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Apple iPad mini 4 review: Compact without compromise
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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

It's Toshiba's turn to take on the Surface Pro with its dynaPad Windows 10 tablet

It's Toshiba's turn to take on the Surface Pro with its dynaPad Windows 10 tablet

By Rik Henderson

Although we've had tablets that transform into laptops for a while now, it seems that the category has really taken off in the last couple of weeks, with Microsoft's own Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book leading the charge.Now Toshiba has shown its hand... Read more

HP Envy Note 8 hands-on: 8-inch tablet with a 10-inch keyboard that's not as weird as you think

HP Envy Note 8 hands-on: 8-inch tablet with a 10-inch keyboard that's not as weird as you think

By Rik Henderson

When HP unveiled its new 8-inch tablet on stage during its Barcelona holiday line-up reveal event it looked like a conventional device at that size. But then the company slotted it into a 10-inch keyboard and everybody looked on in bemusement.Funnily... Read more

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 official: Price, release date, everything you need to know

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 official: Price, release date, everything you need to know

By Mike Lowe

It's Surface Pro 4 time, the latest tablet-meets-laptop product from Microsoft that is thinner, lighter and more powerful than its 2013 Surface Pro 3 predecessor. Here's everything you need to know.Surface Pro 4: DesignThe Surface Pro 4 maintains the... Read more

Samsung Galaxy View is an iPad Pro rival with a crazy 18.5-inch screen, amazing leaked specs reveal all

Samsung Galaxy View is an iPad Pro rival with a crazy 18.5-inch screen, amazing leaked specs reveal all

By Rik Henderson

Samsung teased a Galaxy View device at the end of its IFA 2015 Gear S2 media briefing, giving hints that it is some form of tablet but in a "new category". Now a set of leaked specifications reveal much more about the device and it seems that once again... Read more

Best Windows 10 tablet for playing Xbox One? The Linx Vision is a bargain at £149

Best Windows 10 tablet for playing Xbox One? The Linx Vision is a bargain at £149

By Mike Lowe

There are bundles of tablets available on the market, but not many come with a full controller dock like the Linx Vision. With Windows 10 on board it's possible to stream Xbox One games direct from your console to tablet and, thanks to an Xbox-approved... 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 2013 and its follow-up from March this year, Google's Pixel-branded tablet won't run its own Chrome... Read more

iPad mini 4 teardown: Double RAM, but guess how Apple made it so thin? Smaller battery and more

iPad mini 4 teardown: Double RAM, but guess how Apple made it so thin? Smaller battery and more

By Luke Edwards

The Apple iPad mini 4 has been torn part from part in the inevitable teardown from the guys over at iFixit. As ever they've made some interesting discoveries.The iPad mini 4 is thinner than its predecessor at 6.1mm rather than 7.5mm. One of the reasons... Read more

What’s new in Amazon Fire OS 5 Bellini?

What’s new in Amazon Fire OS 5 Bellini?

By Luke Edwards

Amazon has just announced its latest refresh to all things Fire. From a new set of tablets to a new Fire TV platform, it's all change. But at the heart of it is the new Fire OS 5 Bellini.The new operating system brings an enhanced user interface, integration... Read more

Amazon Fire HD 8 and Fire HD 10 hands-on: Superslim entertainment slates for the whole family

Amazon Fire HD 8 and Fire HD 10 hands-on: Superslim entertainment slates for the whole family

By Rik Henderson

Along with a new 4K Fire TV and a cheap as chips £50 tablet, Amazon has also introduced two new devices at the upper end of its range that are better geared for those who want a bit more oomph, a better screen and slimmer profile than ever before.The... Read more

Amazon updates tablet family with Fire HD 8 and HD 10, new £50 7-inch Fire tablet and refreshed Kids Edition

Amazon updates tablet family with Fire HD 8 and HD 10, new £50 7-inch Fire tablet and refreshed Kids Edition

By Chris Hall

Amazon has announced an extensive refresh of its family of Fire tablets, sweeping in a new user interface in Fire OS 5 "Bellini", impressive specs and aggressive prices.There are two new Amazon Fire HD tablets in 8 and 10 inch sizes, the hero devices... Read more

Incredible Amazon 10-inch Fire tablet image leak hints that Amazon might ditch Fire OS for Android

Incredible Amazon 10-inch Fire tablet image leak hints that Amazon might ditch Fire OS for Android

By Rik Henderson

There have been plenty of rumours around of late about devices Amazon might launch before Christmas. It has been linked with getting a 6-inch tablet out in time that will cost $50 or less - in the States, at least - and thanks to official FCC postings,... Read more

Apple iPad Pro vs Microsoft Surface Pro 3: What's the difference?

Apple iPad Pro vs Microsoft Surface Pro 3: What's the difference?

By Luke Edwards

Apple has unveiled its largest most powerful tablet yet in the iPad Pro. It has an optional physical keyboard case and a stylus called the Apple Pencil, setting it directly against Microsoft's Surface Pro 3.Apple has even got Microsoft to adapt its Office... Read more

5 things you can do on the Apple iPad Pro

5 things you can do on the Apple iPad Pro

By Luke Edwards

Apple has unveiled its largest and most advanced iPad yet in the iPad Pro. But it's not just about size and smarts, there are other brand new features too.So are these new features, including Apple's first Stylus and official keyboard case, enough to... Read more

Apple iPad Pro unveiled as the company's biggest iPad ever

Apple iPad Pro unveiled as the company's biggest iPad ever

By Luke Edwards

Apple has at last unveiled it iPad Pro, the biggest iPad yet at 12.9-inch.This is the most powerful iOS device yet at 1.8 times faster than the iPad Air 2. The 64-bit A9X offers double the graphics speed as well as double read and write speed to storage.... Read more

First official touchscreen for Raspberry Pi now available for just £48

First official touchscreen for Raspberry Pi now available for just £48

By Elyse Betters

You can now buy an official touchscreen display for the Raspberry Pi.The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced you can finally purchase a 7-inch RGB display that supports 10-finger touch and has a 800x480 resolution to compliment its credit card-sized,... Read more

Amazon is making a 6-inch tablet for Christmas that costs just $50

Amazon is making a 6-inch tablet for Christmas that costs just $50

By Elyse Betters

Amazon apparently thinks it can do better with saving you money this Christmas season, because it's said to be developing a new tablet that'll cost just $50. That's $29 cheaper than its cheapest Kindle reader.According to The Wall Street Journal, Amazon's... Read more

Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro: Projector tablet breaks the traditional mould (hands-on)

Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro: Projector tablet breaks the traditional mould (hands-on)

By Mike Lowe

Tablets are evolving to try and innovate; to bring new and desirable features into a market that's stagnated somewhat. It takes something new to standout from the crowd, which is exactly what the Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro does.At first glance you might wonder... Read more

Samsung drops another teaser, this time for Galaxy View

Samsung drops another teaser, this time for Galaxy View

By Chris Hall

Samsung has just stepped off stage at IFA 2015, after introducing the new Gear S2. But just as it did at the Unpacked event for the Note 5 launch, it used the opportunity to tease a new product. Saying it was something new, in a new category, Samsung... Read more

Lenovo's Yoga Tab line adds new Tab 3 and Tab 3 Pro Android tablets

Lenovo's Yoga Tab line adds new Tab 3 and Tab 3 Pro Android tablets

By Elyse Betters

Lenovo has updated last year's Yoga Tablet 2 Pro, which notably had a built-in video projector, by introducing two new Android tablets. They're called the Yoga Tab 3 Pro and Yoga Tab 3.The high-end Yoga Tab 3 Pro has a 10-inch screen (2560x1600 resolution),... Read more

Archos unveils Android-powered Diamond Tab with 7.9-inch screen for £179

Archos unveils Android-powered Diamond Tab with 7.9-inch screen for £179

By Elyse Betters

French company Archos just unveiled its Diamond S smartphone earlier this week, but now it is coming out with another Diamond-branded product. It's called Diamond Tab.The Diamond Tab is a tablet, of course, and it features a 7.9-inch display. Archos specialises... Read more

LG G Pad II wants to be the ultimate affordable media tablet

LG G Pad II wants to be the ultimate affordable media tablet

By Chris Hall

LG has announced a new G Pad tablet, saying that long battery life and a large display are what people are asking for, without an increase in the price.The LG G Pad II has a 10.1-inch display with a 1920 x 1200 pixel resolution (224ppi), giving it an... Read more

Is Samsung’s 18.4-inch 'Tahoe' Android tablet a size too far?

Is Samsung’s 18.4-inch 'Tahoe' Android tablet a size too far?

By Luke Edwards

Just when we thought tablets had become all they could be, a leak suggests Samsung wants to shake things up.A giant 18.4-inch Android tablet codenamed Tahoe has leaked from Samsung, according to SamMobile.The mega-tablet, named SM-T670, will apparently... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 hands-on: Lighter than an iPad in build, but not features

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 hands-on: Lighter than an iPad in build, but not features

By Rik Henderson

Although Samsung officially announced the Galaxy Tab S2 tablet prior to its Unpacked event, Pocket-lint got the chance to actually hold on at the London leg of its media briefing for the first time. And, we must say, that initial impressions are that... Read more

Nvidia recalls Shield Tablets due to overheating batteries, is your device at risk?

Nvidia recalls Shield Tablets due to overheating batteries, is your device at risk?

By Rik Henderson

Nvidia has put out a global recall on Nvidia Shield Tablets sold between July 2014 and July 2015.The batteries in some of the tablets could overheat and present a fire risk so Nvidia has pledged to replace any that could be affected. Not all tablets have... Read more

Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet review: Power, performance, price
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Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet review: Power, performance, price

By Chris Hall

The latest tablet to roll off Sony's line is the Xperia Z4 Tablet. Announced before Sony confusingly launched a Z4 smartphone in Japan and the Z3+ in the rest of the world, the Z4 Tablet looks to deliver everything you could want from a modern Android... Read more

Dell Latitude 12 Rugged Tablet can survive insane conditions

Dell Latitude 12 Rugged Tablet can survive insane conditions

By Rik Henderson

Panasonic has carved something of a niche for itself over the years in supplying rugged tablet devices for extreme workplaces but it now faces serious rivalry from Dell as the US firm wants to muscle in on the action.Joining an existing line-up of super... Read more

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

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

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung has officially announced the successor to its Galaxy Tab S tablet after numerous leaks of the device first appeared in May. The Galaxy Tab S2 arrives just over a year after the original was revealed and it will be available to buy from August.What... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 finally official after months of leaks, just 5.6mm thin

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 finally official after months of leaks, just 5.6mm thin

By Rik Henderson

The announcement of a Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 is hardly a big surprise, given that leaked images showing the device first surfaced in May, but now it has been officially revealed and you will be able to buy one from August.There will be two sizes available,... 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 to get a price cut, with Amazon and Argos at least, is the Google Nexus 9, the company's 8.9-inch... Read more

Harrier Tab expands EE's own-brand 4G line-up

Harrier Tab expands EE's own-brand 4G line-up

By Chris Hall

EE is expanding its line-up of own-brand Android devices with the 4G Harrier Tab. As you're probably guessed, it's a connected tablet, matching the Harrier devices that were recently announced in 5.2 and 4.7-inch sizes. The new 8-inch tablet is connected,... Read more

Microsoft Surface Hub to cost £5K... and that's just the starting price

Microsoft Surface Hub to cost £5K... and that's just the starting price

By Elyse Betters

Microsoft has given a price tag to the giant touchscreen computer it made for conference rooms.During a Windows 10 media briefing in January, Microsoft unveiled an 84-inch interactive screen that doubles as a touchscreen computer and 4K TV. Called the... Read more

iOS 9 for iPad gets extra features: QuickType, multitasking split view windows and more

iOS 9 for iPad gets extra features: QuickType, multitasking split view windows and more

By Rik Henderson

While demonstrating some of the new features coming to its mobile operating system, iOS, Apple has shown some functionality that's coming exclusively to iPad.The iPad version of iOS 9 will not only have the same updated Siri and search services as coming... Read more

Asus Transformer T100HA: Cheap, chic and bang-up-to-date (hands-on)

Asus Transformer T100HA: Cheap, chic and bang-up-to-date (hands-on)

By Cat Thomas

Asus announced a plethora of devices at the Computex show this year and the T100HA drew some considerable attention. Not because it's the fanciest looking tablet-meets-laptop around, but because it promises plenty for what is likely to be an affordable... Read more

The world’s thinnest tablet? Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 leaks again

The world’s thinnest tablet? Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 leaks again

By Luke Edwards

Samsung looks to be hard at work on its new tablet which could be the world's thinnest.The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 leaked last month in photos showing it with the metal frame of the Galaxy S6. Now specs for the tablet have appeared online including dimensions... Read more

Amazon Fire HD Kids Edition tablet available for pre-order: We check out its child-friendly frills

Amazon Fire HD Kids Edition tablet available for pre-order: We check out its child-friendly frills

By Rik Henderson

Amazon has made its Kids Edition Fire HD tablet device available for pre-order in the UK, with shipping due to start on 18 June.It's been available in the US for a while, but finally comes to these shores to offer a robust, safe slate that children can... Read more

Acer Predator 8 tablet: On the prowl for Nvidia Shield's gaming territory (hands-on)

Acer Predator 8 tablet: On the prowl for Nvidia Shield's gaming territory (hands-on)

By Cat Thomas

Following its announcement at Acer's annual press conference in New York, the Predator 8 gaming tablet debuted with its full innards at Intel's press conference at Computex in Taipei. It's the work of the two companies' desires to create a gaming tablet... Read more

Acer Aspire Switch 10V: Cherry Trail goes 2-in-1 (hands-on)

Acer Aspire Switch 10V: Cherry Trail goes 2-in-1 (hands-on)

By Cat Thomas

The Acer Aspire Switch 10V is a nifty little number that runs Intel's latest processor, Cherry Trail, and is powered by Intel's new Atom X5-Z8300.This reasonably lightweight tablet features a magnetic dock, chiclet keyboard, and an easy-to-use trackpad... Read more

Asus ZenPad S 8.0 leads series update, offering luxury finish, stylus support

Asus ZenPad S 8.0 leads series update, offering luxury finish, stylus support

By Britta O'Boyle

Asus has announced several additions to its ZenPad series at Computex 2015 in Taiwan, including the hero ZenPad S 8.0, along with the 8-inch ZenPad 8.0, 7-inch ZenPad 7.0 and 10-inch ZenPad 10.1.The ZenPad S 8.0 features an 8-inch LED display with a 1536... Read more

Crikey! More than half UK homes now own a tablet

Crikey! More than half UK homes now own a tablet

By Rik Henderson

An Ofcom report has been published that shows tablet use in the UK has risen dramatically in the last few years, with over half of households in the country owning at least one device.The UK's independent communications regulator claims that 54 per cent... Read more

Asus ZenPad 8 photo leaks, reveals iPad style 4:3 screen ahead of Computex next week

Asus ZenPad 8 photo leaks, reveals iPad style 4:3 screen ahead of Computex next week

By Luke Edwards

The latest Asus ZenPad appears to have leaked in official press renders, ahead of its expected official reveal at Computex next week.The Asus ZenPad 8, as it's thought to be, appears to feature a 4:3 aspect ratio screen like that found on Apple's iPads... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab A: Cheap and cheerful iPad mini rival heading to UK

Samsung Galaxy Tab A: Cheap and cheerful iPad mini rival heading to UK

By Rik Henderson

Samsung has revealed that it is bringing the Galaxy Tab A to the UK, after successful launches in other regions.The affordable Android Lollipop device will come in three models - Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi with S Pen stylus, and LTE - and be available from 21 May.It... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 picture leak shows the metal frame of the SGS6

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 picture leak shows the metal frame of the SGS6

By Elyse Betters

Leaked press images of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 have just surfaced, revealing the backside and frame of the upcoming tablet, it's claimed.When it comes to buying tablets, Apple fans likely first consider the iPad Air 2, where as Android fans probably... Read more

Apple 12-inch iPad Pro render leaks, expected with 15-inch Retina MacBook at WWDC 2015

Apple 12-inch iPad Pro render leaks, expected with 15-inch Retina MacBook at WWDC 2015

By Luke Edwards

Apple has long been rumoured to release a larger 12-inch iPad Pro tablet with nothing appearing for a while, until now. A recent leak shows off an early render of the tablet making it the largest Apple has ever made.The iPad Pro is expected to receive... Read more

Apple and IBM team up to help the elderly in Japan with tailored iPads

Apple and IBM team up to help the elderly in Japan with tailored iPads

By Elyse Betters

Expanding on its year-old partnership with IBM, Apple has announced it'll once again work with IBM, but this time the two companies are getting ready to launch custom iPads for elderly.Both companies revealed last year they planned to transform the enterprise... Read more

Acer's 2015 lineup debuts: Packed with hybrids, laptops, tablets, phones, and more

Acer's 2015 lineup debuts: Packed with hybrids, laptops, tablets, phones, and more

By Elyse Betters

Acer just held an event in New York City, where it unveiled tonnes of new and refreshed products, including laptops, tablets, and smartphones. The Taiwan-based company essentially lifted the curtain on its 2015 lineup, and we got all the details on the... 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 of phone and tablet prototypes capable of tracking 3D motion and creating a 3D model of the... Read more

Apple iPad mini 4 spotted in the wild, is this hands-on video the real deal?

Apple iPad mini 4 spotted in the wild, is this hands-on video the real deal?

By Luke Edwards

The Apple iPad mini 4 may have leaked online in a video showing off the new tablet's casing.The iPad mini 4 housing video appeared from serial leakster @upleaks. He claims the leak comes from one of his most reliable sources.Apple unveiled the iPad mini... Read more

New affordable Microsoft Surface 3 rumoured to replace Surface 2, but packing full Windows OS

New affordable Microsoft Surface 3 rumoured to replace Surface 2, but packing full Windows OS

By Luke Edwards

Microsoft is reportedly getting ready to unveil a new Surface 3 tablet that will replace the Surface 2 and stand alongside the current Surface Pro 3.The new Surface tablet, likely named Surface 3, is rumoured to ditch the Windows RT operating system in... Read more

Getting more out of your connected tablet

Getting more out of your connected tablet

By Pocket-lint Promotion

Tablets are great devices to have and even if you have a smartphone with a big display, it will never quite offer the same satisfaction as a tablet will when it comes to work, play and even communication. Whether you use your tablet for competing in... Read more