Tablets are streamlining processes and providing self-service capabilities to customers in many workplaces today, including retail stores, car dealerships, real estate offices, construction firms and hotels. It’s no longer shocking to go out to dinner and have the waiter bring you the wine menu on a tablet or place your order with one.
Yet tablets are now entering the world of connected devices, or the “Internet of Things,” which ABI Research predicts will consist of more than 30 billion connected devices by 2020.
This concept, dating back to 1999, refers to the ubiquitous, wireless connections of devices and physical objects with embedded sensors, [...]
The 2.5-inch drive is 5mm thick, weighs 3.3 ounces and has 500GB on-board, which is enough to hold up to 100,000 photos and 125,000 songs.
As Seagate explains in a press release, the drive comes with a “mobile enablement kit” and caching software in order to deliver up to seven times the storage of a traditional 64GB tablet, all while using the same power and offering the same reliability of a common flash drive.
The drive is also ruggedized to withstand some shock and vibration, and has different power modes to reduce energy consumption when in sleep, standby or idle.
The Seagate Ultra Mobile HDD is available separately or as part of the [...]
The Scroll Excel 7” is able to output 3D content directly to a 3D TV, or monitor, by downloading the 3D content to the tablet, and by then transferring the content to the large-screen through a mini-HDMI cable.
In the same manner, this cable can also be used for the tablet to output Full HD 1080p content.
The Excel has a single-core Cortex A8 1GHz processor, 512MB of RAM, runs Android 2.3 and offers 4GB of memory. This memory can be expanded up to 32GB through a microSD card.
The tablet has a 16-bit G-sensor, allowing the tablet to rotate 360 degrees, supports Flash content and has a capacitive touchscreen. The model is expected to launch before [...]
Enter Alpha Software which says its new Alpha Five Version 11 provides one development tool that works with PCs, tablets, smartphones & the web.
The company says that Alpha Five v. 11 uses the power of Microsoft .NET and HTML5 to help developers solve a business problem once, and make their app available to users wherever they are. In other words, the application is developed once and is available to work on a smartphone, tablet, the web, a laptop, netbook, or a Windows PC.
The secret sauce behind Alpha’s release starts with what the company calls “a big idea,” namely that Alpha Five can generate user [...]
Pricing for the three Android-based tablets range from $119.99 to $199.99. The eGlide XL2, at $169.99, is the only one of the three featuring a 10-inch display with the other two being 7-inch devices.
The low pricing is a key part of the company’s marketing strategy.
“Our all-new eGlide Tablet portfolio reflects a deepened commitment to our customers increasing need for price sensitive portable personal media solutions.,’ said Roy Rayn, General Manager of eMatic, in a release. “Affordable eGlide tablets allow everyone in the family–of all ages their own personal [...]