Booqpad revealed for 9.7” iPad Pro

booqpadThe team over at booq, who happens to be designers of stylishly functional laptop bags, backpacks as well as carrying cases for creative professionals, have just lifted up the curtain on their latest addition. This new star to the “show” happens to be known as the Booqpad for 9.7-inch iPad Pro. This particular model of the Booqpad makes it easy to switch between working and playing mode, where it will bring together the security of a snap case with the practical benefits of a multi-fold folio, in the end delivering versatility, protection and style. It will also arrive complete with a removable magnetic polycarbonate 9.7-inch iPad Pro, folio and notepad, making it the ideal create-and-carry solution. The Booqpad for 9.7-inch iPad Pro will sport an asking price of $60 a pop if you are interested in picking one up for yourself.

Read moreBooqpad revealed for 9.7” iPad Pro

Asus Transformer Mini is a lightweight 2-in-1 PC

Transformer MiniAsus has definitely taken the right steps to work on the Transformer line of devices in the past, where the name itself implies that it is not so much a straightforward piece of hardware, but rather, it comes across as a multiple-use machine that fills up different niches from time to time. For instance, there was the Asus Transformer Book Flip that can function as a tablet or a notebook, depending on the situation, without removing the display from the keyboard itself. This time around, we have the Asus Transformer Mini that has been touted to be the lightest 2-in-1 PC in the world.

Read moreAsus Transformer Mini is a lightweight 2-in-1 PC

E FUN rolls out detachable Nextbook

nextbook-detachableI am pretty sure that many of us have heard of the name E FUN before, as this is one company that introduced the Nextbook brand which has frankly grown by a few more models over the years. This time around, it has rolled out a spanking new Nextbook that comes with a detachable design, and the company has even marketed it as a gift that you can get for dad or graduates. In other words, the new E FUN Nextbook 10.1 2-in-1 tablet is worth checking out.

Read moreE FUN rolls out detachable Nextbook

Griffin wants to protect your iPhone SE and iPad Pro

survivor-at-griffinPurchasing a brand new device would also mean one thing – going all out to make sure that it is well protected from knocks, drops, and accidental scratches. After all, who does not want to be a good steward of things entrusted to us? Griffin has long been in the business of offering protective cases to modern day devices, including the recently released Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge. This time around, Griffin has revealed a range of protective cases for the newly announced 9.7-inch iPad Pro and iPhone SE, as these new accessories deliver a wide range of designs which have been tailored to fit various lifestyles while protecting and keeping each device in pristine condition.

Read moreGriffin wants to protect your iPhone SE and iPad Pro

The Chatlight makes video meetings look more professional


If you have a smartphone with a camera, you have undoubtedly fiddled with taking pictures of everything from your face to your lunch. Moving just one degree to the right or left will change how the camera adjusts the lighting, making things look blown-out white, like shadow creatures, or in particularly well-lit areas, as if you had an entire lighting crew at your disposal. If you FaceTime with family, coworkers, and friends, your lighting setup may not always be what you would prefer. This is especially the case when you are dealing with different time zones, like my sister and I who have to coordinate California and Japan.

Read moreThe Chatlight makes video meetings look more professional

verykool Cyprus LTE phablet ready to rock and roll

cyprus-lteWhen it comes to smartphones, there are so many different kinds of models out there in the market, so much so that it can be rather difficult to pick and choose if you would like to enjoy a new model from time to time. What if you feel that a smartphone is a bit too small for your use, and yet a tablet is something that you are not too comfortable to use? Perhaps meeting both needs in the middle ground has led to a boom in the phablet industry, and yet another phablet that is ready to hit the market would be the verykool Cyprus LTE phablet, where it will also be known by its model number SL6010.

Read moreverykool Cyprus LTE phablet ready to rock and roll

Panasonic Toughpad FZ-Q1 announced

panasonic-toughpad-fz-q1Panasonic is no stranger when it comes to rolling out notebooks as well as tablets that are of the tough variety, especially when we are talking about the Toughpad. We have come across various Toughpads in the past, and boy, were they ever able to live up to their reputation. In fact, the most recent member of the Toughpad family of enterprise-grade ruggedized tablet devices was announced not too long ago, where it will be powered by an Intel processor with Windows 8.1 Pro as the operating system of choice, as the device bears the name Panasonic Toughpad FZ-Q1.

Read morePanasonic Toughpad FZ-Q1 announced

E Fun introduces new Ares 11A hybrid tablet

nextbook-ares-11aE Fun might not have the kind of sales volume as Apple does with their fair share of iPads in terms of tablets moved across the counter, but this does not mean that they are not going to roll out any kind of hardware and just give up in the face of the competition. No sir, in fact, E Fun intends to make a splash at the upcoming CES by expanding their range of Nextbook Ares Android tablets by introducing a brand new 2-in-1 model. This particular model will be the 11.6″ Ares 11A, where it boasts of Android 5.1 Lollipop as the operating system of choice, and will be powered by a quad-core Intel Atom x5-Z8300 processor that has 2GB of RAM in order to deliver a pretty smooth performance right from the get go. Expect the Nextbook Ares 11A to hit the market some time in the second quarter of next year as it is accompanied by a recommended sticker price tag of $219.99 a pop.

Read moreE Fun introduces new Ares 11A hybrid tablet

iPad Pro does make one see how futuristic the Surface was

iPad-proApple might not be all that great at coming up with an original idea with each new product that they released, but they are pretty savvy at taking existing ideas and polishing them to such an extent, that the ordinary becomes extraordinary, an object of lust. Take the iPad Pro for example – this new 12.9” tablet with Retina display (5.6 million pixels) offers groundbreaking performance with the new 64-bit A9X chip, making it a truly portable beast with all-day battery life, not to mention the ability to take advantage of over 850,000 apps in the App Store, it looks all set to forge new paths in productivity, design, illustration, engineering and medical, to education, gaming and entertainment while one is on the go. This is certainly a change from the regular iPad.

Read moreiPad Pro does make one see how futuristic the Surface was

JPay has a tablet for inmates

jp5-miniWhen one stays in the slammer, the choice for entertainment would be extremely limited, that is for sure. You would most probably want to kill your time by reading books or exercising in your cell, but other than that, access to electronic devices might be restricted or extremely limited, too. What if we were to tell you that there is such a thing known as a tablet for inmates? JPay is the one behind this idea, having announced the official release of the company’s next generation inmate tablet, calling it the JP5mini.

Read moreJPay has a tablet for inmates