Android 7.0 Nougat Update Certified For Samsung Galaxy Tab E 9.6 (SM-T560/SM-T567)

Samsung Galaxy Tab E 9.6

The Samsung Galaxy Tab E 9.6 Android 7.0 Nougat update is imminent after it was certified anew today, passing by the Wi-Fi authority. The specific Tab E 9.6 models that went through the certification today were the SM-T560 and SM-T567 models. So we might see additional models like the SM-T561 join soon too: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B018QAYM7C/ At 9.6 inches it has a cross-over screen ratio compared to most tablets these days, though … more…

New Samsung Portable SSD T5 External Hard Drive Launched At 51 Grams With 250GB To 2TB Storage

Samsung Portable SSD T5

In the 2 1/2 years since Samsung launched their first Samsung T1 portable SSD hard drive, Samsung have managed to get a pretty significant market share, and well deserved too, since they have done a better job in the market than the competitors it went up against in the storage space: https://www.amazon.com/Samsung-T5-Portable/ Now Samsung have launched the newest version of this portable SSD hard drive, called Samsung Portable SSD T5 … more…

1Million Project From Sprint Means Free Samsung Galaxy E Tablet With Cellular Connectivity, Or A Phone Or Hotspot For High School Students Of Low-Income Families

The wireless carrier Sprint have an incentive called the 1Million Project, where they have announced that for the 2017-2018 school year, 180,000 low-income high school students in United States will receive a Samsung Galaxy Tab E with wireless connectivity, or a smartphone or Wi-Fi hotspot. The amount of wireless data available each month is 3GB at full wireless speed, which will be reduced to 2G speeds if the 3GB of … more…

New Teclast P10 10.1-Inch Android 7.0 Tablet Launch Mid-September

A new 10.1-inch Android 7.0 tablet from Teclast has already hit the market in China, but is becoming avilable elsewhere too in September for just under $140. This is a new version of the Teclast P10, powered by the 1.3 GHz octa-core RK3368 processor: http://www.gearbest.com/tablet-pcs/pp_696395.html With that processor and the PowerVR SGX6110GPU, it will perform at about the same level as an Intel Atom x5 processor. To keep the price … more…

Asus Transformer 3 (T305CA) Available Globally

Asus Transformer 3 Windows 10 2-in-1 tablet

The launch of the Asus Transformer 3 (T305CA) was a slow one, due in part to Asus unveiling the tablet many months before the 7th gen. Intel Core “Kaby Lake” processor had even become available. It has been available in a few countries before, but is now available globally too from AliExpress, though I don’t know if there is much interest in this Windows 10 2-in-1 any longer now that … more…

Consumer Reports Removes Recommendation Of Microsoft Surface Series – Microsoft Disagrees – Nobody Left Any Wiser

The publication Consumer Reports pulled it’s past recommendations of Surface tablets and laptop yesterday, under the headlines “Microsoft Surface Laptops and Tablets Not Recommended by Consumer Reports – The problem is predicted reliability, with estimated two-year breakage rates of 25 percent.” Based on the data sampling of Consumer Reports, they made the conclusion that because stated owners of past Surface devices had reported an above average freeze rate and unresponsive … more…

11.6-Inch Windows 10 2-In-1 Alcatel 12 Plus With Celeron N3350 Processor Launching Globally For $500

Alcatel 12 Plus is a 11.6-inch Windows 10 2-in-1 tablet unveiled at MWC in February, with a 2.3 GHz Intel Celeron N3360 processor. It is now launched globally for just over $500 with keyboard cover and active pen, and a September delivery: http://www.gearbest.com/tablet-pcs/pp_696480.html? So with an Intel Celeron N3350 processor and 11.6-inch size, it is already one of a kind. The 4GB RAM storage with 32GB of storage and 32GB … more…

Android 7.1.1 Update Make Some Sony Xperia Z4 Tablets Unstable, But Not For Everyone. Fix For Unlucky Ones In The Works.

Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet

It may be 2 1/2 years since Sony launched the Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet, but Sony stil keeps supporting it and updating it to the latest Android version. The latest Android 7.1.1 was sent out through OTA updates to later editions of Xperia tablets and phones starting last week, but once again it resulted in the smooth update Sony hoped for. Known issues for some users, but far from all, … more…

LG G Pad X2 8.0 Plus With 4G LTE, Portable Kickstand Docking, And Android 7.0 On T-Mobile

LG GPad X2 8.0 Plus docking tablet

LG G Pad X2 8.0 Plus (LG V530) will be sold from T-Mobile soon, with a new sort of portable docking that has a kickstand too, and possibly even a speaker. This tablet from LG first leaked back in April, but a lot of the specs were missing after it had been FCC approved. And some of the leaks are still missing, but we now have a general concept of … more…

Nyko Adds Nintendo Switch Accessories Intercooler, Portable Docking Kit, Boost Pak, Charge Base, And Thin Case

Nyko Intercooler for Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch is the most popular gaming tablet by far this year, even though Nintendo usually doesn’t refer to it as a tablet, but as handheld console. It is very likely to become one of the bestselling tablets of all time, if not the best selling, since Nintendo aspires to sell 110 million of these gaming tablets. It makes sense to manufacture accessories for this tablet then, not just … more…

Now Possible To Buy Huawei MediaPad M3 Lite 10 In The US

The Huawei MediaPad M3 Lite 10 is a new 10.1-inch Android 7.0 Nougat tablet officially unveiled by Huawei in May. It was released in Europe and Asia in June, and Huawei USA intends to release it in the US too, they just haven’t announced when. But it’s now possible to order it anyway, either on Amazon.com or globally. The price seems to come at a pre-launch premium of about 25% … more…

Asus ZenPad Z8s (ZT582KL) 8-Inch Android 7.0 Tablet With 4G LTE, 3GB RAM, Octa-Core QS 652, 2048×1536 Display Launched For $249 Or On Contract

Asus ZenPad Z8s (ZT582KL)

The new Asus ZenPad Z8s (ZT582KL) have been released in the US this weekend, and while it’s only available as a Verizon exclusive, the tablet can also be bought without a contract for a price of $249: https://www.verizonwireless.com/tablets/asus-zenpad-z8s/ Asus ZenPad Z8s is the successor to the ZenPad Z8, but it has still gone through a considerable upgrade and the specs are high for the price, not to mention that it … more…

Toshiba Unveils Faster BG3 SSD Flash Storage For Tablets, 2-In-1’s, Phones, And Other Mobile Devices

Toshiba Flash storage in tablets

Toshiba America Electronic Components (TAEC) have unveiled their faster new SSD flash storage BG3 NVMe SSDs storage, which will find its way into tablets, phones, and laptops starting this year. BGA stands for single-package ball grid array and this new SSD storage from Toshiba isn’t just faster but consumes less power than previous NVMe SSD storage units. And at 1.3mm in thickness, this is the world’s thinnest flash storage, making … more…

Asus ZenFone Ar Virtual/Augmented Reality Phone Released For $599 With 8GB RAM, 23MP Camera, 2560×1440 AMOLED Display

Asus ZenFone Ar

Asus have released their high specs virtual and augmented reality phone Asus ZenFone Ar in the US with 8GB of RAM, 23MP 4K and 8MP cameras, 128GB of the fastest UFS 2.0 storage with support for 2TB microSD cards, a 5.7-inch 2560 x 1440 resolution AMOLED display, Google Tango and Daydream compatibility, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 812 processor, and loads more. Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/ASUS-ZenFone-Ar-Unlocked-Phone/dp/B073SXW4HC/ Verizon: https://www.verizonwireless.com/smartphones/asus-zenfone-ar/ The Android 7.0 phone Asus ZenFone … more…

iPad Touch Cover Keyboard – By Microsoft?

iPad Touch Cover by Microsoft

It’s been a couple of years since we wrote about Microsoft’s Touch Covers, since these thin alcantara/leather like keyboards for the Surface tablets were discontinued by the time the Surface Pro 3 came along, where the main keyboard since then have been the Type Cover. But now computer journalist Roland Quandt have just discovered that Microsoft have on record a keyboard called “iPad Touch Cover” with Microsoft’s model number 1719. … more…