Internet tablets archive

  • Verizon and Google developing iPad rival
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    Verizon and Google developing iPad rival

    By 12 May 2010

    Google and Verizon are in talks to develop a tablet computer similar to the iPad according to reports by both Bloomberg and the Wall Street Journal in the US. "We're working on tablets together, for example. We're looking at all the things Google has...

  • iPad UK pricing and release date finally revealed
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    iPad UK pricing and release date finally revealed

    By 7 May 2010

    The price break down for the Apple iPad's UK launch has been revealed, at long last, after weeks of rumour and speculation. It turns out that the figures being touted about in web land have turned out to be pretty much on the money, although that does...

  • JooJoo tablet arrives in Europe
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    JooJoo tablet arrives in Europe

    By 28 April 2010

    If you got all excited by the fuss about the Crunchpad, and weren't too bothered by the change of ownership when Fusion Garage fell out with TechCrunch over the gadget's creation, you might be pleased to hear that the device will soon be available in...

  • Dell partner with O2, Mini 5 heading to the UK?
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    Dell partner with O2, Mini 5 heading to the UK?

    By 14 April 2010

    Dell has announced that it's signed a deal with Telefonica to start bringing its new wave of handsets to the operator. “The demand for pervasive, instant-on, web-connected devices is everywhere,” said Ron Garriques, president, Dell Communication...

  • Alternatives to the iPad
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    Alternatives to the iPad

    By 14 April 2010

    Not everyone wants an iPad. Shocker, we know. Either you've already invested your technology in another ecosystem, you can't stomach the Apple walled garden or you're just bitter and will hate Jobs and all he stands for to the very end. Whatever your...

  • 10 iPad docking stations the world must see
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    10 iPad docking stations the world must see

    By 7 April 2010

    Internet tablets are set to take the world by storm in 2010 with a number of companies either already announcing, or rumoured to be launching touchscreen tablet devices next year. But what you do with them? Where do you put them? And, most importantly,...

  • HP Slate detailed by HP and the rumour mill
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    HP Slate detailed by HP and the rumour mill

    By 6 April 2010

    So the iPad has had its 15 minutes, well that's according to HP, who has released yet another teaser video for its tablet, the HP Slate. First debuted at CES in January, the company has left it to its chief technology officer, Phil McKinney, to show...

  • How will we consume content in 2015
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    How will we consume content in 2015

    By 1 April 2010

    We are about to enter an age where news and content has never been so freely available, and with so many ways to stay connected with events around the world we could be overloaded with information if we're not careful. So how will we access our favourite...

  • Asus promises two tablet PCs by year end
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    Asus promises two tablet PCs by year end

    By 31 March 2010

    Asus is the latest company to confirm that it will be venturing into the tablet market. Chairman Jonney Shih has confirmed to Forbes magazine that the company is preparing to launch "at least two" tablet PCs in the coming months according to the magazine....

  • Apple iPad hitting UK 24 April claims latest rumour
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    Apple iPad hitting UK 24 April claims latest rumour

    By 31 March 2010

    The iPad could be landing in the UK as soon as the 24 April according to leaks online. The date, which comes just 21 days after the US launch this weekend, is based on speculation that Apple UK and European staff have been told they can't take holiday...

  • Apple iPad on sale 9am 3 April at Best Buy and Apple stores
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    Apple iPad on sale 9am 3 April at Best Buy and Apple stores

    By 29 March 2010

    Not like you didn't know it already, but Apple is putting the iPad on sale in the US on Saturday 3 April in its 221 stores across the US. However the company has also confirmed that it will be selling the iPad in electrical retail giant Best Buy stores...

  • Apple pushes new iPad pre-orders back
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    Apple pushes new iPad pre-orders back

    By 29 March 2010

    He who hesitates is always lost, as the phrase goes, and that's kinda what you'll be going through in the US when they go on sale on 3 April, if, that is, you cogitated over whether or not to buy an iPad. While reports are trickling through that the company...

  • VIDEO: iPad App Store gets walkthrough
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    VIDEO: iPad App Store gets walkthrough

    By 29 March 2010

    Can't wait till the 3 April to see how you'll be buying apps on the iPad? Thought not. Luckily for both of us of then, a video has appeared on the web courtesy of Macstories giving you a run through of what to expect when the iPad becomes available. With...

  • Brightcove brings video to the iPad
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    Brightcove brings video to the iPad

    By 29 March 2010

    It's a known fact that the Apple iPad doesn't have Adobe Flash support to play back videos from the Web. However visitors to sites that, like the New York Times or the Guardian, use the Brightcove video player shouldn't find that an issue when the new...

  • Marvell touts $99 tablet for schools
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    Marvell touts $99 tablet for schools

    By 19 March 2010

    Marvell, the chip maker that has come to notoriety recently off the back of its chips, which happen to power a number of ebooks in the market, has released a new offering that it believes will make a $99 tablet a reality. While Apple's iPad will start...

  • VIDEO: Windows Phone 7 Series makes it on to tablet concept
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    VIDEO: Windows Phone 7 Series makes it on to tablet concept

    By 18 March 2010

    There's been no word, official or otherwise, from Microsoft as to whether its new mobile OS, Windows Phone 7 Series, would even be plausible within a tablet chassis, but that hasn't stopped one fan making it so in a concept video. Freelance designer...

  • Apple iPad goes on sale in US, as Brits look to import early
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    Apple iPad goes on sale in US, as Brits look to import early

    By 12 March 2010

    Apple's iPad has gone on sale in the US with thousands of fans clambering to pre-order the new tablet from the Cupertino-based company's website. Americans will be able to buy the new "bigger" iPod touch from the Apple store, however UK customers looking...

  • VIDEO: The Doritos Tablet iPad parody
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    VIDEO: The Doritos Tablet iPad parody

    By 12 March 2010

    While iPad fans wait for the Apple Store to come back online to pre-order the new jumbo iPod from Apple, Doritos in Canada has released a piss-take video for what they are calling the Doritos tablet.  With buzzwords like "Welcome to Spice 2.0" and...

  • More iPad details emerge
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    More iPad details emerge

    By 9 March 2010

    Fan's of Apple's iPad have, after pouring over the new commercial shown during the Oscars on Sunday, found a number of titbits for those not patient enough to wait until 3 April. Gleaned from individual frames in the advert, those that care, have caught...

  • Sony building multimedia tablet and PSP phone?
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    Sony building multimedia tablet and PSP phone?

    By 5 March 2010

    Sony, worried that Apple will take over the tablet world in the same way they did the MP3 market, is rumoured to be working on a all-in-one device that "shares [the] characteristics of netbooks, electronic-book readers and handheld-game machines." While...

  • Mio Moov V780 takes on the iPad
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    Mio Moov V780 takes on the iPad

    By 1 March 2010

    Mio, the satnav company that owns Navman in the UK, has announced it's taking on the Apple iPad with a new tablet device launching at this year's CeBIT in Germany. The new model, which looks to follow on from the company's Spirit TV range but going under...

  • VIDEO: Adobe offers "sneak preview" of Flash on the Dell Mini 5
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    VIDEO: Adobe offers "sneak preview" of Flash on the Dell Mini 5

    By 16 February 2010

    Adobe is offering a "sneak preview" of what Flash-based internet video and games will look like on the forthcoming Dell Mini 5 tablet showing how the Beeb's website will appear on the new 5-inch device. Dell's GM of tablet devices Neeraj Choubey says:...

  • VIDEO: Chrome OS tablet concept demoed
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    VIDEO: Chrome OS tablet concept demoed

    By 2 February 2010

    Concept images and a video have shown up on the Chromium site for the yet to be released Chrome OS operating system from Google. Although a launch of the Google powered OS isn't expected until November at the earliest, that hasn't stopped the search engine...

  • 3-metre, 65-finger and blow touchscreen debuts
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    3-metre, 65-finger and blow touchscreen debuts

    By 2 February 2010

    A Portuguese company is hoping to transform our landscape and environment into one big touchscreen if they have their way, with a new technology debuting in Amsterdam. Called projective capacitive touchscreen technology, the tech has the ability to turn...

  • Why do you need Flash on your iPad? Porn, says Adobe
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    Why do you need Flash on your iPad? Porn, says Adobe

    By 29 January 2010

    Adobe has pulled out the big guns in its fight to get Flash on the iPod touch, iPhone, and iPad - Porn. In a simple post featuring the image above, Adobe says: "Millions of websites use Flash. Get used to the blue logos". A fairly simple statement in...