Thursday, 24 Jan 2013
A new report by Gartner shows that Samsung has surpassed Apple in 2012 to become the world’s leading buyer of semiconductor products.
Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013
Announced earlier at the CES 2013, the Acer Iconia B1-A71 is a 7-inch entry-level tablet which comes with a triangular corner grip on the lower left side that improves single-hand usage. It is priced at S$249 (8GB version) with the option to top up your storage with a microSD slot.
Microsoft's 10.6-inch Surface Pro will be on sale in the US and Canada on the 9th of February, a tad later than their promised January launch date. The base 64GB model will be going for US$899, and will be running an Intel Core i5 processor as well as Windows 8 Pro.
Cash-rich Microsoft is said to be in talks to help take Dell private, and might invest up to $3 billion to do so.
AMD may be trying to expand beyond PC chips with the recent hiring of two senior engineers, Charlie Matar, previously senior vice president of engineering at Qualcomm, and Wayne Meretsky, previously technical lead for OS X at Apple.
Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013
Dell today announced the Latitude 10 essentials configuration, in addition to its Latitude 10 standard configuration launched earlier in November 2012. The enterprise-ready tablet option aims to cater to budget-conscious customers, such as schools and small businesses.
Google may be releasing a refreshed version of the Nexus 10 at MWC 2013.
Samsung is set to launch its fourth Galaxy Note device at MWC 2013 next month.
Samsung is rumored to be launching two new "Galaxy Tab 3" tablets, and another high-end tablet at MWC 2013.
ASUS apparently has a 10-inch version of the US$149 MeMO Pad which was announced a week ago. Known as the MeMO Pad 10, it is possible that ASUS may launch the tablet at MWC 2013 next month.