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Kobo Arc
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Kobo Arc is a tablet computer produced and released by Kobo Inc. in November, 2012. It has a 7-inch screen and uses Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. It is the second model produced by Kobo, the first was the Kobo Vox. It comes in black or white with Wi-Fi, a micro USB port, a headphone jack, and dual speakers. It has a dual core CPU, 1 GB Ram, and 16, 32, or 64 GB of storage....

Acer Iconia Tab
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Acer Iconia Tab is the first production of a tablet computer by Acer. It was presented on November 23, 2010. There are twelve models currently available. Iconia Smart is a 4.8-inch smartphone tablet hybrid and the models with a seven inch display are the A100, A110, and the B1, (the latest model). The models with a 10.1-inch display are the A200, A210, A500, A510, and the A700; all A...

Sony Tablet S
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Sony Tablet S is manufactured by Sony and released on September 16, 2011 as Sony’s first tablet. It uses Android Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0 OS, with a dual core CPU. It has a 9.4-inch multi-touch display, a front and rear camera, and Wi-Fi/Bluetooth connectivity. It has a unique tapering design enabling it to have stability as well as ease of grip. It has 1 GB RAM with either 16 or 32 GB...

BlackBerry PlayBook
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The BlackBerry PlayBook is a tablet computer released on April 19, 2011 by BlackBerry. It is the first device to use the BlackBerry Tablet operating system (OS) and runs Adobe AIR applications. A merger with the existing BlackBerry OS created a new operating system: the BlackBerry 10. On February 21, 2012, the PlayBook was updated to be compatible with Android OS applications that could be...

HTC Flyer
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The HTC Flyer or HTC EVO View 4G is a tablet computer released in May 2011 by the HTC Corporation. It is powered by Android 2.3.3 (Gingerbread). Later in 2011, the Android 3.2.1 version was released and the Flyer can be now updated to Android Jelly Bean 4.1.1 by the use of custom ROM’s. A Wi-Fi version was released on May 22, 2011, but was discontinued in December 2011. It has an optional...

HP Compaq TC1100
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Hp Compaq TC1100 is a tablet PC manufactured by Hewlett-Packard (HP) and the successor to the TC1000. This unit was discontinued at the end of 2005, and replaced by the TX1100US and TX1200US. The display of the TC1100 is a 10.4-inch LCD touchscreen. It has a detachable keyboard which can also be used like a lap top or it can be folded over and rested against the back of the tablet. It...

Compaq TC1000
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Compaq TC1000 is tablet computer produced by Compaq late 2002, early 2003, before the company was bought by Hewlett Packard (HP). The TC1000 does not have a CD-RW drive or a docking station. Most of the ports are hidden behind flaps including three audio mini-jacks, PC card slot, Compact Flash slot, two USB ports, modem, Ethernet, and VGA outputs. It has shortcut keys located on the...

Digital Reader 1000
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Digital Reader 1000 (DR1000) was produced by iRex Technologies in the Netherlands and released on September 22, 2008. The DR1000 is an e-Book reading device made in three versions: the DR1000 does not have a touchscreen; DR1000S has a touchscreen; and the DR1000SW has a touchscreen with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity. Production of this device was discontinued in 2010 when iRex filed for...

Kindle Fire HD
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Kindle Fire HD is the second generation of Amazon’s Kindle Fire. It comes in three versions, the 7 inch, and the 8.9 inch touch screens, and a 4G version. They were released on September 14, 2012 in the 7-inch, November 16, 2012 in the 8.9-inch, and a 8.9-inch 4G enabled version released on November 18, 2012. The 7-inch and the 8.9-inch have 16 GB or 32 GB of internal storage and the...

Kindle Fire
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Kindle Fire is a mini tablet computer that was released in the United States on November 15, 2011. On September 7, 2012, updates became available to areas where the Amazon website is accessible. The Kindle Fire has a color seven-inch multi-touch touchscreen; it can be used to stream movies and TV shows, read Kindle e-books, and includes access to the Amazon Appstore. Amazon’s tactic...

Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.