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Report: Microsoft to Demo Tablet Software

May 27, 2011 7:57 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Microsoft next week plans to demonstrate a new Windows-based operating system designed specifically for tablets...

E-Book Report: Nook is up, iPad Still Catching up

May 27, 2011 7:55 am | by Hillel Italie, AP National Writer | News | Comments

As the publishing industry wrapped up four days of digital talk at its annual national convention,'s Kindle was seen as the clear, if not dominant, player in the growing e-market...

Up Close: The Trials, Tribulations and Possibilities of Chrome OS

May 22, 2011 8:32 pm | by Andrew Berg | Articles | Comments

I received my CR-48 a couple of months after the trial began and have been enjoying the unique perspective of conducting a trial of not only a new operating system but also new hardware. What follows are a few thoughts about my experience...


RIM Recalls 1,000 PlayBook Tablets

May 16, 2011 8:04 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

RIM is recalling 1,000 BlackBerry PlayBook tablets that were shipped with a flawed version of the device's operating system.

Google Launches Long-Awaited Chromebooks

May 12, 2011 8:20 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Google yesterday dove deep into its Chrome notebook project at its annual Google I/O conference...

Regarding RIM: Company at a Crossroads

May 11, 2011 8:12 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

It used to be that smartphone users were either a BlackBerry devotee or an iOS idolater. Then along came a bevy of new Android-based smartphones...

HP Offers Prepaid 3G Laptop Data Plans

May 9, 2011 8:06 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

As part of a new line of laptops, HP is now offering a prepaid 3G data plan to its customers.

BYOD: The Perils to Productivity

May 4, 2011 12:16 pm | by John Herrema, Good Technology | Articles | Comments

The mobility revolution – now being cemented with the rise of the tablet – has dramatically increased employee productivity. It has also caused a massive headache for corporate IT departments.


Sprint Announces May 8 for Xoom Arrival

April 29, 2011 8:43 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Sprint yesterday said it will begin selling the Motorola Xoom tablet on May 8 for $600.

Microsoft 3Q Growth Overshadowed by Tablet Threat

April 29, 2011 8:33 am | by Michael Lidtke, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Even as Microsoft Corp.'s earnings grow at a robust rate, investors can't seem to shake the feeling that the boom days are winding down for the world's largest software maker.

Sony Unveils S1, S2 Tablet Entries

April 26, 2011 8:16 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Electronics giant Sony today announced a pair of new tablet devices that will come running Android 3.0 (Honeycomb)...

B & N Unveils Apps, Integrated Email for Nook Color

April 25, 2011 8:12 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

The Nook Color eReader is one step closer to realizing its potential as full-fledged Android tablet...

Review: Making a Case for the Misunderstood BlackBerry PlayBook

April 23, 2011 7:53 pm | by Andrew Berg | Articles | Comments

I suggest that Research In Motion's BlackBerry PlayBook is not a media tablet, or at least it's not just a media tablet. Neither is it an iPad competitor.                       


Business Buying Lifts Intel as Tablet Threat Looms

April 20, 2011 8:18 am | by Jordan Robertson, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Intel Corp. has sent a strong message to Wall Street: Tablets may be transforming the computer industry, but there's still a lot of money left to be made in the huge market for traditional PCs.

Review: Feeling the Love for G-Slate

April 19, 2011 8:14 am | by Noah Kravitz, Editor-at-Large, | Articles | Comments

T-Mobile's G-Slate with Google is the first 4G tablet computer to ship, believe it or not.

RIM Throws PlayBook into Ring

April 18, 2011 8:38 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

All eyes will be on Research In Motion's PlayBook launch this week as the tablet makes its way into the hands of consumers and enterprises in particular.

Demand for Tablets Cuts Into PC Shipments, says IDC

April 14, 2011 8:33 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Consumers' growing appetite for tablets is eroding demand for personal computers...

Review: BlackBerry PlayBook Strong, Well-Priced

April 14, 2011 8:11 am | by Rachel Metz, AP Technology Writer | Articles | Comments

You need three things to compete with Apple's iPad tablet computer: A gorgeous, easy-to-use device that people will love, a bustling app store and an attractive price tag.

iPads Take a Place Next to Crayons in Kindergarten

April 14, 2011 8:08 am | by Clarke Canfield, Associated Press | News | Comments

Kindergarten classes are supplementing crayons, finger paints and flashcards with iPads, a development that excites supporters but that detractors worry...

Report: Apple to Dominate Tablets Through 2015

April 11, 2011 8:13 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Analysts at Gartner don't appear to be too optimistic about the prospects for Research In Motion's PlayBook...

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.

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