The fastest-growing category of portable computer is the tablet, which in 2011 accounted for some 15 percent of the market. A fiercely competitive market has developed, as Apple's competitors queue up to try and topple the iPad from its dominant position and gain traction in the developing BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) IT landscape.
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Laptops are good rivals for the desktop, especially if you use the iPad Air as an external monitor.
Microsoft launches Surface Pro 3 in the UK with specially commissioned works at the National Portrait Gallery.
After years of producing only Android tablets, the company is readying the 80 Cesium, an 8-inch Windows 8.1 slate with a budget price.
Several recent forecasts have hinted at comebacks for the PC industry, but the latest IDC forecast maintains a much more conservative outlook.
A reference design by Freescale could put Qi wireless charging into more public spaces.
Tech Pro Research's survey on tablet usage revealed that only 5 percent of companies specifically prohibit tablet use.
If you pay for data for your mobile devices, keep an eye on consumption when you travel, even domestically.
Microsoft is readying a fix meant to remedy an issue with the Intel Core i7 Surface Pro 3 tablets that is meant to remedy overheating issues reported by some users.
The challenges facing Microsoft Windows are many, but none so big as the casual PC user's changing habits.
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.
It can be annoying fighting bulky backpacks for space on crowded buses and trains, but Ogio has a backpack that makes the experience better while also providing pockets for all your gear.
Although it's 'optimized' for reading, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook is basically a rebranded version of Samsung’s existing Galaxy Tab 4, complete with all the same hardware specs.
Starting at $449, the new tablets come in 20-inch and 24-inch sizes and run Android KitKat 4.4 and a bevy of child-friendly apps.
More consumers in Asia are picking up 7-inch and above tablets with cellular voice capabilities, as they turn to single mobile devices to make calls, watch movies, and text.
Microsoft's newest version of OneNote for Android is optimized to work on tablets and adds support for digital inking. The 'modern' version of OneNote for Windows 8.x also is getting an update.