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Tablet owners spend 50% more per purchase online than smartphone owners

January 20th, 2012

Tablet owners spend big bucks online according to a new report. In fact, the new study published by Adobe Digital Marketing Insights suggests that tablet owners spend 50% more per purchase than smartphone owners on retail purchases, and over 20% more than PC users. The study found that smartphone owners spent about $80 per purchase …

iPad still on top as tablet competition heats up

January 18th, 2012

Apple’s iPad is currently responsible for 15% of all mobile traffic according to new research published recently by Chitika. While the iPad’s lead in the tablet market is obvious, it’s becoming more clear there’s strong competition for market share below it. The Amazon Kindle Fire represented an average of 2.4 ad impressions on Chitikas network …

Best Buy reorganizes to focus on connected device sales

January 13th, 2012

During the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Best Buy announced that it will reorganize part of its business to focus on sales of connected devices such as tablets, smartphones and computers. Best Buy has created a new retail “connectivity business group,” Forbes said Friday, that will sell the aforementioned devices in Best Buy Mobile and …

AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note hands on

January 9th, 2012

We recently met up with Samsung here in Las Vegas to get a quick look at the brand new Galaxy Note for AT&T. This tablet-like smartphone has been available in Europe for a few months now, but AT&T’s version supports 4G LTE and has a different processor than its European counterpart. We loved its massive high-definition …

Velocity Micro announces two new Android 4.0 tablets coming to CES

January 4th, 2012

To get a jump on the competition, Velocity Micro has announced two new Android 4.0 tablets set to debut at next week’s Consumer Electronics Show. The first is the budget-friendly 7-inch Cruz T507 tablet with a Cortex A8 chipset clocked at 1.2GHz. The T507 also features 512MB RAM, ARM graphics, HDMI out, 8GB internal storage …

Tablet maker Fusion Garage mysteriously drops off the map

December 19th, 2011

Fusion Garage, the small company behind the Grid10 tablet that was announced earlier this year, has mysteriously gone dark. Engadget first noted that the company’s website was down this past weekend and, while the site is now back online, it is still not fully functional. Many images aren’t loading and it’s impossible to buy any of …

Schmidt suggests Google tablet could launch within six months

December 19th, 2011

Google chairman Eric Schmidt may have let slip a Google-branded tablet that will launch in the first half of 2012. In the “next six months we plan to market a tablet of the highest quality,” Schmidt reportedly said during an interview with Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera. Schmidt’s quote could mean many things. First, that Google …