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By Will765 On 7 Sep, 2012 At 12:45 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

Amazon continued it’s quest to become a major force in the tablet market yesterday with the announcements of it’s latest devices.  The HD models, coming in 7″ and 8.9″ screen size, also have various combinations of storage and connectivity.  The 7″ models have 1280×800 displays, while the larger 8.9″ boasts 1920×1200.  Another screen design change [...]

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 Will765 On 23 Jul, 2012 At 02:12 PM | Categorized As News | With 2 Comments

Resident developer Borkata has released an alpha build of Jelly Bean for the much-maligned Notion Ink Adam.  While it currently has no audio, it does have hardware acceleration implemented.  The list of working items includes-  Wifi, Bluetooth, 3G, Sdcards (Sdcard is internal Microsd is external), PixelQi switch, GPS,  and Accelerometer.  In addition to the audio not working, neither internal nor external [...]

By Will765 On 16 Apr, 2012 At 11:11 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

  April 22 will be the release date for this latest offering from ASUS in the US. Although pricing hasn’t been confirmed by the company, several retailers are taking preorders for $399 with 32GB storage. The 10.1″ tablet was shown at the Mobile World Congress show in late February, but no release date or prices [...]

By Macktion On 9 Feb, 2012 At 12:21 PM | Categorized As Featured | With 2 Comments

  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 3 Jan, 2012 At 12:51 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

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 28 Dec, 2011 At 12:38 PM | Categorized As News | With 2 Comments

For those owners of the Notion Ink Adam who don’t want to wait for an fully working release of Ice Cream Sandwich, a pre-alpha build has been made available.  The download, with instructions, is available at: .  Installation involves first flashing a custom recovery(thanks to DJ_Steve for the recovery image), then using the custom recovery [...]

By Will765 On 12 Dec, 2011 At 12:03 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

Coby Electronics is generally known for selling lower end tablets, with a reduced feature set. Many of it’s devices achieve lower prices by having resistive screens,  small amounts of memory and storage, lack of  GPS, etc. But now the company has announced it will unveil a line of Ice Cream Sandwich-powered tablets at the Consumer [...]

By Will765 On 8 Dec, 2011 At 12:15 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

OnLive’s gaming service, previously available only on PCs and TVs, is now coming to iOS and android devices. The service relies on the actual graphics computing being done remotely, and the resulting video is then streamed to your device. For tablets, one key factor in fully enjoying the games is the new wireless controller.  While [...]

By Will765 On 15 Nov, 2011 At 12:50 PM | Categorized As News | With 2 Comments

While surfing through Acer’s online support, some clever person discovered the following two links-  and .  These are the XML versions of webpages containing the HTML code for what appears to be two new tablets, the A510 and A511.  The most interesting item that can be found is this- <prf:CPU>NVIDIA Tegra 3</prf:CPU>.  So it seems the [...]