Friday 25 August 2023
IC design houses to see PC replacement drive demand in 2024
Taiwan-based IC design houses are optimistic about demand from a new surge of PC replacements anticipated for 2024, driven by replacements for PCs bought during the pandemic and Microsoft's...
Friday 23 October 2020
Acer expects replacement demand to drive notebook market growth in 2021
Replacement demand from the consumer sector, in addition to Chromebooks, will be driving the overall notebook market growth in 2021, according to Acer chairman and CEO Jason Chen.
Wednesday 14 October 2020
Global notebook shipment forecast, 2021 and beyond


Tuesday 4 February 2020
Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipments to decline in 1Q20
Global notebook shipments were weaker-than-expected in the fourth quarter of 2019 due to Intel's ongoing CPU shortages and major brands stopping stocking extra inventory in the wake...
Wednesday 22 January 2020
Global device shipments to grow 0.9% in 2020, says Gartner
Worldwide shipments of devices - PCs, tablets and mobile phones - will total 2.16 billion units in 2020, an increase of 0.9% from 2019, according to Gartner. In 2019, global shipments...
Thursday 16 January 2020
Traditional PC shipments grow 4.8% in 4Q19, says IDC
The worldwide market for traditional PCs, inclusive of desktops, notebooks, and workstations, finished an impressive 2019 with fourth quarter growth of 4.8% on year, according to...
Monday 6 January 2020
Acer announces new Spin convertible notebook series
Acer has debuted the new Spin 5 and Spin 3, updated models in its convertible notebook line that feature slimmer designs, the latest 10th Gen Intel Core processors and Windows 10...
Tuesday 11 June 2019
Microsoft unveils plans for Xbox
Microsoft has showcased a lineup of 60 anticipated games for both console and PC in its Xbox E3 Briefing and shared a glimpse of its Project Scarlett, which launches alongside Halo...
Monday 16 July 2018
Worldwide PC shipments grow for the first time in 6 years during 2Q18, says Gartner
Worldwide PC shipments totaled 62.1 million units in the second quarter of 2018, a 1.4% increase from the second quarter of 2017, according to preliminary results by Gartner. This...
Thursday 12 July 2018
Increasing PC prices to lead to flat growth of global device shipments in 2018, says Gartner
Worldwide shipments of devices - PCs, tablets and mobile phones - are on pace to record 0.9% growth to reach 2.28 billion units in 2018, according to Gartner. The PC and tablet market...
Wednesday 6 June 2018
Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 850 Mobile Compute Platform for Windows 10 PCs
At Computex, Qualcomm has announced at a joint effort with Samsung Electronics to integrate its Snapdragon 850 Mobile Compute Platform, featuring the Snapdragon X20 and Qualcomm AI...
Wednesday 20 December 2017
Digitimes Research: ARM-based models may dominate lower-end PC market
As Microsoft and Qualcomm jointly announced in early December that the first Windows 10 notebooks with ARM-based Snapdragon 835 processors will be officially launched in early 2018,...
Friday 30 June 2017
AMD launches Ryzen PRO desktop processors for professional-grade performance
Following the global launch of its new EPYC family of server processors, AMD has added another tier to its enterprise CPU portfolio with the introduction of AMD Ryzen PRO desktop...
Thursday 1 June 2017
Asustek, HP and Lenovo develop mobile PCs powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chips
At the ongoing Computex trade show in Taipei, Qualcomm has announced that Asustek Computer, Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Lenovo are the first OEMs to develop mobile PCs powered by its...
Tuesday 2 May 2017
Acer unveils new 2-in-1 devices
Acer has announced two new 2-in-1 devices under its Switch series, the Switch 5 and 3, both using Windows 10. Both 2-in-1 devices feature Acer’s Active Pen, allowing users to...