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  • Last update: Monday 19 November 2012 [127 news items]

Windows 8 may not start a PC replacement trend for enterprises until after 2014

Nov 19, 22:57

Demand for Microsoft's Windows 8 is unlikely to start emerging until 2013 for the consumer market, while for the enterprise market, demand is expected to come at an even later time...

Notebook brands to mainly promote Windows 7 notebooks in 4Q12

Nov 7, 16:07

Although Microsoft has already released Windows 8, notebook brand vendors are still promoting Windows 7-based models in the fourth quarter in order to digest remaining inventories...

Prices of Windows 7 notebooks declining; more Windows 8 tablets unveiled

Oct 9, 15:27

Some branded notebook vendors have lowered the prices of their Windows 7-based notebooks sold through channel operators in the US recently in order to pave the way for the launch...

Microsoft new Windows 8 promotion unlikely to boost PC demand

Jul 4, 16:27

After announcing its Windows 8 upgrade plan for newly purchased Windows 7-based PCs in early June, Microsoft recently announced a new upgrade plan allowing consumers to spend US$39.99...

Microsoft aggressviely promoting its Windows 8 upgrade plan

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...

MSI reorganizing notebook business

Oct 25, 01:05

Micro-Star International (MSI), commenting about the recent market rumor that the company plans to shrink down its notebook business, pointed out that the company is only making some...

Android, Window Phone smartphone vendors to expand market share on disappointing iPhone 4S, say sources

Oct 6, 01:20

The newly released iPhone 4S lags behind some mainstream smartphones as far as specifications are concerned, giving rival companies in either the Android or Windows Phone camps, including...

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...

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...

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...

Compal Communications lowers 2011 handset shipments target; signs WP7 licensing agreement with Microsoft

Jun 24, 15:51

Compal Communications has lowered its handset shipments target for 2011 to 4.5 million units from six million projected earlier due to adjustments in product strategies by its clients,...

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...

Non-iOS systems stand chance of challenging iPad

Mar 2, 16:18

Google's Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) as well as Microsoft's Windows 7 still stand a good chance of challenging Apple's iOS, with the global market share for non-iPad devices in 2011 estimated...

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...

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...

China market: Hanvon to launch TouchPad B10 tablet PC in January

Dec 17, 01:45

China-based Hanvon Technology will begin to market its first Windows 7-based tablet PC, the TouchPad B10, in the China market in January 2011. Hanvon is currently outsourcing production...

Toshiba to launch 3 new tablet PCs in 1Q11

Dec 7, 01:05

Toshiba is aiming to launch three new tablet PCs in the first quarter of 2011 and has outsourced their production to its Taiwan-based partners Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics...

FIC unveils Windows 7 tablet PC Tycoon

Nov 11, 13:50

First International Computer (FIC), a second-tier Taiwan-based PC and consumer electronics ODM, on November 10 debuted the Tycoon, a tablet PC based on Windows 7 Home Premium, for...

Commentary: End of Symbian Foundation is a blessing in disguise

Nov 10, 11:22

With the Symbian operating system (OS) transforming from a closed platform to an open platform developed by a dozen players, and now once again back under the control of Nokia, it...

Worldwide smartphone market grows 89.5% on year in 3Q10, says IDC

Nov 5, 14:13

The worldwide smartphone market reached a new milestone during the third quarter of 2010, with the leading vendors posting double- or even triple-digit on-year growth, according to...

Dual-OS to become a standard for Acer dual-core netbooks

Oct 7, 01:10

Acer, at its new netbook launch press conference, noted that the company plans to adopt dual-operating systems (Windows 7 and Android) as one of the standard specifications for its...

Most organizations should try eliminating Windows XP by end of 2012, says Gartner

Jun 3, 01:10

Most organizations should be planning and testing Windows 7 this year, and most organizations should try to eliminate Windows XP by the end of 2012, according to Gartner.

MSI chairman expects tablet PC market to take off in 2011

Jun 2, 11:47

Taiwan-based Micro-Star International (MSI) unveiled two tablet PCs at Computex Taipei 2010, one based on Intel architecture and the other on the ARM-based Nvidia Tegra processor.

MSI chairman shows Wind Pad 100 and 110

Asustek prepares Wintel tablet PC; Acer Internet device expected to eye on iPad

May 3, 13:59

Asustek Computer is preparing a tablet PC adopting the Intel Atom and Windows 7 operating system in addition to its Google Android/Chrome tablet PC, while Acer's recently revealed...

Taiwan market: Asustek cuts Windows 7-based netbook prices

Apr 1, 12:04

Asustek Computer has recently dropped its Eee PC 1001HA with Windows 7 to NT$9,999 (US$314) in the Taiwan market and the company has also reduced the price of its dual-core Intel...

LCD monitor shipments increase 3.8% in 2009, says iSuppli

Mar 5, 16:37

Global LCD monitor shipments increased by 3.8% in 2009 to 176.5 million units, up from 170.1 million units in 2008, according to iSuppli.

EETI announces 4-point multi-touch technology

Jan 14, 16:32

Taiwan-based touch panel controller and solution supplier Egalax_empia Technology (EETI) has announced a new multi-touch technology, Real Multi Touch, that supports detection for...

EDT to start shipping 11.6-inch touch panel in 2H10

Dec 24, 15:52

STN LCD panel maker Emerging Display Technologies (EDT) has recently received Windows 7 certification for its 11.6-inch projective capacitive touch panel and will start volume shipments...

DRAM capex to hike 80% in 2010, says DRAMeXchange

Dec 23, 15:41

Combined capex at DRAM chipmakers will reach US$7.85 billion in 2010, up 80% from NT$4.3 billion in 2009, according to DRAMeXchange. Despite the significant growth, the projected...

VIA announces new digital media chipset for Windows 7

Dec 14, 16:49

VIA Technologies has announced the VIA VN1000 digital media chipset for next generation desktop and all-in-one PCs, offering a high definition (HD) multimedia entertainment platform...

Vendors to launch Atom N450-based netbooks on January 11, 2010

Dec 4, 12:07

Asustek Computer, Acer, Lenovo and even Micro-Star International (MSI), which originally planned to launch in December, are all set to launch their Atom N450-based netbooks on January...

GPS chip makers eyeing notebook market

Dec 1, 11:40

GPS IC makers and distributors will expand their territory in the notebook market as Windows 7 enables built-in GPS platform, according to IC distributors in Taiwan.

GPS modules to be used in notebooks

HannStar and LG Display sign patent cross-licensing agreement

Nov 25, 14:13

HannStar Display signed a patent cross-licensing agreement for TFT-LCD technology with LG Display on November 24, 2009, retroactively effective as of January 1, 2009, according to...

Taiwan market: Microsoft ties up with Senao to promote Windows 7 and Windows Mobile OS

Nov 20, 17:06

Microsoft will team up with Taiwan-based Senao International, an IT and telecom retain chain, to promote its newly released Windows 7 and Windows Mobile operating systems, according...

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    Acer Iconia Pad W500 tablet PC

    Acer has unveiled a new tablet PC Iconia Tab W500 running on Windows 7 operating system and is equipped with AMD's C-50 processor and Radeon HD 6250 graphics chip for visuals and...

    Photo: Company, Feb 17.

  • Gigabyte+S1080+tablet+PC

    Gigabyte S1080 tablet PC

    Gigabyte Technology has announced a new 10.1-inch slate-type tablet PC, the S1080, featuring Windows 7 operating system and powered by Intel Atom N550 dual-core processor. Weighing...

    Photo: Company, Jan 14.

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    CES 2011: Samsung 7 Series sliding tablet PC

    Samsung Electronics showcased its new tablet PC, the 7 Series sliding PC, featuring Intel's Atom processor (Oak Trail) and Windows 7, at Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2011. The...

    Photo: Yen-Shyang Hwang, Jan 11.

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    CES 2011: MSI Staging tablet PC

    Micro-Star International (MSI) is showcasing a concept product - the Staging, a tablet PC that features built-in micro-projector, at Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2011. The tablet...

    Photo: Company, Jan 7.

  • MSI+WindPad+100W+tablet+PC

    MSI WindPad 100W tablet PC

    MSI will unveil two new WindPad tablets. The WindPad 100W features the Wintel platform and the WindPad 100A with the ARM/Android platform. The MSI WindPad 100A features the new...

    Photo: Company, Dec 29.

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