VIA Viega is a rugged Android tablet

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Chip maker VIA has unveiled a new 10 inch Android tablet with a rugged case. The VIA Viega is IP65 certified for protection against dust and water which means you can use the tablet safely outdoors or other dirty environments — even in the rain. It also has vibration protection to withstand drops of more […]

Dell Venue 7 tablet with Intel Merrifield now available for $160

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Dell’s new 7 and 8 inch Android tablets with Intel Atom Z34xx series “Merrifield” processors were introduced in June, and now the first models are available for purchase in the United States. The Dell Venue 7 features a 7 inch, 1280 x 800 pixel IPS display, a 1.6 GHz Intel Atom Z3460 dual-core CPU, and […]

LG’s new 10 inch tablet launches this month (G Pad 10.1)

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LG’s new Android tablets are starting to hit the streets. You can already pick up an LG G Pad 7.0 in the United States for about $150, and now the company says the G Pad 10.1 will hit the streets later in July. The tablet has mediocre specs, but like the 7 inch model it’ll probably […]

LG G Pad 7.0 tablet now available for $150

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LG’s new low-cost 7 inch Android tablet is now available in the United States. Newegg is selling the LG G Pad 7.0 for $150, and you can pre-order the tablet from Best Buy. The G Pad 7.0 features a 1280 x 800 pixel display, a Qaulcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor, and Android 4.4 KitKat software. […]

Xiaomi Mipad goes on sale in China (and elsewhere… kinda)

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The first tablet with an NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor went up for order in China today… and the first batch of 50 thousand units sold out in minutes. Xiaomi’s Mipad is a 7.9 inch tablet with a 2048 x 1536 pixel display and Tegra K1 quad-core ARM Cortex-A15 processor with 192-core graphics. While Xiaomi isn’t officially […]

Everex returns from the dead with a cheap Android tablet

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I spotted a familiar name while scanning the FCC website for new products the other day. Everex was one of the early players in the netbook space with a Linux-powered mini notebook called the Everex Cloudbook. The company filed for liquidation in 2008 and pretty much left the US market by 2009. But now it looks like Everex […]

More details about the upcoming HP Slate 8 Plus tablet

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More details about HP’s upcoming HP Slate 8 Plus Android tablet are emerging. We first spotted evidence of the unannounced 8 inch tablet in May, but details were scarce at the time. Now Comparatif Tablette has found a spec sheet, suggesting it’ll be a more powerful device than the HP Slate 8 (which isn’t surprising, […]

Allwinner A33 chips could arrive in cheap tablets this summer

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Allwinner plans to begin mass production of its new quad-core processor for low-cost tablets in July. The company has announced that the Allwinner A33 chip will be available to device makers for as little as $4.99, and Allwinner has also revealed plans for reference tablets which could cost as little as $40 to build (and […]

Samsung Galaxy Tab S will hit the streets June 27th

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Samsung’s new Android tablets with Super AMOLED displays will be available in the US starting June 27th, just about two weeks after the company unveiled the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 and Galaxy Tab S 10.5. The tablets will be available from retailers including Amazon, Best Buy and Sears as well as from Samsung.com. They’re […]

Hisense Sero 8 tablet hits America

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The latest low-cost Android tablet from Hisense is now available in the United States… in limited quantities. After hitting Europe in April, we’re starting to see reports that the Hisense Sero 8 is now available from at least one Walmart location, and it sells for about $130. Update: Walmart confirms that the tablet is available in select […]