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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

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 …

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 …