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By Will765 On 16 Dec, 2013 At 03:59 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

December 2010 was the launch of the original Notion Ink Adam. Highly anticipated,  the device was a darling of the internet.  Various websites were devoted to it, and it had a very loyal fanbase before it ever was sold.  With decent specifications, an open architecture for third-party roms, the promise of  the Eden interface,  and [...]

By Will765 On 7 Sep, 2012 At 12:45 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

Amazon continued it’s quest to become a major force in the tablet market yesterday with the announcements of it’s latest devices.  The HD models, coming in 7″ and 8.9″ screen size, also have various combinations of storage and connectivity.  The 7″ models have 1280×800 displays, while the larger 8.9″ boasts 1920×1200.  Another screen design change [...]

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. [...]

By Will765 On 23 Jul, 2012 At 02:12 PM | Categorized As News | With 2 Comments

Resident developer Borkata has released an alpha build of Jelly Bean for the much-maligned Notion Ink Adam.  While it currently has no audio, it does have hardware acceleration implemented.  The list of working items includes-  Wifi, Bluetooth, 3G, Sdcards (Sdcard is internal Microsd is external), PixelQi switch, GPS,  and Accelerometer.  In addition to the audio not working, neither internal nor external [...]

By Will765 On 14 Jun, 2012 At 01:57 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

Acer’s Iconia Tab A700  includes a 1920-by-1200-resolution display and 32GB of storage, and a $450 price tag.  The Iconia Tab A700 goes on presale today, and will be shipping later this month at retail and directly from Acer; it will be available either in black or silver.  It’s high-res screen compares well to the current 1280 [...]

By Will765 On 23 Apr, 2012 At 11:33 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

The Galaxy Tab 2 gives Samsung yet another tablet in it’s ever-increasing array of offerings. The most significant feature of this latest tablet is probably the price-$250. Samsung achieves this lower price by reducing some features. Onboard storage is 8GB, while the dual-core processor runs at 1GHZ, down from 1.2GHZ in the previous Tab 7.0 [...]

By Will765 On 28 Dec, 2011 At 12:38 PM | Categorized As News | With 2 Comments

For those owners of the Notion Ink Adam who don’t want to wait for an fully working release of Ice Cream Sandwich, a pre-alpha build has been made available.  The download, with instructions, is available at: .  Installation involves first flashing a custom recovery(thanks to DJ_Steve for the recovery image), then using the custom recovery [...]

By Will765 On 8 Dec, 2011 At 12:15 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

OnLive’s gaming service, previously available only on PCs and TVs, is now coming to iOS and android devices. The service relies on the actual graphics computing being done remotely, and the resulting video is then streamed to your device. For tablets, one key factor in fully enjoying the games is the new wireless controller.  While [...]

By Will765 On 15 Nov, 2011 At 12:50 PM | Categorized As News | With 2 Comments

While surfing through Acer’s online support, some clever person discovered the following two links-  and .  These are the XML versions of webpages containing the HTML code for what appears to be two new tablets, the A510 and A511.  The most interesting item that can be found is this- <prf:CPU>NVIDIA Tegra 3</prf:CPU>.  So it seems the [...]

By Will765 On 22 Sep, 2011 At 12:28 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

Samsung debuted it’s Series 7 700T Windows 7 tablet recently. It is notable for several features. First, the screen is 11.6 inches, with a resolution of 1366×768. Next is the processor. Instead of an Atom chip, that is usually seen in tablets, this has an I5 chip running at 1.6GHZ. Memory is 4GB, and it [...]