$199 Asus ZenPad 8 hits Best Buy
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 13 July 2015 10:19

$199 Asus ZenPad 8 hits Best Buy


22nm Moorefield Atom with iPad mini resolution

Asus has just started shipping its latest sub $200 toy, and this 8-inch tablet is now available via Best Buy. 

Gartner predicts the rise of the hybrids
Published in Notebooks


Opening the clamshell

Beancounters at Gartner have been consulting their tarot cards and are predicting that hybrid PC sales are to accelerate this year.

Sony claims that PlayStation Vita is not dead
Published in Mobiles


It is just resting

Sony is denying that its PlayStation Vita is dead in the water, despite ignoring it during its E3 2015 presentation.

Ubuntu can run on Shield tablet
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 27 May 2015 12:13

Ubuntu can run on Shield tablet


Might have a use afterall

A user managed to get the open source Linux operating system Ubuntu running on his Nvidia Shield Tablet.

Samsung plays Chopin
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 25 May 2015 11:26

Samsung plays Chopin


It is not chopsticks

Samsung appears to be working on a high-end device powered by an Intel processor and running Android 5.1 Lollipop.tablet.

Further signs of a touch screen slump
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 19 May 2015 14:01

Further signs of a touch screen slump


Tablets and smartphones who wants them?

There are further signs that the boom in consumer mobiles is drying up.

IDC sees second life for business tablets
Published in Mobiles


Consumers not so much

Beancounters at IDC have consulteed their tarot cards and are predicting that tablets will survive in the business area.

Tame Apple Press admits that iPads faltering
Published in News


Flickering reality distortion field

The Tame Apple Press is starting to realise that all those years about the iPad being game changing were basically a lie peddling another hula hoop style fad.

On the ball  car hire firms want to rent tablets
Published in Mobiles


Someone has a use for them

Car hire outfit Avis and Budget Car Rental thinks that there are people who want to hire keyboardless netbooks.

 

Nexus 9 price falling
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 07 May 2015 15:36

Nexus 9 price falling


Hitting a sweet spot

Google's Nexus 9 was not a bad tablet, the only problem was the $399 price tag.