If you had thought the e-reader price wars has settled down, well here is some surprise for you. For as per the latest e-reader news, Borders has slashed the prices of its Kobo and Aluratek e-book reading devices so that it will now require you to shell out $129.99 for a Kobo e-reader, down from $149.99 while if its an Aluratek Libre reader that you'd like to have, the good … [Read more...] about Boarder’s cuts e-reader price
Archives for August 2010
A post at the Windows Live blog has brought to the forefront an interesting development that should elicit cheers from hotmail users who rued the lack of proper support for their e-mail accounts with the iPad. As per the latest tablet PC news, all of these stand rectified since it's now possible to push e-mail, contacts and calendars automatically to their devices, thanks to … [Read more...] about Hotmail email features can now be pushed to iPad
Here is one more company that will also have a tablet device on display at the upcoming IFA. The Taiwan based Hannspree - that till now was known for its TV sets - will be bringing along their latest creation, a 10 inch tablet running the Android 2.2 Froyo. However, before you put it off as just another tablet to swell the ranks of tablet devices running Android, there are … [Read more...] about Hannspress tablet to be launched at IFA
Joining the tablet que awaiting release in the month of September is the TEGA v2 from the Australian company Tegatech and it's not another tablet device running the Google's Android operating system. Instead the Tega V2 continues to have the Windows 7 OS just as the company's earlier sold out tablet device, the Tega Tablet had. The Tega V2 might be referred to as a tablet, … [Read more...] about TEGA V2 tablet set for a September debut
The Samsung Galaxy Tab has been making headlines almost everyday for the last few days and it's back this time with news that it’s teaming up with Verizon as its official service provider in the US. Verizon is the second largest wireless service provider in the United States and has always been keen to have its presence registered in the tablet segment. And what better way to … [Read more...] about Samsung Galaxy Tab goes to Verizon
There is a company called Window and the reason why its in news is that they have added one more tablet device - the Window N6 to the steady stream of tablets that are being produced around the world. But then that's half the truth for the tablet is among the very few that is built around the uprated 1GHz dual-core RK2818 Rockchip processor. In fact, with the N6, Window has … [Read more...] about Windows N6 tablet likely in September
Welcome to another edition of the Good E-Reader Week in Review, where we cover all of the top stories in the E-Reader, E-Books, Digital Publishing, Slate and Tablet PC's!This week, we get allot of information on the new Samsung GalaxyTab! Its been spotted out in the wild many times! We also get some sales numbers from the new Amazon Kindle for $139.00Also, we have just … [Read more...] about Good E-Reader Week in Review – Aug 23 to Aug 30 2010
Well, it shouldn't come as a surprise if it really is. For it has all the ingredients needed to make a sure fire recipe of success. The original Kindle was always a good e-reader and Amazon worked on it and came with an even better version, the Kindle 2. And now, we have another iteration that can be considered the best in the series so far. Not only has Amazon ensured the new … [Read more...] about The New Kindle smashing all sales records?
These are good times for those who are holding on to their breath for the Galaxy Tab from Samsung to finally break cover. This is also ensuring things around their latest tablet device is abuzz as the once media shy tablet is now being seen almost every other day hogging the limelight. All of which will lead to a grand unveiling of the 7 inch tablet at the IFA 2010 at Berlin … [Read more...] about The Samsung Galaxy Tab spotted again
ViewSonic has already let it known their intentions of reaching the IFA next week with two tablet devices in the 7 and 10 inch category. Its something that Toshiba too is up to though ViewSonic has gone a step further by making the 10 inch tablet to dual boot both the Android and the Windows 7 operating systems. And now, perhaps with the aim of keeping consumer interest on the … [Read more...] about Are ViewPad 7 and OlivePad twins?
We already know Toshiba will be introducing its SmartPad tablet in the month of October and the specs revealed so far looks definitely promising. However, while it is the term 'SmartPad' that was being associated with the 7 and 10 inch tablet that Toshiba was readying for an October launch, the latest Tablet PC news has it that the tablet may in fact be called Folio 100 while … [Read more...] about Toshiba SmartPad is Folio 100
Amazon is not the only company whom are selling more ebooks then hardcover books. While publishing giants Penguin recently confirmed that ebooks only account for %1 of their total market profit. Recently HarperCollins announced that this quarter then sold more ebooks then hardcovers.The Most recent high profile launch from Penguin was the thriller by Laura Lippman, “I’d … [Read more...] about HarperCollins is selling more eBooks than Hardcovers
Manufacturers of tablet devices had so far limited their technical or design creativity by trying out different form factors or cramming a host of unique features in the tablet PCs. The other revolution going on in the field of display technology, that of 3D technology has so far remained a non player in the tablet segment even though there have been reports of 3D monitors … [Read more...] about The Supernova X1 3D tablet