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Commentary: Taiwan touch panel makers to see shipments to PC segment soar in 2013

Jan 2, 16:11

Due to continuing success for Apple's iPhone 5, which uses in-cell embedded touch panel technology that is largely from Japan-based makers, G/G shipments from Taiwan-based touch panel...

Touchscreen offers new opportunity for PC brands: An interview with Acer president

Dec 27, 15:56

The PC industry saw several major developments in 2012, such as the rise of ARM-based products that greatly weakened the influence of the Wintel platform and Microsoft's launch of...

Jim Wong, Acer president

Compal to aim for all-in-one PC orders from HP

Dec 26, 21:36

Compal Electronics reportedly plans to expand its all-in-one PC business and is targeting to land 30% of Lenovo's total orders, as well as orders from Hewlett-Packard (HP), according...

Acer to host supply chain conference in January 2013

Dec 24, 22:34

Acer is set to host a supply chain conference on January 17, 2013 with its upstream partners including Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics, Wistron and Pegatron Technology, to all...

Acer to host a supply chain conference in January 2013

Nanya to discontinue taking PC DRAM chips from Inotera, say sources

Dec 19, 22:04

Nanya Technology plans to discontinue its rights to take delivery of PC DRAM chips from Inotera Memories, while allowing Micron Technology to handle sales of all DRAM chips rolled...

Compal to enter server ODM business in 2013

Dec 17, 21:41

Compal Electronics reportedly plans to enter server the ODM business in 2013 and will establish a new department to handle all related services and sales, according to sources from...

PC IC vendors to see continued revenue setbacks in December, say sources

Dec 17, 14:57

Most Taiwan-based PC-related IC design houses are likely to see their revenues sink another 10% sequentially in December after suffering a 10% decline on average in November, according...

Acer pushing tablet shipments

Dec 12, 22:07

Acer originally believed that tablets would soon lose their attractiveness to consumers helping notebooks to regain their influence; however as market watchers and IT players mostly...

PC players move budgets from CES to MWC 2013

Dec 12, 16:12

Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2013 will be hosted from January 8-11, 2013 in Las Vegas, the US; however, since the show is only two months after the launch of Windows 8 and Windows...

Asustek achieves record November revenues; Pegatron, ASRock see growth

Dec 10, 22:32

Asustek Computer has announced revenues of NT$39.64 billion (US$1.36 billion) for November, a new monthly record with growths of 11.5% on month and 32.7% on year, while the company's...

Notebook ODMs saw mixed revenue results in November

Dec 10, 22:24

Notebook ODMs saw mixed performances in their November consolidated revenues with Quanta Computer suffering an on-month drop of 13.29% and an on-year drop of 11.16%, while Compal...

DRAM spot prices rally

Dec 7, 14:05

DRAM spot market prices have seen a sustained rally for the week starting December 3, signaling that the worst could be over for commodity memory chipmakers.

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...

Taiwan market: Samsung to push into PC retail

Nov 29, 15:16

Samsung Electronics Taiwan expects its channel retail network to expand significantly in 2013 and the company will also start entering Taiwan's enterprise PC and government procurement...

Windows 8 may not start a PC replacement trend for enterprises until after 2014

Nov 19, 22:57

Demand for Microsoft's Windows 8 is unlikely to start emerging until 2013 for the consumer market, while for the enterprise market, demand is expected to come at an even later time...

Intel Thunderbolt suffers low penetration in the PC market

Nov 14, 20:40

Intel's Thunderbolt technology is facing difficulty penetrating the PC market. Currently only about 10% of notebooks and motherboards adopt the technology due to high costs, according...

Thunderbolt sees a weak penetration rate in the PC market

Lenovo 3Q12 global PC market share rises to 15.6%

Nov 9, 15:26

Lenovo saw its total global sales volume of notebooks, desktops and tablets during the third quarter of 2012 increase by 10.3% on year, with corresponding global market share rising...

Lenovo to launch a table-shaped all-in-one PC

Nov 5, 22:57

Lenovo plans to launch a Windows 8-based all-in-one PC that features a similar industrial design as Microsoft's Surface, a table-shaped PC. The machine features four legs and when...

Uncertain Windows 8 future may relatively affect Windows Phone 8

Nov 5, 22:45

Although Microsoft has been aggressive promoting its new Windows 8 operating system (OS), a weak global economy has the notebook supply chain remaining conservative about the OS'...

Powerchip continues shift away from PC DRAM

Nov 5, 21:50

Powerchip has been expanding its foundry production while continuing to reduce its exposure to the PC DRAM market, according to the Taiwan-based chipmaker.

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Western Digital expected to turn conservative about HDD shipments in 4Q12

Oct 29, 22:44

With hard disc drive (HDD) maker Western Digital has recently announced its latest financial report with a shipment drop, sources from the HDD-related industry expect the company...

Insyde announces profit for 3Q12

Oct 29, 21:24

Taiwan-based BIOS designer Insyde Software has announced its third-quarter result with revenues of NT$280 million (US$9.57 million), while its net profit reached NT$34.17 million...

Digitimes Research: Apple has chance to become the fifth largest PC brand in 2013

Oct 25, 11:25

Apple has released its new iMac, Mac mini, 13.3-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display, iPad mini and fourth-generation iPad. For the Mac product lines, which are all heading towards...

Asia Pacific PC market takes a pause, posts 5% on-year decline in 3Q12, says IDC

Oct 18, 15:55

IDC's preliminary results show that the Asia Pacific (excluding Japan) PC market grew 4% sequentially but declined 5% on year in the third quarter of 2012 to reach 31.4 million units,...

Communications to surpass PC as leading application for ICs, says IC Insights

Oct 18, 15:12

In a major shift for the semiconductor industry, communications applications are forecast to surpass computer applications as the leading end-use for ICs starting in 2014 and lasting...

Taiwan market: PC peripheral, DIY retail channels hike inventories in expectations of increased sales due to Windows 8

Oct 17, 15:40

Retail channels of PC peripherals and DIY products in the Taiwan market have raised inventory levels and expect 10% sequential growth in fourth-quarter revenues due to expectations...

Proportion of DRAM output for PC use to fall to below 50% in 2012, say Taiwan makers

Oct 15, 13:42

The proportion of DRAM output for PC use is expected to drop to less than 50% in 2012 due to fast growing demand for Mobile RAM used in smartphones and tablets as well as DRAM used...

HP, Dell may see falling global PC market shares in 2013, say Taiwan makers

Oct 12, 14:11

Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell have seen their global PC market shares slipping from 2011 levels and may see continual drops in 2013, according to sources from Taiwan-based supply...

Ultra-slim PCs to account for a quarter of mobile PC market by 2015, says DisplaySearch

Oct 12, 10:36

Ultra-slim PC shipments will grow from 3.4 million in 2011 to 65 million by 2015, a quarter of mobile PC shipments, according to DisplaySearch.The mobile PC landscape is transforming...

PC shipments set to decline in 2012 for first time in 11 years, says IHS

Oct 11, 16:16

After entering the year with high hopes, the global PC market has seen its prospects dim, with worldwide shipments set to decline in 2012 for the first time in 11 years, according...

PC market struggles ahead of Windows 8 launch, says IDC

Oct 11, 14:00

The worldwide PC market contracted sharply in the third quarter of 2012, with shipments declining 8.6% from the third quarter of 2011, according to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly PC...

Windows 8 yet to stir up demand for PC chips

Oct 9, 11:36

Despite the looming release of the Windows 8 at the end of October, analog IC suppliers have not yet experienced a pickup in orders from the PC sector for the fourth quarter, according...

PC DRAM output slows

Oct 5, 01:10

With the output of PC DRAM memory from Taiwan-based chipmakers reducing further, their backend partners including Formosa Advanced Technologies (FATC), Walton Advanced Engineering...

PC vendors recommended to target niche smartphone market to avoid direct competition

Oct 3, 14:56

Branded PC vendors including Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Asustek Computer, which plan to reignite their smartphone businesses, are recommended to offer models with strong application...

Intel CEO meets Acer executives to discuss smartphone business

Sep 27, 01:45

Intel CEO Paul Otellini recently had a meeting with Acer's executives in Taiwan, discussing the smartphone business and has also introduced some telecom carriers to Acer as a foundation...

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    Samsung 3D V-NAND SSD

    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.

  • AIO+PC+Stand+%2D+MK11201

    AIO PC Stand - MK11201

    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.

  • Acer+Aspire+Z3+series+all%2Din%2Done+PC

    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.

  • Hynix+DDR3L%2DRS+DRAM

    Hynix DDR3L-RS DRAM

    SK Hynix has introduced DDR3L-RS (Reduced Standby) DRAM for mobile solutions using its 20nm class technology. By using 20nm class technology and efficiently managing standby current,...

    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

  • Nvidia+GeForce+GTX+660+Ti+graphics+card

    Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 Ti graphics card

    Nvidia has unveiled GeForce GTX 660 Ti GPU, powered by Kepler architecture and is available starting at only US$299. Supporting resolution of 1080p, the GTX 660 Ti is 41% faster...

    Photo: Company, Aug 17.

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