Articles in Category: Gadgets

Windows 8 Coming in October

Microsoft could finish Windows 8 this summer, with a possible release date in October, Bloomberg reports citing sources familiar with the matter. Furthermore, according to the same sources, Microsoft’s new OS will support both Intel and Arm processors from the get go. However,…Read more

iPad used as Drums to Cover Katy Perry’s ‘Part of Me’

Armed with an iPad 2, Dallas-based musician Tanner Patrick turned the tablet into a drum machine to put his spin on pop star Katy Perry’s newest song, “Part of Me.” His cover has attracted 100,000 views in six days.  …Read more

FAA Considers In-Flight Tablets: Smartphones Next?

It’s not smartphones — yet. But as The New York Times has reported, Laura J. Brown, deputy assistant administrator for public affairs for the F.A.A., said that the agency has decided to take a “fresh look” at the use of…Read more

Report: Tablets helping improve news consumption

AP reports — Mobile technology appears to be increasing the public appetite for news but it’s far from clear whether the news industry will profit from that, a study issued Monday concluded. The Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism, in its annual…Read more

Nokia set to build a Windows 8 tablet?

The tablet will run on a dual-core ARM-based processor and have a 10-inch display, unnamed supplier sources told DigiTimes. Nokia is reportedly aiming to launch its Windows 8 tablet in the fourth quarter of 2012 at the earliest. The device…Read more