Nokia has returned to the hardware market with a 7.9-inch Android tablet. While it will sell the device, it's hoping to license its name, design, and software to OEMs.
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Google can design pure Android all it wants but the reality is that managing a consistent user experience is a lot like herding cats given hardware partners all have their own overlays.
Nearly all of the major software and hardware players are offering OpenStack support of some sort, which presents a big challenge to smaller players. Mirantis is doing its best to differentiate itself by offering deep expertise and many design wins. This time, it's a series of telco projects.
Based on the chip giant's reference design, the laptops include rugged features and Celeron processors.
Samsung has done a good job with the Galaxy S5. Software bloat has been pared down and a few useful new features added, while the technical specifications are superb and battery life is good. Design purists may bemoan the plastic chassis, but the Galaxy S5 is still a worthy successor to last year's model.
HTC is showing off a couple of mid-range Android devices with their compelling design features. They also talked about a new initiative and a study as they attempt to reach beyond simple design initiatives.
Google's $3.2 billion acquisition of Nest may look like a steal if Tony Fadell sticks around, the company learns better hardware design, and it nails the Internet of Things.
Amazon has announced that it will push a new update to Kindle Paperwhite ebook readers that bring a whole raft of new features to the hardware, including a way for parents to encourage their kids to read more.
Apple's new iOS7 was meant to be a revolution in design — but someone forgot to do some continuity checking. The result is an aesthetic nightmare that, regardless of the underlying features, is difficult and frustrating to use.
The fascination with mobile gadgets gets caught up in specifications and hardware design, but underneath that it's often the little things that make a device strike a chord with buyers.
Facebook's open hardware chief Frank Frankovsky on why it won't go back to traditional mass market servers and how open sourcing datacentre design is helping it build more efficient and reliable server farms.
Facebook's open hardware chief on how attempts to design the world's most efficient datacentre led to the smell of fries and lots of hungry engineers.
Adobe has partnered with Adonit to create cloud pens and rulers to facilitate Creative Cloud usage on tablets.
One of the stalwarts of the Kenyan tech scene wants to move beyond its focus on software and apps by offering hardware workspace for design and rapid prototyping.
The computer giant's latest business laptop range, the Latitude 7000 Series, may not look particularly exciting, but their hardware specs and business-friendly features should raise an eyebrow in the IT department.
Verizon's Droid Maxx brings all the great Moto X software functions to a more compelling piece of hardware with amazing battery life.
Service Pack 3 is available for Suse Linux Enterprise Server - introducing support for new Intel, AMD and IBM hardware and increasing its virtualisation features.
Among the new APIs coming in iOS 7 will be a number of typographic sizing and styling features that some say will offer 'astonishing possibilities' in design and readability on Apple's mobile platforms.
It's all about the Apple Ecosystem — as if elegant industrial design, an innovative operating system, and top-end hardware weren't enough goodness to persuade Windows users to switch to the Mac. Apple's new iOS-OS X, right-left punch to WWDC attendees was really aimed directly at switchers from Windows.
Larry Ellison revealed that Oracle is planning to start moving many features of its software and database portfolio onto silicon and hardware.
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