One of the big mysteries ahead of Wednesday’s Apple event was a simple question: What is the new iPad going to be called? The tech press had long settled on iPad 3, but some outlets had recently reported that the product name would actually be iPad HD, in reference to the new high-resolution Retina display.
Is Amazon's tablet the long-awaited Android messiah?
While Apple's lawyers are busy attacking Samsung's Android-powered Galaxy Tab 10.1, Amazon may have unveiled the true iPad-slayer in the form of the Kindle Fire - a slick 7-inch tablet. It also runs Google's Android operating system, not that you'd know it looking at the Fire's home page.
Google says its new Nexus 7 tablet is thin and light, and a quick glance at the product suggests this is true--well, the "thin" part, at least. It's hard to gauge a tablet's weight until you're actually holding the thing in your hands.
Since many users who own 7-inch tablets use their slates as e-readers, lighter is always better. As much as I like my new (3rd-generation) iPad,
Perhaps the hottest tech products in the market today are tablets. It has become a weekly occurrence where we hear about the next latest and greatest tablet, or tablet technology to grace our newsfeeds.
The reason is simplicity. Here is a device that is bigger than a smartphone, smaller than a laptop, and brings a convenience and efficiency level somewhere in the middle.
There are a lot of options for educational toys and apps for children. Many of them target specific age groups with stimulating colors, buttons, and sounds but not many will grow with your children. Before you know it, every 4 or 5 months you are putting away toys that they’ve outgrown. Announced today, LeapFrog’s new LeapPad 2 and Leapster GS kid-friendly tablets are designed to grow with your child.