Zagg Invisible Shield Protection for Apple iPad

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There are dozens and dozens of cases and covers for the Apple iPad on the market. They are available in all sorts of colors, designs, textures and made out of a huge variety of materials. iPad cases manage to efficiently protect your device, but what if you want to protect your iPad, but not hide the iPad’s beautiful design and form behind a case? Not buying any protective accessories for your device is definitely a very bad choice, but luckily you can purchase different invisible iPad screen protector accessories. Probably the most famous one is the Zagg “Invisible Shield for iPad”. It is true that Apple (along with many other companies) advertise their products’ screens as being scratch resistant, but if you have ever used a touch screen device you are bound to know that at some point the screen will be marked. → Read More

Samsung Clarifies On Galaxy Tab Return Rate

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The Samsung Galaxy Tab was the first major Android powered tablet PC to hit the market. At the time of its release, analysts expected it to offer some serious competition to the Apple iPad. Unfortunately, the mediocre sales numbers tell a different story. It is assumed that the use of the Android 2.2 mobile OS instead of the latest Android 3 “Honeycomb” OS was the major reason for lower than expected sales figures for Samsung’s Galaxy Tab. One can only presume that Samsung has learnt its lesson and the forthcoming Galaxy Tab 2 will be based on the Android 3 “Honeycomb” operating system. → Read More

Media Report Adds to Speculation About iPad 2 Display

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In an article published Thursday, popular Taiwanese technology news website Digitimes has reported that the new iPad 2 will sport a greatly enhanced screen resolution of 2048 by 1536 compared to a resolution of 1024 by 768 in the current iPad. Digitimes claims to have received this information from upstream component makers involved in the manufacturing of the iPad 2. The Digitimes article also sites previous media reports which claim that the “@2x” icons found in the iBooks app indicate that the iPad 2 will have a screen resolution of 1536 by 800; double the current application’s resolution of 768 by 400. The report adds that the high-end resolution will help application developers design apps which will run in all Apple devices including the iMac. → Read More

Tablet Wars: iPad 2 vs. Xoom vs. PlayBook vs. WebOS Slate

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2010 has been described as the year of the Tablet. Just as the early 1970s saw a number of companies coming out with personal computers, 2010 saw the release of numerous tablet PCs with the Apple iPad being the most popular. While the Apple iPad had the first-mover advantage and quickly captured market share in 2010, the current calendar year will see a number of technology companies coming out with their own tablet PCs. This year’s installment of the popular technology trade show CES saw every tech company worth its salt displaying a tablet prototype or announcing their plans for the same. Among the more prominent tablets displayed at CES 2011 are the Android 3 based Motorola Xoom, the QNX based BlackBerry PlayBook and the HP WebOS tablet. Together, these new releases are expected to dent Apple’s current market share by giving tough competition to Apple’s upcoming iPad 2. → Read More

Samsung Enters E-Reader Market with LiquaVista Acquisition

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Samsung Electronics’ recent acquisition of Liquavista will help it gain significant market share in the hot e-reader market. Netherlands based Liquavista uses its proprietary electrowetting cell technology to manufacture digital displays for all mobile devices including e-readers. Johan Feenstra, appointed CEO of Liquavista post acquisition, feels that being part of Samsung will help Liquavista’s electrowetting technology reach the global market at an accelerated pace. Liquavista was acquired by Samsung in an all-cash deal for an undisclosed amount. Liquavista’s base technological platform LiquavistaBright has led to the development of other platforms like LiquavistaColor and the latest LiquavistaVivid. → Read More