Polaroid has unveiled its latest tablet aimed specifically at children and it's a refreshed version of the original Polaroid Kids Tablet. The new tablet is called the Polaroid Kids Tablet 2 and features a seven-inch screen. The tablet also has a number of applications preloaded just for kids.
Argos has announced a new tablet that will be competing for buyer's dollars during the holiday season in the UK. The tablet is called the Argos MyTablet and will be a budget priced £99 device aimed directly at budget shoppers. The tablet will be going head-to-head with the slightly more expensive £119 Hudl tablet from Tesco.
Typically, when Lenovo launches a new tablet the device is powered by the Windows operating system. Lenovo has offered up Android-powered smartphones in the past, but hasn't been a significant factor in the Android-powered tablet market. Lenovo has now announced the launch of the pair of new tablets in Europe that both run the Android operating system.
In a speech given to this year's International Journalism Festival in Milan, Italy, Google Chief Economist Hal Varian explained that the newspaper industry has been in decline since 1972 and that online journalism as a threat to newspapers is only a continuation of broadcast journalism's inexorable encroachment, but that newspapers have a new opportunity to profit from old-school long-form journalism by paying special attention to tablets.
Popular UK retailer Tesco has launched a new tablet running the Android operating system designed specifically to combat Amazon's Kindle. The Tesco tablet is called the Hudl and features a seven-inch screen with a resolution of 1440 x 900. The tablet runs Android 4.2.2 and the first rumblings that the tablet was coming surfaced in August.
If you have children, you know firsthand how much kids love to play with smartphones and tablets. Sometimes kids like your smartphone or tablet so much that you can't play with it yourself, which is why Toys "R" Us rolled out the Tabeo tablet last year. The toy store has announced the next generation version of that tablet called the Tabeo e2.