News: Tablets

Friday, 27 Jul 2012

Google Told Samsung Not To Copy Apple

Google Told Samsung Not To Copy Apple

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

Huawei to Release ICS-Flavored MediaPad 7 Lite

Huawei to Release ICS-Flavored MediaPad 7 Lite

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".

Dell Possibly Left Out of Windows RT Launch

Dell Possibly Left Out of Windows RT Launch

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.

Swedish Website Lists Microsoft Surface Tablet Prices

Swedish Website Lists Microsoft Surface Tablet Prices

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 Shows Off New Quad-Core Chipset, Tops Benchmark Charts

Qualcomm Shows Off New Quad-Core Chipset, Tops Benchmark Charts

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

Incoming: New Tablets from Amazon

Incoming: New Tablets from Amazon

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.

Follow Up to Kindle Fire May Come in 10-inch Form Factor

Follow Up to Kindle Fire May Come in 10-inch Form Factor

According to a report from Reuters based on information from an executive at Staples, Amazon might be releasing a 10-inch version of the Kindle Fire during their next launch.

Monday, 23 Jul 2012

The Windows 8 App Store Advantage

The Windows 8 App Store Advantage

Microsoft announced some of its app store pricing details, meant to give developers incentives to get started on the Windows 8 environment.

Sunday, 22 Jul 2012

ASUS PadFone and Transformer Pad Tablets Getting Android 4.1 Update

ASUS PadFone and Transformer Pad Tablets Getting Android 4.1 Update

ASUS issued a statement that the Android 4.1 update will be available for the Transformer Pad Prime, Transformer Pad TF300 and Transformer Pad Infinity TF700 "in the coming months". A local ASUS spokesperson confirmed with us that the PadFone will also be receiving the Jelly Bean update.

Friday, 20 Jul 2012

RIM Introduces BlackBerry Mobile Fusion, A Mobile Device Management Solution for Enterprise Customers in Singapore

RIM Introduces BlackBerry Mobile Fusion, A Mobile Device Management Solution for Enterprise Customers in Singapore

BlackBerry Mobile Fusion, RIM’s next-genn mobile device management (MDM) solution is now available for enterprise customers in Singapore. The 60-day free trial is available at sg.blackberry.com/mobilefusion.

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