Articles about Tablets
Microsoft's coming Surface 3, an Intel Atom x7-based Surface, is the new little sister to the Surface Pro 3.
Introducing the new Cyntur JumperPack Mini, a small, portable 12,000 mAh lithium-ion battery pack that not only has a 2.1 Amp fast-charge USB port, but also sports jumper cables that can be used to jumpstart 12 volt cars, trucks, SUVs, boats, or even snowmobiles.
Microsoft has released to testers a new Windows 10 Desktop preview build, the first to include the coming new 'Project Spartan' browser.
The United States government has given the public access to its massive analytics database, and the results are fascinating. What share does the Mac really have? Is Windows 8.1 a hit or a miss? Who's winning the browser wars? I've dug deep to get the answers.
Windows 10 is on the horizon with improved desktop and touch operation, and these 2-in-1 systems are ready to take advantage of it as both laptops and tablets.
Microsoft has rolled out firmware updates for its Surface Pro 3 devices that aim to make them more easily configurable for business use.
Your desk is probably disorganized and downright messy if you're like many of us. These cool gadgets will help get it all under control.
Device sales should decrease this year as tablet fever subsides, says IDC.
After cutting prices last month, the company is now offering either $100 or $150 off most configurations. The price on the base model remains unchanged, however.
This portable keyboard is a clone of the Stowaway keyboard from yesteryear and works with iOS, Android, and Windows.
Microsoft has struck deals with 11 Android tablet makers, including Samsung and Dell, to preload a number of Microsoft's applications and services on Android hardware.
News this week in Android covered a luxury Tag Heuer smartwatch, Google fixes a nasty memory leak in Android 5.1, and get a 2-in-1 for as little as $39.
When your laptop isn't available, how do you get any real work done? These nearly full-sized but very transportable keyboards can turn your mobile device into a productivity tool.
The fledgling company will give you its productivity focused slate at any of its crowd-funded reward levels -- if you agree to be a beta tester for its Remix OS software.
I buy a lot of gadgets, and this year more than most years. There were good gadgets, average gadgets, and duds purchased this year. Here are the best of the lot in the order I value them.
Buying tech on a budget? These 15 gadgets are the very best on the market for their price — from speakers to content streamers, coffee machines, and computer peripherals.
The mobile landscape is changing, and the Android ecosystem will need to change and adapt over the coming year to face challenges ranging from getting updates to users to malware.
The keyboard from Amazon is made especially for the Fire HDX 8.9, but works with the 7-inch tablet save one feature.
If your significant other or children already own a tablet, why not jazz it up with some gadgets and accessories this year?
If you're willing to look, there are some excellent tech gadgets and gifts out there that don't require a second mortgage.
Rather than pick gifts for you and yours, I'm looking at the best of the best when it comes to tech that I've had the pleasure of using this year, from the big stuff like notebooks, tablets, and smartphones, to smaller stuff like storage devices and smart bulbs.
Some gifts in this feature you just might have to buy for yourself.
Both Amazon and Apple have tablets at the ready for the holiday spending extravaganza. But that means consumers are faced with a choice. So, let's put Apple's iPad Air 2 up against Amazon's Kindle Fire HDX and see which comes out the winner.
What are some of the most interesting apps for Google's Android operating system we've discovered this month?
The specials may not be as plentiful as on Black Friday, but here are a half-dozen sales if you're looking for a tablet that's not an iPad.
Sales on these devices don't always yield big discounts, but here's how to save a little on these popular holiday gifts.
Not everyone wants an iPad. For those looking for an alternative, here are a half-dozen sales to consider.
It's hard to fit this giant Android tablet into a conventional slot. The pico projector is a first for an Android tablet and very cool, if a bit difficult to use.
The Android platform continues to enjoy significant advantages over that offered by Apple, and this is why it remains the platform of choice for business, BYOD, and power users.
RIM President and Co-CEO Mike Lazaridis introduces the BlackBerry PlayBook, a 7-inch touch screen tablet with Web browsing, multitasking, and even Flash.
At the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, Dell's Dave Zavelson shows off the company's new 10-inch Windows 7 tablet. Its standout feature is the ability to open up the case, flip the screen, and then convert it into a laptop design. The tablet will be available later this year.
At the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, Intel VP Renee James unveils a new MeeGo tablet and smart TV, both running the company's Atom processor. MeeGo is an open-source software project targeting Intel customers looking to add their customized interface to Internet-enabled devices.
Imagine a magazine that updates its articles whenever new information is available. A tablet that stores all the textbooks a university student will ever need. Or a supermarket shelf tag that automatically reflects price changes. ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das shows us how electronic ink is turning the page on a new era for displays.
The 10.1-inch Transformer Book T100 is a well made and attractively priced hybrid Windows 8.1 tablet. However, its moderate specification and small size make it difficult to recommend as your primary Windows device.
The ThinkPad Yoga is heavy and short of on-board connectors — an Ethernet port being the most glaring omission. Otherwise it's difficult to fault this ingeniously designed tablet.
The 10.1-inch Android-based Transformer Pad TF701T has a decent specification, including a quad-core processor, a high-resolution screen and good battery life from its tablet and keyboard batteries. The design could use a refresh though.
Apple's large-format tablet is thinner, lighter and faster than ever, and delivers good battery life. We'd like to see the biometric home button and a wi-fi upgrade as soon as possible, but it's still a high-quality, if premium-priced, device.
The Haswell-based Surface Pro 2 delivers improved performance and battery life, and its dual-angle kickstand is also welcome. However, the Pro 2's unchanged chassis design feels bulkier and heavier than ever, and it becomes very expensive when fully accessorised.
The 6.3-inch Galaxy Mega isn't easy to carry around or use one-handed and is short on internal storage. Having said that, it's the obvious handset for anyone who likes Samsung's 'Android-on-steroids' approach and is attracted by the Galaxy Note 3's size, but doesn't need stylus support.
Want to dock your smartphone? Does it live in a protective case and not work with standard OEM docks anymore? Check out this Kickstarter project.
This rugged 10.1-inch Android tablet comes with a decent base specification and has plenty of options and accessories on offer. It's no low-cost tablet, and runs the ageing Android 4.0, but it should appeal to vertical markets that don't require Windows.
The 2013 Nexus 7 is a sleeker, lighter and better-specified device than last year's model. There's still no Micro-SD card support, but good all-round performance and battery life, plus a competitive price, add up to superb value for money.
This excellent Windows 8 tablet/ultrabook hybrid has a well-designed keyboard docking mechanism, typically solid build quality and a specification well suited to mainstream business use. It has a hefty price tag, though, and the lack of SD-based storage expansion is perplexing.
Although it's well built and delivers decent battery life, the ElitePad 900's combination of a basic Atom-based tablet and a range of optional extras is an expensive way to build a work-ready system.
The 8-inch Galaxy Note 8 is reasonably comfortable to hold one-handed in portrait mode to make jottings with its pressure-sensitive pen, and is a delight to use. Still, you'll need to really want the added features that pen input brings to the device, because it's relatively expensive.
The chunky Toughpad FZ-G1 has a high-resolution outdoor-visible screen, is moderately rugged, and delivers decent performance and middling battery life with the standard battery. The biggest drawback, however, is the price.
The second generation of this dockable smartphone/tablet combo has a lot to recommend it, although we'd prefer a better tablet screen, a storage expansion slot (or two) and a standard Micro-USB connector.
Although it's expensive for a moderate-performing Atom-based Windows 8 tablet, the ThinkPad Tablet 2's design and build quality are excellent, while pen support is a real bonus.