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2012

Qualcomm unveils new Snapdragon chipsets, 2.5GHz quad-core chip

February 14th, 2011

If you thought the mobile processor space was simmering down, well, you’d be wrong. Today, Qualcomm announced a brand new generation of its Snapdragon family, and the new chips feature speeds of up to 2.5GHz per core. There are single, dual, and quad-core chipsets and they feature Bluetooth, GPS, Wi-Fi, FM radio, NFC and LTE …

Gene Munster: Android’s annual ARPU could be $10 in 2012

February 9th, 2011

Think Android isn’t creating a serious amount of cash for Google? Think again. According to Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, the search giant’s free mobile operating system could generate as much as $1.3 billion in revenue for Google in 2012. With an estimated 133 million users, that’s an annual ARPU (average revenue per user) of …

Windows 8 in the pipeline, coming your way in 2012-ish

October 26th, 2010

Windows XP set the bar quite high when it was released back in August 2001. Barring a few security issues, XP was considered a success and is still the OS of choice for some PC users today. Microsoft followed this up with arguably their most criticised offering, Vista. Steve Ballmer, CEO of the Redmond outfit went …

AT&T breaks silence on LTE, launching by mid-2011

September 16th, 2010

Today, AT&T’s operations CEO, John Stankey, said that his company would be launching its LTE network by mid-2011 and would cover 70-75 million potential customers. The CEO made this known at the “Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2010 Media, Communications & Entertainment Conference” where he was a speaker. Mr. Stankey also noted that AT&T has …

Bloomberg: Facebook to postpone IPO until 2012

July 31st, 2010

Bloomberg is reporting that social network Facebook will postpone an IPO until 2012. Investors have been speculating that the world’s largest social network — valued at $24.9 billion — would go public sometime in 2011. Bloomberg writes, “Waiting lets Zuckerberg, 26, hone the skills needed to steer a company that issues quarterly results while facing …