Tablets Archive

Google Keyboard

Using keyboards on Android devices, especially phones, can be a problem for many. Virtual keys are small and hard to hit precisely and we all know the frustration of typing a text message only to look up and see that someone (not me!) has been typing all sorts of gibberish – which is even more

Acer Iconia A1-810 Review

Competition is great isn’t it? As soon as Apple releases their iPad Mini and Google updates the Nexus 7,  Acer brings out a more competitively priced 7.9″ tablet to compete in the rapidly growing 7″ tablet market. Acer Iconia tablets have been around for a while, usually at the higher end of the market and

ASUS Nexus 7 Review

After my review of the Huawei Y300 phone I was kindly offered the use of a Nexus 7 for a couple of weeks so jumped at the chance of reviewing this excellent 7″ tablet. Please note that this review is of the original Nexus 7 released early 2012 (late 2012 in Australia) not the new

Chinese Tablets – Worth Buying?

My review of the Huawei phone was well received, so here’s my report on Chinese Android tablets from experience gained with three different brands over the past couple of years. Note that I’m talking about Chinese made but not well known tablets rather than more the well known brands that happen to be manufactured in


Why leave your tablet sitting in a drawer when you have a high resolution screen which is just perfect to display your favourite photos? Instead of using a dedicated digital photo frame all you need is a stand for your tablet. There are many tablet covers with stands available – I bought one for my

Firefox for Android

All smartphones and tablets come with a web browser but many users, me included, want their browsing experience to be as close to what they get on their desktop or notebook PCs. There are obvious limitations – screen size and some technologies unsupported on their particular device like Flash – when using an Android phone or
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