Mobile is taking over the scene. Smartphones and tablets are bringing along this revolution, and our lives are becoming more intertwined with technology as a result. The term “mobile payment” actually has a number of different meanings. To some, NFC (near field communications) comes to mind. NFC is a relatively new payment option that allows… Continue reading The world of mobile payments
The competition has been getting stronger. Despite continued domination by Apple in the tablet market with their single-size offering, rumors are spreading that they are considering a smaller version of the iPad to compete with the Amazon, Google, and Microsoft amongst others going after the cheaper tablet marketing. This would be a mistake. Instead of… Continue reading A smaller iPad would be a big mistake by Apple
The advent of the tablet has already changed our perspective on what can be accomplished with a personal computer. Within a short time frame, the tablet has become the “go-to” device for internet browsing, business communication, and media manipulation. As tablets become even more affordable and compatible, consumers will have the opportunity to evaluate how… Continue reading Remote tablets: Revolutionizing your world
Google has had limited success with their Nexus-branded smartphones to date but that isn’t stopping them from moving the brand over to the tablet market. Now, rumors are circulating that they’re going to throw their name in the hat with prices starting at $149, joining the trend of reduced tablet pricing that even Apple is… Continue reading Will Google join the race to the bottom of tablet pricing?
Those of us at CES know have seen a million gadgets and gizmos in the last few hours. We’ve seen cool booths, inventive advertisements, and enough touchscreens to make our fingers bleed. There are many standouts at the show, one of which being the Samsung Galaxy Note. Is it a small tablet or a large… Continue reading Samsung Galaxy Note starts the tablet/smartphone hybrid race
According to reports, Amazon.com is planning to battle Apple with the launch of its own tablet computer. The device will reportedly hit the market by October and it will help the online retailer sell its music, movies, and other types of digital content. Since introducing the iPad last year, Apple had sold 19.5 million of… Continue reading Amazon to launch tablet computer by October
The latest “buzz” in the tablet race comes from a video released yesterday by Motorola. “Tablet Evolution” walks us through a virtual museum with the progressing forms of tablet “technology” represented, starting with Egyptian Hieroglyphics. The format is clever, listing a positive element of each followed by the drawback that plagued them. Their jab at… Continue reading Motorola Takes a Jab at Every Tablet from The 10 Commandments to the iPad
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[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s72rGDUn2uo[/youtube] You just hit ‘play’ on a video touting the PlayBook’s allegedly ‘faster’ and all-around more awesome browser than the iPad’s. And the proof would appear to be in the pudding – the PlayBook’s browser DOES appear to be a fair bit faster, rendering pages in a relative jiffy when put beside the iPad’s sudden… Continue reading RIM Flaunts Flashier Browser – Apple Fans Gon’ Hate
According to RIM’s co.CEO Jim Balsillie, the BlackBerry PlayBook will launch in Q1 2011 – and cost less than $500. That certainly doesn’t sound like bad news, especially considering the cheapest WiFi-only iPad is $499. While smaller than the iPad (7 inches, as opposed to 9.7), the PlayBook’s still got cool stuff the (current) iPad… Continue reading PlayBook to Launch for ‘under $500’