Windows Tablets Grow 60% in Australian Market, Reaching Impressive 27% Market Share

There are several countries in the world where Windows is smaller than Android and Asian nations are a good example of that. However, the platform stays strong and even manages to surprise, by scoring a growth of 60% in Australia for example. Microsoft’s platform now has a 27% market share in that region, which is quite impressive. The info comes... 

Windows Tablets Reach 16% Market Share, Take Points From iOS, Android

The latest quarterly report on the tablet market comes from Strategy Analytics and it has a few surprising findings related to tablets. It appears that Windows models had a very good run, gaining market share and unit shipments over the past months. While the whole tablet market shrank 9% because of lower Android and iOS shipments, Windows models grew... 

Windows Store Now Shows Desktop Apps, Such as Evernote, MAGIX Movie Edit Pro and More

Windows Store is now also showing desktop apps, not only the ones typical for Windows 10 tablets and phones. It all comes after Microsoft provided tools, that allow developers to convert Win 32 apps to Windows Store apps. Among the newcomers there’s also Evernote, as shown below. The list of fresh arrivals also includes Double Twist, MAGIX Movie... 

Windows Tablets Got 11% Market Share in 2015, Gained From Apple’s Shipment Loss

It’s been a couple of bad years for tablets, as the growth continues to drop or stall and the iPad felt that the most. Losing double digit percentage in shipments last year, the Apple device saw its share go to Microsoft models. Windows tablets have been rising last year, going as far up as 11% of the whole market in 2015. The numbers come from... 

CES 2016: Wacom Has a New Stylus That Offers Surface-Like Input for Windows 2 in 1 Devices

Not only tablet makers were present at CES 2016, but also accessory and panel makers, so Wacom was welcome. Professionals and designers will be happy to know that they unveiled a new stylus, that offers Surface-like input. The name is Bamboo Smart Stylus and this device is intended for Windows hybrid slates. Pen-like input is offered and the feel is... 

CES 2016: Haier Showcases Budget Windows 8.1 Tablets HaierPad W203 and W800

Haier is becoming a household name at CES 2016, since they unveiled quite a few tablets and aside from some Android units and phablets, they also debuted budget Windows 8.1 models, like the ones below. We’re talking about the HaierPad W800, pictured above and packing an 8 inch 1280 x 800 pixel display, 1 GB of RAM and a quad core Intel Bay Trail... 

Microsoft Mercury Cancelled Tablet Gets Pictured Courtesy of @Evleaks

It’s been a while since we last saw a cancelled product and today we come across the Microsoft Mercury model, a slate that was revealed by @evleaks in the image below. It was supposed to be a Microsoft tablet that looked like a bigger handset. This is not the rumored Surface Mini, that was also cancelled a while ago, but rather an entirely different... 

Windows Tablet Sales Increase on Account of Enterprise Segment Demand

Microsoft’s Surface segment has been bringing in serious cash for the past year or so and with Windows tablets being in reasonably high demand in corporations, that trend isn’t about to change anytime soon. CIOS and other IT segment operations are opting for Microsoft mobile devices more and more. Sales of Windows tablets have been increasing... 

The Surface Mini Tablet Actually Exists, But Can’t be Bought

Ahead of each Microsoft launch event from the past 2 years we heard the theory regarding a Surface Mini tablet, or maybe even an Xbox slate. Well, today we learn that there actually is such a thing, but you can’t buy it. OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA We’ve previously heard that Microsoft canned the “Surface Mini”, just a little while... 

Panasonic Toughpad FZ-Y1 is a Rugged Tablet with 20 inch 4K Display and Availability Confirmed for India

The Panasonic Toughpad FZ-Y1 is a rugged tablet with a 20 inch screen, that stands out through its 4K resolution and it was just confirmed today for launch in India. The product will be priced at $3697 and it’s meant for professionals. That includes broadcasters, photographers and designers, as well as architects and sales persons. The product... 

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