Utilities/Operating Systems 2014 Tablet Articles

Popular Utilities/Operating Systems Articles for 2014

How I Got iOS 8.1 on my iPad 2 (and How You Can Too)

Got an hour or two? If so, you might want to use it to upgrade your iPad 2 to iOS 8.1, the latest version of Apple's operating system for tablets[...]

Windows vs. Android Battle Heats Up with Launch of Very Affordable Windows Tablets

Last week saw the debut of two Windows tablets with prices so low that they have the potential to shake up the mobile device market.

Apple’s iOS 7.1: What Will We See?

With four beta versions out the door so far, iOS 7.1 looks likely to offer faster performance, plus new features that will include a new keyboard, a new voice for[...]

Google Android 5.0 Lollipop for Tablets Review

This Android 5.0 Lollipop for tablets review goes in-depth with the features of Google's latest operating system, with an emphasis on what's new.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 Reportedly Getting Android 4.4 (KitKat) Update Soon

An upgrade to the latest version of Google's mobile operating system is heading to a pair of Samsung tablets, according to an unconfirmed report.

Google’s Chrome OS Could Replace Android on Full-Size Tablets

The first tablet running Google's Chrome OS could be on the market soon, and it's possible this operating system will eventually supplant Android on large tablets.

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Update for Tablets Review

The first major update for Windows 8.1 is available to download, and it comes with a number of user interface (UI) improvements that tablet users should be aware of.

64-Bit Processors Will Soon Be Common in Tablets and Smartphones

2014 is gearing up to be the year of the 64-bit mobile processor, but what does that mean for the average tablet and smartphone user? Read on to find out.

Microsoft Might Be Tweaking Windows 8.1.1 To Use Less Memory

Mid-range Windows tablets are a hot item right now, and an unconfirmed report indicates that an upcoming update to Microsoft's operating system might make life easier for the companies that[...]

Dell Will be Among the First to Offer 64-bit Windows 8.1 Bay Trail Tablets

The tech industry and businesses are anticipating the unveiling of the first 64-bit-compatible Windows 8.1 "Bay Trail" tablets at the Mobile World Congress tradeshow later this month.

Apple iOS 7.1 for iPad Review

Although most of the new features in iOS 7.1 are for Apple's smartphones, tablet users will also see some real benefits. We take a look at what they are.

Why Microsoft Thinks Businesses Should Adopt the Surface 2 and Windows RT 8.1

Businesses have been shy about adopting Windows 8.1, and that goes double for bringing the less capable Windows 8.1 RT into the mix. Even so, Microsoft isn't shy about reaching[...]

Microsoft Releases Surface Pro Update for Touch Cover 2 and Type Cover 2 Support

Microsoft has announced a software update addressing issues with the Type Cover 2 and Touch Cover 2 on original Surface Pros. Yet Surface Pro 2 users are still in the[...]

Details of the First Firefox OS Tablet Revealed

Details have emerged regarding the specifications of an upcoming FireFox OS tablet, which is expected to be released in the near future.

Leaked Photos Suggest Windows 8.1 Update 1 Will Arrive In April

Leaked information indicates that Microsoft will release a major update for Windows 8.1 this spring.

Split-Screen Multitasking for the iPad in iOS 8 Would Be a Gamechanger

One thing holding back the iPad is its inability to display more than one app at a time. It's possible this limitation will be removed soon, however.

Giving Windows Away for Free Now Part of Microsoft’s Push for Low-Cost Tablets

The iPad and Android dominate the battle for tablet marketshare, while Windows is barely a blip. Microsoft is doing everything it can to change that, however, even giving Windows away[...]

Samsung Details Android 4.4 Upgrade Plans for Galaxy Tablets in the U.S.

Samsung has confirmed which of its Galaxy tablets are getting upgraded to Android 4.4.2, the latest version of Google's mobile operating system.

What iPad Users Have to Look Forward To in iOS 8

Significant changes are coming to iOS this fall, many of which promise improvements for those who use their iPad for work or play.

Apple Releases iOS 7.1 for iPad, iPad mini, and iPhone

Apple has introduced a new version of the iOS. This is intended for the company's tablets and smartphones but most of the new features primarily benefit the iPhone.