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As LCD monitor shipments shrink in 2013, so will Samsung market share, says WitsView

Sep 2, 16:02

According to WitsView, the global top-10 LCD monitor brands' 2013 shipments will be around 120 million units, declining 7.1% from 2012. Due to lacking economic recovery in 2013 and...

Digitimes Research: Notebook vendors suffer over 20% on-month shipment drops in July

Aug 14, 13:54

The disappearance of the back-to-school demand in 2012 has extended into 2013 as first-tier notebook brand vendors and ODMs suffered on-month drops of 23% and 17%, respectively, in...

Tablet brand vendors preparing for competition in September

Aug 12, 21:11

First-tier tablet vendors including Apple, Samsung Electronics and Amazon, have all geared up for the next-generation tablet competition in September, while Intel and Google are also...

HTC introduces new ad campaign with Robert Downey Jr

Aug 12, 18:52

HTC has introduced the Change brand platform. Featuring a broad range of digital, social, PR and above the line activity, the global Change platform will kick off with a series of...

Brand vendors may not start pushing 2-in-1 devices until 1Q14

Aug 2, 14:24

While Intel held an Ultrabook Ecosystem Symposium in Taipei on July 30 and will hold another in Shenzhen, southern China, on August 2 in a bid to promote ultrabook/tablet 2-in-1 models,...

PC players eager to enter the wearable IT device market

Aug 1, 11:45

Seeing wearable IT devices gradually becoming popular, most PC brand vendors and ODMs have established R&D teams to develop related products and expect the devices to enjoy surging...

Intel to get rid of Atom brand name

Jul 18, 11:37

Seeing its Atom brand giving an impression of low-end products, Intel internally is considering eliminating the brand name and the process may start in the fourth quarter, according...

China sees weakening PC demand in 3Q13

Jul 15, 21:59

PC brand vendors originally hoped China's PC market would help cover their dropping sales from other major regions worldwide in the third quarter, but such a hope may not come true...

Motherboard vendors turn to focus on server and embedded markets

Jul 11, 14:34

Motherboard vendors, seeing the brand motherboard industry suffering from dropping demand, have turned their focuses to the server and embedded motherboard markets for growth.

Notebook brand vendors hesitant over orders in 2014

Jul 10, 22:09

Notebook brand vendors are having trouble finishing their 2013 request for quotation (RFQ) processes as early as in previous years due to conservative attitudes about the notebook...

China market: Brand vendors start selling motherboards online

Jul 9, 13:53

The motherboard industry in China is gradually turning its sales focus from the conventional retail channel to online shopping platforms as tablet demand continues to impact sales...

Microsoft SST program not attracting brand vendors

Jul 3, 22:02

Microsoft's Small Screen Touch (SST) program, which offers Windows licensing discounts on touchscreen devices with a display size of 11.6-inch or below, is struggling to attract notebook...

Notebook brand vendors conducting product R&D directly with component makers

Jul 1, 21:58

Notebook brand vendors have started conducting product R&D themselves and are directly discussing with hinge makers about development ideas, skipping ODMs, which used to do R&D...

Quanta targets 3S as the new business directions

Jun 24, 21:12

Quanta Computer is targeting the 3S - software, system and solution - as the company's new business directions for the future and is set to bring the revenue contribution of its notebook...

Acer positions Gateway and Packard Bell as mid-range/entry-level brands

Jun 20, 14:42

Acer is set to reorganize its sub-brands with its Gateway and Packard Bell brands to be used for mid-range and entry-level products, while its eMachines brand will be eliminated,...

ODMs promoting convertible notebooks to brand vendors

Jun 17, 16:32

Coordinating with Intel and Microsoft's 2-in-1 concept, Taiwan-based ODMs have been persuading their notebook brand clients to release convertible models instead of conventional ones...

Intel reportedly may quit the brand server motherboard business

Jun 10, 22:15

After quitting the brand desktop motherboard business, Intel may step out of the brand server motherboard business in the second half and the vacated demand is expected to boost shipments...

Digitimes Research: 2Q13 brand tablet shipments to reach 34 million units

Jun 3, 12:02

Following the low season in the first quarter of 2013, many vendors from the non-iPad tablet camp will introduce new affordable models running on the Google Android platform in the...

Taiwan component makers conservative about growth in 2H13 notebook shipments

May 20, 15:31

While many vendors and ODMs expect notebook shipments in the second half of 2013 to significantly increase from the first, Taiwan-based component makers generally hold conservative...

DRAM shortages to impact PC players in 2Q13

May 8, 21:10

DRAM shortages, which started in early 2013, have become worse recently and may impact PC brand vendors' performances in the second quarter, according to sources from PC players.

Acer set to launch US$399 touchscreen notebook in May

Apr 29, 21:37

Acer plans to release an 11.6-inch touchscreen notebook in mid-May, priced at only US$399 and since such a price point has already hit brand vendors' bottom line, there is unlikely...

Notebook brand vendors to secure touch panel supply with security deposits

Mar 28, 14:10

As touchscreen notebooks are expected to account for a double-digit share of the global notebook market in 2013, up from only a single-digit percentage in 2012, notebook brand vendors...

Brand vendors cautious about Microsoft when it comes to hardware design

Mar 25, 22:46

Notebook brand vendors have turned cautious about revealing their new products' industrial designs for next-generation Windows as they are concerned that Microsoft may use their designs...

Digitimes Research: Notebook brand vendors and ODMs see shipments drop in February

Mar 7, 16:06

Due to fewer working days in February and persistently weak demand in the notebook market, the top-3 notebook ODMs saw their combined shipments for the month drop 18% sequentially...

The notebook industry sees shipment drop in February

Intel cuts March motherboard orders by 80%

Mar 4, 22:26

Intel has reduced its motherboard orders for March by 80% to only 100,000 units, realizing its announcement made at the beginning of 2013 about quitting the brand motherboard market,...

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New notebook models to boost shipments in 2Q13

Mar 4, 14:49

Notebook brand vendors are expected to see strong sequential shipment growth in the second quarter due to launches of their new Haswell-based models, according to sources from the...

Microsoft turns focus back to downstream partners, says Acer chairman

Feb 18, 23:06

Commenting on Microsoft's loan to Dell for the company's privatization, Acer chairman JT Wang pointed out that the action showed the software giant has already turned its focus back...

Digitimes Research: Branded tablet shipments hit 109 million in 2012

Feb 1, 15:30

Global branded tablet shipments enjoyed better than forecast growth, rising 63% sequentially and 100.3% on year, to 43.22 million units in the fourth quarter of 2012, according to...

Samsung reportedly replaces management team in Brazil market

Jan 23, 22:34

Korea-based Samsung Electronics has reportedly replaced its management team in Brazil despite the team's efforts helping Samsung to become the largest vendor in the country, defeating...

Taiwan motherboard makers to enjoy 4 million motherboard shipments from Intel

Jan 23, 22:14

As Intel has released information that it will gradually phase out from the branded motherboard market, sources from motherboard players expect Intel's four million units of motherboard...

Asia Optical to supply MILC to new Kodak in 2013

Jan 21, 22:44

Taiwan-based digital still camera (DSC) maker Asia Optical will start supplying mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera (MILC) to JK Imaging, the company that Kodak has authorized...

Robert Lai, Asia Optical chairman

Acer discontinues eMachines brand

Jan 17, 15:09

Acer has confirmed that it has discontinued the operations of its eMachines brand, which it brought in after acquiring Gateway.

Lenovo likely to cancel IdeaPad brand due to internal adjustments

Jan 11, 11:58

As Lenovo will adjust its organization into two brand-based sub-groups, Lenovo and Think, in April 2013, sources from the upstream supply chain have revealed that the company plans...

Low-price competition between tablet vendors to crowd out white-box players

Dec 27, 13:41

Google and Amazon have released 7-inch tablets priced US$199, and Acer and Asustek Computer reportedly release models priced at US$99 and US$149, respectively, targeting emerging...

Aggressive TV brand and panel manufacturer promotion efforts result in strong shipment growth, says DisplaySearch

Dec 21, 15:09

Since the second quarter of 2012, the LCD TV panel market has witnessed a shift in display panel sizes, with new models focused on 28-, 29-, 39-, 43-, 48-, 50-, 58- and 60-inch displays,...

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    Samsung 1TB mSATA SSD

    Samsung Electronics has launched its 840 EVO mSATA SSD line-up, including a one terabyte (TB) version. The Samsung 840 EVO mSATA SSD is an extension of the 840 EVO line-up which...

    Photo: Company, Dec 18.

  • Nokia+CDMA+Windows+Phone+in+China

    Nokia CDMA Windows Phone in China

    China Telecom and Nokia have announced the Nokia 800C, the first CDMA Windows Phone in China and Nokia's first Lumia phone for the world's largest smartphone market. The partnership...

    Photo: Company, Mar 29.

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    CES 2011: Nvidia GeForce 540M GPU

    Nvidia has announced the GeForce 500M series of notebook graphics processing units (GPUs), designed to power notebooks featuring next-generation Intel Core CPUs (Sandy Bridge). GeForce...

    Photo: Company, Jan 18.

  • MSI+P55A+Fuzion+for+Intel+platform+and+870A+Fuzion+for+AMD+platform

    MSI P55A Fuzion for Intel platform and 870A Fuzion for AMD platform

    Micro-Star International (MSI) has introduced new mainstream Fuzion series motherboards, the P55A Fuzion for the Intel platform and 870A Fuzion for the AMD platform. The boards feature...

    Photo: Company, Jul 7.

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    Lenovo IdeaPad Y560D 3D notebook

    Lenovo has recently announced a 3D notebook, the IdeaPad Y560D, which is equipped with a 15.6-inch screen, Intel Core i7 processor and an ATI Radeon HD 5730 graphics card at a price...

    Photo: Company, Jun 23.

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