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.
Articles about Tablets
There are lots of reasons why your car’s infotainment systems don’t work like a smartphone. But that is finally about to change.
Microsoft looks to be ready to trade OEMs a cheaper version of Windows 8.1 in exchange for shipping new devices with Bing preloaded as the default search engine.
There are few things as frustrating as installing an app only to find the text either too small or too large to be usable. What were the developers thinking?
Toshiba's 8-inch Encore can run legacy desktop Windows apps, although you may find them difficult to work with on such a small screen. Performance could be better, but the price is attractive and battery life impressive.
Amazon has produced a fabulous tablet for a reasonable price. The gorgeous screen and high performance make this a tablet to be reckoned with.
Designers are busily reimagining the humble tablet. Take a look at these futuristic concept designs and decide which are likely to become reality.
Today's tablet landscape is dominated by Apple's iPad and Android devices from Samsung, Google and others, with Windows-based tablets from Microsoft and its partners making recent inroads on the market. But where did all these tablets spring from?
The University of Sydney has successfully piloted the deployment of 100 Windows 8-based Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 devices to encourage more in-class discussions.
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.
From interactive drink menus to innovative payment systems, companies are always experimenting with fresh uses for tablets. Here are some of the most interesting examples.
The tablet is a relative newcomer on the mainstream computing scene, but everyone is trying to reinvent it. Here are some of the changes to come.
The acceptance of tablets in the workplace continues to increase, with a Tech Pro Research survey showing that only 5 percent of companies actually prohibit their use.
Tablets are becoming entrenched in the workplace, proving their worth in a number of business scenarios. This ebook looks at the tablet landscape, both present and future, and how the devices are boosting productivity — or not.
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.
Android is dominating tablet sales but Apple is still the biggest brand. But will hybrids and clamshells change everything again?