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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... >>

Apple iPad Air 2 preview: Thin is in, but is it enough?
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Apple iPad Air 2 preview: Thin is in, but is it enough?

By 16 October 2014

Apple has updated its iPad range with new features to entice those yet to buy an iPad, or those feeling the urge to upgrade. Questioning how you make the best tablet on the market even better, Apple's response is to make it thinner and faster. Given... >>

Tesco Hudl 2 review
Tablets 5 out of 5

Tesco Hudl 2 review

By 10 October 2014

The first Tesco Hudl tablet may have come as a surprise, not least because it was more than a half-decent Android tablet for a rock-bottom price and sold 750,000 units, but that it was a success despite bearing a supermarket chain's branding. It left... >>

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 Pro: Previewing the QHD tablet with built-in projector
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Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 Pro: Previewing the QHD tablet with built-in projector

By 9 October 2014

Lenovo has just unveiled what it hopes is a tablet to shake up the otherwise pretty similar world of slates. Its new Yoga Tablet 2 Pro, rather uniquely, comes with a built-in Pico projector. But it's not just a one trick pony. We got to spend some time... >>

LG G Pad 7.0 review
Tablets 4 out of 5

LG G Pad 7.0 review

By 9 October 2014

The LG G Pad 7.0 is here to show that you needn't spend a fortune to get a feature-rich 7-inch tablet, acting as LG's charge to try and shake-up the reign of Google Nexus 7 rule. In this regard the G Pad packs in a few features you generally don't get... >>

Spending time with the flagship Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 (hands-on)
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Spending time with the flagship Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 (hands-on)

By 3 October 2014

Amazon's autumn/winter 2014 tablet and eBook reader refresh is headed by the Fire HDX 8.9, an 8.9-inch powerhouse of a slate that sits at the top of the retailer's line-up. Unlike the 6 and 7-inch Fire HD tablets that are more aimed at the family unit... >>

Tesco Hudl 2 could be the best budget tablet ever (hands-on)
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Tesco Hudl 2 could be the best budget tablet ever (hands-on)

By 3 October 2014

Nobody, not even Tesco, expected last year's Hudl Android tablet to be such a runaway hit, but runaway hit it sure was. To date, Tesco has sold over 750,000 Hudls so it makes a lot of sense for the UK supermarket chain to follow up the award-winning... >>

Amazon Fire HD 6 and 7 tablets embrace the cheap and cheerful path, we go hands-on
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Amazon Fire HD 6 and 7 tablets embrace the cheap and cheerful path, we go hands-on

By 2 October 2014

In the first year without the Kindle branding, the Fire tablets have responded to the threat Tesco's Hudl poses it seems. Tesco is about to unveil its follow-up device to the incredibly successful family-centric tablet from last year and Amazon has adapted... >>

Toshiba Encore 2 review
Tablets 3.5 out of 5

Toshiba Encore 2 review

By 22 September 2014

Upon switching on the Toshiba Encore 2 tablet, the company's "Leading Innovation" brand strategy slogan pops onto the screen. But does the second-generation tablet truly innovate within the entire market, or does it merely represent progress within Toshiba's... >>