Intel has pulled the wraps off a couple new computing devices aimed at the education environment. The new devices include the 10-inch Intel Education Tablet and the 10-inch Intel classmate PC. Both of the devices are designed to be rugged enough to survive the rough and tumble school days with kids. They can both survive drops of 70cm.
One of the coolest little developer boards that has become the heart of many DIY projects is the Raspberry Pi. The little device offers modest computing power, but also has modest power needs and can be used for just about anything you can dream up. Recently a geek over at Make built his dream tablet using the Raspberry Pi and some other hardware.
Getac has rolled out a new rugged tablet called the F110. The new tablet is now shipping and it is designed to be rugged enough to survive the daily grind and to offer enough performance for mobile workers. The tablet is available with Windows 8 Pro or Windows 7 Pro for the operating system.
Workstations are to the business and professional worlds what the laptop or home PC are to the consumer world. While the consumer PC market is taking a beating at the hands of alternative devices like the tablet and smartphone, the same isn't true for the workstation market. At least that is what research firm Jon Peddie Research says in its latest report on the state of the workstation market for Q3 2013.
Amazon announced a new upgrade is coming to the Kindle FreeTime software ahead of Christmas. The Kindle FreeTime software is something that Amazon offers that allows parents to control how much time their child can spend on their Kindle tablet doing specific things. The FreeTime software can limit the overall time spent on the tablet, the time spent with games, and the time spent with video among other things.
The Christmas shopping season is a great time to find some impressive deals on lots of electronic devices and gadgets. An impressive deal has turned up that is good for today only on one of the newer Windows 8 tablets on the market. The device is the Dell Venue 8 Pro.
There are plenty of tablets on the market today to cover just about every price range. One of the more popular classes for tablets with lower prices is the 7-inch segment. A new tablet aimed specifically at kids and families has debuted called the Vinci MV 7 that fits into that popular 7-inch category.
One of the reasons that consumers haven't started to adopt 3D devices like TVs in force is that they all need glasses. Some of the TVs now use passive glasses rather than expensive active sets, but glasses are still needed. One of the only consumer devices on the market that doesn't require glasses is the Nintendo 3DS. Purveyor of strange goods Hammacher Schlemmer has unveiled a new tablet that supports 3D.