Tag Archive: Tablet


What size microSD card should you buy for your Amazon Fire Tablet?

It’s not always as easy as just buying whatever you see on Amazon.

Sure, it sounds silly. But with the super-cheap Amazon Fire Tablet also comes an important decision on how best to expand the storage capacity. You can slot in a microSD card and make a small, cheap tablet have a lot more space to keep your apps and media.

So, let’s try and help you make the buying process a little easier by covering some  [Read More…]

Amazon Fire Tablet 7 vs Fire Tablet Kids Edition: Which should I buy?

You want to get your youngsters an Amazon Fire Tablet, but which version is right for you?

The Amazon Fire Tablet 7 is a great buy at $ 50, especially for the kids. It’s capable enough to keep them entertained while not costing enough to pull your hair out if it gets accidentally destroyed. You can also get all the (non-Google) major content services on there as well as a dedicated kids mode to keep those little  [Read More…]

Best microSD Cards for Amazon Fire Tablet

The Amazon Fire Tablet is a great investment, but it tends to run out of space quickly. Here are some ways to expand it without breaking the bank.

Whether you got a Fire Tablet for yourself or your kids, you’ve probably noticed that the internal storage doesn’t go very far. You can easily fill it up with some games, a few apps and media, which is a bit disappointing. Instead of trying to figure out what to  [Read More…]

New Android phone, tablet, watch or Chromebook under the tree? We’re here to help

If you’ve just received an Android gadget as a gift, we’ve got all the info you need to get started.

There’s nothing quite like unwrapping a new gadget — whether it’s that latest flagship phone you’ve been wishing for, a shiny new tablet, a stylish smartwatch or even a Chromebook. So if you’re one of the many new Android owners getting started with your new device today — welcome!

There world of Android is vast and varied.  [Read More…]

Barnes & Noble removes malware from $50 Nook tablet, but you still shouldn’t buy it

The update may remove the part where your data goes back to China, but everything else is bad and unchanged.

About that $ 50 Barnes & Noble tablet. You might have heard that researchers working with Linux Journal found that the BNTV450 shipped from the factory with the same malware that phones from Blu and other companies that use a MediaTek processor had. It’s called ADUPS and it was configured to literally harvest your personal data  [Read More…]

With the $50 Barnes & Noble Nook 7 Tablet, you get what you pay for

If all you’re looking for is an e-reader, then maybe $ 50 isn’t that bad. Maybe. Possibly.

The Nook 7 from Barnes & Noble is $ 50. That may be the best thing I have to say about it. It’s not particularly fast. (Or fast at all.) The display isn’t anything to write home about. The software is basically stock Android with BN apps added in.

But if all you’re looking for is an e-reader, then maybe $  [Read More…]

Lenovo Yoga Book: An Android tablet like none other

The innovative display … the gorgeous hinge … the futuristic keyboard … or the crazy cool pen input — there are loads of reasons to love the Lenovo Yoga Book.

I’ve seen lots of Android tablets in my day. Even the odd Android-powered laptop. I’ve seen Android tablets that sort-of try to become laptops. Today, though, we truly have the first one that’s able to both — and then some. That beast, of course, is the Lenovo Yoga Book, which  [Read More…]

Amazon Fire HD 8: Finally, a tablet worthy of your kids

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Have kids? Have kids who are always “borrowing” your tablet? Maybe get them this instead!

Fun fact: Kids like stealing their parents’ tablets. Maybe they’re just watching videos. Maybe Pokémoning. (That’s a verb, right?) Maybe they’re just catching up on emails and building new slide decks. (My kids are weird. Don’t ask.)

Thing is, I’ve never really found a tablet I actually want to let my kids use. High-end tablets like the Pixel are too  [Read More…]

Best Samsung Tablet

For the best mix of power and portability, Samsung’s top tablet is the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0.

Andrew has been a mobile enthusiast since the Windows Mobile days, and covering all things Android-related with a unique perspective at Android Central since 2012. For suggestions and updates, you can reach him at [email protected] or on Twitter at @andrewmartonik.

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Save $80 when buying an Amazon Tap and Fire tablet together

Best Buy is currently offering an $ 80 savings when you purchase the Amazon Tap and 7-inch Fire tablet together. To get the offer all you need to do is add both items to your cart, and then the $ 80 will be subtracted. With the savings, it is essentially like getting the Fire tablet (normally $ 69) for free and $ 10 off the Amazon Tap (normally $ 129). With the Tap, you’ll be able to use your voice  [Read More…]