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  • Last update: Wednesday 11 February 2015 [401 news items]

Microsoft playing match-maker between ISVs and Windows 8 tablet vendors to encourage software pre-installations

Sep 14, 15:42

Microsoft has adopted a strategy of helping ISVs (independent software vendors) cooperate with Windows 8 tablet PC vendors to pre-install their applications, in an effort to encourage...

Nokia may release new Windows Phone 7.5 smartphones for the entry-level segment

Sep 11, 15:47

Nokia may release new Windows Phone 7.5-based smartphones for the entry-level segment at the end of 2012 since Windows Phone 8's hardware requirements for dual-core processor and...

Acer, Asustek up and Wistron down in August revenue performance

Sep 11, 02:00

Notebook brand vendors Acer and Asustek Computer, and notebook maker Wistron have announced their August revenue performances with both vendors seeing on-month growth, while Wistron...

Supply chain to face challenges preparing for Windows 8 notebooks

Sep 10, 11:57

Windows 8-based notebook shipments are expected to start increasing in September as the launch date of the operating system approaches, but because most orders are scheduled for shipping...

Insyde to put equal amount of focus on both Android and Windows: Q&A with Jeremy Wang, chairman and president of Insyde

Sep 7, 14:07

As Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) platform is gradually becoming the next BIOS structure standard, the competition between BIOS designers is also becoming fiercer, and...

Jeremy Wang, chairman and president of Insyde

Nokia unveils Windows Phone 8-based Lumia 920, Lumia 820 smartphones

Sep 6, 11:32

Nokia has announced the Nokia Lumia 920 and Nokia Lumia 820, the first devices in Nokia's Windows Phone 8 range.

Compal Communications to land Nokia Windows smartphone orders in 2013

Sep 6, 01:05

Nokia is aggressively trying to release Windows Phone 8 smartphones before the end of September to regain its momentum in the handset market. Meanwhile, its major OEM partner Compal...

Samsung Windows 8 notebook remarkably similar to Asustek Taichi

Sep 5, 15:53

Samsung Electronics is showcasing a Windows 8 notebook prototype at the 2012 IFA exhibition. The model is very similar in appearance to the Taichi, an ultrabook with dual touch screens...

As Wintel dominance wanes, the Microsoft/Intel alliance frays, says IHS

Sep 5, 14:54

After a generation of setting the pace and calling the shots in the computer market, the Microsoft/Intel cartel known as Wintel now finds itself playing catch-up in the new era of...

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...

Microsoft fails to pacify PC vendors about Surface tablets

Aug 31, 01:15

To ease the impact created by its WoA Surface tablet PC, Microsoft has been negotiating with brand vendors including Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell since July hoping to pacify them;...

Asustek to launch new smartphones in 2Q13

Aug 30, 13:53

After temporarily stepping out of the handset market in 2011, Asustek Computer president Jerry Shen, at the company's investors conference on August 29, said the company will return...

Asustek outlines future plans

Aug 30, 01:35

Asustek Computer hosted an investors conference on August 29, announcing that the company's sales performance in the second quarter was better than expected and achieved new records...

Notebook shipments unlikely to achieve strong growth in 4Q12

Aug 28, 01:35

Notebook ODM shipments in the fourth quarter are unlikely to achieve their original goal of seeing double-digit percentage growth despite the fact that Microsoft will launch its latest...

Asustek, Gigabyte push for annual motherboard shipment goal

Aug 28, 01:05

Seeing the PC market is remaining weak in the third quarter, top-2 motherboard vendors Asustek Computer and Gigabyte Technology have both recently dropped their motherboard prices...

Digitimes Research: Android to account for 70% of handset market in 2H12

Aug 24, 16:18

Observing from the competition between handset operating systems in the second half of 2011 and in 2012, Android, which already accounted for more than 60% of the handset market in...

On-year handset shipment growth by major OS, 2010-2012

DRAM inventory rises

Aug 24, 01:15

PC OEMs now have two to three months of DRAM inventory on average, up from the four to six weeks previously. The surge is being caused by sluggish PC sales as consumers hold back...

DRAM inventory at PC OEMs rising

Daxin expects Windows 8 release to increase 2H12 profits

Aug 22, 01:45

Daxin Materials, a Taiwan-based design house of specialty chemicals used in TFT-LCD and touch panels, said it expects the release of Windows 8 to bring in increased touch screen material...

Toshiba halting development of Windows RT tablet PCs may cause chain reaction

Aug 16, 14:28

With Toshiba recently announcing it will halt development plans for Windows RT tablet PCs due to component supply delays, sources from notebook players believe the action could trigger...

Rumored US$199 price for Windows RT Surface expected to squeeze PC vendors out of the market

Aug 16, 01:05

As Microsoft is reportedly considering selling its Windows RT-based Surface tablet PC at US$199, sources from notebook players are concerned that if the rumor is true, notebook brand...

Asustek to release component purchasing authority to notebook ODMs

Aug 14, 01:20

Asustek Computer, which used to handle most component purchasing itself, is currently considering to release the authority to its upstream ODM partners such as Quanta Computer and...

Nokia, HTC to unveil Windows Phone 8 smartphones in September, say sources

Aug 13, 12:35

Nokia and HTC have been accelerating development of Windows Phone 8-based smartphones in a bid to halt their declining market shares by launching new models ahead of the release of...

Microsoft working to minimize Surface impact, says Acer chairman

Aug 10, 11:06

After publicly urging Microsoft to reconsider its move to launch own-brand tablet PCs recently, Acer chairman JT Wang on August 9, commented that Microsoft is pushing Surface to help...

CyberLink to benefit from Windows 8

Aug 9, 11:25

CyberLink, a Taiwan-based provider of digital multimedia software solutions, has won OEM orders from globally top 10 PC vendors for its products to be pre-installed in Windows 8 PCs...

Wistron, Inventec suffer on-month revenue drop in July

Aug 9, 01:40

Wistron has announced consolidated revenues of NT$48.84 billion (US$1.63 billion), down 16.32% on month and 5.28% on year, with combined consolidated revenues for the first seven...

Notebook ODMs shipments may stay weak in August

Aug 9, 01:05

Taiwan notebook ODMs may see their shipments in August stay flat on month and will not have a chance to recover until September, according to sources from notebook makers.

Lite-On IT to strive for flat performance in 3Q12

Aug 7, 01:25

As the traditional peak season effect in the PC industry may not appear in the third quarter of 2012, optical disc drive (ODD) makers such as Lite-On IT are now turning conservative...

HP and Dell to launch Windows RT tablet PCs at the end of October

Aug 2, 01:00

Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell are both set to launch Windows RT-based tablet PCs after the release of the new operating system. HP will adopt chip solutions from Texas Instruments...

Intel executive hosts pre-show conference detailing ultrabook symposium

Jul 31, 01:35

Intel general manager of mobile platform business Navin Shenoy at a pre-show conference before the company's Ultrabook Ecosystem Symposium on July 31 in Taiwan, pointed out that the...

Lenovo and Motorola delay launch of Intel-based tablets

Jul 26, 01:25

Although Intel has been aggressively promoting the combination of its Medfield platform with Android for the smartphone and tablet PC markets, the recent decisions of the company's...

Notebook battery makers expect growth in 3Q12 revenues

Jul 24, 01:45

Notebook battery makers, despite the fact that the notebook supply chain is seeing a weak performance, expect their revenues in the third quarter to have chance to achieve double-digit...

Genesys Logic obtains Windows 8 certification for USB 3.0 hub controller

Jul 24, 01:25

Genesys Logic, a Taiwan-based IC design house, has passed Windows 8 Hardware Certification Kit for its USB 3.0 controller IC GL3520, and expects shipments of the IC in 2012 to be...

TalkBox supports Windows Phone, BlackBerry platforms

Jul 18, 15:41

TalkBox, smartphone-based instant voice messaging software developed by a Hong Kong-based company, has extended versions from iOS initially and Android then to supporting Window Phone...

Elan touch ICs receive Windows 8 certification

Jul 13, 11:21

Elan Microelectronics has announced its smart capacitive touch screen ICs for 13.3-inch ultrabooks have received Windows Hardware Certification for Windows 8.

Windows 8 is unlikely to benefit from enterprise market in short term

Jul 12, 14:52

Although Microsoft is confident about its recently released Windows 8 upgrade plans to help trigger new PC replacement in the enterprise market, sources from notebook players are...

Windows 8 may not enjoy a PC replacment trend that Microsoft expected from enterprise market in a s
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    CES 2015: Asustek Transformer Book T300 Chi 2-in-1

    Asustek is showcasing its Transformer Book Chi 2-in-1 device, featuring Windows operating system, Intel's Core M processor and aluminum chassis during CES 2015. The device has 12.5-...

    Photo: Company, Jan 8.

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    Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablet/notebook

    Microsoft has introduced the Surface Pro 3, a tablet and also a notebook. The device has multiple processor, RAM and storage options intersect with a design that, with a simple snap...

    Photo: Company, May 22.

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    Microsoft Surface 2 tablet

    The Surface 2 is powered by an Nvidia Tegra 4 processor, and its battery life can last up to 10 hours for video playback, according to Microsfot. The device features a 10.6-inch...

    Photo: Company, Oct 1.

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    Microsoft Surface Pro 2 tablet

    The Surface Pro 2 is the successor to Surface Pro and, like its predecessor, is a notebook replacement, capable of running all Windows' software including the full Microsoft Office...

    Photo: Company, Sep 26.

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    Intel Bay Trail-based Atom Z3000 series processor

    Intel has launched its latest family of low-power systems-on-a-chip (SoC), codenamed Bay Trail, for tablets, 2-in-1s and other mobile devices. It will be available to consumers...

    Photo: Company, Sep 24.

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