The Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 is one of the best tablets yet released.
Taking a lesson from the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 and adding a few features beyond what the Apple iPad 2 offers, this thin, light and longer-lasting tablet is the best option around if you’re more interested in portability than in playing games and watching movies on a 10-inch screen.
The slightly smaller size is also a better fit for reading books, browsing the web and checking email.
Some might wonder why this model even exists. After all, there’s a slew of 7-inch tablets available, including the Acer Iconia [...]
PTCL has launched EVO Tab with the support of 3G and WiFi networks. 3G EVO Tab is the descendant of previously launched PTCL’s 3G Futura Mobile Phone. This type of luxurious and handy smart phones e.g. Apple iPad and Samsung Tab series are already very popular among Pakistani youth. But no network other than PTCL offers 3G service in Pakistan so a person can’t use all features of previous 3G smart phones. PTCL is not currently offering its services to other 3G enabled handsets and tabs except its own launched handset and tab. PTCL EVO Tab has not only support of this latest technology [...]
The long-awaited Sony Tablet S is now available for pre-order in the UK.
Dixons is the first UK retailer first to offer pre-sales for the Android Honeycomb 3.1 tablet, which is set for release on September 16th.
The Tablet S, which boasts an innovative curved back to make use on a flat surface a little easier, will set you back £399 for the 16GB Wi-Fi model, which matches the cost of the cheapest Apple iPad.
For an extra hundred notes, you can get double the storage and 3G capabilities.
The Sony Tablet S boasts a 9.4-inch screen, a dual-core Nvidia Tegra 2 processor, [...]
The Amazon Kindle tablet will boast a 7-inch form-factor, a multi-touch screen, run on Android and cost about half the price of the Apple iPad, according to a writer who claims to have seen the device.
MG Siegler of the influential TechCrunch blog says he has seen and played with a Design Verification Testing unit of the heavily-rumoured device, which is expected to arrive in November.
Amazon has yet to officially confirm it will launch a tablet.
Siegler, who claims he could not post any pictures as part of a seemingly covert hands-on, says the device can be likened to that of the BlackBerry Playbook [...]
Top 10 best gadgets at IFA 2011
It’s been a great year for gadgets at this year’s Internationale Funkausstellung (IFA) in Berlin with all kinds of surprises – from internet-connected TVs to super-sized smartphones – in the exhibition halls. Here are just 10 of the best in show…
1. Sony Android tablets
Sony’s long-rumoured rivals to the Apple iPad 2 finally made their debut at IFA 2011 – and they confounded as much as they surprised. The Sony Tablet P (£499) and Tablet S (£399), both include Nvidia Tegra 2 mobile processors running Android Honeycomb OS, [...]
The Toshiba Thrive is the latest Tegra 2 Android tablet to come from one of the world’s big tech companies.
In the world of iOS and Android tablets, it’s often not a question of having all of the best features.
Sometimes, having a few unique and well-targeted offerings can help you carve out a niche.
That’s especially true of the Toshiba Thrive. While it seems like yet another Android 3.1 tablet that might suffer the same fate as the ill-conceived HP TouchPad – which has now been discontinued – the Thrive does offer some appeal for more advanced, technically-minded [...]
We’re hearing more reports regarding the release date of the next-generation iPhone and, if you’ve been following us lately, you’ll rightly guess that the report suggests a date in September.
The report comes from China Times which specifies the iPhone 5 launch to the second week of September.
From China Times:
Long-awaited new iPhone plan for the second week of September (September 6 to 15) choose the listing, the first batch of 400 million units in terms of shipments, component suppliers will ship before this week trial production of 400,000 units. Mainly responsible for assembly of Hon [...]
The LG Optimus Pad has been a long time coming.
After months of persistent rumours, LG finally announced its 3D tablet at MWC in February.
Rebadged as the T-Mobile G-Slate in the US, it was long rumoured that the Optimus Pad would pair 3D video capture with a glasses-free 3D display like the one on the Nintendo 3DS and LG’s own forthcoming Optimus 3D handset.
However, that turned out not to be the case. What we have here is a Tegra 2-powered Android 3.0 honeycomb tablet with dual 5MP rear-firing cameras for 3D video capture. The display is not 3D compatible in any way – it’s a standard [...]
There are two kinds of tablet in the world.
The first is a new breed of consumer playthings, typified by the Apple iPad 2 and the likes of the Motorola Xoom.
These tablets are designed for watching movies, playing games, browsing websites, creating music, taking photos and generally doing a lot of the more entertaining things laptops can do, but in a more-natural way.
They’re tactile, fun, light, affordable and thanks to the challenge offered by their limited input method, far more intriguing devices than their laptop brethren.
Anyone that hasn’t had chance to play with the likes of [...]
With a name that sounds like something you’d use at a sporting event, the BlackBerry PlayBook is the latest – and most unique – Apple iPad 2 challenger.
Running a new OS called QNX, with quirky features like bridging to a BlackBerry phone for secure email and an oddly confusing initial setup, the PlayBook is a stark departure from the more iPad-like Motorola Xoom. Business-minded features such as built-in viewers for spreadsheets and word processing files are welcome, and the PlayBook gets extra credit for being fast and nimble on a dual-core 1GHz processor.
Throw in a 3MP front-facing [...]