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Toshiba TT301 Slate is 24-inch Tablet
By Luke Jones on Monday December 08, 2014

Big tablets have never quite worked, at least on the Android platform. I played extensively with the HP Slate 21 and while I like the concept, apps on Android were just not ideal for such a big screen, but Windows is of course another matter. The latest product to prove that is probably the Toshiba TT301, a slate that has a huge 24-inch screen.

Xiaomi Prepping $100 iPad Mini Performing Tablet
By Luke Jones on Wednesday December 03, 2014

Xiaomi has made its presence felt this year by putting a considerable thorn into the side of Samsung by taking a chunk of its Android sales in Asia. The Chinese company is going to go after Samsung again in 2015 and the first product to do that will be a new tablet. Of course, Xiaomi already makes a slate, but this device will chart a course for Samsung's market share once again.

ZTE K70 Dual-SIM Tablet Passes FCC
By Luke Jones on Monday November 24, 2014

Dual-SIM handsets that allow the user to have two networks loaded onto one device are pretty common, especially in emerging markets. However, dual SIM tablets have yet to really make their presence felt, with not many device springing to mind that have the feature (The Asus Fonepad 7). Chinese brand ZTE is changing that with a slate that it is developing with dual-SIM functionality.

Nokia N1: iPad Mini Copy or Not? You Decide
By Luke Jones on Thursday November 20, 2014

We previewed Nokia's new N1 tablet earlier in the week and like everybody else in the tech press were instantly drawn to how much the device looks like Apple's iPad Mini, a slate that it is a direct competitor to.

Nokia N1 Tablet is Wholesale iPad Mini
By Luke Jones on Tuesday November 18, 2014

Just a few days ago Nokia said it would no longer make smartphones in an era of the company post Microsoft buyout of the company's devices division. However, the Finnish company did say it would license the Nokia name for other companies to use on products, and the first of those devices arrives today in the surprising form of the Nokia N1 tablet.

Huge NVIDIA Shield Tablet update brings Lollipop and GRID
By Luke Jones on Friday November 14, 2014

The guys over at NVIDIA had got to work fast on the Android 5.0 Lollipop and said last week that the new software was easily portable to the Shield Tablet and that it would be ready for this month. The chip maker has now confirmed that the device will be getting the new build of Google's mobile platform on November 18th, making it the first third party device not tied to Google to get the bump.

HTC to launch tablet in 2015
By Luke Jones on Thursday November 06, 2014

After building and launching the Nexus 9 with Google it seems that HTC has the taste for making tablets as the company has said there will be more slates on the way. The Taiwanese company has made tablets before, but never really took the niche seriously until the Nexus 9 and has never been a major player in the tablet market.

NVIDIA Shield Tablet to get Android 5.0 this month
By Luke Jones on Wednesday November 05, 2014

NVIDIA has confirmed that its new Shield Tablet will be among the first third party devices to get Android 5.0 Lollipop. The company confirmed when the device launched that it would be getting Lollipop, but it is certainly a surprise for the company to now say the Shield Tablet will get the bump this month. NVIDIA says it is a simple software update, so this will probably be the first slate on the market aside from Google's own Nexus 9 to have the latest version of the Android platform.

Samsung working on Galaxy Note 10.1 2015
By admin on Tuesday October 28, 2014

Samsung's Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition is the company?s flagship slate, a tablet that the Korean giant would want you to use for productivity, almost as a laptop replacement. With 2015 just around the corner it is inevitable that Samsung is working on an updated version, and PhoneArena uncovered some key details about the device.

New ASUS MeMO Pad 10
By Luke Jones on Tuesday October 28, 2014

ASUS has unveiled a brand new budget Android tablet called the MeMO Pad 10 ME103K, a slate that seems to maintain the company?s position as a brand that delivers affordable quality.