Today we're looking closely at the first Snapdragon 835 device running Windows: the HP Envy x2. Having used it for a few weeks, there's a lot of things HP did well to make this a hardware experience to rival the Microsoft Surface.
Apple is aiming at education with the new 2018 sixth generation iPad. A faster A10 chipset and the addition of Apple Pencil support is what makes it different from last year's model. At $329, the new iPad is arguably the best sub-$500 tablet around. Read the initial reviews.
Apple launches new iPad with Pencil support, aims at schools with $299 price point and 200GB free iCloud storage
Acer's brand new and very interesting Switch 7 is a high-end tablet with a kickstand and detachable keyboard. Making this 13.5" tablet unique are its fanless internals that include a quad core i7-8550U and discrete GeForce MX150 graphics.
For a first-generation product, the Eve V is remarkably solid. It's especially impressive when you consider its direct competition - the Surface Pro - is well entrenched in the Windows tablet market and known to be an excellent option. From my experience with the Eve V so far, it's not just a great competitor to the Surface Pro: it is a better option in several ways.
Visually, not much has changed with the new Surface Pro. On the inside, however, is where most of Microsoft’s attention has been focused. First reviews are praising Surface Pro's overall execution of the convertible tablet, performance is great, battery life has been noticeably improved, the kickstand is as good as ever, but the differentiating pen and keyboard are not included on the pricey affair that the Surface has become.
A week after Apple announced the new iPad Pro 10.5, first reviews are flowing in with availability starting today as well. Reviewers point out that this is the first iPad to make a convincing argument for the "Pro" label and that iOS 11 will make it the most computer-like iPad ever, but the price is definitively not for everyone, especially when accounting for extra memory and accessories.