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Splitting Hairs

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Tablets

Much has been made recently of minute weight or thickness differences between various tablets. However, as any frequent tablet user will tell you, all tables are still to heavy to hold in one hang for long periods of time, and all are light enough to hold comfortably in two hands. For example, the weight of various related and announced tablets are: Apple iPad 1: 1.5 to 1.6 pounds Motorola Xoom: 1.6 pounds Apple iPad 2: […]

How to open a link in a new tab on Android 3 (Honeycomb)

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Google Android / Tablets

Android 3 (Honeycomb) has a lot of cool efficiency enhancing features, one of which is tabbed browsing. Honeycomb brings tabbed browsing to the native Chrome browser that provides powerful browser functionality normally reserved for a laptop. There are two basic ways that you can open a link in a new tab: 1.) Long tap a link (I have found that a one second delay works well) 2.) Tap and hold to bring up a menu […]

Why I refuse to buy the Motorola Xoom

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Tablets

I’m going to give away the ending. After using Honeycomb I am hooked. I had planned on purchasing an iPad 2, but Honeycomb is a far superior operating system for my needs which are largely driven by content creation such as writing emails, editing Word documents, updating Excel files and the like. I use a few apps constantly: email (to communicate with customers) Skype (to chat with employees) calendar (to schedule my day) Google search […]