It’s been a slow rollover in the personal computing world from disparate terminals and screens and mice and dongles to a more civilized and tidy tablet form factor. Convertible laptops coming out of Lenovo, VAIO and Microsoft are definitely a good sign of things to come. It turns out that Toshiba wants to get in on the consumer end, too.
It’s introducing the dynaPad, a 12-inch full HD tablet running on Windows 10. The screen make-up is a sandwich of Gorilla Glass 3 panes and a sensor mesh, topped off with an oleophobic coating to combat against nasty fingerprints. [...]
Alcatel OneTouch has thrown some interesting takes on hardware and software onto the market. One of the best mid-range smartphones of 2015? The Idol 3. Native screen video capture? The Go Play. A nose-to-the-grindstone budget Android tablet? The Pixi 3 (8), released last March. A nose-to-the-grindstone budget Windows tablet? Wait, what?
Windows 10 Mobile gets to stretch its hamstrings with not only a lunge at a large screen, but a reach down to a barebones spec sheet. With a Snapdragon 210 and 1GB of RAM, how will the Alcatel OneTouch Pixi 3 (8) with Windows 10 Mobile make do [...]
We’ve been on-and-off on what this Pixel C tablet has been about. For Google, the Chromebook Pixel-offshoot represents several things: its first original manufacturing push, its psuedo-Nexus tablet entry for 2015 — a convertible one at that — and its developer showcase for what Android can do on large canvasses. Whatever went into this tablet, we’re all now about to witness it.
The Google Store now has the 32GB variant Pixel C up for sale starting at $499. The 64GB version costs $100 more. A standard keyboard attachment and a folio keyboard are selling for [...]
Microsoft has been good at chasing business with its Surface line of tablets. Airlines, police departments and other businesses have been well-equipped with the convertibles. The NFL struck a $400 million to replace all 32 of its teams’ paper playbooks with Surface Pro 3 devices and they initially didn’t go to good use, being placed under the clipboards and the old sheets of paper those tablets were supposed to replace. They also got called iPads.
Nowadays, the Surface Pro 3s get some proper use when they’re properly functioning. They were not properly [...]