Tablets

Amazon Kindle Fire and HD Users Can Opt Out of ‘Special Offer’ Ads

September 10, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD that launched on September 6th seems to be making news for all the wrong reasons. After the news of the device going on sale without proper FCC approval hit anxious customers and analysts last Friday, the company has now offered all genuine buyers some respite by confirming that they can opt-out […]

Amazon New Kindle Fire Devices to Have Ads on Their Lock Screens

September 8, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Following up their aggressive pricing strategy with the new Kindle Fire devices, Amazon has now made it clear that the new devices will have lock screens with ads which cannot be opted out by the users. The move, widely seen as an attempt to make up the dent caused by the under pricing of the […]

HTC Phablet with a 5-Inch HD Display Spotted in the Wild

September 4, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

There were many skeptics for the idea of a phablet – a hybrid of a tablet and smartphone. However, the success of the Galaxy Note has eliminated the doubts and proved it clear that the tablet smartphone hybrids are here to stay. Many rivals have already jumped onto the phablet bandwagon. The latest leak suggests […]

Lexibook Kids-Tablet to Hit US Stores Next Month

August 25, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

In a bid to educate children in a fun and interactive manner, French company Lexibook is set to launch its kiddy-tablet in the US starting next month. Lexibook’s first tablet is loaded with fun and games to help your child learn in an entertaining way. It also features a library of 20 classic books for […]

New Kindle Fire Hits FCC; Amazon Bags Firedock Trademark

August 22, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

We had earlier reported spotting a new Kindle Fire at the FCC. But now it looks like Amazon is planning to launch many more Kindle Fires, as we have spotted another Kindle Fire device at the office of the Federal Communications Commission. Dubbed EY21, the device packs Wi-Fi and 3G connectivity, as per FCC documents. […]

Apple Suppliers Gear Up to Make 4 Million iPad Minis Every Month

August 21, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

If what we hear is true, we might get to see as many as four million iPad Minis rolling down the Apple assembly line on a monthly basis. Suppliers are said to be gearing up to build that number every month. And, in a bid towards reaching that number, the makers have begun small-scale production […]

Microsoft May Sell Windows RT Tablets for $300

August 20, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

The pricing war in the tablet world just got hotter. Just as we thought that companies could now be sparring with each other on specs, we hear this news about Microsoft and its new Windows RT tablets. Microsoft is planning to sell its new tablets that run on Windows RT operating system at a very […]

Sony Reader PRS-T2 E-Reader Boasts of Better Battery Life & Cloud Storage Services

August 17, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

We had seen a picture of an e-reader thought to be from the Sony stable. Following this leak, the company has actually shown off the Sony Reader PRS-T2 in its full glory. Now the new generation e-reader comes with cloud storage and a better battery life. Replacing the old timer from Sony – PRS-T1- the […]

Samsung Introduces Galaxy Note 10.1 Android Tablet with S-Pen Stylus Support

August 16, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

In order to challenge Apple’s dominance in the tablet market, Samsung has brought out a potential rival to the iPad. It has unveiled a 10.1 incher Galaxy Note Wi-Fi tablet in the US. Though it looks and feels just like another member of the Galaxy family of tablets from Samsung, Note is different in its […]

Motion Computing Introduces C5t and F5t Windows 7 Tablets

August 16, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Two brand new rugged tablets from Motion Computing have joined the tablet family, with commendable strength to survive hard times physically. Dubbed C5t and F5t, both the tablet devices run on the Windows 7 platform and feature a 10.4-inch display. The display which features AFFS+ LED Backlight Display Technology supports touch inputs as well as […]

iPad Mini Rumored to Look Like a Big iPod Touch

August 15, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

When Apple is about to launch a new device, the Web is filled with rumors about the new device. We have been hearing the news about the possible launch of new iPhone, probably named iPhone 5. Now, we have come across news that the Cupertino Company is closing in on launching its first 7-inch tablet. […]

Sony Likely to Launch E-Book Reader in US

August 14, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

We may soon see a new entrant to the world of e-book readers, suggests a recent leak from the consumer electronics giant Sony. As per a leaked advertisement, Sony is planning to roll out a brand new e-book reader in the US. Though the company is yet to make any official announcement about the upcoming […]

Barnes & Noble Cuts Tablet Price; All Models Priced Under $200

August 13, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

There needs to be more competition at the lower end of the tablet market, feels Barnes & Noble. To make it happen, the company has just slashed the prices of its Nook Color and Nook Tablet devices. Now all of them are now priced at a below $200. The trimming of the price tags is […]

Microsoft Surface 2 Under Development; Hints Microsoft Job Postings

August 13, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Though Microsoft is yet to release the Surface tablets, its first hardware attempt on portable computing solution, early hints suggest that the company has already started the production of the next generation of Surface tablet. Sources have confirmed the claims based on the recent job postings which show that the Surface tablets are a long-term […]

Nvidia Joins Hands with Lenovo for a Windows RT Device

August 11, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Lenovo is rumored to be teaming up with NVIDIA for the first time to launch an ARM-based Windows RT tablet. The Chinese PC maker, now the second-largest in the world, is all set to join ASUS in using an NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor to power a Windows RT tablet. One of the sources said the […]

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