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Windows tablet 'delayed till 2012'

In the same week that Apple released version 2 of its iPad tablet PC arch rival Microsoft is rumoured to be delaying its own version of Windows for tablets until late next year.

Written by Lexton Snol05 March 11 05:33

DNLA software push for home networks

The Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) has been busy certifying hardware, with more than 9,000 consumer electronics products receiving its stamp of approval. Now its software certification is the spur to new growth in home media networks.

Written by Lexton Snol25 Jan. 11 05:07

Green gadget chargers go massive

Markets for advanced charging technologies (including solar-powered handsets, solar chargers, wireless power units, fuel-cell battery charging products and public charging kiosks), worth about $1.5 billion in 2010, are forecast to grow at a robust Compound Annual Growth Rate of more than 86 percent to exceed $34 billion in 2015.

Written by Lexton Snol29 Oct. 10 03:40

11 million iPad-like tablets in 2010

11 million tablets, led by Apple's iPad, are expected to be sold by the end of 2010. This is three times the estimate ABI Research made just six months ago.

Written by Lexton Snol21 July 10 23:41

iPad and UMDs set for business adoption

While Apple's iPad, a device belonging to the ultra-mobile device (UMD) category, is all the rage among consumers, enterprise suppliers are already preparing it for business use, even though UMDs add even more support and control complexity for IT managers currently trying to manage an expanding base of smartphone platforms such as the iPhone 4.

Written by Lexton Snol09 June 10 02:29

IT disaster recovery goldmine

The global market for business IT continuity and disaster data recovery solutions will grow from $24.3 billion in 2009 to exceed $39 billion in 2015, according to ABI Research.

Written by Lexton Snol11 March 10 02:42

163 million smartbooks to ship in 2015

A new research study estimates that 163 million "smartbooks" will ship worldwide in 2015 - a significant rate of growth given that the very first models only appeared in 2008.

Written by Lexton Snol23 Feb. 10 23:49

Smartphone security next big thing

Future smartphones will come pre-loaded with anti-virus software clients to prevent the loss of data and services to malware. And mobile banking and person-to-person payments will be authenticated by fingerprint sensors on the handset.

Written by Lexton Snol16 Jan. 10 01:50

Blade Runner family sues Google over Nexus One, Android

The family of Blade Runner author Philip K. Dick is to sue Google for infringement of intellectual property rights over the name of its recently announced Nexus One smartphone.

Written by Lexton Snol12 Jan. 10 03:34

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