They tried. Don’t get me wrong, it was a valiant effort, but it didn’t quite hit the mark. BlackBerry partnered with TCL on their latest comeback, who is best known for their affordable televisions. It was ultimately a gamble to take on such a project and one that didn’t unfortunately pay off. So much so that the company saw its market share fall in the third quarter of this year.
Unfortunately, I haven’t been lucky enough to get a new MacBook Pro myself to fully test out the innovative peace of tech. Thankfully one of my clients was due and upgrade and decided it was the best plan of action. I won’t lie I did push him towards the MacBook Pro but not for selfish reasons. It suited him best for the amount of money he has spare and compared to the laptop he was upgrading to.
If you have seen my recent article about the Samsung Gear S3 then you will know that I had a lonely valentine’s day that evolved into me buying myself some tech. That’s where the S3 and the powerbeats came into the picture.
I bought the powerbeats to replace my current Beats Studio that I have been using in the gym for the past few years. The sound quality and battery life is still great on it but unfortunately the rubber ear pads are starting the fall apart. I’ll be honest, I haven’t considered whether or not they can be changed, I just used it as an excuse to buy some new tech. Read More
Personally, I would so no. Although some of the more recent Windows based tablets look as if they would come close I still don’t think that they would be able to replace a laptop. That being said it very much depends on what you use your laptop for, If you use it for nothing more than watching videos, dabbling with social media and sending emails then you don’t even need a tablet…You can just get a smartphone, the screens are big enough at the minute.
I don’t know about you but when I think about home automation I immediately think of a Tony Stark mansion where Jarvis will do everything from turning the TV on to putting the kettle on. This kind of thing was assumed to be something of Sci-Fi films but as we know it is not far off.