Whether you're looking for a tablet just to watch videos on, or one to replace your laptop -- 2020 is off to a promising start.
I've noticed that no matter whether I'm setting up a new iPhone or iPad, or a new Android device, it's the same five apps that I install first.
The $90 tablet that doesn't feel like a $90 tablet.
Tablets are not the first choice of device to keep you connected on lockdown, says analyst firm.
If you can't afford an iPad, Lenovo has a new 10.3-inch Android tablet for $250 with a charging dock and speakers.
The 2018 and 2020 Apple iPad Pro models support the cool new Magic Keyboard with trackpad support. Logitech recently launched a keyboard offering a similar experience for those of us who don't need an expensive iPad Pro. There is also a small mouse built for iPads.
I was ready to return the new Apple Magic Keyboard after using it for a week. To make sure, I switched back to the Smart Folio Keyboard I'd happily used for over a year. Big mistake! Here's what I found.
It shouldn't come as a surprise that the Magic Keyboard causes some iPad Pro battery drain, but how much is too much?
We've reached a point where websites could use a little social distancing.
Apple could be giving its next iPad a bigger, 10.8-inch screen and upsizing the iPad mini too.
While there's no doubt that the iPad is the king of the tablets, the new Amazon Fire HD 8 is great for the budget-conscious.
The new offerings leverage mature desktop operating systems to compete on flexibility and value.
The global corona pandemic has shaken entire economies, but one industry has proven to be extremely resilient: Mobile apps.
Part II of my Magic Keyboard review. A couple of flaws may get me to send it back. TL:DR: I give Apple a B. Here's why.
Can the iPad with Magic Keyboard replace a notebook? That's the wrong question. The right question is: What does it do for iPad Pro usability, over and above the Smart Keyboard? And is that usability worth the additional cost?
It's a robust, tried and tested design that, to borrow an Apple phrase, just works.
The entry level Apple iPad is a great buy and for a reasonable $45 you can add drop protection and a case with multiple angles for viewing or typing. Speck high-quality build and functionality is present in this iPad case.
Apple's iPad exploded into the consumer tech market in April of 2010, months ahead of the first Android-powered tablet, and since then the company has sold some 400 million units. Let's take a look at where this device started, and how it has changed and evolved over the years.
A tour through some of most popular - and most unusual - Windows devices of the last two decades, from Tablet PCs to the Surface Duo.
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 today its lineup of Windows 10 devices is genuinely impressive and widely imitated. Here's how the brand has evolved.
Today's modern smartphones will get you through a day before dying so portable battery packs are still useful. The new Mophie Powerstation PD XL gets you back in action quicker than other existing battery packs thanks to its power delivery technology.
The monochrome, sunlight-readable displays remain largely synonymous with e-readers, but they're moving into other devices large and small.
A look back at a decade of the year's biggest shopping event.
Apple's October 2018 hardware event in New York City focused on updates to the iPad Pro, a new Apple Pencil 2, and new Mac models, including a refreshed version of the MacBook Air and Mac mini. Here's everything that happened during the show -- scene by scene.
I test dozens of chargers and power banks every month, and you can be guaranteed that plugging my expensive iPhone or iPad into them isn't the first thing I do. (Updated: October 2018)
Whether you have a smartphone, a tablet, or a laptop, or in fact anything else that contains a battery, here's how to get the longest life out of it possible.
Regrets, we've had a few. Exploding phones. Just plain useless phones. Unstable devices and not-very-smart devices. Hardware that was obsolete before we got it setup. Stuff we wish we'd never heard of.
Ever wonder what you can do with an Apple Pencil -- or why it is so useful to creators, professionals, and business users? Turns out, there are several features that help make Apple's stylus so unique for iPad owners and different from anything else. Here's a few of them, plus some tips and tricks.
If you have an iPhone or Android smartphone, you need to take a look at these accessories, which are the best I've tested so far this year.
Think of this not as a power bank, but a $200 computer-controlled USB charging station.
The amount of work you can get done on Apple's tablet increases thanks to these apps.
ZDNet's Larry Dignan and TechRepublic's Bill Detwiler discuss why Microsoft's Windows-based Surface Neo and Android-based Surface Duo are just a glimpse at the dual-screen, foldable devices that will redefine the laptop, tablet, and phone markets. Read more: https://zd.net/2oEa5Zj
Robot vacuums, cameras, showers, coffee pots, and smart outlets will all gain support for Apple HomeKit and Siri. Read more: https://zd.net/2YuSwwf
Can the iPad now become a serious business tool? Are the iPad and Mac platforms headed toward unification? Will developers take the time to get it right? TechRepublic's Karen Roby gets some answers from Jason Perlow and Jason Cipriani. Read more: https://zd.net/2Wlin3A
Tablet sales are in gradual decline as smart speakers continue to rocket ahead, according to analyst predictions.
Revenues will come in lower than a year prior, Apple warned, due to a rough economic climate in China and fewer iPhone upgrades than expected.
Ahead of the holidays, Apple makes its case for the iPad Pro to be your next computer, even though it's not one. Read more: https://zd.net/2QZmC2P
TechRepublic's Jason Hiner and Conner Forrest discuss what's new and what's missing in Apple's upgraded iPad Pro, MacBook Air and Mac mini.
Larry Dignan and Jason Hiner discuss the pros and cons of Google's latest mobile devices and how they advance the company's hardware strategy.
Companies must understand their users, properly segment out applications, and forget the notion that BYOD will save them money, according to Gartner's Andrew Garver.
Samsung's latest in its flagship 2-in-1 Android tablet line-up, the Galaxy Tab S4, can be connected to its optional Book Cover Keyboard or launched from Quick Panel to power Samsung DeX. Read more: https://zd.net/2Kc27Mk
With Show Mode, Amazon's agent will bring the heat as the company brings Alexa closer to the Fire.