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BIOS designers feel the impact from weak PC market

May 20, 15:48

Weak PC sales have impacted BIOS designers such as Insyde Software, Phoenix Technologies and American Megatrends (AMI), prompting them to start taking measures to deal with the impact,...

Ruggedized PC vendors eyeing 7- to 8-inch tablet market

May 17, 16:09

As 7- to 8-inch displays are expected to become a new specification for ruggedized tablets in 2014, vendors, such as Taiwan-based Getac Technology and Japan-based Panasonic, are eyeing...

PC shipments in Western Europe decline 20.5% in 1Q13, says Gartner

May 16, 14:08

PC shipments in Western Europe totaled 12.3 million units in the first quarter of 2013, a decline of 20.5% from the corresponding period of 2012, according to Gartner.

PC industry expected to return to a 4:6 shipment ratio for 1H13 and 2H13

May 8, 21:43

The PC industry is expected to return to a shipment ratio of 4:6 for the first and second halves of 2013, Acer president Jim Wong said at the company's investor conference on May...

DRAM shortages to impact PC players in 2Q13

May 8, 21:10

DRAM shortages, which started in early 2013, have become worse recently and may impact PC brand vendors' performances in the second quarter, according to sources from PC players.

Demand for SSDs in PCs to boom through 2017, says IHS

May 8, 16:01

Global shipments of solid state drives (SSD) in PCs are set to rise by a factor of seven by 2017, allowing them to claim more than one-third of the market for PC storage solutions...

Taiwan component makers turn conservative about 2Q13

May 3, 15:36

Taiwan-based component makers, in view of stagnant growth in global demand for notebooks and desktops, have turned conservative about their business outlooks for the second quarter...

China becomes leading PC market in 2012, says IHS

Apr 30, 12:01

China rose to the top of the PC market for the first time ever on an annual basis in 2012, relegating the US to second place with a lead of more than three million units, according...

Palit, PC Partner surpass Asustek in graphics card market share

Apr 16, 19:34

Taiwan-based Palit Microsystems and Hong Kong-based PC Partner have surpassed Asustek Computer to rank first and second in terms of global retail market share for graphics cards,...

VIA Labs lands new orders for USB 3.0 hub controllers

Apr 15, 23:49

Taiwan-based VIA Labs has grabbed USB 3.0 hub controller orders for docking stations from Lenovo, with shipments kicking off in the third quarter, according to industry sources. Monthly...

Worldwide PC shipments in 1Q13 drop to lowest levels since 2Q09, says Gartner

Apr 15, 10:40

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 79.2 million units in the first quarter of 2013, a 11.2% decline from the first quarter of 2012, according to Gartner. Global PC shipments went below...

PC shipments post the steepest decline ever in a single quarter, says IDC

Apr 11, 15:24

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 76.3 million units in the first quarter of 2013, down 13.9% compared to the same quarter in 2012 and worse than the forecast decline of 7.7%, according...

Wistron reports rising March revenues

Apr 9, 14:30

Notebook ODM firm Wistron saw March consolidated revenues reach NT$60.88 billion (US$2.02 billion), showing a sequential increase of 37.07% and an on-year increase of 11.18%. The...

Microsoft reportedly developing Windows Blue for PC, mobile OS integration

Apr 8, 15:20

Microsoft is reportedly developing Windows Blue as an independent project that will help merge Windows (PC) with Windows Phone. Rumors have also spread that Microsoft is developing...

PC component shipments to enjoy 20-50% growth in 2H13

Apr 1, 23:00

PC supply chain shipments in the second half are expected to enjoy growth of at least 20% compared to the first half and may even reach 50% due to Intel's new Haswell-based processors...

Intel, LCD TV brands to push full adoption of WiDi

Mar 25, 22:17

Intel is set to promote its Wireless Display (WiDi) technology in 2013 for the technology to become one of the standard PC specifications and LCD TV players including LG, Samsung...

PC monitor demand to continue declining in 2013, but large display segment set to grow, says IDC

Mar 22, 13:48

A decline in demand for PC desktops has led International Data Corporation (IDC) to lower its estimate of PC monitors shipped in the fourth quarter of 2012 to 36.3 million units,...

AMD to cut APU prices in April

Mar 20, 22:21

AMD plans to cut some of its APU prices at the end of April to welcome its next-generation Richland APUs, set for launch in early June, according to sources from PC players.

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February PC shipments reflect slow 1Q13, says IDC

Mar 19, 12:33

New monthly PC tracking in the world's top PC markets from IDC reveals slower than expected growth in China during the first quarter of 2013. Although the slowdown is partially due...

PC-related IC designers likely to post disappointing 1Q13 results

Mar 15, 12:19

IC design houses including Elan Microelectronics, Realtek Semiconductor, and Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT) are likely to report disappointing revenue results for the first quarter...

PC supply chain sentiment remains weak despite Microsoft price cuts

Mar 13, 13:46

Despite price breaks offered by Microsoft on its Windows 8 and Office software, sentiment in the PC supply chain still remains weak, in view of orders received in March and second-quarter...

HP turns to purchasing components from China makers

Mar 6, 21:53

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has recently turned to seek component supplies from China-based makers in order to cut costs and continue staying competitive in the PC market, according to sources...

PC market to decline for a second consecutive year in 2013, says IDC

Mar 5, 15:58

Despite intense industry efforts to overcome market inertia, 2012 nonetheless ended on a sour note with global PC shipment volume shrinking 3.7% on year. With limited initial traction...

Stagnant PC sales expected to last through 1H13, say Taiwan makers

Feb 22, 14:00

Viewing that Windows 8 has fallen short of expectations in stimulating sales, global PC sales are expected to remain slack at least in the first half of 2013, but may rebound after...

Taiwan PC industry at a critical moment: An interview with Wistron chairman

Feb 22, 11:16

As the PC Industry is having trouble achieving growth, transformation has become a new trend among the industry players, Wistron chairman Simon Lin has told Digitimes in a recent...

Simon Lin, Wistron chairman

Limited supply of touch screens and ultra-thin panels to impact ultra-slim PC availability, says DisplaySearch

Feb 8, 11:54

Limited commitments by touch screen suppliers and ultra-slim panel makers is putting a squeeze on the ultra-slim PC market, according to research firm DisplaySearch. A touch interface...

Asustek to add in-house 3D motion sensing technology into Haswell products

Feb 6, 22:18

Asustek Computer plans to add its in-house developed 3D motion sensing technology into its upcoming high-end Haswell-based PC products including all-in-one PCs and notebooks.

Microsoft involvement in Dell privatization may not benefit the PC vendor, says Acer founder

Feb 6, 21:39

Acer founder Stan Shih, commenting on reports about Microsoft's US$2 billion loan to Dell to assist the PC vendor's privatization, said that Microsoft's "professional advice"...

Upstream supply chain sees good profit from Intel Classmate PC shipments

Feb 4, 21:39

Despite fierce competitions within the notebook and the tablet markets, netbook and tablet products are currently still seeing good demand in the education segment, especially Intel's...

Lenovo 4Q12 performance hits records

Jan 31, 20:09

Lenovo generated its historically highest revenues at US$9.36 billion, net profit of US$205 million and global PC market share of 15.9% in the third quarter of its fiscal year 2012...

Samsung reportedly replaces management team in Brazil market

Jan 23, 22:34

Korea-based Samsung Electronics has reportedly replaced its management team in Brazil despite the team's efforts helping Samsung to become the largest vendor in the country, defeating...

Global 4Q12 PC shipments slip 5%, says Gartner

Jan 15, 14:16

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 90.3 million units in the fourth quarter of 2012, a 4.9% decline from the fourth quarter of 2011, according to Gartner.

PCB maker Allied Circuit looks to sales decrease in 1Q13

Jan 15, 11:45

PCB manufacturer Allied Circuit is expected to see sequential sales decrease in the first quarter of 2013, as its utilization rate will likely fall below 80% amid seasonal slowdown...

Worldwide PC shipments decline over 6% on year in 4Q12, says IDC

Jan 14, 16:11

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 89.8 million units in the fourth quarter of 2012, down 6.4% compared to the same quarter in 2011 and worse than the forecast decline of 4.4%, according...

PC industry will face a difficult year in 2013

Jan 9, 15:51

As TV and related innovative applications become the spotlights of CES 2013 and attract the most attention, PC players are concerned that the trend will lead to 2013 becoming a difficult...

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    Samsung 3D V-NAND SSD

    Samsung Electronics has introduced a solid state drive (SSD) based on its 3D V-NAND technology. The new SSD, unveiled during a keynote at the Flash Memory Summit 2013 in California,...

    Photo: Company, Aug 19.

  • AIO+PC+Stand+%2D+MK11201

    AIO PC Stand - MK11201

    MK11201 is an advanced PC stand for public computers, taking considerations of universal usage, security, organization, and maintenance from the aspects of end-users, owners, and...

    Photo: Company, Jul 17.

  • Acer+Aspire+Z3+series+all%2Din%2Done+PC

    Acer Aspire Z3 series all-in-one PC

    Acer has introduced the Aspire Z3 series all-in-one PC, a desktop PC with a 23-inch 10-point touch display designed for modern homes. The Z3 features a 1080p Full HD LED-backlit...

    Photo: Company, Jun 11.

  • Hynix+DDR3L%2DRS+DRAM

    Hynix DDR3L-RS DRAM

    SK Hynix has introduced DDR3L-RS (Reduced Standby) DRAM for mobile solutions using its 20nm class technology. By using 20nm class technology and efficiently managing standby current,...

    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

  • Nvidia+GeForce+GTX+660+Ti+graphics+card

    Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 Ti graphics card

    Nvidia has unveiled GeForce GTX 660 Ti GPU, powered by Kepler architecture and is available starting at only US$299. Supporting resolution of 1080p, the GTX 660 Ti is 41% faster...

    Photo: Company, Aug 17.

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