SailPi Is a Tablet with Raspberry Pi on Board and Sailfish as Operating System

Almost everyday we have the chance to see some new projects, but today we get to see something even more interesting. We’re talking about the SailPi, a tablet developed to run Sailfish operating system on a Raspberry Pi coupled with a LCD touch screen and a cell phone battery pack. Even if the design isn’t great, the tablet is really working,... 

North Korea’s OS Called Red Star Gets Now Updated To The 3.0 Version; Looks Like OS X This Time

As you may know, North Korea is the country where the internet access is limited to the public, being available mostly just for public institutions. According to some statistics at the end of 2014 in North Korea were just 1.024 IP addresses, number that gives us an idea about how strict is the communism regime. Also, the North Korean government developed... 

The Story of An Update by Microsoft that Wasn’t But Is: Code Name – 8.1.1

This one is a funny but also sad one. It seems I’m kid of playing with adjectives but if that’s the way it is. In any case the title should tell you everything. And if you are the type to follow the everyday tech news (like me), than you know it has happened before. But enough with the introduction. Let’s get to it! It all started... 

China Debuts COS, a Government Approved Operating System for Tablets and Phones

Over the past years there have been a few attempts to break from the norm and create a number of new OSes and some have succeeded, while others have faded away. Today we add a new entry to the likes of Firefox OS, Jolla and such: COS. Coming straight out of China, this government approved platform was designed to break the monopoly of foreign software... 

Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 Reference Design Tablet Hands on at CES (Video)

Nvidia Tegra K1 wasn’t the only talked about CPU at CES 2014, since the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon unit was also there on some reference design slates. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 is shown below in action on such a device. This is a 64 bit processor that was included on tablets for demonstration purposes. The reference device featured all the... 

CES 2014: Mozilla Debuts Firefox OS Tablet Developer Program

At CES 2014 Mozilla was also among the participants, with a Firefox OS tablet developer program that completes their expansion into new segments. They’ve recently announced a Smart TV deal with Panasonic and now tablets are in their sights. The company claims it will start the program shortly after CES and the slate interface will be finished... 

Opera Android Browser Gets Support for big Tablets

Opera Software released version Opera 18 of its browser for Android, that brings a few improvements meant for tablets. This move comes just a bit after Opera launched a dedicated browser for the iPad. Opera 18 is not just a scaled up version of a smartphone browser, but rather an experience designed with tablets in mind. The navigation and menu buttons... 

Ubuntu 13.10 Launched for Desktops, Laptops, Smartphones and Tablets

The latest release of Ubuntu Linux is now up for download from Canonical and it covers versions for smartphones, tablets, laptops and desktops. The version is Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander and it stuck to the schedule they promised. Canonical is working with device makers and we’ll get to see handsets and tablets with preinstalled software in... 

Skype Gets Tablet-Oriented Update, Changes Layout a Bit

Skype has just received an update that seems meant for tablets more than anything, since the new layout is suited for such devices. The update improves video quality, the interface on larger tablets and this comes after a February release that optimized the app for use on big screen portable devices. However at that time the update did more harm than... 

Volkswagen Showcases Augmented Reality App for Technicians Working on XL1 Concept Car (Video)

How about tuning your car in front of your eyes using an augmented reality app on your tablet or phone. Well, that’s what Volkswagen did, by showing off a new augmented reality maintenance and support servicing interface on a tablet. The augmented reality software is meant for the new 2014 Volkswagen XL1 concept car. The UI is called Mobile Augmented... 

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