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By Will765 On 1 Oct, 2012 At 12:25 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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The Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism completed a survey of over 9,500 adults from late June to early August, with some surprising results.  Half of those polled own either a tablet or smartphone, and one-third use their devices to access news stories and video clips, at least once per week.  Almost 20% [...]


By Will765 On 25 Jun, 2012 At 12:38 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Apple unveiled iOS 6, Microsoft showed off it’s Windows 8 tablets, and now it’s Google’s turn to show off it’s newest products. Starting Wednesday in San Francisco, the company will lay out it’s latest and (hopefully) greatest offerings.  There are several items that should be of great interest.  First, the Google-Nexus tablet.  A 7 inch, [...]


By Will765 On 30 Apr, 2012 At 11:45 AM | Categorized As News, Uncategorized | With 2 Comments
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The latest figures show Amazon is destroying the marketplace when it comes to android tablets. In February, the Fire had an amazing 53% share of all android tablets sold. The next closest manufacturer was Samsung, with around 15%. However, Samsung’s numbers are a total of all the many different tablets it sells, while the Fire [...]


By Will765 On 21 Feb, 2012 At 02:23 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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This week Barnes and Nobles is set to release a new version of it’s Nook Tablet.  The only difference between it and the version already on sale is 8GB less storage, and a $50 less price tag.  So by cutting that 8GB, Barnes & Nobles can now compete with the Kindle Fire price-wise.  Since it does have an [...]


By Will765 On 27 Jan, 2012 At 12:25 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Strategy Analytics have released another study regarding tablets, and it’s good news for both android and Apple. Overall, 66.9 million tablets were shipped in 2011, up from 18.6 million in 2010. In the fourth quarter alone, 26.8 million units went out. Of course, the holiday season is typically the biggest quarter for sales.  Still, the [...]


By Will765 On 25 Jan, 2012 At 12:19 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Reporting profits from the last quarter, Apple made an astounding 13.1 billion dollars in net income.  The per-share profit of $13.87 for the period was more than Apple earned in any full year before 2010.  This was double the profit reported for the previous quarter.  At that time, many Apple fans were holding out for the [...]


By Will765 On 24 Jan, 2012 At 12:25 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Back in the middle of December 2011, around ten percent of American adults owned a tablet. According to the Pew Research Center, that number nearly doubled by the middle of January, 2012, to nineteen percent.  For ereaders, the same percentage increase was seen, from ten to nineteen.  Overall, twenty-nine percent of households now have either [...]


By Will765 On 4 Jan, 2012 At 12:16 PM | Categorized As News, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments
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Although Apple hasn’t been at Macworld since 2009, rumors are the company may make an announcement there this year regarding the iPads.  Supposedly there will be two versions of the upcoming iPad3.  While both will have a screen size of 9.7 inches, there will be different resolutions.  The higher end device will have an QXGA panel, [...]


By Will765 On 3 Jan, 2012 At 12:51 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Notebook Italia has published a leaked rendering of what they say is going to be a new seven-inch tablet from ASUS. Back in January 2011, at CES, ASUS revealed plans for the Eee Pad MeMo.  That device would have a seven inch screen, 1280×800 resolution, and a 1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor.  Available with 3G and [...]


By Will765 On 2 Jan, 2012 At 12:38 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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You can now add Sony to the list of companies that have reduced the pricing on their android tablets, in response to the success of the cheaper Amazon Kindle Fire and Barnes & Nobles Nook Tablet.  The Tablet S, with a 9.4 inch screen, has hardly made any waves in the vast sea of android [...]