Trump’s protectionism will help Taiwan manufacturers
Published in News


Quanta rubs its palms with glee

One of the ironic spin offs of US President-elect Donald “Prince of Orange” Trump’s protectionism plans are they will help the very companies he is trying to shut out of the US.

Quanta vies for least secure router title
Published in Network
Thursday, 07 April 2016 13:41

Quanta vies for least secure router title


Has 20 flaws

Quanta appears to be hoping to win the title for creating the world’s least secure routers.

Quanta profits hurting
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 06 April 2016 12:35

Quanta profits hurting


Lowest in nine years

Quanta has reported that its net profits declined 5.6 per cent on year to US$538.91 million for 2015, the lowest level in nine years.

5th generation Apple TV trialed
Published in Graphics
Friday, 04 December 2015 11:26

5th generation Apple TV trialed


In the shops in first quarter

The Fruity cargo cult Apple so loved the way its Apple TV took off this year without requiring much of the way of new features, that it is planning to do the same thing again early next year.

Acer planning new Gaming notebooks next year
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 25 November 2015 11:10

Acer planning new Gaming notebooks next year


Asking for quotes

Notebook maker Acer has been asking suppliers in the Far East for quotes for a new range of gaming notebooks which it is planning for 2016.

Quanta and Wistron doing well out of servers
Published in News
Monday, 23 November 2015 12:20

Quanta and Wistron doing well out of servers


Succeeding at Dell and HP's expense

Quanta and Wistron say they are landing more cloud server orders from their clients in 2016 as Internet service providers see HP and Dell as too pricy.

Apple orders only 4 million more iWatches
Published in Wearables
Thursday, 19 November 2015 10:32

Apple orders only 4 million more iWatches

Expecting lower sales

Fruity cargo cult Apple does not have any high expectations that iWatch will sell much more.

Huawei and Xiaomi launch fewer notebooks
Published in Notebooks
Thursday, 12 November 2015 10:11

Huawei and Xiaomi launch fewer notebooks


Not the big bang expected


Chinese vendors Huawei and Xiaomi appear to be holding back from a big push on the notebook market.

EU fines Quanta for cartel involvement
Published in News
Monday, 26 October 2015 11:16

EU fines Quanta for cartel involvement


$7.93 million fine

The European Union has fined optical maker Quanta Storage $7.93 million for participating in a cartel of eight ODD vendors, ODMs and OEMs.

Quanta shows that notebooks ain't dead yet
Published in Notebooks
Tuesday, 11 August 2015 10:52

Quanta shows that notebooks ain't dead yet


Down but better than last year

Notebook ODM Quanta Computer has proven that there is still some life in the notebook market.