The ASUS Transformer All in One P1801 is the next step in home desktop PCs and tablets both. How? The monitor doubles as a detachable Android tablet while still allowing you to use the base (in conjunction with another HDMI inputted device) for computing as usual and maintaining a small desktop footprint. Plug-In had the chance to unwrap the P1801 and we have a video ready to show you some of the ins and outs of this innovative piece of hardware.
Blogs have developed into one of the more compelling content publishing platforms of the digital age. One of the tools that has helped to make blogs so popular is the RSS feed. And when it comes to RSS readers, Google Reader has been tops since 2005. So what to do now that Google has announced that it’s killing off Google Reader, effective July 1, 2013? No worries, blogs aren’t going anywhere, RSS isn’t going anywhere and there are plenty of alternatives to Google Reader available.
With the success of smaller tablets like Apple’s iPad Mini and the Google Nexus 7, it was only a matter of time before Samsung brought out a new model to take on the competition. Positioned between it’s Galaxy Note 2 “phablet” and the full-sized Galaxy Note 10.1, the new Galaxy Note 8.0 is coming soon to Best Buy stores. Featuring the innovative S Pen, a range of built-in apps including Peel’s “Smart Remote” for TV control and running Android 4.1 (Jellybean), the Galaxy Note 8.0 is bound to heat up the battle in the hot, 8-inch tablet market.
Mobile and Tablet Gaming have become widely successful in drawing in new, and even stealing away some traditional console and PC gamers. But if you're interested in gaming more on a tablet, and are in the market for one, what are the various networks in which you can get involved, and which have the best games for your taste?
Whether you’ve chosen a Windows PC, a Mac, a desktop system or a notebook, you should be taking advantage of the cloud. Think of all the files you have sitting on your computer, tablet or smartphone right now: movies, music, photos, documents, spreadsheets —you name it. There are probably thousands of them. The cloud isn’t just the easiest and cheapest way to back up all these files, it’s also the way to share them or access them from other computers.
Anyone who has a tablet knows how addicting it can be, and I’m not talking about just playing Angry Birds. Want to rent an HD movie? Pick up your tablet, give it a few taps, and then grab the popcorn. Need to do some quick shopping while on the go? Just open up your favourite site and fill up your cart.
But tablets can do so much more than just watching movies and shopping. Because I’ve had a tablet in my collection of gadgets for 2 years, I know a thing or two about optimizing it so it does everything I thought it would (and a few things I had no idea it could!)
If you’ve had a few days to play with your new Android tablet, you’ve probably already figured out the navigation —one of the cool things about these devices is how easy it is to get the hang of the intuitive, gesture-based controls. There’s more than just swiping and tapping, though. Here are some Android basics to make sure you get the most from your tablet experience.
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Shopping for a teenager this year? Mine just turned 14 (two days ago to be exact) and it doesn’t seem to be getting any easier when it comes to getting the right gift to keep her happy. It’s always a difficult task to keep up with the latest trends and find something that won’t make its way to the return desk, or worse…shoved at the back of a desk drawer in a wasteland of crumpled paper.
Thankfully, I’ve noticed a trend over the past year…teenagers seem to love gadgets. With all of the time they spend glued to their phones instant messaging, texting and watching YouTube videos, it’s the ‘new’ way to stay connected with friends. Remember when chatting on the phone was cool for teenagers? Those days seem to be long gone with Skype and Facetime…feeling old yet?
Every November, parents begin to enter their annual holiday panic mode. What do their kids want this year? Making the right choice can mean all the difference between a good holiday and the best holiday ever.
Google has this great knack for innovating in ways that you would never expect. When Google Earth and Google Street View came out – I would have never thought these were possible at the world-wide scale that they delivered them. Well Google Translate is another one of those apps that just doesn’t seem possible at the scale that they have made this work.
Google translate is a must-have if you are traveling to countries that speak a language that you can’t. I recently was in Europe and found it extremely useful in helping with restaurant menus, street signs and directions, groceries, and a myriad of other situations.
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