Google killing its tablets in 2019 is as shortsighted as it was in 2016
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 22:00:10 +0000

Today, Google announced it was giving up on tablets... again. I have never been a cheerleader for Google's tablets. I have never been very happy with its primary tablet platform. And I found its first tablet in three years to be a fairly massive disappointment. So, you'd think the news today that Google is, once again, killing its tablet hardware division would be of little consequence to or face much disagreement from me.

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Samsung's new 128GB Galaxy Tab S5e is already $50 off ($430)
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 21:03:20 +0000

The Galaxy Tab S5e was originally announced earlier this year, and it arrived in the United States in April. It's Samsung's latest mid-range tablet, with a large AMOLED screen and a thin design, and now you can get the 128GB version for $429.99 — $50 off the original price.

This tablet has a Snapdragon 670 processor (the same found in the Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL), 6GB of RAM, 128GB of internal storage (with microSD card support), a USB Type-C port for charging, and support for both Wi-Fi 5/802.11ac and Bluetooth 5.0.

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Diminishing differentiation: Are all our gadgets making each other redundant?
Mon, 10 Jun 2019 16:08:40 +0000

There sure are a lot of gadgets around. Consumers today own laptops, desktops, tablets, televisions, e-readers, smartphones, smartwatches, smart speakers, smart displays, smart TVs, and smart everything-elses in myriad combinations. If you’re economically fortunate enough, you might own at least one of each of these categories of products, and for some categories, probably more than one.

As much as I delight in this abundance of gadgetry, sometimes I take a step back and think, isn’t this a bit much?

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Core m3 Pixel Slate now costs just $599, all models are $200 off
Sun, 26 May 2019 18:22:13 +0000

Google's first tablet in years, the Pixel Slate, got off to a rough start when it was released at the end of last year. It's the first Chrome OS tablet aimed squarely at consumers, but software issues were widespread especially on the lowest-end Celeron model. Thankfully, the software experience has improved quite a bit since then, and the Celeron Slate is currently MIA. Now you can get the Core M3, Core i5, and Core i7 models for $200 off the original prices at multiple retailers.

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