Tablets Article Archive:

Motion Gets Bigger With R12 Launch

Tablet specialist Motion Computing is looking to “redefine rugged” with the launch of its new R12 line, a 12.5-inch Windows tablet.

Intel Snubs Microsoft in Tablet Market Push

Intel has distanced itself from long-term partner Microsoft and placed its chips on Android as it bets big on tablets to bolster its market position.

Vendors Fuel the Device Confusion Debate

PC and tablet vendors such as Dell, Lenovo and Samsung love to talk about how their devices fit into value-add solutions, but vendors do more to confuse solution providers and the market by pushing arbitrary sales goals and channel incentives.

Reports: Microsoft Squares Up to Apple With Surface Mini Launch

Microsoft Corp. is rumored to be cooking up a Surface Mini device in a bid to steal a slice of the 8″ tablet market away from rival Apple Inc.

Gartner: Lower-cost Devices to Drive Spending Rebound

Spending on PCs, ultramobiles, mobile phones and tablets will return to solid growth in 2014 but lower-cost devices will be the order of the day.

Samsung Steps Up Channel Activity with New Program

Samsung unveiled its new “Samsung Team of Empowered Partners” — or STEP — to consolidate channel resources and serve as a launch pad for expanding its reseller network.

Report: Tablet Shipments to Outpace PCs by 2015

More tablets than traditional PCs will be shifted in 2015, according to Gartner, which pointed to shipments of the two shooting off in opposite directions.

Mobility: Tackling the Market That’s Always on the Move

It’s hard to imagine a non-mobility world in which people aren’t checking their e-mail at the grocery store or conducting business from a plane, a train or automobile.

Digital Omnivores Reveal Multi-platform Power

It’s increasingly less important whether a user types or swipes, just that they engage with information and each other via advanced digital technology.

Mobile Powers Up Channel Sales and Partner Engagement

The powers of mobile technology have now become more pronounced in the channel environment as vendors strive to increase mindshare among partners, optimize engagement and empower their reps to generate more sales.