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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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?
Is Apple really interested in being a car company? A longtime industry watcher suggests otherwise.
Beyond specific verticals and specialized jobs, tablets are facing a usage problem with business professionals. They aren't winning as companion devices or convertibles, as we discuss in this week's Monday Morning Opener.
With billions of mobile devices up for grabs, chipmakers are racing to add more cores, implement 64-bit computing, support higher-resolution displays and better cameras, and integrate faster LTE wireless.
Sometimes we proclaim a lack of innovation has hit the mobile space, but the reality is, mobile tech is taking us into a fantastic era.
Out of the gadgets on offer at MWC this year, which smartphones suit leaner pockets?
Tablet market growth will slow this year, and there may be some good news for PC sales, too.
The Mobile World Congress had a lot of shiny goodies, and they triggered a trip down memory lane. Most people don't remember that years ago HTC brought us the first large phone and the first Windows hybrid computer.
The 10.1-inch Transformer Book T100 is a well made and attractively priced hybrid Windows 8.1 tablet. However, its moderate specification and small size make it difficult to recommend as your primary Windows device.
Talk about the cloud and watch some folks' eyes glaze over. They don't want to think about where their files are stored. Ask them if their photos are safe and it's a different story.