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Posts Tagged ‘tablets’

  • Lenovo’s smartphone and tablet sales surpass PC

    August 15, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Lenovo’s smartphone and tablet sales surpass PC

    Electronics manufacturer Lenovo announced its results for the first fiscal quarter ended June 30 this year and confirmed that, for the first time, its combined smartphone and tablet sales have overtaken those of its PCs business. The company had a quarterly...

  • South Africa: 1.4-million tablets in three years

    July 30, 2013 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: 1.4-million tablets in three years

    According to a recent study by research firm World Wide Worx, South African consumer bought over 1.4-million tablets in a period of three years – from June 2010 to June 2013. At the end of 2012, 960 000 tablet had already been sold. In terms of market...

  • Top 10 tablets suited for Africa

    July 24, 2013 • Top StoriesComments Off on Top 10 tablets suited for Africa

    There is no doubt that tablets continue to make an impact on the lives of users worldwide. More manufacturers are producing a wide variety of tablets to cater to different user needs – and this causes confusion amongst consumers. Samsung today said...

  • Asus Taichi review (11.6-inch)

    March 9, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Asus Taichi review (11.6-inch)

    Since Windows 8’s debut last October, PC manufacturers have all followed pretty much the same playbook. Build a laptop with a touchscreen? Check. A docking laptop / tablet hybrid? Check. A strange, hinged device that twists and turns from tablet to...

  • Tablet Mobile Web Traffic Now Eclipses Smartphone Traffic [Charts]

    March 8, 2013 • Top StoriesComments Off on Tablet Mobile Web Traffic Now Eclipses Smartphone Traffic [Charts]

    If you are surfing the Web from a mobile device these days, odds are you are doing it not from a smartphone, but from some type of tablet. According to a study done by Adobe, for the first time tablets have surpassed smartphones for percentage of website...

  • Vodafone Egypt launches new data packages

    February 15, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Vodafone Egypt launches new data packages

    Amid ongoing political tension in Egypt and frustration over the recent hikes in Vodafone’s recharge tariffs, Vodafone Egypt has announced a new mobile Internet data bundle for USB modems, tablets and Mifi devices. The belief is that the new promotion...

  • Intel to stop motherboard production

    January 23, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments (1)

    In what could be a sign of the times, chip maker Intel has announced that they will be slowing down production of motherboards for the traditional PC over the next three years, and will instead, focus all their efforts on tablets, smartphones and ultrabooks....

  • Mango gives market something technical to chew on

    September 12, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Mango gives market something technical to chew on

    Low cost airline Mango becomes the first African airline to offer a near complete portfolio of products and services through its mobi-site and tablet applications. The functionality, available from 20 September, will make it possible for South Africans to...

  • New iPad now available in Nigeria

    August 30, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments (1)

    Nigerians will soon be abe to get their hands on Apple’s new iPad, as Core Group Africa, the Value Added Distributor (VAD) for Apple in Nigeria, announced that the device has officially been launched in the African country. The launch of the new iPad in...

  • Why all industries should embrace the iPad

    March 20, 2012 • FeaturesComments Off on Why all industries should embrace the iPad

    The growth of tablets continues to surpass expectations, throwing the PC industry into disarray. The iPad is so popular that publishers and other content-rich industries are forced to reposition their wares or risk failure. A powerful wave of content...

  • Q&A: Africa’s INYE tablet bridges digital divide

    October 27, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (6)

    The Encipher INYE tablet is a 7inch tablet device which runs Google Android 2.1 and allows users to access the Internet, watch movies and listen to music. The INYE tablet is developed by the Encipher Group, based in Lagos, Nigeria. In May 2011, the Encipher...

  • How to manage workplace mobile devices

    October 24, 2011 • FeaturesComments (1)

    For most IT departments it’s an all too familiar story: executives discover the latest gadgets, start using them at home and bring them to work, expecting to access corporate applications, e-mail and data instantly. Then there are employees who have already...

  • Can smartphone and tablet features be combined?

    October 24, 2011 • FeaturesComments (1)

    There’s been substantial growth in smartphone use worldwide. The International Data Corporation (IDC) indicated that 305 million devices were shipped in 2010 and projected that this year’s shipments will hit 472 million – a growth rate of...

  • Kalahari.Com rolls-out first Wi-Fi enabled e-Reader

    October 19, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Kalahari.Com rolls-out first Wi-Fi enabled e-Reader

    South African online retailer, Kalahari.com yesterday announced the launch of its first Wi-Fi gobii 7” e-Reader. The new WiFi model follows the initial launch of the gobii 7” colour LCD eReader which, at a price of R899 (about US $112.7) with additional...

  • Middle East: Alcatel-Lucent, Etisalat transform mobile broadband

    October 17, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Middle East: Alcatel-Lucent, Etisalat transform mobile broadband

    Middle Eastern mobile telecommunications operators, Alcatel-Lucent and Etisalat, have today signed an agreement to jointly develop a sustainable means of delivering mobile broadband to customers using a lightRadio cube. The agreement was signed by Nasser bin...

  • Symantec offers data loss solution for tablets

    October 14, 2011 • SecurityComments Off on Symantec offers data loss solution for tablets

    Symantec Corp today 14 October 201,  announced it is planning to offer Symantec Data Loss Prevention for Tablet, the first comprehensive data loss prevention (DLP) solution for the monitoring and protection of sensitive information on tablet computers....