Apple signs new deal to keep licensing GPU designs from Imagination Technologies

Apple started developing graphics processors for iPhones and iPads in-house a few years ago, which came as a blow to Imagination Technologies, the company that had been designing the PowerVR GPUs Apple had been using up until then. Imagination’s stock price plummeted, the company put itself up for sale, wound up splitting itself into two […]

Archos to build Kodak-branded tablets for European market

Over the past few years the Kodak name has gone from one that represents a pioneering film and photography company to a brand name that’s slapped on products built by other companies. There are phones built by Bullitt Group, and soon there will be tablets built by Archos (PDF link). Kodak has announced it’s working […]

TCL will continue making BlackBerry-branded phones

BlackBerry’s two most recent smartphones weren’t actually built by BlackBerry. Instead, the DTEK50 and DTEK60 smartphones with Blackberry software and the BlackBerry name were designed and built by TCL, the company behind the Alcatel line of smartphones. Now it looks like the two companies will continue to work together… but in a slightly different way. […]