Tag Archive: Tablets


‘Brand X’ tablets are beating the iPad

The iPad might be the king of tablets when it comes to quality, but it is no longer the king when it comes to sales. A new report from research firm Strategy Analytics says that the iPad is now being… Read more ›

iPads dominates almost 80% of Web usage on tablets

iPad users generated a massive 79.9% of North American tablet-based Web traffic over the month of September, according to a new report by Chitika Insights. This number is down slightly from the 81% figure the iPad represented one year ago,… Read more ›

We all know that Apple’s advertising is a cut above the competition, but sometimes Cupertino’s competitors stoop so low that all you can do is just shake your head in embarrassment. That’s certainly the way I feel about Toshiba’s racist… Read more ›

Maybe tablets were better than desktops all along

With Apple’s mobile and desktop platforms growing closer in iOS 8 and Yosemite, I started wondering: Is the laptop inherently better for computing than a tablet, or does it just seem that way because we’re so used to the folding… Read more ›

Russian Government Ditches iPads For Samsung Tablets

Russian government officials have ditched the iPad in favor of Samsung-made tablets according to a recent report. The move was supposedly made to “ensure tighter security.†Russia’s telecoms minister Nikolai Nikiforov notes that Russian officials switched over to Samsung tablets… Read more ›     

Well, that little dream didn’t last long. Nintendo has denied plans to bring mini games to smartphones and tablets in an effort to promote its latest console titles. Sources had claimed that the Japanese company was set to announce new… Read more ›     

The BBC has updated its official BBC Sport app, introducing support for the iPad and Android-powered tablets. The new release also makes usability and stability improvements, and allows those on Android to listen to live radio — including Premier League… Read more ›     

It’s Magic 8-Ball time here, as analysts continue to round-out 2013 by making predictions about what we can expect over the next year. This time it’s analyst Canalys, which is forecasting that tablets will out-ship almost all other PC form… Read more ›     

While Android hardware manufacturers were busy trying to pack as many cores as they could into their smartphone and tablet processors, Apple took a different route and decided to go 64-bit instead. It’s a move that makes the iPhone 5s… Read more ›     

Samsung Tablets Eating Up Apple’s Market Share

Following on from the news that Samsung shipped 2.6x the number of smartphones that Apple did last quarter, new figures released by research firm IDC show that Samsung tablet shipments grew by 123% to 9.7 million tablets over the same period.…

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