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Digitimes Research: Microsoft facing difficulties in 3 major segments

9h 24min ago

Microsoft's operating system business has been seeing internal conflicts and external threats in areas such as technology development, partner relations and operating model. Without...

Microsoft to lower Windows 8.1 licensing fees for entry-level PCs, say Taiwan makers

Feb 24, 15:31

Microsoft plans to further decrease Windows 8.1 licensing rates for entry-level PCs priced below US$250 and tablets, from nearly US$50 currently to about US$15, according to Taiwan-based...

Movea, Nuvoton team up to deliver motion-enabled embedded controllers for Windows 8.1 and Android devices

Dec 4, 15:18

Nuvoton Technology, a specialist in embedded controllers for the PC market, has incorporated Movea's SmartMotion technology into its NPCF204U stand-alone sensor hub family and the...

Intel expected to ship 30 million tablet processors in 2014

Dec 2, 21:30

Intel's tablet processor shipments for 2014 are expected to reach only 30 million units, accounting for about 10% of total tablet processor shipments and lower than the company's...

Windows 8.1 tablet sales 20-30% below expectations

Oct 31, 14:02

Channel retailers are seeing their Windows 8.1-based tablet sales in October 20-30% below than their original expectations, despite strong price/performance ratios.

PC brand vendors release new Windows 8.1 products

Oct 28, 10:57

Asustek Computer recently released its Transformer Book T100 2-in-1 device featuring Windows 8.1 and Intel Bay Trail-T processor, priced at US$349 for a 32GB model and US$399 for...

Microsoft announces global availability of Windows 8.1

Oct 18, 14:59

Microsoft has announced the global availability of Windows 8.1, an update to its Windows 8 operating system. Beginning October 17, consumers with a Windows 8 device in more than 230...

Windows 8.1 models unlikely to ignite PC demand

Oct 18, 11:53

The PC market is unlikely to reverse its decline in 2013 and 2014 despite the arrival of new Windows 8.1 devices, sources in the supply chain have commented.

Notebook ODMs ramping shipments of Windows 8.1 models

Oct 4, 11:54

Having enjoyed strong shipments in September, notebook ODMs have seen their shipments remain robust in October as notebook vendors prepare to roll out new Windows 8.1-based models,...

Catcher, Simplo announce August results; Windows 8.1 to provide limited help attracting demand

Sep 6, 15:57

Taiwan-based chassis maker Catcher has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.23 billion (US$108.5 million) for August, down 5% on month, but up 19% on year, with combined consolidated...

Dell optimistic about Windows 8.1 for enterprise PCs

Aug 29, 11:22

As Microsoft is ready to release Windows 8.1 on October 18, Jeff Clarke, Dell's vice chairman and president of Global Operations and End User Computing Solutions, has expressed his...

Order visibility for notebook touch modules improving

Jul 17, 15:32

Order visibility for Taiwan-based touch module suppliers has improved recently after Microsoft lowered the technical specifications of touch modules for use in Windows 8.1 touch-enabled...

Taiwan IC design houses expect shipments to rise in August

Jun 21, 11:54

Most Taiwan-based IC design houses have stated that demand for IC parts is expected to rise again in August, driven by continual efforts by clients in the smartphone, tablet and PC...

Computex 2013: Microsoft introduces Windows 8.1

Jun 6, 19:43

Microsoft has showed several new functions and designs for its upcoming Windows 8.1 at its Computex 2013 conference.

Nick Parker, Microsoft corporate vice president of OEM division

Microsoft to focus on Windows 8.1 at Computex, while Google will keep a low profile

Jun 3, 19:22

Computex has been largely centered on Microsoft Windows-related products throughout the history of the show, and a number of Microsoft executives have participated in the event. This...

Windows 8.1 estimated to launch in late October

May 16, 14:18

Notebooks featuring Microsoft's new Windows 8.1 (Windows Blue) will start volume production in mid-September with the official launch of the operating system estimated to be around...

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    Asustek Transformer Book T100 2-in-1 device

    Asustek Computer's Transformer Book T100 is a 10.1-inch 2-in-1 device featuring an Intel Atom Bay Trail quad-core processor and a detachable HD display that can be used as a standalone...

    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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