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Images of HTC Puccini (Jetstream) tablet revealed

August 24th, 2011

Images of HTC’s upcoming 10-inch tablet have been revealed, further suggesting that a launch could be fast approaching. BGR exclusively revealed the first official renders of the Honeycomb device late last month, and we also said it will feature a 10-inch display and an 8-megapixel camera with a dual-LED flash. Additional reports suggested HTC’s upcoming …

Lenovo sets sights on Apple in tablet PC race

August 22nd, 2011

Apple recently moved more products in China than Lenovo, but Lenovo CEO Yang Yuanquing isn’t afraid of Apple or its popular iPad tablet. One HSBC analyst recently said that Lenovo would have to boost its sales by $1 billion to be on a par with Apple’s revenue in China. According to the Financial Times, Mr. …

Unsold TouchPad stock to cost HP more than $100 million

August 19th, 2011

During its roller coaster of an earnings call on Thursday evening, Hewlett-Packard confirmed that it will take a huge charge as a result of the TouchPad’s poor sell-through rate at retailers. The company said on its earnings call that the TouchPad would result in a charge of $0.05 per share. With just over 2.07 billion …

British Airways equipping flight attendants with iPads

August 19th, 2011

British Airways is currently running a trial during which it is providing its flight attendants with iPads, hoping the Apple tablets will enhance customer service and improve safety. According to Mashable, the iPads are preloaded with British Airways safety documents, including manuals, as well as information about each plane’s passengers. Flight attendants will be able to …

ASUS quad-core Eee Pad Transformer 2 reportedly delayed

August 18th, 2011

The sequel to ASUS’ popular Eee Pad Transformer tablet was set to be one of the first slates to hit the market with a quad-core Kal El processor from NVIDIA. According to a new report from Fudzilla however, the convertible Android tablet has been delayed. The report cites multiple sources in claiming the Transformer 2 was set …

HP TouchPad a dud at Best Buy, sell-through rate falls below 10%

August 17th, 2011

While the timing is curious to say the least, AllThingsD on Tuesday evening issued a report claiming to reveal terrible, terrible sales of HP’s virgin webOS tablet at nationwide retail giant Best Buy. According to the blog, Best Buy took delivery of 270,000 TouchPads following the slate’s release last month. Since then, the retailer has …

HTC CFO: Puccini tablet will launch in September/October

August 16th, 2011

HTC’s 10-inch Puccini Android tablet will hit the market in September or October, HTC’s chief financial officer Winston Yung said during a press conference at the Taiwan Stock Exchange. We published the first solid images of the Puccini in July when we noted the tablet will likely offer a 1.5GHz processor, an 8-megapixel camera and …

Apple bumps iPad 3 launch to 2012 over display issues, report claims

August 16th, 2011

Though Apple had never made public its intention to release a third-generation iPad model this year, a new report claims the 2011 launch of the iPad 3 has been canceled. It has been widely reported that Apple intended to launch a new iPad model with a Retina Display this year, however DigiTimes on Tuesday claims Apple …

ViewSonic announces 1.5GHz dual-OS ViewPad 10pro tablet

August 16th, 2011

ViewSonic on Monday unveiled the new ViewPad 10pro tablet, a dual-OS offering that packs both Windows and Android into a slim 10.1-inch slate. The ViewPad 10pro is one of the first consumer tablets powered by Intel’s 1.5GHz Atom Z670 processor, which minimizes power consumption and allows the 10pro to run for up to 8 hours …

Fusion Garage unveils $499 Grid 10 tablet, $399 Grid 4 smartphone

August 15th, 2011

After teasing a new tablet under the parody brand “TabCo” for the past several months, Fusion Garage took the wraps off of the Grid 10 tablet and a new Grid 4 smartphone on Monday. The Grid 10 offers a custom “GridOS” operating system, is equipped with a 10.1-inch 1366 x 768-pixel display and is powered …