Tag Archive: Tablets

Microsoft’s tablets are eating away at iPad sales

Apple might have once owned the tablet market, but Microsoft is making rapid advances in sales — and may even be approaching iPad numbers by 2019, according to a new “Tablet Operating System Forecast” report by Strategy Analytics. Summarizing the first nine months of 2015, and extrapolating the trends to try and predict the next […]

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Apple’s senior VP of services, Eddy Cue, sat down with CNN this morning to talk about why you need to buy the new iPad Pro that will go on sale later this week. Along with being the best iPad ever for professionals that want to create content, Cue told Brian Stelter that the gigantic tablet […]

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Apple will apparently utilize oxide TFT displays for its upcoming next-generation iPad models, according to new reports coming out of Asia — thereby allowing the iPad display panels to consume drastically less power. In order to gain a bigger piece… Read more ›

‘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 ›