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March 3, 2014 by

Tablet computers: An overview

As businesses wrestle with an influx of 'bring your own' mobile devices, we examine where tablets came from, what they have evolved into, how they can enhance business productivity, and how they're likely to develop.

May 13, 2013 by

Silvermont: Intel's silver bullet for mobile?

More than five years after Intel first announced Atom, the company has introduced the first top-to-bottom redesign of its low-power processor. With the Silvermont microarchitecture, does Intel finally have all the ingredients to challenge ARM in smartphones and tablets?

January 6, 2013 by

To touch or not to touch: That is the Windows 8 question

The next time someone complains that Windows 8 touchscreens give you "gorilla arm," you have my permission to stomp on them like that ape in the old American Tourister commercials. The reality is that touchscreens work great on modern laptops, and you might even be able to retrofit touch support on your old trackpad.

June 22, 2012 by

Impact of iPad on notebook market decreasing

Some Taiwanese manufacturers think the iPad's "negative impact on the global notebook market is declining mainly because tablet PCs, including Android models, focus on entertainment rather than working and learning as provided by notebooks," says Taiwan's Digitimes.

March 29, 2012 by

Google tipped to sell its own 7-inch Android tablet

The usually-reliable Wall Street Journal has added its voice to the frenzy of speculation about Google's plans to launch its own 7-inch Android tablet, apparently confirming an earlier report in Digitimes. This would be a brave move, considering that Google's previous hardware efforts -- the Nexus smartphone, Chromebooks and Google TV -- have been disastrous flops.


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