Huawei launches its new MediaPad M5 tablets

Tablets may not be the most exciting product category these days, but they also aren’t quite as dead as some pundits would like you to believe — and for Huawei, they are actually a growing

Apple continues to dominate the tablet market as sales decline once again

Bitcoin and crypto aren’t the only things on the decline, sales of tablet devices once again dropped in 2017, according to new data. Figures from analyst firm IDC show that overall tablet shipme

Apple devices again saw the most activations during the holidays

Apple devices accounted for 44 percent of smartphone and tablet activations over the holidays, with nearly a third of those coming from new devices including the iPhone 8, 8 Plus and X, according to n

Sony and reMarkable’s dueling e-paper tablets are strange but impressive beasts

Poor paper. It's in that ironic category where those who love it the most are the ones trying their hardest to replace it. Case in point: Sony and reMarkable, a pair of companies as unalike as you're

Crowdfunded reMarkable e-paper tablet ships on August 29

The idea of using technology to replicate the simplicity and versatility of paper is an enduring one, but no device has nailed it just yet. That may change with the reMarkable, a unique and ambitious

Apple’s new 9.7-inch iPad ups the processing power and lowers the price

Apple’s got a brand new iPad. This latest version is really the successor to the Air 2, announced in late 2014, but drops that bit of the name for the sake of simplicity, like the MacBook before it.

Barnes & Noble is back with a $50 NOOK tablet

Barnes & Noble spent a number of years going toe to toe with Amazon in the e-reader market and actually produced some pretty nice devices in the process. The last few years, however, have been pre

Wacom adds a pair of pro tablets with improved pens

That there crazy bit of digital psychedelia above is being shown off on one of Wacom’s new pen tablets. The peripheral maker is debuting two devices today that comprise its newly branded Pro line o

Bill Belichick is done using the NFL’s Microsoft Surface tablet he hates so much

Update: The NFL and Microsoft both issued statements to TechCrunch, which are at the bottom of the post. Bill Belichick, head coach of the New England Patriots, really hates the Microsoft Surface tabl

Instagram now has an app for Windows 10 tablets

Instagram has expanded its app availability to users of tablets running Microsoft's Windows 10. The Facebook-owned, visual content social sharing platform announced the new app in a blog post yesterda

The average age for a child getting their first smartphone is now 10.3 years

This week I ended up with an advance copy of Influence Central’s new report called Kids & Tech: The Evolution of Today’s Digital Natives. The report details the way kids are using technology

Display expert Raymond Soneira gushes over new iPad Pro’s screen

Anyone who cares about display quality in their handheld devices has probably come across DisplayMate reviews, and the latest product to be evaluated by Ray Soneira is the new iPad Pro 9.7". Spoiler:

Overall Tablet Market Declined By As Much As 10 Percent In 2015

The numbers are in, and it’s not good news – for tablet sales that is. A pair of new market share reports show declining numbers of tablets shipped in 2015. According to one report from St

Amazon Tempts Parents With A $100 Tablet For Kids

How can any company compete with iPad when it comes to being the preferred tablet for children, thanks to the App Store's large selection of educational apps and age-appropriate games? Amazon's str

Enterprise Users Will Fuel Shipments Of Large Tablets, Says Strategy Analytics

Shipments of tablets are struggling as phablets like the iPhone 6 Plus become more popular. Enterprise users, however, may be the tablet’s saving grace, boosting sales of higher-end models like the

China’s Mobile Engine Is Slowing, Says Gartner

Winter might well be coming for (more) smartphone makers as the sales engine of China shows signs of saturation and slowing growth, according to analyst Gartner.

Tablet Shipments Fell 12% In Q4 2014, Its First Decline Ever, Says Canalys

As phablets become more popular, consumers are waiting longer to upgrade their tablets or eschewing them altogether. As a result, worldwide tablet shipments plunged 12 percent year-over-year to 67 mil

IDC: iPad Sees First-Ever Decline As Wider Tablet Shipment Growth Drops 7.2% In 2014 To 235.7M Units

As Apple rides a cresting wave in the stock market with its market cap now dancing around $700 billion, a dark cloud moves in from IDC. The analysts report today that full-year iPad shipments will

One In Three U.K. Children Now Owns A Tablet — Instagram, Snapchat, WhatsApp Use Also Rising

Last October research put out by the UK's telecoms regulator, Ofcom, highlighted rising usage of tablets among kids. Unsurprisingly that trend has continued, with Ofcom's 2014 annual report exploring

Notion Ink Quietly Releases The Cain Windows Tablet

I place this here not as a recommendation to buy but as a reminder of the great Notion Ink Wars of 2011. At the time, Notion Ink was offering an Android tablet that everyone thought was the second com
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