HP Slate specs leaked. The Great Tablet War goes to round 2

A challenger appears!!  The Great Tablet War continues.  Apple was the first major player on the field and completely destroyed all competitors to the point that we cannot even remember their names…  But that dominance will only hold for so long. On Engadget (who else) we have a leak of the new HP Slate.  And… Read More

The CrunchPad tablet is dead. Mark victom 1 in the great tablet war.

When I called the beginning of the tablet war in Aug, (tablet war postings) I fully expected that we would see 2 early players out the gate, TechCrunches ‘Crunch Pad’ and some sort of Android tablet, to be followed by Apple then MicroSoft. In face, I expected that Arrington would be sitting back with a… Read More

A challenger appears. MS enters the tablet war with Courier.

We all know about Apples ‘Rumored’ tablet and the Archos Android Tablet, and even TechCrunch has one.  Well, a new rumor from Gizmodo (images and video) has hit the interwebs.  MicroSoft has a new tablet!  Now this seems like a lot of vaperware, but assuming it runs Onenote, it could be pretty cool. I like… Read More

First shot in the tablet war! Archos announces Android Tablet

Check it here. Oh its on!  Check this post from TC.. “The tablet will rock a 5-inch 800×480 screen that plays back 720p content natively. And lest we forget, the Archos 5 Internet Tablet (that’s what they’re calling it on the AppsLib site) will have an HDMI out and comes with natively embedded OpenGL libraries.”… Read More

The coming tablet war: Apple vs. Android; the first skirmish

The war has not started yet, but the armies are gathering their forces.  Apple is building a tablet based off the iphone OS and the rest of the world will be using Android. So how what will the first skirmish look like? Based on the last known rumors, we have a coming Apple tablet that… Read More

First look at the CrunchPad, Now JooJoo #TabletWars

Yes, as of 9:30 am PST, we have entered the net tablet war.  And who knew the first battle would be an internal one?  As I’m sure you have already heard, Arrington’s idea of a simple, cheap couch computer, christened the ‘CrunchPad’, now called the JooJoo was shown to the press in SF and via… Read More

Bought a Black Friday cheap tablet? Better step up security on that thing

There are tonnes of really cheap android tablets out there you can get on Black Friday.  Most of them from manufacturers you have never heard of or at least not making Android tablets. This should be clue number one. In a post on bluebox.com,  Andrew Blaich writes that many of the cheap tablets they tested had minor… Read More

Samsung Galaxy Tab Mobile Computer Tablet Review By @24k

This review post was written by Christopher Rauschnot and originally posted to Samsung Galaxy Tab Mobile Tablet Computer Review. You can follow him on Twitter @24k & @24kMedia and the 24kMedia Facebook Page Sets of tablets were announced in late 2010 that were going to be shown off at the upcoming International Consumers Electronics Show… Read More

Googles new Tablet is the first counterstrike to Apples opening shot

We pick up in the war after the CrunchPad came and went, various ‘tablets’ from other manufactures have taken up position on the field.  Apples iPad is the first heavy into battle, and with great surprise, not to much effect.  The general reception to the iPad has been even at best.  Now comes Googles tablet,… Read More

We have netTablets, Gtablets, iSlates and now SmartBooks?

We can all tell #CES is coming (here) because of the flurry of #netTablets, #iSlates, #SmartBooks or whatever we are going to call it is hitting the interwebs.  Today I got a message from gdgt on a new class of laptop.  Called the Lenovo Skylight, its beyond the netbook in that it uses a 1… Read More

iSlate vs GTablet vs Curiour vs iTablets. Calm before the CES storm

The storm clouds over CES in Las Vegas have been gathering as the Apple, Google, Microsoft and the loosely unified free states prepare for war.  Even though we know Apple will not make their announcement till Jan 26, they will leaks bits and bobs to counter the other slate warriors from having the field TOO… Read More