With revenues of $37.4 billion for the June quarter, Apple generated a profit of $7.7 billion dollars. Apple sold 35.2 million iPhones in the third fiscal quarter, up 13% from last year, and they sold 13.3 million iPads, down 9% from last year. Continue reading
A large screen gadget which can be folded up and stuck in a pocket is one of the holy grails of mobile gadgetry, and in the past few days a couple news stories came across my desk which reminded me that it’s not as far out of reach as I had thought. Continue reading
Rumors have been circulating for a couple months now that Nvidia was going to release a gaming tablet to complement their Shield handhend gaming device, and over the past couple days a trio of leaks have moved this 8″ gaming tablet out of the maybe slot and firmly into the “why hasn’t it launched yet” category. Continue reading
For the past four years Android tablet have been a hot market niche, with dozens of device makers releasing new models willy-nilly. Some were good, many were bad, and as a result the tablet market in July 2014 is glutted with tablets.
There are so many tablets on the market that it is difficult to tell which ones are good; even a reviewer such as myself can’t test more than a tithe of what’s available.
But as I sat here this morning, looking for a tablet to buy and review, I realized that my process for choosing a tablet included a number of rules which might be useful. Continue reading
Rumors have been circulating for a couple months now that Nvidia was going to release a tablet to compliment their Shield handheld gaming device (at right), but up until this week there was hardly any evidence to support the rumors.
Notebook Italia discovered that a new certification report for a device called the Nvidia Shield tablet showed up online last week. The report doesn’t tell as much about the tablet, but it does confirm that something by that name exists. Continue reading
Skytex is one of the many small gadget makers that first got into ereaders in 2010 and then quickly got out of that market and into tablets. They have produced many Android devices over the past 3 years, both good and bad, and the Skypad SP458 definitely falls into the latter category. Continue reading
If the $49 DigiLand tablet I posted on Saturday is too big for you, you might be interested in this cut down version.
While digging through the Best Buy website I came across an old frenemy which has appeared under many names. The Skytex Skypad SP458 is the latest iteration of a device that has been appearing under one brand or another for 3 years now, and I think it might finally be the one worth buying. Continue reading
Rumors have been circulating for about a month now that Nvidia was planning to release a tablet to complement its Shield handheld gaming device, and I think I found the first evidence to show that the rumors are true. Continue reading
Barnes & Noble has long been promising to launch a new tablet in partnership with a major device maker, and today that promise came true. The bookseller has just announced that they will be partnering with Samsung to produce a new Nook-branded Galaxy Tab 4 tablet.
The new tablet will be released later this year (in early August) and feature the Nook software and access to more than 3 million books, magazines and newspapers. Continue reading