Posts tagged ZeePad
Close encounters of the tablet neophyte kind
June 25, 2013 | 11:25 am
The other day, while I was sitting in the darkened movie theater, my MiFi plugged into a wall socket nearby and fiddling with my iPad while I waited the hour and a half for my movie to start, an elderly lady seated in front of me asked, “What kind of computer is that?” She was astonished that such things were available, and apparently had never actually heard of an iPad. Today on the bus, as I was fiddling with my el-cheapo little $80 Zeepad, the guy seated behind me asked, “Is that a Kindle?” I explained what it was...
Cheap LCD tablets approaching reality
November 9, 2012 | 9:15 pm
It can be risky looking for a cheap tablet—as a woman found out when she paid $200 at a gas station for what she thought was an $830 iPad but turned out to be a rewrapped mirror. (Hint: if someone offers to sell you a 75%-off iPad at a gas station, there’s probably something suspicious going on.) But not all cheap tablets are necessarily bogus. Today a coworker told me that she paid $70 each on eBay for two brand new 7” 4-gig capacitive-touchscreen Android 4.0 tablets called ZeePads and was very happy with them. Curious, I went looking...