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Monday 7 December 2015
Surface Book and Pro 4 see order delay to 1Q16
Microsoft's Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 2-in-1 are expected to see weaker-than-expected shipments in the fourth quarter because of Intel Skylake processor shortages and some orders...
Monday 19 October 2015
Microsoft increases monthly Surface Pro shipments by 60% for 4Q15
Microsoft has raised its Surface Pro 2-in-1s' monthly shipments to 500,000 units for the fourth quarter, up 60% from 300,000 units originally to prepare for the year-end holiday sales,...
Thursday 8 October 2015
Microsoft Surface Book may bring more pressure to notebook vendors
Microsoft has unveiled its latest Surface Pro 4 2-in-1 device and the Surface Book, also a 2-in-1 device, but featuring notebook-class performance. Some market watchers are concerned...
Tuesday 22 September 2015
Acer expects 80% growth in 2-in-1 device shipments in 2015
With Apple's iPad Pro and Microsoft's upcoming Surface Pro 4 2-in-1 device expected to stimulate demand, Acer's Notebook Business Group president Jerry Kao expects the company's 2-in-1...
Wednesday 8 April 2015
Surface tablet shipments expected to exceed 4 million units in 2015
Microsoft is expected to have a chance to ship over four million Surface tablets in 2015, up from two million units in 2014, because of its new Surface 3 and Surface Pro series products,...
Tuesday 4 November 2014
Microsoft reportedly plans to develop larger Surface Pro tablet
Microsoft reportedly plans to roll out new Surface tablets with display sizes larger than current models, according to industry sources, citing an improvement in sales of its Surface...
Wednesday 27 August 2014
Taiwan market: Surface Pro 3 to launch
Microsoft will launch the 12-inch Surface Pro 3 in the Taiwan market on August 29 at a starting retail price of NT$24,900 (US$830), according to Microsoft Taiwan.
Monday 28 July 2014
New Surface to come into production in August, say Taiwan maker
Microsoft is expected to launch a 10.6-inch new version of Surface in October 2014, with production of components to begin in August and volume production of the tablet to kick off...
Tuesday 3 June 2014
Scalability from datacenter to IoT: Q&A with Intel
Intel was one of the main driving forces behind the consumer PC era of desktops and notebooks, but the trend in recent years towards low-power devices such as tablets, wearables and...
Tuesday 27 May 2014
Digitimes Research: Microsoft turns focus back to large-size Surface
Microsoft unveiled its third-generation Surface on May 20 2014. Instead of the long-rumored 7.5-inch Surface Mini, the software giant released the 12-inch Surface Pro. Digitimes Research...
Thursday 22 May 2014
Microsoft introduces Surface Pro 3
Microsoft has introduced the Surface Pro 3, a tablet and also a notebook. The device has multiple processor, RAM and storage options intersect with a design that, with a simple snap...
Wednesday 18 December 2013
Taiwan market: Windows models occupy one-third of business-use tablet sales, says Microsoft Taiwan
Windows 8/8.1-based tablets including Microsoft's Surface have attained a market share of one-third in the business-use tablet segment in Taiwan, according to general manager of Microsoft...
Friday 4 October 2013
Taiwan market: Microsoft starts promoting Surface Pro to business users
Microsoft Taiwan on October 3 began marketing 64GB and 128GB Surface Pro tablets to business users, including enterprises, government agencies and educational organizations, in the...
Tuesday 24 September 2013
Microsoft unveils Surface 2, Surface Pro 2
Microsoft has announced expansion of its Surface family of tablets. Two new Surface models - Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 - along with an expanded portfolio of new Surface accessories,...
Wednesday 21 August 2013
Microsoft clearing first-generation Surface inventory
Microsoft has recently started clearing its first-generation Surface tablet inventory to welcome its upcoming second-generation models, which reportedly will be launched in October...
Summary of Tech Supply Chain News!
Global smartphone shipments hit 2023 peak in 4Q23, but decelerate in 1Q24 due to seasonality, says DIGITIMES Research
Meet the analyst: Operating system in AI era will be king, says DIGITIMES Research
Taiwan server industry experiences decline in 2023 revenues and shipments; poised to see growth in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research