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By Will765 On 11 Dec, 2014 At 01:06 PM | Categorized As News, Uncategorized | With 2 Comments
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Teclast is one of many Chinese manufacturers producing tablets, and generally are considered one of the better ones. They have had a tablet, the X98 Air, available for a few months now. The 9.7″ device came with android preinstalled, but Teclast has made available a bios version which allows you to install Windows 8.1.  This [...]


By Will765 On 19 Feb, 2014 At 02:47 PM | Categorized As News, Uncategorized | With 2 Comments
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The maker of the very popular Candy Crush Saga game, King Digital Entertainment PLC,  is planning an IPO (initial public offering) of $500 million. While the game is undoubtedly very profitable, there are many questions about the company’s ability to sustain profits.  Overall, Candy Crush generates 78% of the company’s earnings.  A couple other games, [...]


By Will765 On 26 Apr, 2013 At 11:57 AM | Categorized As News, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments
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The first quarter of this year has seen a huge number of tablets sold, 40.6 million.  For several years, the iPad was the unquestioned king of the tablet market.  Even a year ago, Apple maintained 63.1% of the total tablet marketplace sales.  As of this year, however, android has made some impressive gains. Apple sold [...]


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 20 Aug, 2012 At 11:57 AM | Categorized As News, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments
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While Google’s Nexus 7 had the official android 4.1 Jelly Bean market to itself, now Asus has pushed an over-the-air JB update to the TF300 tablet.  The 10.1″ tablet is now a mid-range device for Asus, with a 1.2Ghz  Tegra3 processor.  It can be found for around $400USD  with 32GB storage. Users in the United [...]


By Will765 On 7 Aug, 2012 At 11:56 AM | Categorized As News, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments
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Khronos Group is the non-profit organization which sets standards for open source, media rendering API’s, including OpenGL. This basically competes against Microsoft and it’s Direct3D technology. Direct3D 11, the latest version, offers greater functionality than the older OpenGL desktop and mobile versions. With ES 3.0(mobile) and 4.3(desktop), OpenGL is finally catching up to, and in [...]


By Will765 On 30 Apr, 2012 At 11:45 AM | Categorized As News, Uncategorized | With 2 Comments
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The latest figures show Amazon is destroying the marketplace when it comes to android tablets. In February, the Fire had an amazing 53% share of all android tablets sold. The next closest manufacturer was Samsung, with around 15%. However, Samsung’s numbers are a total of all the many different tablets it sells, while the Fire [...]


By Will765 On 4 Jan, 2012 At 12:16 PM | Categorized As News, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments
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Although Apple hasn’t been at Macworld since 2009, rumors are the company may make an announcement there this year regarding the iPads.  Supposedly there will be two versions of the upcoming iPad3.  While both will have a screen size of 9.7 inches, there will be different resolutions.  The higher end device will have an QXGA panel, [...]