Category: Tablets

BEST DEALS: LG G Pad 8.3 down to £119

If you’ve been holding off buying a Nexus 7 tablet in the hope that a larger version might appear, now might be the time to take the plunge on LG’s G Pad instead. Tesco is selling the 8.3-inch G Pad for just £119 online right now, a stonking discount for what’s still a relatively new [...]

Samsung reveals three Galaxy Tab 4 tablets

Samsung’s about to flood the market with tablets again, revealing three new Galaxy Tab 4 Android tablets of various sizes for your various hands. There’s the 10.1-inch model with a 1280 x 800 resolution display, 1.5GB of RAM and 3MP camera, the option of an 8-inch Tab 4 with the same 1280 x 800 resolution [...]

Augmented reality virtual pet game Animin bringing CG poo to a table near you

Next week’s Toy Fair will see the launch of Animin, a modern take on the virtual pet phenomenon that uses augmented reality to project your little animal friends out into the real world via a smartphone or tablet display. The game is your classic virtual pet kind of thing, only they “exist” in the real [...]

STATS: Android and Windows Phone share up in the UK, iOS down

Analyst Kantar Worldpanel has released its latest set of data covering the UK’s smartphone OS sales situation, showing that the Android user percentage continues to rise over here, with Google’s OS now powering well over half of all smartphones sold in the UK. The numbers, for the three months ending in November of 2013, show [...]

BEST DEALS: Advent Vega Note 7 down to £99

The still really quite new update of the Advent Vega tablet line has been discounted by the Dixons group, with the Nvidia Tegra 4 powered Android device now available through the likes of Currys for just £99. For that, you get the powerful Tegra 4 chipset sitting alongside 1GB of RAM, with the only negative [...]

LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition — Unskinned Android 4.4 on LG’s larger tablet

Rumours that LG were planning to “pull a Nexus” and launch its G Pad 8.3 as the Nexus 8 were a little wide of the mark, BUT… LG is about to sell an unskinned “vanilla” Android Google Play Edition version of its 8.3-inch tablet direct through Google’s store. And considering that LG’s software customisations were [...]

Aldi selling £79 Lifetab this weekend

Get your sleeping bag out and start queuing outside your nearest Aldi, as it’s about to launch a super-cheap tablet in the form of the Lifetab. Just £79 gets you one from its heaped aisles, with the Medion-made device offering 8GB of storage capacity, a 7-inch display and a claimed four-hour battery life. It may [...]

Advent Vega Tegra Note 7 — “World’s fastest” 7-inch tablet launching November 15th

The Advent Vega is back! Currys and PC World are about to launch the Advent Vega Tegra Note 7 here in the UK, a 7-inch tablet running on Nvidia’s Tegra 4 platform. It arrives with something known as the Nvidia DirectStylus — a stylus — and a quad-core chipset that Nvidia claims makes this the [...]

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX tablets now available (for pre-order) in the UK

Amazon UK is now selling the updated Kindle Fire tablet models over here, with both the 7-inch and 8.9-inch HDX models now up for sale. The 8.9-inch model costs a surprisingly large £329 while the 7-inch HDX is yours for £199 including delivery. Both come in 16, 32 or 64GB options, plus there are 3G/4G [...]

Argos MyTablet — Android 4.2.2 on a 7-inch display, for £99

Hot on the heels of the Hudl comes another own-brand Android tablet from a UK shop chain, with Argos set to launch its MyTablet from Wednesday this week. Just £99 gets you a 7-inch device running Android 4.2.2, which Argos says is powered by a dual-core chipset clocked at 1.6GHz. It’s lower-spec than Hudl in [...]