Tablets

The Asus ZenPad is looking pretty nice in 4:3 in these press renders

The Asus ZenPad is looking pretty nice in 4:3 in these press renders

At Computex next week, Asus, as one of the tech leaders in the Asia Pacific region, usually kicks off the show with a massive bang. We’ve heard previously that they will be announcing a new range of ZenPad tablets powered by Intel with a new 4:3 aspect ratio screen and now we’ve got an early look at the tablets in[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Tablets by at 12:21 am on May 26, 2015
Lenovo TAB 2 A7-10 7″ Tablet now available at Officeworks & JB HiFi for $99
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Lenovo TAB 2 A7-10 7″ Tablet now available at Officeworks & JB HiFi for $99

It seems Lenovo has quietly launched its latest budget 7″ tablet, with the Lenovo TAB 2 A7-10 7″ Tablet now available from both Officeworks and JB HiFi for $99. The Lenovo TAB 2 A7-10 7″ Tablet is a pretty basic 7″ tablet but does offer some fairly good specs for a really good price when you look at what you[Read More…]

in Bargains, News, Tablets by at 2:00 pm on May 19, 2015
Samsung quietly launches Galaxy Tab A series in Australia – in stores May 25th
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Samsung quietly launches Galaxy Tab A series in Australia – in stores May 25th

Samsung has quietly launched their new line of Galaxy tablets in Australia, with JB Hifi announcing the new range of Galaxy Tab A tablets becoming available from Monday, the 25th of May next week. The tablets are available in 8″ and 9.7″ screen sizes, with Wi-Fi and LTE models, with the LTE model coming with the vaunted Samsung S Pen.[Read More…]

in Other, Tablets by at 5:29 pm on May 18, 2015
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 shows up again with more renders.
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 shows up again with more renders.

As we approach the one year anniversary of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S, rumours and renders of the successor, the aptly named Galaxy Tab S2 are now beginning to surface. Online leaker @0nleaks recently released a render of at least one model of the tablet, and has just followed up with another two, which show off the rear and bottom[Read More…]

in Tablets by at 4:21 pm on May 12, 2015
Nexus 9 users need wait no longer; Android 5.1.1 factory image now posted
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Nexus 9 users need wait no longer; Android 5.1.1 factory image now posted

Nexus 9 users can finally enjoy not being behind the pack with their newest of Nexus tablets; not only has the over-the-air (OTA) update rolled out during the last week, but the factory image has now been uploaded to the Nexus firmware page as well. The factory image is Android 5.1.1 (LMY47X), and takes you to the same place as[Read More…]

in OS Updates, Tablets by at 7:19 am on May 12, 2015
Purported press render of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 tablet leaks

Purported press render of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 tablet leaks

Samsung is rumoured to be bringing their successor to their high-end Galaxy Tab S tablets next month. With an imminent launch on the cards, it looks like the press renders have made it into the public arena ahead of the launch. Steve Hemmerstoffer from Nowhereelse.fr, who runs the leak focused twitter account @onleaks has dropped the render of the tablet,[Read More…]

in Tablets by at 7:00 am on May 11, 2015
Optus adds the Alcatel PIXI 7 3G Tablet to its prepaid tablet service for $99
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Optus adds the Alcatel PIXI 7 3G Tablet to its prepaid tablet service for $99

In the latest of a long line of launches for Alcatel, since their brand re-launch last month, Optus has added the Alcatel PIXI 7 3G Tablet to their pre-paid tablet service for $99. The tablet, which has some fairly basic specs, does come with a killer feature for those wanting a mobile ready tablet – 3G connectivity. The full list[Read More…]

in Carriers, Tablets by at 6:38 am on May 11, 2015
Nexus 9 Update bricking some devices
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Nexus 9 Update bricking some devices

The Nexus 9 update to Android 5.0.2 which began rolling out as an OTA a few days ago has a problem… it appears to be bricking some devices. Unfortunately, my Nexus 9 is included in the bad news; the 23.3MB update downloads as any other OTA would but when you install the update, part way through the installation you get[Read More…]

in News, OS Updates, Tablets by at 11:58 am on May 9, 2015
Google to begin pushing the Android 5.1 update to Nexus 9 owners today
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Google to begin pushing the Android 5.1 update to Nexus 9 owners today

After teasing Nexus 9 owners on Wednesday with an update to Android 5.0.2 (LRX22L), Google will begin rolling out the Android 5.1 update to tablet owners today. Announcing the update via Twitter and Google+, the news is welcome for owners of the tablet which has seemingly been left behind. The update to Android 5.1 brings a few new pieces of[Read More…]

in OS Updates, Tablets by at 7:21 am on May 8, 2015
Android 5.0.2 factory image now available for Wi-Fi and LTE Nexus 9
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Android 5.0.2 factory image now available for Wi-Fi and LTE Nexus 9

Rubbing salt into the wounds of Nexus 9 owners after offering them a paltry update to Android 5.0.2, is Google posting the Android 5.0.2 (Build LRX22L) factory images for the LTE and Wi-Fi models of the Nexus 9. The images – and the associated binaries – are now available to download and flash to your Nexus 9. The updates are[Read More…]

in OS Updates, Tablets by at 9:53 am on May 6, 2015