Review: Flipboard for Windows 8.1 Finally Launches

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Surface RT and Surface 2 users are a patient bunch when it comes to App availability. The Windows Store is full of a lot of crap Apps and many of the big names are missing. Even some of the big names that exist don’t regularly update their Apps. But a long awaited entry into the […]

The Microsoft Surface 2 Take 2

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Sometimes you get a lemon. And with gadget lemons it is tough to make lemonade. I’ve had a Microsoft Surface 2 since launch night on October 22 and have written quite a bit about my experiences. (See the links at the end of this post.) Early on with the device I experienced a few random […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 12.2-inch Tablet Release Inches Closer

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Lately there’s been several reports and rumors regarding Samsung getting into some larger tablets, beyond the traditional 10-inch slates Apple and everyone else offers today. Just like Toshiba, Samsung is preparing a new 12.2-inch Galaxy Note tablet with its popular S-Pen stylus and all. While most reports have only been rumors of a crazy big […]

Why the Kindle Fire HDX Tablets Make No Sense To Me Anymore

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I’ve  noticed that reviews are being published for Amazon’s new Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 Tablet and they are largely positive. Looks like another hit for Amazon. Amazon has certainly made an impact since the debut of its first Kindle Fire Tablet in 2011. The low cost Fire Tablets have hit a sweet spot with a […]

Polaroid Kids Tablet 2 Ready for Your Kids

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Tablets are for kids. Well, at least watching kids take to Tablets has always been an education for me. Without fear they start touching and swiping and seem to know exactly what to do. Unlike some of the adults I’ve seen who occasionally seem like they need a graduate school class on how to use […]

Samsung’s Next Tablet Could Rival Your Ultrabook And Challenge iPad Maxi

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Samsung’s next big thing is coming, and reportedly, the bigger, better Samsung Galaxy tablets could rival the display size on your current notebook or Ultrabook. Most recently, Samsung is rumored to be developing a tablet with a 12.2-inch display, and now ET News is reporting that the company is working on a 13.3-inch tablet. The 13.3-inch […]

Nexus 8 Mysteriously Appears on Google’s Android Website

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Google unveiled a newer Nexus 7 tablet earlier this year, but that’s probably not all that Google has left in 2013 as far as the company’s tablet game goes. It’s rumored that it will still release a new Nexus 10 tablet at some point before 2014, and an interesting photo on Google’s Android website reveals […]

Sumocat Predicted the Lenovo Yoga Tablet 8 and 10 in 2010

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Call him prescient, call him a dreamer, call him a visionary. You can also call him a patent attorney because maybe he needs one. The him refers to former GBM blogger and the Godfather of Inking, Mark “Sumocat” Sumimoto. Sumocat was and still is passionate about the Tablet form factor. As a blogger who put […]

Microsoft Surface 2 Review: Less Confusing and More Viable

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It used to be a cliché, and maybe still is, that Microsoft got things right with version 3 of any new release. Well, if that cliché does still apply, Microsoft has taken some positive steps with the new Surface 2 that should offer some hope that the next time around might indeed be the charm […]

Apple Touts 475,000 Tablet Apps as Android Lacks

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In case you missed the news this afternoon, Apple just announced the all-new iPad Air (iPad 5) and the newly improved iPad mini 2. With plenty of excitement around the new Air, even without TouchID, Apple quickly went from talking about the beautiful design and into what matters. That being applications. The iPad is more […]

HTC Plans Tablet Comeback and New Wearable Devices

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After having exited the tablet market after the company debuted a 7-inch HTC Flyer and a 10-inch Jetstream Android slate, HTC is looking to re-enter the tablet market with a new slate. The company is also hinting that it would also be entering the wearable computing market, but specifics about what those products are were […]

HTC Tablet and Smartwatch Are in the Works, State Execs

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HTC hasn’t had what many would consider good luck or success in the Android tablet market, but the company aims to re-enter the tablet game, and even launch a wearable device or Smartwatch. In an insightful interview with The Financial Times a few execs shared details on some upcoming plans, and have our interest piqued. […]

ZAGG Teases New Thinner, Lighter Folio Keyboard Case for iPad 5

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ZAGG, the maker of the Invisible Shield, is teasing a thinner and lighter backlit keyboard case that will be compatible with Apple’s rumored iPad 5 tablet. Though Apple has not announced the iPad 5 yet, the iOS-maker has announced an event later this month on October 22, a date that’s believed by many tech writers […]

LG G Pad 8.3 Tablet Available Now, Takes on the Nexus 7

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Back in August LG announced plans to finally get back into the Android tablet market after a rather long absence starting with its new LG G Pad 8.3 slate. In what is designed like a bigger LG G2 smartphone, the new G Pad tablet has specs and features galore and is positioned to do well […]

Galaxy Note 12.2 Could Beat Bigger iPad to Release

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Recently we’ve heard reports that Samsung is preparing to manufacture and release a tablet larger than anything else it currently offers. It’s being reported that a 12.2-inch tablet is in the works with a 2560 x 1600 resolution, and that after Google turned it down to focus on its Nexus 7 Samsung continued on anyways. […]

Android 4.4 KitKat Revealed in Leaked Screenshots

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With the rumored announcement and release date of Android 4.4 KitKat just hours away, which is tomorrow the 15th, we’re still getting leak after leak with more details. This morning we saw another set of Nexus 5 images, and now a full gallery of screenshots is reportedly giving us a deep look at Android 4.4 […]