Pay attention, Nexus 9 owners! The tablet is currently seeing a software update appear that brings with it…. Android 5.0.2. Oh, you probably thought that Google was finally delivering Android 5.1. Nope, not today.
Google says that performance is improved and bugs have been squashed with this update.
Sony has just announced that it is pushing out an update to its Xperia Z2 and Z3 ranges of smartphones and tablets, bringing a variety of bugfixes and tweaks with it whilst keeping the devices on Android 5.0. We have the changelog after the break. Read more
It was only a couple of weeks ago that Samsung began rolling out the Android 5.0 update to the WiFi variant of the Galaxy Tab S 8.4, and now we have news that the LTE version is also receiving some Lollipop goodness, in Hong Kong of all places. Read more
Samsung’s successor to their Tab S line is expected to be announced in June and will be dubbed as the Galaxy Tab S2 (Tab S2 8.0 and Tab S2 9.7 respectively). There will be a total of 4 variants of their new Tab S2, with the 8.0 and 9.7 each receiving both a W-Fi only version and an LTE version. Samsung is expected to ship these new tablets to various countries including the US, Canada, several European markets, China, Latin America, Hong Kong, Korea, and India. As for specs, here’s what you can expect:
Now through May 16, Best Buy will be running a promotion to lower the price of the new Samsung Galaxy Tab A. Simply trade in any working tablet and the electronics retailer will hand over a $50 coupon for the device and a $50 gift card.
This deal means that you can purchase the Galaxy Tab A for $100 less than normal. Pricing without any discount starts at $229 for the 8-inch model and reaches $299 for the 9.7-inch model.
[Samsung Galaxy Tab A – Best Buy]
Google has released factory images for the latest version of Android for both (WiFi only) versions of the Nexus 7 and the Nexus 10. The image brings the tablets up to Android 5.1.1, bringing a few bug fixes and performance enhancements, but no new features, unfortunately. The OTA updates for these tablets should start hitting devices relatively soon. Read more
The Google Nexus 10 is possibly the longest supported Nexus device in recent memory. The tablet has been one of the first Nexus tablets to receive the latest updates, despite the fact that it’s over two years old in the tablet industry now. And now, Google has reiterated that yet again by rolling out the Android 5.1.1 update to the device. Read more
In recent weeks, we’ve seen confirmations of Samsung’s Galaxy Tab A becoming available soon in both Europe and the US, and now the S Pen equipped version of the 9.7-inch tablet has gone on sale in Korea. We have the pricing and specifications after the break.
Choosing the perfect weather app to suit your specific needs is a subjective topic, some of us want or need up-to-the-minute updates while some are satisfied with a basic overview of the day’s forecast. A weather app that can fulfil both these requirements is The Weather Channel app which has just received an update that brings a couple of new features. Read more
If you’re in the market for a new tablet you may want to check out eBay or Best Buy. Currently they both have the 16GB Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5-inch WiFi tablet on sale for $120 cheaper than they normally are. That’s right instead of $359.99 you’ll get the tablet for $239.99. However there’s just one small detail you’ll need to know. Read more