Taiwan’s smartphone sales decline
Published in News


Lower than expected results


Shipments of smartphones by Taiwan-based brand vendors and handset ODMs showed a surprise fall.

Asustek is doing well
Published in Notebooks
14 November 2016

Asustek is doing well


Back to black 

Asustek has reported net profits of $187.75 million for the third quarter of 2016, up 45 percent on the last quarter and 42 percent on last year.  This could be a sign that the bad-old-days of poor PC sales are fading.

Graphics card makers doing rather well
Published in Graphics


Nvidia's big names making big cash

Demand from the gaming market and VR is pushing up demand for graphics cards, and some of the big players are laughing all the way to the bank.

MSI shipped two million graphics cards
Published in Graphics


Likely to make five million target by the end of the year

MSI has shipped two million graphics cards in the first half of 2016 and is likely to ship five million units in the whole year.

Acer, Asustek and Samsung to talk wearables soon
Published in News

In the week leading up to the IFA 2016 tradeshow in Berlin several brand vendors are preparing to launch what they think are next-generation wearable devices including offerings from Acer, Asustek and Samsung.

MSI expects to see GPU boost
Published in Motherboards


Four milllion this year

MSI is laughing all the way to the bank because of rising game notebook sales.

Asustek raises prices in UK
Published in News


Blame Boris, Grove and Farage

UK Asustek customers will have to pay more for their hardware after the Brexit vote decimated the pound.

Mobos have lost their mojos
Published in Motherboards


Decline and fall


Fifteen years ago, the motherboard industry was a buoyant place to be but it looks as if the glory days are all over now.

Asustek wants IoT and Robotic focus
Published in Wearables


Motherboards don't stand for comfort any more

Asustek is shifting its development focus to Internet of Things (IoT), robot and virtual /argument reality (VR/AR) products after seeing that motherboards and graphics are going to suffer for a good long while.

Asustek reduces its Intel dependence
Published in Mobiles


ZenFone gets Qualcomm and MediaTek platforms

Asustek appears to have pulled back on its Intel dependence for its ZenFones and is adding Qualcomm and MediaTek flavours.