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Digitimes Research: Global tablet shipments decline 10% in 2Q15

Jul 28, 15:16

Global tablet shipments declined 10% sequentially and over 15% on year to reach only 45.76 million units in the second quarter, according to Digitimes Research's latest report on...

Worldwide smartphone market posts 11.6% increase in 2Q15, says IDC

Jul 27, 19:48

Vendors shipped a total of 337.2 million smartphones worldwide in the second quarter of 2015, up 11.6% from the 302.1 million units shipped a year ago, according to IDC.

Apple sees growing Mac shipments in 2015

Jul 23, 12:07

Apple has revealed it shipped 4.8 million Mac products in its fiscal third-quarter 2015 (ended June 27, 2015), up 5% sequentially and 9% from the same period a year ago. Sources from...

Digitimes Research: Adoption of Wi-Fi by Apple Watch, Android Wear to encourage other vendors to follow suit

Jul 23, 09:56

The adoption of Wi-Fi technology by Apple Watch and Android Wear devices are expected to motivate other smartwatch and wearable device vendors to follow suit, according to Digitimes...

Apple Watch component reserves will be high until September; Apple announces fiscal 3Q15 results

Jul 22, 15:07

Component reserves for the Apple Watch are expected to remain high until September due to lower-than-expected sales, according to sources from the supply chain.

Apple becomes top vendor of wearable bands in 2Q15, says Canalys

Jul 21, 22:00

Apple became the world's leading vendor of wearable bands in the second quarter of 2015, according to Canalys. With shipments of 4.2 million units, Apple overtook Fitbit, Xiaomi and...

Global smartphone shipments grow 1.9% on quarter in 2Q15, says TrendForce

Newswatch - Jul 21, 10:53

Global smartphone shipments grew 1.9% sequentially to 304 million units in the second quarter of 2015, according to TrendForce.

Tablet vendors pushing new strategies for tablet business line

Jul 20, 15:23

As demand for tablets has been weakening, tablet brand vendors worldwide have been adjusting their strategies for the product line. Apple and Microsoft are both planning to release...

Digitimes Research: Apple to push forward with In-Cell touch technology in 2015 but highly considering G/G for 2016

Jul 17, 10:28

Industry rumors have stated Apple will go back to using G/G touch technology in iPhones due to ongoing production issues with In-Cell touch panels. If this were to occur, the earliest...

Apple introduces new iPod touch

Jul 16, 14:41

Apple has introduced its latest iPod touch and unveiled a new lineup of colors for all iPod models, including gray, silver, gold, pink and blue. The iPod touch features a new 8 megapixel...

TSMC, Samsung start A9 chip mass production

Jul 16, 14:28

TSMC and Samsung Foundry, which share orders for Apple's A9 application processors, have both started volume production of the chips, according to industry sources.

Apple research center in Japan part of government IT development strategy, says report

Jul 14, 15:39

Part of Apple's successful establishment of an upcoming technological research center in Yokohama, Japan is due to the local government's efforts to strengthen supply chain developments...

JDI was top supplier of panels to Apple in 1Q15, says report

Jul 13, 21:24

In the first quarter of 2015, Japan Display (JDI) was the largest supplier of panels to Apple, providing 35.9% of overall displays used in Apple products, according to a report from...

Apple cautious about placing orders for 12.9-inch iPad

Jul 13, 15:33

Apple's upstream supply chain is expected to start supplying components for the upcoming 12.9-inch iPad in late-September and the device is expected to become available in the market...

Compeq to enjoy profit growth in 3Q15

Jul 9, 10:11

High-density interconnect (HDI) PCB specialist Compeq Manufacturing will see its gross margin and profits rise substantially in the third quarter of 2015, thanks to shipments for...

Apple considering Samsung for Apple Watch OLED supply, says report

Jul 2, 14:57

Apple will reportedly receive OLED displays from Samsung Electronics for the next Apple Watch, according to Korea media source Digital Daily.

Apple may switch to OLED displays for iPhone, reports Korea media

Jun 26, 15:37

Rumors published by the media in South Korea are stating that Apple is considering switching to OLED displays for iPhones shipping as early as 2018.

Commentary: Sales of Apple Watch not optimistic

Jun 26, 15:02

Sales of Apple Watch have been lower than expected, totaling about three million units in two months since its availability in late April. Although the smart wearable device will...

Quanta Computer expects Apple Watch shipments to increase in 2H15

Jun 26, 14:16

With related yield rates significantly improved, the Apple Watch is expected to see a significant shipment growth in the second half of 2015, boosting the revenue performance of the...

Apple to increase flexible PCB purchases, say sources

Jun 25, 14:29

The forthcoming iPhone 6S series will feature Force Touch technology, which will demand more flexible PCBs (FPCB). As a result, Apple is set to increase orders to its FPCB suppliers...

Apple in-house developing TDDI solutions, say Taiwan chipmakers

Jun 22, 15:18

Apple is internally developing touch and display driver integration (TDDI) single-chip solutions for its iPhones, according to sources in Taiwan's IC design industry.

In-cell bottlenecks holding Apple back from advancing iPhone features

Jun 10, 15:28

Apple is in discussions over whether to go back to G/G glass instead of in-cell technology for future iPhone devices as the technology currently is struggling with various production...

Wearable market remained strong in 1Q15 despite pending debut of Apple Watch, says IDC

Jun 5, 12:19

The worldwide wearable device market recorded its eighth consecutive quarter of steady growth in the first quarter of 2015. According to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device...

GIS to see 60% increase in 3Q15 revenues due to Apple orders, say sources

Jun 3, 16:07

General Interface Solution (GIS) Holding, a touch panel module subsidiary of the Foxconn Group (Hon Hai Precision Industry), expects to see handset pressure sensor shipments increase...

TSMC to build 10nm pilot line in June, says report

Newswatch - May 26, 22:07

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is scheduled to establish a 10nm pilot line at its 12-inch wafer plant in Hsinchu (Fab 12), northern Taiwan, in June, according to...

Apple plans to add a new supplier for LCD driver ICs, say sources

May 26, 15:28

Apple reportedly plans to add an additional maker to its supplier list for LCD driver ICs as it aims to further ramp up the market share of its iPhone, iPad and MacBook product lines...

Simplo under pressure in competition for next-generation iPhone battery orders

May 26, 12:30

Taiwan-based Simplo Technology is coming under strong pressure from China makers in competition for Apple's battery orders for the next-generation iPhone, according to industry sou...

Zhen Ding and Flexium to see strong 2015 EPS thanks to iPhone orders

May 26, 11:57

Orders from Apple for iPhone products are expected to benefit Taiwan-based flexible printed circuit board (FPCB) makers Zhen Ding Technology Holding and Flexium Interconnect and boost...

Fitbit maintains leadership share of wearable band market before Apple Watch entrance, says Canalys

May 21, 21:11

The wearable band market grew over 150% as more than seven million units were shipped in the first quarter of 2015, according to Canalys.

Quanta clarifies Apple Watch yield rate rumor

May 15, 15:46

Commenting on rumors that the Apple Watch has a poor yield rate, and that Apple is considering outsourcing related orders to other manufacturers and has even asked employees of Foxconn...

Xiaomi ships nearly 15 million smartphones in 1Q15, says report

May 15, 15:36

Xiaomi Technology shipped 14.98 million smartphones in the first quarter of 2015 compared to 11 million units shipped a year earlier, the China-based quoted company CEO Lei...

TSMC to make SSD controller chips for Apple, say sources

May 13, 15:28

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) reportedly has landed SSD controller chip orders from Apple, in addition to recent orders from Marvell Technology and Phison Electronics,...

TI strengthens analog market share, says IC Insights

May 13, 10:36

Texas Instruments (TI) was again the leading supplier of analog devices in 2014 with US$8.1 billion in sales, and increased its analog market share to 18%, while Skyworks Solutions...

New Apple Watch has lowest ratio of hardware costs to retail price, IHS teardown reveals

May 8, 11:12

The Apple Watch has the lowest hardware costs compared to retail price of any Apple phone IHS Technology has researched, according to a preliminary estimate by IHS. The teardown of...

Apple and Samsung driving evolution in embedded touch handset displays, says IHS

May 5, 14:55

According to a new report from IHS, embedded touch displays, including in-cell and on-cell touch displays, are forecast to comprise nearly 40% of touch module shipments for mobile...

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  • Apple+TV

    Apple TV

    Apple has announced the all-new Apple TV, which users are now able to download and use Apps on the device. The new Apple TV's remote features Siri, so users can search with their...

    Photo: Company, Sep 14.

  • Apple+iPad+Pro+tablet

    Apple iPad Pro tablet

    Apple has announced its 12.9-inch iPad Pro priced starting at US$799 and will start selling the tablet in November. The iPad Pro features a display resolution of 2,732 by 2,048 and...

    Photo: Company, Sep 14.

  • Apple+iPhone+6s+and+iPhone+6s+Plus

    Apple iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus

    Apple has announced the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, the latest iPhone models from the company. The new iPhones introduce 3D Touch, which senses force to access features and interact...

    Photo: Company, Sep 11.

  • Apple+iPod+Touch

    Apple iPod Touch

    Apple has introduced its latest iPod touch and unveiled a new lineup of colors for all iPod models, including gray, silver, gold, pink and blue. The iPod touch features a new 8-megapixel...

    Photo: Company, Jul 21.

  • Apple+13%2Dinch+MacBook+Pro+with+Retina+notebook

    Apple 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina notebook

    Apple has updated the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display with the new Force Touch trackpad, fifth-generation Intel Core processors and Intel Iris Graphics 6100. The new trackpad...

    Photo: Company, Mar 12.

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  • Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets

    As of 2013, the 10 ASEAN nations had a total of over 700 million mobile subscriptions, with the CAGR from 2003-2013 reaching 24%. This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the various mobile broadband markets in ASEAN and looks at the respective trends in 4G LTE development for those markets.

  • 2015 global tablet demand forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report provides a 2015 forecast for the global tablet market and analyzes the strategies of key market players such as Google, Apple, Intel, and Microsoft.

  • 2015 China smartphone panel trend forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the strategies of key China-based major panel makers BOE, Tianma and IVO for attacking the different market segments through technology and pricing, and their relationship to local vendors Huawei, Lenovo, ZTE, Xiaomi and Coolpad.