July 2012 Tablet Articles

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

Below are the 39 Tablet articles for July of 2012

Verizon No Longer Offering Subsidies on Tablets

Anyone shopping for a tablet on Verizon's website might suddenly find themselves suffering from sticker shock. That is because this carrier is no longer offering subsidies for this class of[...]

Samsung Series 7 Slate Review: A Solid Windows 8 Machine

For our preview of Windows 8, we were given a Samsung Series 7 Slate on which to test the OS. So what did we think of the hardware?

What’s Up With the Apple iPad Mini?

With the $200 Google Nexus 7 tablet now official, and Amazon set to release the Kindle Fire 2 in the near future, eyes are on Apple to see if the[...]

Tablet News Round Up: New iPad & Galaxy Note Coming Soon?

New Galaxy Note and iPad rumors top the news stories this week.

Jelly Bean To Sport Different UIs On 7-inch and 10-inch Tablets

Google Jelly Bean 4.1 will not only have a unique UI for both smartphones and tablets, but also for 7-inch and 10-inch tablets.

Amazon Kindle Fire 2 Rumors Spread: 4G and Full HD Fire Tablets Coming?

All eyes are on Amazon, and rumors have it that the online retailer may have more than one Fire model in production for 2012.

What are the Best iOS Arcade Games?

Summertime means beaches and boardwalks, complete with arcades. Fortunately for those low on coinage, the iPad has an impressive selection of quarter munchers. Here are a few of our favorites.

Samsung Building Windows RT Tablet, Could Launch in October with Windows 8

Microsoft Surface will have some new competition in the form of a Samsung Windows RT tablet, which will launch in October, around the same time the ARM-based version of Windows[...]

Microsoft Is Cautiously Optimistic about the Surface Tablet

Microsoft's CEO has indicated that his company is optimistic about the recently-announced Microsoft Surface, but isn't going overboard about it.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Can Now Be Pre-ordered

The long wait for the Galaxy Note 10.1 is apparently almost over. This Samsung tablet is now available for pre-order, and is rumored to be launching by the end of[...]

Apple iPad Consumes Less than $2 in Power a Year

While the Apple iPad may not be wallet-friendly for everyone, a recent study finds the tablet is certainly kind to the nation's electricity consumption.

Apple iPad Mini Could Be Super Slim

A case manufacturer has supposedly leaked some of the details of Apple's upcoming miniature iPad, and among the more eye-catching of these is the assertion that the device is going[...]

Demand for Google Nexus 7 Outstrips Supply

Google's first tablet launched last week, and while no official sales figures have been released, the Nexus 7 appears to be selling very well, judging by how hard it is[...]

Microsoft Office 2013 Review: Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook

Microsoft Office 2013 arrives months before its companion, Windows 8. While it's obvious Microsoft designed the new Office apps around Metro and the latest OS, it also added new features[...]

Samsung Galaxy Note Coming To T-Mobile

T-Mobile has officially announced that Samsung's "phablet," the Galaxy Note, will be made available on its network sometime in the near future.

ASUS Transformer TF101 and Slider SL1 To Receive Android 4.1 Update

Two older ASUS tablet models, the Transformer TF101 and the Slider SL1, will both be receiving an update to the latest version of Android, AKA Jelly Bean.

AT&T Unveils Mobile Shared Data Plans for Tablets and Smartphones

AT&T has revealed a shared data plan that will allow customers to allocate one data plan to multiple devices, such as tablets, smartphones and other Internet-enabled products.

Google Still Shipping Out Nexus 7 Pre-orders

Demand for the Google Nexus 7 continues outstripping the supply. Many of those who pre-ordered this tablet are still waiting to receive it, but Google says the wait will be[...]

Touchfire Screen-Top iPad Keyboard Review: Makes Touch-typing Easier

The iPad does a lot of things right. Text entry is not one of them thanks to a basic on-screen keyboard. The Touchfire screen-top keyboard could change that with a[...]

Lenovo IdeaTab S2109 Review: A Step Behind The Competition

The Lenovo IdeaTab S2109 has some appealing features, but for the most part this Android tablet is dragged down by generally sub-par hardware and poor battery life. Learn more in[...]

Amazon to Release 10-inch Kindle Fire?

Rumors continue to swirl about the possibility of Amazon releasing a larger model of its Kindle Fire tablet, with the latest whispers saying that a 10-inch version could be in[...]

Expect a Smaller Dock Connector on the Next iPad

A smaller iPad is rumored for this fall, and it's possible this device will also sport a smaller dock connector.

Nexus 7 16GB Selling Far Better than Google Expected

Thanks to strong demand, those who want the 8GB version of the Google Nexus 7 have to wait days to get it. But that's nothing -- the 16GB version is[...]

Lenovo IdeaTab S2109

The Lenovo IdeaTab S2109 is an Android 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) tablet with a 9.7-inch display and a 1 GHz, dual-core processor.

More Evidence Microsoft Office Headed for iOS

If Microsoft is doing what rumors say and working a version of Microsoft Office for the iPad and iPhone, it's going to need to hire developers. ?Well, that's just what[...]

Apple iPad Mini Could Debut in September

While Apple remains mum on the existence of an iPad Mini, the rumor mill has been turning regarding this smaller slate, with the latest news claiming we could see this[...]

iPad Sales Almost Doubled Last Quarter

There were 17 million Apple iPads sold in the second quarter of this year, a year-over-year increase of 84%, and the highest number ever sold in Q2.

Huawei Announces MediaPad 7 Lite Tablet

Though the details about the device are still scarce, the Chinese company Huawei has announced a new 7-inch Android tablet, the MediaPad 7 Lite.

Long-Expected BlackBerry PlayBook with 4G LTE Could Debut Next Week

A version of RIM's tablet with 4G LTE is reportedly going to launch in just a few days. The price for this version of the BlackBerry PlayBook might be higher[...]

Google Nexus 7 Review: Welcome The New 7-Inch Champ

The Google Nexus 7 has arrived, and with it comes a new standard for consumption tablets: a low price point combined with high-end specs to offer the smoothest media experience[...]

NBC Olympic Live Extra App Offers Multiple Ways to Watch the London 2012 Games

Whether it's through your tablet, computer, or smartphone NBC has a free option that offers 24/7 live and on-demand coverage of this year's Olympic Games.

Motorola Xoom Wi-Fi Owners Now Receiving Update to Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)

The OTA update to Android 4.1, aka Jelly Bean, is now live and rolling out to all Wi-Fi models of the Motorola Xoom tablet. This makes it only yhe second[...]

Microsoft Surface Won’t Cost Over $1,000

Headlines around the Web earlier this week trumpeted news from Europe that a retailer was taking pre-orders for the Microsoft Surface at over $1,000. However, it turns out this isn't[...]

CE Revenue Expected to Breach $200 Billion in 2012

Strong tablet and smartphone sales in the United States have strongly contributed to higher-than-expected consumer electronic sales.

Kingston Wi-Drive: Upgrade Your Tablet’s Storage Capacity

When you travel, do want to carry along lots of video and audio files -- more than there is room for on your tablet? You can, thanks to a[...]

Microsoft Surface To Launch October 26

One of the mysteries about the Microsoft Surface has been dispelled: this tablet is going to be released on the same day that Windows 8 debuts, almost exactly three months[...]

Apple iPad Mini Could Debut in November: New Reports

Despite earlier rumors that the highly-speculated Apple iPad Mini would ship in September, new reports peg this device for a November roll out date, potentially giving the tablet its own[...]

Google Has Both Nexus 7 Versions Back in Stock

Google appears to be catching up to demand for the Nexus 7. ?Both versions of the flagship Android tablet, which launched early this month, are now listed as "In Stock"[...]

Samsung Working On 11.8-Inch ‘P10’ Tablet With Retina Display

Court documents that were disclosed as part of the ongoing Apple vs. Samsung trial have revealed that the latter has a 11.8-inch tablet with a Retina display in the works.