According to an Engadget tipster, it looks like AT&T is going to stop offering discounted, on-contract tablets as of today. They will still be selling off-contract tablets at full-price, however, but say goodbye to carrier tablet subsidies.
So I have been using Ubuntu since 2010. More and more, I am seeing people developing icons that would work well for tablets (Faenza and Faience). Also I am seeing the default Gnome Shell look more and more like it was designed for a tablet (large x buttons, as well as a bug where a virtual keyboard popped up on my laptop).
A new tipping point in the world of tablets: today the analysts at Gartner have released their tablet sales numbers for 2013, and Android has topped the list for the most popular platform for the first time, outselling Apple's range of iPad tablets nearly twofold.
Don't want to get locked into Apple's ecosystem by buying an iPad or iPad mini? No problem! Here are my top 7 Android tablets for July 2013. And if you're looking for budget Android tablets, there's two here you might be interested in.
IDC has released their numbers for tablet market share in the first quarter of 2013, and it looks great for Android tablets. In the first three months of the year, 27.8 million Android tablets were shipped, up 247% from Q1 last year. The 27.8 million tablets also happen to make up 56.5% of all tablets shipped during the quarter, snagging the top spot from Apple.