July 2011 Tablet Articles

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

Below are the 80 Tablet articles for July of 2011

HP TouchPad First Look Review

The HP TouchPad is now available, and TabletPCReview has a TouchPad in hand. While we are not ready to fully review the device, we are brimming with initial thoughts and[...]

HP Exec: No HP Android Tablet, HP Win 8 Tablet a Possibility

HP may be focused on webOS and its new TouchPad tablet, which just launched today, but that doesn?t mean the company has completely ditched Windows. However, according to execs, it[...]

GD3015 Rugged Tablet Revealed

General Dynamics Itronix introduced the GD3015 rugged tablet PC this week, seeking to bridge the gap between commercial tablets and rugged notebooks.

German Website Spots Sony S1 and S2 Tablets in the Wild

If press shots and teaser videos somehow weren't enough to prove the existence of the Sony S1 and dual-screen S2 tablets to you, there's good news: they have been spotted[...]

Fujitsu Stylistic Q550 Review

The Fujitsu Stylistic Q550 is a Windows 7 tablet that features a 10.1-inch capacitive multitouch screen powered by a single-core Intel Atom processor. At first glance, the Q550 looks like[...]

Fujitsu Stylistic Q550

Fujitsu Stylistic Q550 is a Windows 7 tablet that features a 10.1-inch(1280 x 800) capacitive multitouch screen powered by a single-core Intel Atom processor. At first glance, the Stylistic Q550[...]

HTC Flyer Scribe Digital Pen Now Bundled at Best Buy

The news that the HTC Flyer stylus would ship separately from the Android tablet at an added cost of $80 was met with a collective groan. Best Buy has apparently[...]

Rumor: Faster 64GB HP TouchPad On the Way

Despite having just been released, the HP TouchPad is supposedly due for all kinds of upgrades, according to a recent confidential HP product brief.

Gingerbread Update Released for Sprint Galaxy Tab

It may not be the most up-to-date OS for tablets, but the Sprint SPH-p100 Samsung Galaxy Tab can now be upgraded to Android OS 2.3, aka Gingerbread.

Samsung Demos TouchWiz UI, Coming to Tab 10.1 Soon

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 shipped sans the promised TouchWiz user interface. Samsung is now saying the TouchWiz UI will soon arrive to the Galaxy Tab 10.1 via an over-the-air[...]

Sony S1 and S2 Android Tablets Caught on Video, Again

It seems Sony is making a habit of teasing the S1 and S2 Android tablets, first by releasing an artsy demo video with a Rube Goldberg aesthetic, and then by[...]


The HTC EVO View 4G is a seven-inch Android tablet (1024 x 600) that supports an N-trig stylus and the Sprint WiMAX 4G network. It also features a 1.5GHz Qualcomm[...]

Rumor: Apple Working on iPad 2 Plus UPDATE

An updated version of the iPad 2 could hit the market later this year. The new tablet device will be dubbed the iPad 2 Plus, as its minor advances do[...]

HTC EVO View 4G Review

The HTC EVO View 4G is a 7-inch Android tablet that is the first to support Sprint's 4G WiMAX network. Outside of the 4G, it's the second device to sport[...]

App Store Downloads Break 15 Billion

Not long after the number of native iPad apps topped 100,000, Apple has announced that over 15 billion apps have been downloaded from its App Store.

Amazon Brings Cloud Player to iPad

The Amazon Cloud Player for Web is now available for the iPad as part of the numerous enhancements by Amazon for its Cloud Drive.

ASUS Eee Pad Slider Delayed, Unique Design to Blame?

ASUS wowed the crowds at CES 2011 with four new tablets. Six months later, only the Eee Pad Transformer Honeycomb tablet and the Windows 7 Eee Slate EP121 have hit[...]

Best Buy Confirms Toshiba Thrive Release Date

After months of speculation, a July 10 release date has been confirmed for the Toshiba Thrive by the electronics retail giant, Best Buy.

Motorola Xoom 2 Revealed by FCC?

The Motorola Xoom hasn't spent much time on the market, but it already appears that a Xoom 2 could be in the works, as the FCC has seemingly once again[...]

Boogie Board E-Writer

The Boogie Board E-Writer has a 10.5-inch screen and produces an experience similar to writing on real paper.

Boogie Board E-Writer Tablet Review

In recent years, eReaders have taken the world by storm. These devices claim to replace thousands of books, each stored away inside the gadget's memory banks. E-writers, however,[...]

Dell Peju Windows Tablet Exposed

Dell really needs to beef up security, as a number of internal documents revealing its Windows-powered Peju tablet have popped up online and disclosed details regarding Dell's business-centric slate.

Barnes & Noble NOOK Simple Touch Reader Review

Barnes & Noble has launched their newest NOOK device, the Simple Touch Reader or the STR, which follows the successful NOOK Color. How does this latest and greatest touchscreen-enabled eReader[...]

Barnes & Noble NOOK Simple Touch Reader

The NOOK Simple Touch Reader is a touch-enabled eReader with an E Ink Pearl display and six-inch screen. It supports Wi-Fi and fits into the Barnes & Noble ecosystem along[...]

Analyst: 3G Tablet Sales Are a Bust

In this current tablet craze, companies are fiercely competing to produce the best product. However, those offering 3G cellular-equipped tablets face a loss, according to an IDG analyst.

LogMeIn App Update Brings Photo and Video Control

Apple iOS device owners will now be able to access videos and photos stored on their PCs and Macs directly through their iPad or iPhone without having to synch devices,[...]

Android 3.2 To Add Zoom and Stretch Modes for Apps

Google is looking for a solution to its misized app problem, and beginning with Android Honeycomb version 3.2, developers will be able to add a user-enabled option to run apps[...]

iRiver Story HD eReader – the First with Native Google eBookstore Support

The iRiver Story HD, which will appear in all Target stores and online July 17, is slated to be the first eReader integrated with the Google eBookstore.

Philly Papers Set to Sell Tablets to Sell Content

The Philadelphia Inquirer and the Philadelphia Daily News look towards Android tablets, pre-loaded with the newspapers' content, to increase sale revenue.

July 1 Was “Soft Launch” for TouchPad; webOS Update on the Way

If it seemed like the release of the HP TouchPad was a little premature, that's because it apparently was, and an update is coming to webOS 3.0 in a matter[...]

Xoom Getting Android 3.2 Update Now and Maybe an LTE Upgrade Soon

Good news for Xoom owners as an update bringing Android Honeycomb 3.2 is on its way. Better news for Xoom owners, the promised LTE upgrade may not be far behind.

Panasonic Intros Toughbook CF-H2

The Panasonic Toughbook CF-H2 Field Tablet, the second generation fully rugged tablet PC designed for field workers, will be available at the end of July, according to Panasonic.

HP TouchPad 4G On Its Way to AT&T

A data-enabled HP TouchPad will be coming to AT&T and is branded as "4G", but it will be connected to the carrier's HSPA+ network, not its forthcoming LTE network.

Rumor: Next Motorola Tablet to Feature Ice Cream Sandwich and High Resolution Screen

Another day, another Motorola tablet rumor... This time the rumor mill indicates that Motorola is prepping a 10-inch tablet with a whopping 2048 x 1536 display resolution, and the tablet[...]

Aluratek Libre Air

The Libre Air is a five-inch Wi-Fi-enabled eReader with a colorless LCD screen and access to the Kobo eBookstore.

Aluratek Libre Air eReader Review

Can the Libre Air eReader compete with the Kindle and NOOK? It costs roughly the same as the others, and sports Wi-Fi. It even has access to the online Kobo[...]

Sony S2 Android Tablet Coming to AT&T

The Sony S2 Android tablet is coming to AT&T HSPA+ network, and despite not making its way to AT&T?s upcoming LTE network, the carrier is still calling it a 4G[...]

M-Edge Accessories Debuts New Line for iPad 2

M-Edge Accessories has unveiled a new line of products for the iPad 2, available online and at Best Buy, Walmart and Staples.

Evernote Updated for Android Tablets

Evernote, the note-taking and syncing service, has released an app optimized for Android Honeycomb tablets.

Amazon Tablet Rumors Gain Momentum

Rumors regarding the release of an Amazon tablet gained credence after reports detailing the device leaked from component makers.

HP TouchPad

The HP TouchPad is the first tablet running webOS. It features a 9.7-inch screen (1024 x 768) and a 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon dual-core APQ8060 processor.

Cisco Cius Coming to Verizon this Summer

The Cisco Cius Tablet, a device marketed towards business and government applications, will be coming to Verizon's 4G LTE network later this summer.

HP TouchPad Review

The HP TouchPad is the first tablet featuring webOS. Like its competitors, the TouchPad offers a multimedia experience with music, photos, apps, games, email and web browsing. With Apple, Android,[...]

Tablet News Bits: Tablet Sales Lag, Sony Preps New eReader, No Win Phone 7 on Tablets

With so many stories in the tabletshpere, some are overlooked. Here are some of the biggest little stories from the industry this week, which include lagging tablet sales in Q1,[...]

Puzzle Agent 2 HD for iPad Review

The original Puzzle Agent was a sleeper hit from well-known developer Telltale Games. The game's sequel, Puzzle Agent 2, a hybrid puzzle/adventure game that is now available on PC, Mac,[...]

Toshiba Thrive Refuses to Wake; Say Some Owners; UPDATE Toshiba Responds

Some dissatisfied owners of the recently released Toshiba Thrive tablet have taken to the forums to report a glitch in the device causing the tablet to refuse to come out[...]

HTC Puccini Tablet Coming to AT&T LTE?

Rumors of an HTC tablet known as "Puccini" have been circulating for months and now the device is believed to support AT&T's new LTE network due to a recent filing[...]

New Reports Indicate iPad 3 to have High Res Screen

The world's two largest producers of liquid crystal displays (LCDs), Samsung Electronics and LG Display, are expecting large orders from Apple, which is looking to the display makers for the[...]

BlackBerry PlayBook Update Provides ZIP Support

A recently released update to the BlackBerry Tablet OS for the BlackBerry Playbook will add new multimedia options to the platform and improve attachment support.

Lenovo Unveils a Trio of Tablets, Brings Netflix and Pen to Honeycomb

Lenovo has taken the wraps off a trio of tablets: the Honeycomb-powered IdeaPad K1 Tablet and ThinkPad Tablet, as well as the Win 7 IdeaPad Tablet P1. The Honeycomb tablets[...]

Samsung Readying Galaxy Q Tablet/Smartphone Hybrid?

Rumor has it that Samsung is ready to unveil the Galaxy Q, a tablet/smartphone hybrid with a 5.3-inch screen that will slot somewhere in there product lineup between the 5-inch[...]

Apple’s iPad 2 Proves Extremely Successful

With the recent announcement of Apple's earnings for the third quarter of fiscal 2011, it was revealed that the Silicon Valley-based technology giant sold 9.25 million iPads, which is a[...]

HP Movie Store Arrives on TouchPad

HP has recently introduced an update that brings the HP Movie Store app online, providing users with the ability to view movies and television shows.

VIDEO: Lenovo IdeaPad Tablet K1

The Lenovo IdeaPad K1 Tablet will have a 10.1-inch display (1280 x 800), Honeycomb (Android 3.1), and a NVIDIA Tegra 2 T20 1GHz dual-core processor. It will have 1GB of[...]

VIDEO: BlackBerry PlayBook Unboxing

The BlackBerry PlayBook is a seven-inch tablet from RIM, maker of the popular BlackBerry line of smartphones. For the venerable mobile maker, the PlayBook is its first tablet, and it[...]

Apple Tops Tablet Market, Android Gaining

Amid the recent excitement regarding Apple's third quarter revenue, the mega company has another victory to celebrate; the corporation's iPad dominated the tablet market with a 61.3 percent share in[...]

Leader Impression 10 Tablet Review

Thanks to its open nature, off-brand tablet makers have been slapping the Google Android OS on budget devices since long before Honeycomb, often with predictably low-quality results. On paper, the[...]

Leader International Impression 10

The Impression 10 is a 9.7-inch Android tablet (1024 x 768) that runs Android 2.2 and features Wi-Fi connectivity. It does not have access to the Android Market.

VIDEO: BlackBerry Tablet OS

The BlackBerry Tablet OS is a new operating system from RIM built from the QNX Neutrino.

Acer Looking to the Cloud in iGware Purchase

In an attempt to access a portion of the ever-growing cloud, Acer, the Taiwanese PC maker, will buy the cloud computing firm, iGware, for $320 million in cash and stock.[...]

Table News Bits: Another New Lenovo Tablet, VTAB Shipping, Good News for RIM & Apple

This week buzzed with news of complaints from Toshiba Thrive owners, along with more record-breaking revenue from Apple. But there were also some smaller stories that fell of the radar,[...]

VIDEO: Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet

The Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet is a 10.1-inch Honeycomb tablet targeting the enterprise user. The key feature is the active pen that can be used to navigate the device, in addition[...]

VIDEO: Toshiba Thrive Honeycomb Tablet

Toshiba shows us the Thrive Honeycomb tablet, including its file manager application.

iPhone Facebook App Reveals Facebook iPad App UPDATE

After a year of speculation and waiting, a Facebook app for the iPad is now available, though this is not the official launch by either company.

Apple Enforces App Compliance; eReaders Take Note

Apple has finally enforced its new rules regarding in-app purchases, with some notable eReader apps changing significantly over the weekend.

Sprint Leaks Show ZTEV55 Tablet

A recently leaked Sprint document reveals that a cryptic ZTEV55 tablet could be coming to the carrier.

LogMeIn to Offer Total Access and Total Control for Enterprise iPad Management

LogMeIn, makers of the popular LogMeIn Ignition remote desktop access map, is expanding its offerings to help beleaguered IT managers looking to control the fleet of iPads employees are bringing[...]

Amazon to Control Tablet Costs by Reducing Touch Inputs?

As details begin to emerge of the expected Amazon tablet, it looks like the company may be opting for a low-cost touchscreen to keep costs down, while still providing consumers[...]

4G LTE Galaxy Tab 10.1 Coming This Week

Samsung and Verizon Wireless announced today that a 4G LTE version of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 will be made available later this week on July 28 for $529.99 or $629.99[...]

Toshiba Thrive Offers Students a Perfect Mix of Function and Fun

A productive pupil gets good grades, but even the most studious of student needs a subtle distraction to keep awake during a boring lecture. For our money, no tablet offers[...]

New Leak Puts HTC Puccini on AT&T’s Network

More details have emerged regarding the HTC Puccini tablet, a 10-inch cousin of the HTC Flyer and EVO View 4G that could be coming to AT&T's LTE network.

September to Bring 4G LTE Update for XOOM

It has been confirmed that Motorola XOOM 3G owners will begin receiving emails from Motorola or Verizon detailing how to upgrade their device to 4G LTE, though the advancement won't[...]

Supplier List Fuels Amazon Tablet Rumors

Though Amazon disappointed consumers by not revealing its upcoming tablet during the company's earnings report, a newly leaked list provides awaiting customers with some component details.

HP EliteBook 2760p

Those in the market for a business-class convertible laptop have a new and powerful option in the new HP EliteBook 2760p. The 12.1-inch pen- and touch-enabled tablet convertible sports Intel[...]

HP EliteBook 2760p Review

Those in the market for a business-class convertible laptop have a new and powerful option in the new HP EliteBook 2760p. The 12.1-inch pen- and touch-enabled tablet sports a rugged[...]

ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Getting Honeycomb 3.2

The ASUS Eee Pad Transformer will join the exclusive club of tablets running Android 3.2 when it receives an OS update on July 28.

Dell Streak 10 Pro Honeycomb Tablet Launched in China

Dell finally launched the 10-inch Streak tablet it teased at CES 2011 by unveiling the Honeycomb-powered Streak 10 Pro in China.

Toshiba to Release Sleep/Wake Fix for Thrive UPDATE

A week after Toshiba acknowledged a glitch in its recently released Thrive Tablet, the company has announced that it will release a fix to this issue next week.

Now Available: $8 million iPad 2 Encrusted With T-Rex Bones

Stuart Hughes has created a luxury-edition iPad 2 that is made with the ground up bones of a T-Rex, among other valuable metals and stones.

Tablet News Bits: Google Goes Tablet Friendly, Apple Might Buy B&N

It's been a busy week for tablets, with Google designing a tablet-inspired search page, a few new tablets sneaking through the FCC and rumors of Apple buying Barnes & Noble.