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Vizio VTab Tablet Review

Bad battery life hobbles the VTab against the competition right out of the gate.

November 07, 2011
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Reading Books

The pre-loaded B&N Nook software affords users of the VTab a very simple and natural eBook reading experience. You can tap or swipe to turn pages, or click links to jump to certain chapters from the tablet of contents, or even bookmark certain positions. For those of you who are sight-impaired, you can also change the color of the background or even the font size.

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Clean and simple

Buying Books

Buying books from the Nook Store is an easy task to complete, so long as you have set up an account with billing information ahead of time. Once this step is completed, you can access the store through the icon at the top of the screen, and simply tap to purchase titles once you've found one you like.

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Boring to look at, but effective.
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eBook Formats

Because the VIZIO VTab is android-based, you have access to the Android Market, allowing you to select whichever eReader software you desire, and along with that software, their respective file support systems. Most Android tablets have wonderful support in this regard.

Newspapers & Magazines

Much like reading eBooks, the Nook software allows you to read newspapers and magazines with a natrual-feeling interface. To buy them, simply tap the "Newspaper" or "magazine" option in the drop-down menu, and tap to purchase. It's that simple.

eBook Battery Life

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Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Product Tour
  3. Screen
  4. Battery & Controls
  5. eReader
  6. Music & Audio
  7. Movies & Video
  8. Email & Web Browsing
  9. Internet Apps
  10. Apple iPad 2 Wi-fi & 3G / AT&T / 16 GB Comparison
  11. Blackberry PlayBook Comparison
  12. Dell Streak 7 Comparison
  13. Conclusion
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