Tablet Shipments Dipped in Q4 2014
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published February 03, 2015
Vendors experienced the first year-over-year decline in tablet shipments last quarter, but sales were up for the year.
Tags: Android, Apple, tablet, smartphone
Can Jolla Deliver the First Open Source Tablet?
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published December 18, 2014
Critically praised for its phone, Jolla is now developing a tablet.
Tags: Jolla Phone, open source, tablet
Tablet Market Slows While PC Vendors Stem Loses: IDC
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published November 26, 2014
Shipments of Apple's iPad are expected to drop by nearly 13 percent this year as tablet adoption slows.
Tags: Apple, PC, tablet, IDC
Tablets Boost Employee Productivity by 20% the U.S.: Survey
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published October 24, 2014
Tablets are taking over workplaces across the globe, with Android leading the charge outside the U.S. and Japan.
Tags: BYOD, tablet, mobile computing, Mobile Enterprise Applications Platforms
Android Gaining Ground in the Enterprise Mobile Market
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published August 12, 2014
Android device activations and enterprise app adoption are both up, but Apple's iOS still leads in the workplace.
Tags: iPhone, tablet, Android, BYOD
How the Surface Tablet Won the NFL
By Rob Enderle | Article Published August 08, 2014
The NFL chose the Surface for its security and ability to handle legacy Windows software.
Tags: tablet, iPad, Surface
Tablet Market to Grow 38% in 2014: Gartner
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published March 28, 2014
A new forecast from Gartner shows Google's Android making big gains as the PC and mobile device mix starts settling into place.
Tags: Mobile Age, Gartner, Android, Windows Phone, tablet, IOS
Android to Grab 65% of Tablet Market in 2014: Canalys
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published November 26, 2013
CIOs, adjust your BYOD and MDM strategies. Android tablets are poised to become the dominant tablet OS.
Tags: BYOD, Android, tablet, smartphone
Apple iOS Leads in Enterprise Mobile Apps
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published October 18, 2013
Despite Android's big gains in the mobile OS market, in the workplace, Apple's iPad and iPhone are the devices to beat.
Tags: IOS, Apple, tablet, smartphone, enterprise mobile
Why Amazon Is the Most Innovative Tablet Maker
By Mike Elgan | Article Published September 25, 2013
With its new Kindle Fire lineup, Amazon demonstrates that it’s in it to win it -- with innovation and a killer strategy. Plus: the Kindle is enterprise friendly.
Tags: Amazon Kindle Fire, Apple, Android, Amazon, Google, tablet
Apple Named 'Brand of the Year' Again
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 26, 2013
It dominated the computer, smartphone and tablet categories.
Tags: Harris Interactive, Apple, iPad, iPhone, tablet, smartphone, survey, Computer, brand
Google Unveils Nexus 7 Tablet
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 25, 2013
The company also took the wraps off Android 4.3 and a TV device called Chromecast.
Tags: tablet, Chromecast, mobile operating system, Nexus 7, Android 4.3, Google
Report: Apple Testing Larger iPhone, iPad Displays
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 22, 2013
Experimenting with larger screen sizes doesn't necessarily mean the company will actually release smartphones and tablets with bigger displays.
Tags: display, screen, tablet, Apple, iPhone, smartphone, iPad
Microsoft Posts Disappointing Earnings, Shares Tumble
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 19, 2013
Slow Surface RT sales led to a big writedown that impacted the software giant's bottom line.
Tags: quarterly financials, earnings, Microsoft, Windows, tablet, revenue, Surface
Microsoft Surface RT Gets $150 Price Drop
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published July 15, 2013
Will buyers bite? The struggling slate's price drop reflects lack of consumer demand.
Tags: Microsoft, Mobile Device Vendors, tablet
Microsoft Slashes Surface RT Tablet Prices
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 15, 2013
You can now buy the devices for just $349.
Tags: Windows 8, Windows RT, Microsoft, surface RT, tablet
BlackBerry Reports Unexpected Loss
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 28, 2013
The company's stock took a dramatic plunge on the news.
Tags: Blackberry, stock, PlayBook, tablet, loss, smartphone, quarterly financials
Gartner: PC Shipments to Drop While Tablet Shipments Soar
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 24, 2013
Next year, manufacturers may sell nearly as many tablets as desktops and laptops.
Tags: PC shipments, Android, tablet, smartphone, Gartner, iPad Mini
Samsung Galaxy 3 Tab Line to Launch July 7
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 24, 2013
The tablet will be available in three different sizes.
Tags: Galaxy, Samsung, tablet, Android
Rumor: Apple Working on Cheaper iPhone, Phablets
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 13, 2013
Sources say the company is designing models with 4.7- and 5.7-inch screens.
Tags: smartphone, iPhone, Samsung, phablet, tablet, Apple
Report: One in Three U.S. Adults Owns a Tablet
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 10, 2013
Affluent, middle-aged college graduates are most likely to buy tablets.
Tags: tablet, survey, Pew, report
Intel Unveils Haswell Chips
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 04, 2013
The new dual-core processors promise longer battery life for devices.
Tags: Intel, battery life, processor, chip, hybrid, Haswell, tablet
Intel to Power Android Tablet from Samsung: Report
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published May 31, 2013
ARM beware? Intel gains a big ally in the mobile device race.
Tags: tablet, Intel, Samsung
Tablets Sales to Surpass PCs by 2015: IDC
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published May 28, 2013
Small tablets are posing a big challenge for PC makers as consumers flock to mini slates for more of their computing needs.
Tags: tablet, PC
25 Android Apps for Document Creation, Handling and Printing from Your Mobile Device
By Pam Baker | Article Published May 28, 2013
These apps can help you get work done from your Android smartphone or tablet.
Tags: PDF, printing, android apps, smartphone, document, tablet, Office, Office productivity
25 Android Entertainment Apps to Fill Your Downtime
By Pam Baker | Article Published May 14, 2013
These Android apps make it easy to kill a few minutes of spare time—and they just might make you smile too.
Tags: tablet, entertainment, free apps, android apps, smartphone
Rumor: Microsoft Could Buy Nook
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 09, 2013
The software company is said to be interested in the digital book business, not the e-reader hardware.
Tags: Microsoft, e-reader, Barnes & Noble, tablet, Nook, merger and acquistion activity
NPD: Tablets Will Outsell Laptops 3-to1 by 2017
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 06, 2013
Even in 2013, manufacturers will likely ship more tablets than notebook PCs.
Tags: Notebook, NPD, laptop, PC, tablet
Gartner: Half of Organizations Will Adopt BYOD by 2017
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 01, 2013
In the end, only 15 percent of employers won't allow employees to use their own devices, says the research firm.
Tags: tablet, research, smartphone, BYOD, Gartner
BlackBerry CEO Says Tablets Won't Be Around in 5 Years
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 30, 2013
Thorsten Heins believes tablets "are not a good business model."
Tags: Blackberry, smartphone, tablet, Thorsten Heins
iPad Takes Top Ranking in J.D. Power Survey
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 29, 2013
The Apple tablet wins its category for the second year in a row.
Tags: survey, Apple, tablet, Customer satisfaction, iPad
Samsung to Launch Galaxy Tab 3
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 29, 2013
The 7-inch tablet will likely compete against the iPad mini, Nexus 7 and Kindle Fire.
Tags: Samsung, tablet, Galaxy Tab 3, Android
50 Free Awesome Android Apps
By Pam Baker | Article Published April 29, 2013
These free apps for Android smartphones and tablets are among the best available.
Tags: free apps, tablet, smartphone, Android
Microsoft Reaches Patent Deal with China's ZTE
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 24, 2013
According to Microsoft, it now gets royalties from most Android smartphones sold.
Tags: China, smartphone, zte, Chrome OS, Microsoft, tablet, Google, licensing, Android, patent
Android Tablets Gaining on iPad: ABI Research
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published April 15, 2013
Computing slates that run Google's Android mobile operating system are set to topple Apple's market-leading iPad.
Tags: Android, iPad, iPad Mini, tablet, Apple
Samsung Unveils Huge 'Mega' Phablet
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 11, 2013
Just when you thought phablets couldn't get any bigger, Samsung introduces a device with a 6.3-inch screen.
Tags: Samsung, Galaxy Mega, smartphone, phablet, tablet
Windows 8 Hastens the PC's Death: IDC
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published April 11, 2013
PC shipments are cratering and Windows 8 is doing little to slow the free fall. Actually, Microsoft may have pushed PCs over the edge, argues IDC.
Tags: tablet, PC, Windows 8
Thin Clients Are Back—It's About Time
By Rob Enderle | Article Published April 04, 2013
All the pieces are in place for thin clients to take off.
Tags: mainframe, AMD, processor, Cloud, tablet, nVidia, gaming, thin client
Gartner: Device Shipments to Top 2.4 Billion This Year
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 04, 2013
Tablet shipments are increasing, while PC shipments are falling.
Tags: desktop, Android, laptop, PC shipments, tablet, Gartner, smartphone
Samsung to Open 1400 'Stores' Inside Best Buy
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 04, 2013
The Samsung Experience Shops will offer smartphones, tablets, laptops, cameras and expert help.
Tags: smartphone, Best Buy, tablet, Apple Store, Samsung
Travel Apps: 50 Android Apps to Ease Your Journey
By Pam Baker | Article Published April 03, 2013
These apps help you plan your travel, book reservations and navigate unfamiliar territory using your Android smartphone or tablet.
Tags: tablet, smartphone, Android, apps
Google Reportedly Planning Nexus 7 Upgrade Launch for July
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 03, 2013
The new tablet is said to feature a Qualcomm processor and could retail for as little as $150.
Tags: tablet, Nexus 7, Android, Google, Qualcomm, processor
No 'iPad Mini' Trademark for Apple
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 01, 2013
The USPTO says the word "Mini" is "merely descriptive."
Tags: tablet, trademark, Apple, iPad Mini
The Final Death of Paper: Why Has it Been So Hard to Create the Paperless Office?
By Rob Enderle | Article Published March 29, 2013
The rise of mobile devices is finally leading to a reduction in the use of paper.
Tags: tablet, paperless office
Microsoft Rule Change Will Allow 7" Windows Tablets
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 29, 2013
Manufacturers are free to design Windows 8 tablets to compete with the iPad Mini.
Tags: Windows 8, Microsoft, iPad Mini, tablet, Apple
Gartner: IT Spending to Climb 4.1% in 2013
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 28, 2013
Sales of mobile devices are contributing to the increase.
Tags: Gartner, IT spending, smartphone, tablet
Windows Blue Leaks to the Web
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 26, 2013
New desktop, tablet and server versions of Microsoft's flagship OS are in the works.
Tags: operating system, servers, desktop, tablet, leak, Microsoft, Windows Blue
Report: Surface Pro Sales Hit 400,000
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 18, 2013
Analysts debate whether the sales figures are good or bad for Microsoft.
Tags: Surface Pro, tablet, Windows 8, Microsoft, Surface
IDC: Tablet Market to Reach 190M Units in 2013
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published March 12, 2013
Small tablets like Amazon's Kindle Fire and Apple's iPad Mini will drive the tablet market to record heights.
Tags: Apple, tablet, Android
Demand Softening for iPad, iPhone, Says Analyst
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 06, 2013
Meanwhile, rumors suggest Apple may release a new iPad and an iPhone 5S soon.
Tags: iPhone, tablet, Apple, smartphone, iPad
iPad Mini Boom in 2013: Overtaking the iPad
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published March 01, 2013
Brisk iPad Mini demand and a surge in small display panel shipments could define the tablet market this year, according to new data. iPad who?
Tags: tablet, iPad Mini, mobile, iPad
HP Announces Android-Based Slate 7
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 25, 2013
The device carries an attractive price tag: just $169.
Tags: HP, Android, tablet
Why the Ubuntu Tablet Is a Winner
By Matt Hartley | Article Published February 25, 2013
The mobile versions of Ubuntu are impressive, but the OS may have more success on tablets than on smartphones.
Tags: Linux, mobile device, smartphone, Ubuntu, tablet
Canonical Bringing Ubuntu Linux Tablet to Market
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published February 19, 2013
Mark Shuttleworth announces new tablet competition for Google and Apple. Is this a game changer?
Tags: mobile, Linux, tablet, Ubuntu
Report: HP Is Working on Android Devices
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 14, 2013
Anonymous sources say the company is building an Android tablet and possibly also a smartphone.
Tags: tablet, Android, HP, mobile, smartphone
Surface Pro Sells Out
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 11, 2013
Within hours, the tablet wasn't available online or in most stores.
Tags: Microsoft, tablet, Surface Pro
Apple Is World's Largest PC Maker--If You Count iPads as PCs
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 07, 2013
Report says 1 out of 6 computing devices sold last year was an iPad.
Tags: tablet, Lenovo, HP, Samsung, Windows RT, PC market-share battle, Canalys, Apple, iPad, Microsoft
Microsoft to Open 5 More Retail Stores
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 05, 2013
The locations will feature the Surface tablet and other Windows 8 devices.
Tags: Surface, Microsoft, Windows 8, retail, tablet
Where's the Desktop Touch PC Revolution?
By Mike Elgan | Article Published January 30, 2013
Whoever gets the desktop touch PC right first could own the future. Why aren't companies trying harder?
Tags: touchscreen, PC, tablet
Android, iOS Account for 92% of Smartphone Market
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 28, 2013
Google's mobile operating system has a 70 percent share of the global market.
Tags: Amazon, Google, Android, tablet, IOS, mobile operating systems, Apple, kindle fire, Strategy Analytics
Microsoft Surface Pro to Launch February 9
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 22, 2013
The new tablet will cost $890 to $999, plus $120 for the magnetic keyboard cover.
Tags: Microsoft, Surface Pro, tablet, Windows 8
Only One Million Surface Tablets Sold So Far
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 15, 2013
An influential analyst says the Microsoft hasn't sold as many Surface RT devices as expected.
Tags: surface RT, Microsoft, Surface Pro, analyst report, tablet
Samsung Shows Off Bendable Displays
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 11, 2013
Called "Youm," the new technology could result in smartphone and tablet screens that are virtually indestructible.
Tags: OLED, display, Windows RT, screen, tablet, Samsung, smartphone
The Biggest Enterprise IT Announcements at CES
By Rob Enderle | Article Published January 10, 2013
Smart IT managers will be paying attention to the heftier tablets, graphics servers, table PCs and in-car DVRs on display at CES.
Tags: Microsoft, Consumer Electronics Show, enteprise, Surface, Panasonic, CES, nVidia, Lenovo, tablet, IT, graphics, server, table PCs
What's New at the CES Show?
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 07, 2013
Bigger, flatter screens and smarter devices will be on display.
Tags: tablet, Lenovo, devices, display, screen, CES
9 Major 2012 Events That Will Influence the Linux Desktop in Coming Years
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published December 27, 2012
2012 was a lively year on the Linux Desktop, with the promise of more to come next year.
Tags: tablet, Linux Mint, Calligra, MariaDB, KDE, Gnome, Linux desktop, Ubuntu, open source, MySQL
Microsoft to Open 6 Additional Retail Stores
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 27, 2012
Last year, the company opened 51 Microsoft Stores.
Tags: tablet, Microsoft Store, Surface, Microsoft, retail
Record-Setting 2M iPhone 5 Sales in China over Weekend
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 17, 2012
Despite the strong sales, Apple's stock fell.
Tags: iPad Mini, iPhone 5, China, smartphone, Apple, tablet
Report: Most SMBs Opt for iOS over Android
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 14, 2012
Survey finds 68 percent of SMB smartphones and 93 percent of SMB tablets run Apple's mobile operating system.
Tags: smartphone, SMB, Google, Android, Apple, IOS, tablet
Microsoft Surface Tablet Will Soon Be Available from More Retailers
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 12, 2012
Staples and Best Buy are among the stores that will offer the device.
Tags: Microsoft, tablet, retail, Surface
Report: Tablet Sales Likely to Double by 2016
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 05, 2012
This year's shipments should top 122.3 million units.
Tags: Android, Apple iPad, microsoft surface, IDC, tablet
Survey: Tablets on Over Half of US Consumers' Holiday Shopping Lists
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published November 26, 2012
A survey reveals what users are looking for as they shop for tablets. Plus: who's doing more self-gifting with tablets, men or women?
Tags: Kindle, iPad, mobile, Android, tablet
Apple Store Outsold Microsoft Store on Black Friday
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 26, 2012
Shoppers pick up 11 iPads per hour; no Surface sales during the same time period.
Tags: Surface, Apple Store, iPad, tablet, Microsoft Store
Analyst: Android Tablets Will Overtake iPad Next Year
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 13, 2012
Is Apple's dominance in the tablet market about to end.
Tags: Android, iPad, kindle fire, analyst, Apple, tablet
Microsoft's Ballmer Calls Surface Tablet Sales 'Modest'
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 12, 2012
The company hasn't said how many of the devices it has sold so far.
Tags: Microsoft, Surface, tablet, steve ballmer