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Samsung Galaxy Tab S (10.5) vs Samsung Galaxy TabPro 10.1: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy Tab S (10.5) vs Samsung Galaxy TabPro 10.1: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung has added to its tablet portfolio with the announcement of the Galaxy Tab S, featuring 10.5-inch and 8.4-inch models, both in Wi-Fi only and 4G LTE variants.The company only announced the TabPro line of tablets in January so what has changed in... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab S (10.5) vs Apple iPad Air: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy Tab S (10.5) vs Apple iPad Air: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung has officially unveiled its Galaxy Tab S tablet at an event in New York, bringing with it many of the rumoured specs that we have seen over the last couple of weeks.Despite its clean design and borrowed Galaxy S5 features, the new tablet has some... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab S official: Super AMOLED display, fingerprint sensor and 6.6mm build

Samsung Galaxy Tab S official: Super AMOLED display, fingerprint sensor and 6.6mm build

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung has officially introducing the Galaxy Tab S range of tablets at its event in New York.The Galaxy Tab S range comprises of 8.4-inch and 10.5-inch models, both of which are available in Wi-Fi only and LTE versions and the company hopes it will mark... Read more

LG G Pad 7.0 arrives with G3 smarts, G Pad 8.0 and 10.1 to follow

LG G Pad 7.0 arrives with G3 smarts, G Pad 8.0 and 10.1 to follow

By Luke Edwards

LG announced its G Pad tablet range back in May and now its beginning to roll out the slates, starting with the G Pad 7.0 this week and the G Pad 8.0 and 10.1 to follow in the coming weeks.The LG G Pads all come with similar specs, but different screen... Read more

Acer Aspire Switch 10 review
4.0 stars

Acer Aspire Switch 10 review

By Mike Lowe

The PC era is on its deathbed and manufacturers are reacting in experimental and interesting ways to evolve the market. The Acer Switch 10 is a multi-positional laptop-meets-tablet device, and while it's far from the first device to proposition such a... Read more

What to expect from Samsung's Galaxy Tab S launch

What to expect from Samsung's Galaxy Tab S launch

By Chris Hall

In May Samsung sent out invites to the Samsung Galaxy Premiere 2014 event, to be held in New York on Thursday 12 June.We've seen a number of leaks since that invitation went out, and Samsung's invitation clearly draws attention to tablets, and to colour. So... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab S with octa-core, fingerprint scanner and 2560 x 1600 AMOLED screen leaks

Samsung Galaxy Tab S with octa-core, fingerprint scanner and 2560 x 1600 AMOLED screen leaks

By Luke Edwards

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S tablet, expected to be unveiled this week, has leaked in what appears to be official press photos.The photos not only show off the slim form of the Tab S but also give away plenty of functions including a fingerprint scanner home... Read more

iPad to give England the FIFA World Cup edge

iPad to give England the FIFA World Cup edge

By Chris Hall

Roy Hodgson isn't scared to turn to technology to help the England team in the World Cup finals it seems, with news emerging that iPads are being handed out to the team to provide intelligence on opponents.The iPads are reportedly loaded with special... Read more

Samsung 4K tablet prototype spotted, unlikely to see the real world

Samsung 4K tablet prototype spotted, unlikely to see the real world

By Chris Hall

A Samsung 12-inch tablet sporting a 4K display has been used as a demonstration device at a Qualcomm event at the French Open in Paris.Used to showcase LTE broadcast at the event, the device was spotted and photographed by TechRadar, who then report that... Read more

Project Tango Development Kit puts a 3D-mapping Nvidia K1 tablet in your hands

Project Tango Development Kit puts a 3D-mapping Nvidia K1 tablet in your hands

By Chris Hall

Launched initially in an experimental state, the unveiling of the Nvidia-powered Project Tango Development Kit starts to move Project Tango towards the real world.Project Tango is designed to give mobile devices a better understanding of the 3D space... Read more

Samsung and Barnes & Noble working on new Nook tablet: Galaxy Tab 4 Nook

Samsung and Barnes & Noble working on new Nook tablet: Galaxy Tab 4 Nook

By Rik Henderson

After previously revealing that it would look to outsource device manufacturing to third-parties, Barnes & Noble has announced its first hardware partnership for Nook. It is working with Samsung to develop co-branded tablets.The Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook... Read more

Hands-on: Intel Core M Llama Mountain shows the future of skinny tablets

Hands-on: Intel Core M Llama Mountain shows the future of skinny tablets

By Cat Thomas

Much of the buzz around Computex 2014 has been based on the advent of Intel's Core M architecture which heralds the arrival of wafer-thin fanless devices as early as late 2014.Pocket-lint was lucky enough to get a quick hands-on with on Intel's reference... Read more

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 10 HD+ review
4.0 stars

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 10 HD+ review

By Mike Lowe

The Lenovo Yoga Tablet 10 HD+ is no ordinary tablet. Just once glance at the cylindrical bulge to its side edge, which doubles as a built-in flip-stand, confirms that.Now in its second-generation configuration, it seems Lenovo has been listening to criticism... Read more

Gigabyte Padbook S11M pictures and hands-on

Gigabyte Padbook S11M pictures and hands-on

By Cat Thomas

The Gigabyte Padbook S11M is an odd mix of the predictable and the unusual: we like it and for some it is going to be exactly what they want. Pocket-lint got to play with tablet on the show floor at Computex 2014.What we like about the S11M are the nifty... Read more

Asus MeMO Pad and Fonepad pictures and hands-on at Computex 2014

Asus MeMO Pad and Fonepad pictures and hands-on at Computex 2014

By Chris Hall

Asus used Computex 2014 to launch the latest in its MeMO and Fonepad lines. Pocket-lint had the opportunity to get hands-on with the new devices.The Fonepad 8 comes in four colours white, black, red, and gold. Before you dismiss the gold one as too bling,... Read more

Asus goes Computex Android tablet crazy with updates to Transformer Pad, MeMO Pad and Fonepad families

Asus goes Computex Android tablet crazy with updates to Transformer Pad, MeMO Pad and Fonepad families

By Rik Henderson

Asus has used its Computex press conference to announce updates to its three major families of Android tablets: Transformer Pad, MeMO Pad and Fonepad.The new Transformer Pad line-up comes with a redesigned mobile keyboard dock with a hidden hinge. The... Read more

Dell Venue 8 (2014) Intel-powered tablet promises not to break the bank

Dell Venue 8 (2014) Intel-powered tablet promises not to break the bank

By Luke Edwards

Dell has upgraded its tablet offerings with a new Venue 8 Android slate. The tablet is thinner, lighter and faster than its predecessor.Powering the Venue 8 is a 2.1GHz Intel Atom Z3480 Merrifield processor backed by 1GB of RAM. The Venue 8 has 16GB of... Read more

Asus Transformer Book V is a five-in-one tablet, phone, laptop with Android and Windows 8.1

Asus Transformer Book V is a five-in-one tablet, phone, laptop with Android and Windows 8.1

By Luke Edwards

Asus was one of the first to create hybrid tablets with keyboards and it's still pushing the definitions of hybrid devices. The latest Transformer V is an Android phone, Windows tablet, Android tablet, Windows laptop and Android laptop – all in one... Read more

Surface Pro 3 day one update will fix battery charging glitch

Surface Pro 3 day one update will fix battery charging glitch

By Rik Henderson

Microsoft will ship its Surface Pro 3 Windows 8.1 tablet at the end of August and those worried that it will suffer from battery charge failures, as mentioned by several people online who have already been able to play with one, need not fret.The software... Read more

Microsoft Surface Pro 2 prices plummet in UK, with up to £150 discount

Microsoft Surface Pro 2 prices plummet in UK, with up to £150 discount

By Elyse Betters

Exactly one week after Microsoft announced the Surface Pro 3, its Microsoft Store in the UK has announced huge price drops for the Surface Pro 2.The Surface Pro 3 display is two inches larger than the Surface Pro 2, bringing a 12-inch screen to the Surface... Read more

Toshiba Encore 2 8- and 10.1-inch tablets offer Windows 8.1 at a budget price

Toshiba Encore 2 8- and 10.1-inch tablets offer Windows 8.1 at a budget price

By Rik Henderson

Toshiba has lifted the lid a couple of Windows 8.1 tablet devices that won't break the bank.The Toshiba Encore 2 range comes in two different screen sizes, 8- and 10.1-inch, with 1280 x 800 resolutions.They are powered by Intel Atom processors, have 1GB... Read more

Has the HTC Nexus 8 been leaked by Google?

Has the HTC Nexus 8 been leaked by Google?

By Rik Henderson

Google has used a lead picture on its official Google I/O webpage that has some speculating that the company may have teased the next Nexus device.The image shows a tablet being used with Google's Chrome experimentation game Racer and although it seems... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab S photo leak shows AMOLED screen

Samsung Galaxy Tab S photo leak shows AMOLED screen

By Rik Henderson

Samsung is holding an event in New York City on 12 June and it is widely expected to unveil a duo of different screen-sized versions of its next-generation tablet device, the Galaxy Tab S.Previous rumours had suggested that the tablet will come in two... Read more

Google Project Tango 3D scanning tablets to arrive next month

Google Project Tango 3D scanning tablets to arrive next month

By Luke Edwards

Google's Project Tango has already been revealed in phone form and now it looks like tablets are about to get the same treatment. We can expect the tablets to arrive next month with complete world scanning smarts.Project Tango is all about mapping the... Read more

Microsoft Surface 2 4G review
4.0 stars

Microsoft Surface 2 4G review

By Mike Lowe

Just shy of a year ago the original Surface RT landed in Pocket-lint towers. And we were rather taken with its ambition. A tablet looking to steal the crown from laptops - a great idea. But an idea that, as we were acutely aware then, carried with it... Read more

EE unveils own 8-inch 4G tablet to add to its flock, EE Eagle set to fly on 28 May

EE unveils own 8-inch 4G tablet to add to its flock, EE Eagle set to fly on 28 May

By Rik Henderson

EE has announced its own 4G tablet which will be available both on pay as you go and pay monthly plans.The EE Eagle is an 8-inch device made by Huawei that runs on a quad-core processor and features 16GB of on board storage, which is expandable through... Read more

EE Eagle 8-inch 4G Android tablet pictures and hands-on

EE Eagle 8-inch 4G Android tablet pictures and hands-on

By Rik Henderson

EE has unveiled an own-branded tablet device called the Eagle, which it describes as similar to the iPad mini in specification terms, even claiming that it is better than the iPad mini in some.It is an 8-inch device (screen resolution yet to be confirmed,... Read more

Microsoft takes aim at the MacBook with Surface Pro 3, but is it firing blanks?

Microsoft takes aim at the MacBook with Surface Pro 3, but is it firing blanks?

By Chris Hall

Microsoft made no secret about what was in its sights at the launch of the Surface Pro 3 on Tuesday, using Apple's MacBook Air as a comparison.Microsoft goes one step further than this, offering the MacBook Pro up as a comparison on its pre-order page... Read more

Microsoft unveils 12-inch Surface Pro 3 tablet from £639, arriving in August

Microsoft unveils 12-inch Surface Pro 3 tablet from £639, arriving in August

By Rik Henderson

Microsoft has announced the Surface Pro 3 during its Surface event in New York. It has an extended 12-inch 2160 x 1440 screen and the company is pitching it as a laptop replacement device.The tablet side is just 9.1mm thin, weighs 800g and contains a... Read more

How the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is going to replace your laptop

How the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is going to replace your laptop

By Luke Edwards

Microsoft has unveiled its latest tablet in the Surface Pro 3, which promises to be the best yet. Microsoft has made it clear at the launch event that this is the tablet that will replace your laptop.In fact Microsoft went further and squarely attacked... Read more

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 vs Microsoft Surface Pro 2: What's the difference?

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 vs Microsoft Surface Pro 2: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Microsoft has announced the Surface Pro 3 at an event in New York, with the aim of offer everything in one package with a "tablet that can replace your laptop".Despite many believing Microsoft would launch a Surface Mini during the event, only the... Read more

Surface mini not expected for Microsoft Surface event, so what's more likely to appear?

Surface mini not expected for Microsoft Surface event, so what's more likely to appear?

By Rik Henderson

Microsoft is to hold a dedicated press event for the next generation of its Surface tablet range this evening at 4pm GMT (11am EDT, 8am PDT) and contrary to former rumours there are reports that the company will not unveil a smaller, 7-inch version of... Read more

O2 Refresh plan now includes tablets: Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet, Nexus 7 and more

O2 Refresh plan now includes tablets: Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet, Nexus 7 and more

By Rik Henderson

O2 has extended its O2 Refresh price plan system to include tablets. Like the network already offers with smartphones, you can pick up a tablet device on a monthly contract, with the SIM plan as a separate payment.You can choose a tablet from a selection... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Premiere event on 12 June should reveal new Tab slates

Samsung Galaxy Premiere event on 12 June should reveal new Tab slates

By Luke Edwards

Samsung is sending out invites to an event on 12 June called "Galaxy Premiere 2014" where it is expected to show off new Tab devices.The event, which will be held in New York City, has the slogan "Tab into colour" printed on its invite. The obvious conclusion... Read more

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 leaks ahead of 20 May launch event

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 leaks ahead of 20 May launch event

By Luke Edwards

Microsoft is hosting an event on 20 May in New York where a new Surface tablet is expected to appear. Until now it was a Surface Mini touted to make the news, but it looks like a new Surface Pro 3 may be there too.A mention of a "Surface Pro 3" has appeared... Read more

Toshiba Encore review
3.5 stars

Toshiba Encore review

By Mike Lowe

The 8-inch tablet market is full of a raft of devices to choose from, many of which double-up as laptop alternatives with keyboard dock and stylus inputs. Not so the Toshiba Encore, a full Windows 8.1 device that is just that; no additional bells and... Read more

Apple may introduce split-screen multitasking for iPad on iOS 8

Apple may introduce split-screen multitasking for iPad on iOS 8

By Luke Edwards

Apple looks set to "borrow" an idea from Microsoft by adding split-window multitasking to its latest iOS 8 operating system.According to sources of 9to5mac this update will allow users to run two iPad apps at once side-by-side. The Microsoft Surface currently... Read more

Lenovo ThinkPad 10 tablet and ThinkStation P300 desktop shown off

Lenovo ThinkPad 10 tablet and ThinkStation P300 desktop shown off

By Luke Edwards

Lenovo has taken the wraps off two new products: the ThinkPad 10 tablet and ThinkStation P300 desktop.The ThinkPad 10 tablet has a 10-inch 1920 x 1020 IPS display and comes with 4G connectivity, a digitiser pen, 4GB of RAM and up to 128 GB of storage.... Read more

Google will give you £50 Google Play credit when you buy a Nexus 7

Google will give you £50 Google Play credit when you buy a Nexus 7

By Rik Henderson

Google has launched a promotion for the Nexus 7 in the UK. Customers buying the tablet from Currys & PC World, Tesco, Asda, Carphone Warehouse or Very.co.uk will, for a "limited time" also receive £50 worth of credit to spend on the Google Play store.The... Read more

LG expands G Pad tablet range with 7.0, 8.0 and 10.1-inch devices

LG expands G Pad tablet range with 7.0, 8.0 and 10.1-inch devices

By Rik Henderson

LG has announced a trio of Android tablets at different sizes in its G Pad line-up of devices. Joining the existing LG G Pad 8.3 are the G Pad 7.0, G Pad 8.0 and G Pad 10.1.Naturally, the number designations refer to the screen sizes and LG claims that... Read more

Leaked photos of Samsung Galaxy Tab S show Galaxy S5-like 10.5-inch tablet

Leaked photos of Samsung Galaxy Tab S show Galaxy S5-like 10.5-inch tablet

By Elyse Betters

Samsung’s 10.5-inch Galaxy Tab S has appeared in two leaked photos, looking quite similar to the Galaxy TabPRO10.1 tablet that released earlier this year and even the Galaxy S5 flagship smartphone. SamMobile posted both images following a spec dump... Read more

HTC emerges as possible manufacturer behind Google Nexus 8 (Flounder)

HTC emerges as possible manufacturer behind Google Nexus 8 (Flounder)

By Rik Henderson

HTC is rumoured to be the, perhaps unlikely, manufacturer of Google's next tablet device, the much-anticipated Nexus 8.A previous Chrome bug report cited a "Flounder" codename for the device many speculate as being the sequel to the Nexus 7. It appeared... Read more

Microsoft Surface event invite teases "small" gathering for 20 May - hinting at mini Surface?

Microsoft Surface event invite teases "small" gathering for 20 May - hinting at mini Surface?

By Elyse Betters

Microsoft has sent invitations to a Microsoft Surface event on 20 May in New York City, with the following description: "Join us for a small gathering."Rumours have long claimed that Microsoft wants to introduce a mini Surface tablet. Microsoft itself... Read more

New Samsung Galaxy Tab S lineup said to include fingerprint sensor and AMOLED display

New Samsung Galaxy Tab S lineup said to include fingerprint sensor and AMOLED display

By Elyse Betters

Samsung has a new tablet lineup in the works that'll come in two displays sizes and feature an AMOLED display and fingerprint sensor. The upcoming range will go by the name Galaxy Tab S, it's claimed.As reported by website SamMobile, the Galaxy Tab S... Read more

Acer Iconia One 7 & Iconia Tab 7 pictures and hands-on

Acer Iconia One 7 & Iconia Tab 7 pictures and hands-on

By Mike Lowe

If there's a hotly contested tablet category it has to be the affordable 7-inch sector. And Acer has unveiled an additional two tabs to add to the stack: the Iconia One 7 and Iconia Tab 7, both of which we've got our hands on at the company's A Touch... Read more

Acer Iconia One 7 and Iconia Tab 7 tablets are here

Acer Iconia One 7 and Iconia Tab 7 tablets are here

By Luke Edwards

Acer has just unveiled a new line of kit at a launch event in New York, including the new Acer Iconia One 7 tablet and Acer Iconia Tab 7 tablet phone.The Acer Iconia Tab 7 is primarily a 7-inch tablet but it comes 3G connected so can also makes calls,... Read more

Apple is 'closer than it's ever been' to launching new product category, says CEO Tim Cook

Apple is 'closer than it's ever been' to launching new product category, says CEO Tim Cook

By Elyse Betters

Apple announced its second-quarter 2014 results yesterday, so that means it's time for the company's CEO to reiterate that new products and new product categories are in the works. And that's just what he has done.Apple has repeatedly promised to introduce... Read more

4K tablets getting closer, Japanese Display Inc unveils 10.1-inch 3840 x 2160 IPS panel

4K tablets getting closer, Japanese Display Inc unveils 10.1-inch 3840 x 2160 IPS panel

By Rik Henderson

In the television world, 4K UHD TVs are the next evolutionary step for the technology. However, when it comes to tablet devices, manufacturers are still dabbling with Full HD or slightly higher resolutions.Bar Panasonic's 20-inch professional Toughpad... Read more

Google and HTC rumoured to release 8-inch Nexus tablet later this year

Google and HTC rumoured to release 8-inch Nexus tablet later this year

By Elyse Betters

Google and HTC are working together on a Nexus tablet, it's claimed.Digitimes, a website with a so-so track record, has claimed Google is developing an 8-inch Nexus tablet with HTC instead of Asus. It'll allegedly release in the third quarter 2014, according... Read more

Nokia recalls Lumia 2520 tablet chargers, danger of electric shock

Nokia recalls Lumia 2520 tablet chargers, danger of electric shock

By Luke Edwards

Nokia has sent out a warning notice to its Lumia 2520 tablet users as the chargers may be faulty and could cause electric shock.30,000 chargers have been identified as hazardous to users in Europe including the UK.  This also includes 600 travel chargers... Read more