Asus Confirms Eee Pad Transformer 2

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We really love the Asus Eee Pad Transformer and that’s why we were extremely excited when we heard that the sequel could be arriving at some point in October with a Tegra 3 quad-core processor. And now, we’re over the moon because it looks like this rumor could very well become a reality after Asus […]

What’s With All the Old Gadgets?

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The¬†Consumer¬†Electronics Show is the highlight of my year. I get to go to Las Vegas and get to see the latest gadgets, before they are released to the general public. Most of the time there will be a few gadgets available for purchase right then, but the rest will trickle out over the early part […]

MSI Integrates Pico Projector Into Tablet Design

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At CES, Notebook Italia has reported that MSI has shown off a Windows tablet concept that integrates a swiveling pico projector. The projector can be used to display the tablet’s screen onto a wall to generate a larger display, or swiveled around to display a keyboard in front of the tablet for typists. The 10-inch […]

Panasonic Viera Android Tablet Hands-On (Video)

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As TV- and computer-makers join the ranks of smartphone manufacturers in releasing consumer-grade tablets that appeal to the masses, the space for slates and tablet computers is and will be getting crowded. To differentiate itself from other tablets, these makers will need to add a unique experience to their slates–Toshiba has done so by offering […]

Synaptics ClearPad 1100 Could Make Resistive Touchscreens Obsolete (Video)

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With the rise of the iPhone, many handset-makers have tried to replicate Apple’s success with capacitive touchscreen displays, abandoning old technologies such as resistive touchscreens. While there are advantages and disadvantages to both touchscreen technologies, for now, gesture support, ease and accuracy of tapping, and the ability to use high-end materials, such as Gorilla Glass, […]

Fujitsu Windows Slate and T580 Tablet PC Hands-On Video

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In addition to its robotic teddy bear on display, we did manage to get some hands-on time with the LifeBook T580, which utilizes the more traditional convertible Tablet PC form factor. We were also able to go hands-on with an Intel Oak Trail Windows 7 slate from Fujitsu. Fujitsu T580 Hands-On: Fujitsu Windows 7 Slate:

MSI WindPad Windows and Android Tablet Hands-On (Video)

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As Sumocat had written about the MSI WindPad tablets that had debuted at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last week, we were able to get a hands-on demo of the two models. According to MSI, the Windows version will be built for resellers and may be customized for them–like what shortcut buttons appear […]

Toshiba Shows Off Honeycomb Tablet at CES

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As Warner had reported, we found Toshiba teasing a 10-inch slate running on Android 3.0 at CES. This one is different from the Toshiba Folio tablet that was released late last year. Toshiba is using its experience with HDTV to enhance the tablet experience and give its tablet some differentiating features. On the tablet, the […]

RIM BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet Demoed at CES (Video)

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Research in Motion had a busy and productive week at CES and the company had finally unleashed its PlayBook tablets to the grubby hands of the masses to play, experience and enjoy. The company says that its PlayBook will be running on the BlackBerry Tablet Operating System, which is powered by QNX. QNX, known for […]

Viliv X70 Windows 7 Slate at CES (Video)

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Viliv was at CES and in addition to showing off two Android slates, the company also demoed the X70 Windows 7 tablet, which is similar in spec to the Android models in offering a thin, attractive design and long battery life in between recharges. Viliv is boasting the X70 as the thinnest and lightest Windows-based […]

Viliv Shows Off Android X7, X10 Android Tablets (Video)

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Viliv was showing off its wares at the Consumer Electronics Show and we had some time with the Android-based tablets, which the company is boasting as having the longest battery life on an Android slate device. There will be two models, the X7 and X10, both of which offer similar specs and experiences except the […]

HTC Freestyle Wants to be a Smartphone (Video)

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The HTC Freestyle is a phone with a well-made design by HTC made for AT&T, which runs the Brew MP platform rather than the Android or Windows Phone 7 OS. As a phone, the Freestyle really goes freestyle and does its own thing rather than going with a conventional smartphone operating system. That said, the […]

Quick Review: Verizon’s 4G LTE Network Burns Rubber!

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Blazing fast speeds and modest promises help to boost Verizon Wireless’s claim that it is the fastest, most advanced 4G network in America. At its 4G LTE press conference, Verizon Wireless was modest about boasting about its 4G network. The carrier says that it is on track or even ahead of schedule in its network […]

Sharp Galapagos E-Reader Tablet to Take on Nook Color

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Sharp’s Galapagos brand e-reader tablet comes in two different different screen sizes: 5.5- and 10.8-inch. Sharp isn’t disclosing what operating system the tablets were running at CES, but the company did give us a demo of the 5.5-inch version on video at the show. The device has a 3D-cube user interface, a trackball for navigating, […]

LG Hopes You’ll Replace Home Gaming Console with Optimus 2X (Video)

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With smartphones already replacing stand-alone GPS units, digital cameras, low-cost digital video cameras, PDAs, and other peripherals as those functions are now good enough and well integrated into a smartphone to use, LG is hoping to take that further and have users replace their home video game console systems with its powerful NVIDIA dual-core gigahertz […]

Sharp Galapagos Android 3D Glasses-Free Smartphone Demo (Video)

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I was excited to hear that Sharp would be bringing its Galapagos line of smartphones to the U.S. market, and at CES we were able to get a hands-on demo to see what the fuss was all about with the glasses-free 3D experience. I came away pretty impressed, as users of the Galapagos glasses-free 3D […]