Tag Archive: Tablet


Android Nougat update for the Shield Tablet K1 is now live

The Shield Tablet is still great and the Android 7 update means you won’t have to buy a new tablet this year.

Android 7.0 is on the way for your Shield Tablet K1, extending the life of everyone’s favorite 8-incher and bringing all the new features of Google’s latest.

Besides the Android 7 enhancements — split screen, Doze 2.0, better notifications and those sweet, sweet emojis 🌮 🦄 — we see some extra awesome tossed into the  [Read More…]

For a limited time you can grab the Fire Tablet for just $39

Right now you can pick up Amazon’s Fire Tablet for just $ 39, a savings of $ 10 from its regular price. Even at $ 49 this thing is an incredible value, so being able to save an additional $ 10 on it makes it an even easier purchase. The tablet features a 7-inch IPS display, a 1.3GHz processor and now works with Amazon’s Alexa cloud-based voice service. There are tons of great apps, games and more that are completely  [Read More…]

MrMobile’s best Android tablet (is from 2015)

It’s been 15 months since Google’s Pixel C launched, and it hasn’t diminished in quality (or price). It still has some annoying bugs, and there’s still software that just won’t work in landscape mode, but after over a year since release, I still find myself gravitating toward it whenever I’m able to leave my bigger machines behind.

I’m Michael Fisher, alias MrMobile, and it’d be ridiculous for me to suggest you buy the Pixel C … at full price.  [Read More…]

Lenovo Yoga A12 tablet offers the unique Halo keyboard on a budget

Remember the inventive Lenovo Yoga Book which was released last year? The hybrid device arrived with an innovating touch-sensitive surface instead of a physical keyboard that doubled as a digital sketchpad. Well this week Lenovo has announced a more affordable variant with a slightly larger display called the Yoga A12. The Yoga Book took advantage […]

How to watch Super Bowl LI on your Android phone or tablet

How can I watch the Super Bowl on my Android phone? Depends: live or after the fact?

Game day approacheth! Super Bowl parties shall abound, but what if you can’t make it to one? What if you’re stuck somewhere without a TV? What if you wanna watch the Super Bowl in the bath? You can — on your Android phone or tablet. But how?

Here’s how:

In the U.S.

If you’re in the U.S., lucky you! You  [Read More…]

How to replace your laptop with a tablet

If you’re looking for true mobility with your devices, sometimes even a laptop can be too much. Tablets are ubiquitous, and with the right preparation, can easily replace a laptop for your (lighter) work days. If you’re hesitant about making the move from laptop to tablet, let me assuage your fears.

I’m Michael Fisher, though you probably know me better as MrMobile, and yes, I’m writing this from a tablet. Sometimes all you need is to sit at a  [Read More…]

Barnes & Noble recalls Nook 7 tablet chargers over electrical shock concern

You now have another reason not to buy this tablet.

There are plenty of issues with the Barnes & Noble Nook 7 tablet (not the least of which being its questionable software), but B&N is also now issuing a recall of the Nook 7’s charger. Together with the U.S. CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission), Barnes & Noble identified that some chargers were breaking under pressure and exposing internal components, which posed an electrical shock risk.

Chargers  [Read More…]

Amazon Fire HD 10 vs. iPad Air 2: Which is the better big tablet?

Is Amazon’s big tablet a worthy alternative to the might of the Apple iPad Air 2?

Both Amazon’s and Apple’s tablets have their own content ecosystems to go along with their hardware, so in some ways are very similar. The biggest difference, of course, is Amazon’s Fire HD 10 uses Android, while Apple remains the default choice for the casual consumer considering a tablet, since iOS has the App Store.

The question is, if you’re looking for  [Read More…]

Samsung teases tablet on MWC 2017 event invite, announcement set for Feb 26

A tablet announcement is a lock for the end of February.

On the same day that we saw our first major spec leak of a purported Galaxy Tab S3, Samsung has sent out invites to its MWC 2017 event with a sneaky image of a tablet on it. The event will be held on February 26 at 7 p.m. in Barcelona, which translates to 1 p.m. in New York and 10 a.m. in San Francisco.

The  [Read More…]

How to stream the Super Bowl on your phone, tablet, and more — even if you don’t have cable

Looking for a way to get your fix for the upcoming big game between the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons? Maybe you won’t be home in time for kickoff. Perhaps you don’t get to watch it on a TV this year because of work. Whatever the reason, we’re here to help you stream the