Apple expands iPhone lineup to compete against Android

Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty reports that Apple plans on expanding its iPhone lineup with multiple models in a concerted effort to compete with Android-powered handsets, which are available in a variety of form factors, screen sizes and price points.

LG ponders a return to making tablets

Consumer electronics giant LG is rumored to be going back into the tablet market, which it ditched two years ago.

iMito QX1 is a quad-core Android TV stick with an external WiFi antenna

One of the biggest drawbacks to many of the Android-powered TV sticks currently on the market is poor Wi-Fi performance.

Asus ditches netbooks for hybrids

Netbooks are fading away fast, another victim of the tablet craze, but Asus seems to have a cunning plan to replace them with small and inexpensive next-gen devices. 

Barnes & Noble offers full Google Play access for the Nook HD and HD+

The Barnes & Noble lineup of Nook digital readers originally required a hack in order to access the full version of the Google Play store.

Android-powered LumiTab boasts an integrated DLP projector

These days it's rather difficult for most Android tablets to set themselves apart from the pack, as most are equipped with the same hardware, basic features and software variants.

LG bags manufacture of next Nexus device

It looks like LG could be the latest device maker Google is contracting for the next flagship Nexus smartphone.

Microsoft has a hit with low end phone

While software giant Microsoft has been touting its software at the top end of smartphone land, it is actually Steve Ballmers' considerable bottom end where the money is likely to be made.

Android Jelly Bean overshadows Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS)

The latest statistics breaking down Mountain View's Android market share are in, and yes, Jelly Bean (4.1, 4.2 has finally managed to surpass Ice Cream Sandwich (4.0) in the percentage of installs on Android devices accessing Google's  Play store.

Android starts to hog the tablet space

Worldwide tablet sales continued to surge, growing 142.4 percent in the first quarter of 2013.

HP tablet is a top performer

Hewlett Packard originally approached the tablet market with caution, but not enough caution it seems, as its first tablet was a complete flop. The WebOS based HP TouchPad launched in 2011 and it was discontinued just 49 days after it was launched. It was such a flop that it makes the Surface RT look good.

Shock: Windows Phone 8 does pretty well

Microsoft missed out on the smartphone gravy train, but now it seems as if Windows Phone 8 might have a bright future after all. 

Video: Iben's Android GamePad supports 8 emulators

Iben's Android-powered GamePad first tipped up earlier this month, albeit without a final spec or pricing list.

Is Chrome OS headed to tablets?

Google exec Eric Schmidt has reiterated multiple times that Mountain View's mobile Android operating system and web-centric Chrome OS will remain two distinct entities, at least for now.

Video: This little $130 black box runs XBMC Linux

The majority of set-top boxes running XBMC are Android-powered devices. However, The Little Black Box is an Linux-powered set-top device that arrives with XBMC pre-installed.

Report: Viber Android app exploit allows lock-screen bypass

Viber can best be described as an Android messaging app designed to compete with Skype.

Apple still rules the tablet roost

According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global tablet shipments hit 40.6 million units in Q1 2013. Apple still dominates the market, but Android is gaining ground. In addition, the first Windows 8 tablets went on sale in Q1, but they haven’t been a runaway success, to say the least. 

Tablet market undergoes a turn around

Sales of oversized smartphones and tablets are strong, and according to Transparency Market Research, the trend is set to continue over the next five years. 

Report: Amazon prepping TV set-top box

Amazon is reportedly prepping a TV set-top box designed to stream to video and presumably run Android apps from the company's curated storefront.

Video: Android-powered GameStick dev kit gets unboxed

PlayJam's Android-powered GameStick turned up on Kickstarter earlier this year, seeking money from the masses.