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Xiaomi Pad 6 Max enters the big tablet fray with 14-inch display and Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor

Xiaomi has announced a new addition to its tablet lineup: the Pad 6 Max. It’s the company’s biggest tablet yet with a 14-inch display. That’s more than an inch larger than Apple’s largest iPad Pro model, and puts it in the same territory as the Samsung Tab S9 Ultra and Lenovo Tab Extreme. It’s not […]

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You can pre-order the OnePlus Pad for $99 but there’s one slight catch

OnePlus announced its first tablet, the OnePlus Pad, back in February. You can now secure one for yourself as long as you’re willing to fork over a $99 deposit and you’re comfortable not knowing how much it’s ultimately going to cost you when it ships. Even stranger is the fact that OnePlus has published the […]

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Lilbits: Pixel Tablet leaked, Mac Pro delayed, and sideloading apps on the Amazon Echo Show 15

Google’s upcoming Pixel Tablet is set to launch next year and while the company hasn’t officially told us much about it yet, details have been leaking for a while. Now a prototype of the Pixel Tablet has shown up on Facebook Marketplace, giving us an even better idea of what to expect. In other recent […]

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Lilbits: iPadOS 16 could be delayed to make sure Stage Manager multitasking actually works

While budget tablets like Amazon’s Fire line of devices are probably best used for media consumption, companies have been positioning higher-priced tablets as productivity machines for years. Microsoft’s Surface tablets were originally pitched as tablets that can replace your PC. And Apple keeps adding features to its iPad and iPad Pro lineup that blur the […]

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Honor Tablet 8 has a 12 inch display and eight speakers (launching in China for $220 and up)

Chinese phone maker Honor’s latest Android device isn’t a phone at all, but a mid-range tablet with a few unusual features… like way more speakers than you’d expect to find in a tablet. The Honor Tablet 8 is up for pre-order in China today and should begin shipping in about a week. It has a 12 inch […]

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Apple’s new iPad Air is (almost) a cheaper iPad Pro for $599 and up

The lines between Apple’s iPad Pro and iPad Air are getting blurrier. The new 2022 iPad Air is a thin and light tablet that’s almost exactly the same size as the 11 inch iPad Pro and which has the same processor, the same 12MP front-facing camera, and the same support for a 2nd-gen Apple Pencil […]

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Lilbits: Pixel 6a confirmed (sort of), USB-C charging comes to power tools, and Face ID works with face masks now

Google’s next smartphone is expected to be a cheaper version of the Pixel 6, featuring the same Google Tensor processor, but an older, less powerful camera system. Google hasn’t officially confirmed that the Pixel 6a is real yet… but it’s come pretty close with a mention of the unannounced phone spotted in a coloring book […]

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Lilbits: Samsung Galaxy Tab S8, Fanless Tiger Lake mini PCs, and iSIM could eventually supplant eSIM technlogy

Once upon a time you needed a physical SIM card in your phone to connect to cellular networks. Then came eSIMs, which were built into a chip pre-installed on the phone. Soon you may not even need a separate chip, thanks to iSIM technology that Qualcomm and partners are starting to demonstrate. In other recent […]