These days, it's not much of a surprise to see new tablets popping up out of nowhere from every manufacturer imaginable -- but not so much from the wireless carriers who sell some of them. But that's exactly what Verizon Wireless is doing this week, selling its own Android 4.2 tablet at an affordable price that puts its own 4G LTE network front and center. Because really, why should manufacturers have all the fun...?
Grabbed a new iPad Air over the weekend and now unsure what to do with your old model? Target and NextWorth are offering a pretty good deal through Saturday that could put at least $200 in your pocket.
It's been almost a week since Apple's media event that unveiled more products than you could shake a stick at, which means that pundits have had ample time to scrutinize the keynote and weigh in on the fate of the company. Overall, the event lacked surprises, but all of the free software available the same day certainly was enough for us. Hungry for more? Tune into Cupertino's quarterly earnings call, which kicks off in just a few short hours...
Apple isn't the only tech company holding a splashy media event today: Nokia World is going down right now in Abu Dhabi, and the soon-to-be Microsoft entity has wasted no time unveiling six new devices and some long-awaited apps for Windows Phone.
By all accounts, it appears that Ashton Kutcher's star turn as Steve Jobs only managed to scrape together a little over half of its $12 million budget during opening weekend, where estimates put the indie movie in seventh place. It probably didn't help that reviews were mixed, but feel free to chime in with your own thoughts in the comments if you ventured out to the theater to see for yourself… and maybe you even caught our first news item of the weekend as well…?
Google's media event on Wednesday did indeed unveil an update to the Nexus 7 tablet as expected, but the bigger news had more to do with a $35 dongle that appears to be the company's answer to Apple TV.
iPad sales may be down, but that doesn't mean that people aren't using them, as evidenced by advertising firm Chitika's startling revelation that the iPad takes up a whopping 84 percent of all tablet Internet traffic of of June. That actually marks an increase from May's 82 percent, even with the release of Samsung's new Galaxy tablets.