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Contract manufacturers dominating tablet assembly

Contract manufacturers will account for 89.2 percent of tablet devices shipped in 2012, with only 10.8 percent assembled by the companies which badge the product, according to analyst firm IHS iSuppli.

Apple continues to dominate tablet market

Apple continued to dominate the tablet industry in the second quarter of 2012, with a 68.2 percent market share, according to figures from IDC, with the recently launched new iPad driving sales.

Report: Google Nexus 7 infringes Nokia patents

Google’s recently-unveiled Nexus 7 tablet computer reportedly infringes patents held by Nokia. A spokesman for the …

Report: ASUS to build Google tablet

ASUS has been named as the vendor building Google’s long-anticipated own-branded tablet, which could be …

Day Four – Panel on Tablets

Featuring Asus, Nielsen, Motorola Mobility and ARM

IDC: Global tablet shipments fall short of Q3 forecasts

Worldwide shipments of tablet computers failed to meet forecasts in the third quarter of 2011 despite a 23.9 percent increase compared to the previous quarter

Asus preps new tablet

Reports suggest Asus could be looking to launch the second version of its Eee Pad Transformer tablet as early as October 2011.

LG trumpets first dual-core smartphone

LG Electronics announced what it claims to be “the world’s first smartphone with a dual-core processor,” called Optimus 2X.

Garmin mulling smartphone market exit report

GPS terminal maker Garmin is considering axing its smartphone unit, stating that its existing nuvifone-branded devices have so far failed to meet the company’s expectations, Reuters reports.

Netbook shipments grow 79% in 2009

Strategy Analytics claims that netbook vendors shipped 30.2 million units worldwide during 2009, as global volumes grew 79 percent annually. Top vendors in 2009 were Acer, Asus, HP, and Dell.