tablets

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet Review

Last year, the original Xperia Z Tablet was one of our absolute favourite tablets. It was so wonderfully thin and light, plus waterproofiness? Fantastic. But the laggy software Sony put on top kind of knee-capped its potential. This year, the hardware is even better. Bordering on masterful! But some lessons Sony just refuses to learn.


This Is What Tablets Looked Like In 2001

It’s probably for the best that tablets didn’t really enter the mainstream until Apple launched the iPad, at least if the Nokia M510 Web Tablet was anything to go by.


Magnetic Building Blocks That Interact With Touchscreen Tablet Apps

There’s a fear that touchscreen devices like smartphones and tablets will one day turn kids into lifeless, imagination-less zombies. But technology isn’t all bad. And to bridge the gap between the toys of yesteryear and tomorrow, researchers at the National Taiwan University created a building block toy that can interact with apps on a touchscreen tablet.


Apple Replaces Ageing iPad 2 With 16GB iPad 4

Apple has re-introduced the fourth-generation iPad, replacing the ageing iPad 2 with a single 16GB version of the newer tablet.


Samsung's Giant Galaxy NotePRO And TabPRO Tablets Finally Have Australian Prices

Finally. We’ve been waiting forever to see if Aussies would get the NotePRO and TabPRO tablets from Samsung, and now we know! Here are the prices and where you can get ‘em.


WSJ: Microsoft And Google Are Crushing The Dual-OS Dream

A report by the Wall Street Journal claims that Intel’s grand plans to stuff Android and Windows into the same tablet have hit a brick wall: Neither Google nor Microsoft want hardware to sport the competitor’s OS alongside their own.


The Gadgets You Should Buy in 2014

Whilst we’re all still reeling in the aftermath of the gadget glutton-fest that was CES and MWC, it’s worth remembering that if there’s more to your world than iPhone cases and Bluetooth toothbrushes; the best is yet to come this year. Here’s the stuff that will probably warrant your attention in the next twelve months.


Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet Hands-On: A Familiar Waterproof Monolith

The tablet market is busier than it’s ever been, but Sony’s Xperia Tablet Z, with its waterproofing, minimalist design and super-slim frame, always felt like a unique prospect. While the impact of the Xperia Z2 Tablet is lessened by familiarity with its excellent predecessor, it’s still looking like a very impressive slate.


Toshiba Encore Review: Windows On The Go

Window 8 tablets have had a short and troubled life. Complicated devices, gimped operating systems and confusing advertising have all made buyers understandably wary since the operating system’s launch 18 month ago. There’s a light at the end of the tunnel, though; Toshiba’s Encore tablet runs proper Windows, and it’s small enough to be easily portable.


Great Back To Uni Ultrabooks, Tablets, Gadgets, Smartphones And More

It’s time to think about the year ahead. What tools will you need to take lecture notes, maximise tutes and get ahead? Start your search here with some of Gizmodo’s favourite new gear, across a range of different price points.