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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...

Apple MacBook Air

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...

Notebook players to mass produce ultrabooks in September

Jul 26, 01:25

First-tier notebook players including Hewlett-Packard (HP), Acer, Asustek Computer, Dell and Lenovo are all set to launch ultrabooks in the second half of 2011 with mass production...

Taipei Computer Applications Show upcoming

Jul 20, 16:21

The Taipei Computer Applications Show, an annual computer fair intended to attract replacement of PCs by students before the new academic year begins in September, will take place...

Taipei Computer Applications Show

Taiwan market: Lenovo launches Gorilla-based enterprise notebook

Jul 19, 16:28

China-based PC vendor Lenovo has announced a new ultra-thin enterprise notebook – ThinkPad X1, adopting Corning's Gorilla reinforced glass with plastic chassis, in Taiwan.

HP to pioneer launching Ultrabook-concept notebooks, say sources

Jul 11, 13:35

Hewlett-Packard (HP) is likely to pioneer all branded notebook vendors to launch Intel's Ultrabook-concept notebooks, even ahead of the planned release of the UX21 Ultrabook by Asustek...

Notebook vendors take back chassis purchasing rights from ODMs

Jul 4, 16:49

Global first-tier notebook vendors Hewlett-Packard (HP), Acer, Dell and Asustek Computer have all recently retrieved back their purchasing rights for notebook chassis from their notebook...

Intel paying handsomely to attract downstream vendors into launching Ultrabooks

Jul 4, 12:02

Intel has recently started planning a new marketing strategy for its Ultrabook concept and has invested heavily into the related budget and resources hoping to attract first-tier...

Ultra-thin notebooks to boost demand for lithium-polymer batteries

Jun 23, 16:15

Market demand for lithium-polymer batteries, which are used mainly in products such as tablet PCs or notebooks with ultra-thin designs, is expected to increase significantly as ultra-thin...

Asustek to sell new ultra-thin notebook at a price US$100 cheaper than MacBook Air

Jun 9, 14:05

Taiwan-based notebook brand vendor Asustek Computer, which showcased its latest ultra-thin 11.6-inch UX21 notebook at Computex 2011, is expected to set the model's price at US$100...

Taiwan Glass to produce glass for touch panels

Jun 2, 15:01

Taiwan-based Taiwan Glass Group is set to produce glass for touch panels due to the increasing demand for smartphones and tablet PCs. Sales of fiber glass account for 40% of total...

Computex 2011: Shuriken-panel notebooks make their debut

Jun 1, 01:15

Notebook models with Shuriken ultra-thin panel technology debuted at Computex 2011 with Taiwan-based Compal Electronics and Acer as well as some of Compal's downstream partners such...

Acer Shuriken-based notebook

Compal expects 3Q11 shipments to follow seasonal patterns, says president

Jun 1, 01:10

Compal Electronics' overall notebook shipments for the third quarter of 2011 will likely increase 10-15% sequentially, according to Ray Chen, president of the company. The anticipated...

Compal president Ray Chen

Computex 2011: SanDisk intros new SSD with SATA3 interface

May 31, 13:53

SanDisk has introduced two new solid state drives (SSDs) for the mobile computing market – the U100 series for ultra-thin notebooks and the i100 targeted at tablet PCs –...

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    Apple iPod touch with 5MP iSight camera

    Apple has announced its 16GB iPod touch is now available in several colors and equipped with a 5-megapixel iSight camera. The entire iPod touch lineup features the 5-megapixel iSight...

    Photo: Company, Jun 27.

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    Apple 21.5-inch entry-level iMac all-in-one PC

    Apple has introduced a new 21.5-inch iMac starting at US$1,099. Featuring an ultra-thin design, a 21.5-inch display, Core i5 processors and the latest OS X operating system, the new...

    Photo: Company, Jun 19.

  • Micron+16nm+flash+die

    Micron 16nm flash die

    Micron Technology has announced the sampling of its 16nm, 128Gb MLC NAND flash memory devices, designed for applications like SSDs, USB drives and flash memory cards, tablets, ultra-thin...

    Photo: Company, Jul 23.

  • HTC+Titan+and+HTC+Radar

    HTC Titan and HTC Radar

    HTC has hosted a series of consumer meet-ups in London, Paris, Madrid and Berlin to unveil its new HTC Titan and HTC Radar with Windows Phone. The HTC Titan features a large 4.7...

    Photo: Company, Sep 5.

  • Acer+Aspire+S3+Ultrabook

    Acer Aspire S3 Ultrabook

    Acer has announced its first Ultrabook at the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin, the Aspire S3. The Aspire S3 is encased in a thin, light metal design, the vendor said. It...

    Photo: Company, Sep 5.

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