Firmware update from Barnes & Noble sets the Nook pages apart

The electronic reading market is moving up a gear and e-book readers are having to crank up features and tweak performance and interfaces in order to compete with the multifunctional units, which incorporate an e-book reader app, like the iPad, which sold almost a million units in the first month. Being aware of the rising … Continue reading Firmware update from Barnes & Noble sets the Nook pages apart

Latest Gadgets hands on with the joojoo internet tablet

Latest Gadgets were invited to have a hands on with joojoo, an Internet tablet, which is available in the UK from yesterday. Is it an iPad-killer? Well no, but it doesn’t have the hubris to call itself a “magical and revolutionary” device* either and it has a host of features that the iPad deliberately omitted. … Continue reading Latest Gadgets hands on with the joojoo internet tablet

The Mini 5, Dell’s answer to the iPad?

While Apple strive to convince the world that the next big gadget is the iPad, a device that attempts to wedge itself into the market between a smartphone and a laptop, Dell have declared that a gizmo sized between a smartphone and a tablet is the true portable of the future – a Mini 5. … Continue reading The Mini 5, Dell’s answer to the iPad?

Tablets: Five of the best

It is officially tablet season with every brand, large and small, announcing a new model with mind-boggling specifications day by day and if you simply must have one now, here is a rundown of our top five: Best for design: Apple iPad Mighty Apple rarely get it wrong when it comes to style and the … Continue reading Tablets: Five of the best

Apple’s iPad: 6 reasons why we’re disappointed

The iPad and Jesus have a lot of things in common- both took a long time arriving, and then were mistreated by the populace. That’s pretty much where the comparison ends, as though there has been a lot of hyperbole regarding the iPad’s claim to be king of the tablet world, I remain unconvinced that … Continue reading Apple’s iPad: 6 reasons why we’re disappointed