Archives for Tablet computing

The Nokia Lumia 2520 Arrives

Nokia released its first ever tablet to the world on Thurs. Nov. 22 and the response has been generally favorable with respect to the excellent engineering and design.  It remains a mystery what Microsoft will do with this excellent tablet running Windows RT 8.1 when its purchase of Nokia’s devices division is complete in 2014.  The following review is by one of the leading Microsoft commentators Mary Jo Foley who has used the Microsoft Surface RT with great success since it original release.

The Nokia Lumia 2520: My week with the ‘other’ Windows ARM tablet

Mary Jo Foley, ZDNet

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iPad is Shaking Up the Entire Computer Market

Steve Jobs was famous for declaring his products game changers.  Looks like even the former Apple CEO may not have even imagined the kind of revolution his tablet would create.  This little beauty is turning the whole IT industry upside down and transforming a niche market into the next big thing in computing.

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The top 15 innovative mobile apps to watch in 2011

Taken from CIO magazine.  These are the apps to watch as various tablet platforms take off this year.

Gary Baker

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iPad 2 Launches

Apple threw down the gauntlet today to the horde of tablet computers that are barking at its heels by showing off iPad 2.

It’s slimmer, more powerful, has two cameras and costs just the same as the first version.

Ships March 11; let the games begin!

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HP Unveils Three Devices Running webOS

HP unveiled three new devices to challenge the smartphone and tablets that are already on the market with a new operating system: webOS.  Is this too little, too late or could webOS be their secret sauce.

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Google Releases "Honecomb" OS

Wed., Feb 2, Google launched its eagerly awaited Android 3.0 operating system, nicknamed Honeycomb.  This sweet new system has been optimized  to work on the landslide of new tablets like the Motorola Xoom that debuted at CES in January and now are slowly starting to roll out.  The comparisons with Apple’s iOS mobile operating system are inevitable but Google is also desperate to have this operating system, tailored specifically for tablets, to terminate the iPad lead in the niche.

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IA Tech Roundtable #10 1/3/11

2011 Predictions

Gary Baker, Ed Rudel, Cal Carson, Foster Braun

Click here to listen or download IA Tech Roundtable 10 (30 min.)

Top ten gadget predictions for 2011

What won’t happen in 2011

IPTV become mainstream

Expect Malware and Spyware to target Tablet devices

11 predictions for 2011 Chris Obrian of the Mercury News

Big Tech Predictions for 2011 (PC Mag)

Twitter Predicts

Slash Gear Top Predictions for 2011


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IA Tech Roundtable #9 12/26/10

Click here for: IA Tech Roundtable #9 (approx 40 Min.)

2010 Tech Review Show Notes:

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Acer Unveils Awesome Line Up of Computers

One of my first computers was an Acer and this line up has me looking over my shoulder again.  Acer’s incredibly diverse line up of everything from 7 inch tablets to a laptop with two touch screens may turn Black Friday into a technological Fourth of July! Full Story

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