Microsoft Lowers Licensing Costs In Preparation for 7-Inch Windows Tablets

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Microsoft is said to be lowering its Windows licensing costs to OEM manufacturers in hopes of spurring new form factors for the tablet and computing space. The company has reportedly lowered costs for both Windows and Office in anticipation of new smaller form factor tablets and touch-enabled laptops that will hit the market later this […]

Verizon to Launch Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE on March 7? (Update: Official)

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After much waiting, the long awaited 4G LTE-enabled edition of Samsung’s S-Pen-enabled Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet may land on March 7 if rumors are to be believed. The network had announced that it will be offering the LTE edition of the slate for its network earlier in the year, but failed to give a specific […]

Samsung Confirms Full Tablet Experience for Galaxy Note 8.0

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There was a bit of uncertainty surrounding the Galaxy Note 8.0 announcement by Samsung at Mobile World Congress. It was unclear at the time if the diminutive tablet will run the tablet version of the Android operating system and support tablet-optimized apps, or if the 8-inch display will merely be another blown up display akin […]

Wacom Teases Pro-Grade Tablet For Summer Launch

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Wacom, makers of the digitizing technology that allows stylus and pen input on a broad range of devices ranging from Microsoft’s Surface Pro tablet to Samsung’s Galaxy Note consumer range, has teased that it will release its own branded tablet product for a summer release. The announcement comes on the company’s Facebook account, noting that […]

Fujitsu’s Keyboard of the Future Requires No Hardware Keys

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Fujitsu has demonstrated a prototype of a Gesture Keyboard experience for touchscreen tablets that does not require physical or hardware keys. In a similar usage scenario to Microsoft’s Touch Keyboard cover for that company’s Surface RT and Surface Pro tablets, Fujitsu’s keyboard concept is a separate, external keyboard so users would not need to directly […]

If You’re an iTunes User, Don’t Buy Microsoft’s Surface Pro Tablet

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When the Surface Pro tablet was announced by Microsoft, I was excited. It would be the first non-Apple tablet that could handle all my iTunes content, including my large library of movies and TV shows that I had purchased, while still allowing me to access other digital ecosystems, like movies from Amazon, stream shows from […]

This Self-Driving iCar Was Not Designed By Apple

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Researchers have built a self-driving car where the driver is none other than Apple’s iPad tablet. Unfortunately, though, this iCar concept is not built, designed, or made by Apple, but is part of a research program on self-driving autonomous vehicles at Oxford University in England. But unlike other self-driving cars, like those developed by Google, the […]

Nokia Music Debuts Ahead of Lumia Tab’s Release

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After much speculation about a Lumia-branded Windows tablet from Nokia, so far the company has not made any announcements about its tablet efforts but it has anounced its Nokia Music service will be coming to Microsoft’s Windows 8 and Windows RT platform. At Mobile World Congress, the Finnish smartphone-maker announced that its music mix service […]

Talking Tablets Try to Capitalize on Phablet Success

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Samsung has been toying with different sizes and concepts for its smartphones and tablets over the years, and there is a standout category–the phablet. When the company launched the 5.3-inch Galaxy Note, there were many skeptics, but the subsequent success of the Note and the Note 2 has caught the world by storm. Consumers fell […]

HP’s Android Slate 7 Looks to Challenge Nexus 7 Pricing

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Being late to the mobile game after having abandon its webOS strategy, computer-maker Hewlett Packard is being smart about the pricing of its Slate 7 tablet, a device that now runs on Google’s Android operating system. Rather than sticking with Windows, like its previous Slate 500 and Slate  2 efforts, HP is making a bold […]

Dell Adds Enhanced Security Features to New Latitude 10 Tablet

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Focusing on growing its presence in the enterprise space, Dell is adding new hardware and software security features to a newly released Dell Latitude 10 Enhanced Security edition of the Windows 8 tablet. The device offers dual hardware security log-in features and some software security enhancements as well over the regular consumer-edition of the Latitude […]

Completely Redesigned iPad 5 Rumored for Q3 Release

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Rumors have been leaking like crazy about Apple’s second generation iPad mini, and now we have one more to add to the list about the iPad 5, or fifth generation full-sized iPad slate. According to the latest reports, Apple will completely redesign the iPad 5 and the tablet is slated to launch in the third […]

Will HTC Introduce an Ubuntu Tablet Today?

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Today is the day that HTC will be introducing the much rumored and talked about HTC One smartphone, and now there is new speculations that HTC may introduce a tablet based on Canonical’s Ubuntu OS for tablets at the same event. According to a photograph published by HTC in advanced of the unveiling event, the […]

Galaxy Note 8.0 Spotted in Red Galaxy Note 10.1 Launch Photos?

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It looks like the forthcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 may have been hiding in plain sight when Samsung debuted the Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet with the S-Pen in a new red hue. The Galaxy Note 8.0 is expected to compete closely with Apple’s smaller iPad mini tablet with a 7.9-inch display, and like other phablets […]

HP Working on Tegra 4 Android Tablet, Smartphone Coming 2014?

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Rumors are surfacing that HP may choose to release a quad-core tablet running NVIDIA’s Tegra 4 CPU and a smartphone in 2014 with Google’s Android operating system rather than the webOS operating system that it had acquired along with Palm. According to Read Write, HP’s tablet will be arriving sometime soon and may be among […]

Microsoft Hints at 7-Inch Windows Tablet

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Speaking at the Goldman Sachs Technology & Internet Conference, Microsoft finance head Peter Klein told attendees that Microsoft is open on exploring Windows tablets with different sizes and form factors. This could mean that Windows 8 and Windows RT slates, like Microsoft’s own Surface Pro and Surface RT tablets, could be released with a 7-inch display […]

It Will Take a Week for Microsoft to Replenish Surface Pro Stock

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It will take Microsoft a week to replenish stock of the higher end 128 GB Surface Windows 8 Pro to retail stores and partners. The tablet, which launched with 64 GB and 128 GB varieties last Saturday on February 9, won’t be restocked until this coming Saturday, giving Microsoft a week to produce more tablets […]

Microsoft Confirms Plans for More Surface Products in the Future

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Calling the launch of the Surface Windows 8 Pro tablet a success despite lukewarm professional reviews and criticisms of limited stock on launch day, Microsoft has confirmed that it will continue to grow its Surface family. The Surface lineup debuted with the Surface RT tablet last fall, which ran a more limited edition of Windows […]