Micromax Funbook Talk P362 with 2G Voice calling, Android JB spotted online(0)
Lately, Micromax has been concentrating on its smartphone lineup and we have not heard much regarding the tablets that the company has for buyers but a new Micromax Funbook has been spotted on the Indian manufacturer’s website called the Micromax Funbook Talk P362 which arrives with 2G Voice calling facility which is a successor to the existing Micromax Funbook Talk P350.
The Micromax Funbook Talk P362 arrives with 7-inch TFT Capacitive display with a resolution 800 x 480 pixels while being powered by a 1.2 GHz single-core processor coupled with 1 GB of RAM. The internal storage is pegged at 4 GB out of which 1.6 GB will be user-usable. A mciroSD slot will let users to expand the storage up to 32 GB.
The Micromax Funbook Talk P362 will also be the first tablet from the company to arrive with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS out-of-the-box. There is a 2 MP rear camera on the tablet while a front facing VGA camera will take care of your video chats. Users will have a SIM card slot for 2G/GPRS/EDGE connectivity while they will also be able to make voice calls from the tablet.
Specifications of the Micromax Funbook Talk P362
Samsung announces Galaxy Note 8.0(0)
Samsung today announced their new 8 inch phone the much-leaked and rumored, Galaxy Note 8.0 which will feature at the global conference.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0, with a screen size of 8 inches, has a resolution of 1280×800 pixels and is powered by a 1.6 GHz quad-core processor while being supported by 2 GB of RAM.
The Galaxy Note 8.0 comes with an on-board storage of 16/32 GB which can be further expanded up to 64 GB with a microSD card. The tablet is equipped with dual cameras: a 5 megapixel rear camera and a 1.3 megapixel front facing camera and runs on the Android Jelly Bean OS while being powered by a Li-ion 4,600 mAh battery.
The device also has the optimised Samsung S-Pen which helps to increase everyday usability. Removing the S-Pen from the device will automatically launch innovative features such as Pen Detection that will suggest adapted menus. With the advanced Air View, the S-Pen needs only to hover over the screen to see previews of the files or application without even having to open it. Users will now be able to control the capacitive back and menu buttons using the S-Pen on Note 8.0 too.
Samsung will make the Galaxy Note 8.0 available for prospective buyers worldwide in the Q2 2013 and no details on the pricing of the device has been shared yet.
Specifications of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0:
Google Play Store on Windows 8(0)
With the number of Windows 8 OS users steadily rising, we expected an equivalent rise in the number of apps available for the OS. Unfortunately, this isn’t happening and has caused a lot of discontent amongst the users. GetYourAppsBack by Bluestacks is a unique initiative to provide the apps from the largest app store, Google Play to the Windows 8 users.
Bluestacks, which is an Android virtualization software for PC’s, was earlier available for Windows 7 and provided a fully emulated Android Tablet experience. Now the same can be availed by Windows 8 users.
To install Bluestacks on your Windows 8 device, visit GetYouAppsBack.com and download the required software. You can then proceed to the Google Play store and run any Android choice in the Windows environment. You can also install the Cloud Connect app on your Android device to sync between the two platforms.
With a very few useful apps on the Windows Store, Bluestacks is a really good alternative to getting good apps for your device. Though the emulated apps won’t perform as per the standards on the hardware they were intended for, till Windows Store comes up with good apps, this is the only option available.
Intel: If there is Windows 8, you do not need to think twice!(0)
Intel recently released the sales figures for the revenue generated in the Q4 of the year 2012. While the figures beat past evaluations, Intel’s incomes and benefits were still easier than they were for the same period a year prior.
Nonetheless, current Intel CEO Paul Otellini still feels that going with Microsoft and third party PC producers on unique PC convertible plans (for example the Dell XPS 12, demonstrated above) will accommodate Intel in the long run to battle off the ascent of tablet-just items for example the iPad and Kindle Fire. CNet.com reports that throughout Intel’s Q&A with fiscal experts on Thursday, he stated:
Besides shouldn’t we think about rivalry from ARM-based processors for example the ones from NVIDIA and Qualcomm that are, no doubt, being utilized as a part of a couple Windows RT tablets for example the Surface. Otellini appears to be unimpressed thus far, guaranteeing that Intel’s upcoming “Bay Trail” and “Clover Trail+” chips will perform a cut above ARM-based plans. He included:
Origin: CNet.com | Image through Dell | Stay tuned!
Rumor: Galaxy Note 8.0 specs defined; to be available at MWC 2013(0)
“Samsung GT-N5100” holds the key! SamMobile has obtained some valuable information from Samsung about the next Galaxy Note tablet, the Galaxy Note 8.0.
The 8.0 tablet is expected to bundle in 3G + WiFi and WiFi only coupled with the following specifications:
Expected to weigh around 330g, or 0.7 pounds, the tablet comes with dimensions of 211.3×136.3×7.95 mm. It bundles Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and comes with all of the wireless connections expected from a tablet to carry these days. To name them -
One of the last specs mentioned was its battery, which the Galaxy Note 8.0 will come with a 4600 mAh battery. Samsung is expected to unveil the Galaxy Note 8.0 at Mobile World Congress next month in Barcelona, Spain.
Jelly Bean now here for Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 and Galaxy Tab 2 7.0(0)
Last year it was announced that Samsung’s Galaxy tablets, including the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0, the Galay Tab 7.0 Plus, the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 and the Galaxy Note 10.1, will be getting Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. It seems that all those who own a Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 have finally received some Jelly Beans.
Some of the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 owners have said that they received the update, which is 311MB in size, via OTA and Samsung Kies. It appears that the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 (P3113) is getting the update as well, via OTA and Samsung Kies. The change log will accompany soon. If you want to check for the update, just go to “Settings”, then to “About Device” and then to “Software Updates”. You can also use Samsung Kies to check for the update.
There’s no changelog available at this point, but we all know what to expect from Jelly Bean: Google Now, Project Butter, improved performance, enhanced notifications, and more. You can see if the update is available on your device by heading into Settings > About device > Software update; otherwise, you can plug it into your PC via USB and launch Kies, which should prompt the update.
CES: Startling new tablets from Gigabyte(0)
Not every brand if afraid of bundling their device with the all new Windows 8 operating system. At least not Gigabyte as they reveal startling new tablets to the notebook world. They showcase the S1185 for regular customers and S1082 for business users.
It is without a doubt that they have immense competition to face, considering the state of the tablet market at present. ModGadgets would recommend the Gigabyte S1185 to someone who puts the tablet to an awful lot of use.
The device features a 1080p 11.6-inch display, a powerful Ivy Bridge processor which is certain to improve statistics on power consumption. Additionally, there a magnetic add-on and “optical finger navigation” which we are yet to find out more about.
How the S1185 differs from the S1082, used for business purposes, will be because of the cellular facility available to it. Alongside, it bundles with itself a 500Gb HDD (optional) if SSD is not a preferred option to the buyer.
Stay tuned for all such relevant updates!
Run through the CES 2013 coverage by ModGadgets here.
Courtesy: Mobile Geeks
iPad5 to arrive in March 2013(0)
Hypothetically named the iPad5, it is believed that the outline of Apple’s afterward full structure component tablet could be enlivened by the svelte iPad smaller than normal, losing up to 4mm in tallness, 17mm in width, and 2mm in profundity and in addition being lighter.
The fourth- era iPad measures 241.2 x 185.7 x 9.4mm, so the subtractions might bring about an iPad 5 with sizes of 237.2 x 168.7 x 7.4mm. The iPad smaller than normal is 7.2mm thick, so in any event the profundity part of these hypothetical estimations bodes well.
With respect to weight, the early prattle focuses to the Cupertino based company’s fifth- era iPad dropping down to one LED backdrop illumination bar in an offer to make the unit all the more convenient.
Are the early rumours presumable to happen as expected? We would not be able to think about a great excuse for why Apple wouldn’t attempt to thin down its afterward full tablet offering, yet a possible March 2013 start is more muddled.
On the one hand, certain purchasers may prize a sensibly snappy revive, as the fourth- era iPad didn’t truly include countless revamped headlines: an enhanced processor, minor camera redesigns, and 4G LTE underpin were the feature overhauls, leaving numerous underwhelmed after the Retina unrest of the third- era iPad.
Other punters. especially those who bought the iPad 3 after its March 2012 UK release, were furious that Apple introduced a new version of its so-called “new iPad” just seven months on, effectively negating the sexiness of their pricey purchase. An iPad 5 in March 2013 would mean three new full form factor tablets in the space of a year and further tick off irritable consumers.
That said, the tablet market is moving at a particularly fast pace at the moment, and given the demand for an iPad mini with Retina, sticking to its traditional March/April tablet release schedule may make sense – at least from a business perspective
Here’s the way tablets can happen to be Instructors in certain parts of the planet !!(0)
You’ve no doubt caught that cutting edge tablets are awesome studying mechanisms, yet would they be able to truly swap educators? I might state no, yet in certain puts which absence knowledgeable individuals to enlighten the adolescent ones, tablets give incredible course to pick up unique stuff. Truth be told, with more than 100 million first- review-advanced kids not having access to educating, tablets can assist a considerable measure, carrying significant material to those in requirement of information.
The OLPC (One Laptop Per Child) project conveyed totally stacked Motorola Xoom tablets to two villages in Ethiopia to see what might happen. Besides astonish, amaze – after simply 5 months, the youngsters have hacked Android.
The system is made to encapsulate four key thoughts: story interface, personalization abilities (for the kid), programming that develops with the kid, and uphold for straight communication. In this way far, the effects are vowing however authorities think they require more chance to discover if youngsters can pick up to peruse this way…
Acer Iconia B1 – 7-inch dual core tablet with Android 4.1 for $ 99 might get unveiled at CES(0)
Yesterday, we heard about a $99 Nexus tablet from Google and ASUS which turned out to be a 7-inch ASUS ME172V tablet expected to arrive between $129-$149 from ASUS alone.
And today we have a look at the Acer Iconia B1 which is expected to rival the Google Nexus 7 and is expected to arrive at just $99.
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