Apple replaces user’s iPad for free after NASA rocket mishap

By on October 30, 2014 at 7:29 PM.

Apple replaces user’s iPad for free after NASA rocket mishap

Yesterday's NASA private Antares rocket mishap had a rather peculiar casualty. Along with the rocket that blasted seconds after the launch, a bystander witnessing the moment also had his iPad knocked down into a swamp, after which it refused to turn on. However, in a happier turn of events, Apple keeping its goodwill alive, replaced the iPad with a new one free of cost. More →
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Xiaomi 9.2-inch tablet spotted on benchmark website, sporting mid-range specifications

By on October 30, 2014 at 6:26 PM.

Xiaomi 9.2-inch tablet spotted on benchmark website, sporting mid-range specifications

It’s been a fantastic year for Chinese company Xiaomi so far. The company debuted in several markets, including India, where its devices were welcomed with an overwhelming response. But the company isn’t closing the year just yet. It seems Xiaomi has another tablet in the works, as per a GFXBench listing. More →
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Lenovo announces 13-inch Yoga Tablet 2 featuring QHD display, quad-core processor and Windows 8.1

By on October 30, 2014 at 5:37 PM.

Lenovo announces 13-inch Yoga Tablet 2 featuring QHD display, quad-core processor and Windows 8.1

Lenovo added to its Yoga tablet 2 range by announcing the 13-inch Yoga Tablet 2 today. The device joins the 8-inch and 10-inch Yoga Tablet 2 variants, and is scheduled to hit the shelves sometime in November and the US pricing of the device is decided at $699 (approx Rs 43,000). More →
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Lenovo A7-30 3G voice calling tablet launched, priced at Rs 9,999

By on October 29, 2014 at 5:15 PM.

Lenovo A7-30 3G voice calling tablet launched, priced at Rs 9,999

Lenovo has launched a new voice calling tablet called the A7-30 3G. The tablet is priced at Rs 9,999, and is essentially a 3G variant of the Lenovo A7-30 tablet launched earlier this year. More →
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Lava QPAD R704 7-inch voice calling tablet launched, priced at Rs 8,499

By on October 28, 2014 at 4:18 PM.

Lava QPAD R704 7-inch voice calling tablet launched, priced at Rs 8,499

After launching the Xtron Z704 earlier this month, Lava has today launched yet another tablet called the QPAD R704. The voice calling tablet is priced at Rs 8,499 and is available on e-commerce sites as well as retail stores across India. More →
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Google Nexus 9 India launch pegged for November 12, prices start from Rs 28,990

By on October 28, 2014 at 11:49 AM.

Google Nexus 9 India launch pegged for November 12, prices start from Rs 28,990

Google is all set to launch the Nexus 9 tablet in India. The company listed the tablet’s availability status to “coming soon” earlier this month on its India store, and now according to a report on India Today, it will launch the device on November 12. More →
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Bendgate is back, iPad Air 2 also vulnerable to bending [video]

By on October 26, 2014 at 12:11 PM.

Bendgate is back, iPad Air 2 also vulnerable to bending [video]

As if the iPhone 6 Plus bendgate fiasco - where several people reported and demonstrated how seemingly easy it was to bend the phablet - wasn’t enough, Apple has a new thing to worry about. Its latest flagship iPad, the iPad Air 2 is also vulnerable to bending when put against a reasonably high amount of pressure, it seems. More →
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iFixit cracks open iPad mini 3, as expected finds exactly one major change

By on October 26, 2014 at 12:06 PM.

iFixit cracks open iPad mini 3, as expected finds exactly one major change

Apple launched the new iPad Mini 3 among several other devices, earlier this month. The successor to last year’s iPad mini with Retina display, the iPad mini 3 comes with a Touch ID sensor, and apparently that’s it. The iFixit folks cracked open the device to find exactly no other major changes inside the iPad mini 3. More →
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iFixit cracks open the iPad Air 2, finds smaller battery and hard to repair setup

By on October 23, 2014 at 2:41 PM.

iFixit cracks open the iPad Air 2, finds smaller battery and hard to repair setup

Apple announced the iPad Air 2 last week and since then it has received mixed reviews with most reviewers calling it the best iPad ever but not good enough to update from last year's iPad Air. The new Air 2 is even thinner and packs in Apple’s latest and most powerful A8X mobile processor. But if you weren’t satisfied with the little information that the company shared in the event, the folks at iFixit tore down the device to see exactly what has changed since the last generation. More →

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Nexus 9 hands-on gives us a closer look at Google’s gorgeous tablet

By on October 22, 2014 at 6:01 PM.

Nexus 9 hands-on gives us a closer look at Google’s gorgeous tablet

Alongside the Nexus 6, Google also launched the HTC-built Nexus 9 tablet. Moving away from the 16:9 ratio on the Nexus 7, the new tablet — with its 4:3 ratio — is entering the iPad territory. While it is too early to say if Google’s new tablet will put a dent on iPad’s sales, the first hands-on posts for the Nexus 9 are out and initial impressions are quite positive. More →
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