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Hardware vendors optimistic about VR potential to save PC industry

Jan 12, 15:33

With Sony, Samsung Electronics, Oculus/Facebook, High-Tech Computer (HTC) and Google developing virtual reality (VR) wearable devices, related supply chain players are becoming optimistic...

HD on the rise in notebook displays, says IHS

Jan 11, 22:46

With demand for notebooks stagnating due to the economic downturn and the rise of tablets, notebook brands and panel makers are increasingly turning to higher display resolutions...

Seagate pushing non-PC storage for 2016 with focus on surveillance applications

Jan 7, 16:07

To strengthen its presence in the Asia Pacific market, Seagate is planning to continue pushing PC HDD sales and launch products for cloud computing, consumer electronics, surveillance...

Getac sees revenue growth in December

Jan 7, 13:47

Taiwan-based ruggedized PC brand vendor Getac has announced consolidated revenues of NT$1.79 billion (US$53.79 million) for December 2015, up 11.5% on month and 1.79% on year, a new...

Inventec buys HTC building to house business-use PC R&D headquarters

Dec 30, 11:24

Notebook ODM Inventec on December 29 announced the acquisition of a factory/office building located in Taoyuan City, northern Taiwan, at NT$6.060 billion (US$184.5 million) from smartphone...

JTouch to shift focus to metal mesh and IPC segments

Dec 28, 16:11

Touch panel maker JTouch aims to restructure its business model to increase focus on metal mesh production and the industrial PC market.

Asustek acquires 40% share in gaming monitor market; seeing increasing competition

Dec 15, 14:15

Asustek Computer has taken a 40% share of the worldwide high-end gaming PC monitor market and significantly expanded its profitability, but the success has attracted competitors such...

PC supply chain remains pessimistic about demand in 1H16

Dec 11, 10:40

Despite seeing growth in third-quarter worldwide PC shipments, the PC supply chain is still conservative about demand from the fourth quarter to the first half of 2016 as most PC...

Getac Technology November revenues down on month, up on year

Dec 8, 16:29

Taiwan-based ruggedized PC player Getac Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.6 billion (US$49.3 million) for November 2015, decreasing 7.3% on month but increasing...

Worldwide PC shipments will continue to decline into 2016 as short-term outlook softens, says IDC

Dec 8, 16:14

Worldwide PC shipments are expected to fall 10% in the fourth quarter of 2015, pulling on-year growth for all of 2015 down to negative 10.3%, according to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly...

Intel pushing new entry-level PC processors in 2Q16-3Q16

Dec 1, 15:25

Despite weak overall demand for PC, sales of gaming notebooks, inexpensive desktops and mini PCs remain strong, especially models using Intel's Pentium and Celeron processors, which...

Digitimes Research: Global all-in-one PC shipments to drop 3.9% on year in 2015

Nov 30, 16:01

With consumer demand for all-in-one PCs remaining weak, and Apple's new high-end iMacs and the price cut for previous-generation models failing to drive sales, Digitimes Research...

All-in-one PC shipments to drop over 10% in 2015

Nov 26, 14:08

All-in-one PC shipments may drop a double-digit percentage on-year in 2015 due to weaker-than-expected demand. Shipments in 2016 are unlikely to see any major growth and may stay...

Acer, Asustek will not die in global PC market, says Acer founder

Nov 13, 12:22

In response to IDC forecasts that two of the top-10 international PC vendors will withdraw from the global PC market over the next two years due to unbearable operating losses and...

Western Digital, Seagate see PCs growing less important to revenues

Nov 5, 14:06

Hard disk drive (HDD) makers Western Digital and Seagate have announced their financial results for the third quarter and both makers are seeing their PC business revenue contributions...

Competition growing fierce for HDD makers

EMEA PC shipments see another quarter of decline, says IDC

Oct 20, 15:55

PC shipments in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) reached 18.4 million units in the third quarter of 2015, posting a 23% decline on year, according to IDC. The market was...

Acer positive about Microsoft Surface Book release

Oct 13, 12:02

Commenting on market watchers' concerns that Microsoft's Surface Book could potentially hurt its PC brand partners, Acer's president of corporate business planning and operations...

Acer sees healthy inventory level

Oct 13, 11:48

Acer's PC inventory is currently at a healthy level after aggressive moves to clear it in the past three months, and the company is expected to continue seeing growth in its education,...

Inventec takes 90% stake in all-in-one PC maker TPV-Inventa

Oct 2, 11:24

Inventec has increased its investment in TPV-Inventa, raising its stake to 90% in the all-in-one PC manufacturing joint venture with TPV.

Singapore PC market growth driven by mobile PCs in 1H15, says Gartner

Sep 29, 15:25

PC shipments in Singapore totaled 588,300 units in the first half of 2015, a 12% increase over the same period last year, according to Gartner.

India PC market declines 13% in 2Q15, says Gartner

Sep 18, 15:12

The combined desktop-based and mobile PC market in India totaled nearly 2.2 million units in the second quarter of 2015, a 13% decrease over the second quarter of 2014, according...

Quanta to remain largest all-in-one PC maker in 2016 thanks to HP orders

Sep 15, 14:19

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has recently finished its request for quotation (RFQ) process for its all-in-one PC orders for 2016 with Quanta Computer landing over 70% of the overall volume...

Wistron, Inventec see rising PC shipments in August

Sep 9, 16:00

Wistron and Inventec have announced their August shipments with Wistron shipping 1.6 million notebooks in the month, up from 1.4 million units in July and expected to see the volume...

New Zealand PC market stabilizes, says IDC

Sep 3, 16:07

New Zealand PC shipments totaled 188,000 units during second quarter of 2015, about 2.8% higher than the previous forecast, according to the IDC's Asia Pacific Quarterly PC Tracker...

Global PC demand impacted by currency depreciation and high inventory, says Acer CEO

Aug 27, 16:12

Global PC demand was weaker than expected in early 2015 due to impacts from changes in foreign exchange rates and vendors' inventory levels, according to Acer CEO Jason Chen.

PC-related players taking measures to survive the cold winter

Aug 24, 22:12

Many PC players have started to adopt plans to tighten their management over spending and inventory and have also halted most of their unnecessary expenses including those from personnel,...

Lenovo reportedly to raise PC prices in China because of Chinese yuan deprecation

Aug 24, 15:18

China-based Lenovo reportedly is planning to raise its PC prices in China at the end of August due to a significant depreciation of the country's currency, and the vendor will next...

Turkey PC market declines amid weak consumer and public sector demand, says IDC

Aug 21, 16:02

Ongoing social and political unrest across the country caused Turkey's PC market to suffer a dramatic on-year decline during the second quarter of 2015, according to the latest figures...

Portable PC sales to remain flat despite Windows 10 launch, says ABI Research

Aug 20, 21:43

According to the latest market data findings from ABI Research, total system shipments for portable computing are predicted to reach 165 million units for full-year 2015, essentially...

AIO PC demand from China Internet cafes rising

Aug 14, 10:59

Despite the PC market's weak performance, all-in-one (AIO) PCs have become popular in China's Internet cafe market after the China government relaxed the restrictions on Internet...

Arbor forms partnership with Trade-Van for smart shopping business

Aug 13, 12:45

Following its cooperation with MediaTek and Wistron, Taiwan-based industrial PC maker Arbor Technology on August 12 signed contracts to form a partnership with Taiwan-based Trade-Van...

High-end graphics cards become new focus for vendors

Jul 30, 14:08

Graphics card players have recently started turning their focuses to mid-range and high-end graphics cards as related demand from enthusiast gamers continues to rise despite the fact...

PC replacement pushed by Windows 10 may come slowly, say Taiwan makers

Jul 30, 11:20

As Microsoft will allow free upgrades of Windows 7 and Windows 8 to Windows 10, which has relatively low hardware requirements, PC replacement demand due to the launch of the new...

Semi material distributor Topco positive about silicone business

Jul 27, 19:53

Semiconductor material distributor Topco has expressed optimism about demand for silicon materials which can be applied to a broad range of applications including PC peripherals,...

DRAM contract prices to fall further, says DRAMeXchange

Jul 21, 22:03

DRAM contract prices discontinued their six-month rally in November 2014, and have fallen since, according to DRAMeXchange. Growing chip supplies, coupled with weak PC sales and decelerating...

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    AMD has unveiled the company's strategy for its upcoming Polaris architecture-based Radeon RX series graphics cards, introducing levels of VR performance and future-proof technologies...

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