Now that Android 3.0 tablets are finally hitting shelves and the BlackBerry PlayBook and HP TouchPad are getting ready for battle, the tablet war is finally heating up. But here comes the iPad 2, which is not only thinner and lighter than its predecessor but also adds a dual-core processor and dual cameras. So is Apple still one step ahead of the competition? , and gave it four out of five stars. What we like Ultra-thin design: The iPad 2 is the MacBook Air of tablets. Weighing 1.34 pounds and measuring 0.34 inches thick, the iPad 2 is 33
After a long, hard winter across the country, consumers will be moving into the mid-year months looking to shake their cabin fever and to loosen up their purse strings.
ARM may be the only way for GoogleTV to get a foothold in the living room. In November, Bloomberg issued a report saying that Samsung was going to be building GoogleTVs, likely with Intel chips. That didn't make sense to me. Samsung was developing its own high power chips that are almost as fast as the standard Intel Atom processors that are inside GoogleTVs, except they are based on the ARM architecture and are extremely low power and cheap to make. GoogleTV is based on Android and Samsung's ARM chips have had a great deal of success in Android devices.
YouTube wants to start a subscription service of streaming movies a la Netflix and Amazon 's new streaming service for Prime customers, the Post reports.
They're planning to launch it first in the UK and Europe where there's less competition and they can test it, before rolling it out internationally. YouTube has been in talks with Hollywood executives over the plan for months, and plans to spend $100 million on content.