TABLET - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/TABLET News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Editorial: Hurry, but don’t rush to digital education http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58451104-82/million-internet-access-computer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58451104-82/million-internet-access-computer.html.csp">Editorial: Hurry, but don’t rush to digital education</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-25T13:11:01.433-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 01:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Office of Legislative Fiscal Analyst has provided estimates of what it would cost Utah to put a computer tablet in the hands of every public school student from kindergarten to 12th grade over the next four years, and the numbers argue for a more cautious timetable. The estimates can only be described as ball park figures, and it’s a big park, ranging from a low of about $184 million over those four years to a high of $451 million. There are vast differences in costs depending on what devic...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58451104@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 13:11:01 MDT Tablet growth has been stalling in U.S. and Europe http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58352086-79/percent-europe-growth-idc.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58352086-79/percent-europe-growth-idc.html.csp">Tablet growth has been stalling in U.S. and Europe</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ian King</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T12:40:02.177-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 12:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • Tablet computer shipments will stall in North America and Western Europe this year, causing IDC Corp. to lower its forecast for worldwide growth by almost half. The market researcher is now predicting that the number of tablets shipped will rise 6.5 percent to 233.1 million in 2014, down from an earlier forecast of 12.1 percent. IDC expects no growth for North America and Western Europe after a 25 percent jump last year for the regions. The new estimate highlights the pressure on...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58352086@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:40:02 MDT Barnes & Noble and Samsung team up on tablet http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58317195-79/nook-barnes-noble-samsung.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58317195-79/nook-barnes-noble-samsung.html.csp">Barnes & Noble and Samsung team up on tablet</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T09:39:01.982-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 09:39AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Barnes & Noble and Samsung on Wednesday unveiled a new co-branded tablet called the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook that will replace B&N’s own Nook tablets. The 7-inch tablet will sell for $179 after a $20 instant rebate, the same entry price of the non-branded Samsung Galaxy Tab 4. The move had been expected, since Barnes & Noble said in June it would team up with Samsung to develop Nook tablets that would be available in August. For the first time, the Nook will have a front- and rear-fa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583171952014-08-20T09:39:01.982-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-20T09:39:01.982-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58317195@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:39:01 MDT