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Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet review
4.0 stars

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet review

By Mike Lowe

Tablet season 2014 is upon us and vying for your attention is the Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet. It's slimmer, lighter and more powerful than its Tablet Z predecessor and offers some standout features such as waterproofing.If you want to splash around in the... Read more

Microsoft Surface 2 (4G) goes up for pre-order in the UK today, 8 May release

Microsoft Surface 2 (4G) goes up for pre-order in the UK today, 8 May release

By Luke Edwards

Microsoft has announced that its pre-order page is ready to start taking orders on the Surface 2 (4G) for delivery in the UK on 8 May.The latest version of the Surface 2 comes with a bay for a micro SIM which is capable of supporting up to 4G LTE networks.... Read more

Schenker Element 10.1 Windows 8.1 tablet looks like a Surface 2, but for £60 less

Schenker Element 10.1 Windows 8.1 tablet looks like a Surface 2, but for £60 less

By Elyse Betters

Schenker Technologies has announced its first tablet, and it's full Windows 8.1 offering that actually looks like Microsoft's Surface lineup at first blush.Schenker is a maker of gaming and workstation laptops, but now it has entered the tablet space... Read more

Samsung Galaxy TabPro 10.1 review
4.5 stars

Samsung Galaxy TabPro 10.1 review

By Mike Lowe

Samsung is certainly no stranger to tablets. But you might be left scratching your head and wondering what's what given how many model numbers and sizes are available throughout its ranges.Enter the Samsung Galaxy TabPro 10.1, the 10.1-inch Android tablet... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0. 8.0 and 10.1 now official, coming soon (updated)

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0. 8.0 and 10.1 now official, coming soon (updated)

By Rik Henderson

Samsung has confirmed that the Galaxy Tab 4 family of tablets are coming soon.As expected, they will come in 7-inch, 8-inch and 10.1-inch display sizes and, like their forerunners, they will be very much aimed towards the mid-range market. The Galaxy... Read more

Lenovo Tab A-series debuts with four Android tablets, prices starting  at £100

Lenovo Tab A-series debuts with four Android tablets, prices starting at £100

By Elyse Betters

Lenovo, which recently acquired Motorola from Google, has announced a new A-series under its Lenovo Tab range of Android-powered tablets. There are four tablets in all, ranging in different sizes and with varied specs.The first tablet, called the Lenovo... Read more

Panasonic Toughpad FZ-M1 now available in a more budget-conscious value option

Panasonic Toughpad FZ-M1 now available in a more budget-conscious value option

By Rik Henderson

Panasonic has announced a more "value" edition of its Toughpad FZ-M1 Windows 8.1 tablet for businesses and professionals that require the ruggedness, but for less of an outlay.The 7-inch tablet has a dual-core Intel Celeron N2807 processor rather than... Read more

LaCie doubles Fuel external storage for iPad to 2TB

LaCie doubles Fuel external storage for iPad to 2TB

By Rik Henderson

LaCie, the premium brand owned by Seagate, has doubled the capacity of its wireless Fuel hard drive to 2TB. That means iPad owners can back up and store a massive amount of movies, photos and other files to access when out and about.The LaCie Fuel offers... Read more

Measuring up: How the Apple iPad is changing Clarks shoe shopping

Measuring up: How the Apple iPad is changing Clarks shoe shopping

By Chris Hall

Clarks is a high street brand that we all know. Everyone reading this probably went there to get fitted for school shoes, or has been there with children subsequently. The latest in-store innovation for Clarks, founded in 1825, uses the Apple iPad with... Read more

Sony 13.3-inch Digital Paper finally gets a price tag, how much will it cost to replace paper?

Sony 13.3-inch Digital Paper finally gets a price tag, how much will it cost to replace paper?

By Luke Edwards

The short answer to that headline is $1,100 (£662). Sony's E Ink 13.3-inch Digital Paper display is not cheap, but pioneering technology rarely is – at first.Sony's Digital Paper, which was revealed back in May 2013, will be released a year later this... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0 press pictures leaked, announcement imminent?

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0 press pictures leaked, announcement imminent?

By Rik Henderson

Images of what is claimed to be the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0 have been posted on Twitter.The alleged press images were leaked by @evleaks who describes himself as a professional "phone leaker" on his LinkedIn page (which also refers to roles Evan Blass... Read more

Sony's Xperia Z2 Tablet now available in UK starting at £399

Sony's Xperia Z2 Tablet now available in UK starting at £399

By Jake Smith

Sony has made the 10.1-inch Xperia Z2 Tablet available on its website in the UK, after announcing it at Mobile World Congress 2014 in February.The next-generation tablet is priced at £399 ($660) for the 16GB Wi-Fi only version, £449 for the 32GB Wi-Fi... Read more

Google Nexus 8 with ‘high performance’ 8.9-inch screen due in 2014?

Google Nexus 8 with ‘high performance’ 8.9-inch screen due in 2014?

By Luke Edwards

Google is planning to release a Nexus 8 tablet later this year, with an 8.9-inch screen, according to IHS Technology.The technology consultancy firm told CNET that it is aware of Google's plans to release a larger Nexus tablet later this year with a "high... Read more

New Microsoft Surface 2 landing in US on 18 March with built-in AT&T 4G LTE

New Microsoft Surface 2 landing in US on 18 March with built-in AT&T 4G LTE

By Elyse Betters

An updated version of Microsoft's Surface 2 tablet will land in Microsoft and Best Buy retail stores in the US on 18 March. What's the difference with this model, you ask? It'll have built-in 4G LTE wireless networking.Microsoft promised in October, when... Read more

Samsung Galaxy TabPro 8.4 review
4.5 stars

Samsung Galaxy TabPro 8.4 review

By Chris Hall

When it comes to tablet strategy Samsung has saturated the market with devices of all sorts of sizes, with varying specs and running on different platforms. There's plenty of scope for confusion, as well as plenty of choice.Launched for 2014 is a new... Read more

Samsung Galaxy NotePro 12.2 review
4.0 stars

Samsung Galaxy NotePro 12.2 review

By Mike Lowe

When it comes to Android tablets Samsung has every base covered in size terms. Or so we thought, as with the Galaxy NotePro 12.2 the company gets a little experimental, opting for a large scale 12.2-inch slate.We're already fans of earlier Note devices,... Read more

Firefox for Windows 8 Metro isn't happening now due to low interest, says Mozilla

Firefox for Windows 8 Metro isn't happening now due to low interest, says Mozilla

By Elyse Betters

After two years of development, Mozilla has announced it will not release a Metro-fied version of Firefox for Windows 8.The Firefox for Metro team has been building, testing, and refining a Firefox product for Windows 8 since 2012, but it has decided... Read more

Microsoft Surface 2, Pro, and Pro 2 tablets to get Power Cover support and fixes via software updates

Microsoft Surface 2, Pro, and Pro 2 tablets to get Power Cover support and fixes via software updates

By Elyse Betters

As part of its regular round of Patch Tuesday software updates, Microsoft will release firmware patches for Surface 2, Surface Pro, and Surface Pro 2 tablets, among other things.Microsoft's page for Surface update history currently details what the firmware... Read more

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 1st Generation gets a software update

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 1st Generation gets a software update

By Luke Edwards

Amazon has announced an update to its Kindle Paperwhite 1st Generation. This is available now, for free, and should download and install automatically.The update will bring Kindle FreeTime for personalised profiles for children, the Goodreads community... Read more

Microsoft releasing Surface 2 Power Cover with built-in battery on 19 March

Microsoft releasing Surface 2 Power Cover with built-in battery on 19 March

By Jake Smith

Microsoft's online store shows it will make the Power Cover available for the Surface 2, Surface 2 Pro, and original Surface Pro on 19 March, after revealing it in September 2013.  The Power Cover, available for $199.99 on the Microsoft Store in the... Read more

HP 8 Jelly Bean-powered budget tablet quietly launches in US for $170

HP 8 Jelly Bean-powered budget tablet quietly launches in US for $170

By Elyse Betters

Without making a big fuss, HP has launched an 8-inch Android tablet in the US called the HP 8. It is a budget tablet with mid-to-low range specs.The HP 8 features a 7.85-inch IPS display with a 1024x768-pixel resolution, an ARM Cortex A7 quad-core processor... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 to launch in US stores on 9 March for $650

Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 to launch in US stores on 9 March for $650

By Elyse Betters

Samsung's Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 will land in major US retail stores by the end of the week.According to Engadget and GSMArena, physical stores like Best Buy and Walmart, as well as online stores like Amazon, Newegg and even Samsung.com, will begin selling... Read more

Punk'd: Ashton Kutcher is working on tablets instead of smartphones, says Lenovo

Punk'd: Ashton Kutcher is working on tablets instead of smartphones, says Lenovo

By Elyse Betters

Lenovo has clarified to Pocket-lint in a statement that Ashton Kutcher is designing tablets with the company....and not smartphones.Lenovo, a China-based device-maker which recently acquired Motorola from Google, revealed to website Recode last week that... Read more

Microsoft planning adapter to beam content to HDTV from Surface 2

Microsoft planning adapter to beam content to HDTV from Surface 2

By Jake Smith

Microsoft has filed for a "Surface Wireless Display Adapter" with the FCC, revealing the company may have a new way for Surface 2 owners to beam content to their HDTV.The filing didn't reveal a release date or pricing for the Display Adapter, but did... Read more

Android surpassed iOS to become top tablet software in 2013, says research

Android surpassed iOS to become top tablet software in 2013, says research

By Jake Smith

Android has passed iOS to become the top operating system for tablets worldwide, according to research firm Gartner.Android's tablet marketshare grew to 62 per cent during 2013, compared to iOS' 36 per cent during the same period, according to the research.... Read more

BlackBerry considering PlayBook tablet successor but 'nowhere near ready' yet

BlackBerry considering PlayBook tablet successor but 'nowhere near ready' yet

By Rik Henderson

BlackBerry will consider releasing a new tablet device, but only when the time is right. Speaking to Pocket-lint, the company's vice-president of global product management Francois Mahieu revealed that the resurgent manufacturer is interested in the... Read more

Nexus 7 PW100 Wireless Charging Stand unveiled by Asus

Nexus 7 PW100 Wireless Charging Stand unveiled by Asus

By Luke Edwards

Asus has just shown off a wireless charging stand and dock for the Nexus 7 tablet.Until now the only official wireless charging dock for the Nexus 7 was that made for the Nexus 5 phone - not an ideal fit. Now the Asus PW100 Wireless Charging Stand has... Read more

Wacom's WILL standard language will let you share hand-drawn doodles or notes across any device

Wacom's WILL standard language will let you share hand-drawn doodles or notes across any device

By Elyse Betters

Graphic tablet manufacturer Wacom has just given birth to WILL - otherwise known as the Wacom Ink Layer Language.Wacom announced on Wednesday that it has developed a standard abstract language for drawing and handwriting on the screens of mobile devices,... Read more

HP Slate 6 Voicetab picutres and hands-on, free 250MB data per month adds to attraction

HP Slate 6 Voicetab picutres and hands-on, free 250MB data per month adds to attraction

By Luke Edwards

HP showed us its Slate 6 Voicetab tablet at Mobile World Congress. This is both a tablet and a phone, says HP. The menus were in Chinese but we still got a look at the device and were told about the impressive free 250MB of data per month it will come... Read more

Fujitsu ultrasonic haptic tablet pictures and hands-on

Fujitsu ultrasonic haptic tablet pictures and hands-on

By Luke Edwards

Fujitsu likes to show off the future of its technology by displaying the cutting edge developments - not due out anytime soon - at Mobile World Congress. We stopped by to see its latest ultrasonic haptic feedback technology that was unveiled today at... Read more

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet vs Sony Xperia Tablet Z: What's the difference?

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet vs Sony Xperia Tablet Z: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Sony has announced the Xperia Z2 Tablet, replacing the Xperia Tablet Z that launched in May 2013.The company says the Xperia Z2 Tablet is "the world's slimmest and lightest waterproof tablet" so we're comparing the new model to its predecessor to see... Read more

Hands-on: Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet review

Hands-on: Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet review

By Chris Hall

The Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet replaces the Xperia Tablet Z, running with the tagline that it's the world's slimmest and lightest waterproof tablet.Regardless of the waterproofing, the Xperia Z2 Tablet is light for its screen size, tipping the scales at 426g,... Read more

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet is skinny, waterproof, and powerful

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet is skinny, waterproof, and powerful

By Chris Hall

Sony has announced its latest tablet, the Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet. It comes with the claim of being the world's slimmest and lightest "waterproof" tablet, announced at Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona.It very much sticks to the previous design seen... Read more

Yoga Tablet 10 HD+ tablet pictures and hands-on

Yoga Tablet 10 HD+ tablet pictures and hands-on

By Stuart Miles

Lenovo has announced yet another Yoga Tablet, this time the Yoga Tablet 10 HD+ at MWC in Barcelona.The new tablet, which comes in an array of colours including Silver and Champagne Gold, fathers Lenovo's trademark tube edge and an improved kickstand so... Read more

HP debuts 11.6-inch Pavilion x360 that acts like tablet and laptop

HP debuts 11.6-inch Pavilion x360 that acts like tablet and laptop

By Jake Smith

Hewlett Packard has announced the HP Pavilion x360, an 11.6-inch touch convertible PC that transforms thanks to a 360-degree hinge, similar to Lenovo's Yoga line.HP is going for affordable with its Pavilion x360, pricing it at $399. It wants to act as... Read more

Lenovo unveils Yoga Tablet 10 HD+ tablet, carrying Full HD display and 18-hour battery life

Lenovo unveils Yoga Tablet 10 HD+ tablet, carrying Full HD display and 18-hour battery life

By Jake Smith

Lenovo has announced the Yoga Tablet 10 HD+ at Mobile World Congress, expanding on the screen resolution of the original Yoga 10 released in October 2013.The Yoga Tablet 10 HD+ tablet packs a 10-inch 1920x1200 Full HD display, 1.6GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon... Read more

Huawei MediaPad X1 7.0 vs Nexus 7: What's the difference?

Huawei MediaPad X1 7.0 vs Nexus 7: What's the difference?

By Chris Hall

The smaller Android tablet has come of age, with many recognising the benefits of having something smaller, rather than the bulky 10-inchers that dominated the market previously. Affordability, power and ease of portability, mean that devices around... Read more

Huawei MediaPad M1 pictures and hands-on

Huawei MediaPad M1 pictures and hands-on

By Chris Hall

The Huawei MediaPad M1 8.0 is an 8-inch tablet with entertainment in mind. It has been designed, not to be ultra light and slim like the MediaPad X1 - also launched at Mobile World Congress 2014 - but with front-facing speakers to better deliver the DTS... Read more

Huawei MediaPad M1 8-inch tablet entertains with HTC One looks

Huawei MediaPad M1 8-inch tablet entertains with HTC One looks

By Chris Hall

Huawei has launched a new 8-inch Android tablet known as the MediaPad M1. This 8-inch tablet focuses on entertainment with a pair for front-facing speakers, giving you a design that looks very much like the HTC One.The MediaPad M1, launched at Mobile... Read more

Huawei MediaPad X1 7.0 tablet squares up against the Nexus 7

Huawei MediaPad X1 7.0 tablet squares up against the Nexus 7

By Chris Hall

Huawei has announced the Huawei MediaPad X1, a 7-inch Android tablet looking to capitalise on the trend for smaller devices.Annouced on the eve of Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona, the new Huawei tablet sets its sights on devices like the popular... Read more

Hands-on: Huawei MediaPad X1 review

Hands-on: Huawei MediaPad X1 review

By Chris Hall

With 7-inch tablets growing in popularity and falling in price, Huawei is bringing its most impressive device yet to the table with the Huawei MediaPad X1 7.0.This 7-inch tablet, launched at Mobile World Congress 2014 on Sunday, looks to compete with... Read more

Hands-on: Boogie Board Sync 9.7 LCD eWriter with Bluetooth review

Hands-on: Boogie Board Sync 9.7 LCD eWriter with Bluetooth review

By Elyse Betters

Improv Electronics is currently at the 2014 NYC Toy Fair, where it has highlighted a tablet for both kids and adults. Actually, it is a 9.7-inch electronic notebook called the Boogie Board Sync. The Sync, which originally debuted in 2013, features... Read more

Apple not launching 12.9-inch iPad Pro or iPad mini in 2014, says analyst

Apple not launching 12.9-inch iPad Pro or iPad mini in 2014, says analyst

By Jake Smith

Apple has scrapped plans to launch a 12.9-inch iPad Pro and next-generation iPad mini in 2014, according to Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities. Instead, the analyst expects Apple to stick with an iPad Air model in 2014 that will utilise a faster A8 processor... Read more

Sony Castor specs and final name leak, 10.1-inch tablet called Xperia Z2 like the handset

Sony Castor specs and final name leak, 10.1-inch tablet called Xperia Z2 like the handset

By Rik Henderson

Speculation on a Sony Castor Android tablet has been rife of late, suggesting that the device could make a Mobile World Congress debut next week. Now a name and detailed specifications have leaked, lending further weight to an unveiling in Barcelona.The... Read more

Samsung Galaxy NotePro vs Galaxy TabPro: What’s the difference?

Samsung Galaxy NotePro vs Galaxy TabPro: What’s the difference?

By Jake Smith

Samsung's tablet line became even more confusing in January, when the South Korea-based electronics giant introduced two new categories: the Galaxy NotePro and Galaxy TabPro. Both didn't just add a few specifications, but instead broke into a new screen... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 lineup leaked: Spec dump reveals 7, 8 and 10-inch tablet refreshes on the way

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 lineup leaked: Spec dump reveals 7, 8 and 10-inch tablet refreshes on the way

By Elyse Betters

Samsung plans to launch its new Galaxy Tab 4 line-up in three different sizes with multiple model variants and colour options, according to PhoneArena. It didn't cite any sources, but said Samsung's Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 will come in three different models.... Read more

Acer Iconia W4 review
4.0 stars

Acer Iconia W4 review

By Luke Edwards

The Acer Iconia W4 is the company's latest stab at a Windows 8 tablet. It's a step up from the earlier W3 model thanks to Intel Bay Trail Atom processor innards and a higher resolution 8.1-inch display. That's Windows 8.1 in an 8.1-inch tablet - it sounds... Read more

Asus VivoTab Note 8 now available at Microsoft Store for $329

Asus VivoTab Note 8 now available at Microsoft Store for $329

By Jake Smith

Asus has begun to sell the VivoTab Note 8 tablet announced at CES 2014 in January, now available on the Microsoft Store for $329 in the US.The 8-inch tablet boosts the smaller tablet line for Windows 8.1, where a smaller Surface tablet straight from... Read more

HTC Nexus tablet with high-end specs to release later this year, says latest rumour

HTC Nexus tablet with high-end specs to release later this year, says latest rumour

By Elyse Betters

HTC will release a high-end Nexus tablet in the third quarter of 2014, according to a report by The Commercial Times.The publication, which didn't cite any sources, said HTC had won the rights to create a Nexus tablet with premium specs. And that's about... Read more