Items tagged with Ematic

What would you pay for a slate with Ice Cream Sandwich? $200? $300? More? Less? Well, if you're looking for one on the cheap, look no further. Ematic, a company that sells little more than "value tablets," has just introduced the 7" eGlide Steal. Funny, since the price really does feel like a steal. It includes Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), a 1GHz processor, a dedicated GPU, 1GB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage space. There's a microSD slot for expansion, to. As for other specs, there's a three-axis gyroscope coupled with an accelerometer for advanced motion sensing, built-in Wi-Fi, 1080p... Read more...
The secret to Android's success in the tablet space is going to be the various manufacturers' ability to launch lower cost slates, a point that was proven when Amazon debuted its $199 Kindle Fire tablet, which quickly became the second best selling slate behind the mighty iPad. The Kindle Fire, of course, is more of a glorified eBook reader that measures just 7 inches. As far as full-sized 10-inch slates go, Ematic thinks it has a winner on its hands with its new eGlide XL Pro 2, an Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) tablet priced at a reasonable $220. The specs won't blow you away -- it has a 1GHz... Read more...
The parade of low-cost tablets continues with Ematic’s eGlide Prism, a 7-inch model that packs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Like a lot of these price-busting tablets, the eGlide Prism has its own special angle to differentiate it from the competition. In this case, it’s 3D; yep, the device comes with special 3D glasses and has a display to support it. Specification include a 7-inch (800x480) capactive LCD screen, 1GHz processor, 8GB of flash storage and 5GB of cloud storage, 512MB of RAM, microSD card reader, 802.11 b/g/n WiFi, front-facing webcam, and built-in speakers. The eGlide... Read more...
The Tech Report to a trip to a demonstration put on by Valve, spotlighting their latest collection of cinematic effects.  The goal is to both simplify the coding process on the programmers side while adding to the realism of the end result.  The Tech Report was their and offers a complete write up on the new effects, offering their impression on how this new techology will affect gaming in the future. "Some of the effects Valve has incorporated into the Source engine won't appear in games anytime soon, but color correction and film grain... Read more...