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Amazon has a new Fire HD tablet for $150
Amazon has a new Fire HD tablet for $150
Amazon has unveiled a refreshed version of its Fire HD 10 tablet. The online retailers improved 10-inch tablet has got more storage and performance ...... 19 Sep 2017
Is Amazon building a $50 tablet?
Is Amazon building a $50 tablet?
According to the WSJ, Amazon is preparing a $50 tablet for the holidays, a device that would be even cheaper than the company's basic Kindle e-reader. ...... 08 Sep 2015
Sony Xperia Z4 ready for primetime with 2K display
Sony Xperia Z4 ready for primetime with 2K display
Sony has confirmed that its oft-rumored Z4 tablet is ready for primetime, with launch expected on March 3rd during the Mobile World Congress event. ...... 28 Feb 2015
Nokia's N1 tablet sees interest during flash sales
Nokia's N1 tablet sees interest during flash sales
Nokia's N1 tablet, the company's first Android tablet running the Nokia Z launcher, continues to sell out whenever they go on sale. The company ...... 18 Jan 2015
Microsoft expands its Office preview for Android on tablets to everyone
Microsoft expands its Office preview for Android on tablets to everyone
Microsoft has made its Office for Android tablets app available to all via Google Play. The software was only available as invite-only previously, ...... 07 Jan 2015
Nokia introduced Nokia N1 - an Android tablet with Nokia Z launcher
Nokia introduced Nokia N1 - an Android tablet with Nokia Z launcher
Nokia, who sold its phone manufacturing business to Microsoft, has made a return to consumer markets by releasing its first-ever Android device: ...... 18 Nov 2014 - 4 comments
Report: Apple building 12.9-inch iPad for release next spring
Report: Apple building 12.9-inch iPad for release next spring
According to a new report, Apple is preparing a new, large 12.9-inch iPad for launch next spring. Much larger than current iPads, which are ...... 27 Aug 2014 - 5 comments
Quarterly tablet shipments fall, year-over-year, for first time ever
Quarterly tablet shipments fall, year-over-year, for first time ever
An interesting piece of information from NPD DisplaySearch's latest Quarterly Mobile PC Shipment and Forecast Report shows that tablets actually ...... 10 Jul 2014 - 4 comments
Hands-on with Samsung Galaxy Tab S's features
Hands-on with Samsung Galaxy Tab S's features
Ahead of its launch on July 10th, Samsung has released a quick hands-on with the new Galaxy Tab S and its new features. The device looks ...... 17 Jun 2014
Android, iOS still dominate tablet market, Windows reaches 6 percent share
Android, iOS still dominate tablet market, Windows reaches 6 percent share
Thanks to the end of quarter research report from Strategy Analytics, we have a better look into how the major operating systems are faring ...... 04 May 2014
Microsoft: Windows is now free for all devices with screens smaller than 9 inches
Microsoft: Windows is now free for all devices with screens smaller than 9 inches
Microsoft has made a huge announcement today, making Windows free for all devices with screens smaller than 9 inches. The move will include ...... 03 Apr 2014 - 2 comments
Samsung confirms Galaxy Tab4 devices following leaks
Samsung confirms Galaxy Tab4 devices following leaks
Samsung has confirmed their new Galaxy Tab4 line of low-end tablets, following leaks from @evleaks and leaks of the FCC documentation for the devices. ...... 02 Apr 2014
IDC: U.S. tablet market reaching saturation
IDC: U.S. tablet market reaching saturation
According to research firm IDC, the U.S. tablet market may already be reaching saturation, just four years after Apple unveiled the original iPad. ...... 31 Jan 2014 - 2 comments
Intel's Bay Trail tablet chip available on Android devices starting in the Q2
Intel's Bay Trail tablet chip available on Android devices starting in the Q2
According to CEO Brian Krzanich, Intel's quad-core Bay Trail processors will reach Android tablets starting in the Q2. "Most of the Bay Trail ...... 20 Jan 2014
CES 2014: Samsung reveals Galaxy TabPro, NotePro tablets including 12.2-inch model
CES 2014: Samsung reveals Galaxy TabPro, NotePro tablets including 12.2-inch model
Samsung took to the CES stage today to unveil their best tablets to date, the new Galaxy TabPro and NotePro, in exciting sizes including a large ...... 07 Jan 2014
Comparing the two best mid-sized tablets: The Apple iPad Mini with Retina vs. The LG G Pad 8.3
Comparing the two best mid-sized tablets: The Apple iPad Mini with Retina vs. The LG G Pad 8.3
Somewhat quietly, both Apple and LG released the best 8-inch tablets on the market over the last couple of months. With a larger display ...... 24 Dec 2013 - 4 comments
Sharp unveils Windows 8.1 tablet with 4GB RAM, WQXGA, LTE, more
Sharp unveils Windows 8.1 tablet with 4GB RAM, WQXGA, LTE, more
Sharp has unveiled their "Meibus Pad" today, boasting the best specs ever for a Windows tablet. The Meibus has a 10.1-inch 2,560 1,600 ...... 19 Dec 2013
Walmart sells 1.4 million tablets on Thanksgiving, Black Friday
Walmart sells 1.4 million tablets on Thanksgiving, Black Friday
Walmart boastfully reported today that the company had a 'record-breaking' Black Friday, boosted by tech sales. "We said Black Friday is ...... 30 Nov 2013 - 9 comments
Pandora unveils app built for Android tablets
Pandora unveils app built for Android tablets
Popular Internet Radio provider Pandora has unveiled a new version of their app built specifically for Android tablets. The app, Pandora ...... 01 Nov 2013 - 2 comments
Android has now surpassed iOS in tablet sales, revenue
Android has now surpassed iOS in tablet sales, revenue
According to new ABI Research data, the global tablet market is now Android's to lose, following years of Apple dominance. The firm says ...... 29 Sep 2013 - 2 comments
Here is the champagne iPad Mini 2 with Touch ID sensor
Here is the champagne iPad Mini 2 with Touch ID sensor
Chinese tech site DoNews has posted what they claim are photos of the upcoming Apple iPad Mini 2 in champagne (gold) colorway along with a new ...... 29 Sep 2013 - 3 comments
Tablets will overtake PC sales in two years, Tim Cook says
Tablets will overtake PC sales in two years, Tim Cook says
Apple CEO Tim Cook has put a time frame on when he believes tablet sales will surpass those of PC sales. He has said in the past that tablets ...... 22 Sep 2013 - 5 comments
Monster unveils lineup of tablets
Monster unveils lineup of tablets
Monster, the company behind those extremely overpriced HDMI cables and other accessories has launched their own lineup of tablets. The devices ...... 19 Sep 2013 - 3 comments
Intel: Tablets for under $100 coming this year
Intel: Tablets for under $100 coming this year
Newly hired Intel CEO Bryan Krzanich spoke today during the company's Intel Developer Forum, telling observers that there will be tablets available ...... 11 Sep 2013 - 1 comment
IDC: Tablet sales to slow as wearable device sales grow
IDC: Tablet sales to slow as wearable device sales grow
Research firm IDC has posted their latest data into the tablet market, and the company is forecasting a slowdown moving forward. The firm ...... 01 Sep 2013
HTC cancels its full-sized Windows RT tablet
HTC cancels its full-sized Windows RT tablet
According to reports, HTC has canceled all plans to develop a 10-inch (or larger) Windows RT tablet. The company cited weak demand for "full-sized" ...... 01 Jun 2013
Japan gets 256GB Surface Pro with Office 2013
Japan gets 256GB Surface Pro with Office 2013
Microsoft has unveiled a new model of the Surface Pro tablet for Japan. The tablet has 256GB internal storage, a full copy of Office 2013 ...... 29 May 2013 - 7 comments
Report: Microsoft to purchase rest of Nook Media for $1 billion
Report: Microsoft to purchase rest of Nook Media for $1 billion
According to sources, Microsoft is exploring purchasing the rest of the digital assets of Nook Media that it does not own for $1 billion. ...... 11 May 2013 - 1 comment
Microsoft shipped 900,000 Surface tablets last quarter
Microsoft shipped 900,000 Surface tablets last quarter
According to new IDC figures, Microsoft shipped just 900,000 Surface tablets in the Q1. Most of the tablets sold were Surface Pro, which ...... 03 May 2013 - 5 comments
Sony Xperia Tablet Z now available for pre-order
Sony Xperia Tablet Z now available for pre-order
Sony has made its impressive Xperia Tablet Z available for pre-order. The new tab is a full-sized 10.1-inch tablet that is just 6.9mm thick, ...... 30 Apr 2013
BlackBerry CEO: Tablets will be dead in five years
BlackBerry CEO: Tablets will be dead in five years
BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins has once again taken shots at the tablet market. The exec says the traditional tablet will be dead in five ...... 30 Apr 2013 - 10 comments
Report: Panel makers preparing 4K/Ultra HD displays for tablets, notebooks
Report: Panel makers preparing 4K/Ultra HD displays for tablets, notebooks
According to Digitimes, panel makers are preparing to build Ultra HD/4K displays for use in notebooks and even tablets. The displays have ...... 25 Apr 2013 - 8 comments
Leak: BlackBerry working on phablet and tablet
Leak: BlackBerry working on phablet and tablet
Thanks to a leaked roadmap, it appears that BlackBerry is working on a new tablet and a phablet, as well. The map shows off this quarter's ...... 01 Apr 2013 - 2 comments
Google launches Play hardware store for India
Google launches Play hardware store for India
Google has opened up its Play hardware store to Indian buyers. Just days after opening up the Google Play Books store, buyers in India can ...... 27 Mar 2013 - 4 comments
Canonical unveils tablet-ready Ubuntu OS
Canonical unveils tablet-ready Ubuntu OS
Just weeks after showing off their new smartphone ready Ubuntu OS, Canonical has unveiled their new tablet interface today. The OS will be ...... 19 Feb 2013 - 1 comment
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