Editor’s Pick With Windows 8, Microsoft favors tablets, touchscreens, and laptops with modern touchpads. Traditional desktops with a keyboard and mouse, on the other hand, have been left in the dust.
Tagging behind Verizon, AT&T is killing on-contract pricing for tablets.
We’re not sure what to expect from this event, but it could be the long-rumored Droid Razr HD.
According to Lenovo $300 will be the magic number for Windows RT tablets this fall.
Sleek, fast and slim notebook computers are coming as early as this fall. But that might be the last hurrah of the laptop.
Editor’s Pick Samsung officially unveiled the Galaxy Note 10.1 Android tablet at a crowded press event in New York City this morning.
Microsoft may have upset some of its partners with the Surface tablet, but HP doesn’t appear to be concerned.
We’ve known since February that Microsoft was preparing new touch-enabled Office apps for Windows RT, but now it seems those tablet-focused Office apps won’t have as many features as their desktop siblings.
It was only a matter of time before Microsoft’s hardware partners began publicly criticizing the Surface tablet, Microsoft’s first stab at building its own computing hardware.
Samsung is taking its stylus ambitions a step further with the Galaxy Note 10.1, which will hit stores this month.
Guest Post The growing BYOD (“bring your own device”) trend, that’s seeing ever more businesspeople use their iPhones and iPads for work, has left IT managers scrambling to address the resulting security and support issues. But with Microsoft getting ready to launch Windows 8, the OS that will power Windows-based tablets such as Microsoft’s own Surface, that could soon change.
Apple won a split-decision in a German court against Samsung’s Galaxy tablets. The Dusseldorf Higher Regional Court banned Samsung’s smaller Galaxy Tab 7.7 in all EU countries, but the iPad maker lost an appeal to block sales of the Korean company’s larger Galaxy Tab 10.1N. The ruling in favor of Samsung confirmed “that the Galaxy 10.1N does not infringe” upon Apple patents, the rival firm announced.
Sharing your likes and dislikes about movies has always been popular online. Now Internet veteran IMDb is making it easier, announcing updated iOS and Android apps that makes sharing your big-screen tastes with Twitter and Facebook. The company also announced that its apps have been downloaded more than 40 million times since 2010.
Guest Post When a new medium emerges, eventually services change. TV initially aped radio before it found its own format and distinctive voice. The effect of the tablet on service delivery is only now becoming clearer.
That tablet in your hand could soon become the most popular mobile device sold — even the ubiquitous notebook PC, new research finds. Shipments of tablets — exemplified by Apple’s iPad — will almost quadruple to 416 million units by 2016, up from the current 121 million units, the research firm NPD announced today.