BOL 1092: The slippery Slate Video
This week: Google vs. Apple, or "It all started out so well." With Google experts Tom Krazit from CNET, Farhad Manjoo from Slate, and Brad Stone from the New York Times.
Is Windows 7 just Vista done right, or is it a real departure for Microsoft? This week on the Roundtable, we discuss what Windows 7 means for the industry as well as its impact on vendors like Apple and Google. With special guests Farhad Manjoo of Slate and Mary Jo Foley of ZDNet.
It's a name game between the iSlate, iTablet, iPad, or none of the above. Will Apple's tablet be able to dock? And the iPhone helps a man survive...really.
CNET's Donald Bell walks you through the highs and lows of picking the right tablet computer, ranging from the Apple iPad, Android devices, e-book readers, and Windows slates.
This week, Scott reports from the Nook Tablet launch event; we check out Samsung's new Series 7 laptops and slates; and the great debate on video game subtitles gets a little heated.
Thanks to its slightly lower price, higher-quality screen, and extra features, the T-Mobile G-Slate with Google is a better value than the Xoom; however, the iPad 2 is still the tablet to beat.
At Mobile World Congress 2011, Bonnie Cha plays with the new T-Mobile G-Slate tablet. Complete with a 8.9-inch HD multi-touch screen and a built in 3D camera.
Brian Cooley joins the show today to talk about the new privacy bill of rights--which apparently does nothing that browser Do Not Track buttons don't do, and exempts the federal government while doing it. "It" being "nothing." Also, T-Mobile tries to win new customers with new unlimited plans, Apple may get into the Netflix-killing game, and whether we should ban the "Twilight" books just to save ourselves from Facebook scams. --Molly
Apple refreshes its desktop line, T-Mobile offers its Unlimited Loyalty Plan nationwide, and the company Always Innovating unveils its Touch Book with a removable screen.