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  • Taiwan notebook Original Design Manufacturers (ODMs) account for more than 90% of global notebook production and Digitimes is there to provide daily updates on shipments, supplier contracts and financial data on the more than 10 Taiwan makers involved in notebook manufacturing.

    Last update: Friday 22 September 2017 [3291 news items]

Notebook vendors increase adoption of mixed material chassis in 2H17

Jul 14, 15:52

Notebook brand vendors including Dell and Hewlett-Packard (HP) reportedly will increase their adoption of notebook chassis made of mixed materials in the second half as China has...

Notebook vendors pushing mixed material chassis for new models in 2H17

Inventec to see revenues increase in 2H17, says paper

Jul 14, 15:47

Inventec will distribute dividends of NT$1.45 (US$0.05) in cash and is expected to see growing revenues in the second half thanks to orders for Apple's new HomePod, according to a...

Traditional PC market fares slightly better than expectations as component shortages ease, says IDC

Jul 14, 15:28

Worldwide shipments of traditional PCs (desktop, notebook, workstation) totaled 60.5 million units in the second quarter of 2017, posting an on-year decline of 3.3%, according to...

Acer gaming notebook shipments double on year in 1H17

Jul 13, 15:10

Acer saw shipments of its gaming notebooks more than double in the first half of 2017 compared to a year earlier, and the company expects sales to be even better in the second half...

Acer to sponsor e-sport events in Taiwan

Taiwan IC design houses gearing up for high speed transmissions

Jul 12, 16:00

With high speed transmissions becoming an important spec for electronics devices, Taiwan-based IC design houses including ASMedia, Parade Technologies, Weltrend, On-Bright, Etron...

Demand for high-speed transmission chips rising

Asustek 2Q17 revenues drop

Jul 11, 10:58

Asustek Computer's June consolidated revenues reached NT$38.9 billion (US$1.3 billion), up 24% on month but down 8% on year. The company's revenues in the second quarter of 2017 also...

ASKey lands smart navigation system orders from the Taipei government

Quanta, Wistron see June notebook shipment growths

Jul 10, 21:34

Quanta Computer saw its notebook shipments reach 4.3 million units in June, up by 700,000 units from May, while Wistron's notebook shipments came to 1.8 million units, up by 100,000...

Quanta saw increased notebook shipments in June

Catcher sees 30% on-year growth in June revenues

Jul 10, 15:51

Metal chassis maker Catcher Technology has announced revenues of NT$7.29 billion (US$243.49 million) for June, up 19.8% on month and 30% on year. Catcher's second-quarter 2017 consolidated...

MSI pushing into gaming monitor market

Jul 7, 10:58

Micro-Star International (MSI) has recently entered the gaming monitor market with new products, looking to compete against the largest vendor, Asustek Computer.

Chassis maker Waffer sees sales gain momentum in June

Jul 6, 21:43

Notebook chassis maker Waffer Technology saw its revenues grow 2.48% on month and 39.02% on year to NT$247 million (US$8.1 million) in June. For the first half of 2017, revenues totaled...

Asustek upstream partners see weak notebook orders in first half

Jul 6, 21:18

Because of weakening notebook orders from Asustek Computer, the vendor's upstream manufacturing partners including Pegatron Technology saw their notebook shipments seriously impacted...

Pegatron sees weak smartphone and notebook orders

Jul 4, 10:43

Pegatron Technology has seen weakening orders from clients recently, as Apple has yet to launch its next-generation iPhones and orders for Microsoft's Surface devices have been smaller...

pegatron

Compal evaluating partnership with LeEco

Jun 22, 22:47

Commenting on its relationship with China-based LeEco, Compal Electronics president Ray Chen has said the company will complete an evaluation of LeEco at the end of June and will...

Compal chairman optimistic about 2017 performance

Jun 22, 13:36

After suffering a weak 2016, Compal Electronics chairman Rock Hsu is optimistic about the company’s operations in 2017. Hsu expects existing product lines to enjoy growth, while...

Rock Hsu, Compal Electronics chairman

Cooling module maker CCI starts production at new factory in China

Jun 21, 14:48

Thermal module maker Chaung Choung Technology (CCI) is moving manufacturing equipment from a factory on lease in Chongqing, western China, to a newly constructed factory nearby. So...

Digitimes Research: Top-5 vendors and top-3 ODMs see strong May notebook shipments

Jun 21, 13:16

Because of increased demand from the enterprise market and the fact that the education sector has entered the traditional peak season, the worldwide top-5 notebook vendors saw their...

Handset IC sales to top total personal computing in 2017, says IC Insights

Jun 20, 14:21

The ongoing slump in shipments of standard PCs along with the drop-off in tablets are setting the stage for handset IC sales to finally surpass IC revenues in total personal computing...

Catcher keeps relying on smartphone, tablet, notebook chassis for growth

Jun 19, 21:32

Metal-alloy chassis maker Catcher Technology has seen revenue growth from the smartphone, tablet and notebook segments and will keep relying on the three product lines for future...

Catcher Technology chairman Hung Shui-shu

Clevo optimistic about notebook business performance in 2017

Jun 16, 14:52

Clevo expects its notebook shipments to grow from 1.33 million units in 2016 to 1.7 million in 2017 thanks to increasing demand from emerging markets including Russia and Brazil,...

Wistron business growth sees rebound

Jun 15, 15:25

Wistron has seen its business growth rebound significantly over the past months and is confident that its performance in 2017 will be better than that recorded a year earlier, according...

Asustek reportedly to start wave of layoffs

Jun 14, 15:11

Rumors have circulated that Asustek Computer is looking to lay off a large number of employees as part of its business reorganization. The company noted that it is currently in the...

Wistron, Inventec May notebook shipments up on month

Jun 9, 10:23

ODMs Wistron and Inventec shipped 1.7 million and 1.5 million notebooks in May, increasing 21.4% and 15.4% on month, according to the companies.

China-based Thunderobot ramping up overseas shipments of gaming notebooks

Jun 7, 15:53

China-based gaming notebook vendor Thunderobot, a subsidiary of Haier, has stepped up efforts to ramp its shipments to overseas markets, including Taiwan, Singapore and other Southeast...

Apple announces two new iPad Pros

Jun 6, 11:44

Apple has introduced a new 10.5-inch iPad Pro and a new 12.9-inch iPad Pro, featuring displays with ProMotion technology and the new A10X Fusion chip. The new 10.5-inch model reduces...

Apple 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro tablets

Computex 2017: Dell eyes performance for its gaming notebooks, says executive

Jun 3, 12:17

Commenting on Dell's strategy for the gaming notebook market, Dell senior vice president of consumer product marketing Raymond Wah pointed out that consumers in the gaming sector...

Raymond Wah, Dell senior vice president of consumer product marketing

Goodix rolls out touchscreen, fingerprint and stylus chips for notebook applications

Jun 2, 12:30

China-based IC design house Goodix has rolled out a range of touchscreen controller chips, fingerprint sensors and stylus chips targeting the notebook sector.

Huawei, Xiaomi perform weaker than expected in notebook market; will continue to push new models

Jun 2, 10:32

Despite worldwide PC demand having declined for five consecutive years, Samsung Electronics, Huawei and Xiaomi have returned to the notebook market because of milder competition compared...

MSI, Asustek to tie in 2017 gaming notebook shipments

Jun 1, 15:34

As worldwide consumer demand for notebooks remains in decline, most PC brand vendors have turned their focuses to the gaming sector. Asustek Computer and Micro-Star International...

Computex 2017: AMD exhibits PC innovations covering CPU, GPU and servers

Jun 1, 15:20

Commemorating 30 years in Taiwan, AMD has showcased the power of its upcoming Ryzen and Radeon products during its press conference at Computex Taipei 2017. The company delivered...

AMD CEO Lisa Su at Computex 2017

Computex 2017: Acer Predator Triton 700 gaming notebook to Ship with Nvidia GTX 1080 GPUs

May 30, 16:42

Acer is showcasing its Predator Triton 700 ultra-thin gaming notebook at Computex Taipei 2017 with slim design and features including latest graphics, processors in-house developed...

Acer Predator Triton 700 gaming notebook

Computex 2017: Asustek shows new members for its ZenBook and VivoBook

May 30, 16:40

Asustek Computer chairman Jonney Shih took the stage at today’s Computex 2017 press event to present the company's new notebook lineup of thin-and-light ZenBook and VivoBook.

Asustek ZenBook 3 Deluxe ultra-thin notebook

Taiwan players expect AI to benefit PC hardware supply chain

May 30, 15:39

Artificial intelligence (AI) and robots are both hot topics for Computex 2017 and will become focuses for the IT industry for the next several years. Taiwan's PC and server supply...

Welcome to Computex 2017: New friends, renewed rivalries

May 30, 15:37

After several years where players in a post-mature PC industry have been more concerned about making sure they clear out inventory rather than consistently introducing new innovations...

Welcome to Computex 2017

Acer announces new Spin 1 convertible notebook

May 26, 15:04

Acer has announced the latest version of its Spin 1 convertible notebook. With an all-metal chassis, the Windows 10 device supports Windows Ink through an Acer Active Stylus1.

Acer Spin 1

Acer debuts Nitro 5 notebook line for casual gaming

May 25, 16:25

Acer has announced its new Nitro notebook line for casual gamers. Acer is offering a variety of configurations that feature popular graphics and processors, providing consumers with...

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    MSI GT75VR gaming notebook

    Micro-Star International (MSI) has introduced its GT75VR gaming notebook, featuring a 17-inch display, Intel's top-end CPU and Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1080/1070 SLI/1070 graphics card...

    Photo: Company, Sep 12.

  • Asustek+ZenBook+3+Deluxe+ultra%2Dthin+notebook

    Asustek ZenBook 3 Deluxe ultra-thin notebook

    ZenBook 3 Deluxe features a 14-inch display in compact chassis crafted from aerospace-grade aluminum alloy. This grade of alloy is 50% stronger than standard alloy, according to the...

    Photo: Company, Jun 14.

  • Acer+TravelMate+X349+

    Acer TravelMate X349

    Acer has announced its new TravelMate X3 commercial notebook series designed for small and medium businesses, and professionals. First in the series, the 14-inch TravelMate X349,...

    Photo: Company, Jul 25.

  • Samsung+PM971%2DNVMe

    Samsung PM971-NVMe

    Samsung Electronics has begun mass producing NVM Express (NVMe) PCIe solid state drive (SSD) in a single ball grid array (BGA) package for next-generation PCs and ultra-slim notebook...

    Photo: Company, Jun 2.

  • AMD+7th%2Dgeneration+A+series+processor

    AMD 7th-generation A series processor

    AMD has announced availability of its new mobile seventh-generation AMD A-series processors, timed to support a new notebook design by HP. New OEM PC designs powered by the A-series...

    Photo: Company, Apr 11.

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