French president François Hollande has ordered "tablettes pour tous" (tablets for all) for the country's schools. But is there a concrete strategy behind this grand technology plan?
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Hotel company Bloc thinks that people expect control at their fingertips, so it has built tablets into its room design and into its business operations.
Lenovo has used its Yoga brand to innovate with the shape of tablets, and while the design has advantages, it's not an approach that everyone will like.
A Bangalore-based startup Deck.in has built a "mobile-first" app called Deck that makes it easier for users without design skills to create good looking presentations.
Adobe has partnered with Adonit to create cloud pens and rulers to facilitate Creative Cloud usage on tablets.
A proclivity for teaching web-design skills over hard-core data science will leave Australia struggling to meet rapidly increasing demand for business intelligence and big-data specialists, the local head of R&D with Dell Software has warned.
What does a PC maker do when the PC market is shrinking and demand for tablets is exploding? One option is to design hybrid PCs, which can switch from conventional PC to tablet and back again. In this post, I look at clever hybrid devices from Samsung, Dell, and HP.
Following in the U.K.'s footsteps, a Dutch court has found that Samsung's Galaxy tablets do not infringe Apple's design patents for the iPad.
IT service management -- rebranded as 'service management and automation' -- requires skills including architecture, design, finances and, of course... service.
Apple has been told by a U.K. judge that it must publicly admit -- online and in newspapers -- that Samsung's tablets did not infringe the iPad's design following an earlier ruling.
As the iPad and Windows 8 are readied for market, Google is doing what it can to jumpstart Android development for tablets (and smartphones). Today, Google launched Android Design 2 UI frameworks for developers.
Ten top tablet apps for both the iPad and Android tablets are shown running side-by-side to demonstrate the differences in design philosophy between the two platforms.
Apple has launched two new suits against Samsung in the German courts, this time targeting 15 Samsung smartphones and tablets over their supposed infringement of Apple's design rights.The two companies are engaging in a global war over patents, with Germany having proved to be a particularly active battlefield.
We are already seeing tablets with keyboard docks, but none as practical as the HP tc1100 hybrid design from years past. Let's bring it back with Windows 8.
Sony is looking to avoid the crowd of me-too tablets with the newly announced S1 and S2 tablets. The company is using innovative hardware design to stand out from the crowd of Android tablets coming to market.
Qualcomm announced its next generation Snapdragon chips for smartphones and tablets. These dual-core and quad-core chips will put Qualcomm back in an arms race with Nvidia, which is grabbed key design wins.
HP rolled out an overhaul of its TouchSmart PC line and effectively hints at what's to come in the industry as tablets and mobile devices become the dominant design metaphor.
Here's an interesting product that DIYers might embrace and system builders may tread warily around. Asus' new M4A89GTD PRO motherboard, based around AMD's new 890GX chipset, has the skills to circumvent the design of certain AMD multi-core processors.
On February 24, 2008, a new exhibit will open at the Museum of Modern Art in New York (MoMA), Design and the Elastic Mind. And until May 12, 2008, you'll be able to interact with Wizkid, which looks like a computer, but is really a robot. As said the European researchers behind this project, 'with its social skills and physical presence, Wizkid introduces the simplicity of everyday interactions in the world of computers.' You will not need to learn any language or type anything on a keyboard, Wizkid will understand you. Wizkid 'introduces the simplicity of everyday interactions in the world of computers.' But read more...
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