tablet interface

tablet interface

Ubuntu for tablets arriving on Nexus 7, Nexus 10 this week
Looks like Google is testing a radically different search interface

Finally, Professional Social Network LinkedIn Gives Users An iPad App

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Although the iPad has been available for more than two years, LinkedIn has yet to offer its users a native app despite the fact that mobile engagement has been growing at a fast pace for the network. But last August, LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner said that the company is doubling...
Finally, Professional Social Network LinkedIn Gives Users An iPad App
Archos' strange TV Connect with bizarre remote turns your television into an Android tablet

Google Tests Orange URLs & Light Blue Titles On Tablet Search Interface

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Google is apparently testing a new tablet interface, according to a video by tecnonet. He captured three different tests on the Google Tablet search interface; (1) new search tools, (2) light blue colored titles and (3) orange URLs. Here are static pictures of the color changes followed by a video......
Google Tests Orange URLs & Light Blue Titles On Tablet Search Interface

Canonical launches Ubuntu tablet interface to run on top of its OS

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Canonical introduces the Ubuntu tablet interface, which will compete with Android, iOS, and Windows with its own take on multitasking and advanced security features. The launch is the next step in Canonical's quest to unify phones, tablets, PCs, and TVs. Following Canonical's launch of Ubuntu for phones in January,...
Canonical launches Ubuntu tablet interface to run on top of its OS

Acer Iconia Tab A110 comes to Europe this fall with Jelly Bean, £180 UK price

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Acer missed its summer launch target for the Iconia Tab A110, but it's making amends for its timing. The 7-inch, quad-core tablet is now reaching Europe in the fall, but it's also carrying that rumored upgrade to Jelly Bean -- including the same mini-tablet interface that we know best...
Acer Iconia Tab A110 comes to Europe this fall with Jelly Bean, £180 UK price
Skype for Windows 8 leaked, shows off Microsoft's tablet interface

Windows 8 Is 'A Christmas Gift For Someone You Hate,' Says A Typically Anti-Apple Blogger (AAPL, MSFT, GOOG)

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According to Apple blogger John Gruber, Philip Greensup is so anti-Apple "that he gives credit for the desktop interface to the Xerox Alto, not the Mac." And yet, Greensup has come out with a blog post that tears a hole into Microsoft's latest effort, Windows 8, which he runs on...
Windows 8 Is 'A Christmas Gift For Someone You Hate,' Says A Typically Anti-Apple Blogger (AAPL, MSFT, GOOG)

Microsoft flooded with Windows Phone app submissions, none from Google

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Microsoft says Windows Phone app reviewers will be working into the holidays to deal with a flood of new app submissions to the Windows Phone Store, but at least one major company isn't buying into the Windows Phone hype. "Since the launch of Windows Phone 8 in late October,...
Microsoft flooded with Windows Phone app submissions, none from Google

Google Search Gets New Interactive Weather Widget On iOS And Android Tablets

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Here is a small but nifty update to Google’s search interface on tablets (both iOS and Android): just search for [weather] and a new tablet-optimized weather widget will show you the current weather at your location (or anywhere else if you add a city’s name or ZIP code to your...
Google Search Gets New Interactive Weather Widget On iOS And Android Tablets
Skype update for Android adds tablet UI

Can a Windows 8 hybrid PC replace a desktop, a laptop and a tablet?

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Leon works from home, travels a lot and wants versatile hardware that allows access to tablet apps such as EvernoteI work from home and also travel frequently on business. I have been imagining my ideal setup computer-wise, and think it would be just a tablet (one with a case that...
Can a Windows 8 hybrid PC replace a desktop, a laptop and a tablet?
Firefox Metro screenshots show an almost-functional browser
Fujitsu's eye-tracking tech makes for a surprisingly accurate tablet interface

Ubuntu has built a fresh version of itself for tablets, a mere month after tackling the smartphone market

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Canonical has announced and demonstrated a new tablet interface version of the Ubuntu Linux operating system today. The interface supports the display of applications that are designed for both tablets and smartphone concurrently, allowing for a display setup by the name of ‘side stage’ that is most akin to the ability...
Ubuntu has built a fresh version of itself for tablets, a mere month after tackling the smartphone market

AOKP team posts giant update to its Jelly Bean build, allows rotation and tablet UI anywhere

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Custom ROM fans will know AOKP (Android Open Kang Project), but the first build derived from Jelly Bean was knowingly rough around the edges. What a difference a month makes: along with the usual round of bug fixes, the team's second build has added options to force screen rotation...
AOKP team posts giant update to its Jelly Bean build, allows rotation and tablet UI anywhere

Canonical launches tablet interface to run on top of its OS

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Canonical has introduced the Ubuntu tablet interface, which will compete with Android, iOS and Windows with its own take on multitasking and advanced security features. The launch is the next step in Canonicals quest to unify phones, tablets, PCs and TVs....
Canonical launches tablet interface to run on top of its OS

Does Windows 8 succeed as a true tablet operating system?

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Among desktop users, Windows 8's user interface has been met with a lukewarm reception, inspiring a recurring refrain: "Why have they put a tablet interface on my desktop system?" That Windows 8 is actually suitable for and effective on touch-driven tablets has been almost taken for granted. A successful entry...
Does Windows 8 succeed as a true tablet operating system?
Sorry Microsoft, But My Desktop Isn’t a Tablet

Comcast Xfinity TV Player app brings VOD streaming to Android devices

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After introducing video on-demand streaming for mobile devices on the iPad early last year and iPhone last May, Comcast has finally extended the courtesy to Android users as well. Unlike its iOS counterpart however, on Android there's a separate Xfinity TV Player (simply labeled "Player" in the launcher) app...
Comcast Xfinity TV Player app brings VOD streaming to Android devices

Indie game developer echoes Valve's Gabe Newell on Windows 8: "No thank you, Microsoft"

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An independent video game developer has added to concerns raised by Valve’s Gabe Newell about Windows 8 being a “catastrophe”. Chris Delay, Creative Director of Introversion Software and Designer of Uplink, Defcon, Darwinia and Multiwinia, said on a Reddit thread: “If Microsoft manage to close Windows and get to the...
Indie game developer echoes Valve's Gabe Newell on Windows 8: "No thank you, Microsoft"

Apps Rush: Spot Goes to the Farm, Violet Crown, dealBoard, Mashable for iPad, CityMaps, News.me and more

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What's new on the app stores on Friday 2 March 2012A selection of 14 apps for you today:Spot Goes to the FarmPenguin Books has launched a new iOS book-app for Spot the dog, adding voice narration, animation and puzzles to Eric Hill's original story. It's the second Spot app following...
Apps Rush: Spot Goes to the Farm, Violet Crown, dealBoard, Mashable for iPad, CityMaps, News.me and more

Windows 8: A 'Christmas gift for someone you hate'

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Microsoft (MSFT) is no stranger to criticism these days, and the company’s new Windows 8 platform is once again the target of a scathing review from a high-profile user. Well-known Internet entrepreneur and MIT professor Philip Greenspun handed Windows 8 one of its most damning reviews yet earlier this week, calling the...
Windows 8: A 'Christmas gift for someone you hate'

Meet Microsoft's First Surface Tablet - From 21 Years Ago

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Twenty-one years ago, Microsoft debuted the first Surface tablet, complete with handwriting recognition and gestures. It wasn't called the Surface then. In fact, the prototype tablet that a young, charming Bill Gates showed off was an unnamed prototype from NCR running Windows 3.1. In a video lost among the millions on...
Meet Microsoft's First Surface Tablet - From 21 Years Ago

Ubuntu for tablets unveiled: A crazy idea that might just work

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Canonical has unveiled the tablet interface for Ubuntu, and the key features of Ubuntu Touch -- the version of Ubuntu that will run on ARM smartphones and tablets. The Touch Developer Preview of Ubuntu, which you can install on your Nexus 7 or 10 tablet, or Nexus 4 smartphone, will...
Ubuntu for tablets unveiled: A crazy idea that might just work
Under the hood of Windows 8, or why desktop users should upgrade from Windows 7

Netflix Android app adds onscreen volume slider, Facebook integration (where available)

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Now that Netflix is available on most Android devices and even sporting a fresh tablet interface, what's there left to tweak? Plenty actually, and the company just pushed a new 1.7 version of the app that adds Facebook sharing and discovery in the countries where those features are enabled...
Netflix Android app adds onscreen volume slider, Facebook integration (where available)

The Christmas gift for someone you hate: Windows 8

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The Christmas gift for someone you hate: Windows 8: Phillip Greenspun on his experience using Windows 8 on a regular PC (not a Surface): Confused about how the tablet apps work and want to Google for the answer? You go to a Web browser in the desktop interface and can't...
The Christmas gift for someone you hate: Windows 8
Shuttleworth: Ubuntu tablets won't be as "jarring" to users as Windows 8
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