tablets

Eternal life for rechargeable batteries?

By David Rothman
August 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

That’s what MIT and Samsung are together aiming for. No, you would not recharge your iPad once and be done with it forever. But if MIT and Samsung succeed, your tablet or phone wouldn’t retain [...]

Stellar e-reader and Netflix viewer: 10.5″ 32GB Samsung Galaxy Tab S

By David Rothman
August 3, 2015 // 2 Comments

It’s too late to buy a 10.5” 32GB Samsung Galaxy Tab S refurb for $330 from A4C, but a restock may be coming, and you can also look elsewhere. I know this one’s good, because I own the same [...]

Toddler Tablet Time Bad? Maybe Not

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
July 22, 2015 // 1 Comment

Gizmodo had a fascinating article yesterday on tablet time for toddlers and whether limiting their time was actually a good idea. Tablet time and TV time are often lumped together as screen time, but [...]

TeleRead Links: Phone battery tips, Microsoft goals, $30 Android PC, blog wisdom for authors, and more

By Chris Meadows
July 17, 2015 // 1 Comment

How to Make Your Phone Battery Last Longer (Reviewed.com) Though there’s a limit to how far any phone can stretch, battery life isn’t written in stone. How you use your phone and how you [...]

Morning Links: HTC sorry for poor performance. Apple to reduce vig to 15%?

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
June 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

HTC says sorry to shareholders for poor performance (Android Community) HTC may be busy introducing new phones left and right but truth is, the company is losing money. Revenue the past months went [...]

Morning Links: No Google Tablet in 2015. Twitter to Acquire Flipboard?

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
May 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

Google to launch two Nexus phones but no tablet this 2015 (Android Community) We’ve been saying that Google might release two new Nexus phones simultaneously but we’re silent about the [...]

Morning Links: Handling the Pinterest problem. Holes in security on cheap kid’s tablets

By Joanna Cabot
February 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

Here’s How One Marketing Firm is Handling the Pinterest Problem (GigaOM) Making the most of the site’s reach takes more than just a promoted pin — brands need a marketing strategy that taps [...]

Morning Links: Kindle Unlimited illegal in France. Tablets aren’t rotting kid’s brains

By Joanna Cabot
February 20, 2015 // 1 Comment

Kindle Unlimited Ruled Illegal in France (Ink, Bits & Pixels) In a move that surprises no one, the government of France announced today that subscription ebook services, including Kindle [...]

Corning’s Project Phire ready to phire up your screen?

By Paul St John Mackintosh
February 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

Corning, whose Gorilla Glass is the default standard for many touchscreen tablet and smartphone devices, has been seeding the media with hints about its new Project Phire lately, which apparently [...]

Latest IDC numbers: Another tablet upset?

By Paul St John Mackintosh
February 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

The latest International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker has brought joy to the hearts of Luddites everywhere with the news that: “worldwide tablet shipments [...]

Jolla offers backers another swig of the Kool-Aid

By Paul St John Mackintosh
February 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

Finnish startup Jolla, creators of the Jolla Tablet, which garnered such great recognition – and funding – on Indiegogo a short while ago, has returned for another round of crowd funding, [...]

Gentlemen take Polaroids

By Paul St John Mackintosh
January 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Polaroid brand has been enjoying a sort of second life for a while now as a budget Android tablet line, with Chris Meadows reporting on a mini-tablet from them roughly a year ago. With this [...]

TalkTalk picks up Blinkbox from Tesco: Hudl tablet safe for now

By Paul St John Mackintosh
January 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

UK ISP and media player TalkTalk Group has announced the acquisition of “the blinkbox Movies business and the Tesco broadband and fixed line voice base from Tesco Plc.” And UK supermarket [...]

eReading while cruising

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
December 19, 2014 // 0 Comments

When I mentioned to Chris Meadows that I was leaving for my first ever cruise, he suggested I write something about ereading while cruising. I wasn’t sure how I’d approach that, until [...]

Have we hit Peak Tablet? IDC says maybe

By Paul St John Mackintosh
November 26, 2014 // 0 Comments

A new study from International Data Corporation (IDC) minces no words about its prognosis for the global tablet market, predicting “a massive deceleration in 2014 with year-over-year growth [...]

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