Sony has been given their word of the update of ice cream sandwich and it is arrived to their tablet – Sony Tablet S. From the video , it seems that the interface has been much more smoother and prettier than the honeycomb. It also has some features which are very useful ,like: photo editing tools, screen capture, and also floating windows apps. If you have a Sony Tablet S, do go upgrade and experience the new interface.
The update brings several new features to the 9.4-inch slate:
- Enhanced lock screen
- Direct access to Notifications
- Unlock direct to camera
- New panoramic camera mode
- Enhanced Gallery media viewer
- Direct SD card access + photo editing tools
- Exclusive “Small Apps’ for multi-tasking
- Calculator, Browser, Remote Control
- Move to screen edge for reduced clutter
- New Home Screen actions
- Drag icons together to create folders
- Add names to folders
- Enhanced web browser
- Switch from mobile to desktop web sites
- Save pages for offline viewing
- Access files directly from SD card
- Native screenshot capture
- Press “power” and “Volume –“
After some users complained about the GPS issue on the new Transformer Prime, Asus listens to their valued customers’ voices and is starting to give out FREE GPS Extension Kit in Malaysia! It’s a definitely a right move for Asus by admitting their mistake instead of just providing update fixes that barely fixes any thing. However, please take note that a small amount of users still experience the GPS issue on their Transformer Prime after installing the extension kit.
Doesn’t know why is this a big deal? Well, let’s put things into comparison. Unlike some company *cough*Apple*cough* who blames their users for the poor reception on their device; Asus actually acknowledges the importance of their customer as the key of success. That is why they go the distance of providing free kits. They’ve even revised their design on their new Transformer 300 that was just released in US to prevent the same issue to happen again. Apple fans or not, this is a gesture that we should learn to appreciate and to expect, from gadgets giants in the future.
Remember this? ^^
So, if you are a Transformer Prime user, i strongly suggested you go to the link below to redeem your GPS toggle for free. No words yet if the extensions kit are made limited or not, so let’s do that as soon as possible.
Well, wish all Transformer Prime-r gets they fixes and until then, have a great day! =)
Eagerly waiting for the new Eee Pad Memo? Wanted to see how it performs? Well, it has finally hit the stores in Taiwan! It comes with a Qualcomm(not tegra) 1.2 Ghz Dual-core processor, a stylus and a bluetooth handset featuring transparent display! Sadly, it is still running on Android Honeycomb 3.2 out of the box, but there is words from Asus that updates are coming soon.
netbooknews has released a very detailed unboxing, walkthrough and benchmark video of the Eee Pad Memo. They have also compared it with other tablets currently in market.
Do watch the video and tell us what do you think about it. Will you take a leap into this instead of Samsung Note?
The full spec of Asus Eee Pad Memo:
Display – 7.0″ WXGA, 1280 x 800 resolution, IPS panel with capacitive touch
Processor– Qualcomm 8260 1.2GHz dual-core
Storage– eMMC 16GB/32GB ; ASUS Webstorage options
Connectivity– WLAN 802.11b/g/n , Bluetooth 2.1 +EDR
Camera– 1.2MP Video Camera (front )/5MP Auto-Focus Camera (rear) (1080P recording)
GPS– Qualcomm GPS One
Sensors– G-sensor; e-compass; Light sensor; Gyroscope, Proximity sensor
Interface– 1 x Micro USB port (client) ; 1 x Audio Jack (Head Phone / Stereo Mic-in)
1 x Card Reader(Micro-SD); 1 x micro HDMI (1.3a); 1 x SIM Card slot; Stereo Speakers
Battery– Li-polymer 4400mAh (Battery Life: 8.5hrs video playback routine)
OS– Android 4.01
Dimensions / Weight– 7.8 x 4.6 x 0.50″; 14.2oz
Applications – MyPainter, MyNet, MyCloud, Asus Sync and other productivity and entertainment applications.
Speaking on which, feeding on the current rave for Samsung Note, would you kill for an app that transforms your other Android smartphone into a GalaxyNote-like device? If you answered yes, I have just the solution. Stay tuned! =)
Lenovo has quietly released a video on Youtube about their new soon-to-be-released tablet. From what we can see in this video, this Android 4.0 tablet has an 8.9mm thick gunmetal unibody, quad speaker for extra bass, microSD slot, micro-HDMI, IPS display (for viewing at all angles) and 10 hours of battery life! It doesn’t seem equipped with a rear (yes, you read right) camera but included a 1.3 megapixel FRONT camera.
The price and the launching time of this tablet has not been announced yet. We predict this device will be launched at second quarter of the year but until then, do check out the video below.
Asus Malaysia Facebook has just annouced that they will release the much anticipated tablet – Pad Memo to Malaysia market. Pad Memo is a 7-inch tablet that calls. To prevent you from looking ridiculous while picking up calls with a device bigger than your face, Asus provides an optional bluetooth handset. You can make calls , text and even listen music with it!
Pad Memo will also included a stylus. You can use it to take note, draw/ doodle and for “Draw Something” fan who has thick fingers, rejoice!
The price of the device is RM 1599 . Below is the Pad Memo specifications for your info.
If Asus Transformer is 3.1-inches more than your liking, then this is the one to look out for. Do keep an eye on the Samsung Tab 7.7 too, if you’re looking for something within the same league.
Stay tuned for more updates coming your way. Cheers!