Teachers may complain that smartphones and tablets distract children when they're supposed to be learning, and literary critics may argue that the burgeoning volume of online content could toll the death knell of classic literature, but new research has suggested these criticisms could be misplaced, with technology instead helping disadvantaged youngsters learn how to read.
Tablets have enjoyed meteoric success in recent years, with 2013 seeing more international sales of tablets than laptops and with market analysts Canalys suggesting that they could become more popular than notebooks in 2014 and reach market dominance in the personal computer sector. These predictions may not come to pass, recent investigations by IDC have
Tablet sales have soared in the last few years, and their skyrocketing success has dampened the laptop market. A tablet computer is perfect for many people, who may find they need nothing else for their computing requirements. Despite the damage tablets have caused to laptop sales, laptops are still perfect for a lot of people,
Tablets are not just for adults any more – parents are buying tablets for their children in growing numbers, making lessons, bedtime stories and homework simpler and more interactive. Tablet insurance is vital for these families – even the most well-supervised child can destroy a tablet in moments! Research from uSwitch.com found that by the
This Christmas, British parents will spend more than £3 billion on gadgets for their children, uSwitch.com research has found. The average child will receive technology valued at £243, with 16% of parents spending more than £400 on Christmas gadgets for kids. A total of 2% are expecting to spend over £1,000. Tablets such as iPads
Nowadays, you see tablet computers everywhere. The powerful gadgets have a great deal of functionality, and it's no surprise that their owners immerse themselves in the devices when relaxing by themselves. If you get on public transport, there's a good chance you'll be sat next to someone playing games on their smartphone or watching television
-For those who are searching for a way to battle the aches and pains associated with holding a tablet or e-reader to long, hurt no longer. The firm Ambulant has created a gadget assistant which is designed to hold e-readers and tablets. So far, the only gadget it has designed a holder for is the
-The first tablets on the market were used primarily as e-readers. How times have quickly changed. Now, tablets are multi-useful, high tech gadgets used to browse the web, make phone calls via Skype, and play the latest version of Angry Birds. The tablets of today are being used for so much more than just reading