Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012
Microsoft has confirmed in its annual report, that Windows 8 will be available to the public on the 26th of October, 2012. That will also be the day that consumers will also be able to put their hands on a Surface tablet.
More leaked court documents have surfaced during the very public Apple vs Samsung legal spat. This time, they revealed that Samsung has allegedly been working on a "P10" tablet that would feature a 256 ppi, 11.8-inch 2560 x 1600 super high resolution Retina-like display and LTE connectivity.
iMore's sources claim that Apple will be holding a special event on 12th September to launch the next generation iPhone. The iPad Mini will also be announced.
Friday, 27 Jul 2012
Equipped with a Full HD 1920 x 1200 Super IPS+ display with Corning Gorilla Glass 2, the ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity powers on NVIDIA's Tegra 3 T33 4-PLUS-1 quad-core processor and the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich platform. It incorporates the ASUS SonicMaster technology which features a combination of advanced hardware and software to deliver lifelike audio.
Apple's legal disputes with Samsung continue, but this time, the Cupertino company may have an ace up its sleeve: Samsung's own internal documents that allegedly openly admit that the South Korean company mimicked the iPad, and was told off by Google for doing so.
Thursday, 26 Jul 2012
Not much is known about Huawei's upcoming MediaPad 7 Lite tablet so far, except that it would run on a near-stock build of ICS, feature an IPS display capable of 1080p HD video playback and support "cellular voice calls, SMS and MMS via 3G".
Reports point to Dell as being the next manufacturer to participate in building Windows RT devices. However, recent reports say otherwise, indicating that Dell might be left out of the upcoming Windows RT launch.
A Swedish online tech store, Webhallen, was found to have the retail prices of Windows Surface tablets listed on its site. The prices indicated for the ARM-based Windows RT tablets, are much higher than an iPad with similar specs.
Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012
Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core processor, the APQ8064 delivered quite impressive results on several benchmarks. Developers can purchase the mobile development platform (MDP) kit for US$1,299.
Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012
Mr Demos Parneros, President of U.S. Retail for Staples Inc, has given word that Amazon has plans to introduce as many as six new tablets soon, including a 10-inch model. It is unclear if he is referring to variations of the Kindle Fire, or a combination of Kindle e-book readers and tablets.