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Microsoft cooperates with Intel to offer subsidies for Windows 8.1 with Bing desktops, AIO PCs, say Taiwan makers

Oct 29, 15:23

Microsoft will cooperate with Intel to offer subsidies to promote Windows 8.1 with Bing for entry-level desktops starting at retail prices of US$199, and 18.5-inch non-touch-screen...

Dell, Asustek and Lenovo eye Chromebook market

Oct 28, 13:59

Seeing that Chromebooks are enjoying demand from the education sector, brand vendors such as Dell, Asustek Computer and Lenovo have started becoming aggressive about the market, while...

Acer CEO sees good sales during China National Day holidays; expects flat performance in 2015

Oct 15, 22:03

Commenting on the company's recent performance, Acer CEO Jason Chen said the company enjoyed strong sales in China during the country's National Day holidays starting October 1, but...

Jason Chen, Acer CEO sees good sales during China National Day holidays

Digitimes Research: MediaTek, Rockchip to join Chromebook market

Oct 9, 14:16

In addition to gradually integrating Android's ecosystem into the Chrome OS, Google is looking to support more processors. Chromebook-supported processors will include solutions from...

Digitimes Research: Microsoft new inexpensive solution for 2015 may not help on competition with Chromebook

Oct 6, 13:08

Microsoft, which launched Windows 8.1 with Bing for US$249 notebooks, has recently decided to continue pushing the solution in 2015, but with some modifications on specifications...

Digitimes Research: Microsoft to release new inexpensive notebook solution; unlikely to receive full support from vendors

Sep 29, 14:09

Microsoft has provided brand vendors its Windows 8.1 with Bing solution, offering low Windows licensing fees enabling them to sell notebooks at US$249 or lower. Following the initial...

Acer expected to take over Chromebook demand left by Samsung in Europe, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 25, 15:56

Samsung Electronics exiting Europe's notebook market is expected to benefit its competitors Hewlett-Packard (HP), Acer and Asustek Computer, especially Acer as the vendor will have...

Acer launches 13.3-inch Chromebook

Aug 13, 16:05

Acer on August 12 announced the launch of the Acer Chromebook 13, its first 13.3-inch Chromebook equipped with the Nvidia Tegra K1 4-Plus-1 quad-core ARM Cortex A15 processor, with...

Chromebook sales will reach 5.2 million units in 2014, says Gartner

Aug 12, 21:02

Sales of Chromebooks will reach 5.2 million units in 2014, a 79% increase from 2013, according to Gartner. By 2017, sales of Chromebooks are set to nearly triple to reach 14.4 million...

Acer sees booming sales of Chromebooks, says CEO

Jul 25, 16:00

Acer has seen booming sales of Chromebooks, including government procurement orders for educational purposes in many countries, and therefore has asked supply chains to increase production...

Jason Chen, Acer CEO

Microsoft facing increased competition from MacBooks and Chromebooks, say Taiwan makers

Jul 23, 13:48

Microsoft is facing increased competition from MacBooks and Chromebooks, with the global notebook OS market share for Windows 8 already dropping to below 90%, according to Taiwan-based...

Acer surpasses Samsung to hold top spot in Chromebook shipments in 2Q14, says WitsView

Jul 22, 11:11

Chromebook shipments reached 1.8 million units in the second quarter of 2014, and Acer held the number one spot in shipments with a 30% market, surpassing Samsung Electronics for...

Digitimes Research: Brand vendors and ODMs continue to enjoy shipment growth in June

Jul 7, 16:07

Global top-five brand vendors and top-three ODMs all enjoyed over 15% on-month shipment growth (not including detachable models) in June, buoyed by the release of new models and fresh...

Digitimes Research: Google to expand Chromebooks into consumer market

Jun 27, 15:19

Introduced in 2011, the Chromebook was initially developed mainly for the education sector and has achieved outstanding sales in the past two years. During Google I/O 2014, Google...

Scalability from datacenter to IoT: Q&A with Intel

Jun 3, 14:16

Intel was one of the main driving forces behind the consumer PC era of desktops and notebooks, but the trend in recent years towards low-power devices such as tablets, wearables and...

Jason Chen, Vice President, Sales and Marketing Group and Country Manager, Intel Taiwan

Computex 2014: Dell to showcase new AIO PCs, tablets, notebooks and Chromebooks

May 29, 14:13

Although not having a booth at the Computex 2014, Dell will still rent a space around the exhibition center to showcase its products such as all-in-one PCs, tablets, notebooks and...

Chromebook shipments reach 2.1 million for 2013,forecast to reach 11 million worldwide by 2019, says ABI Research

Apr 3, 11:52

An estimated 2.1 million Chromebooks shipped in 2013 with nearly 89% of total shipments reaching North America, according to market intelligence firm ABI Research. As Chromebook shipments...

Global Chromebook shipments in 2014 estimated at 4-5 million units, say Taiwan makers

Apr 3, 10:50

Global Chromebook shipments in 2014 are expected to reach only 4-5 million units mainly because cloud-based storage is not popular enough and 4G mobile access is not sufficiently...

Notebook vendors to raise component supply from 2nd-tier players

Mar 5, 14:15

With Intel starting to push low-price processors and Microsoft offering Windows licensing discounts of up to 70% for sub-US$299 notebooks, sources from the upstream supply chain are...

Google may cancel Chromebook subsidies, say Taiwan makers

Feb 24, 10:12

In view of booming sales of Chromebooks, Google is likely to cancel subsidies for development and marketing, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

HP, Google select Altair chip for LTE-only Chromebook

Jan 16, 12:28

Altair Semiconductor, an Israel-based developer of 4G/LTE chip solutions, has announced that its FourGee-3100/6202 chipset will connect the new HP Chromebook to the Verizon Wireless...

Digitimes Research: Dual-OS 2-in-1s and Chromebooks a new hope for notebook vendors

Jan 9, 15:28

Facing the fact that the notebook industry is no longer enjoying strong growth, brand vendors have been trying to transform, or are searching for new business opportunities. Observing...

Acer new Chromebook to show up in 1Q14

Jan 6, 14:47

Acer plans to release a new Chromebook co-developed with Google in April and has recently extended its touchscreen Chromebook line with a new model, the Acer C720P-2600, according...

Chromebook sales gaining momentum

Jan 3, 11:35

Sales of Chromebooks have started gaining momentum recently, with first-tier notebook brand vendors gearing up to introduce new models in 2014, according to industry sources.

Chromebook becoming popular

Asustek, Toshiba to launch Chromebooks with Intel chips

Nov 29, 12:21

Following the steps of Acer and Hewlett-Packard (HP), Asustek Computer and Toshiba both have also decided to introduce Chromebooks with Intel's Haswell processors in 2014, according...

Asustek to enter the Chromebook market in 4Q13

Aug 14, 21:45

Asustek Computer plans to enter the Chromebook market as soon as the fourth quarter, hoping to find new demand from the IT market to boost its notebook shipments, according to sources...

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...

Intel GED to help Taiwan upstream supply chain develop 2-in-1 devices

Jul 29, 21:10

Intel vice president and general manager of Global Ecosystem Development (GED) Zane Ball at a recent conference meeting, pointed out that the company has established an R&D team...

Chromebooks to enjoy surging shipment growth in 2H13

Jul 15, 22:03

Chromebook shipments in the second half are expected to double or even triple those in the first half as Acer, Lenovo, Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Samsung Electronics are all reportedly...

Taiwan plays key role in Chromebook Pixel development, says Google Taiwan general manager

Jun 26, 11:00

Google runs a global Chrome OEM/ODM R&D center in Taiwan. According to Lee Feng Chien, general manager of Google Taiwan, the team in Taiwan is a major R&D team for developing...

Lee Feng Chien, general manager of Google Taiwan

HP unveils latest products in Beijing

Jun 25, 15:52

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has unveiled several new notebooks, tablets, convertibles, Chromebooks and all-in-one PCs at its WorldTour conference in Beijing, China.

AMD reportedly to join Chromebook camp

Jun 6, 15:07

As the IT market is gradually stepping into a generation filled with mixed platforms, AMD is reportedly planning to join Google's Chromebook supply chain, hoping to penetrate Intel's...

Spencer Pan, managing director of AMD Greater China

Acer, Asustek to launch new Chromebooks in 2H13

Apr 29, 14:12

Acer and Asustek Computer are optimistic about the long-term prospects of Chromebooks and plan to release new models in the second half of 2013, during which Google is expected to...

Digitimes Research: Androidbook may show up in 3Q13

Apr 2, 11:52

Google has already been in the notebook industry for almost three years with its Chromebook. Although the device's shipments are still small, the volume should be able to surpass...

Chromebook Pixel

Google announces a high resolution touchscreen Chromebook

Feb 22, 15:41

Google has announced its latest notebook product, the Chromebook Pixel, featuring a display with a density of 239ppi and touchscreen functions, and an anodized aluminum alloy chass...

Google Chromebook Pixel notebook
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    Asustek C300 Chromebook

    Asustek Computer has announced its Chromebook family powered by latest Intel Bay Trail-M processors. Available in two screen sizes - the 12-inch C200 model and 13-inch C300 - Asustek's...

    Photo: Company, Jun 26.

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    HP Chromebook14 Chromebook

    HP has announced the Chromebook14, the company's first Chromebook powered by an Intel processor based on the Haswell microarchitecture, a large display and optional 4G for connectivity...

    Photo: Company, Sep 24.

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    Google Chromebook Pixel notebook

    Google has announced its latest notebook product - the Chromebook Pixel, featuring a 12.85-inch display with a density of 239 pixels per inch and touchscreen function, and an anodized...

    Photo: Company, Feb 26.

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