Google Nexus 7 out of stock, again

Google may have finally struck tablet gold as its Nexus 7 goes out of stock again, amid continued demand since landing in July. Both the 8GB and 16GB versions of the Asus-made slate are sold out on the Google Play Store, mere days after the unveiling of Apple’s iPad mini, which went on pre-order last Friday. Despite rocking some obvious…

Google Nexus 7 update to pack HD screen, beefier processor, says analyst

An analyst has added fuel to rumours that Google will drop a revamped version of its Nexus 7 tablet at the I/O event later this week, as the countdown to the search giant’s annual developer’s conference enters its final stage. According to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the fresh take on Google’s own-branded tablet will differ from the current-gen Nexus…

iPad 5 dropping spring, winter due date for iPad mini 2?

Projected release-date information about the iPad 5 and iPad mini 2 has surfaced online, as Apple’s product pipeline looks to be getting increasingly busy from hereon in. According to Taiwanese mobile-industry news site DigiTimes, the refreshed full-size Apple tablet is set to go into production in July and will debut on shop shelves not long after. The junior edition of…

Review: Lenovo Ideapad Lynx Windows 8 Tablet, a more budget friendly option

There is a modest assortment of Windows 8 tablets available these days. We’ve taken a look at the Microsoft Surface, the Acer Iconia W510, and the Samsung ATIV Smart PC500 and find them all to be capable Windows 8 tablets.  We now turn our sights on the Lenovo Lynx Windows 8 Ideapad. The Lynx is a 11.6″ tablet that is well…

Ted Baker iPad, iPad mini, iPhone and Samsung Galaxy S4 cases by Proporta: Hands-on with AW13 range

Pocket-lint has looked the Ted Baker range of smartphone and iPad cases a couple of times before, and the Barbour range also made by Proporta, but with a new Autumn/Winter 2013 collection now available it’s time for a revisit. It’s not really feasible to see every new case in the line-up, but we have managed to get our hands-on a…

iPad 5 dropping Sept, iPad mini 2 specs still to be determined, say sources

The fifth-gen iPad will drop the same month as the next iPhone, rumours suggest, as the third quarter shapes up to be marked by a tsunami of new Apple products. According to sources cited by Taiwanese site DigiTimes, which admittedly has a somewhat chequered record with leaks, the full-size Apple tablet’s next incarnation is on course to drop in three…

Google Nexus 7 Android 4.1 Jelly Bean tablet unveiled to take on iPad

Google lifted the lid on its first-ever own-branded tablet last night, amid ever-starker signs that devices running its Android operating system have been trounced by the iPad in the growing slate market. Dubbed the Google Nexus 7 and manufactured by Asus, the entry-level 8GB version of the slate will sell for £159 – significantly undercutting the iPad. A 16GB model…

Google to sell branded Android tablets online

Google is purportedly shunning high street vendors and preparing a dedicated online store to sell a range of branded Android tablets directly to customers. Following its rather unsuccessful venture in selling the Google Nexus One exclusively online in 2010, the search giant is determined to make the model work for tablets, which will be reportedly produced by several manufacturers, like…

Nvidia: Next-gen smartphones will be more powerful than PS3 and Xbox 360

Everybody is getting excited about the potential for the PS4 – based on what we’ve seen demonstrated already – and the Xbox 720 – based on what a bunch of people sitting in bedrooms have essentially made up. However, they’re not the only devices that will replace the current generation of consoles in the hearts and mind of gamers. The…

Samsung profits expected to double on last year’s in latest earnings call

One of the knock-on effects of Samsung’s stratospheric rise to fame is cash. Lots of cash. Samsung is expecting a 53 per cent rise in Q1 profits over the same period last year, with a total of $7.7 billion. That huge operating profit figure comes from an earnings forecast released by Samsung today. It is down, however, against the end of…

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