Ohio Prison Inmates Build Their Own Networked PC Using Old Components

There are several TV shows about inmates and prisons right now, both documentaries and dramas. Everybody’s talking about the new season of “Prison Break”, but there’s also “Lockup” or “Investigative Reports” on A&E. However, none of those could even imagine this case we’ve found today, that involves... 

Superscreen is a New Way to Turn a Smartphone Into a 10 Inch Tablet; Gets Loads of Funding on Kickstarter

We’ve heard about phones that become tablets before, usually involving some accessory that extends their functionality. This time we’ve come across a new and interesting project, dubbed Superscreen, that is a big hit on Kickstarter already. The Superscreen is a 10.1 inch screen basically, that syncs to the smartphone. Once it’s connected,... 

Tablet Shipments in Japan Dropped For the First Time in 2016, According to Research Firm

Although tablets have been pretty much dropping all over the world from 2014 onwards, there were some bastions where the slates were pretty strong. Among them there’s Japan, that finally adhered to the global trend and registered its first drop in 2016. There were 8.51 million slates shipped in Japan last year, a 9.8% decrease on year. This marks... 

Laptop and Big Device Ban on Airplanes Was Caused by an Explosive iPad Terrorist Plot

Another controversial ban imposed by Trump’s administration has to do with big electronic devices, that aren’t allowed to be used by passengers on a flight anymore. For those of you wondering what the cause is, apparently a plot involving an iPad and explosives was the culprit. This is a joint US-UK ban of selected electronic devices from... 

Slate Tablets on top of Tablet and PC Shipments in Western Europe, According to Latest Stats

After seeing so many stats that show a pretty weak start of 2017 in the tablet area, now we get to see some figures showing that in Western Europe the slate tablets remain on top, or at least they did last year. Over 23 million slates were moved in Western Europe last year and more figures are revealed below. The info comes from the International Data... 

Global Tablet Shipments Expected to Drop Below 40 Million Units in Q1 2017

The first quarter of the year 2017 is approaching its end and with it come the first sales and shipments figures of the year. Thus, we learn that these fist three months may bring a major tablet market drop, or better said yet another drop. Digitimes Research claims that it’s expecting the tablet market to dip below 40 million units moved in... 

IDC Japan Publishes Tablet Market Share for 2016: Apple Dominates, Followed by Huawei and Lenovo

After learning how tablets are doing in Australia, let’s take a tour in Japan. IDC Japan published the tablet market share pie chart for the Japanese market. Turns out that Apple rules that area and we have more figures below. In Q4 2016, the total tablet shipments were at 1.99 million units, which is more than Australia and a decrease of 10.1%... 

Adult Tablet Classes Succeed in Making the Elderly Interested in Tablets; Tests in Scotland Show This Achievement

There’s such a thing as “adult tablet classes” it seems, happening in Scotland these days. Renfrewshire Council is behind it and the elderly are getting really interested in these classes. Ever since October 2016 a series of six week tablet training courses have been held for the senior citizens. 80 folks have taken part in the course... 

Tablet Market Predictions Mention Continued Growth of Detachables Through 2026, Models Below 8 Inches Also Growing

A series of predictions and stats related to the tablet market and provided by Research and Markets came up online today, as part of the “Tablet Market: Global Industry analysis and Opportunity Assessment” study, covering the time frame 2016-2026. It reveals the biggest players of the decade and some trends to look out for. It would appear... 

Teclast TBook 10 S Is a Dual-Boot Tablet with 4 GB RAM and Intel CPU; Priced at Just $164.99

Here on Tablet-News we are already familiar with Teclast products, in 2016 a couple of tablets like Teclast X98 Plus II and Teclast TBook Pro¬†16 being reviewed. Overall, we’re dealing with some great slates that bring high-end specs on board and also a good price compared to other devices available on the market from mainstream producers like... 

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