North Korea may be one of the most secretive countries in the world and news involving the country are generally not always positive. Thank heavens, then for good pieces of tech news like this – North Korea has launched its own tablet that it will be bringing to its consumers. [Read more…]
The Lenovo IdeaTab S2110 was originally shown in January but is now available online. Although the standard price for the product will be $450, buyers can get the IdeaTab S2110 for only $343.20 – quite a reasonable price for a tablet that runs Android 4.0. The optional keyboard dock can be had for just an additional $56. So in essence, you’ll only pay for the whole package for just $400 – a real steal. Compare it with the pricing of the other popular transformable tablet in the market, the ASUS Transformer, where the keyboard alone costs $150 and its Transformer tablets range from $400 to $500. [Read more…]
A survey recently conducted by Gartner showed that tablets are becoming the choice of people who often read newspapers, books and magazines. The survey revealed that more than 50 percent of its respondents said they prefer to read on their tablets instead of traditional mediums. The exact nature of what tablets they use or prefer to use were not revealed. But the results show that people may not have completely shifted to tablets, but that undeniable shift is happening, with a “less paper” environment now being achieved, still a long ways away from the “paperless” utopia that some people have been predicting for decades now. [Read more…]
Rumors of Microsoft making a tablet has been circulating on the internet for many months now and the final reveal was not much of a surprise. What was surprising though was the tablet itself, with many saying that it does look like it has what it takes to really take on Apple. The Microsoft Surface tablet was revealed by Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, with Steven Sinofsky talking more about the tablet at length. [Read more…]
Research in Motion doesn’t seem like its getting any kind of break in such a long time. The troubled company, makers of the once enterprise level smartphone of choice BlackBerry, has announced that it will stop making the 16GB BlackBerry Playbook, the company’s entry into the tablet market.
RIM has clarified it will not abandon the tablet market and that it continues to be committed to the 32GB and 64GB models of the BlackBerry Playbook, which will still be available from RIM’s distributors and retailers worldwide. [Read more…]