10 things you should know about android tablets

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This is an overview and introduction to the Android ecosystem.


  • 1.[10] things to know about Android Tablets John LeMasney, lemasney@gmail.com http://lemasney.com

2. 1. Android versus ChromeOS Android Is for Touch, Chrome OS Is for Keyboards "That's a rather simplified expression of the bigger picture, but ultimately, Google sees Chrome OS as the operating system for traditional computers, such as PCs, netbooks and laptops, which may include touch interfaces but always include keyboards; and the company sees Android as an operating system best suited to mobile devices, which may include keyboards but almost always include touch interfaces." Address : Pixel Google announces Chromebook Pixel: a premium Chrome OS laptop ships next week for $1299 Cotton Candy Cstick http://www.fxitech.com 3. 2. Play store From the desktop (Play Store) From your tablet backup and restore (AppBrain) 4. 3. Navigation, Folders making a shortcut making a folder moving applications deleting shortcuts 5. 4. Keyboards and Voice to Text Default Android keyboard Swiftkey with flow Majel 6. 5. Customized interfaces Adding a widget expanding a widget removing a widget replacement launchers (Nova Launcher) replacement keyboards (SwiftKey) backgrounds tasker 7. 6. Google Services Drive Calendar Gmail Play ecology Plus (photo, messenger, hangouts) Maps Local Music 8. 7. Google Now http://www.google.com/landing/now/ cards widgets awareness 9. 8. Sharing to other apps Flipboard Feedly Sharing... 10. 9. Notifications Bar Email expansion Application notifications weather social media sensors Quick Settings palette 11. 10. Specifications Price: The Nexus 7 has an MSRP of $199, which is 53.6% less than the average for all Tablets. Camera: Additionally, the Nexus 7 has a front camera with a 1.2 megapixel image sensor. The Nexus 7 is photo friendly and includes the following camera features: Front Facing Camera. Connectivity: The Nexus 7 is equipped with the following wireless connectivity: 3G Internet, Bluetooth, NFC and WiFi. The Nexus 7 tablet computer also incudes a 3.5mm headphone connector as well as the following wired connectivity features: microUSB The Nexus 7's processor is a Quad Core 1.3 GHz, which is slightly more than the average for all Tablets. This tablet offers 16 GB of internal storage, which is the average for all Tablets. Additionally, this tablet also offers 1 GB of RAM, which is the average for all Tablets. The Nexus 7 is 8" tall, 5" wide, and 0.41" thick, which is 19.6% less than the average for all Tablets. Screen: The Nexus 7 offers a 7 inch display, which is 27.8% smaller than the average for all Tablets. The Nexus 7's display has a native resolution of 1,280 x 800. Additionally, the display on the Nexus 7 is a(n) LCD display and includes the following display features: Scratch Resistant Glass and Touchscreen. Citation : 12. Thanks! lemasney@gmail.com 609 553 9498 http://lemasney.com