Genius will be dropping two new pen tablets called the G-Pen M712 and M609. Both featuring Vista / Mac-compatible software, 4,000 LPI resolutions, rolling pads at the top for scrolling, zooming and adjusting volume. The M609 features a display of 9- x 5.5-inches (wide) / 7.25- x 5.5-inches (standard) 26 hot keys in comparison to the M712 featuring a display of 12- x 7.25-inches (wide) / 9.5- x 7.25-inches (standard) and 34 hot keys. Both should be dropping soon for $195 and $249. [Engadget] Read more
Xylomn has built a coffee table PC that features a 24-inch display and a ceiling-mounted camera for tracking hand motions. Additional features include custom software that allows users to beam media to the PC with bluetooth and geotag it on a touchable map along with an interface that rotates automatically towards whoever is eating, drinking, etc. at the display point. [GeekyGadgets]
Motion Computing is dropping a semi-rugged medical PC tablet called the F5. It is IP54-compliant (dust, water, shock and temperature resistant), has a 1.2GHz Intel Centrino U1400 processor, 10.4-inch XGA (1,024 x 768) display, 40GB HDD, built-in 802.11a/b/g and bluetooth, WWAN (EV-DO) support and a 2-megapixel camera along with an optional barcode reader, integrated RFID reader / passive tag, a biometric scanner, three USB 2.0 ports, Ethernet, VGA output and a battery with a life of 3.5 hours. Look for the F5 at a whopping $2,699 to $4,000. [Engadget]
Designed by Mac Funamizu,”The Looking Glass” is a touchscreen tablet concept that features a camera/scanner, GPS and internet connectivity. You can frame anything you please through the glass window and it will automatically search for that thing on Wikipedia or Google or Google earth. [Yanko]
Usually Nokia is famous for their cell phones, but this time they made a tablet PC. The N800 internet tablet features a wide (800×480) touch-screen and supports email, video call, zoom in/out, full QWERTY keyboard, VoIP, two memory card slots, and is compatible with SD, microSD, MMC, and RS-MMC. No word on pricing or availability yet.
The TabletKiosk eo i7300 is being reviewed for a sneak peek.It has a 7-inch display (1,024 x 600 resolution), which will also include an Intel Menlow processor, 1GB of DDR2 RAM, a 60GB hard drive, 802.11b/g WiFi, Bluetooth 2.0, a biometric fingerprint reader and a 4-cell battery.