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...
Friday 28 April 2017
Qualcomm, Microsoft to bring ARM notebook back
ARM has recently revealed that a Snapdragon 835-based Windows 10 notebook will be launched in the market by the end of 2017 and some market watchers believe ARM and Microsoft’s...
Thursday 12 January 2017
Microsoft lowers 2017 Windows 10 licensing rates for low-cost notebooks
Microsoft has settled with notebook vendors on Windows 10 licensing rates for models to be launched in 2017, with costs for under 14.1-inch low-cost models lowered from 2016, according...
Friday 16 December 2016
Taiwan IT players showcasing Windows 10 innovations at WinHEC 2017 Taiwan
Taiwan-based industrial PC (IPC) makers and chip designers demonstrated their latest Windows 10 smart solutions at Microsoft's WinHEC Taiwan event from December 14-15.
Thursday 15 December 2016
PC vendors trying out Qualcomm/Windows products
With Microsoft's recent announcement of adding support to Qualcomm's processor solutions in Windows 10, sources from the upstream supply chain have pointed out that many brand vendors...
Monday 21 November 2016
Booming notebook orders to last until 1Q17, say Taiwan makers
Shipments of notebooks from Taiwan-based ODMs will remain strong in the first quarter of 2017 as some brand vendors have been pulling in more orders on short supply of some key components,...
Friday 28 October 2016
Microsoft introduces Surface Studio, Windows 10 Creators Update
Microsoft has unveiled a series of new products, including Surface Studio, Surface Dial and a more powerful Surface Book and plans to launch the Windows 10 Creators Update in early...
Tuesday 2 August 2016
Windows 10 new project to benefit Taiwan supply chain, says paper
In addition to releasing an update for its Windows 10, Microsoft is also planning to partner with upstream suppliers to provide enterprises with Windows 10 for a licensing fee of...
Wednesday 1 June 2016
Insyde intros flagship UEFI BIOS
Insyde Software has announced that its flagship UEFI product, InsydeH2O, is now ready for system and device manufacturers to test the Windows 10 Anniversary Update targeted to be...
Monday 16 May 2016
Intel, Microsoft to limit OS support on new processors; to increase IPC players costs
With Intel planning to have its next-generation processors support only Windows 10, industrial PC (IPC) players are concerned that the move will dramatically increase their costs...
Wednesday 6 April 2016
Vendors see stable demand for enterprise notebooks thanks to Windows 10
Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell have seen their clients from the enterprise sector aggressively pulling in orders recently, but orders from the consumer sector remain weak, according...
Tuesday 24 November 2015
Migration to Windows 10 to be fastest yet, says Gartner
Windows 10 is poised to become the most widely installed version of Windows ever, following on the path of Windows XP and Windows 7 before it, according to Gartner. Gartner predicts...
Wednesday 21 October 2015
Global desktop shipments in 2015 expected to fall over 15%
Global desktop shipments are expected to decline 15% on year in 2015 and some brand vendors may see their shipments drop over 20% as demand from emerging markets such as China was...
Thursday 17 September 2015
Microsoft to unveil Windows 10 Mobile-based devices in October
Microsoft is expected to unveil Windows 10 Mobile-based mobile devices, including Lumia smartphones and Surface tablets, at a product event to be held in New York on October 6, according...