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What Do You Use Your Tablet For?

Written on April 11, 2011 by R. Cruise

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Tablets are apparently the hottest tech trend today, but have you ever wondered – what do people use them for anyway?

Google’s AdMob recently conducted a survey on what the Techies are doing with their tablet PCs, where do they commonly use them and for how long.

The statistics show that tablet users tend to ignore their TVs and PCs because of their iPads, Galaxy Tabs and other slate devices. Their focus is to fill their gadgets with content.

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Acer Iconia, the first ever dual-screen tablet finally hits the market

Written on March 29, 2011 by R. Cruise

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Tawainese PC company Acer, officially announced the availability of the Acer Iconia Touchbook, its dual-display 14-inch touchscreen notebook.

The Windows 7 based twin-tablet or Touchbook will hit the US and Canada next month, priced at $1,199.99 US, packing an Intel Core i5 processor, USB 3.0, HDMI, WiFi and a customized software suite.

The Acer Iconia is the world’s first double-screened tablet and is currently the only one in the category. Its two 14-inch screens made of Gorilla Glass that allow typing, multi-touch and gestures, with a five-megapixel (MP) rear camera and a 2-MP front-facing camera for video chat.

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Hand Me the Galaxy: Samsung Surprises with a Tablet at IFA 2010

Written on September 03, 2010 by Aiken Lewis

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Just how do you bump Apple out of the tablet-market road, or at least bump it to the sideline? Samsung may answer: “Do not think like Apple. Think Samsung. “ Now Berlin is making way for the freshest tablet in the world—definitely by Samsung.

IFA 2010 abounds with techie delights, but it is not easy to overlook Samsung Galaxy Tab. Touch tech and pure pleasure combine in this Samsung contraption. You might just forget about iPad ownership and take the Tab home instead. It comes handy in 7 inches, and can be comfortably carried in one hand. It strikes a balance between viewing and portability. The rivaling 10-inch iPad wins in display but loses in weight.

The Samsung tablet also scores several star points for the ability of shooting photographs and videos, and for video calling capability. Sure it looks strange, talking over a tablet and snapping with such a size, but it certainly acts functional. If users feel awkward about putting the device to their ears, then a Bluetooth device (Tab supports it too) is a good alternative.

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