A few weeks ago ARM celebrated its partners shipping over 10 billion ARM based chips in 2013. As ARM makes a royalty on every IP license shipped, it was a banner year for the company. The bigger story was that the 10 billion in 2013 brought the cumulative total for ARM based processors to over 50 billion (note that these are discrete ICs, multiple cores within a single design are not counted multiple times). ARM's press activities were limited to talking about the big final number, but ARM has a pretty broad IP portfolio. What I wanted was a breakdown of where the 50 billion went, so I asked. What I got in response were tables of data. I was asked not to share specific...

HP TouchPad 3.0.4 Update Now Available, Adds non-webOS Phone Pairing

HP just let us know that the TouchPad, its recently discontinued tablet with an unknown future, is getting another software update over the air today. Version 3.0.4 of the...

10 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 10/18/2011

ASUS Eee Pad Slider Review

I understand the appeal of tablets. Regardless of OS, they all provide a far more intimate experience when browsing the web and reading emails. I genuinely prefer doing both...

35 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 10/4/2011

Adobe Announces New Tablet Apps

Adobe has announced a new suite of apps for Android and iOS tablets designed to integrate with the company's desktop applications, and to allow for basic editing and sharing...

3 by Andrew Cunningham on 10/4/2011

Samsung Gives Portability Another Try with Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus

The original 7-inch Galaxy Tab wasn't all that impressive. It was a premature release with an inadequate SoC running a version of Android intended for smartphones, not tablets. Since...

11 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 9/30/2011

Amazon Kindle Fire: A $199 Kindle Tablet

In a move that has been anticipated for sometime, Amazon has introduced their own branded Android tablet, the Kindle Fire. Though based on Android, you won't be confusing this...

81 by Jason Inofuentes on 9/28/2011

Toshiba Unveils Thrive 7" Tablet

Now that the 10” tablet market is pretty well fleshed out, the new hot device to have this season is a smaller tablet in the 7-9” range. Toshiba came...

12 by Vivek Gowri on 9/28/2011

The Wait is Over: Samsung Announces the Galaxy Tab 8.9

When I first met the Galaxy Tab 8.9 in Florida earlier this year I felt like it may be the perfect tablet form factor: small enough to be really...

18 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 9/26/2011

Asus Eee Pad Slider Available Now For $479

Originally introduced in January at CES, alongside the Transformer, Asus has quietly announced the availability of the Asus Eee Pad Slider. You'll recall, the Transformer maintained the traditional tablet...

18 by Jason Inofuentes on 9/20/2011

Kal-El Has Five Cores, Not Four: NVIDIA Reveals the Companion Core

Last week NVIDIA provided an update on its Tegra SoC roadmap. Kal-El, its third generation SoC (likely to launch as Tegra 3) has been delayed by a couple of...

74 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 9/20/2011

HP Offers Refund to European Touchpad, Pre3 Buyers

The HP Touchpad's troubled saga continues: the company's European arm is now offering partial refunds to anyone who brought the tablet at anything other than the bargain-basement fire sale...

8 by Andrew Cunningham on 9/14/2011

Updated: Intel's Honeycomb Reference Tablet: 8.9mm Thick, Medfield Inside

Paul Otellini showed this tablet off earlier today but we got a little more detail on it just moments ago. Intel has put together a 32nm Atom (Medfield) based...

13 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 9/13/2011

Intel Oculus: Preparing Intel for Competition in Smartphones & Tablets

Intel has been quietly working on its plans for smartphones and tablets. This is a significant departure from the waves it was making just a couple of years ago...

4 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 9/13/2011

The Updated Tegra Roadmap: Kal-El+ in 2012, Wayne in Late 2012/Early 2013

Last week we confirmed NVIDIA would be introducing a Tegra SoC with integrated Icera baseband called Grey, but we got the timeframe down. Above you'll see the updated Tegra...

7 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 9/12/2011

TouchDroid Project Dies, But Work Continues on Touchpad Android Port

The TouchDroid project, which was created just weeks ago in the wake of HP's Touchpad liquidation sale, has already disbanded. The project's discontinuation stems not from technical problems but...

15 by Andrew Cunningham on 9/9/2011

Sony Enters Tablet Market - Announces Two Tablets

Sony has finally made it official, they are entering the tablet business. This move has been anticipated for a while now so this may not be a big surprise...

40 by Kristian Vättö on 8/31/2011

More TouchPad News: QuickOffice HD and Forthcoming System Updates

If you're enjoying your $99 TouchPad, there continue to be new updates on the software side that keep the now-dead platform in the news. When the TouchPad launched it...

12 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/30/2011

HP Offers Another Free 6-pack of TouchPad Apps

If you missed out on last week's free 6-pack of TouchPad apps, HP just introduced another 6-pack including four new apps as well as two from the last 6-pack...

8 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/29/2011

New TouchPad Owners: HP Offers Six Pack of TouchPad Apps for Free

For to those of you who have cashed in on the best tablet buy we've seen to date, HP just made a move to sweeten the already ridiculous deal...

13 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/25/2011

TouchDroid Project Bringing Android to HP Touchpad

The open source community is wasting no time taking ownership of HP's orphaned Touchpad tablet: a new group called the TouchDroid team is looking to bring Android to the...

18 by Andrew Cunningham on 8/22/2011

Updated: HP TouchPad Reduced to $99 and $149 (16GB & 32GB)

If you haven't heard by now, HP is significantly reducing the price of the WiFi TouchPad in order to clear all inventories of the tablet. The 16GB WiFi TouchPad...

35 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/20/2011

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