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Android 4.0 tablet PCs to dominate in 3Q12

May 4, 01:15

Android 4.0-based tablet PCs will be the dominant products in the segment in the third quarter of 2012 as most brand vendors will not rush to launch Windows 8-based models until 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

Elan becomes leading provider of Windows 8-based touch ICs

Apr 25, 01:10

Taiwan-based IC design house Elan Microelectronics has offered fourth-generation touch IC solutions featuring an integrated power management, DSP and MCU solution and has won increasing...

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...

Intel/Microsoft aim to push down iPad global market share under 50% by mid-2013

Apr 18, 01:25

Intel and Microsoft have been keeping close cooperation with first-tier vendors developing new tablet PCs based on Windows 8, with a goal of decreasing the global market share for...

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...

Global LCD monitor shipments to grow 4-6% in 2Q12, says WitsView

Mar 28, 12:30

Global shipments of LCD monitors are estimated to show a 4-6% growth in the second quarter of 2012, due in part to a pick-up in the capacity utilization rates of manufacturing facilities...

Wintel platform to enjoy higher number of models than WoA platform by year-end

Mar 26, 16:17

The number of Windows 8-based tablet PC models that feature Intel's platform is expected to reach 32 by the end of 2012 with number of models that feature ARM platform to only reach...

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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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...

TPK February revenues down 9% on-month

Mar 7, 01:15

Touch panel maker TPK reported February revenues of NT$12.939 billion (US$438 million), down 9% on month but up 61.49% on year. TPK indicated that some customers have been increasing...

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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...

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...

Intel to postpone mass shipments of Ivy Bridge processors

Feb 16, 01:15

Intel recently notified its partners about plans to postpone mass shipments of its upcoming Ivy Bridge processors. Despite that the company will still announce the new products and...

Inventory issues with Sandy Bridge is prompting Intel to delay volume shipments of Ivy Bridge

Taiwan market: Sony unveils dual-screen tablet PC

Feb 8, 01:20

Sony on February 7 unveiled Tablet P, a tablet PC featuring dual 5.5-inch touch screens, Nvidia Tegra 2 dual-core processor, a 300,000-pixel front camera and a 5-megapixel rear camera,...

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Notebook shipments expected to rise significantly in 2H12

Feb 2, 01:10

Notebook shipments, benefiting from the recovery of hard drive shortages and launch of Windows 8 in the third quarter, are expected to rise significantly in the second half, compared...

Asustek expected to suffer 20% on-quarter decline in 1Q12 revenues

Jan 17, 01:10

Asustek Computer is expected to see on-quarter revenues drop of 20% in the first quarter of 2012 with the amount drop to only NT$80 billion (US$2.67 billion) from about NT$100 billion...

Asustek going Android, Acer eyeing Windows 8 for tablet PC market

Jan 5, 01:15

Acer, after refuting rumors about plans to phase out of the tablet PC and smartphone markets, has adjusted strategies for its tablet PC business and will focus on a Windows-based...

Digitimes Research: Traditional PC applications to be advantage of Windows 8 tablet

Jan 4, 11:59

Judging from the architecture of the Windows 8 revealed at BUILD 2011, Digitimes Research believes that Microsoft, in the face of the competition from smartphones and tablet PCs -...

Tablet PCs to dominate touch-controlled device market in 2012

Dec 28, 01:00

Buoyed by the release of Android 4.0 and Windows 8 operating systems, tablet PCs will dominate the touch-controlled device market in 2012 with models below 10.1-inch sizes accounting...

Monitors with touch features to spur replacement demand in 3Q12, say sources

Dec 22, 15:32

Global demand for LCD monitors is expected to remain weak in the first quarter of 2012 before steering a turnaround in the third quarter along with the release of Windows 8 operating...

CES 2012 may not help pump up demand

Dec 20, 01:30

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2012, which will be hosted from January 10-13 in 2012, may not help pump up consumer demand afterward as there are not expected to be many new...

Market share of non-Apple tablet PCs to surge in 2012, says Nvidia CEO

Dec 15, 01:05

Although non-Apple tablet PCs are only expected to account for 30% of the worldwide tablet PC market, Nvidia CEO Huang Jen-hsun pointed out that after hardware and software platforms'...

Nvidia CEO Huang Jen-hsun

Ultrabook demand to trigger birth of thinner CCMs in 2012

Dec 13, 01:40

The thickness of compact camera modules (CCM), to satisfy demand of ultrabooks have a thickness of only 0.7- to 0.8-inch, is expected to shrink down from a standard size of 3-4mm...

Notebook supply chain expects to see improving gross margins for 2012

Dec 13, 01:25

Players in the notebook upstream supply chain expect their gross margin in 2012 to improve as notebook brand vendors are turning their focuses to ultrabooks, which have better profitability...

Notebooks expected to fully adopt HD quality webcams in 2H12

Dec 8, 01:45

Notebook players are expected to fully adopt high definition (HD) quality webcams into their notebook models in the second half of 2012 as Microsoft launches its Windows 8 and should...

Ultrabooks to have touch features, say sources

Dec 7, 16:19

Notebook makers plan to employ touch panels for ultrabooks to accommodate new features in Windows 8 so as to regain market share eaten out by tablet PCs, according to industry sour...

BIOS player Phoenix Technologies launching new solution for Windows 8

Dec 5, 16:36

BIOS player Phoenix Technologies has recently announced its latest Phoenix SCT 2.2 solution to assist its PC partners to develop systems based on Windows 8, according to the compan...

Kelly Wu, president of Phoenix Greater China

Windows-on-ARM platform to join notebook competition in June 2013

Nov 29, 13:48

Windows on ARM (WoA), a combination of Windows 8 and ARM-based processors, is expected to make an official appearance at the end of 2012 and will try to compete in the notebook market...

Compal reportedly to bid heavily on Windows 8, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 18, 16:54

Compal Electronics, optimistic about the potential of Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8 operating system, has reportedly instructed the engineers from its notebook, tablet PC and smartphone...

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