Amazon has seen considerable success with its low-cost Fire tablets and it appears that Walmart wants in on the action as well. A new report claims that the retailer is planning to launch a cheap Android tablet under its in-house ONN brand. The device will be made by a Chinese supplier and is going to be powered by Android.
A spokesperson for Walmart confirmed to Bloomberg that this tablet will be launched under the in-house ONN brand. It’s expected to have functionality which would make the cheap Android tablet a good fit for kids.
Ahead of the Nintendo Switch’s launch, there was speculation that the console won’t be a particularly power console compared to the likes of the PS4 or Xbox One. It was also speculated that it might actually be built based on the NVIDIA SHIELD gaming tablet. Whether or not those rumors are true is unclear, but it seems that one developer is trying to turn the console into an Android tablet.
This is thanks to the work by developer ByLaws who seems to be working on transforming the Switch into a full-fledged Android tablet. Given that the Switch features a touchscreen and how it runs on the NVIDIA Tegra X1 SoC, it doesn’t seem completely out of the question. Unfortunately it seems that for now, ByLaws hasn’t progressed too far apart from the console booting up while showing the Android logo.
Ahead of Mobile World Congress 2019 (MWC 19) Samsung has announced a new Android tablet, the Galaxy Tab S5e: its thinnest and lightest Android tablet to date.
The Galaxy Tab S5e is more affordable than the current Galaxy Tab S4 and is right in the middle of the 2019 product line-up which looks like this:
These days it's rare to see Android tablets being made. This is because for the most part, Apple's iPad continues to dominate which makes it hard for Android makers to really put out a tablet that can compete with it. This is why over the years we've started to see the number of tablets from mainstream companies dwindle.
Now there have been rumors that Sony could be thinking of making a comeback with the Xperia Z5 Tablet, the successor to the Xperia Z4 Tablet from a few years ago. Unfortunately that may no longer be happening, according to a report from Android Marvel who claims that a source has told them that Sony might have cancelled development on it.
Some of you might recall that several years ago, Sony launched the Digital Paper tablet which is basically a tablet that uses an e-ink touchscreen display that can be interacted with using a stylus, essentially providing users with never-ending pieces of paper that they can write and draw to their heart's content.
Unfortunately it did not come cheap with a price tag of $1,100. The good news is that Sony is trying their hand at it again, and this time they have come up with the DPT-CP1, which is the same Digital Paper tablet except that this model is not only smaller, but it is also almost half the price of the original at $600.
There is no doubt that we store a lot of sensitive data to our phones these days; from sensitive photos and personal emails to a social security number and banking statements. Therefore, there is definitely a lot of data in there that you would want to keep away from any prying eyes.
Encrypting your phone is the most reasonable and efficient option here. Even if someone steals your phone, encryption will keep your data absolutely impenetrable. Having to buy a new phone is a small price to pay compared to having your privacy intruded.
Sony Mobile has started to roll a new firmware update for the Xperia Z5 range (including Z5 Compact & Z5 Premium), as well as the Xperia Z3+ and Xperia Z4 Tablet. This new update keeps the handset on Android 7.1.1 Nougat and moves the build number from 32.4.A.0.160 to version 32.4.A.1.54. The Android security patch has been updated to 1 September 2017 (from 1 June previously), but little else appears to have changed from a quick first initial view.
Apple's newest macOS operating system, macOS High Sierra, launched today. But if you use a Wacom tablet to do your photo editing, you'll want to hold off on hitting the upgrade button. It seems Wacom tablets won't work with High Sierra until the end of October.
The disappointing news was broadcast in a tweet published by the main Wacom Twitter account that read, "We will release a Driver update late October for 10.13 High Sierra. The current driver is not compatible." If you click on the more info link offered in that tweet, you get this slightly more detailed explanation:
Dospara has just listed another 10.1-inch Windows 10 tablet ‘Diginnos DG-D10IW3SL’ on its product page. Specs-wise, this travel-friendly tablet has a 10.1-inch 1920 x 1200 10-point multi-touch display, a 1.44GHz Intel Atom x5 Z8350 quad-core processor, an Intel HD Graphics 400, a 4GB RAM and a 64GB of eMMC.