Tag: Tablets

  • The Tablet race….Android catching up?

    According to a report released by Strategy Analytics tablet sales have taken a 331% increase from the second quarter of 2010 to the second quarter of 2011, pretty good numbers! The powerhouse iPad went from a 94% to 61% in the same time-frame, Android is the next leading OS leaping from 3 to 30%.

  • The Pocket PC Geeks Podcast For 04/28/11!

    The PPCGP, All the Mobile News You’ll Ever Need! Season 2, Episode 21 for 04/28/2011! See us on both ZUNE Marketplace & iTunes! Also, got  a minute? REVIEW the podcast and tell us what you think! Be sure to follow us on twitter! Host: Laos101 AKA Joshua Sherman Guests: Our Newsies! Mr. Hoodracer, Mr. Brad Ganely! from Android Police […]

  • Google loses lawsuit to patent troll Bedrock Computer Technologies

    Google has been sued successfully and lost for use of Linux on it’s server platform.  Although this may not be a huge loss to Google financially, this issue could extend to the Android platform. Bedrock Computer Technology has also sued AOL, Yahoo and Amazon to name a few. Will companies like Bedrock Computer Technologies impede […]

  • Blackberry Playbook sales have exceeded expectations!

    Most of us have heard different rumors and descriptions of the Blackberry Playbook lately. Amongst these reports, RBC Capital Markets General Manager Mike Abramsky said that the first day of PlayBook sales were successful. He mentioned the sales likely exceeded analysts’ expectations, moving about 50,000 PlayBook tablets on launch day alone.

  • ASUS Eee Pad Transformer TF101 (Updated)

    Many of us have been holding out for a tablet that can pretty much replace our desktop/laptop at home. Asus seems to have come up with a great product that can do just that for some of us. This powerhouse includes features such as 10.1-inch gorilla covered multitouch display, 16gb/32gb storage, 1GHz Nvidia Tegra 2 […]

  • [DISCUSSION] Verizon’s new 4G devices coming soon – details inside!

    Finally users of Verizon Wireless service have had the pleasure of owning the first ever LTE smartphone that hit their market. The HTC Thunderbolt has been a great success so far and it’s actually the most talked about handset still to this day. Our Thunderbolt forums are filled with rooting information and much more already so hop on in and take a look.

  • [DISCUSSION] Are there too many tablets to choose from?

    Seeing how saturated the market is with netbook’s and tablet’s these days, we want to know what you think. Are there too many options available that make your decision harder when deciding what to purchase? Or do you feel like you should have several choices available?
    Either way, the decision’s not always easy for everyone so this article will help those who are currently shopping for one and aren’t sure what to do.

  • Samsung feels challenged by the iPad2 specifications

    One hot topic on the internet right now is the unveiling of the iPad2 which took place on March 2, 2011 by Apple’s Steve Jobs in California. Following the announcement, Samsung immediately admitted they feel they have a tough challenge to face and have to make some changes.

  • March 2nd – Apple will announce the iPad 2

    Tired of your iPad yet? If so, the second one will be announced very soon so maybe you will see new features and updates. If you aren’t tired of yours that’s great, keep it. Apple is holding a special media event on March 2nd, 2011 in San Francisco, according to the Wall Street Journal.

  • Dolphin Browser is going BIG!

    Dolphin Browser, one of the most popular browsers currently available on the Android Market, has recently announced at its MWC booth of their expansion of the browser into even more devices of the Android OS.

  • Will Android take over the tablet market share? They are trying!

    Tablets are becoming a hot topic for smartphone users, especially in 2011. Who currently holds the top spot in the tablet market? Apple’s iPad does, but keep in mind that all could change really quick with Android tablets booming into the market. Android is catching up and it looks like they could pass Apple and take their spot.

  • Google’s Holding an Android, Honeycomb Event February 2nd

    The title and image says it all. Google will be giving you an in-depth look at Honeycomb, demo devices and Android’s ecosystem February 2, 2011 at Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California.

  • Google’s Matias Duarte talks Honeycomb, tablets, and the future of Android

    At CES 2011 Engadget had a chance to sit down with Matias Duarte, the man behind webOS, the Sidekick and the Helio. He’s also now heading up Google’s user experience for Android.

  • What’s going on at CES? We can tell you!!

    You all may already know that The International CES is the world’s largest consumer technology tradeshow. This year it took place starting January 6th and runs until January 9th. Several websites are there and reporting what they have found to be interesting. We aren’t there this year but have already made plans for next year so don’t you worry!

  • Honeycomb System Requirements – Tablet’s Only?!?

    We know that the upcoming Android Gingerbread won’t have minimum hardware requirements, but that may be a different story for Honeycomb, Google’s tablet-optimized version of Android. But will it hurt the Android by making it fragmented?