As a follow up to the ARCHOS 7 and ARCHOS 8 Home Tablets, ARCHOS has launch five new Android tablets. The Internet tablets as they are called, consist of the: wide screen ARCHOS 70 and 100, multi media ARCHOS 43, and the ultra portable ARCHOS 28 and 32. The new range offers a combination of PC like web-browsing, social networking, games, eBooks and other apps alongside HD video and music in a very slim-line design.
Envisioning a home where every electronic devices are connected was once in the realm of science fiction, and mostly pursue by gadget geeks and science fiction enthusiast. This is changing and camera trickery are becoming a reality, faster than we can imagine. Last month the world’s biggest content provider – Google along with other consumer electronics and software partners (Intel, DISH Network, Adobe, Sony and Logitech) announced Google TV, a platform that promises to change Television and home entertainment as we know it.
Orb networks, a digital media streaming solution company has introduced two software solutions as the answer to the limited storage on portable devices and the limited amount of internet content they can access. Both solutions, the Orb Live for iPad tablet computers and Android phones and MyCast version 2.57 for PCs and Apple Macs, allow you to access stored media on your computer or live streaming content.
The ICD (innovative Converged Devices) 15-inch Vega – touchscreen is schedule to launch in the UK this year. The Android based gadget is to change the way we schedule and manage family appointments and keep in touch with each other. We were given a sneak preview of it at this year’s CES, according to T-Mobile UK, who is collaborating with ICD to build the Vega; the Vega will be the family hub that will manage all household appointment and calendar events.
MIPS and SysDSoft have announced that they have made a break through using Android technology. SysDSoft a supplier of mobile WiMAX and LTE embedded software solution for 4G has collaborated with MIPS to develop the industry’s first LTE protocol stack ported to the Android platform. A break through which see MIPS move closer to becoming major player in Android and 4G solutions.
Dell enters Tablet market with ‘Streak’, a new android based tablet. The Streak tablet (see photo below) is due early June in the UK and will be sold exclusively by O2 the mobile phone and mobile network supplier. It will also be available in US but not until later this summer. We are not told who it the States will be the retailer and Dell is not giving anything away by saying about the price or if there would be a CDMA, LTE, or WiMAX version (i.e. Verizon, Sprint or Clear) available, so right now it is the usual GSM suspects AT&T and/or T-Mobile.
The General Manger of digital products at Toshiba - Jeff Barney, said the company is planning to launch a tablet PC called “Slate”. Currently Toshiba is looking at a veriety of form factors, including a 10-inch dual-screen with Microsoft Windows. In addition to Microsoft Windows 7 there will be a Google mobile Android operating system.
T-Mobile US is to release its second Android Mobile phone next month (June). The myTouch 3G Slide – as it is called, is an upgrade to the myTouch 3G released last year. The myTouch 3G Slide offers more typing space with a slide QWERTY us who rather a physical button to press than the on screen touch on the myTouch 3G. Also upgraded is the camera which has a 5-magapixel for better resolution.
Web content and services have become more accessible with the release of the new ARCHOS Android Tablets. Designed to enhance your digital lifestyle the ‘Home Tablet’ as they are called fill the gap between the Smartphone and the desktop PC to provide always on access to the internet. The two devices ARCHOS 7 and ARCHOS 8 Home Tablets are flexible, accessible and interactive. They can be placed almost anywhere in the home to provide access to news and keep you in touch with your friends and family.
With the potential of being the platform for the next generation of internet-connected digital home, MIPS technology announced that it had started an Android early access program. The program allows key customers and partners access to MIPS Android technology, and to take Android into the digital home. At this year’s CE show MIPS along with ot