Here's another video showcasing some of the cool stuff you can do with a Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1 tablet. This time artist and toy designer Tristan Eaton shows off his mad skills by painting and tableting (is that a word) with the GALAXY Note 10.1. Find out more about this Android Tablet here. What is [...]

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Who knew that some of history's most celebrated writers and artists used a GALAXY Note 10.1 to help them create their works of art. ;) But seriously, watching all these GALAXY Note 10.1 videos makes me very interested in trying one. At least until I can get my hands on a pressure sensitive stylus to [...]

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Amazon's gone big with the release of 5 new Kindle devices: 2 eBook readers and 3 Android tablets. The new Kindle Paperwhite ereader is available in a WiFi-only and a 3G version.  This reader has a new screen with 62% more pixels and increased contrast.  A built-in front light allows you to easily read in low [...]

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I want to see a show of hands... who remembers the Tapwave Zodiac Palm OS PDA? Back in 2003 it was a very cool device that merged a  PDA with built in gaming controls. The new GamePad from ARCHOS reminds me a little bit of the Zodiac because it offers a full set of analog [...]

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Apple may have Zooey Deschanel, Samuel L. Jackson and John Malkovich as celebrity endorsers, but Samsung has multi-faceted actor James Franco to promote the Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1 Android tablet. This commercial showcases his multitasking talents while also showcasing some of the built in apps on the tablet. After you watch this "fun" video, check [...]

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The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) is the successor to the original Galaxy Tab which Verizon launched about 2 years ago. The Galaxy Tab 2 is a 7-inch tablet with 4G LTE, 1.2 GHz dual-core processor, Bluetooth 4.0, 8GB RAM and powered by Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. It's enterprise ready and has multimedia features [...]

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Exogear Exovolt Plus

So you want backup power for your devices when you're out and about, but you don't want to go too small because you might need more, or too big (with it's additional weight and size) because you might need less?  The exovault plus from EXOGEAR is a stackable battery pack so that you can customise [...]

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Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet 2 Windows 8

With the announcement of the Microsoft Surface Tablet and with  Windows 8 ready to release soon, Techin5 has some leaked specs for the Lenovo Windows 8 Thinkpad Tablet 2.  Those of you who follow my posts here will know that I love my Thinkpad Tablet running Android ( see links below), so I'll be watching this one closely. The Thinkpad [...]

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The new GALAXY Note 10.1 Android tablet from Samsung has some awesome looking features that are making me drool just a little. First of all, the S pen stylus is supposed to provide pen on paper usability for note taking, sketching and photo editing. The tablet comes with several apps that feature stylus input. Then [...]

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Our friends at WaterField Designs have just announced a nice collection of Google Nexus 7 sized sleeves and cases. There are 7 products that are perfectly sized to hold the new Nexus 7 Android tablet or another similarly sized device such as the Kindle Fire, Barnes & Noble Nook and other 7 inch tablets. The [...]

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What must have features do you look for while shopping for an Android tablet? For me the tablet has to have access to the full Google Play market instead of some lame 3rd party version of the market that doesn't have all the same apps. It also has to have a good price and be backed by a [...]

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There's no doubt that gaming on the iPad and Android tablets is extremely popular. But if you're like me, you really miss the feel and control that an analog joystick provides. I've tried a couple stick-on joysticks like the Fling and Joystick-it (see links below), but they always leave me wanting more. The Roam MobileOS Game [...]

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If you enjoy painting on canvas, you might find that you also enjoy "painting" on an iPad. Or if you've never painted before, doing so on a tablet is fun and way less messy. I am a doodler and don't claim to have any talent whatsoever. I just enjoy drawing cartoons and thingamabobs whenever I'm [...]

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Asus announced the new Transformer TF300T tablet and B&H Photo now has them in stock. Priced at $399.00, this Android tablet offers the latest and greatest OS version (4.0 Ice Cream) along with a 1.2GHz Tegra 3 Quad-Core CPU, 10.1 1280 x 800 Resolution display, Micro HDMI Port & MicroSD Card Reader and 1GB internal memory [...]

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A couple of years ago I reviewed a very unique Canadian made stylus called the oStylus. It had a very unique design with a bullseye style swivel tip. At the time I really liked the stylus because it made it much easier to draw due to the fact that I was able to see the [...]

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The anticipation for a new gadget can often be more exciting than getting the actual product in your hands. Apple's new iPad definitely offers some nice updates with the Retina display, 4G and improved camera, but is it a worthy upgrade for someone that already has an iPad 2? Janet, Dave and I are here to [...]

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The Pogo Sketch Plus from Ten One Design is a stylus for capacitive displays like those found on the iPad, iPhone and Android tablets. Check out my full report after the jump. Note: Click the images in this review to see a larger view. Made of anodized aluminum, the Pogo Sketch Plus is available in [...]

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The LapGear Smart-e universal tablet lapdesk is a padded holder for your favorite tablet device for comfortable couch or bed surfing. It offers an adjustable stand with a ledge that will keep your device from sliding around while you're using it. The version pictured above sells for $35. A deluxe version that includes storage for [...]

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Amazon introduced their first Kindle device back in 2007 when the dedicated eBook reader population was made up almost exclusively by Sony's Reader line of products. The eReader population has grown to include more brands than I can count and in the last 5 years, we've seen the technology in this category evolve from e-Ink devices to [...]

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lifebook 2013 1

Those of you who lug around a lot of gear like myself, and remember my article on a single convergence device, might just find this concept design by Indian Industrial Designer Prashant Chandra very interesting. His entry in the Fujitsu Design Awards competition, the Lifebook2013, was shortlisted to the top 100 from over 3000 entries from [...]

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