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LTE to become mainstream in mature smartphone markets in 2012, says HTC

Nov 2, 16:21

HTC will continue to strengthen its market leadership in the LTE-enabled smartphone segment and believes LTE phones will become the mainstream in mature smartphone markets in 2012,...

Taiwan market: RIM launches 2 BlackBerry 7 smartphones in cooperation with TWM

Oct 12, 15:21

Research in Motion (RIM) has launched two of its latest BlackBerry 7 phones, the Torch 9860 and Bold 9900, in the Taiwan market in cooperation with Taiwan Mobile (TWM).

Asustek will not compete with price in the tablet PC market, says CEO

Oct 4, 01:25

Commenting on market watchers' expectation that Asustek Computer will soon drop its tablet PC price and delay the launch of the next generation Eee Pad Transformer, Asustek CEO Jerry...

Ultrabooks expected to impact tablet PCs

Sep 29, 01:10

With notebook players such as Acer, Asustek Computer as well as Lenovo, Toshiba, Samsung Electronics and Hewlett-Packard (HP) all set launch ultrabooks in the near future, sources...

Notebook players pessimistic about ability of Ice Cream Sandwich to defeat iOS

Sep 22, 01:30

Notebook players, seeing that first-tier brand vendors such as RIM, Motorola and Hewlett-Packard (HP) are all backing away from the tablet PC bandwagon, are turning pessimistic about...

Digitimes Insight: RIM PlayBook a poor debut for QNX

Sep 21, 16:28

While QNX is currently used in the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet and is scheduled to be used in the company's smartphones in the future, replacing the BlackBerry OS to become Research...

RIM PlayBook tablet PC

HTC unveils HTC Rhyme in New York

Sep 21, 13:43

HTC has unveiled its new Android-based smartphone, the HTC Rhyme, in New York. The new model will be available soon in the US exclusively from Verizon Wireless and across Europe,...

HTC Rhyme

Quanta cuts PlayBook production lines

Sep 21, 01:10

Quanta Computer has reportedly cut back production lines for RIM's PlayBook at its factory in northern Taiwan due to a large decrease in orders and has offered preferential compensation...

RIM counts on QNX-based smartphones to regain competitiveness in 2012

Sep 8, 14:03

RIM's planned launch of QNX-series smartphones in 2012 will be crucial as to whether it can regain its competitiveness, but there is no urgent need for a sell-out of the company as...

Smartphones moving toward hardware competition

Aug 30, 15:17

The global market competition among iOS, Android, Windows Mango and BlackBerry platforms is expected to heat up in the fourth quarter as international vendors are going to launch...

Small-sized display shipments decline amid weak demand from all markets except tablets, says IHS iSuppli

Jul 29, 16:15

Shipments of small- and medium-sized display (SMD) panels fell for the second straight month in May as demand decreased from cellphones and all other major product categories-with...

Quanta, Wistron expected to strongly benefit from cloud computing in 2012

Jul 28, 01:10

Quanta Computer and Wistron are expected to see strong sales growth in their cloud computing-related businesses in 2012 with Quanta's revenues from server business to more than double,...

Upstream tablet PC component suppliers gearing up production

Jul 7, 12:08

Upstream component suppliers for non-iPad tablet PCs have been gearing up their preparation of needed parts and components for models to be launched by brand vendors in the third...

RIM lowers internal 2Q11 sales target for PlayBook

Jun 22, 16:28

RIM, viewing that only about 500,000 PlayBooks, its first tablet PC, were sold globally from its launch in mid-April to early June, has downward adjusted its internal sales target...

International smartphone vendors face competition from local brands in Southeast Asia

Jun 22, 14:42

With sales ratios of smartphones to total handset sales in some markets in the Southeast Asia region expecting to grow about from 10% currently to 40-50% in the next 3-5 years, the...

Component makers may suffer on poor Nokia, RIM outlook

Jun 21, 12:37

Some Taiwan-based handset component makers including Merry Electronics, Ichia Technologies and Silitech Technology may see weak sales in the second half of 2011 as Nokia and Research...

Acer reducing 2011 tablet PC shipment target by 50%

Jun 16, 01:10

Acer, on June 15, announced that the company has reduced its annual tablet PC shipment forecast from originally 5-7 million units to only 2.5-3 million units, a drop close to 50%...

Android phones set to grab more share in 3Q11 as no new models from Apple, Nokia and RIM

Jun 8, 16:10

Android-based smartphone vendors including HTC and Samsung Electronics apparently will draw a great opportunity to boost their market share globally in the third quarter in the absence...

Apple defies decline in smartphone market, says IHS iSuppli

May 10, 15:05

Bucking a rare downturn in the burgeoning smartphone business, Apple in the first quarter achieved double-digit-percentage growth in iPhone shipments and posted the best performance...

Quanta receives tablet PC orders from Amazon, say upstream sources

May 3, 01:05

Taiwan-based notebook maker Quanta Computer has recently received OEM orders from Amazon for its reported tablet PC, according to sources from upstream component makers. The device's...

Quanta Computer expected to see booming shipments of PlayBook

Apr 13, 15:53

RIM is internally optimistic about the marketability of its PlayBook tablet PC and therefore has placed large-volume orders for shipments in the second and third quarters of 2011...

Acer increases Iconia tablet PC orders for April

Apr 12, 01:10

Taiwan-based PC brand vendor Acer has increased its April tablet PC orders to 500,000-800,000 units, aiming to compete against Motorola, RIM and Hewlett-Packard's (HP's) tablet PCs,...

Unstable Android 3.0 performance may benefit vendors with own OS

Apr 8, 15:43

Tablet PC players such as Hewlett-Packard (HP) and RIM, that have their own operating system (OS), are expected to have chance of benefiting from the unstable performance of Android...

More dual-core smartphones on launch list

Apr 8, 12:38

Following players including Motorola, LG Electronics (LGE) and HTC, more and more brand handset vendors are going to launch dual-core smartphones in 2011, according to industry sou...

RIM PlayBook to benefit Quanta and Foxlink

Apr 7, 01:40

As Research In Motion (RIM) is set to launch its PlayBook tablet PC on April 19 in the US and Canada priced at US$499.99, its upstream assembly partner Quanta Computer and connector...

Apple secures 60% of global touch panel capacity, causing tight supply

Feb 17, 01:50

In order to achieve its internal goal of shipping 40 million iPad products in 2011, Apple has occupied close to 60% of the global touch panel capacity causing tight supply among Apple's...

Optical lens makers to see revenue contributions from tablet PCs in 2Q11

Feb 10, 01:55

Taiwan-based optical lens makers Largan Precision, Genius Electronic Optical and Newmax Technology will start seeing revenue contributions from tablet PC products in the second quarter...

Monthly production of RIM PlayBook tablets in full swing

Jan 28, 01:20

Production of RIM's PlayBook tablet PCs at Quanta's plant in Taiwan have reached an economic scale of 150,000-200,000 a month with shipments to be ready as early as February, according...

RIM focuses on QWERTY BlackBerry models in 2011, say Taiwan makers

Jan 25, 01:55

Research in Motion (RIM), although other vendors have adopted or will adopt touch solutions for almost all of their smartphone models, will still focus on QWERTY input for BlackBerry...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom launches BlackBerry Torch 9800 through cooperation with RIM, Vodafone

Jan 25, 01:15

Chunghwa Telecom on January 24 announced the launch of BlackBerry Torch 9800, a 3G smartphone model featuring BlackBerry 6 operating system, for contract-bundled sales in the Taiwan...

Taiwan market: CHT to carry BlackBerry, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 20, 13:58

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) will officially announce on January 24 that the company will begin distribution of BlackBerry smartphones in Taiwan to further develop the enterprise segment,...

Tablet PCs to not bring impact on sales of smartphones, says RIM VP

Jan 17, 11:13

While the global demand for tablet PCs emerged in 2010 and will witness growth momentum in 2011, it will not bring competitive impact on the global demand for smartphones because...

RIM extending focus to mobile PCs and solutions, says VP

Jan 14, 17:39

Canada-based Research in Motion (RIM) has extended its business focus from smartphones to mobile PCs and solutions through offering tablet PCs and much more application programs,...

RIM to ship 1 million PlayBook tablets in 1Q11

Jan 14, 02:00

Quanta Computer has begun volume production of RIM's PlayBook tablets with shipments in the first quarter of 2011 expected to top one million units competing head-to-head with the...

Taiwan component makers bullish on RIM orders in 2011

Jan 13, 11:43

Taiwan-based component makers expects Canada-based Research in Motion (RIM) to increase procurement orders in 2011 thanks to strong sales of the Blackberry smartphones and increase...

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    Acer has unveiled its latest ultrabook with the Aspire S5, an ultra-slim device that measures only 15mm at the maximal point. It weighs less than 1.35kg (less than 3 lbs) and is built...

    Photo: Company, Jan 11.

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    RIM showcased its PlayBook tablet PC with multi-tasking capability at CES 2011 and the company will target mainly the enterprise market. The PlayBook features a 7-inch panel and...

    Photo: Yen-Shyang Hwang, Jan 10.

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    Photo: PR Newswire, Dec 21.

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    Photo: Company, Aug 17.

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    RIM introduces BlackBerry Tour in North America

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