Asus Denies Rumors of $99 Nexus Tablet for Google


It was reported late last week that Asus would be partnering with Google to release a sub-$100 tablet to compete against Amazon’s Kindle Fire, which is priced at $160, but Asus has since refuted those rumors to DigiTimes. When Amazon had debuted the Kindle Fire last year, the company had made strong in-roads in the tablet […]

T-Mobile Prepping Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 Launch


T-Mobile may be preparing for the launch of Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 Android tablet on its HSPA+ 42 Mbps network in the U.S., which the carrier is actively promoting as 4G. The device was recently spotted at the FCC for regulatory approval, and given that it shows compatibility with T-Mobile’s network, it is possible […]

HTC Working on Flyer 2 Android Tablet With Jelly Bean


It looks like HTC is working on a successor to the original HTC Flyer tablet, which debuted with an active digitizer. The company’s Flyer 2 tablet will reportedly be a 7-inch model with an improved HD resolution display clocking in at 1280 X 768 pixels. It’s unclear, though, if HTC intends on supporting the HTC […]

Latest Amazon TV Ad Shows New Kindle Readers, Kindle Fire Tablets


Ahead of Amazon’s morning press event, TV ads for the Internet giant have begun airing showcasing new devices that may hint at the announcements to come. The press event, scheduled for September 6, is expected to be the event where Amazon debuts new Kindle Fire tablets. However, the company’s ads may prove to be spoilers […]

A Gadget Geeks Fall Shopping List


Labor Day has come and gone here in the US. Most recognize that passage as the end of summer here in the US. We’re also between political carnivals conventions. But another season is gearing up. That’s the “get your gadgets ready for the great holiday gadget shopping extravaganza” when companies try to take your money […]

3G Google Nexus 7 Tablet 6 Weeks Away From Launching?


It looks like Google and hardware partner Asus are readying a version of the company’s popular $200-priced Nexus 7 tablet with built-in mobile broadband connectivity. Sources say that a version with 3G/4G Internet connectivity could launch as soon as within the next six weeks, placing the tablet’s debut between now and mid-October. At debut, the […]

HP ENVY x2 Convertible Windows 8 Tablet Feels Premium (Video)

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We got some hands-on time with HP’s ENVY x2 Windows 8 tablet. Like rival offerings from Samsung, Asus, and others, the ENVY x2 will come with an optional keyboard dock that will give the device the look of a laptop or ultrabook, but HP’s entry comes with a more premium feel than competitors thanks to […]

Leaked HTC Tablet Images Reveal Strange Chin, Is This the Vertex?


HTC’s latest tablet appears to come with a flat chin, something similar to the GSM international HTC Hero that was released with the Android operating some years ago. The tablet’s chin gives users not only extra surface to grip and hold the tablet, but also accommodates a front-facing camera in that region. It’s unclear if […]

Sony VAIO Duo 11 Windows 8 Tablet Poses Before IFA Announcement?


It looks like Sony may have a VAIO tablet planned for an IFA announcement running Windows 8. The tablet, called the VAIO Duo 11, has an 11-inch display and a convertible keyboard form factor that will make it easy to use the tablet as a clamshell laptop should users need a keyboard for a more […]

Google Expected to Sell 6-8 Million Nexus 7 Tablets This Year


The $200 price point seems to be the sweet spot as far as tablets are concerned. When Amazon launched its Kindle Fire slate, it caught the world by storm at that price and now Google is launching its highly commended Nexus 7 tablet at the same price. According to supply chain data, Google is expected […]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Design Testimony in Court Calls Up Questions


In its testimony as part of Samsung’s legal trial against Apple in which Apple claims that Samsung had infringed on key design patents, Samsung principal designer Jin Soo Kim for the Galaxy Tab 10.1 told the court and jury that the South Korean company had already begun work on the tablet prior to the launch […]

Microsoft, Apple Had Inked Licensing Deal for Surface Tablet

As part of Apple’s lawsuit against Samsung accusing the Galaxy-maker of patent infringement and copying the designs of the iPhone and iPad, it was revealed that Apple and Microsoft had inked a deal that would prevent either companies from blatantly copying each other. Reuters revealed that Apple and Microsoft had an anti-cloning agreement and that both […]

Microsoft Begins Surface 2 Development


A recent job posting by software giant Microsoft suggests that the company is looking to work on development for the Surface 2 tablet. The job posting would mean that Microsoft would at least begin the process of development–starting with recruiting hardware and software engineers–of the Surface tablet successor a few months before the first generation […]

Transformer Pad 4G LTE Launching This Month


It looks like Asus will be making available a version o the company’s Transormer Pad with 4G LTE modems built in starting this month in the countries of Germany and Austria. The Transformer Pad TF300 will be coming mid-August either with or without the optional keyboard dock. The price for the version without the keyboard […]

Archos Teases G10XS Launch on Facebook


Archos is hoping to challenge the success of Asus with its Transformer line of Android tablets that caught consumer attention thanks to an innovative keyboard dock. The company posted a teaser image of its slim G10XS tablet stating that the launch will be happening in just 3 short weeks. The social media teaser did not […]

‘The Daily’ Trimming One-Third of Staff


Tablet-centric publication ‘The Daily,’ operated by News Corporation, is now laying off as many as one-third of its workers. According to All Things D, which is also owned by News Corporation, editorial and sports departments are taking the biggest hits along with the design and production department. That translates to as many as fifty people being […]

Windows 8 Asus Transformer Book 810 Tablet Stops By FCC


It’s unclear when Asus is launching its Windows 8 Asus 810 tablet still, but the Intel-powered slate is now appearing at the FCC to gain U.S. regulatory approval. The Asus 810, first announced earlier this year at the Computex trade show, is an 11.6-inch tablet that is powered by Microsoft’s next-generation Windows 8 OS with […]

Huawei Introduces Next-Generation MediaPad 7 Lite Tablet


After a successful introduction of its 7-inch MediaPad Android slate, which is available by the same name under U.S. carrier AT&T and under the Springboard 4G branding under T-Mobile USA, Huawei is introducing a successor in the same 7-inch category. The tablet will likely go head-t0-head with Amazon’s Kindle Fire as well as Google’s recently introduced […]

iPad Primarily Still Used Just for Consuming Content


Despite many tablet manufacturers’ best efforts at producing a tablet that lends to increased business productivity to target the enterprise market, the market-leading tablet, Apple’s iPad, is still mostly used for consuming content rather than producing content. The latest research conducted by the Consumer Intelligence Research Partners reveal that the iPad is still being used […]