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Digitimes Research: Global AIO PC shipments to grow 4.9% in 2014

Dec 3, 13:55

The all-in-one (AIO) PC industry has seen a wave of replacement demand after Apple updated its ultra-thin iMacs earlier in 2013, boosting global AIO PC shipment growth from 2.3% in...

Tablets to make up 50% of PC market in 2014, says Canalys

Nov 27, 14:46

In 2014 tablets will almost out-ship all other PC form factors combined, forming almost 50% of the total client PC market (desktops, notebooks, and tablets), according to a prediction...

India PC market grew 7.9% in 3Q13, says Gartner

Nov 26, 14:54

Combined desktop and mobile PC shipments in India totaled nearly 3.2 million units in the third quarter of 2013, a 7.9% increase over the third quarter of 2012, according to Gartner...

Western Digital pushing new hybrid drive technology to niche markets

Nov 25, 21:26

Western Digital has developed a new hybrid drive technology, integrating an 120GB solid state drive (SSD) and an 1TB hard disc drive (HDD) into a 2.5-inch hard drive. The company...

Supply chain sees increased orders from PC vendors

Nov 25, 20:54

AIO PC vendors are putting in increased orders to the supply chain for sales during the year-end holidays in North America.

Cooling module makers retreat from PC industry

Nov 25, 14:46

Seeing the PC industry suffering from stagnant demand, cooling module makers are aggressively lowering the contribution of their PC-related businesses and turning to focus on the...

PC DRAM shortage to persist through 2Q14, says Adata

Nov 8, 11:09

Tight supply of PC DRAM chips is set to persist until the second quarter of 2014, which will sustain memory price stability, according to memory module firm Adata Technology.

PC vendors aggressive about releasing new convertible products

Oct 30, 22:11

PC brand vendors such as Acer, Hewlett-Packard (HP), Lenovo and Asustek Computer have all been aggressively releasing new convertible products in 2013, aiming to boost overall consumer...

PC brand vendors release new Windows 8.1 products

Oct 28, 10:57

Asustek Computer recently released its Transformer Book T100 2-in-1 device featuring Windows 8.1 and Intel Bay Trail-T processor, priced at US$349 for a 32GB model and US$399 for...

Acer to donate PCs to Myanmar

Oct 23, 13:41

In order to strengthen its presence in the Myanmar market, Acer will have the Acer Foundation donate PCs to the country through an APEC Digital Opportunity Center (ADOC) Project led...

Worldwide PC, tablet and mobile phone shipments to grow 4.5% in 2013, says Gartner

Oct 22, 14:36

Worldwide combined shipments of PCs, tablets and mobile phones are projected to reach 2.32 billion units in 2013, a 4.5% increase from 2012, according to Gartner. The market is being...

EMEA PC shipments decline 16% in 3Q13, says IDC

Oct 21, 16:06

According to the latest research from IDC, PC shipments in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) declined 16%, reaching 21.4 million units in the third quarter of 2013. Portable...

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.

DRAM market adjusts to post-PC era as profits soar to 11-quarter high, says IHS

Oct 18, 11:43

Having slimmed down and gained some self-discipline, the DRAM business is posting its highest profits in nearly three years allowing suppliers to thrive despite the decline of the...

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...

Ruggedized PC vendors impacted by US government budget stall

Oct 16, 14:40

The suspension of the US government's budget has delayed procurement of ruggedized PCs and is expected to impact vendors' sales performance for the fourth quarter of 2013, according...

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...

Vendors to push new convertible all-in-one PCs in 2Q14

Oct 7, 14:28

Intel's promotion has prompted first-tier brand vendors, except Apple, to step up development of new convertible all-in-one (AIO) PCs set for volume shipments in the second quarter...

PC shipments to Philippines in 2Q13 suffer brunt of peso devaluation, says IDC

Oct 2, 15:29

The Philippines PC market shipped a total of 460,000 units in the second quarter of 2013, 12% lower than IDC's initial forecast.

Global tablet panel shipments recover after three straight months of declines, says DisplaySearch

Sep 26, 14:25

After three consecutive months of shipment declines in the second quarter of 2013, global LCD tablet panel shipments recovered in July. According to DisplaySearch, 23 million tablet...

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...

Dell captures top position in worldwide monitors in 2Q13, moves ahead of Samsung for the first time since 2007, says IDC

Sep 24, 15:38

Dell moved ahead of Samsung Electronics in the worldwide monitor market for the first time since 2007, shipping more than five million units in the second quarter of 2013. Total monitor...

O-Film sees orders from 6 major PC vendors for low-priced touch panel solutions

Sep 24, 15:02

O-Film Tech has entered the supply chains of the six leading PC vendors and is winning orders due to its low-priced touch panel solutions.

Inotera, Adata expected to benefit from PC DRAM price hikes, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 16, 11:34

As PC-use DRAM spot prices have risen over 30% due to tight supply arising from a fire accident at SK Hynix's 12-inch fab in eastern China, DRAM maker Inotera Memories is expected...

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...

Samsung likely to increase PC DRAM output following SK Hynix fire

Sep 13, 11:25

The recent fire at SK Hynix's factory in China has resulted in decreased global supply of PC-use DRAM, which is likely to encourage Samsung Electronics to increase PC-use DRAM output,...

Tablet shipments to top total PC shipments in 4Q13 and annually by 2015, says IDC

Sep 12, 11:23

The worldwide smart connected device market, comprised of PCs, tablets, and smartphones, is forecast to grow 27.8% on year in 2013, slightly lower than the 30.3% growth in 2012. The...

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...

Wintel destined to eventually fail, says Acer founder

Sep 10, 14:29

Commenting on recent events in the PC industry at a recent media conference, Acer founder Stan Shih said that the Wintel camp is destined to fail since the two giants have been keeping...

Analog IC suppliers land short lead-time orders for notebooks

Sep 3, 18:59

Taiwan-based analog IC design houses have seen a pull-in of short lead-time orders from their notebook clients, estimating that orders for September are about 30% higher than the...

MEA tablet market surpasses portable PC market for first time, says IDC

Sep 3, 12:12

The size of the Middle East and Africa (MEA) tablet market exceeded the region's portable PC market for the first time in the second quarter of 2013, according to IDC. IDC has announced...

Large-screen smartphones overtake both tablet and portable PC shipments in Asia in 2Q13, says IDC

Sep 2, 14:07

Smartphones with screen sizes of 5- to just under 7-inch, colloquially known as phablets, overtook shipments of each of the portable PC and tablet device categories in Asia Pacific...

PC outlook further lowered as mature markets projected to outgrow emerging markets in 2013, says IDC

Aug 30, 12:14

Worldwide PC shipments are now expected to fall by 9.7% in 2013, further deepening what is already the longest market contraction on record, according to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly...

Dell optimistic about Windows 8.1 for enterprise PCs

Aug 29, 11:22

As Microsoft is ready to release Windows 8.1 on October 18, Jeff Clarke, Dell's vice chairman and president of Global Operations and End User Computing Solutions, has expressed his...

Asustek seeking motherboard orders from second-tier PC vendors

Aug 28, 21:54

Asustek Computer has recently turned to seek motherboard orders from second-tier PC vendors and is supplying these new clients from its channel retail partners, according to sources...

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