In a brief video, taken “behind the scenes” of the Acer Aspire R7 product film, Acer is hinting not one but several new devices to be revealed.
The Acer Global Press Conference will be held on June 3rd at the Computex event in Taipei, during which we should behold several new tablets from the Taiwanese manufacturer. Read more »
MediaTek has officially announced its new quad-core processor – MT8125 designed for tablet devices. The latest processor from the company utilizes a power-efficient quad-core Cortex A7 CPU clocked at 1.5 GHz in its heart.
The MT8125 module also comes with a PowerVR series 5XT graphics and the processor supports a wide range of networks that includes 3G HSPA+, 2G EDGE and Wi-Fi versions. Read more »
ASUS has started to roll out the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean updates to its Transformer AiO, a hybrid tablet, which features all the performance of Windows 8 desktop and has the flexibility of an Android tablet.
The Android Jelly Bean update is currently seeding in the United States and you can update your tablet over-the-air. Read more »
Apple higher-ups always say “We’re never going to do X” and later they go and do X anyway – the company was claiming that 9.7″ is the perfect screen size for a tablet and then went and released a smaller, 7.9″ tablet. Can the same happen in the other direction, a tablet with a bigger screen?
Korean site ETNews thinks yes and claims Apple plans to launch an iPad Maxi (no, it’s not going to be called that) in the first half of next year. The publication also suggests that Apple is already talking to parts suppliers that will make the screens. Read more »
The upcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 series, including 7-inch, 8-inch, and 10.1-inch variants, has been priced by online retailer Adorama in the US.
All three models come with various color combinations and internal memory sizes, the cheapest being the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 (pictured above) which starts at $199. Read more »
With the Galaxy S4 having already leaked in a brown suit, it’s time for the Galaxy Note 8.0 to do the same thing. Renowned leakster evleaks has brought up to light an official Samsung photo of the compact slate in a brown color.
As you can see from the photo above, the S Pen is also going to sport the same color as the tablet, making for one very stylish accessory. Read more »
The Hisense Sero 7 Pro Android tablet, together with the entry-level Sero 7 LT slate, is the Chinese manufacturer’s first effort designed with the lucrative US market in mind. Priced at the highly acceptable $149.99, the Jelly Bean slate offers a better spec sheet than a Google Nexus 7 for noticeably less cash.
Like the Nexus 7, the Hisense Sero 7 Pro packs a quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3 SoC and a gig of RAM. Read more »
The Sony Xperia Tablet Z had to cross a river to get to our office… okay, it didn’t but it that wouldn’t have troubled it thanks to its IP57 certification. That’s not the only specs the Z tablet shares with the Z phone either, the slender OmniBalance design gives the tablet a unique look.
The Xperia Tablet Z is only 6.9mm thick and weighs under 500g, it’s a pretty impressive device to hold in your hand. Read more »
Shortly after Windows 8: Less talking, more doing commercial, Microsoft released yet another video that goes after Apple’s iPad.
This time the ad focuses on multi-tasking, Office package, microSD expansion and printing capabilities. Read more »
Mailbox, one of the most popular third-party email client applications, which was initially launched for the Apple iPhone, is now available for iPad as well.
Mailbox for iOS is updated and the latest version for iPad comes with a two-pane interface, which makes it easier for you to clear your inbox messages. Read more »
When the Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ were launched last year, they went on sale only in a handful of countries around the world. Now, almost eight months since the product was officially announced, Amazon has gone for a more global release.
The Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ are now available for pre-order in over 170 countries and will start shipping on June 13. Read more »
In one of its most memorable Windows 8 tablet ads to date, Microsoft utilized the voice of Apple’s own Siri virtual assistant to make a case for its product. The Redmond giant took a jab at the iPad in a parody of one of Apple’s commercials.
Microsoft’s ad puts the spotlight on Windows 8′s Live Tiles, office, and multitasking capabilities by putting the ASUS VivoTab Smart side by side with an Apple iPad. Read more »
With Google denying us new device announcements at its I/O event, rumors surrounding the upcoming second-gen Nexus 7 were bound to heating up even more. Today a viginal redditor going by the nickname DangJuice has spotted an unusual looking Nexus 7.
The alleged updated Nexus tablet is starring in one of the developer panels at the Google I/O conference. As you can see from the screenshot above the tablet on the left doesn’t look like the current Nexus 7 tablet. Read more »
Tailoring AOSP Jelly Bean to run on the Xperia Z just wasn’t enough for Sony and now the company is boasting the Xperia Tablet Z to be getting the same treatment.
The Tablet Z also joins the Xperia S, which was the first to get a pure Android version from Sony. Now developers and ROM makers can benefit from the open kernel sources and configuration files. Read more »
Apple has reduced its orders for display panels from AU Optronics, the company that supplies the panels for the iPad Mini. The firm will now ship only 2.5 million to 2.8 million units in the second quarter, which is down from 4 million shipped in the first quarter.
According to a report from DigiTimes, Apple is cutting its orders due to a slowdown in iPad Mini shipments for the rest of the second quarter. Read more »