We’ve all been waiting patiently for Apple’s mysterious tablet (or iSlate, depending on what you want to call it). While it’s uncertain exactly when in the next year that product will launch, rumor has it that Jobs is extremely pleased with the result. So while we’re all waiting for that bombshell to drop, there are a few other tablet PCs to occupy our time with.
The latest is this new Android tablet from NEC, which is said to launch in Japan early in the new year. Admittedly it does look pretty slick, although there ain’t no way that it’s going to shine like Apple’s tablet. Read the rest of this entry »
Measuring at only 3mm in thickness, Seiko’s E-Ink is the thinnest E-book reader in the world. Okay, maybe not the world but it is compatible with Sony’s thinnest e-book reader. Anything comparable to Sony is commendable, I guess. Not that I am a Sony fan-girl. It has a big display, 1200×1600, reviewers have deemed the display to be a tad too sharp for the eye. But some people wouldn’t mind that, of course. The e-ink is still in its prototype stages. No word on when it will be out yet.
Anyway, here are the specs: Terminal measures 180×120mm (B6 size) * Thickness: 3mm * Weight: 57g * Contrast ratio: 8:1 * Reflectivity: 43% * Redrawing time: 0.7s * Battery: one CR1220 button cell battery (1′400 screen redraws)