The Dell Streak, previously referred to as the Mini 5, is an Android device with a custom Dell UI overlay and a 5-inch display. Marketed by Dell as “the ultimate portable tablet PC,” the device has a 5-inch screen that is larger than most phones and smaller than most tablets by comparison. Unlike the iPad from Apple, the 5-inch Dell Streak will also be able to take calls–the WiFi & 3G model of the iPad is a data-only device and voice calls are not possible.
The device will be made available first in the UK in June through O2 and retailers. Though [...]
The Dell Mini 5 may be called the Dell Streak when it is released according to some internal promotional materials that were obtained via a leak on Engadget. The Dell Mini 5 utilizes a slate for factor with a 5-inch screen and sits uncomfortably between being classified as a tablet and a phone–the device does have a cellular radio and could theoretically make phone calls, but it’s large screen will smother your face if you attempt to hold it to your ears. However, the screen may be a tad too small for tablet enthusiasts who may prefer a larger screen that could engulf their [...]
Today, Opera Software announced the update and release of their Opera Mini 5 browser (5.0.3521) for Windows Mobile. Previous versions required the Java Virtual Machine to run on Windows Mobile, but now it’s a native app and can be installed with a simple CAB. Although XDA hacked together a CAB that packaged Java and OM5 together in the past, this version obviously has greater advantages.
Press release excerpt:
By integrating Opera Mini with the Windows Mobile platform, Opera is able to deliver an optimized version of the popular Opera Mini browser that dramatically [...]
Whatever you think of the 5-inch touchscreen display on the Dell Mini 5 that straddles smartphone and miniature tablet category, the device is coming to AT&T and may offer some cloud-based synchronization methods. What’s interesting is that Dell is saying that the company is looking into next-generation resistive screen technology for future iterations of the tablet.
According to Dell, Neeraj Choubey, who heads Dell’s tablet division, Dell may be developing some cloud-based synchronization engine to create a non-rivalrous environment with the company’s [...]
Hot on the heals of Apple’s iPad tablet, Dell has outed pricing on its Dell Mini 5, a device that straddles the divide between smartphone and tablet. The Dell Mini 5 is a slate type device, meaning that it lacks a physical QWERTY keyboard, and has a five-inch screen that is larger than most smartphones but on the small end of the tablet spectrum, comes with built-in 3G and phone features, and runs the Android OS with some Dell customizations. Dell has revealed that the 1 GHz Snapdragon-powered device will run for $1098 prior to carrier subsidies, which is quite expensive [...]