Microsoft’s quarterly financials are out, and they paint a startlingly clear picture of why new CEO Satya Nadella is in such a hurry to scuttle away from the “devices and services” mantra rolled out by former honcho Steve Ballmer just last year.
Microsoft has announced the availability of Surface Pro 3 for commercial customers in the United Arab Emirates.
Sony’s move to abandon PCs has contributed to a massive net loss of $1.25 billion for the year to 31st March, and it has forecast a loss of $491 billion for the coming 12 months.
Huawei has unveiled its Ascend P7 smartphone in Europe, and has said it will be available in the GCC from June.
Worldwide PC shipments totalled 76.6 million units in the first quarter of 2014, a 1.7 percent decline from the first quarter of 2013, according to preliminary results by Gartner.
In the age of constant connection, internet users are sharing more and more sensitive information online. As hackers become more organised and the amount of data stored in the cloud increases, the potential for leaks of sensitive data becomes magnified.
Around 75,000 people descended on the Catalonian city for the 2014 Mobile World Congress, which showcased faster and more flexible mobile networks and shiny new smartphones, among other connected things.
We’re now a week away from the smartphone and tablet focused mobile world congress (MWC) and devices continue to be leaked. The latest of which is a new tablet from Sony.
The Android ecosystem and wearable technology will probably get a boost from the patent deal Google and Samsung have struck, but the agreement is unlikely to have an influence on Samsung’s intellectual property disputes with Apple, analysts said Monday.
Amazon has approached several major media conglomerates to discuss adding live cable TV channels to its Prime Instant Video service, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.
We’re still recovering from the monster that is CES but that means Mobile World Congress (MWC) is fast approaching so here’s what smartphones to expect at the 2014 show held in Barcelona.
In business, the faster you can deliver on a promise, the better. The three powerful, high-end laptops discussed here deliver data in microseconds.
Recently-installed BlackBerry CEO John Chen is on a mission to revive the ailing company to financial health, largely by restoring faith in BlackBerry among corporate CIO’s and other traditional enterprise customers.
Sony Mobile has launched its waterproof Xperi Z1 Compact smartphone at CES.
Wearable technology is an exploding field in desperate need of a category-defining product. And now, with the Consumer Electronics Show upon us, we get to see whether any company can release an uncompromised, mainstream consumer hit in 2014.
CES comes at an awkward time of the year for PC manufacturers. The holiday shopping season has ended by early January, and the industry’s next big selling season – back-to-school time -is many months away.
HP’s Spectre 13 runs Windows 8, but it doesn’t contort, flip, swivel, or do any of the other impractical tricks that look so fun in advertisements. It’s not a tablet strapped to a dock, or a tablet with a keyboard cover, either. It’s just a regular ol’ Ultrabook. A very, very good Ultrabook.
Sony today launced the new VAIO Fit PC in the UAE, which features a multi-flip hinge that transforms the PC to tablet or viewer modes while offering the functionality of a traditional clamshell laptop.
Sony Professional Solutions MEA has announced the signing of a US $143 million project with Al Jazeera Media Network.
Microsoft says the launch of the Xbox One on Friday has been the most successful yet for its Xbox gaming console family.
Chinese handset maker ZTE is planning to launch a smartwatch next year, making it the latest company to throw its hat into the emerging gadget segment.
Mobile connected devices may make life easier for consumers in the long run, but today they present a bundle of user headaches, a panel of industry leaders said Tuesday.
Advanced Micro Devices aims to bring console-style graphics to PCs with its chips code-named Kaveri, which will become available in desktops and laptops starting early next year.
The Note 8.0 is decent small tablet that costs just a little bit too much.
Sony today announced the Middle East and Africa launch of its Xperia C, a dual SIM Android smartphone.
Microsoft is entering China’s gaming market with a new joint venture, the latest sign that its Xbox console soon arrive in the country. Microsoft established the joint venture with BesTV, a local provider …
Japan’s largest mobile carrier, NTT DoCoMo is to offer new iPhone models announced by Apple on Tuesday, after resisting offering Apple’s smartphones for many years.
China Mobile, the country’s largest mobile carrier, will release its first voice-over-LTE phones next year as part of its plan to bring a full range of handsets to its upcoming 4G network.
Apple just can’t keep a secret these days.
To turn around dropping sales, TV manufacturers are working on a number of technologies including curved screens, which were shown off by a number of vendors at the IFA trade show this week.
The connected fridge was for a long time seen as a joke, but companies like Philips are, with the help of smartphones and tablets, looking to resurrect the concept of connected kitchen appliances in various ways.
This year’s IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin offered smartphones, tablets, 4K TVs, a much-anticipated smartwatch and new spins on the camera.
Sony is hoping the world’s smartphone users place a premium on photography and perhaps have a problem keeping their phones dry. The Xperia Z1, unveiled on Wednesday at the IFA electronics show in …
Microsoft’s Xbox One will become available on Nov. 22 and the company has made the game console faster by cranking up the clock speeds of the CPU and graphics processor. The console is …
One of the most intriguing products to appear at this year’s IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin is Sony’s QX-series of “lens cameras.” At first glance both the QX10 and QX100 look like …
There are few consumer electronics products as hyped at present as so-called smartwatches. While much of the hype is due to the anticipated unveiling of some sort of wearable device by Apple next …
Asustek on Wednesday announced new tablets with different screen sizes, adding new 6-inch and 7-inch models to its Fonepad lineup and also two new 8- and 10-inch Memo Pad tablets.
When smartphone leader Samsung Electronics introduced the original Galaxy Note, it didn’t have much competition, but since then interest for smartphones with 5.5-inch screens – and larger – has grown.
Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy Note 3 has faster processors, a bigger screen with better resolution, and more RAM than its predecessor, yet it is thinner and lighter.
Advanced Micro Devices will start shipping its first ARM server chips to manufacturers for testing in the first quarter of 2014, a company executive said on Tuesday. “When our ARM chips start sampling, …
Smartwatch from Samsung Electronics, the Galaxy Note III from Samsung, an Acer smartphone that can shoot 4K video and a Sony one with a 20-megapixel sensor, plus a plethora of tablets and TVs expected tomorrow.
The Sony Xperia Z Ultra is like a big, dumb dog – it’s great to play around with, but you wouldn’t necessarily want to live with it every day.
HTC has come out fighting with its new One. Completely redesigned, it features an aluminium case, 4G connectivity and an updated version of the Sense platform.
Sony has introduced its SmartWatch 2 but it’s about to get some serious competition if rumours are correct. Two sources have told Bloomberg that the Galaxy Gear will launch on 4 September, just before IFA kicksoff.
Sony on Thursday launched its new Portable Wireless Server (PWS) in the UAE. The device is designed to help users view, share, and store content from their smartphones, the vendor said. The device …
They say that good things come in small packages—diamond rings, the crown jewels, keys to an exotic villa. When it comes to the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, big is beautiful, writes James Dartnell.
The new A1-830 tablet ticks all of the right boxes for people interested in a functional tablet sporting the sub 8-inch form factor. The tablet sports a 7.9-in, 1024×768 resolution screen at a 4:3 screen ratio; ideal for web browsing and reading e-books.
Samsung officially unveiled the Galaxy S5 on Monday at a Mobile World Congress presentation in Barcelona, touting a slimmed-down approach to the latest flagship’s feature set and simplified design.