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Tablet brand vendors preparing for competition in September

Aug 12, 21:11

First-tier tablet vendors including Apple, Samsung Electronics and Amazon, have all geared up for the next-generation tablet competition in September, while Intel and Google are also...

Taiwan vendors offer cheap tablets to expand market share

Aug 12, 14:14

The most popular tablet size in the market is currently 7-inch, which accounts for about 70% of total shipments due to their low prices. The iPad is currently the best selling tablet...

Samsung, Apple reportedly developing 12-inch and above tablets

Aug 12, 11:46

Samsung is reportedly developing tablets with a 12-inch or larger display echoing rumors that Apple reportedly has similar plans. Sources from the upstream supply chain believe the...

Worldwide tablet sales expected to exceed 381 million units in 2017, says Forrester

Aug 9, 11:35

Worldwide tablet sales will exceed 381 million units in 2017, according to new research from Forrester.

MediaTek lands tablet chipset orders from Amazon, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 8, 12:00

MediaTek reportedly has landed orders for its MT8135 quad-core solutions from Amazon for its new entry-level Kindle Fire tablets, and shipments of the chipsets will begin in 2014,...

Vendors pleased with Bay Trail-T performance, but concerned about pricing

Aug 7, 22:20

Intel is ready to announce its upcoming Bay Trail-T platform, designed specifically for tablets, in December, and most of Intel's brand partners have expressed satisfaction over the...

China-based BYD lands Intel 7-inch educational tablet orders

Aug 7, 21:57

After having landed smartphone orders from Nokia, Samsung Electronics, Huawei, BlackBerry and High-Tech Computer (HTC), China-based EMS provider BYD has recently acquired orders for...

Demand for ICs used in smartphone, tablet and LCD TV panels to rebound in September, says Novatek president

Aug 7, 20:49

Demand for panels used in smartphones, tablets and LCD TVs is expected to significantly increase in September and the fourth quarter, and so will demand for display driver ICs, Steve...

7-inch tablets face competition from 6-inch smartphones

Aug 7, 12:19

As many first-tier brand vendors such as Sony, Samsung Electronics and HTC, as well as several white-box brand vendors, have released 6-inch smartphones, sources from the tablet sector...

PC market flat in 2Q13, despite tablet growth, says Canalys

Aug 7, 11:54

The worldwide PC market experienced a quarter without growth, as a 42.9% increase in tablet shipments was offset by declines in desktop and notebook shipments, which fell 7.4% and...

Shipments of second-generation Nexus 7 estimated at 3.5 million in 2013

Aug 7, 11:28

Global shipments of the second-generation Nexus 7 through the end of 2013 are estimated at 3.5 million, mainly because the model will not be launched in the China market and there...

Digitimes Research: Tablet shipments to grow 17.7% on year in 2H13

Aug 6, 11:45

Tablet shipments in the second half are expected to reach 82.07 million units, up 17.7% on year; however, several changes will also occur during the period: hardware brand vendors...

Tablet shipments slow in 2Q13 as vendors look to capitalize on a strong 2H13, says IDC

Aug 6, 11:24

As expected, worldwide tablet shipment growth slowed in the second quarter of 2013, according to preliminary data from the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker. Worldwide tablet...

TCAS 2013 sees weak sales

Aug 5, 16:10

The Taipei Computer Application Show (TCAS) 2013, which opened on August 1, had over 520,000 visitors in the first four days, a number similar to that during the same period in the...

WPG expects 4-10% sales growth in 3Q13

Aug 5, 15:15

IC distributor WPG Holdings expects its sales to grow 4.34-9.31% sequentially to NT$105-110 billion (US$3.5-3.66 billion) in the third quarter of 2013. In the second quarter, the...

Combined PC and tablet shipments to reach half a billion in 2013, says Canalys

Aug 2, 15:30

Research firm Canalys' latest forecasts for the PC market (desktops, notebooks and tablets) predict that 493.1 million units will ship in 2013, representing 7% on-year growth. The...

Small tablets drive big share gains for Android, says Canalys

Aug 2, 14:32

Over 34 million tablets shipped in the second quarter of 2013, a 43% on-year increase. Tablets now account for 31% of worldwide PC shipments. But Apple's performance faltered. Its...

Many 2-in-1 models in development, but shipments likely to be small, say Taiwan makers

Jul 31, 15:12

Under active promotion by Intel, vendors have been developing 2-in-1 notebook/tablet convertible models for launch in the second half of 2013 but are conservative about sales volumes...

Taiwan market: TWM sees smartphones take up 86% of handset, tablet sales in 2Q13

Jul 31, 11:53

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) saw smartphones account for 86% of contract-bundled sales of handsets and tablets in the second quarter of 2013, the telecom carrier has disclosed.

Tablet adoption rates cool in 2Q13, says CEA

Jul 30, 15:37

As of the second quarter in 2013, four in ten (41%) online US consumers have indicated they own a tablet, roughly on par with ownership rates reported in March 2013 (40%), according...

Shipments of tablet expected to more than double those of notebooks in 2014, says NPD DisplaySearch

Jul 30, 14:16

Shipments of tablets are expected to reach nearly 364 million worldwide in 2014, more than doubling the projected 177 million shipments of standard and ultra-slim notebooks, according...

Panel makers see slowdown in smartphone and tablet panel orders due to market inventory

Jul 30, 11:35

Panel makers are currently seeing stagnant orders for panels used in smartphone and tablet devices due to excess shipments in the first half of 2013, according to industry sources.

TCAS 2013: Tablets to see 10-20% discounts

Jul 30, 11:28

Tablets are expected to become a spotlight in the Taipei Computer Application Show (TCAS) 2013, which will be hosted from August 1-5 at the Taipei World Trade Center in Taiwan, and...

No new Nexus 7 for Taiwan before September, say channel retailers

Jul 29, 21:39

Google's second-generation Nexus 7 may not show up in Taiwan before the end of August despite the fact that the tablet is co-branded by Google and Asustek Computer. Since the new...

Intel GED to help Taiwan upstream supply chain develop 2-in-1 devices

Jul 29, 21:10

Intel vice president and general manager of Global Ecosystem Development (GED) Zane Ball at a recent conference meeting, pointed out that the company has established an R&D team...

Digitimes Research: iPad sees its first on-year shipment drop in 2Q13

Jul 29, 15:45

Global tablet shipments reached 29.32 million units in the second quarter of 2013, down 8.2% sequentially, but still up 46.6% compared to the same period a year ago. As overall market...

MediaTek to push sales of next-generation tablet CPUs to Google, Amazon

Jul 29, 11:33

MediaTek aims to push sales of its next-generation ARM big.LITTLE-based tablet processor, the MT8135, to Google, Amazon and Sony in addition to branded notebook and tablet vendors,...

Elan mass shipping touch controller ICs for tablets

Jul 25, 21:17

Elan Microelectronics has seen shipments of touch controller ICs for use in tablets ramp up significantly since the end of the second quarter. The firm is expected to ship more than...

Apple may see iPad shipments drop to 10-12 million units in 3Q13

Jul 24, 22:09

Apple's iPad shipments are expected to drop to only 10-12 million units in the third quarter, down from the company's announced 14.6 million units in the second quarter due to consumers...

HP to release US$99 tablet through Wal-Mart for back-to-school demand

Jul 24, 21:42

Hewlett-Packard (HP) reportedly will launch a US$99 tablet and will cooperate with Wal-Mart to sell the device in the US retail channel, targeting back-to-school demand, according...

High-resolution tablet panels debut with strong shipments in 2013, says IHS

Jul 23, 15:20

Making a stellar debut, high-resolution LCD panels featuring resolutions of 300ppi or more are appearing in tablets for the first time in 2012, with shipments set to approach 13 million...

Asustek expects to benefit from second-generation Nexus 7 in 3Q13

Jul 22, 21:17

Google and Asustek Computer's co-developed second-generation Nexus 7 is expected to start selling at the end of this month (July) in markets such as the US and should boost Asustek's...

Lenovo advancing quickly in China tablet market

Jul 22, 16:08

Although China's tablet market is currently dominated by Apple and white-box makers, Lenovo, after aggressively launching devices with competitive prices, is advancing quickly in...

More than 8 in 10 global smartphone and tablet owners multitask with apps while watching TV, says DisplaySearch

Jul 18, 14:19

According to research firm DisplaySearch, 88% of tablet owners and 82% of smartphone owners in 15 countries surveyed use their devices at least some of the time while they watch TV...

Toshiba to launch a 7-inch tablet, say Taiwan makers

Jul 17, 15:26

Toshiba has reportedly placed orders for an entry-level 7-inch tablet named AT7-A and may launch it to the retail channel as soon as the third quarter of 2013, according to Taiwan-based...

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    VIA Viega ruggedized Android tablet

    VIA Technologies has announced the VIA Viega, a ruggedized 10.1-inch Android tablet. The IP65-rated VIA Viega sports a durable design that protects against spills, rain, and dust...

    Photo: Company, Jul 18.

  • Panasonic+3E+2%2Din%2D1

    Panasonic 3E 2-in-1

    The Panasonic 3E is a tablet that comes with a detachable keyboard to deliver notebook capabilities. It is built on Intel's 2-in-1 reference design as a device for K-12 students....

    Photo: Company, Jul 10.

  • Microsoft+Surface+Pro+3+tablet%2Fnotebook

    Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablet/notebook

    Microsoft has introduced the Surface Pro 3, a tablet and also a notebook. The device has multiple processor, RAM and storage options intersect with a design that, with a simple snap...

    Photo: Company, May 22.

  • Asustek+FonePad+7+LTE

    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.

  • 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.

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