After splitting off its Nook division last fall, Barnes & Noble appears to be entertaining getting out of the digital business altogether in a possible sale to partner Microsoft valued at as much as $1 billion.
Happy May Day! April sure flew by quickly, but it had plenty of highs and lows and the month ended on the higher end of the scale, judging from our last recap from the month. We've got a pair of Tim Cook tales to bookend today's edition, along with a Vine update, Hulu statistics and the CEO of BlackBerry predicting the end of the tablet within five years -- and he doesn't mean the company's own. Stay with us, won't you?
When it comes to flying the friendly skies, Apple reigns supreme, with a major in-flight Wi-Fi provider revealing that iOS devices make up a significant number of the devices connecting to its service.
The tablet market is ever-growing, as the devices continue to replace the standard desktop and laptop computer. Apple has found success in recent years in the education field, with iTunes U and the iPad. But today, News Corp. has announced plans to not only offer digital educational materials, but its very own Android tablet.
With each new tablet released -- and there's a lot of them these days! -- the folks at iFixit break out the spudgers and get to work for all of us to enjoy. Now the company has published a chart comparing just how repairable they are to each other.
Given the massive population size of China, it probably comes as no surprise that the Asian nation has passed the United States in mobile device usage. According to a new report, the U.S. has fallen to a close second in the "smart device" market, with a focus on Android and iOS devices.
French consumer electronics manufacturer Archos may not be a household name here in the U.S., but they've been making portable media players for years -- and now they're dipping a toe into iPad accessories as well.
If you watch a lot of TV, you're well aware of television networks pushing apps to further complement the viewing of programming. Whether it's a companion app for Discovery Channel, or just an ESPN SportsCenter app to check scores during the game, providers are paying more attention to the prevalence of tablets in American homes.
For fans of Apple, iPads, and shiny, beepy things, the arrival of the iPad mini is cause for celebration--and that’s before we’ve actually gotten our hands on the thing. Steve Jobs famously said that Apple wouldn’t get into the small-tablet market, and yet here we are just a few short years later with a small iPad seemingly targeted at consumers eyeing the likes of Google’s Nexus 7 and Amazon’s Kindles.