Vizio sure isn’t holding back at CES this year. We’ve heard about their first Windows 8 tablet, their 7-inch Tegra 3 tablet and now a 10-incher that runs on a Tegra 4 processor with Android 4.2 at launch.
Earlier today we mentioned Vizio was introducing its first Windows 8 tablet, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t have some Android-related news for us as well. Vizio has now announced a new 7-inch tablet featuring a Tegra 3 processor and pure Android experience without the bloat. Interestingly enough, one of the key features of the Windows 8 tablet was it was also a pure Windows 8 experience, with no vendor-specific junk thrown in.
Acer has now announced the Iconia B1-A71, featuring a 1.2GHz MediaTek dual-core processor, 512MB of RAM and a 7-inch display.
As the tablet market continues to grow, we continue to see more “kid tablet” efforts arise. None of these have ever taken off all that well, but that doesn’t stop companies from trying.
Finally received that brand new Kindle Fire or Fire HD for Christmas this year? If Santa brought you one of Amazon’s popular tablet devices this holiday season, you might now be wondering “What’s next?”
When we think about advances in technology and design, we might consider the Cupertino campus in California or perhaps a design house in Europe. That could be changing as what you see here are a pair of products from a technology startup called VMK. They’re based out of Congo in Africa.
We previously reported that a Nokia Windows RT tablet is on its way, with an unveiling expected at MWC in 2013. Now it seems that we have a bit more information about what the Nokia tablet will have for features.
A new rumor suggests that HTC might be working on new Windows RT tablets for release in 2013.
The Microsoft Surface hasn’t exactly been flying off the shelves, but that doesn’t mean that Windows RT is going to lose any support. In fact, there’s word that Nokia is working on a new tablet powered by Windows RT and this new device will be making its debut at the 2013 Mobile World Congress.
Normally, you have to pay a premium price if you want to have a tablet that has wireless broadband capabilities, but this sale on the Lenovo Think Tablet makes it a heck of a lot more affordable.
An FCC filing has been made on Intel’s behalf for a new tablet codenamed “Red Ridge,” and with CES just around the corner, it is more than likely we will be seeing the tablet soon enough.
Looking to get your hands on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9-inch model this holiday season? Whether it is for you, or someone else, today is the day to buy. For the rest of the day you can get your hands on an 8.9-inch Kindle Fire 16GB version for just $250, which is $50 less than normal. In order to get the $50 off, you simply need to enter the promotional code “FIREHD89” at checkout.
If you’ve got kids on your Christmas shopping list and you want to treat them to some technology, the LeapFrog Leapster Explorer could be a good choice. And it’s on sale for 43% off too.
Do you like the S Pen idea that they have with the Galaxy Note II phablet, but wish you had a bigger canvas to use? Samsung has expanded the Galaxy Note moniker into the true tablet range with the Galaxy Note 10.1 and now you can get it for $50 off.
The third generation iPad might have been the tablet to make Retina displays the thing to have, but it’s not the only device to offer all those eye watering pixels anymore!
The iPad might currently be on top when it comes to tablets, but things may be shifting quickly, according to a new ABI Research report. Back in 2011 Gartner had suggested that Android would hold a 38% share of the tablet market by 2015, but ABI says that things are now moving much quicker. The latest data suggests that Android accounted for an impressive 44 percent of all tablets shipped during the last quarter.
The problem with many tablet/phone keyboard and stand combos is that they are generally for only one platform. This is great if you tend to stick with the same ecosystem no matter what, but what if you are platform agnostic and like owning multiple devices from various ecosystems. More than likely, you’ll be stuck buying multiple keyboard/stand units, right? Nope, not if you get a ZAGGkeys FLEX tablet keyboard.
Remember a few years ago when we had that whole fiasco about exploding batteries that caused laptops to catch on fire? It seems that we’ve got ourselves an exploding tablet now in the form of a strangely melted Google Nexus 7. It’s turned into a horse.
You think a bargain-bin ICS tablet for around $75-$120 is a great deal? What about $20 for a tablet? That’s exactly what Datawind is doing exclusively for the Indian market.
The customer has taken a picture of the 32GB model resting on a shelf with a $499 price tag underneath the item. Apparently, the person who took the picture did not buy it, but instead took a photo and left the store. So far there have been no other reports about possible early releases like this one, so there’s probably quite a small quantity of Nexus 10 tablets in public reach at this point.
When using the app between two or more devices, the user can ‘pinch together’ two screens by using their thumb and index fingers both on a separate device, and pinching them together, like you would when zooming in on a web page on a normal touch screen. The screens can be lined up at any angle, whether that is vertically or horizontally, and the pictures will match themselves up automatically if they become misaligned when attached.
A New York Times interview with Google’s Android business development director John Lagerling has just surfaced that manages to ask several interesting questions about the Nexus line, particularly why the company is now coming in to the 10-inch tablet space. The answer? According to Langerling, they saw the current 10-inch category as underpriced and underpowered and believed they could bring something big to the table.
It seems that Archos is hoping to expand its presence with yet another new tablet, this one an 8-inch device called the Archos 80 Cobalt. While nothing that ‘amazing’ its low price and reasonable specs could make it a worthwhile consideration this holiday season.
Are you interested in getting a new tablet, but you can’t convince yourself to spend the $329 on an iPad Mini or the $199 on a Nexus 7? You can go even cheaper with something like this Pandigital Android Tablet, which happens to be on sale for $66.95.
Many school systems across the globe have made switches to tablets and e-readers. Having a digital solution like this means kids don’t have to carry heavy backpacks full of books, which can lead to back issues in the long run. It also can save the educational system money since the e-books are generally cheaper than text copies, of course you also have to pay the huge cost of the tablet/e-reader initially.
While devices like the TransPhone and PadFone 2 attempt to simplify our lives by creating a smartphone that can transform into a tablet with a special dock, why stop there? A new Indiegogo project is dreaming far beyond this, transforming instead into a full desktop all-in-one, a laptop, a tablet and – of course – an ordinary smartphone.
Are you in the market for a new Android tablet and want to find the best deal possible? The 7-inch version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 just happens to be on sale for $50 off, bringing the price down to a mere $199.00.
Are you an HTC tablet fan? While I doubt many readers are frantically shaking their head “YES”, there are probably a few fans out there. Unfortunately, HTC not only has had several fiscal problems holding them back, but they also have had problems breaking into the tablet market. With bigger plays like Apple, Samsung, Google/Asus and Amazon– it isn’t that surprising to hear that they are stopping the sale of tablets in the U.S. for now.
Been pondering whether to get one of Samsung’s new Galaxy tablets? Now may be a good time, because the 7-inch Galaxy Tab 2 is now for sale on Amazon for just $248.
Since its announcement, there have been rumors of a new ModBook hitting the market, and today, after a years’ worth of hushed up speculation, the ModBook Pro is available for sale.
While many Windows 8/RT tablets are focusing on the average consumer, HP is releasing the ElitePad 900 for businesses that aren’t afraid of the change that is coming with Windows 8 and its new Modern UI (previously called Metro).
Now, another software update has been pushed out to the Sony Tablet S, bringing more “small apps,” plus a new feature called Guest Mode.
There are many notable choices out there such as the B&N Nook HD, Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD and – of course – the Asus-built Google Nexus 7. While all three of these certainly have merit, today’s review is going to focus on the Nexus tablet.
What if you could get an Android ICS tablet for just $59.99? Crazy, but true. The Matrix One is a dirt cheap tablet with very modest hardware.
If you’re willing to go with a lower-tier brand, and are looking for tablets with Android Ice Cream Sandwich for less than $100, the Coby Kryos, 7.0-inch WVGA with a 1GHz processor and 512MB of RAM might be your best bet.
What you see here is the Lenovo ThinkPad 2. It’s a Windows 8 tablet that will ship with a full QWERTY keyboard, giving you a laptop-like experience when you need it. And it’s going to sell for $799.
Windows 8 is almost here, and that inevitably means plenty of new Windows 8 tablets, laptops and desktops in the near future. One of these devices is the Dell Latitude 10 tablet. This 10.1-inch touchscreen tablet has a 1366×768 pixel resolution, is protected by Gorilla Glass and has a massive 128GB SSD, 2GB of RAM and a SD card slot.
A pretty great deal has popped up on the Internet for the Motorola Xoom. It’s unlocked and ready to do the 3G thing with your GSM carrier of choice and, better yet, it’s selling for just a touch over half price!
Okay, so what is this crazy contraption? The idea here is to create a unique puzzle box that is made of wood and can teach youngsters about the actual parts found in computerized devices.
What about children? No shortage there either. There are smaller handhelds and tablets out there that run Android from a variety of companies. Many of these are carried by retailer Toys R’ Us. Soon though, the big kid’s toy retailer will have its own endorsed tablet- the Tabeo.
The final design shows off a 10.1-inch slate that is 8.6mm thin, weighs a little over a pound and comes equipped with the detachable game controls with every package.