Are you now using your PC less? According to a recent report from the NPD Group research firm, us computer owners are now spending more and more time using our mobile phones and tablets for tasks that could have otherwise been done on a computer. 37 percent of respondents to the survey said that they are transitioning multiple different tasks to their tablets and smartphones, with Internet browsing and time spent on Facebook leading the way. Continue reading
I’m pretty sure that most of you have heard of Samsung’s Galaxy Note. Samsung first announced the phone last August during the IFA 2011, and released it sometime in October that year. With a screen of 5.3″, you could consider it a “phablet” — ie a phone and tablet in one. To many, the phone fitted their needs perfectly, as it wasn’t too big for a phone or too small to be a tablet. For others like me, well, let’s just say it wasn’t really my piece of cake. Continue reading
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After the success of the Google Nexus 7, it seems as if the tech giant is about to take a bite into the 10-inch range with a Nexus-branded tablet of it’s own. This time however, it seems as if Samsung will be given the almighty job of building the tablet, rather than ASUS. Speaking with CNET recently, NPD DisplaySearch analyst Richard Shim said that the tablet will feature a 2560 x 1600 display with a pixel density of 299 ppi — that’s a sharper screen than what Apple used on its new iPad. Continue reading
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HTC will launch a follow up tablet to the Flyer in the UK.
The Taiwanese firm predominantly makes smartphones but a spokesperson for HTC told PC Advisor a tablet will ‘definitely’ arrive. It’s not clear when this will happen but it will be the first tablet from HTC to launch in the UK since May last year. Continue reading