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Digitimes Research: HP, Acer see on-month shipment growth top 60% in May

Jun 4, 21:23

Global top-five brand vendors together and top-three ODMs combined both enjoyed over 25% on-month rebounds in May shipments with Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Acer both seeing over 60%...

Wintel destined to eventually fail, says Acer founder

Sep 10, 14:29

Commenting on recent events in the PC industry at a recent media conference, Acer founder Stan Shih said that the Wintel camp is destined to fail since the two giants have been keeping...

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...

Wintel camp mulls measures to rekindle weakening notebook industry

Feb 21, 11:52

Suppliers within the Wintel camp are mulling to launch a series of measures, including price cuts for their products, in the second quarter of 2013 to rekindle the stymied notebook...

Wintel to help leading vendors promote sales of Windows 8 touch notebooks in US, say Taiwan makers

Nov 9, 14:15

Microsoft and Intel will offer assistance to first-tier vendors to promote sales of Windows 8 touch-controlled notebooks in the US during the year-end peak sales period, with retail...

As Wintel dominance wanes, the Microsoft/Intel alliance frays, says IHS

Sep 5, 14:54

After a generation of setting the pace and calling the shots in the computer market, the Microsoft/Intel cartel known as Wintel now finds itself playing catch-up in the new era of...

Asustek outlines future plans

Aug 30, 01:35

Asustek Computer hosted an investors conference on August 29, announcing that the company's sales performance in the second quarter was better than expected and achieved new records...

Acer to consider shareholder interests in executive pay

Jun 15, 15:53

Acer on June 15, hosted a shareholders meeting and passed its financial report for 2011 with severance pay to former CEO Gianfranco Lanci reaching NT$1.28 billion (US$42.8 million)...

JT Wang, Acer chairman (right)

Wintel notebook vendors relieved about new MacBooks

Jun 13, 16:26

Seeing Apple's latest MacBook products only feature upgrades such as Intel's Ivy Bridge processors and Retina display, Wintel-based notebook vendors are relieved and believe that...

Wintel notebook vendors see no threat from Apple new MacBook products

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...

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...

Wintel tablet PCs may be priced from US$599-899

Jan 16, 16:36

Wintel-based tablet PCs may see their prices go as high as US$599-899 due to Intel and Microsoft both being unwilling to drop their related hardware and software quotes, and as a...

Apple to ship 'iPad 3' in March, 'iPad 4' in October, say Taiwan component makers

Jan 6, 15:21

Apple will ship the so-called "iPad 3" with a full HD display in March and then "iPad 4" - named so by its component suppliers - with killer applications in October,...

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...

Acer, Lenovo to launch Wintel tablet PC in 3Q12

Jan 2, 16:03

First-tier PC vendors Acer and Lenovo are set to launch table PCs based on Microsoft's Windows 8 and Intel's Clover Trail platform in the third quarter of 2012, according to sources...

Acer chairman optimistic about Wintel

Dec 15, 01:15

As the PC market will enter the generation of multiple platforms in 2012, Acer chairman JT Wang pointed out that Apple, Google and Wintel will be the three major platforms to drive...

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...

Intel downstream partners request CPU price drop

Sep 20, 01:10

Executives from Intel's PC partners - Acer Taiwan president Scott Lin and Compal Electronics president Ray Chen both have invoked Intel to help drop the Ultrabook price to below US$1,000...

PC players optimistic about re-rise of Wintel

Sep 15, 01:05

PC players are starting to turn optimistic about a return of Wintel as Intel and Microsoft have each hosted global developer conferences to promote the upcoming Ivy Bridge processors...

Taiwan notebook players place hopes on Wintel for recovery

Aug 25, 14:38

Seeing that total sales of non-Apple tablet PCs cannot even reach 10 million units, while Apple has been filing patent lawsuits against its competitors, disrupting their strategies,...

Non-iPad tablet vendors likely to launch new Wintel-based models to compete with Apple in 2012

Jun 24, 01:15

Intel and Microsoft are jointly touting a new Wintel-based platform for tablet PCs, raising hopes among non-iPad tablet PC vendors that they may be able to compete more effectively...

PC industry should be re-evaluated, says Wistron chairman

Jun 23, 01:45

Wistron chairman Simon Lin, on June 22, commenting on the impact of tablet PCs, described Apple's launch of iPad as a never-seen move, and it will take some time to figure out how...

Wintel era is over, says Asustek chairman

Jun 10, 12:14

The so-called Wintel era is over with no CPU or OS vendors to be able to dominate the PC, tablet PC or handset markets as they did before, according to Asustek chairman Jonney Shih...

ECS to showcase 10-inch Wintel tablet PCs at Computex 2011

May 31, 01:00

Taiwan-based second-tier notebook maker Elitegroup Computer System (ECS), at Computex 2011, is set to showcase its 10-inch tablet PC - ElitePad S10, featuring Intel Oak Trail platform...

Notebook players may postpone tablet PC launch schedule because of iPad 2

Mar 8, 02:05

Facing strong competition from Apple's iPad 2, notebook brand vendors pointed out that iPad 2's low price of US$499 is leaving tablet PC models with relatively higher prices no room...

CES 2011: Samsung showcases Wintel-based tablet PC

Jan 7, 12:08

Samsung Electronics is showcasing 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.

Samsung 7 Series tablet PC

Notebook vendors seeing R&D delays for Android 3.0 tablets

Dec 29, 16:19

Notebook vendors have expressed concerns about the launch schedule of their Android 3.0 tablet PCs as Google is currently giving priority for Android 3.0 support mainly to smartphone...

MSI to launch 10-inch Wintel-based tablet PCs in January-February

Dec 17, 01:20

Micro-Star International (MSI) plans to launch its first 10-inch Wintel-based tablet PC in January-February 2011 before launching ARM-based models in April or May. The ARM-based models,...

Acer likely to debut Android 2.2 tablet PC along with Wintel model in New York, say Taiwan makers

Nov 22, 13:47

Acer will unveil a 10-inch Intel-Windows 7 tablet PC at a press conference scheduled for November 23 in New York and may debut a 7-inch Android 2.2 (Froyo) model as well, according...

Asustek details tablet PC plans

Oct 29, 15:37

Asustek Computer plans to launch several tablet PCs featuring 7-, 10- or 12-inch panels and will start launching them in December 2010, according to company president Jerry Shen.

Acer first tablet PC aimed at fulfilling telecom carrier demand

Oct 29, 12:35

As Acer CEO Gianfranco Lanci recently pointed out that the company is set to launch its first tablet PC on November 23 at a price range of US$299-699, market watchers pointed out...

MSI postpones Wintel tablet PC; to launch Android model by the end of 1Q11

Oct 21, 02:00

Micro-Star International (MSI) recently decided to postpone its Wintel-based tablet PC, which was originally scheduled to launch in the third quarter, and will launch its Android...

Taiwan vendors to offer dual-platform tablet PCs due to Wintel market status

Oct 15, 01:30

While Taiwan-based notebook vendors prefer the combination of ARM processors and Android to that of Intel processors and Windows for tablet PCs, they have announced plans to launched...

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    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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