Calling from Tablets is Much More Popular than You’d Think

Calling from Tablets is Much More Popular than You’d Think

When the first phablets or tablets appeared, I giggled at the idea of calling someone from such a “supersized” phone. But it seems that times have changed, and according to a fresh report coming from the reputed analytics firm IDC, more users in Asia now hold tablets to their faces to make calls. IDC also reports that phablets’ growth has […]

     
 
 

The Tablet Has Not Lost, the Phone Has!

The Tablet Has Not Lost, the Phone Has!

“The days of the tablet are coming to an end” goes the word around tech corridors, in the face of declining sales of tablets – even the mighty iPad has not had the best of times. Many are already writing the obituary of the tablet, saying that like the netbook, it was a 4-5 year phenomenon that after making history […]

 
     
 
 

ASUS Announces its 2014 Android Line of Tablets and Smartphones

ASUS Announces its 2014 Android Line of Tablets and Smartphones

At the Computex conference from Taipei, Taiwan, Asus has announced its new 2014 line of products aimed at Android consumers around the world. The company has introduced the ASUS MeMO Pad 7 and 8, the ASUS Fonepad 7 and 8, and the Transformer Pad at Computex, all of them running Android 4.4 KitKat. This comes after the company has unveiled a new […]

     
 
 

Europe to Have One Charger for All Mobile Phones, Global Standard Next?

Europe to Have One Charger for All Mobile Phones, Global Standard Next?

Back in December, last year, we told you that a universal laptop charger standard was in the cards for this year and now we’re hearing reports that the European Union wants to cut down electronic clutter by obliging OEMs to adopt an universal charger for mobile phones and tablets, as well. This way, you won’t have to ditch your previous […]

     
 
 

Huawei MediaPad X1 and M1 Unveiled with Interesting Designs

Huawei MediaPad X1 and M1 Unveiled with Interesting Designs

We all lived the days when smartphones tried to breach (and successfully ruptured) the line between mobile phone and tablets, with gadgets like the Dell Streak 5 and the Galaxy Note. Well, these days, it seems that tablets strike back a bit, with Huawei’s interesting concept of packing phone-like features in a regular-sized tablet. Meet the MediaPad X1 and M1, […]

 
     
 
 

7 of The Best 7-inch Tablets Under $250 [Early 2014]

7 of The Best 7-inch Tablets Under $250 [Early 2014]

The tablet market has seen a boom in the last few years, with various models being released in all price ranges. The growth is so phenomenal that tablets form nearly 50% of all PC shipments in Q4 2013. Performance can vary widely from model to model, but as with smartphones, the price reflects the power of the device only to […]

 
     
 
 

LG G Pad Announced; 8.3-inch Full-HD Display, 1.7GHz Snapdragon 600 & 2GB RAM

LG G Pad Announced; 8.3-inch Full-HD Display, 1.7GHz Snapdragon 600 & 2GB RAM

The long rumored LG G Pad 8.3 is now official. This is the first tablet from LG after making the jump from Optimus to G branding for their premier Android devices few weeks back. The LG G Pad 8.3 comes with a Full HD display, and will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor clocked at 1.7 GHz. The […]

     
 
 

Are you Sirius Nokia? 10.1-inch Windows RT Tablet Detailed

Are you Sirius Nokia? 10.1-inch Windows RT Tablet Detailed

We all loved the Lumia design, ever since Nokia decided to use polycarbonate as the base shell material. The same design featured on so many Nokia smartphones is now said to be adopted into a fully-fledged 10.1-inch Windows RT tablet (codenamed Nokia Sirius) that will go head to head against the all-mighty iPad. At a time when multiple OEMs are […]

     
 
 

How to Boost Your Smartphone/Tablet Wi-Fi Reception

How to Boost Your Smartphone/Tablet Wi-Fi Reception

Pretty much all our gadgets can connect to the Internet nowadays, and the ones we use the most are our smartphones and tablets. These keep us connected to everyone else and allow us to access any information we need. However, when it comes to Wi-Fi, some of these devices are not as mobile as we’d like. Being always close to […]