Will 2013 be the year of the smart watch?

Smart watches have been around in one form or another for the last decade.

Monect controls your PC from a tablet or phone

An XDA Forum member has launched a slick app that allows users to wirelessly control their PCs via either a phone or tablet, effectively transforming Android mobile devices into a keyboard/mouse/joystick/keypad all-in-one combo.

Can Intel catch up to the ARM revolution?

The mobile industry is currently dominated by ARM's RISC-based architecture. As veteran industry analyst Jon Peddie notes, the price/power/performance efficiency of the RISC-based heterogeneous SoCs and their multi I/O is satisfying a great many needs for hundreds of millions of people worldwide.

Video: Nvidia's Tegra 5 (Logan) SoC is all that and more

CEO Jen-Hsun Huang took to the stage this week on Nvidia's Annual Investor Day to showcase Logan, aka as the Tegra 5 SoC.

Android, not Apple, may soon lead tablets

Approximately 150 million tablets (up 38% year-over-year) are forecasted to ship globally in 2013. Thus far, Apple has reigned since the introduction of its iPad in 2010, though Samsung and others continue to erode its early success.

Now Microsoft wants 7-inch Windows 8 tablets

Sales of Microsoft's Surface tablets - both Windows RT and 8 - have been considerably less-than-stellar. Nevertheless, Redmond is said to be designing a new lineup of devices, including a 7-inch tablet which could kick off mass production in late 2013.

No Apple A7 SoC for Samsung

Apple's next-gen A7 SoC is reportedly slated to debut during the first half of 2014.

Analyst: HTML5 devs need stronger OS-chipset integration

Mobile devices with HTML5-compatible browsers remain on track to total 1.4 billion by the end of 2013.

Report: Google testing two new Chrome devices

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

Microsoft wants to take on Google Glass

Google's Glass has yet to hit the streets, but the folks at Redmond are already thinking about how best to compete against the futuristic device.

Facebook Home wants to take over your Android phone

Mark Zuckerberg has introduced Facebook Home, a platform designed to transform Android smartphones into Facebook-centric devices.

Report: Feds can't break Apple's encrypted iMessages

A recently penned intelligence memo indicates that the US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) is experiencing some difficulty intercepting iMessages, which employs secure end-to-end encryption.

GoNote Mini: A 7-inch touchscreen Android netbook

Ergo Electronics has introduced a 7-inch touchscreen netbook dubbed the GoNote Mini which measures 7.9″ x 4.7″ x 0.9″ and weighs 1.5 pounds.

A closer look at Nvidia's Project Shield

Nvidia's Project Shield can best be described as an Android-powered mobile console that is also capable of streaming games from a Windows PC.

Lenovo eyes grand mobile chip entrance

China-based Lenovo is reportedly eyeing a grand entrance to the chip business, with a specific focus on silicon for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.

Android increases share over iOS

Google's versatile Android OS continued to increase its share of smartphones, while Sprint and Samsung also saw increases over the last year for the 3 month period ending February 2013.

Blackberry isn't finished with tablets

A leaked Blackberry road map seems to indicate the beleaguered company plans on having another go at the lucrative tablet sector.

HP Slate 7 tablet ships this June

Hewlett Packard's (HP) Slate 7 may have tipped up on the FCC website this past week, although the Android-powered tablet likely won't ship until June 2013.

Ramos debuts $200 Android-powered Mini Pad

Ramos - a China based manufacturer - recently debuted a new tablet with a 7.85 inch, 1024 x 768 pixel display.

Report: Apple iPhone 5S to launch in June

A confidential manufacturer catalogue detailing new cases and chargers for iPhone devices seems to point to a June 2013 launch of the iPhone 5S.