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How not to market your cheap Android tablet

I spotted an eye-catching press release today with a headline proclaiming that a “Three-in-One Product, Android Mini Laptop Netbook eBook” is now available for purchase from DinoDirect. I was intrigued… until I figured out that the $99.99 device isn’t a laptop at all. The so-called “7 inch Android 3G Mini Laptop Netbook E-Book” is actually […]

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Maylong M-150 tablet reviewed, found to have limited use (as a computer)

A few weeks ago Walgreens started selling a $100 tablet called the Maylong M-150. While some users have figured out how to do a little hacking, install custom ROMs, and make other modifications, it turns out that the out-of-the-box user experience is pretty awful. At least that’s the gist of a review from Ars Technica. […]