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NVIDIA Shield high-end gaming tablet gets first big update

August 30, 2014 by Tom in Android Tablet, NVIDIA, Tablet with No Comments.

The NVIDIA Shield gaming tablet has gained top reviews not only for its gaming capabilities, but as a great all-rounder too. It's just got a little better thanks to the first big update, which fixes camera performance, WiFi stability, improves Shield HUB and Gamestream functions, and more. In full, the update improves the following:   Improved WiFi stability in certain scenarios Improved camera performance NVIDIA PRISM feature toggle Stability improvements to SHIELD Hub and Gamestream ShadowPlay performance optimizations Localization improvements Audio optimizations Misc. stability improvements Via geeky-gadgets

iPad Mini rival ifive mini 4 HD tablet in pictures

August 30, 2014 by Tom in Android Tablet, Tablet with No Comments.

The ifive mini 4 tablet debuted earlier this year at the Hong Kong Electronics Fair and now it's broken out of the show stalls and is being shown off in a hotel room with a friend. The ifive mini 4 is one of the closest rivals to the iPad Mini, with a spectacular 2048 x 1536 resolution 7.9-inch retina display, powered by a RockChip RK3288 A17 core processor. [gallery link="file"] Via imp3

NESO Pad1210 nears 12 inches of tablet

August 30, 2014 by Tom in Tablet, Windows Tablet with No Comments.

The NESO PadE1210 measures up just short of a foot, at 11.6 inches. The big tablet also comes with a detachable keyboard that makes use of the big screen for general computing. It has a Full HD display and runs on a dual core Intel Celeron N2810 processor clocked at 2GHz. On the memory front, there's 2GB of RAM and 64GB storage. The NESO OS of choice is Windows 8.1 and it supports Bluetooth 4.0 and USB 3.0 connectivity. Via tablet-news  

ASUS MeMo Pad 8 gets fully portable with LTE upgrade

August 30, 2014 by Tom in Android Tablet, Asus, Tablet with No Comments.

The latest European version of the ASUS MeMo Pad 8 will feature LTE connectivity, cutting the "do you have WiFi?" out of conversation. The updated 8-inch tablet will also be released in Japan. The tablet will offer download speeds of up to 150 MBps and uploads at up to 50MBps. It runs Android 4.4.2 on an Intel Atom Z3580 Bay Trail processor and the 8-inch display is 1920 x 1200 pixels. It uses Bluetooth 4.0 and NFC, has 2GB of RAM, 16GB storage and Zen UI. Via tablet-news

Intel-powered Ramos i7s out September 1st

August 29, 2014 by Tom in Android Tablet, Ramos, Tablet with No Comments.

The new 7-inch tablet from Ramos, the i7s, is due out in China on September 1st. The tablet comes in Android or Windows 8.1 OS options and has 3G, GPS and phone call capabilities. It runs on an Intel Bay Trail Z3735 processor clocked at 1.83GHz. The i7s is expected to cost around $130. Via tablet-news

ARCHOS 101 Oxygen Android tablet out in October

August 28, 2014 by Tom in Android Tablet, Archos, Tablet with No Comments.

The full HD ARCHOS 101 Oxygen tablet will sport a 1080p touchscreen display and runs on an ARM Cortex A17 quad-core processor. According to the press release, the 101 Oxygen's focus is on multimedia playback and app power, while being light enough for easy portability. Few other details are known about the 101 Oxygen other than it'll be loaded with 1.5GB of RAM and 16GB storage. It'll cost £199 at release. Via geeky-gadgets

Kobo Aura H2O eReader trumps books by being waterproof

August 21, 2014 by Tom in Other Tablet, Tablet with No Comments.

A new argument in eReaders vs books is settled with the Kobo Aura H2O device - drop a book in the bath and it's ruined; drop the H2O and there's a chance it'll live. Kobo's new IP67 certified eReader wears its talent on its sleeve with the name but elsewhere it has a high-resolution E Ink Carta display at 1430 x 1080 pixels. It also has a 1GHz processor, 4GB of storage, a microSD card reader, 802.11b/g/n WiFi and a battery that'll last for an average of two months after a full charge. It's expected 1st September and will cost $179. Via liliputing

iPad Air 2 doubles RAM to an industry standard 2GB

August 21, 2014 by Tom in Apple, Other Tablet, Tablet with No Comments.

In 2014's tablet market, 2GB of RAM is the expected loadout for new releases. Apple is finally catching up and offering double the RAM for the high-priced tablet, the new version of which will be officially announced in October. The iPad Air 2 could sport the expected split-screen feature coming in iOS 8, which would demand more memory. Via techradar

LG G Pad 8.0 – now with added LTE

August 20, 2014 by Tom in Tablet with No Comments.

An LTE-enabled version of the LG G Pad 8.0 has been unveiled. The LG G Pad 8.0 LTE tablet has a few tricks up its sleeve (which are even easier to enjoy with the new online anywhere option), including QPair 2.0 and Knock Code. QPair 2.0 gives the ability to connect the tablet to smartphones via Bluetooth to choose the tablet to answer calls, receive notifications and send messages. Knock Code is LG's security function that recognises user tap codes for swift unlocking. Via fareastgizmos  

Guess how big the Fuhu Nabi Big Tab HD child-friendly Android tablet is?

August 20, 2014 by Tom in Android, Android Tablet, Tablet with No Comments.

Huge! That's how big. Fuhu's Big Tab HD line starts at 20-inches and stops at the 24-inch model. Phew. The Big Tab HD is a blown-up version of their DreamTab series and use the Android-based Blue Morpho UI. The 20-inch model has a 1600 x 900 "HD+" display, while the 24-incher has a 1920 x 1080 Full HD screen. The tablets are geared toward education and entertainment for children and will follow the same Dreamworks tie-in content that the DreamTabs had. The tablets come with a kickstand, 16GB storage, a quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 4 processor and cost $339 (20") / $549 (24"). Via engadget  

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