Canonical has confirmed plans to expand its Ubuntu Linux distribution to tablets, smartphones and other mobile interactive devices.
Slow sales of Google TV units apparently prompted Intel to ditch the hyper-competitive TV system-on-chip (SoC) market and shift its focus to smartphones and tablets.
Shipments of tablet PCs powered by RISC-based ARM processors are expected to jump by an impressive 211% Y/Y in 2011 to 59.9 million units.
Google's popular Android operating system is typically associated with RISC-powered ARM devices such as smartphones and tablets.
Media tablet shipments surpassed netbooks this quarter, hitting 13.6 million units - compared to just 7.3 million netbooks.
BlueStacks has rolled out the alpha version of its App Player for Windows. The software allows users to run their favorite Android apps on Windows-based PCs or tablets.
An estimated 37 million ultra-mobile devices (UMDs) will ship in the United States during 2011 - with 75% of total shipments expected to be media tablets spearheaded by Apple's iPad 2.
The lucrative notebook market has managed to stay afloat despite a tablet onslaught led primarily by Apple's wildly popular iPad.
An x86-friendly version of Android Gingerbread will be available for Intel's Atom E series in 2012.
Dell is signaling that it is serious about tapping the lucrative Chinese market by clinching a deal with Baidu to jointly develop tablet computers and mobile phones.
Stanley Kubrick invented the iPad, Samsung says, after trawling through science fiction movies to try and defend itself from Apple's copyright lawsuit.
Microsoft is refusing to eulogize the stalwart PC despite the wild popularity of mobile devices like tablets and smartphones.
Microsoft has kicked off a Windows 8 dialog with developers and hardware manufacturers as it prepares to divulge additional OS details at the upcoming BUILD conference in September.
Intel has inaugurated a $300 million Ultrabook Fund in an effort to accelerate development of the recently announced form factor.
Shipments of Internet-enabled devices are projected to hit 503.6 million units in 2013, up from 161 million in 2010. In comparison, PC shipments will hover around 253.3 million, up from 222.3 million.
ARM has reported an 18% increase in Q2 revenue ($192 million total), as the UK-based company effectively doubled the number of licenses sold for smartphones and tablets during the first half of 2011.
A high-ranking Microsoft exec says Windows Phone 7 is a handset-specific operating system and was not designed to power tablets.
Samsung has taped-out a 20nm ARM test chip using High-k Metal Gate (HKMG) technology.
Global Internet traffic will reach a staggering 966 exabytes (one exabyte equals a quintillion bytes or 1,024 petabytes) by 2015, as the number of connected devices hits 15 billion.
The US military has long experimented with mobile devices for use in combat. Next week, the Army plans to conduct field trials with Apple's iPhone, Android handsets and various tablet computers.