Posts Tagged ‘tablet pc’

Nvidia Showcases Its Android Based Tablet

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The “plastic version of the Apple iPad” isn’t helping Nvidia’s tablet prototype very much, but its technical specifications make you forget all about design.

Nvidia’s Android-based tablet PC isn’t ugly, but the plastic case does feel abit cheap, compared to other tablets, already on the market. But the guys at Gizmodo, wo got the chance to test it, didn’t let themselves get distracted by design, and were amazed to find this gadget shines a lot broighter  on the inside.At the heart of this technological jewel, they discovered Nvidia’s Tegra 2, powered by a core ARM Cortex A9, a chip that’s a generation ahead of the iPad’s A4, 1 Gb of RAM, and two USB ports.

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Apple To Release Software Update to Fix iPad’s Wi-Fi Problems

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After Apple received complaints from its users about iPad’s WiFi connectivity, they released suggestions to fix the issue such as turning off dual band mode on the router, but it seems the problem still occurs.

Apple is now working on a software update which, they say, it’s going to fix the problem.

There are no details on when this software update will be released, but I guess it will be very soon considering that the iPad Wi-Fi and the iPad Wi-Fi + 3G sales are going up with every passing day.

Aigo’s New Range of Tablet PC’s

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The tablet PC industry is getting bigger with every passing day.  Now is Aigo’s turn to come up on the market with a new range of tablet PC’s, available in size from 4 to 7 inch screen.

The N700, which is the 7-inch screen tablet, comes with a Dual core Cortex A9 1Ghz processor, 512MB of DDR2 memory and built-in storage capacities from 4GB to 32GB. The display has a resolution of 800×480 pixels and it has multi touch capabilities.

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Ruggideized Military Tablet PC Can Take a Beating

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I know it doesn’t look like your beloved iPad, but unlike Apple’s tablet PC, the Ruggedized Military tablet can take a serious beating.

Long before tablet PCs became technological fashion accessories, AIS (American Industrial Systems) was making rugged tablets that could function in the harshest environments. Shocks, high temperatures, dust, water, you name it, the solid chassis of AIS tablet PCs can handle it.

The Ruggedized Military tablet PC features an aluminum-magnesium alloy body, sealed ports that are both waterproof and dustproof, 10.4″ touchscreen, integrated PCMCIA slot, built in Lithium-Ion battery and a 1.6GHz Intel Atom N270 CPU. Connectivity options include WI-FI, Bluetooth, GPS ans support for WWAn cards.

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Chinese iPad Clone Features Sliding Keyboard

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With the large number of iPad clones launched, or on their way, Chinese manufacturer, Shenzen, decided to come up with something that would make its tablet PC stand out.

This particular prototype looks a lot like the iPad, but hides something completely unexpected, a sliding keyboard, similar to that of the Nokia N97.  Shenzen’s little gimmick is virtually an iPad laptop, similar to what you’d get using the iPadDock.

Little else is known about this upcoming Shenzen tablet PC, other than that it will feature a 10 inch display, and will be powered by an Atom N450 processor. No word about the launch date, either, but knowing the Chinese, this baby will hit the shelves in record time.

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iDock XL Transforms Your iPhone into an iPad

iDock-XL-iPadCan’t afford to get even the cheapest iPad model, at $499? No worries,all you need is your trusty old iPhone, and the iDock XL.

Many have argued that the iPad is just a blown-up version  of the iPhone, so someone finally came up with an idea to change the multimedia phone into the desired tablet PC. That’s how the iDock XL was “born.”

Sure, it doesn’t look the part, and if your iPhone isn’t jailbroken, you’ll only be able to see video files, due to the restrictions put in place, by Apple. But if your iPhone is jailbroken, you practically have a slightly oversized version of the Apple iPad.

The iDock XL costs only $230, considerably cheaper than the iPad, but the fact that the display isn’t touchscreen (you have to use the iPad’s touchscreen),and the awkward look make the Apple iPad a much better choice.

Check the iDock in action, after the break.
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Smaller Versions Of The Apple’s iPad By 2011

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Apple is going to release smaller version of the iPad by the beginning of 2011.

Or at least this is what the guys from Digi Times are claiming. According to Digi Times, the suppliers have already received requests for smaller parts that will be used to create a smaller iPad.

If this proves to be true, then we will see a smaller iPad by the beginning of 2011, with the size between the iPhone’s size and the iPads size. The price will have a smaller size too, probably lower than $400, so it is likely that the Apple’s iPad to become more popular among us.

Diamond Encrusted iPad for “Just” $20,000

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Being top of the line. as far as technology is concerned, isn’t enough to guarantee succes in an increasingly crowded market, like that of the tablet PCs.

That’s why Mervis Diamond Importers is launching a diamond-encrusted version of Apple’s latest gadget, the iPad. The common version of the tablet isn’t even officially out yet, and we already have something even more special to look forward to. According to Mervis Diamond Importers, the world’s first diamond iPad “11.43 carats of diamonds, hand-set in a micro-pave styling. The diamonds are graded G/H in color and VS2/SI1 in clarity.”

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Ezy Tablet PC Similar to the iPad

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The Ezy Tablet PC is, of course, another tablet that is trying to bring down the iPad. It has a 10.2″ multitouch screen and sports an Intel Atom N270 1.6GHz processor helped by 2GB of RAM and a 250GB hard drive. Other features include Wi-Fi and 3G connectivity, 1.3 megapixel camera and comes with Windows 7 installed. The Ezy Tablet PC is available at Shopkami for $679.

Via ubergizmo

DigitalRise X9 Tablet PC – An iPad Killer from China

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With the launch of the Apple iPad and the upcoming release of the iSlate, tablet PCs are undoubtedly the gadgets of the moment. And Chinese company DigitalRise wants a piece of the pie.

DigitalRise X9 is a very promising tablet PC that, at least on paper, more than matches up to its far more popular competitors. It features a 10.2 inch multi-touch display, 3G, WIFI and Bluetooth connectivity, as well as GPS navigation technology.

DigitalRise’s taplet PC is powered by an Intel Atom 270 processor, it has a 945GS Chipset, 2 Gb of Ram and a 160 Gb HDD.  It’s important to say this configuration is superior to both that of the iPad and the iSlate.

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Toshiba Portege M780 Tablet PC officially announced

Toshiba Pertege M780 Tablet PC

Toshiba have unveiled the brand new Portege M780 Tablet PC which is a powerful laptop designed as a tablet. The Portege M780 has a 12.1-inch WXGA LED display with 1280×800 resolution and sports an Intel Core i7-620M processor running at 2.66GHz, 4GB of DDR3 RAM, integrated Intel HD graphics, 320 GB HDD.

The Portege M780 also features an Ultra SlimBay DVD-SuperMulti drive (+/-R double layer), a webcam, built-in microphone, Bluetooth and WiFi connectivity, standard stereo speakers. The six-cell battery lasts up to 5 hours and the whole thing weighs 4.63 lbs and comes with a titanium silver chassis.

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Toshiba RX Washable Tablet PC

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Thanks to designer Geoffrey Cooper’s Toshiba RX tablet , nurses can finally say goodbye to those paper-written records.

Walking around the hospital with a clipboard and documenting cases can be a tough task and there’s even the risk of deteriorating the written records. But thanks to the Toshiba RX tablet pc, that needn’t be a problem anymore. The tablet allows medics to document and diagnose cases on the go, as well as communicate with each other more easily.

The Toshiba RX comes with a docking station and keyboard for doctors who enjoy desk work. The docking station acts as a charging system for the tablet pc, which features a removable and washable rubber casing. Now you don’t need to worry about infections.

More photos of the Toshiba RX tablet pc after the jump

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