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Sony Digital Paper E Ink tablet now comes in A5 size too, US price revealed
Sony Digital Paper E Ink tablet now comes in A5 size too, US price revealed By Rik Henderson

Sony has been continuing to dabble with E Ink digital devices for the last few years, long after many rivals have fled the market.That's because it found itself a niche with its Digital Paper tablet-like pad, which is superlight and highly responsive... Read more

Microsoft might launch cheaper $400 Surface tablets later this year
Microsoft might launch cheaper $400 Surface tablets later this year By Elyse Betters

Microsoft wants to make a much cheaper line of Surface tablets.The company apparently wants to better compete with Apple's more budget-friendly iPad models, so it is completely rethinking Surface devices and plans to redesign them with 10-inch screens,... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 name confirmed; launch imminent following certification
Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 name confirmed; launch imminent following certification By Max Langridge

Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Tab S4 has managed to remain largely leak-free. The last murmurings we heard were back in February, when it was suggested it would launch at MWC. That obviously didn't happen, but an official launch may now not be too far off.... Read more

Sky Mobile adds Apple iPad and iPad Pro to its tablet data rollover plans from £15
Sky Mobile adds Apple iPad and iPad Pro to its tablet data rollover plans from £15 By Rik Henderson

Sky Mobile has added several Apple iPad models to its device line-up, with monthly data plans that include no upfront costs and data rollover so you never miss out on the data you paid for.Last month, it started to offer some 4G Android tablets as part... Read more

The new iPad Pro 2018 specs and rumours: What's the story so far?
The new iPad Pro 2018 specs and rumours: What's the story so far? By Britta O'Boyle

Here we round up all the speculation surrounding the new iPad Pro, together with some of our own thoughts about what super Apple tablet we might get during the latter half of 2018.Apple's Field Trip event in late March yielded a new standard 9.7-inch... Read more

7 essential iOS 11 features for students on iPad
7 essential iOS 11 features for students on iPad By Elyse Betters

Apple's iOS 11 software was a major update when it arrived last Autumn. It was more geared towards the iPad than any previous release of iOS.  If you're a student, this feature outlines why it can transform your iPad experience at home and in class. What's... Read more

HP's Chromebook x2 is a detachable iPad Pro rival that's way cheaper
HP's Chromebook x2 is a detachable iPad Pro rival that's way cheaper By Elyse Betters

There's a new Chromebook available - and it isn't a device to ignore. HP has announced a new device to compete with Apple's iPad Pro range: the Chromebook x2. It has a 12.3-inch screen (the iPad Pro has a 12.9-inch screen), and it comes with a keyboard... Read more

You'll no longer have to press a button to talk to Alexa on the Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 (2017)
You'll no longer have to press a button to talk to Alexa on the Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 (2017) By Dan Grabham

You can now use Alexa hands-free on more Amazon Fire tablets - previously you had to press and hold the Home button to awaken Amazon's virtual assistant. The new feature is rolling out this week to Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 (2017) tablets via a free, over-the-air... Read more

Apple debuts new 9.7-inch iPad with Pencil support, starts at £319
Apple debuts new 9.7-inch iPad with Pencil support, starts at £319 By Elyse Betters

Apple just introduced a new iPad while at a school in Chicago.Ever since the company invited the media to attend its Field Trip launch event, we assumed whatever it had in store would be geared toward students and children in the education market. CEO... Read more

Acer Chromebook Tab 10 debuts as world's first Chrome OS tablet
Acer Chromebook Tab 10 debuts as world's first Chrome OS tablet By Elyse Betters

Have you ever wanted a Chrome OS tablet?Well, you can buy the pricey Pixelbook hybrid, which can transform from a touchscreen laptop into a tablet of sorts, or you can get Acer's new tablet. The device, which surfaced via a leak in January, is now official.... Read more

Apple might debut low-cost iPad with updated Pencil at Chicago event
Apple might debut low-cost iPad with updated Pencil at Chicago event By Elyse Betters

Apple has an education event next week that it doesn't plan to stream.Still, the company has teased it will introduce “creative new ideas for teachers and students," which suggests it could introduce everything from a new MacBook to a new iPad with... Read more

Amazing Easter Fire tablet deals: Get a Fire 7 for just £35 or Fire HD 8 for £60
Amazing Easter Fire tablet deals: Get a Fire 7 for just £35 or Fire HD 8 for £60 By Rik Henderson

With Amazon's Easter Deals week hitting the halfway point, the retail giant is now making further discounts on its own devices, the Fire TV with 4K is £60 for example.The deals have extended to the Fire tablets too: they were cheap before, but now they're... Read more

Amazon's Kindle Oasis is now offered in gold and with more storage
Amazon's Kindle Oasis is now offered in gold and with more storage By Elyse Betters

You know what makes everything better? Gold.We're not trying to sound like Goldfinger, but obviously, it's must be true, or else tech companies wouldn't release all their devices in gold. The latest example is Amazon, which, five months after launch,... Read more

Amazon Alexa calling and messaging comes to Fire, Android and iOS tablets
Amazon Alexa calling and messaging comes to Fire, Android and iOS tablets By Max Langridge

When Amazon launched the Echo Show in May 2017, it introduced Alexa calling and messaging, a free-to-use feature that lets Amazon Echo owners and those with the Alexa app on their smartphone to make and receive calls and messages. Today, Amazon has opened... Read more

Huawei unveils trio of tablets: MediaPad M5 8.4-inch, 10.8-inch and Pro
Huawei unveils trio of tablets: MediaPad M5 8.4-inch, 10.8-inch and Pro By Mike Lowe

It's been rather quiet on the Android tablet front of late. Which is perhaps no surprise, given that even Apple's iPad range is seeing an overall decline in sales.No biggie for Huawei, though, which wants a piece of that iPad Pro pie, and has used Mobile... Read more

New Apple iPads will launch in March, leak suggests
New Apple iPads will launch in March, leak suggests By Rik Henderson

Apple is reportedly about to unveil two new iPads, which could be in shops in just a couple of weeks.According to French website Consomac, two devices have popped up in documents filed by the Eurasian Economic Commission - an official regulator that... Read more

Samsung to unveil Galaxy Tab S4 at MWC?
Samsung to unveil Galaxy Tab S4 at MWC? By Max Langridge

Samsung may unveil more than just the Galaxy S9 and S9+ at MWC this coming weekend, as a GFXBench listing reveals the South Korean tech giant may have a new Galaxy Tab S4 up its sleeve as well. Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 review: Perfect entertainment...for... Read more

Apple might bring Animoji to iPad and FaceTime in future iOS update
Apple might bring Animoji to iPad and FaceTime in future iOS update By Elyse Betters

Apple has a lot of ideas in the works for iOS.Although the Cupertino-based company reportedly won't introduce too many features in the next major update to its mobile operating system, iOS 12, choosing instead to focus on reliability and improving performance,... Read more

Microsoft Office gets a welcome power-up on iPad
Microsoft Office gets a welcome power-up on iPad By Dan Grabham

Microsoft has beefed up Office for iPad, with several new productivity boosts across Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneDrive.Key among the list is that you can now drag and drop content between Office apps just as you can with all the native apps in iOS... Read more

What is Apple's True Tone display?
What is Apple's True Tone display? By Elyse Betters

The latest iPhones  boast what Apple calls a True Tone display.It's a technology which first made its appearance on iPad Pro, but it now can be found on devices like the the iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X.It works a lot like the white-balance-compensating... Read more

Does this leaked image show the first Chrome OS-powered tablet?
Does this leaked image show the first Chrome OS-powered tablet? By Elyse Betters

Have you ever wanted a Chrome OS tablet?Well, you can buy the pricey Pixelbook hybrid, which can transform from a touchscreen laptop into a tablet of sorts, or you can wait for Acer's upcoming tablet. Acer, of course, hasn't confirmed it is developing... Read more

Apple iPad Pro with Face ID could launch later this year
Apple iPad Pro with Face ID could launch later this year By Max Langridge

Apple may carry over its Face ID facial recognition technology to a new iPad Pro later this year, according to some code found within the latest version of iOS 11.3. Filipe Esposito of iHelpBR in Brazil, has dived into the code of the OS and found references... Read more

The best Apple iPad cases to protect your new 9.7-inch iPad
The best Apple iPad cases to protect your new 9.7-inch iPad By Elyse Betters

Apple surprised us all when it quietly introduced a new iPad last year.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

Amazing bargain! Amazon Kindle Unlimited free for three months
Amazing bargain! Amazon Kindle Unlimited free for three months By Adrian Willings

Amazon is currently running Boxing Day/Post-Christmas sales that include a veritable number of tech deals and gadget bargains. In scouring the companies offers pages we've found some that might interest the bookworms out there. Amazon's Kindle Unlimited... 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

Moleskine's Paper Tablet and Smart Planner are now supported by Windows 10
Moleskine's Paper Tablet and Smart Planner are now supported by Windows 10 By Max Langridge

Moleskine has announced a new Notes app for Microsoft Windows 10 devices that finally allows anyone with a Moleskine Paper Tablet notebook, Smart Planner and Pen+ smart pen, to write out handwritten notes and have them digitally synced to a Windows 10... 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

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

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

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

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

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