Wednesday 25 May 2011
Digitimes Insight: Apple competitors may not benefit from Foxconn explosion
The explosion at Foxconn Electronics' (Hon Hai Precision Industry's) plant in Chengdu, China on May 20 may impact shipments of iPad 2 in the short term, but since Apple still has...
Monday 23 May 2011
Foxconn Chengdu plant produces less than 30% of total iPad 2 demand
Production has been suspended at a Foxconn factory in Chengdu City, western China, following an explosion that left three dead and 15 injured on May 20. The plant recently started...
Sunday 22 May 2011
Accident at Foxconn's Chengdu plant not affecting iPad 2 assembly lines, says newspaper
The explosion and consequent fire breaking out at Foxconn's production base of iPad 2 in Chengdu City, western China, has not affected the assembly lines of the tablet PC, according...
Saturday 21 May 2011
Explosion at Foxconn factory in Chengdu, impact of iPad 2 production still uncertain
An explosion occurred at a factory building inside Foxconn's (Hon Hai Precision Industry) production base in Chengdu City, western China, on the evening of May 20, killing two employees...
Wednesday 18 May 2011
Apple lowers 2Q11 iPhone 4 shipment volume, say Taiwan makers
Due to an inventory volume of 1.5-2 million units of iPhone 4 and the launch of iPhone 4S planned as early as September 2011, Apple has lowered its expected shipment volume of iPhone...
Tuesday 17 May 2011
Taiwan market: iPad 2 may launch in the next 1-2 weeks
The official launch schedule of Apple's iPad 2 in Taiwan remains unconfirmed despite some channel retailers already rumored that the launch will be on May 20, since Apple product-only...
Thursday 12 May 2011
Supply chain may not be able to satisfy demand from Apple
Taiwan-based electronics manufacturing service (EMS) provider Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is reportedly facing a shortage of both labor and materials at its plants...
Monday 2 May 2011
Wintek comments on report speculating fewer-than-expected orders for iPad 2
A recent Chinese-language Commercial Times report cited market rumors as saying Wintek has secured less than 30% of Apple's total contract orders for touch panels used in...
Friday 29 April 2011
Shipments of iPad-like tablets to be affected by component shortages
The global supply chain for tablet PCs is expected to brace for acute shortage of parts and components, including memory chips, gyroscopes, capacitors, chip-resistors, cover glass...
Thursday 28 April 2011
Three Foxconn employees charged for leaking iPad 2 design, says report
Three employees from Taiwan-based Foxconn Electronics' (Hon Hai Precision Industry's) plants in Shenzhen, China, have been charged with leaking iPad 2's design to outside accessory...
Thursday 14 April 2011
Non-iPad tablet PC vendors under touch panel cost pressure
Vendors of non-iPad tablet PCs are faced with a challenge from high costs of touch panels, according to industry sources in Taiwan.
Tuesday 12 April 2011
Appearance of non-Apple tablet PCs to boost 10-inch panel prices
The price of 10-inch panel in the second half of April is expected to rise slightly as non-Apple tablet PC vendors will launch their devices in the second quarter, according to sources...
Thursday 7 April 2011
RIM PlayBook to benefit Quanta and Foxlink
As Research In Motion (RIM) is set to launch its PlayBook tablet PC on April 19 in the US and Canada priced at US$499.99, its upstream assembly partner Quanta Computer and connector...
Wednesday 6 April 2011
Cover lens supply key for Apple to reach 2Q11 iPad 2 shipment goal, say sources
A sufficient supply of cover lenses for touch panel modules will be the key for Apple and other vendors to reach their shipment goals for tablet PCs in second-quarter 2011, according...
Wednesday 6 April 2011
Wintek enjoys increased March revenues
Wintek has reported consolidated revenues of NT$8.382 billion (US$284 million) for March, growing 40.31% on month and 158.85% on year mainly due to increasing shipments of touch panels...
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