March 2011 Tablet Articles

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

Below are the 91 Tablet articles for March of 2011

Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 to Debut at CTIA

Samsung has sent out an email teasing a Honeycomb tablet for the CTIA tradeshow on March 22. The teaser, which asks, "What's Your Tab Life?" also features the numbers "78910,"[...]

Motorola to Release 7-Inch Tablet

Even though Motorola launched the Xoom last week, the company is not sitting tight with its 10.1-inch Honeycomb tablet. According to comments made by CEO Sanjay Jha at Morgan Stanley's[...]

Windows 8 Tablet OS May Be Unveiled in the Summer

Times have changed thanks to tablets, and Microsoft senses that. The company intends to unveil its new tablet-tailored Windows 8 design by the end of its fiscal year in June,[...]

Apple Not Shipping More iPads to Retailers

It's being reported that production and shipment of the Apple iPad has ceased, with Apple unveiling the next version of the tablet during an event on March 2.

LG G-Slate Price Leaks

Those that thought the Xoom's $800 price tag was too much will be slightly happy to learn that one of the other Honeycomb tablets revealed at CES may cost $100[...]

NOOK Color Available for $199 in Barnes & Noble eBay Store

The popular NOOK Color eReader is available for a sizeable discount on eBay. Granted, a lot of products are available at significant discounts on eBay, but in this case it's[...]

Rumor: BlackBerry PlayBook’s Release Date Set

RIM hasn't made any official announcement yet, but it's being rumored that the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet's launch date has been confirmed.

Apple iPad 2 vs. Motorola Xoom

The stage is now set. The tablet market is in full swing, with a pair of high-profile devices set to do battle for market share and mind share. It's the[...]

Apple iPad 2 Official: New Design, Improved Processor

Let the pre-orders and ridiculously long lines begin. In only nine days' time on March 11, Apple will ship the iPad 2, a slimmer, lighter, and more powerful tablet than[...]

RIM Talks PlayBook Tablet App Dev

By the time the PlayBook officially launches, RIM's tablet will be outfitted with a music store, games, and other apps built on the Adobe Flash and RIM WebWorks platforms, but[...]

What “Significant” Tablet Will be Announced at CTIA?

There will be tablets at the upcoming CTIA wireless tradeshow, and according to CTIA VP Rob Mesirow, a "significant" new tablet will be unveiled. What will it be?

Kensington and Hard Candy Release Rash of iPad 2 Cases

After yesterday's iPad 2 announcement, the accessories have been unleashed. Kensington and Hard Candy are two of the first companies out the door, each with a collection of cases and[...]

AT&T Introduces New Options for Tablet Data Plans

With all of the tablets coming out of the woodwork, many of which will have wireless data capabilities, AT&T has decided to give its customers a few choices when it[...]

The iPad 2 Has How Much RAM?

While a lot of fancy new features and tech specs were announced at Apple's iPad 2 event, a core detail was left out of the proceedings: will the iPad 2[...]

Samsung Aggressively Pricing Galaxy Tab 10.1?

Samsung may have to reconsider its pricing strategy in the wake of the iPad 2's unveiling, according to Lee Don-joo, executive vice president of Samsung's mobile division.

No Windows Tablet OS Until 2012?

Inside sources at Microsoft have revealed that the company doesn't intend to release a competitor to the Google Android and Apple iOS tablet operating systems until 2012.

Google Taking Steps to Reduce Android Fragmentation

One of the advantages of the Android OS is its flexibility -- device makers can tweak it to run on a wide variety of hardware. However, this can lead to[...]

Analysts Extremely Bullish on Tablets and iPad 2

Just days after the unveiling of the Apple iPad 2, analysts and researchers alike have announced that tablets may have PCs on the ropes.

Jobs’ Jab Suggests Apple Fears Android

It's great to see Steve Jobs on stage unveiling an Apple product. His passion and enthusiasm for Apple's "magical" offerings make him extremely persuasive. That's why Jobs' jabs at Android,[...]

When Will Windows 8 Tablets Really Be Ready?

Fraught by competition from the Apple iPad, RIM PlayBook, and the Android contingent, Microsoft is working furiously on a new edition of Windows. Yet some partners not willing to identify[...]

Asus Eee Slate EP121

The Asus Eee Slate EP121 is a 12-inch Windows 7 tablet PC with active stylus support.

HTC Flyer Coming to Sprint? Update

Sprint has something big lined up for CTIA, but aside from a teaser promising Sprint will pull "back the curtain with the latest wireless innovation" at the wireless tradeshow, details[...]

Next Generation of Lenovo ThinkPads on the Way

Lenovo revealed the next generation of its ThinkPad line today, unveiling the ThinkPad X220 convertible tablet PC and X220 laptop.

Tablets in the Enterprise: Are You Ready?

Tablet PCs are proliferating. Consumers are purchasing the devices in droves, and current estimates forecast 80-100 new models will appear throughout 2011 from a number of manufacturers. With so much[...]

What Does 4G Mean for Tablets?

The Motorola Xoom will get it. As will the Samsung Galaxy Tab. The BlackBerry PlayBook will get it this summer. And you can bet it's in the iPad's future. It's[...]

HP Bringing webOS to All PCs

New HP CEO Leo Apotheker has displayed a different creative vision for the company than ex-CEO Mark Hurd, and continues blazing a new path with his plan to include HP's[...]

Samsung Teases Galaxy Tab 8.9

Though not confirmed by Samsung, we are extremely confident an 8.9-inch Galaxy Tab will debut at CTIA 2011, more so now that Samsung has released a teaser image on its[...]

Apple iPad vs. iPad 2

Did Apple really deliver the next big thing for tablets with its iPad 2 announcement, or did the company simply trot out a moderate upgrade to keep pace with the[...]

iOS 4.3 Now Available

The iPad 2 may ship with iOS 4.3 on March 11, but eager Apple fans don't have to wait as the iOS 4.3 update is now available for the iPad[...]

VMware Trots out Virtual Desktop Client for iPad

Whether the enterprise is asking for it or not, virtualization companies are paying a lot of mind to the Apple iPad.

Toshiba Honeycomb Tablet May Match iPad Pricing

Remember those Honeycomb tablets geeks were drooling over at CES before Apple announced the iPad 2? If not, Toshiba is trying to remind everyone.

Apple iPad 2 Release Details

Apple has made sure that everyone knows about the impending release of the iPad 2 tomorrow, March 11, at stores across the country.

Apple Launches iPad 2

A mere nine days after Steve Jobs unveiled the follow-up to the market-leading iPad, eager Apple fans and device junkies lined up to be among the first to score an[...]

Motorola Readies Xoom Flash Update

Motorola hasn't brought Flash Player 10.2 to the Xoom yet, but the company is getting ready for the update with an update.

Adobe Announces Android Flash Player 10.2 Release Date

It looks like the Xoom may get Flash support on March 18. That's when Adobe plans to release Flash Player 10.2 into the Android Market.

VIDEO: Apple iPad 2 Smart Cover

TabletPCReview checks out the Apple iPad 2 Smart Cover.

PAX East 2011: Nvidia Gets Serious About Tablet Gaming

With the insides of tablets becoming more and more powerful by the month, it's to be expected that games on the platform become more impressive. Nvidia is leading that charge[...]

Apple iPad 2 First Impressions

Yes, I waited seven hours in line at the Apple Store to pick up an iPad 2. No, I wasn't number one in line. I was number four, which was[...]

Apple iPad 2

The Apple iPad is powered by a Apple A5 1GHz dual-core processor, features a 9.7-inch screen (1024 x 768) and runs iOS.

Motorola Xoom Review

Can the Motorola Xoom possibly live up to the hype? Is Honeycomb a viable tablet operating system? After wowing the crowd at CES, the Xoom hits the market with buzz,[...]

TabletPCReview Has a Brand New Look!

TabletPCReview has a brand new look! Tablet PCs are hot and TabletPCReview gets a better handle on these incredible systems and applications with a fresh new look and design. [...]

Wi-Fi Xoom, Tab Release Dates Leak

Two of the most highly publicized Android tablets on the market have had the release dates and prices of their Wi-Fi-only versions leaked.

Apple iPad 2 Review

Apple made the iPad 2 thinner, lighter, and more powerful than the first-generation iPad. In the face of competition from Honeycomb and others, is that enough to remain the top[...]

HP TouchPad on Schedule for June Release

Despite rumors last month of a spring release of the HP TouchPad, it appears that the tablet won't be shipping quite so soon.

Verizon Waives Xoom Activation Fee

The Android community felt a bit jilted by VerizonWireless's month-to-month data plan arrangement, but Verizon has taken a step to fix the situation and save some face.

Rumor: Retailer Leak Reveals Major Tablet Releases Update

A photo of a retailer's tablet release spreadsheet has surfaced on PreCentral, revealing the pricing and release dates of numerous tablets, many of which were previously unknown.

More Details on the Wi-Fi Xoom Launch

A recent Staples ad that revealed the release date of the Wi-Fi Xoom has been followed up by the emergence of more details on the launch.

VIDEO: Apple iPad 2 Tour

The Apple iPad 2 is thinner, lighter and faster than the first-generation Apple iPad. It features a 9.7-inch screen, 132 pixels per inch resolution, dual-core A5 processor, and runs iOS.[...]

Spring Break Take-Along Tech

The weather is finally taking a turn for the better and warmer days are just around the corner, so it's time to think about vacation. But that doesn't mean you[...]

March Madness App for Android, iPhone & iPad

The American workplace will lose 8.4 million work hours and $192 million in wages to March Madness this year, according to outplacement consultancy firm Challenger, Gray and Christmas. The NCAA[...]

Home Theater Behind Samsung Tablet Strategy

Why can't Samsung just pick one tablet display size and stick with it? Between the 7-, 8.9-, and 10.1-inch Tabs, as well as the 4- and 5-inch Galaxy Players, it's[...]

LG G-Slate Launch Pushed to Late April

There's been no official confirmation yet, but rumor has it that the LG G-Slate will be released by T-Mobile on April 20.

Toshiba 10.1-Inch Tablet and Dell Streak 7 Wi-Fi Spotted on Amazon

Toshiba's 10.1-Inch tablet is getting a spot in Amazon's marketplace before it even gets a name, and the unannounced Dell Streak 7 Wi-Fi-only is currently available for pre-order.

Are Tablets Ready for K-12 Education?

Student chants of "no more pencils, no more books!" could soon change to "no more iPads no more active pens!" Pilot programs across the nation are incorporating tablets into the[...]

Archos Gen 9 Tablets Coming Sooner Than Expected

Contrary to previous reports, Archos has decided to release its two Gen 9 tablets prior to this year's IFA, with a slated release timeframe of June 2011.

AT&T Acquires T-Mobile — Could Shake Things Up in the Tablet Market

The mobile world is abuzz with the news that AT&T is acquiring T-Mobile USA from parent company Deutsche Telekom. While the effects of this move will be particularly salient in[...]

Asus Transformer Coming to Taiwan on Friday

Asus is jumping the gun on its own release date, recently announcing that it will release its Eee Pad Transformer ahead of schedule in Taiwan on March 25.

Will Tablets Steal the Show at CTIA?

Tablets hogged the spotlight at both CES and Mobile World Congress; can the product steal the show at CTIA as well? Well, if early leaks and rumors pan out, there[...]

eBooks on the Rise, Physical Books’ Sales Decline

The Association of American Publishers has released its January sales figures and, not unexpectedly, things look rosy for eBooks and grim for tangible paperbacks and hardcovers.

4G PlayBook Surfaces on Sprint Website

Sprint has officially begun advertising the BlackBerry 4G Playbook on its website, giving customers the opportunity to sign up for updates and ready-to-buy reminders.

T-Mobile Prices LG G-Slate

T-Mobile is not letting the fact that it's been acquired by AT&T hold it back; instead, the carrier is marching forward with a pricing announcement for the anticipated T-Mobile/LG G-Slate[...]

PlayBook Coming to Retailers in April

The BlackBerry PlayBook from Research in Motion has found a home, and it will be at over 20,000 retail outlets across the US and Canada.

Barnes & Noble NOOK Targeted in Microsoft Patent Suit

Microsoft is taking aim at Barnes & Noble, and its component makers Foxconn and Inventec, for patent infringements that are supposedly inherent in aspects of the Android operated Barnes &[...]

Galaxy Tab 8.9 Unveiled at CTIA

Samsung officially unveiled the Galaxy Tab 8.9 at CTIA in Orlando this morning, providing details about the latest addition to its tablet family.

Sprint Unveils HTC EVO View 4G at CTIA

Sprint has just finished unveiling the HTC EVO View 7-inch Android tablet, releasing full product details and a ton of information on the device during a CTIA showcase event.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 Hands On

Samsung must have put the Galaxy Tab 8.9 on Nutrisystem, because the prototype the company showed off at CTIA is a thin tablet - a very thin tablet. TabletPCReview spent[...]

HTC Flyer Lives! Wi-Fi and Best Buy Exclusive, Ships in Spring

It seemed like HTC had quietly ditched the Flyer moniker, which had been all over the tablet at the Mobile World Congress, for the U.S. market. However it turns out[...]

Acer Iconia A501 to be a 4G Tablet

The previously-revealed Acer Iconia tablet is getting a 4G boost thanks to AT&T, the wireless carrier announced at CTIA this week.

HTC EVO View 4G Hands On

It seemed that in the age of the iPad, there was no longer room for pen-powered tablets, sans a handful of Windows 7 convertibles and slates. HTC is hoping to[...]

VIDEO: HTC Flyer Hands-On

At MWC, TabletPCReview spent some time with the HTC Flyer, the first major Android-powered tablet to feature stylus support.  

VIDEO: Motorola Xoom Honeycomb Apps

TabletPCReview explores the Android Honeycomb apps available at the Motorola Xoom launch.

VIDEO: HTC EVO View 4G Hands On

TabletPCReview goes hands on with the HTC EVO View 4G at CTIA 2011 in Orlando.

Apple iPad 2 Going International

The Apple iPad 2 will be making its way out into the world with releases planned for 25 countries.

ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Honeycomb Tablet Launches UPDATE: U.S. Launch Details

Keeping true to its promise of an early release date, Asus has officially begun rolling out the Honeycomb-equipped, tablet netbook combo ASUS Eee Pad Transformer.

Official: PlayBook Will Run Android Apps

Research in Motion (RIM) has officially confirmed that the BlackBerry PlayBook, which will run the BlackBerry Tablet OS, will be able to run certain Android apps, forming an intriguing alliance[...]

Last of First Generation iPads Steeply Discounted

For those of you who are still interested in a first generation iPad, the time to act is now. Corporate-owned Verizon retail stores are now unloading the last of their[...]

eReader News Roundup: Kindle Gets Audio Books, NOOKcolor Gets App Store

Check out the best in eReader news from the past week, including a much more convenient way to get audio books on your Kindle, in TabletPCReview's eReader News Roundup.

EasyPix EasyPad 1000 Review

You've probably seen the EasyPad on drugstore shelves going by any number of names. This budget Android tablet is meant more for the non-demanding tablet user. Does this iPad look-alike[...]

iPad 2 Case and Accessory Roundup

The release of the iPad 2 has spawned a mass of peripherals for the tablet. TabletPCReview cuts a swath out of the innumerable possibilities and outlines a selection of what's[...]

HTC Flyer Coming to T-Mobile?

Having launched at CTIA as the EVO View, a similar/identical tablet from HTC could be coming to T-Mobile with the original Flyer moniker. At least that's what some recent advertisements[...]

VIDEO: Motorola Xoom Unboxing

The Motorola Xoom is a 10.1-inch tablet running Google’s Honeycomb OS. In this video, TabletPCReview unboxes the device.    

Rumor: Google Teaming Up With LG to Make Nexus Tablet

Google has tried its hand at branding its own hardware in the past with smartphones, but now it seems that it may be turning its focus towards tablets.

EasyPix EasyPad 1000

The EasyPix EasyPad 1000 includes a 10.2-inch screen with 1024×600 resolution, 1 GHz ZT-180 processor and 2GB of memory. The storage capacity can be expanded to 32 GB via a microSD card.

Lenovo Prepping LePad Successor for Fall

It may be too early to talk about the Lenovo LePad 2, considering the LePad tablet just shipped in China and is expected to hit US shores in June, but[...]

New “Touchbook” From Acer Now Available for Pre-Order

The Acer Iconia-6120 -- a dual-touchscreen "touchbook," as the manufacturer calls it -- is now available for pre-order and listed at a price point of $1,199.99.

Trident Aegis Kindle 3 Case Review

The Aegis case from Trident for the Kindle 3 series offers great protection and a good design, but with a price tag almost a third of the cost of a[...]

Barnes & Noble Ships Three Million NOOK Colors

It turns out that one of the most popular tablets currently available isn't even marketed as a tablet, with sources reporting that the little eReader/Android tab, the NOOK Color, has[...]

HP Prepping New EliteBook Convertible?

Even though HP is knee deep in webOS and TouchPad tablets, it's nice to see they haven't forgotten about its business-grade EliteBook convertibles.

Netbook Navigator NAV7 Tablet Now Available For Pre-Order

Netbook Navigator recently launched a 7-inch Windows 7 tablet, the NAV7 slate, which features a compact form factor design and is now available for pre-order.

Flyer and Transformer Invade YouTube

A couple of anticipated new tablets are making the rounds on YouTube, with a collection of promotional videos showcasing the HTC Flyer and ASUS Eee Pad Transformer making appearances on[...]

ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Priced for U.S. UPDATE 2

An update has come on the Eee Pad Transformer's trek to America, as Best Buy has begun listing the tablet at a very attractive price point.