Google used bad data to say they beat Apple

Google used bad data to say they beat Apple

When Google announced the (2013) Nexus 7 last week, the company said the old 2012 model was the best selling tablet in Japan during the holiday shopping season. That’s a pretty bold statement when you consider how massively successful the iPad is. So some people started digging around, and apparently Google lied.

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The new Nexus 7 vs. iPad mini: Tech Spec Shootout

The new Nexus 7 vs. iPad mini: Tech Spec Shootout

Google launched the new version of their flagship 7-inch tablet, the Nexus 7 yesterday to compete with Apple’s iPad mini.

It comes packed with features such as 7-inch 1920×1200 HD display with 323 ppi, a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro clocked at 1.5GHz, along with an Adreno 320 GPU and 2GB RAM.

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Apple Posts Two New iPad Ads, ‘Alive’ And ‘Together’

Apple Posts Two New iPad Ads, ‘Alive’ And ‘Together’

Apple has just posted two new iPad ads for the iPad and iPad mini titled ‘Alive’ and ‘Title’ on its YouTube page.

The new ads showcase some of the 300,000 apps designed specifically for the iPad.

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New Kindle Fire HD Ad Takes On iPad With Retina Display

New Kindle Fire HD Ad Takes On iPad With Retina Display

Last year, soon after the iPad mini was launched, Amazon went on the offensive and ran a Kindle Fire ad that openly mocked it. They wanted wanted to show that the Kindle fire was a better device for less money.

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iPad Mini Models And Pricing Details Leaked?

iPad Mini Models And Pricing Details Leaked?

Apple is widely expected to unveil iPad mini at a media event on October 23, but it looks like the device is already making its way into the inventory management system of some retailers.

German website MobileGeeks has published a photo from one such inventory system, which reveals the storage capacities and pricing details of the smaller iPad.

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NYT: Apple to Launch iPad Mini This Year; Will Cost “Significantly Less” Than $499

NYT: Apple to Launch iPad Mini This Year; Will Cost “Significantly Less” Than $499

If you’re planning to buy Nexus 7 or Kindle Fire then you should hold off buying one as it seems almost certain that Apple will launch a smaller iPad later this year.

New York Times has just added more credibility to the iPad mini rumor. NYT claims that according to “several people with knowledge of the project who declined to be named discussing confidential plans” Apple is also developing a 7.85-inch tablet that will be significantly cheaper than the current iPad.

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Modbook Pro Transforms MacBook Pro Into a 13-Inch OS X Tablet

Modbook Pro Transforms MacBook Pro Into a 13-Inch OS X Tablet

While the iPad is a big hit and sells in huge numbers, many power users still want a fully powered PC operating system running on a touch based device. That’s the market Microsoft is trying to target with Windows 8, and if you thought Apple’s Mac OS X was out of this race, you might be wrong.

Apple, of course, made its vision of tablet computing very clear, where many desktop metaphors were left behind, but a third party hardware company named Modbook Inc. hasn’t given up on the idea of an OS X based tablet.

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Here’s Why Microsoft Decided to Build Its Own Tablet

Here’s Why Microsoft Decided to Build Its Own Tablet

Last week Microsoft unveiled its own tablets called Microsoft Surface running Windows 8, which will not only compete with Apple’s iPad and other Android-based tablets, but also Windows 8 based tablets from their OEM partners such as HP, Dell, ASUS etc.

If you were wondering what pushed Microsoft into making their own tablets and competing with their own OEM partners, The New York Times‘ Nick Wingfield provides some interesting background behind Microsoft’s decision.

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iPad Vs Microsoft Surface: Unveiling Events Compared [Video]

iPad Vs Microsoft Surface: Unveiling Events Compared [Video]

If you have not been living under the rock, you probably know that Microsoft unveiled their own Surface tablets running Windows 8 at a media event on Monday.

Though Microsoft hasn’t revealed some important information such as the battery life, pricing and availability nor has anyone managed to get their hands on one, we must admit that we were quite impressed with the new Surface tablets and cover-cum-keyboard accessories. 

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Microsoft Rumored to Unveil Its Own Windows 8 Tablet on June 18th to Compete With Apple’s iPad

Microsoft Rumored to Unveil Its Own Windows 8 Tablet  on June 18th to Compete With Apple’s iPad

Mashable reports that it has received a media event for a major “Microsoft Event” scheduled for June 18th in Los Angles.

Microsoft hasn’t provided any other details about the event other than saying “This will be a major Microsoft announcement — you will not want to miss it”.

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