We know it’s not easy to find a rugged smartphone with decent specs and a sensible price point, but this year’s CES might have brought to light the first devices to tick all those boxes. Meet Runbo’s X3 and X5, two tough as nails ICS-based handhelds going for less than $400.
As we inch toward a true global conscience, we are increasingly dependent on being connected. Being connected is what defines us, with things like social media, blogs, and news sites. Here in the USA, we are fortunate to have a huge network of connectivity, but are we doing the right things with our network?
2013 – the year of the cheap tablet: $99-$150 models coming from Acer, Asus, Lenovo and Samsung
The white-box tablet market has been chugging along quite nicely, with unit sales expected to hit the 40 million mark by the end of 2012. And there is still absolutely no involvement from big-name companies at all. However, all of this is about to change if a new report from the Taiwanese at DigiTimes is to be believed.