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If you’re shopping for a high-priced tech gadget this holiday season, your loved one would probably prefer a new tablet to a laptop, according to a PriceGrabber.com survey released Nov. 8, 2012. The online price comparison service found that 59 percent of the 1,475 online U.S. shoppers it polled late last month would prefer a tablet to a laptop.
So is this the beginning of the end for the...Read more »
"...celebrate thirty years of He-Man with your family and friends in the palm of your hands or raise it high above so that everyone knows you are gaming with 'POWER!' " - Warp Pipe
Warp Pipe's App of the Week honors goes to 'He-Man: The Most Powerful Game in the Universe'. It's been thirty years since Prince Adam, son of King Randor and Queen Marlena,...Read more »
Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo have concluded their presentations at E3 this year, and it's no surprise that the Wii U left the biggest impression.
The Wii U's impact at the Electronic Entertainment Expo began even before Nintendo took the stage Tuesday at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The final version of the Wii U controller was shown during a pre-E3 Nintendo broadcast highlighting comfort...Read more »
Apple has announced its latest iteration of the iPad. No, it's not the iPad 3 or the iPad HD. It's just the iPad.
The company also unveiled a new Apple TV. It's capable of streaming 1080p video from either the iCloud or Airplay.
As for the new iPad's specs:
The iPad's brains feature a A5X dual-core CPU, not the next generation A6 tech geeks hoped for. But it will have quad-core...Read more »
The Consumer Electronics Show is just around the corner. I'm looking forward to seeing the next generation of dual-core 4G phones, "smart TVs" and wireless audio solutions. But as reported by The Associated Press, CES is also home to flops (see Android Tablets, Netbooks, 3-D TVs). Here are some potential downers that tech companies will continue to push onto consumers this year.
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A look at the differences between the Amazon Kindle Fire, and the Apple iPad:
Price: The Kindle Fire, which connects to the Web over Wi-Fi networks, will cost $199 when it begins selling on Nov. 15. The iPad costs $499-$829, depending on storage capacity and its wireless capabilities.
Screen size: The Kindle Fire's display measures 7 inches at the diagonal, while the iPad has a 9.7-inch...Read more »
Apple's second generation iPad was just announced and will be available in the United States on March 11 via the Apple Store. As expected, the iPad 2 will be faster and lighter than its predecessor, but there are some features that the blogosphere called for that have been left out.
The iPad 2 will sport a 1 GHz dual-core Apple A5 custom cpu. Cosmetically changes are minimal. It will...Read more »
Now that the iPad 2 is out, Apple lovers are claiming this is the iPad they've been hoping for, but in reality, Steve Jobs didn't announce anything groundbreaking. And the comparisons with its competitors have begun pouring in.
We’ve already seen dual-cameras, dual-core processors, HD recording and HDMI connectivity. It turns out the iPad 2 is a bit faster and has a thinner...Read more »
Verizon Wireless is teaming up with Motorola to bring it's popular, but pricey, Xoom tablet to subscribers.
The Motorola Xoom will be available from Verizon Wireless stores for $599.99 with a new two-year customer agreement or $799.99 without a contract. Wireless 3G data service for the Motorola Xoom will begin at $20 monthly access for 1GB. The Motorola Xoom will be upgradeable to 4G LTE...Read more »