Samsung Electronics has announced the latest generation of its tablet family, following last year’s 'Tab 3' range.
The new Galaxy Tab4 devices are launching this month and will be available in 7-inch, 8-inch and 10.1-inch screen sizes.
Although the Apple iPhone is often seen as a device that’s easily broken, a new study suggests it’s actually tougher than other smartphones. However, an iPhone is also more likely to be lost.
The figures come from US-based ProtectCELL, which offers mobile protection plans and services.
The more things change, the more they stay the same
Mark Bridge writes:
So, that’s another Mobile World Congress in the bag. Yes, it was bigger than ever. Just like last year. Just like the year before, too.
Figures from the USA show there were 10.4 million tablets using built-in cellular connections last year, which is a 46% increase from 2012.
However, sales of cellular-capable tablets fell from 16% of all tablet sales in 2012 to just 12% in 2013.
Podcast - 27th February 2014
Dr Kevin Curran, Reader in Computer Science at the University of Ulster, joined us during Mobile World Congress to offer his well-informed opinion about trends in mobile technology.
We talked about a wide range of topics, including battery life, disposable tablets, wearables, m-health, 4G fragmentation, connected furniture, M2M security, the rise of video and the IEEE.