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  • Last update: Thursday 23 October 2014 [437 news items]

Chassis makers Ju Teng and Catchers expected to benefit from 7-inch tablet PCs

Jul 17, 01:25

Ju Teng and Catcher Technology are expected to see strong performances in the second half of the year since Ju Teng is reportedly the chassis supplier of Google's Nexus 7 and strong...

Large-size panel shipments drop in June while small sizes rise

Jul 13, 01:20

Large-sized panel shipments dropped 1.9% on month in June largely due to Taiwan- and China-based panel makers decreasing 32-inch panel production.

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Latest iPad undergoes backlight revisions

Jul 6, 01:25

Apple is making revisions to the New iPad's backlight module by using a one LED structure as used in Apple's second-generation iPad instead of a two LED one that the current version...

Latest iPad has undergone revisions, says sources

Jul 5, 01:20

Apple has made small revisions to its latest iPad recently. The company has enlarged the device's lens hole and is taking further measures to prevent overheating issues, according...

High resolution displays for notebooks, tablet PCs becoming tight, say sources

Jul 2, 15:08

The supply of high resolution displays has been falling short of demand recently, since more and more notebook and tablet vendors have followed Apple to adopt high resolution panels...

Apple rumored to release upgraded iPad in summer, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 29, 15:34

Apple is reportedly set to launch an upgraded 9.7-inch iPad in the summer of this year with the device shipment volumes expected to increase starting September, according to a Chinese-language...

Pegatron turns conservative about 3Q12

Jun 28, 01:40

Pegatron Technology, seeing the weak global economy, while consumers have halted their purchase plans to wait for Windows 8, has turned conservative about the PC market in the third...

Impact of iPad on notebook market decreasing, say Taiwan ODMs

Jun 22, 01:05

While iPad is still selling globally, its negative impact on the global notebook market is declining mainly because tablet PCs, including Android models, focus on entertainment rather...

Protective component maker Polytronics reports strong sales for May

Jun 18, 15:05

Polytronics Technology, which makes circuit protection components for mobile phones and PCs, saw its revenues grow 10.1% on month and 16.1% on year to hit a record high of NT$164...

Radiant BLU shipments for iPads likely to reduce in 2H12, say sources

May 31, 01:25

BLU maker Radiant Opto-Electronics is expected to see its shipments of BLUs for Apple's iPads affected significantly in the second half of 2012 when LG Display and Sharp are likely...

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Google 7-inch tablet PC to ship in June with initial volume of 600,000 units

May 24, 01:00

Google's 7-inch tablet PC, which the company co-developed with Asustek computer, is set to start shipping in June with initial shipments to reach about 600,000 units. The machine...

Apple iOS to maintain tablet dominance in 2012, says IHS

May 16, 16:28

After suffering a temporary dip in market share in the fourth quarter of 2011, Apple's iOS is expected to reassert its leadership of the worldwide tablet space in 2012, according...

7.85-inch iPad said to use thin-film touch

May 15, 16:26

Apple plans to use "G/F2" thin-film touch technology for its 7.85-inch iPad, which is predicted to be out by the fourth quarter of this year, according to industry source...

Apple reportedly books up half of mobile DRAM capacity at Elpida Hiroshima plant

May 15, 01:40

Apple has recently placed huge orders for mobile DRAM memory with Elpida Memory's 12-inch plant in Hiroshima (Japan), securing about 50% of the total chips produced at the facility,...

Taiwan market: FET, TWM selling new iPad bundled with contracts

May 11, 16:23

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) and Taiwan Mobile (TWM), two mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, on May 11 began contract-bundled sale of the new iPad through retail outlets.

Pegatron reportedly lands orders for new-generation iPhone, 10-inch iPad

May 9, 16:21

Pegatron Technology reportedly has landed orders for a new-generation iPhone to be launched in September and a 10-inch iPad to be launched in the fourth quarter, according to Taiwan-based...

Intel/Microsoft aim to push down iPad global market share under 50% by mid-2013

Apr 18, 01:25

Intel and Microsoft have been keeping close cooperation with first-tier vendors developing new tablet PCs based on Windows 8, with a goal of decreasing the global market share for...

Digitimes Research: New iPad did not impact notebook shipments in March

Apr 3, 14:41

The notebook industry, which was in a downturn, seems to be in recovery in March as hard drive shortage issues have already been resolved, while consumer demand is also rising. In...

Notebook shipments are expected to be strong in March

Win Semi, VPEC to benefit from new iPad

Apr 2, 12:00

A teardown analysis performed by Chipworks has revealed that Avago supplies three power amplifiers – one WCDMA PA and two 4G LTE ones – for Apple's new iPad. Avago's main...

Foxconn to ramp up shipments of new iPads to 12-15 million units in 2Q12, say sources

Mar 29, 14:06

Shipments from the new iPad supply chain are expected to expand significantly in the second quarter of 2012, with iPad assembler Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) to...

Digital MEMS microphone market expanding, says IHS

Mar 29, 14:01

Driven by their widespread use in top-selling mobile devices like Apple's iPads, market revenues for digital microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) microphones is set to overtake the...

Catcher to supply chassis for Amazon tablet PC

Mar 22, 01:15

Taiwan-based chassis maker Catcher Technology has recently received orders from Amazon for a new Kindle Fire tablet PC, according to sources from the upstream supply chain; however,...

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New iPad costs more to produce, IHS teardown reveals

Mar 20, 15:49

The new iPad, equipped with 32GB of NAND flash memory and 4G LTE wireless capability, carries a bill of materials (BOM) of US$364.35, according to a teardown analysis by IHS iSuppli...

Pegatron achieves net profit in 2011

Mar 20, 01:30

The Board of Pegatron Technology has passed the company's financial report for 2011 with net profit reaching NT$110 million (US$3.72 million) and earning per share (EPS) of NT$0.05,...

Taiwan market: Prices for iPad 2 lowered

Mar 19, 12:13

In line with Apple's lowering prices for the iPad 2 due to the launch of the new iPad, retailers in Taiwan have decreased prices for each version of the iPad 2 by NT$3,000 (US$102),...

IHS reiterates view on status of display suppliers for new iPad

Mar 15, 16:33

On March 7, IHS iSuppli issued a statement indicating that Apple likely had qualified three sources for the display in the new iPad – Samsung, LG Display (LGD) and Sharp. The...

iPad to dominate sales of NAND flash in tablets through 2015, IHS says

Mar 14, 12:18

With its leading market share position and high memory usage, Apple's iPad is set to continue to dominate worldwide demand for NAND flash in media tablets at least through the year...

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New iPad may push up global sales of LTE smartphones to 45-50 million units in 2012, say Taiwan makers

Mar 12, 16:03

As the new iPad supports LTE and a new version of iPhone to be launched in the second half of 2012 is very likely to support LTE as well, other vendors are expected to equip their...

Apple likely to adopt slim bezel displays for 7.85-inch iPads, say sources

Mar 12, 14:33

Apple is expected to adopt slim bezel displays for the highly speculated 7.85-inch iPads to increase the viewing area of the small-size tablets, according to sources in the upstream...

TPK, Wintek to see gross margins improve in 2Q12

Mar 9, 01:05

Touch panel makers TPK Holding and Wintek are expected to see their gross margins improve starting the second quarter of 2012 along with rising shipments of the newly released iPad,...

Apple launches new iPad

Mar 8, 10:49

Apple has introduced its third generation iPad, which features a Retina display, Apple's new A5X chip with quad-core graphics and a 5-megapixel camera with advanced optics. The new...

Third-generation iPad features Retina display, A5X chip, 5-megapixel camera and 4G LTE connectivity

Vendors of 7-inch tablet PCs concerned if Apple launches 7.85-inch iPad

Mar 8, 01:10

As Apple will reportedly launch a 7.85-inch iPad in the third quarter of 2012, other vendors are concerned because it would bring large competitive pressure on them, according to...

Asustek rumored to have cooperated with Google for Google's new tablet PC

Non-Apple tablet PC vendors sandwiched by Apple and Google

Mar 5, 16:24

With Apple expected to release its new iPad soon, while Google reportedly may also launch its 7-inch tablet PC as soon as March or April, non-Apple-and-Google tablet PC brand vendors...

New iPad is creating strong pressure toward smaller tablet PC vendors

Samsung outperforms LG Display in January shipments of iPad panels, says sources

Mar 5, 13:56

Samsung Electronics outperformed LG Display to become the top supplier of 9.7-inch flat panels for Apple's iPads in January with shipments totaling 2.45 million units, up from 1.65...

Booming iPhone and iPad sales make gyros top consumer and mobile MEMS device in 2011, says IHS

Mar 2, 12:21

Gyroscopes were the top revenue generator in 2011 in the dominant consumer and mobile segment of the MEMS market, thanks to record sales of Apple's iPhone and iPad devices from during...

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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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    Apple iPad mini with Retina display

    Apple has announced the iPad mini with Retina display, bringing all the pixels from the 9.7-inch iPad to its 7.9-inch screen. The new iPad features the Apple-designed A7 chip with...

    Photo: Company, Oct 23.

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    Apple iPad Mini

    Apple has introduced iPad Mini, a new design that is 23% thinner and 53% lighter than the third-generation iPad. The new iPad Mini features a 7.9-inch multi-touch display, FaceTime...

    Photo: Company, Oct 24.

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    Apple iPod touch

    The new iPod touch runs on iOS 5, which includes over 200 new features including iMessage, Game Center, Notifications and Wi-Fi Syncing to iTunes. iMessage brings the functionality...

    Photo: Company, Oct 6.

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