News: Tablets

Wednesday, 31 Jul 2013

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.

Android 4.3 Unveiled and Coming to Nexus Devices Soon

Android 4.3 Unveiled and Coming to Nexus Devices Soon

Along with the brand new Google Nexus 7 tablet, Google also took the opportunity to unveil Android 4.3 -- an upgrade to Jelly Bean that brings with it a few new features like Bluetooth Smart support (Bluetooth Low-Energy) and restricted profiles.

Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013

Pictures and Video of Possible Google Nexus 7 Successor Leaked (Update: Video of Retail Unit)

Pictures and Video of Possible Google Nexus 7 Successor Leaked (Update: Video of Retail Unit)

Thanks to Android Central (and its source), we now have by far the closest look at the long awaited Nexus 7 successor. Spoiler: Specs match what have been leaked so far.

Friday, 19 Jul 2013

VLC Coming Back to Apple App Store Soon

VLC Coming Back to Apple App Store Soon

VLC has recently announced that they will be appearing in the Apple App Store very soon. This will be the first time that VLC will be in the App Store, since it was removed from the App Store in 2011.

Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013

Huawei E8278 LTE Wi-Fi Device Available End July

Huawei E8278 LTE Wi-Fi Device Available End July

The Huawei E8278 LTE Cat 4 portable Wi-Fi device will soon be available for purchase before July ends. It's a device that supports LTE Cat 4. speeds, and connects up to 10 users simultaneously.

Monday, 15 Jul 2013

Microsoft Revises Surface RT Pricing

Microsoft Revises Surface RT Pricing

Microsoft has shaved S$180 from each of its Surface RT tablet variant with effect from today, 15 July 2013.

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