Tablet Buying GuideJeffrey Powers – @geekazine Intro Believe it or not, the tablet was created long before the iPad came out. The firt tablet demonstrated happened in 1956. When we talk consumer tablets, the PDA could have been considered – Palm Pilot, Compaq iPaq, and Apple Newton. However, we identify the first tablets for market […]
Kids love arts and crafts, or at least they used to before all of these high tech tablets and phones got their attention. Kids used to play with rubber stamps a lot more often. You know, the kind where they press the stamp into some ink (Hopefully child safe) and them stamp the image onto […]
Sadly, when an emergency situation occurs, chances are that the surrounding bystanders do not have any first aid training. That is the sad reality. And this is why Mobilize Rescue Systems has released an intelligent first aid kit that seeks to overcome this problem. It is called the Comprehensive Rescue System. This unique kit has […]
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HP calls it their most versatile detachable PC. It’s a laptop that easily converts to a tablet and even a table tent for kiosk options. The folks at HP gave me one to play with and although I am getting compensated for this review, the review itself is my own opinion. So let’s get started […]
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Check out the Updated Tablet Buyer’s Guide 2018 Good tablets are getting more affordable and very useful. Amazon launched the Fire 7 inch tablet in their line of Fire products. While a great tablet, I had to wonder how this stacked up to other $50 7 inch tablets. Therefore I found two tablets you might […]
Nick McMahon from Breffo joined us at the TPN CES Live coverage. Breffo Spider Podium is a bendable tablet / smart phone mount. You can wrap this around your device, then wrap a couple arms around another item like the back of a seat, or a place where you need to be hands-free. Breffo has a […]
How would you like 3500 Recipes and 100 Chefs at your fingertips? Qooq is the companion to have. It’s a tablet that sits in the kitchen. 3500 interactive recipes, 500 wine pages, 450 pages of ingredient variants. Over 100 professional chefs recipes included. Videos are step-by step. You can put it on your counter and watch as […]
It’s just like Apple’s Airplay, Shodogg is a video delivery platform. It allows any smartphone fetch videos, then toss to any connected screen, then share with your friends. Any screen that can connect to the web, iPad, PC, Set top box or more. iOS and Android devices. It’s in Alpha, March will beta iOS, then Android […]
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This week on Geek Smack! Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales went really well. But with everyone occupying, where does this leave us?
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This week on Geek Smack! Spotify is announcing a “New Direction”. What could it be? Also Windows 8 might be downloadable and Pizza sleeping bags.
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This week on Geek Smack! With the Kindle Fire and nook Color coming out, will the iPad cut it’s prices? Goldman Sachs believes so.
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This week on Geek Smack! Daniel Loeb, a shareholder of Yahoo! calls Jerry Yang out
Ubuntu may be headed to mobile devices and TV’s (aka “Smartscreens”). That means another derivative of Linux will enter the market. Will Ubuntu disrupt the market?
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HP did the right thing by bringing the PC market off the for sale list. But how is the group going to fair at this point?
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This week on Geek Smack! Microsoft might just make $444 million off of Android devices. Also, Steve Jobs book is out, Netflix drops shares, Rubik cube juggling and Pixar lamp costume
Jeffrey Powers and Adria Richards talk to Sukhjit Ghag from Sony about the Tablet S
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www.thegeeksmack.com – Thanks to all that watched and commented on the Lion OSX Multitouch tutorial. There will be more in the future. Check out the Social Media Breakfast video also – It’s on a local bank doing Marketing Contests. New “Into the Cloud” segment, too! Note for those who receive the email – I am switching out […]
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www.thegeeksmack.com – Another episode, another group of changes. Last week’s sound wasn’t quite up to par. I have adjusted some microphones and hope it to sound a lot better. Cool news as I just got the Google Music Beta invite and YouTube is increasing ad share! The Techpodcasts group has created a document to find out who our […]
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www.thegeeksmack.com – The summer is hot and the news is not much. I think it’s all these people playing with Google+. Nonetheless, we will take you through the tech and geek news like it was a powerful news day. BTW – Don’t forget to take my small survey and let me know! Geek Smack Sponsor board! Tech Assitance […]
No, it’s not going to be on sale for $35.00. The Guardian reports that the Indian Ministry of Education has announced a “laptop” for students at a cost of $35 dollars. There is short demonstration video at the link. The $35 refers to the cost of the components, not to a price point, a detail […]
Bloomberg reports that it will be a while before a Windows 7 tablet becomes feasible. The target for a tablet compatible version of the OS is the last quarter of this year. iPad sales have manufacturers wanting to jump on the tablet bandwagon, but Windows is just too much of a resource hog. The iPad’s […]
Jeffrey posted his prediction that the tablet computer hoopla will turn out to be just that–hoopla–last week. As I mentioned in a comment to his post, tablets have been around for a long time in various forms. So why don’t we see more persons using them? I do not think it’s because the market is […]