Tech Today: Galaxy Note shifts 1m units and iPad 3 release
Top tech news of the day sees Samsung ship one million Galaxy Note handsets since launch, the iPad 3 release rumoured again and new iTV details
Samsung Galaxy Note
Samsung sends a Note of success
Samsung’s oversized handset come undersized tablet the Samsung Galaxy Note has hit a major milestone with one million devices shipped since the stylus touting device’s release earlier in the year. Despite sparking questions as to what market the Note would fit Sammy has been bragging about its success with the Note following the Galaxy S II over the million sales mark.
Apple iTV release to revolutionise TV
Apple’s much mooted iTV television sets are to completely revolutionise the broadcasting industry, new reports have suggested. Taking television viewing to the next level Apple is reportedly set to offer a full infrastructure with internet TV to be bolstered by custom built subscription based channels allowing users to view only what they want, when they want.
iPad 3 release date rumoured once again
Yet more iPad 3 release date rumours are circulating with the next-generation iOS tablet tipped to land at iWorld, the Apple based exposition formerly known as the Macworld Expo. Apple, which is set to attend the show for the first time since 2009 is said to be preparing two new tablets for launch with the high-end iPad 3 to be joined by either a lower end model or a 7-inch device.
Kindle Fire sales soar
Amazon has had a very merry Christmas with new reports revealing the online retailer come gadget manufacturing great shifted a hefty 4 million Kindle devices during December with sales being led by the company’s recently released Android tablet. Thanks to the Amazon Kindle Fire more than 1 million Kindle devices were sold per week in the run up to Christmas.
Tablet S goes out for an Ice Cream Sandwich
Sony’s first foray into the tablet market, the Sony Tablet S has been confirmed as heading for a Google Android 4.0 update with an exact release date to be announced in the near future. Confirmed to be making the jump to Android Ice Cream Sandwich the Sony Tablet S will join the likes of the Galaxy Nexus as running the latest Android OS.