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In this latest episode of HotHardware's Two and Half Geeks, Dave, Iyaz and Marco discuss a number of topics from Steve Jobs’ unfortunate passing, to Samsung's upcoming 830 series SSD, the Asus Eee Pad Slider, our 3D Monitor Shootout featuring LCDs from Acer and Viewsonic, the Asus ET2011 All-in-One PC that sells... Read more...
There's no question about it: 3D technology is HOT right now. Whether you're ready to hop on the bandwagon or just want to keep on top of what's out there, there are two new monitors that should be on your radar, the 27” Acer HN274H and 23.6” ViewSonic V3D245. Both of these 3D monitors feature embedded 3D emitters designed for... Read more...
There's no question about it: 3D technology is HOT right now. Whether you're ready to hop on the bandwagon or just want to keep on top of what's out there, there are two new monitors that should be on your radar, the Acer HN274H and ViewSonic V3D245. Both of these 3D monitors feature embedded 3D emitters designed for NVIDIA's 3D Vision... Read more...
And the parent wars, continue. Microsoft has been drilling down agreements with companies left and right, largely getting them to dole out funds in exchange for using Android, which Microsoft claims uses their patents. It's a weird legal mess, and clearly there are some companies willing to fight it. But Acer and ViewSonic aren't in that group.... Read more...
ViewSonic announced the VG2732m-LED and VP2765-LED large format graphics and professional monitors. Both of these 27-inch monitors offer full HD 1920x1080 resolution and feature advanced LED based panels with an ultra high contrast ratio. The VP2765-LED also utilizes Advanced MVA (AMVA) LED panel technology. This monitor offers super wide... Read more...
We’ve kept you apprised of ViewSonic’s ViewPad 10 and its associated updates, and now there’s one more chapter in the story with the release of the ViewPad 10pro. ViewSonic's new 10.1-inch ViewPad 10pro has specs that are similar to the ViewPad 10, which was released back in March. The primary difference is that the ViewPad... Read more...
ViewSonic is adding a new 3D LED monitor to its lineup. The new V3D245 is a 24-inch 3D, full HD (1080p) LED monitor that features a built-in NVIDIA 3D Vision wireless emitter and comes with NVIDIA 3D Vision glasses. This monitor features a 120Hz frame refresh rate, 2ms video response time, 20,000,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio and 300 nits high... Read more...
ViewSonic is expanding its tablet offerings by introducing the ViewBook 730. The ViewBook 730 targets budget-minded users. This tablet runs on Android 2.2 and an ARM Cortex-A8 1Ghz processor. Connectivity options for the ViewBook 730 include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and HDMI. The ViewBook 730 features a 7-inch, 800x480 LED backlit screen with RiteTouch... Read more...
If reports from "reliable sources" are to be believed, pocket-lint is claiming ViewSonic will introduce the world's first 7-inch Honeycomb tablet at Computex at the end of this month.  The ViewSonic ViewPad 7x will be a new Android tablet in the company's lineup. It will sit above the current 7-inch ViewPad 7 but it won't replace it.... Read more...
Is 3D ready for primetime? Does it have staying power? Is it here to stay, and will it really be the next meaningful revolution in television technology? That all remains to be seen, of course, but there's no doubt that 3D has made a material impact in things. You can't go a day in the consumer electronics world without hearing of 3D, and... Read more...
ViewSonic recently announced an update for its ViewPad 10 tablet. After updating, users of this 10.1-inch tablet will enjoy Android 2.2. The update is free and ViewSonic says it’s easy to install. This dual-OS tablet also runs Windows 7 Home Premium or Windows 7 Professional, depending on your chosen configuration. The ViewPad 10 is... Read more...
ViewSonic’s new ViewPad 10 tablet is now available. This 10.1-inch dual-boot tablet offer users a choice between Windows 7 and Google Android. The ViewPad 10 is powered by an Intel Atom 1.66GHz processor and 2GB of memory. The capacitive touch panel supports a resolution of 1024x600 and supports multi-touch functionality. We mentioned... Read more...
The first Android 2.3 device may also be the last Android 2.3 device, according to a report from Pocket-lint. Speaking to a representative from Viewsonic, the site learned that Android 2.3 was being end-of-lifed, because of incompatibilities with Honeycomb apps. The change in strategy is being made "to ensure that dual-core apps designed for... Read more...
A few manufacturers have forged on and released 10-inch Android tablets regardless of Google's hamstringing of it, by limiting Android Marketplace functionality on any device larger than 7 inches.  It's a hard line to walk without Google's blessing until Honeycomb is released but ViewSonic has stepped out with their 10-inch gTablet and... Read more...
So, why haven't we seen more 10-inch or larger Android tablets to compete with the iPad?  That's a question we've been asking and we're sure many of you have the been wondering about the situation as well.  The primary reason is that Google's tablet-targeted operating system isn't here just yet.  The latest version, Android... Read more...
What's the definition of a tablet these days? Generally, most tablets are between 7" and 12", but ViewSonic has us wondering if that's the case. The company has just introduced what they're calling a new tablet at CES. The ViewPad 4 is joining the ViewPad 7 and ViewPad 10. You could probably guess, but the ViewPad 4 is a 4.1" tablet. What's... Read more...
In this episode of Two and Half Geeks Iyaz and the crew from HotHardware talk about upgrading the Dell Streak to FroYo—and the huge performance gains that come with it--AMD's brand new "Cayman" based Radeon HD 6900 series, the Viewsonic Viewpad 7 Android-based tablet, and NVIDIA's discrete GPU design wins and... Read more...
In recent days, there has been quite a lot of talk surrounding the ViewSonic G-Tablet. Specifically, Staples put up a sign saying that due to a manufacturing defect, the units would no longer be sold or stocked in stores. That's a pretty bad thing to happen to a company that's already fighting an uphill battle for recognition against Samsung's... Read more...
ViewSonic is a household name that many consumers can identify with in terms of their lineage in the LCD market. So, at least on the surface, it would make sense that a panel manufacturer would have solid leverage in components and materials, to compete in the white-hot tablet arena. We gave you a preview of their 10-inch Tegra 2-based g-tablet,... Read more...
It seems like we've all been waiting for "the iPad killer." It's not that anybody thinks Apple's slate device needs to be knocked off its perch directly, but let's be honest, consumers benefit from competitive options to choose from, whether it be strictly on price or performance and innovation. 7 and 10-inch Android and Windows... Read more...
2010 wasn't Tegra's banner year the way we thought it might be after seeing the Tegra 250 platform demo'd at last year's CES. There are signs, however, that 2011 may turn out differently. According to DigiTimes, multiple PC OEMs are warming up to Tegra after watching consumers ardently embrace the iPad. The success of Apple's tablet, according... Read more...
This week on Two and A Half Geeks, Iyaz, Marco and Dave cover the pilot of Google's first Chrome OS based notebook, NVIDIA's new GeForce GTX 570 high end graphics card, ViewSonic's new GTab and ViewPad Android Tablet PCs, the AMD Phenom II X6 1100T Black Edition processor and our monthly sweepstakes where you can win... Read more...
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