Post Thumbnail

Now that Huawei has shepherded its MediaPad 7 Lite through the FCCs corridors to ensure its WiFi, Bluetooth 3.0 and HSPDA 3G radios all conform, the tab is set to travel. The 7-incher wields a 1024 x 600 IPS display, 1.2GHz Cortex A8 processor, 8GB of storage (32GB with optional microSD), 1GB of R...

September 14th 2012 at 2:29am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

When Huawei revealed its new MediaPad 7 Lite slate, it wasn't generous with the details, but now we've got a few more to share with you. The final specifications are out, so we now know for sure that the ICS tab will arrive packing a 7-inch IPS display (1,024 x 600) supporting 1080p, a 1.2GHz Cort...

August 31st 2012 at 8:59am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

During today's proceedings at the Apple vs. Samsung patent infringement trial in Northern California, an internal Apple email came to light, where Senior Vice President of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue suggested that the company manufacture a 7-inch tablet, anticipating a market for a sm...

August 3rd 2012 at 5:25pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

If a pair of hands-on treatments and an official press release somehow aren't enough to convince you that Toshiba's 7.7-inch slate is ramping up to a public debut, take it from the government: the Excite 7.7 just hit the FCC. This thin (0.3-inch) Tegra 3 tablet sauntered through CES without so muc...

April 19th 2012 at 5:01am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

HCL, previously known for launching those budget-friendly MiLeaps, is now getting ready to take its low-cost approach to the tablet market. Earlier today, the Indian outfit announced a trifecta of ICS-packed slates, all of which are aimed squarely at the education sector. Aside from running the fr...

April 2nd 2012 at 1:21pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

India's undoubtedly seen its fair share of cheap slabs, but if folks are willing to shell out a bit more than 2,000 or 2,900 rupees, they can end up snagging a better-specced piece of hardware. Priced at a modest 8,900 rupees (around $180), Zync's launching its Z990 7-inch slate, which claims to b...

March 22nd 2012 at 3:51am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Within an 11-day period last fall, Engadget published reviews of two different Samsung Galaxy tablets. At the time, we felt the company was turning into a caricature of itself, with slates in every conceivable size, including 10.1, 8.9 and 7 inches. Mostly, though, if we sounded exasperated with Sa...

February 7th 2012 at 10:00am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

As 2011 draws to a close, it's fun to look back and think about how we began the year testing the first Honeycomb tablet, and are now ending it elbow-deep in me-too slates, many of them cut down to smaller sizes. So it should surprise no one, then, that Toshiba released the Thrive 7", a mini (and...

December 27th 2011 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

T-Mobile Springboard and Galaxy Tab 10.1 finally get official launch dates T-Mobile to carry Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus with 4G, available November 16th for $250 Sprint files suit to stop AT&T / T-Mobile merger When the Huawei MediaPad was first announced in June, it was not...

November 8th 2011 at 12:01am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Toshiba rolls out fix for Thrive tablet's sleep problems Toshiba's super-thin AT200 tablet running late, not out til next year ASUS TOUGH 7-inch Honeycomb tablet lands in Japan ready for some corporate abuse It looks like the AT200 isn't the only Toshiba tablet poised to land in...

September 27th 2011 at 8:00pm 0 Comments