Worldwide tablet shipments have outpaced analyst predictions by racking up an impressive total of 52.5 million units worldwide in the fourth quarter of 2012 (4Q12).
The global installed base of smartphones is expected to total 1.4 billion by the end of 2013, with 57% of handsets running on Android and 21% on iOS.
BlackBerry, the company formerly known as RIM, today debuted two new smartphones alongside its long-awaited BB10 operating system and BlackBerry World storefront.
Redmond recently confirmed that its Intel-powered Windows 8 Pro Surface tablet will launch on February 9, 2013.
Google may be prepping an upgraded version of its wildly popular Nexus 7 tablet, which could feature a higher-resolution screen set at 1080p (1728×1080-,1920×1080), while preserving the coveted $199 price point.
Nvidia's ARM-based Tegra SoC has racked up a number of smartphone and tablet design wins, although clearly not as much as the company had originally anticipated.
After a day of rumors about a new Apple device with mega-storage capabilities, Cupertino has confirmed that it is rolling out a 128GB version of the fourth generation iPad with Retina display.
Approximately 200 million tablets will have shipped worldwide since 2009, with an additional 1 billion tablets forecasted to ship over the next 5 years.
Hewlett Packard (HP) will apparently be launching a slick Chromebook on February 17.
Strategy Analytics confirms that Google's wildly popular mobile operating system claimed approximately 70.1% of the lucrative smartphone market in the fourth quarter of 2012.
Sales of traditional PCs continue to decline as tablet shipments remains on track to hit a grand total of 145 million in 2013.
Microsoft has confirmed that its Intel-powered Windows 8 Pro Surface tablet will launch on February 9, 2013.
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 is currently selling a low-cost, 7-inch tablet dubbed the Enjoy 71.
Apple is reportedly prepping at least three new smartphones, all of which are likely to launch throughout 2013.
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.
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.
Samsung's Galaxy Note devices are currently available in two primary sizes - 5.5-inches (smartphone form factor) and 10.1-inches (tablet).
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.
Google's web-centric Chrome operating system debuted on July 7, 2009, with the first Intel-based Chromebooks shipping on June 15, 2011.