December 28, 2012

Are Tablets Now Disposable?

Jason Perlow, ZDNet

AP Photo

A couple of weeks go by. My wife enjoys using her new toy without incident. In this case, it was the Nexus 7 I bought and reviewed over the summer. I had my fun with it, and I enjoyed it for a few months, but I recently picked up the Samsung Nexus 10 to use as my new travel device. My romances with mobile devices are fleeting. There's always a new one to play with. However, this is not the case with spouses. Replacing a spouse is a lot more expensive. The problem with my wife is that she falls asleep in bed with her stuff. Cellphones, tablets, eyeglasses, TV remotes, doesn't matter. Before I go to bed, I put my stuff away in the cubby space in our headboard or in my nightstand dresser drawer, and if I have a chance, I also put her stuff away.

Read Full Article ››

TAGGED: Tablets


December 28, 2012
The Linux Tablet Is the Future
Scott Gilbertson, The Register
The year of the Linux tablet is, like the year of the Linux desktop, destined never to arrive. That doesn't mean we won't see Linux on a tablet, but you'll see Linux on a tablet the way you see it on the desktop - clinging to a... more ››
Just get a new tablet or smartphone? Looking for some cool apps? Here are a handful of app lists from throughout the year in case you need a little inspiration. Load up!Top 10 AppsThis is a list of the top 10 apps of the year.... more ››
December 27, 2012
It's Been a Banner Year for Mobile Devices
David Talbot, Tech Review
In the last quarter of 2012, people around the world were projected to buy 225 million smartphones—a 40 percent jump from the last quarter of 2011—adding up to around 700 million sold this year. This epic uptake of... more ››
December 21, 2012
Android Trends that Need to End in 2013
JR Raphael, Computerworld
Google's Android platform has a lot of good things going for it -- but like any technological entity, it's also home to its share of bad habits. As we get ready to usher in a new year, I thought it'd be a good time to identify... more ››