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By Will765 On 18 Jan, 2012 At 12:47 PM | Categorized As News | With 2 Comments
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The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and Protect IP Act (PIPA) are two pieces of legislation winding their way through the process of trying to become part of the law in the United States.  Both acts are aimed at reducing piracy on the internet, which sounds like a good thing.  However, as they are currently [...]


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 12 Jan, 2012 At 12:22 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Viewsonic has announced three new tablets at CES 2012-all three run android, but one also dual-boots with windows.  Th E70 is a seven inch tablet, set to be available in March, and running Ice Cream Sandwich. Shipping with a 800 x 480 screen,  1GHZ single core processor, mini-HDMI and mini-usb ports, it also has microsd [...]


By Will765 On 11 Jan, 2012 At 12:42 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Gorilla Glass 2 Corning, maker of Gorilla Glass, has announced the second generation of it’s product. Gorilla Glass 2 is about 20% thinner than the original, yet is still as strong.  Used as the outer layer in smartphones, laptops and tablets, the glass can take pressures up to 120 pounds per square inch.  Reducing the [...]


By Will765 On 6 Jan, 2012 At 12:56 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Starting January 15th, Acer will have it’s newest tablet available, the Iconia A200. Although it is shipping with android Honeycomb 3.2, the company promises an Ice Cream Sandwich, android 4.0 update by February(and even notes the upgrade will be free!). The ten inch screen size, 1280 x 800 resolution tablet is possibly most notable for [...]


By Will765 On 5 Jan, 2012 At 12:04 PM | Categorized As News | With 2 Comments
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The Datawind Ubislate 7, also called Aakash, was originally to be priced at $35, but launched at around $60. Promised to be the cheapest tablet available, and made in India, it is envisioned to provide a low cost device to as many people as possible.    With the price now down to $47, the company [...]


By Will765 On 4 Jan, 2012 At 12:16 PM | Categorized As News, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments
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Although Apple hasn’t been at Macworld since 2009, rumors are the company may make an announcement there this year regarding the iPads.  Supposedly there will be two versions of the upcoming iPad3.  While both will have a screen size of 9.7 inches, there will be different resolutions.  The higher end device will have an QXGA panel, [...]


By Will765 On 3 Jan, 2012 At 12:51 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Notebook Italia has published a leaked rendering of what they say is going to be a new seven-inch tablet from ASUS. Back in January 2011, at CES, ASUS revealed plans for the Eee Pad MeMo.  That device would have a seven inch screen, 1280×800 resolution, and a 1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor.  Available with 3G and [...]


By Will765 On 30 Dec, 2011 At 12:55 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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It would seem there were a lot of smartphones and tablets under the Christmas tree this year. Mobile analytics group Flurry said the number of iOS and Android devices activated, combined, reached 6.8 million on December 25.  This figure is arrived at by tracking the activations of over 140,000 apps that use it’s analytical services.   [...]


By Will765 On 29 Dec, 2011 At 12:56 PM | Categorized As News | With 2 Comments
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JinXing Digital Co. Ltd., based in Shenzhen, China, evidently isn’t too worried about potential lawsuits regarding their new gaming pad. The seven inch JXD S7100 has such obvious features copied from other devices, it’s not even funny. As for the device itself, it is pretty nifty for the $140 price tag.  Dual-core Cortex A9 processor, [...]