Android-powered set-top boxes are starting to become rather commonplace, as they are now available in multiple price ranges and a variety of form factors.
Processors manufactured by Chinese chip designer Infotmic have tipped up in a number of tablets in recent weeks.
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.
Consumer electronics giant LG is rumored to be going back into the tablet market, which it ditched two years ago.
One of the biggest drawbacks to many of the Android-powered TV sticks currently on the market is poor Wi-Fi performance.
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.
The Barnes & Noble lineup of Nook digital readers originally required a hack in order to access the full version of the Google Play store.
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.
It looks like LG could be the latest device maker Google is contracting for the next flagship Nexus smartphone.
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.
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.
Worldwide tablet sales continued to surge, growing 142.4 percent in the first quarter of 2013.
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.
Microsoft missed out on the smartphone gravy train, but now it seems as if Windows Phone 8 might have a bright future after all.
Iben's Android-powered GamePad first tipped up earlier this month, albeit without a final spec or pricing list.
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.
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.
Viber can best be described as an Android messaging app designed to compete with Skype.
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.
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.