155 news items tagged Chromebook
Microsoft Surface makes way into entry-level sectorMonday 19 October 2020
Microsoft has priced the latest member of its Surface family - the Surface Laptop Go - at only US$549 with the device believed to be targeting primarily Chromebooks as its competition,...
Global notebook shipment forecast, 2021 and beyondWednesday 14 October 2020
Notebook shipments are expected to grow over 20% on year in 2020 thanks to demand from stay-at-home activities in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
Chromebook shortages may ease starting NovemberTuesday 13 October 2020
The global supply of Chromebooks has been tight due to component shortages, which nevertheless are expected to ease slightly starting November, according to sources from ODMs.
Global notebook shipment CAGR at 0.9% in 2020-2025, says Digitimes ResearchTuesday 6 October 2020
Global notebook shipments are forecast to rise at a CAGR of 0.9% from 2020 to 2025, according to Digitimes Research's latest five-year forecast for the notebook industry.
HDD demand picking up thanks to surging Chromebook ordersMonday 21 September 2020
Robust demand for Chromebooks from the education segment has not only led to shortages of entry-level processors and LCD panels, but also spurred demand for hard disc drives (HDDs),...
Top-5 notebook brands see shipments peak in August, says Digitimes ResearchTuesday 15 September 2020
Global top-5 notebook brands' combined shipments in August 2020 - not including detachable models - hit a new high for 2020 as shipments to the consumer segment gew on year, and education...
Acer delays notebook deliveries due to components shortfallThursday 10 September 2020
Acer has had to reschedule 70% of its notebook deliveries to next month due to shortages of panels and diverse ICs, especially those for educational models which will see strong demand...
Acer to purchase more MediaTek chips for ChromebookThursday 10 September 2020
Acer is looking to adopt more MediaTek chips in its Chromebooks to ensure the stability of its supply, according to Jason Chen, chairman and CEO for the brand PC vendor.
Notebook brands pushing enterprise and gaming models in 2H20Friday 4 September 2020
Brand vendors have seen strong PC sales due to stay-at-home activities worldwide and are now primarily focusing on releasing enterprise and gaming models to cater to related demand,...
Memory chipmakers hold nearly 4 months of inventoriesFriday 4 September 2020
Samsung Electronics and some others have held nearly four months of DRAM and NAND flash inventories on average, due to a slowdown in orders for datacenter applications and overall...
Component makers cautious about Chromebook ordersThursday 3 September 2020
Although brand vendors and ODMs have been keen on Chromebook shipments recently, component suppliers are wary of possible fluctuations in orders from this notebook segment, according...
Google, Compal teaming up for new-gen ChromebookWednesday 2 September 2020
Google is developing its next-generation Chromebook, codenamed Halvor, with Compal Electronics being the ODM partner, according to industry sources.
Chromebook demand to stay brisk through 1H21Monday 31 August 2020
Chip demand for Chromebooks is expected to remain brisk through the first half of 2021, driven by a surge in distance education amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to sources...
Notebook, mobo, graphic card shipments to sustain growth in 2H20Monday 31 August 2020
Taiwan-based vendors of notebooks, motherboards and graphic cards are expected to sustain robust shipment momentum in the second half of the year, driven partly by stronger-than-expected...
Notebook vendors all-out trying to secure shipmentsMonday 17 August 2020
Notebook brand vendors are resorting to all possible means, such as giving up attempts to lower ODM quotes, as they seek to secure smooth shipments from suppliers to meet increasingly...
Asustek expects 3Q20 revenues to expand 20% sequentiallyThursday 13 August 2020
Asustek Computer expects its revenues for the third quarter of 2020 to grow over 20% sequentially with PC shipments to surge 30% on quarter and sales of motherboards and other components...
Taiwan large-size LCD panels – 2Q 2020Thursday 13 August 2020
Taiwan's large-size LCD panel shipments, after experiencing five straight quarters of on-year declines, grew 35% sequentially and 10.8% on year to come to 64.38 million in the second...
Top-5 notebook brands see July shipments surge 34% on year, says Digitimes ResearchWednesday 12 August 2020
The world's top-5 notebook brands saw their combined shipments (excluding detachable models) for July 2020 surge 34% on year and slip about 1% from the year's high in June, according...
Quanta to see strong Chromebook shipments in 3Q20Tuesday 11 August 2020
Quanta Computer will continue to be Taiwan's top notebook ODM in the third quarter of 2020, buoyed by strong Chromebook shipments, according to industry sources.
Taiwan notebooks – 2Q 2020Friday 7 August 2020
Taiwan's notebook shipments picked up 82.2% sequentially and 27.3% on year to arrive at 42.68 million units in the second quarter of 2020.
Acer to enjoy robust Chromebook sales in 3Q20Friday 31 July 2020
Despite a deceleration in demand from the work-from-home segment, Acer's notebook orders from the education segment, particularly those for Chromebooks, remain robust in the third...
Winbond swings to profit in 2Q20Friday 31 July 2020
Specialty DRAM and flash memory maker Winbond Electronics returned to profitability in the second quarter of 2020, ending a streak of two consecutive quarterly losses.
Elan optimistic about shipments for Chromebook in 3Q20Wednesday 29 July 2020
Fabless chipmaker Elan Microelectronics, which specializes in touchscreen controller chips and fingerprint sensors, expects robust shipments for Chromebook to boost its revenue in...
PCB firms optimistic about notebook demand in 2H20Monday 27 July 2020
Taiwan-based PCB manufacturers are optimistic about demand for notebook applications in the second half of 2020, judging from the outlook given by notebook ODMs.
Taiwan analog IC firms optimistic about demand for ChromebookTuesday 21 July 2020
Taiwan-based analog IC firms are generally optimistic about demand for consumer notebooks, particularly Chromebook, in the third quarter of 2020.