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.

Notebook prices to rise from display shortage
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Get yours when you can

A report said that there will be shortages of notebook panels during the first half of 2017.

Compal expects notebook sales to fall by 10 per cent
Published in Notebooks


Am I the only person buying them?

This week I got my paws on an i7 Asus gaming computer with an Nvidia GPU for nearly 600 euro, according to Compal I must have been one of the few as it sees the industry sliding even more into the mire.

Notebook makers diversify into IoT
Published in Wearables


'Fings aint what they used to be' so get into the Internet of Fings

Notebook ODMs are trying to balance the loses in their industry by expanding into the Internet of Things (IoT) industry.

Acer planning new Gaming notebooks next year
Published in Notebooks


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.

Huawei and Xiaomi launch fewer notebooks
Published in Notebooks


Not the big bang expected


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

Compal gets Dell and Lenovo orders
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Intel Purley servers

Compal Electronics is rumoured to be getting orders for its Intel Purley platform-based servers from Dell and Lenovo.

Notebooks doing better than expected
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Fingers crossed for September

Notebook ODMs are seeing a surprise uptick in August revenues, but are cautious about their September shipment performance.



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