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By Will765 On 23 Aug, 2011 At 07:30 PM | Categorized As News | With 2 Comments
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N2A sells an sd card which allows you to boot your Nook Color either into the Nook OS, or Cyanogen Mod 7, gingerbread. I received my 8gb N2A card, and followed the easy directions-remove the card you have while the Nook is on, turn it off, insert N2A card. On boot, if you press any [...]


By Will765 On 12 Aug, 2011 At 02:22 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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There are several apps which allow you to transfer files back and forth from your android device to your computer, without having to connect a usb cable between the two. Today Amazon is featuring a free app of the day, Wifi File Explorer Pro, which does just that.  Download the app, install and open  it, [...]


By Will765 On 11 Aug, 2011 At 01:04 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Both Amazon and Walmart decided they were unwilling to give Apple 30% of the revenue they would receive from selling through an app on the ITune store.  So they have created  web-based applications which are launched from a shortcut on the desktop, and pretty much act like an app.  This is made possible by the [...]


By Will765 On 10 Aug, 2011 At 11:45 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Casecrown makes a carrying case for the Notion Ink Adam.  Made from faux suede, it comes in a variety of colors.  It also has an external pocket to store accessories.  You can buy it for about $12 at-   http://www.amazon.com/CaseCrown-Sleeve-Protect-Notion-Tablet/dp/B004K3LOJ4/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1312975008&sr=8-1             I myself use this case from Amazonbasics, which is a [...]


By Will765 On 9 Aug, 2011 At 03:48 PM | Categorized As News | With 2 Comments
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Here is a rundown of some of the best-rated cases for the Acer Iconia, as rated on Amazon.  The Acer Iconia has a very nice one made by CaseCrown.  It also can be a stand, which is a plus.  At around $20, it is very reasonably priced, and has access holes for the camera and [...]


By skipskovhugger On 9 Aug, 2011 At 12:43 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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A serious potential malware exploit for Android has been showcased at the DefCon  Hacking Convention.  Held at the Rio Hotel and Casino the 4th – 7th August, it was demonstrated that a  design flaw in Android could be exploited to create unwanted pop-up ads, or even phish for users credentials. Sean Schulte, SSL developer at [...]


By skipskovhugger On 9 Aug, 2011 At 11:41 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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It’s been known for a while now, that Amazon.com will release an Android based tablet later this year. Exact specifications have not been disclosed, but it’s rumoured to be released in 7 and 10-inch variants, both sporting nVidia Tegra SoC’s. Other rumours suggest that Amazon has approached both Qualcomm and Pixel Qi  to develop a [...]


By Will765 On 25 Jul, 2011 At 11:38 AM | Categorized As News | With 1 Comment
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Staples is running a promotion until 7/30/2011, offering a $100 off coupon for tablets. The HP Touchpad, Amazon Kindle, and B&N Nook are not included. Models that are available are the Motorola Xoom, Acer Iconia A500, and several 7″ tablets. A good idea is to call your local store for what they have in stock. [...]


By Will765 On 21 Jul, 2011 At 12:36 PM | Categorized As News | With 2 Comments
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The latest figures released by Apple regarding IPad sales are, simply put, amazing. After selling 15 million last year, sales in the first quarter of 2011 were 7 million. After releasing IPad2 in March, second quarter sales were down to 5 million due to supply problems. How would any android tablet maker like to have [...]


By Will765 On 18 Jul, 2011 At 05:52 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Toshiba’s Thrive has encountered a few problems. Many users are reporting that the tablet won’t wake up from standby on a consistent basis. The opposite problem is also appearing, with the tablet randomly waking up from standby by itself. Toshiba’s own forum has page after page of users reporting problems, but no solution is yet [...]