Don't-Miss Tablet Stories

Google Chromecast: A $35, cross-platform answer to Apple TV and AirPlay

This $35 dongle from Google will connect to your HDTV via HDMI and stream video from the Web to the TV at your instruction.


Google announces a quad-core, 1080p Nexus 7

It's faster, thinner, sleeker, better—all of the things you probably wanted from the last Nexus 7.

Android 4.3 is painfully boring (and that's a good thing)

The flashy fonts, fancy wallpapers, and interface overhauls will have to wait—Google is finally fixing Android.


Kepler to go: Nvidia's desktop graphics technology is coming to tablets and smartphones

Nvidia yanked back the curtain on a mobile version of its core Kepler graphics technology, promising iPad 4-level graphics at a third of the power cost.


Profits dip again for Apple, while iPhone sales beat record

Apple on Tuesday reported its earnings for the third fiscal quarter of 2013.


Apple earnings preview: More questions than answers

Apple is due to announce its financial results for the third quarter of 2013 on Tuesday. Expect lots of questions, but not necessarily a lot of answers.


Nexus 7 Leaks

More Nexus 7 pics leak out, because someone at Google can't keep secrets

And yet more Nexus 7 pics hit the Web in the run-up to Google's media event on Wednesday.


Google's Sundar Pichai, Microsoft's Terry Myerson, and Apple's Craig Federighi

Microsoft was wrong: Tablets are not PCs. So now what?

Apple, Google, and Microsoft probably wouldn’t mind consolidating everything onto a single platform. But the market has clearly rejected the all-in-one approach.

Next Nexus 7 expected to run Android 4.3, charge wirelessly

More details leak about Google's July 24 event and the expected announcement of a new Nexus 7 tablet.


No-contract mobile plans compared: Verizon Edge, AT&T Next, T-Mobile Jump

Verizon is the latest carrier to jump on the no-contract craze. Let's see how its offering stacks up against already-announced plans.


Lenovo drops Yoga 11 hybrid with Windows RT from its online sales

Analysts say the move is a sign that PC makers are backing away from their commitment to the struggling OS.

New Nexus 7 tablet may be coming soon as Google schedules a July 24 event

The invite for Google's mystery press event is officially billed as a breakfast with Sundar Pichai, the company's head of Android.


Acer's already prepping a leaner, lighter 8-inch Iconia W3 Windows tablet, report says

The 8-inch Acer Iconia W3 may have just been released in June, but a new report claims a refresh is slated for September.

Dead tablet walking: No more big updates coming for the BlackBerry Playbook

Not only is the Playbook not getting a BB10 port, it's not getting anything.


Microsoft fills Office Mobile hole with iOS Outlook app

Microsoft has launched a version of its Outlook Web App for the Apple iPad and iPhone that is actually a native app, complementing the app suite it released last month as Office Mobile.