Category Archives: Android Tablets

Verizon’s Motorola XOOM to get Android 4.0 June 4

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If you have Verizon’s Motorola XOOM, you should be happy to know Verizon has announced via a blog post recently Android 4.0.4 is expected to be pushed to the XOOM on June 4.

The 107MB Ice Cream Sandwich update brings a number of device improvements, stability fixes and more. Be sure to check out the full change log:

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Archos announces the Child Pad, 7-inch tablet themed with Alvin & The Chipmunks

ARCHOS Chipmunks Child Pad feature Archos announces the Child Pad, 7 inch tablet themed with Alvin & The Chipmunks

 

When I was a kid I had an Etch a Sketch, kids don’t know how good they have it these days! Today Archos announced their latest tablet which is crafted for children, which is known as the Arnova Child Pad. The 7-inch tablet will be released with Android 4.0 and has a very reasonable price tag at $129. The …

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 launches tomorrow, May 13

Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 launches tomorrow, May 13

 

 

Tomorrow, May 13, The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 is set to launch in the United States, and will be available at Amazon and Best Buy. The device will set you back $399 for a 16GB and WiFi model. The Galaxy Tab 2 isn’t much of a step up from the first tablet, with it’s dual-core processor and …

ASUS Padfone gets unboxed in video

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Last year the ASUS Padfone that was announced looked really awesome, but it never made it to the consumer market. Not long after, ASUS had unveiled a newer redesigned version of their phone/tablet/netbook hybrid. Recently, the folks at NetbookNews got their hands on the Padfone and made a nice unboxing video, giving us a glimpse of all the …

Toshiba unveils 3 new Excite tablets, Android 4.0 and Tegra 3

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This morning Toshiba has to announce their latest lineup of three new Android tablets, the Toshiba Excite series. The new tablets range from 7.7 inches to 10.1 inches to an amazing 13.3 inches. All tablets are to be powered by Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, with a Tegra 3 quad-core processor and 1GB of RAM. For any gamers out …

On a budget? The ESER A10 tablet will cost you $51

Eser A10 Budget tablet On a budget? The ESER A10 tablet will cost you $51

 

Deals don’t get much sweeter than this. Sure, it’s not the most powerful tablet on the market, but with a $51 price tag, who’s complaining? That’s right, 51 smooth ones for a budget-friendly Android powered tablet. The A10 tablet comes from Eser, and sports a 7-inch 800 x 480 “resistive” touchscreen. Android 2.3 Gingerbread comes on deck, with a …

Samsung shares comparison grid, the Galaxy Note 10.1 vs. the new iPad

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With the announcement of Apple’s new iPad yesterday, it looks like Samsung has already made a neat little graphical comparison to convince folks how the iPad doesn’t stand a chance against their recently announced Galaxy Note 10.1.

Ok, so while the new iPad with it’s fancy new Retina display and quad-core processor may have lost in every category listed, …

Game time for the Galaxy Tab 10.1, Phoenix Suns make use of Android tablets

Galaxy tablet bball Game time for the Galaxy Tab 10.1, Phoenix Suns make use of Android tablets

 

The Phoenix Suns have teamed up with Verizon Wireless and Samsung to make them the first players in the NBA to receive tablets courtside, and will be receiving Samsung Galaxy Tabs.  Included with each tablet will be a team playbook, video from practice sessions, scouting reports for upcoming opponents, and travel itineraries for road trips.

Recently the Wall Street Journal …

Toshiba’s 7.7mm-thick AT200 tablet available now in the UK, coming to U.S. soon

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Looks like the Galaxy Tab 10.1 isn’t the thinnest tablet on the market now, as Toshiba has them beat. Toshiba’s AT200 tablet hit the shelves in the UK, and is expected to land in the U.S. as the Excite X10.

The Toshiba A200 is a 10.1-inch tablet, and is amazingly slim at only 7.7mm thick – said to be …

Huawei’s Mediapad Honeycomb tablet available today at AT&T

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Yesterday Huawei announced their new MediaPad tablet, which will be available starting today at AT&T. The MediaPad is said to only be available to business customers, and will be available for consumers at a latter time.

MediaPad specs:

  • 7-inch IPS multi-touch display at 1280×800 resolution
  • Android™ 3.2 (Honeycomb) operating system
  • 1.2 Ghz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor
  • 5MP rear-facing and 1.3MP