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HP’s New Ultra-Thin, Multi-Touch, Tablet PC
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HP’s New Ultra-Thin, Multi-Touch, Tablet PC

With the current revolution taking place in the Touch Screen and Tablet PC market, especially since the release of the iPad, many manufacturers refuse to be left out of the growing trend and hope to capture their own chunk of the tech pie. HP has jumped in the race with its HP EliteBook 2740p, Ultra-thin, Multi-touch, Convertible Tablet and notebook PC set to be available in the US in April of this year for as much as $1,599. As usual, the coolest gadgets always seem to be out of my affordable price range. EliteBook 2740p convertible tablet With its innovation, HP hopes to provide a rich interactive experience for businesses in health care, education, sales, etc. and improve manageability, productivity and mobility for the mobile professional. (more…)
Apple iPad
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Apple iPad

After months of rumors and speculation about a pending new device to be released by Apple Inc on January 27th the official iPad tablet computer was revealed. Some call it nothing more than a bigger iPod touch or iPhone, some think it will revolutionize mobile personal computing, some can't get over making fun of the name. While I personally think the person who signed off on the name of this product should be shot (even if it is Steve Jobs), I'm willing to look beyond the awkward name and look at the device itself and see what it offers it's users. Without a doubt it offers a lot and is a marvelous piece of technology but frankly that still doesn't make it more than a bigger more powerful iPod/iPhone. (more…)
Smartphone Comparison Chart
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Smartphone Comparison Chart

The Apple iPhone is the undisputed king of the smartphone market currently but with so many new deices being released there is a rich pool of handsets available for new or current smartphone users to upgrade to. With the mobile web growing at a frantic pace the portable connectivity that a smartphone provides is vital in our increasingly networked lifestyle. Smartphones from Apple, Palm, Motorolla, Google, Blackberry, Nokia and many others are currently on the market with upgrades and new handsets coming out almost every quarter, but how do you navigate through the flood of new phone news? Below is a handy chart that compares the Iphone 3GS, Palm Pre, Motorola Droid and the new Google Nexus One. (more…)