Haswell Tablet-Laptop Hybrid “North Cape” Boasts Smart Frame

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Intel introduced their tablet-laptop hybrid Haswell-line prototype in the CES last January. It is closing to its official release but before it happens, we give you some of its features that makes it stand out in the competition.

Named as the “North Cape”, this interesting tablet-laptop device boasts a nice screen that fits on what you need and how you intend to use your device. So basically, when you remove that screen in the body of the laptop or the keyboard dock, it automatically changes the screen size from 13.3 inches down to 11.6 inches, a . . . → Read More: Haswell Tablet-Laptop Hybrid “North Cape” Boasts Smart Frame

LG to take over webOS from HP

LG to take over webOS from HP

The webOS software found a new home.

The famous webOS software of Hewlett-Packard is already sold to LG Electronics, a South Korean electronics company.

On Monday, the deal was announced by HP, which has gotten the company off of the centerpiece of its unfortunate purchase of $1.8 billion for Palm Inc. three years ago.

In 2011, HP used webOS as the facilitator into the tablet computer and smartphone market as well. However, the company immediately got rid of the mobile devices that runs on the software along with the failing revenues. As a result, HP decided to stop the development . . . → Read More: LG to take over webOS from HP

India Introduces Cheapest Tablet Computer

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India has 1.2 billion people are most and of these are poor, this means that technology is out of reach and products like Apple’s iPad is beyond the grasp of many.

Telecoms and Education Minister Kapil Sibal said “The rich have access to the digital world, the poor and ordinary have been excluded. Aakash will end that digital divide…”

The government is going to buy the first batch of units of the lightweight device, called Aakash or “SKY” in English. Each unit cost $50 from a British company which assembled the web-enabled tablet computer in India.

A dry run of . . . → Read More: India Introduces Cheapest Tablet Computer

Apple Inc. Requests Banning of Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia

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Sydney, Australia – Samsung’s latest Galaxy Tablet 10.1 is allegedly infringing at least three patents of Apple Inc. and must be banned in Australia because it would steal the iPad sales, according to the Apple Inc. lawyer.

In the Apple Inc. patent, Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 infringed the design of the iPad, according to Steven Burley, Apple’s lawyer, said at the scheduled 2 days of hearing in Sydney, Australia. “They ought to clear the way in advance rather than attempt to crash through.” He also added.

Apple is asking Annabelle Bennett, Federal Court Justice, . . . → Read More: Apple Inc. Requests Banning of Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia

Court Favors Apple Putting Samsung Tabs on Hold

Court Favors Apple

Samsung Electronics Co. never had the chance to show their latest tablet computer at the largest electronic shows in the world just when Apple Inc. took the second injunction blocking the sales of the Latest Galaxy tab in Germany.

Apple’s closest rival in tablet computers, Samsung, pulled out Galaxy Tab 7.7 from the IFA consumers. IFA consumer is an electronic show held in Berlin on Sept. 2 after the Dusseldorf court granted Apple’s wish to ban sales of Samsung products, James Chung, Samsung spokesman from Seoul confirmed over the phone. But Mr. Chung could not confirm . . . → Read More: Court Favors Apple Putting Samsung Tabs on Hold

Reasons Why You Should Not Buy a $99 TouchPad

HP Touchpad

The TouchPad is now gone, yet Hewlett-Packard is giving it a hell of a wake. HP has ripped the price of its $399 tablet computer to $99 after killing the product on Thursday, sparking a buying frenzy.

At last, an Apple competitor has established a price low enough to begin an online shopping stampede.  It is bulkier than an iPad, the battery life is relatively poor, and it’s got just one camera – instead of two, but $99 bucks seems pretty good for everything with a 1.2 Ghz Snapdragon processor and an operating system with the . . . → Read More: Reasons Why You Should Not Buy a $99 TouchPad

Samsung Faces German Court in Tablet Case Hearing

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Samsung Electronics Co. will go to court on August 25 to appeal an earlier decision banning the South Korean technology giant from selling its Galaxy tablet computer in most of the European Union as what has turned into a global clash for intellectual property rights furies on.

The local court of Duesseldorf earlier this month subjected a preliminary injunction, made at the request of Apple Inc. (AAPL), hindering Samsung from dealing out its Galaxy Tab 10.1 touchscreen tablet throughout mainly of Europe, except the Netherlands.

The device, released earlier this summer, and which runs on Google Inc.’s (GOOG) Android working . . . → Read More: Samsung Faces German Court in Tablet Case Hearing