January 2011 Tablet Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for January 2011. If you are looking for an article on a particular day or on a particular topic, you can use the menu on the right to narrow your search

Tablet Articles for January of 2011

Below are the 90 Tablet articles for January of 2011

CES Tablet News: Toshiba Outs Honeycomb Tablet, Vizio Announces Via Tablet

That TabletPCReview team leaves tomorrow for Vegas and CES, and while the show doesn't kick off officially until January 6th, manufacturers like Toshiba and Vizio are already jockeying for headlines.

Verizon Cuts $100 Off Galaxy Tab Price

Big Red may not be offering a subsidized price on the Samsung Galaxy Tab yet, but in the meantime, Verizon has knocked down the unsubsidized price of the tablet to[...]

AOC, eLocity Announce Upcoming Android Tablets

As the tablet market continues to flourish, devices are popping up in droves from a slew of different companies that want in on the action. This includes AOC and eLocity,[...]

eReader News: Kindle Getting Tablet Apps, OverDrive Release eBook App

The pervasiveness of eBooks grows stronger as two more means for users to download and read the digital medium have recently been introduced by Amazon and OverDrive.

Asus Eee Pads Revealed: Slider, Transformer, Slate, and MeMO

Asus has been working hard behind the scenes, turning those Eee Pads first unveiled at Computex 2010 into four unique and distinct tablets, sporting a variety of form factors, specs,[...]

Rugged Notebooks Unveils Tablet for Medical Personnel

In light of the increasing popularity of tablets, Rugged Notebooks has brought its own spin on the device to healthcare professionals with the recently announced MedTab.

Motion CL900 to Offer Data Connectivity in Rugged Tablet

Motion revealed its CL900, a small form factor, rugged tablet PC at CES today, touting the device's ability to combine mobility and ruggedness with the utilization of data while mobile.

New Notebooks and Tablets on the Way From Fujitsu

Fujitsu announced a slew of tablets and notebooks at CES today, each with a distinct set of features intended for different purposes. From compact convertibles to 3D displays, Fujitsu gave[...]

Samsung Announces Wi-Fi Galaxy Tab

We didn't think Samsung would unveil the Galaxy Tab 2 at CES 2011, especially so soon after releasing the Android tablet in the States, and it seems our hunch was[...]

Motorola Xoom Honeycomb Tablet Finally Official

What could be the hottest device coming out of CES is finally official. The Motorola Xoom tablet will be the first tablet running Google Android Honeycomb (3.0), an operating system[...]

Lenovo Outs Windows Tablet PC, Announces IdeaPad U1 and LePad Slate

It's finally official. One year after wowing showgoers at CES 2010, Lenovo is ready to launch its innovative IdeaPad U1, the so-called hybrid laptop that features a tablet screen and[...]

Toshiba Officially Reveals Next Gen Android Tablet

Though it is still unnamed, Toshiba unveiled what it calls the Next-Gen Android tablet at CES, a 10.1-inch, high-definition tablet with a host of different features. TabletPCReview is in Vegas[...]

RIM BlackBerry PlayBook Coming to Sprint, Dubbed BlackBerry 4G PlayBook

It looks like Sprint wasn't content to let Verizon and T-Mobile hog the CES spotlight as today the carrier announced it will carry the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet on the Sprint[...]

Panasonic Viera Tablet to Harmonize With Television Sets

For those looking for a TV companion in their tablets, the Panasonic unveiled its Viera tablet at CES today with that very purpose in mind.

Verizon Unleashes a Host of 4G LTE Devices, Including Two Tablets

As part of the wireless carrier's effort to bring its next-generation data network to consumers, Verizon unveiled two 4G LTE-ready tablets: the Motorola Xoom and the Samsung Galaxy Tab.

Samsung Sliding PC 7 Series at CES 2011

So it looks like the Gloria rumors were true. Samsung announced its Sliding PC 7 line at the Consumer Electronics Show today in Las Vegas, introducing the Windows 7 tablet[...]

T-Mobile 4G LG G-Slate Official

T-Mobile announced its G-Slate by LG at CES today, which will be the first 4G tablet for either of the companies that to be powered by Google's upcoming Android OS[...]

Dell Streak 7 Announced, 10-inch Dell Tablet also Caught on Camera

The Dell Streak 7 was announced at CES today. Though the Streak 7 will run Google Android OS 2.2 (Froyo) and have access to the Android Market, it will sport[...]

Velocity Micro and Netbook Navigator Each Show Off Three New Tablets at CES

This year's CES has already been busy for tablets, and the flurry continued today as Velocity Micro and Netbook Navigator each unveiled three new additions to their Cruz and Nav[...]

Sprint Samsung Galaxy Tab Price Drops to $299 at Best Buy

The Sprint version of the Galaxy Tab is experiencing a significant price cut, as Best Buy will now offer the tablet for $299 when purchased with a two-year Sprint contract.

M-Edge Launches Site for Creating Personalized eReader Jackets

It's wintertime, and your eReader is probably going to need a jacket. M-Edge, an eReader accessory provider, has announced a forthcoming service that will allow users to bundle up their[...]

Hands on the Asus Eee Slate EP121 & Eee Pad Slider, Transformer, and MeMO

Asus made the first splash at CES 2011, announcing its four upcoming Eee Pad tablets a full day before the official start of the Vegas electronics showcase. And judging by[...]

New Tablets From MSI and Gigabyte on the Horizon

CES brought many new tablet announcements, including news from MSI about the release of two delayed additions to their WindPad line, and from Gigabyte about its heavyweight, high-end S1080.

CES 2011 Tablet Wrap: The Market Takes Shape

Going into CES 2011, TabletPCReview boldly predicted that Windows 7 tablets would dominate the tablet talk in Vegas. And while a handful of buzz-worthy Win 7 devices surfaced, combined Windows[...]

enTourage Pocket eDGe Review

The Pocket eDGe is a mini Android-based tablet computer with two screens, one 6-inch eInk eBook screen and one 7-inch color LCD touchscreen. Read on to find out if two[...]

Entourage Pocket eDGe

The Pocket eDGe is a mini Android-based tablet computer with two screens, one 6-inch eInk eBook screen and one 7-inch color LCD resistive touchscreen. Both screens are Wacom Penabled.

Cisco Cius Finds a Home on the Verizon 4G LTE Network

One more tablet will be joining the wealth of 4G LTE-enabled devices that Verizon unveiled at this year's CES: the Cisco Cius.

Apple iPad Coming to Verizon

The Apple iPad is coming to Verizon, according to remarks made by Verizon CFO Francis Shammo. The tablet will join the iPhone 4 on the CDMA network.

LogMeIn Ignition Updated, Available for Android Tablets

LogMeIn Inc. is releasing an Android optimized version of their remote access application, LogMeIn Ignition. The application now allows users to remotely access their PC or Mac using their Android[...]

WebOS Tablet Announcement May Finally Come From HP

Though HP was expected to finally unveil its webOS devices at CES 2011, it seems that it decided it doesn't need a big stage like CES to reveal its long-rumored[...]

Possible iPad 2 US Release Date Leaked

Apple fanatics, mark your calendars: the Apple iPad 2 will supposedly be released on the first or second Saturday in April, and will be available exclusively through the Apple store[...]

Four New iPad Accessories Unveiled by DigiPower

DigiPower, a division of Mizco International, has announced four new, varied products for the Apple iPad. Between two chargers, a multi-functional case/stand, and a classic stand, DigiPower is rolling out[...]

RIM BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet Preview

The closest anyone came to the BlackBerry PlayBook outside of RIM, until last week, was to stare at it behind glass. Working units were at CES, and today RIM hosted[...]

DRS Technologies Announces Rugged Mobile X7 Tablet

For those who like to abuse their electronics (and still have them working afterward), DRS is providing a dream come true. Their recently announced 7-inch rugged tablet, the X7, would[...]

Getac V100 Review

Getac designed the V100 rugged convertible with in-the-field engineers and all other manner of big bruiser outdoor professional types in mind, and they've been cranking out rugged notebooks and tablets[...]

Getac V100

The Getac V100 is a rugged Windows 7 convertible tablet with a Intel Core i7 processor and 10.4-inch screen.

LG G-Slate Appears on T-Mobile Site

The prolonged tease of the LG G-Slate continues as today T-Mobile launched a product page revealing a little more information about the device, including a picture of the Android tablet's[...]

Acer Bringing New Tablets to Market, Phasing out Netbooks

We should see two or three new tablets from Acer during the first half of this year, as the company works away from the netbooks that had become its bread[...]

Tablet News Week in Review: Notion Ink Adam Tablet on the Way, More iPad 2 Rumors

Coming out of CES, things are starting to pick up with more news about the Notion Ink Adam tablet, iPad 2 rumors, and predictions about Google's dominance in the tablet[...]

Dell Streak 7 Coming on Groundhog Day?

A leaked screen grab suggests the Dell Streak 7 Android tablet will launch on Groundhog Day, which is February 2nd. Dell confirmed the 7-inch Froyo tablet will be launched "in[...]

Best iPad Health & Fitness Apps

The beginning of a new year has the potential to be the beginning of a new you. Whether you want to make better food choices, lose a few pounds, get[...]

Lenovo Creating Tablet Division

Talk about hedging your bets: the Lenovo Group has enough faith in the success of tablets that it's creating an all-new product group dedicated to developing them.

HP webOS Tablet Details Emerge, HP Responds to Leak

Weeks before its rumored debut on February 9, major details regarding the HP webOS tablet have leaked, indicating HP will release two so-called PalmPads. HP has since responded, suggesting the[...]

Rumor: 3G BlackBerry PlayBook Coming to AT&T

RIM BlackBerry PlayBook tablet could be headed to AT&T's 3G network as soon as March. In addition, an LTE 4G PlayBook could launch soon after, according to rumors first reported[...]

Apple Sells Almost 15 Million iPads to Date

Apple's piggy bank has put on a little weight, as the company announced their gargantuan earnings for the first quarter of 2011. The most inspiring number for Apple in the[...]

Acer Not Phasing Out Netbooks for Tablets

Acer is denying reports that the company is phasing out netbooks in favor of tablets and other mobile devices. In a statement released today, the Taiwanese company claimed tablets[...]

HP Tablet Details Continue to Spill Out, HP Files Touchpad Trademark

At this rate, HP won't have anything left to announce about its tablets on February 9. Coming hot on the heels of an information leak, a tipster has since disclosed[...]

Rumor: HTC Prepping Three Tablets

HTC has been conspicuously quiet on the tablet front, using the recent CES showcase to unveil the Thunderbolt smartphone while rival device maker Motorola wowed attendees with the Xoom Honeycomb[...]

LG G-Slate Going 3D?

Reports remain convoluted and conflicting, but LG will be unveiling a 3D-enabled mobile device that may be the company's upcoming G-Slate.

Apple iOS 4.3 Confirms that the iPad 2 Will Have Dual Cameras

Apple has released a beta of iOS 4.3, the next version of its operating system for the iPad and this company's other products. This confirms that the upcoming iPad 2[...]

AHX Global Windows-Based iTablet Unveiled

Newcomers AHX Global announced the Windows 7 iTablet at this year's CES, boasting it as "one of the first of the new breed of tablet computers designed for the prosumer[...]

iPad 2: Is Apple Seeing Double?

Based on hints taken from beta software, a "second generation iPad case," and unnamed tipsters, rumors are flying that the iPad 2 will be outfitted with features ranging from front-[...]

Tablet News Week in Review: Google CEO Steps Down, Toshiba Teases Tablet

The most significant news this week was Google CEO Eric Schmidt passing the torch to Larry Page, but there's also news about the Toshiba Honeycomb tablet, HTC, Notion Ink Adam,[...]

Asus Unboxes and Demos EP121

The Asus Eee Slate EP121 will ship any day now, and in preparation, Asus has released two videos unboxing and demoing the device Asus calls the "most powerful tablet in[...]

Android Honeycomb OS Could Be Exclusive to Tablets

Rumors are circulating that the hotly anticipated Android 3.0 Honeycomb OS may never be released in a smartphone-compatible version.

Motorola Xoom to Cost $800?

A leaked Verizon product slide reveals the Motorola Xoom Honeycomb tablet could cost a hefty $800 at launch. The slide, obtained by Android Central from a tipster, lists that the[...]

Motorola Xoom Could Launch February 17, Priced $700 at Best Buy

The Motorola Xoom Honeycomb tablet could launch Thursday, February 17, according to a leaked Best Buy document. The news comes just days following the "Minimum Advertised Price" leak from Verizon,[...]

Considering Upgrading to the iPad 2? Read this First

Thinking about getting the iPad 2? Current-gen iPad owners might want to think again based on the rumored upgrades, according to Brighthand's mobile expert and iPad owner Ed Hardy.

Nokia MeeGo Tablet Spotted

Nokia has been very quiet on the tablet front outside of a few murmurs following the initial iPad hoopla, but an image of a Nokia branded tablet device suggests the[...]

Analyst: Increased Screen Res for iPad 3, Not iPad 2

At least one analyst is throwing cold water on the iPad 2 screen resolution rumors by suggesting the 2048 x 1536 pixel display, which is four times great than that[...]

Nvidia Tegra 2 3D and Tegra 3 Coming to Tablets and Smartphones

Nvidia has no intention of stopping with its dual-core Tegra 2 chipset -- by the end of 2011, the company will have released two more additions to its Tegra family,[...]

EFun Nextbook Next3 Review

EFun's Nextbook Next3 is an Android-powered tablet sporting an 8.4-inch resistive touchscreen that doubles as an LCD eReader complete with Borders eBookstore access. Is the Next3 another sub-par tablet clone,[...]

eReader News Round Up: B&N Newsstand a Hit, Sony and Plastic Logic Make News

It's been a busy week for eReaders, as Barnes and Noble NOOKnewsstand showed potential, Sony delivered on a promise, an intriguing slate came out of the woodwork, and Russia put[...]

DAP Unveils M8930 and M8940 Rugged Tablets

DAP Technologies unveiled two new Windows CE 6.0-based rugged tablet computers today, the M8930 and M8940, both of which are voice-ready.

More HP webOS Tablet Features and Info Leak, Topaz Tablet Revealed

Though it still isn't anything official, it seems that we're coming one step closer to completely uncovering the mystique behind the webOS-based "Topaz" tablet from HP and Palm, thanks to[...]

HTC Flyer Tablet Specs Revealed?

While HTC has been busy adding to their line of smartphones, the company has been relatively quiet on the tablet front. That changed last week when rumors of three new[...]

Goodbye NOOK 3G?

The 3G NOOK is singing its swan song, as it turns out that national bookseller and eReader extraordinaire Barnes & Noble will phase out the product.

BlackBerry PlayBook to Sell Big, Claims Analyst

Mike Abramsky, an analyst for RBC Capital, projected today that the Blackberry PlayBook tablet would sell 4 million units by the end of 2011, and 6 million in its first[...]

Tweet Palm, Win a Trip to webOS Tablet Event

How would you like a trip to San Francisco to witness the unveiling of the worst kept secret in tablet? HP and Palm are now holding a contest in which[...]

T-Mobile News: LG G-Slate Release Date Leaked, Streak 7 Priced, and Galaxy Tab Price Cut

Some big announcements are coming from T-Mobile, as the cell-phone provider announces a discounted, $249.99 Samsung Galaxy Tab, sets a February 2nd release date for the Dell Streak 7, and[...]

Honeycomb Preview SDK Released Revealing Android 3.0 Features

Google has released a Honeycomb preview SDK for developers, allowing eager app writers a head start on writing applications for the Google tablet OS, and revealing the features users can[...]

Motorola CEO Talks Xoom Sizes and Atrix Carriers, Among Other Things

Some choice pieces of information about Motorola's upcoming smartphones and Xoom tablet were offered up by company CEO Sanjay Jha during an earnings call recently.

RIM BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet Could Run Android Apps

A world of applications might be opening up to BlackBerry users. There are rustlings that because of RIM's shift to a new OS and the consequent addition of a new[...]

The Daily iPad News Pub Set to Launch Next Week

The Daily, the first publication to test out Apple's new subscription option for paid iPad content, will finally launch next week on February 2.

OtterBox Rolls out Rough-and-Tumble Line of eReader Cases

OtterBox's "Commuter Series" line of cases is now on sale, offering users piece of mind when it comes to their eReaders.

iPad Bluetooth Keyboard Case Review

TabletPCReview takes a close look at an iPad keyboard case with a strange name: the iPad Bluetooth Keyboard with folding PU leather protective case. It may have an unwieldy name,[...]

Fujitsu Win 7 Slate Appears on YouTube, Is “Much More Cozy”

We knew from CES that Fujitsu was working on a 10-inch Windows 7 slate. In fact, we spent some time with a prototype that featured a 1280 x 800 screen[...]

Samsung Sells 2 Million Galaxy Tabs

Samsung released its fourth quarter earnings report today, which included two short notes about the company's Galaxy Tab.

Barnes & Noble Releases NOOKcolor Software Update

Barnes & Noble has announced that they will be providing NOOKcolor users with software version 1.1.0, which provides a mass of small updates.

Amazon Claims eBooks Outselling Paperbacks

Mystery shrouds the Kindle's sales history since Amazon adamantly refuses to provide any hard sales figures, opting instead for numerical circumlocutions. And the internet retailer taunted curious news outlets again,[...]

Sound Off: Are Tablets Ready for Serious Gaming?

The PSP 2 announcement and impending Nintendo 3DS launch got me thinking about mobile gaming and tablets. I often hear Android tablets (and their counterpart, the iPad) referred to as[...]

Google to Demo Honeycomb at Android Event

Google announced it will be holding an Android event at the Googleplex on February 2, where the search giant will share "an in-depth look at Honeycomb, Android ecosystem news and[...]

Dell Streak 10 Coming in Feb or Early March?

While we expect the Dell Streak 7 Android tablet to ship on February 2, rumors fueled by company CEO Michael Dell suggest the Dell Streak 10, which made an appearance[...]

Dell Streak 7 to Cost $200 and Ship Feb 2

It looks like the rumors were at least partially right. The Dell Streak 7 Android tablet will indeed launch on Groundhog Day, but the tablet will cost $200, not $300,[...]

ViewSonic ViewPad 7 Review

The ViewSonic ViewPad 7 is a Froyo-sporting Android tablet with a seven-inch screen. So how does the ViewPad stack up against the current crop of Android tablets, including the market-leading[...]

Android Tablets Surge in Tablet Market Share

The Apple iPad has seemingly been the tablet of choice throughout the world to this point. Bloomberg reports that this is set to change, as Android devices start to chip[...]

Analyst Supports Claims About iPad 2 Specs

Rumors about the upgraded processor in the Apple iPad 2 have been lent further credence by analyst Ming-Chi Kuo at Concord Securities, who asserted that the iPad successor will have[...]

Motorola Teases Xoom in Play on 1984 Ad, Update

In 1984, Apple released its famous Super Bowl TV spot where the company portrayed its release of the Macintosh computer as an overthrow of a hegemonic regime. In 2011, the[...]

Viewsonic ViewPad 7

The ViewSonic ViewPad 7 is a seven-inch Android tablet.

Did Samsung Really Sell 2 Million Galaxy Tabs? Update

Last week Samsung reported to a Korean news outlet that it had sold two million Galaxy Tabs. Further investigation into Samsung's claims has revealed that the company did not exactly[...]