When the built-in speakers on your iPad are not enough, these iPad speaker docks will bring your mobile music and tablet entertainment to the next level. Updated July 2016: The options are few these days, good thing there are also generic Bluetooth speakers to get you through.
The video by Unbox Therapy shows a narrower form factor (about half a quarter coin narrower on each side or 1.5 centimeters overall), though the viewable screen size, which now goes closer to the edge of the unit, is the same 9.7-inches as current iPads.
Other features borrow from the iPad mini including upgraded speakers and, with the new form factor, the ability for someone, as the narrator says, with “normal to large hands” to hold the device with one hand.
Apple doesn’t comment on unannounced products. New iPads were at one time rumored to be set for release in September, but now a September 10 event Apple has planned is looking like it will focus [...]
Ahead of the expected unveiling at the IFA technology convention in Germany this week, VentureBeat writer Christina Farr got a peak at a prototype of the device.
In her report, Farr details that the watch is about 3-inches diagonally and with dark black and grey coloring, although this may change in the final version of the product.
Farr notes that the Galaxy Gear smartwatch looks “clunky and masculine” but says that Bluetooth can be used to connect with Galaxy S smartphones, tablets and potentially other Android devices too.
Wi-Fi is supported for light Internet browsing and email and there are Android apps pre-loaded for social media, health [...]
The speaker dock has front-facing, cinematic stereo speakers by Audifi, which optimizes bass frequencies through integrated air channels, as well as a built-in amp. The dock connects directly to the iPad through a Lightning dock connector.
The Thunderstorm Handheld Home Theater is available online at Belkin.com and select retail locations for $199.99
The 10-inch Android tablet is now being offered with a Desktop Dock and Bluetooth keyboard, while Polaris Office software is on-board so that students can create, share and store documents.
The slate, which is available in black and white, also comes bundled with a one-year free subscription to a 50GB Dropbox account and a three-month pass to Hulu Plus.
As with the more conventional Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, the tablet features a 1280 x 800 PLS display, 16GB or 32GB of storage, 1GB of RAM, stereo speakers and a 3.15MP camera.
The product is available for $349.99, a $100 saving on the usual retail price, and can be purchased from Best Buy, Amazon, Wal-Mart, Toys [...]
This will be "a new class of device which brings forward what we see as the inevitable convergence of the phone and the PC," aimed primarily at enterprises and enthusiasts — "people like us," said Ubuntu chief Mark Shuttleworth.
Canonical is using Indiegogo in hopes of raising $32 million over 30 days that will finance a limited production run of 40,000 phones.
Shuttleworth said the plan to build only tens of thousands of phones (rather than a mass market device) will afford easier access to the most advanced components.
Preliminary specs for the Ubuntu Edge include a multi-core processor with at least 4GB of [...]