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Nexus 7 (2013) – First Impressions

Nexus 7 (2013) – First Impressions

When Google announced the new Nexus 7 on July 24, I knew I was going to buy one. Heck, I buy every Nexus – even the ill fated Nexus Q. I feel this allows me to compare the original and the new version properly. Google has unfortunately staggered the rollout of the 2013 Nexus 7. We still don’t know exactly[Read More…]

by 8:30 am on August 8, 2013 3 comments Reviews, Tablets
Jacobs Portal 9.7″ Tablet — Review

Jacobs Portal 9.7″ Tablet — Review

A sub $200 10 inch Android tablet usually spells danger, but does the Jacobs Portal 9.7” device deserve the stigma? As I stated in my recent review of the Leader Tab, there’s two distinctly different segments when it comes to 10-inch tablets. There’s the performance devices, which includes the Nexus 10 and the Sony Xperia Tablet Z; and the “budget[Read More…]

by 2:30 pm on July 14, 2013 1 comment Design, Reviews, Tablets
Sony Xperia Tablet Z (16GB Wifi) — Review

Sony Xperia Tablet Z (16GB Wifi) — Review

Sony have a great name, but is the Xperia Tablet Z a great product? There’s some serious competition when it comes to 10 inch tablets currently, both in the budget conscious as well as the performance devices. Sony by way of their price tag have suggested that the Xperia Tablet Z is firmly entrenched in the latter. When looking at[Read More…]

by 9:00 am on June 21, 2013 11 comments Design, Manufacturer, Reviews, Tablets
Leader Tab 10″ — Review

Leader Tab 10″ — Review

Leader offers a breath of fresh air into a rough and stale market with their 10-inch Jellybean Tablet. When you’ve tested, reviewed and owned top end tablet devices, it can sometimes be tempting to dismiss tablets that aren’t in this same category. However, Ausdroid always offers honest reviews on all devices, with criticism and praise given where it’s due. I’ve[Read More…]

by 8:30 am on June 8, 2013 5 comments Design, Reviews, Tablets
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Wi-fi) — Review

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Wi-fi) — Review

Can the Galaxy Note 8 stand up to Samsung’s high standards? In the last few years, Samsung has created an amazing success story with their Galaxy S phones, and more recently the Galaxy Note range – the first Galaxy Note phone was popular, and the Galaxy Note II was nothing short of a genuine success. After some early missteps with[Read More…]

by 8:00 am on June 3, 2013 23 comments Design, Reviews, Tablets
Nexus 10 — Review

Nexus 10 — Review

The Nexus program ventures into 10″ Territory Traditionally the 10″ Android tablet market has been a pretty disappointing affair. The big name tablets like the Galaxy Tab and the Asus Transformer series have both sold in numbers which have obviously been enough to warrant sequels and further investment by their respective companies. But so far however, they have failed to[Read More…]

by 8:00 pm on February 7, 2013 13 comments Design, NFC, Reviews, Tablets
Panasonic FZ-A1 Toughpad — Review

Panasonic FZ-A1 Toughpad — Review

Panasonic’s first Android tablet! It’s rugged but is it worth it? Some of you may have heard about Panasonic’s Toughbook Laptops, a range of practically bullet-proof machines. Well, Panasonic have recently released a fairly rugged Android tablet called the “Toughpad”; it’s probably not bullet-proof and I’m not suggesting you should test it, but it will hold up well against most[Read More…]

by 5:26 pm on January 12, 2013 4 comments Design, Reviews, Tablets
Jetway 7″ Alfar Pad — Mini Review

Jetway 7″ Alfar Pad — Mini Review

We don’t review enough cheap tablets, so we reviewed one for you! The tablet market used to be dominated by the iPad. Nowadays, just as Android has taken over the smartphone market and has a huge market share, Android is making inroads into the tablet market. While the original Galaxy Tab missed a few marks and wasn’t all that popular,[Read More…]

by 8:19 pm on October 27, 2012 11 comments Design, News, Reviews, Tablets
Google Nexus 7 — Review

Google Nexus 7 — Review

Google rolls the dice with their first tablet. For some, the wait for a Nexus branded tablet has been painfully lengthy. So many lovers of Android have been crying out for a slate with Google’s specific hand of blessing on it. But it’s not only the fans who have longed for a different formula from Android. General consumers everywhere who’d[Read More…]

by 6:28 pm on September 11, 2012 25 comments Design, Reviews, Tablets
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 – Review

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 – Review

Multi-tasking genius? Or just another Android Tablet? Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10.1 is a device that has been eagerly awaited and surrounded by much speculation as to just what it was going to be able to do. Being targeted as a “Content Creation” device, rather than a tablet aimed at media consumption, the idea is that you can create and share[Read More…]

by 6:17 pm on September 9, 2012 10 comments Design, Reviews, Tablets