American Airlines Pilots See Health Benefits to iPad Use

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In its trial for using Apple, Inc.’s iPad as flight manuals, not only is American Airlines saving the environment in not having to print out paper editions as well as receiving a savings in fuel costs, the airliner has claimed recently that the use of the tablet has helped to reduce pilot back injuries from […]

HP Envy x2 Review

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The HP Envy x2 is a Windows 8 tablet that includes a well designed dock to take the Envy x2 to full on productivity mode with an extended battery and a full size keyboard. Despite the lower power Intel Atom processor the Envy x2 runs a full version of Windows 8 with access to the […]

Cheaper iPad mini Dominates Apple’s Tablet Sales

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Cannibalization is a real effect that Apple is feeling since it had released the iPad mini, but thankfully Apple is competing mainly against itself still. According to recent numbers, the iPad mini comprises a whopping 65 percent of total iPad sales, showing that consumers are quick to adopt the smaller, more portable, and less expensive […]

HP Planning High-End SlateBook 10 X2 Android Tablet?

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After having recently introduced a more budget oriented Slate 7 Android tablet, it looks like PC-maker HP will try its hand at the more premium segment with a high-end SlateBook 10 X2 tablet. According to benchmarks that were captured from AnTuTu and reported by German site TabTech, the SlateBook 10 X2 will have a 10-inch display, quad-core […]

Android, Windows 8 Eating Away at iPad Market Share

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Though Apple’s iPad and iPad mini still lead the industry in market share, tablets running Google’s Android operating system and Microsoft’s Windows 8 and Windows RT OSes are starting to nip away at Apple’s dominance in the slate computing category. Apple reported as part of its earnings call that it had sold nearly 20 million […]

Why Microsoft Has More to Fear From Samsung Than Google

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Much has been said about the public battle between Samsung and Apple and the private worries of Google that its biggest partner in the Android space may shun it in the future, but Samsung may pose a bigger threat to Microsoft than the industry lets on. Many of the changes that Samsung is implementing on […]

4-Year-Old Becomes Youngest Treated for iPad Addiction

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A girl in Britain becomes the youngest patient to be treated for iPad addiction at the age of four. Psychiatrists say that the child displays compulsive behavior after having been exposed to the tablet and technology at an early age, and shows symptoms of withdrawals if her iPad is taken away from her. Australian’s News.com reports […]

Microsoft Confirms Windows Coming to Smaller Screens Soon

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Thus far, all touchscreen Windows tablet launched today are sized with a minimum of a 10-inch display, but recent comments from Microsoft during its earnings call confirm what we’ve been hearing all along–Windows 8 will be coming to a smaller screen sizes. Microsoft’s outgoing chief financial officer Peter Klein says that this will happen soon, […]

Look Out Nexus 7! $200 Windows Tablets Are Coming.

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While netbooks may be on their last legs, just don’t expect inexpensively priced Windows products to be out of vogue. Chip-maker and Microsoft partner Intel is predicting that we’ll soon be seeing $200 tablets running Windows 8–not the simplified Windows RT–operating system on the Atom architecture. This would be a significant drop in price, considering […]

PhonePad+ Pairs Up With Galaxy S3 to Mimic Asus Innovation

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Remember the Asus-made Padfone that attempted to turn your Asus smartphone into a tablet through a hybrid convertible design? Well, a third-party accessory-maker thinks that Asus’ novel creation is worth the inspiration and created a similar concept for Samsung’s smartphone, which attempts to pair a Galaxy S3, Galaxy S2, and even a Galaxy S4 with […]

Microsoft Plans for Windows Phone Phablets in Future Major OS Update

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We’ve reported recently that 1080p full HD resolution displays will be coming to the next major Windows Phone OS update, also known as GDR3, and now we are hearing that the same update may allow manufacturers to create larger Windows Phone devices. The latest software tweaks will enable Microsoft and its OEM hardware partners to […]

7-Inch Microsoft Surface Rumored for Production Later This Year

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Rumors of a shrunken down Microsoft Surface tablet to compete against Apple’s iPad mini and Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8.0 are once again, no pun intended, surfacing on the Internet. According to a report on the Wall Street Journal, the Surface-maker is planning a new lineup of tablets that will go into production later this year, and […]

Nexus 10 Gets a Smart Cover Accessory from Google

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Nexus 10 owners who want to protect or accessorize their devices may be happy to know that Google has released its first official Nexus 10 accessory in the form of the Nexus 10 cover. The Nexus 10 Cover isn’t unlike the Nexus 7 Cover in that it protects the rear of the device and has […]

Acer Planning $149 iPad mini Android Competitor

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According to the latest report, Acer may be considering lowering the price of its 7.9-inch Android tablet in an effort to better compete against Apple’s iPad mini on price. The Acer Iconia A1 tablet, currently priced at $249, would see a $100 price cut, according to DigiTimes, if Acer does go through with its plan. That […]

Asus MeMO Pad 7 Arrives, $50 Less than Nexus 7

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The Asus MeMO Pad 7, the company’s inexpensive 7-inch Android tablet is now available for $149, $50 less than the Nexus 7. Asus’ new Android tablet has a 7-inch screen similar to that of the Nexus 7, though it has a lower-resolution 1024×600 display. Because both the new MeMO Pad 7 and the Nexus 7 […]

The Problem with Microsoft: It Doesn’t Have the Face of a Star

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Microsoft did a fantastic engineering job with the Surface RT and Surface Pro tablets–early media reviews have called the design a handsome job with sturdy build quality thanks to its VaporMG construction. The slates come with an assuring click when the kickstand is propped out or the keyboard cover is snapped into place and a […]

Google Plans to Sell 8 Million Second-Gen Nexus 7 Tablets Starting July

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In a new report revealing Google’s target numbers for the second-generation iteration of its Nexus 7 tablets, the Internet search giant is said to aim for sales of 8 million slates beginning this July through the end of the year. Previous rumors surrounding the Nexus 2 7-inch slate had placed the tablet’s debut this May […]

Galaxy Tab 3 Plus to Get Simple ‘Galaxy S Tab’ Name at Launch

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When we spoke with Samsung at the Consumer Electronics Show, the tech giant had promised that it would simplify the naming convention of its devices in the future, and it looks like the Galaxy Tab 3 Plus may be the first device to benefit from the simplified naming. We are hearing rumors that the third-generation […]

Will HTC Be a Launch Partner with Windows Blue?

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With the next-generation Windows 8 software upgrade dubbed Windows Blue slated to occur later this year, there is now speculation that Microsoft partner HTC may deliver a Windows tablet at the same time. It’s still uncertain whether HTC’s tablet will run the full Windows 8 software or if it will run the more limited touch-based […]

Tablets to Benefit Most From T-Mobile’s UNcarrier Plans

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T-Mobile had announced its UNcarrier plans at a media event in New York City yesterday morning, separating a customer’s network access contract-free subscription for voice and data access from monthly installment plans to purchase their smartphones or tablets without the need for contracts or subsidies. Essentially, this translates to a customer having two separate portions […]