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PC market to decline for a second consecutive year in 2013, says IDC

Mar 5, 15:58

Despite intense industry efforts to overcome market inertia, 2012 nonetheless ended on a sour note with global PC shipment volume shrinking 3.7% on year. With limited initial traction...

Stagnant PC sales expected to last through 1H13, say Taiwan makers

Feb 22, 14:00

Viewing that Windows 8 has fallen short of expectations in stimulating sales, global PC sales are expected to remain slack at least in the first half of 2013, but may rebound after...

Taiwan PC industry at a critical moment: An interview with Wistron chairman

Feb 22, 11:16

As the PC Industry is having trouble achieving growth, transformation has become a new trend among the industry players, Wistron chairman Simon Lin has told Digitimes in a recent...

Simon Lin, Wistron chairman

Limited supply of touch screens and ultra-thin panels to impact ultra-slim PC availability, says DisplaySearch

Feb 8, 11:54

Limited commitments by touch screen suppliers and ultra-slim panel makers is putting a squeeze on the ultra-slim PC market, according to research firm DisplaySearch. A touch interface...

Asustek to add in-house 3D motion sensing technology into Haswell products

Feb 6, 22:18

Asustek Computer plans to add its in-house developed 3D motion sensing technology into its upcoming high-end Haswell-based PC products including all-in-one PCs and notebooks.

Microsoft involvement in Dell privatization may not benefit the PC vendor, says Acer founder

Feb 6, 21:39

Acer founder Stan Shih, commenting on reports about Microsoft's US$2 billion loan to Dell to assist the PC vendor's privatization, said that Microsoft's "professional advice"...

Upstream supply chain sees good profit from Intel Classmate PC shipments

Feb 4, 21:39

Despite fierce competitions within the notebook and the tablet markets, netbook and tablet products are currently still seeing good demand in the education segment, especially Intel's...

Lenovo 4Q12 performance hits records

Jan 31, 20:09

Lenovo generated its historically highest revenues at US$9.36 billion, net profit of US$205 million and global PC market share of 15.9% in the third quarter of its fiscal year 2012...

Samsung reportedly replaces management team in Brazil market

Jan 23, 22:34

Korea-based Samsung Electronics has reportedly replaced its management team in Brazil despite the team's efforts helping Samsung to become the largest vendor in the country, defeating...

Global 4Q12 PC shipments slip 5%, says Gartner

Jan 15, 14:16

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 90.3 million units in the fourth quarter of 2012, a 4.9% decline from the fourth quarter of 2011, according to Gartner.

PCB maker Allied Circuit looks to sales decrease in 1Q13

Jan 15, 11:45

PCB manufacturer Allied Circuit is expected to see sequential sales decrease in the first quarter of 2013, as its utilization rate will likely fall below 80% amid seasonal slowdown...

Worldwide PC shipments decline over 6% on year in 4Q12, says IDC

Jan 14, 16:11

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 89.8 million units in the fourth quarter of 2012, down 6.4% compared to the same quarter in 2011 and worse than the forecast decline of 4.4%, according...

PC industry will face a difficult year in 2013

Jan 9, 15:51

As TV and related innovative applications become the spotlights of CES 2013 and attract the most attention, PC players are concerned that the trend will lead to 2013 becoming a difficult...

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...

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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.

  • Samsung+3D+V%2DNAND+SSD

    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.

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