April 2012 Tablet Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for April 2012. 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 April of 2012

Below are the 71 Tablet articles for April of 2012

New iPad Owners Happy, Heat Not a Concern

People are happy with the iPad and not concerned with the heating issues.

Apple to Develop Game Controller for iOS Devices?

Could Apple be working on an iPad game controller?

Android 4.0 Adoption Increases; Still Only 2.9%

Latest numbers regarding Android usage shows that while Android Ice Cream Sandwich (4.0) has seen a steady increase in an active user base, the majority of Android users have yet[...]

RIM Launches BlackBerry Mobile Fusion

Today, Research in Motion released an enterprise service called BlackBerry Mobile Fusion that will allow companies to manage multiple types of devices from a single interface.

Google Tablet Pics Leak?

Could this be the long-rumored Google Nexus tablet?

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 Delayed Until End of April

Both models of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2, 7- and 10.1-inch, have been delayed and will now start shipping in the UK at the end of April.

Are the Old Apple iPads Really Obsolete?

The first-generation Apple iPad is little more than two years old and already obsolete. It can't run many high-profile apps, and users can't do anything to upgrade it. Considering the[...]

AppleCare Asked to Replace iPads With Faulty Wi-Fi

An internal AppleCare document has revealed that Apple engineers are investigating reports of a faulty Wi-Fi connection found on the new Wi-Fi only iPads.

ASUS PadFone Launching in Taiwan on April 20

ASUS has announced the availability of its 3-in-1 device: the ASUS PadFone!

Apple Reportedly Has a 7.85-inch iPad in its Lab

According to a report, Apple has a smaller, 7.85-inch version of the iPad in its lab.

Gmail for Android Gets an Update

An update to the Gmail app for Android brings enhancements and tweaks especially for Android Honeycomb OS (3.2) users.

Acer Iconia A200

The Acer Iconia A200 is an 10.1-inch tablet with a 1280 x 800 screen resolution, NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor, and Google Android Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.

Google Tablet Delayed?

The Google tablet might not ship until July.

Acer Iconia A200 Review: ICS On The Cheap, But Not Too Cheap

Users looking for an Android Ice Cream Sandwich tablet without having to break the bank now have a solid option in the form of Acer's new pseudo-budget tablet, the Iconia[...]

ASUS Giving Free GPS Dongles to Transformer Prime Owners? UPDATE: ASUS Confirms

Looks like ASUS is trying to make good.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Going Quad-Core?

Sammy is apparently delaying the launch of the S Pen-equipped, tablet to June in order to swap the original dual-core chipset for a quad-core unit.

Lenovo Unveils IdeaTab S2109 Android Tablet

Tdoay, Lenovo has officially announced its latest tablet, the IdeaTab S2109, via a YouTube video.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) Price Leaked?

A screenshot from QVC has been circulating the web displaying the alleged price of the 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 2.

BLOG: Coming This Summer, The iPad Killers

Keep an eye on Computex this summer, because that's where the potential iPad killers will emerge.

What are the Best iPad Apps for Tracking Wall Street Stocks?

The Apple iPad can act as an excellent tool for trading and learning about stocks. We've selected seven cool apps in this category. Can they turn you into a Wall[...]

Toshiba Announces New Excite ICS Tablets, Including a Monster 13-inch Device

Toshiba took the wraps off three new Excite Android tablets, including a monster with a 13.3-inch display.

ZTE Optik by Sprint

The ZTE Optik is a 7-inch Android tablet offered by Sprint with 3G connectivity, 216 pixel per inch count, and Android Honeycomb.

Intel Announces the Studybook Tablet for Students

Intel just announced the Studybook tablet that will be added to its current Learning Series family.

U.S. Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against Apple Over eBook Prices

Apple was one of a few companies that were sued by the United States earlier today over claims that publishers and Apple plotted to fix eBook prices.

NOOK Simple Touch eReader with Front-Lit Display Coming?

Front-lit screens that allow eReader owners to read in the dark without external illumination seem to be the new trend in the device category.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 Android Tablets Priced, Available for Pre-Order

Samsung has just announced the pricing and release date for its Galaxy Tab 2 Android ICS tablets.

Turn Out the Lights, Barnes & Noble NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight Unveiled

Following rumors that indicated its imminent unveiling, Barnes & Noble today officially announced the NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight eInk-based eReader.

Apple Claims eBook Antitrust Accusations Untrue

Apple had flatly denied the allegations put forth by the US Justice Department that it colluded with publishers to fix eBook pricing.

Intel Releases Features Checklist for Windows 8 Tablets

The chip-making giant, Intel, just released a checklist of features it would like hardware partners to include in future Windows 8 tablets.

BAM! POW! What are the Best iPad Comic Apps?

ZAP! BAM! BOOM! Whether you're into Spiderman, Archie, or edgy indie titles, the iPad is fast becoming the preferred medium of choice for discerning comic book fans. Here's what you[...]

Samsung Espresso Tablet Coming Soon?

Is Samsung working on yet another line of Android tablets to join its Tabs and Notes?

ASUS Transformer Pad 300 Shipping April 22

The ASUS Transformer Pad 300 the company unveiled at Mobile World Congress will ship in the US on April 22.

Motion Releases New Accessories for CL900 Tablet PC

Motion has announced four new accessories for their CL900 tablet PC, hoping to increase productivity for all workplaces.

IFA Preview: Tablets to Outshine HDTVs at European Tech Showcase

IFA is still months away, but organizers hinted at what's to come at the European tech showcase, and that includes tablets, perhaps at the expense of HDTVs.

New Apple iPad Coming to 21 More Countries Soon

Apple iPad coming soon to another country near you.

More Apple iPad Mini Rumors Emerge, Coming Q3

There may be something to all these iPad mini rumors that keep popping up.

ASUS Transformer Prime GPS Dongle Official, Ready for Sign Up

Transformer Prime owners can now secure a GPS dongle from ASUS.

Microsoft Announces Three Versions of Windows 8

Microsoft has officially announced the various editions of the operating system that will be available for those using devices with an x86 or ARM processors.

What Can Tablets Learn from Netbooks?

Netbooks emerged with a great deal of hoopla, but the iPad and tablets quickly extinguished the flame. Now it looks like the next generation of tablets will be borrowing netbook[...]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 Getting Quad-Core Processor? UPDATE

Rumor has it that Samsung is pushing back Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 launch in order to outfit the Android tablet with a quad-core processor. For their part, Samsung denies it.

RIM Pushes Out BlackBerry PlayBook 2.01 OS Update

Research in Motion released a minor update for the BlackBerry PlayBook 2.0 OS, providing minor improvements and bug fixes to the tablet.

Acer Iconia Tab A510 Now Available; A100 and A500 Tablets Receiving ICS Update

The quad-core Acer Iconia Tab A510 is here, and its predecessors are getting ICS soon.

Logitech Unveils Ultrathin Keyboard Cover for New iPad

The launch of a new iPad means the launch of new iPad cases and keyboards. Enter Logitech, with its Ultrathin Keyboard Cover for the third-generation iPad.

An iPad For Every College Student, Why Not?

Apple is making a play for the eTextbook market with iBooks 2, and it already has a foothold in colleges thanks to iTunes U. Apple is also looking at K-12[...]

TabletPCReview Forums Maintenance Tomorrow

The TabletPCReview forums will be closed for a short time for maintenance early tomorrow.

Is Apple Taking Over the Tablet Brand or Confusing It?

On the one hand, the company is causing brand confusion with its naming. On the other hand, it's taking over the tablet brand.

Apple Refuses to Drop 4G from iPad Name in Australia

Apple is refusing to rename the new iPad after a request by the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission to drop "4G."

Kensington Keyfolio Pro 2 and iFrogz Summit iPad Case Reviews

Every time Apple releases a new iPad, the accessory makers follow suit with new cases, folios and accessories. Any iPad owner will tell you a case and screen cover are[...]

Next Issue for Tablets Review: The Netflix for Magazines

Next Issue has been described as 'Netflix for magazines'. Just like the movie services, users can pay a flat monthly fee for unlimited access to popular magazines from their tablets.[...]

Sprint ZTE Optik Android Tablet Review: Another Low-Cost Tablet Gunning for the Fire

The ZTE Optik from Sprint is a low-cost 7-inch Android tablet, just like the Kindle Fire, B&N NOOK Tablet, and Lenovo A1. So what makes this 3G tablet special? Find[...]

Book Publishers Must Learn the Same Lessons Music Publishers Did

Last week, the U.S. Justice Dept. sued some of the largest publishers and Apple, accusing them of eBook price fixing. This lawsuit wouldn't be necessary if eBook publishers learned the[...]

Toshiba Excite 13 Hands On: 13.3 Inches of Android ICS Tablet

When Toshiba gave a sneak peek at the Toshiba Excite 13, TabletPCReview was there to get a hands-on sense of the pros and cons of the huge device, the market's[...]

Kickstarter-funded FlipSteady Case for the iPad 2 and New iPad Available for Pre-Order

An iPad accessory that was developed with help from our TabletPCReview forums and funded through Kickstarter, the FlipSteady Case for the iPad 2 and New iPad, is now available for[...]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 Second Look Review: Still the Best Android Tablet?

We had very nice things to say about the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 Android tablet when we reviewed it earlier in the year. Find out how well it holds up[...]

Windows 8 Release Preview Coming in June

Microsoft announced at the Windows 8 Developers Days conference in Japan that the Windows 8 Release Preview will be coming in the first week of June.

Forecasters Predict 760 Million Tablets in Use by 2016

A new report from Forrester Research predicts that the number of tablets being used will explode in the coming years.

Google Introduces New Cloud Service: Google Drive

Today, Google introduced Drive, a cloud service that enables users to create, share, collaborate, and store files such as documents, videos, and PDFs.

Barnes & Noble Now Shipping NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight

The NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight is now shipping for those that pre-ordered it, and it will be available on store shelves as early as the beginning of May.

Surprise, Apple Has Another Amazing Quarter, Almost Doubles Profits

At this point, it will be news when Apple has a lousy quarter.

Hulu Plus for Android Review: The Streaming Media Service Finally Comes to Android Tablets

Hulu Plus is finally available for Android tablets, and it fills a major gap in the platform's app catalog. Does Hulu Plus offer enough to dethrone the current king of[...]

Google Releases 2010 Projection of Android Tablets; Shows Early UI for Honeycomb

A 2010 presentation by the current Senior Vice President of Google, showed that the company was fairly optimistic about Android, revealing an early version of what became known as the[...]

Sony Tablet S Receiving Ice Cream Sandwich Update

Sony announced today that its Tablet S models have begun receiving updates to Android Ice Cream Sandwich OS (4.0).

Brydge Keyboard Dock Turns iPads into MacBook Airs

The makers of the Brydge keyboard dock have created an accessory to make your iPad 2 or new iPad look like a MacBook Air.

Amazon Kindle Fire More than Half Android Tablet Market, comScore Claims

The Amazon Kindle Fire now has more than half of the Android tablet market, according to market research firm comScore.

What are the Best iPad Language Translation Apps?

What are the best iPad apps for finding phrases, or for drilling down deeply into a foreign language? We've tested eight top apps. Here are the pros and cons.

New iPad Debuts in 9 Countries Today

As Apple continues to lead the tablet market with the new iPad, it has launched the third-generation tablet in nine more countries.

HP Slate 8 Windows 8 Business Tablet Unveiled

An internal HP presentation revealed a device geared towards business users: the HP Slate 8.

BLOG: Dominated by Apple, Owned by Amazon, What’s Next for Android Tablets?

Where are we, and where are we going? A mess of numbers came out this week to shed some light on those two questions in regards to the Android tablet[...]

BlackBerry Mini Keyboard Review: PC Features for the Enterprise Tablet

For a device marketed as an enterprise tablet built for productivity, it's amazing it has taken RIM a year to unveil the official tablet and Bluetooth keyboard combo in the[...]

Barnes & Noble Announce Partnership with Microsoft for a Spin Off eReading Business

This morning, Barnes & Noble announced a "strategic partnership" with Microsoft focused on eReading, seeking to create a new subsidiary that will spin off Barnes & Noble's digital and college[...]

Global Tablet Shipments Predicted to Reach Over 21 Million Units in Mid-2012

According to research by DigiTimes, global tablet PC shipments are expected to grow 47.5% to 21.58 million units in the second quarter of 2012.