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  • Last update: Tuesday 8 April 2014 [218 news items]

Price gap between touch and non-touch notebooks may drop below US$50 in 3Q13

May 7, 11:59

As Acer and Asustek Computer are both aggressively promoting touchscreen notebooks, sources from channel retailers expect the price gap between touchscreen and non-touchscreen notebooks...

Touchscreen models to account for 50% of Acer notebook shipments in 2014

May 6, 22:38

Acer is set to raise the shipment proportion of its touchscreen notebooks from 12% of the total volume in the first quarter to 50% by 2014 and 70% by 2015, according to Acer vice...

Acer set to launch US$399 touchscreen notebook in May

Apr 29, 21:37

Acer plans to release an 11.6-inch touchscreen notebook in mid-May, priced at only US$399 and since such a price point has already hit brand vendors' bottom line, there is unlikely...

Hybrid touch-screen notebooks account for over 20% of all notebooks in 1Q13, say Taiwan hinge makers

Apr 18, 14:24

Hybrid touchscreen notebooks (featuring a detachable keyboard) developed in the first quarter of 2013 accounted for more than 20% of all notebook models, and because hinges used in...

Intel recommends 3 touch solution providers to ultrabook ODMs

Apr 18, 12:35

Intel, in line with boosting touch screens in third-generation ultrabooks, has recommended three touchscreen solution providers, Cambrios Technologies, FlatFrog and UniPixel, to ODMs,...

Touchscreen notebooks may enjoy strong shipment growth in 2Q13

Apr 15, 23:35

Touchscreen notebook shipments may reach 4.2 million units in the second quarter, up 70% sequentially, as the production yield rate of touch panels has been improving, helping to...

Touchscreen notebook costs may fall in 3Q13

Apr 15, 15:03

Since its launch, sales of Microsoft's Windows 8 have been bleak. Industry sources have noted that due to limited supply of touch panels and low yields, prices of touchscreen notebooks...

Taiwan market: Touchscreen notebooks to enjoy 20-25% price drops

Apr 10, 13:46

Taiwan-based first-tier notebook brand vendors will drop their touchscreen notebook prices around 20-25% for the upcoming Softex consumer trade show in Taiwan, thanks to Microsoft's...

Touchscreen to become standard specification for third-generation ultrabooks

Apr 8, 22:34

Intel has decided to make touchscreen functions a standard specification for its third-generation ultrabooks, which is expected to launch shortly after the release of its Haswell...

Notebook brand vendors to secure touch panel supply with security deposits

Mar 28, 14:10

As touchscreen notebooks are expected to account for a double-digit share of the global notebook market in 2013, up from only a single-digit percentage in 2012, notebook brand vendors...

Taiwan market: Asustek launches touchscreen Transformer AIO series

Mar 8, 12:12

Asustek Computer on March 7 unveiled the Transformer AIO, a tablet which can be docked into a pad to become an all-in-one (AIO) PC, for launch in the Taiwan market. The AIO pad features...

Touchscreen notebooks to enjoy at least 10% price cut after Windows 8 discount

Mar 7, 13:49

Touchscreen notebook prices are expected to drop at least 10% when the recently reported Windows 8 licensing fee discounts provided by Microsoft go into effect, while some entry-level...

Touchscreen models may account for 10% of 2Q13 notebook shipments

Mar 5, 15:40

Touchscreen notebooks are estimated to account for 5-6% of total notebook shipments in the first quarter and with the launch of new models, the percentage may reach 10% in the second...

Google announces a high resolution touchscreen Chromebook

Feb 22, 15:41

Google has announced its latest notebook product, the Chromebook Pixel, featuring a display with a density of 239ppi and touchscreen functions, and an anodized aluminum alloy chass...

Google Chromebook Pixel notebook

Intel demands Haswell ultrabooks be equipped with touch screens, say Taiwan makers

Feb 1, 12:21

Taiwan-based supply chain makers have said they have received notification from Intel that all Haswell-platform ultrabooks should be equipped with touch panels to qualify for subsidies...

CES 2013: Lenovo unleashes new Windows 8 touch devices

Jan 8, 16:24

Lenovo has announced its new lineup of consumer and business Windows 8 touch-optimized devices at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Headlining the collection...

Touch panel supply and pricing keys to boosting Windows 8 demand

Jan 2, 16:08

Demand for Windows 8 will rely heavily on the supply and pricing of touch panels. Once touch panels can be supplied cheaply and in large volumes, sources from retail channels expect...

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

Goodix to expand presence in China

Dec 13, 21:47

Goodix Technology, an affiliate of MediaTek specializing in the design of touchscreen controller ICs, has its solutions incorporated in MediaTek's new smartphone reference design,...

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...

Touchscreen notebooks helping to maintain notebook ASPs during the year-end holidays, says Acer

Dec 12, 22:02

Due to demand for touchscreen notebooks, Acer has seen ASPs during the year-end holidays, rise from US$433 originally to US$477, according to company chairman JT Wang.

Notebook vendors gearing up for touchscreen devices

Nov 29, 22:14

Acer, Asustek Computer and Lenovo are gearing up to promote their new touchscreen-based notebooks in 2013. Touchscreen devices are expected to account for 10-15% of overall notebooks...

Black Friday to be crucial market test for convertible notebooks, say Taiwan makers

Nov 21, 15:28

The Black Friday peak sales period starting from November 23 in the US is seen as a crucial market test for convertible notebooks which combine features of ultrabooks and tablets,...

Notebook ODMs offer extra services to attract tablet orders

Nov 19, 22:55

With notebook shipments estimated to only have a single-digit percentage growth on year in 2013, notebook ODMs including Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics and Wistron, are aggressively...

Taiwan market: ViewSonic unveils 22-inch touch-control monitor

Nov 16, 12:16

ViewSonic on November 15 unveiled Smart Display VSD220, a 22-inch smart touch-control monitor featuring dual-core 1GHz processor, Android 4.0, Full HD 1080p LED-backlit display and...

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'...

Acer Greater China president expects 10% growth in 2013 notebook shipments

Nov 1, 13:50

President of Acer Greater China Scott Lin, commenting on the touchscreen and convertible notebook trends brought on by Windows 8, pointed out that he believes these trends can resurrect...

Notebook brands competing over touch panel supply

Oct 31, 21:07

Acer, Lenovo and Asustek Computer have all recently launched touchscreen notebooks with Windows 8, but due to tight supply of touch panels, the brand vendors have reportedly stationed...

Acer announces Aspire V5 touch notebook

Oct 31, 16:03

Acer has announced its latest Aspire V5 series touchscreen notebook, featuring a 10-point touch display and a large trackpad, designed to enhance multi-gesture content consumption...

Asustek to offer Windows 8 tablet at US$499

Oct 24, 20:45

Asustek Computer hosted a launch conference for its Windows 8-based products on October 24 in New York, showcasing several new machines including the dual-screen Taichi, which is...

Touchscreen controller IC shipments boost on China demand

Oct 19, 11:52

FocalTech Systems and Goodix, which specialize in the design of touchscreen controller ICs, have both seen their monthly shipments approach the 10 million mark buoyed by strong demand...

Csun sales to peak in 4Q12

Oct 2, 13:22

Csun Manufacturing will see its book-to-bill ratio stay above 1.0 through the end of the third quarter, according to Webber Wong, president for LCD and PCB equipment maker Csun Manufacturing...

Csun president Webber Wang

Ultrabook shipments disappointing, IHS says

Oct 2, 12:18

Amid high pricing and a lack of effective marketing to draw consumer's attention away from other hot-selling mobile gadgets, global ultrabook shipments are falling short of expectations...

Touchscreen controller ICs in tight supply

Sep 28, 01:15

A recent upsurge in demand for touchscreen controller ICs from smartphone, tablet and notebook makers in China has resulted in a short supply of the controller chips, which is unlikely...

Quanta announces 2Q12 results; details future planning

Aug 31, 01:20

Quanta Computer has announced its financial report for the second quarter with net profit after tax of NT$5.99 billion (US$200.06 million) and EPS at NT$3.80, helping the company's...

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    MSI AE220 touchscreen entertainment system

    MSI has announced its new AE220 21.5-inch touchscreen entertainment system equipped with AMD's latest APU platform. The MSI AE220 features the E2-3000/A4-5000 APU of AMD's Kabini...

    Photo: Company, Sep 2.

  • MSI+AG2712A+gaming+all%2Din%2Done+PC

    MSI AG2712A gaming all-in-one PC

    Micro-Star International (MSI) has introduced a 27-inch, all-in-one gaming PC, the AG2712A, featuring the Intel Core i7 3630QM quad-core processor, AMD's Radeon HD 8970M discrete...

    Photo: Company, Aug 26.

  • Acer+Aspire+S7+ultrabook

    Acer Aspire S7 ultrabook

    Acer's new 13.3-inch Aspire S7 ultrabook, showcased at Computex 2013, is equipped with an improved battery life, a refined electroluminescent (EL) backlit keyboard, and the second-generation...

    Photo: Company, Jun 18.

  • MWC+2013%3A+Samsung+Galaxy+8%2E0+tablet

    MWC 2013: Samsung Galaxy 8.0 tablet

    Samsung Electronics has launched its 8-inch tablet, the Galaxy Note 8.0 with functions including multi-window options to split the screen and allow access to a number of live applications...

    Photo: Company, Feb 26.

  • Google+Chromebook+Pixel+notebook

    Google Chromebook Pixel notebook

    Google has announced its latest notebook product - the Chromebook Pixel, featuring a 12.85-inch display with a density of 239 pixels per inch and touchscreen function, and an anodized...

    Photo: Company, Feb 26.

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