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Amazing Christmas Fire tablet deals: Get a Fire 7 for just £35 or Fire HD 8 for £50

Amazing Christmas Fire tablet deals: Get a Fire 7 for just £35 or Fire HD 8 for £50

By Rik Henderson

With Christmas just around the corner, Amazon is offering a little bit of extra help by discounting its own devices, the 4K Fire TV is £55 for example.The deals have extended to the Fire tablets too: they were cheap before, but now they're silly cheap.The... Read more

Best Apple Black Friday deals: Get money off Mac, iPad, Watch with KRCS, gift cards from Apple

Best Apple Black Friday deals: Get money off Mac, iPad, Watch with KRCS, gift cards from Apple

By Rik Henderson

Apple's Black Friday event doesn't offer money off products, but in the US and UK it is giving away gift cards with weighty values on purchases.You can get a gift card worth up to £120/$150 when you purchase certain Apple items today, 24 November, redeemable... Read more

Next Apple iPad Pro: What's the story so far?

Next Apple iPad Pro: What's the story so far?

By Britta O'Boyle

The latest Apple iPhones have now been announced and are now available to buy, including the premium iPhone X model that ditches the TouchID home button in favour of FaceID. With the phones out of the way though, the spotlight has turned to the next... Read more

Apple's 2018 iPad might ditch the home button in favour of Face ID

Apple's 2018 iPad might ditch the home button in favour of Face ID

By Elyse Betters

Apple is working on a new iPad that will include Face ID.The company plans to ditch the device’s home button and will instead incorporate the new Face ID system currently found on the iPhone X. According to Bloomberg, the new iPad will have a display... Read more

Amazing bargain! Amazon slashes £20 off Kindle Paperwhite price, discounts Fire tablets too

Amazing bargain! Amazon slashes £20 off Kindle Paperwhite price, discounts Fire tablets too

By Max Langridge

Amazon has sprung a surprise sale on on its website, with discounts on the Kindle Paperwhite reader and select Fire tablets. Amazon sales are few and far between and are usually reserved for Black Friday or Prime Day, but we'll take a price drop any day... Read more

iOS 11 tips and tricks for iPad: Multitasking machine

iOS 11 tips and tricks for iPad: Multitasking machine

By Cam Bunton

iOS 11 has been unleashed, and while most users will experience it primarily on iPhone, the iPad gets it too, and arguably gets more out of the software update than an iPhone will.  iOS 11 review: Exploring the cool new features coming to your iPhone... Read more

iPad Pro next to get Apple Face ID, claims report

iPad Pro next to get Apple Face ID, claims report

By Rik Henderson

Apple's next refresh of its iPad Pro tablet line-up will be next to get Face ID technology, it is claimed.Trusted market analyst, Ming Chi-Kuo of KGI Securities is confident that new 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models, likely to come next summer,... Read more

Amazon Fire HD 10 update brings handsfree Alexa, Full HD display, and a bargain price tag

Amazon Fire HD 10 update brings handsfree Alexa, Full HD display, and a bargain price tag

By Chris Hall

Amazon has been enjoying a run of updates on its popular Fire tablets and the next in line is the big one: the Fire HD 10.With a 10.1-inch offering a 1920 x 1200 (Full HD) resolution, this is a tablet that's built around entertainment. Don't confuse... Read more

What is Apple's True Tone display?

What is Apple's True Tone display?

By Elyse Betters

At its 12 September event, Apple took the wraps off two new iPhone series: iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X. All three devices come with True Tone display, a technology which first made its appearance on iPad Pro. It works a lot like the white-balance-compensating... Read more

Hurry! Amazon's Fire tablets for kids are £30 off, just in time for school

Hurry! Amazon's Fire tablets for kids are £30 off, just in time for school

By Elyse Betters

Summer is almost over.Do you know what that means? The kids get to go back to school, and thanks to a new deal from Amazon, they'll be able to return with a kid-friendly tablet in tow. Amazon is currently offering up to £30 off its range of Fire Kids... Read more

7 Apple iPad features for students when iOS 11 arrives

7 Apple iPad features for students when iOS 11 arrives

By Elyse Betters

Apple's iOS 11 software is proving to be a major update.We've already detailed 11 new features included in the update, as well as other features Apple hasn't announced yet. We've even shown you demos of ARKit, Apple's AR platform, which is made its debut... Read more

New LG GPad tablet leaks out, huge battery stand thingy and all

New LG GPad tablet leaks out, huge battery stand thingy and all

By Elyse Betters

LG's next tablet has just leaked out, and based on the images, it seems to come with a huge contraption.Dubbed the GPad X2 8.0 Plus, the tablet popped up on a support page that was posted on T-Mobile’s website. The device appears to feature an 8-inch... Read more

Did Microsoft just accidentally reveal its own Touch Cover for iPads?

Did Microsoft just accidentally reveal its own Touch Cover for iPads?

By Elyse Betters

Microsoft might be working on a Touch Cover smart keyboard for iPads, according to a document that has just been spotted.The document concerns battery information for products containing lithium-ion batteries. It was shared on Microsoft's website in... Read more

Get £5 off an Amazon Fire 7 tablet for Amazon's Download Day

Get £5 off an Amazon Fire 7 tablet for Amazon's Download Day

By Max Langridge

Amazon appears to be on a quest to have a day for everything. Following the incredibly successful Prime Day, which saw thousands of products discounted for Prime members, the retail giant has now announced the 28 July as being "Download Day".It's not... Read more

Hands-on video shows Lenovo Folio bendable tablet working fully

Hands-on video shows Lenovo Folio bendable tablet working fully

By Rik Henderson

Chinese manufacturer Lenovo has been working on several tech concepts that will reimagine current gadgets. It recently revealed a bendable laptop during an event in New York that can be rolled to transport. And it has discussed bendy tablet formats in... Read more

Best iPad Pro 10.5 cases: Protect your new Apple tablet

Best iPad Pro 10.5 cases: Protect your new Apple tablet

By Britta O'Boyle

Apple announced the iPad Pro 10.5 at its WWDC developer conference in June 2017. The slightly redesigned iPad bridges the gap between the now discontinued iPad Pro 9.7 and the larger iPad Pro 12.9, bringing a 20 per cent increase in display size but a... Read more

Apple iPad Pro 10.5: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

Apple iPad Pro 10.5: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

By Britta O'Boyle

Apple officially revealed several new products during its WWDC developer conference in June, one of which was a new iPad Pro, while another was the larger iPad Pro with updated specs. There was also a Siri speaker - called HomePod - announced, but that's... Read more

All-new Amazon Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 tablets now on sale, from £50

All-new Amazon Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 tablets now on sale, from £50

By Chris Hall

Amazon's refreshed range of Fire tablets is now available to buy.Amazon announced it was making a couple of updates to its family of Fire tablets in May, updating the new Fire 7 and dropping the price of the refreshed Fire HD 8.The Fire 7 tablet, that's... Read more

Apple introduces a new iPad Pro with a larger 10.5-inch screen

Apple introduces a new iPad Pro with a larger 10.5-inch screen

By Elyse Betters

Apple has kicked off WWDC 2017, where it just announced a slew of updates to its products, such as a new 10.5-inch iPad Pro.This iPad follows another new iPad from earlier this year. Called iPad, that device is 9.7 inches. It replaced the iPad Air 2 and... Read more

Bamboo Sketch and Ink are Wacom's new styluses for iOS and Windows 10

Bamboo Sketch and Ink are Wacom's new styluses for iOS and Windows 10

By Elyse Betters

Wacom has announced new pricey, precision styluses specifically for iOS and Windows 10 devices.The first one, called the Bamboo Sketch, works similar to other styluses, meaning it allows you to draw and sketch on both an iPad and iPhone through a Bluetooth... Read more

Acer unveils two Iconia tablets, including Tab 10 with Quantum dot display

Acer unveils two Iconia tablets, including Tab 10 with Quantum dot display

By Max Langridge

Following the launch of the Switch 2-in-1s and Swift notebooks, Acer has unveiled two new 10-inch Iconia tablets; the Iconia Tab 10 and Iconia One 10. Acer debuts new 2-in-1s in Switch 3 and 5, and all-new Swift notebooks Both share many of the same specs:... Read more

New Microsoft Surface Pro confirmed, coming on 15 June from £799

New Microsoft Surface Pro confirmed, coming on 15 June from £799

By Rik Henderson

As leaked last week, Microsoft has announced a new Surface Pro during its #MicrosoftEvent in Shanghai.On stage at the Chinese press conference, Microsoft revealed that an all-new version of the Surface Pro is on its way to many markets globally, with... Read more

Microsoft's Surface Pro update leaks, expected launch on 23 May

Microsoft's Surface Pro update leaks, expected launch on 23 May

By Chris Hall

Microsoft firmly denied that there was a Surface Pro 5, but instead it looks like there is a new Surface Pro coming instead.We know what you're thinking: this looks a lot like the current Surface Pro 4 that was launched in 2015. It looks like you might... Read more

Amazon now offers an even better Fire tablet for kids

Amazon now offers an even better Fire tablet for kids

By Chris Hall

Amazon has updated its Fire tablets and in the process has expanded the Kids Edition to the Fire HD 8, meaning there's now a larger tablet designed specifically for your kids.The updated Fire HD 8 tablet sits at the heart of the package and as the name... Read more

Alexa is now available on Fire tablets in the UK

Alexa is now available on Fire tablets in the UK

By Chris Hall

Amazon is pushing an update to its Fire tablets enabling the Alexa service in the UK. This has been available in the US since October last year, but now makes its way to users this side of the pond. Alexa will be available on a wide range of Fire tablets,... Read more

Don't expect an iPad Mini 5: Apple might 'phase out' its smallest tablet

Don't expect an iPad Mini 5: Apple might 'phase out' its smallest tablet

By Elyse Betters

The iPad Mini line might soon be no more.The last iPad Mini, the iPad Mini 4, was announced along with the iPad Pro in late 2015. And then, this spring, Apple upgraded it slightly with increased storage. That means we are way over due for a refresh.... Read more

iPad Pro 10.5-inch could be launched in June following case leak

iPad Pro 10.5-inch could be launched in June following case leak

By Max Langridge

The much-rumoured 10.5-inch iPad Pro may be unveiled in June if a leaked stock system document showing upcoming cases for it is to be believed.The leaked stock report is allegedly from an Apple Authorised Reseller, and subsequently shared with 9to5Mac,... Read more

Don't expect a Surface Pro 5 from Microsoft anytime soon

Don't expect a Surface Pro 5 from Microsoft anytime soon

By Elyse Betters

Microsoft will not use its Shanghai event to announce a Surface Pro 5.In an interview with CNET, Microsoft’s devices chief, Panos Panay, said Microsoft doesn't plan to introduce a new Surface Pro 5 model until there's "an experiential change that makes... Read more

Hurry! Amazon's 7-inch Fire tablets are £25 off right now

Hurry! Amazon's 7-inch Fire tablets are £25 off right now

By Elyse Betters

Want a new tablet but don't want to spend a lot of money?Amazon’s Fire tablets are extremely affordable entry-level tablets, and right now, they're cheaper than ever. The 7-inch version that comes with 8GB of storage and Wi-Fi connectivity is just £34.99... Read more

Does this leak prove Motorola is working on a new Android tablet?

Does this leak prove Motorola is working on a new Android tablet?

By Elyse Betters

Motorola might soon surprise us all with a new Android tablet.According to Android Police, which spoke to unnamed source, Motorola is making a new Android tablet. A leaked screenshot from the tablet reveals it will feature a "productivity mode" that allows... Read more

Tablets for kids: How to setup an Amazon Fire tablet for children

Tablets for kids: How to setup an Amazon Fire tablet for children

By Chris Hall

Kids love tablets. They love the interactive games, they love having access to video to watch and they love all the apps. The big problem is that most adults have a tablet setup for themselves, meaning you're only a few clicks away from content or buying... Read more

Best Apple iPad (2017) cases: Protect your new 9.7-inch iPad

Best Apple iPad (2017) cases: Protect your new 9.7-inch iPad

By Elyse Betters

Apple surprised us all when it quietly introduced a new iPad in March.The 9.7-inch tablet has the same height and width as its predecessor, the iPad Air 2, as well as the same weight as the current 9.7-inch iPad Pro. But it's thicker than both models... Read more

New Apple iPad (2017) vs iPad Air 2: What's the difference?

New Apple iPad (2017) vs iPad Air 2: What's the difference?

By Max Langridge

Apple quietly released a new iPad in March 2017, simply called iPad. The new model replaces the iPad Air 2 as Apple's standard tablet offering, sitting above the iPad mini 4 and below the two iPad Pro models.The iPad Air 2 might have been discontinued... Read more

Emirates gets round laptop ban by handing out Microsoft Surface tablets to passengers

Emirates gets round laptop ban by handing out Microsoft Surface tablets to passengers

By Rik Henderson

Emirates airline has come up with a way to circumnavigate the US laptop and tablet ban enforced on some of its flights from the Middle East. It is handing passengers Microsoft Surface tablets to use in-flight.At present, this only applies to flights... Read more

Apple introduces new 9.7in iPad, drops the Air moniker

Apple introduces new 9.7in iPad, drops the Air moniker

By Max Langridge

Apple has quietly introduced a new iPad model to its online store, alongside a new (Product)RED iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The new iPad, simply called iPad, replaces the Air 2 and retains the 9.7-inch screen. Apple iPad Air 2 review: Lighter, faster,... Read more

Turn your Android phone or iPhone into a tablet with the Superscreen

Turn your Android phone or iPhone into a tablet with the Superscreen

By Max Langridge

Your iPhone or Android smartphone are essentially small computers with small screens. While screen sizes may be increasing in the smartphone world to just under 6-inches, they're still much smaller than their tablet counterparts.So what if you want to... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3: Release date, price, specs and everything you need to know

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3: Release date, price, specs and everything you need to know

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung didn't use Mobile World Congress to launch its latest flagship smartphones, but that doesn't mean the South Korean tech giant kept quiet at the show.In fact, it did quite the opposite with the announcement of not one, but two new tablets, one... Read more

How much does Samsung's Galaxy Tab S3 cost? Best Buy reveals all

How much does Samsung's Galaxy Tab S3 cost? Best Buy reveals all

By Elyse Betters

It's been a month since Samsung unveiled its Galaxy Tab S3 with no word on pricing, but now, we know how much it costs.Best Buy has listed the 32GB model at $599 - and that includes the S-Pen accessory. The retailer also listed the folio case for $59... Read more

Apple is testing four new iPad models around Cupertino, logs reveal

Apple is testing four new iPad models around Cupertino, logs reveal

By Elyse Betters

Is Apple about to introduce new iPads? According to one report, it's at least testing new models in California.Mobile marketing firm Fiksu (via TechCrunch) noticed new models being tested in Cupertino, California, as well as in other nearby locations,... Read more

Apple could unveil three new iPads in April at new spaceship campus

Apple could unveil three new iPads in April at new spaceship campus

By Elyse Betters

Will Apple hold a special event this spring? At least one report says yes.Apple is rumoured to be developing three new iPad models that will release in 2017, including a refreshed 9.7-inch iPad model, a refreshed 12.9-inch iPad Pro, and an entirely new... Read more

Amazon Fire tips and tricks: Making the most of your Amazon tablet

Amazon Fire tips and tricks: Making the most of your Amazon tablet

By Elyse Betters

It seems like everyone owns a Fire.Amazon's e-reader tablets are extremely popular because they're affordable and easy to use. It's no wonder that everyone from your kid to your mother has one - heck, you might own one yourself. However, no matter how... Read more

Lenovo Tab 4 Series tablets, simple, cheap and cheerful fun for all the family

Lenovo Tab 4 Series tablets, simple, cheap and cheerful fun for all the family

By Rik Henderson

Lenovo has announced a series of tablets that are designed for the whole family and won't break the bank.The Lenovo Tab 4 Series consists of the Lenovo Tab 4 8, Tab 4 8 Plus, Tab 4 10 and Tab 4 10 Plus.The Tab 4 8 and 10 are 8-inch and 10-inch entry-level... Read more

Samsung launches Galaxy Tab S3 premium Android tablet with S Pen stylus

Samsung launches Galaxy Tab S3 premium Android tablet with S Pen stylus

By Max Langridge

It's becoming increasingly difficult for manufacturers to keep their new products under wraps until the official unveiling, and Samsung especially is no exception.The South Korean tech giant has officially unveiled the heavily leaked Galaxy Tab S3 today... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Book is two sizes of full Windows experience with a keyboard, throw your laptop away

Samsung Galaxy Book is two sizes of full Windows experience with a keyboard, throw your laptop away

By Max Langridge

Samsung has taken the wraps off two new tablets at Mobile World Congress: the Galaxy Tab S3 and this, the Galaxy Book, which is fully set on replacing your laptop.It's offered in two sizes; 10.6in and 12in, the latter delivering more premium specs and... Read more

Samsung Galaxy MWC 2017 press conference: Watch it right here

Samsung Galaxy MWC 2017 press conference: Watch it right here

By Rik Henderson

Samsung is hosting a press conference on the eve of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today and you'll be able to watch it online right here.For those hoping to see a new flagship smartphone, in the guise of the Samsung Galaxy S8, we're sorry to say... Read more

Samsung has not 1 but 3 tablets lined up for MWC reveal

Samsung has not 1 but 3 tablets lined up for MWC reveal

By Max Langridge

We already knew that Samsung wouldn't be unveiling the Galaxy S8 smartphone at MWC but we have instead been preparing ourselves for the launch of a new Galaxy Tab S3 tablet. But Samsung has allegedly confirmed the Tab S3 will be joined onstage by 2 other... Read more

iPad Pro 2 not expected until May or even June, says report

iPad Pro 2 not expected until May or even June, says report

By Rik Henderson

It has long been rumoured that Apple will refresh its iPad line this spring. Several reports have suggested that the Cupertino firm could even announce iPad Pro 2 - in 12.9 and all-new 10.5-inch sizes - this March, alongside a new 9.7-inch iPad Air and... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 shows up wearing an iPad Pro-like keyboard

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 shows up wearing an iPad Pro-like keyboard

By Max Langridge

Following a previous leak of a manual that showed the Galaxy Tab S3 with a keyboard dock akin to those on the iPad Pro and Microsoft Surface tablets - smart connectors that power draw power from the tablet to power the keyboard to save it relying on Bluetooth... Read more

Samsung's Galaxy Tab S3 could be a true iPad Pro rival with S Pen stylus and keyboard dock

Samsung's Galaxy Tab S3 could be a true iPad Pro rival with S Pen stylus and keyboard dock

By Max Langridge

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 could be a genuine iPad Pro rival after the alleged manual has leaked online, just a week ahead of its expected launch at Mobile World Congress. The manual confirms a previous rumour, that the Tab S3 can be used with Samsung's... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 will ship with S Pen - but without a slot for it

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 will ship with S Pen - but without a slot for it

By Elyse Betters

Samsung is going to be in Barcelona in a couple weeks to launch an Android tablet that will ship with S Pen, according to a new report.SamMobile has claimed that the tablet, called the Galaxy Tab S3, will come with the S Pen stylus as part of a bundle.... Read more