Monday 24 June 2019
Apple recalls some 15-inch MacBook Pros for battery replacement
Apple has announced a voluntary recall of a limited number of older generation 15-inch MacBook Pro units which contain a battery that may overheat and pose a safety risk. The units...
Monday 25 March 2019
Gudeng faces US$32.6 million fine in Taiwan over patent violation
Gudeng Precision Industrial is facing a fine after the Taiwan IP court found that its products violated Entegris' reticle pod patent.
Tuesday 26 February 2019
China firm reportedly recalls faulty 6-inch silicon wafers
A batch of 6-inch silicon wafers has been recalled recently by a China-based company due to concerns about quality, according industry sources.
Monday 24 April 2017
Galaxy S8 materials costs highest by far compared to previous versions, IHS teardown reveals
The new Samsung Galaxy S8 equipped with 64 gigabytes (GB) of NAND flash memory carries a bill of materials (BOM) cost that comes out to US$301.60, much higher than for previous versions...
Friday 18 September 2015
LED lighting vendors shifting orders to Taiwan in wake of recall
In the wake of Cree's and Osram's recent recall of defective LED light tubes, many international lighting vendors have shifted their orders to Taiwan-based makers from China's out...
Thursday 30 June 2011
Intel expands MPU share in 1Q11, says IHS iSuppli
Despite a design problem that forced a large-scale chipset recall, Intel in the first quarter managed to pad its dominant position in the global microprocessor business, according...
Tuesday 31 May 2011
Taiwan battery makers say no impact from HP recall
With Hewlett-Packard (HP) recently announcing a recall to some notebook batteries due to overheating and being a fire hazard, Taiwan-based notebook battery makers pointed out that...
Monday 30 May 2011
HP notebook battery recall to have limited impact to new notebook model production
Sources from Taiwan-based notebook makers, have commented on Hewlett-Packard's (HP's) recently planned notebook battery recall because of the possibility of overheating and the resulting...
Thursday 10 February 2011
Asustek, Gigabyte announce on-year revenue drops in January
Taiwan-based motherboard players Asustek Computer and Gigabyte Technology have announced their results for January 2011.
Wednesday 9 February 2011
HP and Acer to see 3-6% of notebooks affected by Intel chip defect in 1Q11
Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Acer internally expect 5-6% and 3-4% of their total notebook shipments will be affected by Intel's reported chip defect in the first quarter of 2011 and the...
Thursday 1 July 2010
Sony offers new firmware for overheating issue in VAIO F11 and CW2 series notebooks
Sony has announced that the company's VAIO F11 and CW2 series notebooks may overheat due to a potential malfunction of the internal temperature management system and could result...
Tuesday 13 October 2009
Acer recall is production issue, not ultra-thin notebook issue, say sources
In light of the recent Acer recall for certain ultra-thin notebook models, Taiwan notebook makers have been pointing out that the recall is a is a production issue involving specific...
Friday 14 August 2009
Lenovo to service ThinkPad batteries on non-safety related issue
Lenovo is quietly offering a service extension program for battery packs used in some of its ThinkPad notebooks, including the ThinkPad R60, R61, T60, T61, X60 and X61, as the batteries...
Tuesday 24 March 2009
Acer Predator short circuit issue seen previously
A short circuit issue occurring in two of Acer's Predator series desktop PC models (ASG7200P and ASG7700) in the US market had also been seen in models in the European and Asia Pacific...