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.

Freelander tablets go quad-core with RK3188 SoC

We've seen quite a few tablets powered by Rockchip's RK3188 quad-core processor turn up in recent weeks.

Samsung touts big-screen Galaxy Mega 6.3 and 5.8 smartphones

Samsung has officially unveiled its big-screen Galaxy Mega 5.8 and Galaxy Mega 6.3 smartphones.

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.

AMD-powered LuvPad tablet runs Windows 8

There are a number of tablets on the market today running Windows 8, including Microsoft's very own Surface Pro.

No Apple A7 SoC for Samsung

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

This tablet boasts a 13.3-inch screen

Displays on Android-powered tablets tend to max out at around 10.1-inches. So if you want something with a larger screen, there aren't exactly a lot of choices out there.

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.

Ematic launches $80 7-inch Android tablet

One of the biggest problems with buying a tablet lacking Google certification is that users may not have full access to all the applications available on Mountain View's expansive Play store.

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.