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Lenovo Tab 4 Now Up for Sale on Amazon, Priced at $128 for 8 Inch version and $179 for 10.1 Inch Model

By Radu Iorga

Lenovo Tab 4 is a fresh series of tablets that was unveiled earlier this year, at MWC 2017. Now it’s being made available for sale on Amazon and Newegg, in an 8 inch and 10 inch version. Both models can be preordered online on Amazon, priced at $128 and $179 respectively.

These two devices share the Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of storage, as well as the microSD card slot. They also ship with Android 7.1 straight out of the box. In spite of the different diagonal (8 inch and 10.1 inch), they offer the same 1280 x 800 pixel resolution and pack 2 MP front cameras, as well as 5 MP back shooters.

Amazon promises to ship the products within 2 to 5 weeks. The 10 inch Lenovo Tab 4 proposes “theater-like multimedia”, according to the device’s maker, especially thanks to the Dolby Atmos acoustics on board, delivered via dual stereo front facing speakers. The device can be turned into a kids’ tablet with the Lenovo Kid’s Pack, which includes a shock resistant bumper, blue light filter and stickers.

 

The 8 inch model gets the same treatment and weighs a reasonable 1.1 pounds. It also gets dual front facing stereo speakers and is promoted for binge watching. By the way you can also add a keyboard to the 10 incher, as shown below.

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We Are Nearly 11 Months Into Using The HiBook As a Server And It is Still Great! :HiBook News Edition, Oh Hell 30?

By Tim

So after almost 11 months of testing I have reached several conclusions on the Chuwi HiBook tablet. They are exactly what one would expect from a pretty damned great, better specs tablet these days and that is, if you want a great  10 inch class, Dual Boot, tablet, buy one of these!

I am uncertain if you can find the original HiBook like this one but the Pro is better has a better display and a larger battery. The 10.1 inch screen on the original version is bright and to be frank, quite stunning when watch movies! It has it glitches here and there, but over all it is an incredible buy if you can find one on a flash sale at either Gearbest or Banggood.

The battery life is good and it can easily function as a notebook if you get the add on keyboard or use a Bluetooth keyboard available almost anywhere. I do like the K480 Logitech,  but there are a lot of decent Bluetooth keyboards available these days. Grab yourself an OTG adapter and you can use any wireless mouse out there.

No it isn’t a gaming machine, although N.O.V.A 3 does work well in Android. But if you are buying a 10 inch tablet for gaming I personally think you need to get a life.

The HiBook is certainly not as nice as the Hi12, but it is lighter, the ram runs faster, (BIOS tweak), and it doesn’t have nearly as many glitches as the Chuwi Hi12 that I am typing this article on. The HiBook has a USB C port the Hi12 doesn’t. On the flip side the Hi12 has  2 full size USB ports, 1 x 2.0 the other 1 x 3.0.  I am not entirely thrilled with USB C because it means if you have some older devices to connect you need to have an adapter.

The bottom line is that I am totally happy with both of the tablets we have here for testing and  including any adapters  and the super fast ComFast WiFi dual-band adapter I purchased, I am still about  $500-700 dollars below the cost of a single MicroCrap or Apple product, and yeah Samsung also!

That is all for now,

Tim

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ASUS ZenPad Z8 2017 Tablet Gets Leaked by Evan Blass, Headed for Verizon

By Radu Iorga

There’s a new sexy looking ASUS tablet in town, freshly leaked by Evan Blass in the render below. The device is named ASUS ZenPad Z8 2017 and it’s headed to Verizon, as have quite a few ASUS slates before it. Let’s see what we know so far.

We seem to be dealing with a pretty wide machine, with a premium design and maybe even drawing some inspiration from the ZenPhone series. We can’t even guarantee that the name will be kept. This is actually a familiar face, since the ZenPad Z8 was introduced at Computex last month (as ZenPad 3S 8.0), but there are chances Verizon may get a version with slightly modified specs.

The device announced last month had a quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 CPU, 3 or 4 GB of RAM and 32 or 64 GB of storage. It’s got an 8 inch 2048 x 1536 pixel display and Android 7.1 Nougat as the OS. Verizon may not have the exclusive here and we may see other carriers or retailers selling the product. Nothing has been confirmed yet of course.

Mind the naming here, as the ZenPad Z8 2017 could in fact be one and the same with the ZenPad 3S 8.0. It should have a 13 MP back camera and a 5 MP selfie shooter. Expect a price above $300, but below $400.

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Occasionally Your Win 10 Print Queue May Get Clogged and Cease to Respond, Easy Fix, Write a Batch File: Video

By Tim

Super simple batch file to clear your printer queue!

We have an HP 3510 series printer at work and occasionally the printer will cease to function. This is because either my HiBook or Hi12 has decided to get a clogged up, (best words I can think of), printer queue.

It is relatively easy to clear the spooler/queue via the command line, but I went ahead and wrote a batch file to do it super fast!

So you can type in the text from the image at the beginning of this post or you can pause the video below. It is a whopping 3 lines and Win 10 will ask you to verify you want to run the file you create. Obviously say yes, or learn how to do it the long way.

Save your file as a notepad file with an extension of “.bat”.

Below is the amazing video, shot on the Hi12 while doing laundry….

That is all,

Tim

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Deal Alert: Chuwi Hi10 Pro 2 in 1 Tablet Gets Serious Discount, Offers Intel Cherry Trail CPU, Dual OS

By James A.

Those looking for a tablet purchase ahead of their summer holiday, may find themselves attached to the Chuwi Hi10 Pro. This is a 2 in 1 tablet with dual OS, that’s being discounted these days by GearBest.com. They’re offering the device for $159.99, in gray.

The product has several versions, but the one that interests us is the one with Intel Cherry Trail X5-Z8350 processor. This is a quad core 64 bit CPU, clocked at 1.44 GHz, accompanied by 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage. There’s also a modern USB Type-C port on board, stylus support and on the camera front, there’s a 2 MP front shooter and a 2 MP back camera.

WiFi b/g/n is also here, plus a micro HDMI port, so connectivity is not an issue. There’s a 10.1 inch screen in the mix, with a 1920 x 1200 pixel resolution, with an IPS LCD panel, which means large view angles. The design is also fitting for a more premium approach: full metal unibody design, with an 8.5 mm waistline and 562 gram weight. Magnetic keyboard and stylus pen support are offered, so accessories are welcome.

 

An interesting feat, which you can’t quite see on other modern tablets is the presence of two full USB ports. The battery is no slouch, a 6500 mAh unit, supporting up to 6-8 hours of normal usage. Quick charging is also available. And the most important thing is that this is a dual OS tablet, with both Windows 10 and Android 5.1 up for use.

The product is on sale here.

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