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Asustek hopes AMD can help it achieve netbook shipment target

Nov 18, 01:35

Because the netbook industry is seeing almost no shipment growth, Asustek Computer expects its recently released AMD-based Eee PC 1015T netbook, which has a lower price point than...

Taiwan market: Dual-core netbooks drop to around NT$10,000

Nov 15, 15:54

As growth of netbook shipments is still being impacted by sales of tablet PC products, vendors have already dropped the price of their Intel Atom N400 series netbooks to around NT$9,000-10,000...

Large-size TFT shipments and revenues fell as supply chain sought inventory reductions in 3Q10, says DisplaySearch

Nov 12, 12:08

Shipments of large-size TFT-LCDs over 9.1-inch fell to 163 million units in the third quarter of 2010, with 4% sequential decline, but 7% on year growth. Revenues reached US$21.3...

Mini notebook market to be down, but not out, says IDC

Nov 10, 11:35

One year ago, mini notebook PCs, or netbooks, were seen by many as the device that would fundamentally reshape the PC industry. Today, that expectation is being laid upon the media...

Intel reveals Chief River platform for notebooks

Nov 1, 16:37

Intel recently notified its partner about its latest platform Chief River that adopts 22nm Ivy Bridge processors with native support of USB 3.0, according to sources from motherboard...

Netbook shipments of Taiwan-based vendors from 2007-2010

Oct 31, 16:41

Netbooks are low-cost notebooks with screen sizes below 10-inch mainly designed for Internet usage. Devices adopt either a solid state drive (SSD) or traditional hard drive and typically...

Acer first tablet PC aimed at fulfilling telecom carrier demand

Oct 29, 12:35

As Acer CEO Gianfranco Lanci recently pointed out that the company is set to launch its first tablet PC on November 23 at a price range of US$299-699, market watchers pointed out...

Dell likely to be first vendor to launch Ubuntu Light netbooks, say notebook makers

Oct 8, 12:09

Canonical on October 7 announced its latest Ubuntu 10.10 operating system and Ubuntu Light for netbooks, and noted that consumers should be able to see Ubuntu Light-featured netbooks...

Dual-OS to become a standard for Acer dual-core netbooks

Oct 7, 01:10

Acer, at its new netbook launch press conference, noted that the company plans to adopt dual-operating systems (Windows 7 and Android) as one of the standard specifications for its...

Tablet PCs will not replace conventional notebooks, say Acer founder

Oct 6, 15:38

Acer founder Stan Shih, at a forum hosted by the Taiwan government, stated that tablet PCs will not replace conventional notebooks because tablets are positioned to fill a specific...

Taiwan market: Vendors cutting older netbook models to below NT$10,000

Sep 30, 01:55

As the increasing demand for Apple's iPad is causing PC players to turn their focus to the tablet PC market and the fact that the netbook market is becoming mature, the segment is...

China white-box tablet PC rush may fail like netbooks; white-box makers disagree

Sep 30, 01:35

As China-based white-box makers are turning their focus from netbooks to tablet PCs, sources from first-tier notebook vendors believe the white-box market will still fail based on...

Netbooks will not die, says Acer Taiwan president

Sep 30, 01:05

Commenting on market watchers' pessimistic view toward netbook's future as PC players are turning aggressive about the tablet PC market, Acer Taiwan president Scott Lin at a press...

Panel makers looking to increase netbook panel prices

Sep 24, 01:40

Amid recently tightening supply for netbook panels, TFT-LCD panel makers are considering increasing prices as they have already dropped to cost levels and panel makers are looking...

Taiwan market: Netbook proportion in notebook shipments rise in 1H10

Sep 14, 01:15

Looking at end-user demand for notebooks in the local Taiwan market in the first half of 2010, the netbook proportion reached 25% and 28% in the first and second quarter, respectively,...

HP aims for second place in netbook market in 2011

Sep 3, 16:19

As Intel has recently supplied Hewlett-Packard (HP) a large volume of its dual-core Atom N550 processor with a price of only US$65, 25% lower than Intel's official quote of US$86...

Samsung to launch LTE-enabled smartphone in the US in September, sources say

Sep 3, 11:22

Samsung Electronics plans to launch its first LTE-enabled smartphone, the Samsung Craft (SCH-R900), in the US market in September as well as its first LTE/HSPA+ dual-mode netbook,...

Acer dual-core netbook will not hit the US and Taiwan markets until September

Aug 27, 16:08

Acer's netbook with Intel's latest dual-core Atom N550 processor is not expected to hit the US and Taiwan markets until September, as vendors are conservative about netbook sales...

Intel announces dual-core Atom CPU for netbooks

Aug 24, 15:14

Intel has announced that a dozen new netbooks based on its new mobile dual-core Atom processors are available in stores today. The netbooks, available now and through the end of the...

Asustek, Acer to compete with "luxurious" netbooks in 4Q10

Aug 24, 14:32

Taiwan-based notebook makers Asustek Computer and Acer are both set to launch "luxurious" netbooks in the fourth quarter of 2010 with Asustek to launch a 12.1-inch Lamborghini...

Asustek lowers 3Q10 netbook shipments goal due to competition from iPad

Aug 16, 10:38

Asustek Computer saw sales of its netbooks in the second quarter fall short of expectations mainly due to competition from Apple's iPad, and has downward adjusted its target shipments...

Price may become the only attraction for netbook consumers in the future

Aug 4, 16:47

With Acer recently launching a 10.1-inch netbook under its eMachines brand for sale at US$199.99, so far the lowest price for netbooks around the world, through the Radio Shack chain...

Notebook vendors to launch AMD Ontario-powered models in 1Q11

Aug 3, 14:05

First-tier notebook brands Acer, Asustek Computer and Hewlett-Packard (HP) all plan to use AMD's Ontario APUs (CPUs that feature an integrated GPU) for their new netbook and ultra-thin...

iPad propels Apple into top-5 PC vendors as netbook sales idle, says Canalys

Jul 28, 16:57

Canalys has released its quarterly worldwide PC market data, highlighting Apple's jump into the top-five PC vendors. The iPad captured approximately 6% of the portable PC segment...

Taiwan market: Acer to launch dual-OS netbook

Jul 28, 16:32

Acer will exhibit a 10.1-inch netbook with Android and Microsoft Windows XP, the Aspire One AOD 255, at a retail price of NT$11,900 (US$370) at the 2010 Taipei Computer Applications...

Micron introduces 2Gb 50nm DDR2 for tablets

Jul 28, 14:01

Micron Technology has announced a new 2Gb 50nm DDR2 memory device to support the upcoming Intel Atom platform - codenamed Oak Trail - specifically designed for tablet and netbook...

Annual netbook shipments will grow more than double by 2013, says ABI Research

Jul 23, 17:09

In 2010, almost 60 million netbooks are expected to ship worldwide. According to a new set of forecasts from ABI Research, almost double that number will be reaching global markets...

HP prepares DDR3 netbooks to compete for 2H10 market share

Jul 20, 14:38

Despite its hesitant attitude about the netbook market previously, Hewlett-Packard (HP) has recently turned aggressive over the product line and decided to launch new netbooks equipped...

Asustek to launch DDR3-supporting Eee PCs in China, Taiwan

Jul 20, 13:52

Asustek Computer is set to launch its latest Eee PC netbooks, the 1016P, 1018P and 1015PED, all supporting DDR3 memory and USB 3.0, in the China market in late July as well as in...

Tablet PCs to affect 40% of the notebook demand in 2010 and 2011, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 15, 16:03

Global shipments of tablet PCs in 2010 and 2011 are expected to reach 16.4 and 35 million units with 93% and 75% of the shipments, respectively, will be contributed by Apple's iPad...

PC rebound continues with growth over 22%, says IDC

Jul 15, 14:46

Despite rising worries over sovereign debt and the pace of economic recovery, the global PC market grew 22.4% in the second quarter of 2010, in-line with forecast growth of 22.9%,...

Intel aims to phase out Celeron processors in 2011

Jul 9, 12:30

Intel has informed its notebook partners about plans to gradually reduce the production of Celeron processors and will replace the product line with its Pentium and the dual-core...

Acer and Asustek complete digesting netbook inventory

Jul 8, 12:45

Acer and Asustek Computer have both recently finished digesting their netbook inventories and the two players will observe market demand before launching any new netbook models in...

Netbook success propels Samsung up notebook ranks in 1Q10, says iSuppli

Jul 7, 16:46

Boosted by the success of its netbook products, Samsung Electronics in the first quarter of 2010 outperformed the mobile computer market, allowing it to rise to seventh place in the...

Intel updates notebook CPU lineup and prices

Jun 23, 16:54

Intel launched Core i7-940XM, i7-840QM and i7-740QM CPUs priced at US$1,054, US$546 and US$364, respectively on June 20, and plans to release more notebook processors, the Core i7-640M,...

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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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