tablets

Hello Mobio Grip and Go hands-on

Hello Mobio Grip and Go hands-on

Tablets and smartphones have multiple uses: as gaming devices, navigational tools, digital book readers, note-taking slates, and more. As such, the way they're handled varies with need - while holding them by the bevel may be okay for one scenario, another may require a solid grip on the back. While there are different stands and docks available for a variety of needs, swapping between them is inconvenient at best. That is where Mobio's Grip and Go come in.

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North Korean company unveils Android-based Samjiyon tablet sans wifi

North Korean company unveils Android-based Samjiyon tablet sans wifi

Earlier this year, North Korea had promised to switch on a 3G mobile broadband network for foreigners to access the Internet while within the Internet-deprived nation. While it did follow through on March 1, it wasn't even a month before the network was taken down for reasons unknown. Now the nation has entered into its newest technology foray, with a Pyongyang company unveiling an Android tablet called Samjiyon that doesn't have wifi.

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LeapPad Ultra 7-inch tablet unveiled with market’s first integrated kid-friendly browser

LeapPad Ultra 7-inch tablet unveiled with market’s first integrated kid-friendly browser

For those with children in their lives, tablet use presents a dichotomy of sorts: on one hand, they're excellent for practicing writing, and many educational apps are available. One the other side, however, is the reality that tablets are expensive and children have a habit of breaking expensive things. As such, LeapFrog's latest tablet, the LeapPad Ultra, is a 7-inch slate designed to be "kid-tough" while offering a built-in browser offering up youngster-friendly content.

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HP Slate 7 Review

HP Slate 7 Review

HP’s first go-around with a tablet didn’t actually go so well. The webOS-based TouchPad didn’t last long and was quickly discontinued. However, the company is back with another slate, only this time it’s running the more widely-adopted Android operating system, and it seems as though HP wants to give tablets another whack with its first-ever Android tablet, the Slate 7. We took a peek at it during CES 2013 back in January, and it’s a metal-infested 7-incher that looks to take on Google’s Nexus 7 with a relatively stock user interface in a clean and simple package. Let’s see how it fares.

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