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Amazon Kindle Voyage review: A first-class trip
Tablets 4.5 out of 5

Amazon Kindle Voyage review: A first-class trip

By 21 November 2014

With tablet devices available in all shapes and prices these days it's amazing that eBook readers are still holding their own. But not only do Amazon's Kindle devices persistently perform well, the company regularly refreshes its range to keep things... >>

Hands-on: Dell Venue 8 7000 review: World's thinnest tablet shows off 6mm chassis, 2K screen and camera smarts
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Hands-on: Dell Venue 8 7000 review: World's thinnest tablet shows off 6mm chassis, 2K screen and camera smarts

By 7 November 2014

Thin is big business. And at just 6mm thick, the Dell Venue 8 7000 can call itself the world's thinnest tablet, which is a big deal. It's slimmer than the Apple iPad Air 2, which has certainly gained our attention. Having first seen the tablet unveiled... >>

Hands-on: Dell Venue 11 Pro 7000 review: The Intel Core M Microsoft Surface challenger
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Hands-on: Dell Venue 11 Pro 7000 review: The Intel Core M Microsoft Surface challenger

By 5 November 2014

The Dell Venue series isn't new by any measure, but the unveiling of the 11 Pro 7000 hybrid goes to show that Dell still has plenty of tricks up its sleeve. It's beat Microsoft to the punch with Intel Core M technology but, oddly, the Pro 7000 isn't slimmer... >>

Nvidia Shield Tablet review: The Android gaming powerhouse
Tablets 5 out of 5

Nvidia Shield Tablet review: The Android gaming powerhouse

By 4 November 2014

The idea of serious gaming on a tablet device originally went south for us the moment we tried to control a first-person shooter using touchscreen controls. They are too clumsy for reversal of movement or reactionary firing, leading to an okay but not... >>

Nexus 9 review: The cutting edge of Android tablets
Tablets 4.5 out of 5

Nexus 9 review: The cutting edge of Android tablets

By 3 November 2014

The Nexus 9 is Google's new tablet, launching with a new version of Android - Lollipop - and bringing 64-bit hardware and software with it. It pushes the aged Nexus 10 aside and also sees the departure of the Nexus 7, sitting between the two and partnering... >>

Nexus 9 hands-on: Your next Nexus tablet
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Nexus 9 hands-on: Your next Nexus tablet

By 24 October 2014

Google calls the Nexus 9 a tablet for mover and makers, perhaps an indicator that the new Nexus tablet is going to be pitched at productivity, rather than just portable entertainment. Built by HTC, the Nexus 9 breaks new ground for Android with a 4:3... >>

Apple iPad mini 3 review: A tablet that struggles to find its place
Tablets 3.5 out of 5

Apple iPad mini 3 review: A tablet that struggles to find its place

By 23 October 2014

When the iPad mini with Retina display launched alongside the iPad Air in 2013 the biggest choice you had to worry about was whether or not you wanted a 7.9-inch or a 9.7-inch screen. The message from Apple was clear: you get the same power either way.... >>

Apple iPad Air 2 review: Lighter, faster, thinner, better
Tablets 5 out of 5

Apple iPad Air 2 review: Lighter, faster, thinner, better

By 22 October 2014

The original iPad Air is a fantastic tablet. Perfect for the home, upon its launch in 2013 it shared the stage with the more portable iPad mini with Retina display, offering equal power in different sized packages. One year on and it's the turn of the... >>

Amazon Fire HD 7 review
Tablets 4 out of 5

Amazon Fire HD 7 review

By 17 October 2014

Timing is everything and in the case of the Fire HD 7 tablet, Amazon has been dealt a particularly unlucky slice of it. Had the Fire HD arrived in our hands before we had a chance to play with the Tesco Hudl 2, we'd be impressed by the refresh to Amazon's... >>

Apple iPad mini 3 adds Touch ID, but makes the old model more appealing (hands-on)
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Apple iPad mini 3 adds Touch ID, but makes the old model more appealing (hands-on)

By 17 October 2014

The iPad mini 3 saw itself updated at Apple's special event. But where the iPad Air 2 got plenty of investigation, the "new" iPad mini 3 was skirted over rather quickly. It got itself one screen, with blink-and-you'll-miss-it coverage, before the attention... >>