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Deals of the Day (3-20-2014)

There was a time when we got excited about tablets that sold for less than $150. Now you can pick up an Android tablet for the price of hardcover book. No seriously. Newegg is selling a refurbished Android tablet for just $25. It’s a pretty lousy tablet, with Android 2.3 software, a single-core CPU, a 7 […]

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Coby is under new management, existing warranties are in the trash bin

Budget consumer electronics company Coby has been making everything from MP3 players to tablets to TVs for over 20 years. But apparently the company fell on hard times this summer, and the Gordon Brothers Group acquired all of Coby’s assets including its inventory, name, and intellectual property in August. Gordon Brothers did not, however, assume […]

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Coby introduces an $81 Android mini-tablet with a 4.3 inch screen

Most of the tablets Coby is introducing this year feature ARM Cortex-A9 processors and support for the Google Play Store, suggesting that Coby’s cheap tablets are starting to bridge the performance gap with higher-end tablets from Asus, Samsung and others. And then there’s the Coby MID4331. It sell for just $81 and lacks Google Certification, which […]

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Coby’s Google-certified 8 and 10 inch tablets coming in March for $180 and up

Coby has been selling Android tablets for a few years, but the company’s 2013 line of tablets are the first to feature the Google Play store and other Google apps including Google Maps, Gmail, and YouTube. The Coby MID7035 tablet with a 7 inch screen is already available for $139. Starting in March you’ll also […]

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Coby’s MID7065 7 inch Android tablet now available for $139

Coby’s latest 7 inch tablet is one of the first models from the first Google Certified devices from the company. In other words, the Coby MID7065 ships with the Google Play Store, Gmail, Google Maps, and other Google software preloaded. The tablet is now available for $139 from retailers including J&R and Adorama. The Coby […]

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Hands-on with Coby’s 2013 tablet lineup

Coby plans to start shipping its first Android tablets featuring the Google Play Store in the next few months. Up until recently the company’s low-cost tablets weren’t officially Google certified devices, so they shipped with third party app stores such as GetJar instead of Google’s store which offers access to hundreds of thousands of apps. […]

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Coby introduces MID7065 $150 Google Play-certified tablet

Coby is introducing its first Google Certified Android tablet. The Coby MID7065 is a 7 inch tablet with a dual-core processor, Android 4.0 software, and full access to the Google Play Store. Earlier Coby tablets instead shipped with the GetJar app store. The Coby MID7065 should be available in the first quarter of 2013 for […]

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Coby has new 7, 8, 10 inch tablets in the pipeline

Coby is apparently readying a whole new line of next-generation Android tablets. Last month new 7 and 10 inch tablets from the budget electronics company showed up at the FCC. This week an 8 inch model followed suit. All of the new tablets appear to be powered by dual core Amlogic AM8726-MX ARM Cortex-A9 processors. […]

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Coby MID7060 7 inch tablet in the works

Coby’s Kyros MID1060 isn’t the company’s only new Android 4.0 tablet. A 7 inch model called the Coby Kyros MID7060 also showed up at the FCC website this week. The tablet has a 7 inch, 1024 x 600 pixel capacitive touchscreen display and a 1 GHz ARM Cortex-A9 processor. While the user manual doesn’t specify the processor, […]