Tablet shipments jump to 145 million in 2013

Sales of traditional PCs continue to decline as tablet shipments remains on track to hit a grand total of 145 million in 2013.

$900 Microsoft Windows 8 Surface Pro launches on Feb 9

Microsoft has confirmed that its Intel-powered Windows 8 Pro Surface tablet will launch on February 9, 2013.

AMD is ready for the post-PC era

AMD is moving beyond - although obviously not abandoning - the stalwart PC in an effort to bolster revenue in a computer market that is increasingly focused on smartphones and tablets.

MSI Enjoy Android tablet priced at $172

MSI is currently selling a low-cost, 7-inch tablet dubbed the Enjoy 71.

Report: Apple prepping "iPhone Math" device

Apple is reportedly prepping at least three new smartphones, all of which are likely to launch throughout 2013.

Report: Samsung's Exynos 5 to power Galaxy S4

Samsung's uber-popular Chromebook is one of the first real mobile implementations of ARM’s long-awaited Cortex-A15 processor in the form of Samsung’s Exynos 5 dual-core chip.

LG's Optimus G Pro gets detailed

A leaked slide of LG's rumored 5-inch Optimus G Pro handset has been making the obligatory rounds this morning on mobile websites across the 'Net.

Report: Samsung prepping new Note device

Samsung's Galaxy Note devices are currently available in two primary sizes - 5.5-inches (smartphone form factor) and 10.1-inches (tablet).

Windows desktop apps and utilities ported to RT

Microsoft's Surface RT tablet may not be a bestseller like the iPad, but it is fairly popular amongst a number of Redmond-friendly devs and those who prefer a Windows tablet over an Android or iOS device.

Lenovo goes Chrome with ThinkPad X131e

Google's web-centric Chrome operating system debuted on July 7, 2009, with the first Intel-based Chromebooks shipping on June 15, 2011.

Will Apple be playing catch-up with Samsung?

Senior ABI Research analyst Michael Morgan believes Apple will ultimately be chasing Samsung’s technology, software and device leadership in 2013 through the foreseeable future.

PicUntu powers this PC-on-a-stick

There are a number of PCs-on-a-stick that run Google's wildly popular and versatile Android operating system.

Yes, Amazon's Kindle Fire strategy is working

Analysts at ABI Research believe Amazon's cross-subsidized device paradigm offers a viable strategy for the company's tablet lineup.

Former Apple CEO says cheaper iPhone a must

Former Apple CEO John Sculley says he believes Cupertino needs to adapt to a "very different world" in which a wide range of smartphones are being offered at increasingly low prices.

Kite tablet dual-boots Android and Ubuntu

The Italian-based DaVinci Mobile has debuted a 10.1-inch tablet designed to dual-boot Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and Ubuntu 12.04 Linux.

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.

Phil Schiller says Apple won't build a "cheap" iPhone

Apple exec Phillip Schiller has responded to reports that Cupertino is planning to launch a contract-free iPhone at a significantly cheaper price point than its current handset lineup.

MIPS and Ingenic team up for tablet SoC

ARM may dominate the lucrative mobile market with its uber-efficient processors, although that hasn't discouraged MIPS from teaming up with Ingenic to design a dual-core system-on-a-chip for tablets.

Qualcomm samples next-gen mobile chips

Qualcomm has confirmed that it is already sampling the first silicon from its latest generation of mobile processors.

Apple says 40 billion apps downloaded, 20 billion in 2012

Apple's extensive app ecosystem shows no sign of slowing down anytime soon. Indeed, Cupertino is confirming that users have downloaded a staggering 40 billion apps, with nearly 20 billion in 2012 alone.