Taiwanese electronics giant, Acer is planning to launch a new affordable quad-core smartphone called, Liquid E2.
The Liquid E2 comes with a 4.5-inch qHD IPS display with a resolution of 960x540 pixels and will be powered by a strong quad-core CPU clocked at 1.2GHz with1GB of RAM. It will also come with MediaTek MT6589 chipset for enhanced performance and will be only 9.9mm thick and weighs 140 grams including the battery.
Taipei, April 18 : Rising Indian shuttler P. V. Sindhu added another feather to her cap after defeating former World No. 1 Shixian Wang of China at the Badminton Asia Championships here Thursday.
In the process, the 17-year-old progressed to the women's singles quarter-finals of the continental event.
It took Sindhu a marathon effort to beat the third seeded Chinese 15-21, 21-14, 22-20 in their first ever encounter which lasted one hour and two minutes at the Taipei Arena. The Hyderabadi will next face Japanese seventh seed Eriko Hirose, who has beaten Sindhu in their only meeting so far.
Taipei, April 17 : Parupalli Kashyap and P. V. Sindhu led the Indian charge at the Badminton Asia Championships winning the opening rounds of their respective categories here at the Taipei Arena Wednesday.
Seeded fourth, Kashyap had a tough match against South Korean Ji Hoon Hong which went right down to the wire. The Indian, however, held on to his nerves to pick the last two points and win the match 18-21, 21-15, 22-20 in one hour and nine minutes. This was Kashyap's second victory in as many outings against the World No. 106 Korean, who had also lost the last match at the same tourney in 2009.
According to an AFP report, an investigation into Samsung's practices has been launched by the Taiwanese Fair Trade Commission on the basis of the allegations that the bigwig device manufacturer was making payments to students for posting negative online comments about the devices manufactured by its closest rival HTC.
Taiwanese mobile device and computer manufacturer, Acer has indicated that it is planning to showcase its first phablet at the upcoming Computex Tech fair in Taiwan in June.
Acer will join the likes of Samsung, Huawei, HTC, Sony and some smaller players, who are already offering devices in the category. The company has not announced information about the hardware makeup of the device. S T Liew, Smartphone Business Group President at Acer had hinted that the company might release the new phablet Liquid S series at the technology event, which is set to be organised in Taipei in June.
Moscow, Feb 24 : A suspected robber has been arrested in Taiwan for stealing gold jewellery worth more than $500,000 by cutting holes in coffins.
The Central News Agency said the man, identified only by his surname Cheng, was arrested in western Yunlin county after his car was caught on a surveillance camera at a cemetery last month.
Police said Cheng stole jewellery from about 500 graves starting from 2009.
He dug up graves at night and cut holes in coffins above the wrists of the deceased to remove gold rings and bracelets.
The Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) has said that the financial supervisory platform for securities and futures between China and Taiwan is expected to hold its first meeting in Taiwanese capital, Taipei tomorrow.
Taipei (Taiwan), Jan 2 : Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou has said in his New Year''s address that the ongoing fishery talks between Taiwan and Japan are an "important first step" for tackling territorial and maritime boundary disputes in the East China Sea and turning it into a "sea of peace and cooperation."
Ma said the principle of his "East China Sea Peace Initiative," which he unveiled last August, is "to shelve disputes over sovereignty and promote the joint exploration of resources."
The Taiwan dollar has touched its highest level in 15 months as investors poured in investment into Taiwan amid continuing global economic uncertainty.
Global investors bought $1.7 billion more Taiwanese stocks during the month and net purchase for the year stood at about $4.9 billion. The Taiwan dollar was trading at NT$29.100 against its US Dollar, according to the latest figures released by Taipei Forex Inc. The Taiwan dollar had touched NT$28.959 on Nov. 12, which is its strongest level since September 2011.
Next Media Ltd has agreed to sell its print and television businesses in Taiwan to a consortium in a deal valued at NT$17.5 billion or about $601 million.
Company spokesman Mark Simon said that the company will sell the print business to four investors including Want Want Chinatimes Group President Tsai Shao-Chung, William Wong of the Formosa Plastics Group, Chinatrust Charity Foundation Chairman Jeffrey Koo Jr. and Lee Shih-tsung, who is the Chairman of Lung Yen Life Service Corp. Chairman Lee Shih-tsung.
According to a new Digitimes report, citing the information shared by "Taiwan-based supply chain makers," Internet search giant Google is planning to take the wraps off a $99-priced version of its Nexus tablet in the 2012 fourth quarter.
Going by the Digitimes sources, $99 Nexus tablet version will feature a HUVA TN panel from Taiwan's HannStar Display, and will be powered by a single-core processor from China-based WonderMedia Technologies.
Taiwanese smartphone maker, HTC has launched a new thinner and sleeker smartphone called, the HTC Rhyme in New York aiming to improve sales in the US market.
The HTC Rhyme smartphone features a 3.7-inch screen and will be powered by Google' Android software. HTC said in a statement that the device will come with several complementary accessories such as a docking station, sports armband and tangle-free headphones. It will come in a unibody design in a total of three colors.
The shares of smartphone maker, HTC crashed in the Taiwanese market after the U. S. International Trade Commission said in an initial ruling that the company had violated two patents belonging to Apple.
HTC’s shares were trading 4.1 percent down at NT$870. The shares had earlier dropped to NT$848, the lowest since January 14 and the company’s shares have fallen 11 percent since Apple filed its second complaint on July 11.
A new research has revealed that consuming dietary supplements does not promise good health.
Wen-Bin Chiou of National Sun Yat-Sen University decided to examine if regular utilization of dietary supplements had ironic consequences for subsequent health linked behaviours after detecting a fellow worker selected an unhealthful meal over an organic meal simply because the fellow worker had consumed a multivitamin earlier in the day.
A 56-year old man, who was operated for a kidney transplant in China, has been detected as the first Taiwanese man carrying superbug NDM-1. He is suspected to have contracted the bug during kidney transplant, Deputy Chief of Centers for Disease Control (CDC) under the Taiwanese Department of Health Lin Ding said in a press conference recently.
Commander of the contagious disease prevention and treatment network in Taipei area Chang Shan-Chwen was also present during the joint press conference.
New Delhi, July 28 - One of Taiwan's most celebrated producers, Hsu Li-Kong, wants to make "a Bollywood-type" movie. And he finds India a rich source of themes, be it the stories behind its many gods or its "tiffin culture".
"I do hope I'll make a Bollywood type of movie. That is one of the main aims; I have come to India this time so that I get to know what Bollywood movies are like," Li-Kong told IANS in an interview through an interpreter.
"I am here on a survey and collecting some preliminary information. I do want to make such a movie but I don't have any idea in my mind right now. But I would like to cast some Bollywood stars in my movie, especially the cast of 'Slumdog Millionaire'," he added.
HTC has pronounced a 41 per cent increase in overall sales over the first six months of 2010, reports BBC.
The company has supposedly made money out from the success from its Android-based smartphones. It was stated that the year round revenues that got over in June 2010 has increased to £2 billion, up from the £1.4 billion units considering the 2009 sales.
The Taiwanese maker stated that other handset has recorded sales in the last three months with the highest sales records ever.
It has been reported that the chairman of Acer Inc., predicted his Taiwan-based company would become the world's leading supplier of notebook computers this year.
Revenues in the coming third quarter were expected to increase 10 percent to 15 percent over the second quarter despite rising wages in China and Europe's economic turmoil, J. T. Wang told stockholders in Taipei on Friday.
Acer is currently the No. 2 notebook vendor behind Hewlett-Packard Co. and posted first quarter revenues of 162.1 New Taiwan dollars ($5.2 billion).
Asus has unveiled its Eeepad at the Computex in Taiwan. The tablet device which was much awaited for long, has finally been rolled out. According to the trade experts it will stand tall against the likes of Dell Streak and may be Apple's iPad. The reports reveal that the Eeepad comes in two versions the 10-inched and a 12-inched version.
ZyXEL Communications Inc has rolled out the X150N, 802.11n router that features with a firewall on board and state-of-the-art WPA2 AES wireless encryption that aims to block hackers, allowing users a safe browsing environment with internet safety.
This router offers a speed level of up to 150 Mbps that is just perfect for streaming music and other media through the home.
This wireless router is aimed at providing a ease in operation with easy installation and is virtually maintenance free thus adding to the advantages.