Google's Pixel Chromebook is multi-OS friendly

Samsung's $250 ARM-powered Chromebook is famous for running multiple flavors of Linux, yet Google's flagship x86 Pixel is even more friendly to loading alternative operating systems than its predecessors.

Video: Google debuts touch-screen Chromebook Pixel

Google has introduced the Pixel, a high-end $1,300 touch-screen Chromebook powered by a 1.8 GHz Intel Core i5 processor. 

Qualcomm touts Quick Charge 2.0, new chipset classes

Qualcomm has confirmed that its next-generation charger technology - dubbed Quick Charge 2.0 - will debut in devices powered by the company's Snapdragon 800 platform.

‚ÄčAnalysts see a wearable computer device (WCD) future

Wearable computing devices are expected to significantly increase in popularity over the next year. To be sure, with a wave of new devices set to hit the consumer market, wearable computing could soon become the norm for most people within five years.

Apple eyes low-cost iPhone for the masses

Apple is reportedly preparing to launch a low-cost iPhone later this year.

Google's Nexus 7 not as popular as iPad, Kindle Fire

Mountain View's Google-branded tablet may not be as popular as Apple's iPad or Amazon's Kindle Fire, but the company did manage to sell a very respectable 4.5-4.6 million Nexus 7 devices since launching last summer.

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.

HTC launches the "One"

HTC has rolled out its new flagship "One" smartphone housed in a zero-gap aluminum unibody.

Nvidia debuts Tegra 4i

Nvidia has debuted the the Tegra 4i processor, which can best be described as a fully integrated 4G LTE mobile SoC.

iRiver debuts the 7-inch WOWtab

The South Korean-based iRiver has debuted a 7-inch Android tablet powered by a 1.2 GHz Nvidia Tegra 3 quad-core processor.

Linux-based Tizen hits 2.0 for mobile devices

The Linux-based Tizen operating system for mobile devices has officially hit version 2.0, with the relevant source code and SDK now available for devs.

What is Samsung's Galaxy Altius?

Samsung is reportedly prepping a new mobile device dubbed the Altius.

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.

Report: Smaller tablets eroding Apple's iPad market share

Citi analyst Glen Yeung believes sales of Apple's flagship iPad will continue to decrease as smaller tablets - including the iPad Mini - steadily erode the iPad's market share. 

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.

Apple upgrades specs, drops Retina MacBook Pro price point

Apple has dropped the price of its Retina-enabled 13-inch MacBook Pro to a cool $1,499 (from $1,699) for 128GB of flash, and $1,699 for a new 2.6 GHz processor and 256GB of flash.

Vivaldi Linux tablet gets a hardware upgrade

We last checked in about the Vivaldi Linux tablet back in September. As you may recall, the device was originally slated to feature a Plasma Active user interface (UI), yet had encountered a number of hardware-related delays.

Video: Android apps arrive on MS Surface Pro with Bluestacks

Bluestacks users have been able to run Android apps on their Mac OS X and Windows operating systems for quite some time now.

Running Ubuntu on Microsoft's Surface Pro

It may seem somewhat counter-intuitive to run Ubuntu Linux on Microsoft's flagship Windows 8 tablet, which isn't exactly an inexpensive piece of hardware.