There aren't a lot of apps available for the HP TouchPad, but these ten cool apps shouldn't be overlooked for the webOS tablet.
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It is beginning to look like Microsoft is about to repeat the Tablet PC history with Windows 8, and that is not a good thing.
Verizon has pushed an over-the-air (OTA) update to the HTC Thunderbolt that disables the hotspot feature previously possible on the phones.
The flaky Android update system has resulted in the postponement of the update for the Sprint Nexus S 4G. Even Google's flagship Android phone isn't safe from the awful update process.
Things may seem to be in disarray at HP these days, but TouchPad owners should at least be getting an update to address problems with the tablet soon.
A recent survey by the Pew Research Center shows that the smartphone is rapidly becoming a primary method that Americans use to access the Internet.
In one ill-timed move HP you have moved me from the "stick it out" TouchPad customer to the "extremely nervous about the platform" customer.
The Philadelphia Inquirer and the Philadelphia Daily News, both published by Philadelphia Media Network, will sell Android tablets this year with subscriptions to both newspapers in digital form.
Not a single tablet competing with the iPad has garnered enough consumer sales to even prove there is a sizable market for non-iPads, much less affect it.
Since picking up the HP TouchPad on launch day I have been swamped with one question: am I going to keep it or return it during the grace period?
There aren't a lot of choices for HP TouchPad cases given how short a time the tablet has been on the market, so today I picked up the form-fitting HP Case.
Phone facts: Verizon has only been selling the iPhone 4 for a few months, yet statistics show Big Red is already accounting for a third of all iPhones sold in the U. S. Free iOS games make more revenue than paid versions.
Tablets can be adequate mobile blogging tools, if paired with the right mobile keyboard. The Freedom Pro Bluetooth keyboard works with just about every tablet.
An update coming to the Nexus S 4G by Sprint should address a lack of signal in areas where other phones have decent coverage, and also problems dealing with Wi-Fi networks.
Gateway is using unique technology to put a 14-inch monitor in the 13-inch ID47 notebook.