Tuesday 5 September 2023
Apple mulls low-cost MacBook, say sources
Apple is reportedly developing a low-cost MacBook series to compete with Chromebook models in the education sector that could be released as early as the second half of 2024, according...
Friday 16 June 2023
IC design houses see orders for Chromebook pick up
After a year-long decline, the first half of 2023 ushered in a more pronounced rebound in Chromebook sales, and the associated IC demand is gaining recovery momentum, according to...
Monday 12 June 2023
Chromebook orders rising in 2Q23
Demand for Chromebooks has been rising in the second quarter of 2023 and is benefiting companies such as Quanta Computer and Acer in shipments, according to sources from the upstream...
Friday 26 May 2023
New AMD Ryzen 7020 C-Series processors bring fast performance, longer battery life, and advanced RDNA 2 graphics to Chromebook users
AMD has announced the new lineup of AMD Ryzen and Athlon 7020 C-Series processors, bringing modern performance and technologies to everyday Chromebooks. With speeds of up to 4.3GHz,...
Monday 15 May 2023
Qualcomm, MediaTek shifting competition to computing, auto apps
With handset APs still in sluggish demand and new-spec networking chips not yet well adopted, the competition between Qualcomm and MediaTek is gradually shifting to the realm of automotive...
Friday 5 May 2023
Touch IC maker Elan says 2H23 visibility still unclear despite replenishment demand
Elan Microelectronics is seeing replenishment demand for Chromebooks and other notebook devices, which will buoy its sales performance in the second quarter, according to the touchscreen...
Tuesday 25 April 2023
Google lowers 2023 Chromebook shipment outlook
Google reportedly has revised its forecast of global Chromebook shipments for 2023 to 20 million units compared to the previous projection of 25–25.5 million at the end of the...
Tuesday 25 April 2023
Chromebook, gaming notebook demand picking up, says IC design houses
Peripheral IC demand for Chromebooks and gaming notebooks have picked up since the first quarter of this year, according to sources at IC design houses.
Tuesday 11 April 2023
Taiwan notebook ODMs report higher-than-expected 1Q23 shipments
Brisk sales of Chromebooks and commercial notebooks in March led to higher-than-expected shipments by Taiwan-based ODMs including Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics, Wistron, and...
Friday 31 March 2023
ITE Tech sees PC customers start replenishing inventory
Taiwan-based IC design house ITE Tech said its PC customers are starting to replenish inventory, especially inventory for Chromebook and gaming models.
Tuesday 21 February 2023
Chromebook sales start picking up
Chromebook sales have started to stabilize in the first quarter of 2023, with demand for educational models expected to pick up in the second quarter, according to notebook industry...
Thursday 24 November 2022
Acer grows gaming notebook market presence in Philippines
Acer has expanded its share of the gaming notebook market in the Philippines, which climbed to a record-high 50.8% in September, according to the PC vendor.
Tuesday 8 November 2022
Two major notebook trends forming in the post-pandemic world
The notebook sector, along with the world in general, is gradually returning to life before the Covid pandemic. In a post-pandemic industry, two trends are identified for the notebook...
Tuesday 4 October 2022
High-end Chromebook, China gaming notebook demand picking up
High-end Chromebook sales are showing signs of recovery, as demand from China's gaming notebook market is also picking up, according to industry sources.