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Cherry Mobile is the latest brand to sign up as a Windows Phone partner, with two new handsets - including perhaps the most affordable Windows Phone ever, at just $69 - and two Windows 8.1 tablets.
Alcatel OneTouch launched a Windows Phone 7.8 device back in 2012, but its chief marketing officer says it plans to return with tablets running Windows Phone, including a 10-inch device.
The common refrain has been that tablets are for consumption and that laptops are for productivity. Microsoft tried to bridge that gap with Surface, and now Apple and Google want that too.
As it prepares to celebrate its seventh birthday, Virgin America is rolling out Google Nexus 7 tablets across its fleet, helping flight attendants to provide better onboard service to its passengers.
The USB 3.0 Promoter Group today announced the completion of the USB Type-C spec allowing new devices to have far slimmer USB cables and connectors. It also supports SuperSpeed and USB power upto 100w
Lenovo has confirmed that it is no longer selling small Windows tablets in the United States, and is redirecting inventory of its 8-inch devices to markets where demand "has been much stronger".
Low-cost airline flydubai introduced Windows 8 tablets with integrated passport scanners and printers for its check-in staff, and has so far reduced check-in times to just two minutes per passenger.
US-bound passengers will be required to prove that their mobile devices turn on, as the TSA increases airport security to deal with the 'credible threat' of a bomb disguised as a phone or tablet.
Microsoft's vice president of OEM partners explained how we will see sub-$200 Windows Phone devices before the end of the year and how Windows tablets will also be getting significantly cheaper too.
On stage at Computex, Microsoft showed off a number of recently launched Windows devices as well as some we hadn't seen before. Among these a HP 2-in-1 device and a 7-inch tablet from Toshiba.
Shipments of Microsoft's Surface tablets in the UK rose by 27.1% year on year in Q1 2014, pushing them ahead of Google's Nexus tablets, but both are well behind the market leaders, Apple and Samsung.
The research firm IDC is predicting that larger tablets that can also be used as a notebook, such as Microsoft's Surface Pro 3, will increase in the next few years as sales of smaller tablets decline.
Intel has teamed up with Chinese semiconductor SoC maker Rockchip to work together on Intel's SoFIA line of SoCs that intend to penetrate the entry-level mobile device market.
Samsung is sending out colorful invitations to the media to an event in New York called the 'Samsung Galaxy Premiere 2014' which looks set to introduce some new brightly-colored tablet models.
Teachers warn of infants struggling to play with building blocks, children with poor social skills and teenagers unable to handle pen-and-paper exams, due to 'overexposure' to tablets, phones and PCs.
Microsoft has announced that the price of Windows will be free to OEMs that will put the operating system inside smartphones and tablets that are smaller than 9 inches.
A new report claims Microsoft will help to launch a number of low cost Windows 8 tablets that will be made especially for the Indian market, to try to fight off Android dominance in that country.
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Typically going after the Apple iPad's weaknesses in its Surface ads, Microsoft has instead chosen a new target in ads that will air this Thanksgiving weekend: Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1.
A major UK consumer group is calling foul over companies charging huge sums for internal storage upgrades for popular devices with some, such as Google and Apple, marking up prices by up to 1000%.
Google has finally broken silence on the mystery barges docked in various cities, saying that they could be used as interactive space for teaching people about their new and upcoming technologies.
Samsung ranked higher than all other tablet makers in J.D. Power's 2013 Tablet Satisfaction survey, including Apple. However, something is fishy here: Apple received 4 more stars than Samsung.
Its hardware partners are turning to Android and Chrome OS. PC shipments are falling. Meanwhile, its devices strategy consists of two Surface tablets, plus Nokia. It's time for Microsoft to do more.
T-Mobile U.S. is giving 200MB of free data a month to anyone with a tablet - no contracts, no payments, no strings attached. You don't even have to be a T-Mo customer and you can use your own device.
After multiple years have passed since Google first unveiled a version of Android for tablets, Twitter is playing along by finally releasing a tablet-optimized version of its app, but there's a catch.
An advisory committee to the Federal Aviation Administration has reportedly recommended more relaxed rules on electronics like laptops and tablets on commercial flights.
Microsoft took some shots at Google and Android tablet makers this week when it released a white paper that claimes Windows tablets are a better choice for education and government work.
Technology tipster @evleaks has revealed seven codenames for upcoming Nokia products, most of which likely refer to Windows Phone 8 devices from the Finnish company that has strong ties to Microsoft.
A new survey of college students shows that 82 percent of them own laptops and 80 percent own smartphones but just 18 percent of them own tablets, which could be a big help to the PC market.
Microsoft began selling its Surface RT and Surface Pro in Taiwan on Sunday, marking the first time the tablets have been officially available in the country where they're manufactured.
A new report from Canalys claims that 68 percent of tablets shipped in the second quarter of 2013 had screens of less than nine inches, which Microsoft might want to consider for the next Surface RT.
A source has claimed Apple's intention of working with Sharp and LG isn't going quite so well, with the Cupertino giant turning to a certain Korean company in order to meet manufacturing demands.
According to specifications posted online, Nokia's long-rumored tablet could be running a Snapdragon 800, while the model designation certainly suggests a bigger bit of equipment than a smartphone.
Strategy Analytics claims that 2.3 million tablets with a Windows operating system shipped worldwide in the second quarter of 2013, well behind tablets with Android and IOS.
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PC shipments have once again declined for Q2 2013, with both Gartner and IDC reporting around an 11% drop. Rather than blaming Windows 8 this time, tablets have been listed as a reason for the decline
Tami Reller has stated today at Computex 2013 that new 7- and 8-inch Windows 8 x86 tablets will come with the basic Microsoft Office 2013 apps Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote out of the box
A new report is stating that Microsoft is cutting the price on Windows RT for smaller tablets to help encourage OEMs to produce tablets that sell at a competitive price point.
IDC has cut its worldwide forecast for PC shipments again for 2013, saying it now sees a decline of 7.8 percent for the year. In another report, it sees tablet shipments outpacing PCs by 2015.
Lenovo has published its quarterly earnings report and the Chinese manufacturer has had a record setting quarter. They now stand at 15.5% of the global PC market and they rank third on smart devices.
Samsung says it will be showing off new displays this week that will include a 2560x1600 WQXGA LCD for 10.1 inch tablets and a 3200x1800 WQXGA+ LCD display for 13.3 inch laptops.
NVIDIA has backed Microsoft's ARM-based tablet platform, Windows RT, saying that it has a "bright future", while also mentioning that multiple Tegra 4-powered Windows RT machines are on their way
Asus has confirmed that it will be making smaller Windows 8 tablets in the near future, adding they are "very optimistic about sales for Windows 8 tablets this year."
BlackBerry's CEO thinks users will no longer want tablets within five years, claiming they "are not a good business model", adding that BlackBerry will be "the absolute leader in mobile computing."
According to Intel's CEO future Atom-powered Windows 8 tablets will have a very low starting price: $200. The new Atom Bay Trail chips will also offer great performance and long battery life.
An update has been made to Microsoft's Xbox SmartGlass app for Android, adding support for tablets 7-inches or larger, while also adding a few other features, and fixing numerous bugs.
A new report from The Wall Street Journal claims Microsoft is working on a 7-inch tablet, citing unnamed sources, adding that the device will go into mass production later this year.
Research by the IDC has predicted that Microsoft's tablet market share will grow to 10% in 2017, but the Surface RT will account for just 2.7% of that. Additionally, iPad shipments will drop in 2013.
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