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A low-power Thunderbolt interconnect for smartphones and tablets is in the works, but the wired technology may not thrive if consumers prefer products using the wireless WiGig specification for data transfers.
The most compelling reason to buy one of Intel's fourth-generation Core devices is that it offers tablet-like power characteristics with Windows performance.
Intel's bid for mobile relevance became a whole lot stronger at Computex, starting with the news of an x86-based Samsung Galaxy Tab.
Asus was the big story with a slew of product announcements on the first day of Computex. But now it's Intel's turn to return to the spotlight.
Toshiba's three new Android tablets sound interesting on paper, but do they have what it takes to knock the iPad off its throne?
By adding multimode LTE to its Snapdragon 400 tablet processor, Qualcomm hopes to win friends and influence designs in China.
Samsung Electronics has extended its Galaxy Tab 3 line-up with 8-inch and 10.1-inch models with dual-core processors and extensive support for LTE networks.
After months on the market, Windows 8 tablets have yet to rack up the sales Microsoft and PC vendors were originally hoping for. But on Monday Taiwanese PC maker Acer showed off what could be the first of many Windows 8 tablets to come in smaller screen sizes, following the success of Apple's iPad mini and Google's Nexus 7.
Dell has expanded its range of hybrid devices with the XPS 11, which can transform from tablet to laptop with the flip of a screen.
Foxconn, the world's largest contract electronics manufacturer, has become the latest company to back Mozilla's Firefox OS and is developing more than five devices running the mobile operating system for its customers.
Asustek Computer has fired another shot in the Android tablet price war, putting the starting price for the Asus Memo Pad FHD7 at $129.
The company that brought us the PadFone, an all-in-one smartphone, tablet, and laptop device, is thinking a bit bigger. Taiwan's Asustek Computer has now combined a tablet, smartphone and desktop PC into a single product that it calls the Transformer Book Trio.
Windows 8 is joining the 8-inch tablet bandwagon with a new device from Acer that will launch later this month and come with a price tag between $400 and $500.
At Computex in Taipei Monday we'll hear from Acer, MSI, Asus and ARM as the companies tout their latest products. We also expect to see a number of Windows tablets and new laptop-table hybrids.
Despite dismal forecasts for PCs and servers, tech stocks have been doing well on optimism about cloud technology and mobile devices.