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  • Asus expects to ship at least 10 million tablets in 2013

    Taiwanese PC maker Asus saw major growth in its tablet shipments in the third quarter with the launch of Google's Nexus 7, and projects the shipments will reach at least 10 million units next year.

    Written by Michael Kan30 Oct. 12 14:51
  • Samsung scores victory against Apple in Germany

    The changes Samsung Electronics has made to its Galaxy Tab 10.1 are enough so that it is no longer a copy of Apple's iPad, a judge at the district court in Düsseldorf, Germany, said on Thursday.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs23 Dec. 11 01:47
  • Tech stories of 2011: Jobs, Android and Anonymous rank in top 10

    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 array of political and corporate targets, repressive regimes unplugged citizens from the Internet, and the U.S. government moved to block the giant merger of AT&T and T-Mobile USA. With the passing of Steve Jobs, the world lost a technology icon who redefined the computer, entertainment and consumer electronics industries. These are the IDG News Service's picks for the top 10 technology stories of the year:

    Written by Marc Ferranti14 Dec. 11 03:32
  • A tablet for under $US100! It's out - but only in China!

    A first-of-its-kind tablet with Google's Android 4.0 priced under $US100 is now available in China, and will reach other countries soon, according to companies that helped build the device.

    Written by Agam Shah06 Dec. 11 03:48
  • Intel says Android 4.0 for smartphones, tablets ready

    Intel claims it has readied Android 4.0 for smartphones and tablets based on its upcoming Atom processor code-named Medfield, raising the possibility of Intel-inside handheld devices being released next year with the new OS.

    Written by Agam Shah03 Dec. 11 07:14
  • Australian court extends Apple ban on Samsung tablet sales

    An Australian court has extended the sales ban on Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Tab 10.1 until December 9, giving Apple more time to come up with reasons why the tablet should not be allowed to go on sale.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs02 Dec. 11 21:50