May 292013

According to ARN reports, Toshiba and Telstra will jointly to launch the 4G version Portege Z10t tablet on June 11. Toshiba claimed the Portege Z10t will be the first Ultrabook and tablet hybrid device that combined 4G and Windows 8.

The Z10t is an untrabook hybrid device, it’s with a detachable backlit keyboard and a bracket kit, it also comes with the third generation Intel Core i5 CPU, integrated Intel HD 4000 graphics card, 4GB and 128GB SSD. The model Telstra offers is with Intel Celeron CPU, and it’s mainly for ordinary users, and it doesn’t have too many features.

The Telstra based Core i5 and Celeron version tablets 24 months installment price is $ 2,160, $ 90 per month, it includes 8GB/month data traffic (used in Australia). Users who buy the Core i5 version can enjoy Microsoft Office 365 if pay an additional $ 7.9 per month.

May 292013

This is not the first time we hear about the Huawei MediaPad 7 Vogue Tablet PC, but this time, it seems this device will be released soon. Recently, the record of MediaPad 7 Vogue is seen at the FCC’s Web site, the next step is to wait for the release of the tablet.

The MediaPad 7 Vogue got the DLNA certification a few months ago, but this device configuration is more concerned. In mid-March this year, the device configuration was leaked for the first time, but there has been no information about the price. But from the MediaPad 7 Vogue configuration point of view, the price should be around $ 150.

The MediaPad 7 Vogue is expected to be equipped with 7 inches 1024×600 resolution display, 1.5GHz quad-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor, 1GB RAM, WiFi, Bluetooth, microSD card slot, HDMI and Android 4.1 system. The one got the FCC filing is the WiFi model, but the information leaked before suggests this device will have 3G/4G versions.

May 282013

Few months since the release of the MeMO Pad ME301T, a tablet coded Asus K005 has recently unveiled in FCC website, which may be a new product in the MeMO Tablet PC series. Seen from the label at the back of the tablet, the K005 is likely to be a 10-inch tablet.

According to the report from the Taiwan media VR-Zone, the Asus K005 is the rumored ASUS MeMO Pad ME302KL. If the report is true, then the tablet is likely to be equipped with a 10 inches 1920*1200 resolution touch screen, Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core processor and Adreno 320 GPU, and with 1GB RAM and a minimum of 16GB ROM.

In addition, it is reported the tablet has a thickness of 0.4 feet (10.2 mm) and it weighs 1.3 pounds (590 grams), and it’s equipped with front and rear dual cameras and 5050 mAh lithium battery, it supports for Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, and it has 3G and 4G versions available.

The above hardware configurations match the configuration published on the FCC and NCC. But before the listing, Asus K005 also need to obtain certifications of Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GSM/WCDMA/LTE and other aspects.

May 282013

Recently, the game tablet Wikipad has arrived FCC to begin various technical tests, from the current displayed relevant documents, the currently tested is only the 7 inches version tablet body, but it’s not equipped with the iconic detachable handle. The biggest bright spot of the game tablet is in addition to Andorid game, it also gets Sony’s PlayStation certified, which can play cloud games through Gaikai platform. The product is expected to be sold at $ 249.

The Wikipad is equipped with 7-inch IPS display, 16GB storage space and NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor. In addition to touch screen, the device is equipped with left and right rockers, Arrows and ABXY function keys that gamers are very familiar with, which can be mapped. Compared with the 10-inch model, it’s even more compact and feels better.

May 242013

Hisense cooperated with Nvidia to release the Hisense Sero 7 Series tablets, among which the Pro version uses the same Nvidia Tegra 3 processor as the Nexus 7, it offers up to 32GB MicroSD card expansion and 5 megapixel rear camera. It’s reported that the Pro version will be listed in the U.S. market this week, and priced at $ 149.

The Pro version is equipped with a 7-inch 1280 * 800 IPS LCD display, 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage. In addition, biggest difference from Nexus 7 is that the tablet supports up to 32GB MicroSD card expansion, it also provides a mini-HDMI interface so you can connect directly to a TV or a high-resolution display to play games or watch HD video.

In addition the Pro also has a 5 megapixel camera and 2 megapixel front camera. It’s equipped with a flash. Its size is 7.9 * 5 * 0.43 inches, and it is equipped with Android 4.2.1 system, itas battery life time can achieve more than 10 hours.

In addition Hisense also introduced the Lite version Hisense Sero 7, which is priced at only $ 99. It’s with a 1.6GHz dual-core processor, 1GB RAM and 1024 * 600 resolution 7-inch IPS LCD screen. Its size is 7.9 “x 4.8″ x 0.41″.

May 222013

Lenovo has just launched the Windows8 Tablet ThinkPad Helix, and now it’s sold in the U.S., but this is not for individual users, but specially launched for the enterprise users, allegedly the product has optimized a lot for business users.

Lenovo ThinkPadHelix is equipped with a resolution of 1920 * 1080 11.6-inch touch screen, it will be sold together with the keyboard dock. Helix also makes some minor improvements to this keyboard dock, when the keyboard dock is inserted into the tablet, it will become laptop, which has “rip and flip” design, so you can lid it like notebook, and also it can be rotated 180 degrees like ThinkPad Tablet2. While the tablet itself is with a USB 2.0 port and a miniDisplayPort port, the keyboard base is still designed with two USB 3.0 ports, a miniDisplayPort interface, and another battery.

Individual tablet weights 1.8 pounds, it can run 6 hours without the keyboard base, and 10 hours with it. The tablet is equipped with 2.8GHz Intel Core i5 processor, 4GB RAM and 128GB SSD, its price is expected to be $ 1,680. While the other version is equipped with 3.2GHz Core i7 processor, 8GB memory and 180GB SSD, it runs Windows8Pro system, and it’s expected to be sold at $ 2,000. Currently users can order it on Lenovo’s official website, the official release date is on June 6.

May 202013

The OLPC XO tablet was displayed in the CES show in January it the Las Vegas Convention Center, and the displayed version is not the final version. There are only a few weeks time from the officially list time of the XO tablet on June 1.

The XO is designed by Vivitar, which is carefully selected by the retail partner Wal-Mart, the manufacturer is very sensitive to price, so they can produce high cost-effective product.

The OLPC has some minor adjustments in the software, it runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean system, so you can use more pulley function in the operation of the “I want to be an …” UI, so it can bring the children with the experience of the dream jobs, such as astronauts, artists, doctors etc. In addition, it is equipped with extremely simplified interface for the young, the tablet will be pre-installed 200 apps (100 English apps and 100 Spanish apps) and 200 books (100 books in English, 100 Spanish instruments).

In addition, the green rubber sleeve also has some changes by adding a hook-like hand ring as well as a more pronounced texture on the back shell, so the children can better grip the tablet. And the tablet itself is very strong, which can withstand some careless splash, but it is only 7 inches in size, so it’s very convenient for the kids to carry.

On June 1, the tablet will be sold in Wal-Mart’s official website, the Wal-Mart stores will also have limited sale on July 1, and more retailers will start selling this product in the future.

May 202013

According to media reports, the Italian PC maker Ekoore released a very interesting tablet PC, called Python S3. This speciality of this device is that it can run Windows 8, Ubuntu and Android three different systems.

According to the information of the Ekoore official website, the Python S3 is equipped with Intel Celeron 847 dual-core processor, up to 8GB memory and 32/64/128GB solid state drive. The processing performance of this device is not that high-end.

Ekoore claims, they will install one of the three systems based on consumer choice, or all of the three. The price of the device is 599 euros, and the additional keyboard base with internal battery is 139 euros.

May 172013

The Archos low-cost tablet lineup ushers in an 8-inch IPS screen product, which is the Archos 80 Xenon. The tablet runs Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) system, the screen resolution is 1024×768, and it’s with 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor, 2.0 million pixel rear camera, 1GB RAM and 4GB ROM. In addition, it provides a MicroSD card slot, and it supports up to 64GB storage capacity.

The Archos 80 Xenon is a 3G and WiFi equipment, and the shipping time is in June. It’s sold at the price of £ 159.99 ($ 244.80), and its competitors are the entry-level Nexus 7 and Kindle Fire.

Interestingly, the introduction of Archos says the 80 Xenon is a “non-SIM card lock” device, which means that the user can choose any operators. Although the company did not mention, the device may also be able to call like the Samsung Tab. In that case, the product will be very attractive.

Unlike other entry-level tablets, the 80 Xenon provides complete wireless connectivity and other features, including Bluetooth 3.0, WiFi, GPS and FM radio.

May 172013

According to a new report, Microsoft will release the next generation of Surface RT tablet in June this year, which is priced between $ 249 and $ 299. More importantly, this second-generation Surface RT tablet will be equipped with an 8-inch touch screen. And also the next generation of the Surface RT tablet may use the Nvidia’s Tegra processor. “As the first generation of Surface RT tablet sales are weak, as well as the fierce competition in the 7-8 inches tablets market, most market watchers are conservative about the performance of the next generation Surface Tablet,” the report said.

It is reported that Microsoft will launch the 10-inch Surface 2.0 tablet in the third quarter of this year. The sources said in the view that Microsoft need to clear the inventory of the existing 10.6-inch Surface tablets, the size of Microsoft’s upcoming 10.x inches tablet may be less than the 10.6-inch, the new Surface tablet will be released in the third quarter at the earliest. “