News tagged ‘tablet’
Friday, 6 Jan 2012
Tablets and smartphones have benefited from Corning's tough and resilient Gorilla Glass displays. It's no surprise that the company will be showcasing an improved version, dubbed Gorilla Glass 2, at CES 2012.
The Aakash, a tablet that costs less than US$50 to build and easy to deploy, has the potential to connect "the next billion" people from third world countries. Just how popular is it? 1.4 million pre-orders in two weeks. Numbers like that haven't been heard of since the iPad 2 launch.
Thursday, 5 Jan 2012
The ZMS-40 combines 96 of ZiiLABS' StemCall media processing cores with four 1.5GHz ARM Cortex-A9 CPUs, delivering fluid multi-tasking application and media processing performance.
Just a few hours ago, ASUS Singapore held a pre-order promotion for the ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime. Though the S$699 pre-order has closed once it reached the first 100 sales, we now know that the Android tablet will be priced at S$899.
Wednesday, 4 Jan 2012
Fresh from its tablet lineup, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus and Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 will be available from January and February 2012 respectively. The former will be priced at S$768 while the latter gets a price tag of S$898.
Thursday, 29 Dec 2011
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.
Wednesday, 21 Dec 2011
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
Analysts have predicted that Apple will lose their share of the ultra-portable segment, currently dominated by the Macbook Air, which makes up an estimated 49% of all Apple notebook sales. This prediction is reliant on the Ultrabook (as per Intel's specifications) segment picking up speed in 2012.
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.