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PC World slashes price of top spec Advent Vega Tegra Note 7 tablet to under £100

PC World slashes price of top spec Advent Vega Tegra Note 7 tablet to under £100

By Rik Henderson

The Advent Vega Tegra Note 7 tablet that Pocket-lint awarded four stars only a month ago is now £99.99 - a massive £80 off the original retail price.Although there are other 7-inch competitors around that price point, the Advent is by far and away the... Read more

Samsung said to launch four tablets in Q1 2014, including cheap Galaxy Tab 3 Lite

Samsung said to launch four tablets in Q1 2014, including cheap Galaxy Tab 3 Lite

By Jake Smith

If you think Samsung is going to sit back and let Apple take a larger lead on the tablet market next year, you're mistaken. According to a report from SamMobile, the South Korea-based company has plans to launch four tablets in the first quarter of 2014,... Read more

Datawind launches UbiSlate tablet in UK for £29.99, after success in India

Datawind launches UbiSlate tablet in UK for £29.99, after success in India

By Jake Smith

Datawind is aiming at the budget market with the launch of its £29.99 UbiSlate 7-inch tablet, following success in India.The cheapest of the line, the UbiSlate 7Ci features a 7-inch TFT capacitive display, 1GHz Cortex A8 processor, 512MB of RAM, 4GB... Read more

Brits don't think bigger is better: 60 per cent buy smaller tablets on eBay for mobile shopping, says study

Brits don't think bigger is better: 60 per cent buy smaller tablets on eBay for mobile shopping, says study

By Elyse Betters

Online retailer eBay has published research data compiled by analytics firm Conlumino, revealing that Brits are buying smaller tablets on eBay in droves and using them to shop more often.The research data showed that 60 per cent of Brits are shopping... Read more

John Lewis will price match on selected tablets this Christmas, including iPad mini and Galaxy Note 10.1

John Lewis will price match on selected tablets this Christmas, including iPad mini and Galaxy Note 10.1

By Rik Henderson

UK high street retailer John Lewis has confirmed that it will be price matching on selected tablet devices in the run up to Christmas. This includes the iPad mini, iPad 2, iPad with Retina display, Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 and Galaxy Note 10.1.As part of... Read more

LG G Pad 8.3 review
4.5 stars

LG G Pad 8.3 review

By Ian Morris

LG admits that its first foray into tablet computing wasn't exactly a roaring success. Although there was nothing to hate about the LG Optimus Pad we could only find enough stuff to like to give it three stars. LG then seemingly gave up on tablets but... Read more

LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition tablet to launch today on Google Play in US

LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition tablet to launch today on Google Play in US

By Elyse Betters

LG has just introduced a Google Play edition of the LG G Pad 8.3.The original LG G Pad 8.3 unveiled in September and belongs to the LG G series, which also includes the smartphone LG G2. It was LG's second tablet after the LG Optimus Pad, and it is first... Read more

Google announces white edition of Nexus 7 with 32GB storage for UK, US

Google announces white edition of Nexus 7 with 32GB storage for UK, US

By Jake Smith

Google unexpectedly announced a white version of the Nexus 7 on Tuesday. It's available on Google Play in the US, UK and Japan for $269/£239 in a 32GB model - no 16GB or LTE model available. The white Nexus 7 doesn't add anything in terms of new features... Read more

Nokia Lumia 2020 tablet leaked with 8.3-inch 1080p display, also dual SIM Lumia 525 4.5-inch phone outed

Nokia Lumia 2020 tablet leaked with 8.3-inch 1080p display, also dual SIM Lumia 525 4.5-inch phone outed

By Luke Edwards

The good ship Nokia has sprung a leak and before it could be plugged not one but two devices slid out - an 8.3-inch Lumia 2020 tablet and a 4.5-inch dual SIM Lumia 525 phone, as they're being dubbed.Both devices have appeared in testing documents in India... Read more

Could mystery LG V510 tablet be Google Nexus 8?

Could mystery LG V510 tablet be Google Nexus 8?

By Rik Henderson

LG is rumoured to be the manufacturer Google has turned to for a possible 8-inch Nexus tablet. The LG V510 - which has previously been spied on a Bluetooth Special Interest Group listing as undergoing tests for Bluetooth certification - is now being linked... Read more

No Glasses 3D tablet announced by Hammacher Schlemmer

No Glasses 3D tablet announced by Hammacher Schlemmer

By Luke Edwards

It might be a medium that’s hit or miss at best for popularity but Hammacher Schlemmer isn’t giving up on 3D, bringing an 8-inch 3D LCD tablet to market. And in case it's rare talent wasn’t clear the tablet is going to be named No Glasses 3D.The... Read more

Aldi's Medion Lifetab E7316 budget Jelly Bean tablet to launch 8 December for £80

Aldi's Medion Lifetab E7316 budget Jelly Bean tablet to launch 8 December for £80

By Elyse Betters

In case you needed something else to consider buying this Christmas, there's a new tablet on the market from Aldi.Aldi has just introduced an Android tablet and it costs just £79.99. That means you'll have yet another choice to make when it comes to... Read more

Tesco Hudl 2 coming in 2014, will be 'enhanced'

Tesco Hudl 2 coming in 2014, will be 'enhanced'

By Rik Henderson

Tesco has revealed plans to follow up Hudl, its hugely successful budget Android tablet with an updated version due in the new year. The Tesco Hudl 2 will be an "enhanced version", says Tesco's chief executive Philip Clarke.As reported in The Guardian,... Read more

Acer Aspire Z3-600 is basically a powerful 21.5-inch tablet

Acer Aspire Z3-600 is basically a powerful 21.5-inch tablet

By Luke Edwards

All-in-one PCs don’t catch our eyes often, but this Acer Aspire Z3-600 did just that. It’s essentially a full computer-cum-tablet behind a 21.5-inch screen.The Aspire Z3-600 features a kickstand so you can prop it up like a monitor and move it around... Read more

Proporta Stephenson Satchel combines iPad case with laptop bag for hipster chic

Proporta Stephenson Satchel combines iPad case with laptop bag for hipster chic

By Rik Henderson

Smartphone and tablet accessory brand Proporta has released a satchel bag with space for a 13 or 15-inch laptop or MacBook and a removable iPad compartment with space for a Bluetooth keyboard.The Proporta Stephenson Satchel even has an aperture to feed... Read more

Apple working on 4K iPad Pro with 12.9-inch screen?

Apple working on 4K iPad Pro with 12.9-inch screen?

By Luke Edwards

After Apple recently won the Pocket-lint Best Product at the 2013 Awards it’s going to be a tough one to improve on. But it appears Apple is working on two successors, dubbed the iPad Pro and iPad Maxi, both with super high resolution displays.According... Read more

My iPad mini is missing: A Pocket-lint reader's open letter to UPS and Apple's response

My iPad mini is missing: A Pocket-lint reader's open letter to UPS and Apple's response

By Rik Henderson

Pocket-lint has received this  cautionary tale from one of our readers, who has proved what he says in his open letter to us. The gist of it is that an ordered iPad mini with Retina display has gone missing, but you'll be as surprised as we were at the... Read more

Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet is John Lewis exclusive in UK, out 4 December for £400

Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet is John Lewis exclusive in UK, out 4 December for £400

By Rik Henderson

Nokia is to sell the Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet in the UK exclusively through John Lewis retail outlets, on the high street and online.It will be available from 4 December for £399.99 and a number of colour options will be offered, including gloss finished... Read more

Nokia Lumia 2520 review
4.0 stars

Nokia Lumia 2520 review

By Elyse Betters

Let's get something out of the way before you get too deep into this review: the Nokia Lumia 2520 is Nokia's first Windows RT 8.1 tablet. While that's all fine and dandy, you must realise it competes directly with the Surface 2, the tablet-laptop combo... Read more

Apple reportedly planning 12.9-inch iPad for second half of 2014

Apple reportedly planning 12.9-inch iPad for second half of 2014

By Jake Smith

Apple is planning to release a larger iPad, coming in at 12.9-inches, in the second half of the year, according to Digitimes. Allegedly Quanta Computer will be tasked with developing the larger-sized iPad for mass production for release in the latter... Read more

FiftyThree interview: From Microsoft Courier roots to Paper and Pencil

FiftyThree interview: From Microsoft Courier roots to Paper and Pencil

By Jake Smith

FiftyThree has established itself as a major player in the App Store with its Paper sketchbook app. It launched with rave reviews and an award from Apple in 2012. This is why when FiftyThree this week announced a venture into hardware with the $49.95... Read more

iPad mini with Retina display review
5.0 stars

iPad mini with Retina display review

By Stuart Miles

The iPad mini Retina is here and it clears up one of the biggest complaints about the original iPad mini: the screen. With the original it wasn't as good as the iPad or the iPhone, but with the Retina display now on board the iPad mini 2 looks to be... Read more

Nokia reportedly planning 8-inch Lumia 2020 tablet for Q1 2014

Nokia reportedly planning 8-inch Lumia 2020 tablet for Q1 2014

By Jake Smith

Nokia has plans to release an 8-inch tablet to the market in the first quarter of 2014, according to Digitimes. Nokia, which will be following up on its just-launched 10-inch Lumia 2520, will release the 8-inch tablet under the Lumia 2020 name targeting... 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. And now Intel is waxing lyrical on the subject, saying that tablets should be packing these more... Read more

Apple, Google and Amazon accused of making huge profits on tablets

Apple, Google and Amazon accused of making huge profits on tablets

By Luke Edwards

You’ve probably noticed that the cost to upgrade in storage size on a tablet seems disproportionate to the price of actual hard drives. That’s why companies like Apple, Google and Amazon have been accused of taking advantage of customers when it... Read more

Amazon wants you to trial Kindle Fire HDX for 30 days at no cost, sends out exclusive invites

Amazon wants you to trial Kindle Fire HDX for 30 days at no cost, sends out exclusive invites

By Elyse Betters

Amazon has just started sending exclusive invitations to select customers via email, asking them to try the Kindle Fire HDX for 30 days...free of charge.The invite seems to push the standard Kindle Fire HDX, but customers can also choose the Kindle Paperwhite... Read more

Kindle FreeTime arrives on Kindle Paperwhite: Helps parents encourage children to read

Kindle FreeTime arrives on Kindle Paperwhite: Helps parents encourage children to read

By Luke Edwards

Amazon has announced that its enhanced parental controls, Kindle FreeTime, will be available on the Kindle PaperWhite.READ: Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2013) hands-on: Brighter, whiter, smarterKindle FreeTime extends the built-in parental controls allowing... Read more

Kindle Fire HDX 8.9-inch tablet ships today

Kindle Fire HDX 8.9-inch tablet ships today

By Luke Edwards

The new Kindle Fire HDX 8.9-inch will ship today. If you haven’t ordered one and are considering it, you’ve chosen well. Perhaps you’ve seen the new advert on TV showing the Mayday button which connects you to tech support in 15 seconds or less.... Read more

Nokia Lumia 2520 to land at US carrier Verizon on 21 November - one day ahead of AT&T

Nokia Lumia 2520 to land at US carrier Verizon on 21 November - one day ahead of AT&T

By Elyse Betters

The Nokia Lumia 2520 may be launching this Friday on AT&T, but it looks like another US carrier has swooped in and decided to offer the tablet one day earlier.Verizon has announced that the Nokia Lumia 2520 will land online and at selected retail stores... Read more

Amazon's Fire OS 3.1 update adds Goodreads and second-screen features to Kindle software

Amazon's Fire OS 3.1 update adds Goodreads and second-screen features to Kindle software

By Elyse Betters

Amazon's Fire OS 3.1 software update is now ready for the latest Kindle tablets.Fire OS 3.1 chiefly brings integration with book community Goodreads, including the ability to capture and share favourite quotes in books, being able to see what friends... Read more

Get £70 off an iPad Air on Play.com, as part of Mega Monday promotion

Get £70 off an iPad Air on Play.com, as part of Mega Monday promotion

By Rik Henderson

Rakuten's online retailer Play.com has lined up a few tech products and gaming gadgets as part of its Mega Monday money off promotion today, but the most interesting of those by far is the inclusion of the iPad Air with 17 per cent discount.The 16GB Wi-Fi-only... 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 anything about a Nexus 10 tablet."This is not a Telefonica image and we are not aware of a new Nexus... Read more

Asus to launch wearable gadgets and potentially build the 2014 Nexus 7

Asus to launch wearable gadgets and potentially build the 2014 Nexus 7

By Luke Edwards

Asus, after its successful Google Nexus 7 build this year, could be making the Nexus 7 (2014) for Google. It has also announced it will be revealing its range of wearable devices next year.While Asus isn’t certain to be the next Nexus 7 provider, it’s... Read more

Nokia Lumia 2520 hits the US via AT&T 22 November, for as little as $200

Nokia Lumia 2520 hits the US via AT&T 22 November, for as little as $200

By Rik Henderson

If you've got a bundle of cash burning a hole in your pocket, 22 November could be a very interesting day for you. As well as the Xbox One next-generation console, the Nokia Lumia 2520 Windows 8.1 tablet will be released on that day. In the US, at least.It... Read more

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX now shipping in the UK

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX now shipping in the UK

By Luke Edwards

Amazon’s latest Kindle Fire HDX 7-inch tablet is now shipping in the UK. The £199 slate has impressed us already and if it's done the same to you and you've ordered one, today is the day to get excited.READ: Amazon Kindle Fire HDX reviewIf you’ve... Read more

iPad Mini with Retina display gets 2 out of 10 repairability score

iPad Mini with Retina display gets 2 out of 10 repairability score

By Luke Edwards

As expected Apple’s latest iPad Mini with Retina display has received an appalling repairability score from iFixit.The recent iFixit teardown earned the latest Apple slate a meagre 2 points out of 10, suggesting any attempts to mend or modify it from... Read more

Google begins Android 4.4 KitKat rollout for Nexus 7 and Nexus 10

Google begins Android 4.4 KitKat rollout for Nexus 7 and Nexus 10

By Jake Smith

Google has announced that Android 4.4 KitKat has begun to roll out to Wi-Fi versions of the Nexus 7 (2012 and 2013) and Nexus 10, following the October unveiling of the new OS along with the Nexus 5. Users can open software update in the settings menu... Read more

Samsung 12.2-inch Galaxy Note tablet with 3G pops up at FCC

Samsung 12.2-inch Galaxy Note tablet with 3G pops up at FCC

By Elyse Betters

Samsung has a 12.2-inch Galaxy Note tablet in the works with 3G capability, according to US Federal Communications Commission filings that popped up recently.Benchmarks have already leaked for the giant device, somewhat confirming that Samsung plans to... Read more

Apple iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display: Where can I get them?

Apple iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display: Where can I get them?

By Britta O'Boyle

Apple has released its fifth-generation 9.7-inch tablet, the iPad Air, with the device now available in stores up and down the country (and in many regions worldwide). It has also made available the iPad mini with Retina display in almost non-Apple quiet... Read more

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX review
4.0 stars

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX review

By Chris Hall

The latest update to Amazon's home-grown tablet range brings the HDX. It comes in two sizes - there's an 8.9-inch model and a 7-inch model - and we've been nestling down with the smaller model to review.It's priced to compete with Google's own Nexus 7,... Read more

Advent Vega Tegra Note 7 review
4.0 stars

Advent Vega Tegra Note 7 review

By Luke Edwards

If tablet quality improved with name length, the Advent Vega Tegra Note 7 would be unstoppable. But long names are not the source of power. This Currys and PC World exclusive slate made by Nvidia has the Google Nexus 7 and, kind of, the iPad mini Retina... Read more

iPad mini with Retina display now available to order from Apple Store, 1-3 days delivery

iPad mini with Retina display now available to order from Apple Store, 1-3 days delivery

By Rik Henderson

In a surprise move to many, Apple has quietly released the iPad mini with Retina display. It is now available on the online Apple Store and, in the UK, it will be dispatched within one to three days.There has been no fanfare and we haven't even had a... Read more

New ZTE Android tablet on the cards, FCC document reveals all

New ZTE Android tablet on the cards, FCC document reveals all

By Luke Edwards

From the ever faithful FCC vault comes another new tablet that's supposed to be a secret. This time it’s a slate due to launch on Sprint made by ZTE.ZTE will probably use this tablet, known as V72C, as the successor to its Optik slate. Judging by the... Read more

LG G Pad 8.3: Hands-on pictures with the Nexus 7 challenger

LG G Pad 8.3: Hands-on pictures with the Nexus 7 challenger

By Ian Morris

LG's G Pad 8.3 is a smart idea for a tablet. We think this is about the right sort of size for a tablet, not as clunky as a 10-or-more-inch model, but a bit more screen real estate than a 7-inch tablet.From our, so far, limited time with the G Pad - a... Read more

Now that's a gold Apple device: Goldgenie works its 24ct magic on iPad Air and iPad mini Retina display

Now that's a gold Apple device: Goldgenie works its 24ct magic on iPad Air and iPad mini Retina display

By Rik Henderson

Apple may have adopted a gold effect for the iPhone 5S, but gold-plating specialist Goldgenie is offering Apple's latest devices in the real deal. It now stocks the iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display each encased in 24ct gold or even platinum.The... Read more

Could burn-in issues with the Retina display be holding up new iPad mini?

Could burn-in issues with the Retina display be holding up new iPad mini?

By Rik Henderson

Reports from Korea suggest that the delay in getting the iPad mini with Retina display could be down to issues with the Retina displays themselves. It is said that the TFT LCD panels are experiencing burn-in issues.Apple has always said that the iPad... Read more

World's first 4K tablet, Panasonic Toughpad 4K, to go on sale for $6000

World's first 4K tablet, Panasonic Toughpad 4K, to go on sale for $6000

By Luke Edwards

We got to play with the world's first 4K tablet at CES but didn't think we'd see it on sale after hearing nothing about it for a while. Now Panasonic says it will be selling the 4K Toughpad for $6,000 (£,3773).READ: Panasonic Toughpad 4K UT-MB5 tablet... Read more

Polaroid's Kids Tablet 2 comes packed with 70 apps, games and books

Polaroid's Kids Tablet 2 comes packed with 70 apps, games and books

By Elyse Betters

Polaroid has updated its Kids Tablet by introducing Kids Tablet 2 running the Android 4.2 OS, and it comes with 70 pre-loaded apps.The 7-inch Kids Tablet 2 has an 1024 x 600-pixel HD display, dual-core 1.6GHz ARM Cortex-A9 processor, 1GB of RAM, front... 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