Mozilla’s Asa Dotler recently confirmed that the company has begun testing its flagship Firefox OS on tablets.
14.4 million desktops, notebooks, and tablets were reportedly sold through U.S. commercial channels in 2013, leading to a 25.4 percent increase over 2012.
From the classroom to coffee shops, tablets are popping up everywhere. Now a new deal will put 100,000 of the devices on tabletops across Applebee’s restaurants in the United States, a record rollout for a business that continues the trend to gamify your dining experience and get you to spend more in your seat.
According to IDC, lack of interest in PCs means that beyond replacement of existing systems there isn't much else to hold consumers' attention with the platform. The report tries to be a little upbeat, forecasting some growth in 2015, but that comes after projected drops in the next two years that don't support the notion of future growth under any circumstance.
For online shopping, smartphones are good for browsing but tablets are used more when it's time to make a purchase. Also, iOS outdoes Android.iOS outdid Android for both the amount of traffic to online sales sites and for the amount of purchasing. When it's time to actually spend the money in the mobile-device era, tablets were used 55 percent more often than phones during Thanksgiving-day shopping.
A report claimed that nearly half people using tablets have experienced failure in the last two years, making them a poor choice as devices in the business sector.
Ever since Google launched its $199 Nexus 7 last year, tablet makers have been looking for ways to come up with even cheaper devices to undercut Google and other brands who targeted the sub-$200 space. Smaller form factors were popularised by Apple’s iPad mini, too. As a result the tablet underwent a massive transformation over the last 12 to 15 months in what can only be described as a race to the bottom. However, we’re not at the bottom just yet.
Google's web-centric Chrome operating system (OS) was originally coded to run on laptops and desktops. However, it seems as if Chrome OS may be evolving into an operating system that could ultimately run on tablets, hybrids and convertible notebooks.
Japan Display has debuted a 12.1 inch, 3840 x 2160 pixel display targeted at next-gen notebooks and tablets.
Earlier this year, AMD confirmed it would begin producing ARM-powered chips for servers in 2014. Recent reports indicate that the company will also start churning out ARM-based processors for tablets and other consumer devices by next year.
Nvidia Tegra processors power a wide range of mobile devices, including smartphones, tablets and the company's very own Shield handheld game console.
Android vendors are probably having a good day today, as two separate research reports indicate dominance in both the smartphone and tablet sectors for the second quarter of 2013. Kantar Worldpanel ComTech gave its read on the U.S. smartphone marketplace, indicating that Android held 51.5% of smartphone sales from ...
More than 39 million tablets shipped worldwide during the first calendar quarter of 2013, representing the second largest volume of shipments to date; only bested by the previous quarter ending calendar year 2012.
Intel's new chief executive, Brian Krzanich, has surprised analysts by ordering a sweeping company reorganisation.
The PC will be saved from its much predicted doom by the glorious power-saving ability of the Haswell chip, at least according to the prophecy of Intel's chief technology officer Justin Rattner.
Western Digital has started shipping the world’s first ultraslim 2.5-inch drives, designed specifically to meet the needs of Ultrabook vendors and makers of all things thin.
The global PC market contracted 13.9 percent in the first quarter of 2013 and Europe seems to have taken the worst hit. Sales of PCs in Western Europe fell off a cliff in the first three months of the year and they are down 20.5 percent year-on-year.
The French government is seriously considering a new tax on smartphones and tablets. The one percent tax would be imposed on a range of “internet compatible devices” and it could yield about 86 million euro per year.
Processors manufactured by Chinese chip designer Infotmic have tipped up in a number of tablets in recent weeks.
Consumer electronics giant LG is rumored to be going back into the tablet market, which it ditched two years ago.