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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite vs Tesco Hudl: What's the difference?
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite vs Tesco Hudl: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy Tab 3 Lite, moving the South Korean company into the budget 7-inch tablet market, but it faces some stiff competition.We've recently seen a number of tablets in smaller sizes around 7 inches, including the Tesco... Read more

Best iPad Air cases: Treat your new Apple tablet
Best iPad Air cases: Treat your new Apple tablet By Britta O'Boyle

If you have your hands on an Apple iPad Air, or are hoping to get your hands on one this Christmas, then you've come to the right place.We've rounded up a few of the cases that piqued our interest so you can make sure your new iPad is fully protected... Read more

What is Jamf Now and how does it help you manage your Apple devices at work?
What is Jamf Now and how does it help you manage your Apple devices at work? By Pocket-lint Promotion

Dealing with your own devices can be tricky; but for a small business, juggling employees’ Mac, iPhone and iPad devices can take time away from your primary job. Jamf Now is an affordable, cloud-based solution that makes mobile device management easy,... Read more

Currys & PC World Advent Vega Tegra Note 7 vs Google Nexus 7: What’s the difference?
Currys & PC World Advent Vega Tegra Note 7 vs Google Nexus 7: What’s the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Currys & PC World has just announced its own-branded Nvidia Tegra Note, available for pre-order from 7 November, but how does it compare to Google's popular Nexus 7?With very similar price points and target audiences, we compare the two tablets to see... Read more

Lenovo Yoga Tablet vs Nexus 7 and Nexus 10: What's the difference?
Lenovo Yoga Tablet vs Nexus 7 and Nexus 10: What's the difference? By Chris Hall

Lenovo has promised that its new Lenovo Yoga Tablet will offer a better way: a better way of using your tablet practically in all the different situations you might find yourself.A unique design enables this, providing some differentiation from other,... Read more

iPad Air vs iPad mini with Retina display: The choice is harder than you think
iPad Air vs iPad mini with Retina display: The choice is harder than you think By Jake Smith

Apple has taken the wraps off its new iPad line, with the full-sized and newly named iPad Air gaining a sleeker form and the iPad mini gaining Retina display.But if you look at the two new tablets, they not only look the same, but they're also almost... Read more

Apple iPad mini Retina display vs iPad mini: What's the difference?
Apple iPad mini Retina display vs iPad mini: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

As you may have heard by now, Apple has refreshed its iPad line-up, not only upgrading the 9.7-inch device with the launch of the iPad Air, but also the smaller 7.9-inch device - with the iPad mini with Retina display.With the iPad mini only being a year... Read more

Apple iPad Air vs iPad 4: What's the difference?
Apple iPad Air vs iPad 4: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

The new Apple iPad 5, called the iPad Air, has been officially announced and with it comes a whole new look and a spec sheet upgrade.But what exactly do you get? We've pitched the fifth-gen iPad Air against the fourth-generation iPad to see what the differences... Read more

Nokia Lumia 2520 vs Microsoft Surface 2: What's the difference?
Nokia Lumia 2520 vs Microsoft Surface 2: What's the difference? By Mike Lowe

It's official: Nokia is dabbling in the world of tablets, with the announcement of the Lumia 2520. The Finnish company, due to be bought by Microsoft at the beginning of 2014, has stepped on board with the Windows 8.1 RT operating system, the same as... Read more

Kindle Fire HDX vs Kindle Fire HD: What's the difference?
Kindle Fire HDX vs Kindle Fire HD: What's the difference? By Chris Hall

Amazon has announced that the new Kindle Fire tablets are now available in the UK, following US launch in September, bringing you all the goodness of Amazon in a glossy new device. It's going under the name Kindle Fire HDX, with that X, you guessed it,... Read more

Argos MyTablet vs Tesco Hudl: What's the difference?
Argos MyTablet vs Tesco Hudl: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Hot on the heels of Tesco's tablet launch, Argos has decided to join the tablet party with the MyTablet.Hitting the shops at £99.99, compared to Tesco's £119, we've taken the opportunity to round up the differences, similarities and what the £20 saving... Read more

Microsoft Surface Pro 2 vs Surface Pro: What's the difference?
Microsoft Surface Pro 2 vs Surface Pro: What's the difference? By Rik Henderson

Microsoft has unveiled its updated Windows 8.1 tablet device for the prosumer and promises that there are plenty of improvements that make it a much more attractive proposition to last year's model. But just how much more attractive?Pocket-lint takes... Read more

Microsoft Surface 2 vs Surface RT: What's the difference?
Microsoft Surface 2 vs Surface RT: What's the difference? By Luke Edwards

Right off the bat Microsoft has outdone the Surface RT by adding the Windows RT 8.1 operating system onto the Surface 2 which promises to out do its predecessor. Although the original RT slate will still be available for those who don't mind the older... Read more

Nexus 7 2 vs Nexus 7: What's the difference?
Nexus 7 2 vs Nexus 7: What's the difference? By Stuart Miles

The second-generation Nexus 7 has now been announced -  by Best Buy at least - but what's different from the original Nexus 7 and should you be rushing to upgrade your Android tablet? We look at the differences between the two devices to find out.DisplayThe... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 vs Galaxy Note tablets: What's the difference?
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 vs Galaxy Note tablets: What's the difference? By Hunter Skipworth

Samsung has just updated its value-for-money range of tablets, launching the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 in both 8.0 and 10.1-inch sizes. Added to the 7-inch version previously announced, the new slate comes in three different form factors, all with virtually... Read more

Sony Xperia Tablet Z vs Nexus 10: Which is best for you?
Sony Xperia Tablet Z vs Nexus 10: Which is best for you? By Chris Hall

The Nexus 10 was something of a breakthrough device, bringing with it a high-resolution display as well as a price that's fairly aggressive. But with Sony finding its stride with mobile design in 2013, the Sony Xperia Tablet Z is a serious competitor.So... Read more

Best tablet bags
Best tablet bags By Jamie Carter

No matter what tablet you have, keeping it scratch free is vital. A tablet sits at the top of the gadget hierarchy for most. So how to keep these prized possessions safe?A tablet case is the most obvious answer.  Make a quick Google search and you can... Read more

Best iPad mini cellular deals
Best iPad mini cellular deals By Hunter Skipworth

The cellular iPad mini goes on sale today, including the 4G version. For those after a tiny tablet with a mobile internet connection, the choice is vast. Pocket-lint has put together a list of what each network has on offer, to make your choice easier... Read more

iPad mini or Nexus 7: Which is best for you?
iPad mini or Nexus 7: Which is best for you? By Hunter Skipworth

Cheap and more than cheerful, the world of affordable tablets means now everyone can get in on a slice of slab action. Right now, the two tech big boys that are Google and Apple are fighting it out for the money in your pocket.But which tablet should... Read more

Best iPad mini accessories
Best iPad mini accessories By Dan Sung

The iPad mini is available to buy. You can get it in all the different storage sizes, a choice of black or white and whether you want it to be 3G or Wi-Fi only. In fact, here is where you buy your iPad mini in the UK. Job done, right? Wrong. What about... Read more

Surface for Windows RT vs Surface for Windows 8 Pro, what’s the difference?
Surface for Windows RT vs Surface for Windows 8 Pro, what’s the difference? By Stuart Miles

Microsoft has just announced two new tablets to form a new range of own-built devices called Surface, but which one is better and which one will you want?The basic specs detailed by Microsoft are as follows:Surface for Windows RT- Runs Windows 8 RT- Powered... Read more

Best new iPad Wi-Fi + 4G deals
Best new iPad Wi-Fi + 4G deals By Dan Sung

Buying a new iPad that has Wi-Fi only is a simple enough affair. The prices are pretty much set and all you need to do is choose your favourite colour, memory size and do your best to resist as many iPad accessory upsells as you possibly can.However,... Read more

Best iPad accessories
Best iPad accessories By Hunter Skipworth

The iPad is a shiny shiny thing. More coveted than the Rosetta Stone for some and more precious than a newborn baby for others, keeping your new iPad shiny is a near-religious exercise.So what wondrous items should you be adorning your brand new iPad... Read more

The new iPad vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1
The new iPad vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 By Hunter Skipworth

The new iPad is a serious gadget as far as Apple is concerned. The trouble is that Apple is always concerned that far, especially when it comes to Android. So, just because Tim Cook and his cohorts went up on stage to tell us in a string of superlatives... Read more

The new iPad vs iPad 2
The new iPad vs iPad 2 By Dan Sung

The new iPad, the iPad 3 or whatever you want to call it, has arrived with its funky screen and the natural reaction from most is going to be to buy the thing straight away, but is that necessarily the right move? Just because it's the latest in the line... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 By Hunter Skipworth

Samsung now has two small form factor tablets in its lineup, both packing dual-core processors. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 is the slightly superior of the two, featuring a few tech treats which justify its extra cost over the Galaxy Tab 2. But just how... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 By Hunter Skipworth

Samsung has unveiled an update to its first foray into the world of Android tablets; the Samsung Galaxy Tab. The new 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 ups the ante in just about every way over the original and includes all the technical treats Samsung has gleamed... Read more

Amazon Kindle Fire vs iPad 2
Amazon Kindle Fire vs iPad 2 By Dan Sung

The Amazon Kindle Fire has arrived complete with its 16 million colour screen and all the backing of the enormous online retail platform that is Amazon itself. Big, but is bigger necessarily better?There also happens to be a certain other massive player... Read more

Best HP TouchPad accessories
Best HP TouchPad accessories By Hunter Skipworth

So you picked up a HP TouchPad. Big whoop. Just because we didn't manage to grab one in the £89 fire sale doesn't mean we aren't jealous. Not one bit.Okay, so maybe we grabbed one, but we wanted more. Greed aside, we've been having a good play with both... Read more

Apple iPad vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 round 2 - Netherlands
Apple iPad vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 round 2 - Netherlands By Rik Henderson

As we've said before, if you're after a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, live in the UK, and didn't manage to get hold of one of the remaining stock on the shelves of high street retailers, you should check out the Netherlands. The German court ruling which prevents... Read more

HTC Flyer vs Motorola Xoom
HTC Flyer vs Motorola Xoom By Libby Plummer

HTC has finally stepped into the tablet arena with arrival of the HTC Flyer onto our shopping shelves but how does it measure up to its competitors? We've already put it head to head with Apple's iPad, but how does it fare against another Android tablet... Read more

Best BlackBerry PlayBook cases hands-on round-up
Best BlackBerry PlayBook cases hands-on round-up By Stuart Miles

So you’ve just got a BlackBerry PlayBook tablet from RIM (or about to get one) and now you need to protect your 7-inch wonder.There are, as you would expect, a number of different cases out there all promising protection. Some go for the business look,... Read more

Best iPad 2 cases hands-on round-up
Best iPad 2 cases hands-on round-up By Stuart Miles

So you’ve bought an iPad 2, and now you need to protect your investment. What are the options available, should you go for Apple’s smart Cover, or perhaps something else from one of the third-party case manufacturers.Here we look at some of the best... Read more

Apple iPad 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1V
Apple iPad 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1V By Libby Plummer

The iPad 2 is now official, but is it the one you want to buy? Although the original iPad has had the lion's share of the tablet market since its launch, there are now plenty of other devices on offer with the Android-powered and bigger than ever Samsung... Read more

iPad 2 vs HP TouchPad
iPad 2 vs HP TouchPad By Libby Plummer

The long-rumoured iPad 2 is now a reality, but how does it stack up against its competitors? We're already engaged the new iPad in a tense spec-off with Apple's original version as well as the Motorola Xoom so this time, it's the turn of the HP TouchPad.... Read more

iPad 2 vs iPad
iPad 2 vs iPad By Libby Plummer

With the long-rumoured iPad 2 having been made official, how does it compare to the original article? Is there enough to convince existing iPad users to trade up to the second-generation model, or are the changes not significant enough? We engaged Apple's... Read more

Apple iPad 2 vs Motorola Xoom
Apple iPad 2 vs Motorola Xoom By Dan Sung

The iPad 2 is now official, but is it worth the cash? Although the original iPad has had the lion's share of the tablet market since its launch, there are now plenty of other devices on offer with the Android-powered Motorola Xoom looking like one of... Read more

HTC Flyer vs Apple iPad
HTC Flyer vs Apple iPad By Dan Sung

With such an astounding pedigree in the smartphone space over the last few years, the gadget-loving world has been waiting with bated breath to see what HTC would come up with in the way of a tablet. So, now that the HTC Flyer has arrived, what better... Read more

LG Optimus Pad vs Motorola Xoom
LG Optimus Pad vs Motorola Xoom By Dan Sung

After a bit of a false start at CES 2011, the Android tablets are now out in force and each of them promising Google's exciting Honeycomb OS. With seemingly none of the manufacturers adding their own UIs on top of the software, the gadgets' hardware itself... Read more

Motorola Xoom vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1V
Motorola Xoom vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1V By Dan Sung

The Samsung Galaxy S II smartphone has made one hell of an impact at launch in Barcelona but there was another device from the Korean manufacturer out at MWC 2011 making plenty of waves of its own. If you haven’t already, then come and meet the Samsung... Read more

HP TouchPad vs Motorola Xoom
HP TouchPad vs Motorola Xoom By Libby Plummer

The hotly anticipated tablet from HP has finally been confirmed, in the shape of the HP TouchPad. And a new product on the horizon can only mean one thing - fight! This is where we whip out the spec sheets and pitch the new kid on the tablet block against... Read more

Apple iPad vs HP TouchPad
Apple iPad vs HP TouchPad By Dan Sung

The big event in San Francisco has hit and finally we know all about the HP TouchPad and all its webOS 3.0 glory. As usual on Pocket-lint, we can’t resist looking at a spec sheet without opening up our files and pulling out a gadget with which it’s... Read more

Dell Streak 7 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 4G
Dell Streak 7 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 4G By Dan Sung

The two hot 7-inch tablets at CES 2011 have to be the Dell Streak 7 and the new and improved Samsung Galaxy Tab 4G. But the question for us at Pocket-lint, as ever, is which one of them is better? Which one is the mini-tab that you should be spending... Read more

Motorola Xoom vs Apple iPad
Motorola Xoom vs Apple iPad By Dan Sung

The Motorola Xoom is here with all its Android 3.0 Honeycomb fun and, yes, it looks sexy. That’s right, we said sexy. If you want an idea of just how sexy we think it is, then take a look at Rik’s sexy hands all over it. Of course, now that we’ve... Read more

10 best Samsung Galaxy Tab accessories
10 best Samsung Galaxy Tab accessories By Libby Plummer

The Samsung Galaxy Tab is finally here, and no doubt many of the Android fans out there will have ordered theirs already. Pricing for the new tablet is gradually being confirmed by the networks, and if you choose your deal carefully then you should have... Read more

BlackBerry PlayBook vs Apple iPad vs Samsung Galaxy Tab
BlackBerry PlayBook vs Apple iPad vs Samsung Galaxy Tab By Libby Plummer

BlackBerry has become the latest brand to join the tablet party with its new BlackBerry PlayBook. Set to go head to head with the iPad, as well as the Samsung Galaxy Tab, which was unveiled at the recent IFA tech show in Berlin. BlackBerry's new device... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab vs Toshiba Folio 100
Samsung Galaxy Tab vs Toshiba Folio 100 By Dan Sung

As predicted, it’s tablet city at IFA 2010. Samsung swung in with the Android-running Samsung Galaxy Tab and that was one thing for the iPad to think about. Now, with Toshiba launching the Toshiba Folio 100, well, there’s some decisions tablet PC... Read more

Apple iPad vs Samsung Galaxy Tab
Apple iPad vs Samsung Galaxy Tab By Libby Plummer

When the highly anticipated iPad was first unveiled to much fanfare, mostly from a certain Mr Jobs, there was a collective shrugging of the shoulders by many in the tech world. They wondered why on Earth anyone would need such a device, which appeared... Read more

iPad vs the tablet - Who's planning to take on Apple and with what
iPad vs the tablet - Who's planning to take on Apple and with what By Stuart Miles

With over 3m iPad's sold already and queues in Apple shops around the world still forming to get the Apple tablet, what are its competitors doing to combat the new phenomenon of portable computing? While some have been cagey about what plans they have,... Read more

Apple iPad vs iPod touch
Apple iPad vs iPod touch By Dan Sung

So, it's finally here - or should I say they - the family of Apple iPads has arrived. For the first time in what was beginning to feel like an age, Steve Jobs reached into his magic hat and pulled out a completely new device for us all to marvel at, upon... Read more