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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

New Amazon Fire tablet options added, 16GB for just £60

New Amazon Fire tablet options added, 16GB for just £60

By Rik Henderson

Amazon is expanding its line-up of super cheap tablets with new versions of its entry level device being added from 28 April.The Amazon Fire tablet impressed us greatly ahead of Christmas last year as it offers a lot of bang for your buck. At just £50... Read more

Microsoft's new Surface Signature Type Cover is cloaked in fancy Italian fabric

Microsoft's new Surface Signature Type Cover is cloaked in fancy Italian fabric

By Elyse Betters

Microsoft is getting all fancy with a new keyboard for the Surface Pro 4.Called the Signature Type Cover, the new keyboard has the standard glass trackpad and wide key spacing found in other Surface Pro keyboards. The thing that makes this new one unique... Read more

Apple iPad Pro 9.7 review: The tablet to beat all tablets
5.0 stars

Apple iPad Pro 9.7 review: The tablet to beat all tablets

By Stuart Miles

When Apple launched the iPad Pro back in September 2015, many liked the idea of the beefed-up iPad, but many also wished its large 12.9-inch scale was squeezed down into the 9.7-inch chassis of the iPad Air 2. Those wishes have now come true.The iPad... Read more

Amazon's next Kindle might be thinner, come with battery case

Amazon's next Kindle might be thinner, come with battery case

By Elyse Betters

You might've heard by now that Amazon is readying a new Kindle. Well, a new report has shed some light on what we can expect from the device, including a thinner form factor and a rechargeable battery case.The company, which makes the Kindle-brand of... Read more

Amazon says a new 'top of the line' Kindle is coming next week

Amazon says a new 'top of the line' Kindle is coming next week

By Elyse Betters

A new Kindle is coming.Amazon, the company that makes the Kindle-brand of e-readers and tablets, has announced it will introduce a "top of the line" Kindle sometime next week. Jeff Bezos, the chief executive of Amazon, revealed the news on Twitter, explaining... Read more

Fast charge your iPad Pro using USB-C adapter, charge from 12-inch MacBook with new Lightning cable

Fast charge your iPad Pro using USB-C adapter, charge from 12-inch MacBook with new Lightning cable

By Luke Edwards

Apple has not only announced a new 9.7-inch iPad Pro but it's also introduced a new way to charge the iPad Pro faster. Plus there's now a way to siphon power from a 12-inch MacBook to charge up an iPad or iPhone on the move.The new 29W USB-C power adapter... Read more

See Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch and more in official videos from March event

See Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch and more in official videos from March event

By Elyse Betters

Apple has just finished holding its now-annual spring event in California, where it announced a number of new products, including a budget iPhone, more portable iPad Pro, and a price drop for the Apple Watch.You can watch the entire show unfold for yourself... Read more

Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch release date, price, specs and everything you need to know

Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch release date, price, specs and everything you need to know

By Rik Henderson

Although an iPad Air 3 was rumoured throughout the build up to Apple's 21 March unveiling, it turns out that although much of the speculation was correct in the features the new iPad would offer, the name wasn't.Instead, Apple has simply called its new... Read more

Apple 9.7-inch iPad Pro with Retina display announced, preorder 24 March

Apple 9.7-inch iPad Pro with Retina display announced, preorder 24 March

By Elyse Betters

Apple is now holding its spring event in California - where it just announced the "second member of the iPad Pro family".Phil Schiller, the the senior vice president of worldwide marketing at Apple, took the stage to unveil a follow-up to the monster... Read more

Dell Venue 10 Pro 5056 review: Not a sell-out show
3.5 stars

Dell Venue 10 Pro 5056 review: Not a sell-out show

By Andrew Williams

What are budget tablets about these days? Should they be the sort of devices you can slip into a small bag and carry around with you 24/7; light enough so you can hold them in one hand; cheap enough so you won't fall into a month-long depression when... Read more

New Apple iPad Pro will be most expensive 9.7-inch iPad yet at $599

New Apple iPad Pro will be most expensive 9.7-inch iPad yet at $599

By Luke Edwards

Apple is due to host an event on Monday 21 March where it's expected to take the wraps off a new iPad. It now looks like we'll see a smaller iPad Pro that's priced at $100 more than the iPad Air 2, placing it at $599. That will make it the priciest iPad... Read more

Amazon Fire Kids Edition and Fire 7-inch chargers deemed dangerous in UK recall

Amazon Fire Kids Edition and Fire 7-inch chargers deemed dangerous in UK recall

By Luke Edwards

Amazon Fire Kids Edition and Fire 7-inch owners beware, your power adapters may be dangerous. Amazon has just issued a UK and Ireland wide recall.The problem applies to power adapters sold in the UK and Ireland since September 2015. Amazon has contacted... Read more

Apple likely won't launch iPad Air 3 but rather smaller iPad Pro in March

Apple likely won't launch iPad Air 3 but rather smaller iPad Pro in March

By Elyse Betters

Apple isn't introducing an iPad Air 3 at it's yet-to-be-confirmed March event.According to 9to5Mac, Apple will unveil a 9.7-inch iPad, but it'll be branded as iPad Pro rather than iPad Air 3. Sort of how the MacBook Pro line comes in 13-inch and 15-inch... Read more

Huawei MateBook 2-in-1 aims squarely at the iPad Pro and Surface 4

Huawei MateBook 2-in-1 aims squarely at the iPad Pro and Surface 4

By Britta O'Boyle

Huawei has announced the MateBook at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, putting the company in the 2-in-1 category.The Huawei MateBook goes firmly after the iPad Pro and Surface 4 with its detachable keyboard cover and MatePen stylus, the latter of which... Read more

iPad Air 3 to borrow iPad Pro features, according to leaked pic

iPad Air 3 to borrow iPad Pro features, according to leaked pic

By Rik Henderson

As we head closer to a heavily tipped Apple launch event in mid-March, the rumour mill is getting into overdrive.There has been plenty of talk about a new, smaller iPhone, but the most likely announcement that many are citing will be of a refreshed iPad... Read more

Vodafone Tab Speed 6 is a 4G Android-powered budget tablet now for sale

Vodafone Tab Speed 6 is a 4G Android-powered budget tablet now for sale

By Elyse Betters

Vodafone has unleashed a new tablet in the UK. It's an Android tablet of course, and despite the decent specs, it's pretty inexpensive.Called the Vodafone Tab Speed 6, the tablet is a lot like the Tab Prime 6 but smaller and more affordable. It features... Read more

Microsoft Surface Pro power cables replaced, overheating danger discovered

Microsoft Surface Pro power cables replaced, overheating danger discovered

By Luke Edwards

Microsoft has announced that owners of older model Surface Pro tablets will be able to get replacement charger cables for free, due to overheating concerns.According to Microsoft the AC charger cables bundled with early Surface Pro models have been overheating... Read more

Huawei MediaPad M2 10.0: A 10-inch tablet packed with surround sound

Huawei MediaPad M2 10.0: A 10-inch tablet packed with surround sound

By Elyse Betters

Huawei didn't just introduce fancier versions of the Nexus 6P and Huawei Watch during its CES 2016 event. It also unveiled a new tablet.Called the MediaPad M2 10.0 , it's all about “fantastic audio and visual experience”. The 10-inch device features... Read more

Lenovo rounds out ThinkPad X1 lineup with three new models: X1 Tablet,  X1 Yoga, and X1 Carbon

Lenovo rounds out ThinkPad X1 lineup with three new models: X1 Tablet, X1 Yoga, and X1 Carbon

By Elyse Betters

Lenovo has shown off three new ThinkPad X1 models at CES 2016 in Las Vegas.The showstopper model is the ThinkPad X1 Tablet. It's a lot like Microsoft Surface, as it features a detachable keyboard and optional stylus. Speaking of optional stuff, Lenovo... Read more

Acer Iconia One 8: Super-cheap Android tablet for children and newbs

Acer Iconia One 8: Super-cheap Android tablet for children and newbs

By Luke Edwards

Acer has unveiled a new tablet at CES in Las Vegas this year which aims to rock the affordable tablet world with its compact 8-inch form. Meet the Acer Iconia One 8.The Iconia One 8 is aimed at families meaning it's nice and simple for children and beginners... Read more

Lenovo makes modular ThinkPad X1 Tablet: Add-on battery, projector, 3D scanner and more

Lenovo makes modular ThinkPad X1 Tablet: Add-on battery, projector, 3D scanner and more

By Luke Edwards

Just when you thought tablets were reaching the end of ways to find innovation, along comes Lenovo with a new modular ThinkPad X1 Tablet.Modular means this tablet is able to use attachments to enhance the way it performs. While it will work as a tablet... Read more

Best iPad Air 2 cases: Protect your Apple tablet

Best iPad Air 2 cases: Protect your Apple tablet

By Britta O'Boyle

Apple offers five iPad options with display sizes ranging from 7.9-inches in the mini models to a huge 12.9-inches in the largest iPad Pro. The portfolio starts with the iPad mini 2 and it includes the newer iPad mini 4 followed by the iPad Air 2, the... Read more

Google Pixel C vs Apple iPad Pro: Which is the best tablet for you?

Google Pixel C vs Apple iPad Pro: Which is the best tablet for you?

By Chris Hall

There's been a theme to recent tablet launches and that theme is productivity. No longer is the tablet just about providing a second screen experience, or easy access to something you might have previously quickly done on a laptop. Now your tablet wants... Read more

Google Pixel C vs Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet: What's the difference?

Google Pixel C vs Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

As Google unleashed Marshmallow on the Android world, it also introduced the Pixel C, a new premium tablet, designed by Google as a shining example of what Android tablets should be.With a perfect partner keyboard, the Pixel C was pitched at productivity,... Read more

Google Pixel C review: Pixel perfect?
4.0 stars

Google Pixel C review: Pixel perfect?

By Chris Hall

The first Pixel was a Chromebook, launched with a flourish - a shining example of what a Chromebook could be, if you were going to pour everything into it. The arrival of the Pixel C tablet sees a new entrant to Google's Pixel programme, one that's very... Read more

Amazon Fire OS update stops tablet display light from keeping you up at night

Amazon Fire OS update stops tablet display light from keeping you up at night

By Elyse Betters

Amazon is delivering a major software update to its Fire tablets.The update is considered the first major update to Fire OS 5, a forked version of Android powering Amazon's tablets. It brings all-new features, including something called Blue Shade. It... Read more

Apple iPad Pro vs Microsoft Surface Pro 4: Which is best?

Apple iPad Pro vs Microsoft Surface Pro 4: Which is best?

By Mike Lowe

It’s battle of the big tabs. Literally. Apple has introduced the iPad Pro, following in the footsteps of the Microsoft Surface Pro 4. But which is best: the newcomer iPad or the more established Surface Pro?On the (ahem) surface the concept of iPad... Read more

Apple iPad Pro 12.9 review: Back to the drawing board?
4.0 stars

Apple iPad Pro 12.9 review: Back to the drawing board?

By Stuart Miles

It's Apple's biggest tablet ever. But does that mean the iPad Pro can replace both your laptop and tablet to become the sole computing device in your home?With many divided over whether or not a giant tablet is the answer - a question we've seen before... Read more

Nvidia Shield Tablet K1 review: The cost-effective gaming tablet
4.5 stars

Nvidia Shield Tablet K1 review: The cost-effective gaming tablet

By Rik Henderson

When we reviewed the Nvidia Shield Tablet last year it ticked every box when faced with Android competition and even offered a lot that others couldn't, with its gaming prowess thanks to dedicated graphics hardware. We were also impressed by the £240... Read more

Nvidia Shield Tablet K1 vs Shield Tablet (2014): What’s the difference?

Nvidia Shield Tablet K1 vs Shield Tablet (2014): What’s the difference?

By Rik Henderson

A year on from releasing its first Android tablet geared mainly for gaming, Nvidia has followed up the Shield Tablet with the Shield Tablet K1.The main difference between the two is price, with the newer model almost £100 cheaper. So we pop them head... Read more

Apple iPadBook not in the pipeline: Tim Cook explains why the iPad and MacBook will never collide

Apple iPadBook not in the pipeline: Tim Cook explains why the iPad and MacBook will never collide

By Rik Henderson

With the iPad Pro now on sale, Tim Cook has revealed that Apple considers it to be the best solution for creatives and business customers who require a touchscreen. Tablets and laptops are different categories, he claims, and his company has no plans... Read more

Apple iPad Pro: When and where can you buy it?

Apple iPad Pro: When and where can you buy it?

By Elyse Betters

Apple's mighty iPad Pro is finally available to buy.The 12.9-inch tablet and its new accessories are available to order online from Wednesday 11 November with shop appearances later in the week. Wednesday also happens to be Singles Day in China (the... Read more

Apple iPad Pro release date, rumours and everything you need to know

Apple iPad Pro release date, rumours and everything you need to know

By Elyse Betters

With the tablet market in decline, Apple had to get creative. It therefore introduced a new iPad that offers something different.During the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus event in September 2015, the company launched its most powerful and priciest iPad... Read more

Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 review: Flexi-tablet goes budget for round three
4.0 stars

Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 review: Flexi-tablet goes budget for round three

By Andrew Williams

Most tablets are black rectangles. Looking at them for too long is a sure recipe for a good night's sleep. Front-on the Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 seems like just another among that crowd. But it's totally different.The Yoga is a tablet with a built-in stand and... Read more

Amazon Fire tablet review: Who needs Hudl when there's this for £50?
4.0 stars

Amazon Fire tablet review: Who needs Hudl when there's this for £50?

By Rik Henderson

When Amazon revealed that it was to release a tablet in its Fire range that would only cost £50 we have to admit that we didn’t expect much. Previous cheap-as-chips devices have never cut the mustard. In fact, they haven’t even been in the vague... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 review: A genuine iPad rival?
4.0 stars

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 review: A genuine iPad rival?

By Chris Hall

Samsung, perhaps more that any other company in the Android space, has been experimenting with the ultimate tablet recipe for a number of years. We've seen all sizes and various power setups in the company's line-up.The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 follows up... Read more

5 great features the Samsung Galaxy View offers

5 great features the Samsung Galaxy View offers

By Luke Edwards

Samsung is officially pushing new ground with tablets thanks to its massive Galaxy View. This 18.4-inch tablet isn't something that's been available on the market before but once again Samsung assures us it'll be wanted – just as it did with the first... Read more

Samsung Galaxy View official: Release date, price and everything you need to know

Samsung Galaxy View official: Release date, price and everything you need to know

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung has officially unveiled the Galaxy View, taking the crown as the largest Android mobile device on the market. The Galaxy View was first mentioned during consumer electronics show IFA when Samsung used its conference to tease a few images of a... Read more

Samsung Galaxy View: 18.4-inch monster tries to bridge the gap between tablet and TV

Samsung Galaxy View: 18.4-inch monster tries to bridge the gap between tablet and TV

By Stuart Miles

Just how big should your tablet be? That's the question Samsung is posing with the launch of the new Samsung Galaxy View.Having dabbled with virtually every screen size from 2-inches all the way to 10-inches, and beyond with products like the NotePro... Read more

Microsoft Q1 FY16 results: Surface sales are slowing, cloud is going strong

Microsoft Q1 FY16 results: Surface sales are slowing, cloud is going strong

By Elyse Betters

Microsoft has posted its first-quarter earnings for the 2016 fiscal year. The results beat Wall Street expectations but still aren't anything worth bragging about - at least when it comes to certain categories.The company reported $20.4 billion in revenue,... Read more

Asus ZenPad S 8.0 review: An affordable tablet not to be overlooked
4.5 stars

Asus ZenPad S 8.0 review: An affordable tablet not to be overlooked

By Andrew Williams

There's a good chance you don't think of Asus when you think of tablets. Apple, Samsung? Sure. Asus makes boring stuff, right? However, Asus is secretly a bit of a tablet demon, having come up with the Nexus 7 (2013), still one of the best tech-per-pound... Read more

Apple iPad mini 4 review: Compact without compromise
4.0 stars

Apple iPad mini 4 review: Compact without compromise

By Stuart Miles

The iPad Mini 4 replaces the iPad mini 3 and with it closes the book on one of Apple's laziest upgrades in recent years.Overshadowed by huge advancements with the iPad Air 2, last year's iPad mini 3 struggled to find its place in the range, coming across... Read more