Tablets News

Acer Announces sub-$150 tablet: Iconia B1-A71

The Taiwanese PC maker announced the Iconia B1-A71, a 7-inch tablet aimed to compete in the low-cost tablet segment. The main advantages of this tablet are its price of only $150, WSVGA capacitive screen with 1,024 x 600 pixels and a 1.20 GHz dual-core ARM SoC.

Gigabyte Unveils a Pair of Windows 8 Tablets

Gigabyte arrived in 'Vegas with a pair of 11.6-inch wintel tablets, running Windows 8 and Intel Core "Ivy Bridge" processors. Among the two are the consumer-oriented S1185, and business professional-oriented S1082. The two feature 1080p resolution, HDD and SSD options.

Lenovo Splits Into Two Groups

In an effort to better position the company, Lenovo decided to split into two brands. CEO Yan Yuanqing said that Lenovo will split into Lenovo Business Group, and Think Business Group to efficiently target the mainstream and high-end segments, effective from April 1st.

NVIDIA Tegra 4 SoC Launched

NVIDIA claimed launch of the world's fastest mobile processor, the Tegra 4. Based around the same 4+1 core design as its predecessor, the chip packs four ARM Cortex A15 cores with a fifth energy-saving core, GeForce ULV graphics with 72 CUDA cores, and i500 baseband.

Corning Unveils Gorilla Glass 3 At CES 2013

Corning plans to highlight the company's newest glass solution at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas next week. At the show, Corning will demonstrate the toughness of Gorilla Glass 3 and showcase the use in a larger format and multi-touch displays.

iOS Do Not Disturb Bug Welcomes 2013

Users starts reporting that their iOS 6 'Do Not Disturb' setting isn't working right. The problem is in scheduled time feature which needs to turn 'Do Not Disturb' feature off at some time, but apparently it doesn't. Interestingly, not everyone is reporting the issue.

Red and Brown Galaxy Note II Pictured, Too

Following last week's high-resolution bare-back exposure of a Sapphire Black Galaxy Note II, we have cruder pictures of its other new siblings, the red (Garnet Red) and brown (Amber Brown). The picture, released by a Korean magazine, shows marketing material of the two.

Ivy Bridge Comes To Tablets; Starts At 13W

A few weeks ago, Intel mentioned some Haswell Y-series processors which will represent the mobile area with ultra-low voltage and consumption. Prior to that, Intel plans to release two Ivy Bridge SKUs in Q1 2013, both dual-cores with two threads with SDP at only 7W.

New Photos Of The 6.1" Huawei Ascend Mate

A few days ago Huawei's chairman showed their latest phablet device. The handset is said to arrive with a 6.1-inch full HD screen and now more photos has emerged. In the photos, we can also see a smaller Huawei Ascend D2 which shows the size of Ascend Mate.