Articles about Tablets
Windows 10 tablets can be a success, but OEMs need to think harder about how they implement security on them, especially if they want to sell to enterprise.
Tired of having to plug a cable into your tablet to charge it? That could soon be a thing of the past as wireless charging technology gets a power boost.
According to analysts, tablet ownership among US consumers is on the up, and it is growing at a faster rate than for any other connected device.
The bug-fix release of Android 5 is out, and all finally seems well with this eagerly anticipated release.
Microsoft and Barnes & Noble officially are cancelling their Nook Media joint venture, with no new Windows or Windows Phone e-reading apps in sight.
Tech Pro Research's survey on tablet usage revealed that only 5 percent of companies specifically prohibit tablet use.
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No more waiting around the wall sockets in the coffee shop or bar. Israeli researchers may have found a way to charge your phone to the brink in less than a minute.
The Kindle Fire HDX tablets are as good as anything out there, and these apps are a big reason why.
It's taken Google over a year to get a third of Android smartphones and tablets up to KitKat, just in time for Lollipop to appear.
The industry’s response to the tablet has been to push touch in laptops. If the shelves of Best Buy are any indication, it seems to have worked. So why are there now reports that touchscreen laptops will be phased out?
There aren't as many sales as on Black Friday, but there are a few good specials if you are looking for an iPad mini, iMac, or MacBook.
Tasmania Police has invested AU$1 million to ensure that all of its front-line officers are equipped with an Acer tablet to improve how they spend their time in the field.
Android news this week: Samsung isn't moving enough Galaxy S5 phones, a new theme store for modders, and the keyboard folio for the Nexus 9 appears.
Whether a company supplied iPad or you're bringing your own to work, here's how to do it right.
Finnish mobile company Jolla has taken Indiegogo by storm with a crowdfunding campaign for its upcoming tablet device.
This year will see the first full year of decline in iPad shipments, according to new figures, sending a signal to the rest of the tablet market.
What Android and iOS apps are out there to save business executives time when on the road?
Google is launching a Nexus tablet at a premium price. Thankfully, HTC's premium design is part of the package.
Keyboard makers are busy updating their products to fit the iPad Air 2. Here are some keyboards tested extensively with the iPad Air that should be good options for iPad Air 2 owners.
Here are some of the most interesting apps for Google's Android operating system we've discovered this month.
Although the iPad Air 2 has recently launched, there are still a lot of the previous model iPads around. This keyboard case is one of the best for the iPad Air.
From controlling your child's device to keeping track of their movements, here is a list of useful apps for modern-day parents.
Lacking enthusiasm this Halloween? These apps will get you in the mood.
No matter the age, learning a programming language is a marketable skill. Here are mobile apps to assist you.
Google unveiled its brand new 6-inch phablet smartphone, and 9-inch tablet.
Lacking Twitter followers or not reaching customers over Facebook? These apps can make your life easier.
Good gadgets get even better when used with accessories. Here are some pretty good ones.
Timing couldn’t be worse for producing accessories for the iPad Air with Apple expected to unveil new models in just a few days, but even so, this keyboard case by Belkin is pretty good.
Out of the thousands on offer to make your life easier, here is a roundup of the most essential Android applications for students.
What are some of the most interesting apps for the Android operating system we've discovered this month?
The iPad Air and iPad mini are capable tablets, but sometimes you want a keyboard to get the most out of them. These are the best of the lot.
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.
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.
Microsoft's ARM-based tablet has plenty of good points, but there are enough downsides to make caution advisable. The hardware platform and the Windows RT ecosystem will undoubtedly improve, so we'd suggest giving version 1.0 a miss unless you're an avid early adopter.
The Nexus 10 sets the standard for other tablet manufacturers. If Google can persuade developers to fill in the gaps in the app market, then it will deserve to be wildly popular.