Internet Tablet

BlackBerry PlayBook being Released in 16 Markets over the next 30 Days

BlackBerry PlayBook being Released in 16 Markets over the next 30 Days

In a press release this morning, RIM (Research In Motion) announced it will be releasing the PlayBook to 16 new markets. Some of those markets include the UK, Columbia, Italy, and Spain. The full list of countries can be seen on the press release. Up until now, the PlayBook has been limited to sales in North America, and after getting roasted by reviewers we are a little surprised to see the international release so soon.

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Coby Kyros Internet Tablet Features 7-inch Screen, $300 Price Tag

Coby Kyros Internet Tablet Features 7-inch Screen, $300 Price Tag

Another day, another tablet. This time around, it's coming from Coby. The Kyros Internet tablet is a touchscreen device that's running Android under the hood, and there's a few features in the small package that may interest anyone out there who's not wanting to go the mainstream route. Unfortunately, it's not a powerhouse, so it won't be winning any rewards any time soon for the speed it possesses.

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Ergo tablet running Windows 7 surfaces

Ergo tablet running Windows 7 surfaces

An Italian company called Ergo has unveiled a new tablet in the Italian market that runs Windows 7 called the Ergo. This tablet has already been spied in other parts of the world under other names including the WePad, MasterPad and a few more names. What we have here is another rebranding of the same tablet.

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Archos 5 MID mod adds Android Market, Gmail, Maps, more

Archos 5 MID mod adds Android Market, Gmail, Maps, more

Despite the recent firmware update, the Archos 5 Internet Tablet is still left without access to the Android Market, and despite Archos' attempts to encourage development of device-specific apps for their own AppLib download store, the range of titles is still small.  Happily wherever there's a problem, there's usually a hack to address it, and so jkkmobile has outlined a guide to installing the Android Market - and some other things - onto the Archos 5 MID.

Archos 5 Android Tablet firmware reportedly stable; Android 1.6 Donut by end of 2009

Archos 5 Android Tablet firmware reportedly stable; Android 1.6 Donut by end of 2009

The Archos 5 Android Internet Tablet saga continues, with sales of the 5-inch PMP still partly frozen on Amazon while the company has also pushed out a new firmware update.  Amazon put the Archos 5 160GB on hold earlier this week after unspecified complaints from buyers; now the 500GB model has come into stock with the retailer, but shows no such sales-freeze.  According to ArchosFans, meanwhile, there's a new, stable firmware - version 1.1.01 - that addresses many early complaints from owners.

Nokia N920 leaks? Non-QWERTY capacitive Internet Tablet tipped

Nokia N920 leaks? Non-QWERTY capacitive Internet Tablet tipped

We're inherently sceptical of anything blurry that's claiming to be a prototype, so throw some salt over your shoulder and take a look at what's tipped as Nokia's next-gen N9xx-series Internet Tablet device.  According to imobile365 the Nokia N920 will be a touchscreen-only device, using a 4.13-inch capacitive touchscreen rather than the N900's 3.5-inch resistive panel and supporting multitouch gestures on Maemo 6.

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Archos 5 160GB Android Tablet sales frozen by Amazon

Archos 5 160GB Android Tablet sales frozen by Amazon

After beginning to ship out on Friday, Amazon have frozen deliveries of the Archos 5 160GB Android Internet Tablet.  According to the product listing, the touchscreen device is "under review", which Amazon explain could mean anything from shipping errors (wrong device, missing accessories, etc), incorrect item descriptions or, more worryingly, "something wrong with our inventory of the item", i.e. a problem with the Tablet itself.

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Archos 5 Internet Tablet gets official

Archos 5 Internet Tablet gets official

Archos has gone all official with its new Archos 5 Internet Tablet. The tablet has a large screen that supports HD resolution for media and has a built-in TV recording function. GPS is also built into the device and it runs the Android operating system. The screen is a 5-inch high resolution unit with a full internet browser to rival the surfing experience you get on a computer. The Archos 5 is available with up to 500GB of storage capacity for movies and apps.

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