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…

Google Pixel C Rumored To Take Orders From 12/8

Google Pixel C 10.2 with keyboard

The Dutch company Tweakers wrote earlier today that the Google Pixel C will take orders from December 8 in the Netherlands. Google has yet to announce anything. In fact, they haven’t even disclosed all the specs yet after they briefly announced the Google Pixel C at the end of a larger event on September 29. But the main specs seems clear, such as the 10.2-inch screen with 2560 x 1800 … more…

Huawei Nexus 7 2016 Tablet Rumor

Huawei Nexus 7 2016

Gizmochina picked up a rumor posted as a insider leak yesterday, in which it’s claimed that a new Nexus 7 tablet will be built by Huawei. This is the first time this has been launched as a likely rumor, although it only takes a stretch of imagination since Huawei is currently manufacturing the latest Nexus 6P Android phone. The Huawei Nexus 7 2016 rumor claims that the project has begun … more…

Asus PadFone S (PF500KL) To Get Android 6.0

Android 6.0 Tablets

Asus have announced that the first Asus tablet to receive the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update is the Asus PadFone S (PF500KL). Asus PadFone S was launched during the summer of 2014, and then got a tiny upgrade early in 2015. As a PadFone, the Asus PadFone S is a 9-inch tablet with a 5-inch smartphone riding piggyback on it. The specs are decent, but most people like to buy such … more…

Tablets That Get Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update (In Progress)

Another Android version, another round of “Android roulette” – Will my tablet get upgraded to Android 6.0 Marshmallow? That’s the nail biting question most Android tablet owners ask themselves after having bought a new Android tablet just a month or two ago. Android tablets have very short OS life cycles and have on average 1 1/2 years of OS upgrade support from the manufacturers, though there are some notable exceptions … more…

Google Pixel C 10.2 Announced

Google Pixel C

Today Google admitted the existence of the Google Pixel C tablet that was leaked yesterday. Google didn’t outsource this tablet to HTC, Asus or Samsung this time either like they have in the past with the Nexus tablets. So this time it really is a Google tablet. Or make that a Google 2-in-1 tablet, since this tablet comes with an optional keyboard too. The price for the 32GB model is … more…

10.2-Inch Google Pixel C Tablet Rumored To Replace Nexus 10

Google Pixel

(UPDATED, September 29: Google Pixel C tablet announced) Android Police was tipped today about a new 10-inch Google tablet called Google Pixel C 10.2. Bertel King Jr. of Android Police cautioned that this was the first leak on the new Google tablet so far, but said the source is reliable and gave the rumor a 8 out of 10 probability score. Understandably, the first leak doesn’t have all the probable … more…

Google Nexus 8 Rumored For The First Time In 2015

Nexus 8

A Google Nexus 8 tablet has purportedly been benchmarked on Primatelabs Geekbench 3 comparison charts. This is the first time in 2015 that a new 8-inch Google Nexus tablet have been speculated around publicly. So treat everything with a healthy dose of skepticism until any new information might leak. But if we look at the purported specs anyway, it’s listed as a Nexus 8 with (only) Android 5.1.1, a Colorfly … more…

HTC Nexus 9 Android 5.1.1 Rollout Announced

Just briefly after we had reported that Google was rolling out Android 5.1.1. to the first Nexus 7, Google announced themselves that the HTC Nexus 9 was ripe for the same update too. Specifically, Google’s Nexus team announced that: “Starting today (May 7), #AndroidLollipop update 5.1.1 will be rolling out to a #Nexus9 near you.” Before posting the image below. The Nexus 9 was the first tablet to feature Android … more…

Even First Gen. Nexus 7 Gets Android 5.1.1

Nexus 7 now with Android 5.1.1.

Three years after it was launched the first Asus / Google Nexus 7 (2012 model) keeps going strong with the very latest Android 5.1.1. If you didn’t already get the latest Android update over the air (OTA), you can flash it yourself if you will through the official factory images from Google Developers. Android 5.1.1 is available for the Wi-Fi model, while the 3G model will have to do with … more…

Nexus 7 2013 / FHD On Sale

Nexus 7 Sale

The Nexus 7 FHD or Asus / Google Nexus 7 2013 as it’s also called was launched for $229 during the summer of 2013, but with the latest Nexus 7 sale, this Android 5.1 tablet can be bought for just $165 now, shipped from Amazon’s own stock of this tablet: http://www.amazon.com/Nexus-Google-7-Inch-Black-Tablet This is a tablet that’s still going strong, as it maintains one of the top positions in the 7-inch … more…

Dual OS Android / Chrome 2-in-1’s In Development

Digitimes reports that Google is currently finishing up on the development of dual OS Android / Chrome 2-in-1 tablets. Their research concludes that the 2-in-1 will run Android when in tablet mode, but that it will switch to run Chrome when connected to the keyboard. It will be interesting to see how potential customers will react to this. It’s then believed that the 2-in-1 could be launched under Google’s own … more…

Upleaks Makes Claims Of A Nexus 9 Based Tablet Again

Upleaks is once again making claims of a HTC Nexus 9 based tablet from HTC being on the horizon, and that it will be a tablet made for HTC itself, and not for Google. The 1st HTC branded Tablet will be based on the Nexus 9,dimension is almost same。but spec。。。And you won’t see it in Q1 2015。 — @upleaks (@upleaks) February 8, 2015 The same claim was made by Upleaks … more…

Google Partners With Acer For Piece Of Tablet PC’s In Education Market

According to a report from Want China Times, Acer have partnered with Google to make educational Android tablets for the US with the hope of grabbing a piece of the lucrative educational market. Most tablet manufacturers have been trying to get into the educational market, including Samsung, Dell, Intel, Microsoft, Panasonic, with HP being the last one to create tablets for that purpose, or by simply adding features to suite … more…