Tablet computers have been around for a while now and are slowly taking the place of laptop and notebook computers. The original generation of tablet PCs was powered by 3G connectivity, which at the time was seen to be the last word in mobile connection speeds. These days, though, 3G is looking a little tired and old. Enter 4G – the next generation of internet connectivity. Companies like AT&T internet are already making mobile connectivity devices available with 4G connectivity. The market should soon be exclusively 4G, ready to take advantage of the new power. So what’s the difference? Speed. Our nation’s quest for speed, which started almost 150 years ago when we began to travel under steam power instead of on horses, has culminated in an obsession with getting the latest connectivity to the net as quickly as possible.
Amazon has just confirmed that the new Kindle Touch 3G can only access normal web pages over WiFi. The built in unlimited 3G is only for downloading books and accessing Wikipedia from anywhere. If a user with a Kindle Touch 3G wants to browse anything either than Wikipedia or Download books they will have to connect to Wifi.
Carl Frega was the person whom originally put the prototype 3G Macbook Pro on ebay which was up to $70,000 before Apple pulled the auction. Apple has now contacted Frega and would like him to return the prototype Macbook Pro to them. Full story inside