It’s certainly not time just yet for Apple to start waving the white flag, but Google’s Android is definitely starting to chip away at Cupertino’s dominance in the tablet market, with the iPad slipping to 77 percent, while Android is up to 22 percent.
Google has released a load of information about their tablet-centric Android OS they've dubbed Honeycomb. Geared towards tablet users and refined for the purpose of multitasking, it looks like it could make Google something of a contender in the tablet wars. But does it have what it takes? When paired with the right hardware, maybe.
No matter whether you love them or hate them, its a fact that Comcast touches the lives of millions of Americans on a daily basis. Later this year, the cable giant's reach will become that much more pervasive as the company has unveiled plans to offer at home streaming of TV content to Comcast subscribers as well as access to on-demand content while on the go.
As companies continue to roll out tablets to try and take on the first edition of the iPad over the next couple months, HP has just sent out an invite to an event regarding their webOS. While it's unknown as to just what HP could pull the wool off of, given the timing and assuming Apple will soon reveal details on the iPad 2, one could only guess we'll see the new PalmPad.
With traditional print publishing suffering the slings and arrows of internet-aided content delivery these past few years, magazine, book and newspaper publishers have been struggling to find an efficient, cost-effective method to transfer their wares into the digital realm. In answer to the publishing industry's frantic calls for help, Adobe has announced their latest offering: The Adobe Digital Publishing Solution.
With the announcement of a sleeker, sexier new aluminum bodied MacBook Air, you might have forgotten about Apple's other slim tablet device, the iPad. Apparently, the device has made quite the stride in the e-books and video sphere, as the iPad is widely used to consume both those forms of media.
RIM is really shooting for some market share these days, especially now that the competition has really ramped up with Apple's iPhone in the business sphere and Google's Android OS stocked on all sorts of handsets. The Wall Street Journal reports that the company is now preparing a tablet that is supposedly their answer to an already very competitive market--where Apple reigns as King.
You knew it was only a matter of time right? While not official, word is out that RIM is wanting to get in on the tablet fun this November. Like the rest, their sights are set on knocking out the iPad.
Despite having one of their best quarters ever, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is still a little uneasy about the runaway train that is the iPad in the tablet world. He also addressed the PC market between the two companies as well.