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Taiwan market: Apple offers discounts on PCs, tablets and smartphones for back-to-school demand

Jul 17, 13:54

Apple is offering NT$1,500-3,000 (US$50-100) discounts for its Mac, iPad and iPhone products to the education sector in Taiwan, looking to attract back-to-school demand from students...

Xiaomi looking to establish Android tablet ecosystem to compete against iPad, says CEO

Jul 3, 14:32

Commenting on the company's plans to join the tablet industry, CEO of China-based Xiaomi Lei Jun has said that the lack of a healthy ecosystem was the main problem holding Xiaomi...

Taiwan retail chain offers old iPad trade-in program

Jun 24, 12:12

Taiwan's retail chain Tsann Kuen is cooperating with Apple to let customers trade in their old iPads for iPad Airs at discounted prices.

Digitimes Research: GG touch panels yet to be eliminated from market thanks to iPhone 4/4s and iPad 4

Jun 10, 11:34

The traditional glass-glass (GG) touchscreen technology was once thought to be heading towards elimination from the IT industry as Apple, a major supporter of the technology, turned...

iPad growth slows in 2013 as tablet competitors grow 79%, says ABI Research

May 15, 16:09

In the past year Apple's tablet OEM competitors experienced a growth of 79%, while Apple experienced only 13% growth in shipments largely due to increasing challenges as the tablet...

China battery pack makers reportedly to enter iPad mini supply chain in 2H14

Feb 27, 15:07

Apple has reportedly invited China-based battery makers to join its iPad supply chain, and the makers will start supplying orders in the second half of 2014, according to sources...

Global tablet shipments expected to drop 15-20% in 1Q14

Feb 6, 11:40

Global tablet shipments are expected to drop 15-20% sequentially in the first quarter of 2014 due to off-peak season effects, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

Foxconn expected to ship 55-60 million tablets in 2014, say Taiwan makers

Jan 16, 19:43

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) shipped 50 million tablets to become the largest Taiwan-based ODM in 2013 and is expected to ship 55-60 million units to maintain...

Taiwan market: CHT, FET to start selling iPad Air, iPad mini with Retina display

Dec 13, 15:05

Taiwan-based telecom carriers Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) and Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) have announced contract-bundled sale of iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display will...

Retina iPad mini, Surface tablets enjoy brisk sales during Black Friday Weekend

Dec 3, 16:16

Apple's iPad mini units and Microsoft's Surface were among the most sought after tablets during the Black Friday weekend sales, which will help improve fourth-quarter performance...

FPCB makers Zhen Ding, Flexium set for strong 4Q13

Dec 2, 21:14

Flexible PCB makers Zhen Ding Technology and Flexium Interconnect are both expected to report more than 30% sequential growth in consolidated revenues for the fourth quarter of 2013,...

Apple orders nearly 4 million iPad mini with Retina for shipments in November, say Taiwan makers

Nov 27, 14:15

As bottlenecks in making components for the iPad mini with Retina have gradually been removed, Apple has increase orders in November to nearly four million units, according to Taiwan-based...

Quanta rumored to become maker of large-size iPad

Nov 25, 14:28

Quanta Computer has reportedly landed orders for Apple's rumored large-size iPad for mass production in the second half of 2014, while Inventec, Quanta and Foxconn Electronics (Hon...

Large-size panel shipments rise in October, says WitsView

Nov 14, 11:58

According to WitsView, large-size panel shipments for October 2013 reached 70.61 million units, rising 2.1% on month. Additionally, as IT panel demand was weak, monitor panel shipments...

New iPad Air costs less to make than third-generation iPad model, says IHS

Nov 6, 14:32

With the iPad Air, Apple has not only trimmed the weight and thickness of its flagship tablet line, it has also cut the component costs, as the new model carries a lower bill of materials...

Digitimes Research: Tablet shipments from first-tier vendors to drop 2.5% on year in 4Q13

Nov 5, 15:58

Tablet shipments from major brand vendors worldwide are expected to reach 42.15 million units in the fourth quarter, up 18.1% sequentially, but down 2.5% on year, as the market has...

Apple iPad shipments to reach 18-20 million units in 4Q13

Nov 5, 11:37

As the iPad Air is expected to achieve good sales and Apple has lowered prices for old iPad mini models, global iPad shipments in the fourth quarter are estimated to reach 18-20 million...

iPad mini with Retina display may see shortages due to limited supplies of Sharp panels, say sources

Oct 30, 11:41

The availability of the iPad mini with Retina display may not be enough to meet market demand because Sharp's supply of 7.9-inch Retina display panels based on its Oxide TFT process...

Radiant Opto-Electronics expected to benefit from iPad Air, iPad mini-with Retina display

Oct 28, 15:23

Radiant Opto-Electronics is expected to see consolidated revenues for October rise about 20% on month to nearly NT$6 billion (US$203 million) due to backlight unit orders for use...

Retailers begin tweaking Apple recommended price cuts for previous-generation iPad products

Oct 25, 15:09

Apple's upcoming iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display have already triggered price cuts by channel retailers for previous-generation iPads. US-based Best Buy is currently offering...

Shipments of new iPad mini to fall short of demand in 4Q13 due to display supply constraints, says IHS

Oct 25, 13:44

Supplies of Apple's second generation iPad mini are expected to fall well short of demand in the fourth quarter of 2013 due to limited production of the tablet's new Retina display,...

Taiwan market: iPad Air and new iPad mini expected to hit store shelves in late November

Oct 24, 11:16

Taiwan channel retailers expect Apple's iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display to be available in the local market as early as late November.

Apple iPad mini price cut to trigger pricing competition

Oct 23, 16:00

Apple's price cut for its first-generation iPad mini is expected to prompt its competitors to slash their tablet prices, according to sources from tablet vendors.

Apple announces iPad Air and Retina-featured iPad mini

Oct 23, 11:40

Apple has announced the iPad Air featuring a 9.7-inch Retina display. Weighed one pound, iPad Air is 20% thinner and 28% lighter than the fourth-generation iPad, and with a narrower...

Digitimes Research: Silicon Works LDI business posts revenue drop in 2Q13 on falling iPad shipments

Oct 18, 15:10

South Korea-based IC design house Silicon Works saw revenues generated from its LCD driver IC (LDI) business fall for a second consecutive quarter sequentially in the second quarter...


Accessories for next-generation iPad showing up at China Sourcing Fair in Hong Kong

Oct 15, 12:17

Although Apple's next-generation iPad and iPad mini are not expected to show up until later in October, many vendors have already showcased accessories designed for the new tablets...

New iPad devices to impact expensive tablets

Oct 14, 15:39

Microsoft's second-generation Surface and new Android-based tablets are expected to be impacted by Apple's launch of the next-generation iPad and iPad mini as the company is likely...

Apple may see weaker MacBook shipments in 2013

Oct 7, 16:13

Apple's overall MacBook shipments in 2013 may decrease on year despite the fact that the vendor has been increasing its orders to the upstream supply chain for new MacBook models,...

Android ecosystem takes the baton from Apple iPad in the tablet race, says ABI Research

Sep 30, 14:55

A shift in leadership is now upon the tablet mobile computing market. At the year's mid-point, ABI Research identified a trio of events signaling Apple's iPad family of products has...

Taiwan market: Gray market prices for iPad mini may drop after release of new model

Sep 23, 12:00

In the Taiwan market, gray market prices for iPad mini stand at NT$8,000-9,000 (US$267-300) currently, 14-24% lower than the official price of at least NT$10,500, and with the speculated...

Sapphire to be used in new iPad, say Taiwan makers

Sep 18, 11:32

Apple is expected to extend the use of sapphire glass home keys to its new 9.7-inch iPad and 7.9-inch iPad mini to be launched in October, and possibly further adopt sapphire for...

Active management of channel inventory has tongues wagging about new Apple tablets

Sep 16, 21:44

Apple is rumored to be ready to release its next-generation iPad and iPad mini in October, as related channel retailers have been actively managing their iPad inventories recently,...

Taiwan vendors concerned about the possibility of cheap iPad mini

Aug 26, 12:19

Apple reportedly will release its new smartphones and tablets in September; however, compared to these new products, Taiwan-based vendors are more concerned about whether Apple has...

iPad and Samsung Galaxy gain market share as Kindle Fire sputters, says Jumptap

Aug 23, 16:03

According to data by audience platform researcher Jumptap platform, Apple continues to hold the top spot in tablet market share, but its chief competitor in the smartphone sector,...

Half of top iPad apps either unavailable or not optimized on Android, says Canalys

Aug 15, 15:39

New Canalys' App Interrogator research highlights one of the deficiencies of the Android ecosystem: limited availability of high-quality, tablet-optimized apps in the Google Play...

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    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.

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    Microsoft Universal Foldable Keyboard

    Microsoft has unveiled its Universal Foldable Keyboard that can be used across iOS, Android and Windows platforms in Taiwan. The keyboard is specifically designed for Windows tablets,...

    Photo: Company, Sep 4.

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    SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive

    SanDisk has announced the SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive, the company's first USB Flash Drive designed specifically for the iPhone and iPad. The iXpand Flash Drive is a powerful, yet...

    Photo: Company, Nov 19.

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    Apple iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3

    Apple has introduced the iPad Air 2 (left) and iPad mini 3 (right). The iPad Air 2 is 6.1mm thin. Both devices offer Touch ID. Apple said the improved Retina display on the iPad...

    Photo: Company, Oct 17.

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    Apple iPad Air tablet

    Apple has announced the iPad Air featuring a 9.7-inch Retina display in a thinner and lighter design. The iPad Air is 20% thinner and 28% lighter than the fourth-generation iPad,...

    Photo: Company, Oct 23.

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