Tablets News

ASUS MeMO Pad Launched in the U.S.

ASUS launched its much talked about cheap 7-inch tablet for 2013, the MeMO Pad. Available in various color options, the tablet combines cost-effective hardware with essential Android 4.1 functionality, 10-point multi-touch, up to 16 GB storage, and WiFi connectivity.

Polaroid E9.7 Slider-Tablet Pictured

Among the maze of new cameras, Polaroid unveiled the E9.7, a sliding-tablet with, as the name suggests, a 9.7-inch screen; with a 4:3 aspect-ratio. The 98 mm-thick tablet slides out to reveal a fairly big chiclet QWERTY keyboard. It runs Android 4.1.

ASUS Announces Nexus 7 Dock

At Consumer Electronics Show, ASUS confirmed a new docking station for the Nexus 7 tablet. The new docking gives Nexus 7 owners a chance to use a 7-inch tablet in landscape mode on a desk. It also comes with a micro USB socket and a headphone jack with a price of $39.99

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.