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.
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.
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.
We've seen quite a few tablets powered by Rockchip's RK3188 quad-core processor turn up in recent weeks.
Samsung has officially unveiled its big-screen Galaxy Mega 5.8 and Galaxy Mega 6.3 smartphones.
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.
There are a number of tablets on the market today running Windows 8, including Microsoft's very own Surface Pro.
Apple's next-gen A7 SoC is reportedly slated to debut during the first half of 2014.
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.
Mobile devices with HTML5-compatible browsers remain on track to total 1.4 billion by the end of 2013.
Google's web-centric Chrome operating system debuted on July 7, 2009, with the first Intel-based Chromebooks shipping on June 15, 2011.
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.
Mark Zuckerberg has introduced Facebook Home, a platform designed to transform Android smartphones into Facebook-centric devices.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A leaked Blackberry road map seems to indicate the beleaguered company plans on having another go at the lucrative tablet sector.