Hulu will begin offering ad-supported shows on mobile devices for streaming this summer, the company announced today. It will also launch a new Hulu Plus app for iPhone. Read more…

A report from F-secure for Q1 of 2014 says that of new malware reported, 275 of 277 instances were on Android but iOS and Symbian were also targeted but to a much smaller degree. Read more…

For all the success AMD has been having in the console and PC graphics spheres, none of it has really translated into the world of Windows-based tablets and ultraportables. The chip maker insists that’s going to change in 2014, however, and it has released a number benchmarks showing that its latest processors have a lead not only over AMD’s previous generation, but also over the Intel chips that currently reign supreme in these form factors. We won’t bore you with a gabble of numbers when you can check out charts for yourself in the gallery below, but the main curiosity here is probably the 4.5-watt tablet platform, known as “Mullins.” This replaces last year’s Temash processor, which had impressive gaming skills but failed to catch on in the market. AMD’s in-house scores suggest Mullins offers much better performance per watt, with the new A4 Micro-6400T achieving a 15 percent lead over Intel’s Bay Trail T (the Atom Z3370) in PCMark 8 — a lead that could potentially be significant enough to bring the chip into more slim-line (and passively cooled) Windows 8 machines. What AMD doesn’t reveal, however, is whether devices equipped with this A4 chip will have comparable battery life to Bay Trail, so it’s all academic until actual, commercial devices come around.%Gallery-slideshow191252% Filed under: Laptops, Tablets, AMD

Last week Android 4.4 KitKat began pushing out to the Note 10.1 2014 Edition in North America and several other markets across the globe. At the time, the update was only for the Wi-Fi variant, though we noted that the 3G/4G variants probably wouldn’t be too terribly far behind. For Note 10.1 2014 LTE owners on Verizon’s network, that day is today. Just like the Wi-Fi only version’s update, you won’t notice a whole lot new here, other than the changes you’d expect from Android 4.4 such as cloud printing, immersive modes and general performance improvements. Under the hood, however, there are quite a few Samsung-specific bug fixes that should make using the tablet much more enjoyable than before. This includes addressing a bug with the flickering Chrome tab bar, security fixes and more. The update will be arriving in stages, so don’t be too surprised if you’ve yet to receive a notification prompting you to update. You can always try checking manually for the update by heading to settings > general > about phone > software updates – but even then there are no guarantees. For those that have received the update already, any other changes (or issues with the update) that we should know about? If so, tell us in the comments below.  

E-Ceros entered the tablet market last year and the company has released a series of tablets, including a 9.7 inch iPad look-alike and 3G budget 7 inch tablet with dual-sim card slots. That was last year. In the intervening months E-Ceros has been busily working on new products, one of which is the E-Ceros Vision, a 10.1 inch, widescreen device which redefines E-Ceros’ design language. Although the other devices in the E-Ceros range serve their purpose – they are cheap, but yet powerful – the design of their tablets was at best functional. Functional designs aren’t a problem, they get the job done, but they don’t leave you inspired. The Ceros Vision is different, its goals are different, its style is different. Lots of Android tablet makers are building tablets around the 10 inch or 10.1 inch form factor. Bigger than the iPad, these devices try to offer more by adding bigger screens. It is a tactic that seems to work, however for me I never truly felt comfortable using a some of these devices, they always seemed too big. However I can’t say that about the E-Ceros Vision. The device includes a 10.1 inch 1920 x 1200 display, but it is at least 2cm shorter than devices like the iPad 2 and the Asus Transformer Pad TF300T. This is thanks to its widescreen design. In landscape orientation it is 25.9cm wide and 16.2cm high, in fact I can grip the device, from top to bottom between my thumb and middle finger, something I can’t do with more square devices like the iPad or the E-Ceros Revolution. Design The first thing you notice about the Vision is its widescreen dimensions, the second thing you notice is that this tablet is all about straight lines and edges. Gone are the curved edges of […]

In an interview with Nokia’s Stephen Elop, he has given more information about why the company chose Windows Phone over the more popular Android for the OS of its smartphones after dumping Symbian. Read more…

Users of the popular Comixology digital comics download service are not happy with the decision to remove in-app purchase from the iOS version of the software this weekend. Read more…

Online stores have been hinting that Lenovo was working on a 10-inch counterpart to its ThinkPad 8 tablet, and now there’s no doubt: the company’s Australian branch has listed a ThinkPad 10 ahead of an official announcement. While a full-fledged product page was only briefly available, it was enough to show that the new Windows slate shares much in common with its smaller sibling. You’ll find a slightly faster 1.6GHz quad-core Atom processor and up to 4GB of RAM, but there’s still a 1,920 x 1,200 screen, up to 128GB of storage, an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 2-megapixel front shooter. Not that we’re griping about the similarity between models, since this ThinkPad 10 should still be leaps and bounds more powerful than the aging ThinkPad Tablet 2. Filed under: Tablets, Lenovo Via: TabTech (translated) Source: Lenovo

A new report has revealed that Foxconn has sold considerable number of communication patents to Google for an undisclosed amount of money recently, as Google looks towards strengthening its portfolio. Read more…

A security company has announced that some malicious Android apps found their way to the Google Play store that secretly use a phone’s processors to mine Bitcoins. Read more…

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