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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...

Global 1Q13 smartphone and tablet AP markets jump, says Strategy Analytics

Jul 16, 10:40

The global smartphone applications processor (AP) market registered almost 50% on-year growth to reach US$3.6 billion in the first quarter of 2013, according to Strategy Analytics...

Sales of second-generation Nexus 7 will struggle to reach 8 million units, say Taiwan makers

Jul 12, 10:44

Some Taiwan-based vendors estimate that as many as eight million second-generation Nexus 7s can be sold globally in 2013, but Taiwan-based supply chain makers have indicated that...

China-based BYD strengthening presence in global OEM/EMS smartphone, tablet markets

Jul 10, 11:39

China-based BYD Electronic has strengthened its presence in the global OEM/EMS smartphone and tablet markets, posing increased competition to Taiwan-based handset ODMs and component...

Taiwan panel makers make up over 25% of tablet panel market

Jul 9, 20:46

Taiwan's panel makers are now responsible for over 25% of the global tablet panel market, which is largely due to the makers' orders from white-box tablet vendors, according to market...

Panel makers see increased pressure to drop tablet panel pricing

Jul 8, 14:27

Panel makers are continuing to face pressure from system vendors to reduce pricing for tablet panels, which is likely to produce mixed results for the panel makers in 2013, according...

Smartphone and tablet panel shipments to make up 55% of small- to medium-size panel shipments in 2013

Jul 5, 11:27

Smartphone and tablet panel shipments are expected to reach over one billion units in 2013 to make up 55% of all small- to medium-size panel shipments during the year, according to...

China smartphone vendors to foray into tablet segment

Jul 4, 14:55

China-based smartphone vendors, including Huawei, ZTE, Lenovo and Xiaomi Technology, all will step up their efforts to penetrate the tablet market, according to industry sources.

IHS boosts its tablet panel shipment forecast as white-box products storm the market

Jul 3, 15:55

Boosted by orders from unbranded, white-box China-based vendors, global demand for tablet panels is exceeding expectations, spurring research firm IHS to increase its forecast for...

LG, Innolux bump up tablet panel orders to customers in China

Jul 3, 15:38

LG Display is reportedly in discussions to supply 7-inch 1024 by 600 TV panels to customers in southern China, according to industry sources.

Asustek and HP enter China tablet market with entry-level models

Jul 1, 15:49

Asustek Computer and Hewlett-Packard (HP) are both set to enter the China tablet market with new cheap tablet models: the Asustek 7-inch 8GB MeMO Pad HD 7, priced below CNY999 (US$163)...

China white-box tablet players seeing success in landing government procurement orders

Jul 1, 15:46

China-based white-box players are gaining the upper hand in the competition with first-tier brand vendors for tablet procurement orders from Asia Pacific governments due to their...

Commentary: Panel makers enjoy strong TV demand, but face concerns over falling monitor sales in 2013

Jul 1, 10:33

In first-half 2013, global panel makers saw shipments rise due to China's Labor Day holidays in May. Industry sources predicted sales growth of FPD TVs in China during the May Labor...

Taiwan market: Asustek to set up experience centers through retail chain Tsann Kuen

Jun 28, 15:39

Asustek Computer has announced a partnership with Taiwan-based IT channel retail chain Tsann Kuen and set up product experience centers at 60 of Tsann Kuen's stores in Taiwan, aiming...

Taiwan market: Asustek launches MeMO Pad HD 7

Jun 28, 12:40

Asustek Computer on June 27 launched MeMO Pad HD 7, a 7-inch Android 4.2 tablet equipped with a MediaTek-developed quad-core processor, 1280 by 800 IPS touch screen, and 1.2-megapixel...

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  • Holtek nets NT$1.65 per share for 1H14

    Before Going to Press | 12h 8min ago

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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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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