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  • Last update: Tuesday 2 September 2014 [1209 news items]

DRAM market adjusts to post-PC era as profits soar to 11-quarter high, says IHS

Oct 18, 11:43

Having slimmed down and gained some self-discipline, the DRAM business is posting its highest profits in nearly three years allowing suppliers to thrive despite the decline of the...

Intel Broadwell CPU delay to help PC vendors regain pace

Oct 16, 21:44

Intel's decision to delay the mass shipment schedule of its 14nm Broadwell-based processors by one quarter from the end of 2013 is expected to buy brand vendors some time to finish...

Ruggedized PC vendors impacted by US government budget stall

Oct 16, 14:40

The suspension of the US government's budget has delayed procurement of ruggedized PCs and is expected to impact vendors' sales performance for the fourth quarter of 2013, according...

Worldwide PC shipments decline 8.6% in 3Q13, says Gartner

Oct 14, 15:13

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 80.3 million units in the third quarter of 2013, an 8.6% decline from the same period in 2012, according to preliminary results by Gartner. This marks...

Vendors to push new convertible all-in-one PCs in 2Q14

Oct 7, 14:28

Intel's promotion has prompted first-tier brand vendors, except Apple, to step up development of new convertible all-in-one (AIO) PCs set for volume shipments in the second quarter...

PC shipments to Philippines in 2Q13 suffer brunt of peso devaluation, says IDC

Oct 2, 15:29

The Philippines PC market shipped a total of 460,000 units in the second quarter of 2013, 12% lower than IDC's initial forecast.

Global tablet panel shipments recover after three straight months of declines, says DisplaySearch

Sep 26, 14:25

After three consecutive months of shipment declines in the second quarter of 2013, global LCD tablet panel shipments recovered in July. According to DisplaySearch, 23 million tablet...

Booming market for touch screen notebook displays hits speed bump in 2Q13, says IHS

Sep 25, 10:42

Shipments of touch screen panels for notebooks amounted to 4.4 million units in the second quarter of 2013, down 4.9% from 4.6 million in the previous quarter. Up until the second...

Dell captures top position in worldwide monitors in 2Q13, moves ahead of Samsung for the first time since 2007, says IDC

Sep 24, 15:38

Dell moved ahead of Samsung Electronics in the worldwide monitor market for the first time since 2007, shipping more than five million units in the second quarter of 2013. Total monitor...

O-Film sees orders from 6 major PC vendors for low-priced touch panel solutions

Sep 24, 15:02

O-Film Tech has entered the supply chains of the six leading PC vendors and is winning orders due to its low-priced touch panel solutions.

Inotera, Adata expected to benefit from PC DRAM price hikes, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 16, 11:34

As PC-use DRAM spot prices have risen over 30% due to tight supply arising from a fire accident at SK Hynix's 12-inch fab in eastern China, DRAM maker Inotera Memories is expected...

Russia PC shipments continue to slow in 2Q13, says IDC

Sep 13, 15:07

According to IDC, PC shipments in Russia in the second quarter of 2013 continued their steep decline, with volume slipping by 37.3% on year to a total of 2.47 million units. The notebook...

Samsung likely to increase PC DRAM output following SK Hynix fire

Sep 13, 11:25

The recent fire at SK Hynix's factory in China has resulted in decreased global supply of PC-use DRAM, which is likely to encourage Samsung Electronics to increase PC-use DRAM output,...

Tablet shipments to top total PC shipments in 4Q13 and annually by 2015, says IDC

Sep 12, 11:23

The worldwide smart connected device market, comprised of PCs, tablets, and smartphones, is forecast to grow 27.8% on year in 2013, slightly lower than the 30.3% growth in 2012. The...

Notebook display panel shipments fall 23% in July as most vendors cut orders, says IHS

Sep 10, 15:11

In another troubling sign for the notebook market, eight of the nine leading vendors reduced their LCD panel purchases in July 2013, causing global market shipments to decline by...

Wintel destined to eventually fail, says Acer founder

Sep 10, 14:29

Commenting on recent events in the PC industry at a recent media conference, Acer founder Stan Shih said that the Wintel camp is destined to fail since the two giants have been keeping...

Analog IC suppliers land short lead-time orders for notebooks

Sep 3, 18:59

Taiwan-based analog IC design houses have seen a pull-in of short lead-time orders from their notebook clients, estimating that orders for September are about 30% higher than the...

MEA tablet market surpasses portable PC market for first time, says IDC

Sep 3, 12:12

The size of the Middle East and Africa (MEA) tablet market exceeded the region's portable PC market for the first time in the second quarter of 2013, according to IDC. IDC has announced...

Large-screen smartphones overtake both tablet and portable PC shipments in Asia in 2Q13, says IDC

Sep 2, 14:07

Smartphones with screen sizes of 5- to just under 7-inch, colloquially known as phablets, overtook shipments of each of the portable PC and tablet device categories in Asia Pacific...

PC outlook further lowered as mature markets projected to outgrow emerging markets in 2013, says IDC

Aug 30, 12:14

Worldwide PC shipments are now expected to fall by 9.7% in 2013, further deepening what is already the longest market contraction on record, according to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly...

Dell optimistic about Windows 8.1 for enterprise PCs

Aug 29, 11:22

As Microsoft is ready to release Windows 8.1 on October 18, Jeff Clarke, Dell's vice chairman and president of Global Operations and End User Computing Solutions, has expressed his...

Asustek seeking motherboard orders from second-tier PC vendors

Aug 28, 21:54

Asustek Computer has recently turned to seek motherboard orders from second-tier PC vendors and is supplying these new clients from its channel retail partners, according to sources...

Dell to stay in PC market, says CEO

Aug 28, 13:53

In response to doubts that Dell may withdraw from the global PC market after privatization, company CEO Michael Dell, at the Dell Solutions Summit taking place in Beijing, China,...

PC sales in India records new high, says IDC

Aug 27, 12:31

The overall India PC shipments for the second quarter of 2013 stood at 3.53 million units, representing a substantial on-year growth of 24% over the second quarter of 2012 and an...

MSI announces a new gaming all-in-one PC

Aug 23, 16:07

Micro-Star International (MSI) has introduced a 27-inch, all-in-one gaming PC: AG2712A, featuring the Intel Core i7 3630QM quad-core processor, AMD's Radeon HD 8970M discrete graphics...

MSI AG2712A gaming all-in-one PC

Taiwan market: Retailers not stocking as much inventory for back-to-school season as in previous years

Aug 20, 13:43

With the PC industry suffering from a downturn, channel retailers are active about offering new promotions in Taiwan, but their inventory preparation for the back-to-school season...

Notebook players finding gaming PC business still a bright spot in dismal PC market

Aug 19, 22:09

Notebook players such as second-tier ODMs Clevo and Shuttle, as well as brand vendors Gigabyte Technology and Micro-Star International (MSI), are seeing their gaming notebook businesses...

Tablet and handset processors offset PC MPU weakness, says IC Insights

Aug 13, 14:51

Worldwide microprocessor (MPU) sales are on pace to reach a record-high US$61 billion in 2013, mostly due to strong demand for tablets and mobile phones that connect to the Internet,...

About 38% of consumers with past PC problems prefer self-help tools in tech support, says Parks Associates

Aug 12, 14:20

Parks Associates' tech support research shows new automation strategies are starting to resonate with consumers, as 38% of US consumers who have experienced PC problems would prefer...

PC market in Western Europe down 20% in 2Q13, says Gartner

Aug 7, 21:00

PC shipments in Western Europe totaled 10.9 million units in the second quarter of 2013, a decline of 19.8% compared with the same period in 2012, according to research firm Gartne...

PC market flat in 2Q13, despite tablet growth, says Canalys

Aug 7, 11:54

The worldwide PC market experienced a quarter without growth, as a 42.9% increase in tablet shipments was offset by declines in desktop and notebook shipments, which fell 7.4% and...

Indonesia PC market declines 2% on year in 1Q13; vendors focus on low-cost PCs to entice first time buyers, says IDC

Aug 6, 21:33

According to research firm IDC, the Indonesia PC market increased 4% in the first quarter of 2013 compared to the previous quarter but declined 2% on year, reaching 1.37 million units...

Channel retailers turn focus to desktops

Aug 6, 14:22

As the PC industry continues to suffer from weak demand, some channel retailers are concerned that back-to-school demand may fail to raise sales, while some retailers have already...

PC players eager to enter the wearable IT device market

Aug 1, 11:45

Seeing wearable IT devices gradually becoming popular, most PC brand vendors and ODMs have established R&D teams to develop related products and expect the devices to enjoy surging...

PC-related IC suppliers expect demand to pick up in August

Jul 30, 11:32

PC-related IC design houses expect the visibility of orders to improve in August thanks to roll-outs of new Haswell PC products and clients' inventory replenishment ahead of China's...

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    Intel 14nm fanless mobile PC reference design

    Intel has revealed its 14nm fanless mobile PC reference design. The 2-in-1 is a 12.5-inch screen that is 7.2mm thin with keyboard detached and weighs 670g. It includes a media dock...

    Photo: Company, Jun 6.

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    Photo: Company, Aug 19.

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    Photo: Company, Jun 11.

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