February 2014 Tablet Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for February 2014. 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 February of 2014

Below are the 66 Tablet articles for February of 2014

Archos Unveils the 90 Neon, 97 Neon, and 101 Neon Budget Tablets

Archos, a company based in France with a long history of making tablets, has unveled the Neon line, which will consist of three entry-level Android devices in a range of[...]

Microsoft Surface Pro 128GB Available for Just $500

Those looking for a good deal on the original Microsoft Surface Pro don't have to look too hard, as both the Microsoft Store and Best Buy are offering the version[...]

Cryptography Apps: How To Keep Your Personal Info Private

As consumers living in a post-Edward Snowden world, what do we need to know about cryptography applications? Read this guide from NotebookReview to find out.

Microsoft Appoints Satya Nadella as Company’s Third CEO; Bill Gates Resigns as Chairman

Microsoft announced this morning that its extended search for a new CEO was complete, and that current employee Satya Natella would be filling the role. Get all the details from[...]

Samsung Galaxy Note Pro and Tab Pro Arriving in U.S. Next Week

Samsung has just announced that the first of its Galaxy Note Pro and Galaxy Tab Pro slates that were unveiled at CES last month will arrive in the U.S. on[...]

Pres. Obama’s ConnectED Program Will Bring Millions of Free or Discounted Tablets to Schoolchildren

Some of the nation's top technology companies and Internet service providers are coming together with President Barack Obama to help bring American students sufficient access to the Internet.

Do Windows 8.1 Users Need Third-Party Anti-Malware Software?

Although supposedly beefed up in Windows 8.1, Microsoft's Defender software still isn't doing enough to keep users safe from malware, AV-Test told TPCR this week.

ZAGG ZAGGkeys Cover for iPad Air Review

ZAGG offers accessory that comes very close to turning an iPad Air into a ultrabook. The ZAGGkeys Cover has a clamshell shape and a backlit keyboard.

Three iOS Book Reading Apps Get Updates This Week

The Oyster, Amazon Kindle, and Google Play Books apps for iOS have each been updated, with Oyster adding new push notifications, plus support for notes and highlights.

Sony Selling Its VAIO PC Business To Put More Emphasis on Tablets and Phones

Japanese electronics manufacturer Sony just announced that it will be selling their VAIO PC division. The Japanese company will continue to produce tablets and smartphones. Learn more from NotebookReview.

Samsung’s WOW App Will Connect You to the Olympic Winter Games

Samsung has released Wireless Olympic Works (WOW), a mobile app for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games that will connect fans with the sports events in realtime.

Learn More About the People Who Develop Your Favorite Apps

A survey of mobile app developers might include some surprises about the people who create apps for tablets and smartphones.

Dell Venue 8 Pro Review

Dell's mid-size Windows tablet has attracted a lot of attention thanks to its $300 price tag. Is it as good a deal as it seems?

Dell Venue 8 Pro

This inexpensive Windows tablet has an 8-inch, 1280 x 800 screen, and is powered by an Intel Atom quad-core “Bay Trail” processor, with 2GB of RAM, 32GB of on-board storage,[...]

What’s Going To Be in Windows 8.1.1, and When Will It Be Ready?

Now anticipated for release in April, the update looks likely to include features friendlier to traditional desktop users, but tablet user could benefit from improved anti-malware capabilities. Learn more from[...]

Sony Out of the Ebook Business in N. America

Sony has deciding to cut its loses and get out of the North American ebook business. Sony Reader's in other regions will not be affected.

HTC Might Make the Next Nexus Tablet

A rumor coming out of Taiwan indicates that HTC's return to the tablet market might be behind-the-scenes: it will supposedly be the company producing Google's next Nexus tablet.

Best Olympics Apps for iOS, Android

Wanna follow all the Olympic action, but don't have a TV handy? These apps will keep you in the loop.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 Reportedly Getting Android 4.4 (KitKat) Update Soon

An upgrade to the latest version of Google's mobile operating system is heading to a pair of Samsung tablets, according to an unconfirmed report.

Rumor: Google to Launch an 8-Inch Nexus Tablet

Google will soon replace the Nexus 7 with its own 8-inch tablet, according to a recent report.

Connect to the Net Almost Anywhere with the Iridium GO! Satellite-Enabled Hotspot

Iridium, a satellite communications network, is bringing data coverage to almost the entire globe with its Iridium GO! portable satellite hotspot. The device is going to create a satellite-backed 100-foot[...]

How To Set Up a Power Plan in Windows 8/8.1 or 7

Let NotebookReview show you how to enhance the usability of your computer by tailoring the way it uses power to your unique needs in this tutorial.

Asus Transformer Book T100 Review

Asus' TransformerBook T100 offers users an affordable two-in-one with Windows 8.1. NotebookReview puts this device through its paces.

Asus VivoTab Note 8 Now Available from the Microsoft Store

What is apparently the first mid-range Windows tablet with a Wacom touch-sensitive display can now be ordered, a bit earlier than expected and for a slightly higher price.

Apple Reportedly Lowers Fees It Charges Accessory Makers

A change that happened behind the scenes might lead to lower prices for accessories for the iPad and Apple's other mobile devices.

ARM’s New Cortex-A17 Chip is Aimed at Midrange Tablets, Phones

ARM today announced its newest mobile processor core, the Cortex-A17, which will come with a 60% boost in performance.

Microsoft Surface 2 Gets FAA Authorization to Be Used by Commercial Airline Pilots

Delta airlines has been working toward equipping its pilots with Microsoft's Surface 2 tablets for some time, and now the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has officially authorized the devices for[...]

Two of the Three Wireless Charging Standards Come to Agreement

Two major wireless charging groups have signed an agreement that will see their standards coexist on future devices, which could lead to wireless power becoming more prevalent.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) Appears Headed for Verizon

An image has leaked out apparently showing a Verizon edition of the second-generation Galaxy Note 10.1, one of Samsung's most popular tablets.

How to Connect a Tablet or Laptop to 4G

The pros and cons of the various ways to get mobile broadband access from NotebookReview.

Get a $100 VUDU-themed Tablet for Valentine’s Day

If you're looking for a tech gift for your sweetheart this Valentine's Day, E FUN and VUDU have an offer for you. The two companies have teamed up to offer[...]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Series Details Leak

Leaked model specs indicate there will be 7-inch, 8-inch and 10.1-inch tablets in Samsung's four generation of Android tablets. Unlike the Note series, these won't come with styli or active[...]

Google Admin App Comes to iOS

Google has now released its Google Admin app -- already available on Android -- on to iOS. The app lets administrators manage Google App users and services from a smartphone[...]

FreedomPop Review

FreedomPop is an inexpensive way to get 4G internet access for your WiFi-only tablet. So inexpensive it almost looks to good to be true... but is it really?

Whole Foods Will Use Square’s iPad Cash Registers

Shoppers should be able to get in and out of Whole Foods markets across the U.S. a bit faster these days, thanks to a deal the grocery giant has inked[...]

Samsung Galaxy Note Pro and Tab Pro Tablets Now Available for Purchase

The Samsung 12.2-inch Galaxy Note Pro and Tab Pro have arrived in US stores and customers can place orders today for the tablets.

Google Nexus 7 Finally Comes to Verizon

Better late than never -- Verizon has started offering last summer's Google Nexus 7. And those who already have an LTE-enabled model are now able to switch to Big Red.

Android Is Free and Open, But Google Still Manages to Exert Significant Control

Android is open source, but a few newly leaked documents imply that the popular mobile OS isn't exactly free for manufacturers to use.

VIDEO: Dell Venue 8 Pro Overview

Want to see the Dell Venue 8 Pro in action without going to a store? Watch this hands-on video overview from the TabletPCReview lab.

Apple iPad 2 May Finally Be Discontinued

The second-generation iPad, which debuted almost three years ago, is reportedly going to be dropped soon.

Dell Will be Among the First to Offer 64-bit Windows 8.1 Bay Trail Tablets

The tech industry and businesses are anticipating the unveiling of the first 64-bit-compatible Windows 8.1 "Bay Trail" tablets at the Mobile World Congress tradeshow later this month.

VIDEO: HP Omni 10 Unboxing

The HP Omni 10 has attracted attention for being a full-size Windows tablet that still has a mid-range price. Let's open it up and see what we get.

VIDEO: Asus VivoTab Note 8 Unboxing and Preview

Don't miss this video from the TechnologyGuide test lab of the first mid-range Windows tablet with a Wacom touch-sensitive display.

Breakthrough Could Double the Battery Life of Your Next Tablet

A new breakthrough in battery technology could greatly extend the battery life of virtually every kind of mobile device.

iAnywhere Could Turn the iPad into a Desktop

iAnywhere is a rumored docking station with a display that supports the iPad and iPhone and mixes in OS X. While not a new concept, the device seems closer to[...]

Where Is Microsoft Office Really Heading?

Does Microsoft plan to keep withholding a fuller Office "experience" from iOS and Android users, in the interests of promoting its Windows tablets and PCs?

Sony Xperia Tablet Z 2 Specs Leaked Ahead of MWC

Sony's follow-up to the Xperia Tablet Z is on the way, and it'll come with some expected spec bumps when it gets here.

Analyst: 12.9-inch iPad Not Launching until 2015

The newest iPad Pro rumor suggests that Apple won't launch a jumbo-sized slate this year after all. Those looking for a super-size iPad will apparently have to wait until next[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga S1 Review

The new ThinkPad Yoga S1 is a convertible notebook that offers a durable build, solid performance, and an attractive IPS touch display. Learn more from NotebookReview.

Samsung Details Android 4.4 Upgrade Plans for Galaxy Tablets in the U.S.

Samsung has confirmed which of its Galaxy tablets are getting upgraded to Android 4.4.2, the latest version of Google's mobile operating system.

Documents To Go for Android Tackles Quickoffice with Big App Update

Docs To Go 4 for Android adds free editing, plus in-app purchase options that include connectivity to Dropbox, Box, Google Drive, and Microsoft's SkyDrive. More app updates are planned.

Amazon’s Digital Currency is Now Available on More Android Tablets

Amazon Coins are now open for use on Android devices other than Amazon's own Kindle Fire tablets, the e-commerce giant announced today.

Surface 2 with LTE Appears Imminent After Microsoft FCC Filing

We've known for several months now that a Surface 2 with LTE support is on the way, but a new FCC filing suggests that the updated slate is nearing a[...]

StarTech.com Wireless Travel Router for iPad Review

Those who frequently travel should really consider carrying a travel-size WiFi access point, like the one offered by StarTech.com.

Samsung’s Bendable Screen Could Merge Tablets, Laptops, and Phones

The rumormill lit up this week with reports that Samsung is getting close to having a tablet display that can fold in half. If true, this could change the tablet[...]

Sony Hopes to Make a Bigger Splash with the Xperia Z2 Tablet

With its second-generation Xperia tablet, Sony is taking the same route that a lot of companies do: better, smaller, faster. The upcoming model will have an impressive set of specs,[...]

A SanDisk Ultra 128GB microSD Card Can Easily and Very Expensively Upgrade Your Tablet

Running out of storage room on your tablet? SanDisk has good news for you: the world's highest-capacity microSD card.

HP Refreshes Its Enterprise Tablets with ElitePad 1000 G2 and ProPad 600 G1

HP's newest slates out of MWC give some love to the enterprise. There are a pair of Windows 8.1 models to choose from.

Microsoft Talks Up Windows 8.1 Update 1, Lower Tablet Pricing

A Microsoft official has confirmed that updates to Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8 will happen this spring, while corroborating that the update will include tweaks for non-touch PCs. Learn[...]

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet Hands-On Preview

One of the best 10-inch Android tablets has a new version, but does the newly-revealed Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet live up to its predecessor?

Qualcomm Unveils Snapdragon 64-Bit Octa-Core Mobile Processor

Qualcomm has taken the wraps off its first chip with eight 64-bit processor cores and built-in support for global LTE. This is expected to start appearing in high-end tablets and[...]

HP Slate VoiceTab 7 and Slate VoiceTab 6 Hands-On Preview

HP is reaching out to those who want a voice-enabled tablet with the Slate VoiceTab 7, and entering the phablet market with the Slate VoiceTab 6.

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 10 HD+ Hands-on Preview

Lenovo has unveiled the Yoga Tablet 10 HD+, a quick follow-up to a full-size Android tablet with an unusual design they released last year.

Nvidia Tegra Note 7 LTE and Tegra Note with K1 Hands-on Preview

The wraps came off two updated versions of Nvidia's 7-inch tablet, one with 4G LTE and other with Nvidia's latest processor. We went hands-on at MWC.

Asus Official Wireless Charging Stand for Google Nexus 7 (2013) Debuts

The latest accessory for the Google Nexus 7 (2013) is an official Asus wireless charging station. The company is also bringing out one that charges through micro-USB.

Huawei MediaPad X1 Hands-On Preview

Huawei is the company behind one of the most interesting tablets of the MWC this year -- the MediaPad X1 is a slim, 7-inch Android model.