Tablets

Grab a refurbished Nexus 7 2012 from Expansys and get a bonus official Nexus 7 Sleeve

Grab a refurbished Nexus 7 2012 from Expansys and get a bonus official Nexus 7 Sleeve

If you’ve been looking at a basic tablet for round the house, you can do worse than a tablet that’s still receiving updates almost three years after it was released. While the Nexus 7 (2012) may not see another one, the Android 5.1 update has apparently breathed new life into the ageing tablet and if you’re looking for something to[Read More…]

by 2:56 pm on March 26, 2015 10 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Tablets
HP drops Beats in favour of a new partnership with Bang & Olufsen

HP drops Beats in favour of a new partnership with Bang & Olufsen

HP has been including Beats Audio on their tablets and even laptops for a fair while now, but from today that’s a thing of the past. HP has announced a new partnership with premium audio brand Bang & Olufsen to use their B&O Play audio experience to HP PC’s, Tablets and accessories. B&O Play includes a dedicated hardware audio processor[Read More…]

by 11:09 am on March 25, 2015 5 comments Manufacturer, Tablets
Samsung launches the Galaxy Tab Active for business and enterprise

Samsung launches the Galaxy Tab Active for business and enterprise

Samsung’s been fighting for a share of the business and enterprise market for a while now, and its latest tablet offering – the Galaxy Tab Active – launched today with a number of business- and enterprise-focused features. Samsung certainly intends the Galaxy Tab Active to be operated outside of just an office environment. Visually, the tablet takes its cues from[Read More…]

by 4:28 pm on March 24, 2015 0 comments Manufacturer, News, Tablets
Alcatel launches new smartphones, tablets and its smartwatch into the Australian market

Alcatel launches new smartphones, tablets and its smartwatch into the Australian market

Alcatel OneTouch wants everyone to know that they’re back – though really, they never left. The company is embarking on a new chapter in its history, and is ready to start engaging with the media (that’s sites like us) to get news and information about their new products out. The company took to Play Bar in Sydney last week to[Read More…]

by 1:53 pm on March 24, 2015 4 comments Accessories, Carriers, Phones, Smartwatch, Tablets
LG posts Lollipop source for G Pad 8.3 – update coming soon?

LG posts Lollipop source for G Pad 8.3 – update coming soon?

After a long absence, LG returned to the tablet market with their G Pad 8.3. Google liked it so much that they loaded a Google Play Edition ROM onto the tablet and sold it via the Google Play store in the US. The tablet came with Android 4.2(Jelly Bean) but has been updated to KitKat at various stages since release[Read More…]

by 6:05 am on March 24, 2015 3 comments Manufacturer, OS Update, Tablets
Microsoft announces partnership with Samsung, Dell and other manufacturers to supply Office & more on tablets

Microsoft announces partnership with Samsung, Dell and other manufacturers to supply Office & more on tablets

Since the stewardship of Microsoft switched from Steve Ballmer to Satya Nadalla last year, the company has focused on broadening availability for their apps and services. Office for tablets is now here, and Microsoft recently partnered with Samsung on the Galaxy S6/S6 Edge to supply Skype, OneDrive, and OneNote on the handsets. Today Microsoft has announced an expansion of this[Read More…]

by 5:49 am on March 24, 2015 4 comments Apps, Manufacturer, Tablets
Sony starts rolling out Lollipop update to Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact and Xpera Z2 and Z2 Tablet

Sony starts rolling out Lollipop update to Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact and Xpera Z2 and Z2 Tablet

After announcing the Android 5.0 (Lollipop) update was rolling out to their Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact phones, it appears that Sony has expanded the availability to their recent tablets, as well as their previous flagship phone. Xperia Blog is reporting that the Xperia Z2 and Xperia Z2 tablet (16GB Wi-Fi and LTE versions), as well as the Xperia[Read More…]

by 8:19 am on March 19, 2015 13 comments Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones, Tablets
BlackBerry teams up with IBM to launch the SecuTablet on a Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5′ Tablet

BlackBerry teams up with IBM to launch the SecuTablet on a Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5′ Tablet

Blackberry’s last attempts at the tablet market didn’t go particularly well, but that hasn’t stopped them from partnering with IBM through their SecuSmart business unit to launch the SecuTablet that sees BlackBerry’s software running on a Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5′ tablet. The SecuTablet has been designed for the public sector and enterprise markets running SecuSUITE for BlackBerry 10. The[Read More…]

by 7:00 am on March 16, 2015 0 comments News, Tablets
MediaTek announces 2 new processors for both mid-range smartphones & tablets

MediaTek announces 2 new processors for both mid-range smartphones & tablets

MediaTek has announced 2 new processors for both mid-range smartphone and tablets at MWC last week. The first new system-on-chip (SoC) is the quad-core MT8173 uses an ARM Cortex-A72 processor which has been designed for upcoming Android Tablets. The MT8173 utilises a 64-bit architecture which merges two Cortex-A72 CPUs and two Cortex-A53 CPUs in big.LITTLE configuration to provide extending performance[Read More…]

by 11:46 am on March 10, 2015 0 comments News, Phones, Tablets
Android 5.1 Nexus Factory Images now available to download

Android 5.1 Nexus Factory Images now available to download

Google announced on their blog this morning, that Android 5.1 would be rolling out to Nexus devices today. The first signs of this have shown up with Google releasing factory images for selected Nexus devices on their developer page. There’s currently three images released so far, for the Nexus 5, Nexus 7 (2012) Wi-Fi and Nexus 10 and the associated[Read More…]

by 11:07 am on March 10, 2015 10 comments OS Update, Phones, Tablets