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PCR’s guide to the latest tablets and hybrids

Whether you’re looking to stock the latest child-friendly tablet, gaming hybrid or educational tool, here are some of the most innovative devices out there. Surftab TrekStor Theatre L15 Specs: MT8163 processor, Android 8.1 (Oreo) operating system, 15.6-inch 10-point capacitive multi- touch full HD IPS 16:9-inch display, 32GB SSD with 2GB …

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Microsoft Andromeda ‘pocketable’ Surface unveiled in leaked email

Details of a new Surface device from Microsoft has reportedly been leaked in an email obtained by The Verge. Codenamed Andromeda, the tablet is said to include a dual display that can be folded up, making it a ‘pocketable’ Surface device. The publication says that Microsoft believes Andromeda will create …

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Strong demand for PCs and tablets proves smartphones haven’t completely taken over

The number of global devices shipped in 2018 will increase by 2 per cent year-on-year, according to industry analysts at Gartner. Reaching its highest figure since 2015, device shipment figures were given a boost by strong demand for PCs and tablets. In total, worldwide shipments of PCs, tablets and smartphones …

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Form and functionality – Laptops vs 2-in-1s vs Tablets

The mobile computing space is made up of three main form factors: laptops, tablets and 2-in-1s. Jonathan Easton asks the channel where the market is headed, and what type of device is leading the way. 10 years ago the mobile computing space was, perhaps more than any other in computing …

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Sony launch large tablet (at large price) as replacement to paper

With everything going digital the need for hard paper copies is on the decline. However, Sony believes that more can be done to cut down paper consumption. In fact, the manufacturer has created a new tablet to replace paper altogether. Billed as an ‘ultra-green’ alternative to paper, Sony’s APT-RP1 is …

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Global IT spending forecast to hit $3.5 trillion in 2017

Good news if you are in tech: IT spending is projected to increase 1.4 per cent this year and generate a whopping $3.5 trillion by the end of 2017. The original figure is slightly lower than Gartner’s first projected, with $67 billion cut out of the forecast due to the …

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Google updates struggling Pixel C tablet to look like its smartphone

As the old adage goes: if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. If it, copy something that works. That is exactly what Google is set to do. In a last-ditch bid to ‘fix’ its failing Pixel C tablet, Google is reverting back to its successful Pixel smartphone for inspiration. In …

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Technical experts criticise UK travel ban on laptops and tablets from Middle East

Technical experts have criticised the UK’s decision to ban laptops and tablets from hand luggage on flights from six Middle East countries. Following in the footsteps of the US, the UK government has imposed a sweeping ban on large electronic devices on inbound flights from Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia …

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PC set for decade of decline

PCs are set to continue their historic sales slump, hitting a decade of decline in 2021 according to new research from IDC. It is predicted that 418.2 million units will ship in 2021, down from 435 million in 2016, making a compound annual growth rate of -0.8 per cent.  While …

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Phone, tablet and PC shipments to remain flat in 2017

Global shipments of PCs, tablets, ultramobiles and mobile phones are projected to remain flat in 2017, according to a new report from Gartner. Total shipments are expected to hit 2.3 billion in 2017, the same as 2016. There were a huge number of phones, tablets and PCs in use in …

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