Reach $127.5 billion by 2020
Beancounters at IDC have been shuffling their tarot cards and are predicting that the Chinese manufactures will be flat out buying up IoT gear by 2020.
Acer has been showing off its new Chromebook, Swift notebooks and Spin convertible laptops ahead of the IFA consumer electronics trade show in Berlin.
Expect this to be invented by Apple soon
While everyone expects Apple to make its gear thinner, it will have a long way to go before it gets as thin as Lenovo’s new Yoga.
Welt, the smartbelt is on Kickstarter
A new smart-belt has been put on Kickstarter with the unfortunate name of Welt which is actually what you used to get if your dad used to hit you with his belt.
Snapdragon 821 configured for VR
Qualcomm has officially confirmed that its Snapdragon 821 will be able to handle the Google Daydream VR platform.
Not paying tax is the American way
The US government is furious that the EU is starting to get hacked off with US companies not paying tax.
A mid-range with S Pen
Sam Mobile has got its paws on snaps of a new variant of the Galaxy Tab A 10.1.
Backing up its hardware
Samsung is finally getting around to backing up its 2016 UHD and HDR TV range by signing deals with European content providers.
Update or nothing new
Buried in the announcement of the new Kaby Lake (seventh-generation) processors and a rash of incoming notebooks set to use them is the confirmation that it will have a Windows 10 future.