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How to Choose a Tablet Operating System

Before picking out a tablet, you first need to decide what OS you'd prefer: iOS, Android, or Windows. We take a look at the strengths and weaknesses of each.

Microsoft Windows 10 for Tablets Review

Windows 8 was focused on tablets, but everyone who used it on a laptop or desktop disliked it. Microsoft changed its focus back to traditional PC with Windows 10. So[...]

Google Android 4.1 vs. Apple iOS 6: Head to Head

We take a hands-on look at the latest operating systems from Apple and Google, comparing them feature by feature. Good reading for those trying to pick their first tablet.

How I Got iOS 8.1 on my iPad 2 (and How You Can Too)

Got an hour or two? If so, you might want to use it to upgrade your iPad 2 to iOS 8.1, the latest version of Apple's operating system for tablets[...]

Windows vs. Android Battle Heats Up with Launch of Very Affordable Windows Tablets

Last week saw the debut of two Windows tablets with prices so low that they have the potential to shake up the mobile device market.

It Is Illegal to Jailbreak Your iPad or Root Your Android Tablet

It was big news last week when it became illegal to unlock your smartphone. Almost lost in to hoopla was something just as important: it's also now illegal to jailbreak[...]

Expect Big Changes in Apple’s iOS 7

Apple is expected to unveil iOS 7 in a few weeks. This operating system is being redesigned by Apple's Jony Ive, and some of the details of the changes have[...]

Samsung, HTC, and Dell Tablets Get Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Upgrades

Several popular tablets have received upgrades to Android 5.0.2 recently. Many of these devices are getting their first taste of the Lollipop version of this operating system.

Android 4.3 Looks Like Minor Update, for Release in June or July

Android 4.3 could show up in June or July. The upgrade looks likely to be minor, keeping new Google apps and services outside of the OS so users won't need[...]

Apple’s iOS 7.1: What Will We See?

With four beta versions out the door so far, iOS 7.1 looks likely to offer faster performance, plus new features that will include a new keyboard, a new voice for[...]

Samsung Galaxy, Google Nexus, and Sony Xperia Tablets Getting Android 4.4 (KitKat) Upgrades

Although the recently-introduced Android 4.4 (KitKat) has little to offer current tablets, many users of these devices are still going to want this update. Fortunately, there's good news for the[...]

What Are the Best Honeycomb Games?

With E3 literally days away, TabletPCReview takes a look at the current Honeycomb offerings to see which games impressed the most. Even though Apple still has Android beat in terms[...]

What Are the Best Apple iPad Games?

TechnologyGuide's E3 coverage kicks off next week as the gaming showcase opens in downtown LA. But before getting to the best iPad games of tomorrow, let's take a look at[...]

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 Reportedly Getting Android 4.4 (KitKat) Update Soon

An upgrade to the latest version of Google's mobile operating system is heading to a pair of Samsung tablets, according to an unconfirmed report.

Google’s Chrome OS Could Replace Android on Full-Size Tablets

The first tablet running Google's Chrome OS could be on the market soon, and it's possible this operating system will eventually supplant Android on large tablets.

Skype 3.0 for Android Review

Beyond a tablet-optimized design, Skype 3.0 is touted as bringing much better sound quality, among other things. How good are these claims? Read the full review.

Google Android 5.0 Lollipop for Tablets Review

This Android 5.0 Lollipop for tablets review goes in-depth with the features of Google's latest operating system, with an emphasis on what's new.

iOS 10 Review: What’s New for iPad

We've extensively tested iOS 10, and discuss the new or updated features that will most benefit tablet users. We also go over what's missing.

Google Loses in Samsung vs. Apple Lawsuit

Samsung is the obvious loser in its patent lawsuit with Apple, although Google and its Android OS, as well as tablets, may also be in the line of fire. [...]

VIDEO: Windows 8 Preview – Top Features & Functions

Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system is finally available! TechnologyGuide Chief Editor Jamison Cush provides a look at some of the key features.