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Gross margins for PC ODMs expected to turn healthy in 2012

Sep 1, 01:10

Gross margins of PC ODM players are expected to return healthy in 2012 as the notebook supply chain has already reached a mutual consensus to refuse low-margin orders in the future,...

HP upstream suppliers suffered from piled up TouchPad components

Aug 30, 01:05

As first-tier PC brand vendor Hewlett-Packard (HP) has recently halted all its TouchPad projects, upstream suppliers are currently suffering from the component inventory, which is...

Tablet PC fever is already cooling down, says Acer chairman

Aug 25, 01:20

Acer chairman JT Wang, commenting on tablet PC's impact on the notebook industry, pointed out that tablet PC fever is already starting to cool down and consumers are also being attracted...

Ultrabooks and Windows 8 to drive sales momentum for notebooks in 2012, says Wistron chairman

Aug 22, 14:33

The launch of ultrabooks and Microsoft's Windows 8 OS will serve as growth drivers for the notebook industry in 2012, according to Simon Lin, chairman of Taiwan-based notebook ODM...

Intel to ship new netbook platform in November

Aug 18, 01:15

Intel recently adjusted the launch schedule of its next-generation netbook platform, Cedar Trail-M, from September to November because the platform has encountered some graphics driver...

Compal sees drop in July revenues and notebook shipments

Aug 11, 01:00

Compal Electronics has announced consolidated revenues of NT$55.95 billion (US$1.93 billion) for July, down 6% on month, with combined consolidated revenues from January to July also...

Growth of DRAM content in PC to slow after 2012, says IHS

Aug 3, 10:30

The growth rate of DRAM content in personal computers (PCs) is set for a historic decline, with the average annual increase in DRAM amount for each new PC not expected to exceed 35%...

Asustek may have difficulties achieving 2011 notebook shipment goal

Jul 26, 01:30

Taiwan-based notebook vendor Asustek has achieved a strong performance in the tablet PC market, but may not be able to achieve its shipment goal of 20 million notebooks and netbooks...

Google, Intel set to upgrade Chromebook performance

Jul 20, 16:58

Google plans to upgrade the Chromebook design from originally adopting Atom N570 processors to mainstream Core i series processors to significantly boost system performance, while...

Asustek optimistic about performance in China

Jun 30, 01:40

Asustek Computer, at a product launch conference in China, pointed out that notebook demand in the China market was weak in the second quarter, but as the IT market will enter the...

Insyde brings UEFI BIOS to TI OMAP platform supporting next-version Windows

Jun 29, 17:00

Insyde Software has announced the delivery of UEFI BIOS and engineering services to customers designing ultra-thin laptops, tablets and mobile internet devices based on the ARM-based...

Acer places orders for 80,000 Z series APUs from AMD for tablet PCs

Jun 9, 01:45

Acer has recently placed orders for 80,000 Z series APUs from AMD for use in tablet PCs, targeting the enterprise market, according to sources from upstream component makers. However,...

Windows 8 Preview to bring 4 major factors to mobile device industry, says Digitimes Research

Jun 8, 16:55

Microsoft's display, at Computex 2011, of the touch controls of Windows 8 using the company's technologies from Windows Phone 7's Metro UI. Digitimes Research believes Microsoft using...

ARM to own 40% share in 2015 notebook market with help from Windows 8, says ARM president

Jun 7, 16:46

ARM CEO Tudor Brown, during an exclusive interview with Digitimes, pointed out that he estimates that ARM will be able to take a 40% share of the global notebook market in 2015, helping...

Microsoft says companies are welcome to join new OS development

Jun 3, 01:50

Despite adjustments made in the development process of Windows 8, Microsoft claimed it has reserved space for new partners to join its Integrated Development Program (IDP).

Michael Angiulo, corporate VP of Microsoft's planning and PC ecosystem team

Insyde working on EFI BIOS for Windows 8

Jun 3, 01:30

Taiwan-based Insyde Software has announced that it is working on BIOS solutions supporting the UEFI (unified extensible firmware interface) standard for Microsoft's next version of...

Microsoft previews Windows 8

Jun 2, 12:45

At 2011 Computex today, Microsoft showed hardware partners the next version of Windows, internally codenamed "Windows 8." As part of this technical preview, Mike Angiulo,...

Windows 8 demonstrated by Microsoft at Computex 2011

Computex 2011: AMD announces solution for tablet PC

Jun 2, 01:20

AMD, at its press conference at Computex 2011, announced a new 40nm Z series APU codenamed Desna to target the tablet PC market, according to Rick Bergman, Senior Vice President and...

Microsoft postpones IDP for 2 weeks to re-consult with chip players

Jun 2, 01:10

Microsoft has postponed its Integrated Development Program (IDP) for Windows 8 as the plan created significant dissatisfaction within the upstream supply chain. Microsoft is set to...

Call for Taiwan participation in development of Windows 8 goes unanswered

Jun 1, 01:30

As Microsoft has not invited Taiwan-based IT vendors Acer, Asustek Computer and HTC to participate in its Integrated Development Program specifically for developing Windows 8, Acer...

Taiwan PC vendors seeking participation in developing Windows 8

May 25, 16:06

Microsoft has talked with Nvidia, Qualcomm, Texas Instruments (TI), Intel and AMD for their participation in its Integrated Development Program specifically for developing Windows...

Windows 8 on ARM expected to appear by the end of 2011

May 24, 01:15

Tablet PCs that adopt Windows 8 and ARM-based processor are expected to appear by the end of 2011, but due to the platform lack of system performance, the platform will be mainly...

Toshiba reportedly abandoning ideas for developing Wintel-based tablets and Chromebooks

May 24, 01:00

Japan-based notebook brand vendor Toshiba reportedly has abandoned ideas for developing Windows 7-based tablet PCs and Chromebooks as the two devices have already disappeared from...

Fujitsu to launch 7-inch Android tablet PC in 3Q11

May 19, 01:00

Japan-based notebook brand Fujitsu has recently launched its self-developed 10.1-inch LifeBook TH40/D tablet PC featuring Windows 7 in Japan, the US and Europe, and the company is...

MSI to launch 2 new tablet PCs at Computex 2011

May 12, 01:30

Micro-Star International (MSI) is set to announce two new tablet PCs – the WindPad 100A, adopting Google Android 3.0 and Nvidia Tegra 2, and WindPad 110W, adopting AMD's Brazos...

Taiwan market: Fujitsu launches new Sandy Bridge notebooks

Mar 24, 01:05

Japan-based notebook vendor Fujitsu has launched several new Intel Sandy Bridge-based notebooks including 15.6-inch LifeBook AH531 and LH531, 17.3-inch LifeBook NH751 in Taiwan; although...

Intel works with notebook makers to push into Android tablet PC market

Mar 15, 16:09

As Microsoft has announced its Windows operating system will add support for ARM-based platforms, Intel has recently decided to cooperate with Taiwan-based notebook makers including...

External keyboards for tablet PC expected to see weak demand

Mar 10, 01:05

Despite most first-tier tablet PC players have designed their products with support of an external keyboard, Taiwan-based keyboard makers are taking a conservative attitude about...

Acer takes less than 2 weeks to restock Intel Sandy Bridge notebooks

Mar 3, 01:00

Acer took less than two weeks to re-produce notebooks with fixed Intel Sandy Bridge chipsets and ship them to retail channels worldwide; leading all other global brands, mainly due...

CeBIT 2011: ECS to showcase tablet PCs

Feb 22, 01:15

Taiwan-based motherboard maker Elitegroup Computer System (ECS) is set to showcase its latest 10.1-inch Windows 7- and Android-based tablet PCs at CeBIT 2011, which will be hosted...

Nokia provides financial targets and forecasts linked to new strategy

Feb 11, 16:45

Nokia has outlined a new strategic direction, including changes in leadership and operational structure to, for the company-wide overhaul.

HP, Dell to debut latest tablet PCs

Feb 10, 01:20

Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell are both set to announce their latest tablet PCs shortly with mixed platforms as well as operating systems, according to sources from notebook players...

SiS 10-finger multi-touch solution wins Windows 7 certification

Jan 27, 01:05

Silicon Integrated Systems (SiS) has announced its 10-finger multi-touch IC solution – SiS9200 series – has been validated by Microsoft Windows 7 certification. The SiS9200...

CES 2011: Microsoft announces support of SoC architectures for next-generation Windows

Jan 6, 14:41

Microsoft has announced at Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2011, that the next version of Windows will support system on a chip (SoC) architectures, including ARM-based systems from...

Steven Sinofsky, president, Microsoft Windows and Windows Live Division, announces the next version

Intel, Microsoft may face strong challenge from ARM/Android

Dec 23, 01:15

With rumors that Microsoft will announce a Windows operating system designed specifically for ARM-based platforms at CES 2011, plus the fact that Intel has been working aggressively...

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    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.

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    Intel Bay Trail-based Atom Z3000 series processor

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    Photo: Company, Sep 24.

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    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.

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