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  • Last update: Monday 29 September 2014 [1217 news items]

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...

Enterprise PC demand may benefit from the end of Windows XP support

Jul 29, 15:30

As Microsoft is set to end its support for Windows XP in April, 2014, sources from the upstream supply chain believe the action will help trigger a PC replacement trend in the enterprise...

Digitimes Research: Global all-in-one PC shipments to grow 17.3% on year in 2013

Jul 24, 15:18

Although Apple's weak iMac shipments caused global all-in-one PC shipments in 2012 to see the lowest on-year growth in the industry's history at 2.3%, iMac shipments in 2013 are expected...

Global all-in-one PC shipments

Surging popularity of smartphones and tablets hurting PC sales across the MEA and Turkey, says IDC

Jul 23, 14:54

The MEA region's PC market experienced another quarter of steep decline in the second quarter of 2013 as the proliferation of mobile technology continues unabated. According to preliminary...

TCAS 2013: Channel retailers to offer up to 30% discounts for notebooks

Jul 22, 22:06

The Taipei Computer Application Show (TCAS) is set to be hosted from August 1-5 at Taipei World Trade Center in Taiwan and PC vendors are expected to offer up to 30% discounts for...

China PC supply chain competing for orders with cheaper quotes

Jul 22, 21:10

China-based component makers have recently started competing for orders from PC ODMs with their advantages in product quote, which is about 10-20% lower than the market's average,...

China drags Asia Pacific PC market down in 2Q13, says IDC

Jul 19, 14:33

IDC's preliminary results show that the Asia Pacific (excluding Japan) PC market declined 1% from last quarter and 11% on-year in the second quarter of 2013 to reach 26.7 million...

Channel retailers see trouble clearing PC inventories

Jul 19, 14:13

The retail channel is currently facing serious excessive inventory troubles as most retailers are still unable to finish digesting their Ivy Bridge-based PC inventories and could...

Products with new Intel 8-series chipsets to show up in September

Jul 17, 22:39

Intel's 8-series chipsets, designed for Haswell-based processors, are seeing defects in their USB 3.0 feature, and although Intel has distributed fixed chipsets to motherboard and...

HDD shipments to stay flat sequentially in 3Q13

Jul 16, 14:49

Hard disc drive (HDD) vendors expect their shipments in the third quarter to stay flat sequentially, but drop over 10% on year due to PC clients' reluctance in placing orders. Some...

China sees weakening PC demand in 3Q13

Jul 15, 21:59

PC brand vendors originally hoped China's PC market would help cover their dropping sales from other major regions worldwide in the third quarter, but such a hope may not come true...

Worldwide PC shipments declined 10.9% in 2Q13, says Gartner

Jul 12, 12:24

Worldwide PC shipments dropped to 76 million units in the second quarter of 2013, a 10.9% decrease from the same period in 2012, according to preliminary results from Gartner. This...

Mobile PC market suffers worst 2Q performance in more than a decade, says IHS

Jul 11, 16:04

Battered by the nonstop onslaught of media tablets, the mobile PC market in 2013 delivered the worst second-quarter performance in 11 years, according to preliminary data provided...

PC chip vendors look to rising shipments in 3Q12

Jun 26, 15:43

Taiwan-based PC chip vendors are expected to see a rebound in shipments in the third quarter as PC clients have begun to pull in orders for the traditional peak season, according...

Worldwide PC, tablet and mobile phone shipments to grow 5.9% in 2013, says Gartner

Jun 25, 12:40

Worldwide devices (the combined shipments of PCs, tablets and mobile phones) are projected to reach 2.35 billion units in 2013, a 5.9% increase from 2012, according to Gartner. The...

Taiwan market: PC shipments in 1Q13 down, says IDC

Jun 21, 10:53

There were 637,604 desktops and notebooks shipped in the Taiwan market during the first quarter of 2013, decreasing 9% on quarter and 16% on year, and the corresponding shipment value...

DIY market forced to adapt to changing PC market

Jun 6, 12:45

The PC market as a whole is contracting, leaving manufacturers desperate to find transitional opportunities. PC DIY component makers are adapting to the changing market and in general...

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EETI launches single-chip touchscreen ICs for notebooks, tablets and all-in-one devices

May 31, 12:24

Egalax-empia Technology (EETI) has rolled out a single-chip touchscreen IC solution which has been adopted by a number of desktop and notebook companies for their new models slated...

Notebook supply chain sees trouble satisfying downstream demand in China

May 29, 22:13

As Lenovo's PC manufacturing joint venture in Hefei, eastern China is set to ship 10 million products in 2013, sources from the notebook supply chain are concerned that they may have...

Worldwide tablet shipments to surpass portable PC shipments in 2013, total PC shipments in 2015, says IDC

May 29, 16:49

According to a new forecast from the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker, tablet shipments are expected to grow 58.7% on-year in 2013 reaching 229.3 million units, up from 144.5...

PC outlook falls as market increasingly looks to tablets, says IDC

May 29, 16:07

Worldwide PC shipments are now expected to fall by 7.8% in 2013 according to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker. The new forecast reflects a shift in PC buying trends as users...

Some PC IC suppliers post high gross margins in 1Q13

May 28, 15:31

Some Taiwan-based PC IC design houses, including C-Media Electronics, Aspeed Technology and Egalax-empia Technology (EETI), all beat market expectations by posting a gross margin...

Tablets and touch adoption expected to drive mobile PC shipments through 2017, says DisplaySearch

May 27, 16:11

The mobile PC market is expected to increase from 367.6 million units shipped in 2012 to 762.7 million globally by 2017, driven by touch-enabled form factors, according to research...

BIOS designers feel the impact from weak PC market

May 20, 15:48

Weak PC sales have impacted BIOS designers such as Insyde Software, Phoenix Technologies and American Megatrends (AMI), prompting them to start taking measures to deal with the impact,...

Ruggedized PC vendors eyeing 7- to 8-inch tablet market

May 17, 16:09

As 7- to 8-inch displays are expected to become a new specification for ruggedized tablets in 2014, vendors, such as Taiwan-based Getac Technology and Japan-based Panasonic, are eyeing...

PC shipments in Western Europe decline 20.5% in 1Q13, says Gartner

May 16, 14:08

PC shipments in Western Europe totaled 12.3 million units in the first quarter of 2013, a decline of 20.5% from the corresponding period of 2012, according to Gartner.

PC industry expected to return to a 4:6 shipment ratio for 1H13 and 2H13

May 8, 21:43

The PC industry is expected to return to a shipment ratio of 4:6 for the first and second halves of 2013, Acer president Jim Wong said at the company's investor conference on May...

DRAM shortages to impact PC players in 2Q13

May 8, 21:10

DRAM shortages, which started in early 2013, have become worse recently and may impact PC brand vendors' performances in the second quarter, according to sources from PC players.

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