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Android Tablet Beats iPad Sales in Japan Android Tablet Beats iPad Sales in Japan

A new report from a Japanese publication named Nikkei claims that Apple’s iPad sales in Japan this holiday season were beaten by sales of Google’s Nexus 7. The report cites a survey from Japanese market research firm BCN, which contacted …

Mobile Ads Could Rake in $11.4 Billion in 2013 Mobile Ads Could Rake in $11.4 Billion in 2013

A new Gartner report estimates that worldwide mobile advertising revenue could reach $11.4 billion in 2013. That would be greater than an 18% increase from 2012, which saw $9.6 billion in mobile ad revenue. The analyst also predicts that worldwide …

ASUS MeMO Tab Is A Cheap Android Tablet For The Rest Of Us ASUS MeMO Tab Is A Cheap Android Tablet For The Rest Of Us
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At this point, it seems that everybody wants a tablet. The only thing standing in the way is cost. Google changed the price game with its $200 Nexus 7, but the tablet’s manufacturer, ASUS, is going to go even lower …

CES 2013: Polaroid Announces 10 and 7-inch Tablets CES 2013: Polaroid Announces 10 and 7-inch Tablets

Camera film businesses were devastated in the wake of the digital camera revolution, and standalone, non-professional digital cameras are taking a beating now that cameras are part of nearly every “smart” device on the market. So, camera companies will have …

CES 2013: Razer Transforms The Awkward Fiona Into A Lovely Edge CES 2013: Razer Transforms The Awkward Fiona Into A Lovely Edge

CES 2012 had one standout tablet – Razer’s Project Fiona. The tablet was designed to appeal to core PC gamers and provide the kind of experience that you could normally only get on a gaming PC. Unfortunately, the tablet was …

CES 2013: Unu Is A Tablet, Game Console And Smart TV Rolled Up Into One Media Device CES 2013: Unu Is A Tablet, Game Console And Smart TV Rolled Up Into One Media Device

CES 2013 has been saturated with game consoles and gaming devices. With the popularity of mobile titles, everybody wants to be first to bring Android game to the big screen. Ouya was the first to propose the concept and prove …

CES 2013: Lenovo Introduces The 27-Inch Tablet You Never Asked For CES 2013: Lenovo Introduces The 27-Inch Tablet You Never Asked For
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Tablets traditionally come in either 7 or 10-inch varieties. Anything even remotely bigger would be seen as insanity. Well, Lenovo is apparently insane as the company has introduced a massive tablet at CES. Lenovo today announced the IdeaCentre Horizon Table …

Blekko Reimagines Search Again With izik Blekko Reimagines Search Again With izik
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Blekko announced that it has launched a new search app for tablets called izik (pronounced EYE-zik). The company says it was built specifically with the iPad and Android tablets in mind. “Tablets are increasingly getting integrated into our lives, so …

LG To Announce New Phones And Tablet At CES 2013 [Rumor] LG To Announce New Phones And Tablet At CES 2013 [Rumor]

CES 2013 is next week, and as such, the rumors are starting to pour in. The first major rumor of the new year is that LG has some impressive hardware on the horizon. The company is riding high on the …

Can HP Survive the Post-PC Revolution? Can HP Survive the Post-PC Revolution?
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On November 20, 2012, Hewlett-Packard (HP) announced its second quarterly write-down of over $8 billion dollars in a row. That in itself is cause for alarm, but the fact that HP blamed the write-downs on two of its largest recent …

Mattel And Hasbro Terrified Of Tablets Moving In On Their Turf Mattel And Hasbro Terrified Of Tablets Moving In On Their Turf
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Mattel and Hasbro are household names when it comes to toys. I grew up playing with action figures made by the companies, and I’m sure any person born in the 80s or early 90s has fond memories of G.I. Joe, …

$99 Tablet Might Not Make It To The U.S. $99 Tablet Might Not Make It To The U.S.
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A rumor emerged last week that said Acer was preparing a $99 Android tablet. That rumor is looking to be truth as more reports are coming in on the device, dubbed the Iconia B1, and one report says that the …

$99 Acer Android Tablet is on the Way $99 Acer Android Tablet is on the Way
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It’s been rumored for a while now that Google is developing a $99 version of its Nexus 7 tablet. Those rumors were based on manufacturing reports from Taiwanese gadget makers, such as Google’s Nexus 7 partner Asus. Now, it seems …

Tumblr Android App Now Supports Tablets Tumblr Android App Now Supports Tablets

Social networks that sprung up and became popular before the mobile boom are now working to move onto mobile. One such service is tumblr and its mobile presence just got a little stronger on Android. Tumblr announced today that it …

Microsoft Is Finally Expanding Surface RT Availability To Retailers Microsoft Is Finally Expanding Surface RT Availability To Retailers
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An analyst with Detwiler Fenton said last week that Microsoft’s Surface wasn’t doing so well. The analyst attributed the lack of success to two causes – limited distribution and a high price. Microsoft hasn’t fixed the price yet, but it …

Google News Gets Some Tablet-Friendly Tweaks Google News Gets Some Tablet-Friendly Tweaks
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Google announced some improvements to Google News for tablets today. Users will start being able to swipe horizontally between sections, and tap “Explore in depth” to see multiple articles and other info related to a story. There is also more …

Microsoft’s Surface Is Dead Last In Tablet Web Traffic Generation Microsoft’s Surface Is Dead Last In Tablet Web Traffic Generation
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It’s been speculated that Microsoft’s Surface tablet may not be doing that well. There’s not been any solid numbers yet from Redmond, but a new report out of Chitika seemingly confirms the speculation. Chitika Insights published a report this morning …

Microsoft’s Surface Might Not Be Doing So Well Microsoft’s Surface Might Not Be Doing So Well
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Microsoft’s Surface tablet started out pretty strong. The base model sold out in the first day of pre-orders. After that, Steve Ballmer said sales were off to a “modest” start. Modest apparently means abysmal according to a report from one …

The Post-PC Era May Finally Begin In 2013 The Post-PC Era May Finally Begin In 2013
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Apple famously said that the iPad tablet ushers in the post-PC era. That hasn’t been exactly true just yet as more PCs are sold each year than tablets, but it may finally change in 2013. DigiTimes Research senior analyst James …

HP ElitePad Chosen to Fly on Emirates Airlines HP ElitePad Chosen to Fly on Emirates Airlines

HP and Emirates Airlines announced today that HP’s new Windows 8 tablet, the ElitePad 900, has been chosed at the “primary interface” for the airline’s flight crews. As part of Emirates’ new Knowledge-driven Inflight Service (KIS), the tablets will be …

Apple’s New Ads Paint the iPad Mini as a Complementary Device Apple’s New Ads Paint the iPad Mini as a Complementary Device
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For doubters who would label Apple’s iPad Mini as an unnecessary device, one that takes from an iPad and an iPod Touch and blends them into something that doesn’t really exhibit the best of either – the company has a …