Lilbits 400: Google’s problematic auto-policing of the Play Store and Chrome Web Store

Google has a long history of using computers to do thing that… quite honestly could probably be done better by humans. But it’s easier to scale an algorithm than it is to hire more people. And that leads to situations where an algorithm makes an obviously wrong decision that stays in place until a human […]

Walmart’s cheap Onn tablets are hackable (root, recovery & more)

This year Walmart launched a line of cheap Android tablets that sell for $50 to $100. While Walmart’s Onn tablets aren’t exactly high-performance devices, they do have one thing that helps set them apart from Amazon’s cheap line of Fire tablets — the Onn tablets run near-stock Android software with the Google Play Store and […]

Walmart launches a line of cheap Android tablets (priced $100 or lower)

As the largest retailer in the United States, Walmart already sells a lot of tablets including iPads, Windows tablets, and Android devices. But now Walmart is starting to sell its own line of cheap Android tablets. You can pick up one of the retailer’s onn-branded tablets for around $100 or less from Walmart.com. As expected, […]