Portability has been the calling card in the realm of gadgets for the longest time now. There was a time when users could not trust a laptop to replicate the efficiency of chunky desktop PCs. However, not only did the laptop debunk that myth by more than matching up to a traditional PC’s functionality but it also shifted the focus to svelte devices, biting off a substantial chunk of PC sales. The trend seems to be coming a full circle now, with more and more people considering replacing the now mainstream laptop with sleeker, more compact tablets.
There are a few glitches though – not everyone is a fan of on-screen keyboards and transferring data via Bluetooth isn’t always [...]
Tablets have been in a precarious spot for quite some time now. With our smartphones becoming smarter, sleeker and more powerful by the day, fewer people feel the need to add a tablet to their gadget kitty for supplementing their computing need. Those who do, have one clear requirement – the tablet should be powerful enough to take care of all their everyday entertainment and work-related requirements and yet portable enough to be carried around with ease and operated on the go. Apple has remained the undisputed king of tablets. Even so, there is a wide segment of buyers who are more inclined toward tablets using the Android platform. The reasons can vary from not being a fan of [...]
The concept of tablets with 7-inch screens was brought into the mainstream by the iconic Nexus 7. Until then, the devices in this category were few and far between and the ones that existed were struggling to earn a spot for themselves. It was the Nexus 7 that gained huge traction on account of the powerful features it packed in a compact design and at an affordable price, making this genre of tablets appealing to buyers.
Sadly, the Nexus 7 is now dead but while it lasted it did its bit in giving the 7-inch tablet market a much-needed push. Over the past few years, the marketplace has seen an influx of tablets that not just match but exceed the performance and specs of Nexus [...]
Using dedicated GPS devices for navigation is passé because it just does not make sense to invest in one and then pay for map updates every year when you have excellent, well-rounded Android tablets with built-in GPS feature that not only assist you with your navigation needs but also comes with a host of other features for your other tech-based requirements. When you choose an Android tablet with GPS, you get the benefit of accessing maps on a larger screen, besides using your device to browse the internet, check emails, play games, maintain to-do lists and calendar entries, and much more.
However, it is important to understand that any tablet that comes with a built-in GPS [...]
Everyone who draws knows that the process to the final design goes through a lot of mistakes and drafts, which means using up a lot of paper and also losing a lot of precious rough sketches in the process. And so, most people who draw have also at some point wished for a virtual alternative. That wish has actualized with the entry of graphics tablets and tablet PCs dedicated to drawing. However, drawing on a tablet or a tablet PC is very different from drawing on paper, it comes with a learning curve, and takes quite a bit of getting used to. But once you get there, the ease and functionalities of these tablet PCs for drawing are unmatched.What to Look for in a Tablet PC for [...]
For as long as drawing tablets have been around they have been looked at as an empowering tool fuelling the creative genius of artists by offering a digital extension to make their creations come alive. Many serious artists and creators swear by the proficiency of these specially designed drawing tablets in adding more versatility to various art forms. However, so far, there has been a big gaping hole in this segment as far as value for money is concerned. The advanced variants that allow you to create right on the tablet screen are steeply priced, whereas the affordable variants come with a cumbersome process of making creations come alive on a [...]