Android Tablets For Beginners

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What is Android? -Android is a Linux based open source operating system by Google which is popular on mobile phones, touch screen tablet PCs,

It is also used on watches (android wear) and is intended to be used in smart TVs and Cars. Various efforts are also under way to install android on PCs.

Android Tablets

Android Tablets come  in various  sizes,  but the commonly sold machines have  7, 8 and 10 inch screens.

They are lightweight, generally weighing under 1000 grams, and have WIFI capability, and a variety of sensors.

They are also use a touch screen as the main interface, rather than a mouse and keyboard.

If you don’t currently own a tablet or are considering a new one, then the android tablet basic specification guide  and Cheap vs Expensive Tablets – What’s the Difference articles should help.

I use the  Google nexus 7 and most of the articles/tutorials on this site were created using it,

Getting Started

Finding your way around Android  may be intuitive to those who have grown up with mobile phones and games , but for the none technical, seniors and complete beginners, it is less so.

The aim of this site is to help you understand, and use your Android tablet. Here are some starting guides you may find useful.

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