Tag Archives: tablet


Plasma Active Gains New eBook Reader, Performance Gains

Plasma Active Gains New eBook Reader, Performance Gains

Plasma Active, one of the most innovative things to appear in the tablet space in some time, reaches version 3 today.  With it comes a truckload of goodies. From the project page: KDE has released the 3rd stable version of Plasma Active, KDE’s device-independent user experience. The Plasma Active user interface is touch-friendly and works


How Nexus 7 Will Finish Nook

The Day the Nook Died The Nexus 7 has been unveiled today to much fanfare.  2 years after the first mainstream Android tablet devices were introduced, Google has finally decided to make an official foray into a segment that is already populated by its immensely popular mobile operating system. This foray in particular is probably


[Sneak Peek] Vivaldi Content Store Shows Ankles For The Cinematograph

Our good friends over at opentablets.org have posted a video from aseigo’s blog demoing the beginnings of the Make-Play-Live content store.  No word yet on whether that name is official, but it does drape itself quite dramatically across the application’s login screen. The application is clearly very early on in development and there isn’t much


OpenTablets.org: A Brand New Community For Mobile Open Source!

A fresh new community has recently come together in the form of OpenTablets.org.  The brain-child of Matthias Lee, the community’s primary effort centers around MakePlayLive’s premier tablet, Vivaldi.  There is a lot of productive discussion there concerning Plasma Active, and making it run proper on this device, but the community also welcomes discussion about any


How The Retina Display Will Fundamentally Change The Internet

Maybe You Didn’t Notice Display technology is changing and it’s changing very fast. Sure, you could say that display technology evolves at the same rapid pace as everything else, and you’d be right, but what you have to consider are the standards for TV and Internet. These standards, while completely necessary, are what keeps amazing


T-mobile and Huawei reveal the Springboard

Huawei and Tmobile unveiled the Tmobile Springboard tablet at the CTIA phone and tablet show in San Diego, which opened tuesday. A small 7” screen, mostly aluminum chassis, snapdragon processor all strapped into tmobile’s 4g network all sound pretty spectacular. Best of all, it’s preloaded with Honeycomb (3.2) and not an older version of android