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LeapFrog Epic review: Putting parents in control
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LeapFrog Epic review: Putting parents in control

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The internet is a place of knowledge, entertainment, and more - but it isn't always a safe place. When it comes to kids spending time online a simple search for one thing can lead to something else, or playing a game could lead to dozens of in-app purchases... >>

Amazon Fire OS update stops tablet display light from keeping you up at night

Amazon Fire OS update stops tablet display light from keeping you up at night

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Amazon is delivering a major software update to its Fire tablets.The update is considered the first major update to Fire OS 5, a forked version of Android powering Amazon's tablets. It brings all-new features, including something called Blue Shade. It... >>

Apple iPad Pro vs Microsoft Surface Pro 4: Which is best?

Apple iPad Pro vs Microsoft Surface Pro 4: Which is best?

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It’s battle of the big tabs. Literally. Apple has introduced the iPad Pro, following in the footsteps of the Microsoft Surface Pro 4. But which is best: the newcomer iPad or the more established Surface Pro?On the (ahem) surface the concept of iPad... >>

Apple iPad Pro 12.9 review: Back to the drawing board?
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Apple iPad Pro 12.9 review: Back to the drawing board?

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It's Apple's biggest tablet ever. But does that mean the iPad Pro can replace both your laptop and tablet to become the sole computing device in your home?With many divided over whether or not a giant tablet is the answer - a question we've seen before... >>

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 review: Brilliant, bar battery life
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Microsoft Surface Pro 4 review: Brilliant, bar battery life

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Microsoft is probably smiling gleefully: it's got the upper hand on Apple, with the Surface Pro 4 really shaking its tail-feather at the iPad Pro.For the Surface Pro 4 is the most refined and comprehensive model in the Surface series yet - if you're in... >>

Is the iPad Pro suitable for family fun?

Is the iPad Pro suitable for family fun?

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Although there has been much talk about Apple's new iPad, the 12-inch iPad Pro, being an ideal tablet for creatives, its extra screen size could be appealing for other situations too; as a family device, for example. It could be the hub of a whole family's... >>

Nvidia Shield Tablet K1 review: The cost-effective gaming tablet
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Nvidia Shield Tablet K1 review: The cost-effective gaming tablet

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When we reviewed the Nvidia Shield Tablet last year it ticked every box when faced with Android competition and even offered a lot that others couldn't, with its gaming prowess thanks to dedicated graphics hardware. We were also impressed by the £240... >>

Nvidia Shield Tablet K1 vs Shield Tablet (2014): What’s the difference?

Nvidia Shield Tablet K1 vs Shield Tablet (2014): What’s the difference?

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A year on from releasing its first Android tablet geared mainly for gaming, Nvidia has followed up the Shield Tablet with the Shield Tablet K1.The main difference between the two is price, with the newer model almost £100 cheaper. So we pop them head... >>

Apple iPadBook not in the pipeline: Tim Cook explains why the iPad and MacBook will never collide

Apple iPadBook not in the pipeline: Tim Cook explains why the iPad and MacBook will never collide

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With the iPad Pro now on sale, Tim Cook has revealed that Apple considers it to be the best solution for creatives and business customers who require a touchscreen. Tablets and laptops are different categories, he claims, and his company has no plans... >>

Apple iPad Pro: When and where can you buy it?

Apple iPad Pro: When and where can you buy it?

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Apple's mighty iPad Pro is finally available to buy.The 12.9-inch tablet and its new accessories are available to order online from Wednesday 11 November with shop appearances later in the week. Wednesday also happens to be Singles Day in China (the... >>

Apple iPad Pro release date, rumours and everything you need to know

Apple iPad Pro release date, rumours and everything you need to know

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With the tablet market in decline, Apple had to get creative. It therefore introduced a new iPad that offers something different.During the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus event in September 2015, the company launched its most powerful and priciest iPad... >>

Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 review: Flexi-tablet goes budget for round three
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Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 review: Flexi-tablet goes budget for round three

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Most tablets are black rectangles. Looking at them for too long is a sure recipe for a good night's sleep. Front-on the Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 seems like just another among that crowd. But it's totally different.The Yoga is a tablet with a built-in stand and... >>

Amazon Fire tablet review: Who needs Hudl when there's this for £50?
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Amazon Fire tablet review: Who needs Hudl when there's this for £50?

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When Amazon revealed that it was to release a tablet in its Fire range that would only cost £50 we have to admit that we didn’t expect much. Previous cheap-as-chips devices have never cut the mustard. In fact, they haven’t even been in the vague... >>

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 review: A genuine iPad rival?
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 review: A genuine iPad rival?

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Samsung, perhaps more that any other company in the Android space, has been experimenting with the ultimate tablet recipe for a number of years. We've seen all sizes and various power setups in the company's line-up.The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 follows up... >>

5 great features the Samsung Galaxy View offers

5 great features the Samsung Galaxy View offers

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Samsung is officially pushing new ground with tablets thanks to its massive Galaxy View. This 18.4-inch tablet isn't something that's been available on the market before but once again Samsung assures us it'll be wanted – just as it did with the first... >>

Samsung Galaxy View official: Release date, price and everything you need to know

Samsung Galaxy View official: Release date, price and everything you need to know

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Samsung has officially unveiled the Galaxy View, taking the crown as the largest Android mobile device on the market. The Galaxy View was first mentioned during consumer electronics show IFA when Samsung used its conference to tease a few images of a... >>

Samsung Galaxy View: 18.4-inch monster tries to bridge the gap between tablet and TV

Samsung Galaxy View: 18.4-inch monster tries to bridge the gap between tablet and TV

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Just how big should your tablet be? That's the question Samsung is posing with the launch of the new Samsung Galaxy View.Having dabbled with virtually every screen size from 2-inches all the way to 10-inches, and beyond with products like the NotePro... >>

Microsoft Q1 FY16 results: Surface sales are slowing, cloud is going strong

Microsoft Q1 FY16 results: Surface sales are slowing, cloud is going strong

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Microsoft has posted its first-quarter earnings for the 2016 fiscal year. The results beat Wall Street expectations but still aren't anything worth bragging about - at least when it comes to certain categories.The company reported $20.4 billion in revenue,... >>

Asus ZenPad S 8.0 review: An affordable tablet not to be overlooked
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Asus ZenPad S 8.0 review: An affordable tablet not to be overlooked

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There's a good chance you don't think of Asus when you think of tablets. Apple, Samsung? Sure. Asus makes boring stuff, right? However, Asus is secretly a bit of a tablet demon, having come up with the Nexus 7 (2013), still one of the best tech-per-pound... >>

The EE Robin kids tablet takes on Amazon kids tablet

The EE Robin kids tablet takes on Amazon kids tablet

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EE has entered the family tablet market with a 4G-enabled device that is specifically designed for children and their parents.The EE Robin comes with a 7-inch 1024 x 600 LCD display, 1.1GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 processor, 1GB of RAM and... >>

Nexus 5X official: Price, release date, specs and everything you need to know

Nexus 5X official: Price, release date, specs and everything you need to know

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The Nexus 5X was formally announced on 29 October 2015, refreshing Google's pure Android handset. There's not just one handset this year, but two: the Nexus 5X made by LG and a larger Nexus 6P built by Huawei. We've kept track of the Nexus 5X from rumour... >>

Apple iPad mini 4 review: Compact without compromise
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Apple iPad mini 4 review: Compact without compromise

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The iPad Mini 4 replaces the iPad mini 3 and with it closes the book on one of Apple's laziest upgrades in recent years.Overshadowed by huge advancements with the iPad Air 2, last year's iPad mini 3 struggled to find its place in the range, coming across... >>

It's Toshiba's turn to take on the Surface Pro with its dynaPad Windows 10 tablet

It's Toshiba's turn to take on the Surface Pro with its dynaPad Windows 10 tablet

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Although we've had tablets that transform into laptops for a while now, it seems that the category has really taken off in the last couple of weeks, with Microsoft's own Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book leading the charge.Now Toshiba has shown its hand... >>

Osmo review: Physical meets virtual with this clever iPad game
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Osmo review: Physical meets virtual with this clever iPad game

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Rather than being just another kids app, Osmo is best described as a technology system that bridges the physical and digital worlds by taking gameplay beyond the screen.But with such an unusual name, and concept, you may be scratching your head as to... >>

Dell XPS 12 hands-on: 4K screen 2-in-1 takes on Surface Pro 4, coming 2016

Dell XPS 12 hands-on: 4K screen 2-in-1 takes on Surface Pro 4, coming 2016

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When we think of Dell's XPS line we think laptops. But that's all about to change with the introduction of the 2016 Dell XPS 12 - a 2-in-1 tablet with keyboard dock that's feature-packed and looks set to take on the Microsoft Surface Pro 4. We got to... >>

HP Envy Note 8 hands-on: 8-inch tablet with a 10-inch keyboard that's not as weird as you think

HP Envy Note 8 hands-on: 8-inch tablet with a 10-inch keyboard that's not as weird as you think

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When HP unveiled its new 8-inch tablet on stage during its Barcelona holiday line-up reveal event it looked like a conventional device at that size. But then the company slotted it into a 10-inch keyboard and everybody looked on in bemusement.Funnily... >>

HP Spectre x2 hands-on: A 2-in-1 that gives the Surface Pro 4 a run for its money

HP Spectre x2 hands-on: A 2-in-1 that gives the Surface Pro 4 a run for its money

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The HP Spectra x2 is, after an initial bout of scrutiny, a gorgeous device. It will need a lot more testing before we can tell exactly what it's capable of, but it's both an impressive tablet and a decent laptop to boot.HP includes the keyboard with the... >>

Spectre x2 is HP's thinnest 2-in-1 ever and it's powerful too

Spectre x2 is HP's thinnest 2-in-1 ever and it's powerful too

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Following Microsoft's big unveil of its Windows 10 hardware last night, HP has held an event to reveal its new offerings. One of these is a new Spectre x2 laptop that converts into a tablet.The Spectre x2 is the thinnest 2-in-1 convertible PC the company... >>

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 official: Price, release date, everything you need to know

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 official: Price, release date, everything you need to know

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It's Surface Pro 4 time, the latest tablet-meets-laptop product from Microsoft that is thinner, lighter and more powerful than its 2013 Surface Pro 3 predecessor. Here's everything you need to know.Surface Pro 4: DesignThe Surface Pro 4 maintains the... >>

How to watch the Microsoft October 2015 launch event

How to watch the Microsoft October 2015 launch event

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On Tuesday 6 October Microsoft is holding an event where it is expected to reveal a host of new hardware, as well as marking the official launch of Windows 10 for Mobile.Microsoft will be pushing its Windows 10 platform hard, showing how seamless it can... >>

Samsung Galaxy View is an iPad Pro rival with a crazy 18.5-inch screen, amazing leaked specs reveal all

Samsung Galaxy View is an iPad Pro rival with a crazy 18.5-inch screen, amazing leaked specs reveal all

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Samsung teased a Galaxy View device at the end of its IFA 2015 Gear S2 media briefing, giving hints that it is some form of tablet but in a "new category". Now a set of leaked specifications reveal much more about the device and it seems that once again... >>

This guy plays all the bad iOS GTA clones so you don’t have to

This guy plays all the bad iOS GTA clones so you don’t have to

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Have you ever been compelled to try the mobile Grand Theft Auto clones that appear under Rockstar's official games when you search for "Grand Theft Auto" on the Apple app store? If not, you're one of the lucky ones. Not only have you saved yourself a... >>

Best Windows 10 tablet for playing Xbox One? The Linx Vision is a bargain at £149

Best Windows 10 tablet for playing Xbox One? The Linx Vision is a bargain at £149

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There are bundles of tablets available on the market, but not many come with a full controller dock like the Linx Vision. With Windows 10 on board it's possible to stream Xbox One games direct from your console to tablet and, thanks to an Xbox-approved... >>

Nexus 5X vs Nexus 5: What's the difference?

Nexus 5X vs Nexus 5: What's the difference?

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Google has finally announced the new Nexus handsets following months and months of speculation. The Nexus 5X is set to replace the two-year old Nexus 5, while the Nexus 6P will stand in for the Nexus 6 and we have compared the two devices against... >>

Google Pixel C tablet likely in the works but with Android and not Chrome OS

Google Pixel C tablet likely in the works but with Android and not Chrome OS

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Google is apparently planning to expand its Pixel line to include a new tablet.Unlike other Pixel devices, such as the Chromebook Pixel that launched in 2013 and its follow-up from March this year, Google's Pixel-branded tablet won't run its own Chrome... >>

BBC iPlayer for Children app coming for iPad and Android in 2016

BBC iPlayer for Children app coming for iPad and Android in 2016

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The BBC is to introduce a dedicated version of its BBC iPlayer application for kids in 2016.Not to be confused with the previously talked about iPlay service, BBC iPlayer for Children will be a dedicated app for iPad and Android tablets that strips away... >>

To insure or not to insure? The daftest ways of busting your smartphone

To insure or not to insure? The daftest ways of busting your smartphone

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Holy busted smartphones, Batman! If you or a friend or family member have ever smashed up a smartphone then you'll know all about the exquisite mental (and financial!) discomfort of seeing a £600+ piece of hardware shatter to smithereens in front of... >>

How to ensure you don’t drop your phone down the loo

How to ensure you don’t drop your phone down the loo

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Are you a butterfingered iPhone addict who cannot even visit the toilet without the aid of your touchscreen second-brain?If so, you might be glad to hear that there is an actual product that has been invented specifically to ensure you don’t drop your... >>

Apple iOS 9 review: New and innovative, or more of the same?
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Apple iOS 9 review: New and innovative, or more of the same?

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The mobile world is changing. We are using our devices, whether that's a smartphone or a tablet, more and more and mobile-centric companies are starting to take note.So is Apple's latest version of iOS - iOS 9 - a move in the right direction, or merely... >>

iPad mini 4 teardown: Double RAM, but guess how Apple made it so thin? Smaller battery and more

iPad mini 4 teardown: Double RAM, but guess how Apple made it so thin? Smaller battery and more

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The Apple iPad mini 4 has been torn part from part in the inevitable teardown from the guys over at iFixit. As ever they've made some interesting discoveries.The iPad mini 4 is thinner than its predecessor at 6.1mm rather than 7.5mm. One of the reasons... >>

What’s new in Amazon Fire OS 5 Bellini?

What’s new in Amazon Fire OS 5 Bellini?

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Amazon has just announced its latest refresh to all things Fire. From a new set of tablets to a new Fire TV platform, it's all change. But at the heart of it is the new Fire OS 5 Bellini.The new operating system brings an enhanced user interface, integration... >>

Amazon Fire HD 8 and Fire HD 10 hands-on: Superslim entertainment slates for the whole family

Amazon Fire HD 8 and Fire HD 10 hands-on: Superslim entertainment slates for the whole family

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Along with a new 4K Fire TV and a cheap as chips £50 tablet, Amazon has also introduced two new devices at the upper end of its range that are better geared for those who want a bit more oomph, a better screen and slimmer profile than ever before.The... >>

Amazon updates tablet family with Fire HD 8 and HD 10, new £50 7-inch Fire tablet and refreshed Kids Edition

Amazon updates tablet family with Fire HD 8 and HD 10, new £50 7-inch Fire tablet and refreshed Kids Edition

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Amazon has announced an extensive refresh of its family of Fire tablets, sweeping in a new user interface in Fire OS 5 "Bellini", impressive specs and aggressive prices.There are two new Amazon Fire HD tablets in 8 and 10 inch sizes, the hero devices... >>

How to get Apple News in the UK

How to get Apple News in the UK

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With the launch of iOS 9, Apple released a new app called Apple News. It isn't currently available in the UK, but that doesn't stop you from accessing it if you are happy to give up your English way of speaking and typing.For those keen to get the new... >>