Acer Aspire Switch 3 Pro tipped to switch to Intel Pentium
Spurred by the success of the later Microsoft Surface models, OEMs of all sizes have hopped onto the 2-in-1 tablet market. Not all, however, have Microsoft’s money to throw at these devices. Forced to choose their battles, manufacturers like Chuwi have opted to go for lower price tags and mass market appeal by opting for a cheaper, and also less … Continue reading...
95 awesome Android apps that will transform your tired tablet
We've got almost 100 of the best tablet apps available on the Google Play Store and beyond, including apps in every category, organized so you can quickly find whatever it is you're looking for. The post 95 awesome Android apps that will transform your tired tablet appeared first on Digital Trends.
Eve V crowdfunded 2-in-1 laptops are ready to ship next month
Crowdfunding is a tricky beast. While it has made many a dream come true, it has also crushed just as many. So when you have a campaign that promises the sun and the moon to boot, you’d be forgiven for being a bit skeptical. Defying odds and doubts, the crowdsourced and crowdfunded Eve V computer will soon be shipping out … Continue reading...
Eve V crowdfunded 2-in-1 laptops are ready to ship next month
Crowdfunding is a tricky beast. While it has made many a dream come true, it has also crushed just as many. So when you have a campaign that promises the sun and the moon to boot, you’d be forgiven for being a bit skeptical. Defying odds and doubts, the crowdsourced and crowdfunded Eve V computer will soon be shipping out … Continue reading...
Chuwi SurBook to try and fill in the Microsoft Surface’s shoes
Next month, Microsoft might be dashing the hopes of Surface fans. For one, its Surface Pro 5 might just be a small, incremental step up from the Surface Pro 4 launched nearly two years ago. For another, the Surface Book 2 might no longer be a convertible but a regular “Windows Cloud” clamshell laptop. Disheartening as those rumors might be, … Continue reading...
This is how much Samsung’s Galaxy Books will cost
While Microsoft may have a new Surface Pro 5 coming next month, leaks paint a rather disappointing picture of a slightly refreshed 2-in-1. That gives its partners and competitors plenty of opportunities to grab the market for themselves. That is, if the price is right. Judging by the price and availability details that Samsung just put out, its new Galaxy … Continue reading...
The Eve 5, a crowdsourced Windows 10 tablet, enters production, will ship in May
One of the more interesting Surface Pro 4 competitors has been the Eve 5, a crowdsourced Windows 10 tablet that has been teased since 2015. It looks like the long development and testing cycle is finally over. The post The Eve 5, a crowdsourced Windows 10 tablet, enters production, will ship in May appeared first on Digital Trends....
Onyx Boox Typewriter is an ebook reader and a laptop in one
2-in-1 tablet/laptop hybrids are in fashion these days. In fact, analysts like IDC tout them as the saviors of the PC industry. But the form factor is also seeing some interest in more than just PCs. They’ve also come to tablets and even e-ink readers. Yes, you heard that right. A company by the name of Onyx International has just … Continue reading...
Apple might replace your damaged iPad 4 with an iPad Air 2
If you happen to own an iPad 4 and it’s damaged, taking it to an Apple Store for servicing might land you an iPad Air 2 as a replacement. That’s the news going around this weekend, thanks to the discovery of a company memo which states that an iPad Air 2 may be given as a substitute replacement due to … Continue reading...
Apple will provide iPads to NHL coaches
In the world of tech, one on-going pattern we see is tablet makers eager to get their devices into the hands of sports coaches, in turn making them visible from the sidelines. This strategy is now making its to the sport of hockey, where Apple has signed a deal with the NHL to supply both coaches and referees with iPads. … Continue reading...
Amazon Parent Dashboard gives FreeTime insight into kids’ tablet use
Amazon has launched a Parent Dashboard for Amazon FreeTime, its child-friendly selection of books, videos, apps, and games available for the Fire Kids Edition. The new system will be available on FreeTime across all the compatible platforms, including Kindle e-readers and the Amazon Fire TV, though it arguably makes most sense on the Amazon Fire Kids Edition tablet. The goal … Continue reading...
IDC: PC sales increased in early 2017 for the first time in five years
That upward trend in PC sales seems to be solidifying, as a number of analysts have been predicting a stabilization of the market or an outright recovery. For the first time, we have at least one firm reporting an increase in PC sales. The post IDC: PC sales increased in early 2017 for the first time in five years appeared first on Digital Trends....
This Sony e-ink tablet will retail for $700 and attempt to replace paper as the preferred medium for writing
Sony’s answer to global warming and deforestation is the huge, DPT-RP1, an e-ink tablet that you can write on. Until now, e-ink has only seen popular use in Amazon’s Kindle eBook readers. The primary difference between e-ink and traditional display technology is the fact that e-ink displays aren’t backlit, consume power only when the display is to be refreshed. For all intents and purposes, e-ink really is the closest digital analogue to real ink. These properties make e-ink id...
These early Surface Pro 5 rumors suggest Microsoft is playing safe
Given that the Surface Pro 4 was released back in 2015, there’s at least a decent chance that we’ll see the Surface Pro 5 release sometime this year. Today new rumors are suggesting that Microsoft may not be looking to do much in the way of refinement in the Surface Pro 5, instead playing it safe and sticking with what … Continue reading...
Lenovo Yoga Book with Chrome OS might be no more
The rather innovative and daring Lenovo Yoga Book was somewhat great as a Windows 2-in-1 tablet and OK as an Android slate. It seemed, however, perfect for that other hybrid operating system, Chrome OS. Part desktop OS and soon part Android desktop, there have been signs that this other Google OS might be coming to the Lenovo Yoga Book soon. … Continue reading...
Emirates promises a VIP service for some fliers’ larger gadgets
Now that passengers flying from some Middle East airports aren't allowed to take larger gadgets into the cabin, Emirates has made moves to reassure customers that it'll take proper care of their kit when they check it in. The post Emirates promises a VIP service for some fliers’ larger gadgets appeared first on Digital Trends....
Google Pixel 2 XL gets codenamed ‘Muskie’ on Google AOSP
While Google’s Pixel smartphones were a success, they did come with a few issues. But its now 2017 and everyone’s eyes are on the next version of the Pixel, that the rumour mill has tagged as the Pixel 2. Until now, there was only news about two pixel smartphones arriving in 2017, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. While the Pixel 2 got the codename ‘Walleye’, we now know that Pixel 2 XL is called ‘Muskie’ internally. However, the same listing also points to a t...
Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 breaks cover with 13MP camera, talented screen
Samsung’s launch of the Galaxy Tab S3, though received with some mixed reactions, might have inspired the “Apple of China” to take another stab at the Android tablet market as well. It has been quite a while since Xiaomi has put out a Mi Pad, so you’d think it would make a big splash about it. The Mi Pad 3‘s … Continue reading...
Android 7.1.2 rolling out first to Pixel C, Nexus Player
Android Nougat might sound like old news, now that Android O has formally been teased in a developer preview. But that’s not to say that the nutty treat isn’t going to have one last hurrah before it goes out of season. Following the second beta that was released just a few weeks ago, Android 7.1.2 is finally rolling out in … Continue reading...
Electronics ban is not a long term solution to threats, says IATA director general
British and US bans on laptops and tablet computers in flight cabins are not sustainable in the long term, the head of the association representing airlines said Tuesday. “The current measures are not acceptable as a long-term solution to whatever threat they are trying to mitigate,” said Alexandre de Juniac, director general of the International Air Transport Association. “Even in the short term, it is difficult to understand their effectiveness. And the commercial distortions...