ARM says Flash to blame for smartbook delay

An ARM spokesperson has blamed Flash and the abrupt emergence of tablets for the lack of smartbooks in the mobile marketplace. 

Mobile Wars: Can Intel's Moorestown take on ARM?

The mobile market is currently dominated by ARM's nearly ubiquitous architecture. 

But Intel's Moorestown platform may herald the end of the beginning - rather than the beginning of the end - for ARM's mobile monopoly.

Intel launches Moorestown mobile platform

Intel has introduced its next-gen Moorestown Atom platform for smartphones and tablet devices.

Is that an Intel chip in your Sony TV?

Sony is planning to unveil a new lineup of home entertainment devices that will be powered by Intel processors and Google-coded software.

Human Media Lab showcases bendable mobile gaming displays

The Human Media Lab recently showcased its Cobra bendable projection screen system for mobile gaming at Atlanta's Computer-Human Interaction conference.

Mozilla runs Fennec Firefox on Android

Mozilla developer Vladimir Vukićević has successfully ported (Fennec) Firefox to Google's Android mobile operating system.

Avatar producer says 3D glasses don't suck

Many people find 3D glasses to be awkward, cumbersome and utterly unappealing. But Avatar producer Jon Landau sees them as an "opportunity" - rather than a deterrent - to widespread adoption of the 3D standard.

Toshiba designs "glasses free" 3D display

Toshiba Mobile has designed a 21-inch autostereoscopic high-definition display for use with next-generation 3D monitors.

Twitter buys another mobile start-up, Cloudhopper

Twitter is starting to go on a mobile acquisition binge, as for the second time in one month it has bought out a start-up developer that specializes in mobile messaging.

Google acquires enigmatic hardware company

Google has reportedly acquired an engimatic San Jose-based startup staffed by former Apple and P.A. Semi employees.

Report: Adobe to sue Apple over Flash ban

Adobe Systems is reportedly preparing to sue Apple over the latter's decision to ban Flash-converted (and Silverlight) apps on the iPhone 4 SDK.

Open-source Meego mobile OS hits primetime...well, almost

Watch out Android! You're not the only big boy in town with an open-source mobile operating system. Meego, a joint effort by Nokia and Intel, is trying to shake up the mobile community yet again.

Mozilla axes Firefox for Windows Mobile

Mozilla has axed its Firefox for Windows Mobile project in response to Microsoft's decision to "close off" development for native applications.

Opera asks Apple to approve iPhone browser

Opera has officially asked Apple to approve its Mini browser for the iPhone. But what are the chances of Club Cupertino giving a thumbs up to a competing application?

Will ARM's Mali GPU find its way into consoles?

Is your gaming console powered by a Mali-based GPU? No? Well, perhaps one day it will be.



Ambidextrous System-On-Chip spotted in the wild

NComputing has introduced a $20 "ambidextrous" System-On-Chip (SoC) that is expected to bring advanced virtualization capabilities to multiple mobile-based platforms.

OCZ launches "ultra-affordable" Solid State Drives

Interested in purchasing a Solid State Drive (SSD) but don't want to spend wads of cash? Well, the sub-100 dollar 32GB Onyx SATA II SSD may just be the drive for you.

Microsoft redefines cross-platform gaming

Microsoft recently showcased an Xbox 360 game that was playable on both a Windows-based PC and a Windows 7 mobile phone.

Google says desktops are irrelevant

Google's VP of Global Ad Operations has claimed that desktops will become "irrelevant" in just three years time.

Millions check Olympic medal count from their phone

According to Web analytics firm Omniture, the mobile version of NBC's Winter Olympics Web site (including iPhone and iPod App views) has reached a staggering 58.2 million page views, a growth of over two-thirds compared to the same statistic for 2008's Beijing games.