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Asustek taking cautious attitude toward Acer dumping 3 million notebooks in Europe

Jun 3, 10:11

As Acer has announced it will provide channels with US$150 million in sales allowances to clear inventory, sources from the notebook industry believe such action will result in close...

Computex 2011: Asustek announces Padfone, bundling smartphone with tablet PC

May 31, 01:20

Taiwan-based notebook brand vendor Asustek Computer, at its pre-Computex press conference, announced its Padfone, bundling a 4.3-inch smartphone with a 10-inch tablet PC for an estimated...

Asustek chairman Jonney Shih introducing Padfone

Toshiba reportedly abandoning ideas for developing Wintel-based tablets and Chromebooks

May 24, 01:00

Japan-based notebook brand vendor Toshiba reportedly has abandoned ideas for developing Windows 7-based tablet PCs and Chromebooks as the two devices have already disappeared from...

Taiwan market: iPad 2 may launch in the next 1-2 weeks

May 17, 01:20

The official launch schedule of Apple's iPad 2 in Taiwan remains unconfirmed despite some channel retailers already rumored that the launch will be on May 20, since Apple product-only...

HP places strong notebook orders in May and June

May 17, 01:10

First-tier notebook brand vendor Hewlett-Packard (HP) has recently notified its upstream component partners that its component shortage issues have already been resolved with its...

Foxlink to expand retail chains for Apple products in Asia

May 13, 13:56

Taiwan-based Foxlink plans to expand the number of its exclusive stores for Apple products in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Korea to 100 outlets by the end of the year, from 50 currently,...

Samsung sees growth in 1Q11 notebook shipments, the only vendor among top-10

Apr 26, 01:00

Top-10 notebook brand vendors worldwide saw their notebook shipments in the first quarter of 2011 drop sequentially with the only exception being Korea-based Samsung Electronics,...

Acer expects component shortages for tablet PCs and smartphones

Apr 7, 01:15

Commenting about the tablet PC market, Acer Taiwan president Scott Lin pointed out that the company is currently working aggressively over its tablet PCs and is doing a marvelous...

Motherboard prices to see second wave of increases in May

Mar 31, 01:15

Motherboard prices, affected by upstream component shortages caused by the Japan earthquake, are set to rise for the second time this year after mid-April, according to sources from...

BenQ to reorganize retail channels in China

Mar 30, 01:30

Eyeing the 40 million unit LCD TV market in China in 2011, BenQ plans to reorganize its retail channels and expects shipments to double by the end of the year.

China retail chain Gome sees sequential growth in 2010 operations

Mar 30, 01:00

Hong Kong-listed Gome Electrical Appliances Holdings, the operator of Gome which is the second-largest retail chain of consumer electronics and home-use electric appliances in China,...

PC supply chain still has up to 3 months of inventory, says Acer Taiwan president

Mar 17, 01:10

Acer Taiwan president Scott Lin has pointed out that the PC industry's upstream supply chain still has an inventory level of about 2.5-3 months, and therefore will only see limited...

Asustek to launch US$200-250 netbook in June

Mar 17, 01:05

Asustek Computer is set to launch a new netbook priced at US$200-250 in June in cooperation with Intel, and hopes to achieve its goal of shipping six million netbooks in 2011, according...

Foxlink sees February revenues grow over 60% on year

Mar 10, 01:40

Taiwan-based connector maker Foxlink has announced consolidated revenues of NT$3.77 billion (US$128.38 million) for February, down 28.58% on month, but up significantly by 60.96%...

Acer takes less than 2 weeks to restock Intel Sandy Bridge notebooks

Mar 3, 01:00

Acer took less than two weeks to re-produce notebooks with fixed Intel Sandy Bridge chipsets and ship them to retail channels worldwide; leading all other global brands, mainly due...

Pico projectors and personal projectors show increasing popularity of DLP models, says PMA

Mar 1, 16:50

Consumers of front projectors from the US storefronts and direct marketers (web and catalog) are increasingly choosing smaller, sub-500 lumen brightness, "New Era" projectors,...

Foxconn retail affiliate Cybermart to invest in Kunming, southern China

Feb 21, 15:43

Cybermart under the Foxconn (Hon Hai) Group will invest CNY1 billion (US$150 million) to set up an electronics shopping mall plus a software R&D and incubation center in Kunming...

China-based Sunning has no intention to enter Taiwan retail channel in the short term

Feb 17, 02:00

China-based channel retailer Sunning Appliance in response to questions whether the company has plans to cut into Taiwan's retail channel, chairman Zhang Jindong pointed out that...

Acer, Asustek cutting into tier-4 to 6 cities in China

Feb 17, 01:10

Acer and Asustek Computer have recently been aggressively cutting into China's tier-4 to tier-6 cities as both players are optimistic about these cities' potential in the future.

Samsung places about 1-1.5 million Tegra 2 orders for new Galaxy Tab

Feb 15, 02:10

Korea-based brand vendor Samsung Electronics has placed orders to Nvidia for about 1-1.5 million Tegra 2 processors and will be used for its new 10.1-inch Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet PC,...

Digital camera chassis makers to see shipment growth more so than profit growth

Feb 15, 01:55

Digital camera chassis makers will see their shipment volume increase in 2011 benefiting by Japan-based digital camera vendors releasing production to their Taiwan-based OEMs; however,...

HP, Dell to debut latest tablet PCs

Feb 10, 01:20

Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell are both set to announce their latest tablet PCs shortly with mixed platforms as well as operating systems, according to sources from notebook players...

China market: Clevo acquires real estate for expanding retail chain

Feb 1, 15:09

Taiwan-based second-tier notebook maker Clevo on January 31 announced the acquisition of a land parcel located in Suzhou, eastern China, at US$36 million and an existing building...

Taiwan market: HTC to set up chain of 100 exclusive retail shops

Jan 28, 01:50

HTC will further step up its presence in the Taiwan market with plans to set up three flagship outfits to promote own-brand smartphones as well as to cooperate with channel operators...

Quanta, Wistron see up, while Compal down in December notebook shipments

Jan 11, 02:25

Taiwan-based notebook makers Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics, Wistron and Pegatron Technology have announced their revenues for December 2010 with Quanta and Wistron both seeing...

Foxconn plans to push Mirasol panels in color e-book reader market

Jan 6, 01:55

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) plans to cooperate with upstream partners to push Mirasol panels in the color e-book reader market, according to market watchers.

Foxlink profiting from investment in Apple retail chain in Taiwan

Jan 5, 16:21

Taiwan-based connector maker Foxlink saw increased returns on its non-operating investment in Studio A, a premium reseller of Apple products with nearly 30 Studio A chain stores around...

Buynow to adopt LED lighting devices from Chicony Power

Dec 28, 01:55

Taiwan-based power supply maker Chicony Power Technology, a wholly owned subsidiary of Chicony Electronics, started shipping LED lighting device in November to Clevo's China retail...

Clevo sees strong notebook shipments in 4Q10

Dec 23, 16:06

Taiwan-based second-tier notebook maker Clevo expects its notebook shipments in the fourth quarter of 2010 to reach a new historical record at 560,000-570,000 units, benefiting from...

Micro-projector products unlikely to see a strong market penetration in 2011

Dec 14, 01:30

Despite image product players such as Nikon, Samsung Electronics, BenQ and Aiptek International have all introduced products featuring an integrated micro-projector, but the price...

Taiwan market: FET upgrading retail stores

Dec 1, 12:04

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) has been upgrading the hardware of its own retail stores around Taiwan since March 2010, with an estimated total investment of NT$300-400 million...

Neo-Neon expects LED lighting revenues to increase 40-50% in 2011

Nov 25, 10:48

Neo-Neon Holdings has started retail sales of its LED lighting products under the own brand Neo-Neon, and expects LED lighting product sales to grow 40-50% on year to account for...

Foxconn-invested retail store Media Markt to open soon

Nov 5, 01:35

Media Markt, a joint-venture retail chain established by Germany-based Metro Group and the Foxconn Group in China will open its first store in Shanghai on November 17, according to...

Delta to sell own-brand LED products at end of 2010

Nov 3, 10:52

Besides LED lighting orders from Japan- and Europe-based vendors, Delta Electronics will start selling own-brand LED lighting products in Taiwan's retail stores at the end of 2010,...

Intel takes central role in embedded space: Q&A with Michael Chen, managing director, Intel Microelectronics Asia

Oct 27, 17:00

With the PC market reaching a mature stage, Intel is giving more attention to new market segments to help drive growth. One area the chip giant and its partners see as having strong...

Michael Chen, managing director, Intel Microelectronics Asia
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    VIA ARTiGO A900 Android system

    VIA Technologies has launched the VIA ARTiGO A900 Android system. With its 3D graphics and HD video performance, I/O connectivity options, and software development tools, the VIA...

    Photo: Company, Sep 24.

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    Samsung 840-series SSD

    Samsung Electronics has announced its new lineup of SSDs designed for use in personal computers. The new series supporting SATA 6.0 gigabit-per-second (Gb/s) interface comes in two...

    Photo: Company, Sep 28.

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    SanDisk Extreme Pro CF card

    SanDisk has announced what it claims is the world's fastest high-capacity CompactFlash (CF) card. The new SanDisk Extreme Pro series features 128GB of storage and up to 100MB/sec...

    Photo: Company, Jan 24.

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    SanDisk 32GB microSDHC card

    SanDisk has announced it will begin shipping what it claims is the world's highest-capacity removable memory card for mobile phones - 32GB SanDisk microSDHC card. SanDisk is mass...

    Photo: Company, Mar 24.

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    WD SiliconEdge Blue

    Western Digital (WD) has announced shipping its first consumer-oriented SSD with the new WD SiliconEdge 2.5-inch SSD family. WD SiliconEdge Blue SSDs, in capacities up to 256GB,...

    Photo: Company, Mar 8.

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