Physically dynamic surfaces may herald another tablet revolution
Apple's iPad arrived five years ago. It is a device that changed the way we think about computing, marking a seismic shift from keyboard and mouse to direct manipulation with our fingers. The iPad wasn't ...
Microsoft buys smartphone calendar app Sunrise
Microsoft on Wednesday announced that it has acquired hit mobile calendar application Sunrise in a deal reported to be valued about $100 million.
Gift Guide: Lots of tablet choices, oh my!
Time for a tablet? People tend to hold onto tablets longer than smartphones, so take time to weigh your options. A major consideration is what phone you or your gift recipient already has. Although it's possible ...
CNN commentators use Microsoft Surface tablet as a stand for iPads
Microsoft's Surface tablets can't seem to catch a break. First came the NFL blunders, when Fox commentators, ESPN announcers and local television stations confused the Surface devices for Apple's iPads.
New iPad impresses, but not enough to reverse negative tablet sales trend
Apple recently released a pair of new iPads, one of which is a real winner. But as snazzy as it is, the new model may do little to change Apple's declining position in the tablet market.
US market lifts global tablet sales: survey
Strong sales in the United States helped boost the global market for tablet computers in the third quarter, tracker IDC said Thursday.
New iPads aim to boost Apple in premium tablet market
With the global tablet computer market showing signs of cooling, Apple's expected unveiling of its new iPads Thursday looks to shore up its position at the high end.
After all these hacks, tech firms could do more – but better security starts with you
After various celebrities' accounts on Apple's iCloud servers were hacked, the company has made a point of addressing these issues. It has made new claims for the security of iOS 8, the firm's latest pho ...
Apple, Samsung lose ground in cooling tablet market
Apple and Samsung have lost ground in the tablet computer market as growth cools in the once-hot segment, the research firm IDC said Thursday.
Android grabs more tablet market share
Global sales of tablet computers edged higher in the second quarter, in the slowest growth since 2009, research firm Strategy Analytics said Wednesday.
Review: Padfone X combines tablet, smartphone
Most of my friends who own iPads also own iPhones. Apple bet that users would find enough differences between those devices that consumers would want both - and Apple was right.
Android surging in global tablet market, survey shows
The Google Android platform extended its dominance over Apple in the tablet market in early 2014, a research firm said Monday.
Microsoft delivers Office for rival Apple's iPad (Update)
Microsoft unveiled a version of its popular Office software suite for iPad tablets Thursday as the company's new chief moved to expand its "Internet cloud" footprint.
Tablet sales jumped 50% in 2013
Global sales of tablet computers surged 50.6 percent last year, with Apple clinging to the top vendor spot amid strong gains by rivals, a survey showed Wednesday.