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ChipSiP unveils SiP Smart Glass solution

Oct 14, 21:07

ChipSiP Technology, which provides turnkey system-in-package (SiP) solutions, has launched what the company claims is the world's first HD resolution near-eye display on the Android...

New iPad devices to impact expensive tablets

Oct 14, 15:39

Microsoft's second-generation Surface and new Android-based tablets are expected to be impacted by Apple's launch of the next-generation iPad and iPad mini as the company is likely...

Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipments to grow less than 3% in 3Q13

Oct 14, 15:35

Taiwan's notebook shipments grew only 2.5% sequentially, and dropped 8.6% on year in the third quarter despite the fact that notebook ODMs have seen better-than-expected orders in...

Worldwide PC shipments decline 8.6% in 3Q13, says Gartner

Oct 14, 15:13

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 80.3 million units in the third quarter of 2013, an 8.6% decline from the same period in 2012, according to preliminary results by Gartner. This marks...

Apple, Samsung said to be developing 12-inch tablets

Oct 14, 11:51

Apple and Samsung Electronics are said to be planning to release 12-inch tablets. Apple is currently cooperating with Quanta Computer on the project, while Samsung is developing the...

Tablet players turning to focus on large-size products

Japan mobile device market grows 26.8% in 2Q13, says IDC

Oct 9, 16:06

IDC has published a forecast for the Japan mobile device market, comprised of PCs, smartphones, tablets, and data communication products such as mobile cards and personal routers,...

Digitimes Research: Amazon changes strategy for 3rd-generation Kindle Fire

Oct 8, 15:33

Amazon recently announced three third-generation Kindle Fire tablets, one 8.9-inch and two 7-inch models. In addition to new hardware, Amazon also updated many of its apps and services,...

Getac sees decreased September revenues

Oct 8, 15:09

Taiwan-based own-brand ruggedized computing device maker Getac Technology recorded consolidated revenues of NT$1.24 billion (US$41.6 million) for September 2013, slipping 1.6% on...

Brand vendors eying Turkey education tablet orders

Oct 7, 22:18

The Turkey government has recently finished accepting bidding applications from brand vendors for the procurement orders of its education tablets and is expected to have a decision...

Apple may see weaker MacBook shipments in 2013

Oct 7, 16:13

Apple's overall MacBook shipments in 2013 may decrease on year despite the fact that the vendor has been increasing its orders to the upstream supply chain for new MacBook models,...

Commentary: The possibility and feasibility of an Acer-Asustek merger

Oct 7, 15:57

Rumors about the possibility of a merger between Asustek Computer and Acer have been circulating in Taiwan's IT indsutry for a while. However, a merger of the two vendors may provide...

Second-tier and white-box tablet vendors facing sales pressure

Oct 7, 14:10

Second-tier and white-box vendors are expected to see their proportion of total tablet shipments drop in the fourth quarter due to competition from first-tier vendors, according to...

Inventec achieves notebook shipment record in September, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 4, 14:35

Inventec shipped 2.35 million notebooks in September, the highest monthly volume in the company's history mainly thanks to Hewlett-Packard's (HP) increased orders, according to a...

Notebook ODMs ramping shipments of Windows 8.1 models

Oct 4, 11:54

Having enjoyed strong shipments in September, notebook ODMs have seen their shipments remain robust in October as notebook vendors prepare to roll out new Windows 8.1-based models,...

Advantest expects modest growth in ATE demand through 2014

Oct 4, 11:19

The global market for automated test equipment (ATE) is expected to see modest growth in 2013 and 2014, but will likely start to cycle down in 2015, according to Advantest Taiwan...

Lenovo to adopt Qualcomm solutions for next-generation smartphones

Oct 4, 11:16

Lenovo reportedly will adopt Qualcomm's solutions for its next-generation K910 smartphone, switching from Intel's platform used in the vendor's existing K900 device, according to...

Digitimes Research: Notebook brand vendors and ODMs enjoy around 10% growth in September

Oct 3, 15:48

Global top-five notebook brand vendors and top-three ODMs enjoyed on-month shipment growths of 13% and 9% in September, respectively. Among first-tier vendors, Hewlett-Packard (HP),...

Foxconn secures large-volume handset orders from Indonesia-based distributor, says report

Newswatch - Oct 2, 15:41

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has secured annual orders of about 50 million handsets including feature phones and smartphones from Erajaya, Indonesia's largest...

PC shipments to Philippines in 2Q13 suffer brunt of peso devaluation, says IDC

Oct 2, 15:29

The Philippines PC market shipped a total of 460,000 units in the second quarter of 2013, 12% lower than IDC's initial forecast.

Taiwan market: Acer, Asustek said to offer price cuts for Windows tablets

Oct 1, 14:28

Acer and Asustek Computer are reportedly considering cutting prices of their Windows 8-based tablets in Taiwan by 15-20% with Acer's 8-inch model likely falling below NT$10,000 (US$338)...

Asustek testing tablet market with various models

Sep 30, 21:48

Asustek Computer's business strategy for the tablet market has changed recently, as the company is flooding the market with new models to see if any of them can continue the success...

Android ecosystem takes the baton from Apple iPad in the tablet race, says ABI Research

Sep 30, 14:55

A shift in leadership is now upon the tablet mobile computing market. At the year's mid-point, ABI Research identified a trio of events signaling Apple's iPad family of products has...

Digitimes Research: Surface 2 series tablets unlikely to help Microsoft in mobile market

Sep 30, 14:52

Microsoft announced its second-generation tablets, the Surface 2 series on September 23 in New York. Their specifications are similar to those of previous market rumors, while the...

Taiwan ODMs to handle less than 80% of global notebook shipments in 2014

Sep 30, 11:21

Taiwan makers will see their share of global notebook shipments drop below 80% in 2014, as one of the biggest vendors, Lenovo, will reduce its outsourcing sharply, according to sources...

Corporate wellness a 13 million unit wearable wireless device opportunity says ABI Research

Sep 27, 11:44

Suffocating employee healthcare costs and a growing push to extend healthcare services into proactive health management are driving wearable wireless devices into corporate wellness...

Amazon unveils Kindle Fire HDX and cheaper Kindle Fire HD

Sep 26, 15:22

Amazon has introduced the third generation of Kindle Fire - the new Kindle Fire HDX. The Kindle Fire HDX tablets combine the latest hardware, the newest version of Fire OS, and new...

Tablets with telephone functions expected to gain demand in emerging markets

Sep 26, 14:49

Tablets with 7-inch displays and telephone functions are expected to enjoy strong demand in emerging markets due to their friendlier prices and characteristics that suit the demand...

Apple iPhone 5s carries US$199 BOM and manufacturing cost, IHS says

Sep 26, 14:47

Apple's new flagship product- the iPhone 5s- features some cutting-edge components that represent pioneering achievements for the smartphone market while maintaining a nearly identical...

White-box tablet vendors aggressively cutting prices to stay competitive

Sep 26, 12:01

The aggressive push of brand vendors such as Amazon, Google, Samsung Electronics and Acer, into the 7-inch tablet market has forced China-based white-box players to further reduce...

Wearable devices seeing trouble penetrating consumer markets

Sep 25, 14:10

Wearable devices such as smartwatches are seeing trouble prompting consumers to taking out their wallets. Although consumers seem eager to make inquires or try out wearable devices,...

Mobile devices markets in Australia, New Zealand fall for two consecutive quarters in 1H13, says IDC

Sep 25, 10:33

For the first time in Australia and New Zealand (ANZ), all three mobile devices markets – notebooks, tablets and mobile phones – declined for two consecutive quarters...

SanDisk sampling iNAND flash memory for Intel tablets

Sep 24, 16:07

SanDisk has announced that its iNAND Extreme embedded flash drive has been optimized for use in tablets based on Intel's Bay Trail 22nm Atom processor. The memory is being delivered...

Nvidia announces Tegra Note tablet platform

Sep 24, 15:45

Nvidia has announced through a blog post its latest tablet platform, Tegra Note, featuring internally developed Tegra 4 processor with a 72-core GeForce GPU, quad-core Cortex-A15...

Taiwan market: Retailers clearing Surface inventories

Sep 24, 15:33

Following the release of new Surface 2 series tablets, retailers in Taiwan are now scrambling to clear their inventories of the first-generation Microsoft tablets. The retailers are...

Digitimes Research: Tablet trends at IFA 2013

Sep 24, 15:08

Tablets were one of the major spotlights at IFA 2013 with PC and smartphone brand vendors all showcasing their latest tablet innovations at the show. Digitimes Research has taken...

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    Asustek FonePad 7 LTE

    Asustek's FonePad 7 LTE, unveiled at Mobile World Congress 2014, is a 7-inch phablet with built-in LTE connectivity and phone functionality. Fonepad 7 LTE features dDual front speakers,...

    Photo: Company, Mar 7.

  • Samsung+Galaxy+S5+

    Samsung Galaxy S5

    Samsung Electronics has announced the Galaxy S5, its flagship smartphone for 2014. The new Galaxy S5 provides a personal fitness tracker to help users monitor and manage their behavior,...

    Photo: Company, Feb 27.

  • Intel+new+Education+Tablet

    Intel new Education Tablet

    The Intel Education Tablet runs on Android 4.2 and has kid-friendly features such as: rubber bumpers on the sides making it easier for small hands to hold; a power button that resists...

    Photo: Company, Jan 24.

  • Samsung+NotePRO+tablet

    Samsung NotePRO tablet

    Samsung Electronics has unveiled the Galaxy NotePRO tablet featuring a 12.2-inch panel at the CES 2014. The Samsung Galaxy NotePRO will come in various connectivity options: Wi-Fi...

    Photo: Company, Jan 9.

  • Samsung+TabPRO+tablet

    Samsung TabPRO tablet

    Samsung Electronics has unveiled the Galaxy TabPRO line of tablets with sizes ranging from 8.4- to 12.2-inch at the CES 2014. The Samsung Galaxy TabPRO (12.2) features a 12.2-inch...

    Photo: Company, Jan 9.

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