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Google has a robot that measures latency on Chrome and Android devices

Google has a robot that measures latency on Chrome and Android devices

If you were in any doubt after their purchase of Boston Dynamics that Google loves robots, then this video of a robot commissioned by Google to test screen lag on Chrome and Android devices should dispel any lingering doubt. The video, which was shared by Chrome advocate Fran├žois Beaufort shows the awesome robot built by Finnish company OptoFidelity. In the[Read More…]

in Other, Phones, Tablets by at 9:19 am on June 30, 2015
Nexus 7 2013 WiFi gets an updated Factory Image, OTA coming soon
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Nexus 7 2013 WiFi gets an updated Factory Image, OTA coming soon

The Nexus 7 2013 was a fantastic tablet and continues to be the tablet of choice for many with its great size and, even today fairly good specs. The fact that Google is still seeding updates for it adds a big plus and today we’re seeing another update with a factory Image for Android 5.1.1_r6 being released onto the Nexus[Read More…]

in Android Development, OS Updates, Tablets by at 9:06 am on June 30, 2015
Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet makes it to Expansys ahead of Australian launch – comes with Keyboard dock & Office 365 subscription
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Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet makes it to Expansys ahead of Australian launch – comes with Keyboard dock & Office 365 subscription

Sony is expected to launch their Xperia Z4 Tablet in Australia at some stage, but so far there’s been no announcements made. The fine folks over at Expansys has put together a bundle for you to check out which includes the tablet, keyboard dock and a bonus extra from Microsoft. The Expansys bundle includes the LTE model of the Xperia[Read More…]

in Tablets by at 5:17 pm on June 23, 2015
Commonwealth Bank adds a tablet app to their Android experience
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Commonwealth Bank adds a tablet app to their Android experience

Android wielding Commonwealth Bank customers today have something to smile about, with the bank releasing their tablet app to Google Play. The app is a standalone app that beats the iOS iPad app to market, though that app is just around the corner according to the bank. The CommBank app for tablet is a separate app for users to install[Read More…]

in Apps, Tablets by at 3:22 pm on June 19, 2015
9.6″ Samsung Galaxy Tab E made official in Taiwan
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9.6″ Samsung Galaxy Tab E made official in Taiwan

Samsung’s famous scatter-gun approach to releasing products appears to be ramping back up, with the company making a new line of tablets, called the Galaxy E, available in Taiwan. Making the tablets official on their Taiwanese site, the company has unveiled a tablet which is aimed at the budget conscious with base range specs that drop even lower than those[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Tablets by at 8:30 am on June 16, 2015
Australian Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 receiving Lollipop update now
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Australian Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 receiving Lollipop update now

As rumours of a Samsung Galaxy Tab S update continue, the existing Tab S 10.5 is apparently finally receiving its long-awaited update to Android 5.0 Lollipop. We’ve received a number of reports from owners of the tablet that they’re receiving notifications to download and install a 916MB update to Lollipop, which includes all the goodies of Material Design, including security[Read More…]

in Carriers, Manufacturer, OS Updates, Tablets by at 5:41 pm on June 15, 2015
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 runs through TENAA
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 runs through TENAA

We’ve previously seen press renders of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 tablet, but we’re now getting a look at the tablet in the flesh as it were, with Samsung sending the tablet for certification by the Chinese Telecommunication Equipment Certification Center – TENAA. The source link provides pictures of the tablet, as well as some information about the physical[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Tablets by at 9:16 pm on June 4, 2015
Meet the new Asus Zenpad tablet lineup
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Meet the new Asus Zenpad tablet lineup

After showing off the Asus Zenpad in leaked press renders last week, Asus has unveiled a new range of Zenpad tablets, which cover the gamut of screen sizes normally available on the market. Ranging in size from 7″, Asus has also introduced two new 8″ tablets and a 10″ tablet in their ZenPad range. The 7″ – 10″ ZenPad tablets[Read More…]

in Tablets by at 8:48 pm on June 1, 2015
Acer brings tablets, wearables and an updated Chromebox to Computex

Acer brings tablets, wearables and an updated Chromebox to Computex

Acer’s announced some new Android, ChromeOS and wearable devices at Computex in Taipei this week. First off, there’s updates to the Iconia One series, with 8-inch and 7-inch models replacing those already out there, and a MediaTek-powered option becoming available for the Iconia One 8 (a different model of which was previously announced with an Intel CPU). The Iconia One[Read More…]

in Accessories, Chrome OS, Manufacturer, Tablets by at 2:10 pm on June 1, 2015
The biggest news items from Google’s I/O keynote presentation
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The biggest news items from Google’s I/O keynote presentation

Google’s I/O keynote presentation is over. Here’s what you need to know. Android M We’re only just getting Lollipop on handsets, but Google’s ready to bring M to the masses. With a focus on improving the quality of the core Android experience, the yet-to-be-officially-named “M” release might not have the overall sexiness factor going in its favour, but it’ll bring[Read More…]