Word on the street is that Samsung is readying a 10-inch tablet with a slide-out keyboard that will run Windows 7. Hold on a sec, does that concept sound like déjà-vu? It sounds an awfully lot like Samsung is giving the UMPC a second life.
All eyes may have been on the Google Nexus S and Android 2.3 Gingerbread announcement yesterday, but that didn't stop Motorola from busting out a prototype tablet running the next version of Android — 3.0 a.k.a. Honeycomb.
It appears that size is really starting to matter when it comes to smartphones. Following hot on the heels of the huge Dell Streak, this new 4.8-inch Android powered monster from Acer, makes the iPhone's highly touted 3.5-inch retina display...
Acer's tablet, the Iconia, runs Windows 7 and sports dual 14-inch touchscreens. If you've ever typed on an iPad, you'll know just how terrible typing on a virtual keyboard can be.
There's really no way to pound out a real presentation or write a report on a tablet. An onscreen keyboard just isn't capable of keeping up with a physical one. Dell's Inspiron duo is a netbook that can be flipped into a netbook or is it the other way around?
Meet Fable, a tablet made just for the kiddie set, due to become available next summer. Details in the press release are kind of sketchy, but we do know that it will come pre-loaded with content from educational publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
Boy, did it get ugly fast when Barnes & Noble announced the Nook Color and E Ink lovers attacked it for being traitorous and going to the dark side — the touchscreen tablet side. Entourage wants you to know it still cares about E Ink owners with its dual touchscreen e-reader/tablet hybrid.
Ugh, here we go again. Remember this the JooJoo — the tablet that started off as the CrunchPad and was supposed to cost only $200? Yeah, the bulky 12-inch screen tablet with netbook guts is getting a successor.
The HP Slate was first shown off last Janauary — in Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's hands. In May after Palm was acquired by HP, we all thought that Windows 7 was getting nixed and would be replaced with Palm's mobile operating system — webOS. Guess what? The Slate is back, and it's still running Windows 7.
The tablet wars are here, bringing with them all kinds of touchscreen keyboards. The only problem with a soft keyboard is that it hogs up nearly half the screen resulting in slower typing speeds. One creative solution is AlphaUI's I back-type, which isn't your everyday keyboard accessory for tablets.