Augen release GenTouch78 update with screen calibration, USB charging

Augen may not be likely to bring full Android Market access to the GenTouch78 tablet anytime soon, but the company did push out some software updates last week that goes a long way in addressing some issues early customers have had with the $150 Android tablet. The company’s August 4th firmware update adds a screen […]

Don’t bank on KMart’s $150 Augen tablet getting Android Market access

When KMart started advertising that the Augen GenTouch78 tablet which the store was selling for $150 would have access to the Android Market, I was skeptical. Google may not review every  app in the Android Market with as much rigor (and suspicion) as Apple does with the iTunes App Store. But to date, Google has […]

Best Buy to deliver a RocketFish tablet (running Android 2.2?)

Best Buy’s Rocketfish brand is basically filled with rebranded electronics made by other companies. Now it looks like the company is preparing to launch a Rocketfish tablet, which the folks at CrunchGear note looks awfully similar to the HP Slate. But while the HP Slate will run either Windows 7 or WebOS… or maybe both, […]

Maybe Windows 7 tablets can hold their own agains the iPad after all – Video

I’ve tested a handful of Windows XP and Windows 7 netbooks with touchscreen devices over the past year or two, and generally I’ve been pretty unimpressed. The impression that I get is that Windows simply isn’t designed for touch input the way Apple iOS and Google Android are. Sure, there’s support for some touch navigation […]