Thursday, 29 Dec 2011
Windows tablets haven't found themselves many fans over the years, and have mostly been relegated to niche users. Come Windows 8 however, and all that is set to change. Wired predicts that Windows 8 will make Windows tablets surprise, and ultimately appeal to mainstream consumers.
Contrary to rumors, Acer has stated that it won't be exiting the smartphone and tablet race, though the company has plans to take a more conservative approach and launch fewer models over the next few months.
Tuesday, 27 Dec 2011
An announcement on Sony UK's community page has confirmed an impending update to Android 4.0 for its tablets, the Sony Tablet S and Tablet P, though when the update will be implemented wasn't revealed.
The new figures from IBM Benchmark's survey of online sales on Christmas reveals that iOS devices were the chosen platform for 13.4 percent of all transactions.
Thursday, 22 Dec 2011
Hasbro, makers of the Transformers toys, is suing ASUS over its Transformer Prime tablet, claiming that the product violates trademarks related to Hasbro's line of toys that depict transforming robots.
Wednesday, 21 Dec 2011
Panasonic, Samsung, SanDisk, Sony and Toshiba have announced that they are collaborating to device a new content protection technology for flash memory cards such as SD cards and various storage devices.
Priced at US$199 with 8GB of storage space, the Archos 70b IT is a slim internet tablet running on the Android 3.2 Honeycomb.
Tuesday, 20 Dec 2011
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt revealed details about the company's plans to introduce a competitive tablet within the next six months.
Friday, 16 Dec 2011
Nokia's French Division general manager, Paul Ansellem has let slip the fact that we will be seeing a Nokia tablet running Windows 8 as early as June 2012. That seems like a good bit earlier than when most other manufacturers are expecting to launch their own Windows 8 tablet in Q3 2012.
Thursday, 15 Dec 2011
The ASUS Eee Pad Transformer will be available in Singapore from early January 2012. It will be powered by Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich out of the box.