TABLET

  • Government may review technical specifications of Aakash 4 tablet 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Government is considering a review of technical specifications of Aakash 4 tablet, the previous UPA government's trumpeted low-cost computing device project. The first and second versions of the Aakash were shipped by vendor Datawind for Rs 2,276 and Rs 2,263 per unit. The Department of Electronics and IT (DEITY), which...
  • Tech in 2014: The year of nothing 3 days ago

    2014 has been a happening year. In politics, in sports, in cinema and elsewhere. But not in consumer technology. The year has almost passed by, and we are still waiting for something that we can remember the year by. Though we saw a lot of new products coming, new categories emerging...
  • Toshiba WT-8: Toshiba's 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet launched in India at Rs 15,490 December 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Toshiba has announced the India launch of its Windows 8.1 Tablet WT-8, powered by Intel AtomTM Processor Z3735G. The WT-8 tablet The WT-8 tablet is exclusively available on Amazon.in at a price of Rs 15,490. Available in an 8-inch screen size, the Toshiba WT-8 comes equipped with a bright...
  • Lots of tablet choices? Here're some buying tips for you December 1, 2014

    New York: People tend to hold onto tablets longer than smartphones, so take time to weigh your options. A major consideration is what phone you or your gift recipient already has. Although it's possible for Android owners to have Apple's iPads, for instance, there are advantages to sticking within the...
  • India's tablet market clocks strongest growth in Q3: Report November 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Fuelled by festive buying and strengthening commercial demand, India's tablet market reported its strongest third quarter growth so far during July-September 2014, said a report by International Data Corporation (IDC) Friday. Tablet market shipments in India witnessed a strong quarter-on-quarter growth of 10 per cent making it a 0.94-million-unit...
  • Apple launches iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3 in India; prices start at Rs 28,900 November 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Apple has finally launched the new iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 in India. Both the models are available online as well as across Apple authorised retail stores. The iPad Air 2, at 6.1 millimeters thin, adds many of the features previously available on iPhones. That includes the...
  • Asus PadFone Mini: Asus launches a new hybrid device that transforms from a 4-inch phone to a 7-inch tablet at Rs 15,999 in India November 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Asus has launched the PadFone Mini (PF400CG), a smartphone-cum-tablet hybrid, in India at a price of Rs 15,999. Asus says the PadFone Mini saves the hassle of having to carry two permanently-separated devices. It has a combined weight of 376g. PadFone Mini comes with a total battery capacity of...
  • Apple iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3 to be available in India from November 29 at Rs 28,900 onwards November 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Thinnest model of Apple's iPad Air 2 and the new iPad Mini 3 will be available in India from November 29. "Pre-bookings for iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 have already started. Both the models will be available across Apple authorised retail stores from November 29," an authorised...
  • Jolla plans to launch a budget Sailfish tablet; aims to take on Nokia N1, Nexus 9, iPad Mini 3 November 20, 2014

    Helsinki: Finland's Jolla, a group of ex-Nokia software developers, announced a plan to launch a crowd-sourced tablet computer just a day after Nokia said it was reviving its consumer brand by entering the tablet market. Jolla was founded by Nokia's former MeeGo software team that was shut down after the Finnish...
  • Nokia N1: Nokia re-enters the mobile devices business with its first Android tablet November 18, 2014

    Helsinki: Nokia is back in the fray. Just months after selling its ailing handsets unit to Microsoft, the Finnish company is planning to bring its brand back to consumers with a new tablet. This time the device operates Android instead of the Windows software that Nokia adopted on its cellphones when it...
  • Dell launches new Venue 7, Venue 8 voice-calling Android tablets in India at Rs 14,999 onwards November 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Dell has launched its latest Android tablets - the Dell Venue 7 and Dell Venue 8 - in India. The new tablets are equipped with voice calling feature as well as 3G. The tablets come with a 4,550 mAh battery, the latest dual-core Intel Processor, and Android 4.4...
  • Asus Transformer Book Flip TP550 hybrid device coming to India on November 14; to be priced between Rs 45,000-50,000 November 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Taiwanese tech major Asus is all set to launch three new products under its Transformer series in India on November 14. Of the three products scheduled for the Friday launch, one will be a hybrid device, one tablet and a notebook, say sources with knowledge of the event. The...
  • Samsung unveils Galaxy Tab 4 Nook 10.1 tablet October 23, 2014

    New York: Device maker Samsung and bookseller Barnes & Noble are introducing a new larger-screen Galaxy Tab 4 Nook tablet two months after the first version was announced. Samsung and Barnes & Noble said in June they would team up on the devices and the first-co branded Galaxy Tab 4 Nook...
  • Bihar ministers learn to operate tablet computers October 22, 2014

    Patna: Catching up with the latest in information technology, Bihar ministers received training in computer and tablet computer operation but only a handful of them turned up at the workshop held for them. Inaugurating the day-long workshop, Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi told the ministers that no one could cheat...
  • Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus sales surpass expectations but iPad volumes slide October 21, 2014

    Apple forecast a strong holiday quarter after a better-than-expected 16 per cent jump in iPhone sales, and the strongest growth in Mac computer shipments in years helped the company surpass Wall Street's targets. The company on Monday projected stronger-than-expected revenue of $63.5 billion to $66.5 billion in the December quarter, when...
  • Lenovo launches new Yoga tablets in India; prices start at Rs 20,990 October 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Chinese electronics giant Lenovo said it is all set to become India's third largest smartphone company with the completion of $2.91 billion acquisition of US-based handset maker Motorola later this year. The company is already the number one player in the PC market in India. In the Indian smartphone...
  • With modest updates Apple iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3 fail to impress October 17, 2014

    Apple's faster, slimmer iPads come with modest improvements, such as a fingerprint sensor, but some analysts say it offers few other features to wow consumers ahead of a holiday shopping season expected to be swamped by mobile devices. At a launch event on Thursday, Chief Executive Tim Cook called Apple's new...
  • Apple launches iPad Air 2, the world's thinnest tablet at Rs 35,900, iPad Mini 3 at Rs 28,900; adds fingerprint sensor to iPads October 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Apple unveiled a thinner iPad on Thursday with a faster processor and a better camera as it tries to drive excitement for tablets amid slowing demand. The iPad Air 2, at 6.1 millimeters thin, also adds many of the features previously available on iPhones. That includes the ability to...
  • Google unveils the HTC-made Nexus 9 tablet; prices start at $399 October 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Google has introduced its next-generation Nexus tablet. Named the Nexus 9, this new tablet has been built in partnership with HTC. Nexus 9 has brushed metal sides and features an 8.9-inch IPS LCD display. The Nexus 9 tablet will come with Android 5.0 Lollipop, the latest version of...
  • Apple expected to unveil thinner, more powerful iPads on October 16 October 15, 2014

    Seattle: Apple is expected to unveil thinner and more powerful iPads on Thursday ahead of the holiday season but may struggle to arouse passion for tablets among consumers already over-supplied with hand-held, touch-screen devices. Tablet sales are set to rise only 11 per cent this year, according to new forecasts by...
  • Apple delays production of larger iPad: Report October 9, 2014

    Bangalore: Apple suppliers have delayed the production of a larger iPad to early next year, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The suppliers had planned to start producing the larger screen tablet in mass volume beginning in December, but have been struggling to produce enough new...
  • Can Hewlett-Packard survive the tablet trend? October 7, 2014

    San Francisco: Personal computer sales have been in a slump for years, as customers flock to increasingly powerful smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. Now Hewlett-Packard, the Silicon Valley stalwart that was once the world's biggest seller of personal computers, is splitting off its PC and printing businesses. It's the...
  • Huawei Honor 6 with a 5-inch 1080p display, octa-core processor, 3GB RAM launched at Rs 19,999 in India September 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Chinese telecom firm Huawei said it aims to sell 1 million smartphones in India this year as the company charts out a new retail strategy with launch of Honor series, which will be its online only brand. The company launched four devices under Honor series, which will be available...
  • Microsoft, Kuddle to launch a child-friendly tablet on December 1; to be priced under $100 September 29, 2014

    Oslo: Kuddle, a Norwegian picture sharing app designed for children, plans to launch a child safe tablet with Microsoft on December 1, and expects to sign funding deals with several venture capital firms within weeks, its chief executive said on Monday. The Oslo-based company said it was on track to reach...
  • Google's new 9inch Nexus tablet will be HTC made September 22, 2014

    Bangalore: Google Inc has selected HTC Corp to make its upcoming 9inch Nexus tablet, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Google had been mulling HTC as a potential Nexus tablet partner since last year and HTC engineers have been flying to the Googleplex in Mountain View...