May 2012 Tablet Articles

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

Below are the 81 Tablet articles for May of 2012

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0)

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 is a budget 7-inch Android ICS tablet from Samsung with a 1GHz dual-core processor.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 Review: A True Budget Tablet Competitor

The trend of releasing low-priced Android tablets continues, but the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0, priced $250 at launch, really stands out in the crowd. So what makes it so[...]

Huawei 7-Inch MediaPad Tablets to Receive Ice Cream Sandwich

Huawei is releasing Android Ice Cream Sandwich OS (4.0) for those who own the 7-inch version of the MediaPad tablet.

LTE PlayBook Allegedly Confirmed at BlackBerry World

A Canadian news outlet claims to have received confirmation of the LTE BlackBerry PlayBook this morning at BlackBerry World in Orlando.

Spotify iPad App Now Available

The application that music junkies have been waiting for has finally arrived for the iPad.

Barnes & Noble Nook to Use NFC in the Future

William Lynch, CEO of Barnes & Noble, announced in a recent interview with Fortune Magazine that future versions of the Nook will use Near Field Communication (NFC) technology.

ASUS Padfone Possibly Delayed

The release of the unique tablet/smartphone hybrid from ASUS, the Padfone, could be suffering a delay in certain markets due to a shortage of processors.

RIM CEO Confirms 4G PlayBook

RIM CEO Thorsten Heins confirmed that RIM will release a 4G BlackBerry PlayBook in 2012.

Amazon Gold Box Sale Featuring Kindle Fire for $140

The refurbished Kindle Fire is Amazon's Gold Box Deal of the Day today, reducing the price of the tablet to a mere $140 for one day only.

Target to Stop Selling Amazon Kindles

According to an internal memo circulating at Target, it appears that the Minneapolis-based retailer will stop selling Amazon's devices including the Kindle Fire.

Nokia to Launch Range of Tablets

Nokia chairman Jorma Ollila recently said that the company will eventually launch a range of tablets and hybrid smart mobile devices.

New iPad 2 has Better Battery Life than Old iPad 2

The test results are in, and it appears the new $399 iPad 2 has better battery performance than the 2011 model.

IDC: Amazon Kindle Fire Sales in Steep Decline

Sales are way down for the Amazon Kindle Fire.

White Box Tablet Market Takes Shape While Android Tablet Prices Plummet

The white box tablet market flourished in the wake of the iPad, with a flood of generic devices from China. But with Android tablet prices falling to $200 and less,[...]

New Tablets Likely MIA at CTIA This Week

CTIA kicks off Tuesday in New Orleans, and if any major tech company has a tablet launch planned for the wireless industry tradeshow, it's the best kept secret in technology.

Evernote Acquires Handwriting App Penultimate

Evernote announced today that it has bought Penultimate, the digital handwriting and notes application for the iPad.

Display Tech Constraints Caused Apple to Settle on New iPad Design

A few analysts are claiming that the new iPad was originally intended to be a thinner device, and that display technology constraints resulted in a thicker iPad.

Apple Releases iOS 5.1.1

Apple just released its iOS 5.1.1 update for the iPad.

Acer Iconia A510

The Acer Iconia A510 is an Android Ice Cream Sandwich tablet with a quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor and 1280 x 800 display resolution.

Acer Iconia A510 Review: A Quad-Core Powerhouse

The 10.1-inch Iconia A510 packs a cutting-edge Tegra 3 processor from NVIDIA and other high-end features. So needless to say, it's a solid option as far as Android tablets go.

Apple Cuts Pricing on Refurbished Original iPad and iPad 2 Models

Apple announced today that it has slashed prices on all refurbished models of the original iPad and iPad 2 in its online store.

RIM Announces New COO and CMO

Research In Motion has announced two new additions to its management team: Kristian Tear as Chief Operating Officer and Frank Boulben as Chief Marketing Officer.

Your Next Android Tablet Could Have Intel Inside

What's Intel doing at CTIA when most smartphones and tablets feature ARM chips? TabletPCReview decided to pay the processor maker a visit. Find out what we learned and why your[...]

New iPad to Launch in 30 Additional Countries by May 12

The new iPad world tour continues this weekend, this time launching in 30 more countries by May 12.

Reports Say iPad Mini to Arrive in August; New iPhone in September

A report from DigiTimes is saying that the "iPad Mini" will be launching as early as August, with the new iPhone following suit in September.

Every 2013 Cadillac XTS Owner to Receive an iPad as Part of Support Service

Cadillac announced today that anyone who purchases a 2013 Cadillac XTS luxury sedan will receive an iPad that comes with the Cadillac User Experience (CUE).

CTIA 2012 Wrap: Hands On with Huawei, Toshiba, LG & ZTE Tablets

Despite a dearth of new device announcements, there were plenty next-generation tablets and unique devices on display at CTIA 2012 in New Orleans. TabletPCReview hunted them all down for valuable[...]

Every Book in the Harry Potter Series Free on Kindle with Amazon Prime

Are you a big Harry Potter fan and do you own an Amazon Kindle? You're in luck today as Amazon has announced that the entire Harry Potter series is free[...]

Android 4.0 ICS Update Now Available For Galaxy Note

For those of you who have been waiting with baited breath for the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update to come to the Samsung Galaxy Note, its time to celebrate:[...]

Proview Demands Huge Settlement from Apple for Chinese iPad Trademark

A huge settlement offer has been requested by Proview for $400 million in order for Apple to secure the iPad trademark in China.

Rumor: Amazon Color eInk Kindle Coming in 2012

Rumor has it that Amazon will release an eInk-based color Kindle eReader later in 2012.

Another iPad Mini Rumor Surfaces, Claims Retina Display

Where have we heard this before? Apple is reportedly gearing up to launch a 7-inch version of the iPad in October 2012.

ASUS Eee Pad Slider Ice Cream Sandwich Update Now Available

Customers of the ASUS Eee Pad Slider waiting for the Android OS 4.0 update can finally celebrate: the update has arrived.

Rumor: Apple Dropping Google Maps from iOS 6

A report is saying that Apple will drop Google Maps from iOS 6 in favor of its own mapping application.

Siri Coming to iPad with iOS 6?

Apple voice-powered personal assistant may be coming to an iPad near you.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 First Look Review

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 is now on sale for $400. We had great things to say about the Galaxy Tab 2 7-inch, due mostly to its $250 price[...]

Intel Windows 8 Tablets and Convertibles Coming in November

Intel will release its Windows 8 tablets to the public in November that will also sport an upcoming dual-core Atom chip. In addition, expect convertibles to also ship with Windows[...]

Rumor: Amazon to Release Front-Lit Kindle in July

Rumor has it that Amazon will launch a front-lit eInk Kindle in July alongside a new Kindle Fire.

Join.Me Review: Free & Easy Screen Sharing from PCs to iPads

Join.Me is a new service from LogMeIn promising simple and easy screen sharing between PCs and tablets, with both free and paid offerings. Simple, easy, and free? There has to[...]

iPad Mini Reportedly to Use Thin-Film Touch Tech

The latest iPad Mini rumor has Apple using thin-film touch technology.

Google to Partner with Multiple Partners for Future Nexus Devices

Google is looking to expand its Nexus program by partnering with up to five manufacturers for early access to future Android versions.

Bowden and Sheffield Minimalist Wood & Leather iPad Cases Available on Kickstarter

The Bowden + Sheffield iPad cases are currently being featured on the funding website Kickstarter, where it is advertised to protect the iPad without sacrificing its design and feel.

LCD vs. eInk: Are eInk Screens Really Better for Your Eyes?

Mom always said watching too much TV is bad for your eyes. So how about reading off an LCD screen like the displays featured on the Kindle Fire and Apple[...]

Sony Tablet P to Receive Ice Cream Sandwich Update Next Week

It looks like the Sony Tablet P will be receiving the Android Ice Cream Sandwich OS (4.0) next week, a month later than originally scheduled.

Barnes & Noble NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight

The Barnes & Noble NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight is a six-inch eInk eReader. It is essentially the same device as the Barnes & Noble NOOK Simple Touch, though it[...]

Barnes & Noble NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight Review

The Barnes & Noble NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight is the latest addition to the eInk family of readers. The newest NOOK device has an industry-first illuminated eInk touchscreen display.[...]

Tablet Users Consume Much More Data than Smartphone Users

According to a new report, carrier networks process three times more data for tablets than smarphones.

Sprint’s Unlimited Data Plan Likely Keeping It from Offering the iPad

Sprint finally offered the popular iPhone last fall, but don't expect Apple's other popular iOS device, the iPad, to join network so long as Sprint offers unlimited data to users.

VIDEO: Blackberry World 2012, Tour of the Blackberry Playbook Porsche

TabletPCReview’s Jamison Cush got a tour of the Porsche outfitted with the Blackberry Playbook(s) and QNX technology.

Google Officially Acquires Motorola Mobility

Google has finally and officially acquired Motorola Mobility.

TiVo Streaming Coming to iOS Devices Soon

Tivo Stream will enable users to stream content from Tivo to iPad.

If You Count Tablets, Apple Is the #1 Mobile PC Maker

According to the NPD DisplaySearch Quarterly Mobile PC Shipment and Forecast Report, Apple continued to lead the mobile PC market during the first quarter of 2012 thanks to the success[...]

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Redesigned to Include S Pen Slot

Samsung has revealed at a recent event that it has retooled the Galaxy Note 10.1 to include a slot specifically made for the S Pen.

NVIDIA Kai Platform Announced, Could Bring $199 Quad-Core Tablets

NVIDIA announced at their company's annual meeting that they are working on the Kai platform for building a $199 quad-core Android tablets.

HTC Tablets Not Getting ICS

Bad news HTC Flyer, EVO View 4G, and Jetstream owners...

Ready to Go Green? Here Are 8 Tablet Apps to Help You Get There

Going green...yes, there is an app for that. In fact, there are many apps for that. Here are 8 of the best free apps to help reduce a carbon footprint,[...]

Rumor: Microsoft to Release Office for Android Tablets and iPad in November

According to sources, Microsoft is set to release the full Office suite for Android tablets and the iPad later this year.

More Rumors Point to Google Tablet June Launch

Where have we heard this before? DigiTimes is reporting that Google will ship its 7-inch tablet in June with initial shipments to hit about 600,000 units.

DRS Technologies Announces Three ARMOR Rugged Tablet PCs

DRS Technologies has introduced three new ARMOR tablet models: a slimmed-down Windows 7-based X7, a similar one running on an Android OS, and a convertible Windows 7 tablet.

VIDEO: Samsung Series 7 Slate Hands On

Windows 8 is almost here, and it may be Microsoft’s great hope for making a dent in the tablet market. But if any device can make a case for Windows[...]

VIDEO: Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1

Here we give a quick preview and walk through of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2, 10.1-inch tablet!  

VIDEO: Toshiba EXCITE 10 LE Tablet

We got in Toshiba’s new EXCITE LE Tablet this week for review so here’s a quick rundown of it before we post TPCR’s Full review!

NVIDIA Icera 410 LTE Modem Chipset Validated by AT&T

Tegra could be coming to an LTE tablet from AT&T real soon.

How Do You Get Photos Onto an Apple iPad?

The iPad is great for viewing photos snapped with your digital camera, but the tablet unfortunately has no SD card slot. So how do you get photos from your digital[...]

Dell Latitude 10 Tablet and XPS 12 Windows 8 Convertible Images Leaked

A Dell Windows 8 tablet and Windows 8 convertible have been spotted in leaked slides.

Cisco Kills the Cius Tablet

Less than a year after its release, Cisco will discontinue production of its Cius business tablet.

Will “TV Everywhere” Turn Into an iPad-Only Game?

"TV Everywhere" is already going strong on the iPad, but the jury is still out on how well streaming video will fare on other mobile gadgets, experts say.

Toshiba Excite 10 LE

The Toshiba Excite 10 LE is an extremely thin Android Ice Cream Sandwich tablet with a 10.1-inch display (1280 x 800) and dual-core processor.

GameStop Now Selling Android Tablets

Videogame retailer GameStop is now selling Android tablets directly.

Toshiba Excite 10 LE Review: Style Over Substance

With the Excite 10 LE, Toshiba has introduced what it once called the "world's thinnest 10-inch tablet." But unfortunately, this tablet doesn't have much more going for it than its[...]

Prototype iPad Sells for More than $10K on eBay

An iPad prototype with two pin inputs sold on eBay for $10,200.

Google ASUS Nexus Tablet Specs Appear in Benchmark

A snapshot off a benchmark website revealed a few key pieces of the rumored Google Nexus tablet, including its CPU and operating system.

BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.1 Beta Launching Soon UPDATE

RIM released the BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 earlier this year, and it's now apparently moving forward with version 2.1.

The Tedious Task of Moving Files Between Your Tablet and a PC or a Laptop

At home on your Apple iPad, you work with a video clip, a report, or a PowerPoint presentation. Later, you are in the office and want to refine your work[...]

Lenovo IdeaTab S2109 Android Tablet Coming to America

Lenovo announced that the IdeaTab S2109 Android tablet will be come Stateside in June.

Fujitsu Roadmap Reveals Windows 8 and Android Tablet Plans

A Fujitsu tablet roadmap has been leaked that includes information about upcoming Windows 8 and Android tablets.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 is a 10.1-inch (1080 x 800) Android ICS tablet with a dual-core processor and Samsung Touchwiz UI.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 Review: A Sequel Slightly Better than the Original

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 is a modest update to one of the best Android tablets of 2011, complete with a modest launch price of $400. But with Android[...]

Logitech Announces Wireless Solar Keyboard for the iPad and Other Apple Devices

Logitech recently introduced the Wireless Solar Keyboard K760, a solar-powered keyboard made for Apple devices, including the iPad.

Microsoft Windows 8 Release Preview Now Available

The Microsoft Windows 8 Release Preview is now available for download for curious users looking to catch a glimpse at the next-generation Windows operating system.

Microsoft Office for the iPad and Android Tablets Coming in November?

According to the latest rumor, the Microsoft Office app for the Apple iPad will be released to the public on November 10.