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  • Last update: Tuesday 31 May 2016 [241 news items]

Taiwan ultra-thin heat-pipe makers under price cut pressure

May 31, 20:32

Due to increasing competition for orders for ultra-thin copper-based heat-pipes used in smartphones, prices for pipes with a diameter of 0.4mm have dropped from US$1 in early 2016...

First-tier vendors cautious about China-based players launching notebooks and 2-in-1 devices in May-July

May 24, 14:22

China-based Huawei will launch its new 2-in-1 device on May 26, targeting the mid-range and high-end segments, while Xiaomi is ready to release its inexpensive ultra-thin notebook...

Acer to release more ultra-thin notebooks in September

May 5, 14:50

Acer has recently launched its new ultra-thin Aspire S 13 and will announce two more ultra-thin notebooks in September.

Taiwan market: Dell launches enterprise notebook with ultra-thin bezel design

Apr 19, 15:28

Dell has launched its new enterprise notebook, the Latitude 13 7000, featuring a 13-inch display with an ultra-thin 7mm bezel making the overall chassis as small as a typical 12-inch...

E Ink offers 2.9-inch e-paper ultra-thin display turnkey solution

Apr 18, 11:28

E Ink Holdings (EIH) has developed a 2.9-inch e-paper ultra-thin display turnkey solution, according to the company.

E Ink 2.9-inch e-paper ultra-thin display turnkey solution

Notebook vendors to push ultra-thin notebooks to compete against new MacBook

Mar 22, 16:04

With Apple's new ultra-thin 13- and 15-inch MacBooks to start shipping at the end of the second quarter, notebook brand vendors such as Asustek Computer, Dell and Lenovo have also...

Taiwan market: Lenovo to launch ultra-thin 14-inch notebook

Mar 11, 12:17

Lenovo will launch the ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14-inch business-use Windows 10 notebook, featuring carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic chassis, thinness of 17.7mm and a weight of 1.31kg, for...

Western Digital, Seagate release new mobile HDDs

Jun 22, 12:23

Western Digital and Seagate have both released new mobile hard disk drive (HDD) products recently as demand has been rising rapidly. Western Digital has launched mobile HDDs with...

Ultra-thin sets to make up 15% of TV market in China in 2017

Apr 16, 15:59

The China TV market is estimated to reach 45.35 million in 2017, of which ultra-thin units are expected to hold a 15.4% market share or about seven million units, according to industry...

HP unveils ultra-thin enterprise notebooks

Mar 12, 14:48

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has unveiled its new enterprise notebooks, the EliteBook Folio 1020 and 1020 Special Edition in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Apple unveils new ultra-thin 12-inch MacBook

Mar 10, 12:19

Apple has unveiled a new MacBook product line with every component having been redesigned to create a Mac that weighs two pounds and is 13.1mm thin, according to the vendor. The new...

Apple new 12-inch ultra-thin MacBook

China market: Local vendors to roll out ultra-thin smartphones

Nov 12, 12:21

China-based smartphone vendors, including Huawei, Oppo, Gionee and Vivo, are engaging in a race to roll out ultra-thin models, a job which has been played mainly by international...

Apple to mass produce 12-inch MacBook Air in 3Q14

Jun 23, 22:03

Apple's new 12-inch MacBook Air will enter mass production in the third quarter, filling the gap between the 11- and 13-inch MacBook Airs as well as enhancing Apple's leadership in...

Atmel and Corning collaborate on ultra-thin, next-generation touchscreens

Apr 2, 10:45

Corning and Atmel have announced they are collaborating to develop ultra-thin capacitive touchscreens with multi-touch performance for next-generation applications.

Lextar Electronics to showcase ultra-thin direct-type LED panel lamp at Light + Building in Frankfurt

Mar 18, 20:46

Lextar Electronics will exhibit an ultra-thin direct-type LED panel lamp at the 2014 Light + Building fair to take place in Frankfurt, Germany, during March 30-April 4, according...

Japan-based makers developing 6-inch ultra-thin panels, say Taiwan makers

Apr 8, 11:35

Japan-based makers, mainly Sharp and Panasonic, have been developing 6-inch ultra-thin high-end panels for use in large-screen smartphones expected to be launched at the end of third-quarter...

Limited supply of touch screens and ultra-thin panels to impact ultra-slim PC availability, says DisplaySearch

Feb 8, 11:54

Limited commitments by touch screen suppliers and ultra-slim panel makers is putting a squeeze on the ultra-slim PC market, according to research firm DisplaySearch. A touch interface...

Micron, TE Connectivity announce new reduced-height memory solution for ultra-thin market

Feb 8, 10:35

Micron Technology and TE Connectivity have jointly announced the availability of a single-sided SODIMM and a low-profile single-sided DDR3 SODIMM connector solution to take advantage...

ITRI announces full roll-to-roll process on 100-micron flexible glass

Nov 5, 10:50

ITRI has announced its roll-to-roll (R2R) process on 100um flexible glass substrates at FPD International. Drawing inspiration from the R2R process used to create newspapers, ITRI's...

Digitimes Research: Non-Apple brand vendors unlikely to surpass Apple in ultra-thin battle in 2012

Jul 5, 13:15

Although many notebook brand vendors have been aggressively investing resources into the development of notebook products that feature ultra-thin design (ultrabook) as well as support...

Microsoft, Intel expect Windows 8 to help energize the netbook market

Jun 19, 01:40

As Microsoft is aggressively preparing its Windows 8 and Windows RT for launch in October to compete against Apple, sources from notebook players pointed out that Microsoft and Intel...

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Intel estimates ultrabook shipments of 20-30 million units in 2012

Apr 19, 01:05

Intel has internally estimated that ultrabook shipments will reach 20-30 million units in 2012 and the volume in 2013 is expected to double or even triple on year as the integration...

Component makers concern for the possible impact from ultrabook

Mar 27, 01:15

Component makers, seeing their downstream brand partners are aggressively entering the ultrabook market, are concerned that if demand for ultrabook is not as good as expected, their...

Catcher announces on-year growth in January revenues

Feb 7, 01:25

Catcher Technology announced consolidated revenues of NT$2.82 billion (US$95.19 million) for January, down 13.3% on month, but up 16.7% on year; however, the company's non-consolidated...

Acer expected to turn a profit in 4Q11

Dec 13, 01:30

Acer is expected to turn a profit in the fourth quarter of 2011 as the company has been aggressive reducing its inventory levels, which should reach 20-25 days by the end of 2011,...

Components for new 15-inch ultra-thin MacBook to start shipping in November

Nov 15, 01:25

Upstream suppliers of Apple have recently started shipping a small volume of components for a 15-inch ultra-thin notebook model from Apple in November and the device could be either...

PC hinge maker SZS reports profit growth in 3Q11

Oct 27, 01:35

Taiwan-based PC hinge maker Shin Zu Shing (SZS), benefited from Intel's ultrabook products which helped raise demand for customized hinge, and saw its profit in the third quarter...

Panel makers face challenges in making touchscreens for ultra-thin notebooks

Oct 6, 15:55

LCD panel makers are facing challenges as notebook vendors seek to incorporate touchscreens into ultra-thin models. Sources in the industry said the LCD panels for ultra-thin models...

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...

Ultrabook platform may not benefit ODMs

Sep 20, 01:05

Taiwan-based notebook ODMs may not benefit much from the Ultrabook platform, despite downstream branding partners mostly being optimistic about the new device, according to sources...

OCZ Indilinx Everest SSD shipping in LG ultra-thin notebooks

Sep 14, 15:26

OCZ Technology has announced that its Indilinx SSDs featuring the Everest-series SATA3 (6Gbps) platform are shipping in LG Electronics' ultra-thin notebooks.

Notebook players limit initial Ultrabook shipment volume below 50,000 units

Sep 6, 01:05

First-tier notebook brand vendors Acer, Lenovo, Toshiba and Asustek Computer, understanding that demand for notebooks is unlikely to recover in the fourth quarter, while Apple's products...

Digitimes Insight: Ultrabook key lies in penetration of ULV CPUs in mainstream notebook market

Aug 18, 13:42

Facing tablet PCs' assault and Apple MacBook Air's strong performance, Intel and notebook supply chain players have been pushing Ultrabook products aggressively, hoping to re-boost...

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SATA-IO intros new standard for embedded SSDs

Aug 11, 13:55

The Serial ATA International Organization (SATA-IO) has introduced a new standard for embedded solid state drives (SSDs). The SATA uSSD specification eliminates the module connector...

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Elpida starts sample shipments of 25nm 2Gb DDR3

Aug 2, 12:37

Elpida Memory has announced that it began sample shipments of 2Gb DDR3 DRAM chips built using 25nm process technology at the end of July. The company will also adopt the advanced...

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