The PC-centric is drawing to an unceremonious close, with smartphones, tablets and other mobile app-enabled devices expected to outpace PC sales over the next 18 months.
PC market forecasters have lowered their previously enthusiastically high sales forecast for 2010 from an annual growth (over 2009) of 18% down to 14% - which is a 32% reduction.
Acer is gearing up to take on Apple's wildly successful iPad with a slew of Android and Windows powered tablets.
AMD has confirmed that it is prepping at least one APU (Accelerated Processing Unit) for entry into the lucrative tablet market.
ARM CEO Warren East says that Intel's x86-based Atom processor is currently less efficient than RISC-powered mobile chips.
Asus is preparing to challenge Apple’s popular iPad with a slew of Windows and Android tablets.
Intel currently dominates the PC market and is hoping to replicate its success in the tablet space.
We recently saw no less than a half dozen tablet announcements, and it seems as if everyone is going have one.
Intel CEO Paul Otellini has acknowledged that the company's entry into the smartphone and tablet markets is likely to be an uphill battle as it struggles to compete against entrenched ARM-based devices.
Nvidia's CEO isn't satisfied with the current generation of smartphones. No, Jen-Hsun Huang says there is "room in the market" for a new breed of sleek devices known as "superphones."
A high-ranking Google exec recently insisted that Android 2.2 (Froyo) was optimized for smartphones. But TouchDown Exchange developer NitroDesk believes Froyo is more than ready to support fully-functioning tablet applications.
A recent survey jointly conducted by Appcelerator and IDC indicates that (Titanium) developers favor Android over iOS for next-gen TVs and other embedded devices.
The use of NAND Flash memory in popular tablets such as Apple's iPad and competing Android devices is expected to triple in 2011.
Nufront has introduced a 40nm ARM-based SoC that clocks in at an impressive 2GHz.
Google's Android army is marching bravely forward, while Apple's iOS continues to rapidly lose market share.
Verizon is working on iPad and Android apps allowing users to watch live TV and movies in the home and on the go.
Could a new, indigenously designed CPU help Nvidia compete against industry heavyweights such as Intel and AMD?
Worldwide smartphone sales have soared over the last quarter as prices have fallen.
Remember all those talking heads who predicted that tablets and low-cost laptops would kill off the humble netbook? Well, consumer interest in such entry-level devices has apparently shown little sign of waning.
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.