Review round-up: The Dell Venue 8 7000 – the World’s thinnest tablet?

Did Dell make crappy laptops? Some loved them, love hated them. But it now seems our experiences of Dell’s products can be put to one side, with the arrival of a statement-making 8-inch Android tablet – The Dell Venue 8 7000, proudly marketed as “the world’s thinnest tablet”. So it’s definitely got our attention, but … Continue reading Review round-up: The Dell Venue 8 7000 – the World’s thinnest tablet?

Alcatel OneTouch PIXI 7 – how good can a £70 tablet be?

In recent weeks we’ve seen major players including Tesco and Vodafone stepping up their efforts in the budget tablet market – anybody would think it was getting close to some major seasonal gift buying event. Now French manufacturer Alcatel is getting in on the act, bringing its OneTouch PIXI 7 tablet – first unveiled at … Continue reading Alcatel OneTouch PIXI 7 – how good can a £70 tablet be?

Nokia returns with N1 Android tablet

Nokia is back and is back in style! Being a product that marks the former phone giant’s return to consumer electronics, naturally the announcement that Nokia is releasing an Android tablet is causing quite a stir. Sites as diverse as the Android Police and the BBC, the Phone Arena and Forbes, quickly gave Nokia’s announcement … Continue reading Nokia returns with N1 Android tablet

Tesco Hudl2 – best budget tablet on the market?

If industry figures are to be believed the tablet market is facing a bit of a slump, with reasons varying from a gimmick that’s outlived its sell-by date to a victim of the “phablet” revolution. If tightening the purse-strings is also a factor then budget tablets like the Hudl should be in their healthiest position … Continue reading Tesco Hudl2 – best budget tablet on the market?

Galaxy Tab S: What the critics say

Samsung Electronics has released their new Galaxy Tab S, Samsung’s thinnest and lightest tablet to date. The Tab S comes in two form factors, 10.5-inch and 8.4-inch. Both models come complete with a WQXGA (2560×1600, 16:10) Super AMOLED display which, the company claims, delivers more than 90% of Adobe RGB colour coverage and comes with a 100,000:1 contrast ratio. The … Continue reading Galaxy Tab S: What the critics say

Microsoft Surface Pro 3: Review round-up

  Microsoft’s Surface series is leading the line for Windows-based tablets, and with the latest iteration show its desire to keep things competitive in an ever-improving market. The Surface Pro 3 comes with a number of improvements to do just this, and thankfully they’re not just restricted to barely noticeable performance upgrades. Perhaps the most … Continue reading Microsoft Surface Pro 3: Review round-up

Lenovo Tablet 10 HD+ review round-up

Lenovo did something few other companies have done in the tablet market when it released the Yoga Tablet 10 – it dared to try something a little bit different. This “difference” was largely down to an oversized (albeit stylish) base which housed a kick-stand and importantly allowed it to make a significant improvement on typical … Continue reading Lenovo Tablet 10 HD+ review round-up

Review round up: Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet

With Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia all but signed and sealed, it’ll be interesting to see what the merger of these two tech giants can bring to the ever-changing handheld market. Whether the Nokia Lumia 2520, the Finnish company’s first (and quite possibly last) tablet, gets swept under the carpet in favour of the Surface or … Continue reading Review round up: Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet