Lenovo eyes grand mobile chip entrance

China-based Lenovo is reportedly eyeing a grand entrance to the chip business, with a specific focus on silicon for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.

ARM badgers Intel over licenses

Intel needs to stop mucking about and get itself an ARM license so that it can push into the mobile market, claims, er, a co-founder of ARM.

Samsung snaps lead from Snapdragon

Samsung's first 28nm SoC, the Exynos 5 Octa, is apparently capable of outpacing Qualcomm's Snapdragon 600 in AnTuTu, Geekbench 2 and Quadrant, the most popular Android benchmarks.

NAND sales slow down

The PC market remains weak and the overheated smartphone and tablet market seems to be slowing down as well, but NAND makers are reporting their best quarter in history.

Smartphones, tablets to overwhelm notebook PCs

The latest survey of connected intelligent devices from IDC has revealed what we were all beginning to suspect – the day of the PC has gone, while tablets and smartphones continue their inexorable ascent.

Hyundai's T10 tablet is powered by a quad-core Exynos processor

Hyundai recently debuted a quad-core Android tablet. Boasting a 10-inch screen, the T10 can be thought of as the big brother to the T7 we discussed back in January.

Apple under investigation by Eurocrats in Brussels

Investigators at the headquarters of the European Union (EU) in Brussels, Belgium, are looking into allegations that Apple’s terms and conditions to sell its iPhone in Europe breach anticompetitive rules.

Samsung covers its tracks by using Snapdragon

Samsung might have a bit of explaining to do after it emerged that the vast majority of its flagship Galaxy S4 smartphones could be shipped with Qualcomm chips, at least initially.

Report: Google wants in on smartwatch race

Rumors and speculation over an impending smartwatch race amongst industry heavyweights have been increasing in recent months.

Samsung's ultra high-definition (UHD) TV is $40,000

Samsung has officially confirmed pricing for its luxury 85-inch ultra high-definition (UHD) TV. The price tag? $40,000.

Tablets save retailers' bacon

While the humble desktop PC emits a death rattle across the world, consumers are flocking to tablets - devices which tend to be much more comfortable to keep on your lap when channel surfing.

Samsung targets Taiwan manufacturers

Samsung is taking a page out of the Chinese communist playbook, as it apparently wants to kill Taiwanese competitors like Hon Hai and TSMC.

Monitor market continues to slump

The stagnating and eventually declining demand for the traditional PC desktop has had an inevitable knock-on effect in the monitor industry, with the latest report from analyst house IDC lowering its Q4 2012 estimate from 37.9 million to 36.3 million units.

3D chip market shows steady growth

The global 3D integrated circuit market is forecast to grow by 19.7 percent between 2012 and 2016, with the major growth driver being strong demand for memory products, particularly flash memory and DRAM.

Yes, Samsung is prepping a smartwatch

It almost seems like rumors of Apple's alleged iWatch came out of nowhere just a few months ago.

ARM Cortex-A15 chips to power a new generation of tablets

Chips based on ARM's Cortex-A15 SoC are typically found in high-end tablets like Google's Nexus 10 tablet or Samsung's latest Chromebook.

Analyst: Samsung to overtake Apple with Galaxy S4

The battle is on between Apple's iPhone and Samsung's Galaxy S4, as the two industry heavyweights battle it out with their respective mobile devices.

iPhone is outdated, Blackberry head claims

The Australian Financial Review bagged a scoop this week when Blackberry CEO Thorsten Heins declared the iPhone is pretty much dated technology. Heins said that there is an increasing excitement towards non-Apple smartphones and the enthusiasm for Samsung's S4 signified this.

This mobile clinic is solar-powered

Life in a rural Africa isn’t easy. Remote villages lack access to electricity, clean water, and most importantly, healthcare. 

Samsung's Exynos 5 Octa SoC is ready for mass production

Samsung has confirmed that its mobile Exynos 5 Octa chip will be ready to kick off mass-production during the second quarter of 2013.