Now this is the sort of a noble idea everyone can get behind! Advancements in flash storage means new type of chips are possible. And Samsung is at the forefront of these technology innovations. The Korean giant just introduced a new type of chip. One that might change how budget and affordable smartphones...

Think $100 and lower. Microsoft has been slowly charting its budget hardware strategy. In fact, it has been a couple of years since the company announced enhanced focus on affordable smartphones. The idea is to offer enticing devices for emerging markets — while competing with Android along the way in these...

More from the affordable front. As per expectations, Google has announced the advent of cheap Android phones, thanks to the Android One program. And rightly so, Microsoft have promised an equally engaging reply on the low end. In fact, the phones are here a couple of weeks early. Last we heard, the Android...

Windows 8 looks set to conquer the affordable notebook segment, with news that a number of companies are unleashing their solutions priced in the $199 to $249 range. Now you can add Lenovo to this mix, as industry insiders claim that the world’s largest PC makers is partnering up with Compal Electronics to...

The wave continues. Microsoft made it a point to announce $99 Windows tablets, and $250 Windows laptops at the recently concluded WPC 2014 event. The idea is to take the fight to Google in the battle for budget hardware supremacy. Since that announcement we have had a number of product unveils. These include...

It is rather amusing that both HP and AMD have been left out of the mobile game. While Intel and others are making steady progress, both these companies leave much to be desired. However, on the PC front, there still is plenty of fight left in them. And both have partnered up to launch one of the first...

Microsoft is coming good on the promise of affordable Windows tablets. Since the company dropped the licensing fees for tablets with screen sizes under 9 inches, more and more models are popping up. We already have information that Emdoor is gearing up to release a $100 tablet, and while the world is waiting...

Redmond sure is on a roll. The magical figure of $99 for Windows powered tablets has now officially been confirmed by the company at the prestigious WPC 2014 event. Chief operating officer Kevin Turner revealed at the Worldwide Partner Conference in Washington earlier today that the company is working with...

Acer does a lot of things right, but one area where the hardware vendor is weak is the field of research and development. Even the company itself feels that there is room for improvement on this front. And according to a new report over at Digitimes, the company has now decided to drastically increase its...