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By Will765 On 3 Apr, 2012 At 11:02 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Those lucky enough to have a tablet with Ice Cream Sandwich are usually not too happy with the stock launcher. There are several options, including Nova and Apex launchers, which are popular. A couple of weeks ago one of the most used mobile launchers, Go Launcher EX, released a version for tablets, HD for Pad. [...]


By Will765 On 13 Mar, 2012 At 11:23 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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At the recent Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Huawei showed off their latest tablet, the Mediapad FHD. The 10.1″ screen device is a very strong new iPad competitor. The resolution of 1920×1200 puts it only slightly behind the new iPad’s 2048×1536.  With 2GB of ram, it has double what any other tablet available contains.  The [...]


By Will765 On 5 Mar, 2012 At 12:59 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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For the past year or so, numerous tablet makers have been trying everything to knock Apple’s iPad off the top spot in the tablet world. Samsung, ASUS, Sony, Toshiba, HP, etc., etc., have all done their best to pose a real challenge to the dominance of Apple.  And so far, all have pretty much failed [...]


By Will765 On 16 Feb, 2012 At 12:49 PM | Categorized As News | With 2 Comments
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Although the vast majority of android devices haven’t received an official update to Ice Cream Sandwich, android 4.0, rumors are that Google is preparing to release Jelly Bean, it’s next version, in the 2nd quarter of 2012.  Why would the company try to launch it so quickly?  Supposedly, this is in response to the upcoming [...]


By Macktion On 9 Feb, 2012 At 12:21 PM | Categorized As Featured | With 2 Comments
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  Galaxy Tab 10.1 by Samsung The Samsung tablet comes with: The Tablet Charger USB cable (for either plugging into the charger or a usb port) Headphones with microphone Instruction Booklet   HARDWARE:   The tablet looks great, the glass looks great.  It  looks well designed and well thought out. The Proprietary port is on [...]


By Will765 On 8 Feb, 2012 At 12:46 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Finally, there will be an alternative to the stock browser from Google for android devices.  With the release of Chrome for android beta, users who are lucky enough to have a device using Ice Cream Sandwich can try it out.  It is a fairly large size app, around 16mb.  One decent feature is the ability [...]


By Will765 On 7 Feb, 2012 At 12:07 PM | Categorized As News | With 2 Comments
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Assuming the Mayan doomsday prediction is wrong, what will the tablet landscape look like by the end of this year?  One thing for sure is that a lot of tablets, whether running iOS, android, or Windows 8 will be sold.  Most estimates put the number around 125 million or so for the year.  With Apple set to [...]


By Will765 On 2 Feb, 2012 At 02:19 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Finally received this seven-inch tablet after nearly 3 weeks of waiting for it to come from China. Billed as the first tablet with Ice Cream Sandwich (back in December), it listed on the company’s website for $99.  However, they never had it in stock to sell from their own site, and the cheapest I could [...]


By Will765 On 17 Jan, 2012 At 12:20 PM | Categorized As News | With 2 Comments
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Cofounder of Apple, Steve Wozniak, recently did an interview with The Daily Beast.  In it, he spoke about iPhones in comparison to android phones.  Surprisingly, he admitted that he believes android phones are ahead of iPhones in some ways.  “My primary phone is the iPhone,” Mr. Wozniak said. “I love the beauty of it. But I wish [...]


By Will765 On 16 Jan, 2012 At 12:41 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Known as a phone manufacturer, Pantech has jumped into the tablet business with the Element. The eight-inch tablet was shown at CES 2012 last week.  With it’s size, the tablet aims to hit a spot between slightly too small seven inch screens, and (to many) slightly too large to easily handle ten inch screen tablets.  With 1024 [...]