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You Can Run Chrome OS On iPad

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iPad is one of the most interesting gadgets in the market. It has been developed by Apple and is officially released for public all around the world. iPad is a line of tablet computers which have proven to be a breakthrough. The iPad is controlled by a MultiTouch system and can only plant and work with programs approved by Apple inc.

The Chrome-Pad

However, by using a little imagination and modification the iPad can easily run many of the more interesting programs. The Chrome Operation System can also be easily run on the iPad. “Jail Breaking” is a term most of us are familiar with. Through Jail Breaking, expert hackers can bypass all precautions and download content and install it.

Cydia Is Ideal For Downloading

Some of the most famous sources of downloading content for iPad and iPhone have been the Cydia. Cydia applications are easy to access and free of cost. All of these applications are available on the internet for one to work with and enjoy. iPad can be easily Jail Breached and the Chrome OS be installed on it.

What Is Chrome OS?

Chrome OS is a computing platform which was has been released by Google. It is exclusively compatible with all Personal Computers and Mobile devices.

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NookColor: eReader Game Changer

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Nook eReader from Barnes and Noble is considered to be the only competitor for Amazon Kindle DX and Amazon Kindle 3rd generation readers in the market. Without wasting time, the company has launched the 2nd generation Nook eReader named NookColor. These eReader are based on different approach and are a big step ahead.

When we compare the previous model of Nook and different models of Kindle with the latest NookColor we observe that the screen is big 7 inches and fully touch sensitive. The software is also improved and upgraded to Google Android Os 2.1 éclair. Although you cannot install ordinary Android application still some applications which are provided by Barnes and Noble are supported. Honestly that doesn’t make much difference because it is only a dedicated media reading device.

Reading Materials

As it is clear from the name that the eReader is related to reading which means that library is essential. Barnes and Noble have provided us almost 2 million reading different reading materials which cost $ 9.99 at maximum. They have also provided us ease of selection. We can read the books for some time before making our choice and purchasing the material. You can also subscribe magazines. A trail period of 14 days is provided for any magazine you like. This a great feature because now can check whether the book or magazine is suitable for you or not. The company has also promised his customers that they will provide downloadable Enhanced Nookbooks including illustrations.

What’s It Good For?

Although the main feature of eReaders is reading stuff still it provides its users entertainment like surfing on internet, get connected online through social networks, listening to your favorite music and playing many games. NookColor is closer to IPad and many tablets to some extend but the eReader is not a replacement of your notebook. You also have to carry a notebook along with any eReader device.

We easily understand the difference between models and devices by considering few stats such as:


The screen size of 1st Gen Nook, iPad, 3rd Gen Kindle and Nook Color are 6” diagonal, 9.7” diagonal, 6” diagonal and 7” diagonal whereas Touch screen size of 1st Gen Nook, iPad and Nook Color are 3.5” color, 9.7” diagonal, and 7” diagonal correspondingly. Read the full story

Sharp Galapagos tablet Review

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Though internationally Sharp is not considered a huge firm, but still it is a well known and appreciated name by the customers in Japan. Japan is also the originator of Sharp. The company was found in 1912. Its head office is in Osaka. Sharp has quite recently launched two new products. These are the more sophisticated eBook readers from the Galapagos series.

These two new models have 5.5 inches and 10.8 inches screens. The one with small screen is more like a shape of mobile; so it is known as ‘mobile type. The bigger one is renowned as ‘home type’ reader tablet.

Sharp Seems a Serious Competitor

Though sharp has taken a long time in introducing these two new products, but this has established the fact that now sharp has seriously planned to enter the market for the business of e-book and tablet. Hence, it is also a competitor to other big market players of eBook reader and tablet products. The company has lunched Galapagos in Tokyo. In fact Galapagos has a formidable image for Sharp’s cloud-based e-book product as well as the two novel Android equipments.

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Best Samsung Galaxy TAB Cases, Covers, Stands and Accessories

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Samsung galaxy Tab is proving to be one of the fastest selling tablets on the market now a day, and there’s a lot of catching up to do, as its main competitor iPad has a head start of more than six months. It’s understandable why Samsung’s new product is so successful, it has a weight which is lighter than the iPad, it’s handier due to the new 7 inch screen format and is powered by Google Android, which is one of the best mobile OS available. It is quite clear that Samsung will give Apple a run for its 90% market share. Due to the wide spread attention from customers, accessories and case manufacturers will start manufacturing products especially made to suit the Galaxy TAB, so users will be having even more options to personalize their latest gadget.

Presented here are the best Samsung Galaxy TAB cases, covers, stands and accessories that are available in the market right now. The main focus is on the popular models, but that doesn’t mean you won’t be able to find something more unique, which suits your taste. So let’s start:

1. Tuff-Luv Traditional Leather Case Cover & Stand

As we are already quite familiar with Tuff-Luv, which only makes items of high quality. This Traditional Leather case cover and stand for Galaxy TAB is made from hand, using real black leather, and it uses an Over the Top cover style. The neat thing is that the Tuff-Luv case does not only cover your tablet, but also act as a stand, so that you can watch video clips with ease while involved with something else. As you can see, all the buttons and ports on the Samsung Galaxy TAB remain accessible while it’s placed inside the protective case. While it compared to the iPad cases the price is also reasonable.

2. PDair Leather Case

Although a bit more expensive, however, leather is the best material for making protective cases for tablets such as the Samsung galaxy tab. You’ll know you got a nice product when you will feel it in your hand. If maintained properly, it will stand the test of time. The same thing goes for the PDair Leather case for the Samsung Galaxy TAB. It is a unique product made from dark leather while stitched with a lighter contrasting color.PDair Leather case is what you would call an agenda style protective case, which basically means a classic design, with magnetic studs for opening and closing the case securely. And to top it off its all handmade which means that it is of the highest quality.

3. Dura-gadget Black Leather Protective Case with Stand

If you’re looking for a case that gives your Samsung Galaxy TAB more of a vintage look this is it. Dura-gadget Leather protective case with stand function is more of a vintage case that resembles the first PDA cases which came from HP. This might look a bit weathered but make no mistake it is made from real leather. To add to the value besides the material it’s made off, the Duda-gadget case features a desk stand with at least a dozen viewing angles for your convenience. As with every other case this one also keeps all your ports and buttons uncovered. And what’s more is that there is even a place on the back for business cards, credit cards and cash to fit. This case has the lowest price of all the Samsung galaxy tab cases, which provides a leather case.

4. Arkon Portable Fold-Up Stand

This is an accessory which will never be a burden to you as it is a fold able and adjustable stand which cannot only be used for Samsung galaxy tab but for the iPad and any other slim tablet. It is light in weight as it is made of plastic. It won’t even slip from glossy surfaces due to the non-stick coating of the stand. Along with many other viewing angles, it works perfectly in either landscape or portrait view.

5. Dura-gadget Car Charger

Now we are getting to something which travelers will love: car chargers.

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Samsung Galaxy 7 Inch Tablets

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Tech-heads are drooling over the prospect of a second-generation iPad, widely expected to be unveiled in the next month or so. The aforesaid news is old. The breaking news is that finally we have a competitor of iPad in the face of Tablet PC. Tablet PC is all set to confront the iPad. The announcement of “Tablet PC Production” has been made in the past month. After such announcement, tech-lovers are comparing the Tablet PC with iPad. Both appliances are equipped with the state-of-the-art features. The most common comparison between the two is; Tablet PC is meant for business than any other and iPad is heaven for gadget-freaks. Anyhow, the liker of Tablet PC will feel privileged – just because the Tablet PC is available in many versions. Every Tablet PC brand has its own unique features unlike the iPad. The all prestigious brands of computers are in the feet to produce Tablet PCs. It means the consumer will have more variety of Tablet PCs at his or her disposal. One can get the Tablet PC according to his or her own requirement. There is variety of Tablet PCs available in the nearby store. Here we listed below the best 7 Inch Tablet PCs. Enjoy the list!

Samsung Galaxy TAB (7 Inch Tablet)

Samsung Galaxy TAB (7 Inch Tablet)

Much has been written on 7 Inch Samsung Galaxy Tab’s performance. Many analysts have compared the features of Samsung Galaxy Tab with Apple’s iPad. Without being biased, it is very hard to compare the two revolutionary products. This is so because Samsung Galaxy Tab is mainly produce keeping in mind the daily routine of an employee of corporate sector. Samsung Galaxy Tab is the need of businessman. The Samsung Galaxy Tab was first revealed before tech-savers in Berlin last year. Much media hype had created by Samsung then. This Samsung Galaxy Tab is definitely giving the hard time to iPad. Samsung Galaxy Tab is delicate in using outdoor and indeed the stylish one too. The features of Samsung Galaxy Tab are unmatched. Put Samsung Galaxy Tab in your pouch or man purse or ladies purse, whatever! It will fit due to its slim body. Samsung Galaxy Tab will also work as your part-time cell phone, because it has all phone functions. From video calls to voice chat, 7 Inch Samsung Galaxy Tab is all fit in your desires to have a PC in your pocket. This Samsung Tablet PC has not yet overtakes the iPad market. Samsung Galaxy Tab may take some time to kill the iPad. However, it is clearly seen that Tablet PCs will be leaders of next generation technology. The data operating speed in Samsung Galaxy Tab is much faster than any other Tablet PC. The 7 Inch Samsung Galaxy Tab supports the Android software. This is an iconic feature in Samsung Tablet PC. Samsung has introduced the adjustable automatic screen display in this 7 Inch Tablet PC.

Features of Samsung Galaxy TAB

The heavenly features of this magnificent Tablet PC are:

3G, GPS, HD recording, video chat, WiFi, Bluetooth, accelerometer, geo-magnetic sensor. One can get a lot of accessories for the 7 Inch Samsung Galaxy TAB, including a stylus, TV Out cables for video playback on a bigger screen, QWERTY keyboard, car dock, cases and covers and so on.

Blackberry Playbook

Blackberry Playbook

RIM seems to have put together a very tasty Tablet PC. It might be a strange name in the shelf of Tablet PCs. BlackBerry PlayBook is the fastest Tablet PC ever with true multi tasking & face-to-face conversations. The PlayBook, however, has the same price as the iPad – maybe more, maybe less, as it is still making its place in the market. But the PlayBook has already showed the signs of capturing the iPad market. It bodes well for any iPad competition by appearing to be of the same value and worth as the iPad. However, the Blackberry PlayBook do not equipped with 3G technology. It certainly means that a Blackberry cell phone will be needed to connect to the Internet in case of no WiFi Hotspots. This difference would surely not keep the consumers away from buying the Blackberry Playbook, as there is enough stands out options in this Tablet PC. Access to the Android applications is a huge plus for owners of the Playbook.

The main features of Blackberry Playbook are as follows:

  • Support Android Applications
  • Own store of applications like the Apple’s store
  • It is equipped with a Flash. Even the iPad does not have the Flash.
  • QNX Operating System
  • 7” LCD, 1024 x 600, HD Display, Sharp and True Colors
  • 1 GHz dual-core processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • Dual HD cameras and HD video recording
  • Weighs less than a pound

Archos 70

Archos 70

We can call it a multimedia Tablet PC. It supports almost all multimedia formats. Archos 70 is available in two different ranges; one is equipped with SSD 8GB Drive and the other with a hard drive (250 GB).

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