Posts Tagged ‘tablets‘

pewinternet: Tablet penetration is officially at 1/3 of the U.S. adult population. Smartphones: 56%. Tablets: 34%. #Mobile.

smarterplanet: Samsung and the University of Texas conspire for thought controlled tablets – SlashGear Electronics giant Samsung is working with researchers at the University of Texas on a project that has to do with providing control of a tablet using brain waves.

climateadaptation: I ate at a robot restaurant in MSP Int’l Airport. Each seat has one of these tablets (not sure the brand). And each seat has two electric outlets including two for a USB. You can see the USB ports on the outlet on the

Opportunity is everywhere: The offline world is filled with friction, inefficiency, incomplete information, tedium and excess capacity. We feel it all the time. Waiting for elevators. Waiting for delivery drivers. Going across town only to find an empty bar. Forgetting the name of the person

The Future Of Reading Is Tablets

According to a new survey by the Pearson Foundation, the majority of U.S. college students now prefer reading digitally, for both studying and for “fun” reading. Other factors: 57% preferred digital for fun reading 58% preferred digital for textbook reading 25% of US college students

Publishers Cooling On Tablets?

E-Books on Tablets Fight Digital Distractions –  Julie Bosman and Matt Richtel via There are signs that publishers are cooling on tablets for e-reading. A recent survey by Forrester Research showed that 31 percent of publishers believed iPads and similar tablets were the ideal

When will tablets outsell traditional PCs?

Horace Dediu agrees with Tim Cook that the tablet market will eclipse the traditional PC market. He makes some reasonable — even conservative — assumptions, and comes up with fall of 2013. And by that time the Amazon tablets may be capable enough to really

The iPad is terrific; I have one. I use it to read books or watch TV but I don’t use it to really get work done. – Meg Whitman, CEO of HP,  cited in HP’s PC Addiction by Jean-Louis Gassée via Monday Note I think