Archive | October, 2010

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 Review, Part 2: Applications

Posted on 31 October 2010

In part one of our three-part detailed Samsung Galaxy Tab Review we detailed the ins and outs of the Samsung Galaxy Tab, the first impressions, user interface and led into some words about the applications. In Part we will cover details about the applications.

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‘In Other Ultra-Mobile News…’ October 29th

Posted on 29 October 2010

Here’s the weekly rundown of items that we posted to the middle column on UMPCPortal, our ‘Other News’ section. It’s all good ultra mobile PC and MID-related stuff that, in most cases, we didn’t write about as a main news item. Shared Nokia N8: part 1, overview and hardware. Posted Nav 9 review from Engadget. Shared Tega v2 Windows tablet to launch October 12th. Shared $250 DataWind UbiSurfer netbook with […]

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 Review, Part 1: Overview, Hardware, Screen, Keyboard

Posted on 28 October 2010

Carrypad started in 2006 with the idea that there should be a mobile device that is “the parent of the smartphone… It is the offspring and partner of the PC.” [Ref] In the last 4 years we’ve seen a range of good devices from mini tablets to mini PC’s. Nokia nearly hit the mark a couple of times with their Linux tablet devices and Archos have been very close in […]

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Viewpads Get Trade-in Offer. Up to £125 for your Old Lappy

Posted on 28 October 2010

Got an old but booting netbook or notebook? How about that old EeePC 701? Want a Viewpad 7 or 10? If you’re in the UK you’re in for a good deal because Viewsonic are offering £100 for the Viewpad 7 and £125 for the Viewpad 10 if you send in your old, but working, laptop or netbook. Details were announced at a press conference today and are up on a […]

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Tega V2 Naked

Posted on 27 October 2010

Yes, we were unlucky and got a faulty Tega V2 so Tegatech kindly shipped over a new one for us to play with. Work starts on that soon but in the meantime, what should we do with the faulty one? We hinted at a little nakedness to Tegatech and they agreed, so here it is. The metal back is tough as nuts and there should be no problem doing some […]

HTC Windows Phone 7 Meetup: Thoughts and Impressions

Posted on 27 October 2010

Yesterday I attended a Windows Phone 7 event hosted by HTC to showcase their new range of smartphones. It was a good evening and great to get hands on time with Microsoft’s latest foray into the ever changing mobile landscape. I’ve been posting snippets of my first thoughts and initial impressions on Twitter all day so if you don’t already follow me now is a good time to start. For […]

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Samsung N350 – 1KG, Dual-Core Netbook Now Available in UK, DE. Unboxed!

Posted on 26 October 2010

This month has to be one of my favorite since I started blogging about mobile computing but the icing on the cake has to be the return of the 1KG netbook. I’ve had hands-on and I really like this Samsung N350. So much so that if it turns up in a 3G version, it will probably replace my ‘old’ Gigabyte Touchnote 3G. That extra core will smooth out the transition […]

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Viewpad 10 available for Pre-Order in UK – £429

Posted on 26 October 2010

We’ve seen that the consumer-focused Viewpad 7 is now available for pre-order well those of you with a productivity slant might be more interested in the Viewpad 10 which is now available for pre order at Amazon in the UK. At 429 pounds from Amazon UK it looks like a good price but WATCH OUT, that N550 and 2GB specification is WRONG as far as I know. (Perhaps you should […]

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Viewpad 7 Launch Event Taiwan – Video

Posted on 26 October 2010

We’ve just reported on the UK price and availability for the Viewpad 7 and turned around to see that NetbookNews have had hands-on at a launch event in Taiwan. It’s all happening today! Check out the video below. Once again, we’re getting positive vibes! Source: NetbookNews

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Viewpad 7 Available for Pre-Order in UK. Starting Price: £399

Posted on 26 October 2010

If you’ve been thinking about an Android tablet purchase over the next 2 months, these devices are probably on your list. Galaxy Tab, Dell Streak, Notion Ink Adam, Viewpad 7, Archos 70, Archos 101 and maybe the Toshiba Folio. Only 2 of them are currently available and both the Tab and the Streak are great quality products (Streak even gets a 2.2 upgrade soon) but what if you’re looking for […]

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HP Slate 500 Thoughts

Posted on 25 October 2010

I’m taking a look at the HP Slate 500 that was launched last week. No, not a hands-on but a quick analysis of the specifications. It looks like a great mobile Tablet PC option at a good price.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab $499 without 3G (In U.S.)

Posted on 25 October 2010

Pocketables have some interesting news about the Wi-Fi-only version of the Galaxy Tab. We’re seeing a continuing slide on the prices in Europe with the UK leading on 529 pounds (592 Euros) and others, like Germany, not far behind.  The pre-tax price is 451 pounds, $709 which is a healthy chunk of money. The U.S. can expect cheaper prices than that but how about this: $499 for a Wifi-Only version […]

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