Tag Archives: ' Android'

The Ubuntu Edge campaign is in trouble, and here’s why

The more I track how Canonical is handling the crowdfunding campaign for its Ubuntu Edge smartphone, the more I think it’s going to fail. I get this feeling partly from watching the growing disparity between funds [...]

Microsoft offering $1B for Nook’s digital media and tablet business: report

Microsoft is offering $1 billion for Nook Media LLC, the tablet and digital media business started by Barnes & Noble and other investors, according to a report in TechCrunch. Microsoft already owns a piece of Nook, having [...]

A Facebook phone: Is this the final brick in the social network’s walled garden?

Looks like it’s that time of year again — the time when rumors of a “Facebook phone” pop up like tulips after a spring rainstorm. This time around, it was a cryptic announcement from the social [...]

Report: HP to build Android tablet, maybe a smartphone as well

Hewlett-Packard is working on a high-end tablet running Google's (NASDAQ:GOOG) Android platform and may also produce an Android smartphone, according to a report from ReadWrite. The report, which cited two unnamed sources, said the tablet will [...]

Wikipad gaming tablet returns with a 7-inch redesign

We first saw the Wikipad tablet, which features a detachable game controller and runs on Android OS, way back at CES 2012. After that though, its release date passed, and we didn't hear anything new about [...]

Is LTE upsurge a threat to Wi-Fi’s future?

The deployment of LTE across Europe continues to make progress--albeit at a snail's pace in some countries--and seems destined to achieve wide-scale adoption.But for operators pushing to expand their LTE coverage or ready themselves for spectrum [...]

Snapkeys Is a New Take on the Virtual Keyboard

Snapkeys, a whole new take on the virtual keyboard, officially launched in beta Tuesday. Rather than use the traditional QWERTY layout for keys on the screen of your Android phone or tablet, Snapkeys instead uses four virtual [...]

IDC: iPhone, Android to overtake BlackBerry in enterprise market for first time

Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone and smartphones running Google's (NASDAQ:GOOG) Android will outgun Research In Motion's (NASDAQ:RIMM) BlackBerry for the first time in 2012 in the enterprise device market, according to research firm IDC. IDC reports that businesses are buying [...]

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