As we look at how software will be evolving, traditional PC applications and mobile apps have some substantial differences, key among them the depth and flexibility traditional applications offer that are often an anathema to mobile users.
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In addition to showing media files and running games from the Google Play store, the micro-console can make use of Razer's new Cortex: Stream software to stream PC games -- but at an additional cost.
This year will see the first full year of decline in iPad shipments, according to new figures, sending a signal to the rest of the tablet market.
While tablet PC shipments continue to fall, the global notebook PC market seems to be doing much better, and grew 10 percent year over year during the third quarter of this year.
Google's Nexus 9 and the Android 5.0 that comes with it includes some business friendly security features as well as an interface that could make it a bring your own device play. There's a need for more tablet-first business apps though.
We’ve had the PC, and the smartphone, and then the tablet. Now we are entering a new era, that of the wearable. And Microsoft’s sudden and rather dramatic entrance into the market with the Band is set to be a game changer.
The computing world has changed, as devices and services become ubiquitous. Now it's time to change the apps we build, and the ways we think about work.
When Apple added OTA (Over The Air) updating to iOS, it promised a simple, streamlined update experience. So why have I just spent the best part of an hour deleting apps and files to make room for iOS 8?
If you need a Windows 8.1 computer that's flexible enough to be a tablet, a laptop (if you add the optional keyboard) and even (if you add the optional docking station) a desktop PC, then the Surface Pro 3 manages the trade-offs as well as anything on the market.
Following a precipitous decline of 20 percent last year, year-over-year growth for the top five notebook PC brands collectively reached 16 percent in Q2 2014. But tablet PC shipments are still in freefall.
In its ads, Microsoft says the Surface Pro 3 is "the tablet that can replace your laptop." With the addition of a new docking station, the Surface Pro has its eye on your desktop PC, too.
For the past several years, tablet PCs and smartphones have been the primary growth driver in the smart device category, but that cash cow might be running dry.
A year ago, tablets may have been the 'in' thing, outstripping PC sales, but they were decimated during the first quarter of this year thanks to a rival product, the 'phablet' which Flipkart has ignored in favor of a white-label tablet
In another example of Microsoft's mobile-first strategy, the company is expected to make the Android tablet version of its core touch-first Office apps available months ahead of the Windows 8 variant.
The issue is with battery packs included in the Toughbook CF-H2 tablet PC series manufactured from June 2011 through May 2012.
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Time may be on Microsoft's side when it comes to the prospects for its Surface tablet PC initiative.
Transfer files off phones and tablets without plugging into a PC with this handy dual-port USB stick.
The line between tablet and PC used to be well defined. Increasingly, though, that distinction is being blurred as tablets become capable of more powerful business tasks and as PCs become more mobile. And then there's the fastest-growing category of all.
Intel thinks the desktop PC has legs, but the future is going to feature either large portable tablet-like devices or tiny computers that resemble bricks.
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