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Acer to reveal new business plans and partners in October

7h 33min ago

Acer plans to hold a major forum on October 15 in which it will discuss B2B strategies as well as announce new cloud partners. The company will, at a later date, host a series of...

Microsoft reduces Surface chassis suppliers; may adopt similar strategy for other components

8h 41min ago

Microsoft has recently reduced the number of chassis suppliers for its Surface tablets and is now outsourcing all the orders to Ju Teng. Microsoft stopped placing chassis orders with...

Asustek to release US$100 7-inch tablet in Taiwan

9h 44min ago

Asustek Computer is set to release its new 7-inch MeMO Pad 7 ME70CX tablet in early September in Taiwan priced at NT$2,990 (US$100) to attract demand, according to the company.

PC outlook improves, although shipments are still expected to fall 3.7% in 2014, says IDC

Aug 29, 16:11

Worldwide PC shipments are expected to fall 3.7% in 2014, an improvement from the previous forecast of 6%, according to IDC. PC shipments in emerging regions remain constrained by...

China market: Acer cooperates with retail chain Gome

Aug 29, 15:17

Acer has partnered with Gome Electrical Appliances, an IT and consumer electronics retail chain in China, for the latter to sell Acer desktops, notebooks, AIO (all-in-one) PCs, tablets...

Global notebook shipments may drop 20-30% in 4Q14, say component makers

Aug 28, 19:54

As notebook vendors deceased orders in late August, global notebook shipments are likely to slip 20-30% on quarter in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to component makers.

Taiwan market: Surface Pro 3 to launch

Aug 27, 16:16

Microsoft will launch the 12-inch Surface Pro 3 in the Taiwan market on August 29 at a starting retail price of NT$24,900 (US$830), according to Microsoft Taiwan.

Smart card shipments to rise 2.1 billion units by 2019, says IHS

Aug 27, 16:13

Global unit shipments of smart cards are expected to rise 2.1 billion from 2014-2019-about equal to the combined populations of China, the US, Indonesia and Brazil, according to IH...

Slimmer MacBook to launch in 4Q14 or 2015, say Taiwan makers

Aug 27, 15:03

Apple plans to launch a thinner MacBook possibly at the end of 2014 or in 2015. Production of components has begun in small volumes, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

Tablet market to decline in 2014 while notebook market expected to grow, says TrendForce

Aug 26, 15:09

Branded tablets will experience negative growth in 2014 at 153 million units shipped, an on-year decrease of 1.8%. Notebook shipments, on the other hand, will increase 1% on year...

Consumer 3D printing is more than 5 years away, says Gartner

Aug 26, 14:59

3D printing is evolving rapidly, although many technologies are still 5-10 years away from mainstream adoption. Consumer adoption will be outpaced by business and medical applications...

Acer unveils cloud-supported hearing device

Aug 26, 14:50

Acer has unveiled a hearing device that leverages cloud computing resources to optimize settings at a convention in Shenzhen, China, which started on August 25. The device is able...

Intel aims to ship 25 million tablet processors in 2H14

Aug 26, 12:29

Intel is aggressively cooperating with Taiwan and China-based tablet players, looking to push its tablet processor shipments to 25 million units in the second half of the year in...

Digitimes Research: All-in-one PC shipments to decline in 2014

Aug 26, 12:11

Desktop shipments are expected to enjoy growth in 2014 with Microsoft ending its support for Windows XP, but the all-in-one PC market, which focuses mainly on the consumer market...

Acer unveils 8-core 4G LTE smartphone in Taiwan

Aug 22, 15:27

Acer has announced its eight-core 4G LTE smartphone, the Liquid X1, featuring a 13-megapixel camera with Acer's Zoom Fit, Rapid and Float user interfaces, and Acer's Extend cross-platform...

Jason Chen, Acer CEO promoting company new smartphone

Notebook shipment results improve after 7 consecutive quarters of decline, says DisplaySearch

Aug 22, 12:02

After seven consecutive quarters of shipment declines, the global notebook market improved in the second quarter of 2014. According to NPD DisplaySearch, notebook PC shipments reached...

China-based Ngames expected to ship 600,000 desktops in China in 2014

Aug 20, 14:51

China-based e-commerce player Ngames has been forming cooperation with motherboard players as well as Intel and AMD to strengthen its online desktop assembly and shipping service...

Global projector shipments grow 17% on year in 2Q14, says Futuresource Consulting

Aug 20, 14:42

Global projector shipments grew 17% on year in second-quarter 2014 to two million units, and in value terms the market grew 9% to hit US$2.4 billion, according to Futuresource Cons...

BenQ projector shipments continuing to grow in 2H14

Lenovo to reduce notebook outsourcing to 40% of target shipments in 2015

Aug 19, 20:32

Lenovo will further hike in-house notebook production and reduce orders to Taiwan-based ODMs in 2015, with total outsourcing orders to decrease by over three million units on year...

Clevo in talks with Tencent and Alibaba for partnership

Aug 19, 15:55

Clevo is currently in talks with China-based Tencent and Alibaba, looking to establish partnerships to integrate the physical channel retail business with the online shopping business,...

Taiwan market: Vendors hold promotion events for notebooks, monitors

Aug 19, 14:31

Vendors in Taiwan are holding promotional events for notebook and monitor products as the new school season approaches in a attempt to boost sales, according to Taiwan-based retail...

Tablet gross margins dropping as vendors cut prices

Aug 19, 10:48

With demand for tablets weakening, many tablet vendors are looking to digest their excessive inventories and maintain their market shares by reducing prices, although such moves are...

In a maturing tablet market, Apple and Samsung face growth declines, says DisplaySearch

Aug 18, 15:37

As the tablet market matures and growth slows, the dominance of market leaders Apple and Samsung Electronics is weakening. According to DisplaySearch, total tablet display shipments...

Acer expected to ship 4 million smartphones in 2014

Aug 18, 14:47

Acer's martphone shipments have been strong in 2014 with the full-year volume expected to reach four million units, up 160% from 2013. Acer's smartphone shipments in the first half...

In a maturing tablet market, Apple and Samsung face growth declines, says NPD

Aug 15, 15:49

As the tablet market matures and growth slows, the dominance of market leaders Apple and Samsung is weakening. According to the latest NPD DisplaySearch Monthly Tablet PC Panel Shipment...

Digitimes Research: Tablet market facing growing pains in 2014

Aug 15, 15:34

After facing a second quarter where overall shipment results came in below expectations, tablet vendors are expected to see a rebound in the third quarter, with global shipments increasing...

Razer to launch Nabu wearable device in 4Q14

Aug 15, 12:29

Razer will launch its first smart wearable device, the Nabu, in the fourth quarter of 2014. The device has been developed in cooperation with China-based WeChat and Tencent to incorporate...

Quanta Computer expects to ship 25-26 million notebooks in 2H14

Aug 14, 19:14

Quanta Computer expects to ship 25-26 million notebooks in the second half of 2014, growing 13.6-18.2% from the first half. Shipments in the whole year will reach 47-48 million units,...

Acer launches 13.3-inch Chromebook

Aug 13, 16:05

Acer on August 12 announced the launch of the Acer Chromebook 13, its first 13.3-inch Chromebook equipped with the Nvidia Tegra K1 4-Plus-1 quad-core ARM Cortex A15 processor, with...

Notebook sales expected to rise in 2H14 as vendors price below US$300

Aug 13, 15:25

With many vendors having been reducing their notebook prices to below US$300, sources from the upstream supply chain expect overall notebook sales to increase in the second half of...

China market: Second-tier DIY motherboard vendors face crackdown on tax evasion

Aug 13, 14:25

China-, Taiwan- and Hong Kong-based second-tier DIY motherboard vendors in the China market have been forced to hike retail prices to cover tax payments as the China government steps...

Chromebook sales will reach 5.2 million units in 2014, says Gartner

Aug 12, 21:02

Sales of Chromebooks will reach 5.2 million units in 2014, a 79% increase from 2013, according to Gartner. By 2017, sales of Chromebooks are set to nearly triple to reach 14.4 million...

Digitimes Research: White-box vendors ship 22.3 million tablets in 2Q14

Aug 12, 20:20

White-box vendors shipped 22.3 million tablets globally in the second quarter of 2014, increasing 9.3% sequentially, according to Digitimes Research.

Quanta sees revenue growth despite notebook shipment decline in July

Aug 12, 12:45

Quanta Computer has announced revenues of NT$77.93 billion (US$2.6 billion) for July, up 8.53% on month and 8.63% on year with combined revenues for the first seven months of 2014...

Toshiba launches wearable wristband fitness tracker

Aug 11, 16:09

Toshiba has announced the release of a wearable fitness tracker, the WERAM1100, for online sales in Japan on Amazon and Yahoo. Orders will start to ship on August 20.

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    Toshiba WERAM1100 wristband

    Toshiba has released a wearable fitness tracker, WERAM1100, for online sales in Japan. An integrated accelerometer enables the WERAM1100 to estimate physical activities, such as...

    Photo: Company, Aug 14.

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    VIA Viega ruggedized Android tablet

    VIA Technologies has announced the VIA Viega, a ruggedized 10.1-inch Android tablet. The IP65-rated VIA Viega sports a durable design that protects against spills, rain, and dust...

    Photo: Company, Jul 18.

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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....

    Photo: Company, Jul 10.

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    Samsung Gear Live smart watch with Android Wear

    Samsung Electronics has unveiled the Samsung Gear Live, powered by Android Wear. The new Android Wear device features Samsung's Super AMOLED display. It also offers easy customization...

    Photo: Company, Jun 27.

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    Apple iPod touch with 5MP iSight camera

    Apple has announced its 16GB iPod touch is now available in several colors and equipped with a 5-megapixel iSight camera. The entire iPod touch lineup features the 5-megapixel iSight...

    Photo: Company, Jun 27.

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    What are the first names people think of when servers are mentioned? IBM, Sun, HP and Dell are likely to top the list. However, the box which sits in the corner of the office, or...

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