Analysts say Samsung Edges Apple for #1 Ranking

ABI Research’s Enterprise Smartphone vendor matrix concluded that, overall, Samsung is number one followed closely by Apple, with BlackBerry rounding out the top three. The vendor matrix ranks companies based on scoring in Implementation and Innovation categories.

Instagram ads work as long as they include ice cream

It is on a blog post on Instagram so, you can't deny them the self-serving endorsement of their own product. Instagram's ad people are happy with results for Levis and Ben & Jerry's ads. so far. Who doesn't love Levis and Ben & Jerry's, Instagram?

Big brand tablet installed base to surpass 285 million by year’s end

Tablets have been on the top of many wish lists since 2010 when Apple launched its first iPad device. The installed base of big brand (Apple, Samsung, etc.) media tablets is expected to surpass 285 million units at the close of 2013.

LG debuts Chromebase AIO

LG has unveiled an all-in-one PC running Google's web-centric Chrome operating system (OS). Dubbed Chromebase, the system will be showcased at CES 2014 this January in Las Vegas.

Does Microsoft fear Google's Chromebooks or the people who buy them?

Microsoft never liked Larry Ellison's network computers. Clinging to that orthodoxy risks another mis-step.

Samsung debuts Smartphone GamePad

Samsung recently debuted an official gamepad for its flagship lineup of Galaxy smartphones and tablets. Designed to work with with screens ranging from 4 to 6.3 inches, the GamePad will initially be available in Europe before hitting other markets.

HP's Omni 10 Windows tablet priced at $350 and up

Hewlett Packard's Omni 10 Windows tablet recently hit US shores with a $350 price tag.

lZBOX Nano ID46 is a $324 Haswell mini-PC

Zotac has debuted the ZBOX Nano ID67, an uber-mini PC equipped with an Intel Core i3-4010U Haswell dual-core processor and a base $324 price tag.

Dell debuts first Chromebook

Dell has introduced its first Chromebook, a web-centric laptop targeted at the education market. The Dell Chromebook 11 features an 11.6-inch display (1366 x 768 pixel), along with an Intel Haswell Celeron 2955U processor.

Report: Ubuntu smartphones are on the way

Canonical CEO Mark Shuttleworth has reportedly confirmed that the first Ubuntu phones will be arriving in 2014.

LG G Pad 8.3 first Google Play Edition tablet

This  is, apparently, Google’s first Android Open Source Project (AOSP) tablet  and will feature Android 4.4, KitKat. The LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition will be available for purchase starting today in the United States on Google Play. 

Samsung's censorship of damaging video backfires

Samsung hoped to suppress the news that one of its S4 phones caught fire and has created for itself a PR nightmare.

Headline: $99 Dell Venue 8 Pro. Truth: more like $199.

The great thing about Internet content is that it is superficial and if you dig deeper you'll find that it ain't what you think it is. Unless it is pictures of cute cats. No one gets that wrong. So, beware all those headlines about bargain Windows tablets.

Stylish wearable will track your kids (they will need therapy some day)

Pundits are expecting that the US Christmas sensation will be a watch which allows parents to track their kids.

Acer Iconia W4 is a Windows 8.1 tablet with a $330 price tag

The Acer Iconia W4 tablet - loaded with Microsoft Windows 8.1 - is powered by Intel's Atom Z3740 (quad-core) Bay Trail processor.

LG G Flex, the flexing, curved smartphone now available outside of Korea

LG Electronics (LG) calls LG G Flex, the world’s first curved flexing smartphone, and it's going to be available in Singapore and Hong Kong this week before hitting other key markets in Asia before the end of the year. Europe and US should follow but there is no clear date. You can buy one on import for about $1,000 if you really need it that badly.

Color OS or CyanogenMod for your Android smartphone?

The Oppo N1 smartphone is equipped with a large 5.9 inch display, Qualcomm's Snapdragon 600 quad-core processor and a rather unique 13MP camera that rotates to face the front or back of the device.

Linux.Darlloz is a nasty new worm

Linux is generally perceived as one of the more secure operating systems both for desktop PCs and more mobile devices.

Acer’s Chromebook goes touchscreen



Acer has introduced its first touchscreen Chromebook.

Tablet failures slow BYOD growth

A report claimed that nearly half people using tablets have experienced failure in the last two years, making them a poor choice as devices in the business sector.