While it's a different approach than that of pretty much every other hardware maker, it is a relatively straightforward strategy. However I think there's an even more subtle aspect to it... Read more →
Rumors are circulating today that the Microsoft Surface RT tablet will be going on sale for a MSRP of $199 this October. This puts it in direct competition with the other low-priced tablets like the Nexus 7, Kindle Fire and nookTablet. It also makes it one of the first mainstream 10-inch tablets to come in at such a low price. The Surface RT has the specs to compete with other budget tablets (check out a compare... Read more →
Why? Because Amazon is one of the few companies that has a credible shot at being a major player in mobile, and even if it's going to be tough, the stakes are so high that in many ways it'd be... Read more →
You find a book in the store that you want the sample for, so you download it. Great. You read the sample and get to the end, and there's a link to the store to buy the full book. Great. This is where it starts going wrong. You now have both the sample and the full book on your... Read more →
if they do this, and price it right, it would help them gain even more marke share in the tablet market. They have a lot to compete with in the lower priced market since the Fire came out. They are still wining the tablet market overall but with two budget friendly devices (Fire and Nook Tablet) picking up a bit of steam there is still a small segment for them to overtake. Do you think Apple should... Read more →
- Samsung Galaxy Nexus - http://gdgt.com/samsung/galaxy/nexus/
- Nokia Lumia 800 - http://gdgt.com/nokia/lumia/800/
- Apple iPhone 4S - http://gdgt.com/apple/iphone/4s/
- Amazon Kindle Fire - http://gdgt.com/amazon/kindle/fire/
- ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime - http://gdgt.com/asus/eee/pad/transformer-prime/
- Lytro Lytro -...
Her question was "How come there are two different stores on my iPod?" She pointed out that while on the computer all available content can be downloaded from the iTunes application, on iOS she has to go to the iTunes application... Read more →
Not even after a 10 minutes after using it I was taken back by the plain and chunky looks, occasional choppy speeds, and all around it felt like a... Read more →
Hardware and design
When designing a device as low cost, at $200, and high end as the Kindle Fire trade offs had to be made. The only modes of communication with the device is via WiFi and an indescriminately positioned microUSB slot at the bottom... Read more →
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