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Apple updates MacBook Pro specifications; launches new Mac Pro

Oct 23, 14:33

Apple has updated MacBook Pro with Retina display with fourth-generation Intel Core processors, the latest graphics, longer battery life, faster flash storage and next-generation...

Apple announces iPad Air and Retina-featured iPad mini

Oct 23, 11:40

Apple has announced the iPad Air featuring a 9.7-inch Retina display. Weighed one pound, iPad Air is 20% thinner and 28% lighter than the fourth-generation iPad, and with a narrower...

Windows 8.1 models unlikely to ignite PC demand

Oct 18, 11:53

The PC market is unlikely to reverse its decline in 2013 and 2014 despite the arrival of new Windows 8.1 devices, sources in the supply chain have commented.

Intel Broadwell CPU delay to help PC vendors regain pace

Oct 16, 21:44

Intel's decision to delay the mass shipment schedule of its 14nm Broadwell-based processors by one quarter from the end of 2013 is expected to buy brand vendors some time to finish...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan notebook shipments to drop to only 35 million units in 4Q13

Oct 15, 15:38

Global notebook shipments are expected to drop 3.2% sequentially and 13.4% on year in the fourth quarter as brand vendors' new notebook models featuring entry-level/mid-range Haswell...

Catcher becomes largest chassis supplier of Dell enterprise notebooks

Oct 14, 21:39

Taiwan-based metal chassis maker Catcher Technology is said to have landed 80% of Dell's enterprise notebook chassis orders for 2014 as the US-based vendor has decided to adopt metal...

Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipments to grow less than 3% in 3Q13

Oct 14, 15:35

Taiwan's notebook shipments grew only 2.5% sequentially, and dropped 8.6% on year in the third quarter despite the fact that notebook ODMs have seen better-than-expected orders in...

Worldwide PC shipments decline 8.6% in 3Q13, says Gartner

Oct 14, 15:13

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 80.3 million units in the third quarter of 2013, an 8.6% decline from the same period in 2012, according to preliminary results by Gartner. This marks...

Quanta Computer leads in September notebook shipments among Taiwan ODMs

Oct 9, 15:29

Quanta Computer shipped four million notebooks in September, the largest among Taiwan-based ODMs, followed by Compal Electronics with 3.2 million units, Inventec with 2.35 million...

Brand vendors seek profits from gaming notebooks

Oct 9, 13:46

As demand for gaming notebooks continues to rise, notebook brand vendors such as Dell, Micro-Star International (MSI), Gigabyte Technology and Asustek Computer, have been developing...

October notebook shipments to be impacted by labor shortage

Oct 7, 22:26

China is currently suffering from a labor shortage and the issue has caused many notebook-related players to only be able to deliver 85% of their orders for September. With the approach...

Inventec achieves notebook shipment record in September, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 4, 14:35

Inventec shipped 2.35 million notebooks in September, the highest monthly volume in the company's history mainly thanks to Hewlett-Packard's (HP) increased orders, according to a...

Notebook ODMs ramping shipments of Windows 8.1 models

Oct 4, 11:54

Having enjoyed strong shipments in September, notebook ODMs have seen their shipments remain robust in October as notebook vendors prepare to roll out new Windows 8.1-based models,...

Digitimes Research: Notebook brand vendors and ODMs enjoy around 10% growth in September

Oct 3, 15:48

Global top-five notebook brand vendors and top-three ODMs enjoyed on-month shipment growths of 13% and 9% in September, respectively. Among first-tier vendors, Hewlett-Packard (HP),...

Taiwan notebook vendors cut touch notebook orders by 50% in 2H13

Oct 3, 14:39

Some Taiwan-based notebook vendors are planning to cut orders for touch notebooks by as much as 50% in the second half of 2013 due to lower-than-expected sales, which is expected...

Toshiba to distribute notebook orders for 2014 more evenly among ODMs

Oct 2, 22:11

Toshiba reportedly will finish the request for quotation (RFQ) process for its 2014 notebook orders soon with Quanta Computer and Compal Electronics each landing about 30% of orders,...

Some of touchscreen notebook and AIO supply chain makers may quit in 2014, say Taiwan makers

Oct 2, 15:17

Since demand for touchscreen notebooks and all-in-one (AIO) PCs has been far short of original expectations, some supply chain makers, mainly touch IC module developers and touch...

Demand for business notebook metal-alloy chassis expected to rise

Oct 2, 14:45

Replacement demand from the business notebook segment is expected to take off due to Microsoft's plans to end Windows XP technical support, which will in turn boost demand for metal-alloy...

Taiwan ODMs to handle less than 80% of global notebook shipments in 2014

Sep 30, 11:21

Taiwan makers will see their share of global notebook shipments drop below 80% in 2014, as one of the biggest vendors, Lenovo, will reduce its outsourcing sharply, according to sources...

Amazon unveils Kindle Fire HDX and cheaper Kindle Fire HD

Sep 26, 15:22

Amazon has introduced the third generation of Kindle Fire - the new Kindle Fire HDX. The Kindle Fire HDX tablets combine the latest hardware, the newest version of Fire OS, and new...

Booming market for touch screen notebook displays hits speed bump in 2Q13, says IHS

Sep 25, 10:42

Shipments of touch screen panels for notebooks amounted to 4.4 million units in the second quarter of 2013, down 4.9% from 4.6 million in the previous quarter. Up until the second...

Upstream component makers conservative about touch screen notebook growth in 2013

Sep 23, 21:50

Upstream component makers are maintaining conservative views about touch screen notebook growth in 2013 but expect demand will pick up in 2014.

HannStar Board cuts notebook board ratio to 50%

Sep 18, 12:15

PCB maker HannStar Board has managed to reduce the ratio of notebook-use PCBs to 50% of its total PCB products from the previous 60% as part of the company's efforts to improve its...

Dell expected to overtake Acer to become third-largest notebook vendor in 2014, say Taiwan makers

Sep 17, 19:50

Microsoft's ending Windows XP technical support in April 2014 has triggered growing replacement of business-use notebooks, and this is expected to significantly benefit Dell because...

Notebook ODMs, component makers suffer labor shortages in China

Sep 17, 19:25

Factories established in China by Taiwan-based notebook ODMs and component makers are suffering from labor shortages, according to Taiwan-based notebook supply chain makers.

China makers see positive results from low-priced notebook touch panel solutions

Sep 17, 15:28

Pricing for touch panels used in notebooks has recently been on the decline as touch panel makers are using low-priced strategies for their products amid less-than-expected shipments...

Samsung halves September notebook component orders

Sep 16, 11:28

Samsung Electronics has cut its notebook component orders for September to about half of its original forecast and the company reportedly may also reduce its shipment forecast for...

Samsung is trapped in a similar plight as other first-tier vendors

Russia PC shipments continue to slow in 2Q13, says IDC

Sep 13, 15:07

According to IDC, PC shipments in Russia in the second quarter of 2013 continued their steep decline, with volume slipping by 37.3% on year to a total of 2.47 million units. The notebook...

Compal, Quanta share 90% of Acer notebook ODM orders

Sep 12, 21:26

Compal Electronics has landed orders for 15-inch notebooks to be shipped in 2014 from Acer while fellow ODM Quanta Computer has obtained orders for 14- and 17-inch notebooks and an...

Notebook brand vendors may reduce 3Q13 shipment forecasts

Sep 11, 21:44

Despite having placed increased orders for August, notebook vendors are still under pressure to reduce their shipment forecasts for the third quarter as consumer demand remains weak,...

Wistron out of Acer 2014 main notebook ODM list, say Taiwan makers

Sep 10, 19:44

Acer has not released orders for mainstream notebook models to be shipped in 2014 to Wistron, currently one of its main ODMs, which indicates it will not use Wistron as one of its...

Notebook display panel shipments fall 23% in July as most vendors cut orders, says IHS

Sep 10, 15:11

In another troubling sign for the notebook market, eight of the nine leading vendors reduced their LCD panel purchases in July 2013, causing global market shipments to decline by...

Notebook ODMs see growing revenue performance in August

Sep 9, 22:36

Notebook ODMs Wistron, Compal Electronics and Inventec have announced their revenues for August with all enjoying growth for both on-month and on-year comparisons.

Taiwan market: Back-to-school notebook sales may drop 20-30% on year

Sep 9, 13:22

Taiwan's notebook sales during the back-to-school season in 2013 may drop 20-30% compared to those in 2012 despite the fact that channel retailers and brand vendors have been aggressively...

HP internally estimates shipping only 21 million notebooks in 2014

Sep 9, 12:11

Hewlett-Packard (HP) internally estimates its notebook shipments to reach only 21 million units for 2014, and the volume in 2013 is estimated to be less than 30 million, down from...

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    Panasonic 3E 2-in-1

    The Panasonic 3E is a tablet that comes with a detachable keyboard to deliver notebook capabilities. It is built on Intel's 2-in-1 reference design as a device for K-12 students....

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    Asustek Computer has unveiled in Las Vegas its latest product lineup including the Intel-based entry-level ZenFone smartphone series, the new PadFone mini smartphone, the PadFone...

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    The Surface Pro 2 is the successor to Surface Pro and, like its predecessor, is a notebook replacement, capable of running all Windows' software including the full Microsoft Office...

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