HTC hinted to license brand in India to Micromax, Lava and Karbonn

The Taiwanese phone maker is reportedly not going to make its own devices for the Indian market and leave it to three local players.

Another miserable quarter for HTC, revenues down 70 percent year on year

Amazingly, we’ve had to make the same comparison for the November 2018 report: 70 percent down from the same month the year before.

TSMC hopes to make up lost orders from chemical flub

The impact for this quarter looks to be minus $550 million. The hope is that TSMC can make it back up to customers the next quarter.

Taiwan electronics industry failing because of iPhone XS

The National Development Council blamed Apple’s lack of innovation for its declining iPhone sales affecting Taiwan’s manufacturing industry.

Taiwan braces for shut down of 3G network on December 31

Tens of thousands of 3G-only customers need to be moved over before the network shuts down at the end of the year. They’re getting toilet paper as a gift.
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HTC opts to evolve U12+ into 2019, but will it be a “U13?”

HTC has announced that it will be staying in the premium arena in addition to pushing further in the mid-range smartphone category.

Executive shuffle at ASUS means less ZenFone, more ROG Phone

The Taiwanese tech manufacturer wrote off just over US$200 million from its smartphone division as it switches strategies into 2019.

The White Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has been officially launched in Taiwan

The new Samsung Galaxy Note 9 called First Snow White has been launched in Taiwan, and we can only hope to get this device in other markets

HTC U13 flagship may fall to mid-ranger in 2019

Perhaps the HTC U13 will still be out next year, but it won’t be the flagship phone that we’ve expected from this company for years.

Supply chain on edge with iPhone XR demand

Taiwanese component companies serving Apple are listening carefully as to whether its big client will add or cut orders this holiday season.

This year’s MacBook Air will get last year’s Intel processors, sort of

What will be running inside of the newest regular MacBook coming this fall? Last year’s silicon with a 2018 twist. How much will it cost?

One Apple supplier is down on blockchain, up on iPhone again

The largest contract semiconductors company in the world lost out on cryptocurrency mining chips and will rely on selling iPhone chips to make up for it.

Can Apple make an iPhone SE out of iPhone X parts?

If Apple was to ever recycle parts for something a new model, it could do it with a new affordable iPhone. It could. But would it?

vivo NEX plotted for Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Russia and Taiwan this month

With a 91.24 percent screen-to-body ratio, it’s an impressive phone indeed. No word on pricing, though we can bet it’ll be steep to import.

Data siphoning by Chinese ad sellers continues on in Asia

The Singtech P10 features firmware linked to a Taiwanese company that sucks up all sorts of personal data and then sells ads against it.

HTC records dismal May, though there’s reason for hope

While it’s a sequential gain, the year-on slide is horrid. That said, much hangs in the balance on a momentous June with sales of a new flagship starting.

LG Q7 Stylus found at Taiwan’s telecom regulator

LG’s yearly attempt at making an Android phone with a stylus in tow may come with a sensical name in 2018. But we’ve yet to confirm even basic details about it.

HTC U12+ carelessly revealed on official website just ahead of formal announcement

Technically, the HTC U12+ is still not official yet, but maybe someone should tell the Taiwanese company that, reminding it of tomorrow’s formal launch event.

iPhone X less of a help to Foxconn in April earnings

Industry sources say that Foxconn made most of its money in April from orders for non-consumer items and computing products.

128GB HTC U12+ still expected to be expensive in Taiwan

We’re talking around 23,900 or 24,900 New Taiwan Dollars — that’s roughly between 800 to 850 US Dollars. And the 64GB pricing isn’t so hot, either.

MediaTek willing to file paperwork to ship chips to ZTE

The Taiwanese government recently started cracking down on any potential weapons-related shipments to Chinese tech manufacturer ZTE.

Taiwan regulators bottleneck MediaTek and other suppliers’ shipments to ZTE

After the US Commerce Department placed a 7-year ban on ZTE sourcing any products from the country, Taiwan is taking a more skeptical tone to the mainland China entity.

HTC stops the bleeding for March revenues

Relatively speaking, HTC has done nothing in smartphones to make waves so far this year. But it has been able to eke out a little good in a sea of bad news.

Finally, Android Oreo for HTC U Ultra begins roll-out

Fair enough, this oddly-positioned phone didn’t sell terribly well, but it’s still getting software support just as customers paid for.

Moto G6 series screen and chipset specs affirmed

The Moto G6, Moto G6 Plus and Moto G6 Play all have Android Oreo, Bluetoth 4.2 and 2:1 displays. Two have one chipset, one have another.