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Apple suppliers to start preparing materials for iTV in 1Q12, say sources

Dec 27, 10:55

The supply chain of Apple will start preparing materials for iTV sets in the first quarter of 2012 in order to meet Apple's schedule to launch the new display products in the second...

Intel Thunderbolt to be more widely available in April

Dec 27, 01:40

Intel has recently notified its partners that the company will fully release its Thunderbolt technology in April of 2012 with several first-tier PC players already preparing to launch...

Intel Tunderbolt Technology

MSI unveils gaming notebook with Intel Core i7 CPU

Dec 22, 12:32

Micro-Star International (MSI) has announced its latest gaming notebook - GT780DX, featuring quad-core Intel Core i7 CPU and the latest Nvidia GeForce GTX 570M discrete graphics card...

MSI GT780DX notebook

Taiwan ODMs facing pressure from Lenovo

Dec 22, 01:15

Taiwan-based ODMs are expected to face significant pressure from Lenovo's plan of establishing production bases in Japan and South America, according to sources from the upstream...

Acer to downsize product lines by two-thirds in 2012, says chairman

Dec 15, 01:00

Acer chairman JT Wang, commenting on the company's operations in 2012, pointed out that Acer will conduct a full-scale evaluation of its product lines and will simplify them based...

Notebook supply chain expects to see improving gross margins for 2012

Dec 13, 01:25

Players in the notebook upstream supply chain expect their gross margin in 2012 to improve as notebook brand vendors are turning their focuses to ultrabooks, which have better profitability...

Notebooks expected to fully adopt HD quality webcams in 2H12

Dec 8, 01:45

Notebook players are expected to fully adopt high definition (HD) quality webcams into their notebook models in the second half of 2012 as Microsoft launches its Windows 8 and should...

Acer to simplify product lines

Dec 8, 01:30

Acer, on December 7, hosted its global internal meeting and has decided to start simplifying its product lines in 2012 to help integrate its resources and will put its focus on niche...

White-box players in China quitting tablet PC market

Dec 8, 01:20

As non-Apple tablet PC players are dropping their tablet PC prices to compete against Kindle Fire, white-box players in China are starting to quit the tablet PC market and can only...

Asustek sets shipment goal for 2012

Dec 6, 01:35

Asustek Computer, at its global sales meeting on December 5, has set the shipment goals for its four major product lines for 2012 with notebooks and netbooks together to surpass 22...

Jerry Shen, Asustek president

Gigabyte, MSI have not yet planned ultrabooks

Dec 1, 01:40

Micro-Star International (MSI) and Gigabyte Technology have not yet made plans for ultrabook product lines as both players are still seeing losses in their notebook businesses, according...

Acer to cut ultrabook prices to US$799-899 in 2Q12, says company president

Dec 1, 01:25

Acer expects its ultrabook prices will be able to drop from US$1,000 currently to US$799-899 in the second quarter of 2012, a decline of 20%, and will drop further to US$499 in 2013...

Jim Wong, Acer president

Commentary: HTC faced with more pressure on product competition than patent litigation

Nov 29, 17:08

While HTC has been facing a double whammy in patent infringement lawsuits and a dwindling of its product competitiveness, sources in the handset industry believe that the pressure...

Acer will not give up netbook market, says VP

Nov 29, 01:35

Commenting on the recent rumors that Korea-based Samsung Electronics will stop producing 10.1-inch netbooks in the first quarter of 2012, leaving the netbook market to the top-2 players...

PC vendors to see serious HDD shortages starting December, says Acer VP

Nov 29, 01:20

As PC brand vendors' hard disc drive (HDD) inventory level will soon hit bottom, vendors will start experiencing HDD shortages in December and the problem will reach its peak in February...

Monitor vendor Chimei to diversify product lines

Nov 24, 12:32

Branded LCD TV/monitor vendor Chimei has expanded its product lines to include LED lighting and Blu-ray players, and is evaluating the possibility of also venturing into healthcare...

LED industry anticipates product subsidies from China government to be announced at 2011 year-end

Nov 17, 14:26

Recently announced plans by the China government to abolish the importation and sale of incandescent light bulbs has been boosting confidence in the LED industry.

HP unveils business ultrabook

Nov 16, 16:59

HP has introduced its first business ultrabook, which features a thin and light design, strong security options and a solid-state hard drive.

Components for new 15-inch ultra-thin MacBook to start shipping in November

Nov 15, 01:25

Upstream suppliers of Apple have recently started shipping a small volume of components for a 15-inch ultra-thin notebook model from Apple in November and the device could be either...

AMD announces two new server platforms in China

Nov 15, 01:20

AMD, on November 14, announced its latest 16-core Opteron 6200 series server processors, previously codenamed Interlagos, in Beijing, China with server players such as Hewlett-Packard...

Asustek, Acer reduce ultrabook orders by 40%

Nov 10, 01:25

Asustek Computer and Acer have recently reduced their ultrabook orders from 250,000-300,000 units originally to 150,000-180,000 units by the end of 2011 due to the unsatisfactory...

Taiwan market: Thailand floods affect sales of digital camera vendors

Nov 8, 01:45

Digital camera players Nikon, Sony and Canon, impacted by the floods in Thailand, will see their sales performance in Taiwan being impacted.

Google's Eric Schmidt to visit Taiwan to promote Android

Nov 8, 01:30

Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt is set to visit Taiwan on November 9 to have a conference with Taiwan-based PC vendors and promote its Android operating system, according to...

Real iPad 3 reportedly to launch in 3Q12

Nov 3, 01:30

Apple's new generation iPad will enter mass production soon with the launch set for March 2012, according to sources from the upstream supply chain; however, the sources revealed...

Apple to overhaul all product lines in 2012

Nov 3, 01:20

Apple plans to completely overhaul its product lineups, including iPad, iMac, iPhone and MacBook Air, in 2012 and is expected to finalize order volumes for key parts and components...

Compal sees decline in 3Q11 revenues

Nov 1, 10:15

Compal Electronics has announced consolidated revenues of NT$172.81 billion (US$5.77 billion) for the third quarter, down 2% sequentially and 19% on year. The company has recently...

Compal president Ray Chen

Xilinx shipping new FPGA built on TSMC 28nm process

Oct 27, 10:12

Xilinx has announced the first shipments of its Virtex-7 2000T FPGA, the first product using 2.5D IC stacked packaging technology. The chip is built on TSMC's 28nm HPL (low power...

Vincent Tong, company senior VP of worldwide quality and new product introduction

Heat-pipe maker Auras to benefit from transferred orders

Oct 27, 01:25

Heat-pipe maker Auras Technology will benefit from transferred orders from US-based clients, as its Japan-based competitor FujiKura's production lines in Thailand have been seriously...

Asustek, Pegatron to host investor conferences with new products to be focus

Oct 25, 01:15

Pegatron Technology and Asustek Computer are set to host their third-quarter investor conference on October 27 and 31, respectively, with Asustek's Eee Pad Tranformer and Zenbook...

Players cut 7-inch tablet PC prices to compete for market share

Oct 20, 01:20

Tablet PC players have recently started to drop their tablet PC prices to attract consumers, especially 7-inch models as the machines can easily attract first-time buyers with their...

AMD launches FX series processors

Oct 13, 14:05

AMD has launched the FX family of CPUs, delivering a fully unlocked and customizable experience for desktop PC users. The AMD FX series of desktop CPUs includes AMDs first eight-core...

AMD FX series processor

Microsoft Mango system will rise, says HTC executive

Oct 13, 01:20

President of High Tech Computer (HTC) North Asia Jack Tung, commenting on Microsoft's Windows Phone 7.5 Mango system, pointed out that the smartphone industry is developing into an...

Taiwan market: Samsung expects to acquire 30% share in tablet PC market

Sep 29, 15:32

Samsung Electronics expects to acquire a 30% share in Taiwan's tablet PC market by the end of 2011, only behind Apple, according to an executive from Samsung Taiwan.

Ultrabooks expected to impact tablet PCs

Sep 29, 01:10

With notebook players such as Acer, Asustek Computer as well as Lenovo, Toshiba, Samsung Electronics and Hewlett-Packard (HP) all set launch ultrabooks in the near future, sources...

Taiwan market: Nikon expects to surpass Sony and become the largest MILC player

Sep 22, 01:45

Japan-based Nikon, benefiting from its strong experience in DSLR cameras, expects to surpass Sony to become the largest mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera (MILC) player in Taiwan...

Masayuki Numako, international planning division senior sales manager of Nikon
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    Microsoft has announced the new Nokia 105 and Nokia 105 Dual SIM, aimed at first-time mobile phone buyers, as well as people looking for a reliable backup device for their smartphones...

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    Asustek showcased its EeeBook E202 notebook during Computex 2015. The device features a clamshell design and an 11.6-inch display. In addition to a 9-hour battery life, the notebook...

    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 12.

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    Acer Chromebook 11

    Acer displayed a series of Chromebooks with display sizes ranging from 11- to 15-inch at Computex 2015. Acer is currently the largest Chromebook vendor worldwide and is seeing demand...

    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 11.

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    Haier, a major electronic product brand in China, showcased its Chromebook at Computex 2015. The company is mainly pushing its Chromebook into North America's education market.

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