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  • Last update: Monday 19 November 2012 [127 news items]

Sonix to begin volume production of optical-touch solutions in 2Q10

Nov 16, 16:18

IC design house Sonix Technology will sample optical-touch solutions for Windows 7 certification by the end of 2009, with volume production slated for the second quarter of 2010,...

Sonix optical-touch solutions to target all-in-one PC market

US market: Windows 7 sales surpass Vista launch, says NPD

Nov 6, 17:00

Initial sales (made between October 18-24, 2009 and including Windows 7 pre-sales) of Microsoft's Windows 7 boxed software surpassed those of Vista's first few days on the US market,...

PC demand did not grow significantly after Windows 7 launch, say PC vendors

Nov 6, 15:15

Demand for PCs and hardware did not turn strong after the launch of Windows 7 in late October and is unlikely to do so in 2009 due to most Windows Vista users not needing to replace...

Microsoft Windows 7

Cando, Pixcir provide touchscreen solution for Acer notebook

Nov 3, 15:35

Taiwan-based color filter (CF) maker Cando and China-based TFT-LCD driver IC and capacitive touch controller supplier Pixcir Microelectronics are providing touch panels and touch...

CyberLink may not benefit from Windows 7 launch, says chairman

Oct 29, 15:33

Taiwan-based CyberLink, whose sales chiefly come from bundling its multimedia software solutions with new PCs, may not benefit from the launch of Windows 7 because upgrade to the...

Asustek aims to ship more than 16 million notebooks and netbooks combined in 2010

Oct 26, 17:15

Asustek Computer expects its notebook shipments (including netbook)s will increase from 12 million units in 2009 to over 16 million units in 2010, and global notebook shipments will...

Taiwan market: Acer launches Aspire 1420P tablet PC

Oct 23, 17:09

Acer has launched its 11.6-inch Aspire 1420P tablet PC in the Taiwan market at a suggested price of below NT$25,000 (US$772). The Aspire 1420P comes with a convertible design and...

Acer Aspire 1420P tablet PC

Microsoft launches Windows 7

Oct 23, 16:48

Microsoft has announced the worldwide availability of its new Windows 7 operating system. The new operating system offers a streamlined user interface and significant new features...

Windows 7 Home Premium

DRAM contract prices continuing rally through 4Q09; shortage expected in 2010, says Nanya VP

Oct 22, 11:25

Contract quotes for DRAM chips will continue to rise in November, according to Pai Pei-Lin, vice president and spokesperson of Nanya Technology. Pai also foresees a shortage of memory...

Taiwan IC designer Weltrend acquires Windows 7 certification for touchscreen ICs

Oct 20, 16:39

Taiwan-based IC design house Weltrend Semiconductor has obtained Windows 7 Logo certification for its two touchscreen ICs used in small- to medium-size products as well as certification...

Weltrend touchscreen ICs passed Windows 7 logo certification

Asustek Android smartphone to make appearance in 4Q09, investment in solar may be in company's future

Oct 19, 15:36

During a recent get together with local Taiwan media, Asustek Computer chairman Jonney Shih and company president and CEO Jerry Shen discussed opportunities in the green energy market,...

Asustek president and CEO Jerry Shen (left) and chairman Jonney Shih (right)

Ene to ship over 10 million notebook keyboard sensors in 2009

Newswatch - Oct 19, 14:40

Taiwan-based IC design house Ene Technology is expected to ship more than 10 million notebook keyboard sensors in 2009, up about nine times from the volume in 2008, according to industry...

Steve Ballmer to visit Taiwan in early November

Oct 16, 16:37

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer will visit Taiwan in early November to attend the 20th anniversary of Microsoft Taiwan and meet with Microsoft's Taiwan-based hardware partners, according...

Taiwan market: Toshiba launches two ultra-thin notebooks made by Quanta

Oct 15, 16:45

Toshiba has announced two new Intel-based ultra-thin notebooks targeted for the Taiwan market – the 11.6-inch Portege T110 and 13.3-inch T130. Both models are manufactured by...

Toshiba launches Portege T110 and T130 ultra-thin notebooks in Taiwan

Network equipment makers to also benefit from Windows 7 launch, says D-Link CEO

Oct 15, 15:31

In addition to PC makers, network equipment makers are expected to also benefit from the launch of Windows 7 and see their revenues grow in the fourth quarter 2009, according to Tony...

Shipments from top-four Taiwan notebook makers expected to increase 10% in 4Q09

Oct 14, 16:52

Notebook shipments from Taiwan's top-four notebook makers are expected to increase by about 10% sequentially in the fourth quarter due to it being the traditional peak season, as...

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MSI unveils Windows 7 all-in-one PCs

Oct 14, 16:41

Micro-Star International (MSI) has unveiled three all-in-one PCs that are ready to support Windows 7. The 21.5-inch Wind Top AE2220 will be launched later in October, followed by...

MSI Wind Top AE2220 all-in-one PC

Acer chairman says company on target for 10% sales growth for 4Q09

Oct 6, 16:16

Acer chairman JT Wang recently assured investors that the company will achieve its forecasted 10% growth in consolidated revenues for the fourth quarter of 2009 thanks to the launch...

Windows 7 may push tablet PCs

Sep 30, 15:39

The multi-touch features of Windows 7 may make tablet PCs, rather than touchscreen notebooks, a focus among vendors in 2010, due to better ergonomics, according to sources from notebook...

Taiwan market: Windows 7 pre-orders available through 7-Eleven chain

Sep 25, 10:16

Microsoft Taiwan on September 24 announced pre-orders for Windows 7 in cooperation with President Chain Store, the operator of the 7-Eleven chain of convenience stores in Taiwan....

Windows 7 may not spur PC replacement until 2H10

Sep 24, 14:27

Windows 7 is unlikely to have any obvious impact on PC demand in the tail-end of 2009, according to sources at notebook players, who believe demand should not be expected to pick...

Sonix to sample optical touch solutions for Windows 7 targeting all-in-one PCs

Newswatch - Sep 16, 15:05

Sonix is scheduled to sample optical touch solutions for Windows 7 certification in the fourth quarter of 2009, initially targeting the all-in-one PC market, according to the IC design...

Taiwan market: Retail price for Windows 7 Home Premium set at NT$6,990

Sep 8, 16:47

Microsoft has set Taiwan retail prices for Windows 7 at NT$6,990 (US$213) for the Home Premium version and NT$4,170 for the upgrade version, according to Microsoft Taiwan.

Phison introduces Windows 7-enabled flash controllers

Sep 4, 10:47

Phison Electronics has introduced its first flash controller chips supporting Windows 7 and enabling automatic encryption without installing any additional software. The Taiwan-based...

Young Fast designing multi-touch panels for Windows 7 netbooks

Aug 26, 15:06

Taiwan touch panel maker Young Fast Optoelectronics is developing analog matrix resistive (AMR) multi-touch panels for use in netbooks, with availability scheduled for the end of...

Taiwan market: Microsoft beefs up Windows 7 compatibility testing

Aug 26, 14:42

Microsoft recently set up two more software compatibility testing centers in central and southern Taiwan, in addition to one already operating in Taipei, in order to strengthen software...

EETI AMR touch panels pass Windows 7 Logo test

Aug 24, 15:56

Taiwan-based touch panel controller and solution supplier Egalax_empia Technology (EETI) has received Windows 7 Logo certification for its 10.1- and 11.6-inch modified analog matrix...

MSI to be first to launch Pine Trail-M netbooks in December, claim sources

Aug 18, 14:25

Micro-Star International (MSI) has decided to take the initiative among global vendors to launch netbooks based on Pine Trail-M in December 2009 although Intel reportedly has decided...

Acer to launch three touch-enabled products with Windows 7, manager says

Aug 14, 15:50

Acer plans to launch three touch-enabled products with Windows 7, according to a project manager from the company's mobile computer department. The manager, Shih Hung-wu (transliterated...

EETI to sample more touch panels for Windows 7 certification

Aug 14, 15:22

Taiwan-based touch panel controller and solution supplier Egalax_empia Technology (EETI) has said it will sample 17- and 17.3-inch touch panels for Windows 7 Logo certification soon,...

Wintek touch panel passes Windows 7 certification

Aug 13, 13:03

Taiwan-based LCD panel maker Wintek's 12.1-inch multi-touch panel has recently obtained Windows 7 Logo certification, while Cando's 10.1-inch panel and eGalax_eMPIA Technology's (EETI)...

CPT expects to get Windows 7 certification for 10.1-inch multi-touch panel

Aug 5, 15:58

LCD panel maker Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) is developing 10.1-inch multi-touch panels mainly for use in netbooks, and expects to obtain Windows 7 Logo certification by the end of...

Demand for ultra-thin notebooks falling short of expectations

Aug 4, 13:55

Notebook players originally expected demand for ultra-thin notebooks to heat up in July and August of 2009, but the Windows 7 upgrade coupon promotion is stimulating limited demand...

Staggered Windows 7 RTM schedule puts pressure on OEM production

Aug 3, 17:11

Despite having recently been handed the RTM version of Windows 7, Taiwan-based OEM PC makers have said they will not be able to start rolling out PCs with Windows 7 off their production...

GPU shipments to hit 100 million units in 3Q09, 400 million in 2010, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 29, 16:36

GPU shipments for the third quarter of 2009 are expected to surpass 100 million units and will have a chance to challenge the 111 million units shipment record of the third quarter...

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    Acer Iconia Pad W500 tablet PC

    Acer has unveiled a new tablet PC Iconia Tab W500 running on Windows 7 operating system and is equipped with AMD's C-50 processor and Radeon HD 6250 graphics chip for visuals and...

    Photo: Company, Feb 17.

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    Gigabyte Technology has announced a new 10.1-inch slate-type tablet PC, the S1080, featuring Windows 7 operating system and powered by Intel Atom N550 dual-core processor. Weighing...

    Photo: Company, Jan 14.

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    CES 2011: Samsung 7 Series sliding tablet PC

    Samsung Electronics showcased its new tablet PC, the 7 Series sliding PC, featuring Intel's Atom processor (Oak Trail) and Windows 7, at Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2011. The...

    Photo: Yen-Shyang Hwang, Jan 11.

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    CES 2011: MSI Staging tablet PC

    Micro-Star International (MSI) is showcasing a concept product - the Staging, a tablet PC that features built-in micro-projector, at Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2011. The tablet...

    Photo: Company, Jan 7.

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    MSI WindPad 100W tablet PC

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