Almost 70% of US airline passengers used a portable electronic device (PED) – such as a smartphone or tablet – in flight, according to a study by the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) and the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA).
A number of leading analysts have predicted that Microsoft will eventually end support for its Windows RT platform for tablets and devices using ARM processors, such as the consumer version of the surface tablet.
Leading hardware manufacturers, including Samsung, are currently working on Android laptops which are likely to hit the market in the next three to four months, according to KGI Securities analyst Mingchi Kuo.
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has named his alternative board for struggling computer giant Dell in a bid to scuttle a proposed private equity deal led by Silver Lake Capital and company founder Michael Dell.
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