Thursday 27 October 2011
Dynapack sees strong performance in 3Q11 revenues
Notebook battery maker Dynapack International Technology has reported strong revenue performance for the third quarter with net profits growing 64.02% sequentially.
Monday 24 October 2011
Tablet component suppliers concerned about over-reliance on iPad
Several Taiwan-based tablet PC component suppliers are turning concerned that their orders are heavily accumulated on Apple, as other tablet PC players are turning conservative about...
Thursday 20 October 2011
PC vendors concerned Google may reduce resources for tablet PCs
Google launched its latest Android 4.0 operating system (Ice Cream Sandwich) on October 19, but since the focus of the launch conference was mainly concentrated on Samsung Electronics'...
Friday 14 October 2011
Apple likely to launch transitional tablet PC between iPad 2 and iPad 3, say sources
Recent market speculations indicate that Apple is likely to launch a lower-cost iPad model with prices ranging from US$250-299 in early 2012 to smooth the transition between iPad...
Thursday 13 October 2011
Simplo battery problem already resolved, says chairman
Chairman of Taiwan-based battery maker Simplo Technology Raymond Sung, at a press conference on October 12, confirmed that the company had some issues with its batteries, but the...
Wednesday 12 October 2011
Apple shifts orders from Simplo to Dynapack due to defective battery packs used in iPad 2
Because Li-polymer battery packs used in iPad 2 have been found to be defective, Apple in late September shifted some orders from Simplo Technology which produced the defective products...
Thursday 29 September 2011
Ultrabooks expected to impact tablet PCs
With notebook players such as Acer, Asustek Computer as well as Lenovo, Toshiba, Samsung Electronics and Hewlett-Packard (HP) all set launch ultrabooks in the near future, sources...
Wednesday 28 September 2011
Amazon tablet PC Kindle Fire unable to hit iPad 2 but may impact non-iPad models, say Taiwan makers
Amazon is expected to debut its first tablet PC, the 7-inch Kindle Fire, for launch in November 2011 soon, but the new tablet will not be able to shake up the already firm market...
Tuesday 27 September 2011
iPad 2 touch panel suppliers bracing for profit woes
Suppliers of touch panels for iPad 2 have been under pressure to protect profitability after Apple reportedly cut 15-20% of its order volume for fourth-quarter 2011 to 15 million...
Tuesday 27 September 2011
FPCB orders for iPads to remain strong in 4Q11, say Taiwan makers
Taiwan-based flexible PCB makers, including Career Technology, Flexium Interconnect and Sunflex Tech, have begun shipping FPCBs for iPad 3 and total shipment volumes of iPad-use FPCBs...
Friday 9 September 2011
LGD iPad 2 panel shipments return to previous levels
LG Display (LGD) has seen its LCD panel shipments for Apple's iPad 2 return to previous levels after solving quality issues, industry sources said. Its shipments of 9.7-inch iPad...
Thursday 1 September 2011
Foxconn sees net profits reach NT$27.39 billion in 1H11
Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced net profits of NT$27.38 billion (US$945.93 million) for the first half with EPS down 20% on year to NT$2.58.
Thursday 18 August 2011
Apple orders boost touch panel shipments, but margins are low
Strong sales of Apple's iPhone 4 and iPad 2 have boosted orders for Taiwan's touch panel makers in third-quarter 2011, but the low quotes for these orders may hurt their profitability,...
Wednesday 17 August 2011
Supreme Electronics benefits from CMI touch panel shipments for iPad 2
Supreme Electronics, a Taiwan-based sales agent of driver ICs produced by Samsung Electronics, expects its shipments of driver ICs to Chimei Innolux (CMI) to continue growing in the...
Tuesday 16 August 2011
Apple cancels supply schedule of iPad 3 for 2H11
US-based tablet PC players Apple has recently canceled its iPad 3 supply schedule for the second half of 2011, forcing other tablet PC brand vendors that are set to launch same-level...