Android tablet

The Onyx Boox Max2 Professional eReader is an Android tablet with an e-Ink screen

It’s been a while since I’ve thought about dedicated eBook readers, but the Boox Max2 Professional from Onyx is so much more than a dedicated eBook reader.  The Boox Max2 Professional has a giant 13.3″ eInk Carta flexible screen, WACOM + Finger dual-touch control, 1.6GHz quad-core processor, Android 6.0, HDMI, built-in mic and speakers, WIFI, …

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Amazon’s new Fire HD 8 tablet will soon have Alexa baked in

This new FIRE HD tablet from Amazon features an 8-inch display with 1280 x 800 resolution, 1.3 GHz quad-core processor, Dolby Audio speakers, rear and front-facing cameras and 12-hour battery life. When Fire OS 5.4 is released, this new tablet will have Alexa enabled. Alexa provides quick access to the entertainment you want, including music, …

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TECLAST X80 Pro dual-boot Android / Windows 10 tablet review

iPads and Android tablets from popular companies like Apple and Samsung can serve as easy to carry entertainment devices and as a light weight alternative to a traditional laptop. The only downside is that most tablets are expensive and they are unable run your favorite desktop applications. The TECLAST X80 Pro tPad tablet from Gearbest …

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iDea CT1080 Tablet review

Before 2010, there were no touch-centric tablets, only laptops that had stylus-driven screens. Suddenly, when the iPad burst upon the scene and gave tablet makers permission to dream of a touch-oriented screen and apps that could be on a larger screen than a phone, the world changed. Tablets that vaguely resemble the iPad have come …

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The AARP RealPad may give your older family members what they need in a tablet

This new RealPad from AARP probably isn’t a lot different from many other 7.9″ Android tablets on the market, but it has one advantage over them.  The fact that AARP is endorsing them and has some of their services set up as apps on the tablet may be enough to give tech-fearful people the confidence to think …

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Ematic EGD172 7″ dual core tablet with Android 4.4 KitKat review

I’ve been an Apple product user since 1987, and wear that badge with honor. So I’ve never really used Android more than just flicking around on demo models in stores or using a friend’s device. That’s why, when Julie offered this unit to the team, I thought I’d take it for a test spin. What …

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Kindle Fire HDX bundle at a special price

QVC’s Today’s Special Value is Amazon’s Kindle Fire HDX bundled with a Belkin case and an Amazon multi-tip Kindle stylus.  The 7″ Kindle Fire HDX has a 2.2GHz quad-core processor, 2GB RAM, Adreno 330 graphics processor, 7″ anti-glare HD color display with 1920 X 1200 resolution and an advanced polarizing filter, unlimited Cloud storage for …

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This Belkin Powerhouse XL dock is designed for Android tablets and eReaders

This PowerHouse Micro-USB Dock XL is designed for Android tablets and phones, eReaders, and similar devices charged by microUSB.  It has a dock to adjust the microUSB plug so you can dock many of your devices while they are still in a case.  You can rapidly charge your device while photos, music, apps, and other data transfers. …

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QVC has a LePan Mini Android tablet for $100, for today only

The Today’s Special Value from QVC today is an 8” LePan Mini Android tablet for $99.96.  Features: Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean 1.2GHz MTK M8125 Cortex A7 quad-core processor 8” (dia) capacitive multi-touch screen, 1024X768 resolution, IPS display 1GB RAM 8GB internal memory, expandable with microSD card Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS module, 3D G-sensor, E-compass Cameras: 5MP …

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Sumvision Cyclone Voyager 2 Android tablet review

I’m a recent “convert” from iOS to Android.  After owning first-and second-generation iPads, along with the iPhone 3GS and 4S, I decided to move over to Android, since those devices had more interesting features and naturally integrated with all the Google apps that I used.  With more features coming out in Android OS updates, I’ve …

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Ematic launches the EGP008 Android tablet for $130

Ematic is a leader in “value tablets”, and they have just released the EGP008, an HD Pro Series 8” tablet with Android 4.1 (“Jelly Bean”) and Google Play.  The tablet has a 1.6GHz dual core processor and dedicated quad core GPU, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of memory (expandable with up to 32GB more with the microSD slot, …

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Android App Spotlight: CyanDelta Updater – Incremental Cyanogen 10.1 nightlies

If like me your Android devices are rooted and running alternate ROMs  then you’ll be sick of downloading 200+MB files everytime an update comes out. If you’re running Cyanogen 10.1 nightlies then you’ll be downloaded these files, well, every night.  CyanDelta Updater is an app that does incremental downloads of your CM 10.1 nightly downloading only …

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