Windows 8 and tablets blamed for PC decline

The PC market is expected to decline by 1.3% in 2013, buffeted by pressure from iOS and Android tablets, as well as relatively limited adoption of Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system.

Android dominates smartphone apps, iOS rules tablets

The annual volume of smartphone app downloads is pegged to reach an impressive 56 billion in 2013.

AMD showcases Temash-powered tablets

The tablet market is currently dominated by ARM RISC-based chips designed by industry heavyweights such as Qualcomm, Apple, Samsung and Nvidia.

Sony Xperia Tablet Z to launch in Q2

Sony's announced availability for its Xperia Tablet Z, claimed to be the slimmest 10-inch tablet ever.

Ubuntu for tablets is going live and mainstream

Everyone's favorite Linux flavor is coming to tablets, with a pre-release version of the OS slated to go live on February 21 for the Google Nexus 7 and Nexus 10.

PengPod ships Linux-friendly tablets

PengPod is currently shipping its first Linux-friendly (7 and 10 inch) tablets to customers who pre-ordered the device.

Archos goes platinum with quad-core Android Jelly Bean tablets

Archos has introduced a new lineup of Android Jelly Bean (4.1) powered tablets equipped with high-def IPS displays and quad-core processors.

ARM wants a $100 price point for smartphones and tablets

An ARM executive says he believes $100 price points for both Android smartphones and tablets will be the next big mobile wave.

Tablets exceed analyst expectations as PCs falter

Worldwide tablet shipments have outpaced analyst predictions by racking up an impressive total of 52.5 million units worldwide in the fourth quarter of 2012 (4Q12).

Yes, tablets are the new PCs

Gartner analyst Mikako Kitagawa says tablets have dramatically changed the device landscape for PCs by causing users to shift consumption to tablets rather than replacing older computers.

AMD previews 2013 APU lineup

AMD detailed its upcoming 2013 APU lineup at CES in Las Vegas, while offering an early look at at its Temash (Windows 8 tablets and hybrids) and Kabini (ultrathin notebooks) SoCs.

AMD scales back on chip orders

Advanced Micro Device (AMD) has confirmed that it will be scaling back on chip orders from GlobalFoundries in 2013 to conserve cash as the company struggles to deal with a contracting personal computer market.

Microsoft wants yet more Surface tablets

Lackluster demand may have prompted Microsoft to significantly slash orders of its Surface RT tablet, but that hasn't stopped Redmond from planning additional mobile hardware.

Skype updated for Android devices

Skype has rolled out version 3.0 of its popular application for Android devices, with a specific emphasis on improving the Skype experience on tablets.

Android 4.2 hitting older Nexus tablets and smartphones

Google's Nexus 4 smartphone and Nexus 10 tablet are already loaded with Android Jelly Bean 4.2 - but what the older Nexus 7and Galaxy smartphone?

Android shows gains in tablet market

Apple's launch of the iPad Mini hit the company's sales figures in the previous months as users hung on for the new device.

Intel wants a 48-core mobile processor



Intel may be having some difficulty eking out a viable x86 mobile market share, but that hasn't stopped Santa Clara from hyping a theoretical 48-core processor for smartphones and tablets.

This 4.46-inch HD display has the world's narrowest bezel

AU Optronics (AUO) has introduced a new smartphone display that allows manufacturers to insert incredibly thin bezels around mobile screens. The panel measures a cool 4.46-inches and supports 720p HD resolution.

Android 4.2 is a new flavor of Jelly Bean



Google has described Android 4.2 as a "new flavor" of Jelly Bean that will power Mountain View's recently announced lineup of Nexus 10 tablets and Nexus 4 smartphone.



The really cheap Android tablets are coming

Tablets are about to take over the world - but you probably already knew that.