Tag Archive: Tablets


Facebook Messenger Kids comes to Amazon Fire tablets

A new way to keep an eye on who your kids are talking to.

Last December, Facebook launched Messenger Kids as an app for youngsters to safely communicate with one another and family members. Following this, it’s now expanded to Amazon’s line of Fire tablets.

Messenger Kids is targeted at kiddos 13 years and younger, and it allows them to have access to a lot of Messenger’s regular features in a more secure environment. They can send  [Read More…]

Grab two Amazon Fire HD 8 tablets for only $100

Grabbing a decent tablet doesn’t have to break the bank.

Some people tend to think the only way to get a good tablet is to spend at least a couple hundred bucks on one. If that idea is still in your head too, you haven’t tried Amazon’s Fire HD 8 tablet yet. Not only is it a great device that’s totally capable of watching your favorite shows, checking up on the latest news and playing games, but Amazon’s offering  [Read More…]

Google Assistant is finally coming to tablets, smartphones running Lollipop get it too

Originally, the Google Assistant was a Pixel-exclusive. Then Google started offering it on smartphones with Android Marshmallow+ on board. Interestingly, so far tablets were left out of the equation.  But this will no longer be the case, as Google just announced the Google Assistant is finally making its way to tablets, but only in English […]

Google Assistant coming to Android tablets and older phones

Available for phones running 5.0 Lollipop and tablets on Marshmallow and Nougat.

The Google Assistant first launched on the Pixel and Pixel XL in October 2016, and then a few months later in March 2017, expanded to all Android phones running Marshmallow 6.0 or newer. Today, December 13, 2017, Google is expanding the Assistant’s availability to even more phones and now tablets.

If you own a phone that’s still running 5.0 Lollipop (which it very well might  [Read More…]

YouTube TV now works on Android tablets

You can now download YouTube TV on Android tablets, but where’s our Android TV app?

YouTube TV is one of the many Internet-based services aimed at stealing people away from traditional cable and satellite television solutions in favor of something that’s more hassle-free and easier to use, and in its latest update, Google has announced that the YouTube TV app can now be downloaded and used on Android tablets.

Prior to this change, YouTube TV could only be downloaded  [Read More…]

Huawei has four new inexpensive MediaPad tablets coming to the U.S. next month

Huawei is launching new MediaPads in the U.S. beginning at the end of August.

Besides its Mate flagships and Honor-branded smartphones, Huawei also makes the MediaPad line of tablets. Now, in the days before IFA, Huawei has announced four new tablets coming to the U.S. in September.

The Huawei MediaPad T3 8-inch and 10-inch and M3 Lite 8-inch and 10-inch tablets are now available for purchase from Amazon. The tablets feature entry-level specs, but they’ll pack more  [Read More…]

E FUN and NOOK now offer free reading material on Nextbook tablets

Consumer mobile electronics designer, E FUN announced this week it has partnered up with Barnes&Nobles in order to provide owners of the Nextbook Ares 8A, Ares 10A and Ares 11A with free reading materials. Users will have to access the pre-installed NOOK Reading app on their device and set up a NOOK account in order […]

Gear Up: Consider Kingston memory cards for your phones, tablets, drones, cameras, and more

Despite the fact that phone makers have steadily increased the internal storage capacity of phones, there a many devices on the market which still offer support for external media. And, why not? Just because we can back files up in the cloud doesn’t mean that we actually have to do so. No, sometimes we like […]

Plex live TV makes its way to Android phones and tablets

Having initially launched for Android TV, the regular app on phones and tablets is now getting live TV support.

When Plex live TV first launched it was made clear it was a staggered rollout where device support would get added over time. That time is now for Android phones and tablets with the mobile app joining the Android TV app in getting the new feature available to Plex Pass subscribers.

The update comes alongside a similar  [Read More…]

The best Prime Day discounts on Amazon’s Fire tablets

Amazon’s Fire tablets continue to improve each year, and the prices allow for them to be an excellent purchase option for many people. Amazon has dropped the prices on these already-affordable tablets, so don’t miss out. Whether you prefer the 7 or 8-inch display or even want the Kids Edition for your children, they are almost all discounted right now. With access to tons of apps, media, and more, you can’t go wrong with having one of these around.

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