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Samsung to offer touchscreen-equipped Windows 8 PC in 2012

November 10th, 2011

Head of sales and marketing for Samsung’s personal computer business Uhm Kyu Ho confirmed recently that his company will launch a Windows 8-powered computer during the second half of next year. The device will offer a touchscreen and will likely serve as the successor to the company’s Series 7 slate PC, Bloomberg said Wednesday. Samsung isn’t …

Windows 7 can be tablet-friendly after all [video]

June 1st, 2011

Microsoft doesn’t have plans to release its upcoming tablet-friendly Windows 8 operating system until some time next year, but that doesn’t mean Windows fans have to wait for an optimized tablet experience. Windows tablet fan Justin Campana found a series of apps and tweaks that can be combined with a few custom scripts to make the …

Blizzard GM leaves company after game roadmap and user data leak

December 3rd, 2010

Following one of the largest leaks in game developer history, Blizzard China General Manager Ye Weilun has left the company for reasons that have not been revealed. The leak, which occurred last week, included a bevy of sensitive information such as confidential financial data and budgets, personal subscriber data and the company’s product roadmap for …

RIM pits Playbook against iPad in browser showdown video

November 16th, 2010

RIM just let us know that they have put together a three minute video pitting the unreleased and unfinished Playbook tablet against Apple’s iPad. The Canadian tech giant boasts of its device’s superior web-page rendering speed, super Flash performance, a perfect score on the Acid 3 browser test with no rendering artifacts, and JavaScript fluidity. But hey, don’t …

Samsung Galaxy Tab impressions

November 8th, 2010

Sprint and Samsung shot us over a Galaxy Tab and, after several days of fiddling, we have our first impressions to report back. The Samsung Galaxy Tab is the first real contender to Apple’s iPad many would say, and while it’s too early for us to totally pit them head to head, there are many …

Wi-Fi only Samsung Galaxy Tab to hit Best Buy for $499

October 25th, 2010

When Verizon Wireless announced the Samsung Galaxy Tab, there was a fair amount of skepticism about the unreleased device’s $599 price tag. Now, according to a leaked Best Buy advert, it appears as though a Wi-Fi only model will be making its way to Best Buy Mobile for a more modest $499. The Wi-Fi only …

Windows 7 HP tablet device pictured again

September 28th, 2010

Last week, we saw an HP slate device, running Winnows 7, make a not-so-short appearance on YouTube. Now, CNET has been sent in a set of images that further corroborate the video’s findings. The tablet, which the site refers to as the Slate 500, shows of a front and rear-facing camera and runs the Windows 7 operating system. The unit has …

HP Slate prototype gets videoed

September 23rd, 2010

Hey, what do we have here! It looks like a protoype of an HP slate device has made its way onto YouTube. The device, which runs a flavor of Windows 7, has that familiar slate form factor that is all the rage these days. What are you waiting for? Hit the jump, the 4 minute …

Samsung Galaxy Tab makes appearance in Korea, gets videoed

August 26th, 2010

If you just can’t wait for the Samsung Galaxy Tab to hit the streets, we may have something for you. Korean site dt.co.kr has posted a video of the 7-inch tablet complete with UI walkthroughs and size comparisons. We have the video ready for you after the break, although we do want to caution you …

Samsung Galaxy Tab seen in Australia, videoed

August 23rd, 2010

Today, the folks over at Electronista spied a Samsung Galaxy Tab at a train station near Sydney, Australia. The device was described (via a creepy over-the-shoulder video) as a 7-inch, Android tablet that was, as the owner put it, “awesome.” The video does not provide any additional detail on the unreleased device, but it does indicate that it …