Google Pixel C With Android 8.1 Preview

Google Pixel C was the first tablet to be updated to Android 8.0 back in August and now a even newer update can be tested out, as James Sanders of Android Police notes that with the Android 8.1 Developer preview 2, the Pixel C tablet or 2-in-1 is getting the launcher feature found on Pixel phones. Other new features for Google Pixel C includes update menu, control over icon shapes, … more…

CrossOver Chrome OS Beta Partially Enables Windows Apps On Chromebooks

The Chromebook app CrossOver Chrome OS in beta, was officially launched for regular download on Google Play yesterday, and it is one of these software that enables you to run apps from a different OS than the one you are running on your computer. And in this case, to run Windows apps on a Chromebook. But like with all of these software, it has its limitations, and definitely doesn’t cover … more…

Google Pixelbook Tablet (2-In-1) To Go Into Production Says Supply Chain Insiders

Google Pixelbook Tablet

Google launched the 12.3-inch Google Pixelbook last week on October 4, a Chromebook notebook with 7th gen. Intel Core i5 and i7 processor options, with a form factor for this notebook being a revolving laptop, but not a 2-in-1 tablet. The only 2-in-1 tablet from Google so far has been the 10.2-inch Google Pixel C 2-in-1 tablet, launched with Android 6.0 back in December 2015. But now supply chain insiders … more…

$1000 Chromebook Google Pixelbook Announced By Google

Google announced several devices at their Made By Google event today, ranging from smart home devices and new Pixel phones, to the $1000 Chromebook Google Pixelbook:https://www.bestbuy.com/site/google-pixelbook This is the most expensive Chromebook to date, although a few other computer brands have had a go at the Chromebook market this year with some more expensive than usual models themselves. Google Pixelbook starts at $999 for a Intel Core i5 (7th gen.) … more…

First Came Google Kevin Now Google Poppy, With Kaby Lake CPU

Google Poppy

On November 9 last year, a stealthy device called Google Kevin was leaked for the first time, with what would be slightly above entry level specs and performance if it had been a tablet. Since then, the hexa-core Google Kevin have been benchmark tested regularly, achieving single-core scores of around 1200, and multi-core scores of just over 1900 in Geekbench 4. But during the night, a Google Poppy device with … more…

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. Related: Android 7.0 Nougat Update Announced For Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 with S Pen Nvidia Shield Tablet Android 7.0 Nougat Update Confirmed Nobody serious in the computer industry believed that a new tablet with Android … 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…