Tag Archive: Tablet


There’s more than meets the eye to Xiaomi’s transforming tablet

It’s not every day you see a tablet transform into a, well, a Transformer. But that’s exactly what we’re going to show you today, after Xiaomi VP Hugo Barra shared photos of a Mi Pad 2 that morphs into a robot. Fans of the Transformers universe, whether that be the original cartoons back in the […]

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9.7-inch iPad Pro is no laptop replacement, but it’s a terrific tablet [Reviews]

Apple really, really wants you to replace your laptop with an iPad — especially if that laptop is powered by Windows. But before that switch can even be considered, the iPad needs to do everything your laptop can and more. That’s where iPad Pro comes in. With its new A9X chip, it’s the most powerful […]

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Astropad turns your iPad Pro into an amazing wireless drawing tablet

Digital artists know that there’s no substitution for a graphics tablet when trying to draw on your Mac, except maybe the iPad Pro and Pencil. Astropad co-founder Matt Ronge thinks his company’s $ 20 app, when combined with an iPad Pro and Apple Pencil, can match and even exceed the current champ of the tablet world, […]

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This tablet stand solves one of the iPad’s biggest annoyances

If you’ve had an iPad for at least a couple of years now, you’ve probably noticed one of the major ergonomic issues with it: there’s no perfect way to hold it. You can hold your iPad to use it which always feels just slightly awkward, place it on a table which hunches you over and strains […]

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iPad mini 2 still packs the most value into a tiny tablet

The new iPad mini 4, just announced last week, is good but probably not as good as it should be. In recent benchmark tests, it performs only slightly better than the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus of 2014. It’s still nowhere near as fast as the current-generation iPad Air 2 and it’s only a tad faster than the iPad […]

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Amazon plans on releasing a super cheap $50 Android tablet

If you can’t beat ’em, underprice ’em. That’s been Amazon’s motto with pretty much all its hardware, especially its Android-based Fire tablets and phones. But what do you do when even pricing your entry-level Android tablet at under $ 100 each doesn’t move units? Drop the price to less than $ 50, apparently. According to a new […]

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Tablet and PC shipments expected to decline faster than expected

Microsoft recently launched Windows 10 to the public, but it looks like that won’t be enough to help increase PC shipments next year as IDC estimates PC shipments will fall by -8.7% in 2015 and not stabilize until 2017. PC shipments aren’t the only tech item on the decline either. Tablet sales are expected to […]

iPad still king in a slowing tablet market

Worldwide tablet sales may be falling, but according to figures from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker, the iPad is still leading the product category when it comes to sales — despite five consecutive quarters of negative annual shipment…

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iPad No-Air! Apple’s tablet grounds American Airline flights

Several dozen American Airlines flights were delayed overnight, after the pilots’ iPads — used for providing information to flight crews — failed prior to takeoff, leaving pilots without a flight plan. iPad bug has @AmericanAir #737 fleet grounded Sitting at #DFW…

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Alleged iPad Pro case reveals possible details of Apple’s 12.9-inch tablet

Rumors about a plus-sized 12.9-inch iPad have been circulating for quite some time, and renowned Apple leaker Sonny Dickson has stirred them up again after posting photos of cases reportedly designed for the device. In doing so, he may have…

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