In 2008, when the Eee PC was revolutionizing the computing world and driving every manufacturer to make cheaper and smaller laptops, Sony washed its hands of the whole thing. The “race to the bottom,” the company said, would profoundly impact the industry, killing profit margins and flooding the market with cheap, terrible machines. Sony was wrong, its stance lasting about a year before joining the competition with its own VAIO W.
Four years on we’re buying better laptops than ever before and, with the netbook class now more or less dead, that downward competition seems to have [...]
Having passed the FCC’s critical eye, and hot on the heels of Samsung’s now official love-in with Google, the Korean manufacturer’s pint-sized tablet refresh is now up for pre-ordering. Priced at $399 for the 16GB model (or $499 for 32GB), Amazon remains tight-lipped on release date info, but is more than happy to tell us what we’ll get for that wad of notes. That includes Android Honeycomb 3.2, and a dual-core 1.2GHz processor — a substantial jump up from the single 1GHz processor we had with the original Galaxy Tab. If Samsung can promise a swift Ice Cream Sandwich [...]
First of Apple iPad 2 reviews are now popping up on the Internet. From Engadget, to Wall Street Journal, to Macworld, to TechCrunch, all have great things to say about this tablet. One thing most of them have agreed upon is the fact that it is simply the best tablet available on the market today.
Here is a summary of what these big guns have to say about iPad 2.
Mossberg – The Wall Street Journal
As new contenders move into the field, Apple isn’t likely to keep its 90% share of the booming tablet market. But the iPad 2 moves the goal posts, by being slimmer and lighter, boosting speed [...]
Google has released the final version of Android 3.0 Honeycomb SDK to developers that let them allow to tailor their apps for Android Market for the upcoming Android OS, which is announced to shipped with Motorola XOOM tablet.
So, developers can know further details about Android 3.0 Honeycomb SDK at the source.
Just in time for Android’s tablet season, Hulu is finally bringing their Hulu Plus app to Android. They’re not saying when exactly, or which phones will run it, but they did reveal you’ll need Android 2.2 or higher to install the app.
Here is the latest Apple’s television ad for iPad with the title iPad is Electric. This ad seems really nice as it gives the overview of the cool features of the innovative iPad tablet.
Watch out the iPad is Electric television ad in following.
A Samsung product exec told the WSJ that the Galaxy Tab would retail for between $200 – $300 in the US, but over on Amazon Germany, a 799 Euro price-tag has been affixed to the tablet.
That’s a hefty figure, I’m sure you’ll agree, but I’m sure one popular method of purchasing the Galaxy Tab would be via carrier subsidizing—though do you really need another monthly contract in your lives?