The recently announced 10.1″ Windows 8 Samsung ATIV Tab 3 tablet takes its design cues from the popular Samsung GALAXY design but its stand-out feature is its low profile 8.2mm (0.3″) depth and 550g (1.2 lbs) weight. Comparisons to the Apple iPad are inevitable particularly as the Tab 3 is lighter and slimmer than the… Continue reading Get Ready For A Superslim Windows 8 Tablet
Image courtesy of Engadget Dell announced that the Streak, a touch-screen tablet computer is real and will first see daylight in the UK next month (June) and later in the summer in the US to AT&T. The Streak (once known as the Mini 5) is a 5″ screen with a Qualcomm Snapdragon CPU and running… Continue reading Dell Enters Tablet Computer Market with the Streak
Chief Gadgeteer wrote a post about specs and his initial thoughts of the tablet. To summarize in a word his thoughts on the iPad it would be “meh”. I like to think of myself as an Vendor-agnostic Geek that doesn’t take sides in the Linux/Mac/Windows debate, but I have a different view than my fellow… Continue reading Apple iPad – view from another Geek
Apple has just unveiled it’s long anticipated tablet device, named the iPad. iPads will start shipping in about 60 days. Here’s the rundown on it: 1/2″ thick a featherweight 1.5lbs 9.7″ IPS display full multitouch touch-screen Comes in 3 storage sizes: 16GB ($499), 32GB ($599) and 64GB ($699) WiFi 802.11n & Bluetooth 2.1+EDR. Some models… Continue reading Apple iPad tablet – Specs and Thoughts
Another MID (Mobile Internet Device), this time from Dell and running Android. Called the ‘Streak’ (at least so far), it runs Android, has a 5MP camera, and hooks up to the Web via 3G and WiFi. Image courtesy of Engadget
Lenovo is showing off their intriguing new tablet, the U1 Hybrid, that also doubles as a netbook. By itself, it is a 1.5lb, 8h4 multi-touch tablet running Linux, but dock it in its clamshell with keyboard and it instantly becomes a Windows 7 netbook. Has a Snapdragon CPU, and 3g and WiFi for Net access.… Continue reading CES 2010: Lenovo U1 Hybrid Netbook/Tablet – Tablet Detaches From Netbook Shell
Another device jumps on board the Android bandwagon. This time it’s Archos whose latest Internet tablet, the Archos 5 runs the Google OS. The tablet hasn’t been released yet, but it’s already available for pre-order at Amazon.
Rumours from Apple are common, but a few of them do seem to come true – perhaps this is one of them! I am a bit skeptical about Apple releasing the ‘iCar’ that I heard about last year though! However, the latest offering in the rumor scene is some sort of Apple Tablet (could it… Continue reading Latest Apple Rumour – iTablet?