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Over the years, Windows tablets have been getting smaller and smaller -- and cheaper and cheaper. Well, surprise! They're getting tinier, and we've just about hit bargain-basement pricing. Toshiba just announced the Encore Mini, a 7-inch slate that will sell for just $120 -- an aggressive move, co...

September 3rd 2014 at 5:00am 0 Comments
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Amazon's second-generation Kindle Fire arrived with a revamped design, excellent display and stereo sound. For all of these plus points, however, our reviewer's single objection was the same that it's always been. The Kindle Fire is less of a tablet and more of a Trojan Horse, a way to keep the Am...

January 5th 2014 at 10:41pm 0 Comments
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DataWind's no stranger to making inexpensive tablets (India's Aakash immediately comes to mind) but to date its products (including the iconic PocketSurfer) have only featured 2G connectivity -- in addition to WiFi, of course. This appears to be changing with the Ubislate 3G7, an unannounced 7-inc...

August 4th 2013 at 3:42pm 0 Comments
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After concern about a slipped shipping date proved erroneous, HP's Android-packing Slate 7 has popped up at the company's UK store with a £129 price tag and a promise of availability on May 1st. That's pretty much in line with the date originally scheduled for the 7-inch, 1,024 x 600, 1GB RA...

April 17th 2013 at 7:13am 0 Comments
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Microsoft brought its SmartGlass Xbox 360 second screen app to Android last month, however official support was limited to smartphones. While many found that sideloading got the app running on their other devices, an update today has officially added support for tablets of the 7-inch variety. Ther...

November 30th 2012 at 1:06am 0 Comments