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.

Data use on your tablet

Data use on your tablet

One of the basics for Android tablets is that they connect to the Internet. While every tablet can connect via Wi-Fi, an increasing number of models are also able to connect via data networks. For those who have tablets that connect with data networks, you likely have a set amount of data each month, meaning you run the risk of exceeding this amount, which could prove costly.

Google introduce new productivity apps

Google introduce new productivity apps

Because tablets are so highly mobile they allow business users to connect with the office from anywhere where there is an Internet connection. Without doubt, many of these Android tablet owners are also using Google Drive as their main document creation tool.