Thinking of buying a new tablet computer?

laptop-mobile-phone-tablet-pc-and-gps-3dBut not sure which one to choose with so many models and prices on offer?

Well, let me say at the outset that we do not recommend one brand versus another, what we can do is to give you a little list of items to check out in order to make your choice that much easier.

1. First things first, do you know what you want it for? What are you planning to use it for? Once you have handed over the hard earned dosh you don’t want to to be thinking ‘Oops’, can’t do this, can’t do that, too slow, insufficient storage etc.

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Android or iOS – that’s the question

It is not becoming any easier to decide which of the prominent operating systems for the mobile phone one should go for. That is of course if you are in the throes of deciding on a new phone purchase.

Samsung Nexus

Samsung Nexus

When then you are faced with a name like ‘Ice Cream Sandwich’ for the operating system you may wonder where they dig them up, or indeed if it has something to do with the age of those who make such decisions.

Up to now the Android operated phones used a different system to that of the Android tablets, but the latest system will now be used on both types and consequently face Apple’s iOS5, which itself was only unveiled earlier this month. The advantage of being able to use the same system is Continue reading

Battle of the tablets – Windows8 v. iPad

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Strange as it may sound after all the hype we have been exposed to with the recent launch of the latest iteration of Apple’s iPad tablet, the US based Boston Consulting Group has completed a study to see which was the preferred operating system for tablets, and surprise, surprise it is Windows8 that holds sway.

The iOS operating system used by Apple comes second and followed a fair way down the list of the other systems available on tablet from various manufacturers.

To check on the reliability of the findings it is noted that a poll conducted earlier this year by Forrester also revealed a preference for Microsoft Windows as an operating system on a tablet. As Windows8 is close to hitting the market the tablet market better be prepared for an interesting shift.


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