Netbooks still rule the education market

Remember netbooks? Yes, the once-popular devices which eventually fell out of favor once tablets like Apple's iPad and Amazon's Kindle took the mobile world by storm.

Nvidia's Tegra 4 SoC could power the next Chromebook (or box)

Samsung's $250 ARM-powered Chromebook debuted this past October and quickly climbed to the top of the charts on Amazon.

Google courts mobile campaigns with AdWords changes

Google's changing the way it sells sponsored links in search results, in a move aimed at boosting its mobile advertising.

Report: Google testing Android 4.2.2 update

It may not be the highly anticipated Key Lime Pie, but devs at Mountain View are apparently almost ready to roll out the next version of Android Jelly Bean (4.2.2).

Should Apple build an iPhablet?

A number of analysts have been loudly clamoring for Apple to design a slick phablet in the form of a larger iPhone with a 5-inch display.

CyanogenMod (Jelly Bean) hits Amazon's Kindle Fire HD

Amazon's popular Kindle Fire HD 8.9-inch tablet is loaded with a (default) custom fork of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS).

Google preps Android Key Lime Pie as Jelly Bean adoption hits double digits

It appears as if Qualcomm inadvertently leaked a roadmap revealing Google's debut date for its long-awaited Key Lime Pie (KLP) mobile Android OS update.

Apple is the largest mobile phone vendor in the US

Apple, propelled by its wildly popular lineup of iOS devices, became the largest mobile phone vendor in the United States during the fourth quarter of 2012, capturing a record 34% market share.

Intel and Acer debut Liquid C1 smartphone

Acer has debuted an Intel x86-powered smartphone built around the latter company's Lexington SoC architecture which is aimed at emerging mobile markets.

Tablets exceed analyst expectations as PCs falter

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).

Android and Apple won't dominate mobile forever

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.

Video: New BlackBerries try to take on Apple, Android

BlackBerry, the company formerly known as RIM, today debuted two new smartphones alongside its long-awaited BB10 operating system and BlackBerry World storefront.

Microsoft 64GB Surface Pro only has 23GB (open)

Redmond recently confirmed that its Intel-powered Windows 8 Pro Surface tablet will launch on February 9, 2013.

Is Google prepping an upgraded Nexus 7?

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.

Jump-starting Nvidia's Tegra SoC

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.

Apple iPad with Retina display upgraded to 128GB

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.

Tablet users spend more on content

Approximately 200 million tablets will have shipped worldwide since 2009, with an additional 1 billion tablets forecasted to ship over the next 5 years.

HP's Chromebook set for February launch

Hewlett Packard (HP) will apparently be launching a slick Chromebook on February 17.

Android claims 70% smartphone market share

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.

Nokia takes on Spotify with premium music service

Nokia's launched an extension to the company's free Mix Radio service, offering unlimited downloads for less than half the price of Spotify.