ax Wi-Fi Contracts Signed For Modules – But Tablets With ax Wi-Fi Won’t See Light Of Day Until 2019

On the market today there are tablets available with either 2.4 GHz or 5GHz Wi-Fi cover or both, and four or more of the 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac bands and channels, with n and ac offering enough of bandwidth for practically every user. The new 6th standard called 802.11 ax is coming though, as both Intel and Broadcom have talked about the implementation of it lately, and this week Skyworks announced it’s … more…

2018 Models Of LG Gram Laptops With 8th Gen Intel Core CPU’s Available In USA – At Least According To Microsoft

LG Gram 2018

LG doesn’t have a large range of tablets and other computers, focusing instead on very specific devices, and we are probably all better off for it. But two years ago they came up with the Window laptop series LG Gram, intended to be powerful but still as light as possible. And now Microsoft have announced the availability of the newest 8th gen. Intel Core processor devices on behalf of LG … more…

First Acer Chrome OS Tablet Spotted In London

The first Chrome OS tablet and from Acer has just been spotted during the BETT education fair in London. What’s strange is that Acer have had a stand there called Acer For Education where they have announced Chromebook laptops, but the Chrome OS tablet appears to be something Acer only wantd to showcase to people in the education sector without actually announcing it yet. The announcement came instead from BETT … more…

3rd Upgrade Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air 13.3 With Intel Core i5-8250U Release This Week

The Intel Core i5-8250U powered Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air at 13.3 inches is being released internationaly this week from Geekbying, which makes this the 3rd upgrade of Xiaomi’s notebook series. The first Xiaomi Air was unveiled on July 27 in 2016 with a 6th gen. Skylake processor. Then in March last year, Xiaomi announced a refresh and overhaul of the notebooks, which included the upgrade to a 7th gen. Kaby … more…

Nintendo New 2DS XL – Pikachu Edition Release in North America January 26

Nintendo New 2DS XL Pikachu Edition

So while we await the foldable tablets from various brands later in the year, Nintendo is about to launch something dual-screen at least in North America on January 26, with the launch of the Pikachu Edition Nintendo New 2DS XL for $159: https://www.amazon.com/Nintendo-New-2DS-XL-Pikachu/ Traditional gaming console may not be the best description because the Nintendo New 2DS XL has features that shames many tablets. The Pikachu Edition of the Nintendo … more…

Official Android 8.1 Beta Testing Possible Today On Nokia 8

Nokia 8 - Android 8.1

Nokia keeps showing Android smartphone makers how it’s done, after chief product officer at HMD Global Nokia, Juho Sarvikas announced the official availability of the beta version of Android 8.1 for their high-end Nokia 8 smartphone today. Nokia’s Android 8.1 beta update and further info around it can be found at this link: https://www.nokia.com/en_int/phones/betalabs Juho Sarvikas have also stated that the Mobile World Congress is something we should look forward … more…

First 512GB microSD Card Unveiled – Launch In February

512GB microSD card Integral

The highest microSD card capacity is from now on 512GB thanks to the new memory card announced by the British company Integral today, as the world’s first 512GB microSDXC card. It is measured according to the Video Speed Class 10 (V10) standard and UHS-I standard, meaning that it is compatible with microSD card slots from many years back on phones, tablets, cameras, drones, MP3 players, GPS, and other small devices … more…

Top 5 New iPad Apps In January ‘Loved By Apple’

Apple iPad Apps January 2018

Apple have an app category called “Apps We Love” which is their way of highlighting apps for various purposes instead of letting just the most downloaded apps steal most of the spotlight. iPad’s now come in four different sizes, all of which are good tablets and with lots of accessories out there to enhance their use even further, so there is an iPad for anyone willing to use iOS and … more…

8.4-Inch Android 7.0 Tablet Chuwi Hi9 Released

Chuwi Hi9

Chuwi Hi9 has been released this week, making it the first new tablet out in 2018. Chuwi calls this tablet a gaming tablet, and while I was a little curious about it when it first leaked, there seems to be some reasons to go for the alternatives instead. https://www.banggood.com/Original-Box-CHUWI-Hi9 I knew about the 4500 mAh battery, which might be considered too little for this tablet, but it also has a … more…

Intel Pentium 4415U Powered Windows 10 2-In-1 Tablet Voyo Vbook I5

Voyo Vbook I5

I mentioned the upcoming Intel Core powered Voyo i7 Plus a few days ago, but there is also a similar in design Intel Pentium 4415U tablet version coming too by the name of Voyo Vbook I5. I don’t know when it will be launched or at what price, but I imagine the price to be around $500 to $600 just for the tablet alone, since the specs are generally high. … more…

Wacom Launches eDocument Specific Tablets

Wacom have announced the launch of two new versions of a new large customer desk, education, and eDocument tablet with model numbers DTK-2451 and DTH-2452. Despite being Wacom tablets, they are not the typical professional graphic drawing tablets. DTK-2451 is a pen-only version, while the DTH-2452 is the pen and touch version. And they are both specialized tablets for either writing on or going through digital documents with others, or … more…

New Fujitsu Windows Tablets Announced For 2018 Model Year

Fujitsu tablets 2018

Fujitsu announced 3 new tablets for the 2018 model year in Japan yesterday, but despite their mostly normal looks, these of Fujitsu’s tablets are enterprise tablets. And while Fujitsu have some Android tablets too, the first new tablets for 2018 are all large Windows tablets. Fujitsu Arrows Tab Q738/SE (for the education market) and Fujitsu Arrows Tab Q738/SB (for the enterprise market). These are 13.3-inch Windows tablets that have reduced … more…

Acer Ditches Intel For AMD Ryzen Processors On New Acer Swift 3 – Release February 9

2018 AMD Laptops Windows 10

After the public revelations this week and last week that several Intel processors have up until now had undisclosed flaws, a lot of people immediately started looking for alternative processor for Windows devices, of which there are only AMD for Windows computers at the moment: https://www.amazon.com/Acer-Swift-Ryzen Acer is about to release their new 2018 Acer Swift 3 series of Windows 10 laptops on February 9, and there they’ve ditched Intel … more…

Samsung Galaxy Tab E 8.0 First Among Samsung Tablets Known To Get Android 8.0

Samsung Tablets Android 8.0 Oreo

Currently the only tablet running Android 8.0 is the Google Pixel C, a tablet that is no longer in production. But good news though, since it’s now visibly clear that the Android 8.0 Oreo update is heading towards the current Android 7.0 tablet Samsung Galaxy Tab E 8 on T-Mobile. The news was picked up by PhoneArena after they noticed a similar update being officially prepared for the Samsung Galaxy … more…

Chuwi SurBook Mini Unboxing – 10.8-Inch Windows 10 2-in-1 Tablet That Replace The Surface 3

Chuwi SurBook Mini

So here’s a little Chuwi SurBook Mini unboxing for this Microsoft Surface 3 replacement that was launched two months ago with nice specs for a Windows 10 tablet of this size and category, seen here: https://www.gearbest.com/tablet-pcs/pp_10279677.html Chuwi SurBook Mini specs includes Windows 10, a quad-core Intel Celeron “Apollo Lake” N3450 processor which gives it a better performance than the Intel Atom processors, along with 4GB of DDR3 RAM, and 64GB … more…