BlackBerry PlayBook Android Support Won’t Come Until Late Fall

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Remember when RIM promised that the BlackBerry PlayBook would be able to run Android applications at some point this summer? If you own a BlackBerry PlayBook, you were probably giddy from hearing the news and watching RIM demo Android apps. Unfortunately, we’ve got some more bad news in the Land of RIM today as the […]

NVIDIA Says Kal-El Quad-Core Tablets Coming This Fall, Phones in 2012

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Need more evidence that a quad-core powered Asus Eee Pad Transformer might be coming in October? How about confirmation from NVIDIA that Kal-El quad-core powered tablets are coming this fall? That work? Good, because that’s exactly what has come out of the NVIDIA camp today. The company has confirmed the time frame to Android Central […]

Sony S1 and S2 Tablets Get More Details Ahead of Launch

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We’ve seen a possible release month for Sony’s S1 and S2 tablets. We saw what appeared to be the Sony S1 tablet passing through the FCC with HSPA+ bands destined for AT&T. We’ve seen an official teaser video for both tablets. We’ve even heard that the S1 is likely going up for pre-order in September. […]

GBM InkShow: HP QuickWeb on the HP Elitebook 2760p

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The HP Elitebook 2760p convertible notebook features a quick-start option called HP QuickWeb. It’s a rebrand of the Splashtop “instant-on” OS, which is itself based on Chromium OS. It’s a nice option, but I’m not sure it delivers on all its supposed benefits.

HP Elitebook 2760p Review: Weight, Stamina, & Toughness

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Like Wolverine from the comic books, the HP Elitebook 2760p convertible tablet packs a lot of power and weight in a relatively small package. Its weight, toughness, and stamina form a triangle of intertwined traits that work with and against each other.

GBM Shortcut: HP Elitebook 2760p Webcam Challenge

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Camera specs like resolution and fps are good to know but don’t necessarily tell you how good the video and photo quality is. Thus, I thought it would be helpful to share some actual photo and video recorded from the HD webcam of the HP Elitebook 2760p. And I spiced it up a notch by […]

Windows Tablet Sales Finally Being Tracked, Not in Last Place

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After years of no one caring, people are actually paying attention to how many tablets are being sold and which operating systems they’re running. That alone would be the best news I’ve read all day, but it gets better: Windows tablets are not in last place! Thanks, RIM!

Android: 130 Million Devices Worldwide, 550,000 Activations Daily

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It’s no secret that Android is on a meteoric rise in the mobile world and today’s numbers from Google’s second quarter earnings call only solidify what we’ve already know. The numbers? They are absolutely mind boggling. Google’s Android platform now boasts an army of approximately 130 million devices worldwide and the software is seeing 550,00 […]

HP TouchPad Price Already Falls at Amazon, Best Buy

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The webOS-powered HP TouchPad has been out for less than two weeks and already we are seeing the tablet drop in price at both Amazon and Best Buy. Amazon has slashed the price of the 16GB by $10 dropping it to $489.99 and slashing the price of the larger 32GB to $572.65. As for Best […]

Motion J3500 Tablet PC Gains Core i3, SSD &New Accessories

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Motion Computing announced a new processor option for the J3500 Tablet PC today alongside a collection of new accessories. The Motion J3500 tablet can now be configured with an Intel Core i3 processor, introducing a lower entry-level price for this rugged 12.1″ slate tablet. Motion also added the option to use a 30GB SSD as […]

Windows 8 Tablet Caught on Camera

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BGR has shared three photos of a slate tablet running Windows 8 at a Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference presentation on Tuesday. The photos show what appears to be the Metro-inspired “Immersive” interface, the touch-based UI Microsoft hopes will rejuvenate their tablet efforts.

HP TouchPad 4G Headed to AT&T, Faster Processor in Tow

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AT&T and HP have just announced availability of the HP TouchPad 4G, a device that will likely take advantage of AT&T’s HSPA+ network that will be out on an undisclosed date for an undisclosed price. The interesting thing here is that HP has decided to bump the speed of the processor in the HP TouchPad […]

Android 3.2 to Bring New Way of Viewing Non-Tablet Apps

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It’s no secret that Android tablets are lacking in the optimized application department with current numbers for optimized Honeycomb applications hovering around 250-300 in number. And it doesn’t help that the rest of the applications, the ones designed for phones, often look and behave terrible. Well, to combat that, Google has announced that it will […]

Part 1.5 | Motion Computing CL900 – The Performance

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While testing various scenarios with Ink and Touch on the CL900 I am reviewing I found several significant issues with the reliability and consistency of Ink on this tablet.  I reached out to Rob Bushway to discuss his experiences with this device and the digital pen.  He told me he was not experiencing any problems […]

Tablet PCs Help REO Speedwagon Rock!

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Linda Epstein at TabletPC2.com got the scoop on Tablet PCs in action at an REO Speedwagon concert featuring Rick Springfield. Speedwagon and Springfield may not be what the kids today consider “rock” but their use of tablets is definitely rocking.

Rugged Getac V100 Tablet PC Navigates World’s Longest Road

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For the 75th Anniversary of the Pan-American Highway, the longest “motorable” road in the world, adventurer Rainer Zietlow is driving a team from Argentina up through the continents to Alaska on the TDI-Panamericana Endurance Challenge. Guiding them on this nearly 16,000 mile trek, providing maps and guidance, is a Getac V100 rugged Tablet PC.