featured image
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 – the first 48 hours
featured image
Best cheap Android tablets (November 2015)
featured image
NVIDIA Shield Tablet returns as the Tablet K1, priced at $200 (quick look)
featured image
Best Windows tablets – November 2015
featured image
TabTimes Monthly – November 2015 – Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet international giveaway
Posts Tagged ‘Russia’
Most Recent
Read More

British government clamps down on espionage…by banning iPads

November 4, 2013

Citing people close to the heart of the issue, The Mail on Sunday reports that numerous iPads were used last week in a presentation by Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude, only for these to be removed at the end of the meeting by security staff.

It is believed that this is a precautionary move to guard against international spying, as The Telegraph adds that China, Pakistan, Russia and Iran all have Trojan viruses that can turn iPads into microphones and transmitters – thus increasing the likelihood of government secrets being found out.

(Worth reading: Britain set to give new iPads to 650 MPs & British MPs get the go-ahead to use smartphones and [...]

Read More

Wow — Russian company to spend $4 million on retooled iPad for CEO

July 16, 2013

According to Russia Today, the company has announced a tender for creating the tablet, which will be iOS-powered, 3G and will be connected to Gazprom’s data storage. The firm also hopes that the slate will open applications within five seconds and aims to have the device running 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

 The eventual aim is for the device to end up as some kind of digital think tank, so that Miller can use it to keep up-to-date on all on-goings at the firm.

However, with Gazprom still to find both developers to work on customized iOS apps and a contractor to build the tablet – which according to the report will “probably be a very advanced [...]

Read More

US Air Force calls off plan to buy thousands of iPad 2 tablets

February 22, 2012

The group has not officially explained the reason why it cancelled the plan to acquire 2,861 iPad 2 tablets, although reports would suggest there being some unease over security.

The plan was initiated in January, and the tablets were set to feature the GoodReader document reading app, developed by Moscow-based Good.iWare, and which is already reported to be used by Alaska Airlines and, in the near future, Delta Air Lines. However, Michael McCarthy, director of the Army’s smartphone project, ‘Connecting Soldiers to Digital Applications’, told Nextgov that they would not be using software developed in Russia, because of potential security risks.

A [...]

TabTimes Monthly
featured image
TabTimes Monthly – November 2015 – Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet international giveaway

Once a month we email you with the latest reviews, news, product releases and deals!
Top 10 this month
Heat Index
TabTimes Monthly – October 2015 – iPad Mini 4 international giveaway
TabTimes Monthly – November 2015 – Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet international giveaway
Apple iPad Air 2 vs iPad Mini 4 – quick comparison
Best Black Friday 2015 tablet deals
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 – the first 48 hours
Lenovo Yoga 900 hands on: the world’s thinnest core laptop
Best iPad mini 4 cases
Which iPad should I buy?
HP Spectre x2 hands on: A Surface Pro challenger
Best iPad mini 4 accessories