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Tablet market to decline over 11% in 2016 before rebounding in 2018, says IDC

Newswatch - Aug 31, 14:52

Global tablet shipments are expected to decline 11.5% on year to 183.4 million units in 2016 before making a rebound in 2018-2020, according to IDC.

Digitimes Research: Worldwide tablet shipments drop to 40 million units in 2Q16

Aug 30, 15:32

Worldwide tablet shipments dropped 9.4% sequentially and 13.2% on year to reach only around 40 million units in the second quarter of 2016. This was due to overall weak demand for...

Weak tablet demand prompting vendors to leave segment

Aug 30, 14:02

With tablet demand continuing to weaken, Taiwan-based vendors have taken a conservative attitude about their tablet operation. Asustek Computer and Acer have turned to focus more...

HTC speeding up development of Viveport app store

Aug 30, 13:57

HTC has said that it will continue to strengthen the development of its virtual reality app store, Viveport, as a means to foster the HTC Vive ecosystem and to ramp up sales of the...

Acer, Asustek to release 18-inch and larger gaming notebooks

Aug 30, 11:18

Asustek Computer and Acer are planning to launch gaming notebooks with 18-inch and above displays. Asustek is currently developing an 18-inch gaming notebook, while Acer is looking...

Vendors to shift away more orders from BYD

Aug 30, 11:07

Asustek Computer and Huawei are expected to shift more of their existing orders for notebooks and smartphones away from China-based BYD, which is having a difficult time fulfilling...

Pegatron denies China Labor Watch charges of violating Apple-set maximum working hours

Aug 29, 11:58

China Labor Watch published a report on August 24 in which it accused ODM Pegatron of having workers at its factory in Shanghai, eastern China, work more than 80 hours a week, far...

MSI may ship 5 million graphics cards in 2016

Aug 25, 21:23

Micro-Star International (MSI) shipped two million graphics cards in the first half of 2016 and is likely to ship five million units in the whole year, growing 31.6% on year, for...

Digitimes Research: Global tablet shipments to up over 16% on quarter in 3Q16

Aug 25, 10:36

Global tablet shipments will bounce back 16.3% sequentially to reach nearly 47 million units in the third quarter, but the volume will still be down over 10% compared to the same...

HTC to take part in TGS 2016

Newswatch - Aug 24, 15:47

HTC will participate in Tokyo Game Show (TGS) 2016 for the first time to showcase its Vive head-mounted VR device. The four-day game show will start on September 15.

More notebook vendors adopt on-board memory for Apollo Lake-based models

Aug 24, 15:36

Notebook vendors have mostly adopted on-board memory designs in place of DIMMs to make their Intel Apollo Lake-based notebooks as slim as possible, according to sources from Taiwan's...

Acer, Asustek, Samsung preparing to showcase new wearables at IFA 2016, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 23, 11:43

IT brand vendors including Acer, Asustek Computer and Samsung Electronics are ready to showcase their latest smartwatches and smart bracelet at the IFA 2016 consumer electronics show...

Lenovo shifts component orders back to Taiwan makers

Aug 23, 11:38

Lenovo reportedly has shifted back some of its component orders from China-based suppliers to Taiwan-based ones in the second half of 2016 in order to improve its profitability, since...

Digitimes Research: Top-5 notebook vendors and top-3 ODMs see decline in July shipments

Aug 22, 15:20

The top-5 notebook brand vendors saw their combined shipments drop 32% on month and the top-3 ODMs together saw a decline of 25% in July due to increased channel inventory pileup,...

Commentary: Taiwan makers reluctant to yield to Apple requests to lower quotes

Aug 19, 14:13

Apple has met resistance from makers in Taiwan's supply chain to lower their quotes for parts and components for iPhone 7 devices, a move which aims to force Apple to discontinue...

Asustek looking to ship 1 million gaming notebooks in 2016

Aug 19, 11:20

Asustek Computer expects its gaming notebook shipments to reach around one million units in 2016, with units under its Republic of Gamers (ROG) brand to reach 700,000-800,000, according...

Lenovo 2Q16 revenues down, net profit up on year

Aug 19, 11:13

Lenovo has posted second-quarter consolidated revenues of US$10.1 billion, decreasing 6% on year, gross margin 15.3%, operating profit US$281 million, up 97%, and net profit US$173...

IDF San Francisco: Intel CEO introduces vision for merged reality

Aug 18, 10:21

The 2016 Intel Developer Forum (IDF) kicked off on August 16 in San Francisco with an opening keynote by Intel CEO Brian Krzanich. Krzanich articulated the company's vision for the...

MSI announces new gaming notebooks using Nvidia GTX 10 series GPUs

Aug 18, 10:18

Taiwan-based motherboard and gaming notebook vendor Micro-Star International (MSI) has announced 11 new gaming devices under its four major product series - GT, GS, GE and GP. These...

MSI new gaming notebooks

Insyde UEFI BIOS shipping on Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air

Aug 18, 10:13

Insyde Software, a provider of UEFI BIOS and systems management software, has announced that its flagship product InsydeH2O is now shipping on the new Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air featuring...

Asustek claims to be the largest gaming notebook vendor worldwide, say papers

Newswatch - Aug 17, 20:25

Commenting on Micro-Star International (MSI) claiming it was the largest gaming vendor worldwide at its new gaming notebook launch conference on August 16, Asustek Computer citied...

Digitimes Research: 2H16 white-box tablet shipments to be 30% higher than 1H16

Aug 17, 12:01

Shipments of white-box tablets are expected to reach 39 million units in the second half of 2016, a 30% increase compared to those shipped in the first half of the year, buoyed by...

Global gaming notebook shipments expected to reach 4.5 million units in 2016

Aug 16, 14:10

The gaming notebook market is expected to see shipments of 4.5 million units in 2016, up 12.5% on year. Micro-Star International (MSI) is forecast to ship over 1.2 million units in...

Clevo profits surge in 2Q16 thanks to gaming notebooks

Aug 16, 14:06

Clevo reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.32 billion (US$137.89 million) for the second quarter with net profits growing 261% sequentially to reach NT$252 million thanks to strong...

Smartphone shipments to grow 5% in 2016 when Apple posts first annual decline, says Canalys

Aug 16, 14:00

Worldwide smartphone shipments will reach just over 1.4 billion units in 2016 representing a 5% on-year increase, according to Canalys. During the year, Apple is set to post its first...

TSMC to make chips for iPad coming out in 2017, says report

Newswatch - Aug 16, 11:11

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will supply chips for the 2017 series of iPad that will come in three models, a report by Taiwan's Central News Agency (CNA)...

Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipments to drop below 150 million units in 2016

Aug 15, 22:46

Worldwide notebook shipments are expected to drop 7.3% on year to below 150 million units in 2016 as Windows 10's new anniversary update is not attractive enough to prompt a lot users...

Asustek 2Q16 brand operations down

Aug 15, 16:15

Asustek Computer saw global brand operations in the second quarter of 2016 drop on quarter and on year in terms of revenue and profitability, the company said at an August 12 investors...

Asustek Computer CEO Jerry Shen

Acer smartphone chief to leave, likely to head Qualcomm Taiwan

Aug 15, 10:39

Acer has announced that ST Liew, co-president of Acer's BYOC Smart Products Business unit, will leave the company. The announcement follows local media reports indicating that Liew...

Acer smartphone business chief ST Liew

Pegatron expects 3Q16 non-IT revenues to grow 25-30% sequentially

Aug 11, 22:05

ODM Pegatron expects third-quarter 2016 revenues from product lines other than IT to increase 25-30% on quarter, notebook shipments in the quarter to grow 5-10% on quarter, and motherboard...

Asustek sees decreased July revenues

Aug 11, 10:39

Asustek Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$33.34 billion (US$1.04 billion) for July, decreasing 21.34% on month and 3.49% on year, and NT$255.94 billion for January-July,...

Microsoft Xbox One S brings significant value gains with minimal commercial pain, says IHS

Aug 11, 10:26

Despite a small increase in bill-of-materials (BOM) cost, the new Xbox One S delivers for consumers in terms of improved performance and features, according to IHS Markit.

Digitimes Research: White-box tablet players see weak shipments in 2Q16

Aug 9, 21:25

White-box tablet shipments were down 15.3% from sequentially to reach only 13.8 million units in the second quarter because the quarter was a slow season for North America and Europe,...

New MediaTek SoC selected to power Asustek ZenPad tablet

Aug 9, 21:14

MediaTek has announced its new MT8176 system-on-chip was selected to power Asustek Computer's recently-released tablet.

TSMC grabs chip orders for new Apple Watch, says report

Newswatch - Aug 9, 21:10

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will replace Samsung as the sole supplier of chips for the new Apple Watch starting the second half of 2016, according to a report...

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    Asustek Computer unveiled its latest products at a pre-show conference before IFA 2016 including its ZenWatch 3 smartwatch, new 2-in-1 devices and gaming notebooks. The ZenWatch...

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