Tablets

There's a tug-of-war over the tablet market today. Apple's iPad still leads the pack, but total tablet units fell in 2015 and 2016 as tech users gravitate more toward smartphones and 2-in-1 devices. What remains to be seen is whether a standalone tablet is a device looking for a market.

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The history of Microsoft's Surface

The history of Microsoft's Surface

Microsoft started working on the hybrid devices that now make up the Surface family back in 2009. The group has made some missteps along the way, but the lineup of new Windows 10 devices is genuinely impressive. Here's how the brand has evolved.

October 21, 2015 by in Windows 10

Negroponte: Turn tablets into a 'constructionist medium'

Nicholas Negroponte touts the importance of tablets at Mobilize 2010 in San Francisco. The One Laptop Per Child founder says physical books are too expensive, take up too much space, and are hard to update for the developing world. He says the next step is for kids to use tablets to make things instead of just using the devices for consumption.

September 30, 2010 in Tablets

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