More than half of UK homes now own a tablet PC – just five years after the most popular tablet, the iPad, was launched. Is yours an all-singing life essential or just something you look at occasionally to read the news?
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It looks like this year might be a tech-filled Christmas. With iPads, Kindles, smartphones and consoles – there’s something out there for everyone. What’s been your favourite tech present?
Tablets are good for watching movies, playing games and browsing the web. But what if you want to do more intensive tasks? Should you turn to a laptop or can your tablet compete? Rob and Jess go head-to-head…
Calling my broadband provider to cancel should’ve been simple. Yet, after weaving my way through a maze of automated options, I started to think there must be an easier way. How do you beat automated systems?
Man cannot live by iPad alone. Laptops, tablets and smartphones may be leaving PCs gathering dust in the corner, but is there still a place in your life – and living room – for a desktop PC?
Grow-your-own used to be a low-tech sort of hobby. I’ve managed for years with a notebook and scraps of paper to plan and record my sowings and harvests. But it seems the world of apps has caught up with me.
A little boy from Bristol taught parents everywhere a valuable lesson when he accidentally racked up in-app iPad purchases totalling £1,700 in less than 15 minutes. Have you had your wallet stung by a ‘freemium’ game?
Recent developments with smartphone and tablet technology have led to intuitive, easy-to-use interfaces. But not everyone thinks they do a good job, as many find modern devices difficult to get used to.
Steve Jobs famously said that 7-inch tablets were ‘dead on arrival’. Yet Apple has now launched the 7.9-inch iPad Mini. The question is, which is the best tablet size; 10-inch or 7-inch?
When we’re on holiday, gadgets and wi-fi help us stay in constant contact with friends, family, and even work from the comfort of our hotel rooms. But shouldn’t holidays help us detox from technology?
Is it a waste of money to buy branded tech accessories over cheaper third-party ones? Yes, probably. There are many lesser-known versions that do just as good a job for half the price.
David Hockney’s recent exhibition, A Bigger Picture, contained rural images painted not with a paint-brush, pencil or charcoal, but on an iPad. Would you get creative with your tablet?
The words ‘battery life’ are usually followed by a groan as people become more and more annoyed by their gadgets grinding to a halt, but I think we’re being too harsh on our tech.
Price is the most important factor for people shopping for tablets, a recent YouGov poll confirmed. So with the iPad 3 starting at a lofty £399, are we ready for cheaper alternatives like the Google Nexus 7?