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Toshiba Thrive Taking On iPad 2: The Battle Begins

With technology growing quickly every single day and with the number of gadgets increasing, competition is becoming more fierce than ever before. Each device has to fight for its winning prize, that is, to be bought by consumers.

The fight in the spotlight is between Toshiba the Japanese giant and Apple, a company well known for its innovative curiosity and sexy hardware design.

Apple Barely Keeps Up With The Demand For iPad2

Apple has just recently released iPad2 and Apple fans have rushed to the Apple Stores so unexpectedly that now Apple can barely keep up with the demand for iPad2.

Tim Cook, Chief Operating Officer at Apple said, “Sales of the iPad 2 have absolutely been a frenzy. As we stepped into July, we have been able to increase the supply further, and some SKUs in some countries are at a supply-demand balance. We believe that some people chose to buy an iPad over a Mac in the quarter, but we believe that even more people chose to bought an iPad over a Windows PC.”

HP Considering Licensing Its webOS

Computer manufacturer Hewlett-Packard is currently speaking with various companies over its webOS mobile operating system. Sources claim that future Samsung tablets may sport the HP mobile OS. The move would give manufacturers such as Samsung a choice other than Windows or Android, giving consumers more options when purchasing a tablet.

It would be a win/win situation, in fact, if the deal went through. HP would be able to reach a larger user base through its webOS and tablet PC makers would be able to grab a larger portion of the market.

Most Powerful Tablet: Intel Core i7 + 8GB RAM + 320GB HDD

Who the heck cares about Windows 8 running on a tablet PC when you’ve got a tablet that is more powerful than most desktops out on the market? Meet the Sahara Slate PC i500 from Tablet Kiosk. This is the James Bond of all tablets, people. Running an Intel Core i7-640LM vPro at 2.13GHz, this puppy maxes out at 2.93GHz, while using 25 watts.

The twelve inch tablet features 8GB of RAM and has 320GB of storage space, allowing you to store a large number of HD videos, high res photos, or whatever you want to keep on there!

Asus Transformer Tablet Priced At $400

Asus is coming out with a new tablet to compete with iPad2 and company. The company’s 10.1-inch tablet will feature an IPS resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels, covered with Gorilla Glass. The device will feature an Nvidia Tegra 2 processor, 1GB of RAM, and 16GB of flash storage. Unfortunately, the webcam isn’t that impressive as it is only 1.2MP front-facing and 5MP rear camera (much like a phone), but the tablet does have two USB 2.0 slots along with a Bluetooth 2.1 inside.

You can connect the device via the 802.11 b/g/n Wifi network. The unit weighs in at 2.2 pounds and will come in 16GB or 32GB flavors. Fear not for lack of software, Asus will be loading the tablet with…

Lenovo 2nd Gen. Slim Lepad Coming Soon

The Chinese Leadership Summit took place on March 28th, 2011 at the Wuzhou Guest House in Shenzhen. The event was co-sponsored by the Shenzhen People’s Government and Federation of Digital China. More than 60 leaders and investors of the IT business fly to this event to discuss the future of information technology. The event focused on industrial development and topics such as…