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By Macktion On 20 Jan, 2015 At 08:26 PM | Categorized As News, Videos | With 0 Comments

Sorry for the delays, but for your consideration, we have the Video coverage from the International Consumer Electronics Show!  I spent some time on the floor, and had a blast.  Here is the playlist of videos for you to watch at your leisure. Hope that you enjoy them!

By Macktion On 2 Dec, 2014 At 12:57 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

Has the Concept of a Modular Phone appealed to you? The first rumblings of a modular smartphone sure made waves with its first serious concept presented: Phonebloks. The Phonebloks idea seemed to resonate with many when Dave Hakkens presented the design initially, back in 2013. The idea shook off the ‘Vaporware’ title when later that same [...]

By Macktion On 13 May, 2014 At 01:45 PM | Categorized As Device Reviews, Videos | With 0 Comments

Mad Catz released an Android Micro-console near the end of last year. Some have said very positive things, others, very negative. Whatever anyone’s stance was, its absolutely imperative to admit: It has some impressive specifications. [VIDEO][/VIDEO]

By Macktion On 24 Feb, 2014 At 05:39 PM | Categorized As Device Reviews, Featured | With 0 Comments

  The Lenovo Miix 8 2 Its fitting that the Miix has an 8 inch version, 8 inches has always struck me as an in-between size. Between to big to be easily portable (10 inches) and larger than the easily portable sizes of 7 inches and below. Its fitting then, that this device with its [...]

By Macktion On 23 Oct, 2013 At 10:10 AM | Categorized As News, Videos | With 0 Comments

Like anyone else who saw the huge 20 inch tablets from Panasonic at IFA this year, I wondered: “isn’t that a little like trying to get a Ford F-350 to appeal to the city commuter?” The fact of the matter is that the great appeal of the tablet form factor has been, and will continue [...]

By Macktion On 24 Jun, 2013 At 11:53 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

Tronity and the Root101 While you might presume that something named Root101 is a class or tutorial for hacking an Android device, it is actually a tablet with the goal of being an Open System. “The Root 101 is the most open source and affordable tablet available today.  It comes with a completely stock version [...]

By Macktion On 14 Jan, 2013 At 11:50 AM | Categorized As Videos | With 0 Comments

Well, the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show has come and gone, but relive all of the fun with us:  

By Macktion On 26 Sep, 2012 At 11:23 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

After the (frankly) strong showing from Amazon with its new Fire lineup, it left many of us wondering if we would see return-fire from the good ship B&N. The Shots have been fired, and at TabletRoms, we are excited to see the results when the smoke clears. Barnes and Noble has announced two new tablets [...]

By Macktion On 20 Sep, 2012 At 08:36 PM | Categorized As News | With 2 Comments

Editorial by Andrew McAffee: Steve Jobs and Eli Whitney are not often seen as similar figures in history.  Perhaps this is because there is too much historical distance between us and Mr. Whitney, and not yet enough between us and Mr. Jobs.  However, I contend that in due time, we may see them as being [...]

By Macktion On 21 Aug, 2012 At 09:24 PM | Categorized As Device Reviews, News | With 2 Comments

So, Remember CES back in January? That was when we first saw Visual Land. Some of you may recognize their involvement in our forums, passing along information about the tablets, and Visual Land has even supplied us with firmware so people who fall outside of warranty can recover their tablets when there is a problem. [...]