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The Apple iPad. The name is a killing word — more than a product — it’s a statement, an idea, and potentially a prime mover in the world of consumer electronics. Before iPad it was called the Apple Tablet, the Slate, Canvas, and a handful of other guesses

We know there’s a lot of talk about reading with this type of display versus a Kindle or other E-Ink device, but we’ll just be straight with you — it didn’t hurt our eyes to use this as a reading device. You’re able to crank the brightness down a significant amount, but it’s also just a matter of adjustment. After a few minutes we didn’t see the device or the screen tech anymore — we saw a book. We won’t speculate on what prolonged use will feel like, but there is data out there that suggests the technology might not be as important as some people think it is when it comes to e-reader displays.

The finger-based navigation really is kind of spectacular, and it makes browsing weirdly like rediscovering an old friend. Other additions to the app like a proper bookmarks bar, use of toolbar drop downs, and an improved tab grid make it a pleasure to use. It is without question one of the best browsing experiences we’ve encountered. But is it the best? Well, not really.

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Adamo, l’anti Macbook Air

Via NYT e Engadget When Apple released the MacBook Air, someone viewed the sleek notebook as an opportunity to make fun of clunky, old Dell on YouTube with a parody ad. But what if Dell is about to have the last laugh in the ultra-light laptop race? A recent dig through Dell’s trademarks turned up … Leggi tutto

Il Gfonino si chiama G1 UPDATE: I primi test drive di Gizmodo, Engadget, All things digital,Tech Beat, David Pogue I giudizi sono buoni, ma rispetto all’Iphone pare Google sia ancora un passo indietro. Ma la differenza importante come annota David Pogue potrebbe essere che G1 cioè Android è un progetto aperto, una caratteristica che potrebbe cambiare i valori in … Leggi tutto

Il nuovo EEEPC: il 900

In vista del Cebit sono uscite le prime informazioni sul nuovo Asus EEEPC 900 l’ugrade dell’orginale EEEPC che dovrebbe essere ufficialmente presentato in giornata ad Hannover. Il nuovo mini laptop a prezzo contenuto ha le stesse dimensioni dell’originale, ma ha uno schermo più grande di circa 9 pollici, che occupa tutto lo spazio disponibile senza … Leggi tutto