26 June 2013

HP Slate 21 all-in-one PC runs on Android OS not Windows

What HP is doing with Android looks interesting--Slate 21 even has mouse and keyboard!--

HP's Slate 21 all-in-one PC rocks Android, not Windows | PCWorld: "The Slate 21 has a starting price of $399 and will launch in the U.S. in September, HP said in a statement. The all-in-one uses the upcoming Tegra 4 quad-core processor from Nvidia, and is built with a high-definition webcam. In the back of the display is a stand that allows the device to be reclined into different viewing angles." (read more at link above)

 . . . . swallowing Surface tabs • The Register: ". . . In reality, however, most businesses are upgrading to Windows 7, finally coming off of Windows XP, and not even remotely considering Windows 8. Overall, Windows 8 has sold so badly that analysts reckon it was responsible for the industry's worst PC sales since records began . . . just 900,000 Surface RT devices and Surface Pros, using Intel, shipped in the first three months of 2013 versus 19.5 million iPads sold. Microsoft is now slashing the price of Surface RTs by up to 60 per cent for students and teachers. ®"

A Chance to See Saturn, For the First Time in 7 Years
According to the Cassini Solstice Mission website, the sun will backlight Saturn on July 19, allowing you to clearly see the planet's rings, photograph them and observe the changes over the past seven years, since Saturn was last photographed. SEE ALSO: ...

Facebook phone sells out at AT&T
Ars Technica
AT&T has sold through all of its stock of the HTC First, according to a report from CNET Tuesday. The news comes after the First's Facebook Home interface was almost universally panned, the phone underwent a price drop to just 99¢ on contract, and rumors ...

Larger desks make us more dishonest

Having a sense of power can encourage a range of dishonest behaviour ranging from stealing and cheating to breaking traffic laws, researchers said. Psychologists carried out four studies to assess how our physical surroundings, for example having a big ...

New Razer Tool Offers Surround Sound on Any Headphones
Gaming computer and peripheral maker Razer released a tool Tuesday that allows anyone to get the full surround sound experience from any pair of headphones. Using Razer Surround software, users can calibrate headphones to 7.1 virtual surround sound, ...

New Firefox earns full WebRTC
WebRTC may sound like yet another Internet acronym, but what it brings to browsers could be the death knell for plugins -- and it just landed in the latest version of Firefox.

Amazon Takes a Shot, But Netflix is Still King of the StreamWall Street Journal (blog)
With its deep pockets, technical prowess and willingness to operate on thin margins, Amazon has made itself known as one of the most formidable competitors in business. But after getting into video streaming, it has yet to unseat Netflix as king of the ...

Sony Releases Xperia Z Tablet and Smartphone
Sony unveiled a string of new products today, positioning the company to disrupt the smartphone and tablet markets in a big way. The Xperia Tablet Z is a bright new contender in the 10-inch tablet market while the 6.4-inch Xperia Z Ultra is poised to compete ...

Google Gets Boost in EU Privacy Case
Wall Street Journal
MADRID—The European Union's highest court said on Tuesday that government agencies can't force Google Inc. to remove Web links to personal material, a landmark decision in a long battle over EU privacy laws. The opinion by Niilo Jaaskinen, ...

'Secure Work Space' Brings BlackBerry Security to iOS, Android
PC Magazine
BlackBerry today rolled out a new security option for BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 that will let those with iOS and Android smartphones separate their work and personal information. The move comes as more and more people use their personal ...

iPhone 5 sees mixed demand, says analyst
Retail checks show steady demand for the iPhone 4 and 4S but a mixed reaction for the current iPhone, says analyst Ittai Kidron. Lance Whitney. by Lance Whitney. June 25, 2013 8:57 AM PDT Follow @lancewhit. (Credit: CNET). The iPhone 5 may not be ...

Ouya now available at several retailers for $99, sold out at Amazon
Ouya is off to a good start. Following a very successful Kickstarter campaign, the open-source game console finally launched to the public this morning, and just hours into the day it has already sold out on Amazon. Of course, it's hard to gauge how well it's ...


Microsoft to give first peek at Windows Blue
Tami Reller, CFO and Chief Marketing Officer for Microsoft's Windows business, has been touting the upcoming Windows Blue update that will be showcased at the company's Build developers' conference in San Francisco, which begins on Wednesday.

New Samsung tablets launching July 7, pre-orders start Tuesday
Los Angeles Times
Samsung will begin selling new versions of its Galaxy Tab tablets next month. The South Korean tech giant Monday announced the Galaxy Tab 3 will go on sale July 7 and will be available in three different screen sizes. It will be available with a 7-inch screen ...

Forrester: Microsoft's cloud deal with Oracle makes Azure a stronger AWS rival
Enterprise titans Microsoft and Oracle announced a major deal today to be more friendly when it comes to enterprise cloud services. Essentially, the deal means Oracle software can now run on Windows Server, Hyper-V, and Windows Azure, and Oracle ...

Facebook's mobile news plan paints a fat target on Yahoo
Globe and Mail
It's not surprising to learn that Facebook is developing a news service for mobile platforms. The driving forces are coming from several vectors. The shift from desktop browser to mobile app is well underway, but mobile is still green-field enough to warrant a ...

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