Everybody wants to own an iPad, and most people today have reached a point where it is almost not possible to think about going for a whole 24 hours without the vital online social networking service known as Facebook. And yet, for all the iPad’s appeal, an official Facebook app has yet to hit the
While most OEMs make it a point to announce to the world about product refreshes and new releases, some seemingly choose to do the direct opposite. Instead of making a big deal, these OEMs opt to quietly update the information on their webpages and wait for discerning consumers to sport the minor differences. Which in
Despite other manufacturers who have launched their tablet devices, HTC has none yet to compete in this space. But that could change next year as the Taiwanese company has filed a trademark to the names “Scribe” and “HTC Scribe” which hint at the possibility of the tablet device.
This year we see a lot of manufacturers coming out with their Android-based tablets, to compete with the Apple iPad tablet device. And with the HP PalmPad that runs WebOS and even tablets on Windows and perhaps Chrome OS operating systems, is there room for tablet running another platform? Well, seems like one company is
Fancy a Windows-powered tablet in 2011? Rhinotech could do just that, if you don’t mind the fact that it is Windows XP powering that device and not Windows 7. The Taiwanese ODM has just announced that it will be showcasing its TB-91 tablet PC at next year’s Computex trade show at Taipei.
We spotted an Intel Sandy Bridge laptop from HP already on retail at a local computer superstore. The HP Pavilion dv6-4103TX comes with a quad-core Intel Core i7-2630QM Processor, 4GB of DDR3 memory and (re-badged) AMD Radeon HD 6570M graphics.
Another day, another interesting piece of news about an OEM attempting to make its entrance to the slate PC market. And this time, the OEM is question is BenQ, which plans to introduce its own Android-powered tablet to the market sometime in 2011. And based on what has been revealed, it seems that BenQ might
Now that didn’t take long, didn’t it? It has been only about a couple of weeks since Google made headlines with their Cr-48 notebook, which ran off a beta version of its web-based Chrome OS. And today, it appears that those who were lucky enough to get their hands on a Cr-48 have a found
Canonical CEO Mark Shuttleworth has been claiming that the developers working on the Ubuntu Linux distribution have been busy smoothing out the rough edges of multitouch support for the OS, and this latest leak reported by Giz-China seems to confirm that fact. Apparently, an unnamed slate PC loaded with the Ubuntu Linux distribution has been
HP has trademarked the name “PalmPad” in July this year and in the past months, the manufacturer has been developing their new tablet devices. Well, apparently, the PalmPad Tablet PC design has been leaked and from some sources, the company may unveil three tablets at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show (CES), happening in eary January next
NEC may not have much of a presence here, but it is clear that the Japanese electronics OEM is still alive and kicking, especially in the consumer electronics area. And as proof, the company has announced that it intends to showcase a wide range of Android-powered devices at the upcoming CES in the US. Of
A mysterious tablet device was spotted at Federal Communications Commission (FCC) filing and it looks to be a Sony. Looks like the Japanese company is also joining in the tablet wars, although there isn’t more details about the tablet device yet.
There is no denying that the strategic ‘Wintel’ arrangement has been instrumental in both Microsoft’s and Intel’s success in their respective markets. But now that almost 20 years have passed, its seems that Microsoft might be ready to consider other alternatives, and ARM is supposedly on the list of supported platforms for a future version
It has been rumored that Apple already has a mini iPad in its secret stash somewhere in Cupertino, and that such a device will only be launched sometime next year. However, it seems that Taiwan gets to enjoy first dibs on that secretive, scaled-down Apple tablet; popular Taiwanese singer and race car driver Jimmy Lin
Acer, ASUS and Lenovo are among some of the laptop manufacturers who intend to go head-on with Apple in the thin and light notebook PC segment. Expect to see the slim and stylish offerings from the various companies early next year.
Nokia and Intel collaboration on the MeeGo mobile platform has been delayed for the longest time, and till now we still have yet to see MeeGo smartphones or devices on retail shelves. Interestingly, some online sources reported about a tablet that runs on MeeGo. Read on to see the demo.
Android 2.3 (codenamed Gingerbread) was announced earlier this month, and the next version which is called “Honeycomb”, could be available in February next year. While it was said that “Honeycomb” would be Android 3.0, some news sources are reporting that it could be Android 2.4 instead.
The IDEOS S7 Android tablet from Huawei was spotted at the Communicasia trade show in Singapore, earlier June this year (and was known as SmaKit S7). Today, the China-based telecommunication and networking company has officially announced the tablet in Singapore.
Now that Google has come clean on its future plans to make the Chrome OS user experience the default computing method in the near future, it should come as no surprise that the search giant is starting to look beyond notebooks. A quick look at the development page of Chromium OS reveals that plans for
Despite the increasing popularity of tablet devices, the netbooks aren’t going away anytime soon. For Japanese maker Toshiba, it has announced its new NB500 series that come in five fanciful colors, and also the NB520 model which is equipped with premium Harmon Kardon speakers. (Not a common sight for netbooks with quality speakers).