Daily Archives: June 1, 2011

The iPhone and iPad have made Apple a mobile gaming leader in smartphones and tablets, but Android is now getting more firepower with the help of Sony and chipmakers Nvidia and Qualcomm. The Sony Ericsson Xperia Play is the first PlayStation-certified smartphone, Nvidia has been showing off the gaming capabilities of its new quad-core processor at Computex this week and Qualcomm today introduced a game pack optimised for devices using its Snapdragon mobile processors. Read more

Tech news from around the web:

Google’s Eric Schmidt admits that he “screwed up” in tackling social networking when he was chief executive officer. Talking at AllThingsD’s D9 Conference the web search company’s executive chairman said:

I clearly knew I had to do something and I failed to do it. The CEO should take responsibility. I screwed up.

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Laptops are becoming interesting for Arm again, admits its president Tudor Brown, despite the bevy of increasingly powerful Arm-based tablet models shown at this year’s Computex. Read more