Latest Google tablet news

Huge Google Pixel Slate press pics leak, revealing key features and specs
Huge Google Pixel Slate press pics leak, revealing key features and specs By Rik Henderson

Google will formerly announce its new range of hardware products during its live event tomorrow, 9 October, and that includes the Google Pixel Slate -... Read more

Want Google ARCore on a tablet? This is the first tablet to support it
Want Google ARCore on a tablet? This is the first tablet to support it By Maggie Tillman

Google is bringing its augmented reality platform, ARCore, to a tablet.... Read more

Nexus 7 (2016): What's the story so far?
Nexus 7 (2016): What's the story so far? By Chris Hall

The original Nexus 7, released in 2012 and updated in 2013, has always been one of our favourite Nexus devices. It was that convenient smaller tablet,... Read more

Google Pixel C tablet likely in the works but with Android and not Chrome OS
Google Pixel C tablet likely in the works but with Android and not Chrome OS By Elyse Betters

Google is apparently planning to expand its Pixel line to include a new tablet.Unlike other Pixel devices, such as the Chromebook Pixel that launched in... Read more

You can get a Google Nexus 9 tablet for just £200
You can get a Google Nexus 9 tablet for just £200 By Rik Henderson

Amid rumours that Google will update its tablet ranges in the coming months, retailers in the UK are shifting stock at amazing prices.The latest product... Read more

Google cuts price of Project Tango tablet in half but keeps it developer-only
Google cuts price of Project Tango tablet in half but keeps it developer-only By Elyse Betters

You can now save $500 on a Project Tango 3D-mapping tablet.Project Tango is a project headed by Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects group and consists... Read more

Shopping in Google's first shop
Shopping in Google's first shop By Stuart Miles

Google has launched its first real world "store" allowing people to try out Android or Chromebook before they buy within a dedicated Google environment.The... Read more

You can now buy Google's Nexus 9 and Nexus Player from Play Store
You can now buy Google's Nexus 9 and Nexus Player from Play Store By Elyse Betters

Google's latest flagship tablet and set-top box are now available to buy through the Google Play Store. Unlike the Nexus 6, they didn't sell out within... Read more

Nexus 9: Everything you need to know about the iPad rival
Nexus 9: Everything you need to know about the iPad rival By Chris Hall

Google has announced the Nexus 9, its newest tablet, debuting Android 5.0 Lollipop.It squares up against the iPad, quite literally, making a few important... Read more

Google Nexus 9 and Nexus 6 launching 15 October
Google Nexus 9 and Nexus 6 launching 15 October By Elyse Betters

Google's yet-to-be-announced Nexus 9 tablet and Nexus 6 smartphone are being announced within the next 24 hours and will be loaded with Android L.According... Read more

Google Nexus 9 release date, rumours and everything you need to know
Google Nexus 9 release date, rumours and everything you need to know By Rik Henderson

HTC comms manager Jeff Gordon tweeted a photo of a box saying, "something amazing, beautiful and highly confidential just arrived." With the unveil expected... Read more

Google Nexus Foo 10.3-inch tablet may bring a new Nexus naming format
Google Nexus Foo 10.3-inch tablet may bring a new Nexus naming format By Luke Edwards

The latest tablet from Google in its Nexus line has leaked sporting the new naming format dubbed Foo.The device leaked on a GFXBench test measuring the... Read more

Google Project Tango 3D scanning tablets to arrive next month
Google Project Tango 3D scanning tablets to arrive next month By Luke Edwards

Google's Project Tango has already been revealed in phone form and now it looks like tablets are about to get the same treatment. We can expect the tablets... Read more

O2 Refresh plan now includes tablets: Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet, Nexus 7 and more
O2 Refresh plan now includes tablets: Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet, Nexus 7 and more By Rik Henderson

O2 has extended its O2 Refresh price plan system to include tablets. Like the network already offers with smartphones, you can pick up a tablet device... Read more

Google and HTC rumoured to release 8-inch Nexus tablet later this year
Google and HTC rumoured to release 8-inch Nexus tablet later this year By Elyse Betters

Google and HTC are working together on a Nexus tablet, it's claimed.Digitimes, a website with a so-so track record, has claimed Google is developing an... Read more

Google Nexus 8 with ‘high performance’ 8.9-inch screen due in 2014?
Google Nexus 8 with ‘high performance’ 8.9-inch screen due in 2014? By Luke Edwards

Google is planning to release a Nexus 8 tablet later this year, with an 8.9-inch screen, according to IHS Technology.The technology consultancy firm told... Read more

Android surpassed iOS to become top tablet software in 2013, says research
Android surpassed iOS to become top tablet software in 2013, says research By Jake Smith

Android has passed iOS to become the top operating system for tablets worldwide, according to research firm Gartner.Android's tablet marketshare grew to... Read more

Android to receive 64-bit chips following Bay Trail: Double the bits and more memory, says Intel
Android to receive 64-bit chips following Bay Trail: Double the bits and more memory, says Intel By Luke Edwards

Apple has really set the bar with its 64-bit A7 chip. Samsung has all but confirmed its next flagship Galaxy S5 will also come packing a 64-bit processor.... Read more

Next-gen Nexus 10 press renders leak: Not from us, says O2 (update)
Next-gen Nexus 10 press renders leak: Not from us, says O2 (update) By Jake Smith

Update: Telefonica has contacted Pocket-lint to tell us that the "leaked" picture alleged to come from its O2 brand did not. It claims it doesn't know... Read more

Has Google accidentally leaked its next Android tablet?
Has Google accidentally leaked its next Android tablet? By Jake Smith

Even with the Nexus 5 now official, the leaks don't stop for Google. The company updated its Android website over the weekend with KitKat information,... Read more

Google Nexus 10 (2013) rumours, release date and everything you need to know
Google Nexus 10 (2013) rumours, release date and everything you need to know By Elyse Betters

The Nexus 4, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 all debuted in 2012, and now we've seen the Nexus 5 and new Nexus 7 in 2013. But what of the expected Nexus 10 refresh?With... Read more

New Google Nexus 10 (2013) gets impressive specs leaked on Google Play
New Google Nexus 10 (2013) gets impressive specs leaked on Google Play By Luke Edwards

With Google's latest hardware push expected to happen on 1 November it's little surprise that the new Nexus 10 (2013) has leaked, complete with specs,... Read more

Google Play shows 16GB Nexus 10 as out of stock, let next-gen speculation fly
Google Play shows 16GB Nexus 10 as out of stock, let next-gen speculation fly By Jake Smith

The 16GB version of the Nexus 10 is now showing as "out of inventory" on Google Play. Time to let our speculation alarm sound.Google has been tipped to... Read more

Nexus 7 sleeve lands on Google Play for $29, but costs $18 to ship
Nexus 7 sleeve lands on Google Play for $29, but costs $18 to ship By Jake Smith

The Google Play store isn't only for Google to push its latest and greatest devices, but to also sell accessories to go along with it. The latest is a... Read more

LTE Nexus 7 coming to UK confirmed, 4G model priced at £299
LTE Nexus 7 coming to UK confirmed, 4G model priced at £299 By Rik Henderson

During Google's announcement of the new Nexus 7 in San Francisco yesterday, it revealed that a universal SIM-free LTE version will also be available in... Read more

What's new in Android 4.3 Jelly Bean?
What's new in Android 4.3 Jelly Bean? By Elyse Betters

Google's Hugo Barra  introduced the new Nexus 7 on Wednesday, as well as the latest version of Android, called Android 4.3, which is essentially a Jelly... Read more

Nexus 7 2 official: Quad-core, 1920 x 1200 LCD screen and 5-megapixel camera
Nexus 7 2 official: Quad-core, 1920 x 1200 LCD screen and 5-megapixel camera By Rik Henderson

After much speculation and just about every tiniest detail having leaked in one form or another, Google's latest OEM tablet device is now official. The... Read more

Android 4.3 and Nexus 7 2 launch: Watch the Google Announcement Event right here
Android 4.3 and Nexus 7 2 launch: Watch the Google Announcement Event right here By Rik Henderson

Update: The event has finished and Google announced the new Nexus 7, Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and Chromecast, a new small device that plugs into a TV set... Read more

Nexus 7 2 press shot leaked, confirming overall design and rear-facing camera
Nexus 7 2 press shot leaked, confirming overall design and rear-facing camera By Jake Smith

Pocket-lint sources have already confirmed the next-generation Nexus 7 tablet will be announced to the masses this week. Right on time, famed EvLeaks has... Read more

Latest Nexus 7 2 leak hints wireless charging and 1.5GHz quad-core processor
Latest Nexus 7 2 leak hints wireless charging and 1.5GHz quad-core processor By Jake Smith

The next-generation Nexus 7 is believed to be launching very soon (Google's mysterious 24 July media event?), and subsequently, the leaks keep rolling,... Read more

Nexus 7 2: Documents and pictures show launch imminent
Nexus 7 2: Documents and pictures show launch imminent By Elyse Betters

Mere hours after Google sent invites to the press for a mysterious 24 July event, spurring rumours of a new Nexus 7 on the horizon, internal documents... Read more

Barnes & Noble adds Google Play to Nook HD and HD+ tablets, attacks Nexus 7 head-on
Barnes & Noble adds Google Play to Nook HD and HD+ tablets, attacks Nexus 7 head-on By Rik Henderson

Barnes & Noble has added access to the Google Play store on its 7-inch Nook HD and 9-inch Nook HD+ devices, along with all of Google's other Android services,... Read more

Google launches a Book Cover for the Nexus 10, the first official accessory for the tablet
Google launches a Book Cover for the Nexus 10, the first official accessory for the tablet By Jake Smith

Google has launched a Book Cover for the Nexus 10, marking the first official accessory for the tablet, now available on Google Play. It will ship both... Read more

New version of Nexus 7 to go on sale in July, claim sources
New version of Nexus 7 to go on sale in July, claim sources By Hunter Skipworth

Google is to release an update to its Nexus 7 tablet in July, according to rumours. Powered by a Qualcomm chip, the new tablet will be similarly priced... Read more

First five Nexus 7 apps to download
First five Nexus 7 apps to download By Hunter Skipworth

So you've ripped open the wrapping paper and flipped the lid on your brand new Nexus 7. You turn it on, only to stare at the vast emptiness that is the... Read more

32GB Nexus 7 only £50... with a Times subscription
32GB Nexus 7 only £50... with a Times subscription By Rik Henderson

New subscribers to The Times and Sunday Times Digital Pack can get themselves a brand new 32GB Nexus 7 on which to read the newspapers for a mere £50... Read more

32GB Google Nexus 7 UK release date revealed, hitting stores tomorrow, online today
32GB Google Nexus 7 UK release date revealed, hitting stores tomorrow, online today By Rik Henderson

Today's Nexus New York press event may have been postponed due to severe (life-threatening) weather warnings, but the 32GB Google Nexus 7 is still planned... Read more

Nexus 10 photos posted to Google+ by Google chief
Nexus 10 photos posted to Google+ by Google chief By Danny Brogan

Two photographs allegedly taken with the yet to be announced Nexus 10 tablet have been posted on Google+.Vic Gundotra, senior vice-president of engineering... Read more

Argos to sell 32GB Google Nexus 7 for £199.99 - that's just 99p more than the 16GB version
Argos to sell 32GB Google Nexus 7 for £199.99 - that's just 99p more than the 16GB version By Danny Brogan

Argos’s Christmas Gift Guide has revealed that the retailer will begin stocking a 32GB version of the Google Nexus 7, which it will sell for just £199.99.Currently... Read more

Nexus 7 16GB sold out after customers shun Google's cloud service
Nexus 7 16GB sold out after customers shun Google's cloud service By Danny Brogan

Customers can no longer order the 16GB Nexus 7 from the Google Play store after demand for the device surpassed the number available. Any orders made... Read more

Nexus 7 release UK: Where to get the new tablet
Nexus 7 release UK: Where to get the new tablet By Stuart Miles

The Nexus 7 by Asus is the latest Android tablet to want to own, but where and when can you get it in the UK? We've been speaking to Asus and retailers... Read more

What's new in Android 4.1 Jelly Bean?
What's new in Android 4.1 Jelly Bean? By Hunter Skipworth

Announced alongside the new Asus Nexus 7 tablet was an update to Google's Android operating system. Named Jelly Bean, Android 4.1 is Google's entry into... Read more

Disgo 9104 tablet offers cheap Ice Cream Sandwich experience, just don't expect Google Play
Disgo 9104 tablet offers cheap Ice Cream Sandwich experience, just don't expect Google Play By Danny Brogan

An Android tablet that runs on Ice Cream Sandwich for just £179.99 has been unveiled. Too good to be true? Well yes and no, in that the Disgo 9104 fits... Read more

Android and Chrome to remain separate as Google rules out Chrome OS tablet
Android and Chrome to remain separate as Google rules out Chrome OS tablet By Danny Brogan

There are no plans for a Chrome OS tablet, according to Google, although the internet giant has said that there will be more convergence between the Android... Read more

Google Tablet to take on Kindle Fire?
Google Tablet to take on Kindle Fire? By Rik Henderson

It has often been rumoured that Google will be looking to take on Apple head-to-head in the tablet space in the near future, and its acquisition of Motorola... Read more

Honeycomb: What devices are Android 3.0 ready?
Honeycomb: What devices are Android 3.0 ready? By Stuart Miles

A bevy of manufacturers have announced Android 3.0 devices at CES in Las Vegas this year, so we've put together a simple and easy to understand list, featuring... Read more