Dell stands by Windows RT

Although Windows RT is starting to look like a massive flop, Dell doesn’t appear to be ready to jump ship just yet. The company is still working on future generations of Windows RT gear, namely its XPS 10 tablet.

Microsoft watch seems to be on the cards

As wearable electronics are set to emerge as a new  trend - with recent reports that Apple and Samsung are working on their own watches - it seems Microsoft may be about to have another pop at an interactive wristwatch.

Android phones can hijack planes

Anyone who thought that airport security would allow smartphone use on a plane in the future might be a little worried to know that it is possible to hijack a plane with one.

PCs continue to lose out to tablets

A report from analyst company Gartner said that the traditional PC market will slip in 2013 by 7.6 percent as people open their wallets to spend on tablets and smartphones instead.

Mobile commerce confirmed to grow

Mobile commerce is slowly but surely going mainstream and a recent report from BI Intelligence found that m-commerce spending will skyrocket over the next couple of years.

Phablets are a passing phase

More than a billion smartphones and tablets are in use around the world, and research outfit Flurry has detected more than 2,000 unique device models so far. 

M-commerce sales start to surge

A survey carried out by Stibo Systems has revealed that the number of m-commerce purchases has increased by 19 percent over the last year.

Android increases share over iOS

Google's versatile Android OS continued to increase its share of smartphones, while Sprint and Samsung also saw increases over the last year for the 3 month period ending February 2013.

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.

Intel faces the fact Ultrabooks are too expensive

Opinion The writing was on the wall for Intel-based Ultrabooks well over a year ago.

T-mobile to end smartphone subsidies

T- Mobile USA has decided to bite the hand that feeds it, moving away from offering its customers smartphone subsidies.

Mobile shopping to boom and boom again

Mobile shopping is the new black and a recent survey carried out by Conlumino indicates that it will continue to grow at an impressive rate for the foreseeable future. M-commerce has already risen 55 percent compared to a year ago and it is now estimated that it will grow another 115 percent over the next 12 months. 

HTC vows to ramp up marketing

It's no secret that HTC is in a world of trouble and its failure to stick to the HTC One launch schedule is making life for the Taiwanese phone maker even worse.

Micron sees red blood on the spreadsheet

Micron Technology landed itself in the red for the second quarter, posting a net loss.

Smartphones and cars get all connected

App-Connected vehicles could reach 20 percent of consumer cars in  North America and Western Europe by 2017, research has suggested.

Intel, Microsoft hegemony threatened by convergence

Opinion While Intel and its customers reliant on PC sales have all been hurting as sales have fallen in the last year, it appears that British design company ARM continues to make waves in the market.

Devices shape consumer future

Portable gadgets are affecting consumer spending habits and lifestyles, research by Gartner has found.

Blackberry is back from the brink

It is starting to look like Blackberry might have pulled itself from the brink of ruin after all. The company's share price has surged after an established partner had placed an order for one million BlackBerry 10 smartphones, with shipments set to begin immediately.

Google Shopping hits your favorite gizmos

Google is bringing Google Shopping product listings to mobile devices. Google has been serving up product listings on desktop search results for quite a while, but now it is taking them to cramped mobile screens as well. A simple Google search on a phone or tablet will now result in several listings popping up above the organic search results.

Tablet app revenue to outpace smartphones by 2018

‚ÄčTablet apps remain on track to generate a whopping $8.8 billion in revenue in 2013, compared to the $16.4 billion projected for smartphone apps.