Tablets are designed to handle single tasks at a time, but the ability to sometimes run two apps side-by-side as demonstrated with Windows 8 is revolutionary.
The mobile space is exploding with smartphones in every pocket and tablets on the horizon. James Kendrick brings you the latest news from the mobile world and a breakdown of what it means to you. If it is tech and it moves, you'll find it here.
James Kendrick has been using mobile devices since they weighed 30 pounds, and has been sharing his insights on mobile technology for almost that long.
Sharp is canceling most of its Galapagos tablet line due to low sales in its home country of Japan.
Google and Intel have entered into a strategic alliance to get all future versions of Android running on Intel hardware. Who are the big winners and losers of this deal?
Windows 8 running on a tablet is looking promising, but it will be so long before it hits the market that it's impossible to tell how it will compare with devices of the future.
Today I worked in a most unlikely place, using mobile technology as if I was in my office.
The Droid Bionic from Verizon is a solid smartphone with good features, including the ability to power an optional laptop dock. It is expensive for what it offers.
The Symbian platform is still tops in the European market, but that won't be the case for long as Android is grabbing lots of Symbian market share.
The Android Honeycomb user experience on tablets is so full of inconsistencies that frustration quickly sets in with the new tablet owner.
Android device maker HTC has admitted it is looking at buying a mobile operating system to use on its products. The obvious choice would be webOS, although there might be a fit with MeeGo.
Sprint is expected to get the next iPhone when it is launched, and will offer it with an unlimited data plan unlike AT&T and Verizon. Sprint is also canceling employee time off for the expected launch.