While there is no denying how impressive the iPad 3 is, it's been criticised for being overly heavy, bulky and pricey too. As well as the operating system being too locked down for most people's tastes. Last year Samsung brough out the Samsung Galaxy Tablet in an attempt to try take down Apple a peg or two, but it didn't have as much as an impact as Samsung would have hoped. They've followed up the older model with the new Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 and made some big improvements to their little 7 inch wifi Android tablet.
Are you looking for a tablet that is aimed towards business use? The Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet was made with business professionals in mind and comes with lots of features that help you keep productive on the go. Although it has a great multimedia and entertainment options, the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet also has added security and lots of connectivity options that gives it the functionality of a netbook in a much more portable device.
Are you an artist or someone who wants to take notes on your iPad? There are so many sketching, note-taking and arty apps for the iPad but using your finger with this apps isn't ideal and doesn't allow you to be very creative. That's where Wacom Bamboo Stylus for iPad comes in. Wacom have been making great tablets like the Wacom Bamboo Capture Graphics Tablet for drawing and photo editing on computers for a long time now so it was only natural that they would be the ones to step up and create a simple yet elegant way to draw and take notes on the iPad.
Webdesigners, photographers and illustrators the world over have been using Wacom graphics tablets to create professional results for many years now, some have claimed that it's their secret to high levels of productivity and boundless creativity. Wacom graphics tablets put the design back into your hands, and this is even more so with the new Wacom Intuos5 touch Medium Pen Tablet. It combines the most advanced pen technology with the multi-touch functionality that you've come to know and love on other devices like the iPad 3.
Are you looking for the same multimedia, wed browsing and gaming experience that you get from your home PC on a portable tablet that you can take with you anywhere you go? The Acer ICONIA Tab A500 tablet has been designed to give you exactly that. It runs on the highly intuitive Google Android 3 Honeycomb operating system combined with Acer's user-friendly interface for the ultimate easy to use tablet experience.
Do you want a tablet that is more productive than the iPad? Take a look at ASUS Eee Slate EP121. This device has been made to keep you connected, entertained and of course productive anywhere you are. The Eee Slate has a 12.1 inch pressure sensitive capacitive LED backlit display that is bright, crisp and perfect for high definition entertainment and yes, it supports multi-touch too.
If you're an artist, then you'll know that there's nothing like touching pen to paper to create something of your own. As a graphic designer or photo editor, it's not quite the same feeling using a mouse to be creative so Wacom have designed the Bamboo Capture Graphics Tablet especially for editing digital images. This tablet has over 1,024 levels of pressure sensitivity that give you control while you work, with the same feeling you would get from pen on paper.
The Sony Tablet S is a 9.4-inch device that is focused on entertainment. If you're looking for a tablet to play games, watch videos, read ebooks, browse the web and photos on the go then the Sony Tablet S is the one for you. The model we have on offer is the Sony SGPT112US/S which is a 32GB Wi-Fi version of the tablet. It runs on the the Android Honeycomb operating system so if you have already used an Android device, you'll already know how to use this tablet. If not, the Sony Tablet S is very user-friendly and easy to pick up.
The Flyer is a tablet device by HTC designed for people who like to draw, sketch or take a lot of notes. This tablet is a high-end device that runs on Android's Gingerbread operating system combined with all of the great features of HTC Sense. Design-wise, the HTC flyer is quite unique. It is similar to Samsung’s Galaxy Tab in terms of size but tablet is encased in high quality aluminum, which makes it similar to the iPad in that respect. It also has two strips of non-slip rubber padding on the back to give you a good grip. The flyer has a bright, clear 7-inch touch screen with an ambient light sensor.
Taking a tour of the tablet, there is headphone jack on the top, along with the power button, a micro SD card slot and a screen lock. On the right side you will find quite a large volume rocker along with two pinhole microphones for recording high quality audio at meetings or lectures. On the back of the tablet, there are two small speaker grilles and a 5-megapixel camera that is capable of recording video in high definition. On the front of the tablet is a front-facing 1.3-megpaixel autofocus camera, which is ideal for video chat. At the bottom of the device, you’ll find a 12-pin Micro-USB port, compatible with the included USB sync cable and charging adapter.
Under the screen, you’ll find the typical navigation keys that are displayed on most Android devices. One really impressive feature of the touch navigation controls is that they reorient to the bottom of the screen no matter which way you are holding the tablet device (portrait or landscape). This is a really neat little feature that can improve productivity. There are also some illuminated keys that respond to HTC’s Magic Pen only. This Magic Pen is an optional accessory for those that want to use the device to take hand written notes, to sketch and to draw on. The Magic Pen is what makes the HTC flyer really special. If you’re someone who loves to draw or write notes physically, then this tablet is the one for you. It allows for real pen interaction- you can do everything from scribbling notes over documents, underlining certain passages in ebooks or emails, signing important documents, editing photos and even painting intricate masterpieces. It's just like having all of the power of a Wacom Bamboo Pen in a portable tablet device.
If you’re someone who always carries a notebook, it’s time to put that down and pick up the HTC Flyer here at a great price today.
With the introduction of the Kindle Fire, it was only a matter of time that Barnes and Noble stepped up to offer their own e-reader tablet. What was delivered was the Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet which is a fantastic feature rich tablet that is perfect for anyone on a budget or anyone who wants an e-reader to be the main feature on their tablet. The Nook Tablet has a gorgeous VividView 7-inch Touchscreen which is a technology designed exclusively for the Nook Tablet for minimal reflection & glare.
For some people, the Dell Streak 5 was a very confusing device. Was it a tablet or was it a phone? It was a lovely device but its identity crisis confused a lot of potential buyers. Now Dell have come out with the Dell Streak 7 which places itself firmly in the tablet arena. It is a small tablet measuring 7.75 inches long by 4.6 inches wide and is around half the size of the iPad. This makes it an ultra portable tablet similar to the Samsung Galaxy tablet. The Dell Streak is the first tablet on the market to offer 4G connectivity which makes the web browsing experience super fast.
Are you looking for a tablet with a difference? Adam is a touch screen tablet by Notion Ink that has quite a unique design. It’s nice to see a tablet moving away from the typical design of the iPad and give us something different. Adam has a thicker design by far than the usual tablet, but for good reason. It has two USB ports and a HDMI slot that are fully sized, just like you’d find on a laptop. It also has a pair of stereo speakers – one at each side and is powered by three cell batteries. That’s a lot to pack in, yet it still weighs just 1.6 pounds, which is the same as the popular Motorola Xoom and lightweight in terms of a tablet device.
Things are heating up with the tablet battle and there is lots to choose from on the market and the moment but fans of HP products will be delighted to see the introduction of the very affordable HP Touchpad, which offers a full tablet experience at a very competitive price. The HP touchpad’s design is a little different than the tablets that are currently available on the market like the Samsung Galaxy Tab and the iPad 2. HP Touchpad is half an inch thick and it is wrapped in high gloss plastic.
Not sure which tablet to buy? The battle of the tablets rages on with every company fighting to compete with Apple’s iPad. Google is concentrating developing its Android operating system for tablets like the Samsung Galaxy. HP is focusing on tablets that run the Windows operating system like the HP Slate 500. Not to be left behind BlackBerry also entered into the race with the Rim Blackberry PlayBook that runs BlackBerry’s own tablet operating system.
Looking for a worthy alternative to the iPad? With the massive popularity of the iPad and iPad 2, there have been many attempts to create an iPad competitor. Most of these endeavors have fallen short, that is, until now. One true contender of the iPad is the Motorola XOOM which has a dual core processor with each core running at 1GHz. The screen is a 10.1-inch widescreen HD display. It has ultra-fast Wireless-N Wi-Fi networking. This tablet device also has full support for Adobe Flash, which means you can watch all the videos you come across on the web and play flash games too.
Have you been looking for a top of the range Android tablet? The ASUS Eee Pad Transformer 16GB tablet is the best Adroid tablet to ever hit the market. It is packed with a host of fantastic features that will impress even the hard to please. The Eee Pad Transformer has a has a capacitive touch screen display with a wide screen aspect ratio. It measures 10.1-inches which is a great tablet size and the wide screen aspect makes it more comfortable to use in the landscape mode.
Are you looking for an alternate tablet device to the iPad? Coby Kyros MID7015 measures 7.5 by 0.5 by 4.8 inches and it has a 7 inch screen which is of 800 x 400 resolution. The touch-screen is resistive but still works quite well. This tablet is smaller than the iPad but very similar to Samsung Galaxy Tablet. It comes with a case that doubles up as a stand, which is great for watching video. This device also comes with earphones, a power adapter, a smooth cloth to clean the screen and a mini USB sync cable.
Are you an artisit who loves technology but misses putting pen to paper? The Wacom CTL460 also known as the Bamboo Pen Tablet is useful for creative people who are limited by just using a mouse and keyboard. This device turns your computer into a virtual canvas allowing you to create digital artwork using a stylus which looks just like a pen. This device has a textured surface that simulates the feeling of writing or drawing on a paper with a pen. This device is very thin, stylish and easy to use – it measures 9.8 by 6.9 inches which is so compact that you can easily store on your desk or it a drawer without it being a clutter.
Do you like to carry all your multimedia content wherever you go? Then Archos 7 is the device for you. With this you can surf the internet, watch movies, listen to music and watch TV – all in a single handheld device. This device weighs just 160 grams which means that you can carry it around in your pocket or purse without any problem. If you are going on a trip, you don’t have to carry around your laptop for watching movies and listening to music; this little device will act as your entertainment hub.
Internet tablets are seriously hot at the moment. Once you try one out you will never want to carry your cumbersome laptop with you anywhere again. Everyone seems to be bringing one out that’s supposed to rival the Apple iPad, but Archos have been producing internet tablets and feature rich media players for many years.
Somewhere along the way someone wrote a rule that tablet computers should be glorified media players running on smartphone operating systems. Every manufacturer competing with the Apple iPad has followed this, but at long last someone has said no to these foolish restrictions. Hewlett Packard have come along and broken those rules with the launch of the Windows 7 HP Slate 500.
The Samsung Galaxy Tablet is what Android users have been waiting for, an Android powered tablet that truly rivals the Apple iPad. With a heavily customisable OS, smaller size, phone and camera, the Samsung Galaxy Tablet is ready to take a bite out of the Apple tablet market.
The search for the holy grail of graphics tablets ends here. Whether you’re an artist, designer, animator, photographer or all of the above, the Wacom Cintiq 21UX will change how you create art, design, animate and touch-up forever. This graphics tablet is an interactive pen display which has its own built-in 21.3” LCD Display, so you can literally work on screen, which is really intuitive and accurate.
Tablet functions on laptops like the HP Pavilion tx2500z are novelty at best and if you’ve been looking to get serious the Motion Computing LE1700 is a light wireless notebook sized Tablet PC with big RAM and even bigger flexibility for your home or office. This slate tablet is perfect if you spend a lot of time standing on your feet and need the best, lightest big screen tablet on the market.