Daily Archives: July 1, 2011

Chris Nuttall

HP’s new TouchPad tablet, which goes on sale today, stands out as a product that has been well thought out and only brought to market on reaching a degree of maturity. Sure, it suffers from the same lack-of-apps Achilles heel as Apple’s other rivals but it sits alongside the Galaxy Tab 10.1 as the most serious, direct contender to the iPad 2’s throne. Read more

Tech news from around the web:

Facebook chief executive and founder Mark Zuckerberg has told reporters that the social network is planning ‘launch something awesome’ next week, Reuters reports. There has been speculation among the technology bloggers about various mobile products in development, including the release of a long-awaited Facebook app for the iPad and a specialised app for photo-sharing on the iPhone. Read more