A tablet computer is larger than a Smartphone but smaller than a laptop. Its screen size could be anything between 7 inches to 11 inches. The weight of this device could be around 1 pound. It is a highly portable and highly efficient computer, designed to have just about the same functionality as a laptop. Its size and weight allows users to keep it in a small bag or purse and use it on the go. Tablets can either have Wi-Fi or 3G as their channel of Internet connectivity.
They come with an interactive touch screen which is extremely easy to use. A tablet can have a storage space of anything from 1GB to 64GB. Apps are available to download in these devices. An app is basically software that serves a particular purpose. It is easy download and use. The functionality of this computer goes beyond all these. Tablets have revolutionized the digital TV market. Most television networks are creating their own apps that run on tablet operating systems such as the iOS from Apple and Android from Google.
It is natural that a computer that is so powerful will gain huge popularity. Already, millions of people around the world own tablets. They use the device to surf the net, read e-books, play games, stay active on social networks and watch movies and TV shows. A tablet generally supports all or most of these video formats: DAT, AVI, MPEG, MP4, FLV, MPG, MKV, XviD, MOV, MPE, FLC, M4V, WMA, TS, 3GPP, MTS, 3G2, VOB, Divx3/4/5, IFO, M2TS, M3TS, M4TS, M5TS. Among audio formats, tablets support all or most of the following: MP3, WMA, AAC, M4A, WAV, FLAC, DTS, OGG, OGA, APE, AC-3, ALAC, and RM.
According to several studies, tablets will be used even more heavily in the next few years. That means, more people will be turning towards their tablet computer for watching TV and films. These devices can also be used as remote controls for your TV. The apps that are being provided by content streamers such as Netflix will grow in number and television as we know it, will soon become obsolete; more so because social network apps are available on the device. People are able to watch movies, listen to music or check out their friends’ Facebook status in one device.
All these features are giving users a truly personalized entertainment and networking experience unlike any other. Imagine watching your favorite TV show when you are on the bus to work. The convenience is just unbelievable when you come to think of it.
You can store your media collection in an SD card if your tablet does not have enough storage. Most tablets have the option to install an SD card. Most companies that sell tablets provide a micro SD card with the package. They actually provide you with unlimited entertainment options. All you need to have is a high-speed Internet connection. That’s all. You won’t have to pay any subscription at all. You just need to buy the package from a reputable provider, which is a one-time investment.
Most reputable providers of tablet computer TV will offer their own apps to help you surf the web, check your mail and even play games on the device.