E-Pad Android tablet with E ink display hits Kickstarter for $399

As expected, the folks at EeWrite have launched a crowdfunding campaign for their E-Pad tablet. It’s a 10.3 inch Android slate with an E Ink display, WiFi and 4G LTE support, and an optional Wacom pen for writing notes, annotating documents, or drawing pictures. EeWrite says the retail price for the E-Pad will be $699, […]

The first Asus Chrome OS tablet is a durable model aimed at young children

Asus is introducing a whole bunch of new Chrome OS devices aimed at the education market including laptops, convertibles, and the company’s first standalone Chrome OS tablet. That last one is part of a small, but growing line of touchscreen-only devices designed to run Google’s Chrome operating system. And like the first Chrome OS tablet, […]

InkBook Infinity 10.3 inch E Ink writing tablet coming soon

The maker of the inkBook line of eReaders is planning to launch a new model featuring a 10.3 inch E Ink display and digital pen input. The new inkBook Infinity should be available for pre-order through a Kickstarter campaign soon, with early bird backers getting a 30 percent discount off the list price… although the company […]

Tablet shipments continue to fall

There was a time when some folks predicted tablet shipments would eventually surpass those of traditional PCs like laptops and desktops. But it’s easy to make that kind of prediction when a product category is brand new, because going from 0 to a few million devices shipped looks like astronomical growth. These days, things are […]

Netbook Navigator launches NAV9i Slate PC for $450 and up

Netbook Navigator’s latest tablet features a 9.7 inch display, a dual core processor, and support for Windows software. It’s one of the cheapest slates I’ve seen from the company so far, with a starting price of $450. But the Netbook Navigator NAV9i might be a case of you-get-what-you-pay-for. The tablet features a 1.5 GHz Intel […]

HP to launch Windows 8 tablets, but holds off on Windows RT

Hewlett Packard has taken a variety of approaches to the tablet space over the past few years. The company’s HP Slate 2 is a business-focused tablets with Windows 7 and digital pen input. Last year the company launched the HP TouchPad consumer tablet running webOS software… and canceled it less than two months later after a […]