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April 18, 2015

Google Nexus 9 vs Apple iPad Mini 3

We’ve spent some time recently looking at the Nexus 7, Nexus 9, iPad Air 2 and the iPad Mini 3. As we’ve been putting these tablets side-by-side to help you determine which is best for your computing needs, it is time we pit the 8-inch iPad Mini 3 against Google’s 9-inch Nexus 9.

Welcome to the Apple iPad Mini 3 vs Google Nexus 9 shootout.

Overview

The overall approach to these two tablets is perhaps similar in that they attempt to offer an excellent overall user experience, and package it up in a fairly mobile device. Neither the iPad Mini 3, nor the Nexus 9 rock the best of specs available, but they are still well equipped and ready [...]

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April 17, 2015

Hands-on with the humongous Huawei P8 Max

Editors Note: We know this is not an Android tablet, specifically, but with a 6.8-inch display, it’s large enough to be a tablet. This post originally appeared on our sister site Android Authority, your source for all things Android.

Every flagship needs a bigger brother or at least that’s how it seems smartphone manufacturers are thinking. Apple have the iPhone 6 Plus, Sony have the Xperia Z Ultra, HTC have the One M9 Plus and even Huawei are getting in on the act with the P8 Max.

Announced alongside the P8 in London, the P8 Max is a larger-than-life phablet that really pushes the size boundaries of a smartphone. Featuring an incredibly large [...]

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April 15, 2015

Microsoft adds multi-factor authentication to Office apps for Android tablets

It was not all that long ago that Microsoft made its core set of Office apps available for your Android tablet, and even more recent that Outlook became available too. However, enterprise users were certain to notice that the apps lacked a few security measures, sadly, this meant that users could enjoy Office at home, but not at work on their tablet.

This has changed, Microsoft has released an update to their Office apps for Android that include most, if not all of the required authentication techniques for business use.

Starting now, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint for Android tablets will include several levels of security features for the business world. [...]

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April 14, 2015

Apple iPad Mini 3 vs Google Nexus 7 (2013): pocket-sized tablet shootout

There is a certain amount of mobility lost in attempting to carry around many of today’s best tablets. Whether out of the Android or iOS camp, a 10-inch or larger mobile device is just not very, well, mobile. To overcome this, smaller tablets have been produced, and it is these tablets that have our attention today, once again pitting Apple against Google as we compare their borderline pocket-sized tablets.

Here, is your Apple iPad Mini 3 vs the Google Nexus 7 (2013) comprehensive shootout.

Size

First, the pocket test. While you might consider me to be a big guy, with big pants, I find that both the iPad Mini 3 and the Nexus 7 fit comfortably in [...]

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April 11, 2015

Some users reporting Nexus 7 brick issue on Android 5.0+ Lollipop

Can you think of anything worse than bricking your phone when flashing a new ROM? Well, how about your Android device turning into a fancy paperweight when the official OTA update is installing? That’s right, a good bunch of Nexus 7 owners, both 2012 and 2013, are reporting that Android 5.0+ Lollipop is bricking their tablets.

Making matters even worse, users so far are feeling that Google and ASUS both are trying to wash their hands of the problem, leaving users in the lurch. Even users with warranty are feeling the pinch. Hopefully this is just a growing pain or misunderstanding, but these users are pretty vocal, just check out the hashtag #Nexus7bricked for [...]

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April 10, 2015

Tablets are the new handheld game systems, beating Vita and 3DS

Which would you rather do, play Candy Crush on your iPad or Mario Kart 8 on your 3DS? If you said Candy Crush, you aren’t alone. Gaming apps on iOS and Android are increasing in popularity as sales for handheld gaming systems have been suffering a steady decline. In the 4th Quarter of 2014 handhelds may have seen a deathblow. This could mean that tablets are the new handheld game systems, at least in the minds of mobile device owners.

You would expect that more people would be interested in buying handheld gaming systems September through December. That is when holiday sales often boost numbers and help gaming companies beat sales records. When it comes to gaming [...]

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April 9, 2015

Dell announces the Venue 10 7000, the company’s new 10.5-inch Android tablet

It wasn’t too long ago that our own Taylor Martin reviewed the sleek Dell Venue 8 7000 tablet, and it seems as though the company has already released it’s followup device. Dubbed the Dell Venue 10 7000, this new Android-powered tablet features similar specifications and build to the Venue 8 7000, but with a few interesting additions.

For starters, the Venue 10 7000 is mostly the same when it comes to specifications. Like it’s younger sibling, the new device is powered by an Intel Atom Z3580 processor, 2GB of RAM and also has an 8MP rear-facing camera complete with Dell’s RealSense 3D technology. It has a big 10.5-inch display with a resolution [...]

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April 9, 2015

Deal: Pick up a Verizon or AT&T Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 LTE at Best Buy for $279.99

It’s been awhile since Samsung has released any new tablets, but the company’s most recent offerings are still great by today’s standards. If you’re in the market for an inexpensive Android tablet with LTE bands, Best Buy may have quite the deal for you. Right now, you can pick up a new 16GB Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 LTE with either Verizon or AT&T antennas from the retailer for just $279.99. Considering that this deal will save you over $200 off the normal retail price, this is quite the steal.

Even though the tablet was announced midway through last year, that doesn’t mean it’s a bad device. The tablet has an 8.4-inch Super [...]

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April 8, 2015

Nokia N1 Tablet Review

This post originally appeared on our sister site Android Authority.

The bottom line Pros Cons Fantastic hardware Top notch build quality Smooth performance Familiar, uninspired design Poor camera quality Speaker setup is dual mono, not stereo

With its fantastic build quality, and hardware that allows for a consistent, smooth performance, the Nokia N1 tablet is certainly a great addition to the tablet space, with the only real hole being the lack of Google apps and services in its current iteration that is intended for the Chinese market.

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Nokia was once the most recognizable mobile phone brand in the world, but an unfortunate [...]

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April 6, 2015

Asus MeMO Pad 7 LTE to launch on AT&T exclusively April 10th

Asus has just announced its newest Android-powered tablet, the MeMO Pad 7 LTE. The tablet will be available exclusively at AT&T online and in-stores beginning Friday, April 10th for just $.99 when you buy any smartphone on AT&T’s Next plan. If you don’t want to buy a new smartphone alongside the tablet, you can pay $8.75 per month for 20 months or $74.99 with a two-year contract. You can also add the tablet to any new or existing Mobile Share Value plan for $10 per month.

The Asus MeMO Pad 7 LTE features a 7-inch full HD IPS+ display with 178-degree wide angle viewing and a 1.3GHz quad-core Intel Atom processor backed by 1GB of RAM. It also has a [...]

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