'Dark silicon' improves Android battery life

A new chip is claimed to improve smartphone efficiency by making use of 'dark silicon' – the numerous transistors on today’s chips that are underused because there's not enough power to utilize them all at the same time.

AMD's Bobcat hits the ground running

Leaked specs indicate that AMD's Bobcat processor core has hit the ground running.

What can Microsoft do with ARM chips?

No one knows for certain what Microsoft plans on doing with its recently acquired ARM architectural license. However, there are a number of likely possibilities, including a new generation of processors designed for smartphones, tablets and even game consoles.

Nvidia preps Android-Tegra designs for "pipe and flight"

Jen-Hsun Huang has confirmed that Nvidia is prepping a "very large number" of second-generation Tegra-Android designs for imminent "pipe and flight."

Cherrypal debuts $99 Android laptop

Cherrypal has debuted a $99 laptop that runs Android 1.6. The device - which is dubbed Cherrypal Asia - features a VIA ARM9 533Mhz processor, 256MB RAM, 3 USB 2.0, 2GB local storage and full keyboard.

Report: HP prepping WebOS-powered tablet

Hewlett Packard (HP) is reportedly prepping a WebOS-powered tablet that could be released as early as the third quarter of 2010.

LG details Ally smartphone specs

LG has revealed additional details about its Android-powered smartphone known as Ally. The  device - which is expected hit the streets on May 20 - will feature a sliding QWERTY keyboard, 3.2-inch touchscreen and run Android OS 2.1.

Intel launches Moorestown mobile platform

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

Android-powered iPad clone spotted in the wild

A Chinese-based company has introduced an Android-powered iPad clone that can be purchased for as little as $130-$198.

Report: iPhone 4G to use indigenous Apple processor

Apple is reportedly planning to use an internally designed application processor (AP) in its next-gen 4G iPhone.

Naked Dell tablet pics Streak across the Web

Pictures of Dell's upcoming Streak tablet lineup were outed and hit the 'Net early this Friday afternoon.

Report: iPad cost Apple $260 to build

An analysis conducted by ISuppli Corp has found that Apple's iPad tablet cost the Cupertino-based company approximately $259.60 to manufacture.

Microsoft tablet specs hit the Net

A number of new Microsoft Courier tablet pictures and related specs hit the Internet on Friday.

Nvidia's Ion 2 GPU spotted in Aspire One netbook

Acer has confirmed that its 10.1-inch Aspire One 532G will be the first netbook to feature Nvidia's next-generation Ion 2 GPU.

Shock! Apple over-inflates iPad price tag

The components powering Apple's overhyped iPad tablet reportedly cost Club Cupertino as little as $219.35.