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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.

Google says Nexus 9 is not an iPad killer
By Luke Jones on Monday October 27, 2014

Google and HTC's new Nexus 9 tablet was not built to be an iPad Air 2 killer the company says, according to Engadget. Announced two weeks ago, the Nexus 9 certainly does a good job of at least being an alternative to Apple's all-conquering slate, but Google says the tablet is more of a guide device for other Android OEM's to take inspiration from.

Samsung launches Nook powered Galaxy Tab 4 10.1
By Luke Jones on Wednesday October 22, 2014

Samsung's new(ish) relationship with Barnes & Noble has already resulted in one new product, the Nook powered Galaxy Tab 4. The union has now doubled its product range with the announcement of the Galaxy Tab 4 10.1, a larger Nook/Galaxy slate that is as much full blown tablet as it is e-reader.

The iPad Air 2 is the second fastest tablet currently available
By Luke Jones on Wednesday October 22, 2014

Apple has always said the iPad is among the quickest slates, but the company does not discuss specs or benchmarks to prove its point. Competing with device with beefier specs, the smooth and light iOS has always ensured that Cupertino's slate it always among the fastest on the market. The newly launched iPad Air 2 is no exception according to Geekbench result compiled by Laptop Mag.

Tim Cook Defends iPad Amid Declining Sales
By Luke Jones on Tuesday October 21, 2014

Apple posted some stellar fourth quarter results yesterday, but there was one blot on the earnings call, the iPad. In fact, Cupertino?s slate has been a problem (and a declining business for some time now, but Apple CEO Tim Cook remains bullish about the iPad's future prospects and its position in the market.

There are now 56 iPad variations across six products
By admin on Monday October 20, 2014

There is often an argument by Apple fans that the company they love has this massive success (it does) and on a device per device basis it destroys anything on Android in terms of sales (it does). They say that iPad is taking the fight to hundreds of companies with just one device, the iPhone or the iPad for example.

Nexus 9 available on Amazon, starting at $400
By Luke Jones on Friday October 17, 2014

Two days after it launched the Google Nexus 9 tablet has landed on Amazon and is now available to purchase. The HTC built slate arrived on the online retail giant is offering the new Nexus at $400 for the lower 16GB version, or $480 if you opt for the 32GB variant.