Home » Tag Archives: tablet (page 5)

Tag Archives: tablet

Canadian Man Uses iPad To Cross US Border

ipad_passport

Rather than turning back and making a two-hour trek back to his home in Montreal to fetch his passport, Reisch decided to try his luck at crossing the border without the required documents, but with his iPad.

Read More »

Sony Slashes $100 Off Android Tablet S Price

sony_s1_02_0426_2011

It was never a hit when it was launched in September of last year, but now the Sony Tablet S has had its price slashed by $100, that means the 16GB model can be purchased for $399, and a 32GB tablet costs just $499.

Read More »

Notion Ink Runs Ice Cream Sandwich, Sort Of

nia

An early Ice Cream Sandwich port was demoed for Notion Ink Adam, a 10.1 Tegra 2 based Indian tablet that recently started to cooperate with Tabletroms.

Read More »

Windows 8 For ARM Tablets May Lose Traditional Desktop Mode Support

w8desk

Engadget has collected insider tips that Microsoft might have sacrificed backward compatibility with its "legacy" software (mostly of Windows 7 desktop variety) when shaping the design of Windows 8 for ARM tablets.

Read More »

Barnes & Noble Nook Is Now A $220 Million Business

nook-barnes&noble

The company’s Nook business, which includes both the actual devices and content available for them, is now a $220 million business, an increase of 85 percent.

Read More »

Intel: Windows 8 Ultrabooks To Feature Touchscreens Soon

111115-ultratouch

We already know that Windows 8 is going to be a platform that is simultaneously geared toward both tablets and regular PCs, but it has now been confirmed by Intel that you'll effectively being able to get both in one package with touchscreen-enabled Windows 8 ultrabooks.

Read More »

Motorola Corvair Android-Powered TV Remote Control Is A Tablet

111107-motorola1

For the longest while there, the Logitech Harmony series was the be-all and end-all of ultimate TV remotes. That might be changing, because we're getting a sneak peek at the Motorola Corvair, a 6-inch tablet-ish device that will presumably control your television in more interesting ways.

Read More »

Samsung Reveals its 2560×1600 WQXGA Tablet Display

samsung_WQXGA_01-580x360

It seems that 2011 is the year for change when it comes to smartphone and tablet video resolutions. Just a little over a week ago, Toshiba slammed us with a 6” inch demo retina screen running an eye popping resolution of 2560x1600. Although it showed impressive visuals, it also left many of us a little confused, as 6” is typically too small for a tablet -- unless you're RIM -- and too big for a smartphone -- unless you're Dell -- so what exactly had Toshiba been thinking?

Read More »

Intel fueling all day lasting Ultrabooks with $300M injection

UltrabookAsus

Tablets aren't really supposed to replace regular computers, but they are biting into Intel's business. So, Intel is changing gears to support a new form factor: the ultrabook. These are notebook PCs that are supposed to have tablet-like battery life. Intel is so sure this format will take off that it's planning to invest $300 million into it.

Read More »

HP TouchPad webOS tablet slashed down to just $399

HP-touchpad

Yes! The great thing about competition is that all the different companies are fighting for your hard earned money. In the increasingly crowded markets for tablets, HP is apparently having some trouble getting enough attention, so they've dropped the price on the TouchPad down a solid one hundred dollars. Cheaper is good, right?

Read More »

Pixel Qi Tablet Concept Is Powered by $3 Solar Panel

pixel-qi-solar-panels

Pixel Qi, an American company that designs low-power laptop screens, showcased a tablet powered by a small solar panel at Computex Taipei 2011 in Taiwan this week. The panel generates 1W of energy, which is enough to power both the screen and the motherboard on a low-power tablet specially designed by Pixel Qi.

Read More »

How to Get T-Mobile G-Slate Tablet for $100 Less

gslate-discount

Psst. I've got a little secret to share with you. If you're thinking about picking up a new tablet device and you've got your eyes set on the G-Slate from T-Mobile, there's a way to get it for $100 less than the $530 advertised price.

Read More »

Hanfree Stand the Next Big Thing for Your iPad

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

While the iPad does a lot of useful things, a lot of the things it does – displaying cookbooks, giving guitar lessons, etc. – are used while your hands are busy doing something else. Plus, reading in bed or watching movies in a lot of positions can be tiresome as you have to hold up the half-kilo device for prolonged periods.

Read More »

Archos Flies Under Radar, Making Money With Tablets

archos-tablet

As it turns out, despite all the overwhelming attention that devices like the Galaxy Tab and Motorola Xoom are getting, Archos is doing just fine. In fact, they're doing better than fine; they're growing. This is despite the fact that the average Joe and Jane don't even know about Archos at all.

Read More »

Apple Event on March 2 Could See Unveiling of iPad 2?

ipad-2-event

The original Apple iPad wasn't the first tablet device on the market, but it sure did popularize the format. This is not unlike what the iPod and iPhone did for the mp3 player and smartphone. So, what will the next-generation iPad 2 bring to the table to combat the rise of the Gingerbread men - the Android tablet? We'll find out in about a week and a half.

Read More »