Wednesday 1 November 2023
Apple's M3 chip: Memory bandwidth shrinks, but capacity upgrades soar
Apple's latest M3 chip is a 3nm marvel that promises to further enhance processing speed, efficiency, and endurance. However, one notable change is the decrease in memory bandwidth,...
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 1 November 2023
M3-powered Mac products may hint at Apple's entry into AI PC field
Apple has unveiled its latest Mac products powered by self-developed M3 series processors manufactured with TSMC's 3nm node. While Apple did not say specifically the new offerings...
Tuesday 31 October 2023
Apple boasts M3 chip speed, but supply chain partners not seeing 'scary fast' orders
Apple Inc. launched its latest Mac products on the eve of Halloween at an event called "Scary Fast," emphasizing the speed of the processor being scary fast with the 3nm system on...
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...
Tuesday 26 September 2023
Notebook lens suppliers see sales strengthen in 3Q23
Notebook lens specialists, such as Ability Opto-Electronics Technology (AOET) and Powertip Image (PTIC), have seen sales strengthen since July thanks to a gradual pickup in end-market...
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...
Thursday 19 January 2023
Wi-Fi 6E penetration in PCs to rise on new MacBook Pro adoption
The new 14-and 16-inch MacBook Pro models just unveiled by Apple both support the newest Wi-Fi 6E (802.11ax) wireless communication standard, which is expected to notably drive up...
Thursday 19 January 2023
Quanta ramping up shipments for new MacBook series
Apple recently announced that Quanta Computer kicked off shipments of the latest MacBook Pro series in December, according to industry sources.
Thursday 19 January 2023
TSMC may see 5nm capacity utilization drop below 70% in 2Q23
TSMC's capacity utilization for 5/4nm process nodes, which will fall to about 75% in the first quarter of 2023, may drop below 70% in the second quarter, according to industry sour...
Wednesday 18 January 2023
Apple unveils MacBook Pro featuring M2 Pro and M2 Max
Apple has announced the new 14- and 16-inch MacBook Pro featuring M2 Pro and M2 Max, Apple's next-generation pro silicon that brings even more power-efficient performance and battery...
Friday 23 September 2022
New MacBook Pro to buoy Apple notebook market share
Apple MacBook sales have been relatively stable compared to Wintel notebooks, according to industry sources. With the new MacBook Pro series slated to hit market shelves in the fourth...
Thursday 22 September 2022
Notebook ODMs brace for disappointing year-end holiday shopping
Notebook ODMs have seen customer orders received thus far for October come far below September levels, with orders likely to fall further in November, according to industry sources...
Tuesday 13 September 2022
Suppliers gearing up shipments for new MacBook Pro
Suppliers are gearing up for shipments of Apple's upcoming MacBook Pro series, while shipments of the existing MacBook Pro models are slowing down, according to industry sources....