Tag Archive: Tablet


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

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.

Here are some of the other features that will be included with the AT&T Trek 2 HD tablet:

Dual Front-facing Speakers: The tablet features Dolby Audio™ speakers that provide high quality sound. Battery Life: The AT&T Trek 2 HD contains a battery size of 4,600 mAh that provides up  [Read More…]

Try a blue light filter on your phone or tablet, your eyes will thank you

You might pass over this feature if you have it, but your eyes would appreciate you trying it.

Some tablets and phones come with a feature built in called a blue light shield, or filter. I have one in right now for review from Acer with just that. And it’s absolutely magnificent.

It’s something I’ve never even thought about before, despite having heard all the warnings about how blue light can cause some pretty bad eye  [Read More…]

NVIDIA Shield Tablet update brings professional audio enhancements and more

An update is rolling out to the NVIDIA Shield Tablet, bringing along several enhancements across the board, along with the June Android security patches. Specifically, Shield Tablet owners can look forward to improved audio, touch responsiveness improvements, and a whole lot more.

Here’s a breakdown of everything in the Shield Tablet Software Upgrade 4.2:

SHIELD Tablet now meets Android 6.0 Professional Audio requirements, including:

Low Latency Audio (<20ms continuous round trip) USB Host & Peripheral modes [email protected]  [Read More…]

Does Pokémon Go work on your phone or tablet?

So Pokémon Go has had a bit of a rough start. Server problems, mostly. A hijacked APK. (Seriously, folks. Be careful out there.) Limited regional availability.

The burning question for most folks? Will Pokémon Go work on my phone. Let’s take a look at the official requirements.

Here’s what you need to play Pokémon Go:

Android 4.4 and up: So you’ll need to be running KitKat or higher. Niantic — the company that developed Pokémon Go — says that  [Read More…]

7 Amazon Fire tablet problems and how to fix them

How do I fix my Kindle Fire?

Many folks consider their Amazon Fire tablet to be a stand-up device, so many of these problems might not be issues for you. However, with everything going on in the latest Fire, it’s entirely possible that you’re experiencing some issue or another.

Here are a few common Amazon Fire problems and how to fix them.

My Amazon Fire won’t connect to Wi-Fi My Amazon Fire won’t connect to my  [Read More…]

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

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.

According to PCWorld:

“The slate tablet market is over-saturated and is experiencing declining demand from consumers, so we’ve decided to discontinue the Android-based Venue tablet line,” a Dell  [Read More…]

How to print from your Android phone or tablet

How do I print straight from my Android phone or tablet?

As Android technology progresses, so does your ability to get everything done right from your Android phone or tablet. Google has designed a cloud printing app that works with your printer connected either to your wireless network or to your computer via USB. Here’s how to set up Google Cloud Print within Chrome on your computer and how to start printing directly from your Android  [Read More…]

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

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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Here’s when your Nexus phone or tablet will stop receiving Android updates

Last year, Google said that it will roll out monthly security updates to Nexus phones and tablets for three years from their respective launch dates, and platform updates for “at least two years.” The search giant is now listing concrete timelines for when support will end for each Nexus phone and tablet, including the Nexus 6P and 5X:

Device No guaranteed Android version updates after Nexus 5X September 2017 Nexus 6P September 2017 Nexus 9 October  [Read More…]

Chuwi Hi12: A tablet PC that runs Windows 10 and Android 5.1 on sale for just $225 (free shipping)

We are big proponents of saving you guys money here at AndroidGuys. There is so much technology that even we have a hard time keeping up with it. We are frequently promoting unlocked smartphones and different smartphone plans like those offered from Boost Mobile and Cricket Wireless. Today we have an incredible deal you shouldn’t pass