Agam ShahU.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service Follow me on Google+

Agam Shah covers PCs, tablets, servers, chips, and semiconductors for the IDG News Service, and is based in New York.

Intel tool will convert iPhone apps to run on Intel chips

Intel will provide a tool to help port iPhone apps to handsets and tablets with Intel chips.

Tablet, phone app developers face multicore challenge

Writing apps for devices like tablets and smartphones could become challenging as mobile chips gain CPUs and hardware accelerators.

Barnes & Noble expects $1 billion in digital book sales by 2013

Barnes & Noble said it will it will exceed $1 billion in e-book and digital book sales by 2013.

Intel to spotlight future laptop, desktop chips at show

Intel at IDF will share further details on the Sandy Bridge chip design, which will be used in its next-generation chips.

LG announces smartphones with dual-core processor

LG on Tuesday announced new smartphones with dual-core processors.

Nvidia's laptop graphics cards to boost Web browsing

Nvidia on Friday announced seven new GeForce 400M series laptop graphics cards, which could help accelerate Web surfing and 3D image rendering.

Intel ups speed with two new desktop processors

Intel introduced Core i3 and Pentium desktop processors running at 3.33GHz.

Intel to acquire Infineon's wireless division

Intel will acquire Infineon's wireless division in a deal worth about $1.4 billion.

Intel's upcoming laptop chips will play Blu-ray 3D

Intel's next-generation laptop chips will have a dozen new features to improve graphics performance and the capability to play back Blu-ray 3D movies.

Dual-core smartphones on the horizon

Smartphones with dual-core chips could allow for faster application performance and 1080p video playback.

iPad challenger Adam's release getting closer

Notion Ink's Adam tablet is coming out of its experimental phase and could be closer to release.

Samsung launches portable Blu-ray 3D player

Samsung announced its first portable Blu-ray 3D player and a new 3D TV priced at $1100.

FTC settles antitrust complaint against Intel

Intel settled an antitrust agreement with the Federal Trade Commission.

RIM still working on Flash for BlackBerry devices

RIM's new BlackBerry Torch 9800 will not support Flash, but the company continues to work with Adobe on bringing the multimedia platform to its devices.

Blu-ray disc capacities jump to 100GB

Sharp and TDK are soon launching new Blu-ray media that can store up to 100GB of data.