Over the weekend, Android Police noticed that the Androidwebsite was suddenly without its usual Tablet section. While you can once again see what tablets are available on the platform, the ones displayed are from years ago so it's really not a good sign for manufacturers and users as well. In a tangible show of the classic economics of supply and demand, the glut of cheap Android tablets has pushed the market down, and with it, demand.
An update to the Android product spotlight website on May 31st resulted in the complete removal of the Tablets section.
Long story short, Android tablets have no future with Google, no matter how much Android fans wish it were otherwise. However, we can probably forget about any homegrown Android tablets coming to market any time soon. This pronouncement was complicated somewhat following a tweet by Android senior vice president, Hiroshi Lockheimer, indicating that the removal was the result of a bug that occurred during a website update.
It's worth noting that I see even fewer tablets - just two, in fact: the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 and the Sony Xperia Z4, both of which run Marshmallow. This change happened on June 1 without any kind of announcement, making people believe that Google had covertly pulled itself out of its tablet business.
While Google will not be selling any more of its tablets, Samsung tablets still exist. Over the course of last eight years, the company pulled out several stops to ensure that its tablets gain traction. It would seem that Google is focusing its wide-screen efforts via the Chrome OS platform. Some say that Android tablets will not be missed, as Chromebooks represent a better alternative. Since then, many tablets have joined the league.
The deals were struck around the same time the first iPhone was introduced, and when Facebook launched its first mobile website. Here, a man reads security parameters on his phone in front of a Facebook logo in Bordeaux, southwestern France.
Yields on 10 year Italian government bonds have fallen 7.4 basis points to 2.98 today, having peaked at 3.45 yesterday. That helped deflate and, in many cases, erase earlier gains in financial markets from Chicago to Milan.
The top eight seeds and regional pairings will be announced during the NCAA's baseball selection show Monday at 11 a.m. on ESPNU. Aliyah Andrews led off with a single back to the pitcher and Taryn Antoine followed with a double to left center.
Gardiner said there would be "no winners" if the European Union and the United States entered a full-scale trade war. Over the past year, the G-7 blamed the USA for failure to reach climate change agreement but did nothing about it.
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Ivey activated the state's emergency operations centre while the Alabama National Guard activated its high water evacuation teams. There, almost two inches of rain fell, while some four inches fell in other areas, the Panama City News Herald reported .
G Suite Admins will have a few options for their users which are listed below and will be available in the Admin console. New Gmail is now available in an "Early Adopter Program" ( EAP ) with an option to try it out before the GA.
Manchester City winger Leroy Sane has been surprisingly omitted from Germany's final 23-man World Cup squad . Even so, Sane has started the -majority of Germany's recent friendlies, but is not thought to have impressed.
Xiaomi's latest software boasts new AI camera features, as well as a redesigned recent app interface that maximizes screen space. The Xiaomi Mi 8 SE has a 5.88-inch FHD+ OLED display (manufactured by Samsung ) and offers 86.12% of screen-to-body ratio.
Heavy rain with a possibility of thunderstorms are expected to begin moving into the area from about 1 p.m.to 7 p.m., Mott said. STORM SURGE: Water levels along the northeast Gulf of Mexico coast are receding, and will continue to do so overnight.
When Ramirez's struggles this month continued, Cora said the team - and Ramirez - were better served with him gone. In designating Hanley Ramirez for assignment, the Red Sox dumped one of the purest hitters on their roster.
Alex Ovechkin has his first Stanley Cup Final goal
Game 1 saw the Golden Knights take a 6-4 win, but barely , with Washington narrowly missing an open net near the end. The Golden Knights have scored the opening goal in the first period of all nine of their postseason home games.
Facebook has killed the hated Trending Topics bar
How the platform approached its role as a news disseminator has sparked heavy criticism across a number of different groups. The contractor claimed Facebook downplayed conservative issues and promoted liberal causes.
Trump welcomes American prisoner freed by Venezuela
An official with the National Security Council stressed that nothing had been offered to secure Holt's release. It's not clear if Holt's release portends a thawing of relations between the two normally hostile governments.
Actor and model Brigitte Nielsen is expecting her fifth child
The Red Sonja actress was married to Kasper from 1983 until 1984, then Hollywood legend Sylvester Stallone from 1985 until 1987. Nielsen shared the surprising news with her 99.8k Instagram followers, in a series of posts that built up to the big reveal.
New Zealand Orders Mass Cattle Cull To Eradicate Disease
The government said it would bear around two-thirds of the cost, while farmers and the cattle industry will pay the rest. The government is announcing its decision about whether to eradicate or contain the cattle disease, Mycoplasma bovis .