Author Archive | chris

What to do when you buy a new tablet.

Often when you buy a new tablet, the shop you buy it from may help you set it up.  However, they may only do some of the basics and they may not give you all the information you need.  Come to our sessions and receive a 20 point checklist on setting up a tablet for […]

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Buying tablet dilemmas

Having looked at different tablets to buy for too many hours I have come to the conclusion that the most important factor for Boot-IT is to have up to date tablets.  In other words, tablets which have the latest version of Android (v.8 in 2018), nicknamed “Oreo”.  This will give them some longevity as whatever […]

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Tablets under £300

These tend to be called “mid-range” tablets. Searching comes up with: Asus ZenPad 3S 10 Apple iPad 9.7-inch (2018) Lenovo Tab 4 Huawei MediaPad M5 Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Plus 10 Lenovo Yoga 510-14AST 14″ Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7in Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8in https://www.reevoo.com/browse?q=tablets https://uk.pcmag.com/tablets/10395/guide/the-best-tablets-of-2018 Check Amazon, Currys PC World and eBuyerfor tablet deals. You can […]

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What tablet to buy – Autumn/Fall 2018

Tablets appear to be decreasing in popularity as phones get bigger and laptops get smaller.  So, why would you buy a tablet?  The main reasons are: for children to use for reading books for entertainment when travelling because of the large screen for drawing because you can’t get on with a smartphone but want to […]

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Tablet basics

When setting out to use a tablet, it is helpful if you know something about what the following are or mean: Android – versions iOS WiFi & GPRS and connecting Broadband, ADSL and Fibre Memory for apps and for storage extended storage – SD Card Mb & Gb Screen resolution Camera resolution Processor Internet & […]

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Synchronising your tablet to a computer

You might have thought that this would be an obvious one, but Android tablets don’t have an automatic method or desktop management software to sync your files from the device to a personal computer.  The expected synchronisation method is through the cloud which means that you need an account such as google, skydrive or icloud […]

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Babylon Health App

    The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) has dismissed claims a chatbot can diagnose medical conditions as accurately as a GP. Babylon Health unveiled its new bot at an event held at the Royal College of Physicians yesterday, saying it allows patients to contact the bot via an app without an appointment, with […]

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End of the year exam!

Well, not an exam, but some questions that hopefully you can all answer.  They’ll follow after we’ve looked and downloaded these…         This last one is one of the most popular in the world.  Download it and test it… you can then ask to borrow a tablet when you come to the […]

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A home screen for you…

You all know what a home screen looks like, but is your background suited to you?  Try this, answer the questions and download the background and set it on your tablet (or phone)! https://www.android.com/myandroid/

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