Report CES 2011 Show - Research In Motion and Sprint announced plans to launch a new BlackBerry PlayBook tablet model featuring connectivity to the blazingly fast Sprint 4G network. The BlackBerry 4G PlayBook will be the first BlackBerry PlayBook model to include wide area wireless connectivity, featuring Sprint 4G to give customers download speeds up to 10 times faster than 3G. This new 4G BlackBerry PlayBook is expected to be available from Sprint in the summer. Together, the BlackBerry 4G PlayBook and the Sprint 4G network will provide a high performance platform that will enable a mobile services revolution for both application developers and customers.
Report CES 2011 Show - Verizon Wireless and Motorola unveiled the innovative new tablet Motorola Xoom - the first mobile device on Google’s new Android 3.0 Honeycomb operating system designed from the ground up for tablets. The Honeycomb user experience improves on Android favourites such as widgets, multi-tasking, browsing, notifications and customization and features the latest Google Mobile innovations. Boasting a dual core processor with each core running at 1 GHz, delivering up to two GHz of processing power, and 10.1-inch widescreen HD display, Motorola Xoom gives Verizon Wireless customers a new type of mobile computing experience on a stylishly thin tablet that is 4G LTE upgradeable.
Report CES 2011 Show - Garmin, the leader in GPS and navigation devices, announced that its 2011 CES product line-up is one of its most diverse ever and is designed to emphasize the different ways GPS can be used across all facets of life. “We’ve always said that GPS can benefit everyone, but no single solution satisfies all people,” said Cliff Pemble, Garmin’s president and COO. “In the days when GPS was still in its infancy, we envisioned creating a wide range of products that would help consumers, mariners, and pilots pinpoint positions and navigate to destinations.
Report CES 2011 Show - Garmin, the global leader in GPS satellite navigation, announced the Garmin Nuvi 2400 series of personal navigation devices, featuring a large five-inch display and a new range of optional features like voice-activated navigation, lifetime traffic and map updates, and advanced route planning and calculation with Garmin’s nüRoute technology. The Garmin Nuvi 2400 series is comprised of four models: the Garmin Nuvi 2460LMT, Garmin Nuvi 2460LT, Garmin Nuvi 2450LM, and the Garmin Nuvi 2450. All new Garmin Nuvi GPS ystsems featuring voice activated navigation let users control their GPS navigation system by voice, so they can keep their eyes on the road and hands on the wheel.
Report CES 2011 Show - Garmin, the global leader in GPS navigation, announced that it is entering a new market - personal and property tracking - with the introduction of its innovative Garmin GTU 10 GPS locator and web-based Garmin Tracker service for personal computers, smartphones and compatible Garmin nüLink devices. The new Garmin GTU 10 GPS handheld will be showcased in the Garmin booth at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The new Garmin GTU 10 has a suggested retail price of $199.99 which includes one year of Standard GPS Tracking.
Apple introduces iPad, a revolutionary device for browsing the web, reading and sending email, enjoying photos, watching videos, listening to music, playing games, reading e-books and much more. Apple iPad’s responsive high-resolution Multi-Touch display lets users physically interact with applications and content. Apple iPad is just 0.5 inches thick and weighs just 1.5 pounds thinner and lighter than any laptop or netbook. Apple iPad includes 12 new innovative apps designed especially for the iPad, and will run almost all of the over 140,000 apps in the App Store. Apple iPad will be available in late March starting at the breakthrough price of just $499.