The latest edition to the Amazon Kindle range of tablet and readers is the Voyage; it is the next generation of paperwhite display devices offering high resolution and contrast in a nice compact six inch screen. It is safe to say that the Kindle has grown up and this model is a sort of mash up of the tablet and reader devices available, one model offering the best of both worlds. There is 4 GB of built in storage, which is enough to store thousands of books in fact you could have your entire library stored on the one device how’s about that for saving space and everything is done through a wireless connection.
Because it’s an Amazon built and marketed device the buyer will be getting enough free cloud storage for all of the users Amazon content that has been purchased, even if it is free. The Voyage will fully charge in around three hours via a USB cable, this charge will last up to six weeks depending on how it is used. This all new Kindle device measures in at 162 mm (L) x 115 mm (W) x 7.6 mm (H) and it weighs in at 180 grams for the Wi-Fi model and 188 grams for the Wi-Fi with free 3G version. Buy it now on Amazon prices start from just £169 Wi-Fi only model and rise to £229 for the Wi-Fi with free 3G model.
When it comes to tablets, the eight inch version is fast becoming very popular as the tablet of choice for consumers as they offer portability and usability all rolled into one handy device. This new tablet from Asus comes with Microsoft Office 365 pre installed so it offers all of the features such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote. This is just the beginning of the VivoTab experience. The ASUS VivoTab 8 comes with a neat 8 inch LED screen with a backlight WXGA display offering a 1280 x 800 of pixel resolutions, IPS Panel and 10 finger multi-touch support. It is running on the Windows 8.1 operating system and powered by the Intel Atom Z3745 quad core processor with a speed of 1.86 GHz.
There is a choice of either a 1 GB or 2 GB of internal storage, with 32 GB of eMMC available and 5 GB Life Time ASUS Webstorage Space. For great images, there is the 2.0 MP front camera and the same at the rear. Connectivity comes from the WLAN802.11 a/b/g/n and the low energy Bluetooth V4.0. It has eight hours of power from the 15.2 Wh Li polymer battery, it measures up at 124.9 mm (W) x 211.7 mm (D) x 8.8 mm (H) and it weighs in at manageable 330 grams. The ASUS VivoTab 8 comes in Black, White, Purple or Gold.
There is a need for minimal designs when it comes to buying a stand for your tablet or Smartphone, but there are not many designs that fit the bill at the moment. However, there is the Seta in the works and it is due to hit the shelves before the end of the year. The Seta is made from aircraft grade aluminium with NanoSuction pads to prevent marking and scratching furniture, these pads grip onto the tablet what at the same time will grip onto the surface furniture. Yet are not sticky to the touch!
It will works with most tablet devices with the exception of the Kindle and it will work with most hard cases too, which is handy because you do not want to be removing the case just so the device can be placed onto a stand, no matter how good it looks. There is a T Channel, which is virtually compatible with all OEM tablet charging cables. Finally, it has that timeless design that will work with just about device new or old.
There are two models in the range, the Seta 7 for smaller tablets and the Seta 10 for larger tablets. The Seta comes with the following colour choices; Black, Silver, and White. The Seta Stand should be in the store by the end of the year, but for a while, the Seta 7 can be pre ordered in black, white or silver from just $49.
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