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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 …

Apple, Samsung Creating Mega-Tablets [RUMOR] Apple, Samsung Creating Mega-Tablets [RUMOR]

As Apple tacitly acknowledged with the iPhone 5′s larger screen, consumers are craving the larger screens seen in high-end Android smartphones. At the same time, a large number of consumers seem to be more interested in smaller, less expensive 7-inch …

Tablet Shipments to Reach 381M in 2017 Tablet Shipments to Reach 381M in 2017

Though the tablet market slowed down during this year’s second quarter, the market is still expected to grow significantly for the foreseeable future. Android tablet shipments alone have doubled in just the past year. Analyst firm Forrester Research is now …

New Nexus 7 Predicted to Sell 3.5 Million This Year New Nexus 7 Predicted to Sell 3.5 Million This Year

Since Google’s first 7-inch tablet, the Nexus 7, was announced last year, shipments of Android tablets have risen quickly. Though the iPad Mini provides strong competition, a slew of low-priced, 7-inch Android devices led by the Nexus 7 and Amazon’s …

Large Smartphones Could Cut Into Tablet Market Large Smartphones Could Cut Into Tablet Market
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As Android smartphones gradually begin to rise in size, the difference between the so-called “phablets” and 7-inch tablets is beginning to disappear. Samsung’s 5.7-inch Galaxy Note III smartphone is rumored to be only one month from its reveal, news of …

Tablet Shipments Down, Apple Loses Market Share Tablet Shipments Down, Apple Loses Market Share

As has already been reported from multiple analyst firms, tablet shipments were slow during the second quarter of 2013. Analyst firm IDC has now weighed in with its numbers, which show just how drastically Apple is losing market share in …

Apple’s iPad Dominance is Over, Courtesy Smaller Android Tablets Apple’s iPad Dominance is Over, Courtesy Smaller Android Tablets

Though recent estimates for the second quarter of 2013 have shown the tablet market slowing a bit, most predictions believe this is due to consumers waiting for the dozens of tablet refreshes on the way this holiday season. In relative …

Tablet Sales to Pick Up Later This Year, Shows Analyst Survey Tablet Sales to Pick Up Later This Year, Shows Analyst Survey

It’s taken only a few short years since the debut of the iPhone for U.S. smartphone adoption to begin to slow, and now it appears that tablets are saturating the U.S. market just as fast. The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) …

Android Tablet Shipments Nearly Doubled in Past Year Android Tablet Shipments Nearly Doubled in Past Year

The modern tablet market, much like the smartphone market before it, was almost entirely created by Apple. Once again, however, the more open Android operating system now appears to be dominating the space that Apple pioneered. According to second quarter …

Analyst: Tablet Shipments Will be Double Notebook Shipments Next Year Analyst: Tablet Shipments Will be Double Notebook Shipments Next Year

It’s clear that the traditional PC market is now in decline. Shipment numbers earlier this month showed yet another drop for the traditional PC, and though smaller notebooks such as Google’s Chromebooks are gaining traction, notebook sales are heavily declining …

Tablet Shipments Down in Q2, iPad Market Share Drops Tablet Shipments Down in Q2, iPad Market Share Drops
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As crowded as the tablet market has become in just a few years, manufacturers actually are eating into Apple’s leading share of the tablet market. New second quarter 2013 tablet shipment numbers were released today by TrendForce, showing that Apple’s …

HP to Release $99 Tablet This Fall [RUMOR] HP to Release $99 Tablet This Fall [RUMOR]
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The tablet market, just a few years old, is already crowded with tablet designs from nearly every tech manufacturer. Predictions show that the tablet market should grow to a record size this year, while shipments of traditional PCs are now …

Tablet Owners Prefer to Multitask With TV, Shows Survey Tablet Owners Prefer to Multitask With TV, Shows Survey

A new survey by NPD DisplaySearch has shown that 88% of tablet owners use their tablet while watching TV. 82% of smartphone owners also multitasked online while watching TV. The analyst firm’s “Quarterly Multi-Screen Usage Study” found that the most …

Toshiba To Launch “Entry Level” 7-Inch Tablet Soon Toshiba To Launch “Entry Level” 7-Inch Tablet Soon

Between Apple’s iPad Mini, Amazon’s Kindle Fire, Google’s Nexus 7, and a wide array of products from other manufacturers, the 7-inch tablet market is looking pretty crowded. That evidently hasn’t stopped Toshiba from creating another mini-tablet, though. Digitimes today reported …

Microsoft Cuts Surface RT’s Price To $349 Microsoft Cuts Surface RT’s Price To $349
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Many, including yours truly, thought that Microsoft’s Surface RT tablet was a bit too expensive at $500. That price may have even been the reason why it’s not doing so well. Microsoft is hoping to rectify that with a worldwide …

Nexus 7 Refresh Coming Soon, Specs Leaked Nexus 7 Refresh Coming Soon, Specs Leaked

Though Android fans were disappointed that no new hardware announcements were made at Google I/O, rumors of an impending update to the Nexus 7 tablet. Today Digitimes, the Tiawanese publication that closely follows Chines tech manufacturing, all but confirmed the …

North America Buys Nearly Half of All Tablets in Q1 North America Buys Nearly Half of All Tablets in Q1

According to new research released recently by analyst firm ABI Research, people in North America are buying nearly half the world’s tablets. Of the estimated 39 million tablets that shipped in the first quarter of 2013, 47% of revenue from …

BlackBerry PlayBook Will Not Get BlackBerry 10 BlackBerry PlayBook Will Not Get BlackBerry 10

Are you one of the few million people around the world to buy the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet? Were you hoping that BlackBerry would bring its latest operating system to the tablet? You might want to just give up hope now. …

Samsung Announces New Windows8/Android ATIV Tablets Samsung Announces New Windows8/Android ATIV Tablets
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Back in April, Samsung re-branded all of its laptops under the ATIV brand. The manufacturer’s ultrabooks, all-in-ones, and smart PCs now go by ATIV Books, ATIV Ones, and ATIV Tabs with different numerical monikers. In case that’s not confusing enough …

Windows RT Tablets Are About To Get Cheaper Windows RT Tablets Are About To Get Cheaper
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Nobody really wants Windows RT. That much was obvious when manufacturers started to pull their Windows RT tablets from store shelves. Now Microsoft is trying to increase interest in RT with a new pricing strategy. Bloomberg reports that Microsoft is …