Monday 14 August 2023
India roundup: Confusion and concerns mount among notebook and tablet vendors over India's import restriction measure
India's surprising announcement to require license for imported notebooks and tablets raised confusion and concerns in the IT hardware industry. Hyundai is looking to launch more...
Friday 11 August 2023
Pegatron expects flat or slight growth in 3Q23 notebook shipments
Pegatron, which saw its notebook shipments increase 24% sequentially in the second quarter, expects to post flat or slight shipment growth in the third quarter.
Friday 11 August 2023
Global notebook shipments to weaken in 2H23 after climbing 20% sequentially in 2Q23, says DIGITIMES Research
Global notebook shipments, not including detachable models, performed stronger than DIGITIMES Research initially expected in the second quarter of 2023, up 20.9% sequentially and...
Thursday 10 August 2023
India reportedly refuses to defer notebook import restriction by 9–12 months
India's surprising move to require licenses for imported computers and servers brings uncertainties to vendors selling devices in the country. The Indian government reportedly refused...
Thursday 10 August 2023
Compal posts July revenue growth; other ODMs see drops
Compal Electronics saw its July revenue increase about 4% sequentially, while revenue at fellow ODM companies Quanta Computer, Wistron and Inventec decreased 3.6%, 16.5% and 12.3%,...
Wednesday 9 August 2023
Analysts: Global NBs enjoy strong shipment in 2Q23, but Q3 is likely flat
Due to strong educational demand and successful strategies of inventory clearing, notebook PCs (not including models which can separate the display and the keyboards) enjoyed a better-than-expected...
Monday 7 August 2023
Wistron steps up investment in Vietnam
Wistron's board of directors recently approved a company plan to inject an additional US$24.5 million into its manufacturing site in Vietnam.
Monday 7 August 2023
With slight recovery in PC and notebook demand, Darfon's IT business bounces back
The recovery timeline of the consumer electronics market has been something the supply chain is closely following. Regarding the current market situation, component manufacturer Darfon...
Monday 7 August 2023
Import restriction to spur Indian notebook manufacturing drive, Taiwanese ODMs top contenders
India has announced that licenses will be required for the imports of PCs and tablets. PC vendors told DIGITIMES that they had received the notification two weeks ago, and their financial...
Thursday 3 August 2023
AMD to adopt TSMC 3D SoIC tech in gaming notebook processors, say sources
AMD plans to incorporate TSMC's 3D SoIC (system on integrated circuits) stacking and chiplet packaging technology into its gaming notebook processors, following the company's implementation...
Friday 28 July 2023
Primax sees sharp on-year decline in 2Q23 sales, but gross margin hits new record
Primax Electronics, despite enjoying a sequential increase of 9.45%, still saw its second-quarter 2023 consolidated revenues plunge 20.79% on year to NT$16.07 billion (US$507.51 million)...
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...
Wednesday 19 July 2023
HP still evaluating notebook production in Thailand, say sources
Hewlett-Packard (HP) is rumored to be considering moving some of its notebook supply chain to Thailand with Quanta Computer to serve as the primary assembler, but sources from the...
Wednesday 19 July 2023
Notebook component suppliers remain cautious
Due to disappointing customer pull-ins, notebook component suppliers continue to maintain a cautious outlook for the second half of 2023, according to industry sources.
Tuesday 18 July 2023
Notebooks with OLED backlighting to pose threat to LCD models
The growing number of notebooks featuring OLED displays will pose a threat to notebooks using mid- to high-end oxide and low-temperature polycrystalline silicon (LTPS) thin-film transistor...