October, 2012

By Will765 On 29 Oct, 2012 At 07:56 PM | Categorized As News, Uncategorized | With 2 Comments
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Following a ruling in a British court, it was determined that Samsung did not copy Apple’s tablet and smartphone designs.  The humorous part of this is the UK judge saying that the Samsung tablet products were not as cool as the ipad. “The extreme simplicity of the Apple design is striking,” the judge wrote. The [...]


By Will765 On 22 Oct, 2012 At 01:19 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Microsoft recently opened up it’s Surface RT tablets for preorders, to be delivered by October 26. The RT has basically the lite version of Windows 8, with no ability to run desktop programs. Powered by Nvidia Tegra3 quad-core processor, and 2GB memory, it has good specifications, if it was an android tablet. However, it runs [...]


By Will765 On 15 Oct, 2012 At 02:18 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Recent figures from two industry analysts, Gartner and IDC, show a very poor market for PC sales. The number of PCs shipped has dropped by the largest percentage in 11 years. Two factors are the main drivers behind the drop. Firstly, the impending release of Windows 8 has stalled many sales. Customers, both consumer and [...]


By Will765 On 15 Oct, 2012 At 12:26 PM | Categorized As Device Reviews, News | With 2 Comments
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Just received this tablet recently, ordered from ipadalternative.com. First off, the shipping package is awesome-lots of cushioning around the box itself, very secure. Was shipped 9.24, arrived 10.4, not bad. Specs-Amlogic AML8726-MX, 1.5 GHz Cortex A9 dual core; GPU: Mali 400 Android 4.0.3 1GB (DDR 3) 8/16GB Nand Flash Shell Material Plastic Screen Size 8 [...]


By Will765 On 8 Oct, 2012 At 01:19 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Just about the only feature that really differentiated Sony’s Xperia Tablet S from the rest of the android devices out there, was it’s supposed splashproof design. Now it turns out, splashproof-not so much.  It seems that some units have gaps between the screen and the case. Having shipped about 100,000 of the tablets since it’s [...]


By Will765 On 8 Oct, 2012 At 11:46 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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The Pew Internet & American Life Project surveyed 9,513 U.S. adults between June-August 2012, and found that 25% of all U.S. adults have a tablet computer. The surprising news is in the increase of android users. One year ago, 81% of tablets owners used an iPad. Now, that number has dropped to 52%, with 48% [...]


By Will765 On 1 Oct, 2012 At 12:25 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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The Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism completed a survey of over 9,500 adults from late June to early August, with some surprising results.  Half of those polled own either a tablet or smartphone, and one-third use their devices to access news stories and video clips, at least once per week.  Almost 20% [...]