BlackPad to Feature Own OS Developed by QNX

August 19, 2010, By Radimir Bobev

A few months ago in April, RIM bought QNX Software Systems, a company that specializes in infotainment, and this caused (as expected) lots of wild speculations around the Internet on what RIM could be planning to use the company for. According to Bloomberg, the truth is finally out, as various sources are reporting that RIM […]

Palm Developing Palmtop Computer With Cellphone Attachment?

August 12, 2010, By Radimir Bobev

Palm seem to still have some plans for a laptop paired with a cellphone for the purpose of wireless communications, even though the last time they made such attempts they failed, more or less. The problem last time seemed to be mainly in the device’s hardware and its lack of support for some of the […]

Plastic Logic QUE proReader Left Behind; Moves on to Next Gen Product

August 11, 2010, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Plastic Logic is canceling its much-hyped QUE proReader and has plans to shift its focus on a second-generation ProReader plastic electronics-based product. The QUE eReader, which was showcased at the CES in January 2010, was expected to start shipping earlier this year. However, plans had to be kept in the backburner and it was reported […]

Pioneer’s 11.6 inch Atom DreamBook Windows 7 tablet Announced

August 10, 2010, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Pioneer Computers has made official their new DreamBook ePad tablet, which is set to launch in Australia later this year. The DreamBook ePad L11 HD is the latest in the Pioneer’s slate tablet series which include the A7 and A10 models. The new ePad will be powered by a 1.66GHz Atom N450 processor on Intel’s […]

Time Warner to Offer Special Digital Tablet Versions of Magazine Content

August 5, 2010, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Time Warner, the world’s first fully integrated media and communications company, has plans to deliver digital tablet versions of its magazines. Time Warner’s CEO Jeff Bewkes has announced that the company will begin selling virtual and physical magazines together. He hinted that the company wants to make tablet-computer subscriptions for the company’s magazines available to […]

Microsoft Teases Mystery Device; Is it a Smartphone or a Tablet?

August 4, 2010, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

It seems like Microsoft is on a tease mode. The technology giant has something ready for us, but isn’t wiling to reveal all. What we get to see is bits and pieces of info on a possible hardware product, believed to be in the works. Two pictures that have been partially revealed on the Microsoft […]

Samsung Galaxy Tablet, a Potential iPad Rival, May Be Called Galaxy Tab or Galaxy Tape

August 3, 2010, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

The upcoming Samsung Galaxy tablet, tipped as the first genuine iPad rival ever, is likely to arrive named either the Galaxy Tab or Galaxy Tape.  Speculations regarding the Samsung device’s nomenclature are rife and it is expected that an official unveiling might happen on August 11. The device is to run Android 2.2 and will […]

Amazon Kindle 3 E-Reader Temporarily Sold Out; Wait Till September 4 For Next Lot

August 2, 2010, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

The Amazon Kindle 3 e-reader is having a dream run. Log on to the Amazon website and you will realize that the new Kindle 3 has been sold out. The site says the device has been temporarily sold out and the next set can be expected to ship only after September 4. This bring to […]

AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile Joining Hands to Replace Credit, Debit Cards With Smartphones

August 2, 2010, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

MasterCard and Visa may have a battle ahead with telecom carriers AT&T and Verizon Wireless lining up a new venture that could amount to doing away with credit and debit cards. Significant is the fact that smart phones will now take their place. Apart from AT&T and Verizon, the venture aimed at bringing about this […]

RIM BlackPad is the BlackBerry Tablet We All Expect?

July 28, 2010, By Alex Ion

Some two weeks ago we were reporting that the folks from RIM are secretly working on a tablet PC. Today we’re adding more hype to the rumor as we’re getting reports that the Canadians have registered a new web address: BlackPad.com. While that’s not enough to confirm that a BlackBerry tablet (or a RIM BlackPad) […]

Indian Manufacturer Comes Out With $35 Tablet

July 23, 2010, By Radimir Bobev

Recently we’ve been seeing all sorts of shady-looking tablets for low prices, and there hasn’t been one that manages to combine a good price tag with formidable qualities. However, India has just revealed a new tablet design which looks really sleek, and costs just $35. The announcement was made by the Human Resource Development Minister […]

HP’s Slate Not Dead Yet?

July 21, 2010, By Radimir Bobev

Most of you probably consider the HP Slate a dead project by now, as most rumors have been pointing to this lately. However, there have been some recent developments that may indicate that the device is far from dead and is “slated” to make it on the market eventually. One of these has been a […]

Apple To Launch New MacBook Air and iPod Touch, Says Analyst; Specs Rumored

July 16, 2010, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Apple is all set to launch a new version of its MacBook Air and iPod Touch devices in the second half of 2010, according to DigiTimes analyst Mingchi Kuo. He has also mentioned that the manufacturer of both the devices will be Taiwan-based Quanta Computer Inc. Kuo has said that on the basis of his […]

iPad Gets Movie Rentals With 3G Support Thanks to mSpot

July 13, 2010, By Radimir Bobev

Those of you who’ve got an iPad were, until now, limited with what Netflix offers in their “Instant” section when they wanted to rent a movie for a quick watch – and even though Netflix does offer a good selection of titles, it’s still not enough for many. Say no more, as mSpot now has […]

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