Internet tablets archive

  • HP webOS tablet confirmed
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    HP webOS tablet confirmed

    By 20 August 2010

    HP's webOS powered tablet will be launching early 2011, the company has confirmed. Ending months of speculation as to when the rumoured device will be landing, the company made the confirmation in an investor call saying it would release "a webOS-based...

  • Toshiba 10-inch Internet tablet due September/October
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    Toshiba 10-inch Internet tablet due September/October

    By 19 August 2010

    DigiTimes is reporting new sources confirming that "Toshiba will launch its first tablet PC model featuring Nvidia's Tegra 2 processor, Android operating system and a 10-inch screen in September-October 2010". The new rumours align with what Mark Whittard,...

  • The iPad is "delicious"
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    The iPad is "delicious"

    By 18 August 2010

    The iPad is "delicious" according to Apple in its latest advert, showing off the virtues of the company's internet tablet. The advert, which shows a number of apps including Flipboard, Twitter and Apple's own word processor app Pages, and set to an upbeat...

  • HTC event 15 September, HTC Desire HD launch?
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    HTC event 15 September, HTC Desire HD launch?

    By 13 August 2010

    Well, well, well, an invite for a HTC event on the 15 September has just dropped into the Pocket-lint inbox, teasing us of the possibility of more handset launches. With no title, but just the words "Come see what HTC has dreamt up" the invite is about...

  • Qualcomm ships 1m phone chips a day
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    Qualcomm ships 1m phone chips a day

    By 9 August 2010

    Look around you, there are a lot of phones kicking about these days aren't there? Whether you are in the office, on the train or even relaxing back at home, chances are you've seen a lot of mobile phones today. But how many is lots? Buried within Qualcomm's...

  • Best Buy Rocketfish Internet tablet outed
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    Best Buy Rocketfish Internet tablet outed

    By 7 August 2010

    He's supposedly been tweeting about it for months, but chief technology officer, and Best Buy Geek Squad founder, Robert Stephens' latest tweets have finally hit the big time. The CTO of America's largest electronics retail chain has spilled the beans...

  • iPad vs the tablet - Who's planning to take on Apple and with what
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    iPad vs the tablet - Who's planning to take on Apple and with what

    By 4 August 2010

    With over 3m iPad's sold already and queues in Apple shops around the world still forming to get the Apple tablet, what are its competitors doing to combat the new phenomenon of portable computing? While some have been cagey about what plans they have,...

  • Motorola and Verizon TV tablet coming?
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    Motorola and Verizon TV tablet coming?

    By 4 August 2010

    Motorola will launch a 10-inch Internet tablet with Verizon later this year, the FT is reporting. The news, which is based on conversations with "people briefed on the plans" will see Motorola launch an Android powered device for those looking to watch...

  • Best iPad stands worth buying
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    Best iPad stands worth buying

    By 2 August 2010

    You've got an iPad, and you've probably started to realise that it gets kinda heavy after a while; but rather than perch it up against something on your desk or against a wall, you can buy a number of stands that promise to take the burden out of propping...

  • BlackPad tablet rumours grow
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    BlackPad tablet rumours grow

    By 31 July 2010

    First it was the news that BlackBerry maker RIM had bought the domain name Blackpad.com, now rumours are surfacing that Research in Motion plans to launch a tablet computer in November under the same name. According to Bloomberg, two people familiar...

  • Blackpad.com domain name registered by RIM
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    Blackpad.com domain name registered by RIM

    By 28 July 2010

    Domain name records have shown that BlackBerry maker RIM has bought the blackpad.com domain name. Found by mobile phone website Mobilecrunch, the site has been tipped off to a WHOIS lookup that shows the Canadian company bought the domain just days ago....

  • HP Slate 500 detailed on HP website
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    HP Slate 500 detailed on HP website

    By 21 July 2010

    The HP Slate has had a difficult launch history so far: being teased, then rumoured to be dropped, then delayed, then teased again, before seeing the operating system switched from Windows 7 to Palm, then all back on as if nothing had happened. The latest...

  • Apple earnings report shows consumer hunger for iPad
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    Apple earnings report shows consumer hunger for iPad

    By 21 July 2010

    Apple has announced that it's almost sold as many iPads as it has laptops in its latest earnings reports, as the company defies Wall Street expectations and posts yet more record profits. The news will no doubt come as a relief to Apple who has been dogged...

  • PalmPad: HP files for trademark
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    PalmPad: HP files for trademark

    By 20 July 2010

    PalmPad is a name you might have to get used to, following the news that HP has just filed a trademark for the phrase for a mobile computing device. Presumably to be used for an upcoming webOS powered internet tablet from the company that is still mulling...

  • iPad 3.2.1 update hits iTunes
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    iPad 3.2.1 update hits iTunes

    By 15 July 2010

    The iPhone iOS 4 isn't the only operating system from Apple to get an update on Thursday. The iPad has got a host of fixes too. The new 3.2.1 update, which is rolling out to iPads around the world as you read this, promises to improve Wi-Fi connectivity,...

  • Huawei S7: 7-inch Android tablet hits UK
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    Huawei S7: 7-inch Android tablet hits UK

    By 8 July 2010

    Expansys has announced that it is to be selling the 7-inch Android tablet debuted by Huawei, the company behind many of the mobile broadband dongles in the UK  The new 7-inch tablet will cost £299.99 and be available later this month giving users something...

  • LG Optimus Series: LG's new Android and Windows 7 range
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    LG Optimus Series: LG's new Android and Windows 7 range

    By 5 July 2010

    We heard word first thing this morning that LG was working on a Android powered tablet, and now the UK arm has confirmed that really is the case. To be known as the Optimus Series, the new "Line-up of smartphones and tablet devices Integrate the latest...

  • Cisco Cius takes on Apple iPad
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    Cisco Cius takes on Apple iPad

    By 29 June 2010

    Cisco has announced that it will take on Apple and its iPad with the launch of a new Android powered offering called the Cisco Cius. The new gadget, aimed at business users rather than those bored around the house will weigh just 520g and offers HD video...

  • Dell now selling Dell Streak unlocked
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    Dell now selling Dell Streak unlocked

    By 28 June 2010

    The Dell Streak, previously only available on contract at O2 in the UK, has gone on sale without the need for a contract thanks to Dell. Those willing to slap down the cash can pay £449 for the Android powered handset with a 5-inch screen without the...

  • Windows Embedded Compact 7; The Windows for tablets
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    Windows Embedded Compact 7; The Windows for tablets

    By 3 June 2010

    Most of the Taiwanese PC makers might have been showing off tablets at Computex this week powered by Windows 7, but Microsoft clearly has better ideas. It's launched Windows Embedded Compact 7, a lightweight interface designed for tablet devices and more...

  • Dell Streak goes on sale
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    Dell Streak goes on sale

    By 3 June 2010

    The Dell Streak, Dell's 5-inch Android-powered tablet has gone on sale in the UK, but with a decidedly phone-like pricing and tariff. The phone/tablet that was first announced at CES in January has also managed to get a US price and release date as well,...

  • MSI Wind Pad - the 10-inch Windows 7 tablet
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    MSI Wind Pad - the 10-inch Windows 7 tablet

    By 1 June 2010

    MSI is the latest company to throw its hat in the ring with the launch of a new internet tablet running Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system at Computex in Taipei. The Wind Pad, as it will be known, sports a 10-inch screen, Intel's latest power-saving...

  • O2 Dell Streak to take on iPad
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    O2 Dell Streak to take on iPad

    By 25 May 2010

    Due to its size, some might call it a phone only fit for the Nav'i from Avatar, but Dell is hoping that the Streak will become a viable alternative to the iPad. It has been created to bridge the gap between something that fits in your pocket and something...

  • MSI Slatebook; MSI reveals more details
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    MSI Slatebook; MSI reveals more details

    By 24 May 2010

    MSI has offered more details of its Slatebook due to be launched at Computex next month saying it will feature a “low power” Intel Atom processor, most likely the Z-series, come with a 10-inch screen and it be powered by Windows 7. If that wasn't...

  • Dell Streak heading to Carphone Warehouse
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    Dell Streak heading to Carphone Warehouse

    By 24 May 2010

    Carphone Warehouse is clearly excited about the Dell Streak (previously called the Dell Mini 5) as they're publishing information ahead of the supposed official launch expected this week. "We're excited about the Dell Streak, a 5 inch Android tablet...