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£90 Android Tablet comes to Toys ‘R’ Us

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on October 28th, 2010

Toys R Us will soon be carrying the Elonex eTouch tablet for just £90. That makes it the cheapest model around. Just don’t expect an iPad killer. You can choose from a couple of models: There’s a 7-inch model and a 10-inch model for £149.99.

The 10-inch model comes with just 2GB of internal memory, which can be expanded with a microSD memory card. It runs on an ARM 11 1GHz processor and is powered by Android 2.1. Might be a good gift for the kids.

Novatech nTablet dual boots Windows 7 and Android

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on October 28th, 2010


If you want to buy a tablet, but can’t decide between Google Android and Windows 7, why not have both? The Novatech nTablet will dual boot either OS. The device features the same design as the ViewSonic Viewpad 100 and the Tegatech Tega v2.

This is not a cheap tablet however, the device will set you back GBP349.99 ($552) without an OS. If you decide on Windows 7 Home Premium or Professional it will cost you $693 and $740.

EKING S700 e-notepad

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on October 27th, 2010

Why would you want an Apple iPad when you can have the EKING S700? It’s the “first e-notepad in the world”. The S700 is aimed at those who work outside of their regular office environment and need to take notes.

The device features resistance touch control and electromagnetic induction touch control, along with 3G connectivity. You get a 7-inch display and Wi-Fi as well. Even a 3-megapixel automatic focus camera. Yeah, I think I’ll go with the iPad just the same, thanks.

Walgreens sells Android Tablet for $99

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on October 26th, 2010

Walgreens is now going to be selling a cheap Android tablet, along with all of their usual holiday crap. Maylong has introduced the Maylong M-150 Android tablet. A Walgreen’s exclusive. It’s only available for purchase online for $99 from Walgreens.

The Android based tablet will sport a 7 inch LCD resistive touch screen, Android 1.6, an ARM9 cpu, 256MB DDR, WIfi, an 800×480 pixel display, speakers, and an SD card slot. So who’s getting a $99 tablet with the prescription drugs and chocolates?

Notion Ink Adam Tablet has 15 hour battery life

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on October 25th, 2010

With the release of the Notion Ink Adam Tablet coming closer, founder Rohan Shravan has announced that the battery life on the Notion Ink Adam Tablet will be a minimum of 15 hours +. That’s pretty impressive. There’s even a possibility of up to 20 hours with the 24Wh user replaceable battery.

These are figures for the $498 transflective version, not the $399 LCD model that will use more juice. The most power hogging elements on the Adam are the LCD, Wi-Fi, 3G, and Speakers.

Fluid Computer Systems readies Windows 7 tablet for the holidays

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on October 25th, 2010

If you don’t know that tablets are the hottest toy around this holiday season, you haven’t been paying attention. Fluid Computer Systems knows this and is working like tired little elves to make sure they can meet a pre-Christmas release deadline for their Windows 7 tablet.

1,000 of the multi-touch screen computers are currently being readied. These will feature a 10.1-inch display, Wi-Fi and Flash-friendly browsing. It’s your call as to whether the $599 pre-order asking price is worth it or not. You get 1GB of RAM, 160GB of storage, an Intel Atom processor and Bluetooth support.

iDuple Internet tablet from India

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on October 25th, 2010

iDuple of India recently announced that they are working on an Internet tablet with just a single app. A Web browser. There’s no hard drive, so a fast boot up should be no problem. It will remotely connect to a server that runs a virtual operating system.

Of course you can still run apps and perform various tasks, but you will need to remain connected to the server at all times. Not great if you are traveling in places where internet connectivity isn’t so heavy. Still, it’s an interesting take on a tablet.

Galaxy Tab for Sprint official for November 14th: $400 with two-year contract

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on October 25th, 2010

Well, it’s official. Samsung’s Galaxy Tab will be hitting Sprint on November 14th. The carrier has confirmed the date and passed along some pricing details. The Verizon deal is $600 with no commitment required.

Sprint however is offering the 7-inch tablet for $399.99 along with a two-year 3G Tablet Mobile Broadband plan. Phone Scoop contacted the company and also found out that there’ll also be a $599.99 offer with no contract.

Pioneer Computers DreamBook ePad P10

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on October 20th, 2010

Pioneer Computers of Australia is outing their latest Android tablet called the DreamBook ePad P10. The device is based on the NVIDIA Tegra 2 platform and features a 10.1-inch 1024 x 600 multi-touch display and up to a 1GHz SMP Dual Core Cortex-A9 processor.

Other features include 512MB RAM, 512MB ROM, a microSD card slot (up to 32GB), a SIM card slot, a 1.3-megapixel camera, optional 3G and GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth, an HDMI port, a 3300mAh battery and Android 2.2 is running the show.

Samsung KDDI SMT-i9100 Android Tablet

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on October 18th, 2010

If the Samsung Galaxy Tab is your tablet of choice, then you might want to check out the new Samsung KDDI SMT-i9100 Android tablet. The device is sexy looking and is powered by the Google Android 2.2 OS.

The SMT-i9100 features a 7-inch multitouch display with WSVGA resolution (1024×600), Wi-Fi, CDMA 1x, 3G, 4GB of internal memory, 512MB of RAM, Bluetooth, a microSDHC card and a 2MP digital camera.

bModo shows off bModo12 tablet

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on October 14th, 2010

bModo has unveiled its tablet called the bModo12. It’s more of a netbook than an iPad. the device runs a 1.6GHz Intel Atom Processor with Windows 7 as the OS. The tablet sports dual USB ports, an SD card slot, HDMI output, and a SIM card slot so you can get mobile broadband.

The tablet also has a front facing VGA webcam with a mic for video conferencing and chat capabilities. Some other features include 1GB of RAM and a 32GB SSD. Screen size is 11.6-inches with HD resolution. There’s also Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS, and an integrated docking port. A dock for the tablet ships early next year.

ExoPC Tablet released in Canada and Portugal

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on October 14th, 2010

Remember that ExoPC Windows 7-powered tablet? Well, the company has finally decided to release this touchscreen tablet in Canada and Portugal. Portuguese retailer Probitas has started selling this tablet as the Mobi One for 692 Euros or about US$965.

In Canada, the ExoPC tablet is called the Ciara Vibe tablet and retails for $599. The ExoPC Tablet features an 11.6-inch (1366 x 768 pixel) display with a capacitive multitouch screen, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1, an optional 3G, an HDMI port and an SD card slot.

OPAD N2 7-inch Android Tablet

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on October 14th, 2010

Another day, another tablet. This latest one comes from China-based manufacturer ONN (OWEN) who has just announced its OPAD N2 7-inch tablet which is powered by the Google Android 2.1 OS.

The device features a 7-inch (800 x 480 pixel) resistive touchscreen display, a Rockchip RK2816 platform with 600MHz ARM9 processor, Wi-Fi, a USB 2.0 port, a microSD card slot, an optional external 3G module, a G-sensor and an accelerometer. It comes in white, obviously.

Advent Vega specs revealed

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on October 13th, 2010

Full specs for the Advent Vega Tegra 2 tablet expected to drop at UK retailers PC World and Currys for just £249 have finally emerged. The biggest modification is the size, down to 10-inches from 15, but the 1GHz NVIDIA Tegra chipset is still under the hood, so it does 1080p. However, the 1024 x 600 resolution on the capacitive touchscreen is a bit of a letdown, but the HDMI output makes up for it.

There’s a 1.3 megapixel webcam, 802.11bg WiFi, a 3G SIM slot, 512MB each of ROM and RAM, and microSD expandability, with a 4GB card included. The OS is Android 2.2 and battery life is 6.5 hours of 1080p video.

Dixons releases 7-inch and 10-inch Android Tablets in the UK

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on October 10th, 2010

UK retailer Dixons has just launched two new Android tablets in the UK. The Advent Amico and the Advent Vega. The Amico is a 7-inch tablet that runs the Google Android 2.1 OS, while the Vega is a larger 10.1-inch model with Google Android 2.2, a capacitive multitouch display and a 1GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual core CPU.

The Vega also features a 1.3MP camera, Wi-Fi and an SD card slot for expansion. The Advent Amico and Advent Vega are priced at £129.99 (or $207) and £249.99 (or $398).