Monday, July 08, 2013

8" tablets

Acer W3 8-inch Windows 8 tablet: First impressions

Windows 8 tablets are simply overpriced.
iPad mini is $329, Acer W3 is $429.99 (or $379)
iPad is smaller, nicer. No surprise iPad (in the middle of picture) is selling very well...

iPad mini reportedly accounted for over 60% of Apple’s tablet sales last quarter: "The iPad mini has been extremely successful for Apple since it launched late last year. How successful? Well according to a new report, it accounted for more than 60% of the 19.5 million tablets the company sold last quarter."

Asus $129 7-inch HD tablet

Computex 2013: Asus shows Trio 3-in-1, $149 7-inch HD tablet | ZDNet

"While the Trio was unusual, the most impressive new product from Acer is the MeMO Pad HD 7, a nice-looking 7-inch tablet that will cost only $129 with 8GB of storage and $149 with 16GB. The Memo Pad HD 7 has a 1280x800 IPS display with wide viewing angles, a MediaTek MT6589 1.5GHz quad-core processor, 1GB of memory, a 1.2MP front camera and optional 5MP rear camera, and Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. "

HERE Transit | Windows Phone App

HERE Transit | Windows Phone Apps+Games Store (United States)

apparently a very good app, from Nokia, for WinPhone

that is from this Hanselminutes podcast with Richard Campbell

This is a benefit of Nokia $6B purchase of NavTeq...
Would it make more money as an iOS app or as a promo for Windows Phone?

Microsoft Live Connect Developer Center

Live Connect Developer Center:

Connect your websites, apps and devices to SkyDrive,, and Skype.

The LiveSDKHelper Portable Library helps you "Live'n" up your apps...