News: Tablets

Thursday, 1 Aug 2013

Samsung Extends ATIV Range with Four Windows 8 Devices

Samsung Extends ATIV Range with Four Windows 8 Devices

Samsung has unveiled four new Windows 8 devices as part of the expanded ATIV range: ATIV Book 9 Plus and ATIV Book 9 Lite notebooks, ATIV Tab 3 tablet and ATIV One 5 Style all-in-one desktop PC.

A New iPad Mini with A6 Processor but No Retina Display?

A New iPad Mini with A6 Processor but No Retina Display?

According to a developer who have dug around the iOS 7 SDK, there is evidence which points to a new iPad Mini that will have an A6 processor but no Retina Display.

Google to Drop Support for Microsoft's Exchange ActiveSync (Update 2: Extended Till Dec 31, 2013 for Windows Phone)

Google to Drop Support for Microsoft's Exchange ActiveSync (Update 2: Extended Till Dec 31, 2013 for Windows Phone)

Come January 30th 2013, Google will be dropping consumer support for Microsoft's Exchange ActiveSync protocol for new devices. Chalk up another casualty of the mobile wars. (Update: EAS support is extended to December 31, 2013 for Windows Phone.)

Wednesday, 31 Jul 2013

Nexus 10 to Hit Singapore Stores on 3rd August

Nexus 10 to Hit Singapore Stores on 3rd August

Running on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, the Nexus 10 comes equipped with an A15 dual-core processor and advanced MIMO Wi-Fi, delivering web browsing speeds of up to four times as compared to normal Wi-Fi.

Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview Now Available for Download

Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview Now Available for Download

Microsoft has announced the availability of Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview. This edition includes premium features for enterprise users that aren't found in the earlier Windows 8.1 Preview.

ASUS CEO Says Windows RT

ASUS CEO Says Windows RT "Not Very Promising"

ASUS CEO, Jonney Shih, noted the poor reception of Windows RT products and has said that the Taiwanese tech giants will focus on Windows products with Intel chips.

Friday, 26 Jul 2013

Downsizing Again, Blackberry Lays Off 250 Employees from its R&D Department

Downsizing Again, Blackberry Lays Off 250 Employees from its R&D Department

As part of its "complex transition", Blackberry has confirmed that it has laid off 250 employees from its R&D and new product testing facility.

Sony Lists Xperia Devices That Will Be Getting Android 4.3; Other Manufacturers Still Deciding

Sony Lists Xperia Devices That Will Be Getting Android 4.3; Other Manufacturers Still Deciding

Sony has listed the Xperia devices that will be receiving the Android 4.3 update. Find out if your device is one of them.

Thursday, 25 Jul 2013

Intel Claims New Y-Series Haswell Chips Offer Vastly Improved Battery Life

Intel Claims New Y-Series Haswell Chips Offer Vastly Improved Battery Life

Intel recently announced that its new range of Y-Series fourth generation (Haswell) processors will be shipping to manufacturers later in the year. These low powered chips are said to have a 4.5W scenario design power (SDP), and will power devices such as tablets and hybrid PCs.

Google Announces New Nexus 7; Comes with Qi Wireless Charging

Google Announces New Nexus 7; Comes with Qi Wireless Charging

After tons of leaks, Google has today officially unveiled a new version of the Nexus 7 tablet. Running Android 4.3, it sports a Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core 1.5GHz processor, 2GB RAM, 1,920 x 1,200-pixel IPS LCD display, 5MP rear camera, and built-in Qi wireless charging.

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