Tablets, Ultra Portables

News, reviews and articles about tablets and ultra portable computers and accessories.

EasyAcc Flexible Phone and Tablet Stand Review

When you’re working with or just using an iPad for long periods, a stand is essential. Whether it’s part of your case, or your keyboard, or just something you have around, it’s necessary. I have stands in almost every room of the house. Even so, when I was sent the EasyAcc Flexible Phone and Tablet …

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Logitech Create keyboard case for iPad Pro review

I love my iPad Pro 12.9″, but it is so large, I really have a hard time mentally juggling it without adding a case to get more bulk. It’s just so thin! One of the first companies to step forward with a case designed for this new form factor was Logitech, with their Create keyboard …

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TECLAST X80 Pro dual-boot Android / Windows 10 tablet review

iPads and Android tablets from popular companies like Apple and Samsung can serve as easy to carry entertainment devices and as a light weight alternative to a traditional laptop. The only downside is that most tablets are expensive and they are unable run your favorite desktop applications. The TECLAST X80 Pro tPad tablet from Gearbest …

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Tiltcard mobile device stand review

Have you ever found yourself needing to view your mobile device hands-free? Maybe you’re at a coffee shop enjoying a cup of joe and a scone, but also want to watch a video while you’re eating and drinking. The Tiltcard is a credit card sized steel stand that props up your smartphone or small tablet …

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iDea CT1080 Tablet review

Before 2010, there were no touch-centric tablets, only laptops that had stylus-driven screens. Suddenly, when the iPad burst upon the scene and gave tablet makers permission to dream of a touch-oriented screen and apps that could be on a larger screen than a phone, the world changed. Tablets that vaguely resemble the iPad have come …

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Julie’s gadget diary – I almost pre-ordered a Microsoft Surface Pro 4 today

Yesterday Dave Rees and I were chatting on Google Hangouts while we were watching Microsoft’s new hardware event. Microsoft announced three new Lumia Windows phones, a preview of HoloLens virtual gaming gear and a new fitness tracking band that all looked somewhat interesting to us. But, what Dave and I were most interested in was …

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An Android tablet with an interesting twist

Let’s get this out of the way, this tablet has mediocre and outdated specifications. It runs Android 4.1, has a 1.5Ghz dual processor, and only 8 GB of built-in storage. This is not a top of the line tablet, but it should be fine for basic internet browsing, reading, and music streaming. So why the …

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The LG Rolly keyboard rolls into a stick

LG is “rolling” out an awesome looking portable keyboard. The Rolly Keyboard is a full sized keyboard that connects to a Bluetooth tablet as a stand, and then folds up into a an easy-to-carry stick that fits into any bag or pocket.  It supports tablets with displays up to 10 inches in diameter. It runs off of …

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Bracketron JamSpot tablet stand review

Aside from my smartphone, my tablet is the device I use most. I use it to watch movies, read books, listen to music, make purchases, etc.; hardly a day goes by when I don’t use my tablet. I often run into two problems when using my tablet. One, the volume isn’t always sufficient for me …

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Sit back and watch movies with the EzilStein hands-free universal tablet stand

Holding a tablet for an extended period of time can fatigue your hands and negatively affect your posture. The EzilStein (pronounced “easel + stein”) is a uniquely designed minimalist universal tablet stand that you wear for hands-free tablet viewing. The stand is made in the USA of lightweight anodized aluminum and wood that easily folds …

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NKMOS AirStand premium universal tablet review

Over the past few years, NKMOS Design Technology has created several versions of their premium smart-device car mounts: the Ultima and Ultima S, both of which began as crowdfunded Kickstarter efforts. Late last year (2014) they began a new Kickstarter project attempting to raise funding for a high end universal tablet stand. The AirStand is …

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ARCHOS PC Stick is a Windows 10 computer that fits in your pocket

Imagine turning your 60-inch flat screen TV into a full-fledged Windows 10 computer that you can use to surf, watch movies, play games and more. Sure you can connect your laptop or desktop to your large screen TV, but that’s not a very elegant solution. The ARCHOS PC Stick is a computer not much bigger …

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The Airhook gives your airline seat a comfort upgrade

You can forget about giving up your leg room to the tray table in your already cramped airplane seat when you use the Airhook drink and mobile device holder.  Hook the Airhook over the top of the tray and then lock the tray back into its upright position.  Your drink and your tablet or mobile …

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