Tag Archive: Tablets


Amazon discounts Kindle Fire HD tablets by up to $40

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Amazon is once again offering discounts on its Kindle Fire HD and Fire HDX line of tablets, this time for Mother’s Day. You do love the woman who brought you into the world, don’t you? Show that beautiful lady how much she means by scooping up a tablet. Well, we won’t say anything if you decide to keep it for yourself; just buy her something nice,  [Read More…]

Unannounced HP tablets teased in new image leak

HP released quite a few tablets during 2013, including the Slate 7, Slate8 Pro and Slate10HD. It looks like Hewlett-Packard plans to continue pumping the marketplace full of slates in 2014, as a new leak has revealed a some unannounced HP-branded tablets.

A new report from @evleaks contains images of previously-unseen HP tablets. Included in the batch of five shots are the fronts of black and white devices, the red backside of a unit with a Beats Audio tattoo and  [Read More…]

Acer announces Iconia One 7 and Iconia Tab 7 tablets

Acer today announced a new budget Android tablet: the Acer Iconia One 7. The tablet is expected in the United States and Canada this May for the low low price of $ 130. The Iconia One 7 isn’t the only Android tablet that Acer’s announced today — there’s also an Iconia Tab 7 which brings a cellular radio and the ability to place calls to the tablet. Because if there’s one thing we want from our  [Read More…]

Acer introduces Iconia Tab 7 and Iconia One 7 tablets

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Acer have today announced their new Iconia Tab 7 and Iconia One 7 tablets at its “A Touch More Connected” event in New York.

The Iconia Tab 7 is a tablet combined with phone functionality and 3G connectivity all in a 7-inch screen. The device is 0.89cm thin and 11.6cm wide, weighing in at only 298 grams. It comes in two screen options: a 7-inch  [Read More…]

LG V400 and V700 tablets appear at FCC, likely updated G Pad models

LG got back into the Android tablet game in 2013 with the G Pad 8.3, a generally well-received aluminum-backed slate that eventually morphed into a Google Play edition device. Now we’re seeing hints of future G Pads on the way, as tablets dubbed LG-V400 and V700 have passed by the FCC.

Android tablets get 8-second boot in Rockerchip RK32288 demo

When it comes to boot times, faster is better, and getting a full restart down to a mere 8-seconds is much better than what many devices have seen before. Sure, this is being demoed for Chromium OS — the open source version of Google’s ChomeOS — but also for Android tablets and that’s some pretty impressive stuff. From the HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Spring Edition) 2014:

Rockchip shows RK3288 Quad-core ARM Cortex-A17 in Tablets, booting Chrome OS  [Read More…]

T-Mobile’s Operation Tablet Freedom: 4G LTE tablets for same price as Wi-Fi models (plus free data!)

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T-Mobile on Thursday outlined its second Un-carrier move in as many days. Starting on April 12 and running through the rest of the year, customers can add a 4G LTE version of a tablet for the same price as the Wi-Fi-only version. Yeah, for real. Saving customers hundreds of dollars on the front end, it gets even better.

As they, and we, see it, what’s  [Read More…]

Lenovo Announces New A-Series Android Tablets with May Launch

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With the budget-conscious in mind, Lenovo has announced a new trifecta of android tablets focused on work and play.  These A-Series tablets, as Lenovo VP Shao Tao puts it, “is designed to meet the demands of today’s young, active users who are always on the go, and have lifestyle requirements that are as diverse as their own personalities.”

Pricing starts out low, but there is a good reason for  [Read More…]

Lenovo announces US pricing and May release date for new A-Series tablets

Lenovo is refreshing its lineup of A-Series tablets today, hitting three different sizes, price points and functionalities with the A7-50, A8 and A10. Starting off on the smallest end, the A7-50 packs a 7-inch HD display with wide viewing angles, perfect for reading books or web pages, along with a 5MP rear camera. The A8 steps up to an 8-inch screen, adds Dolby audio and comes in a variety of different colors. The A10 is the  [Read More…]

Lenovo announces four new tablets

Lenovo today announced four new “A series” Android tablets. On tap are the A7-30, A7-50, A8 and A10, with each “A” number denoting the display size. Lenovo puts it thusly:

The new range starts with the A7-30 seven-inch devices, designed for optimal music or multimedia enjoyment through exceptional Dolby®-enhanced dual-front speakers while still packing a performance punch. The A7-50 is the affordable on-the-go reading companion with a 7-inch, wide-view HD display for sharper text and web  [Read More…]