Canadian carrier Fido is apparently the first one to release this update to these 8-inch Android slates that arrived back in May 2016, carrying Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on board.
Archos to release Kodak-branded tablets soon
This French maker of affordable Android devices has been selected by Kodak as a brand licensee for the European market and the first Archos-made Kodak tablets are expected to become available by the end of May 2017.
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New leaks detail Qualcomm Snapdragon 630, 635, and 660 mid-range SoCs
The Snapdragon 630, 635, and 660 will succeed the Snapdragon 625, 626, and 653, respectively, with supposed launch dates before the end of the year.
Chuwi Hi13 convertible coming next week for $369 USD
Although it comes with a slower processor and lacks dedicated graphics, this Chinese convertible features a 13.5-inch display with 3,000X2,000 pixels and pen input, 4 GB RAM, and 64 GB internal storage.
Apple will once again fight to kill "right to repair" legislation: Source
Fujitsu announces Lifebook P727, T937, and Stylistic R727 with Kaby Lake
The 12.5-inch P727 and 13.3-inch T937 convertibles and 12.5-inch R727 detachable will all launch later this month for starting prices between 1100 and 1400 Euros.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 with Android 7.0 hits Geekbench
Not long after grabbing its WiFi certification, the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 with Android 7.0 Nougat on board hits Geekbench. However, Samsung still has to launch the official Nougat firmware for this tablet and its siblings.
T-Mobile offers free Samsung Galaxy Tab E slates
The "Tablet on Us" promotion offers the Samsung Galaxy Tab E for free to T-Mobile One subscribers, as well as to those who sign up for any mobile plan with 6 GB of data or more.
Lenovo Miix 320 Windows convertible leaks online
This Intel Atom x5-driven 10.1-inch convertible has been recently spotted on a few Lenovo websites, the pages showing it being removed in the meantime. Its official launch is expected to occur by the end of the month.
Samsung Galaxy TabPro S2 specs surface online
The upcoming Galaxy TabPro S successor has been spotted at FCC earlier this week, and the latest leak reveals a Quad HD AMOLED display, a Kaby Lake processor, 4 GB RAM, and 128 GB internal storage.
Lollipop remains the most active Android version
With Froyo finally out of the picture and Nougat still struggling around 1 percent, Android Lollipop continues to dominate the market, closely followed by Marshmallow, each with a share of over 30 percent.
Nintendo Switch to lack a web browser and video streaming support
Although the Wii U browser is quite capable, the Nintendo Switch will not have such an app at launch, confirms the company's CEO. Sadly, this hybrid console will not offer support for video streaming apps, either.
Cube's upcoming i35 notebook sports a 3000 x 2000 resolution screen
The Cube i35 will have a high-res screen but low-powered processor. Intel's Core M3-7Y30 CPU sits at the heart of the thin-and-light but may not be enough to power the dense display.
Cyanogen, Inc. might be renamed to Andrasta
Cyanogen Inc. may be rebranding itself as Andrasta in order to separate future operations from the Cyanogen name.
Lenovo Yoga A12 now official
Not long after surfacing on Amazon, this 12.2-inch convertible tablet with Android onboard is finally official. Its highlights include the Intel Atom x5 processor, two Dolby Atmos speakers, and a Halo touchscreen keyboard.
Samsung SM-T378 gets its WiFi certification
The new tablet that surfaced on the website of the WiFi Alliance might be related to the Galaxy Tab S3, but nothing is official yet. No less than four versions of this slate have been certified, so we will most likely see them arise at MWC 2017.
Mozilla eliminates Firefox OS development team
After discontinuing Firefox OS in September, Mozilla has now disbanded the development team and will be laying off 50 employees.
Barnes & Noble issues recall on NOOK Tablet 7 power adapters
Due to problems with the charger casing falling apart, Barnes & Noble has issued a recall. Affected users that send in their power adapters will receive a new charger and a $5 gift card.
Nintendo Switch online access to cost less than $2.5 USD a month
According to Nintendo's president, the online play for the Switch hybrid gaming console does not come for free. However, it is around two times cheaper than Playstation Plus and Xbox Live Gold.
Mobile gaming revenue now makes more than the global box office
Gaming leaders such as Nintendo and Activision-Blizzard have already recognized the vast potential of this market and are trying to grab a piece of the pie. Mobile gaming now accounts for half of the global digital games market.
Lenovo Tab3 8 Plus full spec details are out
Though news of this device dates back to last September, we're finally getting more information about Lenovo's next Android tablet. Almost everything you wanted to know about the Tab3 8 Plus is now available online.
Plex acquires news streaming service Watchup
The media streaming service Plex will bring reliable news streaming into the mix with the acquisition of Watchup.
Nintendo expected to sell 12 million Switch consoles in Japan
A study that appears overly optimistic at this stage shows that almost 11 percent of Japan's population will buy the Nintendo Switch console, which means over 12 million units.
No more Nougat updates for Nexus 6 and Nexus 9
Although the Nexus 6 phone and Nexus 9 tablet will no longer get Android updates since Google has confirmed that Android 7.1.2 would not reach them, these devices will continue to get security patches.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 arrives at FCC
The WiFi only SM-T820 model and the 4G LTE-capable SM-T825 surfaced on FCC, but the launch date of the Galaxy Tab S3 surfaced online. Reports from South Korea reveal that Samsung plans to unveil it on February 26 at MWC.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 with Nougat gets its WiFi certification
Two months after Samsung begun the work on the Nougat firmware for this slate, the Galaxy Tab S2 with Android 7.0 on board finally receives its WiFi certification, so the update should arrive soon.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 hits GFXBench
The device that surfaced on GFXBench had Android 7.0 "Samsung Edition" on board, as well as a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, 3 GB RAM, 32 GB internal storage,and a 9.7-inch multitouch display with 2,048X1,536 pixels.
Microsoft apparently working on a light Windows 10 version
This unconfirmed Windows 10 variant is expected to target lightweight devices similar to the Surface RT. As rumors claim, the new operating system could be the desktop Windows 10 Cloud with CShell modularity.
Nokia's Snapdragon 835-driven flagship rumored to be a tablet
The upcoming tablet is expected to offer the impressive 4K resolution, next to the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, 4 GB RAM, 64 GB internal storage, and Android 7.0 Nougat on top.
Sony could launch five devices next month
One of these five devices could be the Xperia XZ2, a top-of-the-line handset with a 5.5-inch 4K display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, 6 GB RAM, and the new Sony IMX400 sensor powering the main camera.
A new Windows tablet by Samsung gets certified
The upcoming 10-incher might debut as the Galaxy TabPro S2, no less than four different models being expected to hit the market. For now, they have only received the WiFi certifications.
Classic adventure game Myst now available on Android
The venerable PC adventure game finally comes to Android devices for an immersive gaming experience on the go.
Asus ZenPad 3S 10 LTE now official
This 9.7-inch slate has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 processor inside, next to 4 GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage. Thanks to its 2K display and surround sound, it provides an excellent multimedia experience.
Apple releases iOS 10.2.1
While this new update does not come with any new features, iOS 10.2.1 is not a minor refresh, either. Apple's latest update of its mobile operating system protects against a few severe vulnerabilities, and it is highly recommended to install it as soon as possible.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 specs leak online
The specs of the upcoming Tab S3 tablet with model numbers SM-T820 and SM-T825 have recently surfaced on Weibo. These specs include the Exynos 7420 processor, next to 4 GB RAM and UFS 2.0 internal storage.
WinkPax G1 Nintendo Switch alternative is already up for sale
This 8-inch "3 in 1 phablet" comes only with Android 5.1, but offers 4G connectivity via a micro SIM card, HDMI output, and has a foldable/detachable/adaptable controller with two joysticks, one D-pad, and four action buttons.
Apple sues Qualcomm for nearly $1 billion
Qualcomm is embroiled once again in allegations of excessive licensing fees that allegedly discourage innovation and make consumers pay higher prices for their phones and tablets.
Nokia's 18.4-inch tablet hits GFXBench
This huge tablet promises to be more powerful than the Samsung Galaxy View, the benchmark database revealing a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, 4 GB RAM, 64 GB internal storage, all with Android Nougat on top.
Apple has three new tablets coming in latter half of 2017
The new tablets are still in the planning phase and aren't expected to release until the latter half of 2017. Still no word on the fate of the iPad Mini, however.
Samsung reveals list of devices in line for Nougat
In addition to the Galaxy S7 lineup that has just received Android 7.0, Samsung plans to deliver this update to a pretty long list of devices, including the Galaxy Tab S2, Galaxy S3, Galaxy Note 5, and a few others. The list is not final, so more Samsung products could get the update in the second half of 2017.
Windows 10 shell update will help close the gap between Windows PCs and phones
Microsoft is allegedly planning on integrating the Windows 10 UIs for PC, mobile, Xbox, and convertibles into one "Composable Shell", allowing for a truly universal Windows OS.
Nvidia Shield Tablet to get Android Nougat soon
NVIDIA has just confirmed that both the Shield Tablet and its improved sibling simply known as Shield Tablet K1 will receive the long-awaited Android 7.0 software update "in a few weeks."
Fujitsu working on a 6-inch Windows 10 Pro device
The 6-inch phablet/tablet will launch as "ARROWS Tab V567/P," but will only be available in Japanese. Its technical specs are not public yet, but considering the price around $1,300 USD, a high-end Intel processor would not be a surprise.
Nokia might be working on foldable devices
Nokia seems to be back in the game on all fronts, including the apparently next big thing in the industry, namely foldable devices. At MWC, the company is expected to unveil quite a few new products and prototypes, including virtual reality devices, smart wearables, and more.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Convertibles
January 2017 update. Here you will find the best convertibles reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top models is regularly updated, maintained and commented on and should assist in purchase decisions.
Huawei MediaPad T3 gets its WiFi certification
The slate that surfaced online and appears to be the MediaPad T3 (not confirmed yet by Huawei). The MediaPad T2 lineup consists of three models that feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor, 3 GB RAM, and a 7-inch or 10-inch touchscreen display.
What Microsoft's foldable device patent could mean for the Surface Phone
A recently-approved patent suggests that the company may be looking into foldable screens for their next device, which many expect to be the Surface Phone. If so, the Surface Phone may not be a smartphone in the usual sense.
LG has designs for foldable phone-tablet hybrid
LG, Samsung, Nokia and Microsoft are exploring various foldable phone concepts that could hit the market as early as Q3 2017. The race is on.
Microsoft patents a foldable device
The patent of the Redmond giant describes what appears to be a foldable tablet with a flexible hinge, a design similar to those previously spotted in patents belonging to Samsung, LG, and Apple.
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