• With The Decline of The Table, Laptop Sales See Increase
    [August 27, 2014] Laptop sales have been increasing lately with the decline of tablet sales. The tablet, once touted as the laptop killer, is slowly sinking in popularity.
  • The Tablet Version Of Wikipedia Gets A Makeover
    [July 23, 2014] The Wikimedia Foundation unveiled a new look for Wikipedia and its other properties for tablets. There are similarities to the mobile web version you’ve already been seeing on your smartphone, but there are also some differences.
  • Tablets Receive Their Own Version Of Wikipedia
    [June 25, 2014] The Wikimedia Foundation unveiled a new look for Wikipedia and its other properties for tablets. There are similarities to the mobile web version you’ve already been seeing on your smartphone, but there are also some differences. For one, they’ve increased the font size and narrowed the width of the content area, and the design is […]
  • Samsung Galaxy Tablet Screens To Increase In Size, According To Leak
    [May 14, 2014] Samsung’s quest to offer a mobile Galaxy-branded device in every conceivable size category is continuing apace. GSMArena this week reported that Samsung is preparing three new tablet devices in a variety of sizes. The report’s unnamed source revealed that the largest of these tablets has a whopping 13.3-inch display. This display size matches the one […]
  • Video Review: UbiSlate Datawind 7Ci – $37.99 Android tablet
    [April 10, 2014] I kid you not, dear reader. A 7″ Android tablet computer that does almost everything the expensive units do (think iPad Mini) but at a fraction of the price. A price that’s so low that you could lose it on a plane and it’d be no big deal. I kid you not, dear reader. A […]
  • Market Saturation Slowing Tablet Growth
    [March 11, 2014] The tablet segment is seeing explosive growth in emerging markets, heralding an even greater slowdown for the PC market in the coming years. Even with tablets flying off shelves in newer markets, though, the overall tablet market may have already hit its peak growth.
  • 8 Inch Nexus Tablet Coming?
    [February 19, 2014] Rumors of Google’s Nexus tablet line have been swirling for a few weeks now, with only a few details about future devices leaking out. HTC is said to be the next partner Google has for the Nexus line, with the manufacturer developing the next Nexus 10 tablet. For its smaller Nexus tablets, however, it seems […]
  • New Hybrid Tablet/Notebook Unveiled By HP
    [January 30, 2014] HP has recently shifted its business to focus more on its enterprise software and security offerings but the company still has its foot firmly planted in the PC hardware business. HP is now neck-and-neck with Lenovo for the title of largest notebook brand.
  • Tablets Are The Driving Force Behind Consumer Computer Sales Increase
    [January 3, 2014] Throughout the past few years, the tech industry has watched as consumers bought fewer PCs each year. Shipments of PCs and notebooks have been declining for several consecutive quarters now. Consumers have not been lured in by new PC hardware features such as touchscreen notebooks and Microsoft’s Windows 8 platform has similarly failed to gain […]
  • Tablets To Overtake PCs & Notebooks
    [December 5, 2013] The low cost and high usability of tablets has for some time now been taking sales away from more traditional PCs. The PC and notebook markets are now experiencing quarter after quarter of declining shipment numbers. Now, market research firm Canalys is showing just how dominant tablet technology has become.
  • In Emerging Markets, Small-Brand Tablets Are Thriving
    [November 14, 2013] Though the tablet industry as a whole is thriving, the market segment is already beginning to saturate is the world’s largest tech markets. For large-brand manufacturers of tablets, this could even mean a drop in year-over-year sales during the important holiday season.
  • Android Tablets Get New Twitter App
    [October 16, 2013] Twitter announced today that it now has an app specifically optimized for Android tablets.
  • New Algiz 7 Super-rugged Tablet
    [September 16, 2013] Something new and rugged from Sweden… Handheld Group, a fast-growing manufacturer of rugged mobile computers, PDAs and smartphones, today announced the launch of the new version of its highly popular Algiz7 rugged tablet computer. The updated Algiz 7 is considerably faster than its predecessor, with better storage capacity, improved security and quicker communication capabilities. The […]
  • Is Amazon’s Hold On The Tablet Market Slipping?
    [August 26, 2013] For Amazon, the Kindle Fire has been a huge success in the 7-inch tablet category. For the past two years Amazon’s device has competed with the largest mobile industry players – Apple and Samsung. Now, with Amazon preparing to announce its updated Kindle Fire lineup, news has come that Amazon’s hold on the tablet market […]
  • Microsoft Surface Pro Price Slashed By $100
    [August 7, 2013] Last month, Microsoft dropped the price of the Surface RT to $349 in an attempt to get people buying Windows RT machines again. After all, the company took a $900 million hit in unsold Surface RT devices in its last quarterly report. By all accounts, the Surface Pro is doing much better, but the $900 […]
  • Surface RT Price Slashed To $349
    [July 16, 2013] Many, including yours truly, thought that Microsoft’s Surface RT tablet was a bit too expensive at $500. That price may have even been the reason why it’s not doing so well. Microsoft is hoping to rectify that with a worldwide price cut.
  • Social Mobile: More Facebook Engagement on Smartphones and Tablets
    [June 26, 2013] When it comes to Social Mobile Marketing, there are many marketers debating the level of interaction that marketers should require when engaging users on smartphones or tablets. The debate is this: Should marketers create similarly engaging programs to the desktop version, or should they scale down the amount of interaction assuming that users prefer faster […]
  • Cheaper Windows RT Tablets Are On The Way
    [June 5, 2013] Nobody really wants Windows RT. That much was obvious when manufacturers started to pull their Windows RT tablets from store shelves. Now Microsoft is trying to increase interest in RT with a new pricing strategy.
  • Google Play Coming To Nook HD Tablets
    [May 8, 2013] If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em.
  • Review: Microsoft Surface RT, Acer Iconia W5
    [April 17, 2013] I compare three very different tablets, the Apple iPad 3, the Microsoft Surface RT and the Acer Iconia W5 and find that the iPad’s a bit overpriced in the market, the Acer’s design is intriguing, but the Surface is really the best non-iPad tablet I’ve seen, and if you’re a Windows user, it’s a home […]
  • Easy content-sharing to your Kindle
    [March 26, 2013] Some years ago, Amazon made my blog available as a subscription option for Kindle users. It would cost you 99 pence a month; in return, you’d get all my content delivered to your Kindle device (or Kindle app on your PC, smartphone or tablet) as it was published.
  • Barnes & Noble Declined In Revenue During The Holidays
    [March 4, 2013] After the holidays, Barnes & Noble said that sales of its Nook hardware and eBook business were both starting to fall. In fact, Nook revenues reportedly dropped 12 percent in the time leading up to the holidays. Now the company’s third quarter results are out, and it’s not pretty.
  • Surface Pro’s $900 Price Tag Is Defended By Microsoft
    [February 13, 2013] The Surface Pro will be launching on February 9 for $900. That’s only for the 64GB version as the 128GB model will go for $1,000. It costs even more when you throw in the touch or typepad, and other accessories. Isn’t this all a little too much? Tami Reller, Windows Finance and Marketing Chief, doesn’t […]
  • Tablets and Smartphones Account for One-Fourth of All Paid Clicks
    [January 23, 2013] The Search Agency has released its quarterly State of Paid Search Report, which, among other findings, reports that smartphones and tablets drove 23 percent of total clicks in the fourth quarter of 2012, an 89 percent increase year over year. The quarterly report analyzes aggregated client data from various industries on paid search marketing trends […]
  • Barnes & Noble Releases Nook In The UK
    [December 12, 2012] The Kindle Fire HD has been available in Europe since October 25. The device came with Amazon's own LOVEFiLM which streams movies and TV shows directly to users' devices. Nook, the ever present rival to Kindle, is now just catching up.