Tag Archive: Tablet


Turns out T-Mobile isn’t the only carrier with some tablet data incentives this week, as Verizon has just posted its own promotion for some “free” data. While it doesn’t approach T-Mobile’s offering of a completely free 200MB for the lifetime of your device, Verizon is giving customers who activate a tablet on one of its “More Everything” plans an additional 1GB of data.

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T-Mobile on Thursday outlined its second Un-carrier move in as many days. Starting on April 12 and running through the rest of the year, customers can add a 4G LTE version of a tablet for the same price as the Wi-Fi-only version. Yeah, for real. Saving customers hundreds of dollars on the front end, it gets even better.

As they, and we, see it, what’s  [Read More...]

Report: Samsung SM-T800 10.5″ AMOLED tablet specs

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It is reported that Samsung will be adding a new tablet to their huge tablet line, codenamed as Samsung SM-T800. Folks over at SAMMobile are reporting that it is a 10.5-Inch tablet with Android 4.4.2 KitKat right out of the box, and a Super AMOLED display of 2560×1600 resolution. Check out what else is there:

Quad-core Snapdragon processor (S801) 2GB of RAM 8-megapixel rear and 2-megapixel  [Read More...]

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Do you have an old phone or tablet lying around collecting dust, or are you just ready to upgrade to the latest and greatest in tech? If this is the case, Best Buy has a promotion that just may interest you.

They’re calling it “The Great Tech Refresh”, and they are offering up to a $ 300 Best Buy gift card for your used smartphone  [Read More...]

Sony Xperia Z2 tablet gets root, ClockworkMod recovery

Sony’s Xperia Z2 tablet is an insanely thin piece of hardware that not only runs Android 4.4 KitKat but that’s now also primed and ready for ClockworkMod-based Recovery and Root. Before you get too excited, you’ll need an unlocked bootloader, so you’re presently restricted to the 16GB Wi-Fi version of the Xperia Z2 tablet. If that’s not a dealbreaker then hit the source link for instructions and let me know how it works for you!

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Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet on sale in the UK from £399

Sony’s latest tablet offering, the not-so-elegantly named Xperia Z2 Tablet, is now on sale in the UK. Sony has put it up for sale on its own online store with prices starting at £399 for the 16GB Wifi-only model. Double the on-board storage bumps the price to £449, while the 16GB LTE version will cost £499.

    

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The ‘Bright Red’ Nexus 7 Folio is pretty great, except when it tarnishes your Nexus 7

One of Google’s official Nexus 7 cases, the Nexus 7 Folio, came out back in December as it started to build up first-party case offerings for the tablet. It set folks back a cool $ 49, but when I reviewed it I found that it wasn’t as extravagantly expensive as it may seem at first glance. The case is solid,  [Read More...]

HP slips out another mid-range Android tablet

7.85 inch display and Android 4.2.2 in this latest effort

HP has quietly released another mid-range Android tablet – that’s actually on sale now – that like previous efforts fails somewhat to capture our imagination. The HP 8 has a 7.85-inch display at 1024×768, an Allwinner quad-core CPU, 1GB of RAM, 16GB of onboard storage and Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. There’s also a microSD card slot, and a pair of cameras that are  [Read More...]

Gartner: Android is now top tablet OS

After its dominance in the smartphone world, Google’s mobile platform is now tops in the tablet industry.

According to a research conducted by Gartner last month, Android tablets reached 121 million sales, which is 61.9 percent of market share. Android-powered tablets market share grew 16.1 percent; 45.8 percent in 2012 with 53 million sales. Roberta Cozza, research director at Gartner, mentioned that the development of cheap Android tablets launched during 2013 played a huge role to this significant progress in both  [Read More...]

Gartner says Android tablet sales grew 121 percent last year, Microsoft a distant third

Android tablet sales are on the rise and according to the latest numbers from Gartner, now outsells iOS tablets – so that’s the iPad, then – quite substantially. OK, there’s also plenty more Android tablets on the market that there are iPads, but the growth of 121 percent over 2012 is still staggering.

The tablet growth in 2013 was  [Read More...]