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# Tablets

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Here's why TDs and Senators can't update their iPhones and iPads to iOS7
For now, anyway…
More than 85% of people still watch TV content on their televisions at home
Research by Ipsos MRBI states people are still traditional in how they watch TV programming.
We wish we'd never heard of these apps
Download if you dare.
'Digital retreats' offered to internet burnouts
Even the Westin Hotel in Dublin offers visitors a ‘detox pack’ in return for their smartphones and tablets for their stay.
Here are some things Microsoft needs to fix in Windows 8
The tech giant is updating its much-criticised Windows 8 software next month, here’s a few things we’re hoping to see.
Poll: Would you support a smartphone tax to fund suicide prevention?
A Senator has suggested that a one to four per cent levy would raise major funds for these resources. Would you support it?
Finally! A tablet computer that's 'just for women'
The ePad Femme offers yoga, recipes and “cloathing size” apps. Yes, it’s for real.
Judge slashes €1 billion Samsung-Apple penalty in half
Apple had accused its rival of massive and willful copying of its designs and technology for smartphones and tablets.
9 tech trends that will make someone billions this year
Mobile, social, cloud and big data technology were all big this year. They’ll get bigger next year and here’s how…
Late shoppers may be penalised as stores run low on toys and tablets
This is not a drill. Furbys are heading towards extinction and iPad Minis are all sold out.
Samsung faces new court battle over patents, this time with Ericsson
Samsung has already been locked in court battles with Apple over the use of technology in their various mobile phone and tablet devices.
Almost half in online survey say they will spend less this Christmas
The Carat Ireland survey finds that consumers will cut spending on a year ago – with only 4 per cent planning to splash more than in 2011.
Oireachtas says TDs still set for tablet computers despite hitch
The Oireachtas cancelled a tender looking for 300 tablet computers – saying a better deal can be reached through other means.
The Evening Fix: Thursday
Things we learned, loved and shared today.
Jurors begin deliberations in Apple/Samsung patent trial
Each company is accusing the other of stealing design technology. Take a look back at the legal row here…
iForgot: TDs rarely use tablet computers that Leinster House already provides
There are already tablet computers available for TDs to use in the Dáil – but they’ve only been used 25 times since the election.
iLawmakers: TDs and Senators to get tablet devices from Oireachtas
The devices will allow TDs and Senators to carry out their work more efficiently and will cut the cost of printing texts of bills and other documentation, Leinster House authorities say.
US court blocks sales of Samsung Galaxy Tab in patent dispute
Latest development in the tech battle over alleged patent infringement.
Dramatic surge in number of smartphones and tablets in Ireland
New research carried out by Red C found that 49 per cent of Irish people own a smartphone while 16 per cent own a tablet.
Here are all the iPad 3 rumours we know about so far…
We’ve got some titbits on the size, shape and features of the new iPad – and how likely they are…
Yay! 12 things that will be cheaper in 2012
2012 will be a year for wine-drinking holidaymakers who love electronics, seemingly.
Let the rumours begin: iPad 3 to be released in March?
The only thing analysts appear to be agreed on is that a release of the next generation iPad will happen in the first quarter of this year.
Amazon profits nosedive as it takes on Apple in tablet war
The company is selling Kindles at a loss to compete with the iPad – driving its profits down by 73 per cent.
Apple v Samsung: German court upholds injunction banning sale of Galaxy tablets
The battle between Apple and Samsung continues with another ‘win’ for Apple in Germany today.
Samsung v Apple: the battle continues
Samsung has voluntarily dropped one of its lawsuits against Apple but the tit-for-tat legal battle rages on.
BlackBerry maker recalls batch of faulty PlayBook tablets
Around 1,000 PlayBook tablets are recalled after a defective operating system made it impossible for the device to be set up.
One in five Irish people watch TV regularly on a computer
Despite change in how people watch TV shows, survey finds 60 per cent are not in favour of Universal Household Charge.
In photos: Sony unveils first tablet devices
Japanese electronics company presents two prototype devices to launch its way into the increasingly-crowded tablet market.