Nokia Windows RT Tablet Coming to Mobile World Congress 2013

121218-nokiart

The Microsoft Surface hasn’t exactly been flying off the shelves, but that doesn’t mean that Windows RT is going to lose any support. In fact, there’s word that Nokia is working on a new tablet powered by Windows RT and this new device will be making its debut at the 2013 Mobile World Congress.

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized

Windows 8 Will Support High-End Retina-Style Displays

htcwintabl

In the blog post Microsoft’s David Washington detailed how Windows 8, which is on its way later this year, will handle a multitude of different equipment and display setups, including the way that Metro will scale itself with different resolutions. At the standard 1366×768, no scaling will be needed but at other resolutions this is going to change in order to make the UI look and work as best as possible. With a 1920×1080 resolution there will be 140% scaling applied and for 2560×1440 resolutions there would even be 180% scaling.

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized

Microsoft Unveils Windows 8 Tablet Requirements

win8

The truth is that Vista wasn’t that bad if you had the right hardware, unfortunately Microsoft didn’t enforce any minimums and so most of us never really saw the ‘good side’ of Vista (though Windows 7 cured many of these problems). Microsoft isn’t repeating any of these mistakes with its Windows 8 tablets, and has already set some specific hardware requirements that all Win8 tablets will have to meet.

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized

ASUS Eee Slate EP121: Where And How To Use It?

asus-eee-slate-win7

Running Microsoft Windows 7 64-bit with 2 GB of RAM, it’s every bit a Windows machine that you are quite familiar with. Here’s some of the many cases where the advantages of such a slate can be put to good use.

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized

Viewsonic’s Windows 7 Oak Trail Tablet

viewsonic_viewpad10pi

With the touch-optimized Windows 8 soon on its way, you would think that every hardware maker out there would have a big “On Hold” sign over any possible plans for Windows tablets until late-2012. Of course you’d be wrong, as Viewsonic announced at CES that it is releasing the new ViewPad 10i.

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized

ViewSonic ViewPad 10pro tablet lets you run both Android and Win7

ViewPad10pro

The ViewSonic ViewPad 10pro runs both Android 2.3 Gingerbread and Windows 7. It’s a shame they didn’t get Honeycomb under the hood of this 10.1-inch slate, but at least you have Google and Microsoft working together under the same framework. To make things more interesting, this is one of the first tablets to be powered by an Intel Atom processor.

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized

Acer Iconia Dual Touchscreen Tablet Notebook Available For Pre-Order

665-iconia-open1

I’m not at all convinced that I would want a notebook computer that doesn’t have a physical keyboard, but I almost said the same thing about touchscreen-only smartphones not that long ago. Pushing this trend along is the dual screen-wielding Acer Iconia, which is now being put up for pre-order.

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized

No Tablet-Centric Windows OS Until At Least 2012

multitouch-Tablet-Windows-7-Live-Shots

Despite what some of those slate sellers might lead you to believe, Windows 7 is pretty terrible for tablets. I don’t care if you’re only interested in enterprise customers; the interface just doesn’t work for a finger-based usage and Microsoft kinda knows that. And that’s why they’re taking so bloody long to come up with an OS that works better for tablets.

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized

ViewSonic ViewPad 10Pro Tablet Dual Boots Windows and Android + Dual Sim V350 Smartphone

viewsonic-viewpad-v350

Maybe you’ve already decided that you don’t want an iPad and you’re not interested in webOS. That leaves you with Windows 7 and Android for your tablet needs, if you cannot choose between the two you might want the ViewSonic ViewPad 10Pro, then, since it sports a dual booting.

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized
1 2