7 essential Android tablet apps

7 essential Android tablet apps

Whether you’ve just purchased a new Android tablet or already have one, finding and installing the right applications is one of the most important decisions you need to make as a tablet user. But with the Google Play Store and its plethora of options, choosing a set of apps for your device can be overwhelming.

Amazon launches a new tablet – for $50

Amazon launches a new tablet – for $50

The advantages to businesses of putting tablets to use in the office can be huge – not least because of the mobility and flexibility enjoyed by being able to work from anywhere with an internet connection. Yet the cost of equipping an office full of staff with tablets can be prohibitive, at least until now.

Unveiling Nexus 9

Unveiling Nexus 9

It’s been nearly five years since the very first Nexus was released; and now Google rolls out its latest tablet, the Nexus 9. With a much anticipated new Android OS, the Android 5.0 Lollipop, many are wondering if our first taste of it will be as sweet as it sounds, and if features in the Nexus 9 are worth the excitement.

Greater support for Google Now on Android

Greater support for Google Now on Android

Google Now just got better – the app, which acts as a digital assistant akin to Apple’s Siri for iOS devices and Cortana on Windows Phone, now benefits from further support on Android tablets. Google has added a further 70 cards from third-party apps, which brings the total number to more than 100 and makes for an even richer overall experience for Android tablet users of Google Now.

Transforming your Android Tablet into a robot

Transforming your Android Tablet into a robot

What if you could be in two places at once? On that beach chair in the Bahamas and at an office meeting in Indiana simultaneously? Sound too good to be true? Maybe not. Telepresence robots are making this scenario more likely than you think. And with the power of the Android tablet, the future may be just around the corner.

Finding the best Android tablet gift

Finding the best Android tablet gift

With the festive season just round the corner, many of us are looking for the right gifts to give. Android tablets will undoubtedly be a popular present this year, as they have been in recent years. The question is: How do you find the right tablet to give as a gift? Here are some factors to consider when you set out to find the best device.

Android 5.0’s 3 major security features

Android 5.0’s 3 major security features

With the upcoming release of Android 5.0 Lollipop, there will be a subsequent release of new tablets and devices running the operating system (OS). Many of these users are likely to be business users who need increased security. In an effort to ensure that the next version of Android is indeed more secure, Google has included a number of security updates and features.

Hangouts updated look and feature

Hangouts updated look and feature

On your Android tablet you likely have a number of messaging apps installed. One of the more common is Google Hangouts, which allows for cross-platform messaging, chatting, and even calling. In recent months, the app has been updated to not only increase usability and looks, but also implement new calling features.

A brief look at Google Work

A brief look at Google Work

Android is steadily gaining popularity with business users around the world. One issue many holdouts have with the system however is that it’s often too open to be completely managed by the office, or it’s too open to ensure security. In an effort to increase usability for businesses, Google has announced a new feature – Android Work – which will have a number of work-specific features.

Android tablets in the office

Android tablets in the office

The tablet is easily one of the most indispensable devices for many business managers and owners. These highly mobile devices allow you to stay in touch with the office and also work without having to lug around a heavy or bulky laptop. Because of this, many businesses are looking to integrate tablets, especially Android tablets.