Tag Archives: tablets

Nexus 7 FHD (2013) vs GPad 8.3 vs iPad Mini

LG is preparing to release their new G Pad 8.3 Android tablet with a nice 1920×1200 resolution, of course Google’s new 1920×1080 Nexus 7 has been out for a while now and Apple’s iPad Mini is looking absolutely outdated. Both resolutions on the Android tablets are are very nice, but how about screen area and actual PPI: Manufacturer and model name Year introduced Screen size Screen area Resolution Ratio PPI Google Nexus 7 (2013) 2013 7″ 20.94 square inches (6.1″x3.4″)

Any tablets with WiDi? Yes!

Q. Are there any tablets with wireless display (WiDi) capability available out there? A. Yes! While they are relatively uncommon, the main Windows tablet with WiDi that I know of is the Samsung series 7 tablet: Samsung Series 7 XE700T1A-A02US 11.6-Inch Slate (128GB SSD)http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B006KYY1AU/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B006KYY1AU&linkCode=as2&tag=pixensity-20A lightweight slate computer with full PC capabilities running, the Samsung Series 7 Slate PC (model XE700T1A-A02US) offers all of the features of a full-sized laptop… There are plenty of Miracast capable tablets and phones out there

Tablet teardowns

Tablets are pretty awesome, but man can they be a pain to repair! Whereas a simple little notebook like the Acer AO722 requires removal of a SINGLE screw to access key components, something like the iPad mini is an exercise in frustration. With that being said, here is a pretty comprehensive look at tablet repairability. Featuring the good (Dell XPS 10, Kindle Fire) the bad (Surface RT) and the ugly (iPad 4, Surface Pro) among others. Very cool stuff and definitely worth taking a

How to delete Android apps from Google Play [can't do it yet]

google-play-my-android-apps-installed

I recently contacted Google with the following question: Hello, Is there any way to hide apps so they don’t show up in the “My Android Apps” listing on the Google Play website? Reason for asking: I really enjoye the Google Play website. However, I have purchased a lot of apps, and the “My Android Apps” listings are getting very cluttered. Since there are some apps which I never use anymore, I would like to hide those and clean things up

How to hide old Android devices in Google Play / Android Market? [ANSWERED]

Choose "Hidden in menus" then click "Update"

Q. Aloha, I have a number of Android devices now and some I have sold too. Whenever I download apps or do stuff in Google Play-used to be Android Market-I find that my old unused Android phones/tablets are still showing up It is getting cluttered and it bothers me. Do you know I can remove or get rid of those old devices in the Google Play site? Mahalo in advance. -Charlie S. A. Hi Charlie, great question! I think I

Tegra 3 Kal-El and buying a tablet (five cores!)

Android Tablet Tegra 3 Screenshot

Recently I came this close to buying an ASUS Transformer Android tablet (and of course the requisite keyboard dock with extra battery power). Likewise, my buddy John refrained from buying a tablet until he got an awesome deal on a 32GB HP TouchPad for $149. My mom even has an iPad 2. Not to mention the folks that got 16GB TouchPads for $99! It must be tablet-fever time… so why did I refrain from buying a Transformer tablet? One word.