Samsung today "raised the bar" for tablet viewing experiences with the release of a Super AMOLED display placed into the new Samsung Galaxy Tab S products. The tablet looks as if it's a supersized Galaxy S5 thanks to the same perforated back texture seen on both phone and tablet, however, it's a unique device.
Google's Project Tango made its debut as an advanced mapping and 3D sensor venture a few months ago. Today it has expanded to the tablet world with a special device running Nvidia's Tegra K1 processor.
>Barnes & Noble nearly one year ago announced it would no longer manufacture NOOK devices. The book retailer passed off those duties to now that Barnes & Noble has partnered with Samsung to co-develop the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK.
Two of the marquee features from the Samsung Galaxy S5 will also appear in the soon-to-premiere Samsung Galaxy Tab series of devices launching in a few weeks.
Samsung has sent invitations for the Samsung Galaxy Premiere event taking place in New York next month. What's the event for? No product name has been tipped but the clues are fairly obvious in the invitation, and in the FCC listing that shows photos of the device.
Since HP returned to making tablets again, the company has embraced Android and released a number of low-cost tablets that most follow the same design pattern. HP appears to be shifting towards another design style based newly released press photos. Frequently reliable leaker Evleaks has returned with a photo showing "upcoming HP design language."
LG has been mostly quiet on the tablet front save for the G Pad 8.3 released last year, but the Korean manufacturer today announced that it is launching a new G Pad series of tablets with the release of three new models.
We know that Google is due to refresh its tablet offerings at some point this summer, and leaked photos from an upcoming set-top box called Android TV point to Google taking yet another crack at releasing an Android-based TV. We may have learned the code names for these devices.
Some readers have complained that companies tend to show preferential treatment to the US when announcing promotional sales, but Samsung has announced what may be its biggest mobile deal ever for customers in Great Britain. UK shoppers who purchase a Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 from John Lewis or Currys will get a Google Play credit of 100 GBP. That credit will go a long way towards filling the tablet with books, apps, games, music, and movies from Google Play. This is a limited time offer and it must be redeemed within 28 days from the Samsung Gifts widget included with the tablet.
The Samsung Galaxy Note Pro has a desktop-inspired interface thanks to tools like Multi Window and the new Magazine-style layout. The Android tablet with a 12.2-inch HD display also has a laptop-inspired price.