Auraslate LifePad tablets are a modders dream

For the life of me, I have never understood why so many companies are against giving enthusiasts the (easy) option to mod/jailbreak hardware and operating systems.

How much will an Intel tablet cost?


Intel has been eyeing the lucrative mobile space for years, and is now ready to seriously compete against ARM in the hyper-frenetic race for smartphone and tablet market share.

54% of Kindle Fire owners like their tablet

Amazon has had both praise and damnation heaped on its popular Kindle Fire tablet since the device launched in November 2011.

Pantech Element tablet hits AT&T stores


The Android tablet market seems like it is slowly becoming saturated, as new devices are hitting stores just about every couple of weeks now.

Lenovo debuts new tablet lineup at CES 2012

Lenovo is showcasing its new Nvidia Tegra 3-powered tablet at CES 2012. The 10-inch IdeaTab K2 boasts a premium IPS display and runs Android Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0).

Report: Google eyes $200 price point for new tablet

When Amazon's Kindle Fire was announced, most knew right away the tablet was one of the few that actually had a chance of challenging the iPad’s dominance.

2011 - the year of the Kindle

It seems as if 2011 was the year of the Kindle, with Amazon confirming sales of millions of Kindle Fire tablets and Kindle e-readers over the holiday season.

Archos debuts $200 Honeycomb tablet

Archos has debuted a $200 Honeycomb (3.2) tablet for those interested in buying a current-gen Android device for the new year without breaking the bank.

Indie devs code an x86 Android Ice Cream Sandwich



Indie devs are currently coding an x86 iteration of Google's popular Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4) operating system for mobile devices powered by AMD and Intel chips.

PC heavyweights throw in the tablet towel

Traditional PC manufacturers are reportedly preparing to phase themselves out of the tablet market due to lackluster sales.

World's cheapest tablet launches in India

CORRECTION: We yesterday referred to the Kindle Fire as 'low cost', thanks to its $199 price tag. We now realize it's actually bloody expensive.

RIM insists PlayBook won't be axed

A RIM spokesperson has denied that the moribund BlackBerry PlayBook tablet will soon be discontinued.

iPad clinches 80% of North American tablet market

Apple's wildly popular iPad claimed a whopping 80% share of the North American tablet market during the second quarter of 2011.

B&N may be prepping new Nook device

Just in time to correspond with Amazon's expected tablet reveal, new rumors are popping up about Barnes & Noble's tablet strategy.

Report: Amazon to unveil tablet on Sept. 28

Amazon is expected to unveil its new Android-powered tablet on Wednesday, September 28, at an event in New York City.

Rumored 7-inch Motorola tablet pictures tip up

A couple of leaked photos of a purportedly new Motorola tablet have tipped up for all you mobile voyeurs.

Android tablet market share tumbles to 26.8%

Apple’s iPad 2 claimed an impressive 68.3% of the worldwide media tablet market in the second quarter of 2011, up from 65.7% in the previous quarter.

Lenovo touts $200 IdeaPad tablet

Lenovo has debuted its $200 IdeaPad A1 tablet. The Android Gingerbread device boasts a 7-inch display (1,024 x 600), a 7 hour battery life, weighs approximately 400 grams (0.88 pounds) and is under 0.5 inches (1.27 centimeters) thick.

Can Amazon disrupt the tablet market?

Analysts at Forrester Research believe an Amazon tablet will be capable of disrupting the lucrative iPad-dominated market. 



Do HDDs have a place in a tablet-dominated future?

Although shipments of SSDs for notebooks will be minuscule compared to HDDs over the next few years, the flash-based components are already shaving off market share from traditional hard drives.