What Tablet PC Reviews and News
On today’s What Tablet PC Reviews and News update we look at the stories from around the web that caught our eyes in the last few days. Watch out for a further update coming tomorrow for all the iPad and Android tablet apps stories we picked up on also.
New 7-Inch iPad On Its Way?
- iPad with video calling coming in time for holiday season? Possibly in November? – iPad Due for Front-Facing Camera? – PCWorld
Tablet PC Operating Systems Go Head-to-Head
- Who will win the tablet PC operating systems battle? Apple, Google, BlackBerry (ARM) or HP? A Massive War Is Approaching As The Tablet Market Cannot Sustain Six Separate Platforms
- iPad still set for tablet domination with Android 2.2 not optimized for tablets. Watch out Samsung Galaxy Tab buyers – Google’s Big Tease on Tablets: Android or Chrome OS? – PCWorld Business Center
- Google spokesman says Android 2.2 is not a tablet operating system – Say what? Android 2.2 not meant for tablets?
Samsung Galaxy Tab Pricing Coming Soon
- Initial pricing in Europe looks high but carrier deals may bring cost down – Amazon UK Lists Samsung Galaxy Tab at £799 ($1,240)
New Slate PCs Previewed and Hands-on Reviews
- Hands-on with the Neofonie WeTab tablet PC. 11.6-inch touch screen, Intel Atom N450, 2 USB Ports – Neofonie and 4tiitoo WeTab hands-on (update) — Engadget
- Hands-on eLocity A7 tablet review, Tegra 2 processor plus Android 2.2 – eLocity A7 Tegra 2 Tablet Hands-on: $369 and Access to 75,000 Apps
4 More Tablet PC’s Launched and Previewed
- OpenPeak OpenTablet Android tablet has 7-inch capacitive touch screen, 3G, 5 megapixel camera, Moorestown 1.9GHz chip – OpenPeak’s OpenTablet 7 sails towards a Q1 2011 AT&T launch with Android 2.2 on board – Engadget
- More OpenTablet news – OpenPeak unveils OpenTablet 7 at IDF 2010
- Hands-on Preview with OpenPeaks OpenTablet – Fingers-On With OpenPeak’s OpenTablet 7: High-Res Android Slate Has Strong Potential
- ViewSonic MB-P702 is an e-reader tablet that’s capable of playing high def video too – ViewSonic MB-P702, the color e-reader and HD video player you didn’t yet realize you needed — Engadget
- Velocity Micro CruzReader arriving this week to a shop near you – Velocity Micro Cruz Reader hits stores, Cruz Tablet hitting in October along with more in January — Engadget
Exo PC Tablet Available to Buy
- ExoPC slate now on pre-order. Who’s keen on this tablet? ExoPC starts preorders, gets a little bit cheaper and faster
- Hands-on review with ExoPC slate – ExoPC is Intel’s WiDi-enabled Atom tablet, we go hands-on with near-final build (update: video) — Engadget
Overview of Recent Slate PC launches
- IFA overview covering the big tablet launches in Berlin last week IFA Wrap Up: Tablets, Smartphones and 3D on Display
Best iPad App and Android App Reviews
- Best new iPad, Android and iPhone apps this week – This Week’s Best Apps
- How to read PDFs in the iPad’s iBooks app – Best Tips for Using the iBooks as a PDF Reader on Your iPad or iPhone
That’s it for this update, let us know if you’ve spotted any other interesting stories by leaving a comment. We’ll have an extra post coming tomorrow on some other iPad and Android tablet apps we spotted this week too.