If you’d rather not let your Nexus 7 live out its life as a Jelly Bean-toting device, Canonical’s freshly minted Ubuntu Nexus 7 Desktop Installer can help. Instead of allowing Ubuntu to ride shotgun with Android, the installer requires unlocking the device’s bootloader, which wipes the slate clean. Once the Nexus 7 is unlocked, started [...]
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The Panasonic 4K tablet, which runs on Windows 8, was unveiled alongside a 4K OLED TV, and is aimed squarely professionals such as photographers and architects. While it may be out of reach for most of us mere mortals, it’s still an interesting piece of kit – here’s what we thought… Panasonic 4K tablet: Size [...]
CTL has announced the 2goPad SL10 Windows 7 Tablet. The 10.1-inch device features an Atom processor, WiFi and Bluetooth, a couple of gigabytes of memory and 250GB of hard disk storage. There is full Flash support, a built-in webcam for video conferencing, and USB connectivity is joined by SD card reading capabilities, to cater for [...]
Samsung has announced that the Galaxy S (GT-i9000) is officially getting Android 2.2. The press release lists: voice-controlled GPS through Google Maps with Navigation, faster performance by JIT(Just in Time) compiler, Search in-browser, and Adobe Flash Player 10.1″ as some of the improvements being implemented by Froyo. The release states that the upgrade will “be [...]
Sprint sources say that the company’s version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab is set to launch right around November 14. Additionally, pricing for the 7-inch tablet will sell for $399 with a 2-year agreement and $599 full retail.
HP’s web-enabled printers already featured touchscreen control panels and wireless printing, but now the company has gone one step further by including a detachable 7-inch Android with its new Photosmart eStation c510 All-in-One printer. While the prospect of a printer with a free Android tablet might sound pretty tempting, there are some caveats. Although it’s [...]
RIM CEO Mike Lazardis announced the company’s PlayBook tablet at its annual BlackBerry Developer Conference. Described by RIM as a “professional-grade” tablet, the 7-inch device will be running the new BlackBerry Tablet OS created by the recently acquired QNX. It boasts BlackBerry integration, out-of-the-box BlackBerry Enterprise Server compatibility and security features designed to appeal to [...]
A protoype of an HP slate device has made its way onto YouTube. The device, which runs a flavor of Windows 7, has that familiar slate form factor. Below is the video giving you a glimpse of this forthcoming gem.
Samsung recently announced that the very well publicized Samsung Galaxy Tab would be hitting the store shelves of AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon this October/November. Samsung did not specify what the 7-inch, Android tablet would cost — instead saying carriers would announce their own pricing — but did note that a Wi-Fi only version would be coming at some [...]
Samsung has just released a video promo of their new 7-inch Galaxy tablet, due out this fall. The two minute promo video shows you just how you can use this sexy slate. The video doesn’t reveal anything new, but it does show the Samsung Tab being jammed into the rear pocket of a pair of [...]