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Android beat Apple in tablet sales last year

Apple has been dominant in the Tablet market for some time now, ever since the iPad launched nothing else could quite beat it in terms of sales, until 2013. Android tablets collectively dethroned the iPad last year after seeing a massive 127 per cent boost in sales. Research firm, Gartner, has …

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AMD-based systems will come with pre-loaded Android simulator

In a bid to differentiate PCs powered by its accelerated processing units (APUs), Advanced Micro Devices plans to enable such systems to run programs originally designed for Google Android platform. To do so, AMD teamed up with BlueStacks, a designer of Android emulator for Windows. Select AMD-based tablets, 2-in-1s, notebooks …

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Sales of Samsung Galaxy S exceeded 200 million units

At the launch event dedicated to the Galaxy S5 smartphone, Samsung Electronics announced that cumulative sales of its premium Galaxy S family of devices had exceeded 200 million units since the introduction in 2010. The number clearly shows very high popularity of the Galaxy S line among end-users, nonetheless, sales …

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Nvidia announces Tegra Note 7 tablet with 4G/LTE

Nvidia Corp. on Friday announced a new version of Tegra Note 7 media tablet with 4G/LTE wireless connectivity. The device is the first product to integrate the company’s Icera i500 software modem. The addition of fast cellular connectivity added $100 to the price of the gadget. Separately, the company revealed …

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HTC might release its own Smartwatch this year

It looks like HTC is gearing up to join the wearable tech market this year as the Taiwanese phone maker has hinted that it is making its own Android powered Smartwatch, which could compete against the Samsung’s Galaxy Gear. During an interview with Bloomberg, company co-founder, Cher Wang, admitted that …

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HP unveils ‘Slate VoiceTab’ phablets for developing countries

Hewlett Packard on Wednesday returned to the market of smartphones and introduced its highly-anticipated handsets. The new “Slate VoiceTab” family of devices offers large displays and promising performance. Unfortunately, those hybrid smartphones will be initially available only in India and, perhaps, some other developing countries. The line of HP’s smartphones …

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The Moto X is coming to the UK next month

The Moto X smartphone had a lot of hype surrounding it leading up to its US launch late last year, it was the first Motorola device to be released under Google’s ownership and it certainly shows. The phone focuses heavily on software improvements and the user experience rather than the …

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