PCs to lose more ground to tablets

2014-03-28 09:12

Sales of traditional computers will lose more ground in 2014 to tablets and other mobile devices, a market tracker says.

Apple unveils revamped iPads to beat back rivals

2013-10-23 08:38

Apple has unveiled the iPad Air, a slimmer version of its top-selling full-size tablet, and a revamped iPad Mini.

iPads are a pain in the neck

2013-09-27 09:24

Be it for business or pleasure, iPads and other tablets have taken over almost every aspect of our lives.

Tablet wars intensify as prices tumble

2013-07-11 07:32

Tablet prices are plunging amid a flood of new devices and cutthroat competition for market share.

Doctors prefer tablets to smartphones

2013-06-13 08:27

According to a survey of more than 1 000 physicians, it appears that tablets are more useful in terms of clinical use than smartphones.

Microsoft to add Outlook to more tablets

2013-06-06 09:32

Microsoft will add its popular Outlook email program to more tablets running on a lightweight version of its Windows operating system.

Acer's surprise attack

2013-03-26 07:30

A new ultra-low-cost tablet is set to launch, says Arthur Goldstuck.

Smaller iPad launches soon

2012-09-10 12:00

Apple’s mini version of the iPad will be hitting shelves as early as October. Are you excited?

Think about parental control for smartphones

2012-05-21 13:01

It is possible to restrict your kids’ mobile technology activities, for their own safety.

Dell abandons Android tablet in US

2011-12-06 08:19

Dell says it will halt sales of its Android tablet computer in the US, as rival Amazon's new Kindle Fire has heated up in a market dominated by Apple's iPad.

Video making second mobile revolution

2011-02-17 06:54

Smartphones and tablets are driving a mobile revolution, allowing video to take the lead in a business once dominated by voice calls, industry players and experts say.

Trillion-dollar forecast for gadget sales

2011-01-05 11:15

As the US consumer electronics trade show prepares to open, organisers are forecasting that global gadget sales may top $1 trillion this year for the first time ever.


Toddlers using smartphones

2013-10-29 08:06

In America the craze for tablets and smartphones is spreading to ever younger users.

Apple expected to rev up iPad line

2013-10-21 09:35

Apple is expected to rev up its iPad lineas the tablet market heats up with competition from devices powered by software from Google and Microsoft.

The tablet revolution

2013-08-01 07:28

Online shoppers are fast taking to tablets, a survey shows.

People want healthcare via their smartphone

2013-06-19 08:16

Research show that more people want their health care delivered to them via their smartphones, although often, the demand outpaces the technology to deliver it.

One-third of Americans own tablets

2013-06-10 23:01

More than one-third of Americans use a tablet computer, with the highest percentage of users in the 35-44 age group, a survey shows.

Tablet sales soar as consumers shun PCs

2013-05-02 10:12

Global sales of tablet computers surged by 142.4% in the first quarter of 2013 as more consumers chose small-screen devices over PCs, research shows.

Smaller iPad launches soon

2012-08-27 12:10

Apple’s mini version of the iPad will be hitting shelves as early as October. Are you excited?

Tablets driving online shopping

2012-06-11 18:02

More than 70% of tablet owners use the devices to shop online, according to a survey.

Google plans low-price tablet

2012-03-30 08:03

Google is teaming with Asia-based hardware makers on a low-priced, 7-inch tablet computer to challenge offerings by and Apple, reports say.

Sony tablets fall flat on pricing

2011-09-01 10:23

Analysts have panned the pricing and quality of Sony's new tablet computers, showing the battle it faces in regaining the consumer electronics crown.

Out with the old, in with the new

2011-01-10 12:30

Sales of personal computers and cell phones are expected to decline worldwide this year, while 3D TVs, smartphones and ebook readers are expected to soar, a survey shows.

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