yes. it is official. Amazon has out a couple of new tablets and they are known as Kindle Fire HD Tablets. comprising of a 7″ and a 8.9″ model. both models are powered by a quad-core 2.2GHz processor and 2GB of RAM, and sports features like dual stereo speakers with Dolby Digital Plus audio and virtual 5.1 multi-channel surround sound
the whole Raspberry Pi thing never really caught on with anyone of us here, mainly because building a low-cost PC or laptop isn’t new thrills, however, a Raspberry Pi-powered tablet would be a whole different kind of story. Raspberry Pi has established itself as the tech hobbyists toy, which for about 35 bucks, it would score you a processor, memory, input and output, plus a memory card slot
it would still be a long while before digital display gets integrated into our kitchen countertops to allow us to check out online recipes while cooking. for now, a tablet would be sufficed for the job, but not just any tablet since the device will most definitely be subjected to a host of kitchen-specific elements while you are cooking up a storm, so to speak.
IFA is perhaps the next biggest consumer electronics show in global scale outside of North America and needless to say, electronics makers will not pass on this golden opportunity to show off their shiny new gadgets during this prestigious event. this year’s IFA sees Japanese electronics giant Sony introducing some very drool-worthy products ranging from smartphone to imaging devices to home audio system.
an eReader is just an eReader. unlike tablet, the OS behind the device is not quite the ‘thing’ that make them shines, but even so, the Sony Reader PRS-T3 eReader managed to capture our attention. why? cos’ it has a Quick Charge feature which gives you the power to consume a 600-page novel with just 3 minutes of charging.
the Kindle Paperwhite 2 (officially, just all-new Kindle Paperwhite) finally has a display that actually lives up to its namesake – Paperwhite. sporting a what Amazon dubbed as the “most advanced e-reader display ever constructed”, the new Kindle Paperwhite’s 6″ display is now of higher contrast and has better reflectivity, resulting in whites that are whiter and blacks that are blacker
if you love what LG mobile has offered to you up to this point, you might be looking forward to a slate from this other Korean electronics juggernaut. it has been a long hiatus since we last seen a slate from LG and here it is, the much rumored (well, may be not so much), much leaked LG Android tablet is finally been announced ahead of its official debut at the 2013 IFA.
along with the announcement of the Aura eReader, Kobo has introduced three new tablets that what you to go “beyond the book”. as expected, the three tablets, namely the Kobo Arc 10HD, Kobo Arc 7HD and Kobo Arc 7, are as pretty as their new E-ink counterparts. even though branded as tablets, Kobo insists that
getting a pretty and abled eReader is much like owning a good book with an awesome cover. agree? the only difference is, an eReader physical look doesn’t change when you switched books. that said, it is all the more important for style-conscious beings to hit up with the ‘right’ eReader. if you are on the same page as us, then you might want to check out the Kobo Aura eReader.
it is true that a tablet that commands a four-figure price tag is not for regular consumers like us. still, we can’t resist featuring the new Algiz 7 Super-Rugged Tablet by Handheld Group, an update to the Algiz 7 ruggedized Windows tablet. being ruggedized means slim form factor is not in the order – instead it is bulk-up for the ultimate in protection