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New, Cheaper iPad 2 to Launch With iPad 3? New, Cheaper iPad 2 to Launch With iPad 3?

The latest leaks anticipate a newer, slimmer, cheaper version of the iPad 2 will launch today along with the much anticipated iPad 3, aka iPad HD. Digitimes is reporting the cheaper iPad will rival other budget tablet models like the …

World’s Thinnest Tablet From Toshiba World’s Thinnest Tablet From Toshiba

On Tuesday, Toshiba will be bringing the world’s thinnest 10 inch tablet to stores. The product was announced at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show in January and bas received wide praise ever since. The ultra sleek and sexy Excite 10 …

Is Google Play The New Google Tablet? Is Google Play The New Google Tablet?
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A recent spate of domain name purchases appears to confirm that Google does have a new Google-branded tablet in the works. What’s more, the domain names may even tell us the name of the new tablet: Google Play. According to …

Apple Likely Producing iPad Mini Screens Apple Likely Producing iPad Mini Screens
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Apple’s iPad makers have began delivering samples of 7.85-inch tablet panels to manufacturers for verification, according to Digitimes. Volume production is said to begin some time in the third quarter of 2012, according to industry sources. An iPad Mini would …

iPad Trade-Ins on eBay Rising iPad Trade-Ins on eBay Rising

eBay has stated that customers are trading in their first and second generation iPads ten times more than they were last February, likely in anticipation of Apple’s release of its iPad 3. eBay said it received 125K tablet trade-in offers …

Sony Tablet Goes Two-Screen: Priced Less Than $400 Sony Tablet Goes Two-Screen: Priced Less Than $400

This thing looks awesome! On March 4th Sony will release its new tablet which will feature dual screens. If you sign up for a two-year data plan with AT&T, they sell it for $399.99. Not a bad deal if you …

Consumers’ Financial Lives Becoming More Digital

Cha-ching! In the United States, half of all bill payments made (by households with access to the Internet) are being paid online. Nearly forty percent of mobile banking users have paid a bill using their phone and one out of …

ASUS Padfone Finally Revealed at MWC ASUS Padfone Finally Revealed at MWC

The time has finally come for the ASUS PadFone at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. Previously announced at last years CES, the PadFone features a smartphone/tablet combo. In essence the PadFone combines a 4.3″ Super AMOLED screen powered …

Google-Branded Tablet Coming Soon? Google-Branded Tablet Coming Soon?
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Back in December we brought you news that Google might have their own Google-branded tablet in the works. In an interview with an Italian newspaper, Eric Schmidt said that Google was working on a high-quality tablet to challenge the iPad. …

Conan O’Brien Takes Two Screens To a New Level Conan O’Brien Takes Two Screens To a New Level

The Team Coco Tablet App steps into the entertainment fray, bringing the “two screens” phenomenon to late night. Armed with the knowledge that many TV viewers have their smartphone or tablet handy when watching shows, the Team Coco visionaries aim …

Dell Reports Record Revenues in 2011 Dell Reports Record Revenues in 2011

Dell reported record-high revenues for the 4th quarter of 2011, though profits were slightly down. Desktop and laptop sales slumped, while server sales have increased. Dell’s revenue for Q4 last year was $16 billion, up 2%, while its net income …

iPad’s Biggest Competitor Is iPhone 4S, Not Kindle Fire iPad’s Biggest Competitor Is iPhone 4S, Not Kindle Fire
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According to a recent study by iSuppli, the iPad so thoroughly owns the tablet market that its nearest competitor isn’t a tablet at all: it’s the iPhone 4S. In the fourth quarter of 2011 Apple shipped 15.4 million iPads. That …

Mobile Devices Influencing Consumer Purchases Mobile Devices Influencing Consumer Purchases
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According to the Google Mobile Ads Blog, in a 2011 study conducted in tandem with Ipsos, consumers are using mobile devices more and more, to help command the points of purchase while shopping online or in-store. During the holiday shopping …

New Xbox To Feature Tablet Controller

We previously reported on the changes that may be coming to the next Xbox. There’s an even bigger change coming if reports are to be believed. CVG is reporting that sources close to Microsoft are claiming that the new controller …

Linux Tablet Gets Detailed In Q&A Linux Tablet Gets Detailed In Q&A

We reported last week on the new Linux-based tablet named Spark. KDE developer Aaron Seigo revealed more details on the device in a Q&A on his blog. The most pressing question for those interested in the tablet is finding out …

Mobile Devices Surpass Computers In Global Chip Buying Mobile Devices Surpass Computers In Global Chip Buying

Spending on microchips for wireless devices soared to $58.6 billion in 2011, according to a study released today. That’s an increase of 14.5% over 2010, when original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) spent $51.2 billion. What’s more, spending on chips for wireless …

Linux Users Finally Getting Their Own Tablet Linux Users Finally Getting Their Own Tablet
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It seems that Linux users will finally be able to join the ranks of tablet users. Spark is a new tablet from KDE, the free software community behind the Plasma series of Linux frameworks. The tablet’s operating system will be …

AT&T Raises Data Caps, Rates For Smartphone And Tablet Customers AT&T Raises Data Caps, Rates For Smartphone And Tablet Customers

AT&T has announced an adjustment to its data plans for smartphone and tablet customers. Under the current plans, mobile phone and tablet users can choose to pay $15 per month for 200MB of data and $25 for 2GB. Mobile phone …

CES 2012: Celebrity Appearances Didn’t Actually Do Much Good CES 2012: Celebrity Appearances Didn’t Actually Do Much Good
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Using big name celebrities to push products is usually good marketing strategy. When people see an entertainer they know and like pushing a product, it makes the product more memorable, and makes them more inclined to buy it. Well, that’s …

Windows and Intel Stay Stubborn Windows and Intel Stay Stubborn
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Apparently the soon to be arriving Windows 8 based Tablets are going to cost an arm and a leg for consumers. The steep cost is reportedly due to an inability for either Intel or Microsoft to flex on prices. A …

CES 2012: Dell Entering Tablet Business Later This Year CES 2012: Dell Entering Tablet Business Later This Year
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It’s surprising that Dell has not entered into the tablet business, but that will change this year. Reuters spoke to Dell’s CCO, Steve Felice, at CES about the company’s entry into the tablet business. He spoke on Dell’s attitude towards …