Tag Archives: Tablet

Leaked Specs And Render Of The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0

The friends from SamMobile leaked some interesting information Friday morning bringing use an image and specs for a purported Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0.  If you recall, Samsung recently made official the Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 with specs that we were less than excited about.  For what it’s worth, benchmarking has demonstrated that this new Tab 3 7.0 is… Read more

Play Store Will Soon Have A “Designed For Tablets” Filter

Tablets have long been a bit of an afterthought in the Android world. Tablets haven’t been so popular, and good apps for them have been pretty sparse. Of course, it’s been quickly improving, but Google is now doing more about it. Soon, there will be a new filter called “Designed For Tablets.” This will allow you to see the best tablet apps in each list… Read more

Nook HD And HD+ Getting Official Google Play Support Via OTA

The Nook series of tablets are very similar to the Kindle series, because they both have very deeply customized UIs with custom app stores. They’re Android tablets only because they run Android, not because they even resemble Android anymore. So while they were great deals for the hardware, it was hard to justify the purchase because of the software…. Read more

Tablet Market Sees Massive Growth In Q1 2013, Android Pulls Ahead

According to market intelligence company IDC, tablet sales have skyrocketed over the last year. Their data states that total shipments rose almost 150% in the first quarter of 2013 compared to the first quarter of 2012. But you don’t read DroidDog for information about general tablets. The amazing thing about this growth is that Android tablet sales,… Read more

Samsung Announces The Galaxy Tab 3, 7 Inches Of Mediocrity

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 was a pretty nice budget tablet, even having some features over the Nexus 7 (though the Nexus 7 was overall far better). It was a solid offering from Samsung for its time, and with the great discounts you can find these days, it’s worth buying for many people. However, the time is right for a successor to the Jelly Bean… Read more

HP Slate 7 Launches For Only $170

The HP Slate 7, HP’s latest foray into the Android world, is a 7 inch budget tablet made for those who want to save money on a tablet. And looking at the spec list alone, it doesn’t seem so bad. It packs a 1.6GHz dual core processor, 1GB of RAM, a 7 inch “HFFS wide view angle” display at 1024×600, dual cameras (VGA front and 3MP back), 8GB of memory… Read more

Midweek Poll: How Do You Use Your Tablet?

There are lots of different tablets out there; some 10″, some 7″, and some in between.  Luckily, the number of Android apps that are tablet compatible and optimized are growing every day which is awesome because we have some rad devices at our fingertips.  Also, I’m way excited to hear about this next generation Nexus 7 tablet, hopefully at Google… Read more