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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.

Demand for SSDs in PCs to boom through 2017, says IHS

May 8, 16:01

Global shipments of solid state drives (SSD) in PCs are set to rise by a factor of seven by 2017, allowing them to claim more than one-third of the market for PC storage solutions...

Taiwan component makers turn conservative about 2Q13

May 3, 15:36

Taiwan-based component makers, in view of stagnant growth in global demand for notebooks and desktops, have turned conservative about their business outlooks for the second quarter...

China becomes leading PC market in 2012, says IHS

Apr 30, 12:01

China rose to the top of the PC market for the first time ever on an annual basis in 2012, relegating the US to second place with a lead of more than three million units, according...

Palit, PC Partner surpass Asustek in graphics card market share

Apr 16, 19:34

Taiwan-based Palit Microsystems and Hong Kong-based PC Partner have surpassed Asustek Computer to rank first and second in terms of global retail market share for graphics cards,...

VIA Labs lands new orders for USB 3.0 hub controllers

Apr 15, 23:49

Taiwan-based VIA Labs has grabbed USB 3.0 hub controller orders for docking stations from Lenovo, with shipments kicking off in the third quarter, according to industry sources. Monthly...

Worldwide PC shipments in 1Q13 drop to lowest levels since 2Q09, says Gartner

Apr 15, 10:40

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 79.2 million units in the first quarter of 2013, a 11.2% decline from the first quarter of 2012, according to Gartner. Global PC shipments went below...

PC shipments post the steepest decline ever in a single quarter, says IDC

Apr 11, 15:24

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 76.3 million units in the first quarter of 2013, down 13.9% compared to the same quarter in 2012 and worse than the forecast decline of 7.7%, according...

Wistron reports rising March revenues

Apr 9, 14:30

Notebook ODM firm Wistron saw March consolidated revenues reach NT$60.88 billion (US$2.02 billion), showing a sequential increase of 37.07% and an on-year increase of 11.18%. The...

Microsoft reportedly developing Windows Blue for PC, mobile OS integration

Apr 8, 15:20

Microsoft is reportedly developing Windows Blue as an independent project that will help merge Windows (PC) with Windows Phone. Rumors have also spread that Microsoft is developing...

PC component shipments to enjoy 20-50% growth in 2H13

Apr 1, 23:00

PC supply chain shipments in the second half are expected to enjoy growth of at least 20% compared to the first half and may even reach 50% due to Intel's new Haswell-based processors...

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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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    Samsung Electronics has introduced a solid state drive (SSD) based on its 3D V-NAND technology. The new SSD, unveiled during a keynote at the Flash Memory Summit 2013 in California,...

    Photo: Company, Aug 19.

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    MK11201 is an advanced PC stand for public computers, taking considerations of universal usage, security, organization, and maintenance from the aspects of end-users, owners, and...

    Photo: Company, Jul 17.

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    Acer Aspire Z3 series all-in-one PC

    Acer has introduced the Aspire Z3 series all-in-one PC, a desktop PC with a 23-inch 10-point touch display designed for modern homes. The Z3 features a 1080p Full HD LED-backlit...

    Photo: Company, Jun 11.

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