Tablet

  • Customised Android tablets make way to India at Rs 5,000 onwards 16 hours 47 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Challenging the one-size-fits-all approach of leading electronics manufacturers, a home-grown company has brought in a new concept of customised tablets for specific segments like children, women, seniors, professionals and gamers with prices starting at under Rs 5,000. Besides being customised at the hardware and software levels, these tablets -...
  • Notion Ink launches Intel-powered hybrid tablet in India at Rs 19,990; features 10.1-inch display, Windows 8.1 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Betting big on growing popularity of 2-in-1s, devices maker Notion Ink is making a comeback in the Indian market with 'Cain', developed in partnership with Intel, priced at Rs 19,990. The Windows-based 2-in-1, which works both as a PC and a tablet, will be available exclusively on eCommerce website...
  • Metis launches Intel-powered Eddy tablet for kids at Rs 9,999 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Metis Learning has partnered with chip maker Intel to launch an educational tablet 'Eddy', aimed at children aged from 2-10 years. The tablet, priced at Rs 9,999 will be available exclusively on eCommerce firm Amazon's India website for about a month, after which it will be available across...
  • IFA 2014: 6 top trends at Europe's biggest gadget fair September 11, 2014

    Berlin: From smartwatches to "phablets" to precision robot vacuum cleaners, Europe's IFA consumer electronics show showcases the latest in gadget wizardry. Here are the main trends of this year's five-day fair in Berlin: Smartphones cannibalise tablets With their increasingly bigger screens, smartphones are morphing into "phablets", a cross between a mobile phone and...
  • Sony announces Xperia Z3 flagship smartphone, Xperia Z3 Compact, Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Sony has unveiled a series of smartphones and a tablet in the run up to IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin that starts on September 5. In addition to its new flagship smartphone the Xperia Z3, the Japanese electronics veteran also took the veils off a smaller Xperia...
  • Lenovo Tab S8: Lenovo launches its first Intel-powered Android tablet September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Lenovo has announced the launch of its first Intel-powered Android tablet at the 2014 IFA Consumer Electronics Unlimited show in Berlin. Named the Lenovo Tab S8, the tablet has an 8-inch (1920x1200) display and includes the One Glass Solution touch-panel technology. The tablet's ultra-slim bezel merges the screen...
  • Micromax beats Apple in Indian tablet market: Report September 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Micromax has overtaken Apple and reached the second position in the tablet market in India in the second quarter with 14 percent market-share, data released by the International Data Corporation (IDC) said on Monday. "Strong performance in Q2 2014 allowed Micromax to tip Apple to the second spot," an...
  • Sony expected to unveil Xperia Z3 smartphone, a new waterproof tablet, and an Android Wear smartwatch at IFA 2014 August 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Sony has a lot of gadgets up its sleeve for IFA 2014. If reports are to be believed, Sony will unveil three new smartphones, a thin waterproof tablet, and successors to its SmartWatch and SmartBand, at its press event on September 3. The devices that are expected to...
  • Tablet market slows down as PCs find footing August 30, 2014

    San Francisco: Tablets won't eclipse personal computers as fast as once thought, according to studies by market tracker International Data Corporation (IDC). IDC on Friday cut its forecast for shipments of tablets and "two-in-one" devices combining tablet and laptop features to 233.1 million, saying growth would be about half of what...
  • Flipkart's five new Digiflip Pro tablets arrive with Intel inside; prices start at Rs 5,999 August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Flipkart is fast expanding its inhouse tablet lineup with the announcement of five new Digiflip Pro tablets powered by Intel processors. Flipkart had launched its first tablet - the Digiflip Pro XT 712 running on a MediaTek processor - in June this year. Flipkart's five new tablets come in...
  • Apple to launch a 12.9-inch iPad in 2015: Report August 27, 2014

    San Francisco: Apple is preparing to roll out a larger, 12.9-inch version of its iPad for 2015, with production set to begin in the first quarter of next year, Bloomberg cited people with knowledge of the matter as saying on Tuesday. The report comes as Apple struggles with declining sales of...
  • Are reading-centric tablets really a better way to experience books? August 26, 2014

    New York: E-book readers are great for reading books, but they can't be used get directions or watch videos of people dumping ice over their heads. Tablets can. In partnership with Samsung, Barnes & Noble released a reading-centric tablet last week, the Galaxy Tab 4 Nook. Amazon, meanwhile, has the Kindle Fire...
  • Are you suffering from smartphone-loss anxiety disorder? August 24, 2014

    Toronto: If you consistently live in the denial mode of losing your smartphone, remember that once it happens, you are the one at a greater risk of developing smartphone-loss anxiety disorder. According to fascinating research, loss of one's smartphone not only represents an immediate disconnection from one's online contacts but is...
  • Smartphones may make young people emotionally stunted August 24, 2014

    Los Angeles: Young people may be losing the ability to read emotions as digital devices such as smartphones, TVs and tablets are destroying their face-to-face social skills, a new study has found. Children's social skills may be declining as they have less time for face-to-face interaction due to their increased use...
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook: Samsung, Barnes & Noble launch a reading-focused tablet; features a 7-inch display, 3MP rear camera August 21, 2014

    New York: Barnes & Noble and Samsung unveiled a new reading-focused tablet that will replace the bookseller's own Nook tablets. The 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook will sell for $179, the same entry price of the non-branded Samsung Galaxy Tab 4. The move had been expected since Barnes & Noble...
  • iBerry Auxus Note 5.5 smartphone, Auxus AX04i tablet launched; to be available starting August 21 August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: iBerry has announced the launch of its new smartphone - Auxus Note 5.5 - in India. Priced at Rs 13,990, the Auxus Note 5.5 will be exclusively available on ebay.in starting August 21. The new Auxus Note 5.5 smartphone is powered by a Mediatek true octa-core processor running at...
  • Students complain of nausea, vomiting after consuming iron and folic acid tablets August 9, 2014

    At least 36 students at a government school here complained of nausea and vomiting after consuming iron and folic acid tablets, police said. The students of the government school in Neem Ka Thana town were given tablets under the weekly supplement programme on Friday after which they complained of vomiting, stomach...
  • Asus Fonepad 7 tablet with 3G support, voice calling launched in India at Rs 8,999 August 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Asus has launched its new 3G-enabled Fonepad 7 (FE170CG) tablet in India at a price of Rs 8,999. The latest generation of Asus Fonepad 7 is a 7-inch Android tablet that runs Android 4.3 Jelly Bean OS. Asus Fonepad 7 is powered by a 2X2 Intel Atom multi-core...
  • Pee to power your smartphone, tablets soon August 4, 2014

    London: NASA astronomers are trying to turn pee into pure drinking water. Back on earth, pee can soon be commercially used to charge smartphones and tablets. Researchers at Bristol Robotics Laboratory (BRL) in Britain are now working on the second phase of a project called 'urine-tricity' to turn urine into electrical...
  • Swipe Slice tablet with voice calling launched in India at Rs 4,990 July 26, 2014

    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 July 25, 2014

    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...