An Apple iPad Air reportedly exploded at a Vodafone retail store in Canberra, Australia, prompting the need to call the fire department to put out the flames and smoke.
The mobile SoC that Intel wants to kill ARM performs well on benchmarks, but give it a pass until its rough edges are worked out.
Researchers at Disney have developed a way for people to ‘feel’ textures on touchscreen surfaces.
Social media services are as prevalent as mobile devices today that practically everyone has access from anywhere and at any time. Why are TV networks and show producers are scrambling to grab user attention through social media as a new extension of the TV screen?
Japan’s NICT (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology) has developed a new system for tablets that allows it to use communication frequencies that are within the range of television broadcasting systems.
Reports from Korean media suggest that the Ativ Q, a 2-in-1 tablet and notebook, has been cancelled because of possible patent infringement.
Tronity is seeking crowd funding at indiegogo for an open source tablet called Root 101. The goal behind the project is to create an affordable, open source, 10.1 inch tablet, which would ship with root access.
A couple of weeks ago, we had posted an interesting story about HTC working on 12-inch and 7-inch Windows 8 RT powered tablets. A fresh rumor indicates that the troubled company may have cancelled the larger 12-inch version. Remember the HTC Flyer? If you don’t, you’re forgiven. HTC hasn’t had a particularly happening history in
Taiwanese chip maker MediaTek has officially announced their budget tablet oriented quad core SoC, the MT8125. Powered by four ARM Cortex A9 CPUs, the MT8125 promises to deliver performance for inexpensive devices. MediaTek’s MT8125 can be thought of as the tablet equivalent to its (uber) popular MT6589 quad core chipset. The former is a far
Internet penetration is on the rise. It was revealed today at the AllThingsD D11 Conference that 2.4 billion people are using the internet now, and a sizable part of that number may be thanks to mobile devices. One of the speakers at the conferecne, Mary Meeker, a partner at Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner