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Asus Transformer Pad TF300T
4.5 stars

Asus Transformer Pad TF300T

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Asus blew our minds with the original Transformer. A tablet with a keyboard, we muttered, surely that's just a laptop running Android? But no, in fact it was a very clever idea: build a terrific tablet, that's both stylish and powerful, then offer a keyboard... >>

Orange Tahiti
3.0 stars

Orange Tahiti

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The Orange Tahiti is a 7-inch Android tablet based on the Huawei MediaPad. A couple of millimetres slimmer than the original Apple iPad at 10.5mm thick, it weighs 394g and takes up just 190x124mm of pocket or bag space. In common with most Android tablets,... >>

BlackBerry Mini Keyboard for PlayBook
3.5 stars

BlackBerry Mini Keyboard for PlayBook

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Research In Motion has launched a new mini Bluetooth keyboard for the BlackBerry PlayBook - complete with accompanying case to house it all. But should you be bothering and will it make working on the go any easier?DesignThere are two parts to the Official... >>

Toshiba AT-200
3.0 stars

Toshiba AT-200

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Pocket-lint regulars might remember that we reviewed the Toshiba AT100 and utterly despised its cheap and nasty design and uninspired features. Happily, then, the firm has just started to sell its new and much-updated version of the tablet. The AT200,... >>

Microsoft Surface with PixelSense pictures and hands-on

Microsoft Surface with PixelSense pictures and hands-on

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Microsoft Surface, in its initial version one form, was more an experiment than anything else. Designed as an interactive display that could be incorporated into things like coffee tables, it definitely was an exciting concept.The software has now re-surfaced,... >>

Apple iPad (3rd generation)
4.5 stars

Apple iPad (3rd generation)

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This year, it’s all about the screen. The third-generation iPad has lots of other improvements but it’s the brilliance of the display which leaps out at you as soon as you wake the screen.Apple has come in for some criticism that the new iPad doesn't... >>

Kobo Vox
2.5 stars

Kobo Vox

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The Kobo Vox eReader is a 7-inch Android tablet looking to offer the same sort of experience as the Kindle Fire in the US. With the Kindle enjoying successes State-side, Kobo is looking to replicate that, and bring reading and wider multimedia capabilities... >>

iPhoto app for iPhone and iPad pictures and hands-on

iPhoto app for iPhone and iPad pictures and hands-on

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Alongside launches of a new iPad and Apple TV yesterday, there was one other announcement that had Pocket-lint's ears prick up like a meerkat's. The iPhoto app for iPad and iPhone is a brand new way to edit and manage all your images on your Apple portables.... >>

The new iPad pictures and hands-on

The new iPad pictures and hands-on

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The new iPad. That's what you need to be asking for when you walk into an Apple Store on Friday 16 March.Apple has launched the new device in San Francisco and at a special extra event in London, and Pocket-lint was on hand to have a quick gander before... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Say What You See: The Collection HD review (iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: Say What You See: The Collection HD review (iPad)

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We love the old 1980s TV quiz shows here at Pocket-lint. You can't beat a bit of Bully, there's nothing better than a Blankety Blank, and who wouldn't love their own Dusty Bin?But the best of them all featured the exploits of Mr Chips, an animated robot... >>

ZTE PF100 quad-core tablet pictures and hands-on

ZTE PF100 quad-core tablet pictures and hands-on

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Okay, let's start with the obvious. The ZTE PF100 is a fugly tablet. There, we've said it. Its faux-metallic edges look more rusty than sharp and the back panel makes it look like a 1980s' calculator.The build quality is pretty cheap looking and feeling... >>

Acer Iconia Tab A510 Olympic Edition pictures and hands-on

Acer Iconia Tab A510 Olympic Edition pictures and hands-on

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Acer will launch an Olympic branded Acer Iconia Tab A510 in the UK to celebrate the company's involvement in the London 2012 Olympic Games.The new tablet, that will spearhead a range of Olympic devices including notebooks, will be available in the UK... >>

APP OF THE DAY: The Land of Me: Story Time review (iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: The Land of Me: Story Time review (iPad)

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The iPad is transforming itself into quite a powerful reading tool these days. The arrival of iBooks 2 and an increasing number of learning-orientated applications has turned Apple's tablet into a bit of a kids' favourite.Provided you don't mind risking... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 pictures and hands-on

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 pictures and hands-on

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If you thought it was hard trying to keep up with all of the Samsung Galaxy handsets, then the same company's tablets are going to be just as much of a headache. Pocket-lint met the latest at Mobile World Congress 2012 in the very large shape of the Samsung... >>

Toshiba 7.7 Tegra 3 tablet pictures and hands-on

Toshiba 7.7 Tegra 3 tablet pictures and hands-on

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If there's a theme that has dominated this year's Mobile World Congress then it is that of quad-core. And if one company has prevailed in that bracket then it is undoubtedly Nvidia.We've seen more Tegra 3 devices announced over the past couple of days... >>

Asus Transformer Pad Infinity pictures and hands-on

Asus Transformer Pad Infinity pictures and hands-on

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The Asus Transformer Pad Infinity has just been announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and Pocket-lint was on hand at the launch to check out the new Android-powered tablet.Sitting at the top of the new Transformer Prime pile, the Transformer... >>

Huawei MediaPad 10 FHD pictures and hands-on

Huawei MediaPad 10 FHD pictures and hands-on

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Over at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Huawei unveiled what it boasts is the world's first quad-core tablet device: the Huawei MediaPad 10 FHD. And Pocket-lint thought that, as we were in town, we'd best go check it out.While Acer and Asus may have... >>

ViewSonic ViewPad P100 pictures and hands-on

ViewSonic ViewPad P100 pictures and hands-on

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ViewSonic has certainly been busy on the tablet front at Mobile World Congress 2012 and, while it's all been about Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, there was a cameo from Windows with the arrival of the ViewSonic ViewPad P100The P100 sports a Windows 7... >>

ViewSonic ViewPad G70 pictures and hands-on

ViewSonic ViewPad G70 pictures and hands-on

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The ViewSonic ViewPad E70 is the absolute rock bottom in Ice Cream Sandwich budgetry but, if not having a rear-facing camera and just a 800 x 480-pixel display is a little coarse for you, then you might want to consider the step up model, the ViewSonic... >>

ViewSonic ViewPad E70 pictures and hands-on

ViewSonic ViewPad E70 pictures and hands-on

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A £129 Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich tablet sounds too good to be true, but that's exactly what ViewSonic has proposed at MWC 2012 with the ViewSonic ViewPad E70. Heading down to the stand in Barcelona, we can definitely comfirm that this device exists... >>

ViewSonic ViewPad E100 pictures and hands-on

ViewSonic ViewPad E100 pictures and hands-on

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ViewSonic, of course, does not, and would not, ever market a tablet as the iPad 2 lite - but pick up the ViewSonic ViewPad E100 and it's hard to think of anything else.Sitting among its friends on the stand at Mobile World Congress 2012, it's all too... >>

BlackBerry PlayBook 2.0 pictures and hands-on

BlackBerry PlayBook 2.0 pictures and hands-on

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BlackBerry has finally released its PlayBook 2.0 operating system bringing with it a host of new features -most importantly email and calendar options. But has it been worth the wait and do the new additions now make it the best budget tablet on the market?MessagesWhen... >>

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) pictures and hands-on

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) pictures and hands-on

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Well, we have to admit that we didn't see this one coming. After more size alterations than a bride-to-be with an eating disorder, the official sequel to the Samsung Galaxy Tab is here - the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0).Unveiled by the Korean company over... >>

Motorola Xoom 2 Media Edition
4.0 stars

Motorola Xoom 2 Media Edition

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Many, including Motorola, followed the iPad's about-10-inch route with the launch of their first tablet, but there's a lot to be said for a more compact format as seen here with the 8.2-inch Motorola Xoom 2 Media Edition.But with challengers in this more... >>

London Eye pod packing Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 pictures and hands-on

London Eye pod packing Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 pictures and hands-on

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Earlier this week, the EDF Energy London Eye revealed that it would be packing the big-wheel's pods with Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 devices and Pocket-lint was invited down to test out the new tech.Each capsule boasts six of the Honeycomb tablets mounted... >>

Toshiba AT100-100
2.5 stars

Toshiba AT100-100

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Toshiba is, as it so often is, late to the tablet game. It was late to Blu-ray, because it was pushing its own - excellent - format, HD DVD. And it has been slow on the uptake in 3D and smart TV introduction too. All of that is understandable, as it's... >>

ZTE Nvidia Tegra 3 tablet pictures and hands-on

ZTE Nvidia Tegra 3 tablet pictures and hands-on

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We all thought that the first sighting of an Nvidia Tegra 3 chip, aka Kal-El, would be inside a tablet from Samsung, Motorola, Acer or one of the other big guns but, back in September at a trade show in China, it was ZTE who nabbed the début quad-core... >>

OnLive Desktop for iPad pictures and hands-on

OnLive Desktop for iPad pictures and hands-on

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Available from 12 January via the iTunes App Store, OnLive Desktop is nothing short of a revolution for iPad owners who want a complete working solution for their tablet. It allows them to access and use Windows and Microsoft Office applications remotely,... >>

Nook Tablet pictures and hands-on

Nook Tablet pictures and hands-on

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Back in November, Barnes and Noble announced the Nook Tablet featuring a Kindle Fire beating spec sheet so we thought we'd best take it for a quick spin when we spotted it on show at the CES expo in Las Vegas.The Nook Tablet packs a TI OMAP4 1GHz dual-core processor and... >>

Fujitsu Arrows waterproof honeycomb tablet pictures and hands-on

Fujitsu Arrows waterproof honeycomb tablet pictures and hands-on

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How often do you worry about dropping your Android tablet in the bath, or if your mega rich, in the pool? If the answer is every waking second then you'll probably want to sit up and pay attention for the next couple of hundred words.Although not available... >>

Toshiba Thrive AT150 7-inch tablet pictures and hands-on

Toshiba Thrive AT150 7-inch tablet pictures and hands-on

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Over in Vegas at CES there's plenty of hype that Toshiba is all set to unleash a Qualcomm Snapdragon 7-inch tab; one that will hit the budget end of the Android tab spectrum.At the Japanese company's pre-CES press event, however, the purported little... >>

Toshiba Excite X10 pictures and hands-on

Toshiba Excite X10 pictures and hands-on

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When it comes to confusing product launches, Toshiba leads the way. But, if you're going to produce the "the world's thinnest and lightest tablet", why be boring and give it just one name? Multiple monikers and multiple launches are the way forward....That... >>

OLPC XO-3 tablet pictures and hands-on

OLPC XO-3 tablet pictures and hands-on

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It turns out people don't just want One Laptop Per Child anymore they want One Tablet Per Child too, and so not denying those in need, the organisation behind the OLPC and Marvell have teamed up to create a sub-$100 tablet called the XO-3.The new model,... >>

Acer Iconia Tab A700 pictures and hands-on

Acer Iconia Tab A700 pictures and hands-on

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Could the Acer Iconia Tab A700 be the best tablet on show at CES? It's definitely the best so far due to that fact that it is only the Taiwanese company that has played its launch hand at the metaphorical Vegas blackjack table that is the world's biggest... >>

ViewSonic ViewPad 10e
2.5 stars

ViewSonic ViewPad 10e

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There's a saying in tech that when it comes to buying the latest computer you should always spend as much as you possibly can to make sure you get something that will last you as long as possible.But with tough economic times ahead, that isn't always... >>

Sony Tablet P
3.0 stars

Sony Tablet P

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Tablets, like smartphones, are ten a penny now. You can get a rubbish one for £80, or a really great one for £400. They usually all look pretty much the same, are mostly either about 10- or 7-inches in size and are mostly comprised of a screen. The... >>

Asus Transformer Prime
4.5 stars

Asus Transformer Prime

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The Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime isn’t a robot in disguise, but it does have a few tricks up its sleeve that any Autobot or Decepticon would be proud of. This new Transformer improves upon the original version from earlier this year, adds more power... >>

Karuma kid-proof PlayBase tablet pictures and hands-on

Karuma kid-proof PlayBase tablet pictures and hands-on

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If you're looking to get your little 'uns into the tablet party this Christmas and you can't see a £400+ iPad 2 or Motorola Xoom 2 lasting too long in their grubby, and clumsy, little hands then maybe you should consider the PlayBase from Karuma.If you... >>

OnLive Player app for iPad, Android and Kindle Fire pictures and hands-on

OnLive Player app for iPad, Android and Kindle Fire pictures and hands-on

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Pocket-lint Gadget Award 2011 winner OnLive has had an iPad application available for a while now, but many subscribers have been disappointed that all it offered was the ability to view other players' gaming exploits or Brag Clips. However, all that... >>

Motorola Xoom 2
4.0 stars

Motorola Xoom 2

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It's interesting timing that, having been the first out of the blocks with the original Honeycomb tablet, and having been the Google approved launch tablet, the original Motorola Xoom is now nearly a year old.The hardware has aged, the software has updated... >>

Amazon Kindle Fire
4.0 stars

Amazon Kindle Fire

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Is it a jumped-up e-reader, a cut-price iPad or nothing more than a portable shop window for Amazon’s endless shelves? The Kindle Fire blunders into the tablet wars with something to annoy everyone: an LCD screen to irritate E Ink fans; a GPS-less,... >>