Samsung vs. Apple vs. Nokia, HTC and Motorola. Who cares? All the hardware looks alike. The smartphone battle is won with ecosystems, cloud and sheer marketing.
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Lenovo promises to turn around loss-making Motorola Mobility in four to six quarters, as the Chinese hardware maker looks to increased production and emerging markets to boost profitability.
Chinese hardware manufacturer clocks a 30 percent climb in profits on US$10.8 billion revenue for its fiscal third quarter, but warns its recent Motorola handset deal could hurt the company's profitability in the short term.
Moto X, to be unveiled to a select group in New York City, is designed to show the art of the possible when Android, hardware and cloud services blend together. Can Google-Motorola develop hardware mojo?
Better hardware utilisation and performance are driving the growth of virtualisation. The trouble is security practices are failing to keep up.
USB 3.0 is to get a much-needed performance boost -- bringing its throughput close to that of Thunderbolt -- while retaining backward-compatibility with existing hardware.
Moving from a hardware focus on fault tolerance to software is likely to be the wave of the future for service providers. For performance and availability reasons, this software will have to duplicate the thought behind fault tolerant servers.
The Eclipse Foundation hopes to be able to buy new hardware to kick-start a new performance-testing programme for its open-source development platform.
ARM's new GPUs offer hardware makers up to eight cores of graphics performance, while developers get their hands on a new compression codec.
A complex method of structuring networks could help large datacentre operators respond to hardware failures and allow them to buy less expensive IT equipment
Apple has restricted AirPlay mirroring in OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion to 2011 and newer Macs and its got users of older hardware howling mad. But it's not planned obsolescence on Apple's part, the feature requires Intel Quick Sync Video for optimal performance.
The company says it's been working hard on improving overall performance with its new OS, and a new developer blog post describes in great detail how Microsoft's done it.
SSDs, now a common option for new tablets and notebooks, can help small businesses boost performance of aging hardware.
Motorola has recently stated that Ice Cream Sandwich is too much for anything but current hardware. Google needs to squash that bug firmly now that it controls Motorola.
Google announces completion of its deal to buy Motorola Mobility and enter the hardware market. The marriage will likely bolster Google’s Android-based smartphone business and Xoom tablet business but maybe not its OEM business. The extent of its success will also be determined by its support in the greater open source community, especially among open source developers, in the Software-as-a-Service era.
CSIRO is in the process of upgrading its GPU cluster, packing more hardware into the supercomputing facility to further increase its performance.
There's nothing worse than trying to run a workload on a hardware-bottlenecked system. Release the power of KVM with IBM System x servers.
Smartphone hardware is getting really powerful, but do we really need so much performance?
The US National Security Agency has developed and published details of an encrypted VoIP communications system using commercial off-the-shelf components and an Android operating system.A hundred US government employees participated in a pilot of Motorola hardware running hardened VoIP (PDF) called 'Project Fishbowl', NSA Information Assurance Directorate technical director Margaret Salter told the RSA Conference in San Francisco on Wednesday.
Chances are good that a new CEO for Motorola Mobility is likely to align hardware assets more closely with Google's ad business.
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