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LG G Pad III 10.1 tablet announced with Full HD display, LTE and kickstand

LG has announced the LG G Pad III 10.1, a Full-HD tablet that comes with a 16:10 display, LTE and kickstand for around $360
avatarby John VelascoDecember 19, 20160 comments

Samsung chief vows to bring foldable screens to devices by 2016

According to SammyMobile, Vice Chairman and CEO, Oh-Hyun Kwon, ran the rule over its roadmap at the Samsung Analyst Day in Korea on Wednesday and highlighted that ‘curved’ – like the one featuring on the Galaxy Round – and ‘bended’ screens will come to market over the next year. Fold-able displays are then expected to arrive in 2016 through to 2017. Of course, innovation like this doesn’t come without obstacles and this is something Samsung has even recognized. The firm said at the event that there were numerous “technical challenges”, which presumably could entail also trying to make foldable processors and [...]
avatarby Tab TimesNovember 6, 20130 comments

Google said to be planning Nexus 7 3

A recent report out of Korea says Google is set to choose between three possibly Nexus 7 3 manufacturers – HTC, LG and the company behind the last two Nexus 7 tablets, Asus. The report says Google is likely to decide by December.   Source article
avatarby Tab TimesOctober 24, 20130 comments

Is Apple working on a giant iPad?

Coming hot on the heels of rumors on Apple’s plans to launch two new iPad minis and introduce the fifth-generation iPad, it has been suggested that the Cupertino firm’s next move will be to launch a much bigger model that will compete with Ultrabooks and smaller notebooks. Citing company “insiders”, Korean-language website ETNews claims that Apple is talking to component suppliers in Korea about equipping a future version of the iPad with a staggering 12.9-inch display. The website also adds that the device will be called the 'iPad maxi', will boast a better battery life than competing Ultrabooks and notebooks, and will come to market in [...]
avatarby Tab TimesMay 28, 20130 comments

New poll suggests tablets are replacing newspapers in Korea

The survey found that 95% of Koreans with tablets consume the news online, compared to 90% of smartphone users, and also discovered that half of tablet users now watch less TV than before. The Korea Communications Commission revealed that 35.6% of tablet users, and 14.8% of smartphone owners, watch downloaded or streamed videos from a video-on-demand (VOD) service so that they can watch the videos at a later date. In comparison, just 5.9% use the devices to watch shows in real-time. The study was on 800 adults aged between 18 and 64 in the Seoul metropolitan area of Korea. The research was carried out between 19th September and 12th October and comprised 300 smartphone [...]
avatarby Tab TimesJanuary 3, 20120 comments

Kazakhstan to bring tablets to all school children by 2020

Kazakhstan is aiming to bring tablets to all school pupils in the next few years as part of its electronic learning programme. The country, which is said to be the ninth largest in the world, aims to have purchased 83,000 tablets for use in schools by 2020, although these tablets are unlikely to replace textbooks, as they have done in some schools in the US and Japan. This programme has also been devised to introduce high-speed Internet access across the country, and a beta version of the program is already in operation in 44 schools. Kazakhstan’s intention to introduce tablets in schools follows recent announcements from the governments of Turkey and Zimbabwe. [...]
avatarby Tab TimesNovember 14, 20110 comments
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