The Tablet PC in 2014

via John Gruber. Timothy B. Lee, Vox: Tablets aren’t PCs. Indeed, iPads and Android-based tablets have succeeded precisely because they ditched the complexity of traditional PCs. Microsoft’s determination to make “tablet PCs” is a sign that the company doesn’t understand the economic forces behind the mobile computing revolution. Tablets can be PCs. To me, a […]

Mobile PC Outlook Shows Growing Influence of Tablet PCs

NPD DisplaySearch: The tablet PC category expanded its role in the mobile PC market, with shipments of 72.7 million units, accounting for 25.5% of mobile PC shipments in 2011, according to the latest NPD DisplaySearch Quarterly Mobile PC Shipment and Forecast Report. The Y/Y shipment growth rate for tablets in 2011 is expected to reach […]

HP Zeen Tablet PC

Digitimes: The HP Zeen is an Android-based tablet PC and is bundled with a printer. The duo was unveiled on October 11th in Taiwan but is not on the market yet. The 7-inch Zeen is endowed with TouchSmart so you can print and manage all of your printing needs. Gmail, Android Market and other multimedia […]

IDC: 12 Million Tablet PCs In 2010

The Inquirer: IDC expects 12 million tablet PCs to ship in 2010. Next year? The market research firm is forecasting 18 million. Bear in mind that UBS Investment Research’s Maynard Um pegged the number of Apple’s iPad shipments to hit 28 million in 2011. Maybe IDC isn’t including the iPad under tablet PC. My personal […]

Acer Tablet PC Coming Fourth Quarter 2010

Acer is planning to launch a 7-inch and 10-inch tablet PC in the fourth quarter according to Digitimes. Both will sport ARM CPUs and run Google’s Android OS 2.2. These tablet PCs will go up against Apple’s iPad and tout its multimedia capabilities including the ability to run Flash. We all know Apple’s stance on Flash: […]

HP TouchSmart tm2t 12.1-inch Convertible Tablet PC

Engadget’s Joanna Stern regarding the glossiness of the HP TouchSmart tm2t convertible tablet PC that was just upgraded with a new Core i3 ULV CPU: The tm2’s 12.1-inch, 1280 x 800-pixel resolution screen is quite crisp, but the main adjective that comes to mind when describing it is glossy. … Viewing angles of the screen […]

Gigabyte TouchNote: 10.1-inch Netbook Tablet PC

Gigabyte TouchNote Specifications Display: 10.1-inch Touch TFT LCD Aspect Ratio: 16:9 Pixel Format: 1366 x 768 Webcam: 1.3 megapixel CPU: 1.66GHz Atom N280 RAM: 1GB HDD: 2.5″ 9.5mm 160GB 5400RPM SATA Connectivity: VGA, Ethernet, ExpressCard, 4-in-1 Multicard Reader, Bluetooth 2.0+EDR, WiFi Other: Multitouch Mousepad, Windows XP Home Price: US$599 on Amazon.com A netbook tablet PC […]

Dell Latitude XT2: 12.1″ Multitouch Tablet PC

Dell Latitude XT2 Specifications Display: 12.1″ Capacitive Multitouch TFT LCD with LED Backlight Aspect Ratio: 16:10 Pixel Format: 1280 x 800 CPU: 1.4GHz Intel Core 2 ULV SU9400 (Centrino 2 “Montevina” chipset) RAM: Max 5GB DDR3 OS: Windows Vista  Price: Starting at US$2,399 Dell’s Latitude XT2 is version 2 of the original Latitude XT. According […]

HP tx2500z: 12.1″ Tablet PC

HP tx2500z Specifications Display: 12.1″ Touch TFT LCD Aspect Ratio: 16:10 Pixel Format: 1280 x 800 Webcam: Yes (with HP Imprint Finish-Echo only) GPU: ATI Radeon HD 3200 RAM: Up to 4GB DDR2 HDD: Up to 320GB 5400RPM SATA CPU: 2.0GHz – 2.4GHz AMD Turion X2 Dual-Core Mobile Processor Connectivity: WiFi G/N/Bluetooth, ExpressCard/32, USB 2.0 […]

HP EliteBook 2730p: 12.1″ Convertible Tablet PC

HP EliteBook 2730p Specifications Display: 12.1″ Wide TFT LCD with LED Backlight Aspect Ratio: 16:10 Pixel Format: 1280 x 800 Webcam: 2MP GPU: Mobile Intel GMA X4500 HD shares up to 384MB system memory Chipset: Mobile Intel GS45 Express ICH9M-Enhanced CPU: 1.2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo ULV, 3MB L2 Cache 1.83GHz Intel Core 2 Duo […]