Posts tagged Tablets
Google is now greeting everyone with a brand new interface for tablet users as mentioned on the Google Mobile Blog. To sum everything up in short, search just got bigger. This ultimately means that everything is easier to touch, which means everything should be easier to use. The new look isn’t anything revolutionary but should be a welcome use of a roomy-screened tablet display. The Google Mobile Blog mentions the following:
We’ve simplified the layout of search results pages and increased the size of page contents like text, buttons and other touch targets to make it faster and easier to More >
Microsoft’s Steven Sinofsky began showing off the Windows 8 operating system (which is fully optimized for tablets) during the D9 conference in California. According to the folks over at AllThingsD, which got an early peak at the operating system, Microsoft’s ultimate goal was to create an OS that cold run on a home computer as well as run on a portable tablet.
The new start screen that can be seen in the picture above shows a tile-based interface that is very similar to Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system; one that makes use of the company’s Metro UI. Windows 8 includes Internet More >
Logitech has announced a new lineup of accessories for the iPad and Android tablets.
Encompassing products for both iPad and Android-based tablets, the new lineup from Logitech features a wide range of accessories — from keyboards to speakers — that help create the perfect environment for your tablet. Whether you want to use your tablet to catch up with friends on Facebook, post quick updates to your blog, or share your favorite music – Logitech has a product for you.
Mike Abramsky, RBC Capital Markets Managing Director believes that RIM has sold approximately 250,000 BlackBerry PlayBook tablets to date. In a note to investors recently, the analyst points to channel checks in stating PlayBook sales have remained steady since the device’s launch on April 19th. If these estimates are accurate, RIM’s PlayBook is already outselling Motorola’s flagship HoneyComb tablet, the XOOM, which managed to sell 250,000 units in its first two months of availability.
Abramsky belives RIM could move roughly around 500,000 units during RIM’s first fiscal quarter, though we More >
Much to the surprise of many, The Street contributor Anton Wahlman has honed in on what he believes is “the biggest risk” to Apple’s stock price. It was claimed that the risk is so great, it surpasses the health of current CEO Steve jobs on his list of concerns. It is ranked even higher than Google’s Android mobile operating system. So what is it that we are talking about exactly? It is Google’s Chrome OS.
In a three page exposé, Wahlman explains three ways the browser-as-an-OS will hurt Apple’s stock price. First, Chrome OS desktops and laptops will be released with the price between $150 More >
As you already know, iPad 2 is the only device left which is not jailbroken on iOS 4.3.2. But, there’s some good news, the iPad 2 jailbreak is almost ready or at least in its final stages of development. Veeence on his Twitter account is confirming that the iPad 2 jailbreak is almost ready. And, as of now it appears that its going to be a userland jailbreak for the iPad 2 device.
Veeence is considered to be an authentic source of jailbreak news related to the upcoming tools. This is what he has tweeted:
Apparently an A5 (iPad2) jailbreak is almost developed. There’s no release plan tho. More >
Sony is planning on releasing not one, but two new tablet computers according to their recent unveiling. The consumer electronic behemoth seems to be pretty optimistic about the chances its two Google Android-based touchscreen tablets have at competing with Apple’s presently untouchable iPad and iPad 2 tablets.
The folks over at Reuters are reporting that Sony’s tablets will be reaching consumers this fall. The tablets, called the S1 and the S2, will both be using Google’s Android 3.0 operating system. Both will also have Wi-Fi and 3G/4G compatibility. One of the two models will even sport More >
AT&T customers opting for RIM’s new Playbook tablet are unable to take advantage of the tethering feature from their AT&T Blackberry device, as the carrier is officially blocking tethering between the two devices.
The folks at CrackBerry have discovered that AT&T is only blocking the Bridge app, not the actual Bridge process — which means you can still download the app though unofficial means and Bridge your AT&T BlackBerry to your Playbook.
According to an update provided by Engadget:
We just heard back from AT&T, and it’s looking like you’ll need to have a bit of patience here as More >
Apple has reportedly put a freeze on Best Buy iPad 2 sales due to mishandling by the electronics retailer.
According to a CrunchGear tipster, Best Buy was holding off on selling the iPad 2s it had in stock, telling customers there weren’t any when in fact they had just reached their quota of sales for the day. Folks over at TUAW also report that a reader tipped them of the freeze as well. He claims that until further notice, the mammoth electronics retailer has had all stock except demo units pulled.
The incident is said to have led Apple to slap a ban on the sales of any more iPad 2 More >
Atari’s Greatest Hits has just been released in the App Store bringing 100 Classic Atari Games to the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Atari’s Greatest Hits brings the best of retro gaming to iOS with 100 Classic Atari Games. This suite brings you the hottest Arcade and 2600 titles from Atari. For those who love the classic gaming experience this handheld breakthrough is sure to guarantee hours of fun.
- 18 Classic Atari Arcade Games including PONG
- 92 Atari 2600 Games
- Bluetooth Mutliplayer for head to head play for titles such as Pong, Warlords, and more!
- Original More >