Amazon’s Fire tablets are incredibly popular for one reason: they are cheaper than most of the competition. The catch is that most models compromise on performance to an extreme degree, typically with low-power processors and a shortage of memory. Most mobile applications, especially games, don’t fare as well on Fire tablets as they do on modern smartphones.
However, there are a few ways you can speed up a Fire tablet. We’re not miracle workers, and these steps won’t turn your tablet into a high-end device, but there’s a good chance you’ll see a noticeable difference in performance afterwards. Read More
If you don’t want to deal with sideloading the Play Store on an Amazon Fire tablet, Samsung’s budget Tab A devices are decent alternatives with all of Google’s services preinstalled. Now you can get an open-box version of the 2019 Galaxy Tab A 8″ for just $99.99, a savings of roughly $50 from the usual new price.
This tablet has a Snapdragon 429 processor, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage, a 1280×800 IPS display, and Android 9 Pie. Read More
The success of Chrome OS is thanks to the cheap Chromebooks that sell en masse, not the high-end models. At CES 2020 this week, we got a chance to spend some time with the Lenovo IdeaPad Duet, a Chrome OS tablet that ticks pretty much all of the boxes.
Chrome OS tablets are a great idea, but so far, none of the hardware has been able to strike the right chord. Today, Lenovo is revealing the Ideapad Duet Chromebook, a Chrome OS tablet that starts at $279 and seems to get a whole lot right.