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  • Last update: Tuesday 24 March 2015 [231 news items]

Black Friday to be crucial market test for convertible notebooks, say Taiwan makers

Nov 21, 15:28

The Black Friday peak sales period starting from November 23 in the US is seen as a crucial market test for convertible notebooks which combine features of ultrabooks and tablets,...

Notebook ODMs offer extra services to attract tablet orders

Nov 19, 22:55

With notebook shipments estimated to only have a single-digit percentage growth on year in 2013, notebook ODMs including Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics and Wistron, are aggressively...

Taiwan market: ViewSonic unveils 22-inch touch-control monitor

Nov 16, 12:16

ViewSonic on November 15 unveiled Smart Display VSD220, a 22-inch smart touch-control monitor featuring dual-core 1GHz processor, Android 4.0, Full HD 1080p LED-backlit display and...

Uncertain Windows 8 future may relatively affect Windows Phone 8

Nov 5, 22:45

Although Microsoft has been aggressive promoting its new Windows 8 operating system (OS), a weak global economy has the notebook supply chain remaining conservative about the OS'...

Acer Greater China president expects 10% growth in 2013 notebook shipments

Nov 1, 13:50

President of Acer Greater China Scott Lin, commenting on the touchscreen and convertible notebook trends brought on by Windows 8, pointed out that he believes these trends can resurrect...

Notebook brands competing over touch panel supply

Oct 31, 21:07

Acer, Lenovo and Asustek Computer have all recently launched touchscreen notebooks with Windows 8, but due to tight supply of touch panels, the brand vendors have reportedly stationed...

Acer announces Aspire V5 touch notebook

Oct 31, 16:03

Acer has announced its latest Aspire V5 series touchscreen notebook, featuring a 10-point touch display and a large trackpad, designed to enhance multi-gesture content consumption...

Asustek to offer Windows 8 tablet at US$499

Oct 24, 20:45

Asustek Computer hosted a launch conference for its Windows 8-based products on October 24 in New York, showcasing several new machines including the dual-screen Taichi, which is...

Touchscreen controller IC shipments boost on China demand

Oct 19, 11:52

FocalTech Systems and Goodix, which specialize in the design of touchscreen controller ICs, have both seen their monthly shipments approach the 10 million mark buoyed by strong demand...

Csun sales to peak in 4Q12

Oct 2, 13:22

Csun Manufacturing will see its book-to-bill ratio stay above 1.0 through the end of the third quarter, according to Webber Wong, president for LCD and PCB equipment maker Csun Manufacturing...

Csun president Webber Wang

Ultrabook shipments disappointing, IHS says

Oct 2, 12:18

Amid high pricing and a lack of effective marketing to draw consumer's attention away from other hot-selling mobile gadgets, global ultrabook shipments are falling short of expectations...

Touchscreen controller ICs in tight supply

Sep 28, 01:15

A recent upsurge in demand for touchscreen controller ICs from smartphone, tablet and notebook makers in China has resulted in a short supply of the controller chips, which is unlikely...

Quanta announces 2Q12 results; details future planning

Aug 31, 01:20

Quanta Computer has announced its financial report for the second quarter with net profit after tax of NT$5.99 billion (US$200.06 million) and EPS at NT$3.80, helping the company's...

Pegatron conservative about touchscreen notebook in 4Q12

Aug 24, 12:00

Despite Microsoft being set to release Windows 8, on October 26, mainly pushing its touchscreen controls, Pegatron Technology CEO Jason Cheng is rather conservative about touchscreen...

Intel executive hosts pre-show conference detailing ultrabook symposium

Jul 31, 01:35

Intel general manager of mobile platform business Navin Shenoy at a pre-show conference before the company's Ultrabook Ecosystem Symposium on July 31 in Taiwan, pointed out that the...

Microsoft purchase of Perceptive Pixels will not affect Taiwan-based panel makers

Jul 12, 01:00

Microsoft's recent confirmation of a late October release date of Windows 8 along with the company's purchase of Perceptive Pixel that is compatible with the new operating system...

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Lenovo reportedly to launch dual-screen notebook similar to Asustek Taichi

Jun 21, 01:30

As notebook vendors are gradually turning to push new notebook industrial designs hoping to attract consumers, Lenovo reportedly plans to develop a dual-screen notebook similar to...

Asustek Taichi

Intel to host supply chain symposium focusing on ultrabooks

Jun 21, 01:05

Intel plans to host what it call the Intel Ultrabook Ecosystem Symposium in two locations, one in Taiwan on July 31 and one in China on August 2, according to sources from notebook...

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Microsoft, Intel expect Windows 8 to help energize the netbook market

Jun 19, 01:40

As Microsoft is aggressively preparing its Windows 8 and Windows RT for launch in October to compete against Apple, sources from notebook players pointed out that Microsoft and Intel...

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Panel players see competition from notebook ODMs

Jun 11, 15:55

As the proportion of touchscreen controlled notebooks is expected to quickly rise to 10-20% of total notebook shipments in the second half of 2012, while notebook ODMs have been aggressively...

Touchscreen notebook triggers competition between panel makers and notebook ODMs

Infrared touch: Q&A with IRTouch

Jun 7, 09:30

As early as 1993, IRTouch's R&D team started exploring infrared touch technology. It claims to be the earliest company to have a patent for the technology. In 2003, IRTouch was...

IRTouch

Asustek, Acer to see 10% of notebook shipments in 2012 feature touchscreen panels

May 22, 14:17

As Microsoft will launch Windows 8 in the third quarter, mainly promoting its touchscreen functions, Asustek Computer and Acer are expected to have 10% of their notebook shipments...

Computex 2012: Irtouch claims breakthrough in infrared touch

May 14, 11:28

Beijing Irtouch Systems has claimed that it has made a breakthrough in delivering new infrared multi-touch products that have the thinnest borders in the world. The products will...

Wistron, Compal focus on touchscreen technologies

May 8, 01:30

Notebook ODMs Wistron and Compal Electronics are optimistic Windows 8 will bring a new trend for touchscreen control, and the companies have been working aggressively in the touchscreen...

Notebook vendors to offer transforming ultrabooks with touch screens

Feb 17, 12:12

In order to match Windows 8's touch functions, notebook vendors plan to offer touch ultrabooks, but the addition of touch functions will result in 0.7-1.5cm increase in thickness...

Notebook players aim to push ultrabooks with touchscreen feature

Wistron seeking acquisition targets

Jan 31, 01:30

Wistron, after raising US$180 million in euro-convertible bonds (ECB) and building a US$100 million greenshoe fund, is seeking acquisition targets for vertical integration and is...

VIA, SiS achieve results from non-PC industry

Jan 12, 01:05

Taiwan-base chipset makers VIA Technologies and Silicon Integrated Systems (SiS), although already phasing out of the PC chipset market, have both entered different markets and achieved...

Foxconn suspends investment in southern China

Nov 4, 12:21

Foxconn in early 2011 decided to invest US$25 million to set up touch screen production lines for tablet PCs at leased factory buildings in Dongguan, southern China, but has suspended...

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...

PC accessory player Razer to launch own-brand notebook

Aug 30, 01:25

PC accessory player Razer has announced it will enter the notebook market and will launch a high-end model - Razer Blade, priced at US$2,799.99 to compete against first-tier brand...

Touch component makers expect strong sales in September

Aug 29, 15:17

Sales of small- to medium-size touchscreen component makers expect sales to pick up significantly starting September 2011 with touch panel orders from tablet PC, smartphone and e-book...

Wintek signs US$200 million syndicated loan

Aug 26, 14:55

Taiwan's touch panel maker Wintek signed a syndicated loan agreement of US$200 million with a consortium of 18 banks, including state-owned Taiwan Bank, on August 25, 2011, to strengthen...

TPK revises 3Q11 outlook thanks to new orders

Aug 23, 16:41

Apple's major touch panel supplier TPK Holding has revised its outlook for third-quarter 2011, citing orders from new clients. Sales in the third quarter are expected to remain on...

TPK Chairman Michael Chiang

SiS to phase out its PC chipset business

Aug 2, 01:10

Taiwan-based chipset maker Silicon Integrated System (SiS) is set to phase out its PC business by the end of 2011 and will turn its business focus fully to chipsets for consumer electronics...

Windows 8 Preview to bring 4 major factors to mobile device industry, says Digitimes Research

Jun 8, 16:55

Microsoft's display, at Computex 2011, of the touch controls of Windows 8 using the company's technologies from Windows Phone 7's Metro UI. Digitimes Research believes Microsoft using...

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