Tablet

  • Today in tablets – Amazon Fire vs Toshiba AT1S0

    Content giant Amazon this morning revealed their entry into the tablet market with the 7” Amazon Fire. Priced aggressively at $199, the Fire has received some very positive reactions only. The release date for the device is not until November 15th for the US, but is sadly US only....
  • Samsung Note is 5.3 inches of insanity

    Image credit: This is my next How do you know smart phone sizes are getting out of control ? When Samsung announce a 5.3” device. Sure the industry has been through their phase of over miniaturisation, which was technically impressive, but not that useful. In recent years, we’ve seen...
  • Quad-core Windows 8 slate has, you guessed it, heat vents

    Microsoft Tech Ed conference in Australia is next week (expect lots of coverage right here), but this week its New Zealand’s turn. Turns out Microsoft spilling the beans on some brand new products. Smarter Geek is reporting that during a session titled ‘WCL101 Come and see the latest and...
  • Microsoft Office shown off on Asus EeeSlate

    Check out how Microsoft Office, specifically OneNote can take advantage of a tablet’s touch screen. In the video below, Doug Thomas showcases it running on an unreleased Asus EeeSlate running Windows 7. It looks to work pretty well for taking notes / making annotations, but does require a stylus...
  • HP TouchPad announced, runs flash, front facing camera

    At their ‘Think Beyond’ event in San Francisco, HP have announced their competitor to Apple’s iPad. The spec sheet for the HP TouchPad runs very similar to the iPad, with a couple of key differences. It runs Adobe’s Flash (no mention of which version) and has a front facing...
  • Android 3.0 Honeycomb, built entirely for Tablet

    At CES, Google showcased the much awaited Android version 3.0 which is designed specifically to support tablets. We’ve already seen some manufacturers like Samsung introduce the Galaxy Tab without Google support. The issue is that without official Google support, future updates support becomes a huge question mark. The other...
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab A$999 are you kidding me ?

    Widely regarded as the closest iPad competitor on the market (hey at least you can buy this one), Samsung have announced Australian pricing for the Galaxy Tab. So with a smaller screen than the iPad (7” vs 9.7”), less battery life and a platform with lots less applications, how...
  • Apple Tablet Event at 5am AEDST

    So “the” event is finally upon us. Apple’s set to announce their own, unique incarnation of a tablet. If they have their way, the Apple Tablet will set the world on fire with a level of success that’ll rival the iPhone. Finally after weeks of speculation, the real details...
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