News: Tablets

Wednesday, 11 Jul 2012

Photos of iPad Mini and iPhone 5 Engineering Samples Leaked

Photos of iPad Mini and iPhone 5 Engineering Samples Leaked

If these photos are to be believed, Apple will be introducing the first major update to the designs of the iPad and iPhone. Hit the link to find out what's different in the mythical Apple iPad Mini and iPhone 5.

The iPad Gets Official Google+ App

The iPad Gets Official Google+ App

The iPhone app for Google+ received an update back in May, and the folks over at Mountain View have been busy working on a Google+ app that's specifically tailored for the iPad.

Tuesday, 10 Jul 2012

Microsoft Acquires Perceptive Pixel, Shows it's Serious about Touch

Microsoft Acquires Perceptive Pixel, Shows it's Serious about Touch

Microsoft has just announced its acquisition of Perceptive Pixel, a six-year-old maker of high-performance multi-touch workstations and "wall solutions".

Monday, 9 Jul 2012

TDK Develops Ultra-thin Receiving Coil Unit for Wireless Power Transfer on Mobile Devices

TDK Develops Ultra-thin Receiving Coil Unit for Wireless Power Transfer on Mobile Devices

Measuring a mere 0.57mm thin, the receiving coil is highly resistant to shock, providing excellent reliability. The coil's design minimizes the tendency towards rising resistance and achieves a power transfer efficiency to meet Wireless Power Consortium's "Qi" standard.

Thursday, 5 Jul 2012

Kindle Fire Successor to be Unveiled Near End of July or Early August (Update)

Kindle Fire Successor to be Unveiled Near End of July or Early August (Update)

Word on the street indicates that Amazon will unveil the successor to the very successful Kindle Fire come end of July, along with a refreshed lineup of E Ink readers. Recent rumors have now pointed to an August 7th release date

Wednesday, 4 Jul 2012

Alleged Photos of the iPad Mini Surface (Update)

Alleged Photos of the iPad Mini Surface (Update)

ZooGue has obtained what seems to be photos of the iPad mini's rear panel, sparking off a discussion that Apple is not only "going for the same new speaker grille design as on the iPhone 5 components we’ve seen" but will also feature a "smaller dock connector". Bloomberg also reports hearing that the iPad Mini will not feature the Retina Display.

Nexus 7's Battery Performance Superior to Kindle Fire's

Nexus 7's Battery Performance Superior to Kindle Fire's

The folks at iFixit got their paws on a Google Nexus 7 tablet and managed to completely tear the device down, revealing the fact that the former is better than its Kindle Fire competitor in terms of battery performance.

Charging your iPad Costs US$1.36 Per Year

Charging your iPad Costs US$1.36 Per Year

A study done by Electric Power Research Institute reveals that charging your iPad will cost you an average of US$1.36 per year. The study also includes several other devices including the iPhone.

Tuesday, 3 Jul 2012

Samsung Launches Suite of Edu-tainment Apps; More Than 40 to be Available Soon

Samsung Launches Suite of Edu-tainment Apps; More Than 40 to be Available Soon

Samsung today unveiled its latest suite of edutainment applications, with more than 40 new apps coming to Samsung Apps for Samsung mobile devices such as Galaxy Note, Galaxy S III and Galaxy Tab 2 series.

Nokia Claims Google Nexus 7 Infringes its Wi-Fi Patents

Nokia Claims Google Nexus 7 Infringes its Wi-Fi Patents

Nokia alleges that the recently launched Google Nexus 7 tablet infringes on its Wi-Fi patents.

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