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HTC confirmed as partner for new Nexus 9 Android reference tablet
HTC confirmed as partner for new Nexus 9 Android reference tablet
According to the WSJ, Google has selected HTC as its partner for the upcoming Nexus 9, the company's new Android reference tablet set for release ...... 22 Sep 2014 - 1 comment
Microsoft slashes price of Surface 2 (Windows RT) to $349
Microsoft slashes price of Surface 2 (Windows RT) to $349
Microsoft has slashed the price of its Windows RT-based Surface 2 tablet by $100, dropping it to $349 for the base model. The year-old tablet ...... 28 Aug 2014 - 3 comments
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 headed to 25 new countries by end of the month
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 headed to 25 new countries by end of the month
Microsoft's hit Surface Pro 3 will be available to a lot more people in the near future. The company has announced that the tablet will be ...... 08 Aug 2014
Review: The new Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 in all of its Super AMOLED glory
Review: The new Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 in all of its Super AMOLED glory
Samsung, the unequivocal king of the Android world, has released its best tablets to date, the Galaxy Tab S line, hoping to strike directly ...... 01 Jul 2014 - 7 comments
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is impossible to repair, so seriously don't break it
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is impossible to repair, so seriously don't break it
iFixit has completed their teardown of the Microsoft Surface Pro 3, and it scored just as poorly as its predecessors in terms of repairability. ...... 24 Jun 2014 - 2 comments
Samsung unveils Galaxy Tab S devices as light as Air
Samsung unveils Galaxy Tab S devices as light as Air
Samsung has revealed their ninth and tenth tablets of the year so far, the Galaxy Tab S available as an 8.4-inch model and a 10.5-inch model. ...... 13 Jun 2014
Mobile Windows devices to reach sub-$200 prices in 2014, says Microsoft
Mobile Windows devices to reach sub-$200 prices in 2014, says Microsoft
According to Microsoft VP of OEM partners Nick Parker, the company's mobile devices should see prices dip below $200 in 2014. "We'll reach ...... 06 Jun 2014 - 1 comment
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 coming next week?
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 coming next week?
Microsoft may have inadvertently leaked that the Surface Pro 3 tablet is coming next week, a lot earlier than expected. The company is holding ...... 14 May 2014 - 5 comments
Samsung Galaxy Tab4 line goes on sale May 1st in U.S.
Samsung Galaxy Tab4 line goes on sale May 1st in U.S.
Samsung has announced that their low and mid-range Galaxy Tab4 line of tablets will be headed to the U.S. on May 1st. Three devices are in ...... 24 Apr 2014
Powerful Sony Xperia Z2 tablet now available for pre-order at $500
Powerful Sony Xperia Z2 tablet now available for pre-order at $500
Sony has confirmed that the Xperia Z2 IP55/58 waterproof tablet is now available for pre-order at $500 for the 16GB base model. The device ...... 22 Apr 2014 - 1 comment
HP unveils nearly 8-inch Android tablet
HP unveils nearly 8-inch Android tablet
HP has quietly unveiled another Android tablet this week, dubbed the HP 8. The new Android device has a 7.85 inch screen and will sell for just $170. ...... 08 Mar 2014 - 2 comments
Mozilla testing its first Firefox OS tablet
Mozilla testing its first Firefox OS tablet
According to Asa Dotzler, Mozilla has begun testing its Firefox OS on a tablet prototype. The tablet, as expected, has mid-range specs featuring ...... 19 Jan 2014 - 1 comment
DreamWorks Animation to release their own tablet aimed at kids
DreamWorks Animation to release their own tablet aimed at kids
DreamWorks Animation has teamed up with OEM Fuhu to build a new tablet aimed at kids, the Dreamtab. The Dreamtab will sell for under $300, ...... 03 Jan 2014
Acer releases Iconia W4 tablet with Windows 8.1, Bay Trail CPU, 8-inch display
Acer releases Iconia W4 tablet with Windows 8.1, Bay Trail CPU, 8-inch display
Following the failure that was the Iconia W3, Acer has released the updated Iconia W4 tablet with an 8-inch display, Windows 8.1 and an efficient ...... 03 Jan 2014
HP unveils Omni 10 tablet with Windows 8.1, 1080p display
HP unveils Omni 10 tablet with Windows 8.1, 1080p display
HP has quietly unveiled their new Omni 10 tablet, running on Windows 8.1. The tablet has a 10.1-inch 1080p display with Gorilla Glass 3 and ...... 11 Nov 2013
2014 edition of Nexus 10 tablet leaks on Google Play
2014 edition of Nexus 10 tablet leaks on Google Play
As is becoming standard, Google has leaked the upcoming 2014 edition of the Nexus 10 tablet through their Google Play hardware site. The ...... 29 Oct 2013 - 1 comment
Lenovo unveils Miix 2, an 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet
Lenovo unveils Miix 2, an 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet
Lenovo has unveiled their first 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet, the Miix 2. The device has a 1200x800 resolution, has up to 128GB internal storage, ...... 16 Oct 2013
Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet to launch by end of November, will be overpriced
Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet to launch by end of November, will be overpriced
Multiple sources have reported that Nokia's oft-rumored 'Sirius' tablet is on its way, with a launch date set for the third week of November. ...... 12 Oct 2013
Amazon introduces new Kindle HDX tablets and new 'Mayday' tech support feature
Amazon introduces new Kindle HDX tablets and new 'Mayday' tech support feature
Amazon has introduced new higher-end Kindle Fire tablets, dubbed HDX, in 7-inch and 8.9-inch varieties. The displays feature very nice resolutions, ...... 25 Sep 2013 - 8 comments
Microsoft reveals powerful Surface Pro 2 for professionals
Microsoft reveals powerful Surface Pro 2 for professionals
Alongside their announcement of a Surface RT sequel, the company also unveiled the sequel to their flagship, the Surface Pro 2. The Pro 2, ...... 24 Sep 2013 - 8 comments
Dell shows off Windows 8.1 tablet dubbed 'Venue'
Dell shows off Windows 8.1 tablet dubbed 'Venue'
Dell has revealed their latest entry into the tablet market, a Windows 8.1 device dubbed 'Venue,' following the same brand as previous devices ...... 11 Sep 2013
LG unveils iPad Mini rival, the G Pad 8.3
LG unveils iPad Mini rival, the G Pad 8.3
LG has used a relatively quiet press release to unveil their iPad Mini rival, the G Pad. The device will have a full announcement next week ...... 01 Sep 2013 - 2 comments
Nokia to announce Windows 8 tablet, Lumia phablet this year
Nokia to announce Windows 8 tablet, Lumia phablet this year
As has been rumored for months now, a leaked roadmap claims Nokia will be launching a Windows tablet in September and then a Lumia phablet in November. ...... 13 Aug 2013 - 1 comment
Microsoft drops price of Surface Pro by $100
Microsoft drops price of Surface Pro by $100
Following the across the board $150 cuts to its failed Surface RT tablet, Microsoft has announced it will be discounting the more popular Surface ...... 04 Aug 2013 - 8 comments
Microsoft significantly slashes price of Surface RT tablet
Microsoft significantly slashes price of Surface RT tablet
Microsoft will be cutting the price of the Surface RT tablet this week, in an effort to move stale unit stock. The base model, which currently ...... 12 Jul 2013 - 3 comments
Samsung to supply displays for new 7.9-inch Microsoft Surface tablets?
Samsung to supply displays for new 7.9-inch Microsoft Surface tablets?
According to multiple sources, Microsoft is planning a 7.9-inch Surface tablet that it expects to launch in late June. Additionally, Samsung ...... 18 May 2013
Barnes & Noble drops the prices of their Nook HD and Nook HD+ tablets for this week
Barnes & Noble drops the prices of their Nook HD and Nook HD+ tablets for this week
Nook Media, the joint venture between Barnes & Noble and Microsoft, has announced today a major promotional price cut for their Nook HD and Nook HD+ tablets. ...... 05 May 2013
Microsoft Surface Pro expanding to Europe, Asia, more in global move
Microsoft Surface Pro expanding to Europe, Asia, more in global move
Microsoft has confirmed a global expansion for its Surface RT and Surface Pro tablets. The cheaper RT will be launching in Malaysia on April ...... 23 Apr 2013 - 3 comments
Microsoft planning 7-inch Surface tablet
Microsoft planning 7-inch Surface tablet
According to the WSJ, Microsoft is indeed developing their oft-rumored 7-inch Surface tablet. The device will launch this year and will compete ...... 12 Apr 2013
Steam integration headed to Razer Edge tablet
Steam integration headed to Razer Edge tablet
Razer has announced that its new Edge gaming tablet will soon be getting Steam software pre-installed. "Razer has one mission in mind: to ...... 29 Mar 2013 - 7 comments
Barnes & Nobles now offering a free e-reader with purchase of the NOOK HD+ tablet
Barnes & Nobles now offering a free e-reader with purchase of the NOOK HD+ tablet
Barnes & Noble, in an effort to boost sales of their flagship tablet, will offer a free Nook Simple Touch e-reader with purchases of the NOOK HD+. ...... 23 Mar 2013 - 1 comment
Bloomberg: Only 1.5 million Microsoft Surface tablets sold
Bloomberg: Only 1.5 million Microsoft Surface tablets sold
According to a new Bloomberg report, Microsoft's Surface tablets are falling short of sales predictions. The company has sold 1.5 million ...... 14 Mar 2013 - 12 comments
Amazon slashes price of Kindle Fire HD 8.9, expands shipping to Europe and Japan
Amazon slashes price of Kindle Fire HD 8.9, expands shipping to Europe and Japan
Amazon has announced today that its Kindle Fire HD 8.9 has been launched for Europe and Japan, while U.S. consumers will see a price cut. ...... 14 Mar 2013
Asus Transformer Pad first non-Nexus device to get Android 4.2
Asus Transformer Pad first non-Nexus device to get Android 4.2
Asus has announced that its Transformer Pad TF300 is getting the Android 4.2 update this week. The device will be the first non-Nexus tablet ...... 05 Mar 2013
BlackBerry to launch BlackBerry 10 tablet this year
BlackBerry to launch BlackBerry 10 tablet this year
BlackBerry has confirmed that they will be releasing a BlackBerry 10 tablet this year. The company's last effort in the tablet market, the ...... 01 Mar 2013 - 2 comments
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