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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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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

China market: ZTE launches first Windows Phone smartphone, says report

Jun 11, 14:38

China-based vendor ZTE has launched V965W, its first Windows Phone 7.5 smartphone, for contract-bundled sale by China Unicom, according to China-based tech.163.com.

Touch panel makers gearing up for Windows 8 devices

Jun 7, 01:25

Touch panel companies are all gearing up for new demand created by Windows 8 ultrabooks. Demand for 11.6- to 15.6-inch touch panels is set to boom driven by rollouts of new ultrabooks...

Microsoft to release Windows Phone 8 on June 20

Jun 6, 13:34

Microsoft plans to release its new platform for smartphones, Windows Phone 8 (codenamed Apollo), on June 20, but most branded smartphone vendors, with the exception of Nokia, will...

Microsoft to showcase Windows Phone 8 on June 20

Touch panels for Windows 8 devices to start shipping in 3Q12

Jun 6, 01:50

On the heels of Intel's announcement at Computex Taipei 2012 that its upcoming ultrabooks designs will support touch panels, market observers predict that demand for 13.3- to 15.6-inch...

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Windows 8 success will initially depend on demand from North America, says JT Wang

Jun 6, 01:40

The initial success of Windows 8 will depend on the North America market, according to Acer chairman JT Wang. Wang stated that although PC demand is currently being affect by a sovereign...

Acer chairman JT Wang

Windows and Intel, but not Wintel, take center stage at Computex

Jun 5, 11:43

Computex Taipei is set to open today with Intel and Microsoft again taking center stage, much as they have done in previous years. However, while in the glory days of the computing...

Expanding the motherboard market: Q&A with Gigabyte sales and marketing

Jun 5, 11:26

Following the recent launch of Intel's new Ivy Bridge platform, new announcements from AMD, and the growing anticipation for Windows 8, Computex 2012 will provide PC players from...

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Asustek to start selling WoA tablet PC in October

Jun 5, 01:45

Asustek Computer has announced its latest 10.1-inch Windows-on-ARM (WoA) tablet PC – Tablet 600, which is expected to start shipping in September and will be available in retail...

Windows 8 launch to ramp up sales of controller ICs, ambient light sensors and proximity sensors

May 31, 11:30

The launch of Windows 8 in the second half of 2012 is to bring increasing revenues for Taiwan-based IC design houses, and vendors such as Elan Microelectronics, Capella Microsystems,...

Wistron drops 2Q12 notebook shipment forecast

May 31, 01:20

Wistron has reduced its notebook shipment forecast for the second quarter from a growth of 0-5% sequentially to staying flat and or even a slight drop.

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Asustek, HTC back off from new Chromebook

May 31, 01:00

Although Google recently unveiled its second-generation Chromebook device, jointly developed with Samsung Electronics, Asustek Computer and High Tech Computer (HTC), seeing Acer and...

Google is aggressively pushing second-generation Chromebook

Notebook ODMs starting to reduce component orders for June

May 29, 01:25

Taiwan-based notebook ODMs, although still maintaining their shipment forecast for the second quarter, have recently started decreasing their orders to upstream component makers and...

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Microsoft reportedly considers raising Windows 8 licensing fees

May 25, 14:48

Microsoft is reportedly considering upward adjusting licensing fees for OEM versions of Windows 8, and with Intel reluctant to lower quotes for processors for use in ultrabooks, the...

Computex 2012: Acer to showcase Windows 8 tablet PCs

May 25, 01:05

Acer will exhibit Windows 8-based tablet PCs at Computex Taipei 2012 to take place during June 5-9, according to industry sources.

AMD prepares low-voltage CPUs for Windows 8 tablet PCs

May 22, 16:07

AMD, seeing Microsoft is ready to launch Windows 8 before the end of October, is set to release its Hondo processors, featuring 40nm Bobcat architecture with power consumption of...

Acer, Asustek to launch netbooks with upgraded Atom processor in 3Q12

May 22, 01:40

Acer and Asustek Computer, seeing as most other vendors have quit the netbook market and netbook shipments are becoming more stable, plans to launch new netbook models with Intel's...

China market: Booming sales of Windows Phones could be short-lived, say sources

May 21, 12:49

Nokia's Lumia smartphones are currently enjoying booming sales in China, but some industry sources fear the brisk sales could be short-lived.

Jarllytec, Syncmold look to orders for hinges used in Windows 8 AIO PCs

May 14, 11:17

Jarllytec and Syncmold Enterprise, two Taiwan-based makers of hinges, are poised for production of hinges for use in Windows 8-based touch enabled enterprise AIO (all-in-one) PCs...

Taiwan market: Effects of Windows 8 to emerge in 4Q12, says ViewSonic

May 9, 15:38

The LCD monitor market in Taiwan showed stabilization in the first quarter and is expected to further grow this year as the launch of Windows 8 is likely to stimulate demand in the...

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...

AMD readies Trinity APU in May and preparing more CPUs for later

May 8, 01:15

AMD is set to launch its latest A series APUs codenamed Trinity in May and will initially only release models for notebooks with models for desktops to wait until August, while the...

Retailers turning conservative about 2Q12 PC demand

May 3, 01:25

Although Intel has recently announced its latest Ivy Bridge processors and many players expected to see strong PC demand in the second quarter, some channel retailers have turned...

PC brand vendors moving R&D resources from Android to Windows 8

May 2, 16:28

PC brand vendors have already started moving their resources from R&D for Android to Windows 8 and are focusing more on developing Windows 8-based products, according to sources...

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 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...

Insyde receives orders from Lenovo

Apr 12, 01:25

Taiwan-based BIOS designer Insyde Software has announced several new UEFI firmware and tools designed for Windows 8 at Intel Developer Forum (IDF) and the company's solutions have...

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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Silitech sees weak performance in March

Apr 10, 01:35

Taiwan-based handset keypad and magnesium-aluminum alloy component maker Silitech Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$840 million, down 20.56% on year, while consolidated...

Intel to push StudyBook tablet PC for emerging markets

Apr 3, 01:15

Intel is set to push a tablet PC product codenamed StudyBook to target emerging markets and will adopt the same sales model as its Classmate PC, according to sources from PC players...

China market: First-tier channel operators not enthusiastic about Tango phones

Mar 30, 15:47

Although Nokia has been trying to increase its market share in China with its Tango-based smartphones, first-tier channel operators in China have adopted a wait-and-see attitude toward...

Microsoft urged to give more design flexibility on Windows Phone 8

Mar 29, 15:09

Handset makers in Taiwan have urged Microsoft to provide more flexibility to enable smartphone makers to modify applications and the user interface on Window Phone 8 so that smartphone...

Windows 8 tablet PCs expected to be launched in October, say Taiwan makers

Mar 21, 01:00

In line with Microsoft's release of Windows 8 in September-October, first-tier vendors including Hewlett-Packard, Dell, Lenovo, Acer and Asustek Computer are developing x86-based...

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China market: Nokia to launch Windows Phone 7.5 smartphones

Mar 16, 16:30

Nokia will launch Windows Phone 7.5 (Tango) Lumia series smartphones in the China market on March 28 through cooperation with China Unicom, China Telecom and China Mobile. WCDMA,...

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