Thursday 11 April 2024
Notebook brands feel even tighter squeeze
Stagnation in the PC market in the first quarter of 2024 has reached levels so high that no positive momentum is expected into the second quarter.
Wednesday 10 April 2024
Global PC shipments return to growth and pre-pandemic volumes in 1Q24, says IDC
After two years of decline, the worldwide traditional PC market returned to growth during the first quarter of 2024 with 59.8 million unit shipments, growing 1.5% on year, according...
Wednesday 3 April 2024
With gloomy forecast for China's notebook market, supply chain adopts wait-and-see approach
Dark clouds loom large at both the supply and demand ends in China's notebook market, as the notebook supply chain points to excess inventory among distributors due to a sales slump...
Monday 1 April 2024
Global top-5 notebook brands see February shipments rise over 10% monthly and yearly, says DIGITIMES Research
DIGITIMES Research's study on the global top-5 notebook brands, not including Apple, and the top-3 ODMs' shipments in February 2024 (shipment volumes do not include detachable models)...
Friday 29 March 2024
OLED adoption among notebooks to accelerate in 2025-2026
The adoption of OLED display technology among notebooks is poised to accelerate between 2025 and 2026, according to market sources.
Thursday 28 March 2024
Fierce competition, AI boom drive notebook OLED demand
Brands will adopt OLED to differentiate products.
Wednesday 20 March 2024
Taiwanese ODMs transition away from notebooks and smartphones, AI becomes key driver
The landscape of downstream electronic manufacturers is changing. 2023 was the starting point, and it will become more apparent afterward, with AI as a key driving force of this tr...
Monday 18 March 2024
MSI expects double-digit increases in motherboards, graphics cards, and notebook shipments
ODM Micro-Star International (MSI) expects shipments across its three main product categories—motherboards, graphics cards, and notebooks—to climb by double digits in...
Friday 15 March 2024
Indian PC vendors to meet production targets by fiscal 2023 under IT hardware PLI
Thanks to a more flexible version of India's incentive policy and an import management system that may restrict computer imports, PC and notebook vendors are reportedly increasing...
Thursday 14 March 2024
Acer CEO: Only black swan for notebooks could be in panel prices
Acer Chairman and CEO Jason Chen noted that the current notebook supply is going smoothly and the Red Sea crisis had a limited impact. The only potential "black swan" is the oversupply...
Thursday 14 March 2024
Ko Ja forays into new businesses and industries
Ko Ja (Cayman), a maker of Membrane Touch Switches (MTS) used mainly for notebook keyboards, has been actively investing in chemical and optical materials while strengthening its...
Wednesday 13 March 2024
With replacement demand and new AI PCs, JEITA estimates global PC sales to grow by 0.4% in 2024
The Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA) estimated that the global PC market scale, in terms of units, will shift away from the declines in...
Monday 11 March 2024
Microsoft's Surface sees increased presence from Qualcomm; x86 camp's Intel and AMD losing ground
Microsoft recently released its financial report for the second quarter of fiscal year 2024 (ending December 31, 2023). Revenue for Windows OEM showed growth, indicating a gradual...
Monday 11 March 2024
Notebook ODMs see growth in February shipments, full industrial rebound premature
Despite a shorter February, most notebook (NB) ODMs saw shipment growth and expressed optimism for March. However, concluding a complete rebound in the notebook industry may be pre...
Friday 8 March 2024
South Korean manufacturers secure all OLED panel orders for Apple's iPad Pro
Apple is set to launch a new generation of the iPad Pro as early as March 2024. The total supply volume of OLED panels is estimated to be 8.5 million units, and it will be fully supplied...