HP Slate 7 came out in 2013 and since then the tablet-business for the company has not been too smooth. HP had aimed to increase sales by keeping the prices low, but that couldn’t work for the company. The manufacturer decided to modify its tactics this year, the Cyber Monday sale being an example. This year, HP conducted a liquidation sale to sort out the inventory of its low-priced slate-tablets.
Additionally, HP has split itself into two companies -one aims at enterprises, the other at consumers. Tablets for “business mobility” will now be part of production of the company. President of Personal Systems at HP, David Coughlin says the tablets will now aim [...]
Microsoft held a Future Unleashed event in Mumbai today. CEO Satya Nadella delivered a keynote speech wherein he announced that the Surface Pro 4 will launch in India in January 2016. Microsoft has so far refused to sell the Surface range of tablets in India, believing that the market was not ready for high-end laptops and tablets.
Nadella also announced that the new Windows 10-powered Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL smartphones would launch in India next month. He also showcased the much talked about Continuum Mode that lets you hook up the smartphone to a keyboard and display, which in essence lets you use your smartphone like a laptop.
“We are reinventing [...]
The Apple event last month not only saw the unveiling of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, but also two new iPads. The iPad mini 4 and iPad Air Pro continue Apple’s tablet legacy and now the iPad mini 4 has reached the Indian market.
The device is available for purchase from online retailer Infibeam at a starting price of Rs. 27,077 for the 16 GB Wi-Fi variant, and Rs. 38,900 for the 16 GB Wi-Fi+Cellular version. It also comes in 64 GB and 128 GB variants. The price tag is the same as last year’s iPad mini 3, and the mini 4 also sports a similar 7.9-inch Retina Display with 2048×1536 resolution. However, the iPad mini 4 has some new additions that include [...]
Acer launched a variety of new products today at the Next@Acer event that took place in New York. The list comprises of plenty of devices including a new Chromebook, three tablets, several new laptops and a new all-in-one PC.
The new Chromebook 15 CB3-531 has a 15.6-inch screen, and its price starts at $199 (Rs. 12,644). Inside the Chromebook is a dual-core Intel Celeron N2830 processor with 2GB of RAM. With a microSD card, its memory can expand from 16GB inbuilt to 128GB. The company claims that its battery can last up to 11.5 hours. Connectivity options include HDMI, USB 2.0 port, and USB 3.0 port, Bluetooth 4.0 and [...]
At a time when other companies are bidding CES goodbye, Toshiba still has some offerings left in stock. The Japanese multinational company rolled out a trio of Windows devices at CES 2015 that puts to use the rarely-used digital stylus. The launched devices include a Portege Z20t Ultrabook and a pair of Encore 2 Write tablets.
The Portege Z20t Ultrabook by Toshiba is a hybrid laptop that detaches to transform into a tablet. The device features a 12.5-inch display with 1920×1080 (1080p HD) resolution and is powered by an Intel Core M-5Y51 processor paired with up to 8 GB of RAM. [...]
With the big dogs Apple and Google releasing their tablets, Lenovo has also decided to join the bandwagon. The company has brought their Yoga Tablet 2 Series to India. In total, the company has released four new tablets. These tablets are Yoga Tablet 2, Yoga Tablet 2, Yoga Tablet 2 (Windows) and the Yoga Tablet 2 Pro.
The Yoga tablets are quite innovative and come in two operating system options. They will all be available exclusively on Flipkart. The Yoga Tablet 2 (8-inch, Android) and Yoga Tablet 2 (10-inch, Android) will come to Flipkart from Friday, October 17th. Yoga Tablet 2 (10-inch, Windows) and the Yoga Tablet [...]
Huawei has introduced two new devices, the Honor 6 smartphone and Honor T1 tablet in India priced at Rs 19,999 and Rs 9,999, respectively. The budget-friendly tablet and slightly-pricey smartphone will be sold exclusively through Flipkart 6th October onwards.
The Huawei Honor 6 runs on Android 4.2.2 KitKat with Emotion 2.3 UI and is powered by a Huawei Kirin 920 octa-core processor and comes with 3GB RAM. Huawei Honor 6 sports a 5-inch full-HD display (1920x1080p, 440ppi) with a 13MP rear camera and a 5MP front-facing camera. The smartphone comes with a 3,100mAh battery.
As a part of Microsoft’s new Windows Phone 8.1 update, Cortana is a new Voice Recognition based personal digital assistant. Named after the AI in the popular XBOX title “Halo” the “personal digital assistant,” has the ability to search the Internet, set up alarms, shift calendar appointments, find restaurants, send messages, place calls and more.
Cortana is quite identical to Siri on an iPhone, tap a button and ask the ui a question, [...]
Skype has again updated its Android application specially for tablets. The company seems to have focus on optimizing its application for Tablet users. The Skype 4.5 for tablets brings some new features like picture in picture window and new pinch to browse feature.
Skype is the first Android application to offer a picture in picture window that lets you see the video call even when you switch away to other applications. Which means, users can simply use the tablet for anything, surfing the web or playing games while the video call is still active. Skype is trying to create the Snap View type of experience that is [...]
J.D. Power and Associates is an American-based marketing information services firm that’s highly regarded for its research on customer satisfaction. Apple loves to quote their surveys, and does so at media events and on earnings calls.
But this is one report Tim Cook and company are probably not going to be mentioning. In J.D. Power’s latest tablet customer satisfaction survey, Apple was bested by Samsung on overall satisfaction and in particular areas like device cost.
“Samsung showed particularly strong improvement in the cost factor (25-point increase),” the firm said [...]
Kobo, is an e-reading services company, which has launched its digital reading options in India, including its E-Ink and tablets, like the Kobo Touch, Kobo Glo, Kobo Arc and Kobo Aura HD. Also applications for iOS, Android, Windows, and BlackBerry mobile platforms.
The new products launched are as follows:
The Kobo Touch eReader features a 6 inch anti-glare Pearl E Ink touchscreen, the device is priced at Rs.7,999 but will be offered at Rs. 6,999 during the promotional offer. It is coupled with 2 GB storage capacity expandable up to 32 GB via microSD card. The Kobo Glo eReader is a [...]
As the festive season is going on, Flipkart has announced Diwali sale on the online website. Along with some great discounts, flipkart has also introduced a new exchange offers on mobile phones and other electronics. Here are some of the best deals available along with the prices:
1 – Nokia Lumia 520 :
Nokia has yet again made it possible for almost everyone to own Windows Phone 8, the hardware is good, responsive and well-built. Nokia also ensures that users thoroughly enjoy the Windows Phone experience with their Lumia 520, thanks to the included apps and services, with more [...]