Convertibles are hot. Or at least the kind that change your computer from a laptop to a tablet. Hewlett-Packard has one of these this holiday selling season in the form of a swivel computer.
In between chowing down on turkey, slurping up cranberry sauce, and sucking down a cold beverage or two with friends and family, we’ve been busy shopping.
There is just one question an iPad Air review really really needs to answer. And I’m afraid that after three days of playing with the space gray iPad Air review unit Apple shipped me on Friday, I just don’t know.
Apple just unveiled the stunning new thinner, lighter, and faster iPad Air, and already someone’s grabbed the 1080p video version of its three-minute commercial starring design guru Jony Ive.
We’ve been waiting for Apple’s new tablet for for almost exactly one year, less a day. Today in San Francisco, Apple took the wraps off its newest entrant in the global sweepstakes for control of the lucrative and growing mobile market.
Twitter’s finally built an app just for your Android tablet, as opposed to the one for your your Android smartphone.
But it’ll only work on Samsung tablets, at least for now.
Nvidia has designed a full Tegra 4 tablet that its customers can adopt and brand as their own.
The Kindle Fire is a great little cheap tablet, but out of the box it doesn’t run a modern version of Android, doesn’t connect to your Google account, and doesn’t have access to all of Google Play’s million or so apps.
Except mine does.
What happens after the crowdfunding campaign — after Indiegogo or Kickstart, and after delivering the products that you promised?
If you’re NEO3DO, the answer is international sales.
Editor’s Pick Microsoft has equipped its tablets with software from eClinical that helps tracks injuries and head trauma.
A strong first quarter for Lenovo also revealed an interesting shift for the company.
Dropping not just share but units in a rising market is a rare talent, usually reserved for failing companies. If the rising tide doesn’t raise your boat, perhaps you’ve got a hole in the hull.
Just a day after Korean consumers said that iPhone has better quality than Samsung’s Galaxy lines of phones, Apple’s iPad reached the top spot in customer satisfaction according to Korea’s 2013 National Customer Satisfaction Index.
That’s an interesting prediction, more for who it doesn’t include than who it does include.
Guest Post Now that tablet and smartphone sales have eclipsed desktops, it is more important than ever to optimize applications for mobile devices.
Shopping search engine TheFind unveiled its new iPad app that wants to create a new and improved customer experience on tablets.
“We intend to double our efficiency next year and the year after as well,” Debroca said. “Going from 20 percent more battery life to 50 percent is a rational objective.”
The Halo franchise moves to the tablet for the first time with a playable game.
The number one magazine provider in Apple’s Newstand has now added 20 new magazine from American Media to its stable of 1,800 magazines for digital sale.
“So many people that have given up the concept of a photo collection,” he says. “Faces, places, and things are important ways to automatically categorize photos. And they keep getting smarter every day.”
There’s a reason that even though Android has almost caught up to iOS in downloads, it’s still way behind in monetization.
According to White, “the ‘iTV’ ecosystem represents a major innovation for the $100 billion LCD TV industry that will revolutionize the TV experience forever.”
Deloitte released the seventh edition of its “State of the Media Democracy” survey yesterday, and its findings suggest there is even less hope for the human attention span than previously thought.
Internet connected devices surpass 500 million and the average U.S. home has 5.7 Internet-connected devices.
The global app economy will reach $25 billion this year, according to new data from ABI Research. Thirty-five percent of that, or $8.8 billion, will be tablet apps, and 65 percent — 16.4 billion — will be smartphone apps.
When you’re holding your mobile phone in one hand, you generally have a thumb on the front for scrolling, typing, and tapping, and four fingers clamped more or less uselessly around the edge. But perhaps not for long.
Microsoft had six pieces of news come out today, including the Surface worldwide expansion, Yammer’s new translation service, and getting slapped with regulatory fines from the EU.
Guest Post Sony may be grasping the importance of mobile and social integration with its upcoming console, but it’s too little, too late for plastic living room boxes. Smartphones and tablets aren’t just the future; they are the now.
77 percent of all new smartphones and tablets activated in the enterprise last quarter were Apple devices, according to a new report from Good Technology.
San Francisco’s Exploratorium releases Sounds Uncovered, an exploration of auditory illusions and acoustic phenomena.
The U.S. Microsoft online store has sold out of the Surface Pro tablets, which went on sale today.
Microsoft has obviously decided that the “Pro” part of “Surface Pro” is actually meaningful, not just a marketing designation, and has provided the ability for enthusiasts to fiddle, potentially damage or even brick, but ultimately customize their devices exactly how they see fit.
Samsung, Amazon, and Asus continue to snatch some of the tablet market away from Apple and the iPad.
Revenue from digital media is now almost worth more to Apple — top-line revenue — than all its iMac, MacBook and other Mac hardware sales.
While a couple of bucks for an app may not be a big deal, no one wants to waste money. So try-before-you-buy is a great idea, especially for those apps that you can’t full evaluate within the 15-minute Google Play refund period.
Want to have your digital cake and eat it too? Soon you’ll be able to, with new touchable technology that Tactus is demoing at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
What a shock: Google Maps is not going to be available on Amazon’s Kindle Fire. Instead, Skobbler is launching ForeverMap2 on Kindle Fire — and Nook – to take its place.
The iPad mini may be a marvel of miniaturization and the best small tablet on the market, but it lacks a high-quality retina display, and it’s not exactly cheap. It looks like at least one of those issues could be resolved soon.