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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...

VIA announces new quad-core processor

May 13, 17:03

VIA Technologies has announced the launch of the VIA QuadCore processor, the lowest power quad-core processor on the market, the company claimed.

Worldwide PC processor shipments up 7.4% on year in 1Q11, says IDC

May 5, 16:49

Worldwide PC microprocessor shipments in the first quarter of 2011 grew 1.6% compared to the fourth quarter of 2010 and 7.4% on year, according to the latest PC microprocessor market...

Taiwan market: Apple launches iMac starting at NT$38,900

May 5, 01:25

Apple has launched its new iMac all-in-one PC in Taiwan, featuring Intel's latest processor and Thunderbolt technology as well as AMD's Radeon GPU with pricing starting at NT$38,900...

Nvidia to showcase products at Computex 2011

Apr 19, 01:15

Nvidia is set to participate Computex 2011, which will be held in Taipei, Taiwan, from May 31 to June 4, and will set up booths at exhibit halls showcasing its latest products, while...

Intel pushes Android plans

Apr 14, 01:10

Intel, in the third quarter of 2011, is set to announce a new plan for tablet PCs – PRC Plus, pushing an Intel/Android 3.0 platform, after nearly half of year of negotiations...

Intel launches Oak Trail-based Atom processor

Apr 12, 16:35

Intel has announced that the Intel Atom platform, formerly codenamed Oak Trail, is now available and will be in devices starting in May and throughout 2011. Over 35 innovative tablet...

Taiwan market: Acer announces new Timeline notebooks; aims to sell 6 million units

Apr 7, 01:10

Acer has announced its third-generation Timeline notebooks featuring Intel's Sandy Bridge processor and ultra-thin industrial design in Taiwan and the company is aiming to sell six...

Taiwan market: Motorola announces pre-order for 10-inch Xoom

Mar 29, 01:10

US-based handset brand Motorola has announced pre-order for 200 of its 10-inch Xoom tablet PC in Taiwan with the price of the 32GB model at NT$19,980 (US$678) and will start shipping...

Intel sees slight share increase in processor market in 2010, says IHS iSuppli

Mar 25, 11:53

In a year of major changes for the global microprocessor industry, one thing remained the same in 2010: leading suppliers Intel and AMD maintained their customary ranks in the market,...

Players to announce Android 3.0 tablet PCs in near future; concerns for OS support remain

Mar 22, 01:25

Taiwan-based notebook brand vendor Asustek Computer is set to announce its Android 3.0-based 10.1-inch tablet PC on March 25 with Acer, Samsung Electronics and High Tech Computer...

Nvidia may see GPU market share impacted in first half 2011

Mar 8, 01:35

Nvidia may see its GPU market share impacted in the first half of 2011 as the company lost GPU orders for Apple's MacBook Pro notebook to AMD, according to sources from notebook pl...

Worldwide PC microprocessor shipments flat on year in 4Q10, says IDC

Feb 24, 14:15

Worldwide PC microprocessor shipment growth in the fourth calendar quarter of 2010 slowed notably, compared to both the third quarter of 2010, a drop of 0.04% on quarter, and to the...

CeBIT 2011: ECS to showcase tablet PCs

Feb 22, 01:15

Taiwan-based motherboard maker Elitegroup Computer System (ECS) is set to showcase its latest 10.1-inch Windows 7- and Android-based tablet PCs at CeBIT 2011, which will be hosted...

Retail channel hoping for Sandy Bridge-based MacBook Pro by end of February

Feb 22, 01:00

Apple may launch an upgraded version of MacBook Pro notebooks before the end of February with the possibility of adopting Intel's Sandy Bridge processor, according to sources from...

Samsung places about 1-1.5 million Tegra 2 orders for new Galaxy Tab

Feb 15, 02:10

Korea-based brand vendor Samsung Electronics has placed orders to Nvidia for about 1-1.5 million Tegra 2 processors and will be used for its new 10.1-inch Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet PC,...

Motherboard players to see sequential revenue drop in 1Q11, but growth in 2Q11

Feb 15, 01:45

Motherboard and notebook players expect their revenues to drop 10% sequentially because of Intel's defective chip incident; however, as supply of Intel's fixed 6 series chipset will...

Apple reportedly to hand processor orders to TSMC

Feb 15, 01:20

Apple is reportedly looking to outsource the production of its A4 processor as well as the next-generation ARM Cortex-A9-based A5 processor to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company...

Spreadtrum and TSMC achieve 3G TD-SCDMA baseband processor milestone

Jan 27, 16:55

Spreadtrum Communications and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) have unveiled their achievement on the first commercialized 40nm TD-SCDMA baseband processor. First...

Vendors push netbooks into education market

Jan 27, 01:25

As demand for netbook from the educational market is gradually rising, netbook vendors such as Acer, Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell have all launched models specifically targeting...

Netbooks to maintain shipments above 30 million in 2011

Jan 20, 01:15

The netbook market is expected to maintain shipments of about 30 million units in 2011 with the top-three vendors to ship about six million units each, according to sources from notebook...

Nvidia, TSMC ship one-billionth GeForce GPU

Jan 13, 17:02

Nvidia and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) on January 13 celebrated the shipment of the one-billionth GeForce graphics processor designed by Nvidia and manufactured...

Notebook vendors show no interest in Oak Trail

Jan 13, 01:30

Because Acer and Asustek Computer have both shown their unwillingness to launch Oak Trail-based tablet PCs, Intel has recently been aggressively trying to persuade these vendors with...

CES 2011: Lenovo showcasing new all-in-one PCs

Jan 6, 02:05

Lenovo will showcase four new IdeaCentre all-in-one PCs, targeting the home-use market, at CES 2011.

TSMC reportedly sees Nvidia orders increase by 60%

Jan 6, 01:35

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) reportedly has seen its Nvidia orders increase by 60% mainly because of strong demand for Tegra 2 processors. TSMC declined to comment...

CES 2011: Smart TVs, 3D TVs and tablet PCs to be the spotlights

Jan 6, 01:20

Samsung Electronics and Sony are both preparing to promote their smart TV businesses at CES 2011, which will start on January 5. Samsung is displaying its smart TV advertisement on...

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  • Nvidia+Jetson+TK1+Developer+Kit

    Nvidia Jetson TK1 Developer Kit

    The Nvidia Jetson TK1 Developer Kit provides developers with the tools to create systems and applications that can enable robots to navigate, physicians to perform mobile ultrasound...

    Photo: Company, Mar 27.

  • AMD+Opteron+6300+series+processor

    AMD Opteron 6300 series processor

    AMD has announced its new 12- and 16-core AMD Opteron 6300 series server processors, codenamed Warsaw. Designed for enterprise workloads, the new AMD Opteron 6300 series processors...

    Photo: Company, Jan 24.

  • Intel+new+Education+Tablet

    Intel new Education Tablet

    The Intel Education Tablet runs on Android 4.2 and has kid-friendly features such as: rubber bumpers on the sides making it easier for small hands to hold; a power button that resists...

    Photo: Company, Jan 24.

  • HTC+One+Max

    HTC One Max

    The HTC One max is equipped with a 1.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor and a 5.9-inch Full HD 1080p display. The 16GB or 32GB onboard memory can be expanded thanks...

    Photo: Company, Oct 23.

  • Intel+Quark+X1000+SoC

    Intel Quark X1000 SoC

    Intel's Quark SoC X1000 is the first product from the Intel Quark technology family of low-power, small-core products. Intel Quark technology will extend Intel architecture into...

    Photo: Company, Oct 8.

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