Four ways a BlackBerry tablet could top the competition

Research in Motion's tablet, rumored for months, is nearly official, according to the Wall Street Journal's unnamed sources. If the report is accurate, RIM could reveal the so-called BlackPad next week during a

Published on: September 24th, 2010 Jared Newman

Questions about RIM’s rumoured BlackPad tablet

Research in Motion may launch a 7-inch tablet device as early as Monday that has no 3G connectivity and an entirely new operating system, according to reports. Rumblings about a BlackBerry tablet have

Published on: September 23rd, 2010 Ian Paul

Samsung Galaxy Tab looks promising in early hands-on test

Thursday morning at the IFA show here in Berlin, I attended a Samsung press conference and watched one of the company's executives brandish its new Galaxy S tablet. It was intriguing. But I

Published on: September 17th, 2010 Harry McCracken

Prepare for a deluge of Android-based iPad alternatives

Many Android tablets will soon reach shelves to compete with Apple's iPad, which has not faced a worthy challenger yet. Samsung, Toshiba, ViewSonic and Archos recently announced tablets with screen sizes ranging from

Published on: September 15th, 2010 Agam Shah

Mobile BI app turns iPad into a business tool

Tracking daily merchandise shipments, checking on warehouse inventory, drilling into sales and revenue data, these are some of the typical business intelligence functions mobile workers access on their laptops.But MicroStrategy Inc., a McLean,

Published on: August 5th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Dell’s Streak is smartphone with a tablet heart

After much teasing and a European launch, the Dell Streak smartphone has finally arrived here in the U.S. The Streak goes against the gradient, with its roomy 5-inch touchscreen and a design that

Published on: July 22nd, 2010 Melissa J. Perenson

Cisco Announces a Business Tablet: Let the Tablet Wars Begin

On June 29, 2010, Cisco unveiled the Cius, a mobile collaboration tablet (with a camera and video camera) targeted at business users. With Cius, there was limited hype, Twitter talk or product spec

Published on: July 16th, 2010 Krista Napier

8 amazing things you can do with Windows 8

Windows 8 is still a couple of years away, but Microsoft is already telling partners what to expect in the next generation operating system. Luckily for the public, Microsoft planning documents shared with

Published on: July 6th, 2010 Jon Brodkin

How to jailbreak your iPad and start multitasking immediately

Apple's iOS 4 enables multitasking and other new and useful features, but the iPad can't join the party until this fall. If you jailbreak your iPad, however, you can multitask today--and that's just

Published on: July 5th, 2010 Zack Stern

Apple iPad – what makes it today’s hottest gadget

Like the iPhone before it, Apple's new iPad tablet is a technological powerhouse with a multitouch-screen interface, an accelerometer that senses movement and tilt, an antiglare screen you can view from a side

Published on: April 16th, 2010 John Brandon