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Over 78 Million Tablets Shipped During the Holiday Quarter Over 78 Million Tablets Shipped During the Holiday Quarter

Tablets are now eating significantly into sales of traditional PCs and could soon overshadow PC sales altogether. This past holiday season (particularly Black Friday sales) further propelled the growth of the tablet market, firmly planting mobile devices as a dominant …

Apple to Ship Over 80 Million Tablets This Year Apple to Ship Over 80 Million Tablets This Year

Tablets were more popular than ever this holiday season, and Apple and Samsung continued to display their mobile dominance with iPad and Galaxy tablet sales on Black Friday. A DigiTimes report today is showing that this year’s tablet sales growth …

Samsung Unveils The Galaxy Tab 3 Lite Samsung Unveils The Galaxy Tab 3 Lite

At CES earlier this month, Samsung announced two mega tablets – the Galaxy note Pro and the Galaxy Tab Pro. Both tablets feature a 12.2-inch display and will no doubt appeal to the luxury tech user who demands large displays. …

CES 2014: Samsung Officialy Unveils 12.2-Inch Mega Tablets CES 2014: Samsung Officialy Unveils 12.2-Inch Mega Tablets
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It seems that at least some of the rumors last fall were entirely true. This week at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas Samsung officially unveiled two mega-tablets with screen sizes of over 12 inches. The tablets are …

Microsoft Upgrades The Surface Pro 2′s CPU Microsoft Upgrades The Surface Pro 2′s CPU
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Late last year, Microsoft revamped its Surface tablet line with the launch of the Surface 2 and the Surface Pro 2. The Surface 2 received the biggest changes, but the Surface Pro 2 also received a slight bump in specs. …

Polaroid Announces New Q Tablets Ahead Of CES Polaroid Announces New Q Tablets Ahead Of CES

When you think Android tablets, do you ever think of Polaroid? No? Well, you might want to keep an eye out for Polaroid this year as it debuts a new line of Android tablets at CES 2014. Polaroid announced today …

Acer Announces Two New Affordable Tablets Ahead Of CES Acer Announces Two New Affordable Tablets Ahead Of CES

At CES next week, we’re going to see some truly powerful tablets. Those tablets will cost hundreds of dollars, however, and are not exactly mass market material. On the other hand, other manufacturers will show up with more affordable tablets …

Consumer Computer Sales Increasing, Thanks to Tablets Consumer Computer Sales Increasing, Thanks to Tablets
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Throughout the past few years, the tech industry has watched as consumers bought fewer PCs each year. Shipments of PCs and notebooks have been declining for several consecutive quarters now. Consumers have not been lured in by new PC hardware …

Nearly Half of All Online Traffic Was Mobile on Christmas Day 2013 Nearly Half of All Online Traffic Was Mobile on Christmas Day 2013
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Through anecdote and online company reports, it seems to be a truism that the future of the web is mobile. Now, though, some solid numbers have shown just how popular accessing the internet through mobile devices has become. IBM’s Digital …

PC Manufacturers Reportedly Cool on 2-in-1 Tablet/PCs PC Manufacturers Reportedly Cool on 2-in-1 Tablet/PCs
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It appears that, in addition to adding touchscreens to notebooks, PC manufacturers will be betting big on convertible, 2-in-1 tablet/notebook hybrid devices in 2014. Looking ahead to the new year, manufacturers are already ramping up production on convertible devices. Despite …

Branded Tablet Install Base to Hit 285 Million by Year’s End Branded Tablet Install Base to Hit 285 Million by Year’s End
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If 2013 could be labeled anything for the tech world, it would certainly be the year of tablets. Every major tech manufacturer is now trying to stake their place in that rapidly growing market segment and tablet sales this year …

Best Tablets For That Special Someone On Your Holiday Shopping List Best Tablets For That Special Someone On Your Holiday Shopping List
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Tablet computers have brought a whole new definition to the word “convenient;” they have the mobility and ease of accessibility of a smart phone, but also embrace the clarity and versatility of a laptop computer. Tablet computers are useful for …

Tablet Touch Panel Shipments to Slow Next Year Tablet Touch Panel Shipments to Slow Next Year

The tablet industry is only a few years old and is still growing fast. The segment has even managed to eat in to traditional PC sales, sending manufacturers scrambling for ways to make desktops and notebooks new again with features …

Kindle Fire Tablets See Record Sales on Amazon Kindle Fire Tablets See Record Sales on Amazon

Amazon’s line of Kindle Fire tablets saw record-breaking sales over the weekend, as the second-generation Kindle Fire HD, and the third-generation Kindle Fire HDX 7″, were the two top-selling items this holiday season for the world’s largest online retailer. A …

Tablets Help Students Learn Science, Shows Study Tablets Help Students Learn Science, Shows Study

Many of the concepts taught in science classrooms are inherently difficult to explain in a classroom or through a book. Physics in particular is hard to illustrate beyond the mathematics of it. Newer technology seems poised to help with this …

Tablet Growth to Slow in Coming Years Tablet Growth to Slow in Coming Years

The biggest tech success story of the past three years is undoubtedly tablets. Since the debut of the iPad the tablet industry has grown at a breakneck pace with shipments now set to top 221 million units this year. According …

Tablet Shipments Beat Out Mobile PCs This Year Tablet Shipments Beat Out Mobile PCs This Year

The PC market is declining rapidly, and it is easy to see why. With no compelling reason to upgrade PC hardware, consumers are turning to mobile devices such as tablets for more of their media consumption needs. More proof of …

Tablets Will Be A Hot Ticket Item For Parents This Holiday Season Tablets Will Be A Hot Ticket Item For Parents This Holiday Season
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When I was growing up, I was mostly given traditional toys for Christmas. According to a new survey, that’s quickly changing as more parents opt to gift their children tech-related items. PBS Kids recently surveyed 1,000 parents with children between …

Tablet Market to Overtake PCs & Notebooks Combined Tablet Market to Overtake PCs & Notebooks Combined
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The low cost and high usability of tablets has for some time now been taking sales away from more traditional PCs. The PC and notebook markets are now experiencing quarter after quarter of declining shipment numbers. Now, market research firm …

iPad Mini With Retina Display Reportedly Available For Walk-In Purchases At Some Stores iPad Mini With Retina Display Reportedly Available For Walk-In Purchases At Some Stores

Some consumers looking to buy Apple’s iPad mini with Retina Display may now be able to do so in their local Apple Retail stores. I stress the word “may”. On November 12th, Apple announced the availability of the device, but …

Google Play Starts Highlighting Tablet Apps, Labeling Others As ‘Designed For Phones’ Google Play Starts Highlighting Tablet Apps, Labeling Others As ‘Designed For Phones’

Google announced today that it is rolling out changes to Google Play, in which it will better differentiate between apps that are designed for tablets and apps that are designed for phones. Regardless of whether or not you developed your …