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Ubuntu Embraces The Internet Of Things

June 25, 2014

The Ubuntu, the popular Linux distro on the PC, is branching out to include smartphones, tablets, laptops, and TVs.

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Android Tablets Take 20 Percent of the Market

June 24, 2014

According to ABI Research, within the last 12 months Android tablets have gained and now hold 20 percent of the market against iPads. But the analysts don't think the open source OS will ever dominate the tablet market in part because none of the Android-tablet vendors pose enough of a challenge to Apple's iPad.

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Mobile Broadband Subscriptions Expected to Skyrocket to 1 Billion This Year

June 24, 2014

Thanks to the increasing use of popular technologies such as smartphones, laptops, tablets, and mobile Internet applications, the adoption of mobile broadband services will double in 2011.

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LG Announces New Smart Grid-Connected Appliances

June 24, 2014

A new series of smart appliances just announced by LG will--in addition to having smart grid connectivity--communicate with each other over the network, as well as connect to owners' smartphones and tablet devices, giving them control over a wide range of energy-saving and diagnostic functions--bringing the kitchen to the forefront of the Internet of Things.

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The Always-Expanding Internet of Things -- Now Including Tombstones, Toilets

June 24, 2014

Embedded microprocessor technology is obviously ubiquitous in this day and age, with the immense popularity of portable devices like smartphones and tablets. But embedded chips aren't just for the usual suspects of high-tech gadgetry; an incredible amount of previously low-tech goods are now becoming part of the Internet of Things.

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