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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 Macktion On 15 May, 2012 At 05:25 PM | Categorized As News, Videos | With 2 Comments

Howdy folks, So as you may or may not know, Ralph and I went to the CTIA wireless convention in New Orleans this past week, and did some interviews with the fine people there. Enjoy! Liquipel – VERY cool, by the way. Tablet Claw Smart Sleeves Wilson Electronics PayPas Wallet Huawei Media Pad 10 Clingo [...]

By Macktion On 25 Apr, 2012 At 10:31 AM | Categorized As Device Reviews, News, Videos | With 2 Comments

Hello everybody! Perhaps it’s because of my time living near Cerritos California where Visual Land is based, or their very attentive and cool presenters at CES, but ever since January, I have been waiting to get my hands on one of Visual Land’s new tablets.  And judging from the traffic on my YouTube channel, you [...]

By Will765 On 30 Jan, 2012 At 12:12 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

According to a study released by Flurry, the Amazon Kindle Fire has totally revamped the android tablet market.  Unlike most other analyses, which look at units shipped and therefore not units sold, Flurry has a different approach,  by tracking end user application sessions over time. This allows strictly measuring what device is being used for actual [...]

By Will765 On 27 Jan, 2012 At 12:25 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

Strategy Analytics have released another study regarding tablets, and it’s good news for both android and Apple. Overall, 66.9 million tablets were shipped in 2011, up from 18.6 million in 2010. In the fourth quarter alone, 26.8 million units went out. Of course, the holiday season is typically the biggest quarter for sales.  Still, the [...]

By Will765 On 26 Jan, 2012 At 12:55 PM | Categorized As News | With 2 Comments

Google announced, in a blog post, serious changes in their privacy policy. Beginning March 1st, the company will combine data for all the different sites that you use-Google search, Gmail, Youtube searches, Google +,Google Maps, etc.  Alma Whitten, Director of Privacy, Product and Engineering, posted “What does this mean in practice? The main change is [...]

By Will765 On 25 Jan, 2012 At 12:19 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

Reporting profits from the last quarter, Apple made an astounding 13.1 billion dollars in net income.  The per-share profit of $13.87 for the period was more than Apple earned in any full year before 2010.  This was double the profit reported for the previous quarter.  At that time, many Apple fans were holding out for the [...]

By Will765 On 24 Jan, 2012 At 12:25 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

Back in the middle of December 2011, around ten percent of American adults owned a tablet. According to the Pew Research Center, that number nearly doubled by the middle of January, 2012, to nineteen percent.  For ereaders, the same percentage increase was seen, from ten to nineteen.  Overall, twenty-nine percent of households now have either [...]

By Will765 On 23 Jan, 2012 At 12:21 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

Following the massive online protests last Wednesday, January 18th, both the US House and Senate have withdrawn their versions of anti-piracy bills from reaching the floor for a vote.  Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Tex.), a sponsor of the House bill, said “I have heard from the critics, and I take seriously their concerns regarding proposed legislation to [...]

By Will765 On 20 Jan, 2012 At 12:31 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

One day after a massive online protest caused many legislators to withdraw support for SOPA/PIPA, the Department of Justice launched a shutdown of the popular site Megaupload. Coordinating with other authorities in New Zealand, the founder, Kim Dotcom and several others were arrested.  The site, which has 150 million registered users and nearly 50 million [...]