Wednesday 7 February 2024
PC industry in 2024 to be a mixed bag, as Apple sees drop while other brands eye slight growth
PC industry companies, ranging from upstream suppliers like TSMC to end-user brands, have found it difficult to predict the timing and extent of recovery in 2024. In addition to cautious...
Friday 2 February 2024
Taiwan notebooks, 4Q 2023


Friday 2 February 2024
Can Apple's MacBook line prevail amid the AI PC competition?
Sources in Apple's MacBook supply chain are anticipating single-digit growth in shipment volumes for 2024, compared to the downturn seen in 2023. With Intel, Qualcomm, and MediaTek...
Wednesday 1 November 2023
Apple fully commits to 3nm with announcement of M3 chip
During an unexpected impromptu event, Apple officially announced its latest PC processor chip series, the M3. Paired with the previously launched A17 Pro processor, this marks Apple's...
Wednesday 1 November 2023
Foxconn October sales expected to rise with new Apple M3 product orders
Hon Hai Precision Industry (Foxconn) is expected to enjoy a strong October thanks to orders for Apple's new M3-powered MacBook Pro and iMac, which will hit the market next week.
Wednesday 11 October 2023
Quartz component maker TXC sees EV apps as major growth driver beyond 2023
Taiwan's leading quartz crystal component manufacturer, TXC Corp, traditionally known for its focus on consumer electronics applications, is making significant strides in the automotive...
Thursday 5 October 2023
MacBook Pro to continue featuring miniLED backlighting till 2026, say sources
Apple's MacBook Pro devices will continue using miniLED as sources of backlighting for their screens until 2026, according to industry sources. In the fourth quarter of 2023, miniLED...
Monday 25 September 2023
Taiwan USB interface suppliers concerned more about Type-C adoption in notebooks than iPhones
The iPhone 15 series has officially adopted the USB Type-C interface in compliance with EU policies, which is widely believed to benefit Taiwan's high-speed transmission interface...
Wednesday 13 September 2023
Qualcomm to continue supplying 5G chips to Apple through 2026
Qualcomm said Monday that it will continue to supply Apple with 5G modem chips through 2026, raising concerns about the progress of Apple's in-house developed 5G chip.
Wednesday 13 September 2023
Suppliers see MacBook utilization rates halved in 2H23
Suppliers have seen utilization rates for Apple MacBooks cut in half in the second half of the year compared with the same period in 2022, indicating a sluggish second half of 2023...
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...
Wednesday 26 July 2023
MacBook Air 15 has poor start, shipment reportedly put on hold by supply chain
According to Apple's supply chain, the 15-inch MacBook Air, announced during June's WWDC, reportedly didn't meet customer demand expectations. There are even calls for the supply...
Tuesday 18 July 2023
Upcoming MacBook Pro to feature 3nm processors
Apple's next-generation MacBook Pro slated for launch in the third quarter is expected to feature Apple's M3 chip, which uses TSMC's 3nm process, according to industry sources.
Thursday 6 July 2023
Ennostar, GIS remain cautious
LED maker Ennostar and touch panel maker General Interface Solution (GIS), reportedly among the suppliers for the upcoming miniLED backlit MacBook Pro, remain conservative about their...
Wednesday 7 June 2023
Radiant supplies backlight modules for new MacBook Air
Taiwan-based Radiant Opto-Electronics is reportedly the exclusive supplier of LED backlight units (BLUs) used in Apple's newly released next-generation 15-inch MacBook Air notebook...
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Global smartphone shipments hit 2023 peak in 4Q23, but decelerate in 1Q24 due to seasonality, says DIGITIMES Research
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Taiwan server industry experiences decline in 2023 revenues and shipments; poised to see growth in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research