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HiSense Q5 is a 10.5 inch Android tablet with an ePaper screen

This week Chinese device maker unveiled a new line of smartphones with color E Ink displays. But they’re not the company’s only new electronic devices. The Hisense Q5 is a 10.5 inch tablet with a grayscale display, an octa-core processor, and Android 10 software. It’s expected to be available in China on June 10 for […]

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Huawei launches MatePad 10.4 Android tablet for $270 and up (in China)

About two months after launching the Matepad Pro line of premium Android tablets (priced at $600 and up), Huawei is updating its mid-range tablet lineup with the new MatePad 10.4 tablet. As the name suggests, the new model has a 10.4 inch display. It also has a Huawei Kirin 810 octa-core processor, support for pen input, […]

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Vivaldi Mobile web browser for Android goes stable (Vivaldi 3.0 for desktop is also here)

Vivaldi is a web browser designed for folks who want to be able to customize the heck out of the tools they use to surf the web. The first version of Vivaldi for desktop computers was released in 2015, but the first public beta of Vivaldi Mobile for Android was released just last year. Now […]

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Paranoid Android returns with a stable Android 10 ROM

Once upon a time Paranoid Android was one of the most innovative custom ROMs for Android smartphones. Its developers added features for power users, and spent time rethinking Android’s navigation buttons, notifications, and other core features. But things have slowed down in recent years, and the last stable build of Paranoid Android was released in […]

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Google may require seamless updates for all phones that ship with Android 11

Google brought support for seamless updates to Android phones in 2016. In a nutshell this means that operating system updates can be downloaded and installed in the background, allowing you to update with relatively quick and simple reboot — and if anything goes wrong, your phone will just revert to the only version of the […]

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Google Tasks integration coming to Google Calendar for Android (probably)

I’ve been using Google Calendar on the web to confirm appointments, manage my to-do list, share my schedule with family, and generally keep organized for years. The Google Calendar Android app, on the other hand, has left a lot to be desired. So I’ve been a third-party app that syncs with Google Calendar, but offers […]

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Samsung’s new Galaxy Tab A 8.4 is a $280 Android tablet with 4G LTE

Samsung’s latest mid-range Android tablet features an 8.4 inch, 1920 x 1200 pixel display, an octa-core processor, 3GB of RAM, and 32GB of storage. The new Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.4″ (2020)isn’t exactly an iPad or Surface killer. But with a $280 price tag, it’s one of the most affordable options for folks looking for a […]