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Taiwan market: Toshiba launches new notebooks; readies dual-screen model

Jun 14, 15:26

Toshiba, on June 10, launched several new notebooks including the 10-inch netbook NB250, 13- to 15-inch Satellite L series mainstream notebooks and high-end multimedia Satellite A...

Computex 2010: China-based white-box PC makers seek to improve company image

Jun 4, 14:58

China-based white-box PC makers such as CZC Technology and Malata are showcasing their notebooks and branded products at Computex 2010 hoping to improve their company and product...

Broadcom talks about growing opportunities in wireless

Jun 4, 01:05

Michael Hurlston, senior vice president and general manager for the Home and Wireless Networking Business Unit at chip specialist Broadcom recently sat down with Digitimes to share...

Michael Hurlston, vice president and general manager for the Home and Wireless Networking Business

Computex 2010: AMD in no hurry enter tablet PC market

Jun 3, 15:03

While PC players are aggressively pushing tablet PC products at Computex 2010, AMD senior vice president and general manager of Products Group Rick Bergman pointed out that the company...

Computex 2010: China-based notebook vendors make inroads into Taiwan market

Jun 2, 16:52

With notebooks offered by China-based vendors continuing to improve in both quality and appearance, companies are making more aggressive moves to opening up overseas markets. Besides...

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Acer to launch netbook and tablet PCs with MeeGo preloaded

Jun 2, 14:21

Acer president Gianfranco Lanci at Intel's e21FORUM 2010 meeting at Computex 2010 pointed out that Acer will launch netbooks and tablet PCs that adopt Intel's latest Atom processor...

Gianfranco Lanci, Acer president at Intel's e21FORUM

Computex 2010: Intel Atom processor plans, products outlined

Jun 2, 12:26

At Computex 2010, Intel has unveiled new products and features based on its low-power Intel Atom processor family, including plans to further differentiate the popular netbook category...

Compal sees stable netbook shipments in May 2010

May 27, 15:24

Compal Electronics is seeing its netbook shipments in May maintaining above 800,000 units and the company will have a chance to see its overall notebook shipments surpass Quanta Computer,...

MSI to sell tablet PCs in US, Europe in 3Q10

May 25, 14:01

Micro-Star International (MSI) will launch its MSI Slatebook tablet PC in the US and Europe through cooperation with local telecom carriers in the third quarter of 2010, according...

Intel to lift panel-size restrictions for dual-core Atom netbooks

May 19, 16:48

Intel plans to launch a dual-core Atom processor, the Atom N550, in the second half of 2010, and will also lift restrictions on the panel sizes of netbooks using the CPU, meaning...

Acer says no Chrome OS netbook at Computex 2010

May 18, 14:20

Acer has issued a statement in response to market rumors the company plans to launch a Chrome-based netbook at Computex 2010 saying that it has no short-term plans for such a produ...

Computex 2010: ECS to showcase notebook products

May 17, 16:02

Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) plans to launch several new notebooks and netbooks at at Computex 2010, according to the company.

Netbooks and ultra-thin notebooks shine in 2010, says iSuppli

May 7, 16:41

Notebooks in 2010 will post solid double-digit growth due to improved economic conditions worldwide as well as the expected expansion of two high-achieving segments-netbooks and Consumer...

Asustek expects to ship 7-8 million Eee PCs for a global netbook market share of 20% in 2010

May 4, 13:52

Asustek Computer expects to ship 7-8 million Eee PCs for a global netbook market share of 20% in 2010 and the company also expects to remain as the second-largest netbook brand in...

Acer chairman demands higher margins; launching new internet devices

Apr 30, 16:51

Acer has posted a 9.7% gross margin and 2.7% operating margin for the first quarter of 2010, but company chairman JT Wang indicated that Acer's margins need to increase to over 10%...

Intel prepares to launch more Atom processors

Apr 26, 11:59

Intel is preparing to launch more Atom-based processors for netbooks soon including models that support DDR3 memory and dual-cores, according to sources from notebook players.

Asustek still second largest netbook maker, says CEO

Apr 23, 16:04

Jerry Shen, CEO of Asustek Computer, during a shareholders meeting on April 22, said that based on Intel's Atom processor shipments, the company was still the world's second largest...

HP Slate may impact netbooks more than iPad

Apr 21, 16:09

Hewlett-Packard's (HP's) HP Slate may have a greater impact on the netbook market than the product's originally targeting competitor Apple's iPad since the device features similar...

WLAN chipmaker Ralink announces 1Q10 performance

Apr 21, 13:47

WLAN chipmaker Ralink Technology has posted net profits of NT$263 million (US$8.38 million), or NT$2.1 per share, in the first quarter of 2010, according to the company.

Taiwan makers ship 2.35 million netbook panels in March

Apr 15, 10:24

AU Optronics (AUO), HannStar Display and Chimei Innolux Corporation (CMI) shipped 800,000, 800,000 and 750,000 netbook panels, respectively, in March while Samsung Electronics and...

Taiwan market: Demand for netbooks shrinking

Apr 13, 13:56

Demand for netbooks in the Taiwan market has been decreasing recently and thus retail outlets have cut prices for mainstream models to NT$9,500-11,000 (US$300-350) to clear inventories...

BLU makers Radiant, Wellypower enjoy about 30% growth in March revenues

Apr 7, 15:50

Taiwan-based backlight unit (BLU) makers Radiant Opto-Electronics and Wellypower Optronics have both reported that their March consolidated revenues grew about 30%.

HP and Dell to reduce investment for 10-inch netbook, say sources

Apr 1, 16:28

Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell have both significantly reduced their investments in the 10-inch netbook segment, with HP reportedly even considering quitting the 10-inch netbook market...

Taiwan market: Asustek cuts Windows 7-based netbook prices

Apr 1, 12:04

Asustek Computer has recently dropped its Eee PC 1001HA with Windows 7 to NT$9,999 (US$314) in the Taiwan market and the company has also reduced the price of its dual-core Intel...

Netbook panel orders dropping for LCD makers

Mar 30, 11:45

LCD panel makers including HannStar Display, AU Optronics (AUO), Chimei Innolux Corporation (CIC) and Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) have seen netbook panel shipments decrease due to...

Taiwan market: Vendors cut netbook and ultra-thin notebook price to clear inventory

Mar 26, 11:14

Notebook vendors including Asustek Computer, Acer and Micro-Star International (MSI), have all recently dropped the prices of their Atom N280-based netbooks as well as ultra-thin...

Consumers boost CE spending, despite drop in income, says iSuppli

Mar 21, 15:30

Despite an unprecedented decline in global per capita income in 2009, global revenues for hot electronic products increased for the year, reflecting a fundamental shift in how consumers...

Quanta makes Sony VAIO M netbook, say sources

Mar 18, 11:48

Quanta Computer is the maker of Sony's latest VAIO M series netbook, which has just been launched in the UK with a price of 300 pounds (US$460), according to industry sources.

Sony VAIO M series netbook

CeBIT 2010: Gigabyte showcases ultra-thin notebooks

Mar 5, 14:00

Despite its weaker-than-expected performance in the global notebook segment in 2009, Gigabyte Technology has showcased ultra-thin notebooks and Intel Pine Trail-M based netbooks at...

CeBIT 2010: Nvidia introduces new Ion platform

Mar 3, 16:45

Nvidia has introduced the next-generation Ion graphics processor, which it claims will offer 10 times the graphics performance of standard netbooks and enable up to 10 hours of battery...

New Ion-based Asustek 1201PN netbook

Acer faces challenge to keep netbook market lead in 2010

Feb 24, 16:26

Acer was the largest netbook vendor globally in 2009; however, as it will face increasing competition from Asustek Computer, Samsung Electronics and Hewlett-Packard (HP), the company...

Western Europe PC market grew 4% in 4Q09, says Gartner

Feb 22, 12:24

PC shipments in Western Europe totaled 20.2 million units in the fourth quarter of 2009, an increase of 4% from the same period in 2008, according to Gartner. In 2009, PC shipments...

Chip decline in 2009 narrower than expected, says SIA

Feb 2, 09:58

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) has reported that worldwide semiconductor sales amounted to US$226.3 billion in 2009, down 9% from US$248.6 billion in 2008. The figure...

Apple iPad may take away netbook demand, says AUO executive VP

Jan 29, 12:17

Paul Peng, executive VP of AU Optronics' (AUO's) global business unit has commented that Apple's new iPad may take away some demand from the netbook market as their pricing is simi...

Acer executive confirms Chrome OS netbook launch in 3Q10

Jan 26, 14:44

During a recent interview with Bloomberg, Jim Wong, senior corporate vice president and president of IT product business group at Acer, confirmed earlier Digitimes reports...

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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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