Tuesday 8 September 2015
Digitimes Research: Top notebook vendors and ODMs see over 10% on-month shipment growth in August
The global top-5 Wintel notebook brand vendors' combined shipments grew 17% on month in August, but compared to the same month a year ago, the volume was down 14%. Meanwhile the top-3...
Wednesday 26 August 2015
Chip orders for notebooks picking up
IC demand for notebooks is picking up, and the outlook for replacement demand triggered by Microsoft's Windows 10 is more positive, according to sources at Taiwan-based PC-related...
Thursday 20 August 2015
Portable PC sales to remain flat despite Windows 10 launch, says ABI Research
According to the latest market data findings from ABI Research, total system shipments for portable computing are predicted to reach 165 million units for full-year 2015, essentially...
Tuesday 11 August 2015
Motherboard players all see on-year declines in July revenues despite Skylake and Windows 10 launches
Despite Intel having recently launched its latest 14nm Skylake-based processors and Microsoft offering free upgrades to Windows 10, motherboard players continued to see weak on-year...
Tuesday 4 August 2015
Taiwan market: Acer sees strong sales at TCAS
Acer has achieved better-than-expected results during the Taiwan Computer Application Show (TCAS) 2015 in Taipei, recording a sales growth of 40% compared to 2014. The results may...
Thursday 30 July 2015
PC replacement pushed by Windows 10 may come slowly, say Taiwan makers
As Microsoft will allow free upgrades of Windows 7 and Windows 8 to Windows 10, which has relatively low hardware requirements, PC replacement demand due to the launch of the new...
Wednesday 29 July 2015
Windows 10 available in 190 countries as free upgrade
Microsoft has announced that Windows 10 is available, starting July 29, as a free upgrade or with new PCs and tablets. Windows 10 includes innovations such as Cortana, an Xbox app...
Monday 27 July 2015
Taiwan supply chain makers expect ODM orders for Windows 10 smartphones
Microsoft, having closed Nokia's factories and dismissed Nokia R&D staffs, is unlikely to invest much in own-brand Windows 10 smartphones and instead may partner with vendors...
Friday 10 July 2015
More China touch panel makers to fade from market in 2H15
Market observers expect that several China touch panel makers will exit the market in the second half of 2015 due to several reasons, including weak demand for Windows 10, weakening...
Wednesday 8 July 2015
Windows 10 unlikely to hike PC demand, say Taiwan ODMs
Many Taiwan-based ODMs hold the opinion that Windows 10 will not be able to boost large-scale PC replacements and upgrades because a large proportion of consumers mainly use PCs for...
Monday 6 July 2015
Windows 10 expected to benefit notebook market more than smartphone market
Windows 10 is expected to release at the end of July, but mobile device players have held different view about the operating system's benefit to the notebook, smartphone and tablet...
Monday 29 June 2015
Windows 10 not prompting new notebook panel surge, say makers
Despite the busy season in the notebook segment approaching coupled with the upcoming release of Windows 10, notebook panel makers are currently not seeing demand increase despite...
Thursday 25 June 2015
Digitimes Research: White-box players pushing 10.1-inch Windows tablets
During a survey of southern China's white-box tablet supply chain recently, Digitimes Research found that Intel will not be able to supply its Cherry Trail-based solutions to white-box...
Monday 22 June 2015
Microsoft looking to charge extra licensing fees for high-end notebooks
Microsoft has been talking to notebook brand vendors about the licensing of Windows 10 recently and is planning to charge extra fees for notebook models with high-end hardware such...
Thursday 4 June 2015
Computex 2015: Microsoft showcases Windows 10 devices from partners
At Computex 2015, during a keynote addressed at the Taipei International Convention Center, Nick Parker, corporate vice president OEM Division, Microsoft, discussed how Windows 10...
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Fuel cell is pivotal for Taiwan's hydrogen industry, according to DIGITIMES Research
Silicon shield doesn't guarantee military deterrence for Taiwan, says DIGITIMES Research
Taiwan IPC makers pushing integrated services to boost profits and to see revenues grow in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research