Android Tablets Might Dethrone the iPad as Early as Mid-2013, suggests ABI Research

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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.

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What Should You Buy? Microsoft Surface RT vs. Apple iPad 4

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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?

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America Waits In Line For iPads, China Waits Hoping To Build Them

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Apple products give us shiny new toys to play with, and that’s exciting- but in China the idea of upcoming new Apple products means that plants like Foxconn will need more seasonal workers to help push out these upcoming units and for those that are currently unemployed, nothing is more exciting than having income, even if there have often been accusations that Foxconn’s conditions are less than desirable.

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Apple Servers Scan Your Contacts and Song Info When Using iPad Dictation

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No, it’s not quite the same as having Siri, but the Dictation feature in the new iPad is still there for some of your voice recognition needs, but it turns out that it could also turn into an invasion of privacy. This is partly conjecture, to be fair, but it is still something worth noting.

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What the $399 iPad 2 Could Mean for Android Tablets

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Part of the reason why the iPad and iPad 2 continued to dominate the tablet space was that most of the “good” Android tablets cost just as much as their iCounterparts and many people viewed Apple’s tablet as a premium device. The original Eee Pad Transformer made some headway by launching at $399, digging under the cheapest iPad by a full $100, but even that was met with relatively limited success.

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Apple March 7 iPad 3 Event Invite Confirms No Home Button?

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We pretty much already knew that Apple was going to reveal the new iPad 3 next month, but now we can see official confirmation in the way of a special invitation to a special Apple event on March 7. But the invitation sent out seems to be showing something a little extra…

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Leaked Info About Mini 8-Inch iPad: All To Throw Us Off?

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I’m not sure how Steve Jobs would feel about this. He said that the 9.7-inch screen of the iPad was the “minimum size required to create great tablet apps,” but it looks like Apple is genuinely entertaining the idea of producing a tablet with a smaller display.

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