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Acer expects growth in Chromebook shipments

May 2, 11:42

Acer has been expanding its Chrome-based product lines recently and company CEO Jason Chen expects its Chromebook sales to enjoy a double-digit percentage growth in 2017.

Qualcomm, Microsoft to bring ARM notebook back

Apr 28, 14:52

ARM has recently revealed that a Snapdragon 835-based Windows 10 notebook will be launched in the market by the end of 2017 and some market watchers believe ARM and Microsoft’s...

EMEA traditional PC market returning to growth in 1Q17, says IDC

Apr 24, 22:03

The Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) traditional PC market (desktops, notebooks, and workstations) continued to stabilize in the first quarter of 2017, with the market posting...

Galaxy S8 materials costs highest by far compared to previous versions, IHS teardown reveals

Apr 24, 20:32

The new Samsung Galaxy S8 equipped with 64 gigabytes (GB) of NAND flash memory carries a bill of materials (BOM) cost that comes out to US$301.60, much higher than for previous versions...

Lenovo to push gaming products in Asia Pacific

Apr 24, 19:39

Lenovo is looking to establish over 100 stores in the Asia Pacific region, selling Lenovo-branded gaming products, in 2017, according to Lenovo Asia Pacific president Ivan Cheung...

Gaming notebook shipments expected to enjoy over 20% growth in 2017

Apr 20, 16:07

Gaming notebook shipments are expected to grow over 20% on year in 2017 from more than four million units shipped a year earlier thanks to price cuts by vendors and rising demand...

IDC, Gartner see different trends for 1Q17 PC shipments

Apr 13, 14:43

Research firm IDC has posted its latest figures on worldwide PC shipments for the first quarter at 60.33 million, up slightly by 0.6% on year. But according to Gartner, the volume...

ECS to sell subsidiary for profit of over CNY$300 million

Stockwatch - Apr 10, 15:28

Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) has announced plans to sell its subsidiary Dragon Asia for CNY1.15-1.38 billion (US$166.5-199.8), and the transaction is expected to contribute profits...

Taiwan market: Acer launches 21-inch gaming notebook

Apr 6, 12:05

Acer Taiwan president Dave Lin expects the PC market worldwide to continue suffering declines in 2017, but Acer will achieve growth in Taiwan thanks to its gaming and ultra-thin notebooks...

Taiwan market: Gigabyte to start marketing Sabre 15 gaming notebook

Newswatch - Apr 5, 11:08

Gigabyte Technology will start marketing its 15.6-inch gaming notebook, the Sabre 15, in the Taiwan market in conjunction with Taipei Spring Computer Show 2017 to be held from April...

ECS reports losses for 2016

Mar 30, 14:01

Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$29.95 billion (US$991.16 million) for 2016, down by 38.11% on year because of bad debts from procurement...

Apple announces new 9.7-inch iPad

Mar 22, 15:35

Apple has updated its 9.7-inch iPad, featuring a brighter Retina display with over 3.1 million pixels. The device is enclosed in an aluminum unibody enclosure weighing one pound,...

Global tablet shipments to dip below 40 million in 1Q17

Mar 14, 12:31

For the first time in almost five years, global quarterly tablet shipments will dip below 40 million units in the first quarter of 2017, according to Digitimes Research.

MEA PC market declines on year amid weak commercial demand, says IDC

Mar 13, 15:52

The Middle East and Africa (MEA) PC market experienced a mild decline of 1.8% on year in the fourth quarter of 2016 to total 3.2 million units, according to IDC. The decline stemmed...

Getac expects revenues to grow strongly in 2H17

Mar 8, 11:21

Ruggedized PC player Getac Technology expects its revenues to decrease sequentially in the second quarter, but the volume will have a good chance to grow strongly in the second half...

Samsung recalls faulty 18nm PC DRAM, says report

Newswatch - Mar 2, 11:01

Samsung Electronics in mid-February started to recall certain PC DRAM module series, which PC OEMs found as the cause of blue screens while testing products, according to a report...

Digitimes Research: Worldwide notebook shipments to enjoy on-year growth in 1Q17

Mar 2, 10:50

Worldwide notebook shipments (not including 2-in-1 devices) surpassed 40 million units in the fourth quarter of 2016, dropping only 1.2% on year. Shipments from Taiwan-based ODMs...

Qualcomm makes splash with VR announcements

Feb 24, 17:01

Qualcomm has made several announcements in the virtual reality (VR) space including introducing a new virtual reality development kit (VRDK) for the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 mobile...

Asustek likely to unveil new 2-in-1 model at MWC 2017

Newswatch - Feb 23, 15:29

Asustek Computer is expected to unveil a new 2-in-1 notebook model, the ZenFlip UX370, at the upcoming Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017, according to a Chinese-language Economic...

GPU shipments total 100 million in 4Q16, says John Peddie

Feb 23, 12:26

Global demand for GPUs increased in the fourth quarter of 2016 on a sequential basis, continuing a rising trend despite continuing lower sales for PCs.

HTC aims high while LG look low in India smartphone market

Feb 23, 11:44

HTC has reiterated its stance that it wants to focus on the high-end of the India smartphone market while LG Electronics is reportedly making plans to increase its presence in the...

Qualcomm begins comeback fight against Korean FTC

Feb 22, 16:22

Qualcomm has petitioned the Seoul Central District Court to not implement fines totaling SKW1.03 trillion (US$865 million) levied by the Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC).

New iPhone shipments to reach 100 million in 2017, says TrendForce

Feb 22, 11:06

Apple's latest refresh of the iPhone series scheduled for later this year will include three new models, with one of them having significant hardware and design upgrades such as an...

Sated China smartphone market to sit back and digest inventory in 1Q17

Feb 21, 12:22

After seeing record shipments in the fourth quarter of 2016, the China smartphone will ease up and try to digest inventory in the first quarter of 2017. Smartphone shipments in the...

Display bookings to top US$2 billion in Fiscal 2017 for Applied Materials

Feb 17, 17:02

Semiconductor equipment provider Applied Materials delivered another strong quarter for its display business, with its first quarter display revenues increasing 66% on year to US$422...

HannStar becomes largest small- to medium-size panel maker in Taiwan in 4Q16

Feb 17, 16:31

HannStar Display enjoyed the spoils of its aggressive capacity expansion in the feature phone panel segment in the fourth quarter of 2016, helping Taiwan's small- to medium-panel...

Lenovo quarterly sales down 6% on year

Feb 16, 14:48

Lenovo has announced results for its third fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2016. Quarterly revenues were US$12.2 billion, a 6% decrease year-on-year. Third quarter pre-tax income...

Samsung limps to smartphone gold in 2016

Feb 16, 12:49

Nearly 1.5 billion smartphones were sold to end users in 2016, an increase of 5% from 2015, according to market research firm Gartner. And despite a sloppy second half of the year,...

Asustek expects sequential drop in 1Q17 revenues

Feb 16, 11:55

Asustek Computer expects first-quarter 2017 revenues from the PC product line to decrease 15-20% on quarter, those from smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices to slip 10-15%...

Asustek CEO Jerry Shen at a Feb 15 investors conference

Notebook shipments get bump in 4Q16

Feb 15, 15:57

The final quarter of 2016 brought good news to the global notebook industry, as shipments showed an on-year increase for the first time since 2012, according to data from Digitimes...

Foxconn reaffirms US$5 billion investment in India

Feb 15, 15:06

Amid concerns Foxconn is reconsidering plans to set up a mobile handset in India, the Taiwan manufacturing firm has reportedly met with ministers from the state of Maharashtra where...

Hewlett-Packard expected to be top notebook vendor in 2017

Feb 14, 11:37

Hewlett-Packard (HP) is expected to replace Lenovo as the top notebook vendor worldwide in 2017, according to data from Digitimes Research.

Fire at Samsung SDI factory caused by defective batteries

Feb 9, 12:16

Just weeks after Samsung stated that it was defective batteries that caused its Note 7 to burst into flames and that the company had implemented several controls to prevent it from...

IBM, Nokia and AT&T get together to foster trust in IoT

Feb 9, 12:15

In a 2016 AT&T survey, 58% of the companies they spoke to stated that were not confident in the security of their IoT devices. This is not surprising considering that in the past...

Intel announces US$7 billion investment for 7nm fab

Feb 9, 12:13

Intel has announced plans to invest more than US$7 billion to complete Fab 42, which is expected to be the most advanced semiconductor factory in the world. The high-volume factory...

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    Asustek ZenBook 3 Deluxe ultra-thin notebook

    ZenBook 3 Deluxe features a 14-inch display in compact chassis crafted from aerospace-grade aluminum alloy. This grade of alloy is 50% stronger than standard alloy, according to the...

    Photo: Company, Jun 14.

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    Apple 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro tablets

    Apple has introduced a new 10.5-inch iPad Pro and a new 12.9-inch iPad Pro, featuring ProMotion technology and the new A10X Fusion chip. The new 10.5-inch model reduces the borders...

    Photo: Company, Jun 12.

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    Acer Predator Triton 700 gaming notebook

    Acer showcased its Predator Triton 700 ultra-thin gaming notebook at Computex Taipei 2017. The device comes with a slim design and features including latest graphics, processors in-house...

    Photo: Company, Jun 5.

  • HTC+U11

    HTC U11

    The HTC U11 comes with Edge Sense pressure-sensitive technology that allows users to kick off a number of applications by squeezing the edges of the smartphone body. The U11 features...

    Photo: HTC, May 17.

  • Magellan+ELD

    Magellan ELD

    Magellan, the GPS brand subsidiary of Mitac International, has announced cooperation with Samsung Electronics America to supply enterprise-level electronics logging devices (ELDs)...

    Photo: Company, May 4.

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  • Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets

    As of 2013, the 10 ASEAN nations had a total of over 700 million mobile subscriptions, with the CAGR from 2003-2013 reaching 24%. This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the various mobile broadband markets in ASEAN and looks at the respective trends in 4G LTE development for those markets.

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    This Digitimes Research Special Report provides a 2015 forecast for the global tablet market and analyzes the strategies of key market players such as Google, Apple, Intel, and Microsoft.

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