Asustek VR ready for third quarter
Published in News


Sorting out suppliers

Asustek is choosing suppliers for its VR head-mounted display (HMD) devices so it can have its production start in the third quarter of 2017.

Nvidia’s founders chip miffs partners
Published in Graphics


Killing partner’s profits


Nvidia’s Founders Edition graphics cards have angered its own partners who are complaining that the range is gutting their own profits.

Google partners rushing into AI
Published in News


Because that is not a bubble waiting to burst


Google quickened the pace of its push into virtual and augmented reality this week as its hardware partners announced new devices using its tech.

ASUS and Gigabyte plan restructuring of mobile units
Published in Mobiles


No longer seeing growth in certain units

Since the first half of 2016, Asustek Computer has experienced a rapid decline of sales in its tablet businesses, while Gigabyte has not seen much profitability from its PC accessories unit.

Asustek cleaning up in the game monitor market
Published in News


Competition not harming us

Asustek says it is not concerned by an increase in the numbers of rivals trying to enter its gaming monitor turf.

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.