So much for “what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas”: Companies of all shapes & sizes are coming out of the woodwork throwing around tablet-style gadgets, and some of them aren’t even being shy about referring to them as “slates” on the heels of the recent news that Apple has procured a trademark on the name “iSlate,” possibly as a name for their own forthcoming tablet.
Let’s have a look at what’s been announced so far, and what we know about each device.
If Apple doesn't introduce some kind of tablet device at the end of
this month, they're going to be just about the only ones. Everyone,
even Microsoft is getting into the game, including the latest
As rumored only hours before, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer took the wraps off a new touchscreen tablet running Windows 7 during his CES keynote Wednesday night. Did they steal some of Apple’s tablet thunder?
Google released their Nexus One Android phone today just in time for David Bowie's birthday. Mr. Bowie if you're reading this, we're still waiting for our invite. Anywho, will the Super Phone make a dent in the iPhone's reign?
We're geared for a rumored Apple event that may yield a rumored device. Did we mention this is all rumors? If this magical event does happen, we'll be there.
Are you finally getting over your New Year's Eve partying? We got around to feeling human sometime late last night, just before bed again. Well, in case you were traveling or exercising your drinking arm excessively and didn't have a chance to check out these hot hits, here's a list of awesome Mac|Life articles to get you up to speed.
Even if Apple does go with any of the various lame name choices
currently being bandied about (iTab and iSlate and iGuide all pale
beside iPad), everyone is expecting something amazing. And if the
former president of Google China can be believed, it's everything the
hype has been saying it will be.