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Apple Loses Patent Infringement Case Against Small Spanish Firm
2011-11-03 12:32:22

Apple lost a patent-infringement case against a small Spanish tablet firm on Wednesday, according to a court document. The Spanish ruling against Apple involves Nuevas Tecnologias y Engergias Catala (NT-K), a firm that appealed a 2010 injunction from a local court to ban the import of its tablet to Spain. The company is demanding compensation from Apple for losses during the ban of its product and is suing Apple for alleged anticompetitive behavior. NT-K had forecast the sale of...

2011-10-29 07:00:00

TouchTab10 runs on Cortex A8 Chipset, 1 GHz CPU, 512MB, 10â Capacitive Touch Screen, Front Facing Camera, 360 G-Sensor, HDMI output on Android 2.3 OS. Also TouchTab10 offers WI-FI connectivity and a long lasting battery life (5-6 hours), Android Google Market, Flash Player. TouchTab10 is available for purchase through amazon.com, buy.com, sears.com and idolian.com at promotional pricing for $249.99 for limited time. (PRWEB) October 29, 2011 Idolian.com is pleased to announce...

Intellectual Property Lawsuits Against Amazon On Rise
2011-10-28 08:55:13

In a declaration filed with US financial regulators, Online retail giant Amazon has revealed that 11 companies have filed patent lawsuits against it since the start of 2011. This is more than 3 times the number from all of the previous year, BBC News is reporting. Amazon vows to dispute the 30 pending claims and intends to “vigorously defend” itself. Complaints include charges that Amazon infringes intellectual properties owned by other businesses, and that its Kindle ebook...

Majority Of Tablet Owners Are Reading News On Their Devices
2011-10-25 11:15:18

According to a new study, catching up on news is among the most popular activities for tablet computer owners. The study by the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism and The Economist Group found that 11 percent of adults now own tablets like an iPad or some other device. The survey said 77 percent of 1,159 tablet owners surveyed said they use their tablet every day and spend an average of 90 minutes on the device. According to the study, 67 percent of the...

2011-10-23 05:12:23

Apple's dominance of the tablet computer market has taken a big hit in recent months, according to a new report released Friday by market research firm Strategy Analytics. According to Phil Goldstein of FierceWireless, the report claimed that the iPad's global market share fell from 95.5% during the third quarter of 2010 to 66.6% during the third quarter of 2011. During that same time period, the market share of tablets running the Android operating system increased from 2.3% to 26.9%....

Microsoft Unveils Portable, Touch-Screen Input Projector
2011-10-20 05:17:32

Microsoft researchers are developing a new, wearable system that can turn any surface, even a user's own hand, into an interactive multitouch input device, various media outlets are reporting. According to a Wednesday Mobiledia story reprinted by Forbes.com, the device, known as OmniTouch, is a "wearable touch screen sensor system" that was created by developers at Microsoft Research and Carnegie Mellon University. It will combine a pico laser projector, which will project the touch...

2011-10-19 13:25:57

TapSense could enhance touch interaction on smartphones and tablet computers Smartphone and tablet computer owners have become adept at using finger taps, flicks and drags to control their touchscreens. But Carnegie Mellon University researchers have found that this interaction can be enhanced by taking greater advantage of the finger's anatomy and dexterity. By attaching a microphone to a touchscreen, the CMU scientists showed they can tell the difference between the tap of a...

Latest Tablet PC Reference Libraries

2010-09-17 11:32:27

A personal computer, or PC, refers to any general-purpose computer whose size, capabilities, and selling price make it useful for individuals, and is intended to be managed directly by a user with no superseding operator. Examples of personal computers include desktop computers, laptops, tablet PCs, and handheld PCs. Most commonly, PCs are used in a home or office setting. Historically, the first computer demo was developed in 1968 by Douglas Englebart. It gave society a preview of what...

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