Microsoft to announce US$2.5 billion deal to acquire maker of Minecraft (Updated)

Microsoft to announce US$2.5 billion deal to acquire maker of Minecraft (Updated)

NEWS  /  16 Sep 2014  /  13 weeks ago

According to numerous reports, Microsoft will announce a US$2.5 billion deal to acquire Mojang, the maker of the popular Minecraft game, later today.

NVIDIA: HTC Nexus 9 to launch in Q3, runs on Tegra K1 processor

NVIDIA: HTC Nexus 9 to launch in Q3, runs on Tegra K1 processor

NEWS  /  12 Sep 2014  /  14 weeks ago

NVIDIA revealed in its legal document that the HTC Nexus 9 tablet will be powered by the Tegra K1 processor. In addition, the upcoming Nexus tablet should be launched in the coming weeks.

ASUS Transformer Pad TF103C review

The ASUS Transformer Pad TF103C is a surprisingly snappy tablet

REVIEW  /  11 Sep 2014

ASUS recently released the Transformer Pad TF103C, a 10.1-inch Android tablet that's able to transform into a notebook with the help of its bundled keyboard dock. And the best part is that the whole package costs just S$399. Do we recommend it? We tell you after the jump.

Michael Dell teases world's thinnest Atom-based tablet with 3D camera at IDF

Michael Dell teases world's thinnest Atom-based tablet with 3D camera at IDF

NEWS  /  10 Sep 2014  /  14 weeks ago

Tablets are getting thinner and Dell has the thinnest tablet to date, at 6mm thin. The latest Android tablet is also the first product to feature Intel's RealSense 3D camera.

Intel to guarantee Android updates within 2 weeks of Google's release

Intel to guarantee Android updates within 2 weeks of Google's release

NEWS  /  10 Sep 2014  /  14 weeks ago

Intel is working hard to expand the x86 architecture in the Android space by announcing the new Intel Reference Design Program for Android which guarantees OEMs/ODMs updates within 2 weeks of release from Google.

Contrary to your expectations, iPad 2 is the most popular Apple tablet

Contrary to your expectations, iPad 2 is the most popular Apple tablet

NEWS  /  09 Sep 2014  /  14 weeks ago

According to figures from Localytics, the three year old iPad 2 is Apple's most popular tablet, making up a whopping 29% of all Apple tablets out in the wild.

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Hands-on: Sony's new mobile devices at IFA 2014

FEATURE  /  06 Sep 2014

Sony had a stronger presence in IFA 2014 with a string of new mobile devices including two smartphones - the Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact, its first 8-inch tablet – the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, two wearable devices - the Smart Watch 3 and SmartBand Talk. Join us as we check them out in detail at the show floor!

Sony unveils Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact and the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact mobile devices

Sony unveils Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact and the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact mobile devices

NEWS  /  06 Sep 2014  /  15 weeks ago

Sony unveiled a number of products at IFA 2014 earlier today. Among these products is the Xperia Z3 series of devices. Find out more right here!

NVIDIA sues Samsung and Qualcomm over graphics chip patents

NVIDIA sues Samsung and Qualcomm over graphics chip patents

NEWS  /  05 Sep 2014  /  15 weeks ago

NVIDIA has just launched a patent suit against Samsung and Qualcomm for infringing on its graphics chip patents and wants the ITC to ban select Samsung Galaxy devices running Qualcomm chips.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 vs. Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 - which tablet should you buy?

FEATURE  /  30 Aug 2014

Within a span of four months, Samsung unveiled two very similar Android tablets - the Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 and the Galaxy Tab S 8.4 into the local market. If you are shopping for an 8-inch Samsung tablet, which one is a better buy? Let's find out in this shootout.

Lenovo launches Horizon 2 table PC in Singapore

Lenovo launches Horizon 2 table PC in Singapore

NEWS  /  28 Aug 2014  /  16 weeks ago

First spotted at CES this year, Lenovo's Horizon 2 all-in-one 27-inch touchscreen 'table' PC is now available in Singapore for $2399. Lenovo will be taking pre-orders of the Horizon 2 at Comex 2014, with the first ten customers receiving a free Yoga Tablet 10 HD+.

Tim Cook calls recent iPad sales slump a "speed bump"

Tim Cook calls recent iPad sales slump a "speed bump"

NEWS  /  28 Aug 2014  /  16 weeks ago

In a brief interview, Apple CEO Tim Cook calls the recent slump of iPad sales a "speed bump" and remains "bullish" about the future of the tablet market.

RugGear unveils rugged Android tablet, the Ultra Tab 7.0 - RG900 for S$830

RugGear unveils rugged Android tablet, the Ultra Tab 7.0 - RG900 for S$830

NEWS  /  27 Aug 2014  /  16 weeks ago

RugGear, the leading manufacturer of the world's toughest phone, unveiled its first Android tablet, the Ultra Tab 7.0 - RG900. It is designed to be used in any extreme environment with its IP67 rating for water and dust resistance. It also has some degree of protection against drop-shock impacts.

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet review

Sony's Xperia Z2 Tablet is the perfect lightweight companion for taking to the pool

REVIEW  /  25 Aug 2014

Sony's Xperia Z2 Tablet is an updated version of the ultra-thin and sleek Xperia Tablet Z. With a more powerful processor, and an even thinner and lighter build, how does it fare against flagship offerings from other brands? We tell you.

LG aims for uniform user experience, brings G3's UX to entry and mid-level devices

LG aims for uniform user experience, brings G3's UX to entry and mid-level devices

NEWS  /  21 Aug 2014  /  17 weeks ago

LG is working to provide a consistent user experience by bringing the G3's UX features to its entry and mid-level mobile devices which are launched in the second half of this year.

Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen is back with Swing Copters

Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen is back with Swing Copters

NEWS  /  19 Aug 2014  /  17 weeks ago

Ready to get frustrated again? Dong Nguyen, the creator of the infamous Flappy Bird game, is back with a new game called Swing Copters.

LG unveils LTE variant of G Pad 8.0, shipping to begin this week

LG unveils LTE variant of G Pad 8.0, shipping to begin this week

NEWS  /  15 Aug 2014  /  18 weeks ago

LG Electronics today unveiled the LTE variant of its G Pad 8.0 to expand its leadership in LTE from smartphones to tablets. The tablet will begin shipping in key European countries starting this week followed by markets in Central and South America, Asia and CIS in the weeks to follow.

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 to hit stores on August 28

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 to hit stores on August 28

NEWS  /  06 Aug 2014  /  19 weeks ago

Microsoft has announced the local retail availability date for the Surface Pro 3. Prices of the various models and accessories, and details of on-going promotions after the jump.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S (10.5) LTE review

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 (LTE) is a super Android tablet

REVIEW  /  05 Aug 2014

Samsung has pulled out all the stops to try and topple Apple and its iPads with its latest crop of tablets, the Galaxy Tab S (10.5) and the Tab S (8.4). In this review, we check out the bigger model and find out if it accomplishes its mission.

Best Buy CEO says sales of tablets are "crashing"

Best Buy CEO says sales of tablets are "crashing"

NEWS  /  31 Jul 2014  /  20 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".

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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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