Broadcom CTO's crystal ball shows wearable widgets, gigabit broadband (Q&A)
In an in-depth interview, Henry Samueli predicts a lot more bits in our future with multigigabit Wi-Fi, LTE, and home broadband. Moore's Law is a tougher challenge, but Broadcom plans high-end CPUs, too. Originally posted at News - Mobile
Backblaze: Enterprise drives aren't worth the price premium
The online storage company concludes that higher-end drives geared for business use aren't actually more reliable than their consumer-grade counterparts.
Sony mulls purchase of Renesas chip plant, report says
The company is interested in acquiring Renesas' LSI chip production facility and converting it to a CMOS sensor facility.
Heads up Apple, Android to make big gains in 2014, IDC predicts
Apple will hold onto to a "value edge" in 2014, but Android's ecosystem is poised to make big gains, according to IDC. Originally posted at News - Mobile
Mobile Chrome Apps closer than you think
Gossip about Chrome and Android merging is still idle talk, but Google is preparing Chrome Apps to run on iOS and Android -- possibly as soon as January.
Sekisui Chemical claims cheap, long-range lithium battery tech
Much cheaper, longer-range electric cars are on the way if Japan's Sekisui Chemical claims are realized in 2015. Originally posted at News - Cutting Edge
Big changes to little-known Chrome OS Camera app
Did you know that Chrome OS has a Camera app? Well, it's about to get some new built-in features, including long-absent video recording.
Nokia wins patent case against HTC, with sales ban potential
A judge's ruling in the UK paves the way for Nokia to enforce a sales injunction on infringing HTC devices, including the HTC One. Originally posted at News - Mobile
Survey: Did cheaper Photoshop subscriptions win you over?
Some special promotions have significantly lowered the price of Photoshop and Lightroom subscriptions through Adobe's Creative Cloud option. CNET and Jefferies are surveying customers about the issue.
PC market expected to post steepest decline ever in 2013
Shipments will drop 10.1 percent this year, with another decline expected for 2014, according to IDC projections.