October 2013 Tablet Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for October 2013. 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 October of 2013

Below are the 66 Tablet articles for October of 2013

Logitech Ultrathin Bluetooth Keyboard Cover for iPad Available at a Big Discount

The Ultrathin Bluetooth Keyboard Cover from Logitech is usually $100, but those willing to get a refurbished unit can pick one up for $40.

Delta Pilots Will Use the Microsoft Surface 2 as an In-Flight Reference Tool

Delta is going to equip its pilots with Microsoft's upcoming Surface 2 tablet as an Electronic Flight Bag. This is expected to save the airline a considerable amount in fuel.

Windows 8.1 Now Available for Pre-Order

Boxed copies of Windows 8.1 are now available to pre-order from the Microsoft Store. Learn more from TechnologyGuide.

Apple iPad mini With a Retina Display Might Not Launch this Year

Although Apple is widely expected to introduce a second-generation iPad mini this month, production problems might push the release back until 2014.

Dell Venue 7 and Venue 8 Tablets to Run Android

In addition to a pair of Windows tablets, Dell has also taken the wraps off two inexpensive tablets that will run Google Android.

Dell Unveils Its First Windows 8.1 Tablets

Dell is going to introduce a pair of tablets running the newest version of Microsoft's flagship operating system in the coming weeks. One will be mid-size, while the other is[...]

Microsoft Surface 2 with LTE Headed for AT&T

There is good news and bad news for those who want an LTE-enabled version of a Microsoft tablet: one will be released by AT&T, but it won't be the Surface[...]

6 Anti-Theft Apps for the iPad and iPhone

Apple and a flock of other developers produce "anti-theft" apps. What are these apps designed to do? How well do they really work? Read this hands-on roundup.

Microsoft Has Run Out of Pre-Launch Supply of Some Surface Pro 2 Versions

Demand for the second-generation Surface tablet is strong enough that pre-orders placed now for some versions won't ship on launch day -- shoppers will need to wait until the second[...]

LG G Pad 8.3 Takes a Step Closer to Launching in the U.S.

The LG G Pad 8.3 mid-size Android tablet, which was unveiled early last month, has launched in Korea. A U.S. release is expected soon.

Fujitsu Stylistic Q704 and Stylistic Q584 Business Tablets Unveiled

The wraps have just come off a pair of semi-rugged business-oriented tablets from Fujitsu. The Stylistic Q704 will have a 12.5-inch screen while the Stylistic Q584 is going to have[...]

It’s Offical: Microsoft Office and Remote Desktop Are Headed for the iPad

Microsoft is in the process of developing versions of two of its signature applications for the Apple iPad, signaling that the company means to keep its promise to be more[...]

Apple iPad 5, iPad mini 2 Could Be Announced Oct. 22

New versions of Apple's full-size and mid-size tablets will be unveiled in two weeks, according to an unconfirmed report. The iPad 5 is reportedly going to be significantly redesigned, while[...]

Archos GamePad 2 To Be a $200 7-Inch Android Gaming Tablet

Archos has confirmed the follow-up to its original GamePad gaming tablet: the Archos GamePad 2. Get more details from TechnologyGuide.

Samsung Allegedly Prepping a Dual-Boot Windows RT/Android Tablet

Samsung is reportedly developing a tablet that can run both Android and Windows RT. Microsoft is reportedly at the heart of this project, as it's making its operating system available[...]

nimblstand Review

Apple's keyboard is an ideal way to enter large amounts of text, but it's not a good option for the iPad. Fortunately, the nimblstand adds the features it needs.

Aereo Streaming TV App to Hit Android on October 22

Back in August, Aereo confirmed that it planned to release an Android app, but it didn?t have an exact launch date just yet. Today, it does. TechnologyGuide has more info.

Windows Phone Being Modified to Support Tablets?

An upcoming version of Microsoft's Windows Phone is going to allow this operating system to run on tablets, according to an unconfirmed report.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) Debuts in the U.S.

Samsung and electronics retailers have begun offering its second-generation Galaxy Note 10.1 in the U.S. This high-end Android tablet comes with a Wacom stylus and note-taking and drawing software.

Trade In Your Original Microsoft Surface To Help Pay for a Surface 2

Microsoft doesn't have a trade-in program for its Surface tablets, but retail giant Best Buy is filling in the gaps. It's offering up to $350 for these devices.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 LTE Has Launched from Sprint

Sprint has just become the first U.S. telecom to offer an LTE-enabled version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0. This Android tablet is available for a special introductory price[...]

IOGear NetShair Link Review

Many tablets lack some features that laptops have. IOGear has released the NetShair to add some of those back: support for removable drives and Ethernet networking.

What We Think We Know About Google Android 4.4 (KitKat)

Google is expected to unveil the latest version of its tablet OS soon. Fortunately for the impatient, some of the details of Android 4.4 (KitKat) have leaked out already.

Analyst: No iPad mini With Retina Display Until Next Year

Based on discussions with component and accessory makers, Brian White, an analyst with Cantor Fitzgerald, sent a note to investors this morning predicting that Apple won't introduce a version of[...]

Google’s Eric Schmidt Admits He Was Surprised by the Tablet Revolution

Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman of Google Inc., admits it: The tablet caught him off guard. A transcript of recent comments from him is available from TotalCIO.

Apple Schedules Oct. 22 Media Event: Expect the iPad 5, New Smart Covers

As has been rumored, Apple has just invited journalists to a special event a week from today. The invite doesn't spell out what's on the docket, but an updated version[...]

Intel CEO Predicts Loads of Inexpensive Tablets this Holiday Season, Even Cheaper Ones Could Be Coming Next Year

Intense competition is driving down the cost of tablets, and Intel wants to be part of this trend. Intel CEO Brian Krzanich says his company's latest chips will be included[...]

Lenovo Miix2 8-Inch To Be a $300 Windows Tablet

Lenovo has just taken the wraps off the Miix2 8-Inch, an upcoming mid-size, mid-range tablet that will run Windows 8.1.

Microsoft Might Merge Windows RT and Windows Phone in the Next Two Years

Microsoft has been bringing its two operating systems for ARM processors - Windows RT and Windows Phone - closer together. The company is currently planning to merge these two in[...]

Acer Iconia W4 Announced: 8-Inch Screen, Windows 8.1, and $330

Acer will soon bring out the Iconia W4, an inexpensive mid-size Windows tablet that will replace the Iconia W3.

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Upgrade Can Now Be Downloaded by Windows 8 Users

Those who have a tablet running Windows 8 can now upgrade to Windows 8.1 by an over-the-air download. This new version includes many of the most-requested changes to its predecessor.

LG G Pad 8.3 Now Available for Pre-Order in the U.S.

The LG G Pad 8.3, a mid-size Android tablet that was unveiled just over a month ago, can now be pre-ordered from the retail electronics giant Best Buy.

Microsoft Remote Desktop App Puts Your Windows 8.1 PC on Android and iOS

The newly-released Microsoft Remote Desktop app uses the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) to connect to a stationary Windows PC from your Android or iOS phone or tablet. Get more details[...]

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7-Inch Now Available

Amazon has begin shipping the 7-inch version of the Kindle Fire HDX. The latest version of this tablet includes an updated operating system and new multimedia features.

AT&T To Offer $5-a-Day Data Plan for Tablets

On a trip and want to check your email for a low price? AT&T will soon begin offering a one-day pass to its data network for only $5.

Nearly a Half of Adult Americans Own a Tablet or eReader

Over a third of adult Americans own a tablet, and almost a quarter of them own a eReader, according to the Pew Research Center's Internet Project.

What We Think We Know About Apple’s iPad 5

Apple has scheduled a media event for this Tuesday, and there's overwhelming evidence that the company is going to introduce a smaller and faster iPad.

Windows 8.1 RT Upgrade Pulled After Reports of Serious Installation Problems

Late last week, Microsoft introduced an upgrade that moved tablets running Windows RT to Windows RT 8.1. This has been removed from the company's web site after some of their[...]

Dell’s Inexpensive Venue 8 Pro, Venue 8, Venue 7 Up for Pre-order

When Dell took the wraps off the Venue series of Windows 8.1 and Android tablets, the company said these would launch on Oct. 18. This isn't quite true.

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Review

With Windows 8.1, Microsoft added both Start Screen and Desktop features. Find out more about this major update from TechnologyGuide.

HTC Is Getting Back into the Tablet Market: It’s Official

The chairwoman of HTC's board of directors said in an interview that her company is working on a tablet. She hopes this will help return her company to profitability.

Nokia Goes Out on a Limb With the Lumia 2520 Tablet

Nokia has just unveiled its first tablet, the Lumia 2520. This full-size, high-end tablet has been created for the consumer market, and will start at $500.

Microsoft Surface Pro 2 and Surface 2 Windows Tablets Now Available

This is the launch date for Microsoft's second-generation tablets. The Surface Pro 2 and Surface 2 are now in Microsoft's brick-and-mortar stores, and can be pre-ordered online.

Apple iPad Air Unveiled: Smaller and Faster

The fifth version of Apple's full-size tablet has just been unveiled. The iPad Air will be a bit smaller and lighter than than its predecessors, and will include a much[...]

Apple Puts a Retina Display in the New iPad mini, But Increases Price

As many had expected, Apple is going to introduce a version of its iPad mini with a 7.9-inch Retina display, greatly increasing the number of pixels and the pixel density.[...]

Apple Releases iOS 7.0.3 with iCloud Keychain, Password Suggester, and Bug Fixes

On the same day it unveiled two new tablets with much fanfare, Apple also quietly put out IOS 7.0.3. This new version of its mobile operating system includes some new[...]

Microsoft Makes Windows RT 8.1 Upgrade Available Again

Those who wish to upgrade their tablet from Windows RT to Windows RT 8.1 can do so again. Microsoft has fixed a problem that caused the company to pull the[...]

T-Mobile Finally Getting the iPad on Nov. 1, with Free Data for Life

It's been a long wait for T-Mobile customers, but the un-carrier is going to offer the iPad Air on Nov. 1. To sweeten the deal, those who buy this version[...]

Apple Offers Free iWork & iLife Apps, But in-App Purchase Fees Loom

GarageBand is free to everybody, while five other iOS 7 apps are free for anyone buying a new iPad or iPhone. But watch out for those in-app purchase fees!

First-Gen Microsoft Surface Pro Price Drops $100

The Microsoft Surface Pro 2 debuted earlier this week, so it shouldn't surprise anyone that the original version has just seen its price cut.

Google Nexus 10 II Launch Could Be Right Around the Corner

With the original Google Nexus 10 almost a year old, a replacement is widely expected to be coming soon. And now there's fresh evidence to support this theory.

ZAGGkeys Cover and ZAGGkeys Folio To Add Physical Keyboards to the iPad Air

The rumors about Apple releasing a keyboard cover for its latest tablet turned out to be incorrect, but that doesn't mean users of the iPad Air won;t have options. ZAGG[...]

Huawei Mobile WiFi E5220 Review

This accessory from Huawei can turn a cellular-data signal into a Wi-Fi hotspot. How well does it work? Read this review to find out.

Microsoft Sold $400 Million Worth of Surface Tablets Last Quarter

Although the company did not reveal how many tablets it sold last quarter, Microsoft did reveal that it took on $400 million from sales of the Surface Pro and Surface[...]

Belkin Releasing a Range of Keyboards for Apple’s iPad Air

The iPad Air is smaller than its predecessor, so many companies have to modify their accessories designed for this model. Belkin has announced three keyboard cases for this upcoming tablet.

VIDEO: Microsoft Surface 2 & Keyboard Cover 2 Review

Microsoft Surface 2 has an improved screen and kickstand, as well as Windows RT 8.1. We sum up our thoughts in this video.

Tablets Running the Tizen OS Could Someday Compete with Android, iOS, Windows

Although the tablet market is humming along with three mobile operating systems, the first signs of a fourth are starting to appear: Tizen.

Walmart Allowed to Sell the iPad Air at a 4% Discount

Apple does not believe in discounts, and doesn't allow retailers to compete against each other by discounting its tablets and phones. This rule doesn't apply to Walmart, however.

It’s Time for the iPad to Go Pro

For many, the iPad isn't a toy but an important part of their job. It's high time Apple realized it.

IEEE Working on a Wireless Charging Standard

There are several companies that make wireless charging products, but many of these aren't cross compatible. The newly-announced IEEE Wireless Power and Charging Systems Working Group (WPCS-WG) hopes to change[...]

Apple iPad Air, iPad mini 2 Getting OtterBox Defender Protection

OtterBox is known for making some of the best protective cases for tablets and phones, and the company has announced that it will introduce a Defender case for the iPad[...]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Kids Set To Debut in the U.S. in Mid-November

Earlier this year, Samsung introduced a version of the Galaxy Tab 3 tablet designed for school-age children. This device is going to debut in the U.S. in a few weeks.

Apple iPad Sales Hold Steady

Apple has just announced that, during the third quarter of this year, it sold 14.1 million tablets, up just slightly year-over-year.

Microsoft Surface 2 Review

Microsoft has thrown its full support behind Windows RT 8.1 and the Surface 2, but how does it stand up in the real world? Read this review to find out.

Accessorize Your iPad & Leave Your Laptop Behind

If you use these iPad accessories and apps, you can leave your laptop behind.

VIDEO: Lenovo Yoga Tablet 10 and Yoga Tablet 8 Preview

Lenovo has gotten serious about Android tablets with a pair of models that feature very long battery lives and built-in kickstands. We go hands on.