tablet market

Amazon introduces new Kindle e-reader, HD tablet


September 7th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 7 (IANS) Online retail giant Amazon Thursday introduced a new suite of its Kindle devices, from e-reader Kindle Paperwhite with front-lit display to 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD ... Read more...

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Samsung launches Galaxy Note 800 in India


August 24th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Samsung Electronics Friday launched a new tablet, Galaxy Note 800, in the Indian market expanding its product portfolio. Priced at Rs.39,990, the device extends the ... Read more...

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A look at three low-cost tablets (To go with tablet market story)


August 12th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
1. Micromax Funbook, Price: Rs.6,999Funbook is powered with 1.2 GHz Cortex-A8 processor and 512 MB RAM. It is loaded with Android OS, v4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and has an internal storage ... Read more...

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Low cost tablets gain market share


August 12th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Low-cost sleek tablets, some with exceptional features, have flooded the price-conscious Indian market in recent months, challenging expensive brands.According to Vishal Tripathi, principal research analyst, ... Read more...

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Strong iPad shipments drive tablet market growth


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Aug 3 (IANS) A record-setting unit shipments of Apple's iPad led to a better-than-anticipated growth for the tablet market during the second quarter of this year, a market ... Read more...

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Hyundai to launch tablet production in Russia


July 13th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) South Korean company Hyundai will launch tablet computer production under its brand name in Russia, with sales expected from autumn 2012."We are preparing to start ... Read more...

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Samsung to launch cheaper smartphones for India


March 18th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, March 18 (IANS) South Korean mobile handset giant Samsung Electronics Sunday said it would launch cheaper smartphones in order to cater to the wider consumer segment of the Indian ... Read more...

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Reliance Communications unveils first CDMA tablet


March 12th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 12 (IANS) Leading integrated telecom service provider Reliance Communications Monday unveiled the country's first CDMA (code division multiple access) tablet based on Android platform, pre-loaded with ... Read more...

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Amazon sells 3.9 mn tablets in Q4 2011


February 17th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Feb 17 (IANS) Amazon.com shipped nearly 3.9 million Kindle Fire tablets in the last three months of 2011, making the online retail giant the world's second-largest tablet maker ... Read more...

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Apple tests smaller tablet with eight-inch screen


February 15th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Feb 15 (IANS) Apple is working with component suppliers in Asia to test a new version of its popular tablet computer with a smaller screen, US media reported ... Read more...

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Amazon sells over 4 mn Kindle devices in December


December 30th, 2011 - 7:27 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Dec 30 (IANS) Amazon announced Thursday that it has sold over one million Kindle devices per week throughout December, making 2011 the best holiday shopping season ever for ... Read more...

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Amazon sells over one mn Kindles per week


December 16th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Dec 16 (IANS) US online retail giant Amazon announced Thursday that it has been selling over one million Kindle devices per week for the third week in a ... Read more...

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Sony enters Indian tablet market


December 14th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Japanese electronics giant Sony Wednesday launched two tablets -- Tablet S and Tablet P -- in the Indian market, priced at Rs.29,990 and Rs.36,990 respectively.However, ... Read more...

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Mini-laptop market to shrink by 40 mn in 2012


December 8th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Taipei, Dec 8 (IANS) Tablet computers will eat into the miniature laptop market by 40 million units in 2012, the head of a Taiwanese research institute has said.Tablets and Ultrabooks ... Read more...

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Print media business booming in india, but concerns over future


October 15th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Oct 15 (IANS) Despite assurances that the print media is a booming business, Manjula Rajagopal, associate editor of the Tamil daily Dinamalar, returned home from the World Newspapers ... Read more...

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Amazon launches ‘Kindle Fire’ for $199


September 28th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Media reports suggest that Amazon will unveil its tablet, Kindle Fire, and offer it to the public for $199. The device will be the first of its ... Read more...

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Applications key as tablets flood Indian market


August 25th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) While the Indian market begins to get cluttered with a variety of tablets, the defining line will not be just the price factor but also ... Read more...

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Reliance Communications launches 3G tablet


August 9th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Anil Ambani-led Reliance Communications Tuesday launched its android 3G tablet PC, thus becoming the first 3G operator to venture into the Indian tablet market.The ... Read more...

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Taiwanese computer firm to launch low cost tablets in India


August 4th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Taiwanese computer firm MSI said it would launch low cost tablets starting Rs.13,999 in the Indian market from Friday.The tablet series - Enjoy - will ... Read more...

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BlackBerry cuts 2,000 jobs


July 25th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 25 (IANS) In a massive layoff, BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) Monday announced it was axing 2,000 employees.The unprecedented decision comes a month after the top Canadian ... Read more...

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Not stopping PlayBook tablet, says BlackBerry


July 19th, 2011 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 19 (IANS) Shares of BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) slipped to almost $25 Monday after rumours that the Canadian wireless giant is planning to discontinue its WiFi-only ... Read more...

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Apple’s app store crosses 15 billion downloads


July 8th, 2011 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 8 (IANS) In another milestone for the world's top technology company, Apple Wednesday announced that its App Store has crossed 15 billion downloaded apps.App Store now offers ... Read more...

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Motorola XOOM tablet launched in India


June 28th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Mobile handset-maker Motorola Mobility India Private Limited Tuesday announced the availability of Motorola XOOM -- its wifi and third generation (3G) variant tablet -- in ... Read more...

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Apple’s iCloud fetches deals with major record labels


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 3 (IANS) Even before Apple launches iCloud later this week, the Cupertino-based company has signed deals with major records labels for the new music service.Warner Music Group, ... Read more...

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BlackBerry sells 250,000 PlayBook tablets


May 20th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 20 (IANS) BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) has sold about 250,000 Playbook tablets in the first month after its launch, says a report here.Launched April 19, the ... Read more...

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Sony unveils book-like twin-screen tablet


April 27th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) Tablets can help you carry your entire book collection. But Sony has gone a step further by making a device that operates like a tome too.Sony ... Read more...

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Apple gizmos facing from S. Korean challengers


April 20th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 20 (ANI): Software giant Apple may have revolutionised the world with its must-have gizmos, but there's a rising threat from the Far East.South Korea's Samsung and HTC from Taiwan ... Read more...

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BlackBerry stock slips as tablet gets lukewarm response


April 20th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 20 (IANS) The launch of its PlayBook tablet didn't reverse the fortunes of BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) on the Toronto stock market Tuesday as its stock ... Read more...

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No frenzy crowds to buy BlackBerry tablet on launch


April 19th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 19 (IANS) BlackBerry maker Research In Motion's PlayBook tablet, launched in Canada and the US Tuesday, received a lukewarm response.Unlike frenzied crowds which lined up before Apple stores ... Read more...

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PlayBook for those who want to work and play


April 18th, 2011 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 18 (IANS) Despite the so-so reviews it received before its launch Tuesday, the BlackBerry tablet leaves Apple's iPad miles behind in multitasking, say the experts.Its powerful QNX operating ... Read more...

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BlackBerry tablet may hit market April 10


March 3rd, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 3 (IANS) With Apple unveiling its leaner, sleeker and faster iPad2 Wednesday, there is now speculation that Canada's BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) will launch its PlayBook ... Read more...

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Apple’s new iPad today to kick off tablet war


March 2nd, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto/New York, March 2 (IANS) With 2011 touted as the year of the tablet, the tablet war begins this week with Apple unveiling its new iPad Wednesday and BlackBerry-maker Research ... Read more...

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BlackBerry tablet will be a winner: Market analysts


January 11th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 11 (IANS) With its monopoly in the business handset market under onslaught from Google's Android devices and Apple's iPhone, BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) is now shifted ... Read more...

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Microsoft unveils microchip driven Windows version


January 7th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 7 (IANS) Microsoft has unveiled a new version of its flagship Windows software to run on microchips designed by British company ARM.The chip designs will feature in a new range ... Read more...

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BlackBerry partners Sprint as tablet market soars


January 7th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 7 (IANS) With 2011 set to become the year of the tablet with 55 million units expected to be sold, BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) has ... Read more...

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