Posts Tagged ‘tablets’
Yesterday, Qualcomm announced its fifth generation Gobi embedded data connectivity reference platform for mobile devices, including thin form factor notebooks, tablets and convertibles.
The technology is based on Qualcomm’s Gobi 4G LTE wireless baseband modems, (MDM9615 and MDM9215), and delivers fast LTE connectivity on FDD and TDD networks worldwide, with backwards compatibility to HSPA+ and EV-DO networks.
Recently, Winmate Communication INC. launched eight new rugged tablets with Cedar Trail processor.
The rugged tablets ID80 and ID83 Series are based on Intel’s latest Atom dual-core processor, N2600 (1.6GHz) and come with a passive cooling heat sink design (fanless), with temperatures ranging from -20°C to 55°C (depending on the model).
In mid 2012, notebook companies will start offering ultrabooks transforming into tablets.
So as to get ready for the upcoming Metro-style UI of Windows 8, in the second half of this year notebook companies will start offering ultrabooks transforming designs with touch screen capabilities. But adding touch functions will result in 0.7 – 1.5cm increase in thickness and higher production cost.
Corning’s Gorilla Glass 2 makes devices ultra-thin and tougher – video.
Corning just uploaded an official video of its newest Gorilla Glass 2, which the company was exhibiting at CES 2012.
In the above lever press demonstration video, Corning tests and shows us (together with Microsoft) how ultra-thiner, tougher, damage resistant and more flexible is its next-generation Gorilla Glass 2 (compared to chemically strengthened Soda-lime glass and the company’s previous generation – Gorilla Glass).
Yesterday, ASUS introduced its Rose Gold and the Hot Pink Zenbooks, and a few tablets at CES 2012 in Vegas.
ASUS announced its new Ultrabooks – the Rose Gold and the Hot Pink colored ZENBOOK (video). The new ZENBOOK is powered by the latest Intel Core i7 processors, SATA3 SSD, Bluetooth V4.0 and USB 3.0 (with USB Charger+ technology).
Apple will ship its iPad 3 in March 2012, and later in October its iPad 4.
The iPad 3 will be equipped with a QXGA (1536 x 2048) display and longer battery life. Due to the launch of its iPad 3, and so as to compete with other companies like Sony, Motorola and Samsung (who’s tablets are priced at around $359 USD, and above), Apple will lower prices of the iPad 2 to $399 USD.
Samsung announced that will release 4G WiBro (WiMAX) embedded Notebooks and tablets.
Today, Samsung, KT (formerly Korea Telecom) and Intel together announced that will release 4G Wibro (WiMAX) capable notebooks after closely working together for nearly a year.
39 Samsung devices in 5 types are scheduled to be inbuilt with high-speed 4G Wibro, including the Series 7 Slate PC, the Series 3 300V, Series 3 300E, the Ultraslim notebook 350U and high performance notebook RC530. KT is now providing the national 4G Wibro service in 82 cities in South Korea.