Samsung Chromebook Plus With Google Play Support Release February 12 With Built-In Pen

Pre-order Samsung Chromebook Plus

Samsung and Google announced the next generation Chromebooks together at CES in Las Vegas, with the Samsung Chromebook Plus and Samsung Chromebook Pro, and now the cheapest of the new Chromebooks is available for order ahead of the February 12 Samsung Chromebook Plus release date. The Samsung Chromebook Plus pre-order price is $449: https://www.amazon.com/Samsung-Electronics-XE513C24-K01US-Chromebook-Touch-Screen/ So now we have a Samsung laptop with built-in pen, familiar to anyone who has ever … more…

Google Kevin Benchmarked

Google Kevin

Google Kevin has been benchmarked during the US presidential election day, which of course makes it all the more interesting. There are no guarantees that the Google Kevin is a “Chromium” or any other form of Android or Chromebook, but Google Kevin was benchmarked with the same Mali-T860 GPU as the Samsung Chromebook Pro also known as Samsung Chromebook Pro Kevin. And Samsung Chromebook Pro Kevin was benchmarked with Android … more…

Nexus 9 LTE Also Got Android 7.0 Nougat Today Weeks After Wi-Fi Models

HTC Nexus 9 4G LTE - Android 7.0 Nougat

The HTC Nexus 9 LTE tablet manufactured for Google finally got the Android 7.0 update today too, with both the factory images and OTA images being available for download from Google’s servers. The Android 7.0.0 NRD90R update for the 4G LTE model is the same update that has been available to the HTC Nexus Wi-Fi model of this tablet for some weeks, but the Wi-Fi model has moved on since … more…

The First Android 7.0 Tablets

Android Nougat Tablets

Hopefully nobody was disappointed by the absence of new Google tablets today after Google’s Madebygoogle event just a few minutes ago where Google unveiled their new Pixel phones, VR gear, Wi-Fi routers, and services. Nobody serious in the computer industry believed that a new tablet with Android 7.0 would be unveiled today either, so all hope for a new Google tablet within 2016 now hinges on the rumor from Evan … more…

Huawei Google Nexus 7 Andromeda Tablet Rumor – Supposedly Not Pixel

Early in September, Evan Blass said that he believed the Huawei-built next Google Nexus 7 tablet was still going to be released before the end of 2016, and that it will have 4GB of RAM, something that had been expected ever since the end of 2015. But ever since the September rumor, a lot of people have been anticipating Google Pixel branded tablets instead, simply because of the upcoming Google … more…

New Huawei Nexus 7 Tablet Still Due In 2016 Says Leaker

9 months after the first Huawei Nexus 7 tablet rumor surfaced, there’s been a little update from computer leaker Evan Blass, who says that the next 7-inch Google Nexus tablet will indeed be built by Huawei, feature 4GB of RAM, and that it is scheduled to be released within 2016. Huawei is currently the manufacturer of the most powerful 7-inch Android tablet on the market, with the Huawei Mediapad X2, … more…

Android 6.0 Marshmallow Tablets In August

Android 6.0 Tablets

The number of Android 6.0 tablets have increased considerably during the summer, with 21 Android 6.0 being on the market as of August 2016. The latest Android 6.0 tablet to be launched is the 7-inch budget tablet Lenovo Tab3 7. The total number of the Android 6.0 user base have just passed over 15% at the start of August as well, though is calculated with all Android devices in mind, … more…

Android 6.0 Tablets As Of July

Android 6.0 tablets July 2016

As of July 2016 the number of Android 6.0 tablets have grown to 20, which means that July is the first month where we finally have some real choice of tablets with 6.0 Marshmallow running on them. At the same time, June/July was the first time that the number of the Android 6.0 user base passed over 10% as well, but that’s calculated with all Android devices in mind, including … more…

Android 6.0 Tablets As Of May 2016

Android 6.0 Tablets

As of the first week of May, only 7.5% of all Android devices actually run Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Android 5.0 Lollipop has a 35% share, while the 4.4 KitKat version has a 32% share, ahead of the smaller percentages of the older Android versions. Finding Android 6.0 tablets or knowing which tablets are next up for a Marshmallow update can be tricky. So here is a list of all Android … more…

Modular Google Project Ara Benchmarked

The modular smartphone Google Project Ara has just been benchmarked, and at first it might look like it has been benchmarked with a 13.8-inch screen. But this may not be the case, since the display size listed in the benchmarked may just be the size of the display used in the evaluation of the smartphone, since there is no word on a modular tablet from Google too. But at least … more…

Android 6.0 Bluetooth Bug Fix Coming Says Google

Android 6.0 Marshmallow Bluetooth Bug Fix

Ever since the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update in October, tens of thousands of various Nexus LTE devices have experienced Bluetooth issues with whatever device they have tried connecting to. But yesterday, Google’s Android development team finally announced that the Bluetooth bug has been fixed, and that the issue will be resolved with the release of “a future build.” When this new new build will actually be released was not announced … more…

Lenovo & Google Project Tango Announcement On January 7

Lenovo together with Google will hold a joint Project Tango announcement at CES on January 7, where they have said that they will demonstrate the vision they have for how to use tablets and mobile technology in the future. The Project Tango tablet is well known already, but what kind of breakthrough this tablet may contribute to is the exciting issue. The project started within Google’s former Motorola division in … more…

Google Pixel C Launched

Google Pixel C was launched on December 8 like the rumor had predicted, around 2 1/2 months after if was unveiled in September. The Pixel C feels like Google’s attempt to replicate the Android Remix tablets, but without the same focus: http://www.amazon.com/Google-Pixel-Touchscreen-Performance-Marshmallow/ So it has ended up as a tablet that confuses a lot of people. Google won’t say who this tablet is really built for, or how they intend … more…

Google Pixel C Benchmarked With More Specs

Google Pixel C Benchmark

Google Pixel C was benchmarked just a few hours ago, so now we can take a look at some of the specs that have yet to be announced by Google. And given the timing of the Google Pixel C benchmark today, it looks like yesterday’s rumor concerning the December 8 pre-order date / market unveiling in the Netherlands has substance to it. The Nvidia Tegra X1 processor had been announced … more…