TABLET PCS

  • Indian tablet market expected to remain flat in 2014: Report March 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Tablet sales in India, one of the largest growth markets for the smart device, is expected to remain flat this year on account of mandatory BIS compliance and increasing demand for 'phablets', research firm IDC said. According to analysts, Asia Pacific and China currently have the highest tablet...
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 edition) review: Great at multitasking October 12, 2013

    New York: Remember when people used personal computers desktops and laptops to check email, view video and keep tabs on Facebook? Back in that faraway era, I'd have several windows open for Web browsers, a word processor, a photo editor and sometimes a reader for PDF documents. I miss...
  • Apple iPad 5, iPad Mini 2 to come with an 8MP rear camera: Report October 4, 2013

    New Delhi: The longrumoured Apple's nextgeneration iPad, dubbed iPad 5, and the successor to the iPad Mini are expected to include significantly improved cameras, as claimed by KGI Securities analyst MingChi Kuo. While the current models have a 5 megapixel sensor, the upcoming iPads may come with an 8 megapixel...
  • Panasonic launches tablet PCs for enterprises April 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Electronics major Panasonic today unveiled four new durable and secure mobile computing devices ideal for mobile workers, combining highly secured data and device management. The company plans to target highly mobile workers in fields like military, construction, public safety, healthcare, utilities, retail, maintenance, supply chain logistics and insurance,...
  • Watch: Here is what the subRs 10K Asus MeMo Pad tablet PC can do February 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Asus has released an informative video showing what all its budget tablet Asus MeMo Pad can do. Globally unveiled last month, the tablet will soon come to India. The tablet is priced at $149, and thus is expected to be launched in India for under Rs...
  • Acer launches 7inch Iconia B1 tablet in India at Rs 7,999 January 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Acer has finally launched its 7inch budget tablet named "Iconia B1" in India at a price of Rs 7,999. It features a 7inch capacitive multitouch screen with a resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels. At 7inch, the tablet weighs 320g. The Acer Iconia B1 tablet runs Google's Android 4.1...
  • Amazon Kindle Fire price may drop to $149 June 18, 2012

    New Delhi: It can be safely said that the only competition faced by Apple's iPad is the 7inch tablet from Amazon, the Kindle Fire. With the brand set to refresh their lineup by the third quarter of the year, a report by Digitimes states that according to sources, the budget...
  • 11 years of the tablet PC March 26, 2012

    The tablet concept first originated as prototypes and concept ideas - prominently, Alan Kay's Dynabook of 1968. But the first commercial tablet PC appeared in 2001 when Microsoft attempted a product line with Microsoft Tablet PC, though it did not prove to be a successful venture then.On March 26, 2001, Bill Gates announced that companies including Acer, Fujitsu and Intel had committed to work with Microsoft to develop next-gen laptop computers based on the Microsoft Tablet PC platform.
  • Nokia to launch Windows 8 tablet later this year March 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Now it's time for Nokia to foray into the tablet PC market. According to reports, the Finnish giant Nokia is going to come up with its tablet PC that will run Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system. If rumours are to be believed, the device will feature a 10inch screen,...
  • Notion Ink Adam II tablet to sport TI processor January 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Notion Ink have partnered with Texas Instruments (TI) Incorporated for its next generation Adam II Tablets. Adam II will be using OMAP44XX processor along with other TI components like WiLink 7.0 and Phoenix Audio Power Amplifiers. Adam II will also leverage the power optimisations achieved using mature combination...
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus available in India January 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Samsung has quietly added a new tablet to its tablet portfolio in India the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus, a.k.a. the Tab 620. Measuring 193.65x 122.37 x 9.96mm, the tablet has a 7inch 1024x600 WSVGA PLS touchscreen, and it weighs 345g. Running Android Honeycomb OS, the tablet has...
  • 2011: Rise of the tablet PC January 1, 2012

    New Delhi: If 2010 was the year of dual SIM mobile phones in India, it was the 'tablet PC' that walked away with the title of being the most sought after device in 2011, and technology giants Apple, Samsung and Research in Motion rushed to grab a share of the...