Category: Tablets

Jolla Tablet with Unique Sailfish OS Passes $1.5 Million in Crowdsourced Funding

With an original funding goal of $380,000 the Jolla has absolutely smashed it, Hailing from Finland, the tablet is currently sitting at $1,539,000 on the popular crowdfunding site Indiegogo.

This sleek new iPad killer features some pretty punchy specs and an entirely new open source operating system known as Sailfish 2.0. Some highlights of this new backend include a robust level of privacy, stopping any nosey third parties from monitoring your activity. Multitasking has been made ..

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Jolla Tablet with Unique Sailfish OS Passes $1.5 Million in Crowdsourced Funding

| December 7, 2014 |

iPad Mini Release Date

It’s not known if the iPad Mini is real or just rumour spin offs from the iPhone 5 release. Many people were expecting the iPad mini to launch at the same event.

The latest news on the iPad Mini release date points toward a November 2nd public launch. The popular site 9to5Mac recently tweeted that they heard on the grape vine that the device will launch on the first Friday of November.

If true, we have heard ..

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iPad Mini Release Date

| October 18, 2012 |

Archos 97 Carbon Low-Cost Tablet Announced

The French company Archos have just announced a new entry-level tablet, named the 97 Carbon, it’s to be the first in a series of ‘Elements’ budget tablets from the company.

The display looks reasonable, 9.7-inch IPS affair, with a resolution of 1,024×768, 720p HD. It’s capable of sending 1080p video to a big screen, via the HDMI connection.

The core power comes from an ARM Cortex A8 processor, running at 1GHz. It features 1GB RAM and a ..

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Archos 97 Carbon Low-Cost Tablet Announced

| July 9, 2012 |

ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity TF700 – Incoming

ASUS fist showed off their new TF700 infinity pad at the CES back in January, this sparked some annoyance with customers who had purchased the Transformer Prime, just a few weeks previous.

The TF300 Transformer Prime was the state-of-the-art flagship model from ASUS, but it had some GPS problems which hindered popularity.

This new offering from ASUS provides a higher resolution 10-inch screen, running at a 1920×1200, and a much improved GPS signal.

It has been a long ..

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ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity TF700 – Incoming

| June 25, 2012 |

New Nook eReader, Read in the Dark

The Nook is just one of the many types of eReaders out there at the moment that are designed to make eBooks more widespread and easier to read. If you are considering which eReader to buy, the Nook might just persuade you with its new facility that allows you to read in the dark.

This has been the biggest tripping point for eReaders up until now, with the best solution often being a clip on light ..

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New Nook eReader, Read in the Dark

| April 23, 2012 |

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 and Galaxy Players Announced

Samsung launched the 7” version of its Galaxy Tab 2 in the US last week. It is priced at $250. A model with a 10.1” display, priced at $400, is expected to hit the markets in mid-May.

Expectedly, the former comes with a 16GB built-in memory while the latter has an 8 GB memory. Both models offer an easily accessible microSD memory card slot with 32 GB capacity.

Both models come with a 3.2 megapixel rear camera, ..

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 and Galaxy Players Announced

| April 19, 2012 |

Lenovo IdeaTab S2109 Announced

So you want a tablet of some kind but you’re not keen on the iPad. In that case you may want to take a closer look at the Lenovo IdeaTab S2109. The IdeaTab comes packed with the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich platform, and it actually measure up the same as the iPad in terms of size, so you’ll find the 9.7-inch screen appealing right from the start.

It has 1.3MP front camera which is perfect for video chats. No ..

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Lenovo IdeaTab S2109 Announced

| April 16, 2012 |