Don't-Miss Tablet Stories
You may not live in California, but should that state's legislature pass a bill mandating kill-switch technology for smartphones and tablets, the implications will be felt far beyond the borders of the Golden State.
Samsung isn't shying away from the high end of the tablet market. Its Pro tablets start at $400 and the company is taking preorders now.
The retailer has cut the price on the Surface Pro to $500, signaling that this model of Microsoft's tablet is on the way out.
Market-research firm IDC says that tablet shipments grew 28.2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013. That's a far cry from the 75.3 percent growth in sales during the 2012 fourth quarter.
Microsoft's financial reports indicate it took a $39 million hit on its tablet sales during 2013's fourth quarter.
The company spent more on marketing during the holidays, keeping smartphone and tablet profits flat despite an uptick in sales.
The granted and pending patents cover fundamental mobile OS technology, Qualcomm said.
Intel launched a pair of reference designs for schools, loading up a tablet and a clamshell PC design with education-focused software and peripherals.
The fix addresses glitches related to sleep-mode and battery life that were introduced in a December firmware update.
In a twist, processors designed for consumer PCs outperform Intel's expectations, while the usually reliable Xeon chips fall short.
It's probably aimed at the developing world, but everyone deserves a front facing camera, no matter where they live.
The Sharp RW-16G1 is a portly portable with a pixelicious display.
The Galaxy Tab3 Lite has a 2-megapixel camera and a 1024 by 600 pixel screen