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ASUS shows off the MeMO Pad 7 smartphone like tablet
By Luke Jones on Wednesday September 03, 2014

All the buzz around ASUS at IFA this morning may have been because of the ZenWatch wearable, but the Taiwanese company had some other products to show off too. Such as the new MeMO Pad 7, a tablet that really blurs the lines between slate and smartphone, almost looking like a phablet handset as opposed to a full tablet.

HTC Nexus 8 will have Android L
By Luke Jones on Saturday August 23, 2014

We have known for some time that HTC is making a tablet, but it has been a long time coming as the so called Volantis seems to have been on the verge of launching for several months. If any further confirmation was needed that this slate is real and is imminent, then a new Wi-Fi certification for a HTC tablet should seal the deal.

Samsung/Nook launch Galaxy Tab 4
By Luke Jones on Wednesday August 20, 2014

We told you earlier in the week how the first product from the Nook/Samsung union would be the Galaxy Tab 4, and now that slate come e-reader has been launched. As you would expect, this is very much a Samsung Galaxy device, from the overall ethos to the nailed on design language, and that all makes me a little sad.

Sony Xperia Z2 is tablet of the year
By Luke Jones on Saturday August 16, 2014

It is hard to argue against the all-round goodness of the iPad Air or Mini with Retina Display, Apple's slate nailing just about everything and packing it in one of the best designs in the mobile space.

Samsung and Nook Tab 4 revealed
By Luke Jones on Saturday August 16, 2014

Samsung has added its considerable weight to the e-reader market and given one of its struggling giants a huge lift and a chance at rejuvenation. The Korean giant recently announced that it would team up with Nook from Barnes & Noble (B&R spun Nook off as a separate entity in June) for a series of new slates, the first of which is now being teased.

LG rolls out LTE version of the G Pad 8.0
By Luke Jones on Thursday August 14, 2014

LG has today rolled out an LTE version of its G Pad 8.0, bringing superfast data connection to the small tablet. The company issued a press release stating that the new variation of the slate will begin shipping in Europe next week, before moving to Central and South America, Asia, and Russia in the following weeks.

HTC press event for August points to Nexus 8
By Luke Jones on Wednesday July 30, 2014

After plenty of product leaks and reports over the last couple of months, it seems as though HTC will be launching something significant. The Taiwanese company has scheduled a press event to take place in New York City, Tuesday August 19, but of course HTC has declined to say what the event will be for.

Amazon's new Kindle Fire HDX shows up on AnTuTu
By Luke Jones on Tuesday July 29, 2014

When Amazon launched the Kindle Fire HDX last year it came as quite a surprise because it was a hugely affordable but high spec'd tablet. With a stunning screen and blazing performance, the HDX had a solid claim to being the best small tablet, even in a market that included the iPad Mini Retina, Nexus 7, et al.

LG's new tablet is an Intel packing Android laptop hybrid
By Luke Jones on Monday July 28, 2014

Here's a product from left field as LG today announced the Tab Book 11, a tablet/notebook hybrid that oddly ships with Android.

Samsung's Galaxy W arrives in China as the TabQ
By Luke Jones on Monday July 28, 2014

Samsung's Galaxy W is a device that has interested us since we first heard about it earlier in the year, and now it has been released in China with another name. The device is a huge 7-inch tablet/phablet with phone calling connectivity and it has shown up in the FCC hinting that Samsung will launch the slate in the US in the coming months.