Articles about Tablets
Now's your chance to get your hands on a Windows 8.1-powered tablet for only $79 - and get a $25 Windows Store gift card thrown in.
The bottom line is that BYOD can and does work, but it is, at best, a pre-prepared compromise struck between employer and employee. A clearly defined BYOD policy helps everyone know what's going on, and is a vital tool in smoothing relations between both sides.
Your selling or otherwise planning on getting rid of your existing Android smartphone or tablet, but you want to make sure that all your data has been securely deleted. Here's what you need to do.
Google has quietly released Android 5.1 "Lollipop," which means that updates will be winging their way to Nexus owners soon. Everyone else, well, don't hold your breath.
Apple and Samsung tablet sales have declined, but the market may bounce back with help from Microsoft.
Integrated videoconferencing, whiteboarding and content sharing could make the forthcoming Windows 10-based Surface Hub a contender in the collaboration market. Much depends on the as-yet unannounced...
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The price cut is good through February 7, though the base configuration is the only version that retains its original price during the sale.
The data provided by Google also shows that Android 5 "Lollipop" is now installed on 1.6 percent of devices.
Do you BYOD? If you do then be aware that you could find your smartphone or tablet wiped without warning for one of a number of reasons.
In the United States and Mexico on a PC, it will be easy, but otherwise it can be a bit tricky.
The year is off to a busy start with things moving fast in the mobile space. James Kendrick has covered it all and here you'll find his top reviews, news, and insightful analysis for Jan. 2015.
The tech industry loves the Samsung vs. Apple storyline. It's more like the Samsung vs. Apple and a bunch of smaller but dangerous Chinese smartphone makers.
Jolla is taking a second crack at its Indiegogo campaign that crowdfunded its first tablet into existence.
Nokia is upbeat about its prospects of reinventing itself through its smaller units in mapping and intellectual property.
Microsoft has wound down production of the Surface 2, the Microsoft tablet that won't be getting Windows 10.
Microsoft's Surface hybrid has broken though the $1bn revenue mark. Does this mean it can now be described as a success?
The mobile landscape is changing, and the Android ecosystem will need to change and adapt over the coming year to face challenges ranging from getting updates to users to malware.
The keyboard from Amazon is made especially for the Fire HDX 8.9, but works with the 7-inch tablet save one feature.
If your significant other or children already own a tablet, why not jazz it up with some gadgets and accessories this year?
If you're willing to look, there are some excellent tech gadgets and gifts out there that don't require a second mortgage.
Rather than pick gifts for you and yours, I'm looking at the best of the best when it comes to tech that I've had the pleasure of using this year, from the big stuff like notebooks, tablets, and smartphones, to smaller stuff like storage devices and smart bulbs.
Some gifts in this feature you just might have to buy for yourself.
Both Amazon and Apple have tablets at the ready for the holiday spending extravaganza. But that means consumers are faced with a choice. So, let's put Apple's iPad Air 2 up against Amazon's Kindle Fire HDX and see which comes out the winner.
What are some of the most interesting apps for Google's Android operating system we've discovered this month?
The specials may not be as plentiful as on Black Friday, but here are a half-dozen sales if you're looking for a tablet that's not an iPad.
Sales on these devices don't always yield big discounts, but here's how to save a little on these popular holiday gifts.
Not everyone wants an iPad. For those looking for an alternative, here are a half-dozen sales to consider.
It's hard to fit this giant Android tablet into a conventional slot. The pico projector is a first for an Android tablet and very cool, if a bit difficult to use.
This unique device from the folks at Amazon wants to be your invisible friend in the room. In some ways it probably will be.
The Android platform continues to enjoy significant advantages over that offered by Apple, and this is why it remains the platform of choice for business, BYOD, and power users.
What Android and iOS apps are out there to save business executives time when on the road?
At the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, Dell's Dave Zavelson shows off the company's new 10-inch Windows 7 tablet. Its standout feature is the ability to open up the case, flip the screen, and then convert it into a laptop design. The tablet will be available later this year.
At the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, Intel VP Renee James unveils a new MeeGo tablet and smart TV, both running the company's Atom processor. MeeGo is an open-source software project targeting Intel customers looking to add their customized interface to Internet-enabled devices.
Imagine a magazine that updates its articles whenever new information is available. A tablet that stores all the textbooks a university student will ever need. Or a supermarket shelf tag that automatically reflects price changes. ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das shows us how electronic ink is turning the page on a new era for displays.
CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi talks with senior writer Ina Fried about Bill Gates' imminent departure from Microsoft. He's technically leaving the company as a full-time employee, but Fried explains why Gates will still be involved with pet projects like search and the Tablet PC.
The Haswell-based Surface Pro 2 delivers improved performance and battery life, and its dual-angle kickstand is also welcome. However, the Pro 2's unchanged chassis design feels bulkier and heavier than ever, and it becomes very expensive when fully accessorised.
The 6.3-inch Galaxy Mega isn't easy to carry around or use one-handed and is short on internal storage. Having said that, it's the obvious handset for anyone who likes Samsung's 'Android-on-steroids' approach and is attracted by the Galaxy Note 3's size, but doesn't need stylus support.
Want to dock your smartphone? Does it live in a protective case and not work with standard OEM docks anymore? Check out this Kickstarter project.
This rugged 10.1-inch Android tablet comes with a decent base specification and has plenty of options and accessories on offer. It's no low-cost tablet, and runs the ageing Android 4.0, but it should appeal to vertical markets that don't require Windows.
The 2013 Nexus 7 is a sleeker, lighter and better-specified device than last year's model. There's still no Micro-SD card support, but good all-round performance and battery life, plus a competitive price, add up to superb value for money.
This excellent Windows 8 tablet/ultrabook hybrid has a well-designed keyboard docking mechanism, typically solid build quality and a specification well suited to mainstream business use. It has a hefty price tag, though, and the lack of SD-based storage expansion is perplexing.
Although it's well built and delivers decent battery life, the ElitePad 900's combination of a basic Atom-based tablet and a range of optional extras is an expensive way to build a work-ready system.
The 8-inch Galaxy Note 8 is reasonably comfortable to hold one-handed in portrait mode to make jottings with its pressure-sensitive pen, and is a delight to use. Still, you'll need to really want the added features that pen input brings to the device, because it's relatively expensive.
The chunky Toughpad FZ-G1 has a high-resolution outdoor-visible screen, is moderately rugged, and delivers decent performance and middling battery life with the standard battery. The biggest drawback, however, is the price.
The second generation of this dockable smartphone/tablet combo has a lot to recommend it, although we'd prefer a better tablet screen, a storage expansion slot (or two) and a standard Micro-USB connector.
Although it's expensive for a moderate-performing Atom-based Windows 8 tablet, the ThinkPad Tablet 2's design and build quality are excellent, while pen support is a real bonus.
The Atom-based Latitude 10 is short on performance, but delivers excellent battery life — especially with the optional 4-cell battery. Although some aspects of the industrial design and build quality could be better, this is a decent business-class Windows 8 tablet.
The swivel-screen XPS 12 offers clever design, solid build quality and a high-quality (if reflective) screen. Battery life is not great, though, and this system is severely lacking in connectivity — even by ultrabook standards.
The Core i5-based Surface Pro combines ultrabook components with a (chunky) 10.6in. tablet form factor to deliver decent performance and excellent build quality. However, a few design issues, missing features and, above all, disappointing battery life suggest you'd be wise to wait and see how this product develops.
An ultrabook that can convert to a tablet when the occasion demands, the ThinkPad Twist has a lot going for it. The build quality is very good, and there are enough business-friendly features to make it acceptable as a BYOD system. Battery life may be an issue though.