Dan NystedtIDG News Service

Intel wins top spots in SSD storage drive ranking

Intel won first place in two categories of a ranking of flash memory-based SSDs by DRAMeXchange, which pilloried the industry over quality issues.

Arm sees more than 50 new iPad-like devices out this year

The launch of Apple's iPad will pave the way for over 50 rival tablet PC devices to be launched globally, an Arm executive said Wednesday.

Taiwan earthquake may send LCD, chip prices higher

A 6.4-magnitude earthquake that struck Taiwan early Thursday may affect the tech industry by sending prices of LCD panels and, certain chips higher.

HTC says it uses own technology, not Apple's

Smartphone maker HTC defended itself against accusations of patent infringement by Apple, saying it develops its own technology.

Apple iPhone with Wi-Fi may soon enter China

China Unicom is in talks with Apple to sell a version of the iPhone with Wi-Fi, something the companies could not do previously due to Chinese regulations.

Innocomm shows Android phone with analog TV

Innocomm plans to launch its first handset with Google's Android mobile operating system and an analog TV receiver by June.

Gartner predicts 20 percent growth for chip industry in 2010

The global chip industry will rebound sharply from the global recession and post 20 percent year-on-year growth in 2010, says Gartner.

HTC unveils update to Nexus One and HTC Legend

HTC unveiled its two newest Android smartphones. The HTC Desire is similar to Nexus One, while the HTC Legend boasts an aluminum casing.

Apple allure may help it win iPad name in Europe

The head of STMicroelectronics, the company that owns a trademark for the name IPAD in Europe, says he wants Apple as a customer.

Samsung forecasts big year for 3D TV, memory chips

Samsung reported record high 2009 revenue and predicted explosive growth in 3D TVs on Friday.

Samsung begins mass producing 3D TV screens

Samsung began mass producting of 3D TV screens this month, a first step to prices coming down to more affordable levels.

Amazon opens door to Kindle apps

Amazon is getting in the app game with a new app platform for Kindle.

Samsung's new e-readers add up to four

Samsung is showing off 4 e-readers at CES, two more than previously announced.

BenQ shows e-reader off, joins e-book fray

BenQ displayed its new nReader at Taiwan's IT Month exhibition and said it will cost around US$280 in Taiwan and China.