiwan's second-quarter notebook shipments declined. But the on-year decline of 0.9% was less steep than 3.4% drop seen in the first quarter, showing that the...

  • Taiwan notebooks – 4Q 2010

    Although Taiwan's notebook shipments saw a sequential growth of 4% in the fourth quarter of 2010, Digitimes Research believes the growth should not be seen as an indication of recovery...

  • Taiwan notebooks – 3Q 2010

    Taiwan notebook shipments decreased 1.6% to 44.20 million units in the third quarter of 2010, well below the 49.88 million total predicted previously by Digitimes Research.

  • Taiwan notebooks – 2Q 2010

    Taiwan's notebook shipments grew 5.4% sequentially in the second quarter of 2010, lower than the average growth for same period in previous years.

  • Taiwan notebooks – 1Q 2010

    Taiwan's notebook shipments dropped 7.1% sequentially in the first quarter of 2010. With the economy improving, demand in the market was significant in the traditionally low season...

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