Tuesday 18 June 2024
GDDR7 in growing demand for AI-powered notebooks, memory vendors ready for mass production in 2H24
As AI applications expand to portable devices such as notebooks, demand for the latest generation of graphics memory, GDDR7, is gaining momentum, especially after AI chip leader Nvidia...
Thursday 30 May 2024
India reportedly plans to implement import quota for notebooks in October
India introduced an import management system for imported notebooks and tablets, which displeased major exporters.
Tuesday 28 May 2024
China and Japan raise concern over Indian restrictions on imported PCs and notebooks
China and Japan have questioned India's import license requirements, highlighting renewed concerns from WTO members against India's unilateral trade measures.
Wednesday 22 May 2024
Qualcomm teams up with Microsoft and notebook ODMs to challenge Intel on its home turf
During its launch event on May 20, Microsoft announced that the first wave of Copilot+ PCs will feature Qualcomm's Snapdragon X processors.
Wednesday 22 May 2024
As AI PCs launch, notebook ODMs still await momentum
Microsoft has announced the first wave of its Copilot+ PCs, which includes products from five brand-name partners along with the company's own Surface line, all equipped with Qualcomm...
Friday 17 May 2024
Notebook shipments to pick up gradually in 2H24
Notebook shipments are expected to see a gradual pick-up starting in the third quarter of 2024, with the highly anticipated replacement demand driven by the arrival of AI PCs, according...
Tuesday 30 April 2024
Notebook production in Vietnam ramping up
Notebook production in Vietnam has increased dramatically, making the country the second largest source of imports to the US behind China, according to government sources.
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...