Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 25 May 2016 7:12 am
Samsung has launched the Galaxy Tab Iris in India, a budget slate targeted for use by the government and businesses in the country. The highlight of the tablet is the iris scanner, which provides biometric authentication that's certified for use with the government's Aadhar, STQC, and UIDAI programs.
There's more to multitasking in Android N than split-screen mode.
One of the biggest user-facing features of Android N is the ability to run more than one app on the screen at a time. Sure, some manufacturers like Samsung and LG have offered similar features for years, but from N onwards it'll be supported at the operating-system level, which means better app support, and (eventually) less...
Posted by Dan Thorp-Lancaster on 17 May 2016 11:38 am
If you happen to live in the UK, you can now get your hands on the Huawei's MediaPad M2 10 tablet at Currys PC World.
Originally announced at CES, the 10.1-inch tablet packs a 1920 x 1200 display, 16GB of internal storage and a microSD card slot to expand storage even further. Powering the tablet is a 2GHz Kirin 930 processor, 3GB of RAM and a sizable 6660 mAh battery. Lastly, the tablet...
Posted by Dan Thorp-Lancaster on 12 May 2016 2:58 pm
If a new FCC filing is any indication, NVIDIA may have a new Shield tablet on the way. Though there's little to go off of, the filing (via Liliputing) shows off a tablet with similar dimensions to NVIDIA's current gaming tablet offering.
Measurements come in at 215mm by 120mm, which compares to the current Shield tablet's 221mm by 126mm frame. And aside from the fact that the tablet sports a...
Huawei's latest Android slate is a decent piece of hardware that doesn't know what it wants to be, ultimately let down by half-assed software.
The quick take
The Huawei MediaPad M2 10.0 is a product of the old, weird Huawei, not the promising top-tier manufacturer responsible for great phones like the P9. As a media playback slate it works well enough, partly thanks to the harman/kardon-...
Posted by Christine Lachance on 10 May 2016 2:30 pm
If you're in the market for kid-friendly tablets, we've got a list of contenders.
Every kid wants a tablet. They're fun, portable, easy to use, and they keep the little ones entertained. If your children have seen you working (or playing) on a tablet, chances are they want to play, too.
Deciding to invest in a tablet for your child is a big step, and there are a number of qualities to...
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 4 May 2016 6:49 am
Sony is rolling out the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update to a slew of phones in India, with the Xperia Z2, Xperia Z3, and Xperia Z3 Compact receiving the update. The Xperia Z2 Tablet is also picking up the OTA update, which is now going out to consumers in the country.
The science of wireless
It's pretty well understood that 4G LTE is faster than 3G. Millions of Canadians have upgraded from phones that used to operate on 3G, or third-generation wireless networks, to LTE, which is considered the fourth generation.
In addition to faster data speeds, LTE improves upon previous generations in a number of ways, including spectrum efficiency, latency, cost of...
AT&T has announced that Samsung's Galaxy Tab E will go up for pre-order on its network beginning Friday, May 6. The 8-inch tablet will be available for no money down and $10 per month with an AT&T installment plan.
The HTC-built Nexus 9 tablet is no longer available from the Google Store. The 8.9-inch tablet, which originally launched in October 2014, has been replaced by Google's Pixel C as the flagship Android tablet.
Cutting through the technobabble.
Everyone knows 4G comes after 3G. It's faster, better, not to mention more expensive. But "4G" can refer to a bunch of different things, and the various UK operators use 4G in different ways to offer different features to customers.
It can all be a bit confusing, but we've brought together all the major details of how 4G works in the United Kingdom to help...
Amazon has updated its line of low-cost Fire tablets, adding three new colors and a new storage option. The company is also expanding its line of kid-friendly tablets, the Fire Kids Edition, with one new color and storage option.
Why a smaller, Huawei-built Nexus tablet would make a lot of sense.
Recently spotted online, a trademark filing for a "Huawei 7P" has the rumor mill churning once again. There's talk that this might be some kind of follow-up to the Huawei-made Nexus 6P, perhaps in a larger tablet form factor. With Google I/O just a month away, there's even speculation that such a device could even break cover...
You don't need to spend a fortune to get a good Android tablet any more.
You'll always have the high end, the high asking prices and the people who are willing to pay for them. But for many, just getting good hardware, a great experience and not emptying your wallet is the most important set of factors in buying a tablet.
The Android tablet space has exploded in recent years and there are now...
We still don't know Android N's eventual food-related name, but we are slowly learning more about its extensive feature set.
In the second Developer Preview issued to a variety of Nexus devices today, Google announced that with N it will support Emoji Unicode 9 standard, which includes a number of new pictorials. Google also plans support for skin tone variations, a feature that iOS users have...