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BlackBerry PlayBook price drops to $199… permanently?

Before the holidays Research in Motion started slashing BlackBerry PlayBook prices by more than 50-percent. From time to time the price has gone back to normal, with a 16GB model priced at $499, but the company seemed to keep starting up the sale again, pricing the cheapest model at $199. Now it looks like that […]

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 heading to Verizon March 1st for $500 and up

Verizon Wireless has announced that it will begin offering the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 on Thursday, March 1st. The 7.7 inch tablet will support Verizon’s 4G LTE mobile network and customers can pick up the tablet for $499.99 when they sign up for a new 2-year contract. The Galaxy Tab 7.7 features a 1280 x […]

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Sony Tablet P dual-screen tablet hits AT&T March 4th

The Sony Tablet P is an unusual mobile Android device with two 5.5 inch displays which can be used to display two apps at once, or one app that spans both screens. Sony introduced the tablet last year, but now AT&T is preparing to offer a version of the Tablet P for use on the […]

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You can share a Kindle 3G connection with your PC… but you probably shouldn’t

Good news everyone! It’s now possible to hook up a Kindle 3 with free global 3G wireless to a PC and use the internet connection on your computer. The bad news? This is probably a really bad idea. Here’s the deal. If you bought a 3rd generation Kindle device with the global 3G option, Amazon […]

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Qualcomm shows that quad-core chips don’t have to drain your battery

Mobile processors with dual-core or quad-core designs are all the rage these days. But just because you have up to 4 processor cores capable of running at 1.5 GHz or even higher speeds doesn’t mean each core will be running in high gear all the time. If they did, that would certainly reduce battery life […]

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Asus showcases PadFone Dynamic Display feature for Android

The Asus PadFone is an Android smartphone that you can slide into a tablet-sized docking station when you want to use a 10 inch display and louder speakers. But that doesn’t mean you’re stuck looking at apps designed for a 4 inch screen on the larger display. Instead, the PadFone uses something Asus called Dynamic […]

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Acer Aspire One D270 Cedar Trail netbook hits the FCC

The Acer Aspire One D270 is one of the first 10 inch netbooks to feature a 1.6 GHz Intel Atom N2600 dual core processor. It’s expected to sell soon for $280 and up, but it’s not available for purchase yet. But now it looks like launch day is approaching. The Aspire One D270 passed through […]