TABLET

June 7th, 2012

Acer’s $200 Tablet Could be a Game Changer

For Android manufactures, cutting through the cacophony of tablets present at this year’s Computex is proving to be a challenge as the discussion is focused around the Windows 8 offerings from the major OEMs. Acer, however, could very well change that by beating most manufacturers’ price points. Spotted on the Computex expo floor, the 7-inch [...]

March 8th, 2012

Can Dell Slay the Leviathan With a Windows Tablet?

Citing his company’s belief that there is “a lot of demand” for a Windows 8 tablet, Dell CEO Michael Dell told the business talk show Bloomberg West that his company is prepping a Windows 8 tablet for release the day the OS becomes available. “Having a secure Windows tablet that works with all the Windows [...]

January 27th, 2012

It’s an iPad World. We Just Live in it.

Apple released their quarterly results earlier this week to the delight of their investors and dismay of their competitors. The theme of the results were clear: domination. Apple sells more tablets and smartphones than any of their competitors, and makes more money – to the tune of $13.06 billion – while doing it. What’s more [...]

January 8th, 2012

CES 2012: Le Pan Reveals New Le Pan II Tablet

The biggest entrant from manufacturers at Computex was tablets. The most hyped tablet of the show – the HP Touchpad – turned out to be a marked failure when it launched months later. Tablets are certain to be a large part of the offerings on display at CES 2012. The question is, can any manufacturer [...]

September 28th, 2011

Amazon Unveils Tablet

Earlier today at a press conference, Amazon unveiled their much-hyped tablet the “Kindle Fire”. The online retailer has been incredibly tight lipped about the device refusing to divulge even the minutest details. When grilled about the device by the press, CEO Jeff Bezos gave a “cannot confirm, or deny” type of answer. The Kindle Fire [...]

June 22nd, 2011

Amazon Expected to Launch Tablet Soon, Expects to Sell 4 Million Units

Rumors that Amazon will be soon launching a tablet PC have been somewhat vindicated by a recent posting on the Taiwan based tech news site Digitimes. According to Digitimes, Amazon is planning on launching their line of Tablet PCs as soon as August-September. The bookseller plans to sell four million units globally during 2011, with [...]

June 17th, 2011

Panasonic to Release Toughbook Branded Android Tablet

Panasonic Toughbook today announced its plans to deliver an enterprise-grade Android tablet to the market. The new Toughbook tablet will address a gap in the market for a rugged enterprise tablet designed with security, functionality and real-world reliability in mind. By delivering this purpose-built business solution, the new Toughbook tablet will appeal to a wide [...]

June 15th, 2011

Lenovo Launching Android Powered Tablets Later This Year

In an interview with Dow Jones, published in The Wall Street Journal, Rory Read, the President and Chief Operating Officer of Lenovo, confirmed that the company is working on a line of tablets powered by Android Honeycomb. Initially the company plans to release two 10-inch Android tablets, one aimed at consumers and the other aimed [...]

June 1st, 2011

AMD’s Press Conference Confirms Entry into Tablet Market, Llano to be Launched at a Later Date

AMD’s Senior Vice President, Rick Bergman, began the company’s press conference at Computex with a series of surprises: their Llano processor is not going to be launched at this expo, and AMD is getting into the tablet market. Llano is set to be AMD’s first APU targeted at mainstream audiences as well as their first [...]

May 30th, 2011

ViewSonic Demonstrates Oak Trail Powered Tablet at Computex

Today at Computex ViewSonic showed off their first tablet powered by the new Intel Oak Trail processor, the ViewPad 10 Pro. The ViewPad 10 Pro has a 10 inch screen and is capable of running both Android 2.2 and Windows 7. While the ViewPad 10 does not run the latest Android OS release, HoneyComb, users [...]