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Wed, May 15, 2013 - BYOD (Bring You Own Device) promises many benefits such as greater innovation, better work-life balance and improved productivity, but it also increases pressure on IT to manage and secure devices and data. Keep up on the latest consumerization of IT news and research on CIO.com.
Wed, May 15, 2013 - Hewlett-Packard has given the "Android treatment" to its latest laptop-tablet hybrid, which is called SlateBook X2 and has a detachable 10-inch screen that can independently function as a tablet.
Fri, May 10, 2013 - One of Microsoft's top Windows executives this week said the company remains bullish about Windows RT and has no intention of dumping the limited-feature, touch-enabled tablet operating system.
Tue, May 07, 2013 - Microsoft has gotten little from a 2012 investment of $300 million with Barnes & Noble, analysts said, but it's poised to reap some rewards as it and its partners start to ship smaller tablets.
Mon, May 06, 2013 - Microsoft co-founder and chairman Bill Gates today stuck to the company line on tablets, and disparaged rival Apple's iPad for its lack of a keyboard and its inability to run Office.
Mon, May 06, 2013 - If you've been waiting for a discount, it's time to buy: Barnes & Noble is slashing Nook tablet prices by up to 30 percent as part of a limited Mother's Day promotion.
Thu, May 02, 2013 - Windows RT tablets grabbed just 0.4% of the tablet market in the first quarter, a dismal result that led some tech experts to urge Microsoft to scrap the platform that's in its six-month infancy.
Wed, May 01, 2013 - Tablet shipments exploded by 142% in the first quarter of 2013 year-over-year as all Android tablets, including low-budget white box versions, dominated the market over Apple iOS tablets, IDC said.
Tue, April 30, 2013 - Samsung and Google are reportedly building a Nexus 11 tablet with an 11-in. display that runs Samsung's octa-core processor and will be released this year.
Tue, April 30, 2013 - Blackberry CEO Thorsten Heins has made a bold prediction: He says that tablets don't have much of a future.
Thu, April 25, 2013 - Led by Windows 7, Microsoft's operating systems still control the enterprise, but the software giant's days of dominance are waning. As a recent Forrester report highlights, mobile devices and BYOD have made the state of enterprise operating systems far more complex.
Thu, April 25, 2013 - Hewlett-Packard in the next few days will ship the $169 Slate 7, the company's first product for the consumer tablet market since the spectacular failure of the WebOS-based TouchPad in 2011.
Thu, April 25, 2013 - Three comments this week by Apple CEO Tim Cook should have led to a reset of popular iOSphere rumors about the upcoming iPhone 6, iPad 5, and iPad mini 2, but probably didn't.
Thu, April 18, 2013 - The lines between PCs, tablets and smartphones will continue to blur. In response to this shift, Microsoft is selling a vision of single-device management to public-sector IT workers and federal government CIOs.