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  • Last update: Tuesday 16 April 2013 [774 news items]

Notebook brands to compete against Apple with tablet PC-featured netbook

Mar 8, 02:00

Global notebook brand vendors including Hewlett-Packard (HP), Acer, Asustek Computer and Micro-Star International (MSI), facing strong competition from Apple's iPad, are changing...

Radiant February consolidated revenues up almost 30% sequentially

Mar 7, 16:39

Backlight unit (BLU) maker Radiant Opto-Electronics has posted consolidated revenues of NT$5.21 billion (US$177.25 million) for February, increasing 29.4% sequentially and 84.6% on...

Taiwan market: Dual-core Atom netbook prices drop to around NT$10,000

Feb 21, 16:29

Prices for Intel dual-core Atom CPU-based netbooks in Taiwan have recently dropped to around NT$10,000 (US$341) in order to separate the devices from tablet PCs in terms of price,...

Entrance of Android tablet PCs will weaken dominance of iPad, says Acer chairman

Feb 17, 01:20

As Android 3.0-based tablet PCs will start appearing in March and April, Acer chairman JT Wang pointed out that the entrance of the tablet PCs will inhibit Apple's dominance in the...

Large-size TFT-LCD shipments grow 26% on year in 2010 to 665 million units, says DisplaySearch

Feb 15, 15:44

Global large-size TFT-LCD panel shipments reached a record high of 665 million units in 2010, with strong growth in TV, notebook, tablet PC, and public display applications, according...

Taiwan market: Netbook sales through telecom carriers rise in December 2010

Feb 11, 14:51

Netbook sales through telecom carriers in Taiwan continued to see on-month growth in December 2010 although Apple, ViewSonic, Huawei, First International Computer (FIC), Asustek Computer...

Acer sees notebook shipments stabilize in 1Q11

Feb 8, 16:17

Acer has seen its shipments move forward steadily in the first quarter of 2011 after an unexpected decline in the previous quarter, and expects notebook shipments as well as consolidated...

China market: Motherboard shipments affected by booming notebook, netbook and tablet sales

Feb 1, 14:43

Sales of motherboards in China's DIY channels have been eroded by booming sales of notebooks with improved performance and the increasing popularity of tablets and netbooks, with...

Global PC market grows 19% in 4Q10 with Apple climbing to third place if pads are counted, says Canalys

Jan 28, 15:53

Canalys has announced strong PC industry growth of 19% in the fourth quarter of 2010, with Apple climbing to third place in the market, thanks to impressive iPad and Mac sales, as...

Tablet DRAM demand to surge in 2011, says iSuppli

Jan 28, 10:12

Bucking weak conditions for the overall DRAM market in 2011, DRAM shipments for tablets are expected to explode by a factor of more than nine this year, according to IHS iSuppli.

Acer begins selling Ontario-based netbooks; Asustek to follow soon

Jan 28, 01:40

Acer has started selling its Aspire One 522 netbook which is powered by AMD's 1GHz C-50 dual-core Ontario processor and AMD Radeon HD 6250 graphics chip, through Amazon.com. Asustek...

Vendors push netbooks into education market

Jan 27, 01:25

As demand for netbook from the educational market is gradually rising, netbook vendors such as Acer, Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell have all launched models specifically targeting...

Big vendors become even bigger in netbook market

Jan 25, 01:35

First-tier netbook players such as Acer, Samsung Electronics, Asustek Computer, Hewlett-Packard (HP), Toshiba are expected to become even bigger as second-tier players are gradually...

Asustek expects a slight drop in 1Q11 revenues

Jan 25, 01:10

Asustek Computer CFO David Chang recently pointed out that the company's revenues in the fourth quarter of 2010 met expectation though total was not a record as hoped. As for the...

Acer may see netbook shipment growth in 2011, says Acer Taiwan president

Jan 24, 16:54

President of Acer Taiwan Scott Lin, commenting on reports about Acer stepping out of the netbook market, pointed out that Acer will never quit from netbook competition. As many of...

HP switches netbook orders from Flextronics to Quanta

Jan 21, 01:15

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has switched some of its netbook orders for the second half of 2011 placed with EMS firm Flextronics International back to Quanta Computer. Quanta is expected...

Asustek details its netbook plan for 2011

Jan 20, 14:23

Taiwan-based notebook vendor Asustek Computer is aiming to launch 3-4 brand new Eee PC netbooks, not including upgraded models, in 2011 and expects its entry-level price point to...

Asustek Eee PC

Taiwan market: Wi-Fi only iPad sees strong sales because of year-end banquet season

Jan 20, 01:45

Apple's Wi-Fi only iPad has recently been seeing strong sales in Taiwan mainly thanks to Taiwan's year-end banquet culture, which see companies purchasing gifts to be won by employees...

Apple iPad

Netbooks to maintain shipments above 30 million in 2011

Jan 20, 01:15

The netbook market is expected to maintain shipments of about 30 million units in 2011 with the top-three vendors to ship about six million units each, according to sources from notebook...

Acer denies plans to quit netbook market

Jan 20, 01:10

Acer has refuted market rumors it will quit the netbook market saying netbooks will continue to play an important role in its product lineup.

Netbook vendors pushing sales to emerging markets

Jan 14, 01:45

Acer, Asustek Computer and Samsung Electronics have switched their marketing efforts on netbooks to emerging markets in the Middle East and Southeast Asia as netbook sales in the...

Acer PC shipments decline in 4Q10, trailing HP and Dell, says IDC

Jan 14, 01:35

Acer shipped 9.775 million PC products in the fourth quarter of 2010, down 17% on quarter and 15% on year due to a slowdown in netbook shipments, according to IDC. As a result, Acer's...

Over 35 Oak Trail-based netbooks will show up in 1H11, says Intel

Jan 13, 16:47

Intel, in response to report about notebook brands having no interest in its Oak Trail platform, pointed out that there will be more than 100 new netbook and tablet PC designs based...

Notebook vendors show no interest in Oak Trail

Jan 13, 01:30

Because Acer and Asustek Computer have both shown their unwillingness to launch Oak Trail-based tablet PCs, Intel has recently been aggressively trying to persuade these vendors with...

MSI, Gigabyte to outsource notebooks to Pegatron, Clevo, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 4, 15:51

Taiwan-based notebook makers Micro-Star International (MSI) and Gigabyte Technology reportedly will outsource their notebook production to Pegatron Technology and Clevo, respectively,...

HyDrive seeing weak demand in notebook industry

Jan 4, 01:45

HyDrive, an optical drive model that features a built-in solid state drive (SSD) and was launched by Hitachi LG Data Storage (HLDS) as well as Toshiba-Samsung Storage Technology (TSST),...

Taiwan market: Telecom carriers see no impact on netbook sales from tablet PCs

Dec 30, 16:36

Netbook sales via telecom carriers in the Taiwan market have not been affected much by tablet PCs as the Taiwan telecom channel currently only has a limited choice of tablet models...

AMD readies next-generation netbook/tablet PC platform

Dec 30, 01:15

AMD is set to announce its Brazos platform, a combination of the company's Ontario APU and Hudson chipset, at Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2011. The company has already prepared...

Taiwan market: Netbook price dropping to a new low

Dec 28, 01:30

Strong tablet PC demand continues to impact netbook market and several brand vendors in Taiwan have dropped their netbook price further to attract consumers.

Taiwan market: Tablet PCs may replace 30-40% of netbook demand, says TWM

Dec 14, 10:38

Taiwan Mobile has received many inquires about launches of tablet PCs, which may take over an estimated 30-40% of demand for netbooks in the Taiwan market, according to the company's...

Panel price rise may cause netbook vendors to see profits drop

Dec 6, 16:19

In addition to the impact from tablet PCs, rising netbook panel prices are expected to further impact brand vendors' profitability from their netbook products, according to sources...

Most important fab for LCD TV panel production is 8G, says DisplaySearch

Dec 6, 14:30

As panel makers expand, they are increasingly utilizing 8G fabs for LCD TV panel production, and the production of LCD TV panels at 8G increased to 41% in the third quarter of 2010,...

Asustek set to see netbook shipments decline in 2011

Dec 3, 01:45

Affected by the growing popularity of table PCs, global shipments of netbooks are set to decline in 2011. Consequently, Asustek Computer is expected to see its shipments of netbooks...

Notebook HDD capacities to reach 500GB in 2011, netbooks 320GB

Nov 24, 10:36

The mainstream capacity of notebook internal hard disk drives (HDDs) will increase from 320GB in 2010 to 500GB in 2011, while netbook drives will be 320GB, according to Taiwan-based...

Taiwan market: Vendors cut notebook prices

Nov 23, 15:14

Notebook brand vendors in Taiwan have recently started reducing their notebook prices in a bid to digest their inventory and enable a smooth transition to the new Huron River platform...

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    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.

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    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.

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    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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