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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Phablets, including Apple's first one, won't just impact iPad mini sales. They could kill off an even smaller category of tablet.
Tablets are still convenient devices while smartphones are essential. The new big iPhone is knocking the small iPad from my hands for a few reasons.
All eyes may be on the next iPhone but Apple also has tablets to think about, and it's very likely that these will be updated before the year is out.
The US wouldn't uphold a ban on the import of some older versions of Apple iPhone and iPad, but it had no such qualms about banning some older Samsung Android smartphones and tablets from the US market.
Apple sees strong iPhone sales for the third quarter, but sales of its tablets have fallen precipitously, suggesting either market saturation or consumer fatigue with the iPad.
The corporate giant continues to expand the number of retail partners for its iPhone, iPad tablets, and Macs, according to tweets from the office superstore's execs.
Google has bought the mobile productivity firm Quickoffice in a bid to make its Google Apps product suite more compatible with various file formats, the search giant said on Tuesday.Quickoffice provides word processing and other office task functions for smartphones and tablets, including those running Google's Android operating system, and iOS-based devices such as the iPad and iPhone.
The marriage of Android and Chrome -- just as the union of Android code for smartphones and Android code for tablets were merged -- will give Google stronger ammunition as it battles Apple's iPhone and iPad in the market, but time is of the essence. It is not clear when the Chrome for Android will be ready to ship and only a handful of Android 4.0 smartphones have shipped to date.
I have always liked phones with large displays, but I ordered the iPhone 4S with its small screen. Why do I think it's not an issue? Because of tablets, of course.
BT has launched an app for the iPhone and iPad, as well as Android-based phones and tablets, that lets users of those devices schedule and manage videoconferences.The BT Engage Meeting Mobile app, unveiled on Tuesday, is compatible with products from Cisco, LifeSize, Polycom and Tandberg.
Research In Motion (RIM) has announced plans at BlackBerry World 2011 for a multiplatform upgrade to BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) that will allow it to also support and manage iPhone, iPad and Android smartphones and tablets.
There's a problem with Android tablets, and oddly enough it's the exact same problem that plagued smartphones before the iPhone came along and changed things.
While the iPhone and iPad are still the leaders of the pack, Android smartphones and tablets are gaining large amounts of developer interest.
Motorola Mobility chief Sanjay Jha outlined the company's strategy on patent protection, tablets and 4G, but also strongly hinted that the first quarter arrival of Apple's iPhone at Verizon Wireless could hurt the first quarter.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab is the first of many high-profile Android tablets. Are they destined to overtake Apple iPad in market share the same way Android smartphones overtook iPhone?
Both Andrew and Jason posted the news about the latest Apple tablet computer rumor that has the 9.7 inch device slated for an October release for $800. As a guy who tried a few Windows Tablet PC devices in the past, but rarely even used the touch screen functionality of the Tablets I at first just kind of shrugged off this latest rumor. Then I paused and thought a bit more about what Apple did with the smartphone market after launching the iPhone and now I think there are some real possibilities here for Apple to again demonstrate how something like a large screen tablet can be done right.
Ge Wang of Smule and friend show off their amazing musical skills using their new iPhone app, Leaf Trombone World Stage.
"Yes there's a skills shortage in the under 30s and it is going to get much worse..."
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