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Google gives up on tablets
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 21 June 2019 11:12

Google gives up on tablets


It turns out they are pretty pointless

Search engine Google has finally admitted that tablets are pretty pointless and has given up making them.

Microsoft making foldable devices
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 16 January 2019 11:03

Microsoft making foldable devices


In time for Apple to invent two years later 

The company, which brought the world the tablet and the touchscreen smartphone, is working on adapting Windows to work on foldable devices.

Apple raises prices on "new" tablets
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 31 October 2018 13:59

Apple raises prices on "new" tablets


Negligible other changes

Fruity cargo cult Apple refreshed some of the prices on its iPads and Macs while offering some negligible improvements.

Tablet sales reach a new low
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 05 February 2018 12:37

Tablet sales reach a new low


So much for game changers

The market for game-changing, super cool keyboardless netbooks is slumping lower than Donald Trump’s approval rating amongst educated black women.

Samsung pips Apple in tablet market
Published in News
Thursday, 16 November 2017 16:52

Samsung pips Apple in tablet market

Overall consumer sales decrease in Europe

A report from market research company IDC said that sales of Samsung tablets exceeded Apple machines during the third calendar quarter of 2017.

Surface Pro copied Apple too much
Published in AI
Tuesday, 30 May 2017 13:52

Surface Pro copied Apple too much


Not the design –  the gouging of users

While Microsoft makes a Surface Pro which is far better than Apple products, the software giant has copied Jobs’ Mob’s marketing and price gouging antics.

Apple's 10.5-inch iPad goes into gear
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 14 March 2017 05:51

Apple's 10.5-inch iPad goes into gear


Announcement comes in April alongside Apple's spaceship campus HQ

Apple is expected to move ahead with production on its mid-size, 10.5-inch iPad model later this month, rather than a previously expected timeframe of May to June, according to the latest reports from the Taiwan-based supply chain.

Notebooks set to return as tablets die
Published in News
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 12:24

Notebooks set to return as tablets die


So much for game changing

Notebooks, which had been written off by the Tame Apple Press after Steve Jobs showed off his tablets, are now back.

VR Smartphones and tablets to grow
Published in News
Monday, 26 September 2016 14:08

VR Smartphones and tablets to grow


Fourth quarter will see a boom

The numbers of VR-enabled smartphones and tablets, as well as shipments of VR devices bundled with gaming consoles or PCs will grow like topsy in the fourth quarter.

White box tablet makers losing sales fast
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 10 August 2016 12:42

White box tablet makers losing sales fast


Writing on the wall


White box tablet makers are seeing sales fall 15.3 percent from last year.