Revolutionary a year ago, dual-core mobile processors are now standard; next, chipmakers say, quad-core processors will support mobile multitasking comparable to the performance of a desktop computer.
After many feared the tablet would be delayed until next year, reports now quote Asus as saying it will ship December 19 -- and that would be good news for consumers eager to snap up the Android tablet in time for the holidays.
As tablets move into their adolescence, what changes will we see?
Best Buy is selling the 16GB Asus Eee Pad Transformer for only $299.
The first quad-core tablet, the Transformer Prime from Asus, is an Android tablet running Android Honeycomb and has some of the best looking graphics we’ve ever seen on a mobile device.
Apparently the Asus Transformer Prime is in such high demand that Amazon won't be able to meet advance orders for the tablet, which hits shelves December 19.
Intel is reportedly offering subsidies to manufacturers to get the price of Ultrabooks lower.
Sure, the iPad is great--but it isn’t right for everyone. A new tablet from Samsung, Sony, Toshiba, or another maker might be a better choice.
Laptop manufacturers may be readying new high-res displays for next generation portables.