Latest News - November 2013
- iPad Air Tear Down Shows Abysmal Repairability Score
- Gigabyte Z87 Haswell Motherboard Round-Up
- Barnes & Noble Launches Nook GlowLight eReader, Yours For $119 Ad-Free
- Windows 8.1 Desktop Adoption Up, iOS and Android Still Going Strong As Blackberry Slips
- Rockstar Consortium with Apple, Microsoft, and Sony Suing Google Over Search Patents
- Samsung Tablets Rank Top in Owner Satisfaction Survey
- Motorola to Deliver Delicious Kit Kat Update to Moto X
- Apple’s iPad Air on Sale Today at Apple Stores and Major Retailers
- Android's Global Market Share Continues To Rise at Apple's Expense
All News for November 2013
Based on a new report by J.D. Power, there's a good chance you'll be satisfied with the iPad Air, should you decide to grab one. Samsung ranks highest in customer satisfaction among tablet owners, but Apple isn't far behind. However, should something break out of warranty and you find yourself tempted to perform an autopsy, well, best of luck.... Read more...
Today we're taking a look at Gigabyte’s take on Intel’s latest chipset that supports 4th generation Core Series Haswell processors, the Z87 Express. Gigabyte sent us a sampling of three motherboards that offer a broad overview of the options in the company’s current line up: the solid and affordable Z87X-UD4H, their G1.Sniper5... Read more...
Barnes & Noble was expected to launch a new ereader in October, and the company managed to slip its new 6-inch Nook GlowLight in just under the wire. Launched in time for the holiday sales push, the ereader is designed to compete with the Kindle Paperwhite and offers a soft, built-in reading light. The flyweight... Read more...
Microsoft’s long-awaited update to its Windows 8 operating system, Windows 8.1, recently landed, and already it’s clear that many users are taking advantage of the free upgrade. According to NetMarketShare’s numbers, Windows 8.1 rose to 1.72% of the desktop OS market share after starting at 0.39% in... Read more...
What’s that, you say? You’re sick to death of the high-stakes patent wars being waged by huge tech companies against one another? Well too bad, because if anything, things are just escalating. A consortium called Rockstar, which is comprised of Apple, Microsoft, BlackBerry, Ericsson, and Sony, is suing... Read more...
Are you pleased with your tablet purchase? If you bought a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 or any of the company's other slates, there's a good chance you're content. In fact, the majority of tablet owners, regardless of make and model, are enjoying their purchases, it just so happens that Samsung has a higher satisfaction rate than other manufacturer,... Read more...
Now that Google has officially launched its Nexus 5 smartphone, it marks the arrival of Android 4.4, otherwise known as KitKat. The Nexus 5 may be first out the door with the delicious new build, but it's only a matter of time before other handsets receive the update as well. Given that Google purchased Motorola's mobile business, you would... Read more...
Apple's recently announced iPad Air tablet is now available to purchase directly from Apple online, in Apple Stores, and at major retailers like Best Buy. The iPad Air represents the biggest change to the iPad's form factor since it debuted. It's still a 9.7-inch slate, but it's thinner, lighter, and has a shrunken... Read more...
Surprised? Don't be. While Apple's iOS is doing just fine in the lucrative North American market place, Google's Android is quickly becoming the all-encompassing player when looking from a global viewpoint. The reasons are numerous: for one, Android is more accessible. It's free, tons of OEMs use it, and it's... Read more...