Tablet

  • Nokia suspends Lumia 2520 tablet sales due to electric shock risk 18-04-2014 02:26 PM

    Helsinki: Nokia has suspended sales of its Lumia 2520 tablet in some European countries while it fixes a fault with charger units which it said on Thursday could pose a risk of causing an electric shock. Nokia said there was a risk that the plastic cover of certain AC-300 charger...
  • Asus launches Fonepad 7 Dual SIM tablet in India at Rs 12,999 15-04-2014 03:29 PM

    New Delhi: Asus launched the successor to its Fonepad 7 tablet in India. Named "Fonepad 7 Dual SIM", the tablet has a 7-inch IPS display (1280x800) with a 178-degree viewing angle. It is powered by a 1.2GHz Intel Atom Z2520 dual-core processor and has slots for two SIM cards. The...
  • Lava QPAD e704 tablet with 7-inch display, quad-core CPU launched in India at Rs 9,999 06-04-2014 11:44 AM

    New Delhi: Lava launched the QPAD e704 tablet in India at Rs 9,999. It is a dual-SIM 3G tablet, which is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core Broadcom processor. It features a 7-inch multi-touch capacitive IPS display with 1024X600 resolution. It runs on Android Jelly bean 4.2.2 OS and comes...
  • Apple says Samsung knew iPhone would be a big seller 02-04-2014 10:10 AM

    San Jose: Samsung knew Apple's iPhone would be a big seller when it first went on the market, but the South Korean company didn't have a product that could compete so it stole Apple's technology, an attorney for Apple told jurors on Tuesday. "The evidence in this case will be...
  • Samsung accused of evading Rs 70 crore in import duties 18-03-2014 05:06 PM

    New Delhi: Electronics goods giant Samsung has been slapped with a notice by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) for allegedly evading import duty to the tune of Rs 70 crore. Samsung India had allegedly imported tablets valuing about Rs 460 crore by declaring them as mobile phones and evaded import...
  • Indian tablet market expected to remain flat in 2014: Report 09-03-2014 01:43 PM

    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...
  • Tablet shipment growth to slow in 2014: IDC 07-03-2014 08:21 AM

    San Francisco: Tablet shipments will increase this year but at a much slower pace than in 2013 as consumers remain content with the devices they already own, market research firm IDC said on Thursday. Global tablet shipments are set to expand 19.4 per cent this year, compared to 51.6 per...
  • Now even supermarkets sell their own tablet PC brands 28-02-2014 08:24 AM

    Barcelona: Originally derided as a pricey niche product for geeks, tablet computers have become so common that supermarkets are now selling their own brands, pushing out low-cost rivals. The shifting nature of the market underscores how millions of people are choosing simpler devices to surf the web, send emails and...
  • Huawei unveils 7-inch MediaPad X1 phablet, 8-inch MediaPad M1 tablet at MWC 2014 24-02-2014 01:34 PM

    New Delhi: Alongside the TalkBand B1, Huawei also unveiled its two new devices - MediaPad X1 and MediaPad M1. The former is a 7-inch phablet, while the latter is an 8-inch tablet. According to Huawei, the MediaPad X1 is the world's slimmest 7-inch LTE Cat4-enabled all-in-one phablet. Huawei MediaPad X1...
  • Samsung launches Galaxy Note 3 Neo, Grand Neo, 12.2-inch Galaxy Note Pro tablet in India 18-02-2014 05:47 PM

    Bali: Samsung launched its new big-screen smartphone - Galaxy Note 3 Neo, which, the company said, would be available in India later this month. The Note 3 Neo is priced at Rs 40,900. The product was unveiled at the Samsung Forum 2014 here and Vineet Taneja, country head, mobile &...
  • Aakash 4 tablet to be available in India in the next 45 days for Rs 3,999: Kapil Sibal 18-02-2014 11:13 AM

    New Delhi: Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal said low-cost tablet PC Aakash 4 will be available in the market in around one and a half months for Rs 3,999. "Aakash 4 will be available in the market in one or one and a half months. Its a modern tablet and will...
  • HP launches new VoiceTabs in India; 6-inch for Rs 22,990, 7-inch for Rs 16,990 13-02-2014 03:56 PM

    New Delhi: Hewlett-Packard India launched its new HP Slate6 VoiceTab and HP Slate7 VoiceTab devices. The HP Slate VoiceTab tablets come with voice calling capability, and are powered by a quad-core processor. These devices run Android 4.2.2 (Jellybean) Operating System and offer 3G connectivity with Dual SIM convenience. HP Slate6...
  • Micromax launches 7-inch Funbook P280 tablet at Rs 4,650 13-02-2014 12:21 PM

    New Delhi: Micromax has launched its new tablet - the Funbook P280 - that comes with a detachable keyboard. The new tablet has a 7-inch display and is powered by a 1GHz Cortex A8 processor. It is packed with a 2400 mAh battery. Running on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, the...
  • HP Slate6, Slate7 VoiceTab devices coming to India on Feb 13; to be priced around Rs 20K 10-02-2014 12:03 PM

    New Delhi: Hewlett-Packard (HP) is all set to launch its 6-inch HP Slate6 VoiceTab phablet and the 7-inch HP Slate7 VoiceTab tablet in India on February 13. The devices are expected to be priced around Rs 20,000. Besides the two devices, other new devices are likely to be on display...
  • WickedLeak Wammy Ethos Tab 3 with 7-inch display, quad-core CPU launched in India at Rs 10,990 26-01-2014 12:15 PM

    New Delhi: WickedLeak has launched its new tablet - Wammy Ethos Tab 3 - in India at Rs 10,990. It is powered by a quad-core 1.2GHz processor, 1GB DDR3 of RAM, and has dual-SIM capabilities. Wammy Ethos Tab 3 is a 7-inch tablet which runs on Google's Android 4.2 JellyBean...
  • Microsoft posts bigger-than-expected profits, no word on new CEO 24-01-2014 01:26 PM

    Seattle: Microsoft posted a bigger-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday, boosted by strong sales of its software and services for businesses, a solid holiday season for its new Xbox game console and Surface tablets, and a slightly lower tax bill. The world's largest software company did not say anything about its...
  • Eddy tablet for kids with drop safe bumper launched at Rs 9,999 22-01-2014 03:42 PM

    New Delhi: Metis Learning introduced Eddy, which is claimed to be India's first Android-based learning tablet for kids, in India. Priced at Rs 9,999, the tablet is targeted at children aged between 2-10 years. According to the company, Eddy comes with educator-selected learning content, a kid-safe environment and high-quality hardware....
  • Vaio Flip: Sony launches laptop-tablet hybrid devices at Rs 99,990 onwards 21-01-2014 04:55 PM

    New Delhi: Increasing its touch portfolio, Sony introduced the new Vaio Flip (F13N, F14N, F15N), which features a hinge that provides users with new ways to use their mobile PCs while still enjoying the full functionality of a traditional clamshell laptop. The new Vaio Flip is available in 13-inch, 14-inch...
  • Dell launches Android, Windows 8 tablets; priced between Rs 10,999 and Rs 26,499 21-01-2014 11:38 AM

    New Delhi: Four months after going private, PC maker Dell announced its first major launch with the introduction of 'Venue' line up of Android and Windows-based devices in India, one of its top 10 markets globally. In September last year, founder of the US-based computer maker Michael Dell had announced...
  • Who will make the Rs 2,500 Aakash 4 tablet? 20-01-2014 05:08 PM

    New Delhi: Handset makers which have manufacturing plants in the country have expressed interest in bidding for Aakash 4 tablet order but are finding it difficult to maintain the price level of Rs 2,500 apiece in the absence of government support. Canadian phone maker Datawind which has supplied about 1,00,000...
  • HP unveils Slate6 VoiceTab phablet, Slate7 VoiceTab tablet; coming to India in Feb 15-01-2014 06:31 PM

    New Delhi: HP unveiled two new mobile devices, the 6-inch HP Slate6 VoiceTab phablet and the 7-inch HP Slate7 VoiceTab tablet. The new devices are powered by a quad-core processor and also feature voice-calling capability. Built on Android operating system, the HP Slate6 and HP Slate7 come equipped with a...
  • PC shipments continue global decline as mobile wins out: Report 12-01-2014 04:17 PM

    Beijing: Worldwide PC shipments fell 10 per cent last year to 314.6 million units as manufacturers could not stop consumers opting for smartphones and tablets instead, showed preliminary data from researcher IDC. Shipments reached 82.2 million personal computers in October-December, 5.6 percent less than in the same period a year...
  • Xolo Win tablet with 10.1-inch display, Windows 8 announced 08-01-2014 04:05 PM

    Las Vegas: Xolo, the smartphone brand of Indian handset maker Lava, today unveiled its first AMD-powered 10.1-inch tablet 'Xolo Win'. The company said the tablet will be available in stores across India towards the end of this month. However, the price of the Windows 8 certified device was not announced....
  • Why that tablet PC might not be a good gift for your 3-year-old 26-12-2013 01:49 PM

    New York: Tablet computers are so easy to use that even a 3-year-old can master them. And that has some paediatricians and other health experts worried. Since navigating a tablet generally doesn't require the ability to type or read, children as young as toddlers can quickly learn how to stream...
  • Hybrid devices to dominate 2014: Intel 19-12-2013 01:16 PM

    New Delhi: 2-in-1 devices, which work as both a PC and tablet, are expected to find more consumer preference in 2014 as prices fall and more people opt for them. "In 2013, we saw a lot of OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) coming out with 2-in-1 devices, which could be used...
  • Apple reportedly working on 12.9-inch iPads; likely to be released in 2014 19-12-2013 12:30 PM

    New Delhi: We have been hearing for quite some time that Apple is working on larger iPhones and iPads, and adding more fuel to the rumours, a new report has emerged claiming that the Cupertino-based tech giant is working on large-screen iPads, which are likely to have a 12.9-inch display....
  • UbiSlate 7Ci: India's Aakash 2 tablet launched in UK at £30 17-12-2013 01:51 PM

    London: A commercial version of India's low-cost Aakash 2 tablet computer was launched in Britain at a cost of 30 pounds. The UbiSlate 7Ci, made by UK-based company Datawind, is based on Aakash 2, which is mainly used by students in India and was designed to provide cheap internet access...