The first alleged details for an HTC-branded tablet have surfaced thanks to a recent DigiTimes article. According to its sources, Taiwanese hardware manufacturer Pegatron Technology has started taking orders from HTC for an Android-based tablet due in the first quarter of 2011.
It's being reported that the device will feature a multitouch display with 1,280x720-pixel resolution and will run an Nvidia Tegra 2 dual-core processor. Other details should include a 32GB memory card, 2GB of internal memory, Wi-Fi, GPS, and Bluetooth. We don't know an exact size screen, but considering the resolution I'd guess it will … Read more
Update at 3:55 p.m. PDT: Best Buy issued a statement Friday afternoon saying that the rate at which CEO Brian Dunn said the iPad is cannibalizing notebook sales was "grossly exaggerated." You can read more details about Best Buy's latest statement in our story here.
Has the iPad affected consumer demand for Netbooks and notebooks? According to comments by Best Buy's chief executive, Apple's popular tablet is chopping away at laptop sales.
Motorola is planning to jump into the tablet market, co-CEO Sanjay Jha said earlier this week in an investor conference, according to news reports.
Speaking to investors, Jha said that his company wants to offer a tablet that would be "competitive in the marketplace." He said that he hopes to have a "competitive" tablet available "early next year," according to The Wall Street Journal. From what CNET has heard, the Motorola tablet is known as Everest.
Although he didn't explicitly say it, Jha also indicated that Motorola's tablet could run Android 3.… Read more
NEW YORK--Samsung's assault on Apple is under way, as the company unveils its plans for its new tablet PC as well as a new service that allows consumers to purchase or rent TV shows and movies on their Samsung mobile devices.
At an event here at the Time Warner Center tonight, Samsung took the wraps off its iPad-killer, the Galaxy Tab. It also announced a new service called Media Hub, an iTunes-like service, which allows consumers to buy and rent movies and TV shows for their Samsung portable devices.
The announcements follow Samsung's launch earlier this summer of … Read more
Competing app stores, the Samsung Galaxy Tab release date nears, and Google is sued again! Plus we talk about the Audible app, and cover a tip that harkens back to the Windows PC. This week's special guest: Senior Editor of cell phone reviews Kent German!Subscribe: iTunes (MP3) | iTunes (320x180) | iTunes (640x360) | RSS (MP3) | RSS (320x180) | RSS (640x360) EPISODE 16
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During today's press conference, Samsung revealed that Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile, and AT&T are all on board to offer the Android-based Galaxy Tab in the U.S.
Pricing and release dates for the Android-based Galaxy Tab are still yet to be announced, and will likely differ from carrier to carrier. Samsung has also confirmed that, like the Galaxy S series of smartphones, the features and specs of the Galaxy Tab will be tweaked slightly from carrier to carrier.
Beyond the obvious need for both a CDMA and a GSM version of the Tab, in order to work with … Read more
Samsung Electronics is expected to officially launch its new Android-based tablet PC on Thursday evening at an event in New York, likely naming three of the four major wireless operators in the United States as carrier partners.
Last week, The Wall Street Journal reported that Verizon Wireless, AT&T, and Sprint Nextel had all reached agreements with Samsung to offer the new Galaxy Tab, set to be an Apple iPad competitor, that runs Google's Android 2.2 operating system.
Exact pricing for the new device isn't yet known, but Hankil Yoon, an executive at Samsung, recently told … Read more
The Dell Streak is on its way to your doctor's office.
Dell announced on Wednesday that its Electronic Medical Records and Mobile Clinical Computing service, which allows physicians and hospitals to access patient information, will be integrated into its 5-inch tablet. The company cited a recent Manhattan Research study, saying that 64 percent of medical professionals use smartphones. Dell wants to tap into that market with its Streak tablet.
The company contends that its Android-based Streak tablet would work well for physicians. Dell hopes to sell medical professionals on the tablet's mobility, as well as its ability to &… Read more