July 2013 Tablet Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for July 2013. 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 2013

Below are the 69 Tablet articles for July of 2013

Apple iPad 5 Might Be Slimmer but Almost as Wide as Predecessors

Rumors have been circulating for months that Apple is going to reduce the size of the next iPad. The latest supposed leak uses some schematics to show the changes.

Microsoft OneNote for iPad, iPhone, and Android Significantly Updated

Microsoft released new iOS and Android versions of its OneNote note-taking software today. The goal is to make the tablet and smartphone versions identical to the Windows one.

Microsoft Surface Pro With 256GB of Storage U.S. Release Apparently Imminent

A version of the Microsoft Surface Pro with double the internal storage of the largest current version has appeared on the Web. As it is listed by an official Microsoft[...]

First Tablet Running the Firefox OS Coming Soon

A tablet running the new Firefox operating system is going to be available soon, according to a high-level executive from the Mozilla Foundation.

Apple Offering $50 Gift Card to College Students with iPad Purchase

College students and teachers buying an Apple iPad can get a $50 App Store Gift Card as part of a Back To School special.

Microsoft Outlook RT Benefits Outweigh Limitations

Microsoft's new Outlook RT 2013 is much better than RT's built-in mail client, analysts say. But how will Outlook RT's missing features impact business adoption?

‘Mobile’ for Tablets and Smartphones Is Not the Same as ‘Mobile’ for Laptops

In a guest editorial for BrianMadden.com, Colin Steele writes that the way in which a laptop is mobile and the way in which a smartphone or tablet is mobile are[...]

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11S Review

Lenovo combines the Yoga 11 and 13 in the Yoga 11S. Can what started as an average Windows RT convertible laptop be made better with Windows 8? NotebookReview has the[...]

Warner Bros. iOS Games on Sale for $1: Lego Harry Potter, Lego Batman, Man of Steel, and More

There are nearly a dozen Warner Bros. games for the iPad and iPhone on sale now for 99 cents. Most of these typically sell for $5.

Dell Has Sold Under a Million Windows 8 Tablets

A high-level Dell executive has admitted his company has sold only "hundreds of thousands" of its XPS 10 and Latitude 10 tablets.

Can Intel Make Real Gains in Android Tablets?

Landing the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 was a huge win for Intel. But when will the chip maker come up with win number two? And three?

Most Tablet Users Prefer Landscape Mode

The new Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 has been designed to be in landscape mode by default. The company is clearly on to something, as a recent study found that[...]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1, Galaxy Tab 3 8.0, and Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 All Launch Today

The wait is over for the latest generation of Samsung's tablets -- all three versions of the Galaxy Tab 3 series just debuted this morning.

Apple iPad 5 Reportedly on Schedule for September Release

The fifth-generation Apple iPad is on track for its expected September debut, according to an unconfirmed report coming out of Asia.

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7.0 Now Just $170

Amazon has dropped the price of the 7-inch version of the Kindle Fire HD by $30 as part of a price war going on between Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

Google Releases Fix for Android Vulnerability

Google has found a fix for the vulnerability in Android's security model that could allow attackers to convert 99 percent of applications into trojan malware. Read more on Brighthand.

Nokia Could Be Working on a Windows 8 Tablet

After dropping plans for a model running Windows 8 RT, Nokia is reportedly looking to add a tablet running Windows 8 to its array of smartphones that run Windows Phone[...]

Microsoft Will Pay Retailers up to $10 for Selling Certain Windows 8 Tablets and Notebooks

In an attempt to increase sales of devices running Windows 8 and Windows 8 RT, Microsoft has announced a plan to pay resellers $5 or $10 for selling certain devices[...]

Hisense Sero 7 Pro Review: $130 Gets a Good Tablet

Can an unknown manufacturer really go toe-to-toe with Google's Nexus 7? Read this review to find out.

Hisense Sero 7 Pro

Apple Releases More Details About Mobile Device Management (MDM) in iOS 7

Although iOS 7 is not yet available, Apple has been revealing information abut this upcoming operating system throughout this summer. BrianMadden.com takes a look at what it will have to[...]

Apple App Store is Five Years Old Today; Some Popular Games Now Free to Celebrate

Today is the fifth anniversary of the launch of the Apple App Store, the official source for software for the iPad and iPhone. To celebrate, ten popular games and other[...]

HP Slate 7 Widely Available for Only $140

The HP Slate 7 debuted a few months ago at a low price, and this Android tablet is already available for even less.

Judge Rules That Apple Conspired With Publishers To Set Ebook Prices

A federal judge ruled today that book publishers and Apple violated antitrust laws to set prices for ebooks.

Cool Cloud Apps for Work and Play

Will you be sharing photos with friends and family while you're on vacation? How about listening to music, watching TV, or doing a bit of work from the office? Cloud-based[...]

Microsoft Promises New Versions of the Surface Pro and Surface RT

Without any dithering, Microsoft has committed to introducing updated version of its two Windows-based tablets in the next year.

Details Leak Out on Next-Generation Amazon Kindle Fire Tablets

Amazon is reportedly going to increase the screen resolution on all three of its Kindle Fire models. The new versions are expected later this year.

ZAGGkeys Cover Review: Handy iPad mini Keyboard

The ZAGGkeys Cover has some unique features, such as backlighting and a flexible hinge. Read our hands-on review to learn more.

Analysts: Inexpensive Tablets are the Cause of Dropping Desktop and Laptop Sales

The second quarter of this year saw a continuation in the decline of sales of all PCs, which analysts from Gartner say was brought about by increasing interest in low-cost[...]

Google Nexus 7 2 Might Launch July 31

The Google Nexus 7 has been out for a year now, and a replacement is widely expected to be coming soon. An unconfirmed report says this will be out at[...]

The PowerQube Will Charge Nine Tablets and Other Accessories Simultaneously

Kickstarter has become the default way to fund the development of many items, including accessories that tablet users might be interested in. An example of this is the PowerQube.

Hulu will Remain Independent… for the Time Being

The video-streaming service Hulu has been on the auction block for several months, but it's owners now say it won't be sold.

Microsoft Cuts the Price of the Surface RT to $350

Have you been considering getting a Microsoft Surface RT but held off because you were looking for a great deal? Now is your chance.

Google Play Web Site Gets Facelift

Google on Tuesday gave a major facelift to its Google Play web site, a place where shoppers can download Android apps as well as access streaming TV shows, music and[...]

Google Maps Now Available in an iPad Version

When Google released a stand-alone iOS version of its mapping and navigation app, it didn't give much love to the iPad. That changed with the release of the new Google[...]

Microsoft Outlook App Released for the iPad, But There’s a Catch

There's almost really good news for business users of the iPad: a native iOS app has been released for Microsoft Outlook. However, this is only for those who subscribe to[...]

Novell iPrint Latest to Answer Mobile Print Challenge

Large organizations using mobile devices need the ability to print from those devices. A new option is available from Novell. Learn more from SearchConsumerization.

Second-Generation Google Nexus 7 Tablet Could Be Scheduled for July 24

A number of sources, both definite and confirmed, are coming together to indicate that a new version of the Google Nexus 7 will be unveil on July 7.

Google Releases Update to Chrome Browser for iOS

Google has introduced an update to the iOS version of its Chrome web browser, offering full-screen browsing on the iPad, better app integration, and faster load times.

Apple iPad mini 2 with Retina Display Reportedly Set for Mid-Fall Release

Last week, an unconfirmed report indicated that Apple was still in the process of deciding whether to release a version of the iPad mini with a Retina display this fall,[...]

Microsoft has to Take a $900 Million Charge because of Unsold Surface RT Units

Microsoft has reported the results of its most recent financial quarter, and tablet fans should take notice that the company had to take a charge of nearly a billion dollars[...]

N-trig DuoSense Pen 2 Review

N-trig wants your next mobile stylus to be a DuoSense Pen 2. Find out if it's any good, especially compared to Wacom, in this full review.

Huawei MediaPad 7 Vogue Review

Brighthand reviews a device from Huawei that combines a smartphone with a tablet.

Aereo Streaming TV Service will Debut in Two More Areas in Two Months

The Aereo TV service for tablets and other devices is continuing to roll out across the U.S., and will soon be available in Chicago and Utah.

Apple Could Be Developing a 13-Inch iPad

When considering its "Next Big Thing", Apple could be thinking literally. An unconfirmed report indicates that this company is considering a tablet with a nearly 13-inch display.

Samsung ATIV Tab 7 Review: High-End Windows 8 Tablet

Samsung's ATIV Tab 7 is a premium tablet running Windows 8 with an 11.6-inch screen. We take it for a spin, along with its optional keyboard dock and 4G service.

Samsung ATIV Tab 7

Samsung’s ATIV Tab 7 is a high-end tablet running Windows 8 with an Intel i5 processor on the inside. It has an 11.6-inch touchscreen with a 1920 x 1080 resolution,[...]

SanDisk Connect Streams Movies and Music to Tablets, Phones, More

SanDisk's new line of Connect Wireless Drives will let you stream your movies wherever you want -- whether at home or on the go. Learn more from DesktopReview.

Best Buy Taking Trade-Ins on Older iPad Models

Those who would like to turn an older Apple tablet into new gadgets can take their iPad 2 or iPad 3 to Best Buy.

Google Nexus 7 at Bargain Prices, But Replacement Expected Soon

The release of the second-generation Google Nexus 7 could be tomorrow, but there are good bargains on the original version.

Bitcasa Cloud Storage Service Releases Version 2.0 of Apps

Bitcasa, an innovative provider of online storage services, has released version 2.0 of its iOS, Android, and desktop apps.

With No New iPad, Apple’s Tablet Sales Dropped Last Quarter

Apple saw a year-over-year decrease in sales of its iPad models during the second quarter of this year. This is likely attributable to the length of time it's been since[...]

Google Chromecast Unveiled, Streams Online Video and Music to HDTVs

Google has unveiled Chromecast, a new USB plug-in device that can beam online video and music from a tablet, phone, or laptop to an HDTV. TechnologyGuide has morre details.

Google Nexus 7 II Officially Unveiled

Google has just taken the wraps off an updated edition of the Nexus 7 tablet. This will offer upgrades to a range of features: screen resolution, processor, and more.

Google Rolls Out Android 4.3 Jelly Bean for Nexus 7 II and Other Devices

In conjunction with its new Nexus 7 II tablet, Google rolled out Android 4.3, a new Jelly Bean flavor with features for parental control, crisper graphics, and more.

Google Wants to Turn your Tablet into a Textbook

Google is getting into the back-to-school spirit by revealing a plan to offer textbooks from five major publishing houses. These will be usable on a range of devices, not just[...]

Sony Commits to Android 4.3 Update for Xperia Tablet Z

Sony has a better-than-average record for offering system software upgrades for its devices. It's continuing this tradition by promising to bring the Xperia Tablet Z up to the newest version[...]

Exec In Charge of the BlackBerry PlayBook Has Resigned

There's another nail in the coffin of the PlayBook II: the person at BlackBerry who was responsible for the first version is leaving the company.

Apple iPad Dominates Tablet Web Traffic with 84% Share

An analysis of which tablets are being used to access web sites in N. America has found that the Apple iPad is the predominant platform by a huge margin. This[...]

Second-Gen Google Nexus 10 Reportedly Coming Soon

A reporter from the WSJ reports that Google's Sundar Pichai told him that new version of the Nexus 10 will be out soon.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 Student Bundle Now Available

A "Student Edition" of last year's Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 is now being offered by a variety of retailers. In addition to the tablet, it includes some useful accessories.

Kingston MobileLite Wireless Review

Kingston makes an accessory almost every iPad user needs -- it lets Apple's tablet work with all kinds of removable memory cards.

Best Apps for Any Student

TechnologyGuide has rounded up a list of their favorite productivity apps to make you a little more tech savvy this upcoming school year.

Android Tablets Significantly Outsold the Apple iPad Last Quarter

Android had a 67% share of the world tablet market last quarter while the iPad was only 28% of tablet sales, according to Strategy Analytics,

Google Chromecast Review

TechnologyGuide reviews an accessory that tries to make it easy to wirelessly mirror your tablet content and display on an HDTV.

McAfee Mobile Security Adds Free App, New Privacy Features

After a free trial of the premium edition, users can choose to either get the basic version for free or buy a subscription to the full-featured flavor.

Asus MeMo Pad Available for Just $99

Those looking for a bargain Android tablet might consider the Asus MeMo Pad, a model that debuted early this year. It's available from various webstores for just $99.

Next-Gen Amazon Kindle Fire HD Details Come to Light

Amazon will reportedly be introducing a second generation in its Kindle Fire HD line tablets this fall, and the details of these have already leaked out.

HP SlateBook 10 x2 Android-Based Hybrid Tablet Launches

HP has just begun offering its second tablet running Google's Android operating system. The SlateBook 10 x2 is a business-oriented device that comes with a detachable keyboard.