News: Reads from WWW
Monday, 5 Sep 2011
Amazon.com plans to unveil a smaller and cheaper US$250 rival to Apple's iPad tablet device in November, as reported by TechCrunch on Friday.
The lawsuit dispute between Apple and Samsung seems to spill over to IFA 2011 where the Galaxy Tab 7.7 was apparently removed from the show floor a few days after its announcement.
Friday, 2 Sep 2011
Another tablet will be joining the party, with Sony's Tablet S pre-loading Google Android 3.0 and armed with an A/V remote control.
LG Electronics reveals "LG PenTouch TV" at IFA - a series of plasma HDTVs which enables viewers to interact with the Internet or to create and modify a variety of content on the screen via a touch-sensitive stylus pen.
Samsung intends to blur the distinction between smartphones and tablets with its upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note smartphone, a device with a huge 5.3-inch AMOLED touchscreen and a dedicated built-in stylus.
Confirming what we've reported earlier, HTC has just unveiled its latest Windows Phone 7 devices preloaded with the Mango update, named as the HTC Titan and Radar.
Kernel.org, a site that distributes Linux source kernels, suffered a breach of security according to a leaked email by Chief Administrator John Hawley.
Toshiba announced its latest tablet model, the AT200 which runs on Android 3.2. It is amazingly thin at 7.7mm, has a 10.1-inch display and is powered by a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor.
Thursday, 1 Sep 2011
The HP TouchPad will be selling for S$126 and S$201 for the 16GB and 32GB versions at Comex 2011, with additional purchase-to-purchase options available at the HP booth.
Sony reveals prices for its S and P tablets. The 16GB version of the S model will cost US$499, while the 32GB edition will retail for US$599. The P tablet will cost 599 Euros.