tablets

Kobo Aura H2O: Australian Review

Reading in the bath is probably the most noble pastime there is. Noone’s going to bother you, you have a good book, it’s nice and warm, you’re marinating in your own filth… Anyway. The Kobo Aura HD was already an excellent e-reading device, but the Kobo Aura H2O, like the name suggests, adds a whole bunch of waterproofing to make this e-reader even more hardy than a Thomas Hardy hardcover.


Samsung Is Giving The Sydney Opera House A Hundred Tablets For Kids

If you’re a Year 3 or Year 4 student about to go on an excursion to learn about one of Australia’s most iconic and storied buildings, you’re in for a treat. Samsung has bequeathed 100 Galaxy Tab S tablets, and a carefully designed educational app called Quest to Stop the Mischief-Making Opera Ghost, to teach kids more about the Sydney Opera House.


Vodafone's New Shared Plans Let You Use Voice, Text, Data Between Devices

Next month, Vodafone will let new and existing Red plan customers share calls, text messages, international calls and the company’s $5 international roaming between up to 10 different devices.


Nexus 9 Review: Google's Flagship Tablet Is Nothing Special

A fleet of new Nexii are here; a phone, a tablet, and a set-top-box. The first to touch down is the Nexus 9, Google’s second attempt to make a big Nexus tablet that can hang with the iPad. It’s not a total whiff, but it’s no home run either.


Can A Cheap Windows Tablet Replace Your Desktop?

It started as an offhand brag, but turned into a dare. I was telling my Gizmodo colleagues why I loved my Windows 8 tablet: it’s fast, it’s cheap, it’s a fully fledged PC. Hell, I said, I could probably hook it up to a monitor and use it as my workhorse for a week.


Dell Is Back

Dell is the company building the most interesting computers right now. Dell is making computers interesting again, period. Who would have thought?


Toshiba's Portege Z20t: Laptop, Tablet, 17 Hours Of Battery

Toshiba’s Portege thin and light laptops have always been small, but they’ve made minor compromises to get there — generally in battery life or overall flexibility. Not the Portege Z20t, though — in the one device you’ll get the portability of a sub-800g tablet, or clip on the included docking keyboard for a laptop that barely tips the scales at 1.5kg.


HP's New 12-Inch Tablet Has A Hybrid Pen-Stylus That Writes On Anything

Tablets are getting bigger. Several rumours have now detailed Apple’s intention on getting into the giant tab game with the iPad Pro, and over the weekend, several websites reported that Apple could also be debuting its first stylus. Today, HP’s newly announced tablets are hoping to stay ahead of Cupertino’s plans.


Dell Venue 8 7000 Review: A Terrible Name For An Incredible Tablet 

Late last year, Dell announced the most interesting Android tablet in years. It has great guts in a thin body with striking design, topped off with one horrible name. But it’s so much more than just a pretty face and a hot body.


This Android Tablet Is A Total Surface Ripoff

Another day, another Android tablet. This one’s got an 11-inch screen, magnetically-attaching keyboard, kickstand coming out the back… wait, that seems familiar.