The Lenovo ThinkPad 2 – powered by Windows 8 – will cost $799

September 24, 2012

Lenovo has revealed that its first Windows 8 tablet, the ThinkPad 2, will cost $799 upon release. You do get a keyboard dock thrown in for that (over-the-top) asking price, which is a nice touch, but perhaps not a big enough one to persuade ordinary consumers to crack open their wallets and purses.

The iPad Mini will be expensive but sell out

September 21, 2012

With the iPhone 5 roadshow now out of the way, it’s time to focus on the announcement and subsequent release of the iPad Mini. We know it’s coming, even though Apple hasn’t yet confirmed it’s even working on a smaller tablet, and thanks to a series of leaks, we know what to expect from the iPad Mini. We don’t yet know the price, but I can guarantee that 1. it’ll be expensive, and 2. it will still sell like the proverbial hotcakes.

Amazon unveils Kindle Fire HD tablets

September 7, 2012

Amazon has unveiled its new range of Kindle Fire HD tablets, with three different models at three different price points designed to cater to all needs and all budgets.

Sony unveils new Xperia Tablet S at IFA

August 29, 2012

The tablet market is becoming increasingly crowded, but Sony hasn’t yet been frightened off from trying to compete with its own offering. Lo and behold the Xperia Tablet S looks surprisingly good. The question now is whether it will sell.

Archos unveils new line of XS tablets

August 24, 2012

Archos has unveiled its new line of XS tablets, with the Gen10 101XS tablet being the first to become available. The Gen10 97XS and Gen10 80XS will then follow.

Lenovo’s Windows 8 Thinkpad tablet leaks

August 3, 2012

Lenovo’s first Windows 8 tablet has leaked, with all the specs and a load of different images finding their way on to the InterWebs.

Early iPad prototypes show a tablet is a tablet is a tablet

July 28, 2012

Early prototype designs for the iPad suggest that all tablets were always destined to look very similar to each other. No offense to Jony Ive but it’s hardly rocket science.

Apple’s new iPad debuts in China, to barely a whimper

July 20, 2012

The new iPad, Apple’s latest version of its bestselling, market-leading tablet, has gone on sale in China. Amazingly the reception was muted, with short queues and small crowds the order of the day.

Amazon readies new Kindle Fire tablets

July 2, 2012

I guess it was bound to happen in the days following the announcement of the Nexus 7 at Google I/O. However, news that new Kindle Fire tablets could be arriving soon, with both 7- and 10-inch versions abound, will surprise many.

Nexus 7 Tablet Set For Google I/O

June 26, 2012

The long-awaited Nexus tablet finally looks set to arrive this week at Google I/O, and all the details about it have leaked online.

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