Tablets to Surpass Notebook Growth in 2016

The demand for tablet computers such as the iPad is growing so quickly that shipments of them are projected to surpass notebook shipments by 2016. According to market research firm NPD DisplaySearch, the mobile PC category is poised to soar from 347 million units in Read More …

NYC Is Turning Payphones Into Wi-Fi Hotspots

Payphones in New York City have largely been made obsolete by the fact that almost everybody’s got a cellphone for staying in touch on-the-go. Luckily for the long-forgotten phones that still dot the city’s streets, they’re about to get a twenty-first-century upgrade. New York City’s Read More …

Analysts: PC Shipments to Drop in 2013 Amid 53% Tablet Growth

As more consumers flock to low-cost tablets, the desktop and notebook computer world is taking a hit. According to Gartner analysts, tablet shipments are projected to soar 53.4% in 2013, while traditional PCs are on track to drop 11.2% from last year. Overall, however, the Read More …