Tag: tablet

Sony Z2 and Tablet Z2 hands-on

A little while ago I was lucky enough to get the chance to have a quick play with the Sony Tablet Z2, the Z2 and have a look at the new Smartband and here are my impressions. Z2: The phone has a nice feel to it, very similar …

Xperia Z2 Tablet unboxing

It’s here. The day I have been waiting for eagerly since the Sony press conference way back at the end of February. My very own Xperia Z2 Tablet has arrive. I can tell you one thing, it was well worth the wait. When I first picked up the …

Up close – The Lenovo Yoga Tablet 10 HD+

Last week was the first time I’d seen the Lenovo Yoga Tablet. The 8″ version has been kicking around for a bit but this is the new 10″ version. To be honest I was really impressed with the design of this and how good it looks. The additional …

Sony Xperia Tablet 2 Up close

Yesterday we got to see the slim waterproof tablet from Sony. However, due to the hotel WiFi not working we weren’t able to upload this footage. Here’s s quick demo of the new device including a look at that little remote control you may have noticed in earlier …

Lenovo announce the Yoga Tablet 10 HD+

We reviewed the Yoga Tablet 8 just days ago and now here in Barcelona Lenovo have just lauched this, the Yoga Tablet 10+. Available in April it’s got a rather swish design and there’s 18 hours of battery life. That 10.1″ screen is full HD – 1920×1200, and …

Sony Xperia Z2 Tab specs leaked

Popular specs leaker ‘@evleaks‘ has another great leak today – the new Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet. It’s due to be announced next week in Barcelona at Mobile World Congress and we’ll be there live. Considering @evleaks has been right about so many devices in the past, we can …

New Samsung tablets leaked

With MWC coming up in a couple of weeks, it’s inevitable that some things will leak before. Now the latest news is the updated Samsung Galaxy Tab range. These new tablets will be the 4th generation which now includes a 7″, 8″ and 10″ model. The above picture …

Bargain phone & tablet deal with ASDA

There are a lot of people out there who look to the camera on a phone as one of their first check points when making a decision on a new phone to purchase. One of the devices that takes full advantage of this was the Samsung S4 Zoom, …

O2 Match day App Review

During this time of year we all like to snuggle down into our slankets and watch 30 overgrown men (I use the term in the loosest possibe sense) beat each other up on a grassy pitch at the weekend. No I am not talking about a trip to Glasgow …

Cheap food and a cheap tablet too

If you’re quick and you’ve got £50 knocking around, there’s an offer available with tastecard.co.uk to get an Avoca 7 tablet for just £49.99, which is apparently a saving of £50 off the RRP of £99. Buy it and you’ll get a free 12-month tastecard which gets you …

Galaxy Tab 3 Lite announced

It’s January, so you might be on a diet. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 has been on one too, with a slimmer and more portable “Lite” 7″ version soon to be available in black or white. Powered by a dual-core 1.2GHz CPU it’s got a 3600mAh bettery and …

Tesco Hudl – Doing rather well actually

Whilst the recent sales at Tesco have been a little disappointing, their Hudl tablet seems to have been selling well. Tesco’s like-for-like sales were down by 2.4% during the Christmas period, and its shares fell by 4%. However, the good news for the supermarket is that some 400,000 …

Samsung announce the Galaxy NotePRO and Galaxy TabPRO tablets

Samsung overnight announced the Samsung Galaxy NotePRO and the Galaxy TabPRO. They come with personalized magazine dashboard interfaces and, according to the on-stage presentation, let’s you do “more with your tablet”. They will let you “view, create and consume more” and come equipped with a 12.2″ WQXGA displays. …

Want a cheap tablet? A really, really cheap tablet?

We’ve seen cheap tablet devices before. We usually cover then when deals appear, but until now we’ve always classed £79.99 to be a cheap price. DATAWIND, however, have today announced their new tablets and prices start from just £29.99 including VAT. Yes, a tablet for less than 30 …

ASUS PadFone mini arrives officially

Earlier in the week we covered the leaked Asus Padfone Mini and now, according Engadget China it’s now official. It’s the marriage of a 4.3″ (960×540) Android handset with a 7″ (1280×800) dock and comes with a Snapdragon MSM8226 quad-core CPU running at 1.4GHz. Running on Android 4.3 …

Medion Lifetab sells out at Aldi

I love Aldi me. You can walk in, get some bread, milk, cheap biscuits, a lawn-mower, fishing tackle, a TV and some fence panels. Brilliant. Not only that, but four cans of lager is £2. Come on, you can’t beat that. Now, even though it was only ever …

Sky Go tablet now available

Sky Go is a free app that allows you to watch the channels you pay for on the go via wifi or 3/4G, previously the only tablets it had been available for were iPads. Now Sky have released a new version of the app specifically for Android tablets …

Lumia 2520 announced by Nokia

The Lumia 2520, the first Windows tablet from Nokia, has today been announced. Here in the UK there’s only one place to get it, and that’s through John Lewis from December 4th. The tablet includes 4G connectivity, a full HD 1920×1080 10.1″ screen, 2.2GHz quad-core CPU, 11 hours …

BWC 7″ Kidi-Value Tablet Review

So these days it seems that every man and their dog is making an Android slate. Now although this is a very good place to be as it give the consumer a multitude of options, it is also a potential minefield for the 1st time buyer. This buyer …

Medion deliver a slim 7″ tablet to Asda

Cheap tablets. There’s a skip-full down at your local supermarket. Often it’s hard to find out which ones are any good. Now there’s another one, and this time it’s from Medion, who are a German consumer electronics company. This 7″ (1024×600) Litetab E7310 weighs 305g and is powered …

Tesco Finest tablet cases going cheap

The supermarket chain have slashed prices on their range of posh “Finest” tablet cases. There’s a fairly sizable range to choose from and they make rather nice presents too. Whilst looking for my “special cream” I found these. Firstly, this canvas iPad Mini car is down from £15 …

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Kids – A safe tablet for the rug rats

I love my son, he’s great. But when he picks up the iPad I have a number of concerns… 1 – Chocolate, like, everywhere. 2 – At least six thousand games will be installed. All have something to do with jewels. 3 – The battery will be flat. …

Grab a 7″ for less than £50 – Cheap tablet ahoy!

It’s called the Avoca and usually costs £99, but right now Carphone Warehouse are kicking them out for less than half price – just £49 while stocks last. Don’t get your hopes up, this isn’t exactly going to match up with an iPad, but it could be the …

Show me yours and I’ll show you mine. It’s 27 feet wide

Y’know, some people think I’m bonkers, but I just think I’m free. I’m just living my life, there’s nothing crazy about me. Now I’ve given you a personal insight into my life, come and have a look at my 27 foot-wide Windows Tablet. I wake up everyday, it’s …

Nokia announce the Lumia 2520 Windows RT tablet

Nokia World is happening over in Abu Dhabi this morning, Nokia have announced a variety of new devices and one of them is the brightly coloured Lumia 2520 tablet. It’s an odd device that I struggle to understand as to its existence. What with the dire performance of …

HTC working on a smartwatch and possibly even a tablet?

It seems like an age since HTC ventured into tablet territory, the last effort was the long forgotten HTC Flyer. Sadly it was the company’s one and only tablet, and HTC stated that they would only return if they could develop a tablet that would “shake up the …

The new Kindle Fire HDX includes a little extra….person

I’m stuck! What do I do?! Help! It’s a common scenario. Tablets are now all over the place and even your Grandparents have one. It’s a support nightmare, and as the family “IT guy”, you’ll be getting calls to fix “the tablet thingy” for years to come. Amazon …

Hands-on with the LG G Pad 8.3

Sadly it’s not in our grubby mitts just yet, but those lads at Clove have just raided their stock and filmed this new 1.7GHz quad-core and uploaded it to YouTube. The tablet comes equipped with that 8.3″ 1920×1200 pixel screen, a 5 and 1.3 megapixel camera plus 16GB …

Tesco Hudl Review

It would seem that they are all jumping on the bandwagon.  It started with Amazon and the Kindle Fire who had the place to themselves until Tesco came along with their Hudl and it was announced yesterday that Argos are to start selling their own version of an …

Argos to sell their own tablet too

This Christmas it won’t just be Tesco selling you a cheap tablet. Argos will be on the street corner too, and after a quick check of the surroundings they’ll give you a small pink tab for jusr £100. You can get your hands on the 7 incher soon …

Skype updated for tablets

Skype have just updated their tablet app for Android. It’ll now allow a much better experience including a higher resolution video, something very handy if you use video chat for work or for family use. As well as increasing the resolution and a new UI, Skype have also …

The Nokia Lumia 1520 sure looks like a big’un

Nokia are due to announce a range of new devices in Dubai on the 22nd of October. One of the rumoured devices is the rather large Nokia Lumia 1520. As usual as it gets closer to the date more details leak out. The latest being some photos of …

Tesco Hudl Initial Impressions

Tesco have worked quite hard in the recent past to increase their digital offering.  They have bought Blinkbox for video streaming, We7 for music streaming and Mobcast for digital books.  They have created Clubcard TV and merged their acquisitions in order to create an all in one streaming …

Tesco to launch own brand Tablet, known as the Hudl

Supermarket behemoth Tesco has today announced that it is to start selling its own tablet, known as the Hudl. The device, a 7″ HD screened tablet is to ship with Android 4.2.2 (Jellybean), will sport a 1.5Ghz Quad-core CPU and will have 16GB onboard storage which will be …

LG confirm new 8.3″ tablet

LG are clearly a company on the up. Following their selection as Google’s partner for the well received Nexus 4, the company have announced and released some remarkable devices. The latest to add to the production line is the companies first foray into the tablet world, the brand …

Samsung unveil Galaxy Tab for Kids

Keeping the kids quiet with a smartphone or a tablet is becoming a growing trend.  One problem with doing this however is handing over a device that can cost over £500 to a child is simply asking for trouble.  Fragility of screens, dirty hands and experimentation are not …

Want a new Nexus 7? Get on over to Woolies

The new Nexus 7 has been an elusive beast, but if you head over to the phoenix of Woolworth’s ashes now you will be able to pick a 32GB model up for £239, or a 16GB one for £199. They’re in stock at the time of writing, but …