Category: Tablet pc

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Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2

Lenovo’s influential laptop designs are legendary. Despite being, in most cases, re-branded IBM computers, there was a time when the Lenovo laptop was the only model to be certified for use in outer space (I’m not joking). The Lenovo ThinkPad…

The Sony Xperia Z Tablet

Sony are sort of perennial outsiders, or ‘nearly men’ in the tablet PC marketplace. They’ve tried very hard not to be, in fact, they’ve ploughed millions into the development of various tablets. From the underrated Sony Tablet S to the…

A Review of The New Nexus 7 Tablet

In the 1994 movie ‘Star Trek: Generations’ the character of Guinan tells Captain Picard about the Nexus, a sort of temporal energy ribbon where all your hopes and dreams appear to have come true. “Its like being inside joy” she…

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Boy, time flies when you’re having fun (read that as: things change when you aren’t looking). Turn on the TV, or go to the movies after a couple years away and you’ll find that Pokemon is now pronounced ‘Yu-Gi-Oh’ and…

Who Invented the Tablet PC?

That’s actually quite tough to pinpoint. Computer scientist Alan Kay first came up with a concept (and then a prototype) for what he called a ‘Dynabook’ in 1968. Depending on which version you look at, the Dynabook concept can be…

Top 5 Tablets To Buy This year

2013 has been a roller coaster year for tablets and for technology in general, and although a lot of that can be attributed to a giant lamp voiced by Bill Nighy (and if you missed the reference then you missed…

Tablet Wars: Who’s Xooming Whom?

With a Xoom well beyond it’s sell by date, namely in the first indoctrination of the ipad, here’s a glance at a piece from the time, with a honeycomb android platform, there are several commentators saying this is the big…

VTech Innolab: The Kids Are Alright

Last night I found myself in the grip of a nightmare. In my dream, a Woman dressed like a Victorian widow was drowning me under a sheet of thick, impenetrable ice. Before that, I’d had a series of other nightmares…