Tablets

Sony releases video showing bootloader unlocking process  – reminds you that this process may void your warranty

Sony releases video showing bootloader unlocking process – reminds you that this process may void your warranty

Sony has been at the forefront when it comes to reaching out to the developer community when it comes to Android. From providing source and kernels on their SonyDeveloper GitHub repo, through to hiring Alin Jerpelea from CyanogenMods FreeXperia team earlier this year. They’ve gone a step further, releasing a video on how to go about unlocking the bootloader on[Read More…]

by 3:30 pm on December 15, 2014 0 comments Android Development, Manufacturer, Phones, Tablets
Dell releases the Venue 7 3000 tablet with 3G voice capabilities

Dell releases the Venue 7 3000 tablet with 3G voice capabilities

After launching the Dell Venue 8 tablet on their website back in October, Dell has released their second Android tablet, adding a 7″ model to the range. The Dell Venue 7 3000 has a neat trick up its sleeve too, with Dell offering 3G voice capabilities on the phone. While the specs are pretty low-end, the price is also fairly[Read More…]

by 8:00 am on December 15, 2014 4 comments Manufacturer, Tablets
Ausdroid Podcast 128 – Firing up the Scott Plowman Rage Generator 3000

Ausdroid Podcast 128 – Firing up the Scott Plowman Rage Generator 3000

Welcome to episode 128 of the Ausdroid podcast! As you might guess from the episode title, Scott’s back and he’s unimpressed. And he has a lot to be unimpressed about this week, with Telstra, OnePlus, Cyanogen, Google and a few random Nexus devices all coming in for some well-deserved criticism. With Jason Murray, Dan Tyson and Scott Plowman. Topics: Yes,[Read More…]

by 1:08 pm on December 10, 2014 0 comments Android TV, Phones, Rumours, Tablets
Nexus 9 — Review

Nexus 9 — Review

Manufactured by HTC, there were always going to be a few questions asked; not only of HTC but of the device and its capabilities. Despite having produced a couple of quite outstanding flagship phones in the HTC One (M7) and the HTC One (M8), over the last couple of years HTC have had a heavily publicised fall from the dizzying[Read More…]

by 11:10 am on December 5, 2014 17 comments Manufacturer, News, Reviews, Tablets
Aldi selling the Onix 10.1 Tablet & Onix 4″ smartphone this coming Wednesday 3 December

Aldi selling the Onix 10.1 Tablet & Onix 4″ smartphone this coming Wednesday 3 December

The tech specials are starting to gear up for Christmas and Aldi is looking to capture the budget conscious consumer looking for a bargain this Christmas. The Onix 10.1 Tablet & Onix 4″ smartphone have previously been offered by Aldi earlier this year and just in case you have forgotten here is Specs for each device. Onix 10.1 Tablet There[Read More…]

by 9:51 am on November 30, 2014 13 comments Accessories, Manufacturer, News, Phones, Sale, Tablets
Grab some Black Friday deals from Amazon – like $50 off the Nexus 9

Grab some Black Friday deals from Amazon – like $50 off the Nexus 9

Black Friday is here, well it is in the US, so that means bargains in the US. There’s many a deal to be had if you want to sift through their website, which has its own landing page. Highlights from the Amazon sale include $50 off the Nexus 9, Chromecast dropped to just US$23.99 or an Asus Chromebox for just[Read More…]

by 9:20 pm on November 28, 2014 1 comment ChromeBox, Tablets
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4, 10.5 — Review

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4, 10.5 — Review

When a company like Samsung, who seems to bring out a new device every other week with a slightly new screen size, tells you “this is the one”, you tend to sit up and pay attention. While Samsung’s been at the forefront of the Android tablet market for a while, it hasn’t really had a clear flagship. The original Galaxy[Read More…]

by 3:12 pm on November 25, 2014 20 comments Manufacturer, Reviews, Tablets
Telstra to add new tablets to their line-up including the Nexus 9, Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, Samsung Galaxy Tab S LTE and more

Telstra to add new tablets to their line-up including the Nexus 9, Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, Samsung Galaxy Tab S LTE and more

Telstra has today announced on their Exchange blog, that they will add a variety of new tablets to their range. They’re offering a mix of Wi-Fi tablets (including the HTC built Nexus 9), as well as the LTE enabled Galaxy Tab S which is compatible with their LTE aggregated 4GX network. The 10.5″ Samsung Galaxy Tab S will be available[Read More…]

by 10:15 pm on November 24, 2014 14 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, Tablets
Jolla look to crowdsource their new tablet

Jolla look to crowdsource their new tablet

Crowdsource funding is becoming more and more popular for startups: they put the idea “out there” and if their idea for a product or service appeals to you, you offer them some funds to get it off the ground. Anything from a bit of change, and in return they offer you some warm fuzzies, through to a significant sum of[Read More…]

by 6:10 pm on November 23, 2014 2 comments Manufacturer, News, Tablets
Kogan begins taking orders for the Nexus 9 asking less than the Google Play pricing  – ships in 1-2 weeks

Kogan begins taking orders for the Nexus 9 asking less than the Google Play pricing – ships in 1-2 weeks

Unlike the elusive Nexus 6, the Nexus 9 is now shipping and available to purchase from Google Play. If you’re willing to wait though, you could save yourself a couple of dollars by purchasing from Kogan, who have now listed the Nexus 9 on their website for slightly less than the Google Play pricing. There’s no sign of the LTE[Read More…]

by 10:00 am on November 23, 2014 2 comments Manufacturer, Tablets