Smart Reader: Inspecting the Kindle Fire HD 8.9

The Kindle Fire line has been considerably successful thanks to the very attractive price points and its robust feature sets, considering they’re mainly e-readers in tablet form. The recently released Kindle Fire HD 8.9 offers the same things, albeit on a larger form factor. That said, it’s time to take a closer look at this new offering from Amazon. Design

Apple Just Isn’t Innovating Anymore, Apologists Notwithstanding

For me, the iPad Mini is the final straw in Apple’s ongoing struggles to market itself as the innovator. Fanboys will no doubt be quick to launch into a tirade about how this just isn’t true, but the rest of us can see it—Apple just isn’t innovating anymore. How many people do you know have held off on buying an

Five Unique Ways to Use the iPad

People are starting to find unique and creative ways to maximize the iPad to its full potential. This article lists down five of them.   While most people buy and use the iPad for basic functions like web browsing, reading, playing games, watching videos, and listening to music, people are starting to find unique and creative ways to maximize the

The iPad 3 supposedly entering production

While everybody’s eyes are fixed on the iPhone 4S, Apple is apparently making its move for the new iPad generation. The company recently increased its iPad production from between 11 million and 13 million to between 12 and 14 million. This spike, specialists claim, is due to Apple launching the manufacturing of the iPad 3. “Since our last month supply

HP plans 64 GB white TouchPad release for August

Just a few days after HP officially launched its much anticipated TouchPad, the company has now enthusiastically announced that soon enough users will be introduced to a white 64 GB version by this August. Additionally to the extra storage and style, the white Touchpad will sport a 1.5GHz dual core Qualcomm Snapdragon chip versus the current 1.2GHZ processor. Currently, the

iPhone 4 and iPad records your every move!

In a recent event which is sure to produce a lot of controversial waves, a team of security researchers have come across  a frightning discovery which puts Apple next to Big Brother. It seems any iPhone or iPad that has been updated with iOS 4 records everywhere you have been to a secret file – the file is also copied

Lenovo launches ‘LePad’ in China

The increasingly crowded market of tablets dominated by the iPAD has another strong competitor in the form of Lenovo’s LePad, which was launched in China on Monday at a Chinese-media only event. They will begin selling it this week, despite the fact that hundred of factories in Japan were affected or destroyed by the massive 9.0 earthquake that struck less

Amazon App Store released for for android devices. Sued by Apple.

There’s a lot going on this week in the scene. Besides the release of the iPad 2 by apple and the Blackberry Playbook, RIM’s response to the iPad, it seems like the giant online retailer Amazon is entering the mobile applications market with its own marketplace, simply named Amazon App Store like its Apple counterpart, exclusively for Android mobile devices.

The iPad 2 to ship officially in 25 countries this Friday

It’s extraordinary what Apple has managed to shape the tech and mobile industry in the last decade. The company has changed the way people listen to music, use mobiles and now how they interact with mobile computing device with the release of its touch pad netbook, the iPad. Last year, 15 million units of the iPad have been sold, and

Steve Jobs announces the release of the iPAD, Apple’s new challenge

Whether you’re a fan of Apple or really hate them, you have to admit there’s been a lot of fuss surrounding the iPAD. Announced as a project for more than 20 years, it’s bound to either be a major hit or a major fail. Despite numerous speculations, Apple really kept their secrets, throwing a veil of expectation over the whole