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iPad 2

Apple is finally launching the iPad 2 in India on April 29th.  Read more…



It is now the world’s fourth largest computer maker, China based Lenovo, who’s ready to take on Apple‘s iPad. It has launched its new tablet computer called LePad  Read more…


Motorola Xoom Wi-Fi

XOOM – Motorola’s first Android 3.0 Honeycomb based tablet is scheduled to arrive with Wi-Fi awesomeness on March 27. The original version was released  Read more…

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iPad 2: Everything you need to know

March 3, 2011 19:22 pm by Jal


A few hours ago, Apple finally launched the second iteration of its awesomely popular tablet called the iPad 2 and set the bars even higher.  Read more…

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iPad 2

Going by the latest report provided by an analyst at Concord Securities, Ming-Chi Kuo, the next generation iPad aka iPad 2 will feature better hardware in terms of anti-reflective and 30% thinner screen,  Read more…


iPad 2 arrives in US on April 2 or April 9; more countries 3 months later

iPadReports are coming in that the new generation iPad, the iPad 2, will see the light of the day in Apple Stores across US on April 2 or April 9. The launch pattern is similar to the original iPad whereby the iPad 2 will be made available to more countries 3 months later.

More interestingly, the new iPad 2 will be made available US-only for the first 3 months and Apple store-only for the first 6 months. Retail chains like Wallmart and BestBuy can sell the devices only after October 2011.

Some new features in the iPad 2:

  • Retina display (The pixel density won’t be as high as that in the iPhone 4)
  • USB port
  • Two cameras

Stay tuned for more iPad 2 updates.


Blackberry tablet arrives – The Playbook [Technical specifications + Video]

In a web developer conference held by Research In Motion (RIM, as we know it) in San Fran, the company’s brand new tablet, called The Playbook, has been revealed. Without beating about the bush, here is the first glimpse of the device followed by the technical specifications.


The Playbook – Technical Specifications

  • Screen size: 7 inch
  • Resolution: 1024 x 600
  • Thickness: 0.38 inches (9.7 mm)
  • Weight: 410 grams (0.9 pounds)
  • Processor: 1GHz dual-core mobile processor
  • RAM: 1GB
  • Operating System: Blackberry Tablet OS (based on QNX OS)
  • Tethering: Yes. The tablet can be connected to 3G data networks albeit only via Blackberry handsets.
  • WiFi: Yes.
  • Camera: Front and Rear. Capable of shooting HD video.
  • HDMI output: Yes. For displaying 1080p videos on a TV screen or monitor.
  • Full HTML5 and Flash 10.1, Adobe AIR, and HD video supported web-browser

Here’s the preview video of the device:

Product page:

What do you think of the new Blackberry Tablet? Will it be an iPad killer or an iPad 2 competitor?