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By Will765 On 19 Jan, 2015 At 05:16 PM | Categorized As Device Reviews, News | With 0 Comments
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I recently got this tablet, an 8 inch device, which can dual boot both android 4.4.4, and Windows 8.1.  It is powered by an Intel Baytrail-T Z3735 processor, with a burst speed up to 1.83Ghz.  2GB ram, and 32GB storage can be added to with the microsd card slot.  A nice addition is a microHDMI [...]


By Will765 On 15 Jul, 2014 At 02:12 PM | Categorized As News | With 1 Comment
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At the Microsoft Partners Conference in Washington DC, the COO Kevin Turner made a surprising statement about Windows tablets. According to him, there will be Windows tablets available by the end of this year, selling for less than $99.  While there weren’t any details given, this would be almost certainly on a smaller, 7 or [...]


By Will765 On 19 Mar, 2014 At 02:01 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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For those of you who don’t know about Tapatalk, it is an application which lets you store the login information for various online forums, and then presents those forums in an easy to customize format. Newest topics, unread topics, participated topics, etc. can all be set as your opening view.  Reading, replying, and moderating forums [...]


By Will765 On 6 Mar, 2014 At 01:20 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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From the first generation iPad in 2010, Apple enjoyed huge success and market dominance. As recently as 2012, 61 million iPads sold gave Apple a 53% market share, compared to Android tablets 46% share, with 53 million units sold.  According to an analysis by Gartner,  however, the trend is reversed.  In 2013 android managed to [...]


By Will765 On 4 Dec, 2013 At 02:57 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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International Data Corporation has released it’s latest projections of tablet sales, OS market shares, and tablet screen size.  From their press release-”worldwide tablet shipments are expected to reach 221.3 million units in 2013, down slightly from a previous forecast of 227.4 million but still 53.5% above 2012 levels. Shipment growth is forecast to slow to [...]


By Will765 On 8 Oct, 2013 At 11:32 AM | Categorized As News | With 2 Comments
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Fox News has replaced the traditional newsdesk with large touchscreens. How large? 55 inches worth of Microsoft touchscreen. Those are quite large devices.  Looks a little silly if you ask me.  The devices are running Windows 8, and are said to cost around $8000 each.  This allows the staffers to get Fox News their story updates [...]


By Will765 On 13 May, 2013 At 01:59 PM | Categorized As News | With 2 Comments
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  So, a little background as to why I decided to get this device.  I use a Windows 7 PC in a home office, and one thing that is keeping me on windows is a Microsoft Works database going back a decade.  It won’t properly display in any other program than Works, and it prints [...]


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 15 Mar, 2013 At 12:31 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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The research firm IDC has released a new report which predicts that sales of android tablets will surpass Apple’s iPads in 2013.  According to it’s latest numbers, android tablets will capture 48.8 percent of the total number of tablets shipped in 2013.  With Apple expected to drop from it’s 51 percent majority last year to [...]


By Will765 On 7 Jan, 2013 At 12:10 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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One of the first surprises from CES 2013 comes from Nvidia. The company announced it is developing a hand-held gaming console, putting it in competition with Nintendo and Sony.  The new device will be able to both run games from itself and send the images to a tv, and stream games from a pc.  The [...]