ViewSonic Tablet Runs Windows and Android: Good Idea, Poor Execution

As a holdover until Microsoft ships the tablet-friendly Windows 8, I like the idea of a Windows 7 tablet that also runs Android. Sure, Windows 7 doesn’t play nicely with touch screens, but it’s a great operating system for getting work done, and when you’re finished, you can switch to Android for leisure.

That’s what ViewSonic tries …

Barnes and Noble Unveils New ‘Nook’ Tablet for $249

Bookseller Barnes and Noble has revamped its popular 7-inch color e-book reader today. Simply called the Nook Tablet, the new version will sell for $249 starting next week, and features a 1GHz dual-core processor to power playback of HD movies, videos and TV shows. There will be a host of apps and games available at launch as well. Angry …

Do Windows 8 Tablets Stand a Chance?

Ben Bajarin is the Director of Consumer Technology Analysis and Research at Creative Strategies, Inc, a technology industry analysis and market intelligence firm located in Silicon Valley.

According to Comscore, tablets now represent 2% of all U.S. based internet traffic. The dominant contributor to tablet traffic is, of course, …

Rumor: New Nook Color Coming November 7

We knew Barnes & Noble would have a new Nook Color to strike back at Amazon’s Kindle Fire eventually, and according to a few unnamed sources, the revamped e-reader and tablet is set to launch on November 7.

Nate Hoffelder at The Digital Reader heard from three sources, including a retailer and a Barnes & Noble employee, who confirmed …

Asus: Quad-Core Tablet Incoming, Padfone Still Happening

A wave of quad-core Android tablets is nearly upon us, and Asus wants to be leading the charge.

At the AsiaD conference in Hong Kong, Asus Chairman Jonney Shih said the company is working on a sequel to its Asus Eee Pad Transformer tablet, called the Transformer Prime. The Prime will be powered by Nvidia’s quad-core Tegra 3 processor, …

Rumor: Apple’s iPad 3 Moving into Production Early

Move over iPhone 4S and iPhone 5 rumors, here comes the iPad 3! What, you thought the grapevine was closed with Apple’s iPhone 4S hitting shelves today? Not when it sounds like Apple’s newest slate is right around the corner…if we buy Susquehanna Financial analyst Jeff Fidacaro’s claims, anyway.

Fidacaro believes, based on supply

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