Timeline On Samsung’s Foldable Tablets – Q1 2019 Unveiling Now Expected

A new purported timeline for Samung’s foldable tablets have been put together in a news piece by The Bell (via PhoneArena) in South Korea. It says that the blueprint for mass production of some of the parts have already been drawn up, and that these parts are expected to go into production in November. The suppliers have said that since the production is set to start in November, then the … more…

Pending Foldable Tablet Patents From Samsung Shows Additional Approach To Phone Accessability

After going through the patents for the 8 speaker iPad yesterday, I had to take another look at the various design patents for foldable tablets too, since patents have so far been a good indicator of what companies are up to what in the foldable tablet space. And while we have already covered foldable tablets and dual-screen phones from every possible angle so far, there is another patent (pending) from … more…

Apple Granted Patents For 8 Speaker iPad

8 SPEAKER IPAD AND APPLE IPHONE

Thanks to Patently Apple, we learned today that Apple have been granted patents for 8 speaker iPads and iPhones. This is not to say that we should expect octa-speaker tablets in 2018 though, because so far at least there’s been no leaks suggesting that. But it does point to a possibly interesting near future for tablets. There are already just a handful of tablets that features 4 speakers that rotate … more…

Samsung Chromebook Pro With Backlit Keyboard Launched

Samsung Chromebook Pro With Backlit Keyboard

Samsung have just launched a new version of one of their bestelling Chromebooks, as the new Samsung Chromebook Pro With Backlit Keyboard (XE510C25) have just been launched in the US for $599. It’s only avilable from Samsung though: samsung.com/samsung-chromebook-pro-xe510c25-k01us/ Samsung Chromebook Pro With Backlit Keyboard is otherwise the same convertible Chromebook as before, meaning that it’s powered by a Intel Core m3 (6Y30) processor, 4GB RAM, 32GB storage, and a … more…

Sony Announce Smaller 10.3 Sony Digital Paper (DPT-CP1) – With Support For All Major Operating Systems

Sony Digital Paper (DPT-CP1 1804)

Sony announced a third Digital Paper “eWriter” in Japan this morning with the 10.3-inch Sony Digital Paper (DPT-CP1 (1804)) which is super thin at 5.9mm, and ultra light at just 240 grams. It will be on exhibitions in May and will be launched in June, likely in the $500 to $600 region. At 10.1 inches it is significantly smaller than the current 13.3-inch DPT-RP1 and DPTS1. The Sony DPT-RP1 was … more…

Mid-April Sales In Tablets And 2-In-1’s

April Tablet Sales

This time of the year usually means few releases in tablets, as most tablets are released either before spring, or at the start of summer. So these days the focus tends to be more towards sales or just promotions around what stuff the tablet brands and stores have in stock. A popular notebook at the moment though is the Teclast F7, which altough I’ve never tried it, it represents Teclast’s … more…

Huawei MediaPad M5 Tablets Now Shipping Internationally Too

Huawei announced its latest three Android 8.0 tablets at MWC in Barcelona in late February, and a month later these tablets were released in Europe. But they haven’t been released in the US yet, and when or if they will be released is unknown. A lot of people are curious about these tablets though, so it is at lest possible to order them from the Chinese megastore Aliexpress where all … more…

Voyo i8 Plus – New 10.1-Inch Android 2-In-1 With 4G LTE

Voyo has come up with a new and improved tablet based upon the Voyo i8 Plus, as the Voyo i8 Max is about to hit the international market, and it’s a 2-in-1 Android tablet with 4G LTE connectivity: https://www.gearbest.com/tablet-pcs/pp_1715482.html Two years ago it was nearly impossible to find any 2-in-1’s with Android, but the Voyo i8 Max is a part of the ever growing choice of detachables with Android, and … more…

Fire Tablets And Kindle E-readers Up To $40 Off Until April 16

Amazon has another sales campaign going on right now, where all of the Amazon Fire tablets are on sale, alongside the Kindle e-readers too: This combined tablet and e-reader sale lasts until April 16, and is exclusive to Amazon Prime members, though it looks like the sale applies to those who sign up for a free Prime membership too. The new tablet prices these days then are $34.99 for the … more…

7-Inch Samsung Tablet With Android 8.0 Shows Up

Samsung SM-T230 NZ - 7.0 Tablet Android 8.0

Guess who showed up again? It’s the little mystery tablet from Samsung that we first noticed back in February after it had been FCC approved then. And now once again the Samsung SM-T230NZ has shown up in an official registry, and this time with Android 8.0. Meaning yes, finally a 7-inch Android 8.0 tablet, and from Samsung too. If the model number doesn’t sound all that new, it’s because this … more…

Binai G10Max Tablet With 4G On Launch Sale For $230

Yet another Helio X20 tablet is coming onto the market these days with the combination of reasonably high specs and a low price, cause now the Binai G10Max 4G tablet with Android is on a sort of launch sale for around $230 for the top version of it: https://www.geekbuying.com/Binai-G10Max-4G-Phablet It’s not as well designed as the Chuwi Hi9 Air, but on paper the specs and price are generally similar, though … more…

HP Chromebook x2 Announced – First Chrome OS 2-In-1 Tablet – Powered By Intel Core CPU

HP Chromebook x2 - CHROME OS TABLET

HP announced the first Chrome OS 2-in-1 tablet today called HP Chromebook x2. HP says that they expect to launch the Chromebook x2 on June 10 from $599. Specs are a little mixed for a Chromebook, with the Chromebook x2 featuring a 12.3-inch screen with 2400 x 1600 resolution with digitizer and Gorilla Glass 4, while it’s powered by a 7th gen. Intel Core m3 (7Y30) “Kaby Lake” processor with … more…

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 G3 Tablet (2018) Launched In The US

The modular tablet Lenovo ThinkPad X1 G3 Tablet (2018) has been launched in the US, and this is the 3rd generation of the tablet that sees just minor upgrades from the predecessors: lenovo.com/us/en/thinkpad-tablet-series/ThinkPad-X1-Tablet-3rd-Gen It’s also a question of too little too late, because even though it’s being marketed as sporting choices of 8th gen. Intel Core processors, Lenovo means Kaby Lake-R and not Coffee Lake processors when they say 8th … more…

Samsung’s Official Android 8.0 Tablet Update List For 2018 In North America

I asked Samsung what Samsung tablets will be eligible for the Android 8.0 update, and they sent me the link to the official North American update page for the upcoming Samsung tablets that will be treated to Oreo. Listed among them is what at first sounds like a new mystery tablet called Samsung Tab A8, but that turned out to actually just be the Tab A 8.0. Though it made … more…

Intel Core i7-8750H Coffee Lake Powered Asus Zephyrus GM501 Launch April 16

Do you find the new Intel Core i9 powered Asus ROG G703 looking a little too much like a gaming laptop, and also being too pricey for normal use? I’d agree, and I honestly don’t know if the radical gaming laptop designs hurt high-end laptop sales or not. Fortunately there are alternatives here, and one of the brand new 8th gen. Intel Core “Coffee Lake” powerhouses coming out, is the … more…