Tablets News

ASUS Teases FonePad MWC Launch

Rumours about Intel-powered ASUS tablet have been circulating for quite some time now. According to a listing on the Global Certification Forum's site, the rumours seem to be true. Along with the listing, ASUS has released a new video which teases the FonePad tablet.

Marvell Announces Quad-Core Processor

Marvell announced the PXA1088, a quad-core SoC. The new chip is based on ARM's quad-core Cortex A7 with added WCDMA and TD-SCDMA modem technology. According to the company, the chip provides high performance and low power consumption at an affordable price.

Possible Photos of iPad Mini 2

The main problem of iPad mini, and perhaps the only one, was the screen itself. Several rumours and photos have suggested that Apple is working on a new iPad mini. However, according to a forum post on a Chinese site, it seems that the iPad mini 2 is almost ready.

Canonical Unveils Ubuntu For Tablets

After Ubuntu for smartphone which was launched in January, Canonical unveiled the tablet version of Linux-based operating system. The Touch Developer Preview of Ubuntu will be available on February 21 while the retail tablets are planned for a late 2013 release.

Google Plans To Open Retail Stores

Google has been working on plans to launch retail stores similar to Apple's stores. According to people familiar with the matter, the stores would sell Google's hardware devices where users will be able to try out Google devices, software and upcoming products. 

HP Plans Tegra 4 Tablet

According to ReadWrite, Hewlett-Packard is reported to have plans to build the Android tablet. HP will use an NVIDIA mobile processor Tegra 4 and reports are saying that the company plans to announce it very soon which will be one of the first Tegra 4-based tablets.

Tegra 4 Starts Shipping In 2Q13

NVIDIA's upcoming mobile processor was announced by the beginning of year but according to the company's CEO the Tegra 4 will not ship until July. This means that we will not see a Tegra 4 based devices until August/September allowing more space to Samsung and Qualcomm.

Another iOS 6.1 Security Risk

It seems that Apple messed up certain things with the new iOS operating system. After having problems with the connectivity and battery, it seems that iPhone devices are also insecure. With a simple trick, every person is able to bypass the iPhone password.

Nokia Allegedly Shows Its Tablet

Finnish smartphone maker Nokia launched today its new Windows Phone 8 device in Pakistan. According to members of the event, Nokia allegedly showcased a Windows 8 tablet next to the phone. Nokia is already rumored to be preparing Apple's rival tablet.