Tablets

  • Micromax beats Apple in Indian tablet market: Report Yesterday

    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 2 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 1 week ago

    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...
  • 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...