Move over Apple – Make room for a new player and new Tablet Computers to rival the iPad.
Last week, RIM announced the new Blackberry Playbook including a brand new OS built for web browsing, multimedia and more.
Following the breakthrough of e-readers and e-books, as reported in Decisive Magazine, tablet computers are generating more buzz than any other gadgets during 2010.
Just like the iPad, The Blackberry Playbook features a 7 "screen and the device is expected to be available in the United States early 2011. Pre-orders will be taken for the Christmas season. for e-mail functionality than any other company in the category, their venture into tablet computers must be taken seriously.
The Playbook comes loaded with a 1 GHz dual-core processor and a new Tablet OS which supports true symmetric multiprocessing.It includes dual HD cameras for video capture and video conferencing that can both record HD video at the same time, and an HDMI-out port for presenting one's creations on external displays.
The OS is fully POSIX compliant enabling easy portability of C-based code, supports Open GL for 2D and 3D graphics intensive applications like gaming, and will run applications built in Adobe Mobile AIR as well as the new Blackberry WebWorks app platform announced today (which will allow apps to be written to run on Blackberry Playbook tablets as well as Blackberry smartphones with Blackberry 6).
Giants such as Dell, ASUS and Acer have already announced a line-up of tablets to fight for the market share. …
Many establishments such as restaurants, bars, and other entertainment venues are always looking for new ways to draw people in. One of the best ways to do that is to create events surrounding big sporting events or games. For example, a bar offers large specials during the Super Bowl to get people to bring their Super Bowl celebrity to their place. Creating specials on drinks or food is not enough though. People demand more and saving a couple bucks just is not that exciting, especially when every other bar or restaurant in town is doing the exact same thing. There are no "barriers to entry" in any sense, so everyone can do it, and if they're not doing it now, they may start seeing you in the future if they see you are successful.
Another option that some establishments go to in order to draw in the crowds is providing the entertainment on large scales. What device the game is watched on has a huge impact on who's willing to show up. While in the past, collections of flat screen TV's, and large-scale projectors have been used, LED displays are becoming an exciting and attention grabbing option. A set of LED displays outdoor can not be beat in terms of their customer appeal. Outdoor LED displays are not just seen by the people inside the establishment but they also allow people to stand outdoors on a patio or front porch and watch the game. Yards can be set up with large numbers of tables and seating surrounding the display. Therefore, indoor and outdoor square footage can be utilized to maximize the perception potential of the establishment.
LED displays can also be used indoors to maximize the size of your game screen or to add a ticker to your location. LED tickers which can be programmed to show all the latest scores of any other sporting events taking place at that time. The impact of those on the feel of a sports bar or restaurant gives the establishment a unique and sophisticated allure. The large LED screen to show the game itself can be cost effectively built to any size or shape that you would like. It also can be programmed to show a series of games of varying sizes on one screen. The possibilities are limitless because, unlike a typical TV, LED displays have a huge amount of flexibility when it comes to what is programmed to go on it.
Using LED displays outdoors or using them to create unique indoor environments is a great way to attract customers to your bar, restaurant, or sporting establishment. Take a look at some of the new emerging LED technologies to learn what some of your options may be! …