The US consumer electronics (CE) market has been hit disproportionately hard by the Great Recession, with households projected to spend 17% less on CE in 2010 than the previous year.
Intel is showcasing its next-gen Atom E600 SoC lineup at IDF 2010.
Formerly codenamed "Tunnel Creek," the versatile E600 features an open interconnect that allows the chip to be easily fitted into a wide variety of form factors, including in-car infotainment systems, Internet phones and smart grid devices.
Nokia's mobile head Anssi Vanjoki may have quit, but that didn't stop him appearing at the Nokia World conference to announce four new Symbian^3 smartphones as his final swan song.
Following the appointment of Stephen Elop as CEO, Nokia's head of mobile solutions Anssi Vanjoki has resigned after just six weeks in the job.
Google's Android army is marching bravely forward, while Apple's iOS continues to rapidly lose market share.
Nvidia's blazingly fast dual-core Tegra processor will reportedly power LG's next-gen lineup of Optimus smartphones.
Worldwide smartphone sales have soared over the last quarter as prices have fallen.
Blue Planet Apps is expected to introduce a beta version of its Biometric security utility for Android smartphones within the next two weeks.
Texas Instruments (TI) is prepping a next-gen, Cortex-A processor core for mobile devices. The chip - which has been dubbed "Eagle" - is expected to be be deployed in TI's future OMAP lineup.
Will the adoption of media tablets reach a mainstream tipping point during 2010? Well, not according to principal ABI researcher Jeff Or, who predicts the devices will likely fall short of "mass market" adoption.
MediaTek is expected to significantly accelerate the adoption of Android in Western mobile markets with its low-cost, System-On-a-Chip (SoC) platform for smartphones.
The US mobile market is experiencing a seismic shift towards higher-end phones, with at least 50% of all handsets expected to be classified as smartphones by 2011.
Apple's difficulty in satisfying the massive demand for its iPhone 4 has reportedly prompted frustrated consumers to consider purchasing alternative smartphone models.
Amazon has introduced a free Kindle app for Android-based smartphones and tablets. The application offers US readers access to over 620,000 books in the Kindle Store, including New York Times bestsellers and new releases.
Mobile manufacturers shipped over 55 million smartphones during the first quarter of 2010.
According to ABI Research, the fastest growth was observed in markets with minimal previous exposure to expensive, cutting-edge smartphones.
Adobe has launched the latest iteration of its Flash Player (10.1) for smartphones running Android 2.2 (Froyo).
Microsoft has introduced yet another mobile operating system targeted at businesses and enterprise users.
A number of prominent analysts have predicted that Apple's new iPhone 4 will take the mobile market by storm.
A Google Music logo spotted on the 'Net may indicate that the Mountain View-based company is poised to take on Apple iTunes with its own Android-based service.
Aava Mobile has introduced a hardware-enhanced SDK targeted at Android developers writing apps for Morestown-powered tablets and smartphones.