iPad Trounces Kindle Fire in Customer Satisfaction Rankings

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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)

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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]

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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

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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 […]

Toshiba Trims the Fat; Slimmer Tablet Coming Soon

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Toshiba, which has launched its debut Android Honeycomb Thrive tablet, is looking to expand its tablet market share by introducing a new model soon that’s sleeker and slimmer according to leaked reports. While the Thrive is an affordable Android tablet with a number of connectivity features and ports, adaptive display that upscales images and videos, […]

Amazon Kindle Tablet in Sep or Oct for Hundreds Less

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A rumor surfaced late last week that Amazon will follow the lead of HP and price its Android tablet (which is expected to be released in either September or October) for a lot less than the iPad: maybe “hundreds” less. If they do, look for it to be the one Android tablet to really compete […]

Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet Goes On Sale, Banks on Productivity

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The ThinkPad Tablet from Lenovo is finally up for sale on the Lenovo site. This Android tablet includes a collection of features you won’t find on every Android tablet like Netflix, handwriting recognition and a Thinkpad keyboard folio — to name a few. The ThinkPad Tablet is a 10.1″ device that runs Android 3.1 and includes Dataviz […]

Tablets at Work: State of the Tablet Infographic

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The iPad and new Android tablets are joining the various special Tablet PCs which have been in enterprises for years to form a new workplace that is embracing the tablet with amazing speed. A new infographic from SocialCast gathers an impressive array of information about tablet use in the workplace into an interesting infographic. Some of the […]