Nexus 7 Torn Down, Battery Found To Be Easily Replaced

Nexus 7 teardown

Before most users can get their hands on the latest Android tablet iFixit already dissected the Nexus 7 to determine how fixable it is. The new Jelly Bean tablet is much easier to repair than the new iPad. At least it’s much easier to get open thanks to the retaining clips that secure the back to […]

Toshiba Excite 7.7 Review

Toshiba Excite 7.7 Review

The Toshiba Excite 7.7 is the most exciting Android tablet I’ve used thanks to a slim design, perfect size, beautiful display and powerful Tegra 3 processor. It’s the only tablet that’s allowed me to leave my iPad on the desk for an entire week. The Toshiba Excite 7.7 is much easier to carry than the […]

Acer Iconia Tab A700 Delivers 1080P Display & Tegra 3 for $449

Acer Iconia Tab A 700

The new Acer Iconia Tab A700 tablet with a 1080P HD display and Tegra 3 graphics is official and available for pre-order today. This 10-inch tablet boasts an attractive $449 price even with a host of features that normally push prices above $500. The Iconia Tab A700 has a 10-inch display with a 16:10 aspect […]

Toshiba Excite 13 Review

the Toshiba Excite 13 has a 13.3-inch display with 1600 x 900 resolution.

The Toshiba Excite 13 is the largest Android tablet to date, bringing a whopping 13-inch display to a category ruled by 7-inch and 10-inch tablets. This is not a tablet that turns into an Ultrabook, but a large 13-inch slate running Android Ice Cream Sandwich. With a majority of tablets used only at home, the […]

iPad Trounces Kindle Fire in Customer Satisfaction Rankings

iPad Satisfaction

When it comes to satisfaction, iPad owners have it, and Android tablet owners can’t get any. A new survey by ChangeWave Research finds that iPad owners are two times more likely to be “Very Satisfied” with their tablet purchase as Android tablet owners. The survey compares the new iPad, iPad 2, Samsung Galaxy Tab and the Amazon Kindle […]

Bulky ASUS Transformer Prime GPS Dongle Pictured

ASUS Transformer Prime GPS Dongle

Problems plagued the launched of the ASUS Transformer Prime after users discovered that the GPS signal in the device was weak. ASUS promised a fix, and will soon launch a dongle for the Android tablet that should fix those GPS problems. Land of Droid managed to get ahold of one of these dongles before ASUS started sending […]

TurboTax for Android is Free if You Start Your Taxes By Sunday

TurboTax for Android

Intuit has a new TurboTax app for Android tablets, and to celebrate, the company is letting users file their taxes for free with the app, as long as they start their taxes by Sunday. The app normally costs $29.99 for state taxes and $36.99 for Federal taxes. The new TurboTax for Android is available only on Android […]

Droid XYBOARD 10.1 Review (Video)

Xyboard Photo Sample INside

The Droid XYBOARD 10.1 is a new 4G LTE Android tablet available from Verizon Wireless. Motorola has taken everything the company learned from the Xoom to release a more refined tablet on the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network. Verizon and Motorola are betting that business users and consumers will flock to the 4G speeds that are 10 times […]

Fujitsu Arrows Waterproof Android Tablet Hands-On


The Fujitsu Arrows Waterproof Android Tablet has one primary differentiator – you can dunk it in your pool and it won’t fritz out! The folks at the Fujitsu booth demoed this by submerging the tablet in a bowl of water and it kept running. You won’t go deep-sea diving or to the bottom for the […]

Sonos Now Works on Android Tablets, Supports Slacker Radio

Sonos for Android - Kindle Fire

Sonos, my favorite home music system, has just updated their software to support Android tablets, including the Kindle Fire, and Slacker Radio support. Sonos offers several home HiFi systems like the Sonos PLAY:3 (review) and the Sonos PLAY:5, which offer great sound and allow you to bring music to any room in your house without […]

Bad Black Friday Buy: $75 Sylvania 7″ Android Tablet at Toys R Us


Black Friday is a good time to find great deals, but you need to be on the lookout for doorbuster deals that are actually overpriced, underwhelming piles of garbage. Such is the case with the Sylvania 7″ Android 2.2 Tablet that Toys R Us is offering as a Black Friday doorbuster deal. The leaked Toys […]

Motorola Xoom 2 Hitting Stores By Christmas, European Price Leaked

xoom 2 release date and price

The next Motorola tablet, the Xoom 2 looks like it will be making an appearance before Christmas, at least in Europe. According to a leaked Carphone Warehouse ad, the Xoom 2 WiFi model will retail for 400 Euros (about $545) and will be available in time for you to “Give something special this Christmas.” Shown in the […]

Asus Finally Unveils Transformer Prime Ice Cream Sandwich Tablet


At the AsiaD conference, Asus head Jonney Shih finally fessed up about the company’s next generation Asus Eee Pad Transformer successor, in which Shih calls the Transformer Prime. The device, like the Google smartphone called the Galaxy Nexus by Samsung, will run on the next-generation Android Ice Cream Sandwich platform, which will be the first […]

Verizon System Reveals Two Xoom 2 Model Numbers


Verizon’s computer system has revealed two new Xoom model names and numbers for the forthcoming leaked Xoom 2 Android tablets. It is believed that Motorola will deliver two new Xoom 2 tablets–a larger 10-inch slate that will replace the original Xoom and a smaller 7- or 8-inch Media Edition tablet to complement the larger tablet […]

Why I Pre-ordered a Kindle Fire

Kindle Fire

I just pre-ordered an Amazon Kindle Fire Android tablet, announced today at Amazon’s press event in New York City. Why would I jump without ever seeing the thing? Let me share a few reasons I decided to buy the Kindle Fire today. Android on Amazon’s Ecosystem The most significant draw of this device has to […]

Black Friday Predictions 2011: Apple, Tablets and eReaders

NOOK Color

With September almost over, it’s time to turn our eyes to the next major event in the tech world. No, I’m not talking about the iPhone 5 release date, but a date that has almost the same level of buzz — Black Friday. Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving, when retailers slash prices on items […]

Galaxy Tab 8.9 Landing at Best Buy on 9/22


With Samsung having announced the Galaxy Tab 8.9 in March at the Spring CTIA trade show, we’re only finally getting word on the device’s release. The Galaxy Tab 8.9 will be an Android Honeycomb tablet that follows in the footsteps of its larger Galaxy Tab 10.1 brother, but offers a more compact 8.9 inch display. […]

Samsung Galaxy Note Aims for Enterprise with SAP App [Video]

SAP app on Samsung Galaxy Note

Tablets are only usually viewed as devices for games and reading, but in the enterprise, tablets can be used for real work. When I spoke to Oliver Bussman, CIO of SAP, earlier this year about the iPad and the future of competing Android tablets in the enterprise he told GottaBeMobile that “Android is playing an important […]

Toshiba AT200: Sleek New 10.1″ Android Tablet is 7.7mm Thick

Toshiba AT200 Excite

Toshiba has announced the next Android Honeycomb tablet to come out of Toshiba headquarters, the Toshiba AT200. This 10.1″ tablet is much trimmer than the Toshiba Thrive, and will likely get a better name before it arrives on store shelves. Based on rumors, we expect it to be called the Toshiba Excite. The new tablet […]