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Vizualogic Updates Headrest Tablets

Vizualogic Updates Headrest Tablets

Amy Gilroy September 15, 2014 1

Vizualogic has updated its back seat video system that features removable tablets. The new SmartLogic system now beams video between the removable tablets that dock incustom headrests. So if you have two headrests, each

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Microsoft’s New Surface Tablet Is Also A Laptop

Microsoft’s New Surface Tablet Is Also A Laptop

Amy Gilroy May 21, 2014 Comments Off

Microsoft claims its new super lightweight, larger Surface Pro 3 with a 12-inch screen is also a laptop that can actually be used with a keyboard, on your lap. It has a kick stand

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iSimple Ships In-Car Remote for Tablets

iSimple Ships In-Car Remote for Tablets

Amy Gilroy April 30, 2014 Comments Off

iSimple (AAMP) is shipping a Bluetooth remote that works with tablets and smartphones and that mounts on the steering wheel or dashboard of the car. First shown in January at CES, the BlueClik then

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Rydeen Ships Android Car Radio

Rydeen Ships Android Car Radio

Amy Gilroy December 30, 2013 Comments Off

Rydeen Mobile said it is now shipping the Android-powered deck shown at CES previously that essentially gives you a tablet in a car audio chassis. The DV638A is a double DIN deck with a

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NAV-TV Intros Tablet Device So No Need For Radio

NAV-TV Intros Tablet Device So No Need For Radio

Amy Gilroy August 18, 2013 Comments Off

 NAV-TV at the KnowledgeFest tradeshow, unveiled a new kit to connect a tablet or phone to a car ‘s sound system via the steering wheel controls. It delivers your music, etc. through the car’s sound

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Kenwood To Ship Back Seat Tablet in June

Kenwood To Ship Back Seat Tablet in June

Amy Gilroy May 21, 2013 Comments Off

Kenwood said it will ship in June a 7-inch WiFi tablet announced in January that is intended as a “second” screen for the rear seat when used with either of two Kenwood WiFi Connected

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New In-Car Tablet Dash Kit Goes Modular

New In-Car Tablet Dash Kit Goes Modular

Amy Gilroy May 20, 2013 Comments Off

A new custom kit for smaller form tablets (like the iPad mini or Nexus 7)helps installers put tablets in the dash. It uses the same swappable inserts for each type of tablet, and as

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Apple Shows In-Car Tablet Magnetic Kit in Patent Application

Apple Shows In-Car Tablet Magnetic Kit in Patent Application

William Damsky March 4, 2013 Comments Off

An Apple  patent application for a car mounting system for a tablet was published last week by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. The patent describes a magnetic mount for a tablet and then

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Sony to Ship World’s Thinnest Tablet

Sony to Ship World’s Thinnest Tablet

Amy Gilroy February 26, 2013 Comments Off

Sony will ship in May the world’s thinnest and lightest tablet announced to date. It measures just 0.27 inches thick.  And it weighs just over a pound so it’s 24 percent lighter than the

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HP Intro’s Low Cost Android Tablet

HP Intro’s Low Cost Android Tablet

Amy Gilroy February 26, 2013 Comments Off

Hewlett-Packard just announced a low cost 7-inch tablet that might be seen as a competitor to the iPod touch.  At $169, the HP Slate 7  has embedded Beats Audio, a 7 inch screen and

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Absolute Audio Ships Car Radio With 11” Screen

Absolute Audio Ships Car Radio With 11” Screen

Amy Gilroy February 21, 2013 Comments Off

Absolute Audio began shipping last week a single DIN car radio receiver with a detachable 11-inch screen. The model AVH-1100ABT has a tablet-like touchscreen with a built-in analog tuner.  It is not a true

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Microsoft Surface Pro Arrives Feb. 9

Microsoft Surface Pro Arrives Feb. 9

Amy Gilroy January 23, 2013 Comments Off

The Microsoft Surface Pro tablet will now officially be available February 9 at stores including Best Buy and Staples, and online. The device, starting at $899 includes a pressure-sensitive pen (you can edit with

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Dual Electronics Intros Tablet-Like Screen

Dual Electronics Intros Tablet-Like Screen

Amy Gilroy January 7, 2013 Comments Off

Dual Electronics is introducing at CES two AV car radios with a tablet-like 6.2 screen that has multi-touch capability for swipe, flick, and drag and drop touch control. The radios also “mirror” the image

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Today’s the Day: Apple Expected to Unveil iPad Mini

Amy Gilroy October 23, 2012 Comments Off

Apple is widely expected to introduce a 7.85-inch iPad Mini today, joining the Kindle Fire, Nexus 7, Nook HD and other tablets in the 7-inch category. The device is rumored to include a Lightning

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Microsoft Prices Surface Tablet Starting at $499

Amy Gilroy October 17, 2012 Comments Off

Microsoft’s entry into the tablet market (with its own hardware) launches October 26 with the 10.6 inch “Surface” that starts at $499. Unfortunately, at that price, you don’t get the unique Touch Cover for

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Smaller Apple Tablet in Production: WSJ

Amy Gilroy October 3, 2012 Comments Off

Apple’s suppliers have already started to produce a new smaller tablet with a 7.85 inch screen, said the Wall Street Journal. Two factories began mass production of the LCD screen for the new Apple

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Clarion Next GATE Launches at Some Best Buy Stores

Amy Gilroy July 31, 2012 1

Clarion is now shipping a windshield-mounted tablet device that serves as a  ‘head up’ display for the iPhone. Available at select Best Buy stores, Amazon, Crutchfield and online for $269.99, the 7-inch Next GATE

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Google Officially Launches Nexus 7 Tablet

Amy Gilroy June 28, 2012 Comments Off

Google officially entered the tablet market Wednesday with the “Nexus 7,” a 7-inch device co-branded with Asustek that will compete against the Apple iPad and Amazon Kindle Fire. It will ship in July at

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Google Expected to Intro $199 Tablet This Week

Amy Gilroy June 27, 2012 Comments Off

Google is expected to hop into the tablet market this week with a $199 device that is co-branded with Asustek Computer. The 7-inch tablet, running Android, of course, will make its debut during Google’s

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Microsoft Tablet Has Unique Keyboard

Amy Gilroy June 19, 2012 Comments Off

Microsoft introduced Monday night a tablet called “Surface,” to be offered this fall. About the same size and weight as the iPad, it has a larger 10.6 inch screen (compared to the iPad’s 9.7-inch

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