Even RIM doesn’t want their Playbook tablet

“It is the herpes of tablets — once you have it, you can’t get rid of it.”One of the perks of being a tech journalist are all the new toys we get to try out — companies generally send us products for a week or two, and after trying them out they’re sent back to […]

Why Motorola’s Xoom costs more than Apple’s revolutionary iPad

“Research firms that have taken apart Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc.’s Xoom tablet computer uncovered some additional clues about its features and why it costs more to build than Apple Inc.’s hit iPad,” Don Clark and Andrew Dowell report for The Wall Street Journal. “UBM TechInsights estimates the components inside the Xoom cost Motorola about $278, […]