Blog Archives

Microsoft Takes On Apple And Samsung


As Samsung, Apple and HTC are battling in court over broken patents and litigation, Microsoft is deciding to take this lull in focus as a chance to leapfrog to the top of the charts. Its new Windows Phone called the Surface will run

iPad Mini – Release in October


Anonymous sources have confirmed that the iPad Mini is due for release in October. Also, the smaller iPad will have a 7.85 inch display, versus the 9.7 inch one on its big brother. The screen will not be of Retina quality

Apple Nabs 70 Percent Of Global Tablet Market

Samsung may be dominating the smartphone market, but Apple (NSDQ:AAPL) has been crowned the clear-cut winner in the tablet arena, nabbing nearly 70 percent of the global market in the second quarter.

According to a recent study from analyst firm IHS iSuppli, Apple “remains the king of all media tablets,” having shipped 17 million iPads during the second quarter, a hefty 44.1 percent jump from the 11.8 million it shipped during the previous quarter. The Cupertino, Calif., giant’s market share, as a result, jumped from 58 percent to 69.6 percent in just three months.

The last time Apple has held such a large portion of the tablet market was the first quarter of 2011, when it claimed a 70 percent share.

How Microsoft can convince me to ditch my iPad

By Patrick Gray

With the recent announcement by Microsoft of its own tablet hardware, I find myself in a similar position as many iPad owners — that is, wondering if I’ll ditch my Apple iPad for a Microsoft Surface tablet once they’re released. While there are still many questions around the Surface series of devices, here’s what Microsoft will need to provide for me to ditch my iPad for their newest



Google +1