Category: Tablets

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More on the ASUS Padfone 2

The ASUS Padfone 2 is finally official. So now we can provide you with a detailed description of the device plus information on its pricing and availability. As we already told you, the smartphone is initially going to be available in 32GB and 64GB variations, with a 16GB coming out a bit later (Christmas, perhaps?). ASUS will launch the Padfone...

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Samsung GALAXY Nexus, Motorola XOOM and Google Nexus S get Android 4.1.2 OTA

This Monday, the Samsung GALAXY Nexus (only the international version), the Motorola XOOM (the Wi-Fi, only version), and the Google Nexus S, each received a 15.1MB  OTA update to Android 4.1.2. The Samsung GALAXY Nexus models should soon receive the OTA updates as well, and the versions of the Samsung GALAXY Nexus branded with the Verizon or Sprint name should...

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Open webOS ported into Nook Color and Samsung Series 7 Slate – video

Within just weeks, developers have been able to port Open webOS to a Galaxy Nexus, and ASUS Transformer Prime, and others also working on making webOS work on top of Android. Let’s have in mind of course, that these are most definitely “alpha”, so you should not expect to see optimized hardware acceleration. We are offering here two videos on...

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iPad Mini rumored to be Wi-Fi only in favor of the price

Rumors continue that Apple is working on a smaller version of its iPad device. These suggest that the new device is designed to compete with the cheaper alternatives already available in the market. Therefore the iPad Mini release seems to be Wi-Fi only to help price. According to an article on The Guardian the iPad Mini will not feature a...

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Motorola Occam and Manta running Android 4.2 with benchmarks

We have recently informed you that we had spotted the Android Police logs featuring Android 4.2 Jelly Bean for two new Motorola devices, called the Occam and Manta. Since then things have quickly become more ‘official’, and now the Occam (think Occam’s Razor – or RAZR) smartphone has appeared listed in the AnTuTu Benchmark database of tested devices. It has...

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Asus Padfone 2 gets “thumbs up” from the Global Certification Forum

Asus Padfone 2 launch is scheduled for October 16th and naturally the interest to it is high. Preliminary info has shown that this should be an impressively powerful device! The positive feedback scored impressive 13,950 points on the AnTuTu benchmark site, surpassing the Samsung GALAXY Note II by 450 points. So far the word has it that that the phone...

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Apple iPad Mini mass production starts in China factories

A couple of days ago it became known that Apple had kicked off mass production of a tablet smaller than the iPad in Brazil. The device has been widely referred to as the iPad mini. This confirmed, here’s more news about it. The mini tablet is now said to have hit the production lines at Apple’s biggest manufacturing partners in...

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ASUS Padfone 2 to be announced on October 16

The second generation of the quirky smartphone with a tablet suit will break cover on October 16 at events in Taipei, Taiwan and Milano, Italy, said from ASUS. Not much is known for the Padfone 2 hybrid device, but rumor has that it will offer a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro chipset, 2GB of RAM and Android 4.0 Ice Cream...

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Tabeo 7-inch Kids Android-based Tablet pre-orders

Isn’t it just about time that your kid had his/her own tablet to use?! If so, perhaps you might like to consider the Tabeo, a 7-inch Android based tablet that has been designed especially for children, and currently available to pre-order from Toys R Us, and in stores – sometime in October. The Tabeo Android tablet is for kids of...

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Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9-inch comes to customers

The new Amazon Kindle Fire HD is Amazon’s move in the advancing tablet world. The market  for PC tablets is constantly growing. One area that is seeing even stronger growth is the more affordable sector. It is not therefore a surprise that Amazon has revealed their Amazon Kindle Fire HD. It takes aim at its rivals in two screen sizes....