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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

Microsoft stepping up involvement in ultrabook outer designs, say sources

Apr 16, 16:30

Microsoft, to ensure that its Windows 8 will be run smoothly in ultrabooks under touch-control environemnts, has been actively involved in outer designs of ultrabooks with branded...

Intel expected to bring forward the launch of Ivy Bridge

Apr 12, 01:00

Intel, which originally planned to announce its new Ivy Bridge processors on April 29, is expected to bring forward the announcement to April 23 with Asustek computer, Acer, Lenovo...

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New ultrabooks and MacBook Pro expected to help slim 15-inch notebooks

Apr 9, 16:37

As Apple will launch its updated MacBook Pro, while notebook brand vendors are aggressively pushing 15-inch ultrabooks, market watchers believe the competition will help reduce the...

Mainstream ultrabooks to have difficulty achieving US$699 price target

Apr 9, 16:33

As Intel is aggressively promoting second-generation ultrabooks featuring its 22nm Ivy Bridge processors, sources from notebook vendors pointed out that market watchers' expected...

Getac to increase shipments of fiberglass-reinforced plastic casings for ultrabooks in 2Q12

Apr 9, 11:03

Taiwan-based Getac Technology will increase shipments of fiberglass-reinforced plastic casings for ultraboks in second-quarter 2012, according to industry sources.

Notebook ODMs to see ultrabooks account for 10% of 2Q12 shipments, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 5, 15:52

Taiwan-based notebook ODMs expected ultrabooks to contribute 10% of their shipments in the second quarter as notebook vendors such as Apple, Sony, Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Toshiba...

Quanta, Compal expected to achieve growth in 2H12 gross margin

Apr 3, 01:30

Quanta Computer and Compal Electronics are both expected to see falling gross margins in the first quarter of 2012 with Quanta's problems due to its weak shipments for non-notebook...

Samsung expects to see 30% on-year growth in 2012 notebook shipments

Apr 2, 16:16

Samsung Electronics has internally set a goal of achieving 30% on-year growth in its notebook shipments in 2012 with 30% of the total volume being ultrabooks and the ultrabook proportion...

Pegatron undertaking exclusive ODM production of 15-inch Acer ultrabook, say Taiwan makers

Mar 28, 01:30

Pegatron has undertaken exclusive ODM production of a 15-inch ultrabook for Acer since mid-March, with monthly shipments of 100,000 units, according to Taiwan-based supply chain ma...

Component makers concern for the possible impact from ultrabook

Mar 27, 01:15

Component makers, seeing their downstream brand partners are aggressively entering the ultrabook market, are concerned that if demand for ultrabook is not as good as expected, their...

Intel assists notebook makers to land ultrabook orders from regional vendors

Mar 26, 15:32

Intel has recently assisted notebook makers including Elitegroup Computer System (ECS), Clevo and Pegatron Technology land white-box ultrabook orders from regional vendors in emerging...

Orders for ultrabooks pour in, say Taiwan IC designers

Mar 23, 11:39

Taiwan-based notebook-related IC designers including Alcor Micro, Anpec Electronics, Elan Microelectronics, Ene Technology, Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT), Integrated Technology...

Chassis maker Ju Teng enters Samsung notebook supply chain, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 22, 14:20

First-tier chassis maker Ju Teng International, in addition to ultrabook chassis orders from 5-6 PC brand vendors, has entered into Samsung Electronics' notebook supply chain and...

PC shipments expected to have strong 2H12, says IDC

Mar 20, 16:20

Worldwide PC shipment growth for 2011 ended on a slightly positive note, growing to 1.8% on the year, according to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker. While the first half of...

Slimmer MacBook Pro in production, say sources

Mar 16, 15:21

Apple has revised its MacBook Pro to become slimmer by removing the optical disc drive, with 13- and 15-inch models in production for initial monthly shipments of 100,000-150,000...

New Apple MacBook Pro to feature slimmer profile

Acer adopts Nvidia Kepler GPUs for ultrabooks

Mar 14, 14:34

Acer has adopted Nvidia's 28nm Kepler-architecture GPU, GeForce GT 640M, for its Aspire Timeline M3 Ultra, a 15-inch Ivy Bridge-platform ultrabook.

Taiwan market: Dell to launch XPS ultrabook

Mar 14, 13:40

Dell on March 13 unveiled the 13.3-inch XPS 13, its first ultrabook made by Quanta Computer, for launch in the Taiwan market soon. The model features a chassis made of carbon-fiber-reinforced...

Taiwan-based vendors to offer ultrabook-like PCs in 2Q12

Mar 7, 01:20

Viewing that Intel will delay the launch of Ivy Bridge processors until June and existing Sandy Bridge-based ultrabooks are too expensive, Taiwan-based vendors plan to offer ultrabook-like,...

Intel to release Ivy Bridge processors at the end of April

Mar 3, 11:55

Intel is expected to officially announce its latest Ivy Bridge processors at the end of April. First-tier notebook brand vendors have been aggressively competing for available capacity...

Intel to release its Ivy Bridge ultrabook processor at the end of April

Taiwan market: Samsung unveils 2 ultrabooks

Mar 2, 16:03

Samsung Electronics on March 1 unveiled two Series 5 ultrabooks equipped with Intel Core i5 processors for launch in the Taiwan market at recommended retail prices of NT$30,900 (US$1,047)...

Samsung launches new notebooks in Taiwan

Getac chairman expects 10-15 million ultrabook shipments in 2012, 50-60 million for 2013

Mar 1, 01:15

As ultrabooks fall to mainstream prices as well as the launch of Windows 8, Getac Technology chairman James Hwang expects total ultrabook shipments will reach 10-15 million units...

Getac to push rugged PC and notebook component businesses in 2012

Mar 1, 01:05

Getac Technology, after stopping its notebook OEM business, is turning its focus to the rugged PC industry, and is also pushing its car electronics and fiberglass chassis businesses...

Getac chairman

Taiwan-based connector makers expect ultrabooks to increase orders beginning 3Q12

Feb 29, 15:07

Taiwan-based makers of electronic connectors hold the opinion that global demand for ultrabooks will significantly grow following Intel's launch of Ivy Bridge, and therefore expect...

Catcher to see revenue contribution from notebooks surpass 50% in 2012

Feb 23, 01:00

Chassis maker Catcher Technology expects revenue contributions from its notebook business reach over 50%, surpassing its smartphone business, which was the major revenue contributor...

Taiwan IC designers seeing orders pick up

Feb 22, 14:52

Customer orders have been perking up recently, according to Taiwan-based IC design houses, adding that the upcoming international IT fairs are also expected to see new orders flow.

Most vendors expected to adopt hybrid HDDs for Ivy Bridge ultrabooks

Feb 22, 01:45

As Intel will launch Ivy Bridge processors for use in second-generation ultrabooks in May and demands that data read/write speeds attain a certain level through adopting SSDs or hybrid...

Asustek to host investors conference on February 24

Feb 21, 15:32

Asustek Computer is set to host an investors conference on February 24. The company's motherboard and notebook shipments as well as tablet PC plans will be the focuses of the meeting,...

Asustek to host investor conference

Ultrabooks boost demand for 4mm micro fans

Feb 21, 14:20

Acer's second-generation ultrabook S5 is reportedly set to adopt the latest 4mm micro fans, while players including Hewlett-Packard (HP), Lenovo, Dell and LG have also expressed interest...

Ultrabooks to help boosting demand for ultra-thin components

IC designer Asix to see sales rise over 20% in 1Q12

Feb 21, 13:55

Network IC design house Asix Electronics is expected to see its first-quarter revenues increase more than 20% sequentially, driven by a ramp-up in orders from the ultrabook sector,...

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

Acer expects double ultrabook shipments in 2Q12, improving gross margin each quarter

Feb 16, 01:25

Acer has announced results for 2011 with operating profit turning from losses to gains in the fourth quarter of 2011, while company chairman JT Wang pointed out that gross margin...

JT Wang, Acer chairman

Ultrabooks less desirable in Europe, say Taiwan makers

Feb 15, 01:10

The proportion of global sales of notebooks for ultrabooks in 2012 is estimated at only 20%, lower than a target of 30% or even 40% as expected by Intel, and this is mainly because...

Ultrabook prices to drop 20-30% in early March to April

Feb 14, 01:25

Prices of the existing ultrabooks are expected to see a 20-30% drop in early March to April to help digesting notebook vendors' inventories as Intel is set to announce its next-generation...

Ultrabook price is expected to drop 20-30%

Ultrabook price unlikely to achieve sweet spot until 2013

Feb 13, 16:09

Despite that notebook vendors all understand that price is the key to significantly drive demand for ultrabooks, especially when approaching to the sweet spot at about US$599-699,...

Ultrabook needs to reach sweet spot to strongly attract consumers
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    Photo: Company, Jun 25.

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    Photo: Company, Nov 14.

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    Photo: Company, Nov 14.

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