ZTE V81 Looks to Challenge iPad mini With 8-Inch Display


The Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 may not be the only 8-inch Android tablet to challenge Apple’s iPad mini as the ZTE V81 has been spotted on the Chinese phone-maker’s webpage ahead of a presumed Mobile World Congress announcement. Though the ZTE V81 runs Google’s Android operating system, it does bear an uncanny resemblance to Apple’s […]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Spotted Ahead of MWC Launch


It looks like Samsung is gearing up to launch the Galaxy Tab 3 series, which comprises of rumored 10.1- and 7-inch slates, as the tablet has been spotted in photos along with the packaging before the device’s announcement at the end of February at MWC. The Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 and Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 […]

Samsung Plans New 7-Inch Galaxy Tab to Battle Google’s Nexus 7


The success $200 of the 7-inch Nexus 7 tablet from Google, which is manufactured by partner Asus, has not only attracted attention from Apple as it reacted with its own 7.9-inch iPad mini, but now it looks like Samsung is taking notice. A new report suggests that Samsung may be prepping its own Nexus 7 […]

Sony Challenges iPad, iPad mini With Xperia Tablet Z


Sony’s announcement of the Xperia Tablet Z came with a surprise–it’s the thinnest tablet to be released to date with a thickness of just 6.9 mm, besting Apple’s iPad mini’s 7.2 mm girth. Sony’s untimely announcement of the Xperia Tablet Z is unclear as the Japanese electronics-maker could have introduced the tablet at the Consumer […]

LG, Google to Cozy Up Again with New Nexus 5, Nexus 7.7


It looks like after what appears to be a successful Nexus 4 partnership, hardware-maker LG will once again partner up with the Android OS-maker to deliver two new Nexus products, the Nexus 5 smartphone and a Nexus 7.7 tablet. Nexus 5.5 Smartphone The LG-made Nexus 5 is rumored to debut with a 5-inch display, and […]

Sony Xperia Tablet Z Specs Leak: Full HD, Waterproof, Xperia Z Design


Have you fallen in love with the weatherproofing features and high-end flagship specs of Sony’s latest Xperia Z smartphone that has won GottaBeMobile’s Best Smartphone of CES 2013 award? Well, it appears that Sony is hoping to replicate the success and attention that the Xperia Z has been receiving with a rumored new Xperia Tablet […]

Samsung ATIV Tab: No One Knows What Windows RT in the U.S.


Samsung made some news at the Consumer Electronics Show by announcing it won’t be releasing one of its previously announced products, at least in the U.S. market. According to the South Korean tech giant, the Windows RT-powered ATIV Tab won’t be headed to the U.S. market because it’s confusing and the average consumer doesn’t understand […]

AT&T Adds Lenovo IdeaTab A2107 Tablet to Lineup


AT&T Mobility has announced that it is now carrying the Lenovo IdeaTab A2107 Android tablet to its product portfolio. The IdeaTab A2107 will be a more budget 7-inch tablet with a resolution of 1024 X 600–not quite the 1280 X 800 resolution display on the Nexus 7. The device will come with 1 GB RAM, […]

Panasonic Windows 8 Toughpad Offers Enterprise-Grade Security


At the Consumer Electronics Show, Panasonic introduced a ruggedized enterprise class Windows Phone 8 Touchpad FZ-A1 tablet. With the power of Windows 8 under its belt, the Touchpad would be a great fit for enterprises that require security and the rugged form factor of the Toughpad. According to Panasonic, the Toughpad family is designed to meet […]

HTC HD2 Hacked to Run Windows RT, Becomes a Microsoft Phablet


The long in the tooth HTC HD2 is one of those aging handsets that keeps getting new life breathed into it via hackers and developers. Released originally as a Microsoft Windows Mobile device, the HTC HD2 was considered a stop gap for HTC and Microsoft in a bid to stay competitive with the iPhone as […]

Apple to Redesign Retina iPad in March 2013 With Design Cues From iPad mini


Ahead of Christmas, a report surfaced online claiming that Apple will be redesigning the larger 9.7-inch iPad with Retina Display for a new release in March 2013, or roughly half a year since the fourth generation iPad was introduced, which itself made a debut some six months after the third generation iPad with incremental changes. […]

Nokia’s Windows RT Surface-Competitor to Have Battery Keyboard Cover, Built-In 3G/4G


According to newly leaked details about Nokia‘s forthcoming Windows RT tablet, which is slated for an announcement on February 2013 at the Mobile World Congress trade show, the device will have a battery-powered keyboard cover, fast charging capabilities, and built-in mobile broadband connectivity to connect to 3G/4G networks. The Verge is reporting that U.S. carrier partner […]

HTC to Launch Windows RT Tablets in 2013 With Voice Calling


Contrary to earlier statements, HTC may be headed back into the tablet game, only this time with Microsoft’s Windows RT operating system rather than Google’s Android OS. Though this would mark the first time that HTC would be using Windows RT, the smartphone-maker is no stranger to Microsoft’s larger desktop OS having dabbled with a […]

Google to Deliver Tablet-Optimized News


Google is getting serious with tablet UIs, especially now that the company has waded into the tablet space with its own branded Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 tablets. In a recent announcement, Google has announced that it will be bringing a better news experience to the tablet space with Google News. The company says that […]

The Evolution and Acceptance of Stall Surfing


Stall Surfing, or using your mobile gadget while in the privy/loo/water closet/powder room/outhouse/whatever euphemism you use for the bathroom, is one of those things that no one likes to talk about. That’s evidenced by all of the fancy euphemisms we come up with to describe the bathroom. On the one hand, that’s just polite. On […]

ZAGGkeys Mini 7 Review: The Perfect iPad mini Companion


While many tablets today are more known for their ability to consume content, Zagg is helping to change our perception of touchscreen-only slates to productivity devices thanks to the company’s ingeniously designed keyboards that are specifically made to complement a wide range devices. And the ZAGGkeys Mini 7 extends Zagg’s leadership in crafting well-made keyboard […]

HP Elitebook Revolve: A Windows 8 Tablet with a Twist


While convertible hybrid tablets with keyboard docks are quickly becoming en vogue, HP’s Elitebook Revolve is a modern twist on an old favorite: the HP 2730p tablet PC. The Elitebook Revolve carries a design that’s more akin to the old popular tablet PCs of yore, but with striking modern lines and a lightweight ultrabook finish, […]

Samsung Roadmap Rumors: Project J, New Note, 13-Inch Tablet


Samsung may have a few interesting devices on tap for 2013 and according to a leak, it looks like Samsung is aggressively planning to attack various form factors for mobile computing. There are three devices that were tipped in a recent rumor list posted on SamMobile, and those devices span a flagship Galaxy S smartphone, a […]