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Google Announces Android 5.0 Lollipop, New Nexus Devices

Google Announces Android 5.0 Lollipop, New Nexus Devices

By Chris Crum October 15, 2014

Google just announced that the new version of Android is called Lollipop. It also announced a trio of new Nexus devices: the Nexus 6 smartphone, the Nexus 9 tablet, and the Nexus Player Android TV device. First things first. Google …

Wikipedia Gets A Revamp On Tablets Wikipedia Gets A Revamp On Tablets

The Wikimedia Foundation unveiled a new look for Wikipedia and its other properties for tablets. There are similarities to the mobile web version you’ve already been seeing on your smartphone, but there are also some differences. For one, they’ve increased …

Microsoft Unveils Thin Surface Pro 3 Microsoft Unveils Thin Surface Pro 3

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Samsung’s quest to offer a mobile Galaxy-branded device in every conceivable size category is continuing apace. GSMArena this week reported that Samsung is preparing three new tablet devices in a variety of sizes. The report’s unnamed source revealed that the …

T-Mobile Announces New 4G Tablet Deal T-Mobile Announces New 4G Tablet Deal

Though 4G tablets have been heavily marketed over the past two years, the devices still make up a relatively small portion of the overall tablet market. This is largely due to U.S. wireless carriers, which charge consumers extra device and …

Tech Shipments Growing, Despite PC Market Tech Shipments Growing, Despite PC Market

With many parts of the worldwide economy still struggling to recover from the recent economic recession, the tech industry still appears resilient enough to weather just about any market fluctuations. Market research firm Gartner today released a new report showing …

Microsoft Office May Be Coming To An iPad Near You

Microsoft Office is a staple of many people’s lives, ranging from elementary school students to CEOs and everyone in between. Accessing Office has become easier than ever as of late, with personal computers, smart phones, and tablets becoming so prominent …

Even More Hybrid Tablets Are on the Way Even More Hybrid Tablets Are on the Way

The PC market is still in decline, though the bottom of the market may now be in sight. At the same time, the tablet market is still going strong, growing nearly every quarter at a rapid pace. Given these realities, …

Samsung’s Mega-Tablets Could be Flops Samsung’s Mega-Tablets Could be Flops

Last year rumors held that both Samsung and Apple were working on mega-tablets, larger versions of their popular tablet lines that could contain displays larger than one foot across. The tales turned out to be true in Samsung’s case, though …

Apple’s Rumored Mega-iPad Reportedly on Hold Apple’s Rumored Mega-iPad Reportedly on Hold

Last year, when rumors of Apple’s 12-inch mega-iPad surfaced the product seemed to make sense. Ever larger smartphones have begun to encroach on the sizes of popular 7-inch tablets and the bigger-is-better mentality of the mobile device industry will inevitably …

Tablet Growth to Slow as Markets Saturate Tablet Growth to Slow as Markets Saturate

The tablet segment is seeing explosive growth in emerging markets, heralding an even greater slowdown for the PC market in the coming years. Even with tablets flying off shelves in newer markets, though, the overall tablet market may have already …

Android, Windows Butt Heads on Dual OS Tablets Android, Windows Butt Heads on Dual OS Tablets

The Android mobile OS and Windows OS have co-existed peacefully for years, dominating their respective tech realms. As the tech industry moves toward the true internet-of-things, however, Android is increasingly becoming the OS of choice for a variety of new …

Android Tops iOS in Banner Year For Tablets Android Tops iOS in Banner Year For Tablets

Analysts are seeing established smartphone market growth slow to single digits as consumers move on to newer device categories. Predictions show that fitness bands and smart watches will be the gadget segments to watch for growth in the coming years. …

Nvidia Introduces Tegra Note 7 With LTE Nvidia Introduces Tegra Note 7 With LTE

Nvidia, a company known more for its PC gaming GPUs than anything else, has had its sight set on the mobile market for some time now. Last year, it launched both the Shield handheld gaming console and the Tegra Note …

Sales of Smaller Tablets Could Fall This Year Sales of Smaller Tablets Could Fall This Year

Though Apple kicked off the tablet market with the iPad, it was Amazon that expanded the market to its current size. With its less expensive seven-inch Kindle Fire tablet Amazon pioneered the low-cost tablet segment and Samsung, Apple, and nearly …

Mobile Video Viewing Continues to Grow Mobile Video Viewing Continues to Grow

With an increased focus on streaming media boxes, all-in-one entertainment devices, and smart TVs, tech manufacturers are now more focused on dominating the living room than ever before. The war may already have been lost, however, as it now appears …

More HTC Nexus 10 Rumors Surface More HTC Nexus 10 Rumors Surface

Apple and Samsung still dominate the tablet segment, but Google has managed to maintain a foothold in the industry in recent years through its Nexus tablet line. Through multiple iterations now Google has stuck with Asus as the manufacturer for …