2012 is so far looking like it'll be a great year for mobile devices with plenty of quad core ARM implementations arriving, higher resolution screens expected, faster flash storage memory at ever increasing capacities and now, super-fast, low power memory, at least if Elpida has anything to do with it. The company has announced that
Tablet computers and e-readers may put an end to real paper-based books, according to a number of studies on the continuing growth of the ebook market.
Amazon's Kindle Fire tablet computer and Kindle e-readers enjoyed record Christmas sales, with over a million sold each week throughout December.
Apple may be planning to announce two new iPads at the iWorld (formerly MacWorld) on 26 January next year. According to online sources, the two tablet devices are said to be designed for the mid- and high-end markets.
Apple iOS and Android devices were popular Christmas gifts throughout the world, with the two rivals virtually tied in the heated battle for holiday sales.
AT&T has completed its acquisition of wireless spectrum from Qualcomm in a deal worth roughly $1.9 billion.
As the launch of next-generation Atom mobile platform looms, Intel is making more and more semi-public and public noise about the new, first true SoC (System-on-a-Chip) from their labs.
Faced with continuous decline of its Atom series of processors, the semiconductor giant from Santa Clara is showcasing concept smartphone and tablet designs for 2012.
Amazon attempted to buy BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM), but the latter turned down the offer and similar ones made by other companies, it has been revealed.
Amazon's Kindle Fire tablet, a rival to the iPad, has seen ad impression growth of 19 per cent per day, a higher growth rate than that experienced by Apple's device following its launch.
Nvidia will use THine Electronics' low-power LVDS transmitters on the Tegra 3 platform, making the processor an even better fit for power-hungry mobile devices.
Pegatron Corp, a supplier of iPad 2 back panel parts to Apple, has reported an explosion at its plant in China, which left 61 employees injured, 23 of which needed to be hospitalised. The incident could affect Apple's supply chain.
Apple could sell upwards of 190 million iPhones next year, according to a report by financial services firm Morgan Stanley.
The popular Grand Theft Auto III, by game developer Rockstar, is now available as a special anniversary edition on both Android Market and Apple iTunes App Store. The game offers high definition graphics with some improvements
Korean manufacturer Samsung may be unveilng a new tablet with improved specification next year at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Along with a recent announcement of the Exynos 5250 processor and its whooping 2560 by 1600 screen resolution, the pieces for a new beast of a tablet seems to be in place.
Samsung has launched a concept demo for a flexible, translucent AMOLED display that can run 3D, potentially becoming the next big thing since the iPad.
A Chinese court has rejected a lawsuit filed by Apple, which alleges that Proview Technology is infringing its iPad trademark, spelling potentially disastrous news for the iPad in the country.
Computer maker Lenovo has just released their new IdeaPad Tablet A1 in Singapore with a very attractive price tag. With a integrated offline GPS Navigation system, this new tablet may well be a big bang for bucks.
The BlackBerry Dev Con Asia 2011 was supposed to be held in Bangkok, Thailand this year, but due to the serious impact of rain and floods, the conference has thus been relocated to Singapore. This morning. Research in Motion had made some announcements at Dev Con Asia 2011 which include the next generation BlackBerry 10 platform.
Just in time for the holidays, Acer has announced its Iconia Tab A200 tablet powered by Nvidia's Tegra 2 processors. The 10.1-inch tablet is a more affordable sibling to the A500, although the specifications are in fact quite similar.