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8-inch Eve T1 Windows 8.1 tablet from Finland

March 25, 2015 by Tom in Tablet, Windows Tablet with No Comments.

From the home of Nokia, Finland, comes the Eve T1 Windows 8.1 tablet, an 8-incher with a 1280 x 800-pixel display and a pleasingly tactile matte textured case. The tablet runs on an Intel Bay Trail Z3735F processor clocked at 1.8GHz and it comes with 32GB of storage, expandable via microSD. The battery's 4300mAh and it's out now for the nice price of 159 euros (US $170). Via tabletnews

Apple iPad Air Plus will have four speakers according to 3D case render

March 25, 2015 by Tom in Accessories, Apple, Other Tablet, Tablet with No Comments.

The 12.9-inch Apple iPad Air Pro / Plus, which is expected to launch in the next few months, will likely sport four speakers according to a 3D render of a case for the tablet. The speakers look like they'll be at the top and bottom, two per side. There's also space for the volume controls, a microphone, a 3.5mm audio jack and a Lightning port at the bottom. Elsewhere, the iPad Plus is likely to run on an Apple A8X or an A9 processor, 2GB of RAM, a Retina display and a fingerprint scanner. Via tablet-news

ZTE Nubia Z9 Max appears in phablet form

March 18, 2015 by Tom in Android Phone, Phone, Tablet, ZTE with No Comments.

In the latest leaks, the ZTE Nubia Z9 smartphones has appeared in phablet form. The Nubia Z9 is the 2015 flagship device from the company. New leaks are thought to be the Nubia Z9 Max, a large handset that fits the phablet mold. It's expected to carry a dual LED flash, a 16MP rear camera and fingerprint scanner. It's also expected to sport 3GB of RAM, a 1080p display and a Snapdragon 810 processor. Via gizchina  

Keep it secret, keep it safe, with Secusmart SecuTABLET Android tablet

March 17, 2015 by Tom in Android Tablet, Blackberry, Samsung, Tablet with No Comments.

Secusmart, a subsidiary of BlackBerry, has announced the SecuTABLET Android tablet, which is essentially a Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 with beefed up security. It'll cost $2,400, which is five times the price of a regular tablet so it should be five times as secure. The tablet will be fully unveiled at the CeBIT trade show in Germany but it's known so far that the tablet supports the BlackBerry 10 portfolio and SecuSUITE infrastructure for secure voice and data communications. It also adds a layer of security for apps such as Facebook, YouTube and Twitter, as well as encryption services for data, networks and software interactions. It'll feature a 10.5-inch, 2560 x 1600-pixel AMOLED display, 3GB of RAM, 16GB storage and microSD expansion. Via liliputing

ASUS MeMO Pad 7 Android tablet with 11.5 hour battery life imminent

March 12, 2015 by Tom in Android Tablet, Asus, Tablet with No Comments.

The  new ASUS MeMO Pad 7 ME171C will launch in Japan on March 13. The 280g, 7-inch Android tablet promises a massive 11.5 hours continuous life thanks to the low-power Atom Z2520 processor. The tablet has 1GB of RAM and 16GB eMMC storage. It supports WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0 and sports GPS capabilities and an accelerometer. In the camera department it has a 5MP rear camera and a 2MP front-facer. There's also microUSB and microSD/microSDXC ports and it sports ZenUI. It'll be available in black, gold and red for ¥17,800 (US $148). Via akihabaranews

UbuTab Ubuntu Tablet ships in April in two sizes – one big, one huge

March 11, 2015 by Tom in Other Tablet, Tablet with No Comments.

The Ubuntu powered UbuTab will ship in April and will launch in two capacity sizes. The first is a nice 64GB, the second is a massive 1TB. That's a lot of storage space on the go. Available at the UbuTabShop, the 64GB UbuTab will cost $239 and sports a 10.1-inch, 1920 x 1200 pixel display. An Android model is also available if Ubuntu seems too daunting. The 1TB SSD unit will cost $659 and like the 64GB model runs on a quad-core 1.5GHz Intel Z3775D processor, comes with 2GB of DDR3 RAM and Intel HD graphics. They also support WiFi and Bluetooth, as well as mini HDMI out, microUSB OTG, microSD cards and pack in a monster 11,000mAh battery. Via tablet-news

LiveFan F3S-X Chinese dual-boot Windows and Android tablet

March 10, 2015 by Tom in Android Tablet, Tablet, Windows Tablet with No Comments.

The latest dual-boot Chinese tablet of note is the LiveFan F3S-X, which runs Android 4.4.4 and Windows 8.1. The tablet has a 10.1-inch IPS display at 1,920 x 1,200 pixels. It runs on an Intel Z3736F quad-core processor and comes with 2GB of RAM and a generous 64GB of storage. The cameras aren't much to write home about, at just 2MP front and back, but everyone has phones for that these days anyway (rather than cameras, which is still pretty odd). It supports WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, 3G and 4G connectivity and it also packs a big 8,000mAh battery. It also allows USB connection via its USB 2.0 port, as well as the microUSB port for charging. All considered, the $270 price tag isn't too bad at all. Via tablet-news  

Huawei MediaPad T1 Android tablet 4G LTE tablet with EMUI

March 8, 2015 by Tom in Android Tablet, Tablet with No Comments.

Huawei has announced two mid-price MediaPad T1 Android tablet variations, both of which will feature Android 4.4 skinned with the custom EMUI user interface, which is closer to iOS in feel. The new T1 10 and T1 7 correspond with their screen sizes and support 4G LTE. The T1 10 has a 9.6-inch 1280 x 800-pixel IPS display and runs on a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor clocked at 1.2GHz. It has 1GB of RAM, 16GB storage and a 4,800mAh battery. So while they're quite entry level stats, the 4G LTE pulls it above competitors in the 250 euro range. The new T1s will be out late March. Via mobilegeeks

Fujitsu Stylistic V535 “semi-rugged” 8-inch Windows tablet

March 6, 2015 by Tom in Fujitsu, Tablet, Windows Tablet with No Comments.

Following the waterproof Fujitsu Arrows Tab F-03G Android tablet, Fujitsu adds a rugged edge to Windows tablets with the 8.3-inch Fujitsu Stylistic V535. The V535 takes more of a 'semi-rugged' style, which aims for a hardy build but with better looks and portability than the fully rugged slates that look like they're built only for construction sites. The Windows 8.1 tablet is dust-proof and water-resistant, and can also take the knocks you'd expect from a tough tab (Fujitsu says a six-foot drop'll be fine). It also has interchangeable shells, including a Smart Card Smart Shell, which beefs up security with hardware-based authentication. It weighs 540g and comes with optional 4G and GPS, as well as NFC. There is also a cradle attachment for display and mouse connectivity.

Archos to launch 256GB Fusion Storage Magnus tablets

March 4, 2015 by Tom in Android Tablet, Archos, Hardware News, Tablet with No Comments.

Archos will launch its Magnus series tablets later this year and they'll incorporate its new "Fusion Storage" memory. Archos' Fusion Storage virtually combines internal storage and microSD expansion, with the idea being that Android will treat it all as internal memory. Of course, with the speed of microSD transfers being slower than internal memory, Archos have some questions to answer about how this will be a smooth system. This'll appear in due course, but for now they've announced the first run of tablets that'll feature Fusion Storage. The 101 Magnus will feature 64GB of storage, while no doubt all eyes will be on the 94 Magnus, which will feature 256GB Fusion Storage. They'll run on MediaTek or Rockchip processors and will cost between £129-£249 (US$198-380). For full

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