News: Tablets

Friday, 4 May 2012

Huawei MediaPad Gets Android 4.0 Update and New Retail Price

Huawei MediaPad Gets Android 4.0 Update and New Retail Price

The Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich finally arrives on the Huawei MediPad. In addition, the 7-inch tablet will be retailing at a new recommended retail price of S$498 (including GST) without contract at authorized Huawei retailers.

Monday, 30 Apr 2012

Amazon's Kindle Fire Is The Number One Android Tablet in US

Amazon's Kindle Fire Is The Number One Android Tablet in US

Amazon's Kindle Fire is now one of the most popular Android devices in the US, and the most prominent Android tablet in the market. But that doesn't mean Google is amused, because Amazon's version of Android is bringing developers into their yard.

Wednesday, 25 Apr 2012

Tim Cook On Toasters and Refrigerators

Tim Cook On Toasters and Refrigerators

Tim Cook takes a jab at Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8 operating system during a recent conference call. Although the Apple CEO did not mention Microsoft specifically, the insinuative remark was a little too obvious to miss.

Google Drive Offers 5GB Free Storage and Google Docs Integration

Google Drive Offers 5GB Free Storage and Google Docs Integration

Google hops onto the cloud storage bandwagon with Google Drive, which offers 5GB free storage and supports over 30 types of documents including Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. It is available now for PC, Mac and Android, and will come soon to the iPhone and iPad.

Tuesday, 17 Apr 2012

Microsoft Announces Four Versions of Windows 8

Microsoft Announces Four Versions of Windows 8

If you're hoping that Windows 8 comes as a one-size-fits-all operating system like OS X, you're out of luck. But thankfully, Microsoft has announced that the number of variations has been cut down to a grand total of four.

ASUS Offers Free External GPS Extension Kit for Transformer Prime

ASUS Offers Free External GPS Extension Kit for Transformer Prime

ASUS has officially announced that it will be offering a free external GPS extension kit to users of the ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime. The GPS dongle is issued to improve the overall GPS signal reception of the Transformer Prime, which has fallen short of customers' expectations since its launch.

Friday, 13 Apr 2012

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Delayed

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Delayed

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, first glimpsed at MWC 2012, is expected to be delayed due to changes in its hardware, The Verge reports.

Wednesday, 11 Apr 2012

In-App Purchasing Announced by Amazon

In-App Purchasing Announced by Amazon

Amazon has announced a new In-App Purchasing (IAP) service, which sought to make it simple for "developers to offer digital content and subscriptions for purchase within apps" in the Amazon Appstore.

Toshiba Unveils 7.7, 10 and 13.3-inch Tablets

Toshiba Unveils 7.7, 10 and 13.3-inch Tablets

Toshiba took the wraps off three of its latest tablet models, which are the Excite 7.7, Excite 10 and Excite 13. All three Excite models run on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processors.

Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012

Lenovo Introduces IdeaTab S2109 Tablet With Android 4.0

Lenovo Introduces IdeaTab S2109 Tablet With Android 4.0

Lenovo continues its push into the tablet market with the introduction of the IdeaTab S2109, which is powered by Android 4.0 "Ice Cream Sandwich." More importantly, the company claims that the IdeaTab S2109 comes with a 10-hour battery life.

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