FEATURES
 
featured image
Apple iPad Air 2 vs Google Nexus 9
 
featured image
8 iPad Mini 3 and iPad Air 2 tips and tricks
 
featured image
7 Ways to increase tablet security, to ensure data security for your employees and business
 
featured image
In choosing a tablet, what screen size is right for you?
 
featured image
The new gratification rules of gamification
Posts Tagged ‘Ben Bajarin’
Most Recent
 
Read More
March 26, 2013

The debut of Windows Blue? Microsoft announces details of Build developer conference

Microsoft just announced Build 2013 will take place in San Francisco, June 26-28 at the Moscone Center.

Rumors have already swirled this past week, complete with screenshots and video, of Windows Blue, the codename for the next update version of Windows 8. Among other features, Blue is expected to give users the ability to adjust the size of live tiles (small, medium or large) and other personalization features.

TabTimes columnist Ben Bajarin also reported recently that he expects Blue to be the first version of Windows 8 to support smaller tablet form factors (e.g. 7- and 8-inches).

In a blog post pitch for the conference, Microsoft's Corporate VP and Chief [...]

 
Read More
March 25, 2013

Microsoft working on smaller live tiles, new apps & greater multi-tasking for Windows 8 update

Screenshots of build number 9364 were posted on Winforum and were later made available to download on some file sharing websites.

These screenshots show that Microsoft is working on allowing users to pick between small, medium and large live tiles on Windows Blue — something which is already possible on Windows 8 Phone — as well more color personalization for the home-screen and the ability to view apps in a side-by-side format. This last feature will apparently allow users to run up to four apps side-by-side at the same time, according to The Verge.

The images also show updated apps for alarm, sound recorder and calculator, appear to indicate that Windows [...]

 
Read More
March 8, 2013

The real reason execs love tablets may surprise you

CEOs and other C-level executives have been on board the tablet train (predominantly iPad) for a few years now and demanded IT support it.

But do executives love tablets simply because they're lighter and more portable than notebooks? That’s part of their appeal, but there’s more. Analyst Ben Bajarin shared a great insight as to why enterprise execs value tablets at the recent Tablet Strategy West conference.

Check out the video clip below to hear more.

Register now for the next Tablet Strategy conference coming to New York on April 30. 

1
 
Read More
November 27, 2012

Tablets are increasingly being used for PC tasks, claims Ben Bajarin

NEW YORK – Speaking at the TabletBiz conference in New York today, Bajarin said tablets are disrupting the PC by offering new use cases, ‘intimate’ usability and powerful performance, and said that netbook helped the bring about the rise of tablets.

“I think the ‘aha’ moment happened with netbooks.

“The notebook and PCs have over-served the mass needs of the market and people realized that they could pay $300 or $400 for something [a netbook] that would do 80-90% of what needed,” said Bajarin.

And after adding that tablets are now outselling PCs quarterly with this trend to expand worldwide by 2015, Bajarin said [...]

End of the line!
Top 10 this month
Heat Index
 
1
The 27 Best Android Games for Tablets
 
2
How to use FaceTime on iPad
 
3
10 best note taking apps for the iPad
 
4
20 best puzzle games for the iPad
 
5
How to connect iPad to your TV
 
6
Windows tablet for $48 – can the MOMO7W be worth it?
 
7
8 iPad Mini 3 and iPad Air 2 tips and tricks
 
8
6 common problems with the Nexus 7 (2013) and how to fix them
 
9
Microsoft will offer RT users some Windows 10 OS features
 
10
The new gratification rules of gamification