Post Tagged with: "tablet market"

Surface Tablets for $199? Microsoft’s Competitive Price – Fact or Fiction

We’ve heard a lot of crazy numbers lately in regards to the price of the Microsoft Surface Tablet. This new number is simultaneously the most crazy and most exciting of all: $199! I can hear you saying What?! I thought you said over $1,000! Yes,…

Google Nexus 7 vs. Amazon Kindle Fire – Video Duel Betwixt $200 Tablets

Google and Amazon both offer their 7-inch tablets for the bargain price of just $200. But now the Kindle Fire… seems a bit outdated and completely outreached by the new Nexus 7 from Google and ASUS. Sascha has dared to compare the Kindle Fire to

Samsung P10 iPad Alternative Coming This Year With 11.8 Inch Retina Display?

Samsung’s biggest problem is that they just have too many nice tablets on the market. If each tablet attracted a different type of customer, it wouldn’t be such a problem, but as it is, Samsung’s tablets have too much in common. The specs are so…

Acer Iconia Tab A110 7 Incher with Tegra 3 Quad Core Coming with Android Jelly Bean – Competition for Nexus 7?

The Taiwanese manufacturer Acer wants to dive head first into the 7 inch tablet market this September. Acer hopes to compete with the Google Nexus 7 and Amazon Kindle Fire… with an updated 7 incher of their own: the Iconia Tab A110. With its Nvidia

Acer CEO Warned Microsoft of Surface Tablet Strategy

It’s no surprise that not everybody’s happy about Microsoft entering the tablet game on its own without another more experienced manufacturer holding their hand. Manufacturers had gotten used to Microsoft leaving the building of actual physical devices to the pros and when Microsoft went solo…

Tablet Wars: Around the Tablet World in Under 20 Minutes!

It all started with a single tablet. Then there were two. And before we knew it, there was a mountain of tablets. Instead of being overwhelmed by this discovery, Sascha decided to make our tablet obsession official. Thus, the Tablet Wars video was born.

In…

Google Nexus 7 16 GB Tablet Unboxing, Comparison & First Walk Through Video

We’ve been dying to get our hands on the Google Nexus 7 from ASUS and finally, after weeks of waiting, our 7 inch tablet with 16 GB has finally arrived! Sascha had the device in his hands a mere 20 minutes before shooting this excellent…

Sascha’s Commentary: Is Apple on the Backslide? Quarterly Results and 7 Inch iPad Are First Signs of Change

At 11 p.m. today Apple will announce their 3rd Quarter  results and this time it could be quite interesting. Apple had a rather average 1st Quarter, but the team led by CEO Tim Cook pulled off miraculous sales figures in Quarter 2 with a profit…

Google Nexus 7 16 GB Sold Out in Play Store

It looks like even Google underestimated the appeal of the Nexus 7 made by ASUS! The 16 GB version of the 7 inch tablet is now sold out in the Google Play Store. The 8 GB is still available if you don’t mind cutting your…

New Competition for Google Maps: Amazon Buys UpNext

It looks like everybody wants to compete with Google Maps– first Apple, now Amazon. According to GigaOM Amazon just closed the deal with UpNext and will now be able to offer its customers a mapping solution on the Kindle Fire…. It’s a nice alternative

Tablet Development on Ice: LG Focuses on Smartphones– For Now

The Korean hardware manufacturer LG announced to Bloomberg news that instead of continuing to develop its line of tablets, for now the company will just focus on smartphones. A few months ago, LG introduced the Optimus Pad LTE, a new tablet (also known as G-Slate…

Analysis: Development of the Tablet Market in 2012

Every day various tech bloggers, journalists, true and self proclaimed analysts argue over market share as it relates to tablets. Since enormous discrepancies exist and this dynamic market is observed primarily through the “glasses of the western world” it is high time to summarize the…

IDC: Tablet market down in early 2011

A recent study by IDC has taken the lives of e-readers and tablets by storm. In the first quarter of 2011 there was a 28% drop to 7.2 million in the tablet market. 65% Apple iPads, 34% Android tablets and a minimum amount of Windows…