Usually, the more sophisticated a device is, the easier it breaks. To make their products last longer, smartphone manufacturers increase their durability, for example by making the phones water resistant. When it comes to tablets, however, ruggedized models are not easy to come by, which doesn’t mean that they don’t exist. In fact, a new device has just been announced by Panasonic. The company officially unveiled heavy duty Toughpad FZ-B2 Android tablet for tough users.
Need a bigger Windows 8.1 tablet? Lenovo just announced 13-inch Yoga Tablet 2 bundled with keyboard cover
If you looking for a Windows 8.1 tablet but 10-inch screen isn’t big enough to provide you with proper work comfort? How about a new Lenovo tablet that joins the company’s Yoga tablet lineup featuring a kick-stand and a special detachable keyboard cover? The 13-inch slate runs the latest Windows OS and arrives a month after the debut of the set of Yoga Tablet 2 devices launched with Android and Windows options. The tablet will hit retailers shelves with price tag of $699, including the keyboard cover. If you want to learn more about the device, let’s check the full spectrum of the tablet’s offerings.
Metro PCS is now selling Alcatel OneTouch Pop 7 tablet with cellular connectivity for $149 without contract
As it usually happens in the mobile industry, the very first tablets with mobile data support were pretty costly gadgets, despite offering less than perfect experience. That, however, was a long time ago. Now you can easily find a decent slate at budget-friendly price. One such device has just arrived at Metro PCS. The carrier is now selling the Alcatel OneTouch Pop 7 tablet with cellular connectivity for $149 without a long term contract.
Barnes & Noble launches a 10.1-inch Galaxy Tab 4 Nook pre-loaded with $200 worth of digital content for free
It’s not the first time that Barnes & Noble and Samsung join forces to bring a Galaxy Tab tablet to the market. The retailer previously collaborated with the Korean manufacturer and launched a 7-inch Galaxy Tab 4 Nook earlier this year. Now the team is back to unveil a new and bigger slate, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook 10.1. And guess what? The device is pre-loaded with $200 worth of digital content for free.
To walk through whatever store with electronics is all it takes to notice that the market is now full of decent quality products sold at low prices. However, apparently we haven’t reached the limit of cheap yet and NuFront it there to prove it. The Chinese chipset maker has collaborated with some Chinese retailers and has come up with a tablet powered by NuFront’s TL7689 chipset which is priced at just $54.
E FUN has just announced release a new 10.1-inch Windows tablet joining their Nextbook lineup. Coming with a detachable POGO keyboard, the device is something of a tablet and notebook hybrid that will become available nationwide in November priced at $179, which means it will be the first Windows 8.1 slate featuring 10.1-inch display, not bad specs and comes with such an affordable price tag. Feel interested in further details? Let’s have a look at the device’s parameters.
With unveiling two more iPads joining the Apple’s tablets lineup, the Cupertino company has made it easier than ever to buy one in terms of budget, but simultaneously harder than ever to choose the perfect one. There are 16 different prices from $249 to $829 that cover 56 variants of the iPad, including 5 models, 4 built-in storage options, 2 display sizes and 3 color schemes. Another thing is that you will also have to decide whether you need the built-in TouchID scanner or 4G wireless connectivity. Trying to help you to make a proper choice when buying your iPad, we prepared five simple steps showing how to pick the right model.
Some folks are so much into latest technology that they won’t even look at last year’s model of a phone or tablet. Those are usually people who don’t have to save money to buy a new gadget because they have plenty. Users with slimmer wallets wait for price cuts of older models which usually occur when a new device is released. If you were eyeing Apple’s iPad Air and iPad Mini 2 or iPad Mini now would be a good time to get yourself one. Apple has just discounted the iPad Air and iPad Mini older models as the newest models hit the market.
Apple announce the iPhone 6 and its Plus variant a few weeks ago but the company is not done for this year yet. Apple’s portfolio consists of a variety of devices, the most popular of which, right next to iPhones, are iPads. Recently we have been hearing quite a lot of chatter regarding the new iPad Air and today marks the end of rumors as the new thinner, lighter and more powerful Apple iPad Air 2 becomes official will be available for pre-order starting tomorrow.
The third generation of the smallest and lightest premium sector tablets has just been announced. It’s simply dubbed iPad Mini 3 and features the TouchID fingerprint scanner. Though the newest iPad Mini 3 received several integral upgrades, it strongly resembles its predecessor, so its future users will get nothing more than a familiar looking Apple’s slate with some modest updates. The pre-orders begin tomorrow with shipping scheduled to start at the end of next week.
Google Nexus 9 by HTC featuring Android Lollipop goes official, pre-orders start on October 17th, ships November 3
Just as expected, Google has announced today the fervently-awaited Nexus 9 tablet that has been created in partnership with HTC. The tablet is the very first device that operates on Android Lollipop and is said to hit the retailers’ shelves on November 3rd with pre-orders starting on October 17th. The Nexus 9 will be available in three color schemes, two capacity options and an LTE-enabled variant. Feel interested in further details? Let’s take a closer look at the slate.
During this week’s HKTDC tech event in Hong Kong, we could witness the premiere of a very interesting Windows tablet. The 7-inch slate is called the Emdoor EM-I8170 and comes labeled with ridiculous low price tag of $65, which makes it even cheaper than the most affordable Pipo Work W4 Windows 8.1 tablet priced at $81 that we introduced last month. Let’s check what this super cheap tablet can offer its users.
Thinner and lighter Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro with improved hinge design seems to be a winner among the all tablet-laptop hybrid devices
Lenovo certainly is not resting on laurels. Yesterday’s announcement of new devices is a tangible proof that the company has been very busy lately updating its key lineups. In addition to a bunch of Yoga tablets, the Chinese manufacturer also unveiled third generation of the Yoga laptop. Thinner and lighter Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro with improved hinge design seems to be a winner among the all tablet-laptop hybrid devices available today on the market.
Lenovo intros 13-inch Yoga Tablet Pro 2, one of the most intriguing two-for-one hybrid specials we have ever seen
Recently, Lenovo announced several new products joining their list of offerings, including the Yoga Tablet 2 running both Android and Windows and the running exclusively Android Yoga Tablet Pro 2. The tablet houses a massive 13.3-inch QHD display and many more equally intriguing features like for example, a built-in projector that enables the user to display the screen’s content on even 50-inch surface. Feel interested in the device? Let’s take a close-up at it.
Lenovo launches its new Yoga Tablet 2 in 8″ and 10″ varieties where users can choose between Android and Windows 8.1 platform
If you want a tablet with typical design, there are plenty of options to choose from ranging from very cheap to quite expensive depending on hardware specification. However, if you want a tablet that will stand out from the crowd, then your choices are more limited. One of such devices is the Lenovo Yoga Tablet. The first generation is already one year old, so it’s time for a follow-up. Today Lenovo launched its new Yoga Tablet 2 in 8-inch and 10-inch varieties where users can choose between Android and Windows 8.1 platform.
VAIO, wanting to prove that they’re doing well as an independent company, has just announced its first tablet since they’ve been sold out to JIP. The device highly resembles the Microsoft’s Surface Pro lineup in both design and functionality and targets at high-end market. This is a prototype that was created with no Sony’s influence showing the VAIO’s aspiration to achieve success in PC business sector where Sony wasn’t able to.
Published this Monday report claims that the iPad Air 2 is going to be the slimmest tablet currently available. The leak says that the slate will be 0,5 mm thinner than its predecessor thanks to the innovative display assembly. Which means that the upcoming iPad will be only 7 mm thin. The tablet is planned to be unveiled during upcoming Apple press event that is scheduled to take place on October 16th.
Sharp has just let us in on a secret regarding its new tablet. The slate doesn’t have an official name yet, or if it does, the company didn’t reveal it yet. The device is unique in a very special aspect – it’s bearing a new mix of display technologies: Qualcomm’s Mirasol aka MEMS and Sharp’s IGZO. Used for the very first time together in one device, both technologies seem to complement each other very well.
HP released silently the new Android tablet, HP 10 Plus on October 4th. Actually, the company was supposed to unveil its new line of tablets this summer but nothing was officially said or done in this matter. But now it could change, since the HP 10 Plus tablet has popped up for sale on Amazon online store and HP’s official website, though an official press release is yet to be released. Even though the tablet hasn’t officially announced yet, the key features of the slate are up for those who want to learn more about the device or even buy it.
Recently Tesco officially announced the second generation Hudl tablet joining the UK retailer tablets lineup. Featuring 8.3-inch 1080p HD screen and quad-core Intel Atom processor the device seems to be a great improvement in comparison to its predecessor. What’s even more interesting the pretty good tech specs come along with the astonishingly low price of £129 which is around $207. If you feel interested in the Hudl 2 and the Tesco offer, let’s take a closer look at it.