Microsoft has just announced the latest Surface RT replacement, the Microsoft Surface 3. While the first generation Surface RT runs on a cut down version of the Windows OS, the new Surface 3 runs the same OS as its bigger brother, the Surface Pro 3.
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If you are like me and prefer bigger spatial screen resolution for your tablet and the Windows desktop, which translate to things looking smaller but more room to arrange multiple windows on the desktop or multi-tasking apps from Windows Store then one of these tablets is for you.
We have taken a look at 8-inch Tablet (Android and Windows) and 10-inch Tablets but never quite considered the 7-inch tablet properly. Now while many are opting for Phablets, with screen sizes between 5.5-inch to 6.4-inch, these are still premium devices compared to the low cost of a 7-inch tablet.
The Chromebook platform especially the available hardware from different manufacturers has matured. We now see a range of devices with different processors and screen sizes, the biggest being the soon to be launched Acer Chromebook with 15.3-inch screen.
There can never be enough charge when it comes to smartphones and tablets, with smartphone batteries lasting for only a day or sometime hours with constant use, we all need a power bank or a portable external battery charger.
When considering a small 7-inch Windows 8.1 tablet, you will find that there aren’t many out there but the few that are, are seriously cheap.
Big need not be expensive, some of the big tablets featured here are even cheaper than it’s 7-inch or 8-inch equivalent in specs. About a year ago, we looked at the Top 5 Budget 10-inch Tablets (2014). Since then, more affordable 10-inrch tablets have joint the scene.
Supermarkets, retailers and online retailers are joining the tablet race with heavily discounted tablets. The latest being the cheap yet respectable Hudl2 which can be yours for under a hundred with ClubCard Boost i.e. exchanging your loyalty card points for money off.
Dell has posted on their website ahead of the Christmas shopping season, the new Dell Venue 8 Android Tablet. It is to be the world’s thinnest tablet, at only 6mm thin.
High specification and cheap don’t always go hand-in-hand but a new breed of smartphones are going to bend that logic. Already making headlines on the web, these smartphone from Chinese multinational companies and start-ups are making high-end smartphones that rival offerings from well established tech companies such as Samsung and Apple.