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9 months ago

AT&T starts selling the 8-inch Trek 2 HD tablet on August 5

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AT&T has announced it will begin selling the 8-inch Trek 2 HD tablet on August 5, in its stores and online. The tablet will have Android 6.0 Marshmallow pre-installed.

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10 months ago

LG K10 and G Pad X 8.0 heading to AT&T on July 22

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AT&T is adding a new phone and tablet from LG to its lineup of more affordable devices. The carrier will sell the LG K10 smartphone and LG G Pad X 8.0 tablet beginning Friday, July 22.

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10 months ago

Seeing a Spanish update message on the Nexus 7 (2013)? Don't install it just yet

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Several users are receiving an update message in Spanish on the Nexus 7 (2013) configured for English. The update includes the July security patch and comes in at 12.1MB, but the description is in Spanish and it looks like there isn't a way to clear the update notification. According to Google's issue tracker, the update is being received by users across regions.

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10 months ago

NVIDIA Shield Tablet update brings professional audio enhancements and more

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An update is rolling out to the NVIDIA Shield Tablet, bringing along several enhancements across the board, along with the June Android security patches.

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10 months ago

Verizon's Galaxy Tab E 8.0 picks up the Marshmallow update

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Verizon has started rolling out the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update to the Galaxy Tab E 8.0. The update increments the firmware version to T377VVRU1BPD6, bringing the latest security patch to the tablet.

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10 months ago

Dell discontinues Android-based Venue tablet line; ends OS upgrades for current products

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Dell has confirmed it will not be launching any new tablets in its Android-based Venue family. It also won't be pushing out any OS updates to the Venue tablets that are already sold to customers, although it will continue to honor any currently active warranties and service contracts.

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11 months ago

Honor decides it's okay to launch a tablet with KitKat in 2016

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At a media event in New Delhi, Honor rolled out the 5C, a budget phone with a metal-backed design and impressive hardware. The vendor also launched the T1 7.0, a 7-inch affordable tablet with a WSVGA resolution (1024 x 600), a 1.2GHz quad-core Spreadtrum SC7731G processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB internal memory, microSD slot, 3G, and a 4100mAh battery. The pièce de résistance? The T1 7.0 runs EMUI 3.0 out of the box, which is based on Android 4.4.2 KitKat.

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11 months ago

Samsung launches the Galaxy Tab A 10.1 2016 in South Korea

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Samsung has launched the Galaxy Tab A 10.1 2016 in its home market, with the tablet available in Wi-Fi and LTE-enabled variants. The Wi-Fi-only model will retail for 359,000 won ($310), whereas the LTE version will debut at 399,000 won ($345). The tablet will make its way to Europe, where the Wi-Fi model will sell for €289 and the LTE variant for €349.

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11 months ago

LG G Pad X 10.1 on AT&T now receiving the Marshmallow update

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AT&T's LG G Pad X 10.1 has started receiving the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update. The OTA update — coming in at 869MB — increments the kernel version to 3.4.0, the build number to MRA58K, and the software version to V93020f.

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11 months ago

Samsung Galaxy Tab E and On5 headed for T-Mobile later in June

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T-Mobile is gearing up to launch two more Samsung devices later in June with the Galaxy Tab E and Galaxy On5.

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11 months ago

NVIDIA Shield Tablet K1 update brings audio quality boost and June security patches

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11 months ago

Lenovo shows off insanely flexible phone and tablet concepts

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On stage at Lenovo Tech World today, Lenovo gave a quick demonstration of some prototype flexible tech that it is working on.

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11 months ago

Great keyboard options for the Galaxy Tab S2 9.7

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Great keyboard options for the Galaxy Tab S2 9.7

Working and messaging are made even easier with a compatible keyboard.

If you like to work on the go and don't want the bulk of a laptop, then adding a keyboard to your 9.7-inch Galaxy Tab S2 is a great solution.

Check out our roundup of the best keyboards for your Tab S2!

Samsung Keyboard Cover

Samsung Keyboard Cover

Samsung's own Bluetooth keyboard cover fits your Tab S2 perfectly. It's not magnetic but instead snaps onto the built-in mounts on the back for your Tab S2.

Don't be afraid to put a little pressure on there because it does take some doing to get it on. After that, it's smooth sailing and seamless typing.

The cover folds back to become a handy stand so you can type comfortably on your lap or on a table. When you're not typing away, the cover provides protection for your screen.

Samsung's keyboard cover is lightweight, adding very little bulk to your Tab S2, so your tablet remains as portable as ever and even more convenient.

Of course, this keyboard features Android hot keys so that you can seamlessly interact with your tablet.

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Logitech Type-S

Logitech Type-S

A titan in the accessories market, we'd be remiss if we didn't mention Logitech's Type-S keyboard for your Galaxy Tab S2.

The Type-S is incredibly portable, thanks to its thin design. You can also go roughly 6 months without recharging its battery, so you just have to worry about keeping your Tab S2 topped up daily. The handy auto on/off feature ensures that you're never wasting power.

Your tablet easily snaps into the Type-S, which has magnets to keep the cover closed and to create the stand. Like most keyboards, this one connects via Bluetooth.

If you're looking for lightweight protection for your Tab S2 with a wide-set keyboard that makes typing easy, then give the Logitech Type-S a whirl.

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Fintie Blade X1

Fintie Blade X1

Fintie's keyboard cover features a removable keyboard that integrates via magnets, so if you're wanting to protect your Tab S2 but feel like a little less bulk, you can take it out. That being said, the Blade X1 adds minimal girth to your tablet even with the keyboard in place.

If, for some strange reason, you happen to be far away from your tablet, the keyboard will work up to 10 meters away.

This particular keyboard cover also adds a touch of style to your Tab S2, thanks to its textured PU leather cover that comes in eight different colors from vibrant robin's egg blue to a toned-down purple.

The stand is adjustable, so you can change the angle of your tablet on the fly to suit your comfort. If you're looking for a customizable case option that can change with your daily needs, then Fintie has you covered (pun intended).

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KuGi Ultra-thin Portfolio Case

KuGi Ultra-thin Portfolio Case

KuGi's well-reviewed case features a detachable keyboard and gives you up to 90 hours of uninterrupted work time, so you can enjoy having to charge this one maybe once a week, if not less.

This is another PU leather case, but with a softer finish giving your Tab S2 a refined and sleek look, while keeping it well-protected.

This is also an excellent option if you're on a budget, since you can find it for around $30. This is a sophisticated-looking case the functions well and protects your Tab S2 from bumps and dings, while leaving the necessary ports, buttons, and the camera available for quick and easy use.

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What do you use?

Are you using a great keyboard cover with your 9.7-inch Tab S2? If it's not on our list and you think it's tops, sound off in the comments below!

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11 months ago

Samsung's latest affordable LTE tablet now available in Canada

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Samsung has launched another inexpensive mid-range tablet in the Canadian market to satisfy the lingering demand for portable content consumption on screens larger than the average smartphone.

The Galaxy Tab E 8" LTE is equipped with an 8-inch 1280x800 pixel LCD display, a 1.3Ghz quad-core processor, 1.5GB of RAM, 16GB internal storage (expandable with microSD), and a 5,000mAh battery, plus LTE connectivity through an unlocked nano-SIM slot.

Available at Rogers, Bell and Telus stores for $289.99, the Galaxy Tab E 8" LTE comes just a couple of months after the 7-inch Galaxy Tab E Lite launched in the country.

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11 months ago

Microsoft Translator optimized for Android tablets, launches on Amazon's Fire tablets

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Microsoft has released its Translator app for Amazon's line of Fire tablets via the Amazon Underground store. Also, the regular Android version of the app has been optimized for tablet use.

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