The average person uses a computer mostly at work, and finds them to be somewhat intimidating. Tablets feel familiar from the first time they are picked up, however.
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.
Analyst firm Gartner says an app ecosystem is required to call a device a tablet.
When things seem too good to be true, that often is the case. This was the case with OnLive Desktop, which brought Windows 7 access to the iPad for free.
Pocket Informant is a cross-platform mobile app that is installed on every phone and tablet I use.
A minor update to the Android software on the Galaxy Nexus has broken signal reception on those phones. This is further proof the Android update system is hopelessly broken.
Some iPad 3 owners are having problems with the unit's Wi-Fi, while most are working OK. Having a small percentage of failures is just a fact of life in the electronics manufacturing game.
After repeated admonitions to wait and see how the next version of Windows Phone is going to shake things up, maybe it's time to ask "why not now?"
Touch tablets running Windows 8 will be perfect to deploy in the modern doctor's office.
Windows 8 with the Metro interface is a big departure from the Windows of old. Having the right apps in the box will go a long way to ensuring a positive experience is had by all.
The severe fragmentation of Android is graphically demonstrated in the latest numbers showing OS versions in the installed user base.