Acer Aspire S7 on sale until May 19

Acer Aspire S7 on Sale

Microsoft have just redesigned their Microsoft Store website full of tablets, computers, AIO’s, games and other hardware and software and celebrates the ordeal with a sale on Acer Aspire S7, with a price cut up to $350. [Link] The sale covers three different models of the Acer Aspire S7, and starts with the entry model S7-191-6400 Touchscreen Ultrabook with a 1.70 GHzIntel Core i5, at $899, while at the other … more…

Kobo Unveils Limited Edition Aura HD E Ink eReader

Kobo Aura HD E Ink eReader

Ereaders are still evolving. Kobo have just unveiled a limited edition Kobo Aura HD E Ink eReader, available for order from April 16. It will then be released in Canada and UK April 25, and see other international releases starting in May. The specs highlights are a 6.8-inch WXGA+ Pearl E Ink ClarityScreen+ with a 1440×1080 resolution and 265 dpi (the highest resolution E Ink display available), 4 GB memory … more…

Hertz to install tablets and black box in their cars

Hertz's old NeverLost system

Hertz is planning to install powerful tablet computers in their cars starting later this year, in a move that will enhance mobile control over rental vehicles and provide instant communication with drivers. The tablet will work in conjunction with a black box placed inside the vehicles that will enable Hertz to maintain mobile control over your reservation, locking and unlocking your car, enable some form of mobile communication with Hertz, … more…

Windows 8 Tablet Prices – 6 Months Later

Windows 8 tablets on sale

Being an early adopter can sure be costly a lot of the time, as this has proven to be the case with Windows 8 tablets too. Now, almost 6 months after the Windows 8 release on October 26 with the Windows 8 tablet release that followed, it’s time to look at which Windows 8 tablets that have become the cheapest or seen the biggest price cuts. The first tablet worth … more…

Tablets in the news this week: March 25 – 31

Tablet News March 2013

Productivity A lot has happened in the tablet computer world in the 3 years since Apple launched the first iPad and reinvented computing on April 3, 2010. From the time that tablets first became mainstream in 2010-2011, we would regularly read articles about tablets with headlines such as Don’t see the point or What to do with it?, which reflects a time when these devices where not very well integrated … more…

Archos 80 Titanium released in US too

Archos 80 Titanium release

Just a day after we wrote about the US release of the Archos 97 Titanium HD, we also got the news of the release of the smaller Archos 80 Titanium which has become available from Amazon today, for a price of $169. Being a part of Archos Titanium line of four differently sized Android tablets, the newly released Archos 80 Titanium is powered by the same 1.6GHz dual-core A9 processor, … more…

Archos 97 Titanium HD released in US

Archos 97 Titanium HD released in US

Only two months after Archos unveiled their new Titanium line of Android tablets in the middle of January, the most desirable one of the four models have reached the US market already. Available today for $249, the Archos 97 Titanium HD is Archos’ first Android tablet with a retina display. That’s right, Archos is squeezing 2048×1536 pixels out of the 9.7-inch Super HD IPS display, which is exactly identical to … more…

iPad, Kindle, and Nexus 7 thrown into blender

Ever wondered if your tablet computer could withstand a few rounds in the blender? No, neither have we. They do over at Blendtec however, which is why they made this funny promo of their impressively durable blender, by dropping both an Apple iPad Mini, Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7, and Google Nexus 7 into each its own blender – before they start blending. Will it blend? We found out that … more…

Razer Edge and Razer Edge Pro Comparison

Razer Edge and Razer Edge Pro Comparison

(On sale on Black Friday 2013: Cut $300 in Microsoft Store. Now just $999.) Now that the pre-orders on Razer Edge Pro have been halted on Razer’s website because of the high demand, there is renewed interest in the cheaper, regular Razer Edge which is still available for pre-order. So people look at the Razer Edge to try and find out what the differences are between it and the Pro … more…

Amazon permanently cuts price on Kindle Fire HD 8.9

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8 Price Cut

Amazon decided to permanently cut the price on all four different model variations of Kindle Fire HD 8.9 today. This move coincided with the release of the Kindle Fire 8.9 in the UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain and Japan on the same day. Up until now, only the 7-inch Kindle Fire tablet have been available outside of the US. Tablet Original Price New Price Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 – … more…

Razer Edge Pre-Orders halted after high demand

Razer Edge Pro Pre-Order

So that answers one question that has been on the mind of jounralists and tablet enthusiasts alike the last two months: Will the Razer Edge Pro sell well given its starting price of $1299? Well yes, it has sold so well in pre-orders that Razer had to halt pre-orders on March 10 due to higher demand than expected. The CEO of Razer, Mr. Min-Liang Tan announced that: “We’ve had to … more…

Razer Edge Release and Pre-Order Dates

Razer Edge Pre-Order and Release Date

One of the hottest tablets of 2013 is getting closer to its release, with the powerful Windows 8 gaming tablet Razer Edge and Razer Edge Pro already made available for pre-order in the US and Canada. [See update on Razer Edge Pro…] Razer have announced that Razer Edge Pro have sold out in pre-orders on their homepage, but that some units are still available from Amazon, starting at $999.99 for … more…

Asus MeMO Pad Smart 10 (ME301T) released at $299

Asus MeMO Pad Smart 10

Asus have just released this, their latest 10.1-inch Asus MeMO Pad Smart 10 (ME301T) tablet with Android 4.1. Officially released on March 5-7 in the US and Canada for $299, Asus broadens their wide range of 10.1″ Android tablets even further. What is it? The Asus MeMO Pad Smart 10 seems to open up a new sub-category: Quality 10.1-inch Android tablets in the $299 range. Is it any good? Yes … more…

Tablet News from MWC 2013

With the 2013 Mobile World Congress (MWC) between 25-28 February in Barcelona Spain wrapping up, it’s time to look at what happened for tablets this past week. Some tablets we had already expected in advance, while other announcements came as a surprise – by Jim Miller. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 The first great announcement was Samsung’s unveiling of their new 8-inch tablet – the Galaxy Note 8.0. Promised a release … more…

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 coming in Q2 2013

Samsung have at last unveiled the Galaxy Note 8.0 tablet computer. Seeing worldwide release in Q2 2013, it will keep the momentum going for Samsung’s grab of the tablet market. [UPDATED: Now finally available online from $399.] The Galaxy Tab’s from Samsung have been the bestselling tablets internationally after the iPad for 2 years now. Samsung added their first Note tablet to their tablet lineup last year, when they released … more…