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Wed
09
Mar
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iPad 2 Released, but iPad 3 Possible by Year End

Apple's iPad 2 tablet PC launched exactly 1 week ago (March 2, 2011). And while Apple is hoping that thousands of consumers will rush out and purchase the new iPad 2, some analysts suggest that holding off until the iPad 3 becomes available might ... actually be a better idea. iPad 2: New Dual Core Processor, Thinner The iPad 2 offers a number of new features, including an internal dual core Apple A5 processor and a camera designed for FaceTime video messaging. This enables the iPad 2 to message with the iPhone 4, iPod Touch 4 and Mac OS X Snow Leopard. The iPad2 boasts a 33 per cent thinner ... (view more)

Fri
25
Feb
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iPad 2 Expected to be Unveiled March 2

Apple has set aside March 2nd, 2011 for a major media event, where it's expected the Cupertino, California-based company will unveil a totally new iPad. (Source: mercurynews.com ) iPad2: Thinner, Lighter Body Likely What we don't know, however, is ... when the device itself will ship. It's hoped that will be one of the points of discussion at the upcoming media event, along with reasons why consumers should be bothered to purchase an iPad 2. Experts speculate that the new iPad will feature a thinner and lighter design, more memory, and a front-facing camera. These features seem a lock, but ... (view more)

Mon
20
Dec
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Consumer Electronics Show to Debut New Win7 Tablet PCs

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) held every January is arguably the biggest showcase of the year for mainstream tech products. Next month's CES showcase is scheduled for Las Vegas, and it's rumored that Microsoft's CEO will be unveiling new ... Windows 7 tablet PCs as part of his keynote address. Most interesting is that Microsoft won't be producing any of the tablet hardware, but instead is expected to endorse those made by third-party companies. Slide-Out Keyboard Feature in One Windows 7 Tablet Model According to the New York Times, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer will display forthcoming ... (view more)

Wed
24
Nov
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Analyst Predicts 2011 Release for iPad 2

The Apple iPad is off to a fast start, dominating a nascent but growing market . But that doesn't mean Apple has stopped thinking about its successor; in fact, one analyst predicts the Cupertino-based company will probably have a new iPad ready for ... release in the spring. Gleacher ... (view more)

Tue
16
Nov
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Experts Predict Holiday Sales Dip for Apple iPad

It would seem all the pressure these days is on Microsoft and PC makers to put out a Windows 7 tablet that can rival the popular Apple iPad. But recent reports from industry analysts suggest iPad sales could take a dip this holiday season, primarily ... because consumers are expected to reign in spending. The report comes from Rodman ... (view more)

Fri
05
Nov
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Report: Apple Owns 95% of Tablet Market

Just in case there was any doubt that Microsoft desperately needs to oversee the release of several Windows-based slate computers to compete with the Apple iPad, a new report states that, in the fiscal third quarter, the Cupertino-based firm's ... products accounted for 95 per cent of the tablet market. In other words, this is Apple's sphere until a PC maker like Hewlett-Packard or IBM can take it back. The report comes courtesy of Strategy Analytics Inc., a Boston-based research company that also noted an increase in tablet computer shipments by 26 per cent over the previous quarter. It would ... (view more)

Thu
28
Oct
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HP Slate 500: Win7 Tablet PC Available Friday

When it launched a few weeks ago, the CTL 2goPAD -- a Windows 7-powered tablet PC -- received an incredible response, with anxious buyers grabbing up all available stock in less than a week. For those who couldn't get their hands on the 2goPAD, take ... note: the first prime-time PC maker is ready to release its own Win7 tablet, and will do so later this week. HP Slate 500 to be Released Tomorrow Hewlett-Packard, or HP, is the world's largest PC maker and will on Friday, October 29th release its Tablet PC Slate 500, arguably the most-anticipated tablet computer since the Apple iPad was first ... (view more)

Wed
06
Oct
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Microsoft CEO: Expect Win7 Tablet PC by Xmas

Thus far, hardware makers have been a little slow in bringing out Windows 7-based tablet computers to rival Apple's very popular iPad. But Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer says that's about to change, and that several new devices should be on the market ... in time for the holiday season. "You'll see new slates with Windows on them," Ballmer told an audience at the London School of Economics on Tuesday. "You'll see them this Christmas." (Source: informationweek.com ) Big Box Retailer 'Target' to Carry iPad The iPad hit stores way back in April, and within two months Apple had sold approximately three ... (view more)

Mon
20
Sep
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Is the Laptop Dead? Best Buy CEO Says No Way

With the rise of Apple's thin n' flashy iPad and a slew of Windows 7-powered rivals , one might think the common laptop's day had passed. Not so says the CEO of big box electronics retailer Best Buy, who notes that such ideas are "grossly ... exaggerated." In a statement on Best Buy's site late last week, company CEO Brian Dunn offered his opinion of reports that the Apple iPad's impressive sales were taking their toll on the growth of notebook computers. "The reports of the demise of these devices are grossly exaggerated," Dunn said, adding that predictions that laptop sales will continue to ... (view more)

Mon
23
Aug
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Asus iPad Killer A Long Ways Off, Say Critics

PC maker Asustek ("Asus") Computer is getting ready to release its competitors for the very popular Applie iPad. Two will run Windows 7, while a third will back the Google Android operating system (OS). Reports say the Asus tablets will ship between ... the end of the year and sometime next spring -- dates some critics consider far too late. Windows 7 Asus Tablet Offers High Power, Price The most elaborate of the Asus devices is the Eee Pad EP121, which is set to target professionals with a 12-inch touch screen and powerful Intel Core 2 Duo processor. Early estimates suggest it will ... (view more)

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