Ubuntu can run on Shield tablet
Published in Mobiles


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


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


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


Hitting a sweet spot

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

Apple and IBM flog iPads to elderly Japanese
Published in Mobiles


Young dont want them any more

Apple and IBM's business partnership which was supposed to push iPads and iPhones into corporates seems to have reverted to hitting softer targets like Japanese pensioners.

Expensive tablets on the road to nowhere
Published in Notebooks


Apple sales to drop by 30 per cent

Tablet sales have flattened and buyers will no longer pay an arm or a leg for them, according to new research.

Acer working on Predator gaming tablet
Published in Notebooks


Part of the new Predator gaming lineup

Acer is definitely on a roll, revealing plenty of new products, including new notebooks, desktops, tablets and monitors, but what especially caught our eye is the new Predator gaming tablet.