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13
MAY
2010

Two weeks of travel, Ten iPad lessons – SlashGear

1. Traveling with the iPad is liberating. 2. The iPad on-screen keyboard still works well for me, better than I might have expected, but it’s still not the best for typing anything of length. 3. iPad battery life is amazing. I have no problem getting across country, listening to...
10
MAY
2010

Rogers Removes $20 Data Bolt-On For iPad, Confirms No Fido Support

iPadinCanada is reporting that the $20 Bolt-On option from Rogers was removed Earlier this morning, Rogers removed the $20 bolt-on option stating it was an error: Many of you have asked about the shared data plan listed on the Apple website. This reference was an error and is...
01
APR
2010

My justification to buy an iPad

OK, now that the reviews are out and that the consensus is that the iPad is pretty much meeting/exceeding expectation my brain just kicked into justification mode. Here is my thought process on why I should buy the darn thing (or not) for me and my familly. 1. I would like to be...
16
FEB
2010

Live TV news on your iPhone straight in the browser with no app required

As you may recall, Livestation was the first company in the world demonstrating live streaming on iPhones back in 2008. A selection of Livestation’s partner channels is now available to watch live on iPhones/iPod Touches and soon iPads worldwide by simply opening the...
08
JAN
2010

The Dell Mini 5: Dell tablet gets a name

Dell’s 5-inch Internet tablet is to be called the Dell Mini 5 according to the company, suggesting that it will fit in its portable products range as the second handset to follow the Dell Mini 3 and slot in under the “Mini” range of netbooks. Dell told...
29
OCT
2009

Acer Aspire One AOD250 impressions: Android gone bad

We admit, we were pretty stoked when we first saw the Acer Aspire One AOD250 running Android in dual-boot mode. What could possibly be bad about it? Fast start-up, Google apps… other good things that aren’t coming to mind at the moment… what could go wrong?...
07
JUL
2009

Sony Vaio W netbook: 10.1-inch HD screen, N280 Atom, chiclet keyboard | Netbook Choice

Sony has finally released its first ‘proper’ netbook by announcing the Vaio Mini W-series. Whilst Sony has always claimed that the Vaio P was not a netbook, there’s not a chance they’ll claim the same with the Vaio W, which fits the typical netbook mould. The Sony Vaio W has a...
02
JUL
2009

Samsung NC10 ‘easy’ internal 3G mod

Most mods out there which tell you how to get internal 3G functionality are quite complicated and certainly not for the novice modder. João from BassoPT’s Ultra Mobile Computing has come up with a relatively easier solution that will only work on the Samsung NC10. However, this...
24
JUN
2009

HTC Hero: Android, 3.2 inch screen, 5 megapixel camera, Teflon coating, coming out late summer

HTC just launched their Hero in London. The device isn’t up on their official website, yet, and I’ll update this post when that happens, but preliminary specs indicate a 3.2 inch screen, 320 x 480 pixels, 5 megapixel camera, 528 MHz Qualcomm MSM7200A processor, 512 MB ROM, 288 MB...
23
JUN
2009

10.1” Toshiba Mini NB205 Now on Sale from $349 + Free Shipping

The Toshiba Mini NB205, is now on sale today, as planned. Available in Brown, Black, Blue or White. The Black model is the low end model and is priced at $349.99. The chassis is a different material and the keyboard keys are flattish like on the HP / Dell Mini netbooks. The other...
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