Archive for September, 2010
In terms of software, PlayBook will use the BlackBerry Tablet OS based on micro-kernel QNX Neutrino architecture. Neutrinos have been widely used in medical devices, automotive to the Internet router.
PlayBook software supports Flash 10.1, WebKit and HTML 5, OpenGL (for 3D graphics as in games), Adobe Mobile AIR, Adobe Reader, Java, POSIX and BlackBerry WebWorks.
Media that can be played on PlayBook including video up to 1080p High Definition resolution. The format includes H.264, MPEG, DivX and WMV. While the audio include MP3, AAC and WMA.
Well, from the hardware side, here are More >
Mobile hardware technologies ultimately lead to the emergence of supporting gadgets. Variously functions, in addition to helping when performing telephony, also express themselves. The ends are enjoying a new experience and feeling safe and comfortable.
Sony Ericsson may be the most creative vendors for side-product creation business. A new device is launched, called LiveView. Gadgets that connect wirelessly via bluetooth to Sony Ericsson mobile phones (especially Android) is tasked to display what appears on the screen also serves to control the features without holding the phone.
Dimensions are so tiny. Only 3.5×3.5 cm by 1 cm thick, can be tuck in shirts, keychains, watches, or wherever possible. Moreover, it is equipped with a strap clip or clamp. More >
Finally, Research in Motion (RIM) introduced its new tablet in the BlackBerry Developer Conference event, San Francisco, USA. However BlackPad not selected as the name of their tablets. Then what?
Announced directly by RIM CEO Mike Lazardis, BlackBerry tablet was named PlayBook.
The device will be available in the U.S. early next year and will be marketed globally starting the second quarter of 2011, but RIM does not mention about the price.
The first appearance 7inch sized tablet with a thickness of 9.7mm is shown by Mike Lazaridis. Tablet complemented by a capacity HTML5 browser, a pair of HD cameras on the front and rear, as well as HDMI and USB ports. More >
The news about the tablet-style device that made by Sharp really had widely heard several months ago. Now, Sharp will soon prove the truth of the news by launching a tablet called Galapagos, complete with e-Book service in December this year.
View from the function, the Galapagos seems more accurately described as an e-Book reader. Intend to compete with similar products from compatriot rival, Sony Reader, Sharp will offer access to more than 30 thousand books, newspapers and digital magazines when first launched.
However, as quoted by Reuters, Sharp has also hope to compete iPad with plans to expand tablet service with movie content, music and games in the next year.
Sharp hopes to sell around one million units of the Galapagos with WiFi capability in 2011. This Android-based gadget comes in two choices of size, namely 5.5-inch and 10.8 inch. Unfortunately, Sharp did not want to mention the price of both.
Although there are few problems with the 7 inch Galaxy Tab, Samsung remained aggressive doing penetration into the tablet market. This company which based in South Korea is preparing to launch a brand-new tablet-sized 10 inch.
Samsung General Manager Gary Twohing said 10 inch tablet device will be released in the first half of 2011 and came with V8 Javacripst Engine. According to the plan, this tablet will run with Android Gingerbread (3.0) OS or the latest Android OS, Honeycomb. By carrying out the 10 inch screen, will certainly have a higher screen resolution of 1024×600. More >