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Acer has no plans to compete with the iPad

Apple may have created a huge buzz around tablet computers when the company introduced the iPad last week. But while a number of other PC makers including Asus, MSI, HP, Dell, and others are expected to launch 5 to 10 inch slate PCs this year, there’s at least one company that’s apparently decided to sit […]

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Apple iPad’s $499 price tag has other tablet makers rethinking pricing

With a base price of $499, the recently announced iPad isn’t exactly cheap. Most netbooks, smartphones, and other mobile computing devices available today can be picked up for significantly less. But for an Apple product, $499 ain’t bad. COO TIM Cook had previously indicated that he didn’t think the company could produce anything worthwhile in […]

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Does the Apple iPad spell the death of netbooks?

Apple CEO Steve Jobs took a few pot shots at netbooks during the iPad announcement yesterday, saying they’re “not better at anything” than laptops or smartphones. And that’s kind of true. A netbook isn’t better at playing videos, surfing the web, playing games, or editing documents than a 15 inch laptop with a speedy processor […]

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Now that we know the iPad specs and price, do you want one?

OK, you’ve got at least two months to decide whether you really want/need/can’t live without a shiny new Apple iPad. It won’t ship for another 60 days or so, but we now officially know the specs for Apple’s new tablet: CPU: 1GHz Apple A4 ARM-based processor Display: 9.7 inch IPS multitouch display, 1024 x 768 […]

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Apple introduces the iPad tablet, prices starting at $499

Apple CEO Steve Jobs has unveiled the company’s new tablet device, called the iPad. He’s pitching it as a device that’s more capable than an iPhone, but more portable than a laptop. Basically, he says it’s a third category of device between phones and laptops… Jobs acknowledged that some people consider netbooks to fill that […]