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Windows 8 to have the same system requirements as Windows 7

07/13/2011, One of the main reasons a lot of people didn’t upgrade from Windows XP to Windows Vista was mainly due to the high system requirements needed to run the operating system. It looks like Microsoft has learnt from their mistakes and has decided to not...

Microsoft kills Windows Vista SP1 support

07/13/2011, After announcing the imminent death of Windows XP, it looks like Microsoft is continuing its efforts to push consumers to use the latest version of its operating system – Windows 7. The company has announced on its official blog that as of July 12th,...

Dell Streak 10 Pro now official

06/09/2011, If you thought the Dell Streak 7 wasn’t a large enough tablet, you’ll be glad to know that Dell has a larger tablet in the works. The company has confirmed the existence of its 10″ Honeycomb tablet dubbed the Streak 10 Pro in addition to...

Gigabyte S1080 tablet makes its way to Computex

05/30/2011, The invasion the tablets into the world of consumer electronics continues from where CES left off earlier this year, with Gigabyte being part of the parade by rolling out their S1080 tablet device. This will take the road less traveled since it is powered...

Windows 7 touch optimizations make the OS perfect for tablets

05/26/2011, One of the biggest complains people have about the Windows 7 operating system has been its lack of tablet-optimization. Sure there are some included features in Windows 7 tablets that try to improve things, but in the end, it is still Windows 7, and most...

Fujitsu Loox F-07C: the world’s first ATOM-powered smartphone

05/16/2011, Fujitsu recently showed off a very interesting smartphone called the Loox F-07C: a dual-mode phone that runs on an Intel ATOM processor. For people who require the functionality of a very tiny Windows 7 tablet and a smartphone but don’t want to lug...

Lenovo ThinkPad T420s boots up in 10 seconds or less

05/10/2011, One of the main advantages a tablet has over a notebook or a desktop PC is the almost-instantaneous turn on mode. Whenever you want to use your tablet to send an email or just update your Facebook status, a press of the power button and an unlock gesture...

ViewSonic ViewPad 10 gets Android update

05/03/2011, The dual-operating system tablet from ViewSonic, the ViewPad 10 has just received an update that brings its outdated Android operating system from 1.5 to a not-so-outdated version 2.2. The tablet that gives users the best of both worlds – a mobile...

Windows 7 doing just great at 1.5 years of age

04/24/2011, When Microsoft launched Windows 7 a good 18 months ago, many people were skeptical and wondering whether the latest version of Microsoft’s operating system would be able to live up to expectations, considering just how problematic (relatively...

Acer Iconia Tab W500 tablet on sale today

04/21/2011, Acer’s latest tablet, the Iconia Tab W500 is now available for sale now in North America. Designed for folks looking for a tablet but don’t want to be constrained by tablet operating systems such as Android or iOS, the Windows 7-powered tablet...

DRS ARMOR X10gx rugged tablet certified for Sprint 3G network

04/20/2011, It looks like Sprint has a new tablet lined up to join its network. What’s even more surprising is that it won’t be an Android tablet this time around. DRS Technologies has just announced that their ARMOR X10gx rugged tablet has been approved...