Category Archives: tablets

Microsoft announced the reduction of up to 7,800 positions in the phone business – Windows Phone will still continue

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella officially announces the restructuring and serious downsizing of the mobile device production (which was taken over from Nokia in 2013). This was a hard decision, but finally the facts & figures are crystal clear. The plan … Continue reading

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Asus introduces new memo pad with HD resolution

Asus introduces at the IFA a revised memo pad 7. The Android (Version 4.4 with a highly adapted interface named ZenUI) tablet with the model number ME572C has a 7″ display but a higher resolution than its predecessor, 1920 x … Continue reading

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Android overtakes iOS

According to current numbers of the US company Netmarketshare there exit first time more Andriod than iOS users. In July 2014 44.62% of website visitors used an Andriod device and 44.19% an iOS. Furthermore 2.49% used a Windows phone, 2.47% … Continue reading

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IDC Market research institute lowers 2014 sales numbers for tablets

IDC expects a much lower growth of sales numbers for tablets than originally expected. Starting from a forecast of 261 million pieces the new forecast for 2014 is now 245 million pieces. This corresponds to an increase of 12% in … Continue reading

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3D scanner for iPads

At the CES conference 3D Systems introduces next to its 3D printers also two new 3D scanners: on stationary device and one mobile. The latter one is called iSense and works as an extension to the Apple iPad. With the … Continue reading

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Numbers of sold PCs still sinking, tablet sale numbers rising

According to a forecast from Gartner analysts worldwide sale numbers of traditional PCs will decrease by 7% in 2014 in comparison to 2013. In numbers: instead of 300 million sold PCs only 277 pieces are expected. However, if Ultraportables (such … Continue reading

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Already 2013 tablets will overtake PCs

According to a forecast of IDC tablets will take over PCs already in 2013, and this world wide. In Germany this is already reality: in the second quarter of 2013 more tablets have been sold to consumers than PCs. According … Continue reading

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