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Alcatel brings tablets, smartphones, and a 4 inch eReader to CES 2014

Alcatel OneTouch is showing off a variety of new devices at the Consumer Electronics Show this year, including new 7 and 8 inch tablets, a 5.5 inch Pop C9 smartphone, and the OneTouch Idol X+ 5 inch phone with a 2 GHz octa-core processor. For some reason, the product I’m most taken with, though, is […]

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Alcatel Evo 8HD accessories make a modest tablet look interesting

The Alcatel One Touch Evo 8HD is an 8 inch tablet with a 1024 x 768 pixel display, Rockchip dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, and 4GB of storage. In other words it’d be nothing to write home about… if it weren’t for a few intriguing accessories designed to work with the low-end tablet. There’s a […]

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Alcatel One Touch Hero: 6 inch phone with an E Ink cover, pen input

Alcatel’s new phone is designed to blur the lines between a phone, a tablet, and a piece of paper. The Alcatel One Touch Hero features  6 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel display and support for digital pen input — so it’s a lot like the Samsung Galaxy Note. But one of the things that makes […]

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Alcatel OneTouch Scribe Pro to rival Samsung’s Galaxy Note in size, note-taking ability

Samsung will probably introduce the Galaxy Note III in the next month or so, but Samsung isn’t the only company offering big phones with support for handwritten notes or doodles. Alcatel’s upcoming OneTouch Scribe Pro is a phone with a huge screen and a stylus. Eldar Murtazin leaked some details about the phone this week, […]

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First Firefox OS smartphones hit Germany, Spain

Mozilla’s smartphone operating system is about to hit the streets. The first two phones running Firefox OS will launch in Germany and Spain, but Mozilla says other partners will announce launches in additional regions soon. Firefox OS is an operating system designed to put web apps front-and-center. It’s a relatively light-weight operating system designed to […]

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Alcatel introduces One Touch Evo7 tablet with optional 3G

Alcatel new 7 inch Android tablet comes with WiFi. But the company also offers an optional 3G module for customers that want to upgrade the device to work on cellular data networks. According to Alcatel, the One Touch Evo7 tablet will be sold both bundled with the 3G module and as a standalone, WiFi-only tablet which […]

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This week at the FCC tablets: eReaders, tablets, and… tablets oh my

It’s been a busy week for FCC filings. This week two new Samsung tablets showed up at the Federal Communications Commission web site, competing touchscreen eBook readers from Kobo and Barnes & Noble also made appearances, and a few other goodies showed up as well. Here’ s a brief roundup of items that may be […]