BlackBerry OS 2013 Tablet Articles

Popular BlackBerry OS Articles for 2013

Analysts: Inexpensive Tablets are the Cause of Dropping Desktop and Laptop Sales

The second quarter of this year saw a continuation in the decline of sales of all PCs, which analysts from Gartner say was brought about by increasing interest in low-cost[...]

PlayBook Tablet Getting an Upgrade to BlackBerry 10

PlayBook owners can breathe a sigh of relief: rather than being obsolete, this tablet is going to get a major upgrade to the next version of the BlackBerry operating system.

Tablets Continue to Cut Into Sales of Laptops and PCs

The types of computers that people buy is changing. Sales of tablets are surging even as interest in more traditional computers wanes, according to a report from IDC.

Apple iPad Dominates Tablet Web Traffic with 84% Share

An analysis of which tablets are being used to access web sites in N. America has found that the Apple iPad is the predominant platform by a huge margin. This[...]

There Could Be Nearly 300 Million Tablets in Use Worldwide by Year’s End

The number of tablets in use made by Apple, Samsung, and other top brands could exceed 285 million by the end of 2013, according to ABI Research.

Smaller Tablets Selling Better Than Expected; IDC Pushes Up 2013 Estimate by 10%

Smaller, cheaper tablets are doing well. So well, that the Market-analysis firm IDC has raised its estimates for how many tablets will ship this year by 10%.

Nearly a Half of Adult Americans Own a Tablet or eReader

Over a third of adult Americans own a tablet, and almost a quarter of them own a eReader, according to the Pew Research Center's Internet Project.

BBM Updated to Support iPad

BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) is one of the world's most most popular text chatting services. A version for Android and iPhone was introduced last month, and an iPad one was introduced[...]

PlayBook Tablet Not Getting an Upgrade to BlackBerry 10 After All

In January, the CEO of BlackBerry said his company's tablet would be getting an upgrade to the new BlackBerry 10 operating system. Today he rescinded that promise.

BlackBerry Messenger Headed for iPad and Android

An announcement was made today that fans of BlackBerry Messenger have been hoping for for years: a version of BBM is going to be introduced for devices running iOS and[...]

Small Businesses Adoping Tablets in a Big Way

Small businesses are embracing tablets, and the Apple iPad in particular. IDC is predicting that companies with less than 100 employees will have 10.4 million tablets by the end of[...]

BlackBerry Says It’s Still Alive, Adds More iOS & Android Support to BES

BlackBerry wants you to know (again) that it isn't dead, and it's launched a more crossplatform-oriented version of BlackBerry Enterprise Service (BES) to prove this.

FCC Proposes Free National Wi-Fi Network

Imagine being connected to the Internet at all times and not having to pay a wireless carrier to do so? Well, that's what the FCC is looking to do, following[...]

Exec In Charge of the BlackBerry PlayBook Has Resigned

There's another nail in the coffin of the PlayBook II: the person at BlackBerry who was responsible for the first version is leaving the company.

Four U.S. Airlines Now Let Passengers Use Tablets Throughout the Whole Flight

Last week, the FAA rescinded its long-held policy that prevented airline passengers from using tablets when the plane they were on was taking off and landing. At this point, four[...]

European Airlines Will Soon Allow Gate-To-Gate Tablet Use Too

Airlines in the U.S. recently began allowing passengers to use tablets and other electronic devices during all phases of their flights, and European airlines will soon follow suit.

BlackBerry CEO Says Tablets Will Be Gone in Five Years

With BlackBerry in the process of remaking itself, there have been questions about whether there will be a successor to the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet. A recent interview with CEO Thorsten[...]

BlackBerry PlayBook 2 Might Be Coming This Year

Executives at BlackBerry need to get their stories straight. This week, the company CEO seemed to indicate that a tablet is a remote possibility, while another exec said a PlayBook[...]

BlackBerry and Nokia Both Considering Tablets

While neither BlackBerry or Nokia have actually announced plans to bring out a tablet, executives from both of these smartphone companies have hinted that it's a possibility.

How to Secure Your Home Wireless Network

It's the rare tablet user who doesn't have a Wi-Fi network. TechnologyGuide has tips to keeping yours secure