Tag Archive: Tablets


Amazon launches new Kindle tablets, keeps prices low

Amazon today introduced four new Kindle tablet models, including two Kids Editions. Here they are as follows: Kindle Fire 7 Amazon’s all-new Fire 7 tablet is the cheapest of the bunch, coming in with a price-tag of $ 49.99. The slate is said to be thinner and lighter than its predecessor and arrives with an improved […]

Pre-order a 3-pack of Amazon’s newest Alexa-enabled Fire tablets and save 20%

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a discount on Amazon’s latest Fire tablets!

Amazon’s Fire tablet has been an extremely popular device since its release, and a large part of that is due to its aggressive price point. The company just announced a refreshed version of it with a higher contrast display, the addition of Alexa and more, yet kept it at the same price point. That’s right, the new version still starts  [Read More…]

Amazon’s Fire tablets just got a big refresh

Amazon is driving costs down even further, making its tablets irresistible.

Remember way back when there was such a thing as a company capable of competing with Amazon on price for tablets? Those days are long gone, and today Amazon is making sure things stay that way. Four of Amazon’s tablets have been refreshed today with new features and colors, and the prices just keep getting better.

Lets see what we’re looking at!

Amazon Fire 7 and  [Read More…]

Google Play Music becomes the default music app on Samsung phones and tablets

Samsung customers will get a three-month trial and ability to upload 100,000 songs to Play Music.

Google has partnered with Samsung to offer Google Play Music as the default music player on the South Korean manufacturer’s phones and tablets, starting with the Galaxy S8 and S8+, which are going on sale in the U.S. starting today. The partnership includes exclusive features for Samsung customers, including a three-month trial to Play Music. The offer is available globally, but is limited  [Read More…]

U.S. bans laptops and tablets on flights from eight Middle East countries

Travelers from eight Muslim-majority countries are prohibited from carrying devices larger than a smartphone onboard U.S.-bound flights.

The Department of Homeland Security is rolling out new restrictions for carry-on items for U.S.-bound flights from eight Middle East countries. Electronic devices larger than a smartphone are prohibited from being carried onboard flights from nine airlines operating out of 10 airports in eight countries. People flying from these airports will have to stow laptops, e-readers, portable gaming devices, and  [Read More…]

Which Android tablets have the best camera?

If you want an Android slate with a camera that’s not a total afterthought, your only real option is Samsung’s Tab S line.

The Android tablet space is kinda weird right now, ahead of major changes expected later in the year in the world of Google laptops, tablets, and convertibles. If you need an Android tablet right this second, the best options are Google’s Pixel C and Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S2 series, soon to be superseded by  [Read More…]

Lenovo debuts Tab 4 Series tablets at Mobile World Congress

Lenovo this week introduced its latest tablets, the Tab 4 Series, positioning the line as something that works for both adults as well as kids. Available in two sizes, the Tab 4 8 and Tab 4 10 feature 8-inch and 10-inch displays, respectively. The everyone tablet Stopping short of announcing a full sheet of specifications, […]

How do you use your old Android phones or tablets?

What are the best ways to repurpose an Android device?

There’s a great thread going on right now on Reddit asking people to sum up how they use their old Android phones and tablets.

From security cameras to timelapse builders to permanent media servers, there are a lot of ways you can repurpose old Android phones and tablets — especially now as they are not going obsolete nearly as quickly.

Some people choose to use old Android  [Read More…]

Could Chrome OS tablets with Android apps revive the dying tablet market?

A few days ago we told you that Google just confirmed all Chromebooks coming in 2017 and later will feature Android apps out of the box. However it seems like the merger between Android and Chrome will be extended beyond laptops and onto tablets. Yes, the tablet ecosystem hasn’t seen much innovation for the past

The Android launcher experience on tablets is still terrible

It’s not quite a desktop, but it’s not quite a normal home screen.

The Android tablet experience is often awkward and awful, and that goes double for the launchers, which are inconsistent, inconvenient, and often times ugly. From third-party launchers to manufacturer versions of tablet layouts, there’s a lot to be desired, and while part of that blame falls on developers, it also falls to Google, which has still not quite figured out how tablets should behave.

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