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Oct 22, 2013

Apple Announces iPad Air and iPad Mini with Retina Display

Apple iPad Air

Apple today announced iPad Air, the latest generation of its category defining device, featuring a stunning 9.7-inch Retina display in a new thinner and lighter design. Precision-engineered to weigh just one pound, iPad Air is 20 percent thinner and 28 percent lighter than the fourth generation iPad, and with a narrower bezel the borders of iPad Air are dramatically thinner—making content even more immersive.

Apple today also announced iPad mini with Retina display, bringing all the pixels from the 9.7-inch iPad to its 7.9-inch screen, delivering razor sharp text and detail in the same amazingly thin and light design…

Oct 17, 2013

Lenovo Announces Miix2 8" Windows 8.1 Tablet

Lenovo Miix2

Lenovo today announced the Lenovo Miix2 8-inch tablet, a Windows 8.1 multi-mode device that packs an Intel quad-core processor and IPS wide-angle, high-definition display into a small tablet form factor. Paired with an optional stylus and detachable cover, the Lenovo Miix2 8-inch joins its popular predecessor, the Lenovo Miix.

Measuring only 8.35mm thick and weighing a mere 350g, the Lenovo Miix2 8-inch tablet delivers a 16:10 widescreen experience that deftly balances visual experience with portability. The 10-point multi-touch WXGA display delivers an 800 x 1280 resolution and its impressive 178-degree viewing angle means no one is left out of the fun…

Oct 17, 2013

Acer Iconia W4 Features 8" IPS Display, Intel Atom 1.8 GHz CPU And Windows 8.1

Acer Iconia W4

Acer today debuted the new 8-inch Iconia W4 tablet that features IPS and Zero Air Gap technologies providing a sharp display with enhanced clarity and brightness. In addition, the Iconia W4 is also equipped with Windows 8.1 and a 4th Generation Intel Atom processor, offering faster tablet performance as well as battery life up to 10 hours for web browsing and up to 8 hours for video playback.

Compact enough to hold in one hand yet spacious enough for comfortable viewing, the Iconia W4 brings mobile productivity and media consumption to the next level…

Oct 9, 2013

Archos GamePad 2 To Be Available in Europe For £179.99

Archos GamePad 2

Archos is proud to announce its second generation tablet made for Gamers – the Archos GamePad 2 available in Europe at the end of October at £179.99.

“Following the success of the GamePad 1, we knew that we could take the gaming-tablet concept further. With our GamePad 2 we have included an HD screen, better controls, a larger battery and a faster processor,” said Loic Poirier ARCHOS CEO, “We're excited to be working with a leading games company like Gameloft to pre-install two visually stunning titles for an amazing gaming experience."

Oct 3, 2013

Archos Releases Three New High Quality Platinum Tablets

Archos 97b Platinum HD

Archos will go head to head with leading tablet brands with today’s release of three high-quality, fully loaded tablets: the Archos 97b Platinum HD, Archos 101 Platinum and Archos 80b Platinum. The Platinum tablets have everything to meet your needs at a price competitive to current market options arriving during October.

“As a pioneer in the portable technology market, our company philosophy has always been to provide innovative solutions to consumers at the best price possible,” says Loic Poirier, CEO of RCHOS…

Oct 2, 2013

Dell Unveils Venue Tablet Lineup

Dell Venue 8 Pro

Dell today took a bold step in unveiling a new family of tablets. The Dell Venue line of tablets is comprised of four new ultrathin models designed to address the changing way people live and work today. Dell’s “damned sexy” tablets, as described by leading Enderle Group analyst, Rob Enderle, deliver leading performance and quality, backed by Intel processing technology. With compact designs that make it easy to stay connected on the go, the Dell Venue tablets have an exquisite fit and finish…

Sep 25, 2013

Amazon Introduces Kindle Fire HDX

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX

Amazon today introduced the third generation of Kindle Fire—the all-new Kindle Fire HDX. The new Kindle Fire HDX tablets combine groundbreaking hardware, the latest version of Fire OS, and exclusive new features and services like X-Ray for Music, Second Screen, Prime Instant Video downloads, and the revolutionary new Mayday button…

Sep 25, 2013

The New $139 Kindle Fire HD To Begin Shipping On October 2

Amazon Kindle Fire HD

Two years ago, Amazon revolutionized the tablet industry with the $199 Kindle Fire. Today, Amazon is doing it again: introducing the new $139 Kindle Fire HD. Kindle Fire HD is available for pre-order starting today at www.amazon.com/fire-hd.

“Two years ago, we revolutionized the tablet industry with the breakthrough $199 price point for tablets—now we're doing it again with the $139 price point,” said Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com Founder and CEO…

Sep 23, 2013

Microsoft Announces Surface 2, Surface Pro 2 And New Accessories

Microsoft Surface 2

Microsoft on Monday announced that the Microsoft Surface family of tablets is growing. Two new Surface models — Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 — along with an expanded portfolio of new Surface accessories, will be available at Microsoft retail stores and select third-party retailers in 22 initial markets, including Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States on Oct. 22 and China in early November. Additional markets will be announced in the coming months…

Sep 19, 2013

HP Unveils New Tablets And 2-in-1 Detachable Notebooks

HP Slate 7 Extreme

HP today unveiled a suite of stylish consumer tablets amd the first fanless 2-in-1 detachable Ultrabook PC based on the 4th generation Intel Core processor.

“Our customers need solutions that work and play the way they do,” said Ron Coughlin, senior vice president, Consumer PC and Solutions Group, HP. “Today’s announcement— which includes four world-first introductions—illustrates how HP is innovating and defining the next-generation computing experience, delivering the productivity customers need and the entertainment they want.”