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A tablet computer, or simply tablet, is a one-piece mobile computer. Devices typically offer a touchscreen, with finger gestures acting as the primary means of control, though often supplemented by the use of one or more physical context sensitive buttons or the input from one or more accelerometers; an on-screen, hideable virtual keyboard is generally offered as the principal means of data input. Available in a variety of sizes, tablets customarily offer a screen diagonal greater than 7 inches, differentiating themselves through size from functionally similar smart phones or personal digital assistants. Though generally self-contained, a tablet computer may be connected to a physical keyboard, and a number of Hybrids that offer a detachable keyboard have been marketed since the mid-1990s, as have a number of convertible touchscreen notebook computers that offer an integrated keyboard that can be hidden by a swivel joint or slide joint, exposing only the screen for touch operation. Tablets have also appeared in a foldable Booklet format that offer the user dual-touchscreens, and can be used as a notebook by displaying a virtual keyboard on one of the displays. Via Wikipedia

E-reader Sales Drop Due To Tablets

12/12/2012, The netbook revolution never came – as Apple’s iPad (and subsequently, all the other notable Android-powered tablets) came into the scene, cannibalizing into the netbook’s already niche market. I guess the netbook was a good idea, but that was...

Lenovo Yoga Review

12/05/2012, Windows 8 is an operating system that’s a mix of the old and new: it cobbles together a very forward-facing touchscreen interface with the same old Windows we’ve loved (in its basic form) since before the internet was a thing. And...

QOOQ cooking tablet launched in the U.S.

11/06/2012,   We’ve seen a ton of tablets launch in the past, some with a specific purpose such as for enterprise users, some designed for kids and some designed for the everyday user, but what about professionals such as cooks? We covered the QOOQ, a tablet...

Chuwi V99 tablet has Retina Display quality

11/04/2012, If someone were to ask you to pick between the Chuwi V99 or the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, which tablet would you gun for? I would like to think that most folks would, without a doubt, go for the choice from South Korea instead of settling for something...

Fujitsu Stylistic Q572 arrives at the FCC

10/28/2012, Folks over at the FCC have had the recent pleasure of looking through the Fujitsu Stylistic Q572, making sure that it will meet all kinds of criteria set by the body before being declared as safe, good and ready to hit the US market in due time. Just a...

Nokia Windows RT tablet in the works [Rumor]

10/04/2012, Nokia is pretty tight with Microsoft when it comes to the Windows Phone 8 platform, where the Finnish smartphone manufacturer has just introduced the Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 to the masses earlier this morning Stateside. Well, there was no mention of a...

Acer Iconia W700 Windows 8 Tablet

10/04/2012, The Acer Iconia W700 ,  a 11.6-inch tablet shown in June at Computex, is officially launching in the U.S., and it will retail on October 26 from $799.99 to $999.99, on the date of the public release of Windows 8. The Iconia W700 packs some serious...

Archos’ new affordable e-reader runs on Ice Cream Sandwich

10/03/2012, French tablet maker Archos announced a new e-reader today, but it looks a lot more like a full-fledged Android tablet. The Arnova Gbook has a 7″, 800×480 capacitive touchscreen, and runs Android 4.0. On the other hand, it won’t have...

MEEP! tablet is one tough cookie from Oregon Scientific

10/02/2012, If you have a kid (or more than just one), surely you would know that while growing up, they do not have exactly the most delicate of touches, but instead, can be rather rough with their surroundings. Handing them your spanking new tablet tend to be more...

HP ElitePad 900 Business Tablet with Windows 8

09/30/2012, The new HP ElitePad 900 is an elegant business tablet running Windows 8  that is easy to repair and offers military-grade durability for drops, vibration, dust, temperature extremes and high altitude. The 1.5 pounds (680 grams) and 9.2 millimeter thick...

HP hints at enterprise tablet launch soon

09/19/2012, So we have seen our fair share of Sleekbooks from HP today in addition to the HP ENVY dm4 and an NFC mouse, but what about the tablet front? Surely HP is aware that the iPad is one of the hottest devices in the market at the moment, where the highly...