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Acer chairman blames HP and Dell for poor ultra-thin notebook sales

Dec 9, 16:58

Acer chairman JT Wang believes ultra-thin notebooks with long battery-lives will be the future trend in the notebook industry and he recently urged Intel, which plans to mainly push...

JT Wang, Acer chairman

IT Month 2009: Asustek, Acer and MSI see strong ultra-thin notebook sales

Dec 4, 15:03

Asustek Computer, Acer and Micro-Star International (MSI) all expect their ultra-thin notebook sales at the IT Month 2009 consumer trade show in Taiwan to be higher than in 2008,...

No plans to add new foundry partner, says AMD

Dec 2, 15:54

In response to a question about whether AMD is considering adding a foundry partner – due to current capacity perhaps not being able to support recovering market demand in the...

Rick Bergman, senior vice president and general manager of AMD's Graphics Products Group

Ultra-thin notebooks may share the same fate as netbooks, say market watchers

Dec 1, 16:43

Some market watchers have recently expressed their concern that ultra-thin notebooks may share the same fate as netbooks since players ranging from first-tier vendors to white-box...

Vendors selling ultra-thin notebooks at IT Month 2009

10- to 12-inch displays to become mainstream in netbook segment in 2010

Nov 27, 16:39

Netbooks with 10- to 12-inch displays are expected to become the mainstream in the segment in 2010 as market demand for larger-size netbooks is rising, according to industry source...

IT Month 2009: Gigabyte gives away netbook with ultra-thin notebook purchase

Nov 26, 16:46

Gigabyte Technology will offer a netbook give-away with purchases of its recently launched 13.3-inch M1305 ultra-thin notebook at the IT Month 2009 consumer trade show in Taiwan....

Gigabyte M1305 ultra-thin notebook

Ultra-thin notebooks to account for only 10% of Asustek notebook sales by the end of 2009

Nov 26, 15:25

Asustek Computer has forecast that the proportion of ultra-thin notebook's in its total notebook sales for the end of 2009 will only reach about 10%, according to Tony Chen, Asustek...

Notebook HDI board shipments expected to drop in 4Q09 due to weak sales of ultra-thin models

Nov 13, 12:38

PCB suppliers expect their fourth-quarter shipments of HDI boards used in ultra-thin notebooks to drop sequentially because sales of ultra-thin notebooks have been weaker than expected,...

Taiwan market: Acer unveils 3D notebook in Taiwan

Nov 12, 16:20

Acer on November 11 unveiled its 15.6-inch Aspire 5738DG 3D notebook and the company has already prepared 3,000 units to sell at the IT Month consumer trade show in Taiwan. The show...

Acer 15.6-inch Aspire 5738DG 3D notebook

Intel to launch three Arrandale CPUs for ultra-thin notebooks in 1H10

Nov 12, 15:08

Intel plans to launch three 32nm dual-core Arrandale CPUs (Calpella platform), the Core i7-640UM (1.2GHz), Core i7-620UM (1.06GHz) and Core i5-520UM (1.06GHz) with price in thousand-unit...

AMD reveals future platform lineups

Nov 12, 14:32

AMD has announced new details on its platform roadmap at the 2009 Financial Analyst Day, where senior executives, including president and Chief Executive Officer Dirk Meyer, discussed...

Dirk Meyer, AMD president and CEO

Taiwan market: Fujitsu launches new tablet PC and ultra-thin notebooks

Nov 11, 15:46

Japan-based PC vendor Fujitsu has launched the 12.1-inch LifeBook T4310 tablet PC priced at NT$52,800 (US$1,625) in Taiwan along with the 11.6-inch LifeBook P3110 and 12.1-inch LifeBook...

Fujitsu LifeBook T4310 tablet PC

Taiwan market: Acer, Asustek, Lenovo, MSI lower prices to clean inventories

Nov 10, 14:41

Taiwan-based PC vendors Acer and Asustek Computer and China-based Lenovo have lowered retail prices for their ultra-thin notebooks and netbooks in the Taiwan market, while Taiwan-based...

Consumers shop for notebook

Wistron lowers 4Q09 notebook shipment forecast

Nov 6, 16:38

Wistron has lowered its projected on-quarter notebook shipment growth for the fourth quarter of 2009 from 10% originally to 5%, resulting in projected shipments of 7.2-7.3 million...

Handheld devices designed by Wistron using Ericsson wireless modules

Acer to target shipments of 40 million notebooks in 2010, says chairman

Oct 29, 11:15

Acer looks set to comfortably achieve its notebook shipments goal of more than 30 million units for 2009, and is looking to mark two major milestones in 2010, shipping more than 40...

MSI developing Tegra-based e-book reader, still no plans for Gigabyte

Oct 27, 12:19

Micro-Star International (MSI) chairman Joseph Hsu revealed that the company is currently in development of an Nvidia Tegra-based e-book reader, but since the device still has some...

MSI and Gigabyte expect strong notebook shipment growth in 2010

Oct 27, 12:10

Micro-Star International (MSI) and Gigabyte Technology recently revealed that their notebook shipments picked up in the second half of the year and both companies are optimistic about...

Asustek aims to ship more than 16 million notebooks and netbooks combined in 2010

Oct 26, 17:15

Asustek Computer expects its notebook shipments (including netbook)s will increase from 12 million units in 2009 to over 16 million units in 2010, and global notebook shipments will...

Taiwan market: LG to ship ultra-thin frameless LED-backlit TVs in November

Oct 22, 15:55

LG Taiwan will ship its SL90 series frameless LED TVs with a thickness of 2.9cm to the local market in November, with the 47-inch model priced at NT$86,900 (US$2,682) and the 42-inch...

Taiwan market: ViewSonic announces six ultra-thin notebooks

Oct 22, 12:25

ViewSonic has unveiled six Intel-based ultra-thin notebooks – two 12.1-inch ViewBook 120 notebooks, a 13.3-inch ViewBook 130, a 14.1-inch ViewBook 140 and two 13.3-inch enterprise-based...

ViewSonic shows off ultra-thin models in Taiwan

Gateway debuts three new EC series notebooks

Oct 22, 11:49

Gateway has debuted three new EC series notebooks, two in the 15.6-inch mainstream segment and one in the 11.6-inch ultra-portable segment. All the models deliver up to eight hours...

Gateway 15.6-inch EC series notebook

AMD Congo platform notebooks to be launched in early November 2009 timeframe

Oct 15, 17:15

AMD partners plan to launch Congo platform ultra-thin notebooks at the end of October or beginning of November, after postponing the launch from the end of July as originally planned...

Taiwan market: Toshiba launches two ultra-thin notebooks made by Quanta

Oct 15, 16:45

Toshiba has announced two new Intel-based ultra-thin notebooks targeted for the Taiwan market – the 11.6-inch Portege T110 and 13.3-inch T130. Both models are manufactured by...

Toshiba launches Portege T110 and T130 ultra-thin notebooks in Taiwan

Taiwan market: Panasonic to launch ultra-thin 54-inch PDP TV in November

Oct 15, 15:09

Panasonic Taiwan, eyeing the year-end holiday sales, is set to launch a 54-inch PDP TV with a thickness of only 2.47cm in Taiwan in November.

PDP TV with a thickness of 8.5cm

Acer recall is production issue, not ultra-thin notebook issue, say sources

Oct 13, 15:08

In light of the recent Acer recall for certain ultra-thin notebook models, Taiwan notebook makers have been pointing out that the recall is a is a production issue involving specific...

Gigabyte September revenues up on year, but mobo shipments will drop in 4Q09

Oct 9, 17:20

Gigabyte Technology has reported revenues of NT$4.7 billion (US$146.42 million) for September, up 17.9% on month and 4% on year, bringing its revenues for the first nine months of...

Quanta and Wistron September revenues up more than 15% sequentially

Oct 9, 17:12

Quanta Computer saw its monthly revenues grow 21.2% sequentially to a year-high of NT$72.81 billion (US$2.27 billion) in September on shipments of 3.6 million notebooks, whereas rival...

Acer chairman says company on target for 10% sales growth for 4Q09

Oct 6, 16:16

Acer chairman JT Wang recently assured investors that the company will achieve its forecasted 10% growth in consolidated revenues for the fourth quarter of 2009 thanks to the launch...

Taiwan market: Acer, Asustek and MSI cut prices on ultra-thin notebooks

Oct 5, 17:11

Taiwan-based notebook vendors Acer, Asustek Computer and Micro-Star International (MSI) have recently cut their ultra-thin notebook prices in the Taiwan retail channel to reduce their...

Toshiba unveils new ultra-thin notebooks

Oct 2, 16:45

Toshiba has unveiled two ultra-thin notebooks, the 11.6-inch Satellite T115 and 13.3-inch Satellite T135. Both models are manufactured by Quanta Computer and are expected to hit shelves...

Demand for 11.6-inch panels dropping, say LCD makers

Oct 1, 14:30

Some second-tier panel makers originally expected 11.6-inch panels could become the mainstream standard for netbooks and ultra-thin notebooks, but their expectations may not be realized...

Taiwan market: HP launches new ultra-thin notebooks and netbooks

Sep 29, 17:11

Hewlett-Packard (HP) Taiwan has launched a new ultra-thin notebook, the Probook 5310m, in the Taiwan market, featuring Intel's Core 2 Duo SP9300 processor and made by Compal Electronics...

Intel to offer dual-core CPUs for ultra-thin notebook platform

Sep 29, 14:28

Intel plans to upgrade its ultra-thin notebook platform to include dual-core CPUs in the fourth quarter of 2009, according to sources at notebook makers.

Visitor trying out Intel-based notebook

Netbooks salvage PC volumes, but take a toll on shipment value, says IDC

Sep 18, 14:59

Worldwide PC shipments fell 2.4% on year in the second quarter of 2009, while shipment value was down 19.1% over the same period, according to IDC's Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker.

Taiwan market: Netbook vendors slashing prices for Atom N270-/N280-based models

Sep 18, 14:15

Taiwan-based netbook vendors, including BenQ, Asustek Computer, Micro-Star International (MSI) and Acer, have all recently slashed prices for their netbook lineups based on Intel...

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    Asustek ZenBook 3 Deluxe ultra-thin notebook

    ZenBook 3 Deluxe features a 14-inch display in compact chassis crafted from aerospace-grade aluminum alloy. This grade of alloy is 50% stronger than standard alloy, according to the...

    Photo: Company, Jun 14.

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    Asustek ZenFone 3 Zoom smartphone

    Asustek Computer has announced ZenFone 3 Zoom, an ultra-thin 5.5-inch smartphone with a 5000mAh battery and a dual-camera system. The ZenFone 3 Zoom features dual-camera system consists...

    Photo: Company, Jan 23.

  • Acer+R1+series+monitor

    Acer R1 series monitor

    Acer's R1 monitor series features an ultra-thin sub-7mm enclosure and Acer's ZeroFrame design to maximize the view and minimizes visual clutter for multi-monitor setups. The monitors...

    Photo: Company, Jan 8.

  • Apple+new+12%2Dinch+ultra%2Dthin+MacBook+

    Apple new 12-inch ultra-thin MacBook

    Apple has unveiled a new MacBook product line. Apple claims every component has been redesigned to create a Mac that weighs just two pounds and is 13.1mm thin. The new MacBook features...

    Photo: Company, Mar 12.

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    Apple iPod touch with 5MP iSight camera

    Apple has announced its 16GB iPod touch is now available in several colors and equipped with a 5-megapixel iSight camera. The entire iPod touch lineup features the 5-megapixel iSight...

    Photo: Company, Jun 27.

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