Skip the navigation

More Tablets In Depth

4 reasons Microsoft is a new company

There's no question that today's Microsoft is a whole new company. Many of the changes announced under the leadership of CEO Satya Nadella were initiated under his predecessor, Steve Ballmer. But it's clear that it's a whole new Microsoft.

Mobile World Congress 2014

Get the latest from Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona: News, reviews and more

2014: Does Apple still look doomed?

Don't be fooled by the company's rocky 2013. There are strong signs that it has turned the corner.

Is Apple's 13-in. iPad a desktop for kids?

Rumors about Apple building a very large iPad have been unavoidable for seven months. But does a giant iPad make sense?

Windows Phone update is more than just a facelift

Getting Windows Phone 8 Update 3, and eventually Windows Phone 8.1, on phablets is one thing, but getting a foothold in the low-end tablet market is a bigger opportunity.

Digital nomad survival tips you can use anywhere

Mike Elgan traveled over three continents in the past 18 months and has these tips for staying connected, keeping powered up and protecting your valuable gadgets from theft.

Finally! A full-featured 'phablet'

Phablets (phones + tablets) need wearable devices to make them powerful and mainstream, as well as acceptable in business. Here's one company that understands this.

Scot Finnie: A call for mobile innovation

A lot more innovation is desperately needed for mobile hardware design and platforms. Are Apple, Google, Samsung and Microsoft up to the task?

What I learned living abroad as a digital nomad

Digital nomad Mike Elgan returns to the U.S. after 10 months of travel and shares these tips for working and living abroad.

To Surface or not to Surface

Microsoft needs to make up its mind whether it wants to stay a software company or if it's really serious about being a hardware power as well.

The e-book revolution is bypassing U.S. elementary schools

Textbooks aren't available for e-readers, and the children's literature that is available generally can't be searched by reading level.

Review: Surface goes from amateur to Pro

Microsoft delivers an ultrabook in the sleek guise of a tablet.

Complete coverage: CES 2013

Computerworld reporters and bloggers bring you full coverage of CES 2013.

A second look: The mighty Surface RT tablet

Microsoft's Surface RT tablet goes on sale on Friday, starting at $499 for a 32GB model. It seems to be a rough-and-tumble device.

Why Acer is wrong about Microsoft Surface

Acer's CEO tells Microsoft to 'think twice' about building tablets because it's "not something you are good at." Columnist Mike Elgan says the CEO should think twice about his statement, because he is wrong.

Computerworld's tablet database

A new tablet is announced every day, it seems. To keep you up to date, our sortable table gathers key info about the latest devices, including screen size, OS, price, ship date, connectivity options and more.

BYOD: IT execs learn to let go of 'command and control' mindset

Forward-thinking tech execs are learning how to stop worrying and love the gadget, lest their business units attempt an end-run around IT. Insider (registration required)

What does the new iPad mean to business?

Apple's new iPad arrived Friday and, given the popularity of early sales, will be showing up this week at an office near you.

Mobile device management -- what you should know

As more and more iPads, iPhones and Android devices show up in the workplace -- the 'bring your own device' trend writ large -- IT shops have to figure out how to manage and secure them all. Columnist Ryan Faas has some advice. (Insider, registration required)

iPads run amok: Does your company need a tablet policy?

Some IT shops have formal enterprise deployment strategies that address everything from security to app delivery and support.

Consumerization of IT: Be in the know
consumer tech

Our new weekly Consumerization of IT newsletter covers a wide range of trends including BYOD, smartphones, tablets, MDM, cloud, social and what it all means for IT. Subscribe now and stay up to date!