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Tuesday 7 August 2012
Hisense releases dual-core TD-SCDMA smartphone using Spreadtrum chip
Spreadtrum Communications has announced that the Hisense T96 for China Mobile, which is a dual-core smartphone with Android 4.0 using Spreadtrum's TD-SCDMA modem and RF transceiver,...
Monday 23 July 2012
Advantech's HIT-W181—Now Available with Android 4.0
Advantech, the embedded platform and iService platform provider, is happy to announce Android 4.0 support on its HIT-W181. HIT-W181 is an 18.5", 16:9 full-flat PCT or multi-touch...
Tuesday 17 July 2012
Sony smartphone orders to Taiwan ODMs to recover in 2H12
As Sony Mobile Communication is increasing the number of its entry-level, mid-range and three-proof (water, dust, scratch) smartphone models to stimulate market demand, while also...
Tuesday 3 July 2012
Taiwan handset ODMs welcome small changes in Jelly Bean from Android 4.0
The release of Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) has offered relief to Taiwan-based handset ODMs, as the newly revised platform indicates that Google has slowed down the upgrade cycle of its...
Thursday 7 June 2012
Android 4.0 in entry-level to mid-range smartphones to rise in 2H12
While Android 2.x versions take up about 90% of Android-based smartphones, Qualcomm and MediaTek have begun to offer Android 4.0 common chip solutions for smartphone vendors and therefore...
Wednesday 6 June 2012
GIGABYTE COMMUNICATIONS launches the first Android 4.0 dual SIM smartphone at COMPUTEX 2012
GIGA-BYTE COMMUNICATIONS INC. takes part in COMPUTEX 2012 at Taipei and showcases our new smart phones, GSmart G1342 and GSmart G1362. These two smart phones are equipped with the...
Friday 4 May 2012
Android 4.0 tablet PCs to dominate in 3Q12
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...
Friday 23 March 2012
Vendors poised to upgrade Android to 4.0
Many vendors, including Asustek Computer, Samsung Electronics and Sony, have finished testing and certification, and will soon upgrade devices to Android 4.0, according to industry...
Thursday 22 March 2012
More Android 4.0 smartphones to launch in 2Q12
The supply of smartphones running on Android 4.0 will increase substantially starting the second quarter of 2012, with mid-range to high-end models coming from brand vendors including...
Wednesday 21 March 2012
Taiwan market: Samsung offers upgrade to Android 4.0 for Galaxy series
Samsung Electronics has begun offering services that will allow users of its Galaxy S II smartphone in the Taiwan market to upgrade the device's operating system to Android Ice Cream...
Thursday 16 February 2012
Google may launch Android 5.0 in 2Q12, say Taiwan makers
Viewing that the adoption of Android 4.0 has fallen short of original expectations and Microsoft will launch Windows 8 in the third quarter of 2012, Google is likely to launch Android...
Tuesday 14 February 2012
MediaTek intros new platform for Android phones
MediaTek has announced the availability of its third-generation platform for entry-level to mid-range Android smartphones. Dubbed MT6575, the new solution offers a 1GHz ARM Cortex-A9...
Thursday 2 February 2012
Notebook shipments expected to rise significantly in 2H12
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...
Thursday 12 January 2012
CES 2012: ViewSonic and Lenovo showcase 7-inch tablet PCs
With many non-Apple players turning aggressively to the 7-inch tablet PC segment, ViewSonic and Lenovo are both showcasing their latest 7-inch models at CES 2012.
Thursday 12 January 2012
VIA, SiS achieve results from non-PC industry
Taiwan-base chipset makers VIA Technologies and Silicon Integrated Systems (SiS), although already phasing out of the PC chipset market, have both entered different markets and achieved...