New startup is giving Android tablets to inmates

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Christopher Grewe is the founder and CEO of a new company called American Prison Data Systems, and he’s attempting to tackle one of the biggest problems the United States prison system faces. With one of the highest incarceration rates in the world, the US has tons of criminals in prison, which is why Grewe wants to do something to make prison a little more constructive in the hopes of reforming prisoners instead of turning them into lifelong criminals. Read more

HTC confirms it has stopped production of Nexus 9

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During Google I/O 2016, one notable subject that the company was silent on was the future of smartphones and tablets in its Nexus line. That was not unexpected despite the Nexus 9 tablet being pulled from the Google Store in late April. With a new report from HTC confirming they have ceased production of the tablet, that means Google currently has no tablet device available for purchase or ostensibly in the pipeline for a future release. Read more

Lenovo is working on an 18.4-inch tablet to compete with the ridiculous Galaxy View

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Remember the Galaxy View? Samsung announced the behemoth of a tablet late last year, then pretty much forgot about it and stopped reminding anyone that it existed. It was definitely a niche product, considering it had an 18.4-inch 1080p display that was too big to comfortably use as a tablet but still kind of small to use as a replacement TV.

Despite the relative lack of success of the Galaxy View, Lenovo is ready to throw their hat in the ring with their own massive tablet. According to a benchmark for a PB2-690N, it looks like Lenovo’s implementation will be better in some ways, but worse in others. Read more