RIM confirms ship date and pricing for PlayBook convertible keyboard case

BlackBerry Mini Keyboard with Convertible Case lrgOn Tuesday BlackBerry maker Research In Motion made the new BlackBerry Mini Keyboard with Convertible Case for PlayBook available for pre-orders through their online BlackBerry store. The new accessory is priced at $119.99 in the United States and RIM says they’ll start shipping their first keyboard cases on March 23rd, 2012. RIM’s announcement … Read more RIM confirms ship date and pricing for PlayBook convertible keyboard case

Apple’s new iPad revealed, new features in a familiar design

Apple CEO Tim Cook kicked-off Wednesdays new iPad press event with a report on Apple’s progress in the marketplace. Image: MacRumors At a private press event held today in sunny California Apple revealed the next iPad, effectively bringing an end to what has amounted to months of media speculation about the third generation iPad. During their announcement Apple’s top chiefs corroborated many of … Read more Apple’s new iPad revealed, new features in a familiar design

Archos reveals their low-cost Android tablet for children

Archos Child PadArchos has revealed their latest Android tablet, the Archos Child Pad. The new tablet features a 7-inch touchscreen LCD and a predominantly White body color. Archos plans on selling the Child Pad at the end of this month, March 2012, for $129USD. At that very low price Archos includes the aforementioned 7-inch touchscreen as well as a 1GHz … Read more Archos reveals their low-cost Android tablet for children

A wider variety of iPad’s would do more to help Apple than hurt them

Apple iPad 1 and 2Over the last couple of decades Apple has done a good job of picking and choosing which products it will release. Being overly selective has probably helped Apple save countless billions that would have been squandered chasing every product trend. Given Apple’s success one would presume that they should continue to do what they’ve done, … Read more A wider variety of iPad’s would do more to help Apple than hurt them

Understanding where the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 fits in Samsung’s tablet line-up

One of the biggest stories to come out of Mobile World Congress 2012 today was the unveiling of the new Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet. The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet was introduced with S-pen support –simply put Samsung’s own digital stylus pen and custom software that has been worked into Android for better stylus integration–, a 10.1-inch WXGA … Read more Understanding where the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 fits in Samsung’s tablet line-up

Samsung unveils their new 7 and 10.1-inch tablets, both run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS

Samsung has revealed their newest Galaxy Tab tablets. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 and Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 will be put on display for the first time at this weeks Mobile World Congress 2012 trade show in Barcelona, Spain with plans for both tablets to be available for mass market purchase later this year. The designs aren’t the same, but … Read more Samsung unveils their new 7 and 10.1-inch tablets, both run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS

ViewSonic’s new 2012 tablets could be too expensive for some

ViewSonic logoViewSonic has unveiled two new Android powered tablets, the 7-inch ViewSonic ViewPad G70 and the 9.7-inch ViewSonic ViewPad E100. According to the tablet maker both tablets will launch in the second quarter of 2012 in Europe with lightly customized versions of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Pricing for both tablets is estimated at under $399 for the 7-inch … Read more ViewSonic’s new 2012 tablets could be too expensive for some

More talk of new tablets from Hewlett-Packard

The tablet market hasn’t been very good to Hewlett-Packard (HP), the only time a tablet of theirs has flown off the shelves it came with a net loss of hundreds of dollars on each unit sold. No matter how slow they’ve been to get things going in the tablet space HP is still looking forward … Read more More talk of new tablets from Hewlett-Packard

Viewsonic to bring stable of tablets to Mobile World Congress 2012 [Updated: More models]

The next major trade show after the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is Mobile World Congress (MWC). Now unlike CES the MWC trade show isn’t held in Las Vegas, Nevada exclusively actually MWC is held annually in Barcelona, Spain. At MWC tech companies show off product that they intend to release in the near future or technologies that they are working on the distant future, … Read more Viewsonic to bring stable of tablets to Mobile World Congress 2012 [Updated: More models]

Best Buy tablet deals for Black Friday 2011 exposed early

Black Friday 2011 is almost upon us and the offerings that retailers are planning for that faithful day have begun leaking all over the Internet. Just the other day we told you about Staples and their plans to offer the 7″ BlackBerry PlayBook 16GB Wi-Fi only tablet from RIM at the reduced price of $199 … Read more Best Buy tablet deals for Black Friday 2011 exposed early