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Report: iPad 2 Tops Tablet Ranking for Price, Quality

April 6, 2011 7:58 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

The second-generation version of Apple's iconic tablet device topped Consumer Reports' rankings in a report released yesterday.

Taiwan's AsusTek Launches Android-Powered Tablet

March 25, 2011 7:55 am | by Annie Huang, Associated Press | News | Comments

The Taiwanese firm saw the sales of its once popular line of mini-laptops stall following the launch of Apple's hit iPad.

Samsung Unveils Tab 10.1, 8.9

March 23, 2011 7:51 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

ORLANDO, Fla.—Big blue numbers stand on the front lawn outside the Orange County Convention Center: 7, 8, 9 and 10. Until yesterday, CTIA Wireless 2011 show attendees had to wonder what Samsung Mobile was up to.


Sprint Expands HTC Franchise with Tablet, 3D Phone

March 23, 2011 7:50 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

ORLANDO, Fla.—Sprint took its smartphone users to the third dimension and gave tablet devotees a boost with the unveiling of its HTC Evo 3D smartphone and HTC Evo View 4G tablet on Tuesday.

RIM Puts Price on PlayBook

March 23, 2011 7:42 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

RIM and Best Buy announced the pre-orders, pricing and launch date for the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet.

Motorola Announces Availability for Xoom Wi-Fi Edition

March 16, 2011 8:23 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Motorola Mobility Holdings today announced the upcoming availability for the Motorola Xoom Wi-Fi edition on March 27.

Time Warner Cable Launches iPad App with Live TV

March 15, 2011 8:01 am | by Peter Svensson, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Time Warner Cable Inc. is launching an iPad application that plays live TV, becoming the first cable company to do so.

Report: iPad 2 Nearly Matches BOM of Original iPad

March 14, 2011 8:00 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Apple has managed to keep production costs for the iPad 2 in line with that of the first-generation iPad...


iPad 2 Sales Start with Pre-Dawn Online Orders

March 11, 2011 6:58 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple's updated version of its iPad tablet computer will be available in stores Friday afternoon but those who can't wait to say they own the gadget could beat the crowds by ordering one online hours earlier.

Review: With iPad 2, Apple One-Ups Itself

March 10, 2011 6:54 am | by Rachel Metz, AP Technology Writer | Articles | Comments

With the original iPad, Apple brought an attractive, easy-to-use tablet computer to the masses at a reasonable price — a feat numerous companies are trying to top.

As Competitors Pop Up, iPad Keeps Price Advantage

March 10, 2011 6:51 am | by Peter Svensson, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

The new iPad model hitting stores Friday comes with several improvements over the original version but the same price tag...

Reports: HP CEO Says webOS on All PCs

March 9, 2011 7:08 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Aside from commenting that HP has "lost its soul" in a recent interview with Bloomberg, HP CEO Leo Apotheker also said his company will put webOS on every PC it ships.

Samsung Thrives in Galaxy

March 8, 2011 9:11 pm | by Monica Alleven | Articles | Comments

A year ago at CTIA Wireless, Samsung unveiled Galaxy S, which hit the market in June 2010. Over the next seven months, the company worldwide managed to sell some 10 million of the Androidpowered Galaxy S smartphones.


Tablets Clip PC Sales, says Gartner

March 4, 2011 7:14 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Gartner says the growing appetite for tablets like the Apple iPad is cutting into sales of "mobile PCs" like laptops and netbooks.

Review: Atrix Manages Magic, But Laptop Dock Misses on Practicality, Price

March 3, 2011 11:04 am | by Andrew Berg | Articles | Comments

Here's a look at the many parts of the Atrix and what worked, what didn't and what simply left me scratching my head.

Review: Xoom Emerges as First Real iPad Competitor

March 3, 2011 6:57 am | by Rachel Metz,AP Technology Writer | Articles | Comments

Motorola's Xoom has been hailed as the most likely tablet computer to rival Apple's iPad...

Inside Motorola's Xoom: Plenty of Horsepower

February 25, 2011 6:42 am | by Jessica Mintz, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Motorola's new Xoom tablet computer has enough power under the hood to challenge Apple's iPad...

Study: U.S. Immigrants Choosing iPad

February 23, 2011 6:59 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

According to a survey of U.S. immigrants conducted last November, 13 percent of respondents own a tablet device and two-thirds of these tablet owners chose the iPad.

Xoom to Land at Verizon Feb. 24

February 22, 2011 7:22 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Motorola Mobility's Xoom tablet will hit the shelves at Verizon Wireless on Thursday, Feb. 24, Motorola and Verizon announced today.

MWC: HTC Unveils Trio of Smartphones, New Tablet

February 15, 2011 6:52 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

HTC today stepped into line with other OEMs at Mobile World Congress, releasing a refresh of its smartphone line and a new tablet to boot.

MWC: LG Unveils 3D Optimus Pad for Germany

February 14, 2011 7:23 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

LG today unveiled the V900 Optimus Pad at Mobile World Congress. The device is similar to the company's G-Slate tablet...

Smartphones Outsell PCs for the First Time

February 9, 2011 7:00 am | by Dana Wollman, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

For the first time ever, smartphones such as Apple's iPhone are outselling personal computers...

Round Up: 4G Smartphones, Tablets

February 7, 2011 12:05 pm | by Andrew Berg | Articles | Comments

This year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas turned out to be the year of 4G. While no one seems to have a specific definition for "4G," the carriers, regardless of their wireless flavor of choice, are ready and willing to market around the term.

AT & T Reveals Atrix Pricing, Launch Details

February 4, 2011 7:04 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

AT&T yesterday announced pricing and launch details for the Motorola Atrix 4G smartphone and laptop docking system.

Murdoch Launches iPad-Only The Daily

February 3, 2011 6:59 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Rupert Murdoch, CEO of News Corporation, has unveiled The Daily, the first national daily news publication created specifically for the iPad.

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