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India tab market slips over 32% in Q1; growth may evade in 2014

Tablet market in India declined by over 32 percent to 0.78 million units in January-March this year as it continued to struggle to attract buyers, research firm IDC said on Tuesday.

Indian tablet market expected to remain flat in 2014: IDC

Tablet sales in India, one of the largest growth markets for the smart device, is expected to remain flat this year on account of mandatory BIS compliance and increasing demand for 'phablets', research firm IDC said.

Aakash tablet my unfulfilled dream: Sibal

Calling low-cost tablet PC Aakash his unfulfilled dream, Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal on Tuesday said he has pursued the project despite not getting support from some government departments and that the tender for manufacturing the latest version will be finalised in January.

Laptops, smartphones preferred over tablets for accessing Net

Laptops and smartphones are preferred over tablet PCs when it comes to access the Internet, a survey by global consultancy firm Deloitte has said.

'Indian tablet PC market revenues to cross $2 bn in 2013'

Buoyed by growing preference for tablets in education and enterprise sectors, the Indian tablet PC market is expected to cross USD 2 billion in revenues this year, global research firm TechSci Research said.

Indian tablet PC market grew nearly 3-times in Q1 2013: Study

Both international and home grown companies jointly sold around 3.49 lakh units in the same period a year ago.

3.50 lakh class 8th students in Raj get Rs 6,000 for tablet PC

Over three lakh meritorious students of class 8th in government schools in Rajasthan were on Tuesday given cheques of Rs 6,000 each for purchasing tablet PCs.

Tablet PC market may grow to 7.3 mn units in 2015-16: MAIT

The country's tablet PC market is expected to grow at 40 percent to 7.3 million units in 2015-16 from 0.95 million in 2011-12, driven by government purchase and increasing affordability and desirability as lifestyle devices for the youth, hardware industry body MAIT Friday said.

India tablet PC mkt at 0.55 mn units in Apr-June 2012: CMR

During April-June, 2012, Micromax led the tally with 18.4 percent share of the market, while Samsung followed at the second position with 13.3 percent share.

Karbonn unveils Smart Tab 2

The Smart Tab 2 carries an Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich and is all set to receive the Jelly Bean 4.1 update.

Swipe Telecom launched tablet PC with 3D facility

The tablets are priced in the range of Rs 5,999 to Rs 6,999, while the one with phone facility is priced at Rs 8,999.

Intex Technologies eyes Rs 1,000 cr turnover in FY 13

The firm aims to sell 60,000 tablets this year, he said while announcing the regional launch of the Intex i-Buddy tablet running on Android operating system.

Lenovo inches closer to become world No 1 PC maker

The ThinkPad maker, which was world’s No. 2 PC vendor in the third quarter of 2011, had a 14.9 percent global market share in the April-June quarter, just 0.6 percentage point ahead of industry leader HP.

Indian made ‘World’s most affordable tablet’ launched in Dubai

Manufacturer Simmtronics said the tab has become the “hottest selling” product in the Asia-Pacific region with a current order booking of almost 500,000 units.

Apple wins another round, Samsung Galaxy tab sales to stop?

This is major blow to the Korean company as last week US District Judge Lucy Koh ordered blocking the sales of Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus smartphone.

Aakash 2 unveiled; to hit markets soon

UK-based Datawind, which had submitted about 100 tablets to IIT-Bombay for testing, said the government has approved the specifications for the upgraded version and it will be launched soon in the market.

IIT-Bombay testing upgraded Aakash: Datawind

Datawind has submitted 100 samples to IIT-Bombay and the institute is expected to provide a feedback in a couple of weeks.

Soon, iPads to scan palms for passwords

Tablet computers like the iPad may soon authenticate their rightful users by reading the unique movement of their hands, not their passwords.

Soon, iPads to scan palms for passwords

Tablet computers like the iPad may soon authenticate their rightful users by reading the unique movement of their hands, not their passwords.

RIM slashes tablet PC price by over 18%

RIM, known for its BlackBerry series of phones, had introduced PlayBook in June last year in the Indian market.