Apple did a fantastic job with the iPad mini which has an impressive design. However, it does come with one crucial disappointment and that is its screen. According to new rumour, this will be fixed with a second iPad mini generation which should feature Retina display.
The elusive jailbreak of Apple's iOS 6 mobile operating system has finally been accomplished by Team Evad3rs, who posted their "evasi0n" unteathered jailbreak tool for the OS, which lets your device stay jailbroken even after reboots and flat batteries.
Apple has introduced new functionality on their App Store that allows developers to create short links for directing users to their products. The links can be used for a particular app or a complete company catalog for either iOS or Mac applications.
With the success of the Tegra 3, NVIDIA was hopping to have at least the same success with its next-gen chip. According to early reports, it seems that Tegra 4 will not be seen in many tablets and smartphones. For now, only Toshiba and ASUS confirmed Tegra 4 devices.
Alongside with earnings report, we got some intriguing information about the Qualcomm's processors for next year. There should be four new processors. One will be a dual-core while the rest are going to be a quad core with similar speeds, but lacking some features.
Toshiba began sampling its new camera sensor for smartphones and tablets, the T4K35. The 8-megapixel CMOS sensor features back-side illumination (BSI), 1.12 micrometer pixel size, 4:3 aspect ratio, and color noise correction to enhance low-light color photography.
Judge Lucy Koh, hearing the Apple vs. Samsung case at a U.S. District Court, decided on various post-trial motions, one of them finding that Samsung's infringement of Apple patents wasn't willful, and the court could not triple the $1 billion in damages to Apple.
Epic Games announced in a press release today that Android users can now download a new, free app titled Epic Citadel. The app is used to showcase the studio's award winning Unreal Engine 3 in a dynamic fantasy setting of Infinity Blade and includes a benchmark mode.
Apple finally launched the capacious 128 GB variant of its 4th generation iPad, which was churning up at the rumor mill over the last week. Without disturbing the current 16, 32, and 64 GB variants, the 128 GB will occupy premium price-points approaching a grand.
Samsung is planning to release a new series of Galaxy tablets, alongside several other Galaxy devices. At the Mobile World Congress 2013 event, which takes place in Barcelona, Samsung will reveal two new tablets, the Galaxy Note 8.0 and Galaxy Tab 3.
Cooler Master brand Luxa introduced a variant of its Wake Up Folio table enclosure for the iPad mini. The 7.9-incher won't look very small when augmented with this thick silicone/fiber casing around its back, and a carbon fiber-patterned smart-cover.
Rumors of the next iPad (5th generation) looking more like an up-scaled iPad mini, with its side bezels trimmed down, and the body made less curvy overall, weren't exaggerated, as 9to5Mac scored spy-shots of its alleged aluminum back panel that confirms the rumor.
Apple rolled out the iOS 6.1 software update for devices that run it: iPhone 5, iPad mini, 3rd and 4th Generations of iPad. The new OS doesn't add much over its predecessor, except support for LTE networks on 36 carriers on the iPhone 5, and 23 for cellular+WiFi iPads.
Samsung gave its Galaxy Tab 7.0 the same "Garnet Red Edition" treatment it gave the Galaxy S III last June. The 7-incher boasts of a glossy garnet red bezel around its screen, and a patterned back, with chrome inserts, in what makes for a gifting idea this Valentine's.
Korean outfit Pantech announced the Vega N°6 (number six), its newest 5.9-inch smartphone/tablet in-between. It features an impressive combo of 13 MP rear and 2 MP front cameras, Snapdragon S4 quad-core SoC, and a 3,150 mAh battery to keep up with them.
Panasonic caught everybody by surprise when it announced the industry's first tablet featuring a 4K Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels) resolution. As its specifications now reveal, it takes a lot more than anything ARM SoCs pack to drive a display that rich in pixels.
Gigabyte is among the few companies offering designer USB power packs, or external chargers, as others put it. Its newest creation, the OTG G66A1 may look like a spiral pastry, but can pack 6,600 mAh of power giving your phones and tablets multiple full charges.
On close inspection of iOS 6.1 beta code, and digging around with iTunes 11, 9to5Mac uncovered a new variant of the 4th generation iPad being in the works, the 128 GB "Ultimate." The new iPad will be available in both cellular+WiFi and WiFi-only, and both color options.
ASUS has officially announced the availability of VivoTab ME400 in the United Kingdom. The tablet was initially seen at Consumer Electronics Show as VivoTab Smart, but that is the same tablet. The ME400 is looking to challenge Apple iPad 4 and Google Nexus 10.
The latest sack of flour from the Rumor Mill claims Apple will co-host its next big media event with the makers of jOBS, the upcoming Ashton Kutcher-starring docudrama. The new 10-inch (yes, 9.7-inch no longer) tablet will feature Apple's next mobile software, the iOS7.