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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 …

Tablet Market Set For 20% Growth in Fourth Quarter Tablet Market Set For 20% Growth in Fourth Quarter

Though major growth in the tablet market is beginning to slow in established markets in the west, the overall tablet market is still set to grow very quickly in the coming years. DigiTimes today reported that tablet sales during the …

HTC, BlackBerry Could Abandon the Tablet Market HTC, BlackBerry Could Abandon the Tablet Market
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As crowded as the smartphone market currently is, the tablet market might be even more so. While brands such as Apple and Samsung have begun consolidating the smartphone market in established regions, other players such LG, Sony, and a variety …

Global Tablet Growth Set to Slow in 2014 Global Tablet Growth Set to Slow in 2014

For the past two years the tablet market has ramped up significantly. The demand for tablet devices has even begun to eat into the traditional PC market, causing PC and Notebook shipments to decline for several consecutive quarters now. For …

Lenovo Could be Ramping Up Tablet Production Lenovo Could be Ramping Up Tablet Production

The PC market is dwindling, with PC shipments now consistently falling quarter after quarter. Market watchers blame this decline on the rise of mobile devices, specifically tablets that can fulfill the basic web browsing needs of many consumers. PC manufacturers …

Google Gets Into The Tablets For Education Business Google Gets Into The Tablets For Education Business

The education sector has become big business for tech companies in recent years thanks to classrooms embracing new technologies like tablets and educational software. Apple and Amazon are both big players in the tablets for education arena, and now Google …

iPad Mini With Retina Display Is Now Available For Purchase iPad Mini With Retina Display Is Now Available For Purchase

Apple announced today that the iPad mini with Retina Display is now available. You can order it through the Apple Online Store or through the company’s retail stores (for personal pick-up apparently due to a limited supply), as well as …

Small-Brand Tablets Thriving in Emerging Markets Small-Brand Tablets Thriving in Emerging Markets

Though the tablet industry as a whole is thriving, the market segment is already beginning to saturate is the world’s largest tech markets. For large-brand manufacturers of tablets, this could even mean a drop in year-over-year sales during the important …

Firefox For Android Will Come Preinstalled On Kobo Arc Tablets Firefox For Android Will Come Preinstalled On Kobo Arc Tablets

When you buy an Android smartphone today, you really only have one option of browser right out of the box – the vanilla Android browser. Sure, you can download other browsers off of Google Play, but why do that when …

Branded Tablet Shipments Predicted to Drop in Fourth Quarter Branded Tablet Shipments Predicted to Drop in Fourth Quarter

Recent estimates for tablet sales have seen incredible growth, and analysts have predicted even more growth in the years to come. It’s strange, then, that today a prediction was released stating the tablet market will contract year-over-year during the fourth …

Google, LG May Be Teaming Up On A Tablet [Rumor] Google, LG May Be Teaming Up On A Tablet [Rumor]

Last week, LG and Google released the Nexus 5 – the latest device to come out of a partnership that started with last year’s Nexus 4. Now it looks like the two may be working together on another mobile device. …

Early Windows 8.1 Tablet Sales Fall Short Early Windows 8.1 Tablet Sales Fall Short
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Though Microsoft is seeing some encouraging growth for its Windows Phone 8 smartphones in the mobile market, it does not appear that its tablets are faring as well. DigiTimes today reported that retailers saw sales of Windows 8.1 tablets in …

Tablet Market Still Growing Fast Tablet Market Still Growing Fast
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With the smartphone market beginning to saturate in larger western markets, manufacturers are increasingly looking to the tablet market for growth. With that in mind, market analysts this week have provided some mixed news for the industry going into the …

Ashton Kutcher: Lenovo Product Engineer? Ashton Kutcher: Lenovo Product Engineer?

Although Ashton Kutcher recently played Apple guru Steve Jobs on the big screen, he has become the product engineer for a new line of the PC company, Lenovo. It is almost guaranteed to help the business of a company when …

Apple Tablet Shipments Falling, Still Tops Others Apple Tablet Shipments Falling, Still Tops Others

Earlier this week it was reported that all other tablet shipments combined outpaced Apple’s iPad shipments during the third quarter of 2013. Though this may again change during the holiday quarter now that Apple has announced its refreshed iPad lineup, …

Other Tablets Out-Shipped iPads Last Quarter Other Tablets Out-Shipped iPads Last Quarter

As the tablet market has grown, Apple’s share of the pie had gotten progressively smaller. Though the manufacturer still enjoys a major chunk of the market, the combined force of all other tablets has now overtaken Apple. DigiTimes Research today …

Half of Data Tablet Owners Don’t Pay For Data Half of Data Tablet Owners Don’t Pay For Data

Ever since Apple introduced the iPad there has been a split in the tablet market between Wi-Fi only tablets and those with 3G or 4G capabilities. Generally tablets with data are the more expensive versions of their counterparts. Though it …

Galaxy Tab 3 Kids Will Annoy You With Its Color Scheme On November 10 Galaxy Tab 3 Kids Will Annoy You With Its Color Scheme On November 10

Color is one of the most important aspects of any consumer technology. After all, color makes up a consumer’s first impression of any device, and that’s why most companies play it safe with black or white. It seems that all …