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Nvidia has begun updating its Shield Tablet K1 to Android 6.0, making it one of the first devices to use the new Marshmallow operating system. In order to make it more appealing to consumers, Nvidia renamed its Shield Tablet to Shield Tablet K1, and lowered its price on November to an afforadable $200. This was not enough for mobile gamers though – the tablet shipped with Android 5.1 (code name Lollipop). In response to this…

It was a venture that didn’t last. Perhaps, Mozilla wasn’t ready to commit to a competition with Apple and Android, or maybe Firefox OS was a system that is hard to adapt for mobile users. Whatever the reason behind is, Mozilla is ending its development of Firefox OS smartphones. Apparently, not only has development stopped, but Mozilla is also no longer selling Firefox OS smartphones or tablets. Naturally, their flagship product, the Mozilla Firefox web browser,…

Google launched the Google Art Project in 2011. The project aims to provide a Web-based platform for people to see art with high-resolution images without visiting any galleries. Google began the project as a partnership with 17 major museums such as the Tate Gallery and Metropolitan Museum of Art. That partnership has now expanded considerably to showcase artworks and artifacts from more than 100 museums. As part of its project Google launched the Google Art…

According to a rumor from Dutch blog Tweakers, Google’s high-end Pixel C tablet is set to launch on Dec. 8. Previously, Google said that the tablet would be out “in time for the holidays.” Google has yet to confirm the Dec. 8 release date. The Pixel C is pricey. The tablet can easily cost more than a laptop, retailing at $499 and $599 for its 32GB and 64GB models, respectively. Plus, you’ll have to pay…

Android Marshmallow brings a range of updates, including the suggestion power of Google Now On Tap. Some smartphones and tablets will receive the update, others won’t. We’ve put together a list of devices that will officially support Android Marshmallow, the list contains devices that either currently are able to run Marshmallow or that will in a future update. Google Nexus Nexus 5 Nexus 6 Nexus 7 (2013) Nexus 9 Nexus Player Samsung Samsung Galaxy Note…

Introduction Hello Tapscape, today I have an awesome product review for you, namely the clever CableKeeps devices by Nice By Design. Do you also hate it when your cables get tangled while traveling or are you clumsy like me and sometimes lose the wire to your charger? Then you don’t need to look further because these plastic fishes are very cute, cheap and most important of all they get the job done! So let’s dive into…

Samsung is reportedly working on a few tablets to add on its existing Galaxy Tab and Galaxy note lineups. Two of these new tablets are the Samsung Galaxy Tab A and the Galaxy Tab A Plus. Sam Mobile reports that it has new information regarding these two tablets, which we may be seeing soon. Although the Samsung Galaxy Tab A and the Galaxy Tab A Plus are tagged as mid-range tablets, the latter is…

Over the last few days we”ve seen leaked specifications for a proposed iPad Air Plus, a 12.2″ big mother to join the established members of Apple”s tablet family. There is a high chance that this may even be called the iPad Plus but whatever the name is, we”re confident that this will be hitting the shelves in the near future. iPad Air Plus: Apple”s plus sized model The latest leaked specifications, courtesy of a report from…

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos always seems to get a bye from investors. Earnings, sales and product reports that lack hard data yet overloaded with jargony happy talk have been the norm. However, following Amazon’s just reported $544 million quarterly loss, due in large part to the failed Fire Phone, the everything store and its opaque leader might have some ‘splaining to do. MarketWatch has the perhaps inevitable news — Amazon has reported a massive $544 million…

Tablet sales aren’t what they used to be. That is, companies selling super cheap white box slabs for video are doing lots of volume. However, top tier players, like Apple and Samsung, have lost some of their luster. Enter the gold iPad Air? A funny thing happened along the iPad’s Post PC road to world domination, it didn’t happen or at the very least it hasn’t happened yet. Sales haven’t tanked, but growth has definitely…

Christmas is coming, so ’tis the season for new/update tablets. Samsung has just refreshed their popular 7-inch offering, the Galaxy Tab 4. Hot new, super sexy features? Meh, but Samsung’s smaller tablet is a solid performer packed with desirable functionality. While Apple’s new product onslaught starts on Tuesday, September 9, pretty much everyone else is rushing to get their tabs in front of media and consumer eyes before the Cupertino sucks all of the oxygen…

If you are in the 30 to 50 year old age range (aka today’s moms and dads), the Mead Trapper Keeper holds a special place in the part of your heart that will always be a student. Best of all, aside from an iPad or “other” tablet (don’t be that parent), there really isn’t much need for anything inside. In fact, there is no place to put even a single pen. Sheesh, kids today get…

The 2014 revision of Samsung’s ultimate phablet is coming. Though there won’t be product you can hold in your hand(s) until September, reliably sourced details about the Galaxy Note 4 have already begun to surface. Look for Samsung to introduce the Galaxy Note 4 on Wednesday, September 3 and ship the product two to four weeks later. The Galaxy S5’s display measures 5.1 inches, which is just 0.2 of an inch smaller than the original…