The Google Pixel Slate had a rough start, but regular updates to improve performance make it the best Chrome OS laptop and Android tablet I've ever used. The Pixelbook remains a fantastic option, but the Slate offers a better tablet experience.
Google officially unveiled the Pixel 4 at its 'Made by Google' event on Oct. 15 -- here's how to watch.
Surface Neo extends a vision that the company had a decade ago, but on Windows' terms.
PC sales growth is the strongest for seven years, but it is unlikely to continue for very long.
When it comes to maximizing screen real estate, Microsoft has left the fold.
Microsoft releases a sketching app that could be useful on its new dual-screen Windows 10X-based Surface Neo.
Microsoft's first two dual-screen devices will be running two different operating systems, Windows 10X and Android. But above the OS level, there will likely be more commonalities than differences.
Redmond presented the Surface Duo to wild gasps. But it insisted it isn't a phone. What is it, then? Now that's a question for the marketing department, one it tried hard to answer.
David Gewirtz launches Excel to delve into Apple announcement history. Will we see new Macs, iPads, and an Apple TV in October? Stay tuned for the predictions and yet another fantabulous spreadsheet grid.
Microsoft laid out its vision for integrated software and hardware (and even a bit of Android) along with dual screens to help creatives keep their flow when working. The next year should be interesting.
It looks like Microsoft may have just stalled some Galaxy Fold sales with the Duo announcement. The Duo brings two larger displays, pen support, and a more robust design, but it's not as functional as a phone.
Microsoft held an event on Oct. 2 to announce the Surface Duo, Surface Neo tablet, Surface Laptop 3, Surface Pro X, Surface Pro 7, and Earbuds. Here's how much everything costs, plus when and where to buy.
Microsoft rolls out several new Surface PCs and peripherals at its Oct. 2 fall event in New York City. Here's the line-up.
Microsoft's dual-screen Windows 10 tablet, the Surface Neo, running Windows 10X, is in the works and coming next year.
Microsoft's fall event is going to feature not just new Surface devices but also new services and experiences.
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.
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.
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.
At its March 27 event, Apple is introducing new iPads for students and teachers. Here's a closer look at what Apple plans for schools and education...
Here's how to get the longest, most trouble-free life out of the rechargeable battery inside your iPhone (or anything else that contains a battery).
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.
Makers of larger mobile devices are experimenting beyond iPad-like tablets to achieve benefits that the smartphone gained by leaving the keyboard behind.