Acer Iconia Tab A100 Won’t Come to U.S. Until Q3

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The 7-inch Acer Iconia tab won’t be arriving in the U.S. until the third quarter of this year, according to Acer’s U.S. public relations department. Though the tablet has been available for pre-order in Europe, news that the slate would trail its European launch date was first reported on This is my next. The A100 […]

Google Earth Updated for Android 3.0 Honeycomb Support

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Google has updated its Google Earth app for use on Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablets that will make use of the tablet’s larger displays. The new update leverages Honeycomb’s new user experience with a tool bar up top, but the fun begins when users browse 3D landmarks and content. If you’re looking at the Colosseum, for […]

Asus: Eee Pad Transformer Shortages Due to High Demand, Not Component Shortages

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Asus has gone on to speak officially in addressing the continued shortages of its Android 3.0 Honeycomb-powered Eee Pad Transformer tablet, stating that it’s high demand, not component shortages as previously believed, that’s the reason to shortages and continued sell-out of the tablet in stores. As one of the most affordable Tegra-2 powered dual-core Android […]

Verizon Begins to Roll Out Motorola Xoom Software Update OTA

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Though LTE support isn’t quite there yet for 4G mobile broadband connectivity on the Motorola Xoom Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablet, Verizon Wireless is slated to start delivering over the air (OTA) software updates to the tablet which will bring a number of features and fixes. The 28 MB system update, which could be accessed via […]

Sony Announces Pair of Honeycomb Tablets, One with Dual Screens

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At a press event in Japan, Sony has officially unveiled its first foray into the Android tablet space with the debut of two devices. Both devices run the Android 3.0 Honeycomb operating system, but where they differ is the form factor. The first tablet, which has been leaked before as the S1 tablet, will utilize […]

Acer Iconia Tab A500 Now Available Through Best Buy

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The Acer Iconia Tab A500 Android 3.0 Honeycomb is now available through retailer Best Buy in the U.S. for the price of $450, making it one of the more affordable Honeycomb tablets on the market today. The dual-core Tegra 2-powered slate is cheaper than the $600 price tag of the WiFi-only Motorola Xoom; however, unlike […]

Dell Bets that Android Tablets Will Outpace iPads

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Computer maker Dell is hedging its bet on the mobility space with tablets and smartphones as venues for growth into the future. An optimistic Michael Dell had sat down with the Wall Street Journal to reveal his insights and thoughts about the changing and evolving PC market into what rival Apple has called the post-PC […]

Amazon Makes Kindle Version for Android Tablet

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Ahead of the launch of the much hyped and speculated Amazon-branded Android tablet hardware, the online retail giant has announced the availability of a new Android tablet-specific app of its Kindle e-reading software for Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablets. The latest version of Kindle for Android includes an integrated immersive shopping experience tailored for tablets, a […]

Toshiba Android Honeycomb Tablet Branded as Regza for Japan

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While it appears that Toshiba may have registered the Thrive brand in the U.S. with the USPTO, the company may be using the Regza moniker in its home country of Japan. According to Netbook News, the Toshiba Regza will see a release in June in Japan with pricing of around 723 USD. The Japanese edition […]

AT&T to Offer Motorola Xoom?

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A recent FCC filing for a wireless handheld product from Motorola with AT&T-compatible 3G suggests that the Android 3.0 Honeycomb Motorola Xoom tablet may be headed to AT&T. The device is described as a wireless tablet in the filing, though Motorola did not make mention of the Xoom brand name. FCC filing and approval do […]

Toshiba Android Tablet to be Called ‘Thrive’

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A U.S. trademark filing with the USPTO reveals that electronics maker Toshiba has registered the name ‘Thrive’ which may suggest that its Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablet may be called Thrive, rather than the previously leaked ANT moniker. The company had debuted the Android tablet initially earlier this year at the Consumer Electronics Show without a […]

U.S. Cellular to Also Carry Motorola Xoom Tablet

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The Motorola Xoom, the first Android 3.0 tablet, may see a debut on yet another U.S. carrier, US Cellular. Initially announced and released for Verizon Wireless with a 3G radio to be upgraded in the future to a 4G LTE radio, the CDMA tablet has been rumored to be coming to Sprint in a 4G […]

OGT Tablet Boasts Thin Profile, True Color Display

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OGT is preparing to launch its own Android tablet that will boast a number of industry-leading features to differentiate itself from the plethora of Android tablets that have launched or are launching soon. The device will pack a 1 GHz processor in a slim 7 mm profile and will come in either 16 GB or […]

Intel Atom-Powered Honeycomb Tablets Coming Later This Year

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While it seems that all of Google’s Android 3.0 slates that have been released or are about to be released will utilize ARM-based chipsets, Intel is finalizing deals that will lead to Atom-based Android tablets hitting the market in the third quarter of this year, securing a major win for the world’s largest semiconductor maker, […]

Motorola Rumored to Launch Rugged Enterprise Android Tablet

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After having launched the world’s first Android 3.0 Honeycomb consumer tablet, Motorola is gearing up to tackle the enterprise space with a rugged tablet running the Android operating system and a complementing stylus for signature capture, similar to the HTC Flyer, which is getting branded as the HTC EVO View 4G for Sprint’s wireless network. […]

Asus Eee Pad Transformer Laptop Keyboard Dock Expected for $150

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Though Asus and its retail partners have yet to announce official pricing for the optional laptop keyboard dock accessory that latches onto the Eee Pad Transformer Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablet to create a laptop experience, various retailers have thus far leaked the accessory at $150. The leaks cove via two retail partners who have put […]

Galaxy Tab 7-Inch Gets Unofficial Android 3.0 Honeycomb Port

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Early adopters of the Android 2.2 Froyo-powered Samsung Galaxy Tab 7-inch are now treated with a functional, yet unofficial, port of Android 3.0 Honeycomb for the small pocket-able tab. Though Samsung has remained silent on whether the 7-inch tablet will get Android 3.0 in the future, the Galaxy Tab-maker has since announced 8.9- and 10.1-inch versions of […]

Kyocera to Create Gaming Katsura Tablet?

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Following in the launch of the Kyocera Echo, a dual-screen smartphone-tablet hybrid that won Notebook.com’s Best of CTIA award, Kyocera is rumored to be jumping into the tablet market with a gaming tablet. The rumored Katsura tablet, which means tree in Japanese, would have an etched pattern on the back-side and would probably be Android-focused. […]