Nvidia recalls Shield tablet due to fire hazard
Published in Mobiles


8-inch Shield tablet with YO1 bettery

Nvidia has announced a "voluntary recall" of its Shield 8-inch tablet due to a faulty battery that can cause the device to overheat and become a fire hazard.

We were right Apple results are grim
Published in News
Wednesday, 22 July 2015 11:34

We were right Apple results are grim


Tame Apple Press is spinning like a mad thing

Yesterday we warned the Tame Apple Press would be spinning what were expected to be bad results and we were right.

Apple press gears up for shock results
Published in News
Monday, 20 July 2015 15:58

Apple press gears up for shock results


They will be great honestly

The Tame Apple Press is gearing up to spin tomorrow's financial results, even though there are some suggestions that they will not be that great.

$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.