"tablets" entries

Let the tablet wars begin

As Apple ruffles feathers, HP's TouchPad -- and some of its subscription terms -- are unveiled

HP is squaring up against Apple with its new TouchPad tablet and new subscription terms with Time Inc.

What investors are looking for in publishing companies

Catalyst Investors' Ryan McNally on the business opportunities born from publishing's disruption.

Ryan McNally, co-founder of Catalyst Investors, discusses the opportunities for publishing startups and investors (here's a tip: you're in good shape if tablets and multimedia are priorities).

Ereading Update: Record device sales and a look at CES tablets

A number of multipurpose tablets made their debut at the Consumer Electronics Show.

In the latest Ereading Update: Tablets and the holidays proved to be fast friends; At CES, a host of tablets were announced by the likes of ASUS, Lenovo, and Motorola

Four short links: 1 December 2010

Four short links: 1 December 2010

Kinect Hacking, Crowdsource, Lists, and Tablets

  1. 2 Kinects 1 Box (YouTube) — merging data from two Kinects in real time, to get astonishing 3D information. (via Chelfyn Baxter)
  2. Crowdsource is not Open Source (Simon Phipps) — there are some businesses that don’t understand this, and exploit community for their sole benefit in the name of open source. Ignorance of the four freedoms is dangerous.
  3. We Like Lists Before We Don’t Want to Die (Spiegel) — fascinating interview with Umberto Eco. If you interact with things in your life, everything is constantly changing. And if nothing changes, you’re an idiot. (via Aaron Straup Cope on Delicious)
  4. $139.99 Android Tablet at Toys R Ussales of Android tablets (as well as Apple tablets) could help bolster the after-market accessory opportunity for wireless players, including modem makers and wireless operators.
  5. (via Sylvain Carle on Twitter)

Device update: Analyzing the publishing value chain

Ereaders get the attention for now; new tablets from Sharp and RIM.

As the changes in the publishing value chain become clearer, electronic manufacturing giants Sharp and Research in Motion make new tablet announcements.

Device update: The latest multifunction innovations

News on HTC Desire Z, enTourage eDGe and Dell's Convertible Duo.

Illustrating how quickly manufacturers are innovating, we look at new multifunction devices from HTC, Entourage, and Dell.

Device update: Analysts bullish on ereaders

News on Elonex tablets, Samsung Galaxy Tab, and Velocity Micro Cruz.

In this week's device update: Research reports conclude ereader demand is on the upswing. Plus: info on Samsung's Galaxy Tab, tablets from Elonex, and more.

Device update: Tablet edition

A look at the Neofonie WeTab, Samsung Galaxy Tab, and Telefunken T9HD

The IFA 2010 may become known as the moment when electronics manufacturers announced their responses to Apple's iPad. Here's a look at notable tablet announcements from the event and other recent news from the world of ereaders and related devices.

TOC's Wednesday devices, gadgets and ereaders update

With IFA Consumer Electronics Unlimited just days away, this week brings plenty of buzz about new ereaders, tablets and more.

The IFA traditionally offers an early indication of what gadgets will sell well through Christmas. It's no wonder so much attention is focused on the show with order volume stemming from last year's show reaching nearly $3.8 billion.

TOC's Wednesday Devices, and Gadgets and EReaders Update

As you can see, this sector is rapidly becoming more complicated, which is why we've decided to dedicate some of our attention on the ever-changing landscape of devices, gadgets, and ereaders.