November 2013 Tablet Articles

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

Below are the 50 Tablet articles for November of 2013

Apple iPad Air Now Available

Today is the launch date for the iPad Air, the fifth version of Apple's full-size tablet. It can be ordered online or at a variety of retail stores.

Delta, Jet Blue First to Allow Travelers to Use Tablets During Takeoffs and Landings

The FAA has officially rescinded the rule preventing the use of electronic devices below 10,000 feet. Delta and Jet Blue have quickly moved to allow this on their planes.

Samsung Narrowly Beats Apple in J.D. Power Tablet Satisfaction Ratings

Because of the high price of the iPad, Samsung came out ahead of Apple for the first time in J.D. Power's most recent poll on the satisfaction of tablet users.

Microsoft Significantly Improved Surface Pro 2 Battery Life with Firmware Update

Some of the early reviews of the Microsoft Surface Pro 2 were somewhat critical of its battery life. While this tablet could go longer than its predecessor, it didn't seem[...]

Xfinity TV Go Now Lets Users Watch Dozens of Live Channels on Their iPad or Android Tablet

Comcast has just re-branded its mobile app as Xfinity TV Go, and added the ability to stream almost three dozen channels to mobile devices.

Target Paying $200 for Old iPads, Even First-Gen iPads

Target is offering customers a gift card of at least $200 if they trade in a used iPad, including the first-generation iPad. TechnologyGuide has the full story.

Is This the Google Nexus 8?

Google may have posted a sneak peek of an upcoming Android tablet on its website... a device that might take the place of the Nexus 10 II.

Samsung Wants to Dethrone Apple in the Tablet Market

Apple is currently the biggest seller of tablets in the world, but Samsung believes it can replace its rival in the top spot. One way it hopes to do[...]

Four U.S. Airlines Now Let Passengers Use Tablets Throughout the Whole Flight

Last week, the FAA rescinded its long-held policy that prevented airline passengers from using tablets when the plane they were on was taking off and landing. At this point, four[...]

iPad Cash Registers: Coming To a Store Near You?

JC Penney, the Apple Store, Nordstrom, and Barneys are all using iPads or iPods as cash registers. So are others. But lots of retailers aren't on board -- not yet,[...]

Verizon Ellipsis 7 Tablet Now Offers 4G LTE for Just $250

Verizon subscribers looking for an inexpensive tablet capable of connecting to this carrier's 4G LTE network can now get one made by Verizon itself, the Ellipsis 7.

Apple iPad Air’s Bill of Material Starts at $275

Many might be surprised at the cost of all the components of the iPad Air: this new tablet's bill of materials (BOM) is actually lower than that of one of[...]

Lego Lord of the Rings Now Available for iOS

iPad users can now play Lego Lord of the Rings. This is a touch-enabled version of a game that was released a year ago for game consoles.

How To Sync Apple iOS 7 and OS X Mavericks

Apple tore down some of the walls separating iOS 7 and OS X Mavericks. TechnologyGuide explains how to take advantage of them both.

Samsung Galaxy, Google Nexus, and Sony Xperia Tablets Getting Android 4.4 (KitKat) Upgrades

Although the recently-introduced Android 4.4 (KitKat) has little to offer current tablets, many users of these devices are still going to want this update. Fortunately, there's good news for the[...]

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) Review

Samsung has updated last year's Galaxy Note 10.1 hardware in a new "2014 edition." How does it stack up? We investigate.

Microsoft Surface 2

Microsoft’s second consumer-oriented tablet has a lot in common with its predecessor, but the screen has been upgrade to a 1920 x 1080 a resolution, it now sports an Nvidia[...]

Apple’s iPad mini with Retina Display Can Now Be Pre-ordered

After being unveiled last month, Apple has begun taking orders for the second version of the iPad mini -- the first with a high-resolution "Retina" display.

Google Play for Education Now Available, K-12 Teachers Welcome

A version of the Google Play software store specifically for educators launched today. This has been designed to help K-12 teachers find Android apps for their classrooms.

Google Nexus 7, Nexus 7 II, and Nexus 10 Upgrades to Android 4.4 (KitKat) Going Out Now

Google has begun making an upgrade to the latest version of the Android operating system available to most of the tablets in its Nexus series.

Take a Look Inside the Apple iPad mini with Retina Display

iFixit did a teardown of the new iPad mini with Retina display, and found that, like its predecessors, it's not a tablet that's going to be easy to repair.

CES 2014 Preview: Windows 8.1 PCs Meet Gadgets & Apps

Beyond Windows 8.1 PCs and iOS 7 mobile devices, CES 2014 will feature 3D printing, digital watches, and loads of distinctive sensor-driven, app-enabled gadgets. Read more from NotebookReview.

AMD Announces 2014 Mobile APUs for Hybrid Tablets and Notebooks

Offering more than twice the performance of previous-generation mid-range and entry-level AMD mobile processors, "Mullins" and "Beema" are poised to dominate the market for affordable hybrid tablets/notebooks and budget laptops.[...]

European Airlines Will Soon Allow Gate-To-Gate Tablet Use Too

Airlines in the U.S. recently began allowing passengers to use tablets and other electronic devices during all phases of their flights, and European airlines will soon follow suit.

Nokia Reportedly Planning an 8-Inch Windows RT Tablet

There aren't many options these days for those who want a tablet running Windows RT, but the number is supposedly going to grow a bit when Nokia introduces a mid-size[...]

iOS 7.0.4 Now Available for Your iPad, and Updated iBooks and iTunes U, Too

Apple has just released a bevy of updates, most notably iOS 7.0.4, the company's latest attempt to hunt down all the bugs in its mobile operating system. In addition, iBooks[...]

BBM Updated to Support iPad

BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) is one of the world's most most popular text chatting services. A version for Android and iPhone was introduced last month, and an iPad one was introduced[...]

Apple iPad Air Review

Apple made its fifth full-size tablet faster and more portable so it would have greater appeal to serious tablet users. Did it succeed?

Apple iPad Air

The Apple iPad Air is the fifth full-size tablet from this company. Although it retains the 9.7-inch Retina screen of its predecessors, it’s smaller and lighter than they were, with[...]

Nokia Lumia 2520 Windows RT Tablet Launching from AT&T Next Week

The Nokia Lumia 2520 is going to see its U.S. debut next week, with an LTE-enabled version of this Windows RT 8.1 tablet launching on Nov. 22. Video

Look for a 12.9-inch Apple iPad and a 12.2-inch Samsung Galaxy Note

Windows tablets are typically larger than iOS or Android ones, but that may change soon, as both Apple and Samsung are rumored to be working on extra-large versions of their[...]

Slingbox Gets Roku Support, Overhauled SlingPlayer App

Sling has introduced a handful of requested features for its TV-streaming Slingbox today, including support for Roku devices and a revamp of its SlingPlayer iOS app. TechnologyGuide has all the[...]

Is the Google Nexus 10 II Going to Launch This Week?

A big change is coming to Google Play on Thursday: for the first time, this software store will make it clear which apps have been optimized for tablets. And there[...]

Amazon Introduces Fire OS 3.1 for Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX

There's a new version of the Fire OS for Amazon's latest tablets. This brings new consumer-oriented features like integration with Goodreads, as well as business-friendly features.

iHome Type Pro iPad Keyboard Case Review

Those who want an iPad case with a great deal of flexibility should consider iHome's Type Pro, which can be configured into laptop, tablet, drawing, and presentation modes.

Apple iPad mini Retina Display Gets Smoked by Rivals

DisplayMate compared the screens of several smaller tablets, and judged that the recently-released iPad mini 2 has a noticeably poorer display than the Google Nexus 7 II and 7-inch Amazon[...]

Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 Processor Designed to Let Tablets Play UltraHD Video

A modified version of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor has just been announced that is capable of handling Ultra HD (4K) video playing on a tablet or streamed to a[...]

Toshiba Excite 7 $170 Android Tablet Introduced

Toshiba has just launched the Excite 7, an inexpensive, entry-level tablet running Google's Android OS.

Tablet Memory Is a Rip-Off

The prices of some of the most popular tablets increase substantially as the amount of internal storage capacity goes up. A study by a British magazine shows that there's little[...]

Nokia Lumia 2520 with LTE Now Available from Verizon

Verizon has just become the first U.S. telecom to offer the Nokia Lumia 2520, a Windows RT tablet aimed at prosumers. Naturally, this version includes 4G LTE.

This Sounds Familiar: Samsung Owes Apple $290 Million in New Verdict

Haven't we been through this before? Just as most people thought the Apple-Samsung slapfest was over, the Korean electronics monolith was just fined $290 million USD in the latest trial.[...]

Verizon Now Offering Tablet Users a One-Day Data Pass for $5

Verizon has just begun offering a new option for wireless data access: a pre-paid, one-day pass that gets the user 300MB for $5.

Google Play Now Clearly Separates Apps Designed for Tablets from Ones Designed for Phones

Most Android software is designed to run on smartphone screens. Google Play has now been modified so tablet users can more easily locate apps that are optimized for larger displays.[...]

AT&T Launches Its Version of the Nokia Lumia 2520 Windows RT Tablet

A day after it launched from Verizon, the Nokia Lumia 2520 has debuted from a second U.S. telecom, AT&T. This full-size Windows RT tablet supports the carriers' LTE networks.

Google+ Gets Full Res Photo Backup on iOS

Google updated its G+ iOS app to offer users full-resolution photo backups, as well as new notification alerts. Brighthand has all the details.

Don’t Buy Apple’s iPad 2

There's a very easy answer for those trying to decide between the new iPad Air and the older iPad 2.

VIDEO: Apple iPad mini with Retina Display Unboxing

Apple's second-generation mid-sized tablet is now available, and we have the iPad mini with Retina Display in our test lab.

Nokia Lumia 2520 Review

Nokia, a company best known for its smartphones, has produced the Lumia 2520, a full-size, high-end tablet created for the consumer market. It runs Windows RT 8.1, the version of[...]

Nokia Lumia 2520

Nokia, a company best known for its smartphones, has produced the Lumia 2520, a full-size, high-end tablet created for the consumer market. It runs Windows RT 8.1, the version of[...]

Sony VAIO Duo 13 Review

The Sony VAIO Duo 13 is a high-end convertible laptop -- a sliding mechanism converts this Windows 8.1 device from a tablet into a notebook. There's a full review on[...]