Internet giant Amazon announced the Fire HD6 tablet, at a price of £79 for the base model. It also introduced the Fire HDX8.9 at £329, and two Kindles.
The cheap and cheerful Fire HD6 comes in two configurations, an 8GB and a 16GB version – the latter costs £99. more»
Bad news for readers of ebooks, a team of boffins have worked out that if you read information on a tablet you are less likely to take it in.
A new study which found that readers using a Kindle were “significantly” worse than paperback readers at recalling when events occurred in a mystery story. more»
In the buildup to Christmas it seems that the hot item for Santa’s stocking are tablets.
That’s according to nevouchercodes.co.uk, which today reports there’s an 18 percent increase for people searching for tablets.
But the white box buys may not fare so well, because the company says most of the searches are for iPads, Samsung Galaxy tablets and Amazon Kindles. more»
While the humble desktop PC emits a death rattle across Europe, consumers are flocking to tablets – devices which tend to be much more comfortable to keep on your lap when channel surfing.
According to analyst house Context, tablet sales have increased an enormous 350 percent in a single year, proving a boon to retailers who had the foresight to invest in the devices. more»