Since its release in April 2010, the Apple iPad has revolutionized the electronics market. What appeared at first to be a simple evolution of the Smart phone, or a simplified laptop, the iPad proved to be far more than the sum of its parts, and immediately it created a whole new market for tablet computers, with many people happily replacing their home computers with these portable, affordable, and fashionable devices performing the average consumer’s basic needs faster, more efficiently and in more places than had… Read the rest
Apple attacked Samsung for producing the identical look and feel of its iPad in the Galaxy Tab range of tablets and now the Apple people has got a tough time ahead, as Samsung is preparing to launch a tablet which will surely be a strong competition for the iPad. The latest tablet is suspected to be released sometime in 2012, with the code name P10. Samsung is aiming to take on the direct source which brought iPad to its celebrated success- the retina display.
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Apple has been fiercely pressing the case against Samsung in courts and has recently added Google Nexus to the battle. The latest update in these battles are the new letters sent by Apple which say that retailers who are selling Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 are committing contempt of court as they are working against court ruling. The letters sent by Apple warned the retailers “‘immediately remove for sale the [banned product] from all physical and online venues under [their] direction or control”.
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The Apple iPad 3 or HD has just hit the market a few days ago and everyone is eager to see what the fuss is all about. Those who pre-ordered it are already able to test it thoroughly, and those who didn’t are able to get it from the Apple Store, Staples or Futureshop. The word was that many changes will be spotted on the new model, especially related to the video quality, as the iPad 3 features a staggering 2048 x 1536 Retina Display.… Read the rest
With all the book wars going on these days, serious readers are being affected and are not happy that on a certain device, a great one at that, they cannot have access to several books because of the conflict that never seems to end between the large publishing companies. In these times of crisis, a new in-house publishing company has risen: Now and Then Reader. The works of numerous artists are available via Amazon’s Kindle Singles, Apple’s iBookstore, Google Books, Barnes & Noble and Kobo.… Read the rest
January has been a busy month for everyone. With the arrival of 2012, a lot of things changed and many more are about to in the months to come. In general; but particularly in the tech world. Still, January is the months of rumours, promises of products to come and legends of the year past.
Tablets of 2011
2011 was a great year for Apple and we know this after their announcement of last week. Stepping on many shoes, they released their total sale number… Read the rest
This year the eBook reader and tablet world has suffered a veritable boom. Many new companies joined the market and every experienced producer has come forth with new devices to impress and meet your every need: reading, listening to music, watching movies, a large palette of applications and massive breakthroughs in terms of battery life.
In the next lines, you can find some of the best devices out there and coolest gadgets to appear until this moment in time, all of which are better described… Read the rest
Apple has always been a leader in the tablet world, providing quality products with impressive features and equipped with top notch applications. All these come in a slick package with the Apple brand on it and deserve to have the high price they display at the moment. People are impressed by iPhones, they love iPads and are willing to pay the price for such high quality merchandise. Or are they?
Together with the launch of the new Kindle Fire tablet and the brand new Nook,… Read the rest
Steve Jobs once said that “one day”, the PC will be not bigger than an A4 paper and the mouse and keyboard will be obsolete. That day came a few years back, when the tablets and eBook Readers were created and to this hour, tech companies are working tirelessly to bring every reading material to the tablet world. In other words, as millions of electronic books are now available worldwide, why not add other types of information to the list of tablet accessed reading material?… Read the rest
In the beginning of October, Google has expanded their eBook store to the Old Continent, announcing their entry to the British market. After launching their eBook library to the US in December 2010, Google has finally moved towards other parts of the world, announcing the availability of several hundred thousand eBooks from major UK publishers such as Random House, Hachette and Penguin, together with Google’s two million editions available for public use.
Google eBook Store
Google eBook store features a large portfolio in EPUB and… Read the rest