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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 vs Apple iPad Pro 9.7: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 vs Apple iPad Pro 9.7: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung and Apple don't just go head-to-head in the smartphone ring, they do it in the tablet ring too.The new Samsung Tab S3 is gunning for Apple's iPad Pro more so than ever, offering a premium build, S Pen and a hefty price tag.Here is how the... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 vs Tab S2: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 vs Tab S2: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung unveiled its next iPad-rival during Mobile World Congress 2017 on 26 February. The new tablet will hit shelves on 31 March, with pre-orders starting from 17 March.Here is how the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 compares to 2015's Galaxy Tab S2. Samsung... 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

Samsung Galaxy Book preview: A viable Surface alternative

Samsung Galaxy Book preview: A viable Surface alternative

By Chris Hall

The world is trying to move us away from laptops and toward 2-in-1 devices. Following Microsoft's original dalliance and the emergence of Window RT, there was some turmoil, as it became immediately evident that people didn't want RT - they wanted the... 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 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 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 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

Samsung sends out invite for product launch on 26 February, Galaxy Tab S3 expected

Samsung sends out invite for product launch on 26 February, Galaxy Tab S3 expected

By Max Langridge

Samsung has laid all rumours to rest about its presence at MWC by sending out an official invitation for a press conference on 26 February 2017. It's a day before Mobile World Congress officially begins, and is the same day that LG will be unveiling the... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 "confirmed" for MWC reveal, Samsung's iPad rival less than a month away

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 "confirmed" for MWC reveal, Samsung's iPad rival less than a month away

By Max Langridge

We haven't long heard about the specs that Samsung's latest iPad rival is expected to come with, and now there's strong evidence to suggest all will be revealed at Mobile World Congress in February. Galaxy Tab S3 leaks reveal Samsung's next iPad rival... Read more

Galaxy Tab S3 leaks reveal Samsung's next iPad rival

Galaxy Tab S3 leaks reveal Samsung's next iPad rival

By Max Langridge

Samsung may finally be ready to launch its long-awaited Galaxy Tab S3. It was expected to be released way back in September at IFA 2016, but alas, nothing showed up. Since then, specifications have allegedly been uncovered by Weibo, and picked up by Sammobile.... Read more

Best iPad Pro 9.7 cases: Protect your new Apple tablet

Best iPad Pro 9.7 cases: Protect your new Apple tablet

By Britta O'Boyle

Apple's iPad Pro 9.7 launched at an event in March 2016. The smaller iPad Pro was revealed in place of a next-generation Air model and it brings with it a host of features, including Apple Pencil compatibility and improved cameras on the front and rear.Despite offering... Read more

EE Robin review: Putting the kids in control
4.0 stars

EE Robin review: Putting the kids in control

By Max Langridge

Everyone needs to be online these days. Look around you on the high street, on a bus, on a plane: chances are the majority of people will have their head down looking at a phone or tablet. The ability to have instant access to all the information in the... Read more

Best iPad Pro cases: Protect your new huge 12.9-inch Apple tablet

Best iPad Pro cases: Protect your new huge 12.9-inch Apple tablet

By Britta O'Boyle

The Apple iPad Pro was announced in September 2015 after months and months of rumours and speculation. It is no small device with a display size of 12.9-inches in comparison to the 9.7-inch iPad Air 2 and its smaller brother, the 7.9-inch iPad mini 4,... Read more

Lenovo will launch Chrome OS-powered Yoga Book tablet in 2017

Lenovo will launch Chrome OS-powered Yoga Book tablet in 2017

By Elyse Betters

Remember Lenovo's Yoga Book? Well, a version of that innovative tablet will run Chrome OS starting next year.According to Laptop Mag, which spoke to Jeff Meredith, Lenovo's VP, Lenovo is working on a Chrome OS variant of the tablet. Currently, there... Read more

New 10.9-inch Apple iPad might ditch Home button, have slim bezels

New 10.9-inch Apple iPad might ditch Home button, have slim bezels

By Elyse Betters

Apple is thought to be working on a new iPad Pro, or maybe updating its iPad range for early next year, and a new report has indicated the new tablet will ditch the Home button.Ah, that old rumour. It seems like for the last couple years we have heard... Read more

Apple iPad Pro 9.7 vs iPad Air 2: What's the difference?

Apple iPad Pro 9.7 vs iPad Air 2: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Apple unveiled several new devices at an event in March 2016, one of which was the update to the iPad Air 2, only it doesn't sit in the Air range. Instead, the latest 9.7-incher comes in the form of a smaller iPad Pro. We have put the specs of... Read more

Apple iPad Pro 10.5 tipped for early 2017, could have A10X processor

Apple iPad Pro 10.5 tipped for early 2017, could have A10X processor

By Rik Henderson

Apple is said to be preparing an all-new size for its iPad range. A 10.5-inch iPad Pro is rumoured for release in the first quarter of 2017.At present, Apple has the 7.9-inch iPad mini 4, plus 9.7- and 12.9-inch iPad Pro tablets. The 9.7-inch iPad Air... Read more

EE launches second-gen Robin tablet designed specifically for kids

EE launches second-gen Robin tablet designed specifically for kids

By Max Langridge

EE launched Robin, the world's first 4G tablet designed specifically for kids just over a year ago and today, the company has announced a second-generation version with several improvements. The EE Robin kids tablet takes on Amazon kids tablet The new... Read more

No Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 until 2017, but there's now a gold TabPro S

No Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 until 2017, but there's now a gold TabPro S

By Max Langridge

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 was initially slated for a September 1st launch and to show up once again at IFA 2016, but it's clear that never happened. SamMobile has now learned that Samsung will unveil the new tablet in Q1 2017 and there'll be two models.... Read more

Apple might introduce three new iPad Pro models next spring

Apple might introduce three new iPad Pro models next spring

By Elyse Betters

Apple will reportedly update its iPad Pro range with new models in early 2017.Japanese blog Mac Otakara has claimed Apple will ship three new iPad Pro models next spring in 7.9-inch, 9.7-inch, and 10.1-inch sizes. The report cited "reliable sources"... 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, a pure-Android almost pocketable tablet for fun and frivolity.The Nexus programme has flung out a range... Read more

£90 Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet gets supercharged to the max

£90 Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet gets supercharged to the max

By Rik Henderson

Amazon has announced a new version of its 8-inch high definition tablet that not only comes with better battery life and more RAM, it's just £89.99.The Amazon Fire HD 8 has an 8-inch 1280 x 800 display, quad-core 1.3GHz processor, 1.5GB of RAM and 4,750mAh... Read more

New Huawei-made Nexus 7 should hit before end of 2016

New Huawei-made Nexus 7 should hit before end of 2016

By Rik Henderson

After a few years off, it seems that Google has plans to bring back the Nexus 7 tablet. A Huawei-made 7-inch device is reportedly set for release before the end of 2016.The original Nexus 7 really shook up the tablet market on its release in 2012, while... Read more

Huawei MediaPad M3 review: An unfussy Android media tablet
4.0 stars

Huawei MediaPad M3 review: An unfussy Android media tablet

By Chris Hall

The tablet market has stumbled. From everyone offering a tablet - in Windows, Android, iOS - things have dwindled. Even Apple's iPad has slowed in pace.The shift has been toward offering tablets that replace your laptop, devices designed for productivity,... Read more

Asus ZenPad 3S 10: Hello iPad lookalike

Asus ZenPad 3S 10: Hello iPad lookalike

By Britta O'Boyle

The Asus ZenPad 3S 10 is a 9.7-inch tablet that could easily be mistaken for an iPad, certainly on first glance. The device, which was on display at the company's event in Berlin in the run up to IFA, offers a lightweight design, with a premium, compact... Read more

Huawei MateBook review: 5-hours of friendship
3.5 stars

Huawei MateBook review: 5-hours of friendship

By Mike Lowe

One glance at the Huawei MateBook and it's clear the Chinese company is hankering for a slice of the laptop-replacement market. This slim-build Windows 10 tablet is really well made, not a cheap knock-off competitor to the likes of the Microsoft Surface... Read more

Apple Pencil might one day work with Mac trackpads and more

Apple Pencil might one day work with Mac trackpads and more

By Elyse Betters

Apple sees a lot of potential in its Pencil stylus.The Apple Pencil is a stylus pen that debuted alongside the iPad Pro last November. It's a basic input device, even though it can detect angles, pressure sensitivity, and force, allowing you to apply... Read more

Razer has a new iPad Pro mechanical keyboard case for gamers

Razer has a new iPad Pro mechanical keyboard case for gamers

By Elyse Betters

Razer on Thursday announced an iPad Pro accessory that's perfect for those of you who like to game while on the go.It's also for those of you not in love with the iPad Pro's stock smart keyboard. Razer is offering an alternative that uses its new "Ultra-Low-Profile... Read more

Kindle's Page Flip lets you skip pages without losing your place

Kindle's Page Flip lets you skip pages without losing your place

By Cam Bunton

Amazon has introduced a new feature called Page Flip which will allow ebook readers to flip forwards and backwards between pages without losing their place. Page Flip automatically saves the page you're reading, and pins it to the side of the screen while... Read more

New Amazon Kindle 2016: Double memory, thinner, lighter and more

New Amazon Kindle 2016: Double memory, thinner, lighter and more

By Luke Edwards

Amazon has just announced a new Kindle that upgrades the previous generation but still keeps that same £60 price.The new Kindle for 2016 is thinner and lighter than its predecessor yet manages to cram in double the memory for greater storage capacity.The... Read more

Samsung Galaxy TabPro S review: Taking on the Microsoft Surface Pro
4.0 stars

Samsung Galaxy TabPro S review: Taking on the Microsoft Surface Pro

By Mike Lowe

Not so long ago Samsung pulled out of the laptop market in the UK, which came as a bit of a shock. It also showed the electronic manufacturer's hand and forward-thinking, to some degree, given that tablet and laptop markets have largely converged in recent... Read more

Life-drawing at the Royal Academy with an iPad Pro

Life-drawing at the Royal Academy with an iPad Pro

By Stuart Miles

As the model in front of us drops her dressing gown to reveal her naked body, we realise the enormity of what we are about to do. We've drawn before, the odd doodle here and there, but never at a life-drawing class, and certainly not in the famous Life... Read more

Nvidia might have new Shield gaming tablet on the way, FCC filings reveal

Nvidia might have new Shield gaming tablet on the way, FCC filings reveal

By Elyse Betters

Nvidia is likely cooking up another tablet for gamers.The US Federal Communications Commission has published filings that show Nvidia is seeking clearance for a new tablet that's a lot like the current Nvidia Shield, meaning the company has likely developed... Read more

EE Jay is a fun and budget-friendly 4G tablet for summer travelling

EE Jay is a fun and budget-friendly 4G tablet for summer travelling

By Rik Henderson

EE has introduced an entry-level tablet to its range that offers decent spec for a budget price.The Jay from EE, as it is called, is a 7.85-inch 4G device with Android 5.1 Lollipop, a quad-core 1GHz processor, 16GB of on-board storage and microSD card... Read more

Next Apple Pencil could have swappable tips and even Touch ID

Next Apple Pencil could have swappable tips and even Touch ID

By Elyse Betters

Apple could make the next version of Pencil really, really cool.The Apple Pencil is a stylus pen that debuted alongside the iPad Pro in November. It's a pretty basic input device even though it can detect angles, pressure sensitivity, and force, allowing... Read more

Apple iPad Pro 12.9 vs iPad Air 2: What’s the difference?

Apple iPad Pro 12.9 vs iPad Air 2: What’s the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Apple announced the original iPad Pro at an event in September 2015. It marked a new territory for the company, with a screen size of 12.9-inches and a range of features on board aimed at productivity. It was the tablet pitched to replace your laptop.The... Read more