NaNoWriMo: Are Tablets Good For Writers?

My favorite writing setup by jkleske on Flickr

A few weeks ago author N. K. Jemisin () asked me to help her find an office app for iPad or Android tablets that would allow her to accept and reject Word’s track changes and view comments. We found a partial solution in SoftMaker Office, but it still has drawbacks and isn’t available for the […]

$399 Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus to Hit Stores November 13th

Samsung GALAXY Tab 7.0 Plus

Raise your hand if you’re surprised to learn that Samsung’s new 7-inch tablet, the Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus, will cost $399 instead of something closer to $199? No one but me? Oh. Perhaps it was a foolish hope. After all, the Kindle Fire’s low price is part Amazon’s willingness to take a profit hit in […]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 Review

Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9

Samsung is one of the few Android tablet makers that has consistently delivered devices that look good, run well, and avoid the shortcomings rampant in this segment of the market. The 8.9 inch Galaxy Tab is not the exception to the rule. Just like the 10.1 inch version released earlier this year, it combines a […]

ThinkPad Tablet Review [Editor’s Choice] – Built For Business

Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet

Almost as soon as tablets became the hot new thing in consumer electronics, corporations and small business users wanted in on the action, too. While the form factor makes for a sweet portable computing experience, deploying tablets isn’t always feasible due to security concerns and basic usability issues. It’s no surprise that Lenovo would create […]

Asus Eee Pad Slider Finally Arrives in the U.S.

Asus Eee Pad Slider

Quite a few days have passed since CES 2011 but that hasn’t stopped Asus from finally releasing the hybrid tablet, the Asus Eee Pad Slider, in the United States, a tablet that it introduced all the way back at the gadget conference in January. The release has been marred with delays and frustration from consumers […]

T-Mobile G-Slate Android 3.1 Update Rolling Out Soon

T-Mobile G-Slate

Often times when I use the word ‘soon’, I have to mention that ‘soon’ in carrier and manufacturer speak doesn’t mean the same thing as it does in normal tongues. And that’s why it’s so refreshing that I don’t have to waste precious words explaining that soon actually means soon when it comes to the […]

Verizon 4G LTE Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Review: First Impressions

Verizon Wireless Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 box

Yesterday the Samsung’s Galaxy Tab went on sale at Verizon Wireless, the first 4G LTE tablet in the U.S. Previously only available with Wi-Fi, the 10.1-inch Tab is going a similar route as its 7-inch sibling, just not on all carriers at once. I received our review unit this morning and got down to comparisons. […]

Lenovo IdeaPad K1 Tablet Brings Netflix to Honeycomb

IdeaPad K1 Android Tablet

Netflix support on Android Honeycomb has been a long time coming and, finally, we have our first consumer-grade Android tablet that brings the service on board right out of the box. Today, Lenovo introduced its IdeaPad K1 Honeycomb tablet, which joins its brother the ThinkPad Tablet as the first Android Honeycomb tablets certified for use […]

Motorola Fails U.S. Xoom Owners Yet Again

Motorola Xoom

I am mystified as to how Xoom owners are putting up with all of the nonsense spewed their way from Motorola. Every single day it seems like there is another mishap and today is no different. You see, Motorola rolled out Android 3.1 to Xooms outside of the United States and lo and behold, Motorola […]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Launches Tomorrow, Starts at $499

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

Samsung has reminded us today that it’s upcoming Honeycomb tablet, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, will be in stores nationwide tomorrow with a price tag that starts at $499. The tablet device has been on sale in New York’s Union Square Best Buy for a few days now but it hasn’t been available to the […]

Toshiba Thrive Honeycomb Tablet Pre-Orders Begin Today

Toshiba Thrive

A couple of days ago we brought you a video demo of Toshiba’s upcoming Android tablet, the Toshiba Thrive, a device that is now available for pre-order here in the United States. For those with tunnel vision, the Toshiba Thrive is a 10-inch HD display, Android 3.1 Honeycomb powered device which will be arriving with […]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Wi-Fi Launching on June 17th

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

In addition to the 4G LTE version of the device that’s up for pre-order in just a few days on Verizon, Samsung also announced a Wi-Fi only version of the tablet which will be available in two sizes and will be out during the month of June as well. Samsung’s Wi-Fi version of the tablet […]

ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Android 3.1 Update Begins to Roll Out

ASUS Eee Pad Transformer

Right on cue, the ASUS Eee Pad Transformer has received its upgrade to the latest version of Android Honeycomb, Android 3.1. Eee Pad owners have confirmed that the update is rolling out over the air, just as we knew it would, and that their tablet is now playing host to newfound USB support, Books and […]

ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Android 3.1 Update Rolling Out Tomorrow

Eee Pad Transformer

ASUS has confirmed that the Android 3.1 Honeycomb update for its Eee Pad Transformer tablet will be rolling out starting tomorrow, just as we suspected it would be. Just to recap, the Android 3.1 update includes numerous upgrades and will be bringing Movies from the Android Marketplace, re-sizable widgets, USB host support, full flash support […]

ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Back In Stock at Best Buy

ASUS Eee Pad Transformer

Plenty of you out there have been waiting to get your hands on the ASUS Eee Pad Transformer and tonight might just be your chance to do that as Best Buy finally has an unknown quantity of the Honeycomb-powered tablet in stock. How long supplies will last is anyone’s guess but knowing the popularity of […]

Motorola Xoom Wi-Fi Android 3.1 Update Rolling Out Soon

Motorola Xoom Wi-Fi

Motorola has announced that owners of the Motorola Xoom Wi-Fi will be seeing the Android 3.1 Honeycomb update roll out at some point within the ‘next several weeks.’ Yesterday at Google I/O, Google introduced Android 3.1 Honeycomb and announced that it would start rolling out to the Motorola Xoom 3G version on Verizon that very […]

Google I/O 2011 Day One Announcement Roundup

Android 3.4 Ice Cream Sandwich

In case you were unaware, Google has been extremely busy during the  first day of their Google I/O event at the Moscone Center in San Francisco announcing everything from a new cloud music service to the company’s latest software. Here is a  rundown of the major announcements that Google made today: Google Music Beta One […]

Google Unveils Android 3.1 Honeycomb, Rolls Out Today to Verizon Xoom

Motorola Xoom

Today at Google I/O at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, Google unveiled the newest version of their tablet operating system, Android 3.1 Honeycomb. Android 3.1 will be the first major upgrade to the Honeycomb operating system and it will include a bunch of new and welcomed features including the ability to resize widgets, USB […]