Acer: No Revised 8-Inch W3 Windows 8 Tablet With New Display…For Now

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Following a highly publicized post at WP Central that Acer would quickly release a newly revised Iconia W3 tablet based on Microsoft’s Windows 8 platform that would incorporate a better and improved display, we had reached out to Acer and the company confirmed that this isn’t the case. “This rumor is false,” an Acer public relations […]

Leaked Schematics Show iPad 5 Will Be Even Thinner Than iPad mini!

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Newly leaked schematics for Apple’s much rumored fifth generation iPad tablet, or the iPad 5, reveal that the slate will be much slimmer than the current iPad with Retina Display, Apple’s fourth generation iPad. In fact, the measurements indicate that the fifth generation full sized iPad would be a hair slimmer than the already slim […]

Microsoft to Add to Confusion and Make Multiple Variants of Surface RT Tablets?

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It looks like upcoming versions of Microsoft’s Surface RT tablet, a slate computing device that runs the company’s ARM-based Windows RT operating system, may come in multiple different variants supporting multiple processors. While the initial Surface RT that’s still being sold today is shipping exclusively with NVIDIA’s Tegra 3 processor, a future version of the […]

Mainstream 7-Inch Android Tablets to Hit Bargain Basement $99 Price This Year?

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While Google’s Asus-made Nexus 7 brought Android tablets mainstream with its $199 price tag and access to the Google Play ecosystem, a new report from DigiTimes says that tablet prices will further drop to half this cost. In the third quarter of this year, the publication predicts that mainstream 7-inch Android tablets will retail for $99. […]

Samsung Formally Announces Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 and 10.1 With Intel

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Android hardware-maker Samsung had formally announced two new models in its Galaxy Tab 3 lineup at the Computex tradeshow, weeks ahead of a separate media event scheduled in London. The Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 and the Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 will be joining the third generation Galaxy Tab 7.0 model, but this time at least […]

Don’t Expect the iPad to Launch When the iPhone 5S Gets Announced

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Apple’s iPad tablet may launch at a separate event following the speculated launch of the next generation iPhone 5S‘s debut this fall. According to Japanese blog Macotakara, the iPad will debut towards the end of the year. The publication didn’t specify if the second generation iPad mini, which is being rumored with a Retina Display, would […]

Intel Makes Galaxy Tab 3 the Fastest Android Tablet

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A report from GL Brenchmark suggests that Samsung may be switching from processors based on UK-based ARM Holdings’ designs to Intel’s x86 architecture on its newest tablet. Specs and benchmarks for what is believed to be Samsung’s third generation and un-announced tablet series show the device running on a Clover Trail Atom processor made from Intel. […]

Samsung Design Makes It Easier to Bring More Tablets to More Bars

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Remember AT&T Mobility’s old “More Bars In More Places” ads? A Samsung slate design innovation may make it easier for consumers to take more tablets to more bars, or essentially make it easier for consumers to take large 10-inch tablets to more places. As it stands, the domicile of 10-inch tablets is usually the home […]

Nokia Exec Hints at Tablets

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Being the lone smartphone-maker without a tablet release, Nokia is under pressure to release a tablet. At a press event yesterday to unveil the Nokia Lumia 925 flagship Windows Phone 8 smartphone, Nokia went on record to say that it is still very much interested in crafting a tablet, but offered very little details. Executive […]

Archos Tries Its Hand at Cooking With Chef-Centric Android Tablet

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Archos is trying its hand at cooking by creating an Android tablet aimed directly at chefs. Dubbed the ChefPad, the tablet is entirely centered around your cooking experience. Archos will offer a Chef Apps feature to filter Google Play apps for cooking-related or cooking-inspired programs for your tablet so you won’t be bombarded with non-cooking […]

Microsoft: Pen Support for Adobe Now Available for Surface Pro Tablet

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Wacom drivers for the Surface Pro tablet running Windows 8 Pro are now available to allow the slate to support the pressure-sensitive active digitizer when used with Adobe’s software suite, including Photoshop. The move should appease early adopters and help to expand the appeal of the Surface Pro to creative and professional users who need […]

Google Rumored to Update Nexus 7 With New Specs at I/O

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In under a week, Google is expected to showcase a new 7-inch Nexus 7 tablet at its Google I/O developer show with updated specs while keeping the attractive sub-$200 price point. The tablet is said to have a high resolution display, updated processor, and support for the Qi wireless charging standard. According to KGI Securities […]

LG Working On New Tablet?

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Like rival smartphone-maker HTC, it looks like LG may be looking at renewing its tablet efforts with a forthcoming tablet that could debut as early as the third quarter of this year. At this point, there’s still not a lot of information known about LG’s tablet effort or which operating system that tablet will run. […]

Microsoft Prepping $400 Surface Tablet With 7.5-Inch Display

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A new round of rumors suggest that Microsoft may be working on a Surface tablet with a 7.5-inch display and a $400 price tag that would launch in early 2014. The device would be positioned in the same market segment as a 7.9-inch Apple iPad mini, which costs $329 for the base model, as well […]

Microsoft May Debut Second-Generation Surface At Build

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Microsoft may debut its second generation Surface tablet at its Build conference on June 26 if the latest speculations are accurate. DigiTimes cites “sources from the upstream supply chain” that say component suppliers already shipped components for 1 to 1.5 million Intel-based devices. The second generation Surface may only include 7- and 9-inch devices according to the […]

Will We See a $200 Android Notebook with Intel Atom on Monday?

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Intel is set to announce its next-generation Atom processor, code named Bay Trail and based on the Silvermont architecture, come this Monday at its Santa Clara, California headquarters. The news may open up the tablet and computing market to new devices with a price tag as low as $200. Citing the usual sources familiar with […]

American Airlines Pilots See Health Benefits to iPad Use

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In its trial for using Apple, Inc.’s iPad as flight manuals, not only is American Airlines saving the environment in not having to print out paper editions as well as receiving a savings in fuel costs, the airliner has claimed recently that the use of the tablet has helped to reduce pilot back injuries from […]

Cheaper iPad mini Dominates Apple’s Tablet Sales

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Cannibalization is a real effect that Apple is feeling since it had released the iPad mini, but thankfully Apple is competing mainly against itself still. According to recent numbers, the iPad mini comprises a whopping 65 percent of total iPad sales, showing that consumers are quick to adopt the smaller, more portable, and less expensive […]

HP Planning High-End SlateBook 10 X2 Android Tablet?

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After having recently introduced a more budget oriented Slate 7 Android tablet, it looks like PC-maker HP will try its hand at the more premium segment with a high-end SlateBook 10 X2 tablet. According to benchmarks that were captured from AnTuTu and reported by German site TabTech, the SlateBook 10 X2 will have a 10-inch display, quad-core […]