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Worldwide PC, tablet and mobile phone shipments to grow 5.9% in 2013, says Gartner

Jun 25, 12:40

Worldwide devices (the combined shipments of PCs, tablets and mobile phones) are projected to reach 2.35 billion units in 2013, a 5.9% increase from 2012, according to Gartner. The...

Taiwan market: PC shipments in 1Q13 down, says IDC

Jun 21, 10:53

There were 637,604 desktops and notebooks shipped in the Taiwan market during the first quarter of 2013, decreasing 9% on quarter and 16% on year, and the corresponding shipment value...

DIY market forced to adapt to changing PC market

Jun 6, 12:45

The PC market as a whole is contracting, leaving manufacturers desperate to find transitional opportunities. PC DIY component makers are adapting to the changing market and in general...

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EETI launches single-chip touchscreen ICs for notebooks, tablets and all-in-one devices

May 31, 12:24

Egalax-empia Technology (EETI) has rolled out a single-chip touchscreen IC solution which has been adopted by a number of desktop and notebook companies for their new models slated...

Notebook supply chain sees trouble satisfying downstream demand in China

May 29, 22:13

As Lenovo's PC manufacturing joint venture in Hefei, eastern China is set to ship 10 million products in 2013, sources from the notebook supply chain are concerned that they may have...

Worldwide tablet shipments to surpass portable PC shipments in 2013, total PC shipments in 2015, says IDC

May 29, 16:49

According to a new forecast from the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker, tablet shipments are expected to grow 58.7% on-year in 2013 reaching 229.3 million units, up from 144.5...

PC outlook falls as market increasingly looks to tablets, says IDC

May 29, 16:07

Worldwide PC shipments are now expected to fall by 7.8% in 2013 according to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker. The new forecast reflects a shift in PC buying trends as users...

Some PC IC suppliers post high gross margins in 1Q13

May 28, 15:31

Some Taiwan-based PC IC design houses, including C-Media Electronics, Aspeed Technology and Egalax-empia Technology (EETI), all beat market expectations by posting a gross margin...

Tablets and touch adoption expected to drive mobile PC shipments through 2017, says DisplaySearch

May 27, 16:11

The mobile PC market is expected to increase from 367.6 million units shipped in 2012 to 762.7 million globally by 2017, driven by touch-enabled form factors, according to research...

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...

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    SanDisk has announced the SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive, the company's first USB Flash Drive designed specifically for the iPhone and iPad. The iXpand Flash Drive is a powerful, yet...

    Photo: Company, Nov 19.

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    Intel has revealed its 14nm fanless mobile PC reference design. The 2-in-1 is a 12.5-inch screen that is 7.2mm thin with keyboard detached and weighs 670g. It includes a media dock...

    Photo: Company, Jun 6.

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    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.

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    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...

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