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  • Last update: Tuesday 16 April 2013 [774 news items]

Netbooks set for extinction by 2015, says IHS

Apr 16, 12:07

Once a white-hot PC product that sold in the tens of millions of units annually, netbooks are now marking their final days, with the rise of tablets causing their shipments to wind...

Intel still maintains Cedar Trail M netbook platform

Mar 20, 12:25

While Asustek Computer and Acer will no longer launch netbooks in 2013, Intel will still maintain its Cedar Trail M platform primarily for use in its Classmate PCs, according to sources...

Mobile device market to reach 2.6 billion units by 2016, says Canalys

Feb 26, 15:56

Worldwide mobile device shipments (notebooks, tablets, smartphones and phones) will reach 2.6 billion units by 2016, according to the latest forecasts from Canalys. Tablets will be...

Upstream supply chain sees good profit from Intel Classmate PC shipments

Feb 4, 21:39

Despite fierce competitions within the notebook and the tablet markets, netbook and tablet products are currently still seeing good demand in the education segment, especially Intel's...

Netbook market to end at the end of 2012

Dec 26, 22:20

With Asustek Computer recently announcing an end to its Eee PC product line from the end of 2012, while Acer also has no plans to release more netbook products, the netbook market...

Asustek expects strong tablet shipments for 2013

Dec 3, 22:10

Asustek Computer at its global sales meeting (GSM) on December 3, set the annual shipments goals for its three major product lines for 2013 with the notebook shipments expected to...

Acer to release second-generation Chromebook in October

Sep 17, 15:07

Acer is reportedly set to launch a second-generation Chromebook in mid-October and hopes the device will be able to replace its netbook product line which is expected to be phased...

Intel may need to adjust roadmap for PC-use Atom processors

Sep 3, 12:37

Intel may be forced to adjust its roadmap for PC-use Atom processors as the top-2 netbook vendors – Asustek Computer and Acer – both plan to stop manufacturing related...

Notebook shipments unlikely to achieve strong growth in 4Q12

Aug 28, 01:35

Notebook ODM shipments in the fourth quarter are unlikely to achieve their original goal of seeing double-digit percentage growth despite the fact that Microsoft will launch its latest...

Microsoft, Intel expect Windows 8 to help energize the netbook market

Jun 19, 01:40

As Microsoft is aggressively preparing its Windows 8 and Windows RT for launch in October to compete against Apple, sources from notebook players pointed out that Microsoft and Intel...

microsoft

Asustek, HTC back off from new Chromebook

May 31, 01:00

Although Google recently unveiled its second-generation Chromebook device, jointly developed with Samsung Electronics, Asustek Computer and High Tech Computer (HTC), seeing Acer and...

Google is aggressively pushing second-generation Chromebook

Acer, Asustek to launch netbooks with upgraded Atom processor in 3Q12

May 22, 01:40

Acer and Asustek Computer, seeing as most other vendors have quit the netbook market and netbook shipments are becoming more stable, plans to launch new netbook models with Intel's...

Asustek to launch Cedar Trail-based netbook in March

Mar 5, 17:00

With Acer having already started selling its new Cedar Trail-based netbook, Asustek Computer also plans to launch the Cedar Trail-based Eee PC 1011CX in March, according to sources...

Asustek Cedar Trail-based netbook set for March

Asustek to host investors conference on February 24

Feb 21, 15:32

Asustek Computer is set to host an investors conference on February 24. The company's motherboard and notebook shipments as well as tablet PC plans will be the focuses of the meeting,...

Asustek to host investor conference

Taiwan market: Acer prices new Cedar Trail netbook below NT$10,000

Feb 21, 01:10

Notebook vendors including Asustek Computer, Acer, Lenovo, Hewlett-Packard (HP), Samsung Electronics and Toshiba have all already started selling their latest Cedar Trail-based netbooks...

Global large-size panel shipments down slightly in 4Q11

Feb 2, 11:50

Global shipments of large-size LCD panels in fourth-quarter 2011 decreased by 1% on quarter, resulting in 174 million units.

LCD TVs

Acer to go into attack mode in 2012

Jan 31, 01:05

Acer has already adjusted its strategy from purely defending its position in the market in 2011 to attacking the market in 2012 and the company will push four major product segments...

Asustek 2011 EPS expected to reach NT$21

Jan 18, 01:25

Asustek reported total revenues from brand business in 2011 reached NT$350 billion (US$11.67 billion). The industry predicts Asustek's EPS for 2011 to reach NT$21.

Asustek Zenbook

CES 2012: New XO 3.0 showcased with Marvell chip

Jan 10, 01:35

One Laptop per Child (OLPC) is showcasing its latest XO 3.0 tablet PC at CES 2012 at the booth of Marvell.

OLPC XO 3.0 tablet PC

Asustek announces revenues for 2011; conservative about 1Q12 performance

Jan 10, 01:15

Asustek Computer has announced consolidated revenues of NT$30.5 billion (US$1.01 billion) for December of 2011, down 25% on month, while consolidated results reached NT$100 billion...

Anticipated tablet growth alters LCD manufacturing strategies, says DisplaySearch

Dec 14, 11:56

In response to falling large-area TFT LCD panel prices in 2011, panel makers have minimized their second half of 2011 production, but preparation for 2012 models and gradual clearing...

Notebook supply chain expects to see improving gross margins for 2012

Dec 13, 01:25

Players in the notebook upstream supply chain expect their gross margin in 2012 to improve as notebook brand vendors are turning their focuses to ultrabooks, which have better profitability...

Ultrabooks to have touch features, say sources

Dec 7, 16:19

Notebook makers plan to employ touch panels for ultrabooks to accommodate new features in Windows 8 so as to regain market share eaten out by tablet PCs, according to industry sour...

Intel to launch Cedar Trail-M in December

Nov 30, 01:20

Intel will launch its Cedar Trail-M platform for netbooks including 32nm-based Atom N2800 and N2600 processors in December, according to industry sources.

Acer will not give up netbook market, says VP

Nov 29, 01:35

Commenting on the recent rumors that Korea-based Samsung Electronics will stop producing 10.1-inch netbooks in the first quarter of 2012, leaving the netbook market to the top-2 players...

Compal sees decline in 3Q11 revenues

Nov 1, 10:15

Compal Electronics has announced consolidated revenues of NT$172.81 billion (US$5.77 billion) for the third quarter, down 2% sequentially and 19% on year. The company has recently...

Compal president Ray Chen

Asustek, Pegatron to host investor conferences with new products to be focus

Oct 25, 01:15

Pegatron Technology and Asustek Computer are set to host their third-quarter investor conference on October 27 and 31, respectively, with Asustek's Eee Pad Tranformer and Zenbook...

MSI reorganizing notebook business

Oct 25, 01:05

Micro-Star International (MSI), commenting about the recent market rumor that the company plans to shrink down its notebook business, pointed out that the company is only making some...

Intel faces dropping Atom revenues

Oct 20, 01:25

Intel's Atom processor and chipset business revenues dropped 32% on year to only US$269 million in the third quarter of 2011, indicating that the netbook market has been strongly...

Pegatron may see future iPhone 4S orders drop

Oct 6, 01:00

Pegatron Technology, despite already having landed orders for 10 million iPhone 4Ss from Apple, may see its future iPhone 4S order volumes start dropping as consumer demand for the...

Intel reportedly to rename Atom CPUs

Sep 23, 01:25

Intel reportedly plans to rename the brand names of CPUs under its Cedar Trail platform in 2012 as demand for netbooks and nettops built with its Atom-branded processors has dropped...

Notebook players pessimistic about ability of Ice Cream Sandwich to defeat iOS

Sep 22, 01:30

Notebook players, seeing that first-tier brand vendors such as RIM, Motorola and Hewlett-Packard (HP) are all backing away from the tablet PC bandwagon, are turning pessimistic about...

Acer enjoying strong short-term notebook orders for Europe

Sep 22, 01:15

Acer, benefiting from Hewlett-Packard's (HP's) uncertainty about its PC business, has started receiving strong notebook orders from channels in Europe with volumes, as of September...

IDF 2011: Intel to enter 14nm process in 2014

Sep 15, 01:10

Intel CPUs will enter 14nm processing by 2014, according to Steven Smith, vice president and head of netbook, tablet PC business speaking at Intel Developer Forum (IDF) in San Fran...

Intel to ship new netbook platform in November

Aug 18, 01:15

Intel recently adjusted the launch schedule of its next-generation netbook platform, Cedar Trail-M, from September to November because the platform has encountered some graphics driver...

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  • Intel+Atom+processor

    Intel Atom processor

    Intel has announced the availability of the latest mobile Intel Atom processor-based platform, formerly codenamed Cedar Trail. The latest platform adds several new features to netbook...

    Photo: Company, Dec 30.

  • Toshiba+Blade+X%2Dgale+SSD

    Toshiba Blade X-gale SSD

    Toshiba has announced a thin and blade-shaped SSD series, suited for integration into space-sensitive products such as mini-mobile and netbook PCs. The blade-shaped drive is only...

    Photo: Company, Nov 11.

  • Dell+Inspiron+Duo+tablet+PC

    Dell Inspiron Duo tablet PC

    Dell revealed a tablet PC named the Inspiron Duo, which features Intel's dual-core Atom N550 processor and Windows 7 at Intel Developer Forum (IDF) in San Francisco. The tablet PC...

    Photo: Monica Chen, Sep 16.

  • Asustek+Eee+PC+1001PQ+netbook

    Asustek Eee PC 1001PQ netbook

    Asustek Computer has announced the launch of the Eee PC 1001PQ, a netbook for pre-adolescents. The Intel Atom N450-powered 1001PQ comes with full PC functionalities, and features...

    Photo: Company, Aug 9.

  • MSI+Wind+U160DX+netbook

    MSI Wind U160DX netbook

    MSI has announced its latest netbook, the Wind U160DX, which supports DDR3 memory and comes with the Intel Atom N455 processor and MSI's own Turbo Drive Engine (TDE) technology. ...

    Photo: Company, Jul 7.

  • Taiwan notebooks – 3Q 2012

    Taiwan notebook shipments decreased 5% sequentially and 9.3% on year to reach 42.73 million units in the third quarter of 2012.

  • Taiwan notebooks – 1Q 2012

    Taiwan notebook shipments decreased 5.7% sequentially but increased 2.5% on year to reach 42.06 million units in the first quarter of 2012.

  • Taiwan notebooks – 3Q 2011

    Taiwan's notebook shipments in September grew slightly as brand vendors restocked their inventory, but demand in the end market remained weak.

  • Taiwan notebooks – 2Q 2011

    On an annual basis, Taiwan's second-quarter notebook shipments declined. But the on-year decline of 0.9% was less steep than 3.4% drop seen in the first quarter, showing that the...

  • Taiwan notebooks – 4Q 2010

    Although Taiwan's notebook shipments saw a sequential growth of 4% in the fourth quarter of 2010, Digitimes Research believes the growth should not be seen as an indication of recovery...

  • Taiwan notebooks – 3Q 2010

    Taiwan notebook shipments decreased 1.6% to 44.20 million units in the third quarter of 2010, well below the 49.88 million total predicted previously by Digitimes Research.

  • Taiwan notebooks – 2Q 2010

    Taiwan's notebook shipments grew 5.4% sequentially in the second quarter of 2010, lower than the average growth for same period in previous years.

  • Taiwan notebooks – 1Q 2010

    Taiwan's notebook shipments dropped 7.1% sequentially in the first quarter of 2010. With the economy improving, demand in the market was significant in the traditionally low season...

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