Tag Archives: tablet

Android tablets a plenty. New Nook Color, Amazon Fire coming soon, and quad-cores on the way

There’s an amazing variety of Android tablets out there right now. Barnes and Noble are giving their press conference this morning on their new Nook Color, which they’re saying outdoes the coming soon Amazon Fire in terms of a media … Continue reading

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Could an Amazon tablet make it big time for non-iOS tablets?

Rumor has it that Amazon is planning an Android based tablet, with a price somewhere between $249 and $299. Given the failure of HP’s entry into the tablet space with the WebOS powered TouchPad, Amazon may be gambling in a … Continue reading

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$99 HP TouchPads find the sweetspot

Despite being cancelled by HP and knowing that there won’t be any future upgrades or support, with the price lowered to $99 to clear the remaining unsold stock the TouchPads have been flying off the shelves. The reason the product … Continue reading

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Will Microsoft fail again with their Windows 8 tablet strategy?

“We view the tablet as a PC” – precisely why their last attempt failed. Given the odd mix of touchscreen UI elements mixed inexplicably with the traditional Windows UI in a recent Windows 8 demo video, it looks like they’ve … Continue reading

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Windows 8 UI is a confused mess

Microsoft has a video on YouTube giving a demo of the new UI for Windows 8. It looks impressive, relying heavily on a touch based interface which would suggest it’s being geared towards supporting tablets. However, halfway though the video, … Continue reading

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