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Microsoft Expected to Announce Surface Mini Tablet Microsoft Expected to Announce Surface Mini Tablet
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Microsoft’s attempt at a first-party Windows 8 tablet lineup was a failure. A year on from the launch of its Surface tablets, the company took a $900 million adjustment on unsold Surface RT tablets during its fourth quarter. Significant price …

Mobile External Display Capabilities to Expand in Coming Years Mobile External Display Capabilities to Expand in Coming Years

As smartphones and other mobile platforms have become more prevalent, PC sales have begun to slump. However, consumers till need to get things done on larger screens. While some manufacturers have managed to specialize for the PC market, others are …

Asus Announces Updated PadFone Infinity Asus Announces Updated PadFone Infinity

Asus has been on a run the past few weeks, unveiling devices ranging from a new extra-small Fonepad tablet to a new Chromebook laptop. Now, the Taiwanese company has unveiled another of its strange PadFone devices. The PadFone is essentially …

8-Inch Tablet Demand Reportedly Low 8-Inch Tablet Demand Reportedly Low

Last month, analysts began predicting that tablet manufacturers would begin introducing 8-inch tablet models this fall to compete with Apple’s iPad Mini. Sure enough, tablet manufacturers such as LG began to announce such tablets at the beginning of September. Now, …

Entertainment, Social Media Top Tablet Use Survey Entertainment, Social Media Top Tablet Use Survey

With tablet sales now taking a bite out of traditional PC sales, it’s worth it to ask the question of what exactly consumers are using the devices for. Market research firm Gartner has done just that, and the results shouldn’t …

Rupert Murdoch: Questioning by UK Parliament on Hold Rupert Murdoch: Questioning by UK Parliament on Hold
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Rupert Murdoch’s return to the Media Select Committee of the UK parliament’s House of Commons has been postponed in light of anticipated phone-hacking trials related to Murdoch’s news companies. Murdoch is being called back to the Committee to be questioned …

Microsoft Offering $200 For Old iPads Microsoft Offering $200 For Old iPads

Last fall, Microsoft announced its Surface lineup of tablets. The company had hoped that the Windows 8 devices would be able to challenge Apple’s iPad in the full-sized tablet market. Like Windows 8 itself, however, the Surface (particularly the Surface …

Tablet Shipments to Beat PCs This Holiday Season Tablet Shipments to Beat PCs This Holiday Season

Last holiday season was disappointing for PC sales. The market was let down by the failure of Microsoft’s Windows 8 platform, and market watchers have partially blamed the rising tablet market for slow PC sales. Now, for the first time …

Next Surface RT To Be Called Surface 2 [Rumor] Next Surface RT To Be Called Surface 2 [Rumor]

It’s fair at this point to say the Surface RT was a failure. Microsoft’s first attempt at a tablet was designed well enough, but the limited Surface RT OS just wasn’t as desirable as the full Windows 8 experience available …

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Sales Predicted to be Slow Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Sales Predicted to be Slow
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Earlier this week, Samsung unveiled its new Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet. The device is Samsung’s direct competitor to the iPad, and comes with impressive specs and software. However, the tablet industry is currently in a shift toward smaller tablets. The …

ASUS Unveils New Fonepad Tablets ASUS Unveils New Fonepad Tablets

The Nexus 7 has been a surprising hit. While Amazon still rules the Android side of the mini-tablet market, Google’s 7-inch tablet has sold millions of units worldwide. Now, the manufacturer of the Nexus 7 is competing with its own …

New Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Announced New Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Announced
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In addition to the new Galaxy Note 3 and the newly revealed Galaxy Gear smart watch, Samsung today announced a refreshed version of its Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet. The Galaxy Note 10.1 will have the same 10.1-inch screen as its …

LG’s 8.3-Inch G Pad Tablet Announced LG’s 8.3-Inch G Pad Tablet Announced

As the mini-tablet market begins to take sales from the full-sized tablet segment, those same tablets, like smartphones, are beginning to creep up in size. A number of new tablets in the 8-inch size category have already been predicted for …

Larger Smartphones Beating Tablets in Asia Larger Smartphones Beating Tablets in Asia

As the smartphone and tablet markets begin to become saturated in western countries, manufacturers are now looking to emerging markets such as China and Brazil for growth. However, with smaller tablets becoming more popular and larger smartphones taking off, market …

Tablet Sales Prediction Cut as Consumers Weigh Choices Tablet Sales Prediction Cut as Consumers Weigh Choices
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After an amazing holiday 2012 showing, the tablet market slowed down during the first half of 2013. Market watchers have attributed the slowdown to a lack of new product announcements in the tablet space, but expect the market to heat …

Samsung Seeing Reduced Demand for 10-Inch Tablets Samsung Seeing Reduced Demand for 10-Inch Tablets

Though Apple bet big on its larger iPad, it now seems that there is a large consumer segment drawn to smaller, less expensive tablet devices. As Amazon’s 7-inch Kindle Fire tablets and Google’s Nexus 7 tablet began to take off, …

LG G Pad 8.3 Teased In Short Film LG G Pad 8.3 Teased In Short Film
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LG has made a small comeback in the past year thanks to its partnership with Google on the Nexus 4. It’s now hoping to make a similar impact on the mobile industry with a new flagship smartphone – the LG …

Kindle Fire Being Doused, Says Analyst Kindle Fire Being Doused, Says Analyst
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For Amazon, the Kindle Fire has been a huge success in the 7-inch tablet category. For the past two years Amazon’s device has competed with the largest mobile industry players – Apple and Samsung. Now, with Amazon preparing to announce …

8-Inch Tablets Predicted For This Fall 8-Inch Tablets Predicted For This Fall
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As the 7-inch tablet market becomes more crowded, and as 7-inch tablets have become less expensive, they have made up a growing portion of the overall tablet market. Now, with smartphones creeping up to mini-tablet sizes, tablets themselves are beginning …

This Year’s Tablet War Will Begin in September This Year’s Tablet War Will Begin in September

As shown by nearly every analyst’s estimates, tablet shipments slowed during the second quarter of 2013. It turns out, though, that this past quarter was the calm before the storm, with this September slated to be, quite possibly, the biggest …

Next iPad Will Reportedly Utilize iPad Mini-Like Touch Panel Next iPad Will Reportedly Utilize iPad Mini-Like Touch Panel

There’s news out in the iPad rumors department. The Wall Street Journal is reporting today, based on information from “people with knowledge of the matter” that Apple’s next iPad model will make use of the same touch-panel technology the company …