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Two million iPads sold in 60 days, to be available in even more markets

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Apple is selling truckloads of the iPad – no surprise there. The 1 million units sold mark was hit in 28 days. But there’s no sign of sales slowing down as they just hit the 2 million mark…

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A couple of ASUS Eee Pads announced, pack CULV Intel Core 2 Duo, Windows 7 and some serious battery life

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If you are in the hunt for a tablet running a full-fledged OS, then by all means spare a minute to check this out. ASUS, the company that sparked the netbook revolution several years ago, announced the 12-inch Windows 7-running Eee Pad EP121 and the 10-inch EP101TC that sport Windows Embedded Compact 7.

The Eee Pad EP121 (pictured above) is certainly the more interesting half of the duo with its CULV Intel Core 2 Duo CPU and 10 hours of battery life. Read more »

iPad deliveries in the UK arrive a day early, stores start selling them tommorow

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The iPad has cometh. To the UK anyway but it’s a day early. All the more reason for people on Twitter to brag about it, it seems…

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The future of gaming is now: the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480M unveiled, meet world’s fastest notebook GPU

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Gamers can now start dreaming of the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480M which was announced today and happens to be the fastest notebook GPU known to mankind. The GeForce GTX 480M GPU combines some of the most advanced technologies, which make it not only fast but also capable of delivering life-like gaming graphics.

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Panasonic Toughbook 19 is a powerful 10-inch convertible tablet you can drop from six feet

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Today Panasonic announced the latest addition to their Toughbook family of rugged portable computers. The 10.4-inch convertible tablet Panasonic Toughbook 19 packs some serious processing power with 1.2 GHz Intel I5 -540UM CPU (with Turbo boost up to 2GHz) and 2GB of DDR3 RAM and comes with either a 160GB HDD or a 128GB SSD.

What’s key here however is the MIL-STD-810G certification, confirming the Toughbook 19 ability to withstand a six-foot drop and the IP65 rating, indicating complete dust and water jets resistance. Read more »

Strapping the iPad – it only takes a dab of ingenuity and some Velcro

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It seems good old Velcro had quite a bit more uses than I thought. Including fastening your iPad to the wall, ceiling, or window, not to mention your car’s dashboard and your motorbike’s tank. But even if you don’t care the about the iPad, that’s an impressively filmed video in its own right, so it’s really enjoyable to watch.

iPad and Velcro

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Intel readies Atom N550 dual-core CPU for netbooks with no screen size restrictions

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Is Intel feeling the heat of AMD getting into the netbook CPU business, or maybe it is those ARM-powered smartbooks? Whatever it is, they plan to launch a dual-core Atom – the N550 – in the second half of this year that can be put in netbooks with screens larger than 10.2-inches…

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The international iPad App store goes online as Apple starts accepting cash payments again

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The iPad is still not sold outside the US officially but there are plenty of units that made it to Europe (including the one we used for our own review). The big problem was, that those were unable to access the App Store and you had to rely on iTunes for applications downloads. As of today however this issue is solved as the international App stores started rolling out.

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MacBook gets more powerful hardware, longer battery life, MacBook sales up, iPod – down

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Analyses show that MacBook sales are unaffected by the iPad – good news for the just released Apple MacBook refresh, which brings Core 2 Duo and GeForce goodness with a longer 10 hour battery life.

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Dell Streak (a.k.a. Mini 5) goes to O2 in June, AT&T launch scheduled for later this summer

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What a nice surprise! The 5-inch MID Dell Streak (or maybe you know it as the Dell Mini 5) will apparently hit the shelves in Europe first. The Streak will be launched by O2 across the Old Continent next month. The US fans will have to wait a little longer to get it since it will arrive at AT&T stores later this summer.

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RIM releasing an 8.9” BlackBerry tablet before the end of the year?

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Tablets are all the rage this year and the Canadian smartphone manufacturer RIM wants join the fun too. Rumor has it that an 8.9-inch tablet is already in the works and should become available before the turn of the year.

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New ULV i3 and i5 Intel CPUs for ultra-thin laptops on the way

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Intel is about to release new low-powered i3 and i5 processors to replace the Atom family within the ultrathin laptops.

The new chips are designed specifically for usage in ultra-thin and portable laptops – the niche between the standard laptops and the netbooks. They use 32-nanometer manufacturing process and pack just one core but are capable of handling two threads.

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New Sony VAIO P series make mouths water, wallets shiver

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Sony announced the new members of their VAIO P ultra-portable series and they sound exciting to say the least. Available in a selection of five different colors and weighing just over 600 grams the new Sony subnotebooks pack GPS, Digital compass, accelerometer and touchpad.

The built-in Everywair 3G module supports HSDPA (up to 7.2 Mbps) and there are two USB ports on board. Bluetooth and Wi-Fi b/g/n make up for a connectivity grand slam. But that’s by far not all that the new Sony VAIO P series have to offer. Read more »

The international iPad launch scheduled for 28 May, starting from 439 pounds in the UK

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As promised Apple announced today the international iPad launch will be on 28 May, sort of.

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ClamCase for iPad will turn it into a netbook, sort of

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Not another iPad post, no! Sorry guys, we’re just excited over our new office gadget and that’s why it’s getting all the attention of us bloggers. As usual, if you don’t like a post, just skip it, alright?

Now the new iPad topic of the day is the ClamCase for iPad. It’s actually a 3-in-1 gadget – a Bluetooth keyboard, a stylish 360-degree flip case and a positioning stand. Inserting your iPad in the ClamCase will make it look just like a netbook. I bet Steve Jobs is clenching his teeth right now somewhere out there.

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