Tablets and E-Readers

  • Lenovo unveils IdeaPad K1 Android tablet in Singapore

    This afternoon, Lenovo showcased one of the three tablets which the company has launched last week in China. Designed for consumers, the IdeaPad K1 Android tablet sports a high definition display, dual cameras, 802.11 Wi-Fi connectivity and is powered by Nvidia Tegra 2 dual-core mobile processor.

  • Another Chinese tablet shows up at the FCC, boasts HDMI and Android 2.3

    For the most part, Chinese tablets which run off the Android operating system are known to spring up like popcorns on retail shelves in the country almost every other day, but the fact remains that most of these devices will never be able to see the light of day outside their own domestic market. However, it seems

  • ASUS Eee Pad Tablets Get Android 3.2 Update

    Good news for those who own the ASUS Eee Pad Android tablets (or specifically the Eee Pad Transformer which is already available). The Taiwanese manufacturer has just announced the availability of the Google Android 3.2 update, which will happen from 28 July today.

  • “World’s thinnest tablet PC” shows up in China, calls itself the EKing

    Thought that Apple's iPad 2 and Samsung's new Galaxy Tabs are the thinnest tablets to exist in the market today? Well, you might want to think again, especially if the latest announcement made by a certain tablet OEM is of any indication. Apparently, a Chinese manufacturer known as Shenzhen Guangxuntong Communication Technology has developed what it

  • Images of HTC’s upcoming 10-inch Puccini tablet surface online

    Thought that the Flyer is the only tablet which HTC has in its entire product lineup to offer to its consumers? Think again; apparently, the Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer has been hard at work behind the scenes in designing another tablet which sports a 10-inch display for users who just simply need the larger display size. And the

  • Logitech Launches Keyboard for Apple iPad in Taiwan/Singapore

    Apple iPad and iPad 2 users in Taiwan will be glad to know that peripheral maker Logitech has recently launched two of its keyboard products, the Tablet Keyboard and Keyboard Case. *Update* Logitech has just updated us regarding the launch of the Logitech Tablet Keyboard and Logitech Keyboard Case in Singapore as well.

  • Dell Streak 10 Pro may be launching this week in China

    Dell Streak 10 Pro was reported to be launched in summer and it looks like that day is near. An unamed source has told VR-Zone that the new, highly anticipated 10-inch Android tablet is expected to launch this week in the People's Republic of China.

  • Europe to start selling budget Andy Pad tablet soon

    Have you heard of a tablet known as the Andy Pad? Well, it is reportedly an entry-level tablet computing device which is aimed at users who do not  have any desire to break the piggy bank just to satisfy their mobile computing needs. And apparently, thhis entry-level tablet will soon start making its way onto retail

  • MSI WindPad Enjoy 10 tablet shows up at the FCC

    Most people may not know it, but MSI has been a player in the tablet space for quite some time already, except that its tablets never really managed to take off in the same way as those of its competitors. However, if you though that MSI is all ready to give up its stake in the tablet

  • BlackBerry PlayBook wins FIPS certification needed for U.S government deployment

    Think that Research In Motion (RIM) is swiftly losing ground to the likes of Apple's iOS and Google's Android, especially where government deployment is concerned? Well, think again; apparently, RIM's BlackBerry PlayBook, coupled with all the security features that people have come to associate with the company's BlackBerry operating system, has just scored a win in

  • Lenovo launches IdeaPad K1, IdeaPad P1 and ThinkPad Tablets

    Lenovo has recently announced the launch of their new tablet devices which come in the form of the IdeaPad K1, IdeaPad P1 and ThinkPad Tablet. The IdeaPad K1 and ThinkPad Tablet are powered by Google Android 3.1 Honeycomb operating system, while the IdeaPad P1 runs Microsoft Windows 7.

  • RIM will not discontinue WiFi-only version of PlayBook

    When Research In Motion (RIM) revealed in its earnings call that it was only able to ship 500,000 PlayBooks for its fiscal first quarter, rumours about the company probably having plans to discontinue the WiFi-only version of its new tablet in favor of focusing its efforts on the upcoming 4G versions and its other products

  • Kouziro launches two new 10-inch tablets in Japan

    Kouziro, a Japanese computer OEM known for its Build-To-Order line of desktop PCs, has announced the availability of two new 10-inch tablets for its domestic Japanese market, which both feature and external keyboard and a choice between Microsoft's Windows 7 and Google's Android operating systems. Read on to find out more about the new tablets

  • Nikon my Picturetown iPhone App now available for users in Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia

    Nikon Asia has announced the availability of their my Picturetown iPhone App for users in Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia. You can download the app to your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad and create your album, view your photos and even upload or take a photo.

  • iOS hack brings multi-user support to Apple’s iPad

    Everyone knows that the iPad is a fantastic consumer electronic device for users to create and consumer digital content on, but the fact that it is designed to be used only by a single user makes it difficult (and potentially costly) for an entire family to share content without mixing up each other's personal files

  • ASUS Eee Pad Shipments Hit 400,000 units a Month

    ASUS had already shipped 400,000 units of Eee Pad Transformer for the month and this is expected to increase for the second half of the year. 

  • Guy builds a Batmobile with a real turbine, jazzes it up with an iPad

    Now this is not really a gadget-related piece of news per se, but it is still something that is interesting enough to warrant some mention on our front page. Apparently, a hardcore Batman fan was able to go about building his own Batmobile with a real honest-to-goodness turbine engine, but the best part is that

  • Haipad M9 tablet gets upgraded with newer processor and better touchscreen

    Looks like Haier is on a roll this week. In addition to launching a new, upgraded version of a yet-unnamed Haipad tablet which we talked about recently, it seems that the company has got yet another product which has been given an upgrade of sorts, and it comes in the form of a slight specifications bump

  • Amazon to release its own tablet in October?

    We all know that Amazon has been attempting to compete against Apple in just about everything that is related to digital content, such as e-books, digital music, and even mobile applications. However, it seems that Amazon is all ready to take the fight up to the next level, for word has it that the multinational

  • WitsTech unveils new Android-powered A91 tablet device for sale in China

    It is a common perception that most, if not all of those China-branded tablet devices that are currently making their way onto the retail shelves in the gigantic Chinese domestic market are nothing more than cheap toys which sport poor build qualities and weak hardware, right? Well, leave it to WitsTech to prove such critics