November 2011 Tablet Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for November 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 November of 2011

Below are the 104 Tablet articles for November of 2011

GameStop Now Selling Gamer-Optimized Android Tablets

Videogame retailer GameStop is now offering a selection of Android-based tablets loaded with gaming content.

AT&T LTE Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Spotted at FCC

It appears that Sammy's Galaxy Tab 10.1 will be hitting AT&T's real 4G network sometime soon, as a strikingly-similar device recently passed through the FCC.

Kingston Wi-Drive vs. Western Digital My Book Live

16GB or 32GB might sound like a ton of iPad storage, but once you start loading your new tablet with music, HD movies and TV shows, and a few dozen[...]

Motorola Xoom 2 to Hit Ireland Before Christmas

Thanks to a leaked flyer from Carphone Warehouse, Europe's largest independent mobile phone retailer, we now know when the long-awaited Motorola Xoom 2 will hit markets, where it may land[...]

Apple to Lose Control of Tablet Market by 2014, Says Analyst

A new analyst report claims that Apple will lose its domination of the tabletsphere by 2014-15 to Android, and that Microsoft will see limited gains.

Apple iPad Becomes a Board Game in GameChanger

Identity Games has just announced its latest board game, though unlike that dusty old Monopoly board, this one will interact with your iPad.

Do Tablets Really Need Security Apps?

Not that long ago, lots of people would have laughed at the very thought of malware ever afflicting a tablet or smartphone. Now, while some users still question the need[...]

Apple iOS Gmail App Plagued with Problems, Pulled by Google

Just hours after releasing a Gmail app for the iPad, Google has pulled the app from the App Store due to a notification bug.

HP Slate 2 Windows 7 Tablet PC Unveiled

Well this was unexpected. Just days after publicly declaring intentions to remain in the hardware business, and specifically mentioning plans for Windows 8 tablets, HP announces a follow-up to its[...]

HP Slate 2 Tablet Hands-On Review: The Best Windows Tablet You Can Buy?

Today, HP unveiled the follow-up to last year's surprise tablet: the HP Slate 2. Inside is an Oak Trail Atom processor, multitouch, Bluetooth 4.0 and a new six-hour battery life.[...]

Motorola Xoom 2 and Xoom 2 Media Edition Official

After months of speculation, Motorola has finally announced its Xoom 2 and Xoom 2 Media Edition tablets for the UK and Ireland.

Amazon Offers Free Kindle eBook Rentals to Prime Members

Amazon is bringing free Kindle eBook rentals to Amazon Prime members with the launch of Kindle Owners' Lending Library.

Karuma Announces Kid-Friendly PlayBase Tablet

Karuma just announced its PlayBase tablet, calling it the slimmest 7-inch child proof tablet currently available.

Next Kindle Fire to Have 8.9-inch Display?

Rumors were flying even before the 7-inch Kindle Fire launched that Amazon would quickly follow up with 10-inch tablet. While Amazon may have the next Kindle Fire waiting in the[...]

Nook Tablet Leaked, Barnes & Noble to Take On Kindle Fire

Thanks to a generous tipster, we won't have to wait until Monday for Barnes & Noble to reveal its latest Nook device, as a new report has revealed the Nook[...]

Huawei T-Mobile SpringBoard

The T-Mobile SpringBoard is a 7-inch Android tablet developed by Huawei, and it was originally launched as the Huawei MediaPad. The SpringBoard has a 216 PPI count and ships with[...]

TigerDirect and Best Buy Offer Fire Sale for HP TouchPad

It's another fire sale for the HP TouchPad, as Best Buy and TigerDirect are both offering bundled deals for the webOS tablet.

RIM Talks BBX, Tablet OS, and PlayBook App Future

RIM's Alec Saunders was on hand at this year's Hackathon in Boston to discuss the benefits of the company's recently-announced BBX operating system, as well as some of the tablet[...]

Are You Using a Tablet at Work?

Then TabletPCReview wants to hear from you. We are conducting a survey on the growing trend of tablets in the enterprise. More than 22% of companies in the US have[...]

Dell Latitude ST Tablet Now Available for Pre-Order

The Windows 7 tablet PC market is getting a bit more crowded on word that the Dell Latitude ST is now available for pre-order with November 29 as the expected[...]

Barnes & Noble Announces NOOK Tablet

Barnes & Noble has just unveiled its answer to Amazon's upcoming Kindle Fire with its latest addition to the NOOK lineup, the NOOK Tablet.

T-Mobile SpringBoard Review: Honeycomb on the Small Screen

Admittedly, we thought the SpringBoard would be just another Honeycomb tablet when it launched earlier this summer. But its excellent display and stable Honeycomb performance impressed at CTIA. Can this[...]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus Coming to T-Mobile

T-Mobile has announced that the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus will be shipping on the carrier starting Nov. 16.

Panasonic to Drop Toughpad Android Tablets Next Spring

Panasonic has announced its two latest Android Toughpad tablets, the A1 and the B1.

Kindle Fire vs. NOOK Tablet: Which Should Be On Your Holiday Wish List?

This will be the season for tablets, particularly low cost tablets, and both Amazon and B&N are offering a potential Christmas gift for those that can't fit a pricier iPad[...]

Official ASUS Transformer Prime Details Emerge

ASUS has officially announced the Transformer Prime Android tablet, the first with the new NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor.

Adobe Killing Flash Player for Tablets UPDATE

Adobe will cease development on its Flash plugin for mobile devices, including Android tablets, according to an internal Adobe document. The move has since been confirmed by Adobe.

NOOK Tablet First Look: B&N Sparks a Fire with Second Color Device

With much fanfare, along with frequent criticisms of the Amazon Kindle Fire, Barnes & Noble (B&N) rolled out the Nook Tablet in a press conference at B&N's flagship store in[...]

HP Delays Decision on WebOS Future

The future of webOS continues to be in flux after HP CEO Meg Whitman held a meeting with HP employees yesterday, informing them that the company doesn't know yet what[...]

Nvidia Announces Tegra 3, First Quad-Core Mobile Processor

The Nvidia Tegra 3 processor, formerly known as Kal-El, has been officially unveiled by the company and will be the world's first quad-core processor designed for mobile devices.

Amazon Kindle Fire to Offer Popular Apps

Amazon Fire owners will get more than just the Amazon Appstore when their tablets starting arriving on Nov. 15, as the online retailer announced that users will be able to[...]

Griffin Beacon Remote for Android Now Available

Griffin has just released its Beacon universal remote for Android.The Griffin Beacon remote for iOS was announced back in January with an $80 price tag, though Android users will be[...]

Holiday Guide 2011

Tablets For the Family, In All Shapes and Prices This holiday season, tablets will no longer be the hallmark of gadget geeks money to spare, thanks mainly to the emerging[...]

RIM Promises to Continue Adobe Flash Development for PlayBook

Despite Adobe's decision to stop all developments of Flash for the mobile Web, RIM has promised that it will continue to develop Adobe Flash for its BlackBerry PlayBook.

Amazon Orders 5 Million Kindle Fire Units for 2011

As we get closer to its release, the Kindle Fire appears to be picking up more steam as Amazon has increased its orders for the tablet once again, according to[...]

Apple iOS 5.0.1 Update Now Available

Apple has released an update to iOS 5 that is said to add multitasking gestures for the original iPad, while fixing other bugs that have been plaguing users.

What Role Will Windows 8 Play in Enterprise Tablet Adoption?

Windows 8, Microsoft's next release of its Windows operating system, is currently expected to include touch/tablet-oriented features. Given the Windows-centric enterprise, will Windows 8 tablets find a home in business?

Early Black Friday Leaks Reveal Great Tablet Deals

The holidays are upon us, which means it's time to brave the stores for that perfect gift. Those willing to face the crowds on Black Friday will be pleased to[...]

What Are the Best iPad Weather and Disaster Preparedness Apps?

Given current events, it's obvious that the threat of blizzards, earthquakes and other disasters hovers in the air. In this apps roundup, find out how you can use your iPad[...]

Lenovo, HTC and Acer to Release Tegra 3 Tablets

While the ASUS Transformer Prime will be the first Android tablet to feature NVIDIA's Tegra 3 processor, it certainly won't be the only, as reports surface that more quad-core tablets[...]

Kindle Poised for Big Holiday Sales, Survey Says

Will Apple prove triumphant this holiday season and outsell the competition, or will the Amazon Kindle Fire eat into sales?

Kindle Fire Ships Out One Day Early

While those who pre-ordered a Kindle Fire originally expected the tablet to arrive tomorrow, Amazon has surprised customers and began shipping the device today.

Sprint Introduces Low-Cost Data Plans for Tablets

Sprint Nextel has introduced some new low-cost data plans to help push mobile broadband services for more than just the smartphone.

LogMeIn Ignition Available on Kindle Fire

Besides an early arrival, it looks like the Kindle Fire will be getting another surprise: the addition of LogMeIn Ignition to the Amazon Appstore.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 Hitting AT&T Sunday

It's official, an LTE variant of Samsung's Galaxy Tab 8.9 will be coming to AT&T in the upcoming days.

Samsung Galaxy 7-inch Tablet $30 Today Only

For today only consumers can buy the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7-inch tablet with 3G for $29.99, though there is a catch (or two).

Verizon May Rebrand Xoom Tablets as Droid Xyboard

It appears the upcoming Xoom 2 and Xoom 2 Media Edition tablets will be getting new names, as rumors buzz that Verizon Wireless will rebrand the devices as the Droid[...]

Netflix Revamps App for Android, iOS to Come

Netflix has released a full redesigned user interface for Android tablets that is meant to improve the way users browse and stream content, according to the company.

Android 2.2-Powered eLocity A7+ Announced

Stream TV Networks has just announced its eLocity A7+, a 7-inch tablet set to run Android 2.2 Froyo.

T-Mobile G-Slate and Dell Streak 7 $50 or Less on Saturday Only

The Dell Streak 7 and LG G-Slate will see a steep discount this week as part of T-Mobile's "Magenta Saturday" one-day sale.

Nokia Releasing Windows 8 Tablet by June 2012

Nokia will add a Windows 8 tablet to its product lineup by June 2012, according to one company exec, as reported by a French newspaper.

Toshiba Thrive Gets Android 3.2 Update

Toshiba has just released an update for its 10.1-inch Thrive tablet. The Android Honeycomb 3.2 update brings several fixes to some bugs, as well as improvements upon older features, according[...]

Acer Iconia Tab A700 Surfaces with Highest-Res Display Yet

A new leak has the blogs buzzing about a new tablet from Acer that could feature one of the highest resolutions yet on mobile tablets.

Samsung Modifies Galaxy Tab 10.1 for Germany

Samsung has apparently modified its Galaxy Tab 10.1 to work around an injunction that banned the company from selling the Honeycomb tablet in Germany.

Google Re-launches Gmail App for iOS

After fixing bugs that plagued the Gmail app for iOS during its first few hours after it launched a few weeks ago, Google has once again made the software available[...]

Google Music Sheds Beta Label, Gunning for iTunes

Google expanded its ecosystem to include an online music store, putting the search giant in direct competition with Apple and its iTunes offerings.

Apple to Release a Convertible MacBook Air?

Still on the fence of deciding between the iPad and MacBook Air? Apple may be planning to offer a hybrid of the two devices in the future, as the Cupertino[...]

Sharp Announces 7-inch Android Tablet

Sharp confirmed Wednesday that it will continue to back its Galapagos tablet line and proved its faith by announcing a new 7-inch model that can serve as a WiMAX router.[...]

Archos Adds Arnova 9 G2 to Budget-Friendly Tablet Line

Archos has just announced the Arnova 9 G2, the company's latest addition to its line of budget tablets.

Top Tablets for the Holiday Shopping Season

Unlike last year, when consumer options were limited to the original iPad and Samsung Galaxy Tab (and not much else), there are now excellent tablet options in all sizes, prices,[...]

OEMs Feel the Fire, Cutting Back Tablet Production

A new report suggests that PC hardware manufacturers like HP, Acer and Dell, will begin producing less tablets in 2012, possibly due to competition from low-cost devices with greater content[...]

Buying a Tablet for the Holidays? You Might Want to Wait

The holidays are here, and tablets will undoubtedly be on wish lists. But with the next generation of tablets queued up for a CES 2012 unveiling in January, and the[...]

HTC Quattro Quad-Core Tablet Specs Revealed

It appears HTC's first quad-core tablet has been revealed, just days after HTC CEO Peter Chou confirmed its existence.

Google Android Ice Cream Sandwich Tablet Ad Leaks

On the heels of the U.K. launch of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, a new ad from Google showing off the tablet-based capabilities of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich has leaked.[...]

What Are the Best Android Honeycomb Shopping Apps for Black Friday?

It's Black Friday time, and for those looking to kickstart their Holiday shopping and save a mess of money, we present the best Black Friday Android shopping apps. In the[...]

Another Rumor Claims Amazon to Offer 8.9-inch Tablet in Early 2012

A new report pegs the rumored 8.9-inch Kindle Fire follow-up with Q2 2012 launch date.

Lenovo Quad-Core Mystery Tablet Benchmarks Revealed

While Lenovo has yet to announce a quad-core tablet, the device has just been tested using GL Benchmarks and the results are in.

Kindle Fire and NOOK Tablet: The Hidden Cost of Low Cost Tablets

This holiday season, beware the total cost of low cost tablets. Both the Kindle Fire and NOOK Tablet have attractive price points, but both devices rely on streaming content services[...]

$200 PlayBook Tops Early Black Friday Deals

As Black Friday grows closer, retailers have begun announcing their best deals. But which of these once-a-year sales are actually worth the effort?

Amazon Kindle Fire

The Amazon Kindle Fire is a seven-inch tablet with a 1024 x 600 pixel resolution. It runs a heavily skinned version of Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) and features content and[...]

Scoop: BlackBerry PlayBook 2.0 Never Intended to be Major Update

In spite of all the focus that has been placed upon RIM's upcoming release of the BlackBerry PlayBook 2.0 software, it seems that the update was never intended to be[...]

LogMeIn Ignition Adds Google Docs and Dropbox to iPad App

LogMeIn Ignition for the iPad and iPhone now incorporates the ability to access files stored in Google Docs and Dropbox through cloud software.

Amazon Kindle Fire Review: A True Consumption Tablet

Amazon is putting all its mighty marketing muscle behind the Kindle Fire, suggesting the 7-inch tablet is poised for big holiday sales. But beyond the hype, is this consumption-oriented Android[...]

Amazon Kindle Fire

The Amazon Kindle Fire is a seven-inch tablet running a highly customized version of Android 2.3 (Gingerbread). It is heavily tied to Amazon’s content services.

Lenovo to Offer a 5-inch Tablet?

It appears Lenovo is working on a new 5-inch tablet, according to a new report.

ASUS Transformer Prime Sweetens the Deal with a Look at Android ICS

Despite being touted as the first tablet to run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the ASUS Transformer Prime has shown little more than a few quick hands-on of Google's latest[...]

Kyobo and Qualcomm Launch First Mirasol-Enabled eReader, Tablets to Come Next?

Kyobo Book Centre and Qualcomm have come together to unveil the world's first Mirasol-coated eReader, a technology that is boasted to deliver power consumption a tenth or less of that[...]

New Motorola Tablet Price Leaks, Could be Xoom 2 or Xyboard

Another internal Verizon document has leaked, revealing plans for both a 10-inch and 8-inch "Motorola Tablet", as well as a price cut for the Motorola Xoom LTE.

Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet Getting Gobi 3000 Technology

Lenovo and Qualcomm have just announced that the ThinkPad Tablet will now offer Qualcomm's Gobi 3000 technology, allowing it to use one mobile platform throughout the world.

Logitech Keyboard Case for Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Review

The on-screen keyboard for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 is nice, but not great for entering large amounts of text. When it comes time for real work, turn to an[...]

What Are the Best Black Friday Honeycomb Tablet Deals?

The team at TabletPCReview is very keen on the Honeycomb tablet sale going on at Best Buy, Staples and other retailers, where the notable ASUS Transformer and Toshiba Thrive are[...]

Apple Store Discounts iPad 2 Price for Black Friday

Apple rarely discounts the Apple iPad, at least not until the Mac maker looks to unload inventory for the next-generation iPad. But even Apple is not immune from Black Friday,[...]

RIM Giving Free PlayBooks to BES 5 Buyers

RIM is so keen on getting the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet into the hands of enterprise users that the company is giving free devices to those who purchase BlackBerry Enterprise Server[...]

Cyber Monday Tablet and eReader Deals Guide

While Cyber Monday sales are not as robust as Black Friday deals, many retailers are offering discounts on tablets, eReaders and accessories. As a bonus, Cyber Monday shoppers don't have[...]

Amazon Touts Successful Black Friday Kindle Sales

Notorious for never announcing its Kindle sales numbers, Amazon once again avoided details when publicizing its wildly successful Black Friday sales.

Gigabyte Announces Booktop T1132 Convertible

Gigabyte has just announced the latest addition to its Booktop line of swiveling tablet convertibles, with the T1132.

Acer Iconia Tab A200 Leaked Promo Video

While news of Acer's latest Iconia Tab, the A200, leaked earlier this month, little detail was known about the device; however a new video touting some of its capabilities sheds[...]

BlackBerry PlayBook Gets Software Update

RIM has released a new version of the BlackBerry OS for its PlayBook tablet, though the over-the-air update still won't bring users native email or calendar support.

Best Buy Cancels PlayBook Orders, Pulls Tablet from Site

After selling the BlackBerry PlayBook for $200 and up on Black Friday, retailers have begun removing the tablet from their online catalogs, with some customers claiming their orders have been[...]

RIM Cuts PlayBook to $99, for Employees Only

After receiving a price cut to $200 for Black Friday, it looks like the BlackBerry PlayBook will be getting another discount, though the savings are currently available to employees only.[...]

Lenovo Unveils a Trio of Tablets in China

Lenovo has unveiled a trio of new mobile tablet devices this morning in Beijing, adding the LePad S2005, S2007 and S2010 to its lineup.

RIM to Unveil BlackBerry Mobile Fusion

RIM has introduced a new software system that will allow companies to integrate a number of competing devices and operating systems into their corporate mobile ecosystem.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus is a 7-inch Android Honeycomb 3.2 tablet with a 1024 x 600 display. It is powered by a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor.

Google Catalogs Now Available on Android Tablets

Just in time for the holidays, Google has finally made "Google Catalogs" available on Android tablets.

Samsung Releases S-Pen SDK for Galaxy Note

Samsung has finally released the S-Pen SDK for the active stylus that comes bundled with the Galaxy Note device, an addition the company promised since the product's launch in October.[...]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus Review: Power in a Small Package

Samsung was responsible for releasing the very first Google-sanctioned Android tablet, the Galaxy Tab, so it's no surprise that it has this business down to a science, which is evident[...]

Consumer Interest in a Windows 8 Tablet Drops

It appears consumers are less intrigued by the prospect of a Windows tablet, despite a survey earlier this year that polled just the opposite among respondents, according to a new[...]

Microsoft Planning Office App for iPad

It appears Microsoft is planning an iPad-oriented version of its Office business app, according to a new report.

Samsung and Apple Patent Lawsuit Drama Continues

As the global patent war between Apple and Samsung wages on, it appears the Galaxy Tab 10.1 maker has finally seen a victory, after a panel of judges lifted a[...]

Samsung Announces New Exynos 5250 SoC

Mobile processors just keep getting more and more powerful, as Samsung has just unveiled its latest system-on-a-chip (SoC) to be used in high-end tablets: the Exynos 5250.

ASUS Announces Transformer Prime Availability UPDATE

With pre-orders of the Transformer Prime available on Amazon since last week, ASUS has finally announced when the tablet will hit shelves.

Spotify Launches Spotify Platform, Allows for Third Party App Integration

Spotify held a global press conference today to announce the Spotify Platform, which will enable the integration of third-party apps into the streaming music service.

What is the Best eReader, A New Kindle or NOOK?

This is the year of the "eBook", simply because eBook reader devices have gotten so inexpensive, finally hitting that sub-$100 mark. But how do you choose a device when there[...]

Apple to Release LTE-Enabled iPad, Claims Report

A new report claims that Apple is preparing to launch a 4G LTE version of the iPad 3 at some point during the summer of 2012, in addition to an[...]