Surface will change your expectations of what you can do with your tablet.
For the last decade, Apple’s success has largely been driven by massive dominance. I’d even call it market ownership.
Amazon is planning to introduce five or six new tablet iterations of different sizes, including a 10-inch model, according to a report quoting the president of Staples. Demos Parneros, president of U.S. retail for the chain, told Reuters that Amazon is making the new models to help sell digital products like MP3s, TV shows, apps and games now that physical versions of those products are starting to decline in sales.
With Apple said to be close to ramping up production of a 7-inch iPad , it’s worth recalling one of the biggest critics of such tablets.
Check out our full review of the Google Nexus 7 . Google took aim at Amazon and Barnes & Noble today with the release of its slick new Nexus 7 tablet .
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When Amazon brought out its Kindle Fire tablet in November last year, industry watchers looked on with jaws slightly ajar as they waited to see if the smaller, cheaper, new tablet on the block from a firm that could create a buzz would have any impact on the market dominance Apple was enjoying with its iPad.
India’s much-touted Aakash device is getting an upgrade – Ice Cream Sandwhich is coming to the $35 Android tablet along with some hardware improvements. UK-based Datawind is the company responsible for the cheap tablets.
In the battle for the education market, who will be the victor — Apple’s iPad or Google’s Chromebook? An interesting question, and while it’s far too early for a definitive answer, there are some early indications of which way things are headed. Research outfit Piper Jaffray recently surveyed a small group of public-school IT managers (18) about their mobile device deployments and found 78 percent to be testing iPads and/or Chromebooks (6 percent said they were testing Android tablets).
Since tablets have burst into the ecommerce space in the last few years, they've drastically altered the online shopping experience. That's a good thing for retailers.
THE third generation of Apple's hugely successful iPad goes on sale today (March 16th 2012).
After almost a year of poor sales, Research in Motion has officially released its latest effort to revive its struggling 7-inch tablet. The BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 is now available for everyone who owns a PlayBook and has a Wi-Fi connection that can handle the massive 411MB download.
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A new ad from Amazon attempts to make fun of the cost of Apple’s iPad by highlighting the cheaper price of its own mobile devices.
The Kindle Fire in just a couple months has barely edged passed the Samsung Galaxy Tab as the most used Android tablet with 35.7 percent of application user sessions, according to analytics firm Flurry. This is despite the fact that the Kindle Fire only hit the market in mid-November. The numbers, which are pulled from application sessions among all Android tablets, compare usage in November and January.