Smartphones are a “disruptive device” for innovation, ARM CEO says

TAIWAN - The CEO of ARM, Simon Segars, came to Computex Taipei to talk at the Summit Forum about enabling innovation this week. Technology is getting more personal and that is an opportunity for both consumers

Published on: June 6th, 2014 Eric Floresca

AMD moves into embedded computing market with Hierofalcon and Bald Eagle

AMD Inc., the semiconductor maker based out of the U.S., today announced its game plan for the embedded computing market, bringing out both ARM and x86 processors geared towards engineers. Also called Advanced

Published on: September 10th, 2013 Candice So

Apple prototype designs for iPad, iPhone, unveiled in court

Documents submitted to a California court as part of the patent battle between Apple and Samsung Electronics provide a fascinating look at the iPhone and iPad designs considered by Apple before the devices

Published on: July 31st, 2012 Martyn Williams

World’s top tech stories for 2011

In 2011, the increasingly mobile and socially networked world of technology became more intertwined than ever with politics and the law. Patent wars shaped competition in tablets and smartphones, hacktivists attacked a widening

Published on: December 14th, 2011 Marc Ferranti

Four early concerns ahead of Windows 8 beta

Microsoft in August said Windows 8 would be the most significant reimagining of its trademark operating system since Windows 95. But all those changes may not be for the better, at least based

Published on: December 12th, 2011 Ian Paul

Analysts question if Windows 8 will be limited on low-power processors

Analysts are questioning whether Microsoft Corp. will be able to reach its goal of unifying tablets and desktop PCs with a single operating system after the software giant unveiled a Windows 8 prototype

Published on: September 14th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Intel’s Windows 8 speculation is hogwash, Microsoft rebukes

Microsoft today called comments made by an Intel executive about the next version of Windows "inaccurate" and "misleading."One analyst said the bickering between Microsoft and Intel did not signal a breakup of their

Published on: May 20th, 2011 Gregg Keizer

The media tablet ecosystem race

By Phil Newman When the iPad was finally revealed in 2010, it took time for the market to know how to categorize the device; everyone settled on simply creating a new category. One

Published on: March 26th, 2011 Francis Moran

Microsoft faces tough competition in netbook sales

Netbook has become as trendy a word as "cloud" and analysts predict sales are will grow 65 percent this year from 2008's totals. But the netbook pricing game is getting complicated as OEMs

Published on: April 7th, 2009