Tablet

  • Samsung smartphones, computers worth $6.3 million robbed in Brazil 09-07-2014 09:57 AM

    Rio De Janeiro: Bandits attacked a Samsung Electronics Co Ltd factory near Sao Paulo late Sunday and held workers hostage while they robbed truckloads of smartphones, tablets and notebook computers the company valued at about $6.3 million. The dramatic heist, carried out by armed robbers who carjacked a shuttle used...
  • Tablet computers to outsell PCs by 2015: Survey 08-07-2014 11:13 AM

    Washington: Tablet computers will outsell personal computers by 2015 globally in another sign of the shifting tech landscape, a survey showed Monday. A report by the research firm Gartner said that the shift comes despite a cooling of the tablet market in 2014 and some stability in PC sales, due...
  • Galaxy Tab S: Samsung to launch its new flaghip tablet in India today 01-07-2014 10:38 AM

    New Delhi: Samsung is launching its new flagship tablet lineup in India at an event in New Delhi. The new Samsung Galaxy Tab S tablets were first unveiled on June 13 at at event in New York. This new line of high-end tablet computers aim directly at Apple's iPad. The...
  • PC market grew only 6 per cent in 2013-2014: Report 28-06-2014 01:27 PM

    New Delhi: The Indian IT hardware industry is expected to grow in the range of 25-30 per cent to $15.54-16.16 billion in the current fiscal, industry body MAIT said today. According to the annual MAIT Industry Performance Review (ITOPS) conducted research firm IMRB International, the IT hardware market is estimated...
  • Digiflip Pro XT 712: First impressions review of Flipkart's first tablet 26-06-2014 03:16 PM

    New Delhi: Adding a new product category to its private brand Digiflip, Flipkart announced the launch of its first tablet - Digiflip Pro XT 712. Though there is a plethora of budget tablets from a growing bunch of home-grown manufacturers, the one from Flipkart is believed to be the first...
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S review: A strong challenger to the Apple iPad 26-06-2014 12:45 PM

    New York: Samsung's new Galaxy Tab S tablet looks different. As soon as I turned on the screen, I noticed that the colours are stunning and vivid. Red looks redder, and greens are greener. The lawn and the trees in Ghostbusters look alive, as does a purple-tinted apparition. The Tab...
  • Digiflip Pro XT712: Flipkart launches its first tablet at Rs 9,999, features 7-inch display, quad-core processor 26-06-2014 11:54 AM

    New Delhi: Foraying into the tablet PC market, Flipkart has launched its first tablet under its brand, Digiflip Pro, in India. Priced at Rs 9,999, the Digiflip Pro XT712 tablet has a 7-inch (1280X800) IPS display, 5 megapixel rear camera with flash and a 2 megapixel front camera. Available in...
  • Flipkart likely to launch DigiFlip tablet today 26-06-2014 09:22 AM

    New Delhi: Homegrown online marketplace FlipKart is all set to launch tablet with its own label on June 26. The Bangalore-based firm, which sells its own brand of electronic and computer accessories like headphones, speakers and pen drives under the DigiFlip range, is expected to launch the tablet under the...
  • Flipkart likely to launch DigiFlip tablet on June 26 24-06-2014 04:51 PM

    New Delhi: Homegrown online marketplace FlipKart is all set to launch tablet with its own label on June 26. The Bangalore-based firm, which sells its own brand of electronic and computer accessories like headphones, speakers and pen drives under the DigiFlip range, is expected to launch the tablet under the...
  • Why a tablet with a keyboard cover is a worthy laptop replacement 23-06-2014 11:54 AM

    Winnemucca: It took some travels across the country for me to appreciate a tablet with a keyboard cover. I've long asked, "Why not just get a laptop?" I didn't see any benefits in turning a tablet into something it is not. The device I warmed up to isn't Microsoft's Surface...
  • Is HTC making the next-gen Nexus tablet? 23-06-2014 10:52 AM

    New Delhi: If an Android Police report is to be believed, HTC is working on the next-gen Nexus tablet. Codenamed the HTC Volantis (or Flounder), the tablet will measure 8.9 inches diagonally, and will come with 2GB of RAM and front-facing stereo speakers. The device is expected to come powered...
  • Galaxy Tab S: Samsung launches its new flagship tablet in two sizes - 10.5 and 8.4 inches 13-06-2014 02:28 PM

    New Delhi: Samsung has unveiled it new flagship tablet - the Samsung Galaxy Tab S - that is also the Korean company's thinnest and lightest tablet to date. The Galaxy Tab S comes in two sizes: 8.4 inch and 10.5 inch. Both the variants feature a WQXGA (2560x1600, 16:10) Super...
  • Do your kids spend dinner time playing with smartphones or tablets? Here's a solution 10-06-2014 05:40 PM

    New York: Do your kids spend dinner time playing with iPads or smartphones? Try this app that automatically locks their gadgets at meal times to get the family back to the dinner table. The free DinnerTime app can show children how much time they have for dinner and then locks...
  • Barnes & Noble teams up with Samsung to make Nook tablet 06-06-2014 12:18 PM

    New York: Barnes & Noble is teaming up with Samsung to develop Nook tablets, the book seller said Thursday, as it focuses on its Nook software. Barnes & Noble spent years investing heavily in its Nook e-book reader and e-book library, but they struggled to be profitable. And in December...
  • Google unveils Project Tango 3D motion-sensing tablet 06-06-2014 06:07 AM

    San Francisco: Google on Thursday revealed that is working on a tablet computer with 3D and motion-sensing capabilities in an effort dubbed Project Tango. "The goal of Project Tango is to give mobile devices a human-scale understanding of space and motion," team member Johnny Lee said at a website devoted...
  • DataWind, makers of Aakash tablet, plans $28 million IPO 05-06-2014 09:45 AM

    Toronto: DataWind plans to raise about C$30 million ($27.41 million) via an initial public offering on the Toronto Stock Exchange that will value the discount tablet maker at about C$117 million, according to documents filed with regulators on Wednesday. Mississauga, Ontario-based DataWind has grabbed headlines in recent years as the...
  • Smartphones, tablets driving online sales in Asia: Report 31-05-2014 12:50 PM

    Singapore: Smartphones and tablet computers are expected to boost online retail sales in the Asia-Pacific region to more than $400 billion a year by 2018, a report said Friday. As a result, retailers are increasingly adapting their websites to capitalise on the trend and allow customers to browse and purchase...
  • New Intel-based tablets to hit store shelves in June 30-05-2014 10:56 AM

    San Francisco: New Intel-based tablets from major brands will start hitting store shelves in June, and senior executives at the chipmaker hope the offerings will move it closer to an aggressive sales goal. Far behind rival Qualcomm in mobile devices, the upcoming tablets are the result of Intel Corp's strategy...
  • 1200-year-old 'tablet computer' found in ancient shipwreck 25-05-2014 05:00 PM

    Washington: Turkish archaeologists have discovered a 1,200-year-old wooden object which they claim is an ancient equivalent of a tablet computer. The device was found within the remains of one of the 37 ships unearthed in the Yenikapi area of Istanbul, the Turkish capital. Also known as Theodosius Port, it was...
  • Google developing 'Project Tango' tablet with advanced 3D capabilities 23-05-2014 12:58 PM

    Google is developing a new 7-inch tablet that can capture 3D images, and plans to produce about 4,000 of these prototypes beginning next month, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people briefed on the company's plans. The device, which is part of Google's Advanced Technology and Projects group 'Project Tango,'...
  • Suspected case of swine flu in Kota alerts officials 22-05-2014 01:39 PM

    A 34-year-old man was admitted to a hospital in Kota with suspected swine flu symptoms, prompting the health officials to initiate a drive in the district to check the spread of the disease. Rajesh Saxena, resident of Dadabari area, was admitted at a private hospital here and is suspected to...
  • Surface Pro 3: Microsoft unveils new lighter, larger Surface Pro with a 12-inch display at $799 onwards 20-05-2014 09:40 PM

    New Delhi: Microsoft on Tuesday unveiled a larger but lighter version of its Surface Pro tablet, Surface Pro 3, as it ramps up efforts to make an impact on the mobile computing market and counter the popularity of Apple's iPad and MacBook Air laptop. The Surface Pro 3, which has...
  • Live blog: Microsoft's Surface event 20-05-2014 05:11 PM

    Microsoft's Surface division has invited journalists to a "small gathering" in New York City on May 20. Best bets are for the unveiling of a Surface Mini tablet, along with a possible Surface Pro 3. The event starts at 8:30 PM IST. Microsoft is expected to unveil the third generation...
  • How your smartphone is ruining your sleep 20-05-2014 03:26 PM

    Washington: Know that blue light your smart phone emits during the night gives you false signal that it is actually morning - forcing you to open eyes and look outside the window? Switch off smartphones or tabs as the blue light is actually destroying your sleep, researchers warn. "One of...
  • Satya Nadella risks a rough patch with new Surface tablets 16-05-2014 02:35 PM

    New York: Satya Nadella has enjoyed a fairly smooth ride in his first 100 days as Microsoft chief executive, but he risks hitting a rough patch next week when he unveils the latest models of the tepidly received Surface tablet. Investors have lapped up Nadella's "mobile first, cloud first" strategy...
  • MiPad: Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi unveils its first tablet, seeks to challenge the Apple iPad Mini 15-05-2014 04:26 PM

    Beijing: Chinese budget smartphone maker Xiaomi unveiled on Thursday its first tablet, expanding its product lineup to directly challenge established rivals Samsung Electronics and Apple. The MiPad, which comes in six colours, will have a 7.9 inch screen, the same size as an iPad Mini. Like other tablets, it comes...
  • LG announces new G Pad 7.0, G Pad 8.0, G Pad 10.1 tablets 12-05-2014 10:39 AM

    New Delhi: Extending its G Pad tablet series, LG has announced the launch of three new tablets. The new G Pad devices - G Pad 7.0, G Pad 8.0 and G Pad 10.1 - will be unveiled at the MedPI 2014, one of the biggest tech trade shows in Europe,...