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8 months ago

Kurio Xtreme 2 is a durable Android 5.0 tablet designed for kids, retails for $129

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KD Interactive has launched several kid-friendly Android tablets over the years, and the latest iteration of the vendor's efforts in this segment, the Kurio Xtreme 2, is touted as its most durable yet. The $129 tablet features modest specifications, with the major highlight being Android 5.0.

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8 months ago

Amazon's new Fire tablet lineup starts with a 7-inch model for $49.99

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Amazon is introducing four new Fire tablet models, including one that is being sold starting for a mere $49.99. That tablet, called simply Fire, is being joined by the Fire HD 8 tablet for $149.99 and the Fire HD 10 for $229.99, along with the Fire Kids Edition tablet for $99.99.

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8 months ago

Renders of a 10-inch Amazon Kindle Fire surface

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According to a new leak, it appears as though Amazon could be working on a 10-inch version of its Kindle Fire tablet. Unfortunately, there are no details about the specs, release time frame or pricing, just a render of the front and back of the tablet.

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8 months ago

Grab the 16GB Wi-Fi Nexus 9 for just $239 from HTC, 32GB on sale for $287

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HTC is currently offering the 16GB Wi-Fi variant of the Nexus 9 for just $239 on its official US store. The tablet is available in the black color variant, with the pricing similar to what we've seen in the "One day to save big" promotion held in the month of July.

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8 months ago

E FUN announces the Nextbook Ares 8L and 10L, two Verizon 4G LTE tablets

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E FUN has announced two new Android tablets, the Nextboook Ares 8L and 10L, both of which can connect to Verizon's 4G LTE network. The new tablets, like the rest of E FUN's tablets, can be purchased from Walmart, either on contract or full retail. The Ares 8L is the 8-inch version, while the 10L is the 10-incher, though both of them share a number of the same specs. On both, you will find a 1280x800 IPS display, a Quad-core Intel Atom processor with 1GB of RAM, 16GB of storage with a microSD slot, and more. The 10-inch variant comes with a detachable keyboard that has 2 standard USB ports built-in.

As far as pricing, the Ares 8L will retail for $144, or just $4.88 if you sign a contract, and the 10L will run $193, or just $9.88 on a contract. Both variants can be purchased from select Walmart locations.

Purchase the Nextbook Ares 8L from Walmart
Purchase the Nextbook Ares 10L from Walmart

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8 months ago

NVIDIA pushes Stagefright fix to the Shield Tablet

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NVIDIA has started rolling out an update to its Shield Tablet, bringing along a fix for the Stagefright exploit, along with some general optimizations and performance improvements.

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8 months ago

Nexus 9 vs. Galaxy Tab S2 vs. iPad Pro specs comparison

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Apple just showed off their all-new iPad Pro, and we wanted to see how it stacks up against a couple of the best current Android tablets out there — the Nexus 9 and the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2.

Of course, we don't know the full hardware specifications for the new iPad pro, but we've got enough here to make for some fine discussion. Let's have some!

Category Nexus 9 Galaxy Tab S2 (9.7) iPad Pro OS Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Android 5.0.2 Lollipop iOS 9 Display 8.9-inch 1536 x 2048 9.7-inch 1536 x 2048 12.9-inch 2732x2048 Processor NVIDIA Tegra K1 Samsung Octa-core at 1.9GHz Apple A9-X Storage 16/32GB 32/64GB 32/128GB RAM 2GB 3GB unknown LTE LTE version available LTE version available LTE version available microSD No Yes No Front camera 1.6MP 2.1MP unknown Rear camera 8MP 8MP 8MP Battery 6700 mAh 5870 mAh unknown Dimensions 228.2 x 153.7 x 8 mm 237.3 x 169 x 5.6 mm 6.9 mm thin Weight 425 grams 389 grams 713 grams Wifi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac dual-band 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac dual-band unknown Bluetooth 4.1LE 4.1LE unknown Price from $399 from $499 from $799

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8 months ago

Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro hands-on: Smaller and more refined

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At IFA 2015, we got a hands-on look at the Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro. Lenovo is calling the ultimate video tablet. It's got a 10-inch display, a built-in 70-inch projector, and four front-facing speakers. Watch our hands-on video to see it action.

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8 months ago

Amazon rumored to launch a 6-inch Fire tablet for just $50 this fall

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Amazon may be about to go down to a new low in terms of prices for its Fire line of tablets. A new report says the company is planning to sell a 6-inch tablet this fall that will be priced at just $50. That's about half the cost of the current Fire HD 6 tablet, which Amazon is selling for $99.

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8 months ago

Where to buy all of Motorola's latest and greatest

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With all of the new products coming from Motorola in the last couple of weeks, like the Moto 360 (2015), Moto X Pure Edition, and Moto X Play, it's getting tricky to figure out what's coming out when and where. Some of these have release dates, others only have windows, some are already out. Some may not even be coming to your country, and many aren't sold by service providers. We'll be reaching as far back as the spring so you can see how all the latest generations compare. With any luck, we'll straighten everything out for U.S., U.K., and Canadian shoppers.

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8 months ago

Alcatel's new Pixi 3 (10) tablet rounds out the Pixi line at IFA 2015

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Alcatel Onetouch is refreshing its line of affordable Pixi tablets at IFA 2015, with the introduction of the Pixi 3 (10). As the name would suggest this is a 10-inch entry in the low-cost and colorful Pixi line, and it's available in both 3G and Wifi-only variants.

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8 months ago

Alcatel's 17-inch Xess tablet looks to bring the family together

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Alcatel Onetouch Xess tablet

The idea of a tablet playing a central role in a family's day-to-day life isn't exactly a new one. We've seen any number of manufacturers give this a shot, to varying degrees of success. Now it's Alcatel's turn, with the 17.3-inch Xess. Yes, you read that right, it's a 17-inch Android tablet. But it's also decently thought out, even if we're in the early days on execution.

Let's take a quick look.

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8 months ago

Samsung teases 'Galaxy View' tablet at IFA press conference

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After it wrapped up officially unveiling the new Gear S2 smartwatch, Samsung once again gave us a tease for a new product — this time it's the "Galaxy View" tablet. The limited views we got of the device show a big, wide-screen form factor with some sort of a kickstand or case on the back. Obviously leaving the rest up to our imaginations.

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8 months ago

Here's where you can buy the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2

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If you are looking to purchase a new tablet, and have been eyeing Samsung's latest, the Galaxy Tab S2, you are likely wondering where to pick one up. Pre-orders for the tablet began in the middle of August, and the tablet is now officially available.

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8 months ago

Barnes & Noble's Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 NOOK tablet launches for $399

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Book seller Barnes & Noble is once again launching its own version of a Samsung Galaxy Tab tablet that has the company's NOOK branding. The 8-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 NOOK tablet is now on sale for $399.99.

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