*+-Attention everyone who thinks a keyboard is the key to beating the iPad: 2009 called. They want their thoroughly disproved idea that tablets need keyboards back.
*+-In a mobile handset that is speculated to be destined for Japanese carrier DoCoMo, Fujitsu is said to be placing the desktop-class Windows 7 OS along with Symbian on a dual-booting Fujitsu Loox smartphone. The former Windows Mobile licensee of Microsoft’s mobile OS will be attempting to bring Windows 7 and Symbian together on an […]
*+-Not only are developers tackling tablets, but they are also tackling games on touchscreen devices in a big way according to a recent survey (PDF download link). EraThink is hoping to combine the two in a portable form factor with its EraPalm device, which will compete with devices like the Razor Switchblade concept and the […]
*+-As screenshots from Windows 8 circulate around the ‘net (round-up at Notebooks.com), I feel as if I am unable to appreciate the new elements being introduced because I’ve seen them before. They were already introduced five years ago. By Microsoft. On tablets. What’s being called “Immersive”, I call Origami 3.0.
*+-The OCOSMOS OCS1 is a UMPC, otherwise known as an ultra-mobile PC, which was a category of mobile computing devices that Microsoft had hoped would gain traction before the iPad consumer tablet craze. The OCS1 has a 5-inch touchscreen and a small form factor that runs the full version of Windows 7, making it a […]
*+-The first of 33 trapped Chilean miners were pulled up a 2,000ft shaft last night after spending 69 days underground. The ascent up the shaft in a tiny capsule takes about 20 minutes, but the miners won’t be alone. Each miner will have a Panasonic ToughBook U1 attached to them to monitor their location and […]
*+-Harry McCracken at The Technologizer says we need to be ready for all the Tablet/Slates coming our way, especially all those alternatives to the iPad. He’s not alone. Lots of folks are saying the same thing as we’re supposed to see Android Tablet/Slates raining from the sky like manna from Heaven. The Technologizer has published […]