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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,...

Launch plans of Intel upcoming CPUs updated

Mar 15, 01:00

Intel is set to announce its next-generation 22nm-based Ivy Bridge processors by the end of April with 11 models including Core i7-3770K, Core i7-3770, Core i7-3770S, Core i7-3770T...

Phoenix, Insyde and AMI competing for adoption of UEFI BIOS in Windows 8

Mar 14, 16:41

Having released the beta version of Windows 8 at the end of February, Microsoft is now in the final stages of testing and revisions, and working with hardware developers and collect...

Nokia likely to launch Windows 8 tablet PCs in 4Q12, say sources

Mar 12, 15:59

Nokia will team up with Microsoft to venture into the tablet PC market by releasing a 10-inch Windows 8-based tablet PC set on Qualcomm's dual-core platform in the fourth quarter...

BIOS maker Insyde expected to benefit from Windows 8

Mar 6, 01:25

Taiwan-based BIOS maker Insyde Software is expected to be one of the players to benefit most from Windows 8 as the company is currently the fastest player to adopt UEFI BIOS and was...

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...

Apple expected to unveil 16GB and 32GB iPad 3 as well as 8GB iPad 2 on March 7

Mar 1, 01:10

As Apple has scheduled an event on March 7, sources from its upstream supply chain pointed out that the company is expected to launch two iPad 3 models - a 16GB version and 32GB ve...

CyberLink expects to benefit from Windows 8 beginning 4Q12

Feb 17, 15:17

As Windows 8 may not support Dolby and MPEG-2 and therefore users will be unable to playback or burn DVD movie discs, CyberLink expects to benefit from market demand for its solutions...

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    Microsoft Surface 2 tablet

    The Surface 2 is powered by an Nvidia Tegra 4 processor, and its battery life can last up to 10 hours for video playback, according to Microsfot. The device features a 10.6-inch...

    Photo: Company, Oct 1.

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    Microsoft Surface Pro 2 tablet

    The Surface Pro 2 is the successor to Surface Pro and, like its predecessor, is a notebook replacement, capable of running all Windows' software including the full Microsoft Office...

    Photo: Company, Sep 26.

  • Intel+Bay+Trail%2Dbased+Atom+Z3000+series+processor

    Intel Bay Trail-based Atom Z3000 series processor

    Intel has launched its latest family of low-power systems-on-a-chip (SoC), codenamed Bay Trail, for tablets, 2-in-1s and other mobile devices. It will be available to consumers...

    Photo: Company, Sep 24.

  • Acer+Aspire+R7%2D572+notebook

    Acer Aspire R7-572 notebook

    With the Ezel hinge, Acer's Aspire R7-572 notebook has four modes of operation: a traditional notebook; a table top pad; a touch display; and the unique Ezel mode, which allows the...

    Photo: Company, Sep 5.

  • Acer+Aspire+V5+touch+notebook

    Acer Aspire V5 touch notebook

    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...

    Photo: Company, Nov 2.

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