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Internet Tablet

Throwback Thursday: Nokia 770 Internet Tablet

April 14th, 2011

In honor of Research In Motion’s upcoming virgin voyage into the mysterious, turbulent waters that are today’s consumer tablet market, we thought we would take a moment to look back fondly at the tablet that started it all. No, not Apple’s iPad… we’re talking about the Nokia 770 Internet Tablet. Ok, so the Nokia 770 didn’t really “start …

Nokia N900 pops up in promo video

June 7th, 2009

Leave it to our eagle eyed readers to dig through the depths of YouTube and emerge with some sweet eye candy. During a purported presentation last October from Axel Meyer, head of Nseries design at Nokia, the upcoming Nokia N900 Internet Tablet was given a bit of face time in a promo video. Granted, plenty …

Nokia N900 "Rover" tablet gets pictured, spec'd

May 25th, 2009

What a Memorial Day weekend, huh? The river of leaks just won’t stop flowing as the first image of Nokia’s successor to the N810 Internet Tablet has been uncovered along with reported specs. It’s hard to get overly excited about the N900 “Rover” because, well, it’s a Nokia tablet. This is most definitely Nokia’s most …

Maemo 5 Beta SDK is now ripe for the picking

April 29th, 2009

Nokia’s Internet Tablets haven’t exactly been a massive success on the user adoption front but Nokia isn’t one to give up. While the company did recently bail on the latest iteration of its N810 tablet, we know the Finnish giant was just looking to distance itself from WiMAX. Nokia is most definitely still cooking up …

Crunchpad begins to take shape

January 19th, 2009

There it is folks, the first usable prototype of TechCrunch’s internet tablet project. For those who missed it, Michael Arrington decided he wanted a sizable, affordable browser-only device and and couldn’t find one so he decided to build it. Kudos for the follow through, but we have to wonder if there are reasons such a …

Nokia pulls plug on N810 WiMAX Edition

January 7th, 2009

In a startlingly abrupt move just one day after the launch of WiMAX service in Portland, OR, Nokia is reportedly discontinuing production of its N810 WiMAX Edition internet tablet and will stop all sales effective immediately. Nokia has yet to announce the move publicly, but a reliable source within Nokia claims the WiMAX-enabled N810 has …

ARM and Ubuntu team up to deliver a new mobile platform

November 14th, 2008

ARM and Ubuntu announced on today that they are working together to develop a new version of Ubuntu custom made for the ARMv7 architecture, including the new Cortex-A8 and Cortex-A9 processors. The new ARM version of Ubuntu will leverage the low-power consumption and integrated graphics of the ARM chipset with its own user-friendly UI to …

Nokia Internet Tablet to get speed boost and 3G

September 17th, 2008

Nokia outlined the upcoming changes to its Internet Tablet platform at the Open Source in Mobile Conference (OSiM) in Berlin on Wednesday. The Internet Tablet line will be given a much needed speed and performance boost with the incorporation of the new Ti OMAP 3 processor into their upcoming hardware. The new Ti OMAP 3 can execute …