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Acer enters tier-3 to -5 cities in China

Jun 14, 01:30

Acer, starting 2012, is executing a three-year plan in China to expand its channel bases from tier-1 and -2 cities to tier-3 to -5 cities and is set to open new stores at a rate of...

Scott Lin, Acer vice president and president of Acer Greater China

Taiwan market: Lenovo releases second-generation ultrabooks

Jun 12, 01:20

Lenovo on June 11, announced its second-generation ultrabooks in Taiwan, featuring Intel's Ivy Bridge processors with 13-inch IdeaPad U310 is priced at NT$28,900 (US$966) and IdeaPad...

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

Computex 2012: Asus Taichi features a BOM of around US$900, OEMs estimate

Jun 8, 01:25

Asustek Computer has unveiled its latest ultrabook innovation with the announcement of Asus Taichi – a tablet PC and ultrabook hybrid with a top cover that is itself a double-sided...

Asus Taichi expected to have rather expensive BOM

Computex 2012: AMD targets US$599-899 range for APU-based ultrathin notebooks

Jun 8, 01:20

While AMD announced the latest E-series accelerated processing units (APU) for its ultrathin notebook design to compete against Intel's ultrabook plans, John Taylor, director of Global...

AMD pushing new E-series APU for ultrathin notebook concept

Computex 2012: Intel pushing ultrabooks in both mainstream and emerging markets

Jun 8, 01:10

To accelerate the penetration of its second-generation ultrabook, Intel has come up with a plan to promote the machines in emerging markets.

Intel to promote ultrabooks in emerging markets.

Innovative designs of ultrabooks may see panel and BLU makers play bigger roles in notebook manufacturing

Jun 7, 11:56

Accommodating the introduction of Intel's Ivy Bridge processors and Microsoft's Windows 8, numerous industry leading notebook brands are currently showcasing ultrabooks at Computex...

Asustek Taichi ultrabook with double-sided LCD display

SanDisk SSD adopted by Fujitsu, Lenovo

Jun 7, 11:19

SanDisk's mSATA SSD devices have been adopted by Fujitsu for its recently-announced ultrabooks, and Lenovo for the ThinkPad Edge-series notebooks, according to the flash memory ven...

Dan Inbar, senior VP and GM of SanDisk's OEM business unit

Computex 2012: AMD reveals E-series APUs to help extend notebook battery life

Jun 7, 01:00

AMD has announced the launch of its latest AMD E-series accelerated processing unit (APU) platform. Designed for essential notebook and desktop personal computers which meet basic...

Gigabyte introduces new ultrabook and smartphone at Computex Taipei 2012

Jun 6, 13:55

Gigabyte Technology maintains a well-deserved reputation as a major motherboard maker and vendor but the company has also become a talented and successful notebook designer over the...

Gigabyte

Trend in mobile computing: Q&A with Intel's Gregory Bryant

Jun 6, 12:31

Leading up to Computex, Digitimes touched base with Intel's Gregory Bryant, VP of sales and marketing group and general manager of Intel Asia-Pacific Region, to find out more about...

Gregory Bryant, VP of sales and marketing group and general manager of Intel Asia-Pacific Region

Computex 2012: Industry shaping future of computing experiences on Intel architecture

Jun 6, 01:10

Intel senior vice president Tom Kilroy officially introduced the next wave of ultrabook systems during a keynote address at Computex Taipei 2012. Making a bold statement around the...

If ultrabooks don't take off, there are always ultra-likes

Jun 5, 11:46

Ultrabook products, strongly promoted by Intel, have been the center of attention since the second-half of 2011. However, due to obstacles in terms of retail pricing and market positioning,...

Podak, 3H to boost shipments for new notebooks in 3Q12

May 29, 14:38

Honey Hope Honesty (3H) and Podak, which distribute Japan-made passive components including MLCCs, aluminum capacitors and inductors, will see their shipments rise significantly in...

Camera design for ultrabooks helps maintain webcam ASPs

May 29, 13:46

As ultrabooks require built-in camera modules be reduced to 2.0-3.0mm which is lower than 4.0-5.0mm specified for regular notebooks, this prevents ASPs for webcams from falling in...

Asustek to launch three new ZenBook models in June

May 24, 01:15

Asustek Computer will launch three models of its ZenBook Prime lineup, the UX21A, UX31A and UX32VD, in June, featuring full HD IPS panels from Chimei Innolux (CMI). Asustek aims to...

Intel pushes new battery solutions to reduce ultrabook cost

May 22, 01:30

To lower production costs of ultrabooks, Intel has been aggressively trying to find replacement components and is currently pushing two new battery solutions - 16650 cylindrical battery...

Proportion of SSD-equipped ultrabooks to fall to 56% in 2Q12, says Digitimes Research

May 18, 16:30

The proportion of ultrabooks equipped with SSDs will drop from 86% in the first quarter of 2012 to 56% in the second as vendors attempt to cut component costs to keep down prices,...

Asustek unveils US$799 ultrabook

May 11, 15:07

Asustek Computer on May 10 unveiled UX32VD, its second-generation ultrabook equipped with Ivy Bridge Core i5-3317U processor, Nvidia GeForce GT620M graphics card and hybrid storage...

HP launches several ultrabooks and ultra-like notebooks

May 10, 01:40

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has announced several ultrabooks including the Envy Spectre and EliteBook Folio 9470m, featuring Intel's latest Core i7 processors, as well as ultra-like notebook...

Getac, Bin Chuan announce revenue performance in April

May 8, 01:45

Taiwan-based notebook chassis and component makers Getac Technology and Bin Chuan Enterprise have announced their revenues for April with Getac saw drop and Bin Chuan achieved grow...

Apple reportedly to release US$799 MacBook Air in 3Q12

May 7, 15:53

Apple is reportedly considering responding to the upcoming second-generation ultrabooks by launching a US$799 MacBook Air in the third quarter of 2012, according to sources from the...

Notebook ODMs aggressively expanding chassis capacity for ultrabooks

May 2, 16:21

Notebook ODMs, seeing that supply of metal chassis has been tight, are aggressively pushing chassis companies they are invested in to expand capacity, and are also adopting chassis...

Demand for ultrabooks triggers notebook ODMs to aggressively enter into chassis production industry

PC vendors reportedly facing challenges from Windows 8

Apr 30, 16:12

Notebook brand vendors originally expected ultrabooks and Windows 8 to help start a new wave of PC replacement in the second half of 2012, but are reportedly facing great pressure...

PC vendors concern that PC replacement trend may not occur in 2012

Intel seeks help from supply chain in response to changes in Acer ultrabook plans

Apr 27, 14:00

As Acer has announced plans to reduce the proportion of ultrabooks in its total notebook shipments from 25-30% to 12-20% for 2012, Intel has already begun to seek help from the upstream...

Notebook vendors to push ultra-like notebook models

Apr 26, 01:20

The high prices of second-generation ultrabooks which are set to appear in early June of around US$1,000 are unlikely to help them win-over consumers; therefore, notebook vendors...

Newmax aggressively striving for notebook camera orders

Apr 24, 01:15

Taiwan-based optical lens maker Newmax Technology is aggressive trying to land high quality optical lens orders from ultrabook and notebook players, according to sources from upstream...

HP, Dell and Asustek said to plan launch of 15-inch ultrabooks without an ODD

Apr 24, 00:47

As Apple reportedly may remove the design of the internal optical disc drive (ODD) for its new MacBook Pro and make it an optional pick, sources from supply chain pointed out that...

Global NAND flash revenues to grow 8% in 2012, says IHS

Apr 20, 10:40

The NAND flash memory market is expected to achieve 8% growth in 2012 thanks to major sales drivers, including solid-state-drive (SSD) equipped ultrabooks, according to IHS iSuppli...

China-based notebook component makers unlikely to replace Taiwan-based ones in five years, say Taiwan makers

Apr 20, 01:10

In response to Intel's support for China-based component makers to become supply chain makers for ultrabooks, Taiwan-based makers indicated that it will be difficult for China-based...

Intel supports China-based makers to promote ultrabooks

Apr 20, 01:05

Intel, in line with its promotion of ultrabooks, has offered technological and/or financial support for China-based makers to help them join the Ultrabook Ecosystem Community, according...

Nanya lands mobile RAM orders for ultrabooks

Apr 19, 13:46

Nanya Technology has entered the supply chain of a brand ultrabook vendor with its mobile RAM memory, and has also secured orders for tablet applications, according to the Taiwan-based...

Nanya strives to diversify and turn profitable

Intel estimates ultrabook shipments of 20-30 million units in 2012

Apr 19, 01:05

Intel has internally estimated that ultrabook shipments will reach 20-30 million units in 2012 and the volume in 2013 is expected to double or even triple on year as the integration...

HP to launch 5-7 ultrabooks in 2H12

Apr 18, 16:00

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has turned more positive about ultrabooks and will launch 5-7 models in the second half of 2012, with shipments expected to reach 3.7-5.5 million units for the...

Notebook vendors are turning aggressive about ultrabook

Catcher, Ju Teng reportedly enter into glass fiber reinforced plastic chassis industry

Apr 16, 16:33

As Intel is aggressively promoting ultrabooks with end prices of US$699, sources from the supply chain pointed out that PC brand vendors are turning to adopt glass fiber reinforced...

Chassis players enter into glass fiber reinforced plastic chassis business
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    Asustek Zenbook NX500 ultrabook

    Asustek has announced the Zenbook NX500, a new flagship of the Zenbook ultrabook range. The NX500 features a new all-aluminum chassis, Asustek's VisualMaster display technology and...

    Photo: Company, Jun 25.

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    Acer Aspire P3 ultrabook

    Weighing 3.06lb and measuring 0.77-inch, the Aspire P3 delivers performance and long battery life in a form factor with an 11.6-inch IPS HD display, Intel Core i3 or Core i5 processor,...

    Photo: Company, Jul 15.

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    Acer Aspire S7 series ultrabooks

    Acer has announced its Aspire S7 series ultrabooks, featuring a unibody design made from a single block of aluminum with a process that saves energy and material. They also feature...

    Photo: Company, Nov 14.

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    Acer Aspire M3 ultrabook

    Acer has unveiled its latest ultrabook products, the M series, to bring a touch experience to the mainstream consumer, offering 10-point touch, frameless HD display, latest Intel...

    Photo: Company, Nov 14.

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    Hynix DDR3L-RS DRAM

    SK Hynix has introduced DDR3L-RS (Reduced Standby) DRAM for mobile solutions using its 20nm class technology. By using 20nm class technology and efficiently managing standby current,...

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