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Remix OS consolidates your laptop and smartphone into one package

Beijing-based Jide Technology has taken the wraps off an Android-based operating system that transforms your smartphone into a desktop when plugged into an external monitor. It's fully compatible with Android apps.
Photography

Kodak follows the Ektra with a tablet thanks to new license agreement

After allowing another company to use the Kodak name on a smartphone, the historic imaging company will now license their name for a tablet. The agreement goes to a France-based company, Archos.
Mobile

Electric shock risk forces Barnes & Noble to recall faulty Nook Tablet 7 adapters

Barnes & Noble is recalling nearly 150,000 adapters that have been sold with its latest tablet, the $50 Nook Tablet 7. The company told owners last month to stop using the adapter, with the CPSC confirming it poses a shock risk.
Mobile

Lucky seven: Apple’s original iPad made its debut seven years ago Friday

Today is the 7th anniversary of Apple's original iPad. Here's a look back at how the company's first tablet -- pioneered by Steve Jobs -- revolutionized the industry with innovative software.
Mobile

Asus launches LTE version of the ZenPad 3S 10 with an improved processor, battery

Asus has taken the wraps off of a new LTE version of the ZenPad 3S 10, featuring an improved battery and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 processor. The device is available in Malaysia and comes with a price tag of $405.
Mobile

Nokia may be cooking up a giant 18.4-inch tablet for MWC

Nokia is aiming to launch six or seven devices by year's end, and it appears one of them could be a powerful 18.4-inch tablet running Android 7.0 that may make its debut as soon as Mobile World Congress next month.
Computing

Chuwi spills more details about its new Hi13 2-in-1 packing an ‘Apollo Lake’ CPU

During CES 2017, tablet maker Chuwi revealed additional details about its upcoming 13.5-inch tablet, the Chuwi Hi13 sporing a new Intel Celeron "Apollo Lake" CPU. THe screen will be comparable to Microsoft's Surface Book in pixel density.
Computing

GrandPad, the Android tablet for seniors, getting a hardware refresh before April

Acer and grandPad revealed just ahead of CES 2017 that a second-generation model will arrive in the first quarter of 2017. GrandPad is a tablet for seniors but is only offered through a subscription service.
Mobile

RCA launches four tablets and six phones at CES 2017 — and the price is right

RCA has taken the wraps off of four new tablets and a hefty six new smartphones at CES this year -- and they're all pretty inexpensive. In fact, the cheapest phone comes in at only $40 and the cheapest tablet is $50.
Mobile

The LG G Pad 3’s kickstand means no more balancing acts to watch Netflix hands-free

LG has announced the G Pad 3 10.1, a large screen tablet with a clever built-in kickstand, so you'll never have to rest it up against books, or a handy sleeping pet to watch Netflix ever again.
Mobile

Paper is so last century — reMarkable tablet aims to make it obsolete

Meet the reMarkable, a rather self-confidently named tablet now available for preorder geared towards folks who want the feel of paper, and the convenience of a tablet. It's slated to begin shipping next summer.
Mobile

You can now order Huawei's MediaPad M3 for $300

Don't think you need a tablet when your phone has a massive screen? Huawei's new MediaPad M3 is here to convince you tablets still have a place in the world, and the good news is, it does a very good job of it.
Android Army

TCL’s kitchen-ready tablet adds Amazon Alexa integration

TCL’s Xess tablet is a massive 17.3-inch “smart home hub,” and aside from the new Alexa integration, it offers built-in dual 3-watt JBL speakers, and a remote camera. Available for $500, the tablet has a Full HD display.
Mobile

Want to watch Netflix in bed or browse the web? We have a tablet for everyone

There’s so much choice when shopping for a new tablet it can be hard to pick the right one. These are our picks for the best tablets you can buy right now.
Mobile

Loop tablet is the perfect gift for your technology-hating grandparents

A new tablet called the Loop has been released, bringing new technology to a generation that may otherwise avoid it. The device not only operates in an easy-to-use manner, but has a retro design, too.
Computing

The Asus Transformer 3 Pro is a slightly bigger, slightly better Surface Book

The latest 2-in-1 device from Asus owes a lot to Microsoft's Surface Pro, but it hopes to beat Redmond's engineers at their own game with a bigger screen and lower price tag.
Computing

Super-thin systems headline Asus’ Zenbook brand at Computex 2016

Asus introduced the ZenBook 3 during a press conference at Computex along with the Transformer 3 and Transformer 3 Pro 2-in-1 hybrids. The company even launched a Transformer Mini model that's offered in Quartz Grey and Pearl White.
Computing

Could Nvidia’s upcoming Shield Tablet refresh feature its unannounced ‘Parker’ chip?

Documents pointing to a new tablet from Nvidia can be read on the FCC's website. The specs are unavailable, but do show its size, and support for Wireless AC, Bluetooth, and Bluetooth LE. The tablet could feature Nvidia's upcoming "Parker"…
Mobile

You probably won’t want to carry this Lenovo tablet around much

Lenovo may be following a trend that's growing in popularity, at least among its competitors, by making a really big tablet. How big? The screen may be 18-inches, twice the size of an iPad Mini and even bigger than the iPad Pro.
Mobile

Deal alert! The Alcatel POP 7 LTE has Android 6.0 and costs only $130

Looking for a budget tablet to live in your bag for when you're on the run? The Alcatel POP 7 LTE includes Android 6.0 Marshmallow, LTE connectivity, and only costs $130. You can even pay it in installments!
Computing

Surface Pro 4’s Alcantara is Microsoft’s latest fashion statement at NYC event

Microsoft showed off the Surface Pro 4's signature cover, Alcantara, at SPACE LES in New York City. The event centered on Microsoft's recent Designed on Surface campaign showcasing works of art created using a Surface Pro.
Mobile

Acer’s latest 10-inch tablet wants to be a portable home theater

Acer's latest tablet is the Iconia Tab 10, a 10-inch machine that's made for watching movies, or connecting up to another display as a streaming entertainment hub. Here's what you need to know about it.
Computing

Windows 10 now makes the BSoD error screen a little less painful

Microsoft has introduced a QR code on the Blue Screen of Death (BSoD) error screen in the latest Insider build of Windows 10 to quickly investigate the error on a smartphone or tablet. Right now the QR code leads to a general…
Computing

Acer’s new liquid-cooled 2-in-1 leaked ahead of schedule, will include Intel RealSense camera

A set of images and specs of the unannounced Acer Aspire Switch Alpha 12 S have leaked, revealing a 12-inch tablet powered by 6th-gen Intel Core "Skylake" CPUs. The 2-in-1 will support the Acer Pen and Intel's RealSense 3D camera.
Cars

Rand McNally unveils OverDryve, a dashboard tablet for low-tech cars starting at $299

Rand McNally is letting consumers know that it’s about much more than maps and atlases. The mapmaker unveiled the OverDryve, a tablet starting at $299 that acts as a multifunctional dashboard for low-tech automobiles.
Mobile

Google Project Ara tablet rumors and news

Google's Project Ara lets you swap out components of your smartphone, so you can upgrade just the camera, for example, instead of buying a new phone outright. But we could be seeing a tablet first -- a device with a 13.8-inch display has…
Mobile

T-Mobile offers up a free tablet, discounts on phones and accessories for Valentine’s Day

Forget chocolates and teddy bears. Get your sweetie a tablet for free this Valentine's Day with T-Mobile's Tablet on Us promotion. If they already have a tablet, then grab a discounted new phone or accessory instead.
Cool Tech

A Kindle for the blind? U.S. researchers working on an affordable Braille tablet 3:05

Engineers at the University of Michigan are creating an affordable Braille tablet using tiny bubbles that fill with liquid or air that then pop up to form Braille characters.