Daily Archives: September 2, 2010

Chris Nuttall

Rivals to the iPad will come in similar shapes but all screen sizes, judging by the launches here in Berlin on Thursday of tablets from Samsung and Toshiba (pictured).

The competition is also packing its cheaper devices with features the iPad may not have for some time, such as cameras with video calling. Read more

Google, Amazon, Netflix, Apple, Hulu and Sony are all providing a way for viewers to purchase video content online. However today’s Lex writes that content providers might not be fully on board just yet: “While renting out old shows and films individually or on subscription generates some extra cash, there is little incentive to encourage a full à la carte system.”

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Tim Bradshaw

There are two ways one could think about Samsung’s new Galaxy Tab.

One would be to look at its slick casing, its compact 7-inch form, the latest Android software and extensive 3G support from European mobile operators, and say: here is a device which proves the iPad isn’t the only show in town.

The other would be to look at its slick casing, its compact 7-inch form, the latest Android software and extensive 3G support from European mobile operators, and say: isn’t this just an oversized smartphone? Read more