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?
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 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
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?
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’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 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
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