HTC Flyer Honeycomb Update Rolling Out Now

HTC Flyer

At the beginning of December, HTC rolled out the Android Honeycomb update for the GSM version of its HTC Flyer tablet. At the same time, the company promised that it would be rolling out the Honeycomb update for the Wi-Fi only version of the device and sure enough, those who own a tablet of that […]

Pocket Informant App Free On Amazon Today

Pocket Informant

Today’s free Amazon app is , a planner/calendar/tasks app that syncs with Google’s servers as well as offering a wealth of features to keep you organized. The ability to sync with Google Tasks is huge for me, as I’m always looking for a tasks/to-do list that I can use on my phone and the desktop. […]

Toshiba Thive 7-inch On Sale Now (Sort Of)

Toshiba Thrive 7 inch tablet

Talk about a soft launch. Toshiba’s 7-inch Thrive tablet, which hasn’t been getting much hype, is apparently on sale. You can get it at one of a handful of online retailers you may never have heard of (except maybe MacMall) but not yet at Best Buy, Amazon, or other more recognizable storefronts. An Engadget tipster […]

Honeycomb for HTC Flyer Starts Arriving for Some Users

HTC Flyer

Yes, it appears that the HTC Flyer Honeycomb update is rolling out. No, it’s not rolling to everyone just yet. According to HTC-Hub, the HTC Flyer owners in France and the Netherlands are seeing the software arrive on their tablets. Unfortunately, it appears that those are the only people, at least at this time, that […]

Angry Birds Has Wasted Over 200,000 Years Of Our Time (And We Love It)

Angry Birds Surpasses half a billion downloads

Today at the Slush 2011 startup conference in Helsinki, Rovio CEO Mikael Hed announced that their flagship game, Angry Birds, has been downloaded over 500 million times. As impressive as this accomplishment is, the video Rovio played to trumpet this news also included some other statistics, including that gamers have spent over 200,000 years (collectively) playing […]

GameStop’s Android Tablet Controller May Usher In A New Gaming Era

gamestop bluetooth Android tablet game controller

Ever since the first Honeycomb Android tablets started selling, both Google and Nvidia have played up their gaming capabilities. Any tablet or smartphone made in the past couple of years can run Angry Birds decently, but the Tegra 2 chip makes games with complex graphics and 3D elements really shine. So it’s no surprise that […]

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 […]

Netflix for Android Finally Supports Honeycomb Tablets

Netflix for Android

It has been a fairly long wait for those of you with an Android Honeycomb tablet hoping to get your Netflix on but the day has finally arrived as Netflix has announced that its app has been updated to include tablets running Android 3.x. In addition, the app is now finally available to those of […]

Get iOS 5 and iCloud Features On Your Android Phone and Tablet


Yesterday was the big day for Apple device owners as the iOS 5 update hit. Though the upgrade didn’t go smoothly for everyone, many are enjoying their updated iPhones and iPads right this second. Android owners are looking at the lack of Ice Cream Sandwich in their lives and thinking: “Where’s Mine?” Even if you […]

Toshiba Announces Thrive 7” Tablet for December

Thrive 7"

Toshiba already has one Android tablet out on the market right now, a 10-inch device called the Toshiba Thrive, and now, it has announced plans to bring a 7-inch device called the Thrive 7” to market by December. And while Toshiba was glad to share a good majority of the key specs of the device, […]

Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet Review: Working With The Stylus

ThinkPad Tablet and Stylus

Hardware-wise, the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet is similar to other Honeycomb tablets on the surface — same CPU, RAM, display resolution, and basic functionality — which is why there’s so much intense interest in one of the features that makes it stand out: the stylus. This isn’t the first Android tablet to come with a pen, […]

Archos G9 Honeycomb Tablets Coming September 20th, For Cheap

Archos G9

All the way back on June 23rd, Archos announced the G9 Series Honeycomb tablets, the Archos 80 G9 and the Archos 101 G9, and said that they would be out on shelves by the end of September. Well, we’re now in the middle of said month and Archos has made good on its promise as […]

Sony Tablet S To Hit U.S. Stores September 16th for $499

Sony Tablet S

Sony announced that the Wi-Fi only models of the Sony Tablet S will land on U.S. shores September 16th, ahead of the European launch and the availability of the AT&T version in November. The Sony Tablet S costs $499 for the 16GB version and $599 for the 32GB version, which is par for the course […]

Toshiba Thrive Review: A Middle Of The Road Tablet

Toshiba Thrive Tablet

The Toshiba Thrive may seem fashionably late to the Android Honeycomb tablet party, but considering the fate of certain other rushed-to-market tablets, perhaps there was a good reason for that. Toshiba endeavored to give users features missing from many other offerings in order to stand out, including full-size ports, a removable back cover, and a […]

HTC Puccini Tablet to Hit AT&T as HTC Jetstream?

HTC Puccini

We knew that the name HTC Puccini would not be the final retail name for HTC’s upcoming 10-inch 4G LTE tablet for AT&T and now, finally, we have a pretty good lead on what the name of the device will be. Pocketnow is reporting that the device will be called the HTC Jetstream when it […]

Acer Iconia Tab A100 7-Inch Honeycomb Tablet Now Available in U.S.

Acer A100

If you’ve been looking to get your hands on any ‘ole 7-inch Honeycomb tablet, today is your lucky day. That’s because Acer has announced that its A100 Iconia Tab Android tablet has arrived on the shores of North America as the first of its kind. Yes, the A100 is the first 7-inch Honeycomb tablet to […]

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 […]