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30
Jun
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Toshiba Netbook-iPad Hybrid to Run Windows 7

Toshiba is hoping to do more than capture an iPad-friendly market with its upcoming Libretto W100 -- instead, the tech firm seems ready to unearth a whole new audience, one that will appreciate a dual touchscreen device sporting Windows 7. The ... Toshiba Libretto W100 measures 7.95 x 4.84 x 1.2 inches and weighs much less than most netbooks at just 1.8 pounds. However, it's not all that similar to the tiny laptops; instead, its dynamics fall somewhere between an Apple iPad and a Nintendo DS. Techies Push for Alternative to Android Just as important as Libretto's size is its operating system, ... (view more)

Mon
03
May
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Apple CEO Says No Adobe Flash on iPhone, iPad

The Apple iPhone and iPad boast countless apps and features. However, according to Apple CEO Steve Jobs, there is one particular feature that will not be appearing on the aforementioned Apple devices: Adobe Flash technology. In a 1,685-word ... offensive against Adobe (titled "Thoughts on Flash"), Jobs mentioned that Flash has too many "bugs", drains batteries too quickly and is too oriented to personal computers to work on the iPhone or iPad. Jobs went on to state that Flash was designed "for PCs using mice, not for touch screens using fingers." (Source: yahoo.com ) Still, many believe that the ... (view more)

Thu
29
Apr
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99-Year-Old Oregonian: iPad Changed My Life

The new iPad is sleek, stylish, and as such it's being gobbled up by Apple fanboys the world over. However, it might surprise one to learn that not all iPad fanatics are 20-something Silicon Valleyers -- instead, one 99-year-old Oregonian now claims ... the device has changed her life. Virginia Campbell, who lives in Lake Oswego, Oregon, purchased the iPad not long after it was released in early April. That's not a story -- but what is interesting is why Campbell bought the device. You see, Campbell, who once attended Reed College of Portland, Oregon, is (or was) an avid reader and writer -- that ... (view more)

Wed
28
Apr
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iPad Windows Users Targeted by New Malware Threat

New iPad owners beware -- if you recently purchased an Apple iPad and are running Microsoft's Windows operating system on it, then take note: scammers are now trying to trick users into downloading a supposed iTunes update that is laced with ... malware. According to a recent report from security firm BitDefender, emails have recently been found in the inboxes of iPad owners under the subject line "iPad Software Update". The message offers those gullible enough to click a link to a web page where they're confronted with what appears to be a very legitimate iTunes update. (Source: cnet.com ) ... (view more)

Mon
26
Apr
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Production Issues Bottleneck iPad, Report Suggests

Sales of Apple's new iPad tablet device have been impressive so far. So impressive, in fact, that Apple was forced to delay shipping the device outside of the U.S. because it simply couldn't keep up with demand. Well, now there's word that the ... problem is the touch screen display, which suppliers say is a complex and difficult to manufacture tool. The iPad's touch screen, produced by LG Display Co., Samsung Electronics Co., and Seiko Epson Corp., is a lot like the display of the iPhone. At 9.7 inches it's a lot bigger, making the production process infinitely more complex and difficult. "We ... (view more)

Tue
20
Apr
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Google Tablet Rivals iPad with Cloud, Open Source

It's rumored that Google is close to launching its own rival for the Apple iPad tablet device. Google's tablet computer will reportedly blend an e-reader with the multi-functional and very popular Android operating system (OS). Google Opts For ... Android Operating System The choice of operating system is certainly a surprising one, given that Google has been pushing its own Chrome OS, due sometime this year. The reason the Chrome OS won't be a part of Google's tablet is actually pretty simple: Chrome will be extremely slim, offering only minimal software support and the Chrome Internet browser. ... (view more)

Fri
16
Apr
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Toshiba to Unveil Win7 iPad-Style Tablets Later This Year

Toshiba says it will be launching its own line of tablet computers to rival the Apple iPad later this year. That follows on from a similar announcement by netbook specialists Asus earlier this month . Toshiba may be working on more than two tablet ... machines, one running Windows 7, the other Google's Android operating system (OS). It says that as well as considering a 10-inch screen model, it's also looking at producing a dual-screen device, though the dual-screen version would run Windows 7 only. (Source: reuters.com ) That sounds similar to Microsoft's Courier project, which involves a ... (view more)

Wed
14
Apr
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Apple iPad: Weak WiFi Tops User Complaints

Apple's iPad may have sold hundreds of thousands of times over the course of its opening weekend, but that doesn't mean the new device is without its problems. Already Apple is feeling the sting from hundreds of user complaints about the iPad's weak ... WiFi abilities, reports say. "[The] signal is weak, downloading anything is painfully slow and it will drop the signal and go offline every 5-10 minutes," complained user "mbell75" on Apple's support forum website early last week. WiFi Trouble Forum Grows at Rapid Pace In the past week and a half, a thread entitled "Weak wifi" has accumulated 547 ... (view more)

Fri
09
Apr
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'Ipad Peek', and 'Process Library'

Ipad Peek Interested to find out how your very own web site looks and feels on the brand new Apple iPad -- but not keen on spending hundreds of dollars? Online iPad simulator shows you how your web site looks and plays on the iPad. ... http://ipadpeek.com Process Library Process Library is a comprehensive online library of processes for everyone who needs to know the exact nature and purpose of every process that should, and should not, be running on their PC. A handy tool for keeping a close eye on system security. http://www.processlibrary.com Today's fresh software picks were provided courtesy ... (view more)

Mon
05
Apr
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Apple Sells 700,000 iPads Opening Day, Report Suggests

Even before many reviews of the iPad have been unveiled, die-hard Apple devotees have scooped up an estimated 700,000 units of the much-anticipated handheld device. According to a report by Gene Munster of tech analyst firm Piper Jaffray, it's ... estimated Apple sold between 600,000 and 700,000 of its iPad devices just this past Saturday, alone (including presales). The number more than doubles the senior analyst's earlier forecast that between 200,000 and 300,000 units would move out on that first day of availability. (Source: cnet.com ) iPad Beats iPhone Release Evidence of the iPad's ... (view more)

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