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By Will765 On 25 Jun, 2012 At 12:38 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Apple unveiled iOS 6, Microsoft showed off it’s Windows 8 tablets, and now it’s Google’s turn to show off it’s newest products. Starting Wednesday in San Francisco, the company will lay out it’s latest and (hopefully) greatest offerings.  There are several items that should be of great interest.  First, the Google-Nexus tablet.  A 7 inch, [...]


By Will765 On 10 Apr, 2012 At 11:20 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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The collaboration between Google and Asustek was supposed to produce a tablet by June. However, it now looks like it will not appear until at least July, if not August.  Apparently Google feels the seven-inch device is too expensive right now, at $249 USD.  The delay in release is to figure out ways to reduce [...]


By Will765 On 27 Mar, 2012 At 11:16 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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With it’s 2048 x 1536 pixel resolution being the main upgrade for the new iPad, ironically it is causing some problems with viewing magazines on the device.  Publishers are using a process which results in lower-resolution, PNG files to export their digital editions.  As a result, while images look okay, text ends up looking blurry [...]


By Will765 On 20 Mar, 2012 At 11:46 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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The latest rumblings about Windows 8 have Microsoft wrapping up the finishing touches on the operating system by the end of summer 2012.  The release is now predicted for October, which would allow devices using the latest offering from the software giant to arrive in time for the holiday buying season.  Rumors are that about [...]


By Will765 On 8 Mar, 2012 At 12:06 PM | Categorized As News | With 2 Comments
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So, after months of speculation, it has arrived. And without a real name-just “the new iPad”. Like the latest iPhone, it is not so much a giant leap forward, technology-wise, but more of a decent-size step.  The main upgrade is the new retina display.  With a resolution of 2048×1536, and 3.1 million pixels, the screen [...]


By Will765 On 13 Feb, 2012 At 12:14 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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After winning a trademark lawsuit last year, Shenzhen Proview Technology has asked investigators in the city of  Shijiazhuang, southwest of Beijing, to confiscate iPads and promotional material with the iPad name.  The devices have been removed, and it’s possible that the same thing will happen in 20 other cities in China.  Proview had a subsidiary [...]


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 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 6 Feb, 2012 At 12:30 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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In the seemingly never-ending lawsuit battles between various electronics firms, the latest twist comes in for a win, and then a kind of loss, by Motorola Mobility.  A German court has ruled that Apple has infringed on  Motorola’s patent for a “method for performing a countdown function during a mobile-originated transfer for a packet radio [...]


By Will765 On 1 Feb, 2012 At 12:56 PM | Categorized As News | With 2 Comments
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KDE developer Aaron Seigo has announced a new tablet, named the Spark.  Unlike most other devices being put onto the market, this one is not intended to compete with the iPad, Amazon Kindle Fire, or really anything else currently available.  It’s hardware specifications are nothing to get excited by-1GHz processor, 512MB ram, 4GB storage, sd card [...]