Ever since the Apple iPad was introduced to the market, tablets have become one of the popular technology gadgets for content consumption; you can use it to surf your favorite web sites, watch videos or play some games. Well, besides the iPad, there are other choices that run Google Android as well as Microsoft Windows 7 operating systems. This
ZiiLABS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Creative Technology Ltd, is ready to break the ground at CES 2011 with their JAGUAR reference tablet based on the latest Google Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). Equipped with quad-core Cortex-A9 based ZMS-40 media processor, it boasts Blu-ray quality high-profile 1080P H.264 and WebM support. Read on to find out what it is
Lenovo has announced three new mobile devices for the Chinese market. The LePad S2005, S2007 and S2010 are the new tablets and phones to represent the Chinese company, but will they meet the mark of their fellow countrymen?
If there was every any doubt that ARM based processors were going to be limited in terms of performance, Samsung's new 32nm Exynos 5250 Cortex-A15 based 2GHz dual core SoC should put a lot of doubters minds at rest. This is but a first step of what we can expect over the next couple of
An Australian court has overturned a preliminary injunction that banned the sale of the Samsung Galaxy Tab in the country, but Apple has indicated that it will appeal the decision, which could lead to further difficulties for Samsung.
With Intel's ULV processors mostly ending up in Ultrabooks these days, it's refreshing to see something a bit different and Gigabyte has overahauled its Booktop series of convertible notebooks with a shiny new Sandy Bridge ULV CPU. The original Booktop, the T1125 was looking a bit tired specification wise by now, so this refresh is
If you're eager to get your hands on Asus' new Tegra 3 powered Eee Pad Transformer Prime tablet and live somewhere in North America, then we have good news for you, it's now available for pre-order. Asus hasn't confirmed an actual launch date as yet, but we'd expect the Transformer Prime to arrive in time
By now it's pretty obvious that 2012 will be the year of the quad core mobile devices, be it smartphones or tablets, although most appear to be running Android so far, but we'd expect a fair few tablets to be part of the Windows 8 crowd later next year. Rumours are now suggesting that HTC
It looks like there has been some over production of tablets, more specifically Android powered tablets which just aren't selling, well, at least not unless we're talking about Amazon's Kindle Fire or Barnes & Noble's new Nook. This has led to excess inventory levels of most other Android tablets, something that isn't expected to change
One of the problems with low power devices such as smartphones and tablets is that you have limited options when it comes to the bus that the various chips use to communicate with each other. Most devices use fairly slow interfaces such as GPIO, HSIC or various MIPI interfaces rather than something like PCI Express
The tablet market is definitely heating up, as we see more companies hopping onto the bandwagon and producing their tablet devices based on Google Android platform. Sony Electronics Asia Pacific has recently launched their new Sony Tablet S, and we managed to get one in for this review.
Android devices finally receive not one but three speaker docks designed for the platform, courtesy of Philips. A repackaged version of its iPod-oriented cousin the DS8500, this new kid in the block seems like a hit from early reports.
SingTel has announced the launch of skoob, which claims to be Singapore’s first e-book service that not only offer international best sellers, but also works of local writers, study guides and educational books for local primary and secondary school students.
The rising technological dominance of tablets and toys converge as Toys R Us released a tablet to add to their arsenal of children's fare. Well thought-out with content control for the child, a durable design and dedicated app store to keep kids busy, will the Nabi tablet cause a stir in Santa Claus' sack?
Motorola Singapore has recently announced that for XOOM Wi-Fi tablet owners, the software update over-the-air has been rolled out since end October last month, and that the update will be available for all users.
Samsung will be releasing new Windows 8 mobile computers which target working professionals next year. The products will spearhead the change of various devices that rely on Windows as their platform instead of Android.
Toshiba Singapore has launched their new PORTEGE Z830 Ultrabook, which claims to be the world’s lightest and thinnest 13.3-Inch Ultrabook that weighs a mere 1.12kg. In addition to the slim ultra-portable notebook, the company also unveiled their new Qosmio DX730 All-in-One and REGZA AT100 and AT1S0 Android tablets.
A new phone from Research In Motion (RIM) sporting the new BBX platform will emerge soon, and the company claims that it will have functionalities which are similar to the PlayBook. This remains to be seen as the phone is said to only be released in the first half of 2012
Adobe's long stand for Flash's viability comes to a conclusion when they announced the end of their efforts for developing Flash for mobile devices. Apple iOS supporters get their victory following the fulfilment of Steve's opinion in April 2010, but is this victory just for Apple fans?
The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) has published a report on the state of the global public Wi-Fi hotspot market. The WBA is an industry association with a focus on driving next-gen Wi-Fi experience and consists of leading technology companies and mobile operators such as Google, Cisco, AT&T and StarHub.