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Lenovo: mobile Internet to be 80% of sales in five years

03/12, 7:40am

Lenovo to shift to smartphones, 3G portables

The vast majority of Lenovo's sales will come from Internet-capable portable devices in five years, company chief Yang Yuanqing stated on Friday. He observed that ThinkPads and IdeaPads already outweigh desktops but that fully 70 to 80 percent of Lenovo's devices will be mobile Internet devices of some kind within as little as three and no more than five years. Many of these will be smartphones, but they should also include crossover devices such as the IdeaPad U1 notebook/tablet hybrid and the Skylight smartbook.

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Qualcomm patenting foldable, multi-role touchscreen device

03/11, 8:30am

Qualcomm tech would change UI based on folds

A Qualcomm patent filing published today hints that the company is considering a foldable touchscreen tablet. The device on show would combine three touch displays into a single device whose interface changes depending on the context. When fully folded, it would behave like a cellphone; as it unpacks, it could fit alternate roles depending on the position of each individual screen.

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ASUS declares freeze on Android smartbook

08/25, 12:55pm

No ASUS Android smartbook

ASUS is not actively developing an Android-based smartbook, the company's CEO informs. Although members of the company have expressed mild interest in smartbooks in the past, and displayed a prototype, Jerry Shen notes that he still does not see a "clear market" for the computers, which constitute a step below netbooks. Whereas netbooks operate on a standard Intel platform, smartbooks are dependent on processors meant for smartphones, which prevents them from running conventional desktop software.

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