Wednesday 30 December 2015
Acer wins open bid for 4-year educational Chrome OS Solution procurement
Acer on December 29 announced that it has won a 4-year NT$150 million (US$4.57 million) procurement contract for Chrome OS Solutions for education in an open bid held by the government...
Tuesday 11 August 2015
Acer sees over 30% drop in July revenues, but achieves success with Chrome OS products
Acer reported consolidated revenues of NT$16.88 billion (US$533.33 million) for July 2015, down 36.46% on month and 32.78% on year. The company has totaled NT$145.03 billion in year-to-date...
Thursday 13 March 2014
Samsung, HP to launch Chrome OS AIO PCs
Samsung Electronics and Hewlett-Packard (HP) will follow LG Electronics to launch Chrome OS all-in-one PCs later in 2014, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.
Wednesday 4 September 2013
Microsoft purchase of Nokia handset business may boost Chrome devices
Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's Devices and Services business is expected to intensify competition between Microsoft and PC vendors and thus the latter are likely to be more willing...
Monday 15 July 2013
Chromebooks to enjoy surging shipment growth in 2H13
Chromebook shipments in the second half are expected to double or even triple those in the first half as Acer, Lenovo, Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Samsung Electronics are all reportedly...
Wednesday 14 November 2012
Second-generation Chromebook shipments expected to remain weak
Samsung Electronics launched an 11.6-inch Chromebook developed through cooperation with Google for sale at US$249 in October 2012 and Acer launched another 11.6-inch Chromebook for...
Tuesday 19 June 2012
Google, Asustek expected to unveil 7-inch Nexus tablet PC at Google I/O
Google and Asustek Computer's jointly developed 7-inch Nexus tablet PC is set to be unveiled at Google I/O, a developer event that will be hosted from June 27-29 at San Francisco's...
Wednesday 23 November 2011
HTC considering Chrome OS for Internet-access devices
Although Chromebooks offered by Acer and Samsung Electronics may see low cumulative sales of 25,000-30,000 units at the end of 2011, HTC is evaluating the feasibility of combining...
Thursday 10 November 2011
Google pushing Chrome OS for PCs; vendors give it the cold shoulder
Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt, at speech in Taiwan on November 9, promoted Chrome OS in high-profile for the PC market, but PC players are rather pessimistic about the idea...
Thursday 23 June 2011
Asustek takes shipment lead in non-Apple tablet PCs
Asustek Computer has become the largest tablet PC brand in the non-Apple tablet PC group with shipments of 400,000 units in the first half of 2011, according to sources from notebook...
Wednesday 1 June 2011
Google to set up Chrome OEM/ODM R&D center in Taiwan
Google, viewing that development of Chrome OS-based products necessitates collaboration with Taiwan-based hardware makers, will establish a Chrome OEM/ODM R&D in Taiwan, Sundar...
Thursday 26 May 2011
Google confident of Chrome OS business prospects, says executive chairman
Google believes that Chrome OS will be widely adopted around the world and will gain success initially in the business segment, according to company executive chairman Eric Schmidt,...
Friday 13 May 2011
Acer and Samsung unveil Chrome OS-based notebooks
Acer and Samsung Electronics have unveiled Chrome OS-based notebooks which will be available for online sale initially in the US, UK, France, Germany, Netherlands, Spain and Italy...
Wednesday 30 March 2011
Vendors to mass ship Chrome OS notebooks in 2H11
First-tier notebook vendors including Acer, Asustek Computer, Sony and Samsung Electronics are all set to launch Chrome OS-based notebooks featuring Intel or Nvidia processors, 10-...
Tuesday 22 March 2011
Players to announce Android 3.0 tablet PCs in near future; concerns for OS support remain
Taiwan-based notebook brand vendor Asustek Computer is set to announce its Android 3.0-based 10.1-inch tablet PC on March 25 with Acer, Samsung Electronics and High Tech Computer...