You can use your iPad for a lot more than just watching movies and browsing the web. You can play games and even be genuinely artistic. The tablet is a great tool for drawing, and with the right artist you can do some amazing things with it.
Not too long ago, a mysterious device with a model number LG-V510 passed Bluetooth SIG certification. At that time, it was rumored that it might be the next generation Nexus 10 tablet, but it seems it’s not. According to a leaked LG-V510 Service Manual, the device packs a 8.3-inch display so it can’t possibly be a Nexus 10, if the manual is legitimate. The other two options include a Google Nexus 8, which was leaked a few weeks back or it could be another variant of the LG G Pad 8.3 — its model number is V500.
Last week we saw some new videos from Microsoft where they were taking on Apple’s iPad Air, and now it looks like Microsoft have turned their attention away from Apple towards Samsung.
The company has released two new TV adverts where their Microsoft Surface 2 RT tablet takes on Samsung Galaxy Tab range of devices have a look at the videos below.
Earlier today, Amazon released a new TV advertisement comparing Kindle Fire HDX with the iPad Air, showing that it’s better than the Apple tablet in many ways. Now, Amazon is taking another step to boost the sales of its Kindle tablets by offering a $50 discount on 16GB Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX 7-inch, which costs $119 and $179, respectively. The price of the 7-inch Kindle Fire HDX is even less than the Google Nexus 7 (2013), and without a doubt its a very attractive offer. Normally, the tablets are priced at $169 for the Kindle Fire HD and $229 for the HDX.
Apple has announced that their new iPad Air and Retina iPad Mini will launch in India this week on Saturday the 7th of December, with prices for the 16GB Retina iPad Mini starting at Rs 28,900 which works out at around $465.
Prices for the 16GB iPad Air will start at Rs 35,900 which works out at around $578 at the current exchange rate, and both devices are expected to be popular in India like the iPhone 5C.
Not too long ago, Microsoft unveiled their next-generation Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 tablets, with a hope to make up for the poor sales of their predecessors. There’s no denying that Microsoft Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 brought some much-needed improvements in the new tablets. But, there are still issues that much be fixed with the new tablets.
Several frustrated Microsoft Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 owners are reporting overheating problems while playing games or multitasking, resulting in the display to dim to the point where the tablet is unusable. A Microsoft spokesperson said the company is aware of the issue and are working on a fix that will be released in the upcoming Windows update.
Nokia and UK retailer John Lewis has announced that they will be the exclusive stockist of the new Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet in the UK, the device will be available to buy in John Lewis stores and online from the 4th of December.
John Lewis will be offering the Nokia Lumia 2520 £399.99 when it goes on sale on the 4th of December, they will also be offering the add on keyboard accessory for the device in the coming weeks, this will retail for £150.
Ematic has launched a number of budget Android tablets in the past,the latest one is a 7 inch Android Jelly Bean tablet that will retail for $100 in the US.
The Ematic EGQ307 comes with a 7 inch display that has a resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels, the tablet features a quad core 1.5GHz processor and comes with 1GB of RAM.
It looks like Amazon may release a new version of its Kindle Paperwhite e-reader as early as the second quarter of next year. TechCrunch reported that Amazon is prepping a new Kindle Paperwhite for release early next year, with several hardware improvements and design changes. All for the better of course. The new device may just feature an e-ink screen with a resolution of 300ppi, for one thing. That would deliver visuals almost 50 percent denser than the current version.
Nokia launched its first tablet, Nokia Lumia 2520 in the United States yesterday and can be purchased from AT&T for $499.99 or $399.99 with a two-year agreement. It’s not just AT&T, Verizon is offering the slate with a similar price tag.
The Finns are also offering a Power Keyboard as an accessory for the Nokia Lumia 2520 that brings physical keyboard, an extended battery providing battery time of up to five hours, two USB ports and can be used as a cover for the tablet. While the Power Keyboard comes with a $149 price tag, early adopters of the Nokia Lumia 2520 can get it for free from Nokia.
Google announced the highly anticipated Android 4.4 KitKat along with the Google Nexus 5. Since then, the search engine giant is busy seeding the sweetness of Android 4.4 KitKat to a bunch of its Nexus devices. Not too long ago, the update hit Nexus 7 WiFi (both models) and Nexus 10 followed by Google Nexus 4. The only device left to receive the KitKat goodness was the data-enabled Nexus 7 (2012 and 2013). If you’re a proud owner of the LTE model of the slate, you’d be glad to know that Google is rolling out the Android 4.4 KitKat update over-the-air.
Last month, Google annnounced that they’re working on a tablet-optimized Google Play Store that will display applications designed to run on large screens and increase their visibility for tablet users. As promised, Google announced they’re rolling out the new interface, which should be available for most tablet users.