Posted by hendrik in Technology, Updates
on May 17th, 2011
The Mexican standoff between Apple and Samsung just got more interesting. Samsung have added 2 new tablets to their list of iPad challengers.The significance of this is that both are bigger in size than the current Galaxy Tablet. I guess they got the message from their users that the Galaxy tablet is a bit small when you want to type emails and messages on it.
Both the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 and the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 are aimed at taking away market share from Apple. They are thinner in diameter than the new iPad 2. They are 8.6mm thin and Samsung claim that they are the “thinnest tablets in...
Posted by hendrik in Performance, Reviews, Technology
on Mar 24th, 2011
Samsung was the first major consumer electronics manufacturer to fire a shot at the Apple iPad. Samsung needs to be commended for this as other manufacturers still have not answered the Apple tablet question. I am specifically referring to BlackBerry, Motorola and HP whom have unveiled tablets amid great fanfare but have not yet made them available to the public.
Samsung was bold, very bold in fact with the Galaxy Tab. The tablet runs the Android operating system which makes Google integration super easy. I must admit, when having the Galaxy Tab in my hand my first thought was “this tablet is too...
Posted by hendrik in Performance, Technology
on Oct 28th, 2010
Samsung is the first company to challenge Apple in the tablet arena. The tablet industry has made Apple millions of dollars. The logical assumption is that everyone else wants to be like the popular kid and do the same, right? It looks like other manufacturers (HP, Dell, Asus and BlackBerry) are on the offensive to create a competitor to the iPad.
Samsung Galaxy P1000 features:
Quad-band GSM and tri-band 3G support, 7.2 Mbps HSDPA and 5.76 Mbps HSUPA support
Full GSM phone calling functionality
7″ 16M-color TFT LCD capacitive touchscreen of WSVGA (600 x 1024) pixel resolution
Android OS v2.2...