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Tablet market continues downward spiral in second quarter of 2017
Despite the turmoil within the market, 3 of the top 5 vendors actually managed to increase their shares of the market and grow on an annual basis.
Forget Bear Grylls: Hacking the Wild shows how to survive using only gadgets
Quitmeyer ventures into some of the most remote and hostile locations in the world, surviving armed with nothing but everyday pieces of technology.
Rumour: New iPad Pro 10.5" coming next month
Apple has been rumoured to release a 10.5-inch iPad Pro for over a year now, and it’s expected to replace the current 9.7-inch model.
Hands-on review: Lenovo MiiX 720 Tablet
I’m still amazed at how much power the modern tablet packs into a small package, and the Miix720 manages to add a stylish appearance.
Huawei tablet growth bolsters declining market while Windows is MIA
Huawei has bucked the downward trend in the tablet market, recording the only growth seen by tablet vendors in Q1, while Windows tablets began to drop
RIP tablet? IDC reveals market in steep decline since 2014
While shipments peaked in 2014, the market has been shrinking ever since, which IDC expects to continue.
Acer's new Predator gaming laptop looks FIERCE
This stacked gaming laptop will be available to try at IEM in Sydney this weekend.
Micromine launches new app for Australia's mining industry
The application will be available on Apple and Android mobile and tablet devices.
Touchscreen desktops to boost sluggish market; Windows gaining tablet ground
Local organisations are eyeing up larger format touchscreen computers, according to Telsyte, which says Windows tablets are also setting the pace.
Apple iPad sales defy the declining Indian tablet market in December quarter
Apple recorded the fastest growth in the quarter ended December 2016, making it into the top five despite the segment shrinking 3.1 percent.
How do you know if your mobile PC is built to last?
Businesses are built with long-term goals in mind. Your computing technologies should be too. So, is your tablet built to last? Find out here.
Rugged mobility: Take your PC anywhere you need it – without fear
As we become an increasingly mobile workforce, demand for devices that accompany us anywhere has soared - here's a look into two Durabook products.
Dominating Apple not immune to tablet market woe, Lenovo ‘one to watch’
Even the holiday quarter of 2016 couldn't save the dwindling tablet market as it continued its spirally decline, IDC says.
Kogan takes on Apple with slim laptop range
"The new Atlas UltraSlim range continues Kogan’s move to make the most in-demand consumer products more affordable for everyone."
Hands-on review: Xplore XSLATE R12 - hard to kill, hard to beat
Xplore recently launched their latest detachable rugged tablet PC – the XSLATE R12, a truly next generation device.
Aussie tablet market looking dire, vendors look to detachables
"Having realised the opportunity in the commercial segment, traditional vendors are looking to maximise share in the declining market."
How much is your tablet really costing you? Try this simple calculator
So you’ve found a tablet that off the shelf appears to offer great value for money. But have you considered its total cost of ownership (TCO)?
Which vendor remains on top in shrinking global tablet market?
"The race to the bottom is something we have already experienced with slates and it may prove detrimental to the market in the long run."
HP’s all-out attack on the PC gaming market
We look at the impressive new range of gaming computers from HP.
Hands-on review: Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Tablet
With so much thought going into the engineering I can report nothing negative about his little beauty. Certainly a worthwhile investment.
Hands-on review: Acer Switch Alpha 12 - a tablet packed with value
Armed with an Intel Core i3 processor, the Acer Switch Alpha 12 is pretty zippy upon startup, and I found it easy to use the touch screen controls.
Hands-on review: Lenovo MiiX 700 Tablet - the best of all worlds
Recently I’ve been fortunate to review a range of tablets. The Lenovo MiiX 700 is the latest one and the specifications suggest it’s a goody.
Worldwide tablet shipments set to Rebound in 2018, says IDC
"Windows and iOS already have solid detachable offerings and with the latest version of Android, Google will also have a horse in the race,"
Hands-on review: ACER Aspire S13 - slim, sexy and powerful
The Aspire S13 is easily one of the most user-friendly devices I’ve trialled, with a powerful processor, the wonderful ergonomics and a sexy feel.