Express IT: Readers turn up creative ways to use tablets readers are putting their tablet devices to really good use.Since our How I use my tablet for business contest our Facebook page has been filling up with reader tips on the many

Published on: October 21st, 2011 ITBusiness Staff readers share tablet tips

From note taking, music downloading, events scheduling, client data collection, PowerPoint presentations, linking to cloud services and even resume writing, readers are reporting myriad uses for their tablet devices. Now on its

Published on: October 14th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Hacker makes iOS look like OS X Lion

by Elizabeth Fish Do you happen to be one of those people that really love Mac OS X Lion? Or perhaps, on the other end of the spectrum, you feel Lion's a bit

Published on: September 22nd, 2011 IDG News Service

Top 5 iPad wireless keyboards

Even if you're comfortable with the iPad 2's on-screen keyboard and can happily tap out a status update or quick email, you might not want to use it for tasks like writing a

Published on: September 22nd, 2011 Sharon Machlis

ViewPad 10pro bridges gap between Android and Windows

If you're interested in trying out the latest Android tablet software but have too much invested in Windows programs to walk away, ViewSonic's ViewPad 10Pro could be a solution. It acts as a

Published on: September 13th, 2011 Brian Nadel

Lenovo unveils $199 IdeaPad tablet

Lenovo announced a new US$199 (that’s about $194 in Canadian dollars) IdeaPad tablet with a 7-inch screen and Google's Android OS in response to the surge in demand for inexpensive tablets, the company

Published on: September 2nd, 2011 Agam Shah

HP TouchPad update fails to address performance lag

My first review of the HP TouchPad said it and many others agreed: This tablet was terribly slow. Even HP promised there would be a firmware update to improve performance issues. More than

Published on: August 8th, 2011 Melissa J. Perenson

Skype iPad app now available for download, again

Skype today restored its new iPad program to Apple's iOS App Store after pulling it from the download market yesterday.The free app can now be downloaded from the App Store.Late Monday, Skype briefly

Published on: August 3rd, 2011 Gregg Keizer

Comic-Con: iPad-era breaths new life into comic books

A year ago, when I went to Comic-Con International as a rank newbie, there was a lot of bubbub about how digital comics threatened traditional comic-book shops. This year I returned to San

Published on: July 29th, 2011 Jason Snell

PlayBook Android app almost here?

Research In Motion may be getting close to releasing the Android app player it promised for the PlayBook, judging from an old version of the player found on the Web site. The

Published on: July 25th, 2011 Nancy Gorhing

How to choose between a tablet and a netbook

Tablets, netbooks, smartphones--these days, you can't buy a microwave without being upsold on the 4G, touchscreen, app-store model. But when you're picking out your preferred mobile tech for work (or even for play),

Published on: June 24th, 2011 Patrick Miller

Are netbooks dead?

By Nestor E. Arellano Are netbooks dead? Does any one even care? Cramped design, underpowered and lacking the tablet’s appeal it’s easy to understand why many pundits would be quick to write off

Published on: June 16th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Kobo eReader Touch innovative and inexpensive

It's rare to find an inexpensive product that also introduces innovation into its category. And yet that's exactly what Kobo Books' Kobo eReader Touch Edition does. It's rare to find an inexpensive product

Published on: June 15th, 2011 Melissa J. Perenson

iPad, Playbook or Android

By now, CIOs everywhere have felt at least a little pressure to bring new-fangled tablets to the enterprise: Apple iPads, BlackBerry PlayBooks, even Android machines. But many claim security on tablets remains woefully

Published on: June 13th, 2011 Tom Kaneshige