China gets its paws on another Taiwanese chipmaker
Published in Processors

The little red chequebook opens

The Chinese government appears to be opening its little red chequebook and buying up chipmakers from what it calls its renegade province. 

Notebook component makers expect flat year
Published in Notebooks

And not just because of ultra-thin notebooks

It is looking like it will be a grim year for notebooks as component makers have given up any hopes of improvement this year.

Manufactures start phasing out "Game Changing " tablets
Published in Mobiles

Ancient Babylonian tablets lasted longer 

Demand for Tablets is getting so weak that more chip suppliers to phase out their tablet-IC businesses.

Notebook venders adopt common components
Published in News

Saving cash

Taiwanese notebook vendors are starting to standardise common components including motherboards, heat-sinks, hinges and chassis in an attempt to minimize production costs.

Weak third quarter for IC foundries
Published in News


Taiwan's top-three IC foundries are seeing a weak third quarter with their combined revenues set to decrease and 3.7 per cent on year.

Windows 10 PC replacement will be slow
Published in News

Hardware industry sighs

PC makers are already predicting that any knock on demand for their product based on Windows 10 will be slow to happen.

Apple is convicted of playing monopoly
Published in News

Go directly to jail do not collect $200

Fruity cargo cult Apple has found that its anti-competitive practices of forcing telcos to do what they are told do not go down well in Taiwan.

We need our chips Kim Jong-un


And its patent on wedge\teardrop shaped light notebooks


Comes with with USB 3.0 and optical drive dock