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 […]

Google Putting Tablet Apps Front and Center in November

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This afternoon the Android and Google Play Store developer team took to their Official Android Developers Blog to not only confirm more than 70 million Android tablets have been activated, but that they’ll soon be focusing additional effort and space in the Play Store to highlight tablet apps. Google announced that later next month, starting […]

iPad Trade-Ins Through the Roof Following Leaked October 22 Event Date

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It seems like a lot of people are excited about the next iPad. According to AppleInsider, Gazelle says it has seen an 86-percent leap in iPad trade-ins week-over-week after AllThingsD reported that Apple would be announcing new iPads on October 22. With Gazelle, gadget owners can lock in a trade-in price before they send it in, […]

Official Nexus 7 Flip Cases Arrive, But They’ll Cost You

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When the Nexus 7 arrived on the market back in July, Google didn’t offer any official cases for the new tablet, just like previous Nexus devices released in the past. Google released a sleeve shortly thereafter but for those wanting full protection other routes were necessary. Today though Google launched some official flip cases that […]

Dell Venue 8 Pro Makes Productivity Mobile With Optional Keyboard Dock

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Just like the Dell Venue 11 Pro, the Dell Venue 8 Pro brings Microsoft’s Windows 8 productivity to the tablet convertible form factor. The Dell Venue 8 Pro comes with an 8-inch display, optional keyboard that fits the display’s size–unlike the humongous Acer Iconia W3 with an equivalent 8-inch footprint that has an optional keyboard […]

Dell Introduces New Android-Powered Venue 7, Venue 8 Tablets

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Dell is on a roll with expanding its Venue tablet line up. After introducing various configurations of its Venue 11 Pro and Venue 8 Pro running on Windows, Dell is also introducing two new Android tablets under the Venue 7 and Venue 8 branding. Both tablets will ship with Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean out of […]

Dell’s New XPS 11 Convertible Ultrabook Takes On Lenovo’s Yoga

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We met with Dell executives recently in San Francisco, California where the company demoed the new XPS 11 convertible Ultrabook for us, which comes with Intel’s latest power-sipping, performance-packing Haswell processor. The device could either be used in laptop mode for those who prefer a keyboard experience for typing or in the new tablet mode […]

Surface Mini: Microsoft Leaves iPad mini Uncontested in 2013

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Going small is the new going big, at least where tablets are concerned. Microsoft is now said to be joining the smaller tablet craze, but that move won’t be happening until early next year when the new Surface Mini will debut. A smaller 7- to 8-inch surface was rumored to be arriving alongside the Surface […]

Microsoft Bets on 4G LTE as Surface 2’s Savior for 2014

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Can 4G LTE save the Surface 2? In addition to having announced the Surface 2, Surface Pro 2, and a slew of new Surface accessories, Microsoft will also be introducing a Surface 2 with 4G LTE connectivity, a first for the Microsoft-branded tablets. The 4G LTE-enabled Surface 2 would be launching in early 2014 according […]

HP Spectre 13 Now Comes in Ultrabook or Convertible Configurations

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HP’s flagship consumer ultrabook Spectre line is getting some changes for the holidays. This year, the slim and unibody machined metal Ultrabook will be coming in two configurations–a standard Ultrabook clamshell with a touchscreen that works just as a laptop, or a second Spectre 13 x2 configuration with a detachable display that converts the form […]

Google to Raise Price of New Nexus 10 At Launch?

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A new leak suggests that Google’s new Nexus 10 that will be refreshed later this year may cost more than the Samsung-made tablet that it replaces. The Nexus 10 from Asus, which we’re dubbing the late-2013 edition, may follow the Nexus 7’s refresh this year by adding a small price premium according to a leaked […]

Asus Transformer Book T100: An iPad-Worthy Windows 8 Challenger

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At $349 and packed with Windows 8.1, a detachable keyboard dock, and all-day battery life, the Asus Transformer Book T100 may be the first Windows slate that can go head-to-head to seriously challenge Apple’s iPad and tablets based on Google’s Android OS. Additionally, the T100’s low price point will make it a worthy challenger to […]

HTC One Tablet Rumor Points to Premium iPad-Challenging Design

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HTC may be looking to dip its toes back into the tablet space with a design borrowed from the company’s much acclaimed HTC One smartphone. The One design should give the HTC-branded tablet a premium feel, and one that may be good enough to go head-to-head with Apple’s iPad and iPad mini slate, with a […]

Toshiba Encore 8-inch Windows 8.1 Tablet Announced

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Today at IFA 2013, some of the first Windows 8.1 devices are being unveiled, including the first 8-inch Windows tablet from Toshiba, called the Encore. It looks to be the company’s attempt at taking on the iPad mini at full force, with the same $329 price tag. The Encore rocks a higher-res 1280×800 screen packing in […]

AT&T Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 Review

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If users found the Galaxy Note phablet series to be unwieldy and an odd form factor, the Galaxy Mega is even more perplexing as it straddles the phablet and tablet computing categories. With a display size of 6.3 inches, the Mega, as reviewed on AT&T Mobility and forthcoming on Sprint in the U.S., offers the […]

Surface Pro 2 Rumors Point to Better Battery Life, User Experience

The Surface Pro 2 is rumored to come with more RAM, Intel Haswell Core i5 processor, and improved battery life over the first generation model it replaces.

New leaked specs for Microsoft’s second generation Surface computing tablets have emerged, and the updated specs on these slate devices will provide users with a better experience thanks to significantly improved battery life with the inclusion of Intel’s latest Haswell processors. The Pro model, which is expected to debut with Windows 8.1 pre-loaded, will come […]