Sunday, March 27, 2011


Archos has some of the cheapest tablets on the menu right now. They have a mini tablet for under 100$ and other tablets that have a 250 gig HDD. Seems like a great deal right? It is, but android is still at 2.2 Froyo for most internet tablets, and most of the tablets still have a resistive screen, meaning you have to actually push down on the screen to get it to react. I've read some reviews saying the screen is not that bad, but not as good as the apple iPod touch and iPhone and the new nano. The Archos 43 internet tablet is closest to the iPod touch at roughly the same price (8 gigs for 199.99$) They share many of the same features like a camera and a built in speaker and microphone. As of right now I would go for the iPod touch for the style and the Apps, If you are a die hard android fan, and want to check out other Archos tablets, check out heir website

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

iPad 2

The iPad shaped the consumer tablet market. Now, just as Android 3.0 Honeycomb slates are rising to the challenge, the iPad 2 is here to move Apple’s game on even further. Squeezing a faster processor, boosted graphics and twin cameras into a 33-percent thinner design, yet keeping the same 10hr battery and – perhaps most importantly – the same price, the iPad 2 promises to refine what rivals were still struggling to beat. Is the Apple iPad 2 the best tablet today? If you're not willing to pay $499 for the base model, the refurbished iPad is selling at the Apple store for $349.

Monday, March 7, 2011

The Apple iPad

Finally, the Apple iPad review. The name iPad is a killing word -- more than a product -- it's a statement, an idea, and potentially a prime mover in the world of consumer electronics. Before iPad it was called the Apple Tablet, the Slate, Canvas, and a handful of other guesses -- but what was little more than rumor and speculation for nearly ten years is now very much a reality. Announced on January 27th to a middling response, Apple has been readying itself for what could be the most significant product launch in its history; the making (or breaking) of an entirely new class of computer for the company. The iPad is something in between its monumental iPhone and wildly successful MacBook line -- a usurper to the netbook throne, and possibly a sign of things to come for the entire personal computer market... if Apple delivers on its promises. And those are some big promises; the company has been tossing around words like "magical" and "revolutionary" to describe what many have dismissed as nothing more than a larger version of its iPod touch. But is that all there is to this device? Is the hope that Apple promises for this new computing experience nothing more than marketing fluff and strategic hyperbole? Or is this a different beast altogether -- a true sign that change has come to the world of the PC? We have the definitive answers to those questions (and many more) right here, so read on for our full review of the Apple iPad!