Tablet

  • Swipe Slice tablet with voice calling launched in India at Rs 4,990 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Pune-based Swipe Telecom has launched a new tablet in India at Rs 4,990. Named the Swipe Slice, the tablet is available to purchase exclusively on Amazon.in. The tablet has a 7-inch capacitive touchscreen with a screen resolution of 800 x 480 pixels. This dual-SIM tablet runs Android v4.2.2...
  • Tablet market growth slows, Apple and Samsung lose ground 1 week ago

    New York: Apple and Samsung have lost ground in the tablet computer market as growth cools in the once-hot segment, the research firm IDC said Thursday. An IDC survey said sales of tablets in the March-June period were 49.3 million, up a modest 11 per cent from a year ago but...
  • Android grabs 70 per cent of the tablet market, Apple's market share slips to 25 per cent: Survey July 24, 2014

    Washington: Global sales of tablet computers edged higher in the second quarter, in the slowest growth since 2009, research firm Strategy Analytics said Wednesday. The research firm said global tablet shipments reached 52.9 million units, up just six per cent from the same period a year ago. Growth was led by devices...
  • Nvidia Shield: An 8-inch tablet for on-the-go gamers launched; lets users stream games from a PC desktop, laptop July 23, 2014

    San Francisco: US computer chip maker Nvidia launched a high-performance tablet Tuesday aimed at gamers who want the convenience of a mobile device. The Nvidia Shield, with an eight-inch high-definition display, "was built specifically for gamers," according to the California company. The $299 gadget has an optional $40 cover that can be...
  • Got a rash? Your iPad, other electronic devices might be the cause July 14, 2014

    Chicago: Unexplained rash? Check your iPad. It turns out the popular tablet computer may contain nickel, one of the most common allergy-inducing metals. Recent reports in medical journals detail nickel allergies from a variety of personal electronic devices, including laptops and cellphones. But it was an Apple iPad that caused an...
  • Samsung smartphones, computers worth $6.3 million robbed in Brazil July 9, 2014

    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 by...
  • Tablet computers to outsell PCs by 2015: Survey July 8, 2014

    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 to...
  • Galaxy Tab S: Samsung to launch its new flaghip tablet in India today July 1, 2014

    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 devices...
  • PC market grew only 6 per cent in 2013-2014: Report June 28, 2014

    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 to...
  • Digiflip Pro XT 712: First impressions review of Flipkart's first tablet June 26, 2014

    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 June 26, 2014

    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 S is...
  • Digiflip Pro XT712: Flipkart launches its first tablet at Rs 9,999, features 7-inch display, quad-core processor June 26, 2014

    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 black and...
  • Flipkart likely to launch DigiFlip tablet today June 26, 2014

    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 same...
  • Flipkart likely to launch DigiFlip tablet on June 26 June 24, 2014

    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 June 23, 2014

    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 tablet,...
  • Is HTC making the next-gen Nexus tablet? June 23, 2014

    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 June 13, 2014

    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 AMOLED...
  • Do your kids spend dinner time playing with smartphones or tablets? Here's a solution June 10, 2014

    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 their...
  • Barnes & Noble teams up with Samsung to make Nook tablet June 6, 2014

    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 the...
  • Google unveils Project Tango 3D motion-sensing tablet June 6, 2014

    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 to...
  • DataWind, makers of Aakash tablet, plans $28 million IPO June 5, 2014

    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 maker...
  • Smartphones, tablets driving online sales in Asia: Report May 31, 2014

    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 goods...
  • New Intel-based tablets to hit store shelves in June May 30, 2014

    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 to...
  • 1200-year-old 'tablet computer' found in ancient shipwreck May 25, 2014

    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...
  • Google developing 'Project Tango' tablet with advanced 3D capabilities May 23, 2014

    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,' will...
  • Suspected case of swine flu in Kota alerts officials May 22, 2014

    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 be...
  • Surface Pro 3: Microsoft unveils new lighter, larger Surface Pro with a 12-inch display at $799 onwards May 20, 2014

    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 a...