What's up next for Bluetooth?

A purported roadmap has reportedly been leaked from the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG), supposedly revealing what features the next three iterations of the wireless protocol will offer both devs and users.

Battery Powered Planes Are Almost Here

Battery operated airplanes. Yeah, sure, if they’re the kind you can buy at Toys R Us, right? So many people have a fear of flying, would they possibly feel comfortable in a real battery operated plane? 

Cube kit transforms Android tablets into TV boxes

A Chinese tablet manufacturer by the name of Cube is expanding into the lucrative Android set-top box in somewhat of an unusual way. How, you ask?

Minix redesigns the Android NEO X7

Minix first unveiled its Android-powered Neo X7 at the Hong Kong electronics fair back in April. However, a number of people were unhappy with the design, prompting the company to revamp the device with new casing.

JW-11: A $68 PC that runs Linux with an ARM processor

Back in the good old days, PC desktops were huge, and yes, quite literally took up an entire desktop, or at least good amount of foot space if you configured it as a tower. 

ARM-powered Parallella supercomputer poised to ship

Parallella - a low cost "supercomputer" designed by Adapteva - has successfully met its Kickstarter goals and is now poised to ship to a slew of lucky backers.

N. America to claim almost half of $72 billion spent on tablets in 2013

More than 39 million tablets shipped worldwide during the first calendar quarter of 2013, representing the second largest volume of shipments to date; only bested by the previous quarter ending calendar year 2012.

Report: Google eyes Android smart watch and game console

Mountain View is reportedly preparing to launch an Android-powered smartwatch along with a dedicated game console.

Linux MintBox 2 priced at $600

CompuLab and Linux Mint are jointly prepping a new line of mini desktop computers designed to run a minty flavor of the popular operating system.

AMD is the common (silicon) denominator for consoles and PCs

AMD dominates all three next-gen consoles: the Nintendo Wii U, Microsoft's Xbox One and Sony's Playstation 4.

HP tests all-in-one Android desktop (and tablet)

HP is currently testing an all-in-one desktop equipped with a 21.5 inch, 1080p IPS display (10-point multitouch) that boasts particularly wide viewing angles.

Video: BLEduino is Bluetooth made easy

The BLEduino is a tiny Arduino-compatible dev board with integrated Bluetooth 4.0. As expected, the BLEduino is both hardware and software compatible with Arduino - because the hardware is based on the Arduino Leonardo. Meaning, anything that runs on an Arduino will run on a BLEduino.

Video: RAPIRO is a humanoid robot kit for the Raspberry Pi

RAPIRO - designed by Shota Ishiwatari - is described by its creator as a "cute and affordable robot" kit designed to work with a Raspberry Pi.

Video: ARM robot solves 4x4 Rubik's Cube in 50 moves

ARM engineer David Gilday has designed a robot capable of solving a 4x4 Rubik's Cube in just 50 moves. The 'bot - powered by a Huawei Ascend P6 handset - is dubbed Multicuber 3.

Mele M9 set-top-box (STB) gets an AllWinner A31 quad-core chip

Mele has introduced an Android-powered set-top-box dubbed the M9. The device boasts an AllWinner A31 quad core Cortex A7 clocked @ 1.5GHz - paired with a PowerVR SGX544MP2 GPU.  

Qualcomm's mobile Snapdragon 800 SoC is blazingly fast

Qualcomm is currently showcasing its 800 SoC (MSM8974) running on a developer tablet and smartphone.

Raspberry Pi goes XBMC

Element 14 has debuted a media center starter kit for the Raspberry Pi - making it easy for users to hook the uber-mini system up to an HDMI display.

Cubieboard gets a new chip

The Android-powered Cubieboard first hit the streets late last year at a $49 price point. The original iteration of the board was powered by the versatile and ubiquitous Allwinner A10 ARM-Cortex A8 processor we've all become familiar with over the past few months.

Nvidia to license GPU cores

Nvidia will now be licensing its GPU cores, along with other contents of the company's expansive visual computing portfolio. 

iPazzPort Pearl brings its own STB dock

The iPazzPort SY-20-19VC - or iPazzPort Pearl - is an Android 4.1.1 (Jelly Bean) set-top box powered by a Rockchip RK3066 processor. The set-top-box is packaged with a dual-sided RF remote with a QWERTY keyboard, touch pad and voice support.