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New iPad Pro 2018 specs, rumours and news: What's the story so far?
New iPad Pro 2018 specs, rumours and news: What's the story so far? By Dan Grabham

Here we round up all the speculation surrounding the new iPad Pro, together with some of our own thoughts about what super Apple tablet we might get during the latter half of 2018.Apple's Field Trip event in late March yielded a new standard 9.7-inch... Read more

Want Google ARCore on a tablet? This is the first tablet to support it
Want Google ARCore on a tablet? This is the first tablet to support it By Maggie Tillman

Google is bringing its augmented reality platform, ARCore, to a tablet.The company, which just detailed new features for its Classroom app, has revealed that the Acer Chromebook Tab 10, the first tablet to run Chrome OS, will soon support ARCore. That... Read more

What is Jamf Now and how does it help you manage your Apple devices at work?
What is Jamf Now and how does it help you manage your Apple devices at work? By Pocket-lint Promotion

Dealing with your own devices can be tricky; but for a small business, juggling employees’ Mac, iPhone and iPad devices can take time away from your primary job. Jamf Now is an affordable, cloud-based solution that makes mobile device management easy,... Read more

Microsoft Surface Go out today in the US, 23 August in the UK
Microsoft Surface Go out today in the US, 23 August in the UK By Maggie Tillman

Microsoft has introduced a new Surface-branded device: The Surface Go. It's out today in the US and will reach UK shores on 23 August. The company is targeting Apple iPad users and Chromebook users with this device that starts at £379/$399.It is a 10-inch... Read more

Face ID is definitely coming to a super-thin bezel iPad Pro
Face ID is definitely coming to a super-thin bezel iPad Pro By Dan Grabham

There have been rumours throughout 2018 that Face ID would be coming to an iPad Pro - probably in September.And now we have even more evidence: an icon in iOS 12 developer beta 5 that shows a bezel-less iPad. Last year the early HomePod software revealed... Read more

Samsung slipped out another tablet - the Galaxy Tab A 10.5
Samsung slipped out another tablet - the Galaxy Tab A 10.5 By Dan Grabham

Samsung has announced a second tablet - the Galaxy Tab A 10.5, aimed at normal people who just want to watch iPlayer and send emojis over Messenger. The Korean behemoth made a bit of a song and dance about the new Galaxy Tab S4 yesterday - a pro tablet... Read more

This is Samsung's new Galaxy Tab S4 pro tablet with S Pen
This is Samsung's new Galaxy Tab S4 pro tablet with S Pen By Dan Grabham

The Galaxy Tab S4 is upon us and you can see it in the reveal video above, aimed at pro tablet users who don't want to carry around a laptop.Galaxy Tab S4 UK pricing will be £599 for the Wi-Fi-only model and £649 for the LTE model.  But which is our... Read more

Is the iPad Pro set to dump the headphone jack, have vertical-only Face ID?
Is the iPad Pro set to dump the headphone jack, have vertical-only Face ID? By Dan Grabham

We've known for some time that there will be a new iPad Pro later this year. And it's also pretty much nailed-on that the iPad Pro will have Face ID like the iPhone X and its successors.  What's coming in iOS 12? But we've wondered how exactly the iPad... Read more

Galaxy Tab S4 fully revealed in leaked video, likely launching soon
Galaxy Tab S4 fully revealed in leaked video, likely launching soon By Maggie Tillman

Want to see what Samsung's next tablet looks like?The company is likely getting ready to announce the Galaxy Tab S4 considering it's leaked so much recently, with the latest example being a full-blown "hands-on" video, published by SlashLeaks. While... Read more

Amazon Show Mode Charging Dock turns a Fire tablet into an Echo Show, available now
Amazon Show Mode Charging Dock turns a Fire tablet into an Echo Show, available now By Rik Henderson

Amazon has released a new mode and dock for Fire tablets that turns them into Echo Show-style Alexa devices.Show Mode is an immersive, hands-free Alexa experience for the Fire HD 8 and Fire HD 10 tablets. You can then interact with your tablet in the... Read more

What is Apple's True Tone display?
What is Apple's True Tone display? By Maggie Tillman

The latest MacBook Pro boasts what Apple calls a True Tone display.It's a technology that first made its appearance on the iPad Pro, it was subsequently added to devices like the the iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X, but now it's landed on Apple's new... Read more

Your eyes aren't deceiving you, this really is the white Samsung Galaxy Tab S4
Your eyes aren't deceiving you, this really is the white Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 By Rik Henderson

We've heard a fair bit about Samsung's forthcoming new premium tablet in recent times. We've even seen leaked press renders of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 before, but the latest to drip onto the 'net are the tech equivalent of the white and gold/blue and... Read more

Hands-on pics of Samsung Galaxy Tab A2 and Tab A2 XL show tablet market about to thrive again
Hands-on pics of Samsung Galaxy Tab A2 and Tab A2 XL show tablet market about to thrive again By Rik Henderson

The tablet market may soon get the kick it needs to become exciting again. Samsung is already rumoured to be unveiling a new, premium Galaxy Tab S4 soon and now images have emerged of a couple of other slates from the Korean manufacturer.A couple of hands-on... Read more

Microsoft’s budget Surface tablet clears FCC, might launch soon
Microsoft’s budget Surface tablet clears FCC, might launch soon By Maggie Tillman

It looks like Microsoft has developed a cheaper Surface tablet.The company has been rumoured to be working on a budget Surface-branded device, and it appears to have finally passed through the US Federal Communication Commission this week. The filing,... Read more

New iOS 12 evidence points to iPad Pro with Face ID and Animojis
New iOS 12 evidence points to iPad Pro with Face ID and Animojis By Rik Henderson

Come September, Apple is expected to launch new iPad Pro models alongside its latest iPhones and one of the much-talked about rumoured improvements is Face ID.Several reports have, in the past, suggested that the next iPad Pro tablets will come with a... Read more

Official Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 press image leaks, to be announced at Samsung Unpacked?
Official Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 press image leaks, to be announced at Samsung Unpacked? By Rik Henderson

Samsung will surely unveil its latest tablet, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S4, soon. It has been popping up in rumour reports since February and each snippet of speculation has pointed to an imminent release.However, we hadn't actually seen any leaked images... Read more

Microsoft's next Surface device could be a 'pocketable' device
Microsoft's next Surface device could be a 'pocketable' device By Maggie Tillman

Microsoft is reportedly developing a foldable tablet, and the evidence pile that suggests so just grew larger.This foldable tablet, codenamed Andromeda, which is expected to support pen input and could launch as soon as this year, will be a pocket Surface... Read more

Amazon Fire HD 10 Kids Edition coming in July for £200, pre-order now
Amazon Fire HD 10 Kids Edition coming in July for £200, pre-order now By Rik Henderson

Amazon has announced a Kids Edition version of its 10.1-inch tablet, the Fire HD 10. It has high spec and Full HD screen, but is great for children and costs just £199.99.An equivalent Apple iPad costs £119 more. Also, for your penny shy of £200 you... Read more

iOS 12 code all but confirms Face ID for iPad
iOS 12 code all but confirms Face ID for iPad By Max Langridge

Apple has officially announced iOS 12 at WWDC 2018 and while there weren't any new hardware announcements to go with it, developer Guilherme Rambo has already delved into the code and found some references to Face ID on the iPad. Rumours of Apple introducing... Read more

Sony Digital Paper E Ink tablet now comes in A5 size too, US price revealed
Sony Digital Paper E Ink tablet now comes in A5 size too, US price revealed By Rik Henderson

Sony has been continuing to dabble with E Ink digital devices for the last few years, long after many rivals have fled the market.That's because it found itself a niche with its Digital Paper tablet-like pad, which is superlight and highly responsive... Read more

Microsoft might launch cheaper $400 Surface tablets later this year
Microsoft might launch cheaper $400 Surface tablets later this year By Elyse Betters

Microsoft wants to make a much cheaper line of Surface tablets.The company apparently wants to better compete with Apple's more budget-friendly iPad models, so it is completely rethinking Surface devices and plans to redesign them with 10-inch screens,... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 name confirmed; launch imminent following certification
Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 name confirmed; launch imminent following certification By Max Langridge

Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Tab S4 has managed to remain largely leak-free. The last murmurings we heard were back in February, when it was suggested it would launch at MWC. That obviously didn't happen, but an official launch may now not be too far off.... Read more

Sky Mobile adds Apple iPad and iPad Pro to its tablet data rollover plans from £15
Sky Mobile adds Apple iPad and iPad Pro to its tablet data rollover plans from £15 By Rik Henderson

Sky Mobile has added several Apple iPad models to its device line-up, with monthly data plans that include no upfront costs and data rollover so you never miss out on the data you paid for.Last month, it started to offer some 4G Android tablets as part... Read more

7 essential iOS 11 features for students on iPad
7 essential iOS 11 features for students on iPad By Elyse Betters

Apple's iOS 11 software was a major update when it arrived last Autumn. It was more geared towards the iPad than any previous release of iOS.  If you're a student, this feature outlines why it can transform your iPad experience at home and in class. What's... Read more

HP's Chromebook x2 is a detachable iPad Pro rival that's way cheaper
HP's Chromebook x2 is a detachable iPad Pro rival that's way cheaper By Elyse Betters

There's a new Chromebook available - and it isn't a device to ignore. HP has announced a new device to compete with Apple's iPad Pro range: the Chromebook x2. It has a 12.3-inch screen (the iPad Pro has a 12.9-inch screen), and it comes with a keyboard... Read more

You'll no longer have to press a button to talk to Alexa on the Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 (2017)
You'll no longer have to press a button to talk to Alexa on the Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 (2017) By Dan Grabham

You can now use Alexa hands-free on more Amazon Fire tablets - previously you had to press and hold the Home button to awaken Amazon's virtual assistant. The new feature is rolling out this week to Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 (2017) tablets via a free, over-the-air... Read more

Apple debuts new 9.7-inch iPad with Pencil support, starts at £319
Apple debuts new 9.7-inch iPad with Pencil support, starts at £319 By Elyse Betters

Apple just introduced a new iPad while at a school in Chicago.Ever since the company invited the media to attend its Field Trip launch event, we assumed whatever it had in store would be geared toward students and children in the education market. CEO... Read more

Acer Chromebook Tab 10 debuts as world's first Chrome OS tablet
Acer Chromebook Tab 10 debuts as world's first Chrome OS tablet By Elyse Betters

Have you ever wanted a Chrome OS tablet?Well, you can buy the pricey Pixelbook hybrid, which can transform from a touchscreen laptop into a tablet of sorts, or you can get Acer's new tablet. The device, which surfaced via a leak in January, is now official.... Read more

Apple might debut low-cost iPad with updated Pencil at Chicago event
Apple might debut low-cost iPad with updated Pencil at Chicago event By Elyse Betters

Apple has an education event next week that it doesn't plan to stream.Still, the company has teased it will introduce “creative new ideas for teachers and students," which suggests it could introduce everything from a new MacBook to a new iPad with... Read more

Amazon's Kindle Oasis is now offered in gold and with more storage
Amazon's Kindle Oasis is now offered in gold and with more storage By Elyse Betters

You know what makes everything better? Gold.We're not trying to sound like Goldfinger, but obviously, it's must be true, or else tech companies wouldn't release all their devices in gold. The latest example is Amazon, which, five months after launch,... Read more

Amazon Alexa calling and messaging comes to Fire, Android and iOS tablets
Amazon Alexa calling and messaging comes to Fire, Android and iOS tablets By Max Langridge

When Amazon launched the Echo Show in May 2017, it introduced Alexa calling and messaging, a free-to-use feature that lets Amazon Echo owners and those with the Alexa app on their smartphone to make and receive calls and messages. Today, Amazon has opened... Read more

Huawei unveils trio of tablets: MediaPad M5 8.4-inch, 10.8-inch and Pro
Huawei unveils trio of tablets: MediaPad M5 8.4-inch, 10.8-inch and Pro By Mike Lowe

It's been rather quiet on the Android tablet front of late. Which is perhaps no surprise, given that even Apple's iPad range is seeing an overall decline in sales.No biggie for Huawei, though, which wants a piece of that iPad Pro pie, and has used Mobile... Read more

New Apple iPads will launch in March, leak suggests
New Apple iPads will launch in March, leak suggests By Rik Henderson

Apple is reportedly about to unveil two new iPads, which could be in shops in just a couple of weeks.According to French website Consomac, two devices have popped up in documents filed by the Eurasian Economic Commission - an official regulator that... Read more

Samsung to unveil Galaxy Tab S4 at MWC?
Samsung to unveil Galaxy Tab S4 at MWC? By Max Langridge

Samsung may unveil more than just the Galaxy S9 and S9+ at MWC this coming weekend, as a GFXBench listing reveals the South Korean tech giant may have a new Galaxy Tab S4 up its sleeve as well. Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 review: Perfect entertainment...for... Read more

Apple might bring Animoji to iPad and FaceTime in future iOS update
Apple might bring Animoji to iPad and FaceTime in future iOS update By Elyse Betters

Apple has a lot of ideas in the works for iOS.Although the Cupertino-based company reportedly won't introduce too many features in the next major update to its mobile operating system, iOS 12, choosing instead to focus on reliability and improving performance,... Read more

Microsoft Office gets a welcome power-up on iPad
Microsoft Office gets a welcome power-up on iPad By Dan Grabham

Microsoft has beefed up Office for iPad, with several new productivity boosts across Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneDrive.Key among the list is that you can now drag and drop content between Office apps just as you can with all the native apps in iOS... Read more

Does this leaked image show the first Chrome OS-powered tablet?
Does this leaked image show the first Chrome OS-powered tablet? By Elyse Betters

Have you ever wanted a Chrome OS tablet?Well, you can buy the pricey Pixelbook hybrid, which can transform from a touchscreen laptop into a tablet of sorts, or you can wait for Acer's upcoming tablet. Acer, of course, hasn't confirmed it is developing... Read more

Apple iPad Pro with Face ID could launch later this year
Apple iPad Pro with Face ID could launch later this year By Max Langridge

Apple may carry over its Face ID facial recognition technology to a new iPad Pro later this year, according to some code found within the latest version of iOS 11.3. Filipe Esposito of iHelpBR in Brazil, has dived into the code of the OS and found references... Read more

The best Apple iPad cases to protect your new 9.7-inch iPad
The best Apple iPad cases to protect your new 9.7-inch iPad By Elyse Betters

Apple surprised us all when it quietly introduced a new iPad last year.The 9.7-inch tablet has the same height and width as its predecessor, the iPad Air 2, as well as the same weight as the current 9.7-inch iPad Pro. But it's thicker than both models... Read more

Best iPad Pro 10.5 cases: Protect your new Apple tablet
Best iPad Pro 10.5 cases: Protect your new Apple tablet By Britta O'Boyle

Apple announced the iPad Pro 10.5 at its WWDC developer conference in June 2017. The slightly redesigned iPad bridges the gap between the now discontinued iPad Pro 9.7 and the larger iPad Pro 12.9, bringing a 20 per cent increase in display size but a... Read more

Moleskine's Paper Tablet and Smart Planner are now supported by Windows 10
Moleskine's Paper Tablet and Smart Planner are now supported by Windows 10 By Max Langridge

Moleskine has announced a new Notes app for Microsoft Windows 10 devices that finally allows anyone with a Moleskine Paper Tablet notebook, Smart Planner and Pen+ smart pen, to write out handwritten notes and have them digitally synced to a Windows 10... Read more

Best Apple Black Friday deals: Get money off Mac, iPad, Watch with KRCS, gift cards from Apple
Best Apple Black Friday deals: Get money off Mac, iPad, Watch with KRCS, gift cards from Apple By Rik Henderson

Apple's Black Friday event doesn't offer money off products, but in the US and UK it is giving away gift cards with weighty values on purchases.You can get a gift card worth up to £120/$150 when you purchase certain Apple items today, 24 November, redeemable... Read more

Apple's 2018 iPad might ditch the home button in favour of Face ID
Apple's 2018 iPad might ditch the home button in favour of Face ID By Elyse Betters

Apple is working on a new iPad that will include Face ID.The company plans to ditch the device’s home button and will instead incorporate the new Face ID system currently found on the iPhone X. According to Bloomberg, the new iPad will have a display... Read more

iOS 11 tips and tricks for iPad: Multitasking machine
iOS 11 tips and tricks for iPad: Multitasking machine By Cam Bunton

iOS 11 has been unleashed, and while most users will experience it primarily on iPhone, the iPad gets it too, and arguably gets more out of the software update than an iPhone will.  iOS 11 review: Exploring the cool new features coming to your iPhone... Read more

iPad Pro next to get Apple Face ID, claims report
iPad Pro next to get Apple Face ID, claims report By Rik Henderson

Apple's next refresh of its iPad Pro tablet line-up will be next to get Face ID technology, it is claimed.Trusted market analyst, Ming Chi-Kuo of KGI Securities is confident that new 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models, likely to come next summer,... Read more

Amazon Fire HD 10 update brings handsfree Alexa, Full HD display, and a bargain price tag
Amazon Fire HD 10 update brings handsfree Alexa, Full HD display, and a bargain price tag By Chris Hall

Amazon has been enjoying a run of updates on its popular Fire tablets and the next in line is the big one: the Fire HD 10.With a 10.1-inch offering a 1920 x 1200 (Full HD) resolution, this is a tablet that's built around entertainment. Don't confuse... Read more

Hurry! Amazon's Fire tablets for kids are £30 off, just in time for school
Hurry! Amazon's Fire tablets for kids are £30 off, just in time for school By Elyse Betters

Summer is almost over.Do you know what that means? The kids get to go back to school, and thanks to a new deal from Amazon, they'll be able to return with a kid-friendly tablet in tow. Amazon is currently offering up to £30 off its range of Fire Kids... Read more

New LG GPad tablet leaks out, huge battery stand thingy and all
New LG GPad tablet leaks out, huge battery stand thingy and all By Elyse Betters

LG's next tablet has just leaked out, and based on the images, it seems to come with a huge contraption.Dubbed the GPad X2 8.0 Plus, the tablet popped up on a support page that was posted on T-Mobile’s website. The device appears to feature an 8-inch... Read more

Did Microsoft just accidentally reveal its own Touch Cover for iPads?
Did Microsoft just accidentally reveal its own Touch Cover for iPads? By Elyse Betters

Microsoft might be working on a Touch Cover smart keyboard for iPads, according to a document that has just been spotted.The document concerns battery information for products containing lithium-ion batteries. It was shared on Microsoft's website in... Read more

Get £5 off an Amazon Fire 7 tablet for Amazon's Download Day
Get £5 off an Amazon Fire 7 tablet for Amazon's Download Day By Max Langridge

Amazon appears to be on a quest to have a day for everything. Following the incredibly successful Prime Day, which saw thousands of products discounted for Prime members, the retail giant has now announced the 28 July as being "Download Day".It's not... Read more

Hands-on video shows Lenovo Folio bendable tablet working fully
Hands-on video shows Lenovo Folio bendable tablet working fully By Rik Henderson

Chinese manufacturer Lenovo has been working on several tech concepts that will reimagine current gadgets. It recently revealed a bendable laptop during an event in New York that can be rolled to transport. And it has discussed bendy tablet formats in... Read more