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The $149 Asus MeMO Pad Tablet Is No Nexus 7 Competitor
January 14, 2013 | 12:00 pm

By Jeremy Hill Asus recently revealed its new MeMO Pad tablet that’s going to be released in “emerging markets” this month, and the United States in April. This 7-inch tablet will be priced at $150, and it specifications go right along with its budget price. The MeMO Pad isn’t meant to lure anyone away from the Nexus 7 (which Asus also manufacturers) but those looking to save a little money may find this device enticing. The MeMO Pad has a 7-inch 1024×600 display, 1GB of RAM, a 1GHz processor, 8GB-16GB of expandable storage and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.  This tablet also differs from...

Why now is a bad time to buy a 7-inch tablet
October 6, 2012 | 1:08 pm

  If you've been shopping for a handheld 7-inch tablet—you know the kind: smaller than an iPad, bigger than an iPhone, about the size of a paperback book (remember those?)—now must be tempting time to shine up the old credit card, close your eyes and just buy one already. But hold on, partner: You might be kicking yourself a month from now if you rush and buy one today. There are plenty of alluring options out there now. The new Amazon's Kindle Fire HD and the even newer Barnes & Noble's NOOK HD, for example, both boast terrific, iPad-quality screens and low...

Usability expert Jakob Nielson sees Kindle Fire as a failure
December 6, 2011 | 9:45 am

Images He conducted a small study and then drew some conclusions about the Kindle Fire and the 7 inch tablet in general.  Very, very interesting.  You should read the whole thing. Our studies of Kindle Fire weren't intended to advise consumers on whether to buy a Fire device. Our goal was to discover design guidelines for companies that are building websites, apps, or content that their customers might access...