January 27, 2010 |
It's the big day, fanboys and girls (as if you need to be reminded). If you'll just keep your shirts on a few hours longer, all will be revealed. Apple's iTablet -- or possibly the iSlate or iPad or whatever it's going to be called -- will be officially introduced Wednesday at 1 p.m. Eastern time. The anticipation about Apple's Next Big Thing has been excruciating, the hype never-ending. That Apple will introduce a tablet computer with spiffy new features (does windows, folds laundry)
March 22, 2013 |
The title of the latest lowbrow yukfest to try and sneak into theaters without being noticed by critics appears, on posters, as "InAPPropriate Comedy," a reference to the fact that its grab bag of short sketches pop up as if they were being haphazardly generated by a tablet computer app. That much, at least, is truth in advertising. The 20 or so skits — featuring headliners Rob Schneider, Adrien Brody, Michelle Rodriguez and Lindsay Lohan, along with a supporting cast of nobodies — are like that freebie quote-a-day-app...
January 26, 2010 |
We're here in San Francisco for Apple 's event today where they're expected to unveil their new tablet computer which may or may not be known as the iPad, iSlate, iBook, iTablet, the Apple Tablet or some other variation. The event starts at 10 AM PT. Be sure to check back in. For now, follow the CrunchGear guys do a little pre-show commentary starting at 9:30 AM PT.
August 25, 2009 |
We just received an anonymous tip containing some supposed pictures of the interface for Apple 's forthcoming tablet computer . Are they real? Who knows. There are some peculiarities, like the keyboard jumping all over the place on the screen. And the menu system looks a little un-Apple for what is clearly a movie trailer section. Also, why is the play/pause area so transparent? I think I prefer this video still. But again, who knows. Says our tipster, "this is very early stuff, and it...
October 26, 2012 |
Microsoft embarked on a new era Friday as its two long-anticipated projects finally went on sale: a major overhaul of its operating system and a foray into hardware with a tablet computer. It took years to get both on the shelves, and now Microsoft is waiting to see whether customers will bite. The firm set up temporary stores to get its products in front of more shoppers. There was even a "pop-up" store in Times Square for a major midnight launch Friday morning. The products mark...
January 10, 2010 |
Apple is doing a fine job keeping shush about the tablet computer it has been working on for several years and which is due to be announced later this month in California. But just in case anyone was still in doubt about its imminent launch, France Télécom/Orange executive Stéphane Richard this morning confirmed on air that the device is to debut in the 'next couple of days'. Richard, number two at the telecommunication services giant, told French journalist...