Tablets: a trip must-have

Recently, while traveling out of state, I made the decision to take my 17” laptop instead of my tablet.  I have to work while traveling, and as a writer, the laptop just seems to be the choice for productivity. Boy, was I wrong. Within the tight confines of a commercial airplane, my large laptop just wasn’t practical anymore.  There was a time when those traveling on commercial jets would have a fair chance of an open seat next to them.  Those days are long gone. The airline industry makes sure…

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Tablet Sales on Fire

Tablets aren’t going anywhere. As a matter of fact, according to NPD Group, the pace of tablet sales for 2013 has outpaced PC sales and will top notebook sales by 2016. Digitimes predicts table sale growth exceeding 38 percent this year with consumers scooping up 210 million units. Clearly, the trend will be towards more productive tablets that can realistically replace notebooks. The attachable keyboard, like the Surface uses, makes for a tablet that is more utilitarian and practical. The iPad is still king of the tablet world, but Android…

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