Tuesday 24 May 2011
Toshiba reportedly abandoning ideas for developing Wintel-based tablets and Chromebooks
Japan-based notebook brand vendor Toshiba reportedly has abandoned ideas for developing Windows 7-based tablet PCs and Chromebooks as the two devices have already disappeared from...
Wednesday 28 July 2010
Inventec becomes strategic shareholder of Arima Communications
Inventec announced that it has invested NT$410 million (US$12.7 million) to acquire a 10% stake in Arima Communications through a private placement and will occupy one seat in the...
Tuesday 29 June 2010
Lenovo and Toshiba ready to launch smartbooks
Japan-based Toshiba and China-based Lenovo are set to launch new smartbooks by the end of August and the end-of-year holidays, respectively.
Friday 4 June 2010
Smartbook: What's in a name?
During Computex Taipei 2010, Qualcomm is showcasing its Snapdragon-based smartbook platform. But does the company even have the right to use the smartbook name? Earlier published...
Tuesday 1 June 2010
Smartbooks celebrate first birthday: Q&A with Qualcomm VP Terry Yen
Last year at Computex Taipei, US-based Qualcomm launched its smartphone platform, built around the company's Snapdragon processor. Qualcomm defined smartbooks as devices that have...
Tuesday 25 May 2010
Inventec expects non-notebook revenues to rise to over 30% in 2012
Inventec will start mass shipments of its newly added smartphone, e-book reader and smartbook product lines in the third quarter and expects the three new products will together achieve...
Tuesday 13 April 2010
Lenovo puts off launch of Skylight to add competitiveness against iPad, say sources
Lenovo has delayed the launch of its Skylight smartbook from April originally to July in order to make adjustments to improve the device's working performance and is mainly targeting...
Tuesday 23 February 2010
163 million smartbooks expected to ship in 2015, says ABI Research
ABI Research expects 163 million smartbooks will ship worldwide in 2015 – a significant rate of growth given that the very first models only appeared in 2008.
Thursday 7 January 2010
CES 2010: Asustek conservative about smartbooks
Asustek Computer chairman Jonney Shih has noted that the company is not in a rush to launch smartbook products although the company is already developing related devices. Asustek...
Thursday 7 January 2010
Compal expects to remain largest notebook maker in 1Q10, says president
Compal Electronics president Ray Chen expects the company will remain the largest notebook maker in terms of shipments in the first quarter of 2010 with an annual shipments goal of...
Monday 30 November 2009
PC vendors pessimistic toward future of MIDs
Several members of Intel's Mobile Internet Device Innovation Alliance (MIDIA) have quit development of the mobile Internet devices (MIDs) and turned to work on products such as smartbooks...
Wednesday 25 November 2009
Compal increases 4Q09 notebook shipments target, says company president
Compal Electronics has internally upward adjusted its projected on-quarter growth in notebook shipments for the fourth quarter of 2009 from 10% to 20%, resulting in an expected 37-38...
Friday 20 November 2009
Pegatron lands large-volume smartbook orders
Pegatron Technology has received a large volume of orders for smartbooks from a number of clients, which are likely to launch in cooperation with telecom carriers in the first quarter...
Monday 9 November 2009
Windows 7 will not support ARM-based PCs for the time being, says Microsoft VP
While smartbook PCs based on ARM processors will be launched in 2010, Microsoft will continue with its strategic cooperation with Intel and will not have Windows 7 support smartbook...
Friday 30 October 2009
Asustek aims to increase revenues by about 30% in 2010
Asustek Computer expects that its 2010 revenues will have a chance to approach NT$300 billion (US$9.23 billion), which would represent on-year growth of about 30%. The company is...
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