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Amazon’s New Fire HD 10 Tablets are Faster, Sleeker, and Productivity-Focused

The Fire HD 10 Plus Productivity bundle.Amazon

Amazon’s next-generation Fire HD 10 and HD 10 Plus tablets are now available for pre-order, equipped with brighter screens and more RAM than their predecessors. And oddly enough, Amazon is offering the new tablets in “Productivity” bundles that include a Bluetooth keyboard and 12-month Microsoft 365 subscription.

The new Fire HD 10 is the largest tablet in Amazon’s lineup. It has thinner bezels than its predecessor, with a 10% brighter display and 3GB of RAM (one more gigabyte than the previous HD 10 tablet). The new Fire HD 10 also sports an unnamed 2.0 GHz Octa-Core processor, which should offer better performance than the Quad-Core processor found in the recently-released Fire HD 8.

Starting at $150, the new Fire HD 10 is a steal. But if you want a bit more horsepower, you can drop an extra $30 on the new Fire HD 10 Plus. Amazon says that the Fire HD 10 Plus has a premium soft-touch shell, plus Qi wireless charging support and 4GB of RAM for heavyweight apps and games. Like other Fire “Plus” tablets, the Fire HD 10 Plus automatically turns into an Echo Show smart display while wireless charging.

As tablets become a more popular option for remote work or education, marketing the affordable Fire HD 10 as a productivity device just makes sense. Both the Fire HD 10 and 10 Plus are available in “Productivity” bundles, which include a Bluetooth keyboard case and a 12-month Microsoft 365 Personal subscription. These bundles start at $270 (or $220 if you pre-order), but would cost at least $280 if you purchased everything separately.

Keep in mind that Amazon Fire tablets cannot run Google apps without sideloading, which may limit their usefulness as remote work tools. For over $200, a Chromebook might be a better investment, especially if you want a reasonably-sized screen.

The all-new Fire HD 10 and HD 10 Plus tablets are available for pre-order now in 32GB and 64GB storage configurations. Amazon’s Fire 10 “Productivity” bundles are also available with special pre-order discounts. Amazon says that pre-orders for the new tablets and ship May 26th.


All-new Fire HD 10 tablet, 10.1″, 1080p Full HD, 32 GB, Black


The Fire HD 10 tablet is better than ever with an Octa-Core 2.0 GHz processor, 3GB RAM, and a brighter display.


Introducing Fire HD 10 Plus tablet, 10.1″, 1080p Full HD, 32 GB, Slate


The all-new Fire HD 10 Plus costs just $30 more than the standard HD 10 tablet, but packs an extra gigabyte of RAM, a premium soft-touch finish, and wireless charging.


All-new Fire HD 10 tablet, 32 GB, Black + Bluetooth keyboard + 12-month Microsoft 365 Personal subscription (auto-renews)


The standard Fire HD 10 Productivity Bundle includes Amazon’s newest tablet, a Bluetooth keyboard case, and a 12-month subscription for Microsoft’s 365 productivity suite.


Introducing Fire HD 10 Plus tablet, 32 GB, Slate + Bluetooth keyboard + 12-month Microsoft 365 Personal subscription (auto-renews), without ads


Why settle? Amazon’s Fire HD 10 Plus Productivity Bundle includes Amazon’s most powerful tablet, plus a Bluetooth keyboard and a 12-month Microsoft 365 subscription.

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Source: https://www.reviewgeek.com/79922/amazons-new-fire-hd-10-tablets-are-faster-sleeker-and-productivity-focused/
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Galaxy Tab S7 Good Lock modules offer powerful customization options

Despite cleaning it up, Samsung’s One UI still adds a lot of changes on top of what is commonly known as the “stock Android” experience. For some Android users, that’s already too much but others still crave more ways they can tweak their devices. Samsung’s suite of Good Lock modules tries to offer those optional tweaks and power features and, … Continue reading

Source: https://www.slashgear.com/galaxy-tab-s7-good-lock-modules-offer-powerful-customization-options-19669334/
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There’s Finally a Good Color E Ink Tablet For Comic Books

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Just six months after the first e-readers featuring E Ink’s color electronic paper technology arrived, the next generation of devices is already here with upgraded color screens. The improvements E Ink has made are minor, but the new PocketBook InkPad Color has a larger screen that offers a much improved reading…

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/theres-finally-a-good-color-e-ink-tablet-for-comic-book-1846385363
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 and S7+ update pairs with Windows, S21

Right this minute you should be able to access the latest update for the Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 and Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+. This update is the Samsung One UI 3.1 update with Android 11 in full effect. This update brings a collection of features that bring the tablets up-to-par with the latest and greatest in Samsung smartphones – and … Continue reading

Source: https://www.slashgear.com/samsung-galaxy-tab-s7-and-s7-update-pairs-with-windows-s21-25656554/
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How to Use Shortcuts Directly From iPhone and iPad Home Screen

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There is a myriad of ways to launch a shortcut, including from the shortcuts app, Siri, and widgets. But the fastest way is by using a home screen shortcut. Here’s how to use shortcuts directly from the iPhone and iPad home screen.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/706907/how-to-use-shortcuts-directly-from-iphone-and-ipad-home-screen/
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What’s the Newest iPad?

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Since the iPad’s 2010 debut, Apple has put out dozens of its famous tablet, often with fancy names to denote different screen sizes or processing power. But it’s never really clear which iPad is the latest to come out, which can make shopping (or reselling) a little difficult.

Don’t fret, you can use this guide to see the latest iPad, iPad Mini, iPad Air, and iPad Pro. We’ll explain each iPad’s new features, why you should buy them, and how you can tell them apart from older models.

How to Check Which iPad You Own

Which iPad is it?

Apple has released countless versions of the iPad lineup, and some models are nearly impossible to tell apart. Still, it’s helpful to know which iPad you own before buying a case or selling it to a friend. That’s why Apple has a handy iPad Identifier on its Support page—but isn’t there an easier way?

The quickest way to identify your iPad is to look up its model number on Google. To check your iPad’s model number, head to “Settings,” open the “General” tab, and press “About.” You should see your Model number at the bottom of the About page. Google it to see which iPad you own. If your iPad is broken or turned off, you can also find the model number on its backside near the charging port.

An iPad’s model number tells you which type of iPad it is, what year it’s from, and whether or not it has cellular support. If you need to check your iPad’s storage, go back to the “About” page and look for the word “Capacity.” You can also find your iPad’s storage on its backside near the printed model number.

iPad 10.2-inch (8th Gen, 2020)

iPad 10.2-inch (8th Gen, 2020)

Apple’s entry-level iPad is the perfect tablet for the average person. It’s thin and light, yet it has a beautiful Retina display, a powerful A12 Bionic processor, and fantastic 10-hour battery life. For under $400, you really can’t go wrong.

Released in 2020, the 8th generation iPad runs on an A12 Bionic chip and has a comfortable 10.2-inch display. It still uses a Home button with Touch ID and charges via Lightning cable.

The 2020 iPad looks identical to its predecessor, the 2018 iPad. The only way to tell them apart is by looking at the model number. Like the 2018 iPad, the 2020 iPad only works with the 1st gen Apple Pencil and doesn’t have the hardware needed for the 2nd gen Apple Pencil.

Here are all previous versions of the standard iPad:

  • iPad (2010)
  • iPad (2nd Gen) (2011)
  • iPad (3rd Gen) (2012)
  • iPad (4th Gen) (2012)
  • iPad (5th Gen) (2017)
  • iPad (6th Gen) (2018)
  • iPad (7th Gen) (2019)
The Latest iPad

New Apple iPad (10.2-inch, Wi-Fi, 32GB) – Space Gray (Latest Model, 8th Generation)


The 2020 iPad is powerful and has a fantastic battery life, yet it’s super affordable. You can use it for streaming, work, or play.

iPad Mini 7.9-inch (5th Gen, 2019)

iPad Mini 7.9-inch (5th Gen, 2019)

At just 7.9 inches, the iPad Mini is the smallest tablet in Apple’s repertoire and a fantastic option for people who need a smaller iPad. It’s perfect for media consumption, mobile gaming, Zoom calls, and doodling, and it makes for a stellar travel companion.

Released in 2019, the 5th generation iPad Mini runs on the powerful A12 Bionic processor can handle the same tasks as the basic iPad. It still has a Home button with Touch ID and charges via Lightning cable.

The 2019 iPad Mini is difficult to identify, as it looks identical to the 2015 iPad Mini. It supports the 1st generation Apple Pencil but doesn’t have the hardware needed to work with the 2nd generation Pencil.

Here’s a list of all older iPad Minis:

  • iPad Mini (2012)
  • iPad Mini (2nd Gen) (2013/2014)
  • iPad Mini (3rd Gen) (2014)
  • iPad Mini (4th Gen) 2015)
The Latest iPad Mini

Apple iPad mini (Wi-Fi, 64GB) – Silver (Latest Model)


At 7.9 inches, the 2019 iPad Mini is perfect for media consumption, gaming, or doodling with the Apple Pencil.

iPad Air 10.9-inch (4th Gen, 2020)

iPad Air 10.9-inch (4th Gen, 2020)

You can’t go wrong with an iPad Air. Its 10.9-inch edge-to-edge display is perfect for media consumption or gaming, and its A14 Bionic processor is an absolute powerhouse that can run any professional or creative iPadOS app. The iPad Air is the best tablet for someone who needs the power of an iPad Pro without all the expensive frills.

Released in 2020, the 4th generation iPad Air is a fantastic device that looks very similar to the iPad Pro. It has an edge-to-edge display, a beefy A14 processor, and a USB-C port for faster charging and better USB accessory support. Still, the 2020 iPad Air uses Touch ID instead of Face ID, and it has a much smaller rear camera array than the iPad Pro.

The 2020 iPad Air is relatively easy to identify. It’s the first iPad Air with an edge-to-edge display (no Home button—Touch ID is in the power button), it has a USB-C port, and it’s the only iPad to come in fun colors like green and blue. It’s also the first iPad Air to feature Apple Pencil 2 and Magic Keyboard support.

Here’s a list of older iPad Airs:

  • iPad Air (2013)
  • iPad Air (2nd Gen) (2014)
  • iPad Air (3rd Gen) (2019)
The Latest iPad Air

New Apple iPad Air (10.9-inch, Wi-Fi, 64GB) – Space Gray (Latest Model, 4th Generation)


The 2020 iPad Air has a beautiful edge-to-edge display, a Touch ID scanner, and a fantastic A14 Bionic processor that rivals the 2020 iPad Pro.

iPad Pro 11-inch & 12.9-inch (2nd & 4th Gen, 2020)

iPad Pro

The iPad Pro is a powerhouse with every bell and whistle imaginable. Its A12Z Bionic processor can run professional apps like a champ, its massive Liquid Retina display with a 120hz refresh rate is great for media consumption or creative applications, and its LiDAR sensor makes it a cutting-edge system for augmented reality. This is the Cadillac of iPads, and while most people should stick with the smaller, cheaper iPad Air, the Pro is for that person who just wants everything.

Released in 2020, the 11-inch iPad Pro (2nd Gen) and 12.9-inch iPad Pro (4th Gen) are notable for their cutting-edge A12Z Bionic processor and large, iPhone-like camera bump. The 2020 models of iPad Pro are also unique for their Wi-Fi connectivity and 6GB of RAM, which translates to faster streaming or browsing speeds and better multitasking. Like the 2020 iPad Air and 2018 iPad Pro, the newest iPad Pro has a USB-C port for faster charging and wider accessory support.

The 2020 iPad Pro is easy to identify, as it’s the only iPad with a large, square camera array. It supports the 2nd generation Apple Pencil and has built-in magnets for Magic Keyboard support.

Here’s a list of all previous versions of the iPad Pro:

  • iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2015)
  • iPad Pro 9.7-inch (2016)
  • iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2nd Gen) (2017)
  • iPad Pro 10.5-inch (2017)
  • iPad Pro 12.9-inch (3rd Gen) (2018)
  • iPad Pro 11-inch (2018)
The Latest iPad Pro

New Apple iPad Pro (11-inch, Wi-Fi, 128GB) – Silver (2nd Generation)


The 2020 iPad Pro is lightning fast, with a beautiful edge-to-edge display, Face ID, and an advanced LiDAR scanner.

Source: https://www.reviewgeek.com/64853/whats-the-newest-ipad/
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How to Grant Temporary Permissions to Apps on Android

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We often install apps that we don’t intend to open more than a few times. You shouldn’t grant such apps permanent access to your phone’s data. Android allows you to offer one-time permissions so that when apps are sitting dormant, they can’t track you.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/699284/how-to-grant-temporary-permissions-to-apps-on-android/
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The New iPad Air Is So Good You Probably Don’t Need the Pro

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I really, really liked Apple’s 12.9-inch iPad Pro, which launched earlier this year, but it felt entirely Too Much for a person like me. I am someone who needs to get some light work done on the go, but who also wants to use a smaller tablet to read books and watch TV in bed. The larger Pro’s size, price tag, cameras,…

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/the-new-ipad-air-is-so-good-you-probably-dont-need-the-1845556159
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