Tag Archive: Slate


The Brydge G-Type keyboard was made exclusively for the Google Pixel Slate

This full-sized wireless keyboard is another great option for Pixel Slate owners.

If you’re a fan of the Google Pixel, you’ve likely already heard of yesterday’s announcements regarding the next versions of the smartphone: the Pixel 3 and 3 XL. That wasn’t the only unveil however, as Google also took the wraps off the Pixel Slate, a high-end tablet which offers the option of a detachable keyboard at an added price for even more versatility.

Having the  [Read More…]

Google Pixel Slate hands-on: Chrome OS built to take on the Surface

The hardware is gorgeous, but Google has something to prove in the software.

Google threw a little shade at “laptops trying to act like tablets” as it announced its latest convertible two-in-one device, the Pixel Slate. Google doesn’t want to call this new device a laptop, or a tablet (though it’s listed in the “tablets” section on the Google Store), but something new altogether — a convergent device that splits the difference, without compromising.

In reality the  [Read More…]

Google unveils its own Chrome OS tablet, the Pixel Slate

Google still thinks tablets are in, so today the search giant unveiled the Pixel Slate.  A Chrome OS tablet, the new device comes with a detachable keyboard cover that can turn it into a laptop substitute.

The product starts at $ 599 and will be available later this year. Google will be offering it in a variety of configuration, the most expensive one being quite high-end with an 8th gen Core i7 processor, 16GB of RAM and 256GB of storage.  [Read More…]

Google dodges a lawsuit, Pixel Slate leaks, and other news worth knowing

Welcome to In Brief, the AndroidGuys tech briefing. Today is Monday, October 8th, and we’re taking a look at all the tech news you need to know. In this post, we want you to learn about the news the way you want to learn. We’ve embedded a podcast version of all this news below. If you don’t want to listen, you can read just like you normally would.

In today’s edition, we learn that the Mate 20 lineup will see some questionable changes.  [Read More…]

Huawei Watch GT, Pixel Slate, and other news worth knowing

Welcome to In Brief, the AndroidGuys tech briefing. Today is Tuesday, October 2, and we’re taking a look at all the tech news you need to know. In this post, we want you to learn about the news the way you want to learn. We’ve embedded a podcast version of all this news below. If you don’t want to listen, you can read just like you normally would.

In today’s edition, the Huawei Watch GT is shown off in a new  [Read More…]

This slate back is the trim the Nest Thermostat actually deserves

A naked Nest Thermostat installation is easy. But this one little accessory can make it look that much better.

When you’re installing a Nest Thermostat, you’ve got a couple options. One is for it to ride on your wall bareback. Or you can use the plastic trim piece that comes with it. The former may look cleaner, of course — particularly on relatively new (or at least clean) walls.

A little extra texture can go a long  [Read More…]

You can now grab the OnePlus 5 in Slate Gray with 8GB of RAM and 128GB storage

At launch, the OnePlus 5 was made available with 6GB of RAM + 64GB of storage and a Slate Gray paint job, while customers who wanted more had the option of picking up the 8GB of RAM + 128GB version in Midnight Black. Then a few months later, OnePlus revealed a third color option for […]

The EnerPlex Jumpr Slate 5k portable battery is incredibly thin (Review)

Portable power is something almost all of us need. Some can get through a full day without needing to recharge their devices, but there are many of us power users who need more. Fortunately there is an almost endless supply of portable power packs to fulfill our power needs. I have been using the incredibly thin 5100mAh

Hands-on with HP’s Pro Slate 8 (and the giant 12-inch one) and its crazy stylus

We’ve been intrigued by the idea of the HP Pro Slate 8 and 12 since they were announced, and after checking them out at MWC 2015, we’re really kind of impressed.

There was a time not long ago where the only tablet manufacturers worth mentioning were Apple and Samsung. Today that’s all changed, with practically every major company that makes Android tablets actually making one that’s pretty good. HP’s no exception — they’ve had  [Read More…]

HP unveils Pro Slate 8 and Pro Slate 12 tablets for business users and students

HP this week began offering a pair of new Android-powered tablets which aim to help business users and students. Both the Pro Slate 8 and Pro Slate 12 run Android 4.4 KitKat and feature a number of similar hardware components.

Under the hood, the duo pack 2.3GHz Snapdragon 800 processors, 2GB RAM, and an 8-megapixel rear camera/2-megapixel front-facing camera combo. Additionally, the pair offer microSD expansion, nano SIM support, and ZIF connector with pogo pins. One of the main  [Read More…]