Thus far, consumers have been prepared to pay $500 to $1000 for the pioneering Apple iPad tablet range. However, as demonstrated by the previously unsaleable HP TouchPad, which sparked a consumer tsunami when offered for $99 in a fire sale, sub $200 tablets is what consumers want - and Apple had better take heed.
A few months ago the tablet PC was a dead duck. But then Apple announced the iPad and all of a sudden the category become hot and sexy again. The Handii Tablet, running Windows 7 Professional, tries to pull back some of Apple’s momentum, addressing many of the iPad’s shortcomings but missing on some key features.
Android tablet computers will grow from 32 percent global market share in the third quarter to an estimated 40.3 percent through the fourth quarter, reducing Apple's iPad share to 59 percent, projects IDC. The growth in Android tablets is due largely to the popularity of the low-cost Kindle Fire and Nook Tablet, says the study....
One day after Apple’s big iPhone 5 news day, an accolade for Apple in the tablet category: J.D. Power and Associates has put the brand at the top of its annual tablet customer satisfaction survey. This is the first time that the influential pollster has tracked U.S.
It's already a foregone conclusion that Google's Android OS will hop in the handheld tablet ring with Apple's iPhone OS and duke it out for tablet supremacy, and despite canceled products like HP's Slate and Microsoft's Courier, some still believe it will be a Windows 7 device that knocks the iPad from its perch. But what about Ubuntu?
Android tablets have finally joined their phone counterpart up top. According to ABI Research, tablets running Android outsold Apple’s iPad in Q2 of 2013. Revenue for the entire tablet market hit $12.7 billion in that quarter.
Hours before Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) unveiled the iPad Mini today, The Wall Street Journal noted that Apple faces intense competition from Amazon Kindle and numerous Google Android tablets that have seven-inch screens. But The VAR Guy was shocked to see the Journal did not mention Microsoft’s Surface tablet, running Windows 8 or Windows RT, which launches later this week.