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AMD launching new platform for ultrabook-like products

Oct 24, 16:55

AMD has made plans for ultrabook-like products for the next two years – in 2012, AMD will launch the Deccan platform to replace Brazos and will launch Kerala in 2013.

ARM unveils new processor for cheaper smartphones

Oct 20, 16:44

ARM has announced the ARM Cortex-A7 MPCore processor, which the company claims is the most energy-efficient application class processor it has ever developed. The new processor will...

Intel faces dropping Atom revenues

Oct 20, 01:25

Intel's Atom processor and chipset business revenues dropped 32% on year to only US$269 million in the third quarter of 2011, indicating that the netbook market has been strongly...

Players cut 7-inch tablet PC prices to compete for market share

Oct 20, 01:20

Tablet PC players have recently started to drop their tablet PC prices to attract consumers, especially 7-inch models as the machines can easily attract first-time buyers with their...

China takes up 50% of AMD Llano processor shipments

Oct 19, 15:48

Shipments of AMD's Llano processors to the China market as a percentage of global shipments increased to close to one-third in August and 50% in September, making AMD more focused...

ARM, TSMC tape out first 20nm ARM Cortex-A15 multi-core processor

Oct 19, 01:00

ARM and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) announced October 18 that they have taped out the first 20nm ARM Cortex-A15 MPCore processor. The two companies completed...

iPhone 4S shows key design and component changes, says IHS

Oct 17, 10:19

While much of the coverage of Apple's iPhone 4S announcement focused on the new device's similarity to the iPhone 4, an IHS analysis of the product illustrates key changes in the...

Asustek launches Zenbook series ultrabooks

Oct 13, 01:30

Asustek Computer has unveiled its Zenbook series ultrabooks saying it is confident it has the closest performance/price ratio compared to Apple's MacBook Air.

Asustek Zenbook series ultrabook

TSMC to visit Apple for more talks

Oct 6, 01:30

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has sent a 60-member team, which includes staff from its IC design service partner Global UniChip, to Silicon Valley-based Apple...

TSMC groundbreaking ceremony for Fab 15

Pegatron may see future iPhone 4S orders drop

Oct 6, 01:00

Pegatron Technology, despite already having landed orders for 10 million iPhone 4Ss from Apple, may see its future iPhone 4S order volumes start dropping as consumer demand for the...

AMD aggressive about cloud computing business in Greater China, say executives

Sep 30, 16:28

AMD, seeing the cloud computing market starting to take off, has been aggressive about gaining share in the server market and has already cooperated with the government of Beijing,...

David Teng, senior vice president, AMD, and president of AMD Greater China.

Intel gains microprocessor share on strength of PC sales and Sandy Bridge success, says IHS iSuppli

Sep 29, 15:35

Aided by a recovery in the PC market and by strong shipments of its new Sandy Bridge chips, Intel, in the second quarter, expanded its lead in the global microprocessor market compared...

Intel downstream partners request CPU price drop

Sep 20, 01:10

Executives from Intel's PC partners - Acer Taiwan president Scott Lin and Compal Electronics president Ray Chen both have invoked Intel to help drop the Ultrabook price to below US$1,000...

IDF 2011: Intel to enter 14nm process in 2014

Sep 15, 01:10

Intel CPUs will enter 14nm processing by 2014, according to Steven Smith, vice president and head of netbook, tablet PC business speaking at Intel Developer Forum (IDF) in San Fran...

PC players optimistic about re-rise of Wintel

Sep 15, 01:05

PC players are starting to turn optimistic about a return of Wintel as Intel and Microsoft have each hosted global developer conferences to promote the upcoming Ivy Bridge processors...

PC accessory player Razer to launch own-brand notebook

Aug 30, 01:25

PC accessory player Razer has announced it will enter the notebook market and will launch a high-end model - Razer Blade, priced at US$2,799.99 to compete against first-tier brand...

SPIL vying for CPU back-end orders from Apple

Aug 26, 11:07

Packaging and testing firm Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) is likely to snatch outsourcing orders for Apple's new processor dubbed A6, according to industry sources.

Intel discloses new architecture features of next generation Itanium processor

Aug 23, 17:01

During the Hot Chips conference at Stanford University, Intel has announced new architecture features for its upcoming Itanium processor, codenamed Poulson. The new features, Intel...

AMD Llano processors suffering from shortage; to be resolved in September

Aug 18, 01:30

AMD's latest Llano-based processors are currently suffering from shortages due to the weaker-than-expected yield rates of the related 32nm process; however, AMD has already notified...

AMD Llano processor shipments reach 1.3-1.5 million units in July

Aug 4, 01:40

AMD shipped about one million Llano APUs in June and 1.3-1.5 million units in July, and with the appearance of the company's new Llano APUs in the fourth quarter, annual shipments...

Intel to launch new Celeron processors in September

Jul 20, 16:29

Intel is set to launch several new Celeron processors for both desktops and notebooks in September, and will gradually phase out some existing Celeron models.

VIA sells S3 Graphics to HTC

Jul 7, 01:00

Taiwan-based chipset maker VIA Technologies has announced it will sell its shareholdings in S3 Graphics to its affiliate company High Tech Computer (HTC) for US$300 million. The action...

Asustek optimistic about performance in China

Jun 30, 01:40

Asustek Computer, at a product launch conference in China, pointed out that notebook demand in the China market was weak in the second quarter, but as the IT market will enter the...

Acer reportedly planning to launch slide tablet PC in 4Q11

Jun 30, 01:00

Acer reportedly plans to launch a slide tablet PC in the fourth quarter of 2011, targeting the year-end holiday season, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.

White-box players supply close to 20% of global tablet PC shipments in 1Q11

Jun 28, 01:05

White-box tablet PC players are rising quickly in the tablet PC industry with related shipments already accounting for close to 20% of global tablet PC shipments in the first quarter...

Acer places orders for 80,000 Z series APUs from AMD for tablet PCs

Jun 9, 01:45

Acer has recently placed orders for 80,000 Z series APUs from AMD for use in tablet PCs, targeting the enterprise market, according to sources from upstream component makers. However,...

MIPS: More than 90% of Android apps can run on any processor architecture

Jun 2, 12:24

Android has been a hot topic at Computex Taipei this year, with various players discussing the pros and cons of developing apps for the respective hardware platforms such as ARM or...

Lineup of mobile devices based on the MIPS architecture

Computex 2011: AMD announces solution for tablet PC

Jun 2, 01:20

AMD, at its press conference at Computex 2011, announced a new 40nm Z series APU codenamed Desna to target the tablet PC market, according to Rick Bergman, Senior Vice President and...

Computex 2011: Nvidia CEO expects smart devices to outperform PCs after five years

May 31, 01:40

Commenting on the tablet PC market, Nvidia CEO Huang Jen-hsun, at a company's press conference in Taiwan, pointed out that consumers do not care whether their products use x86- or...

Nvidia CEO Huang Jen-hsun

Computex 2011: Asustek announces Padfone, bundling smartphone with tablet PC

May 31, 01:20

Taiwan-based notebook brand vendor Asustek Computer, at its pre-Computex press conference, announced its Padfone, bundling a 4.3-inch smartphone with a 10-inch tablet PC for an estimated...

Asustek chairman Jonney Shih introducing Padfone

China market: Wondermedia takes 50% share of white-box tablet PC processor market

May 27, 15:37

Wondermedia, a VIA Technologies subsidiary focusing on the production of ARM-based processors, took a 50% share of the white-box tablet PC processor market in China in the first quarter...

Shuttle lands Android tablet PC orders from China-based Hasee

May 26, 01:25

Mini-PC and notebook maker Shuttle has recently landed orders for Android-based tablet PCs from China-based brand vendor Hasee, according to sources from upstream component makers;...

Windows 8 on ARM expected to appear by the end of 2011

May 24, 01:15

Tablet PCs that adopt Windows 8 and ARM-based processor are expected to appear by the end of 2011, but due to the platform lack of system performance, the platform will be mainly...

Toshiba reportedly abandoning ideas for developing Wintel-based tablets and Chromebooks

May 24, 01:00

Japan-based notebook brand vendor Toshiba reportedly has abandoned ideas for developing Windows 7-based tablet PCs and Chromebooks as the two devices have already disappeared from...

Notebook partners optimistic about Intel changing mobile CPU strategy

May 19, 01:15

Facing strong pressure from ARM-based processors, Intel, at a recent investors conference, has pointed out that the company will implement a significant change to its CPU R&D...

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    Amazon Kindle Voyage

    Amazon has unveiled the Kindle Voyage, with a 20% faster processor, twice the storage, and a touch interface. The Kindle Voyage uses a new paperwhite display, with 300pixels per...

    Photo: Company, Sep 26.

  • Amazon+Fire+HD+Kids+Edition+tablet

    Amazon Fire HD Kids Edition tablet

    Amazon's Fire HD Kids Edition comes with two sizes: the 6-inch model is priced at US$149 and the 7-inch model is priced at US$189. The Fire HD Kids Edition includes a year of Amazon...

    Photo: Company, Sep 24.

  • Intel+Core+i7%2D5960X+processor+Extreme+Edition

    Intel Core i7-5960X processor Extreme Edition

    Intel has unveiled its first eight-core desktop processor, the Intel Core i7-5960X processor Extreme Edition, formerly codenamed Haswell-E, targeted at power users. For enthusiasts,...

    Photo: Company, Sep 19.

  • Intel+Xeon+E5%2D2600%2F1600+v3+processor

    Intel Xeon E5-2600/1600 v3 processor

    Intel has introduced the Xeon E5-2600/1600 v3 processor product families to address the requirements of diverse workloads and the rapidly evolving needs of data centers. The new processor...

    Photo: Company, Sep 11.

  • Intel+Broadwell+package

    Intel Broadwell package

    Intel has disclosed details of its newest microarchitecture that is optimized with its 14nm manufacturing process. Together these technologies will provide high-performance and low-power...

    Photo: Company, Aug 14.

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