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FTW: XOLO announced first Windows 8.1 tablet – Win

June 12, 2014 by Tom in Tablet, Windows Tablet with No Comments.

Win is XOLO's first Windows 8.1 tablet, set to be released in India. More and more tablets are taking up Microsoft's free OEM offer, so emerging markets will likely be flooded with Windows 8.1 devices (along with Firefox OS). The aluminum tablet has a 10.1-inch, 1366 x 768 pixel display and runs on an AMD Temash A4-1200 processor with a Radeon HD8180 GPU. It has 2GB of RAM, 32GB storage, a microHDMI port and a microSD slot. While it's being bundled with a reduced Bluetooth keyboard offer and free ebooks. the $290 price tag seems a bit steep considering what else is out there. Via ubergizmo

Gigabyte Padbook S11M trackpad tablet steps back touch tech

June 6, 2014 by Tom in Gigabyte, Tablet, Windows Tablet with No Comments.

The Gigabyte Padbook S11M is a hybrid tablet that takes a step back in touchscreen technology by offering the option to use the keyboard's trackpad instead. The "Optional Finger Navigation" feature makes it behave more like a traditional laptop, which might be of use when using the kickstand and keyboard. The S11M has an 11.6-inch IPS display at 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution. It's powered by an Intel Core i5 or Pentium processor and is available in 2, 4 or 8GB of RAM options (with a slot available to add 8GB more). The back camera is 5MP and the front is 1.3MP. There are three storage options: 64/128 and 256GB, and it runs Windows 8.1. It also has both HDMI and VGA ports, microSD expansion, a SIM card slot and a USB 3.0 port. Via tablet-news

64-bit Cube IWORK 8 Windows tablet sells out in China in days

June 5, 2014 by Tom in Cube, Tablet, Windows Tablet with No Comments.

The first run of Cube IWORK 8 Windows tablets has sold out in days in China. The 64-bit quad-core Windows tablet has an 8-inch ISP display and runs on an Intel Baytrail-T processor that features Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 and the Intel HD GPU. It also has HDMI-out and DDR3L RAM. This model follows the Cube iWORK 10. Via imp3  

Toshiba announces budget 8- and 10.1-inch Encore 2 Windows 8.1 tablets

May 27, 2014 by Tom in Tablet, Toshiba, Windows Tablet with No Comments.

Aiming for affordability, Toshiba is to release two new Windows 8.1 tablets under the name Encore 2. The 8- and 10.1-inch Encore 2s have a 1280 x 800 pixel resolution and are powered by Intel Atom processors. The 8-inch will carry 1GB of RAM, while the 10.1 inch model doubles that to 2GB. Both have 32GB storage. As a boon to Windows purists looking for a tablet that has what they know, the Encores also come with a year-long Microsoft Office 365 subscription, offering access to the old staples Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook. Also bundled in is OneDrive online storage and Skype phone minutes. The rear camera on both is 5MP and the front cam is 1.2MP. They also have 0.5w stereo speakers with Dolby Digital Plus. The Engcore 2 WT10-A is a micro USB 2.0 port, micro HDMI output

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablet is a sleek attack on laptops

May 21, 2014 by Tom in Microsoft, Tablet, Windows Tablet with No Comments.

After a week of speculation and rumours, the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is officially unveiled. The 12-inch tablet is pitched as a laptop replacement. With a nice sleek design, it's certainly appealing, with the neat integration of the stand and slim keyboard with trackpad combo. The screen is a 12-inch 2160 x 1440 display and the tablet is just 9.1mm thick. It weighs an impressively light 800g. Under the hood it's powered by a laptop-style Intel i7 Core processor, bumping the power 10 per cent up from the Surface 2. The kickstand is built into the tablet and it also comes with a digital pen. More details as they're released. Via pocket-lint

Exciting Windows 8 projector tablet in the works

May 8, 2014 by Tom in Windows Tablet with No Comments.

Moroccan Youssef Taleb and Provok Developments are working on the "world's first projection tablet" that will feature a laser keyboard, micro projector and remote pen. The 22-year-old's tablet runs Windows 8 and could eliminate the need for on-screen typing and Bluetooth keyboards. The project is still in development and will soon find its way to Indiegogo for funding. Via tablet-news

Leak: 11.6-inch Bay Trail ASUS Transformer Book T200TA tablet

May 4, 2014 by Tom in Asus, Windows Tablet with No Comments.

The followup to the ASUS Transformer Book T100 (pictured) has leaked. The T200TA is set to be an 11.6-inch slate that's powered by an Intel Atom Z3775 Bay Trail processor. Like the previous Transformer, it's a tablet with a keyboard dock to bridge the gap between portability and home computing. According to listings on a French dealer's site, it'll have 2GB RAM, 32 GB flash storage and run Windows 8.1. It's listed at 450 euros. More details and pics as soon as they surface. Via tablet-news

10-inch Intel Celeron-powered German Win 8.1 tablet Terra Pad 1060i

May 1, 2014 by Tom in Windows Tablet with No Comments.

The Wortmann Terra Pad 1060i-C is a 10.1-inch tablet that runs on an Intel Celeron N2805 processor (from the Bay Trail family) clocked at 1.46GHz. The 400 Euro tablet has a 1280 x 800 resolution display, 2GB RAM, 64 GB storage, WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity and a 1-megapixel cam back and front. The USB 3.0 port could be a draw, and it also has a micro HDMI port and microSD slot. It's not aimed at the consumer market, but instead is intended for professional use. That's where the Windows 8.1 and USB port could come in handy. Professional doesn't mean portable though - this thing weighs just under 1kg. Via tablet-news

French Thompson THBK1 tablet is dual boot and has native keyboard

April 29, 2014 by Tom in Android Tablet, Windows Tablet with No Comments.

The 10.1-inch Thompson THBK1 is soon to be released out of France. The tablet comes with a native keyboard and runs both Android and Windows 8.1 for the best of both worlds, taking in the Android app and portability side and Windows' practical aspects. The display is 1280 x 800 and it runs on a quad-core Intel Atom Z3740D processor clocked at 1.33 GHz. It will also have 2GB RAM, a 2MP camera and a 7.900 mAh battery. There's also a microHDMI port, a microUSB port, as well as WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity. It will be released at 300 Euros. Via tablet-news

TQ InCover One 8.3-inch HD Bay Trail tablet targets pros

April 22, 2014 by Tom in Android Tablet, Other Tablet, Windows Tablet with No Comments.

With professionals in its sights, German company TQ has announced the InCover One, an 8.3-inch full HD Bay Trail tablet that supports Windows 8.1, Android 4.4 and Linux. It boasts a waterproof and dust proof housing, a removable battery and will bounce back from a 1.8 metre drop in the optional MIL case. The tablet runs on an Intel Atom quad-core Bay Trail-T CPU, has 2GB RAM, 64GB storage as standard (with 32GB and 128GB options also available) and support from WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, GLONASS and optional 3G and 4G connectivity. The cameras are 8MP (rear) and 2MP (front) and the ?SDXC card slot takes up to 2TB expansion. The battery runs for 10 hours and the processor options are Intel Atom Z3745 and Atom Z3746 Bay Trail chips.

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