HP has now announced the HP Slatebook X2, a 10.1-inch Android slate that works a lot like the Asus Transformer series – combining an Android tablet with a convertible laptop base.
An internal document claims Nook is ending its involvement in creating Android-based tablets by 2014, with Microsoft looking to buy the brand.
We’ve heard rumors more than once about the idea of Microsoft moving beyond the 10+-inch tablet form factor, but now Microsoft has confirmed it.
Intel is allegedly preparing to help push new convertible notebooks running on upcoming Haswell processors with the power of Android.
hile PC sales have been declining for a while, new IDC estimates show that for the first quarter of 2013, the market fell a whole 13.9 percent.
A new patent describes a convertible MacBook design with a touch-sensitive screen, with the guts of the PC still residing in the ‘base’ of the laptop.
When you think of major success in the tablet world, you certainly don’t think of HP in the same breathe. Can HP change this perception going forward?
If you’ve been drooling over the Razer Edge since it was officially unveiled last month at CES, you will soon be able to get your hands on one. Well, sort of. While the actual gaming tablet itself won’t start shipping until “later that month,” you can start placing your pre-orders on the Edge this Friday, March 1.
Ubuntu, Firefox OS and Tizen are all receiving quite a bit of attention, but how do they stand in terms of support and current tech demonstrations?
Despite the snowstorm, Microsoft managed to successfully launch their new tablet yesterday, which starts at $899 for the base 64GB model.
Considering the Microsoft Surface Pro? The first reviews are in from a variety of tech sites. What’s the verdict? Things certainly look pretty mixed.
Up until now, the Chromebook series running on Chrome OS was supposed to be thin, light and cheap. While the “cheap” part is certainly debatable, it looks like Google is ready to step it up several notches with the upcoming Chromebook Pixel.
Late last year, Microsoft introduced the Windows RT-based Microsoft Surface tablet. Would it be out of the realm of possibility for Microsoft to create an Ultrabook of their own? With a continued push by Microsoft’s hardware partners into convertible territory, some rumors suggest that an ultrabook convertible/hybrid could be the next obvious step. Designer Clemente Puertolas feels […]
Last week we told you that Imangi Studios was releasing Temple Run 2 for iOS devices. It was also made official by Keith Shepherd, co-founder of Imangi, that an Android version was to be released on January 24th.
Whether you have heard or not, Temple Run 2, was just released for iOS devices the other day.
After making an appearance at CES 2013 with the IdeaPad Yoga 11S (shown above), Lenovo is reportedly planning to introduce an Android version of the convertible.
Acer has now announced the Iconia B1-A71, featuring a 1.2GHz MediaTek dual-core processor, 512MB of RAM and a 7-inch display.
When Apple finally unveiled the iPad Mini, few to none of us were surprised. That said, we were more than a little stunned to see Apple turn around and release a 4th generation iPad only about a half year after the release of the 3rd gen model. Despite some complaints, iPads are still selling strong. So was this aggressive and short cycle for the iPad a bad move for Apple? They don’t seem to think so, if rumors are to be believed.
Blackberry 10 is just around the corner and with it comes a whole new era for RIM. Whether or not the changes that come with BB10 will be enough remains unseen, but one thing is for sure: in today’s age you need apps to succeed.
A new photo has now hit the net of what appears to be a massive Galaxy Note-sized Nokia smartphone. The prototype is known as the “Juggernaut Semaphore” and in a setting screen photo reveals that it is running on an up-to-date Snapdragon S4 chipset.
This Wednesday Microsoft announced that with the launch of the Windows Phone 8 platform in October, their Windows Phone application submissions have increased a staggering 40%. Because of this huge increase they decided to keep the Windows Phone Store open longer during the holiday season.
It may not be the fanciest laptop on the block, but it comes from a highly trusted name and it’ll get the job done. It’s the Dell Inspiron i15R and it happens to be on sale for $150 off.
Two of the hottest smartphones out there right now are the Nokia Lumia 920 and LG Nexus 4, and both are currently hard to find at retailers as a direct result.
The iPad might currently be on top when it comes to tablets, but things may be shifting quickly, according to a new ABI Research report. Back in 2011 Gartner had suggested that Android would hold a 38% share of the tablet market by 2015, but ABI says that things are now moving much quicker. The latest data suggests that Android accounted for an impressive 44 percent of all tablets shipped during the last quarter.
The Microsoft Surface RT is getting yet another update, this time around it is supposed to improve overall battery life, driver compatibility and even performance. If you’ve had audio issues with the Surface, it is expected to fix these problems as well.
It seems that Apple TV and Google TV might be getting even more competition in the set-top box space. While this isn’t the first time that the web has gossiped about such a device from Microsoft, it now seems that more sources are coming out and saying that an Xbox Set-top box is in fact in the cards.
Steve Wozniak is one of those guys that most of us just like, regardless of what platform we use or how we feel about Apple. Not only is he one of the founding fathers of the personal computer revolution, he tells things how it is and isn’t afraid to be honest, regardless of his affiliation with Apple. When speaking at TEDx Brussels, TechCrunch got a few moments afterwards with WoZ.
The problem with many tablet/phone keyboard and stand combos is that they are generally for only one platform. This is great if you tend to stick with the same ecosystem no matter what, but what if you are platform agnostic and like owning multiple devices from various ecosystems. More than likely, you’ll be stuck buying multiple keyboard/stand units, right? Nope, not if you get a ZAGGkeys FLEX tablet keyboard.
The Apple fans in the audience might disagree with their MacBook Airs, but as far as super thin PCs go, the Samsung Series 9 ultrabooks are among the sleekest. And now you can get a bonus $100 gift card when you buy one.
Angry Birds is no doubt the most popular game on smartphone markets today, and as the franchise has progressed, some games and remakes have made the series feel a little stale. However, Angry Birds Star Wars has produced a refreshing breath of air onto the Angry Birds line of games and playing it feels like playing Angry Birds for the first time all over again.
Looking to make the most out of your Xbox multimedia experience? With Xbox SmartGlass you can control your Xbox through the tablet for many functions, including selecting movies, rewinding and a whole lot more. Best of all, the control app is now out for iOS devices as well.
In 2006 the first Intel-based consumer-level Mac computers starting rolling out, and Apple hasn’t looked back– or have they? Apparently Apple is considering yet another architecture move, this time over to ARM.
There has probably never been a better time to get a tablet than now, thanks to the shear amount of great choices on the market today. From the iPad to the Nexus 10, there is plenty of options out there, that much is clear. What if you are considering the Microsoft Surface? Should you get the Surface RT or wait for the Surface PRO?
That’s good news for consumers, because it means that you’re able to find some great deals on some pretty great laptops… like this substantial collection of Lenovo notebooks on sale for 20% off.
Xbox Smartglass is a way to bring a tablet screen into the Xbox living room media center experience. Basically the app works by connecting your tablet or smartphone up to the screen for pausing, rewinding and even possibly some games going forward. Think of this as a Wii U-type of experience, although not nearly as widely adapted or supported by games– instead its focus is clearly on movies and other multimedia playback between the two devices.
I still think that the starting price on the Microsoft Surface should have been closer to $299, but in the $499 range, it competes directly against the recently announced fourth-generation iPad rather than the also recently announced iPad Mini. So, how does it compare?
Well, it looks like Motorola has beaten Google Glass to the punch with the launch of the Motorola HC1 Headset Computer. This is a wearable computer that runs on Windows.
Apple has a press event today that is almost 100% likely to show us the iPad Mini, among a few other possibilities like refreshes to their desktop and laptop lines. Want to watch the show live? You have a few options here. For Apple TV owners that have a second or third generation device, you […]
It seems that the Nexus 7 is now up and running with Ubuntu 13.04.
According to Microsoft, their display is supposed to be sharper than the Apple’s retina display. Considering the Surface has a resolution of 1,366 x 768 (which isn’t all that high by today’s standard), how is that possible?
While the preorder information for the 32GB Surface originally read “delivered by 10/26th” it is now pushed back by several weeks.
Ahead of their October 26th launch event, Microsoft has now released its Surface RT tablet for pre-ordering. This means we finally have pricing information. Those who were crossing their fingers about the rumors of a $200 starting price for the Surface might be more than a little disappointed.
Are you an HTC tablet fan? While I doubt many readers are frantically shaking their head “YES”, there are probably a few fans out there. Unfortunately, HTC not only has had several fiscal problems holding them back, but they also have had problems breaking into the tablet market. With bigger plays like Apple, Samsung, Google/Asus and Amazon– it isn’t that surprising to hear that they are stopping the sale of tablets in the U.S. for now.
Microsoft’s Surface is preparing for a special release event on Oct. 25th, with a midnight launch at select Microsoft Stores on the 26th. With that in mind, it has hit the FCC. We now know everything there is to know about the Surface– except for the price tag.
Since its announcement, there have been rumors of a new ModBook hitting the market, and today, after a years’ worth of hushed up speculation, the ModBook Pro is available for sale.
Acer was set to launch a new Acer CloudMobile A800 in Shanghai today, but it seems they’ve canceled the plans last moment. The A800 was quite unique not just because of its cloud-focus but because it was changing up the OS by making use of the Chinese Aliyun OS by Alibaba.
The Apple iMac is a pretty great all-in-one computer, but if you’re coming from the perspective of an iPhone or iPad, you want to touch that screen.