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Taiwan market: Acer launches Predator products

Oct 1, 12:15

Acer has launched a number of gaming products including a tablet, and several notebooks and desktops under its Predator brand. The products will become available in Taiwan starting...

Singapore PC market growth driven by mobile PCs in 1H15, says Gartner

Sep 29, 15:25

PC shipments in Singapore totaled 588,300 units in the first half of 2015, a 12% increase over the same period last year, according to Gartner.

Acer encouraging staff to transfer to BYOC business

Sep 29, 14:00

Acer has been encouraging its staff to transfer to the Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) business and is planning to adjust its performance evaluation program to boost workers' willingness...

Asustek takes 40% share in global gaming notebook shipments in 1H15

Sep 25, 12:33

Asustek Computer was the largest gaming notebook vendor in the first half of 2015 and acquired a share of around 40% in shipments of gaming notebooks featuring Nvidia GeForce GTX...

Worldwide IT spending across vertical industries to decline 3.5% in 2015, says Gartner

Sep 24, 16:08

Worldwide IT spending across vertical industries is forecast to total US$2.69 trillion in 2015, a 3.5% decrease from 2014, according to the latest forecast by Gartner. Analysts said...

Xiaomi fast expanding ecosystem raises concerns, say sources

Sep 24, 09:59

Xiaomi Technology has extended its product lines from mobile devices to include tablets, TVs, STBs, headsets, smart bracelets and financial products, a move which has raised concerns...

Acer expects 80% growth in 2-in-1 device shipments in 2015

Sep 22, 15:46

With Apple's iPad Pro and Microsoft's upcoming Surface Pro 4 2-in-1 device expected to stimulate demand, Acer's Notebook Business Group president Jerry Kao expects the company's 2-in-1...

Microcontroller market growth tied to rise in IoT applications

Sep 21, 20:34

The market for microcontroller units (MCUs) used in Internet of things (IoT) applications is on the rise, which is having a positive effect on overall MCU market growth, according...

Acer expects mid-range to high-end notebooks to account for 40% sales in 2016, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 21, 15:53

Acer is planning to increase its mid-range and high-end notebooks' proportion in overall sales to 40% in 2016, double from 2015. The move is expected to help raise Acer's notebook...

India PC market declines 13% in 2Q15, says Gartner

Sep 18, 15:12

The combined desktop-based and mobile PC market in India totaled nearly 2.2 million units in the second quarter of 2015, a 13% decrease over the second quarter of 2014, according...

Microsoft to unveil Windows 10 Mobile-based devices in October

Sep 17, 11:11

Microsoft is expected to unveil Windows 10 Mobile-based mobile devices, including Lumia smartphones and Surface tablets, at a product event to be held in New York on October 6, according...

Commentary: Taiwan notebook ODMs may not see profitability improve in 2H15

Sep 17, 11:05

The top-four Taiwan-based notebook ODMs all saw their profits decline significantly in the second quarter of 2015, and it still remains unclear if they can turn around in the second...

Stylus and 2-in-1 devices to see accelerated penetration in 2016

Sep 15, 15:21

Apple's release of the iPad Pro, Microsoft's Surface series and Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Note series are heating up the 2-in-1 device and stylus market. Sources from the upstream...

Taiwan IC design houses receive short lead-time orders

Sep 14, 21:18

Taiwan-based handset-use IC suppliers, which are offering solutions including application processors, LCD driver ICs, touchscreen controller ICs and analog chips, have landed an influx...

Digitimes Research: iPad Pro shipments to be less than 3 million units in 4Q15

Sep 14, 15:54

Apple introduced its largest iPad, the iPad Pro at its product launch conference in September; however, the device pairing with a keyboard and an iPad Pencil will make the overall...

Taiwan market: Huawei launches MediaPad M2 8.0 tablet

Sep 14, 15:19

Huawei has launched its new connected MediaPad M2 8.0 tablet in Taiwan. The tablet is priced at NT$9,900 (US$305) and will be available at retail outlets of Chunghwa Telecom (CHT),...

Asustek sees 18% on-month growth in August revenues

Sep 10, 16:14

Asustek Computer has announced consolidated revenues of NT$40.83 billion (US$1.25 billion) for August, up 18% on month, but down 3.2% on year. Combined consolidated revenues for January-August...

Supply chain conservative about Apple iPad Pro

Sep 10, 12:25

Apple has announced its 12.9-inch iPad Pro priced starting at US$799 and will start selling the tablet in November, but sources from the upstream supply chain pointed out that their...

Apple iPad Pro tablet

Apple introduces new Apple TV, supporting apps

Sep 10, 11:39

Apple has announced the new Apple TV, which users are now able to download and use Apps on the device. The new Apple TV's remote features Siri, so users can search with their voice...

Apple TV

Wistron, Inventec see rising PC shipments in August

Sep 9, 16:00

Wistron and Inventec have announced their August shipments with Wistron shipping 1.6 million notebooks in the month, up from 1.4 million units in July and expected to see the volume...

Malaysia smartphone and tablet market remains firm amidst GST implementation and weakening Ringgit in 1H15, says IDC

Sep 8, 16:05

According to IDC Asia Pacific Quarterly Mobile Phone and Tablet Trackers, a total of 4.8 million units of smartphones and 0.9 million units of tablets were shipped in the first half...

MSI facing tough competition from first-tier notebook vendors in gaming sector in 2H15

Sep 8, 15:42

Facing competitors such as Acer and Asustek Computer who are starting to expand into the gaming notebook market, Micro-Star International (MSI), which had been performing well in...

Digitimes Research: Top notebook vendors and ODMs see over 10% on-month shipment growth in August

Sep 8, 14:06

The global top-5 Wintel notebook brand vendors' combined shipments grew 17% on month in August, but compared to the same month a year ago, the volume was down 14%. Meanwhile the top-3...

Notebook retailers in Europe having difficulty clearing inventory

Sep 8, 11:39

Channel retailers in Europe are showing signs that they are suffering from slow inventory digestion and cash flow problems, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.

Compeq August revenues soar 11%

Stockwatch - Sep 7, 21:45

HDI-PCB specialist Compeq Manufacturing has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.142 billion (US$126 million) for August 2015, representing growth of 11% sequentially and 39.6%...

Notebook shipments of Taiwan players from 2006-2015

Sep 6, 16:15

Taiwan makers produced over 90% of the notebooks worldwide in 2008. The top-five notebook makers – Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics, Wistron, Inventec and Asustek Computer...

Asia-Pacific to dominate IC sales across system categories in 2015, says IC Insights

Sep 4, 15:46

Asia-Pacific's grip as the dominant market for IC sales is forecast to strengthen in 2015 with the region expected to account for 58.9% of the US$295 billion IC market, according...

Germany the largest 2-in-1 market in Western Europe by end of 2015, says IDC

Sep 4, 15:16

According to figures published by IDC, Germany will be the largest 2-in-1 market in Western Europe by the end of 2015 with almost 800,000 detachable devices shipped over the four...

New Zealand PC market stabilizes, says IDC

Sep 3, 16:07

New Zealand PC shipments totaled 188,000 units during second quarter of 2015, about 2.8% higher than the previous forecast, according to the IDC's Asia Pacific Quarterly PC Tracker...

Acer and Asustek looking to raise notebook prices in Taiwan, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 1, 16:10

Acer is planning to raise pricing of its new PC by 4.5-5% in Taiwan in September as the NT dollar has been depreciating over the past few weeks. Asustek Computer is also planning...

Xiaomi said to release notebook in 2016 with help from Inventec and Foxconn

Sep 1, 14:26

China-based smartphone vendor Xiaomi reportedly is planning to launch a notebook in 2016 and is currently developing the device jointly with its ODM partners Inventec and Foxconn...

Ruggedized and gaming notebooks becoming new target of ODMs

Aug 31, 16:15

Notebook ODMs are keen to expand into to gaming and ruggedized device segments that offer high ASPs. The ruggedized notebook market also has seen about a 10% shipment growth every...

Chip orders for notebooks picking up

Aug 26, 20:53

IC demand for notebooks is picking up, and the outlook for replacement demand triggered by Microsoft's Windows 10 is more positive, according to sources at Taiwan-based PC-related...

Notebook vendors start RFQ process; competition grows fierce

Aug 25, 14:12

Notebook brand vendors such as Acer, Dell, Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Toshiba have recently begun the request for quotation (RFQ) process for their notebook orders for 2016 and the...

Alibaba, Qihoo 360 set to enter China smartphone market

Aug 24, 21:57

More China-based Internet service providers are looking to enter the local smartphone market later in the second half of 2015, according to sources at Taiwan's IC design houses.

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    Acer Predator 17 gaming notebook

    Acer has unveiled its Predator 17 gaming notebooks, powered by Intel's Core i7-6700HQ processor. Select models feature Nvidia's GeForce GTX980M graphics card, up to 32GB of DDR4...

    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

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    Acer Predator 15 gaming notebook

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    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

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    Photo: Company, Sep 14.

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    Apple has announced the all-new Apple TV, which users are now able to download and use Apps on the device. The new Apple TV's remote features Siri, so users can search with their...

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    Acer Predator 8 GT-810 gaming tablet

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