The folks at Cooper Cases are apparently quite proud of this tablet folio case: After all, it’s described as both “Infinite” and “Universal” in its lofty name. And in a few aspects, Cooper’s pride may be justified. Unfortunately, too many generic features (including the look) detract from the overall product.
Tablet users are getting younger and younger, it seems, and with good reason. As the 21st century marches on, the demand for schoolchildren to have knowledge of electronic media has created an entire generation which learns on a tablet PC first. Of course, parents entrusting an expensive Apple new iPad or other tablet to children will have certain factors in mind – for the younger the child is, the more potential damage can be done to the tablet without a suitable kids case .
With people increasingly more connected to their smartphones and tablets, case makers are bringing fashionista-like designs into people’s hands.
Another evening in Las Vegas at the Consumer Electronics Show—the biggest electronics trade fair in the world—has seen Research in Motion (RIM), maker of BlackBerry smartphones, scramble to catch up with the other tablet makers.
In an extensive survey of some 1,155 Americans taken last week by pollsters Poll Position, people’s perception of the tablet PC’s future was gleaned with some surprising results shown. Some findings revealed in the survey included the following.
Lenovo has introduced a new model into the tablet market with its IdeaPad Yoga, part ultrabook, part tablet. Essentially, it is an ultrabook with a touchscreen that can be turned into a tablet just by flipping the display.
Scheduled for a January 24 release is Idolian’s TurboTab Z. At a suggested retail price of $169, the 7” TurboTab Z will certainly be the least expensive PC widely available in North America.
The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is one of the biggest trade shows out there, acting as a central point for the growing global consumer electronics industry. Here, firms come to show off their new products and latest innovations.
As schools worldwide seek to deal with an invasion of tablet PCs in the classroom, a Thailand government program has apparently decided that “if you can’t beat ‘em join ‘em”: A pilot program distributed some 500 free tablet PCs to first- and fourth-graders in five urban schools in the country, and plans are afoot to supply 470,000 first-graders with the devices this year.
With more and more tablets entering the already crowded market place, tech giants are reducing prices in order to draw attention to their products.
Consultancy/market research firm NPD DisplaySearch has released its Quarterly Mobile PC Shipment and Forecast Report, with all numbers and trending indicating the massive wave of popularity the devices are enjoying worldwide.