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

EETI passes Windows 7 Logo test for 11.6-inch projected capacitive touch panel

Jul 28, 12:10

Taiwan-based touch panel controller and solution supplier eGalax_eMPIA Technology (EETI) has obtained Windows 7 Logo certification for its 11.6-inch projected capacitive touch panels,...

Faraday expected to see sales up 1-5% in 3Q09 thanks to USB 3.0

Jul 23, 14:48

Faraday Technology is expected to see revenues grow 1-5% sequentially in the third quarter as its USB 3.0 solutions recently passed certification for Windows 7 and are expected to...

SOI cooperates with Japan-based Xiroku to offer CMOS-based optical touch panels

Jul 22, 16:31

Taiwan-based CMOS image sensors maker Silicon Optronics (SOI), a joint venture of Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) and OmniVision Technologies, is working with Japan-based...

Data Systems is first Taiwan-based ISV to obtain Windows 7 certification

Jul 21, 11:03

Data Systems Consulting has become the first Taiwan-based independent software vendor (ISV) to obtain Windows 7 certification, according to industry sources in Taiwan.

Sintek plans to set up new 5G plant for touch panels

Jul 9, 12:27

Taiwan-based color filter (CF) maker Sintek Photronic is planning to set up a new 5G plant to manufacture touch panels and is currently searching for a location in southern Taiwan,...

Intel Calpella and Windows 7 to slow down notebook demand in 3Q09

Jul 2, 14:18

Demand for notebooks is expected to drop significantly in the third quarter due to consumers waiting for Intel's next-generation Calpella platform to be launched in September, and...

Windows 7 will not help SSD sales much, say notebook vendors

Jul 2, 14:14

Windows 7's support for SSDs will not do much to boost sales because the price gap with HDDs is still too high, according to sources at notebook vendors.

NextWindow earns Windows 7 logo certification for optical touchscreens

Jul 2, 11:53

Optical touchscreen solution supplier NextWindow has announced that it has received Windows 7 logo certification from Microsoft.

Netbooks to make head start in adopting touch panels, suppliers say

Jun 30, 14:30

Touch panel makers believe that netbooks will make a head start in adopting touch panels to utilize the Windows 7 operating system (OS), compared to regular notebooks and LCD monitors,...

Some netbook vendors looking to clear Windows XP-based netbook inventory

Jun 30, 12:34

Netbook vendors looking to utilize Microsoft Windows 7 are looking to speed up their clearance of Windows XP-based netbooks, as Microsoft has precluded Windows XP from upgrading to...

Shortage of notebook components will remain in 2H09, says Wistron

Jun 24, 16:12

Short supply of key notebook components will continue into the second half of 2009, according to chairman Simon Lin for ODM maker Wistron.

Simon Lin, chairman of Wistron

SSD penetration in PC market remains low

Jun 24, 14:13

The replacement from traditional hard drives to solid state drives (SSDs) will not take off in 2009, as the ratio of SSDs used in PCs remains low due to higher per GB costs, according...

Taiwan hinge maker Jarllytec looks to business from all-in-one PCs

Jun 23, 17:09

Jarllytec, a Taiwan-based maker of notebook PC hinges, expects the global demand for all-in-one PCs to significantly grow in the second half of 2009 partly due to the launch of Windows...

Microsoft will not sell Windows 7 Home Basic in Taiwan, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 23, 15:30

Microsoft has recently confirmed with notebook vendors in Taiwan that the Home Basic version of Windows 7 will not be offered for sale in the Taiwan market, leaving Home Premium as...

Taiwan network equipment makers receive Windows 7 certification

Jun 23, 11:37

Taiwan-based network equipment makers D-Link, CyberTAN Technology, Gemtek Technology, Alpha Networks and Cameo Communications have obtained Windows 7 Logo compatibility certification,...

EETI sampling touch panels for Windows 7

Jun 19, 15:03

Taiwan-based touch panel controller and solution supplier Egalax_empia Technology (EETI) is sampling 10.1-inch and 11.6-inch analog matrix resistive (AMR) and projective capacitive...

Cando lands touch panel orders from HP, Acer and Lenovo, sources say

Jun 18, 16:21

Taiwan-based color filer (CF) maker Cando, a subsidiary of AU Optronics (AUO), recently landed capacitive touch panel orders from Hewlett-Packard (HP), Acer and Lenovo and will start...

Asustek unable to assure profitability in 2Q09

Jun 17, 15:49

Asustek Computer is conservative about its business outlook for the second half of 2009 and is not sure whether its operations can turn from the net loss of NT$3.1 billion (US$94...

Corning Gorilla glass targets Windows 7 touchscreen market

Jun 16, 16:42

Corning, targeting the touchscreen demand expected to be generated by the launch of the Windows 7 operating system (OS), has revealed that it is working with 10 brand-name vendors...

N270-based netbooks may not be offered upgrades to Windows 7

Jun 12, 16:36

Netbook vendors are considering keeping their Intel Atom N270 and N280-based netbooks using Windows XP and will not offer upgrades to Windows 7 due to increasing costs and low consumer...

Acer to launch 3D notebook at the end of October, new netbook for 3Q10

Jun 8, 16:40

Acer plans to launch a 15.6-inch 3D notebook, which the company jointly developed with Wistron, at the end of October 2009, according to Campbell Kan, vice president of Acer's mobile...

Acer 3D notebook

Sonix to volume produce touchscreen solutions in 4Q09

Jun 5, 15:45

Consumer IC design house Sonix Technology has said its optical touchscreen solutions are expected to be available for volume production in the fourth quarter of 2009.

BenQ reveals plans to launch Android-powered smart handheld devices and netbooks in 2010

Jun 5, 10:00

BenQ, in the wake of the increasing popularity of Android-based products, plans to launch Android-powered smart handheld devices and netbooks in 2010, according to Peter Chen, general...

Computex 2009: Shuttle seeks new opportunities from all-in-one PCs

Jun 4, 16:24

Wandering the halls of Computex 2009 it does not take long to realize that there has been a recent explosion of vendors trying to tap the all-in-one PC market. All the well-known,...

Shuttle booth at Computex 2009

Computex 2009: Genius brings Windows 7 support to peripherals

Jun 4, 13:57

Taiwan-based peripheral specialist KYE Systems markets its own product line under the Genius brand, in addition to fulfilling OEM/ODM orders for international vendors. Most of the...

Genius

Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 launch times revealed

Jun 4, 12:20

Microsoft's OEM Division Corporate Vice President Steve Guggenheimer during a keynote address at Computex 2009 in Taipei revealed that the company is confident with the progress made...

Computex 2009: Touch panel makers showcase multi-touch technology

Jun 4, 11:16

Touch panel makers, including eTurbo Touch, Mildex Optical, and Integrated Digital Technologies (IDT), are showcasing multi-touch technology supporting Microsoft Windows 7 at the...

eTurbo Touch showcasing all-in-one PCs equiped with anolog matrix resistive (AMR) touch panel

Computex 2009: AMD announces two 45nm desktop CPUs

Jun 4, 01:00

AMD has announced two new 45nm dual-core desktop CPUs, the Athlon X2 250 and Phenom II X2 550 Black Edition.

Computex promises to deliver on the mobile front

Jun 3, 12:30

While Intel appears to be stepping away from the netbook market for the moment, ARM-based competitors are stepping in.

Nvidia's 5-year plan coming to fruition as GPU compute goes mainstream, Q&A with Ujesh Desai, vice president of product marketing

Jun 2, 11:55

Nvidia built its name around satisfying PC gamers' desire for better graphics, higher resolutions, and higher frame rates, from one GPU generation to the next. But around five years...

Ujesh Desai, vice president of product marketing, Nvidia

Microsoft and Intel looking to limit netbook sizes to 10.2-inch for Windows 7

May 26, 12:15

Microsoft and Intel have reached a consensus to decrease the upper screen-size limit for netbook PCs equipped with Windows 7 from 12.1 inches to 10.2 inches, according to sources...

Computex 2009: Microsoft Windows 7 expected to be major attraction

May 26, 11:12

Windows 7 is expected to attract much attention at next week's Computer Taipei 2009, where Microsoft will be staging its biggest Computex ever at the event to demonstrate how its...

Intel working with Broadcom to enhance HD decoding in Pine Trail

May 21, 14:40

Intel is working with chipmaker Broadcom to enhance the HD decoding capabilities in its next-generation netbook platform (Pine Trail), according to sources at notebook makers.

PSC to cautiously resume DRAM production, expects Windows 7 to lift demand

May 18, 16:17

Memory chipmaker Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) is set to resume production at a gradual pace, but still believes that a level of DRAM chip shortages is likely to occur...

PSC chairman Frank Huang

Compal expects notebook shipments to grow 15-20% sequentially in 2Q09, says company president

May 8, 15:51

Compal Electronics expects its second-quarter notebook shipments to grow 15-20% to 7.2-7.5 million units from 6.3 million units shipped in the first quarter, company president Ray...

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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 S1080 tablet PC

    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

    MSI will unveil two new WindPad tablets. The WindPad 100W features the Wintel platform and the WindPad 100A with the ARM/Android platform. The MSI WindPad 100A features the new...

    Photo: Company, Dec 29.

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