Archive for Tablet PC

T-Mobile G-Slate Now Just $399.99 With Contract

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on June 12th, 2011

T-Mobile has lowered the price of the G-Slate Android tablet to $399.99 with a 2-year contract and after a $200 mail-in rebate. Not bad right? If you were thinking about getting one, now is the time.

You might remember that the G-Slate features an 8.9-inch 1280 x 768 3D-capable touchscreen display, a 1GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual-core processor, a front-facing 2.0-megapixel camera, two 3D rear cameras, 32GB of internal storage, a gyroscope sensor, 1080p Full HD video playback support, GPS, WiFi, an HDMI port, a 6400mAh battery and Android 3.0 Honeycomb is running the show.

InFocus Mondopad 55-inch multitouch display

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on June 9th, 2011

The InFocus Mondopad is a 55-inch 1080p high-definition “wall tablet”, with WiFi and a 720p webam / soundbar. It offers pad-like functionality and the proprietary software mimics the feel of a mobile OS with basic apps like a whiteboard and web browser, and support for Office, JPG, and PDF files.

It also features Intel’s vPro tech, allowing remote access and file sharing with mobile devices. Pre-ordering one will cost you $5,949 and it will be delivered in July and VoIP service through Vidtel will cost $49 a month per connection.

ViewSonic ViewBook 730 tablet

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on June 6th, 2011

ViewSonic is getting ready to release the ViewSonic ViewBook 730. The 7″ tablet will retail for just $249 and for that low price you get 1080p video playback thanks to an HDMI connection, and video chatting and conference calling via its front VGA camera. That price is nice and affordable.

The ViewBook 730 will also feature Amazon Appstore integration. Other specs include a high-resolution 800 x 480 LED backlit display, a stylus, RiteTouch technology, an ARM Cortex-A8 1Ghz processor, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. You can’t argue with all you get for that price. But what about battery life? That will be the deciding factor.

Toshiba Thrive Android Tablet Arriving On July 10th

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on June 2nd, 2011

Toshiba has revealed the launch date for their Thrive Android tablet. The device will be available on July 10th for $429 for the 8GB Model. The 16GB will cost you $479 and $579 for the 32GB Model.

The Thrive features a 10.1-inch 1280 x 800 touchscreen display, 1GHz Tegra 2 dual-core processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB/16GB/32GB of storage, SD card slot, a 2.0-megapixel front-facing camera, a 5.0-megapixel rear-facing camera, WiFi, Bluetooth, an HDMI port and Android 3.1.

Huawei to announce MediaPad tablet

Posted in Tablet PC by Reuben Drake on June 2nd, 2011

Huawei just announced that its plans to present a new tablet called MediaPad at the upcoming CommunicAsia expo in Singapore. It will most likely run on Android and will be part of the company’s IDEOS lineup.

From what we can tell by the image above, this will be a small sized tablet, but we don’t have any hard facts. Huawei says “the MediaPad is our smartest, smallest and lightest tablet ever – guaranteed to transform the consumer’s entertainment experience”. We will know more on around June 20th.

Toshiba Announces WT310/C Oak Trail Windows 7 Tablet

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on May 31st, 2011

Toshiba has announced a new tablet in Japan, for the enterprise market, the Toshiba WT310/C. The device comes with Windows 7 professional and features an Intel Atom Z670 1.5GHz Oak Trail processor. It also has an 11.6 inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, 2GB of RAM and a 64GB Solid State Drive (SSD), along with two cameras.

There’s a two megapixel camera in back and a three megapixel camera in front. Other features include Bluetooth 3.0, 802.11 b/g/n WiFi, an SDXC card slot and USB 2.0 plus HDMI.

Cube U9GT Android Tablet

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on May 30th, 2011

The latest tablet to hit the crowded scene is an Android tablet from Cube, the U9GT. It is powered by a 1.2GHz Cortex A8 processor and features a 7-inch 800 x 600 capacitive multi-touch screen, 512MB RAM and 8GB/16GB of internal storage.

Other features include a microSD card slot (up to 16GB), 1080p Full HD video playback support, a G-sensor, Flash 10.1 support, WiFi, 3G module dongle, a 4250mAh battery and it runs Android 2.3 OS. The Cube U9GT will cost you 1,099 Yen or about $169 for the 8GB Model.

ZiiLABS Introduces JAGUAR Android Tablets

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on May 29th, 2011

ZiiLABS has introduced its JAGUAR family of high-performance and energy-efficient Android tablets. The modular 7-inch and 10-inch tablets are based on the company’s latest ZMS-20 and ZMS-40 StemCell processors.

The 7-inch model has a 1024 x 600 pixel display, while the 10-inch model has a 1280 x 800 pixel display. This reference platform can handle capacitive or resistive display and either dual or quad core ARM Cortex-A9 chips with 48 or 96 core floating point StemCell media processors for 3D graphics and HD video.

Logitech Tablet Keyboard For iPad And Android Tablets

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on May 20th, 2011

Logitech is ready to launch this wireless keyboard for Apple’s iPad and Android tablets. This one is aimed at business users, as the keyboard-and-stand combo is designed to travel easily, set up quickly and get some work done wherever you go.

The keyboard pairs with your tablet over Bluetooth, allowing you to use it on your desk, lap or anywhere within 30 feet of your tablet, which is very handy. The Logitech Tablet Keyboard will cost you $69.99.

NEC finally shipping LifeTouch W tablet soon

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on May 19th, 2011

We first saw it at CES this year and now the dual 7-inch screen Android tablet from NEC is finally ready to ship. In Japan. NEC has announced that it now has a new name, the LifeTouch W, and it should arrive sometime next month. It offers Android 2.2 Froyo and access to the Android Market.

Other features include two 7″ TFT LCD displays at 600 × 800 resolution, an ARM Cortex A8 processor, 384MB RAM, 1GB ROM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1 support, a 3-megapixel camera, USB 2.0, an SDHC memory card slot, GPS and you can expect up to 5 hours of battery life. That’s not much, but those two screens do eat up battery life after all.

ViewSonic ViewPad 7x: First 7-inch Honeycomb tablet

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on May 12th, 2011

Viewsonic, according to some sources is ready to launch the Viewsonic ViewPad 7x, a new Android tablet that will outdo their current 7-inch model the ViewPad 7, but not replace it. The tablet will run Google’s tablet OS Honeycomb, and be the first of it’s size to do so.

Other features of the ViewSonic ViewPad 7x include an Nvidia Tegra 2 chip, two cameras front and back, HSPA+, DLNA and HDMI support for sharing media with your TV. It should be hitting stores in June.

Motion Computing’s CL900 tablet now available for order

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on May 11th, 2011

Motion Computing’s CL900 tablet is finally available for order, pricing starts at $899. The 2.1-pound Windows 7 tablet packs in a 1.5GHz Intel Oak Trail Atom Z670 processor and a 10.1-inch, 1366×768 multi-touch display with Gorilla Glass.

Other features include a 1.3-megapixel front camera, with a 3.0-megapixel sensor in back. The tablet is just 15.5mm thick, with up to 2GB of RAM (as well as a 30GB or 62GB SSD). Battery life is up to eight hours and it sports a USB port, SD card slot and Bluetooth 3.0 module. The CL900 is only available at select retailers right now.

Ringbow: A D-Pad For Tablets

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on May 6th, 2011

Something interesting was shown off at a California Israel Chamber of Commerce demo event yesterday. Something that could improve the interface of touch-screen devices. It’s called the Ringbow, a ring-mounted, wireless pointing stick.

Think of it as a D-Pad for your tablet device. Touch-screen apps generally have limited ways to control them, so access to menu commands or secondary functions requires going to full menus, which is not ideal at all and not fast. The Ringbow makes going through accessory menus faster and less of a hassle.

Pioneer Computers DreamBook ePad 10 Plus Android Tablet

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on May 3rd, 2011

Another day, another tablet. This one comes from Pioneer Computers, who has just expanded its line of Android tablets with the DreamBook ePad 10 Plus. As far as Specs, you can expect a 10-inch 1024 x 600 touchscreen display, a 1GHz ARM11 processor, and 512MB RAM.

Other specs include 4GB of flash storage, a 1.3MP webcam, a G-sensor, WiFi, a USB port, a 3.5mm headset jack, an HDMI port and it runs Android 2.2. The DreamBook ePad 10 Plus will cost you $299. Not bad huh?
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Viewsonic ViewPad 10 Gets Android 2.2 Froyo

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on May 3rd, 2011

Good news for Viewsonic ViewPad 10 owners. The ViewPad 10 is finally being upgraded from Android 1.6 to Android 2.2. That should make current users happy and also attract new buyers. The Viewsonic ViewPad boasts a 10.1 inch display with a 1024 x 600 pixel resolution, and comes with a 1.66GHz Intel Atom processor and 2GB of RAM.

There are two different models available for your consideration, a 16GB version which comes with Windows 7 Home Premium and Android 2.2 or a 32GB version that has Windows 7 professional and Android 2.2. Choose wisely.