T-Mobile's announcements for their Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+ also included the news that the carrier will begin selling the Samsung Galaxy Tab A tablet on August 19. The price for the tablet will be $319.99 without a contract.
The developer tablet for "Project Tango" went on sale in the US via Google Store without an invite for the first time in May. Now the company has expanded sales of the tablet to two more countries, Canada and South Korea, with more countries joining in later in August.
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 31 Jul 2015 1:07 am
Android 5.1.1 update is rolling out to the NVIDIA Shield Tablet, with the OTA coming in at 767MB. According to the release notes, the update brings stability and performance improvements, along with system-wide optimizations and audio fixes.
NVIDIA is pushing out an update to its Shield Portable, which brings along with it Android 5.1, and Chromecast support. Unfortunately, while bringing some new features along with it, this update also removes support for Miracast, Sonic 4, the Android Browser, and more.
Samsung has taken the wraps off its latest pair of high-end tablets, the Galaxy Tab S2 series. Coming in 9.7 and 8.0-inch flavors, the Tab S2 packs premium internals including an octa-core CPU and 2048x1536-resolution display. What's more, both models will be available as Wifi-only and Wifi-plus-LTE variants.
For the full breakdown of specs across both screen sizes, check out the table below.
The ASUS ZenPad S 8.0 is now available in the US from Best Buy for $199. Back at Computex, we got to check out the ASUS ZenPad S 8.0, a rather compelling tablet at an affordable price. Featuring an 8-inch 2048x1536 display, the ZenPad S 8.0 comes with 32GB of storage on board, and 2GB of RAM inside. It is powered by Intel's Atom Z580C chipset and a 1.83 GHz Quad-core CPU. Running Android 5.1...
Posted by Dan Thorp-Lancaster on 8 Jul 2015 5:17 pm
If you've been holding out on a Nexus 9 and happen to live in the UK, you may be interested Amazon's latest deal. The online retailer has cut the price of the 16GB Wi-Fi version of the tablet to £200 — a full £119 off of its list price.
US Cellular has added the LG G Pad F 8.0 to its tablet lineup, bringing customers another affordable Android tablet option. The G Pad F 8.0 has already hit AT&T and T-Mobile, and now US Cellular customers can pick it up as well.
Wander into any store with an electronics section nowadays and you'll find at least one "kid" tablet. It's usually a brightly-colored rubber block with a low-end touch display running an ancient version of Android, with a custom UI featuring giant buttons and a handful of apps for a handful of basic age groups. Choosing something smaller than a tablet is even worse, especially since the concept...
More than eight months after we first got our hands on the HTC-manufactured Nexus 9 tablet, we're finally ready to officially recommend it as an Android tablet that's worth buying.
We've reviewed a lot of devices here. More phones than I can remember. A whole bunch of tablets. But things got a little weird in the fall of 2014 with the release of the Motorola Nexus 6 and the Nexus 9 tablet. And...
A new factory image has been released for the 2013 Nexus 7, which is Android 5.1.1_r6 build LMY48G. This maintenance release likely addresses some issues that users faced with previous builds, though no exact change log is available right now.
Hardware manufacturers are finally taking large Android tablets seriously, just in time for the software to complete the picture.
Android tablets have a long and storied history of not being very good. Despite dozens of options available to consumers, the overall experience — by which I mean third-party software, battery life, and hardware quality — has struggled. The combination of race to...
Google now has two platforms for desktop-class computing, but which experience is up to the task of being a standalone laptop?
While it may be easy to look at Chromebooks and mock them for being "just a browser" or look at an Android tablet and call it "just a big phone," it turns out there's not a lot of truth behind the derision. We've entered an era where the browser is the platform for a...
The Nextbook Ares 8 is a $78 tablet that runs Android 5.0, but at less than $100 is it even worth a look?
Nextbook, a company that makes affordable Android and Windows tablets, has some relatively new Android based tablets available, and we got to see what it was all about.
In the past, it was a general rule to avoid any cheap Android device, but over the past year things have started...
Amazon is giving app makers an early look at the company's next operating system update with the Fire OS 5 Developer Preview.
Amazon will likely launch some new versions of its Fire HD tablets later this year, and it's already preparing for that day with the release of the Fire OS 5 Developer Preview.