Category: Mobile computers
Switch view

CrystalRoc unveils a Swarovski-encrusted Samsung Galaxy Tab, due on 1 November

by 3 comments

The London-based company CrystalRoc is known for its passion for encrusting various gadgets with Swarovski crystals. This time their “victim” is the Samsung Galaxy Tab. CrystalRoc covered its back with a total of 5700 crystals and are launching it tomorrow, on 1 November.

Read more »

Samsung GT-P1010 is a 3G-less Galaxy Tab

by 20 comments

Would you sacrifice the Galaxy Tab 3G connectivity if that would get you a better deal? Well if you would, Samsung will give you that opportunity with the GT-P1010 – a Wi-Fi only version of the Galaxy Tab. We first told you about the new device yesterday but only now we can confirm its product code.

Read more »

BlackBerry PlayBook demoed, plays HD Flash video in the browser

by 1,034 comments

Yesterday, RIM released an emulator of their new tablet OS. But today we can take a peek at the new OS running straight on the BlackBerry PlayBook – and since the demo was made at Adobe’s MAX conference, they made a point to present the Flash integration. YouTube played in the browser but that’s not the end of it…

Read more »

Wi-Fi only Samsung Galaxy Tab ads spotted at Best Buy, screen goes SuperAMOLED

by 7 comments

A Verizon-bound CDMA version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab had been churning in the rumor mill for over a month when Verizon issued a press release confirming it. It’s expected in November for 600 US dollars.

Now, spotted at Best Buy are ads for a Wi-Fi only Galaxy Tab (we’ve heard of that too) and they list the screen as – get this – Super AMOLED… Read more »

ASUS EeePC 1015PN goes on sale, I so want one

by 207 comments

If you are considering getting a netbook anytime soon then by all means take a moment to check this out. Today ASUS announced that their latest EeePC, 1015PN has hit the shelves. The 10″ device sounds like very much the device to get if you are into something extra portable yet nice performing.

ASUS EeePC 1015PN comes with a dual core Intel Atom N550 CPU, clocked at 1.5 GHz. Read more »

11.6-inch Apple MacBook Air given the teardown treatment, DIY repairs not recommended

by 8 comments

There is a tradition going that when a hot piece of hardware is released the guys from ifixit tear it down and show whatever secrets lie inside. And there was just no way the 11.6” MacBook Air would avoid this as it is certainly one of the sweetest devices of the season.

The ultra-portable walked away with a repairability rating of 4 (out of 10), which suggests that you better not try to fix this at home. Read more »

HP Slate 500 official, packs Atom Z540 and Windows 7 Proffesional

by 261 comments

I was beginning to think it won’t happen but lo and behold – it’s official. The HP Slate 500 runs Windows 7 Professional (not Windows Phone 7) and it has an 8.9″ touchscreen with overall weight of just 680 grams…

Read more »

Apple announces a 11.6-inch MacBook Air, new Mac OS 10.7 Lion plus AppStore and FaceTime for Macs

by 18 comments

It’s been quite busy in the Apple camp – the focus is again shifting towards computers. And as usual, usually gets interesting when Steve Jobs gets on stage. Anyway, I’m not going to recap last night’s “Back to the Mac” event. Instead, I’ll offer you a quick recap of the highlights as I see them.

Perhaps the most important announcement is the new generation of MacBook Air. Available in two flavors – with a 11.6 and a 13.6-inch screens – the new MBAs are thinner and lighter than ever. That’s been made possible by doing away with the hard drive altogether.

New MacBook Air

Read more »

Accessories for Samsung Galaxy Tab officially announced – docks and cases galore

by 197 comments

Samsung officially announced the accessories for the Samsung P1000 Galaxy Tab. The keyboard dock is one of them and there’s a multimedia dock, cases, cable chargers and others – here’s the shopping list…

Read more »

RIM confirms 16, 32 and 64GB versions of the BlackBerry PlayBook

by 764 comments

You already know almost everything about the 7-inch BlackBerry PlayBook tablet from its announcement. Some new details have been reported at the GITEX expo in Dubai. They include the tablet’s battery capacity and its onboard storage.

It seems the BlackBerry PlayBook will have similar storage versions to the iPad – 16, 32 and 64GB.

Read more »

Samsung Galaxy Tab on preorder at Carphone Warehouse UK for 530 pounds contract-free

by 10 comments

We’ve known for a while that the Samsung P1000 Galaxy Tab was going on sale in the UK on November 1 but the Carphone Warehouse already has it on preorder for those that absolutely must have it first.

Would it surprise you if I told you it costs exactly as much as a 16GB 3G iPad? Read more »

Samsung I9100 is a Froyo-running tablet headed to KDDI in Japan

by 4 comments

The P1000 Galaxy Tab has only just hit the shelves in a couple of European countries and Samsung is already working hard on another Android-running tablet. The Samsung P9100 is basically a Tab with a new design and slightly downgraded specs sheet, headed to the Japanese carrier KDDI.

The Samsung I9100 retains the 7-inch WSVGA (1024×600) screen of the Galaxy Tab, but adds the Ocean Observation UI, which should be a better fit for the Japanese consumers. Read more »

ZTE presents Light – an Android 2.1 based 7-inch tablet

by 21 comments

Here it is – another Android powered tablet, this time from ZTE. Light has a lot in common with the Samsung Galaxy Tab – it has a 7-inch WVGA display, 3G with HSPA support, Wi-Fi, GPS and 3 megapixel camera.

Read more »

Vodafone Spain to offer the Samsung Galaxy Tab for 199 euro on a 18-month contract

by 105 comments

There has been plenty of speculation about the price of the Samsung P1000 Galaxy Tab – curious because it should be launching soon. Anyway, Vodafone Spain has a specific price and it’s not a wallet-buster either – 199 euro on an 18 month contract…

Read more »

Samsung Galaxy Tab enjoys Gorilla Glass protection for its 7-inch screen

by 17 comments

The Galaxy Tab was announced a month ago but details about it are continuing to surface. Take this one, for instance. The Froyo-serving tablet is packing a scratch-resistant Gorilla Glass. And this isn’t the only device in the Samsung lineup to have one of those. The Galaxy S (in all of its forms) features a Gorilla Glass as well.

Gorilla Glass is a thin but robust translucent glass that has a special coating making it not only easy to clean, but also heavy-duty resistant to the daily wear and tear.

Read more »