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Quick Notes: Inexpensive tablets à gogo

By libertyc
September 29, 2011 // 2 Comments

With the Amazon Fire suddenly burning at the front of bargain-conscious consumers’ minds, other cheap tablet news has been coming out of the woodwork. Let’s look at some of it. Not sure how I missed noticing this. In a desperate effort to stem the tide of its stock slumping yesterday, Barnes [...]

An Android-based iPod Touch substitute is hard to find

By libertyc
April 29, 2011 // 11 Comments

I’ve greatly enjoyed the two 1st-generation iPod Touch pocket-sized media/Internet devices I’ve had over the last few years, and have had my eyes on the 4th-generation iPod Touch for some little while. I’ve been thinking that, come the fall, I might upgrade to a 4th-gen model when the 5th-gen [...]

Google says that Android is not yet designed for tablets; be careful what you buy

By libertyc
September 10, 2010 // 0 Comments

Important news from Google. The say that the current version of Android is not designed for tablets. This means that only a few of the new tablets coming to market will be able to access the Android market. Be careful of what you buy right now! Here’s the info from Liliputing: The problem is [...]

Wired does a roundup of 10 ereaders

By libertyc
March 15, 2010 // 0 Comments

Wired’s Dylan Tweney has looked at 10 ereaders and tablets and rates each one. Nothing new here, but it’s interesting to see how the ratings compare. Top rated are the Kindle 2, Kindle DX and the iPhone 3GS. Bottom rated are the Entourage Edge, Archos 9, and the Sony Reader Daily [...]

Quick Notes: Paper apps, Opera, DMCA, iBooks, and more

By libertyc
March 4, 2010 // 0 Comments

Rupert Murdoch has confirmed that the Wall Street Journal will be on the iPad. Meanwhile, the Washington Post just launched a paid subscription mobile news app for the iPhone/iPod Touch. The price isn’t bad—$1.99 for 12 months—but this could go up after the first year. From Nate’s Ebook [...]

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