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Global 4Q13 PC shipments rise 18% boosted by tablet sales, says Canalys

Feb 5, 11:11

Worldwide PC shipments grew 17.9% from a year ago in the fourth quarter of 2013, thanks to a surge in tablet shipments, according to Canalys. Tablets grew 65.2% on year to reach 76.3...

Worldwide smartphone shipments top 1 billion units in 2013, says IDC

Jan 28, 13:25

The worldwide smartphone market has reached another milestone, shipping one billion units in a single year for the first time. According to IDC, vendors shipped a total of 1.0042...

Asustek to see shipments of 20 million notebooks in 2014

Jan 27, 21:58

Asustek Computer's notebook shipments are expected to reach 20 million units in 2014, up from 18.5 million units in 2013, while its tablet shipments are expected to remain at 12 million...

MediaTek smartphone solution shipments to grow robustly in 2014

Jan 24, 11:35

Shipments of MediaTek's smartphone solutions are expected to grow at a robust pace in 2014, buoyed by efforts by China-based smartphone vendors to expand overseas sales, and growing...

Intel unveils latest Education Tablet and Classmate PC

Jan 23, 10:55

Intel has unveiled its new education-focused reference devices at Bett 2014, a learning technology event in London, the UK. The new Intel Education Tablet and the Intel classmate...

Intel new Education Tablet

Taiwan ODMs struggle to land mobile device orders from Samsung

Jan 22, 14:13

While Samsung Electronics are expected to roll out an array of new smartphones and tablets for high-end as well as entry-level segments in 2014, the vendor is quite unlikely to release...

Toshiba launches new subsidiary after completing acquisition of OCZ assets

Jan 22, 11:51

Toshiba has finalized the purchase of all assets of OCZ Technology, making it a wholly-owned subsidiary. Effective immediately, the subsidiary will operate independently as OCZ Storage...

Spreadtrum enters tablet market

Jan 22, 11:49

Spreadtrum Communications announced on January 22 that it has entered the tablet market by introducing a quad-core chipset and a turnkey reference design.

US weather and China labor shortages to cause 20% decline in notebook shipments

Jan 20, 22:25

Global notebook shipments in the first quarter may drop 10-20% sequentially because of weather hazards in the US and labor shortages in China, according to sources from the upstream...

Google turns focus to 8-inch tablet market

Jan 20, 22:15

Seeing its second-generation Nexus 7 demand has been impacted by competitors' low-price 7-inch tablets, Google is planning to turn its focus to the 8-inch model market in mid-2014,...

TSMC mobile chip sales to grow more than 35% in 2014, says Morris Chang

Jan 17, 12:22

TSMC's revenues generated from the mobile device sector are expected to increase more than 35% in 2014, buoyed by the rising popularity of smartphones and tablets, and rising silicon...

Morris Chang

Ilitek to strengthen offerings for smartphones

Jan 17, 11:37

LCD driver IC firm ILi Technology (Ilitek) is looking to enhance its offerings for smartphone panels in 2014. In addition to driver ICs for WVGA panels, Ilitek also aims to ramp up...

HP, Google select Altair chip for LTE-only Chromebook

Jan 16, 12:28

Altair Semiconductor, an Israel-based developer of 4G/LTE chip solutions, has announced that its FourGee-3100/6202 chipset will connect the new HP Chromebook to the Verizon Wireless...

Global NAND flash output value to top US$27 billion in 2014, says DRAMeXchange

Jan 15, 14:07

Output value for the global NAND flash industry is forecast to exceed US$27 billion in 2014, up from about US$24.6 billion in 2013, as solid-state drives (SSD) are poised for widespread...

Lite-On Technology consolidating subsidiaries

Jan 15, 11:03

Taiwan-based electronic component maker Lite-On Technology has started consolidating its subsidiaries into eight business groups within the comoany to cope with changes in the global...

Taiwan IC design houses gearing up for MEMS market boom in China

Jan 14, 11:22

Acknowleging that demand for MEMS sensors for use in smartphones, tablets and other portable electronics devices is set to boom in China, Taiwan-based IC design houses including Sitronix...

Acer to start new operation strategy in April to focus on BYOC

Jan 13, 21:58

Acer new CEO Jason Chen at a press conference on January 13 pointed out that the company's main objective for the future operation is the establishment of its Build Your Own Cloud...

Commentary: HP smartphone comeback efforts not promising

Jan 13, 15:48

Hewlett-Packard (HP) is planning a comeback to the smartphone market, but it is generally believed that chance is lower for HP to make its renewal efforts a success.

Synnex December revenues hit record

Jan 13, 11:46

IT and consumer electronic products distributor Synnex Technology International has reported consolidated revenues of NT$32 billion (US$1.067 billion) for December, hitting a record...

Acer chairman dismisses HTC merger rumors

Jan 10, 16:17

Acer chairman Stan Shih has dismissed rumors circulating in Taiwan that Acer is considering merging with High Tech Computer (HTC), He pointed out that Acer has no intention or plan...

Asustek achieves record revenues in 2013

Jan 10, 15:14

Asustek Computer has announced consolidated revenues of NT$39.9 billion (US$1.33 billion) for December 2013, down 19.06% on month, but up 6.28% on year with consolidated revenues...

Compal expects tablet shipments to double in 2014

Jan 10, 11:18

Compal Electronics expects its tablet shipments to double in 2014 to 14 million units, while shipments of its notebooks will grow only slightly to 40 million units. The company shipped...

MediaTek seeking partner to develop solutions for wearable devices

Jan 9, 19:43

MediaTek reportedly is looking for a partner specializing in the design of analog ICs to jointly develop solutions for wearable devices. Texas Instruments and Analog Devices are being...

CES 2014: China IT vendors showcasing new infotainment, wearable devices, projectors

Jan 9, 15:44

China-based smartphone vendors Huawei and ZTE are showcasing products such as car infotainment, tablets, wearable devices and Wi-Fi micro-projectors at CES 2014.

CES 2014: Samsung unveils 12-inch tablet lineups

Jan 9, 14:02

Samsung Electronics has unveiled the Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO line of tablets: the Galaxy NotePRO (12.2-inch), TabPRO (12.2-, 10.1-, 8.4-inch) at the CES 2014.

Marvell 4G LTE solution adopted for ZTE TD-LTE smartphone

Jan 9, 10:55

ZTE's flagship Grand Memo LTE smartphone has achieved China Mobile TD-LTE certification with Marvell's multi-mode 4G LTE solution, according to the chipmaker.

CES 2014: LG unveils new wearable innovations

Jan 8, 15:52

LG Electronics has unveiled its Lifeband Touch and Heart Rate Earphones, two wearable products that mark the company's first foray into fitness tech. Showcasing at the CES 2014 in...

Worldwide device shipments on pace to grow 7.6% in 2014, says Gartner

Jan 8, 14:06

Worldwide combined shipments of devices (PCs, tablets, ultramobiles and mobile phones) are projected to reach 2.5 billion units in 2014, a 7.6% increase from 2013, according to Gartner...

CES 2014: Intel brings immersive, human interaction to devices in 2014

Jan 7, 14:52

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich has outlined a range of products, initiatives and strategic relationships aimed at accelerating innovation across a range of mobile and wearable devices as...

Intel Edison computing solution

China market: Xiaomi lowers price for Hongmi smartphone

Jan 7, 14:25

China-based vendor Xiaomi Technology has reduced the retail price for its budget TD-SCDMA smartphone, the Hongmi, launched in August 2013, from CNY799 (US$132) to CNY699, heralding...

CES 2014: Asustek to showcase latest smartphones, 2-in-1 and gaming monitor

Jan 7, 14:23

Asustek Computer has unveiled in Las Vegas its latest product lineup including the Intel-based entry-level ZenFone smartphone series, the new PadFone mini smartphone, the PadFone...

Asustek to sell its new ZenFone 4 smartphone at US$99

Samsung 4Q13 profits to fall

Jan 7, 12:30

Samsung Electronics has estimated its operating profits for the fourth quarter of 2013 at about KRW8.3 trillion (US$7.8 billion), down 18% from the the prior quarter.

Samsung shipping quad-core application processor with integrated LTE modem, says ABI Research

Jan 7, 12:22

​Samsung Electronics has started shipments of its in-house developed quad-core application processor with integrated LTE modem, according to ABI Research. The chip consists...

Acer new Chromebook to show up in 1Q14

Jan 6, 14:47

Acer plans to release a new Chromebook co-developed with Google in April and has recently extended its touchscreen Chromebook line with a new model, the Acer C720P-2600, according...

Chromebook sales gaining momentum

Jan 3, 11:35

Sales of Chromebooks have started gaining momentum recently, with first-tier notebook brand vendors gearing up to introduce new models in 2014, according to industry sources.

Chromebook becoming popular
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    Apple iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3

    Apple has introduced the iPad Air 2 (left) and iPad mini 3 (right). The iPad Air 2 is 6.1mm thin. Both devices offer Touch ID. Apple said the improved Retina display on the iPad...

    Photo: Company, Oct 17.

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    Amazon has unveiled the Kindle Voyage, with a 20% faster processor, twice the storage, and a touch interface. The Kindle Voyage uses a new paperwhite display, with 300pixels per...

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    Amazon Fire HD Kids Edition tablet

    Amazon's Fire HD Kids Edition comes with two sizes: the 6-inch model is priced at US$149 and the 7-inch model is priced at US$189. The Fire HD Kids Edition includes a year of Amazon...

    Photo: Company, Sep 24.

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    Amazon Fire HD tablets

    Amazon has announced its new Fire HD tablet, which features a quad-core processor, front and rear-facing cameras and an HD display. The new Fire HD tablets are available in two sizes...

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    Amazon Fire HDX tablet

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