Tablets

Nvidia Recalling 88,000 Shield Tablets

Nvidia Recalling 88,000 Shield Tablets

Last year Nvidia released a tablet that many of us here in Australia would have love to have purchased but most didn’t. It was an 8 inch tablet with some amazing specifications, definitely a handy successors to our 2013 Nexus 7’s. Unfortunately it failed to materialise in any kind of release in Australia forcing many to go off-shore to source[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Other, Tablets by at 10:15 am on August 1, 2015
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 — First Impressions
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Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 — First Impressions

At $298 for the Wi-Fi model, the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 is certainly affordable, it feels nice, looks nice, performs pretty well and is from the largest Android device manufacturer: Samsung. They’ve had huge success with the Galaxy S6 phones as well as some quite successful mid range phones. So is the Samsung Galaxy Tab A worth a look,[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, News, Tablets by at 8:00 am on July 26, 2015
Sony starts pushing the Android 5.1 update to Xperia Z2 and Z3 devices
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Sony starts pushing the Android 5.1 update to Xperia Z2 and Z3 devices

Owners of Sony’s Xperia Z2 and Z3 line of devices, including the Xperia Z3, Xperia Z3 Compact, Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, Xperia Z2 and Xperia Z2 Tablet will begin receiving their Android 5.1 update as of today Sony has announced. The update to Android 5.1 is of course carrier dependent if you purchased your handset from one of the telcos[Read More…]

in OS Updates, Phones, Tablets by at 3:41 pm on July 22, 2015
Confirmed Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 will be launching in Australia later this year
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Confirmed Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 will be launching in Australia later this year

After much build up and leaks, Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S2 tablets were formally announced yesterday in 8″ and 9.7″ form factors. The tablets will be available in ‘global markets, starting from August, 2015′ so we reached out to Samsung Australia to confirm if Australia is a part of their global launch plans, and today they have confirmed we will be[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Tablets by at 2:26 pm on July 21, 2015
Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S2 to come in August, in 8-inch and 9.7-inch variants
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Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S2 to come in August, in 8-inch and 9.7-inch variants

Samsung has finally taken the formal wraps off its new consumer tablets, the Galaxy Tab S2. We’ve been told to expect a worldwide launch in August, in two sizes: 8-inch and 9.7-inch. Beyond the sizes, there’s little to separate these two new tablets. Samsung claims the Galaxy Tab S2 will be just 5.6mm thin, weighing in at 265g for the[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, News, Tablets by at 2:01 pm on July 20, 2015
Nokia N1 Android tablet now available from Yatango Shopping
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Nokia N1 Android tablet now available from Yatango Shopping

Nokia’s first Android tablet the N1 has been in limited availability since it launched in November last year. The tablet is designed by Nokia, but manufactured by Foxconn to get around restrictions regarding the sale of mobile devices after Nokia sold their devices division to Microsoft last year. Now Yatango has begun offering the tablet for sale to Australian customers.[Read More…]

in Tablets by at 3:34 pm on July 9, 2015
Details about Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S 2 & Galaxy Tab E begin to leak

Details about Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S 2 & Galaxy Tab E begin to leak

Samsung’s premium Galaxy Tab S series launched a year ago this month, so in an industry that thrives on a yearly (if not sooner) update cycle, it’s high time we saw an update to the series and if SamMobile is correct, that’s exactly what we’re about to see. As a bonus, they’ve thrown in some information on the lower end[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Other, Rumours, Tablets by at 9:00 am on July 9, 2015
Aldi is selling a 7″ Onix ‘Kids’ tablet

Aldi is selling a 7″ Onix ‘Kids’ tablet

If you’re looking around for a tablet for the kids, you might want to drop into your local Aldi store this week with the supermarket chain currently selling a 7″ Onix branded ‘Kids’ tablet complete with its own silicon skin. The tablet isn’t looking like the highest end device with a 7″ Screen, Dual-Core processor and 4GB of on-board storage[Read More…]

in Tablets by at 8:42 pm on July 6, 2015
Google has a robot that measures latency on Chrome and Android devices
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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 François 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