Best Buy CEO says sales of tablets are "crashing"

Best Buy CEO says sales of tablets are "crashing"

NEWS  /  31 Jul 2014  /  6 weeks ago

CEO of Best Buy, Hubert Joly, recently said in an interview that sales of tablets have "crashed" in the past several months and that volume "has really gone down".

NVIDIA unveils the Shield gaming tablet

NVIDIA unveils the Shield gaming tablet

NEWS  /  23 Jul 2014  /  8 weeks ago

NVIDIA has unveiled the Shield tablet, an 8-inch, Full HD, 32-bit Tegra K1-powered gaming tablet launching next week in the US for $299.

Apple to unveil ultra-thin iPad Mini Air this year, 12.9-inch iPad Pro in 2015?

Apple to unveil ultra-thin iPad Mini Air this year, 12.9-inch iPad Pro in 2015?

NEWS  /  23 Jul 2014  /  8 weeks ago

The Chinese media is reporting that Apple's next generation iPad Mini will be 30% thinner at 5.25mm. In addition, Apple's rumored 12.9-inch iPad Pro is scheduled for release in 2015.

Lenovo Miix 2 10 and ThinkPad 8 now available in Singapore

Lenovo Miix 2 10 and ThinkPad 8 now available in Singapore

NEWS  /  22 Jul 2014  /  8 weeks ago

First seen earlier this year at CES, Lenovo's Miix 2 10-inch and ThinkPad 8 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablets are now launching in Singapore.

A feature on Apple iPad Mini with Retina Display

Shootout: Apple iPad Mini vs. LG G Tablet 8.3 vs. Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4

FEATURE  /  21 Jul 2014

The 8-inch tablet space is growing in popularity due to their ample screen real estate and portability. We pit three of the best 8-inch tablets in the market - the Apple iPad Mini with Retina Display, the LG G Tablet 8.3 and Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 - and see which one is an all-round performer.

Microsoft announces it is laying off 18,000 workers

Microsoft announces it is laying off 18,000 workers

NEWS  /  18 Jul 2014  /  8 weeks ago

Microsoft has just announced that it will be laying off 18,000 employees, with most of them coming from the company's newly acquired Nokia Devices and Services unit.

Apple and IBM announce partnership to bring enterprise apps and services to iOS

Apple and IBM announce partnership to bring enterprise apps and services to iOS

NEWS  /  16 Jul 2014  /  9 weeks ago

Apple and IBM have both announced a global partnership that will bring enterprise apps and services to iOS devices.

Samsung Warns Investors of Massive Profit Decline

Samsung Warns Investors of Massive Profit Decline

NEWS  /  09 Jul 2014  /  10 weeks ago

Samsung has just issued a warning to investors and shareholders that amid weak smartphones sales and increasing competition, profits for Q2 could dip as much as 24% year-over-year.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S Available in Singapore from July 12

Samsung Galaxy Tab S Available in Singapore from July 12

NEWS  /  09 Jul 2014  /  10 weeks ago

Samsung Mobile Singapore announced that the Galaxy Tab S tablets (8.4 and 10.5-inch) will be available at all telcos, major consumer electronics and IT stores, as well as the Samsung Experience Stores from July 12.

A HardwareZone PlayTest Event - The Tablet Revolution

A HardwareZone PlayTest Event - The Tablet Revolution

FEATURE  /  08 Jul 2014

With so many different tablets available on the market today, what should you look out for when you make your purchase? More than 50 participants attended our HWZ PlayTest event for a hands-on of the latest models on the market, including, phablets, tablets and notebook hybrids. Some from ASUS and Samsung, weren't even launched yet! So check out what took place.

New T.S.A. Rules Will Disallow Passengers from Carrying Aboard Uncharged Devices

New T.S.A. Rules Will Disallow Passengers from Carrying Aboard Uncharged Devices

NEWS  /  08 Jul 2014  /  10 weeks ago

The Transportation Security Administration of the United States have passed new rules that disallows passengers from carrying aboard uncharged electronic devices.

ASUS MeMO Pad 8 (ME181) and Transformer Pad TF103C Available in Stores Today

ASUS MeMO Pad 8 (ME181) and Transformer Pad TF103C Available in Stores Today

NEWS  /  04 Jul 2014  /  10 weeks ago

ASUS Singapore today announced the availability of the MeMO Pad 8 (ME181) and Transformer Pad TF103C. Both tablets are powered by Intel's 64-bit Atom processors, Android 4.4 KitKat and the new ZenUI interface.

Xiaomi Establishing Tablet Ecosystem to Compete Against Apple iPads

Xiaomi Establishing Tablet Ecosystem to Compete Against Apple iPads

NEWS  /  04 Jul 2014  /  10 weeks ago

Lei Jun, CEO of Xiaomi told DigiTimes that the company is accelerating its efforts to establish a tablet ecosystem to compete against the Apple iPads.

Xiaomi Sold 50,000 Units of Mi Pad in China Under Four Minutes

Xiaomi Sold 50,000 Units of Mi Pad in China Under Four Minutes

NEWS  /  03 Jul 2014  /  10 weeks ago

Xiaomi's first tablet, the Mi Pad went on sale for the first time today in China and 50,000 units were sold out in less than four minutes!

HP Datapass Coming to Singapore

HP Datapass Coming to Singapore

NEWS  /  03 Jul 2014  /  10 weeks ago

HP Datapass, HP's embedded mobile broadband service is coming to Singapore. The service gives customers with compatible devices access to 250MB/month of free 4G data on their device for two years, without the need for a dongle, SIM card or contract.

Prices of Samsung Galaxy Tab S Tablets Revealed on Courts Singapore's Website

Prices of Samsung Galaxy Tab S Tablets Revealed on Courts Singapore's Website

NEWS  /  03 Jul 2014  /  10 weeks ago

The retail prices of Samsung's upcoming tablets - the Galaxy Tab S 10.5 and Galaxy Tab S 8.4 - are listed on the website of Courts Singapore ahead of an official announcement by Samsung. Both tablets are estimated to be available on July 16.

Microsoft Shelved Plans for the Surface Mini Due to Lack of Confidence?

Microsoft Shelved Plans for the Surface Mini Due to Lack of Confidence?

NEWS  /  01 Jul 2014  /  11 weeks ago

DigiTimes reported that Microsoft cancelled mass production of the Surface Mini as it lacked confidence in the tablet's ability to differentiate itself from the competition in the small tablet market segment.

The 5 Most Important Announcements at Google I/O 2014

The 5 Most Important Announcements at Google I/O 2014

FEATURE  /  30 Jun 2014

Google's main event of the year was full of announcements, from an entirely new look across all Google products, to super-budget Android smartphones, PC-quality gaming on your smartphone, and Android on your wrist, car and in your TV. Here's the five most important things you need to know from Google I/O 2014.

A feature on Microsoft Surface 2

Shootout: Apple iPad Air vs. Microsoft Surface 2 vs. Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1

FEATURE  /  29 Jun 2014

The Apple iPad has long been regarded as the ultimate tablet for all needs. However, Microsoft and Samsung are ready to give the iPad Air a run for its money with their latest tablets that are geared for work and play - the Surface 2 and Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1. Let's see how each tablet fares against one another and who's the overall winner!

Google: "We Are Still Invested in Nexus"

Google: "We Are Still Invested in Nexus"

NEWS  /  27 Jun 2014  /  11 weeks ago

Dave Burke, the head of Android engineering and the Nexus program at Google shot down rumors that the Nexus brand will be dropped in favor of the upcoming Android Silver program.

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With so many different tablets available on the market today, what should you look out for when you make your purchase? More than 50 participants attended our HWZ PlayTest event for a hands-on of the latest models on the market, including, phablets, tablets and notebook hybrids. Some weren't even launched yet! So check out what took place.

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