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How Tablets Can Connect the Disconnected

How Tablets Can Connect the Disconnected

Many of us have heard stories about tablets being more accessible for those who have trouble dealing with PCs. Grandmothers, for example, who have never used a computer, get hold of an iPad and start tapping away like an old pro. What is it about tablets that make them so engaging, and make them so much more appealing than using a PC for some people? Let's face it, PCs can be complicated. If you know nothing about using one, setting up a PC could be an insurmountable task. You have software to install, inexplicable error messages, antivirus notifications always popping up...

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Peek subscription fee halved in one day sale

Peek subscription fee halved in one day sale

Peek's recent TwitterPeek may not have met with the glowing reviews the company might have hoped for, but the original email-centric Peek (and newer Peek Pronto) are still decent examples of how a single-purpose gadget can suit a lot of people.  Now, to celebrate Cyber Wednesday (and yes, we know it's usually Cyber Monday), Peek have slashed subscription costs: what yesterday (and on Thursday) will cost you $19.99 per month will now be just $9.99.

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Peek Apps launches: Twitter, Facebook & more

Peek Apps launches: Twitter, Facebook & more

Having thrown open the doors - or at least left them more than a little ajar - Peek have announced the latest string to their messaging-device's bow: Peek Apps.  Launching on the one-year anniversary of the email-centric handheld, Peek Apps isn't an on-device download store like you would find on the iPhone or Android, but instead the culmination of service mashups that bring Facebook, Twitter and Google Maps to the Peek.

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