While Android fragmentation is still a thing, even for security updates, Google is trying to calm things down and create a level playing field for manufacturers.
Android Tablets: Reviews, News, Features, Apps & Specs
Samsung’s big day at the MWC is here, and with it, the announcement of the Galaxy Tab S3. The tablet is a bit of a shift from the conventional Galaxy Tab S devices, in that it comes with an S Pen stylus on board. Previously, this was only limited to the larger Galaxy Note tablets as well as the phablets.
The Barnes and Noble NOOK Tablet 7 made its way through the FCC in October, where it was revealed the new tablet could possibly support Google’s Play Services.
Barnes and Noble effectively optioned off its efforts to build tablets awhile back, opting to instead slap the Nook branding on other tablets, like those from Samsung.
Dell has confirmed to PCWorld that it will discontinue its Venue line of Android tablets. It will also stop releasing software updates for all of its current Venue tablets — a move that is bound to leave a bad taste in the mouth of many Dell Venue tablet owners.
Nvidia’s SHIELD tablets are great budget gaming tablets, which pack in plenty of horsepower. While they have not exactly sold in millions, they have sold enough for the company to continue releasing a new model every year. This is despite the company having to issue a recall of the tablet in early 2015 due to faulty battery that posed a potential fire hazard.
Every month, Google typically releases its Android distribution numbers to show where the platform and its various versions stand.
The Pixel team over at Google took to Reddit last night to answer questions from Redditors about the tablet, its future, Android N, and more.