All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘tablet’

Is Microsoft’s Major Announcement The Xbox Surface? [Rumor]

Microsoft is making a major announcement today in Los Angeles at 3:30 p.m. PST. Nobody has any idea what it is and Microsoft has been very secretive with the announcement. The major consensus at this point seems to be that it’s going to be a tablet, but what kind of tablet? A recent leak may hold the answers. Thanks to …

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Microsoft to Announce Xbox Tablet at Monday’s Big Secret Media Event?

Microsoft piqued everybody’s interest yesterday by sending out invites to an exclusive media event where the company plans to make a “major announcement.” Microsoft isn’t even telling invitees where the event is happening until Monday morning, the day of the event, let alone betraying even a single clue about what this shindig will be about. With few details about the …

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Asus Confirms New Google Tablet On the Way

For a few months now there have been rumors that Asus and Google will be releasing a 7-inch Nexus tablet at the upcoming Google I/O conference. Now a report from Android Authority is confirming that the rumors are true. They sat down with an Asus executive over the weekend, and he said that the Google tablet does, in fact, exist. …

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Dell Exec Knocks iPad For Being “Shiny”

By pretty much any standard you prefer, Apple’s iPad has been nothing short of a smash hit. Love it or hate it, the iPad has completely revolutionized the mobile computing market – to the point that it is even hampering the growth of the PC market. What’s more, it’s not just a consumer device. Research has shown that businesses – …

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PC Growth To Stagnate As Tablets Take Over

When Tim Cook took the stage to introduce the new iPad back in March, he spent a lot of time talking about the “post-PC world,” a world in which people used tablets instead of PCs for the bulk of their day-to-day internet and media-consumption needs. The iPad, Cook said, was the poster child for this post-PC era. New data released …

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Google’s New Seven Inch Tablet Coming In July?

There have been rumors for some time that Google might be developing its own Google-branded tablet to compete in the Android tablet market. While some early rumors put the tablet at around 10 inches, to compete with the iPad, more recent reports have suggested that a 7-inch Kindle Fire competitor would be more likely. One thing that has remained fairly …

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Intel Windows 8 Tablets to Debut in November

Acording to sources at CNet, the first Intel based Windows 8 tablets will be out in stores by November. There will be over a dozen different designs, ranging from tablets to hybrids (a design that combines laptops and tablets) showcased just in time for Christmas, as Microsoft tests the tablet/hybrid market in earnest. All of the devices will utilize the …

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Google Takes Aim At Low-end Tablet Market

The release of Google’s first quarter earnings report brought a lot of interesting news.The company announced a dividend and stock split. Also, Google’s first quarter revenue was $10.65 billion, up 24% over the first quarter of 2011. While cost-per-click was down 12% over the first quarter of 2011 and 6% over the previous quarter, CEO Larry Page said that he …

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Tablets Are Changing How We Watch TV

The advent of the tablet has changed the way we do many things. Tablets allow us to surf the web, play games, check email, and consume media in ways – and places – that were once much more complicated. One of the more recent and unexpected use of tablets, though, has been as a second screen when we’re watching our …

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Tablet Sales Projected to Hit 120 Million in 2012

Data from a new study by Gartner shows that worldwide tablet device sales are projected to hit almost 120 million in 2012. To be precise, 119 million tablets are expected to be sold – roughly double that of the 60 million shipped in 2011. Before I go on, I am really impressed with Gartner’s total tablet market figure of 60,017118,883182,457369,258. …

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Users Reading More News on Mobile Devices

It was recently reported that news content brings in 7% of of Apple Newsstand’s monthly gross of roughly $70,000 – while this doesn’t seem like much, a newer study reveals that users of mobile news apps now read more articles and long-form content than regular computer users. The January Pew Project for Excellence in Journalism found that when searching for …

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Tablet Sales To Hit 119 Million In 2012

When Tim Cook took the stage to announce the new iPad on March 7th, he spent some time talking about the post-PC era, for which Apple’s iPad was the “poster child.” In the two short years since Apple basically created the tablet market with the launch of the original iPad, tablets have become a major player in the personal computing …

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