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The Tablet designed for America’s prisons

The JP5mini tablet is unlike any other, with its unique build and Linux OS designed specificially to meet the needs of inmates at prisons across 34 states.
avatarby Nirave GondhiaJuly 15, 20150 comments

Should Businesses Switch from Tablets to Phablets?

Are tablets dead? Tablet sales have decreased in the last year and more people are turning to phablets. What are the benefits of phablets for businesses?
avatarby Wendyann LewisFebruary 18, 20151 comments

Is the tablet market in trouble? Q4 2014 numbers were unimpressive

The tablet market experienced poor sales performance in Q4 of 2014, is it too early to claim that the tablet market is in trouble? What went wrong, what is going right?
avatarby Jonathan FeistFebruary 5, 20151 comments

Apple aims to make apps more kid-safe with new App Store Policies

The new policies, detailed on Apple’s developer portal, limits the collection of personal data when it comes to apps for kids and young children without parental agreement.  This now extends to the collection of photos, videos, and audio. Apple already had a limitation on name, address, and telephone number that remains in place, but the update expands the scope of “personal information.” (App discovery and monetization will be among the key topics of discussion at the upcoming Tablet Ecosystem conference coming to New York on November 13, 2013).   Source article
avatarby Tab TimesAugust 15, 20130 comments

Apple tweaks App Review Guidelines to ensure child safety

As MacRumors reports, the changes are designed so that Apple complies with the U.S. government’s recently-expanded Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), which stipulates that apps must not collect personal data from children under 13 years old without ‘verifiable parental consent’. Apple has gone one step further in this by detailing that developers must not collect photos, videos or audio from an underage user. The App Review Guidelines also ask developers to not allow underage [...]
avatarby Tab TimesAugust 15, 20130 comments

App downloads to surge to 160 billion by 2017, but here’s the catch for developers…

The report, which is entitled Future App Stores: Discovery, Monetisation & Ecosystem Analysis 2013-2018, states that games will account for 40% of all downloads by 2017 and expects this trend to see app stores improve “stickiness” by developing social functions for gameplay. If that is good news for gaming app developers however, non-gaming folk will be alarmed to read that Juniper Research expects most downloads to be for free apps in four years’ time. Indeed, the researcher claims that just 5% of consumers will pay for smartphone and tablet apps, which is even less than the 6.1% of consumers who profess to do so in 2013. (App discovery and [...]
avatarby Tab TimesJuly 3, 20130 comments

iPad app FitStar for home workouts gets $4M investment

The recently launched workout app features Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez,. The latest financing round was led by Trinity Ventures and follows an earlier investment by Google Ventures. FitStar’s first app features video of Gonzalez leading users through several dozen exercises that can all be done without the assistance of any equipment. The app also responds to the user and customizes the difficulty of the exercises based on their fitness level.  (Venture capital and fund raising for apps will be a key topic of discussion at the upcoming Tablet Ecosystem conference in San Francisco on September 12).  Source article
avatarby Tab TimesJune 20, 20130 comments
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