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Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact vs Apple iPad mini with Retina display: What's the difference?

Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact vs Apple iPad mini with Retina display: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Sony has announced a number of additions to its Xperia range of mobile devices, one of which is a compact version of its Xperia Z2 Tablet that was announced earlier this year.The Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact is an 8-inch device that couples many of the Xperia... Read more

Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact: It may be a mouthful, but it won't be a handful

Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact: It may be a mouthful, but it won't be a handful

By Chris Hall

Taking the award for the most convoluted name is the Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, announced today at IFA 2014.Joining the new flagship Xperia Z3 and smaller sidekick the Xperia Z3 Compact is Sony's take on the 8-inch tablet.Smaller format tablets have... Read more

Hands-on: Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact review

Hands-on: Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact review

By Britta O'Boyle

Sony has announced the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact during its press conference at IFA 2014 in Berlin, which brings the specs of the Xperia Z2 Tablet launched 6 months ago to a smaller, more compact offering.The 8-inch device carries the same "world's... Read more

Acer Aspire 8 W offers Windows 8.1 tablet for only £120

Acer Aspire 8 W offers Windows 8.1 tablet for only £120

By Luke Edwards

Acer has just announced a new member to its Aspire tablet family, the 8 W. It's an affordable way to get a tablet with the Windows 8.1 operating system.The Acer Iconia 8 W comes with all the Windows greats built-in like MS Office 365 Personal, meaning... Read more

Asus MeMO Pad 7: Intel powered tablet heads to John Lewis

Asus MeMO Pad 7: Intel powered tablet heads to John Lewis

By Stuart Miles

John Lewis is to exclusively stock a new Asus MeMO Pad tablet in the next couple of days.The new model will cost £179, be dubbed the Asus MeMO Pad 7, and feature, as the name suggests, a 7-inch touchscreen display.The tablet will run the latest version... Read more

Toshiba Encore Mini packs Windows 8.1 into a 7-inch tablet

Toshiba Encore Mini packs Windows 8.1 into a 7-inch tablet

By Chris Hall

Taking Windows 8.1 with Bing to the small scale, Toshiba has announced the Toshiba Encore Mini at IFA 2014. Looking to challenge Android in the 7-inch tablet stakes, the Encore Mini is powered by an Intel Atom Z3745 processor with 1GB of RAM, designed... Read more

Lenovo's first Intel-powered Android tablet is the Tab S8

Lenovo's first Intel-powered Android tablet is the Tab S8

By Chris Hall

Lenovo has launched the Lenovo Tab S8, its first Intel-based Android tablet. Launched at IFA 2014, the new tablet takes the small form factor, with an 8-inch display. The display has a 1920 x 1200 pixel resolution, fairly average for this size of device,... Read more

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 now available in the UK

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 now available in the UK

By Rik Henderson

The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 has finally made it to the UK. Having been released in June in the US, it's taken a while to come across the pond, but the high-spec'ed tablet is now available from Microsoft's own online store, Currys & PC World, Argos and... Read more

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 review
4.0 stars

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 review

By Mike Lowe

Microsoft Surface is one of those products lines that's neither quite here nor there. But the Surface Pro 3 looks to change that, by refreshing the range in a new, larger 12-inch model that Microsoft has referred to as a "laptop killer".Cleaner cut marketing... Read more

You’ll never believe these pictures were drawn on a Surface Pro 3

You’ll never believe these pictures were drawn on a Surface Pro 3

By Rik Henderson

To celebrate the launch of its Surface Pro 3 tablet, Microsoft commissioned renowned ballpoint pen artist James Mylne to recreate three of the famous paintings hanging in the National Portrait Gallery in London, using just the tablet and its included... Read more

HTC Nexus X tablet shown with 192-core Nvidia 64-bit Tegra K1 processor

HTC Nexus X tablet shown with 192-core Nvidia 64-bit Tegra K1 processor

By Luke Edwards

The new Nexus X tablet, made by HTC, has leaked showing its 64-bit Nvidia Tegra K1 innards.The tablets appeared on a CPU-Z report running the Tegra K1 Denver at 2.5GHz. The chip was previously rumoured to appear on HTC's Nexus tablet. This processor is... Read more

Apple's rumoured 12.9-inch iPad could enter production early next year

Apple's rumoured 12.9-inch iPad could enter production early next year

By Elyse Betters

Apple's iPad is about to get a lot bigger, it's claimed.Bloomberg has reported that Apple is getting ready to manufacturer its "largest-ever" iPad, and that production will kick off in the first quarter of 2015. That doesn't mean the company won't unveil... Read more

Apple's iPad Air 2 parts leak out: Are these the first photos?

Apple's iPad Air 2 parts leak out: Are these the first photos?

By Elyse Betters

The first alleged photos of internal components designed for the Apple iPad Air 2 have surfaced, reportedly revealing parts like flex cables and antennas for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS.French blog iPhonote claimed the photos are from an unnamed source... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook eBook reader edition tablet now on sale in US

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook eBook reader edition tablet now on sale in US

By Rik Henderson

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook, a collaborative tablet and eBook reading device from Samsung and Barnes & Noble, is now on sale in the US.Available from Barnes & Noble stores or bn.com, the 7-inch device comes with $200 worth of content at no extra cost.... Read more

Somewhere over the Galaxy Tab S rainbow, skies are blue

Somewhere over the Galaxy Tab S rainbow, skies are blue

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung unveiled a Super AMOLED rainbow installation on London's Southbank on Tuesday evening, which consisted of 150 Galaxy Tab S devices.The Midnight Rainbow installation measures 14 foot high and 26 foot wide and it uses the screens of the company's... Read more

Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact makes appearance in official Sony documents

Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact makes appearance in official Sony documents

By Luke Edwards

Sony appears to be working on a new Xperia Z3 tablet that's a smaller, upgraded version of the full-sized Z2 model.The Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact leaked out after appearing on the user guide of the Sony BSC10 Bluetooth speaker. The Sony Xperia Z3 smartphone... Read more

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite quietly updated with double storage

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite quietly updated with double storage

By Elyse Betters

For those of you who prefer an ereader over a tablet as your ebook-reading machine, then you'll be glad to know that Amazon has quietly doubled the storage of its Kindle Paperwhite.The Amazon Kindle is a series of ebook readers by Amazon.com. The first-generation... Read more

Get an LG G Pad 8.0 with upgraded LTE connectivity this week

Get an LG G Pad 8.0 with upgraded LTE connectivity this week

By Luke Edwards

LG has announced that its G Pad 8.0 with added LTE 4G connectivity will begin shipping this week in Europe.The LG G Pad 8.0 has had 4G LTE added to it in a bid to offer greater connectivity to all LG devices following the release of the G3.The LG G Pad... Read more

New Apple iPad and iPad mini to feature anti-reflection screen, out this year

New Apple iPad and iPad mini to feature anti-reflection screen, out this year

By Luke Edwards

Apple is said to be unveiling a new iPad and iPad mini later this year. Both should feature a new anti-reflection coating.The report, from insider sources talking to Bloomberg, says that Apple's weakness right now is in the tablet market. Apparently that... 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 device and showing off its specifications.This will be the first time a Nexus tablet has been given... Read more

Sony is quitting the eReader biz worldwide, after losing out to Amazon Kindle

Sony is quitting the eReader biz worldwide, after losing out to Amazon Kindle

By Elyse Betters

Months after shutting down the Sony Reader Store for eBooks as well as closing down eBook outlets worldwide and transferring customers to Kobo for all new eBook purchases, Sony has announced it will stop manufacturing eReader hardware.According to The... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 review
4.5 stars

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 review

By Mike Lowe

It seems that not a month goes by without a new Samsung tablet surfacing. It's made the market so busy with options that, frankly, it's got downright confusing. So let's cut to the skinny: the Tab S, seen here in its 8.4-inch version, is one of the best... Read more

Co-op ops to pop tablets on its trolleys to quiz shoppers

Co-op ops to pop tablets on its trolleys to quiz shoppers

By Rik Henderson

British high street grocery chain the Co-operative is trialling a scheme whereby it mounts touchscreen tablet devices on trolleys in certain branches in order to interact more with shoppers.The tablets will quiz customers as they walk through the stores... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 review
4.5 stars

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 review

By Chris Hall

Samsung has not been shy of launching new tablets in recent years, with different lines, sizes and specs meaning there's a Tab for just about anyone, no matter what your predilection.The Galaxy Tab S joins the line-up in a slightly confusing position... Read more

Nvidia follows up Shield with 8-inch Shield Tablet for gamers, Tegra K1 and 192-core GPU

Nvidia follows up Shield with 8-inch Shield Tablet for gamers, Tegra K1 and 192-core GPU

By Rik Henderson

Nvidia has had one stab at making an Android-based portable games machine, the Shield, but decided not to release it outside of the US or Canada. Instead, its follow-up is a more universal device that also features the best gaming experience possible,... Read more

Nvidia Shield Tablet could be Android games console we actually want and here's why

Nvidia Shield Tablet could be Android games console we actually want and here's why

By Rik Henderson

Nvidia is open and honest about why it never brought the Nvidia Shield Android gaming device to the UK or, indeed, anywhere else outside of the US and Canada; it just wasn't good enough. Or, at least, by the time it became good enough something else was... Read more

Kensington KeyFolio Thin X3 keyboard turns your iPad into a laptop and lets you charge your phone at the same time

Kensington KeyFolio Thin X3 keyboard turns your iPad into a laptop and lets you charge your phone at the same time

By Stuart Miles

There are seemingly so many iPad keyboards these days that for them to stand out they have to offer something different.The Kensington KeyFolio Thin X3 keyboard tries to do just that by not only offering you a minimalist case in which to keep you iPad... Read more

Light work? We test the Kensington backlit keyboard case for iPad Air

Light work? We test the Kensington backlit keyboard case for iPad Air

By Stuart Miles

Laptops have had backlit keys for a long time allowing you to work in near dark situations like on an aeroplane or at night on the sofa in front of the TV.But with more and more of us turning to tablets to work on the go we've lost the backlit keys so... Read more

Asus MeMo Pad 7 review
4.0 stars

Asus MeMo Pad 7 review

By Mike Lowe

There's been a surge in affordable phones and tablets of late, devices with fair feature sets in spite of their asking prices. The Asus MeMo Pad 7 is one such device; a 7-inch tablet that gives the likes of the Tesco Hudl a run for its money and is knocking... Read more

LG G Pad 10.1 launches in US with UK to follow

LG G Pad 10.1 launches in US with UK to follow

By Luke Edwards

LG has announced the launch of its new G Pad 10.1 tablet in the US today which is a global rollout arriving in Europe, Asia and Latin America later this month.The G Pad 10.1 takes all the best bits for the flagship G3 handset and includes them alongside... Read more

Surface Pro 3: Play time with Microsoft's laptop killer

Surface Pro 3: Play time with Microsoft's laptop killer

By Chris Hall

It was clear with the launch of the Surface Pro 3 that Microsoft had someone in its sights: Apple.The MacBook Air and the iPad took the full broadside as Microsoft unveiled the Surface Pro 3, the device that it thinks can replace both, offering a full... Read more

What's next for Nvidia? Several leaks point to Nvidia Shield Tablet

What's next for Nvidia? Several leaks point to Nvidia Shield Tablet

By Elyse Betters

The next-generation Nvidia Shield will be a tablet, it's claimed.While chipmaker Nvidia has been quiet about what's planned for the Nvidia Shield in 2014, several reports and leaks in recent weeks have indicated the company is currently developing a successor... Read more

Samsung giving free NOW TV movie subscriptions with Galaxy Tab S tablets

Samsung giving free NOW TV movie subscriptions with Galaxy Tab S tablets

By Rik Henderson

Samsung has announced several exclusive content deals for its Galaxy Tab S tablets including a partnership with Sky that results in free NOW TV subscriptions for buyers of the devices.Free with every Galaxy Tab S 10.5 or 8.4-inch tablet sold in the UK... Read more

Project Tango LG tablet to release next year for consumers, says Google at I/O

Project Tango LG tablet to release next year for consumers, says Google at I/O

By Elyse Betters

Google's Project Tango will become a reality for consumers by 2015, it's claimed.According Forbes and several other publications, Google announced at the I/O developer conference on 26 June that it is working with LG on a consumer device.The announcement... Read more

4 July: Americans get fireworks, we get the Samsung Galaxy Tab S

4 July: Americans get fireworks, we get the Samsung Galaxy Tab S

By Rik Henderson

Samsung has announced the UK release date for its Galaxy Tab S tablets. The 8.4 and 10.5-inch devices will hit stores in the country on 4 July.The two different screen-sized devices each come with Super AMOLED displays with 2560 x 1600 pixel resolutions.... Read more

Does this picture show the iPad mini 3 with a Touch ID fingerprint sensor?

Does this picture show the iPad mini 3 with a Touch ID fingerprint sensor?

By Rik Henderson

A picture has appeared online that claims to show an iPhone 6, iPad mini 3 and iPad Air 2 stacked on top of each other, each with Apple's Touch ID fingerprint sensor.The "spy shot" was published by Taiwanese website Apple Club , but with little explanation... Read more

Meet Volantis, HTC's potential 9-inch Nexus tablet

Meet Volantis, HTC's potential 9-inch Nexus tablet

By Luke Edwards

HTC may soon unveil a Nexus tablet called Volantis, or Flounder, according to a source of Android Police.The HTC Volantis should feature an 8.9-inch screen with a 2048 x 1440 resolution for 281ppi. It'll be powered by an Nvidia Logan 64-bit Tegra K1 processor... Read more

Oops! Microsoft's Surface Mini does exist, reveals Surface Pro 3 user guide accidentally

Oops! Microsoft's Surface Mini does exist, reveals Surface Pro 3 user guide accidentally

By Elyse Betters

Microsoft has confirmed the Surface Mini is in the works (or at least was), by accidentally leaving numerous references to the tablet throughout its Surface Pro 3 user guide. Yes, we're serious.Eagle-eye observers, such as Supersite's Paul Thurrott, today... Read more

Waiting for the return of Danger Mouse? He's ready to clean your tablet right now

Waiting for the return of Danger Mouse? He's ready to clean your tablet right now

By Stuart Miles

The BBC has confirmed that hit 80s TV show Danger Mouse is to return to the BBC and it's CBBC kids channel later this year after a 23-year hiatus. The white-clad rodent, originally voiced by Sir David Jason, will be getting an update for the 21st Century... Read more

Want to turn your iPad mini into a giant PS Vita? Now you can with the Gamevice

Want to turn your iPad mini into a giant PS Vita? Now you can with the Gamevice

By Rik Henderson

Wikipad, the company that makes its own gaming tablet and encompassing gamepad controller, has announced a new device that works with iPad mini and iPad mini with Retina display.The Gamevice clips either side of one of Apple's smaller-sized tablets, with... Read more

Apple's next iPad Smart Cover could use LEDs for notifications

Apple's next iPad Smart Cover could use LEDs for notifications

By Luke Edwards

Apple's next iPad Smart Cover could be a lot smarter than the original version. A patent has revealed Apple's plans to integrate lights into its Smart Cover for notifications.The patent, filed under "Integrated visual notification system in an accessory... Read more

Hands-On: Samsung Galaxy Tab S Book Cover, Simple Cover and Bluetooth keyboard

Hands-On: Samsung Galaxy Tab S Book Cover, Simple Cover and Bluetooth keyboard

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung has announced the Galaxy Tab S, offering 8.4-inch and 10.5-inch models, and both come with accessories for keeping them looking as good as new.The Book Cover protects both the front and the rear of the device and it can be folded into three different... Read more

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy Tab S review

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy Tab S review

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung has announced the Galaxy Tab S, which it believes will be the turning point for the company's tablet business.There are two variations available, an 8.4-inch model and a 10.5-inch model, and both will come in Wi-Fi and LTE versions.We got the... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab S (8.4) vs LG G Pad 8.3: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy Tab S (8.4) vs LG G Pad 8.3: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung has announced a new range of tablets during an event in New York, introducing an 8.4-inch and 10.5-inch model.This brings another player to the 8-inch tablet party, going up against the likes of LG, who have made their own foray with the LG G... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab S (8.4) vs Samsung Galaxy TabPro 8.4: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy Tab S (8.4) vs Samsung Galaxy TabPro 8.4: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung has added to its ever-growing tablet line-up with the Galaxy Tab S in 8.4-inch and a 10.5-inch models.The range was unveiled during an event in New York, just 6 months after the Galaxy TabPro line was announced at CES in Las Vegas, so what has... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab S (8.4) vs Apple iPad mini Retina: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy Tab S (8.4) vs Apple iPad mini Retina: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung has unveiled its new Galaxy Tab S tablets at an event in New York, with both 8.4-inch and 10.5-inch models joining the tablet race.It's a tough market out there though and the competition is strong, so what will the new tablets bring to the mix?... Read more