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  • Intel tool will convert iPhone apps to run on Intel chips

    Intel is developing a tool that will make it easier for developers to port iPhone applications to Intel-based smartphones, tablets and other devices, a company executive said Tuesday.

  • RIM's PlayBook vs. tomorrow's iPad

    RIM's BlackBerry PlayBook, unveiled last week, is the latest entry in what has become a rapidly growing field of iPad competitors. But unlike most upcoming Android tablets -- the big exception being Cisco's Cius -- the PlayBook isn't meant to compete with the iPad in the consumer market. Despite its touted capabilities for multimedia, the PlayBook is primarily designed to be a business and enterprise tablet.

  • Lenovo thinking about ThinkPad tablet for enterprises

    Lenovo could introduce a ThinkPad tablet for enterprises, depending on corporate adoption and customer demand for such a device, a company executive said on Tuesday.

  • LG tablet delay a bad omen for Android tablets

    LG is once again shifting its tablet strategy -- announcing that it is pulling the plug on its Android 2.2 tablet plans to hold out for Android 3.0. Unlike current releases of the Android OS, the upcoming Android 3.0 is designed with tablets in mind. LG's decision suggests that rival tablets based on Android 2.2 may not live up to expectations.

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    LG scraps Android 2.2 tablet plans, waits for 3.0

    LG on Monday said that it won't release a Google Android tablet this year, but instead it would wait for a future iteration of the OS, according to a Reuters report. Earlier this year LG announced plans to join the tablet bandwagon, and abandoned a tablet prototype based on Windows 7, but it seems the company's Android tablet has hit some snags along the road too.

  • iPad trends may mean sleepless nights for PC makers

    Although sales of Apple's iPad haven't panicked PC makers yet, trends by tablet owners may give laptop manufacturers some sleepless nights next year, a market research analyst said today.

  • Mellmo tool expands BI views from iPad and iPhone

    Mellmo Inc. Monday will expand its Roambi line of online apps to allow iPad and iPhone users another way to present complex business intelligence via interactive charts and graphs.

  • The Chromepad: An iPad that runs Chromium OS

    Earlier in the week, we bought you the ultimate Apple sin: an iPad running Windows 95. This time around, a hacker going by the handle "Hexxeh" managed to run Google's new Chromium operating system on his iPad, thus creating the ChromePad.

  • PlayBook tablet OS might move to BlackBerry phones

    BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion wants to put the new OS found on its upcoming PlayBook tablet on its phones as well, according to an IntoMobile report. The move is not expected to happen any time soon though, more likely a couple of BlackBerry generations down the line, but it's certainly an exciting prospect for the users of the aging OS.

  • MS Security Essentials soon free for small businesses

    Starting early next month, Microsoft Security Essentials, Redmond's anti-malware service for Windows PCs, will be free for small businesses to install on up to 10 PCs.

  • iPad runs Windows 95, universe stays intact

    When it comes to iOS downgrading, most people talk about reverting to an older version of the operating system, like going from iOS 4 back to 3.2. The guy who posted this video to YouTube clearly has an entirely different definition.

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    5 Reasons RIM's PlayBook Isn't Ready for Business

    RIM unveiled its new PlayBook in San Francisco Monday to mixed reviews and several unanswered questions.

  • Will BlackBerry PlayBook bridge the video divide?

    When I'm on the road, there are few tools in my arsenal that I value more than video chat. But as much as I love it for boosting communication with colleagues during the day and saying goodnight to my kids at bedtime, managing the current mess of disparate and disconnected chat services is a massive pain.

  • BlackBerry 'PlayBook' is enterprise-grade mobile tablet

    BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion (RIM) just unveiled its enterprise-grade mobile tablet, the BlackBerry PlayBook. Though the device is aimed at enterprise smartphone users -- in fact, it's meant specifically for BlackBerry users -- the PlayBook also has a strong multimedia focus.

  • The BlackBerry PlayBook is RIM's tablet

    Research in Motion's tablet is not the BlackPad, but the BlackBerry PlayBook, a 7-inch rival to Apple's iPad and Samsung's Galaxy Tab. The tablet will ship "early 2011" according to RIM and sports some impressive specs including support for dual-processors, Flash support, and video resolutions up to 1080i.