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The CherryPad is a 7-inch slate that comes preloaded with the Android 2.1 (aka Eclair) operating system and is driven by an 800MHz ARM11-based processor by Samsung backed by a meager 256MB of DDR2 system memory.  The device is also based on a resistive touch display, so it takes a bit of getting use to, if you've been working with devices like the iPhone or similar where capacitive touch displays are ubiquitous.  Journey on here with us in this quick-take video review of the CherryPad.  Just what does $188 buy you in an Android tablet?  You're about to find out... CherryPad... Read more...
Tablets, tablets and more tablets.  If we were asked to pick only one HOT product category this holiday shopping season, there wouldn't be even a nanosecond of hesitation before we offered the words tablet PCs.  Tablet PCs may not be a new product category or idea but they certainly have come of age and 2011 is shaping up now to be the year of the tablet.  Apple made a big splash with the iPad earlier this year and Q4 is starting to look like it will bring a veritable tidal wave of Android and Windows 7-based devices competing for shopping carriage space versus Apple's new 10-inch... Read more...
Dave (1), Iyaz (.5) and I (1) are back again for the latest episode of the weekly HotHardware Video Podcast. In this week's episode, we talk about Dell’s new XPS notebooks, Wireless HDMI / WHDI kits from Asus and brite-View, Apple's latest 11.6” and 13.3” MacBook Airs, and a low-priced, Android-based tablet--the CherryPad. We also chat about our on-going contest in which someone can win a killer new gaming rig, some of our favorite entries so far, and Marco’s ‘little problem’ with system building... Show Notes: 00:20 - Dell XP 14 Notebook Review 02:24 - WHDI... Read more...
Cheap? Alright! Tablet? Alright! Cheap tablet? Double alright! Cherrypal has just introduced what may actually be the cheapest Android 2.1 tablet to ship in the U.S., with the 7" CherryPad costing only $188. It's a bit smaller than the iPad, and runs a Samsung ARM11 CPU (800MHz) with Android 2.1; Android 2.2 is scheduled for an update in Q4 2010. Unlike the iPad and many other more expensive tablets, this one relies on a resistive touch screen. It has an 800 x 480 resolution display, a built-in gravity sensor, 256MB of DDR2 RAM, 2GB of NAND Flash, a microSD reader and 802.11b/g Wi-Fi. It has a... Read more...