How Android Tablets Got Eaten Alive by the iPad

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Rewind, if you will, back to January at CES for a moment. Everyone knew there was an oncoming rush of Android tablets, ready to hit the market at any moment. The floodgates were about to open, and the Motorola XOOM looked to lead the charge. Android had surpassed iOS in phone market share, and its […]

Sprint Galaxy Tab Gingerbread Update Rolling Out July 5th

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It’s hard to even imagine being an owner of the original Samsung Galaxy Tab right now. Since it’s release we’ve seen several Android tablets hit the shelves with software vastly superior to the Froyo that the Galaxy Tab currently employs. Well, it looks like Samsung is finally read to bring the Galaxy Tab to the […]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Coming to Sprint on June 24th

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Just in case you wanted to buy your Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 from Sprint, the carrier has announced that it will start carrying the recently released tablet online starting June 24th. It will then be available in actual Sprint stores a month later on July 24th. Both purchase options are going to cost you $499 […]

7-Inch Galaxy Tab Getting a Refresh This Fall?

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It looks like the original 7-inch Galaxy Tab may be getting a hardware refresh this fall to bring it in line with the rest of Samsung’s tablet lineup and make the more portable form factor competitive against the Galaxy Tab 10.1 and 8.9. Samsung was among one of the earlier companies with a tablet entry […]

How to Pick a Tablet For Your Needs [InfoGraphic]

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Finding the right tablet these days can be a challenging and circuitous decision process, which is evident from the humorous choose your own adventure tablet picking infographic our friends at Retrevo put together. Click for Larger While the infographic may not really help you find the perfect tablet, it does highlight a large part of the decision […]

Court Grants Apple Early Access of Samsung Unreleased Products

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As part of its legal battles with Samsung, Apple has been granted early access to un-released products from Samsung by a federal court. The court hopes that the move will help Apple examine the products and determine if the products infringe on any of the patents held by the iPhone-, iPad-, and iPod Touch-maker. The […]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 Caught in Picture with Keyboard

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Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 8.9, which slots right in between the larger Galaxy Tab 10.1 and the smaller Galaxy Tab 7 tablets, was recently spotted in a picture with a keyboard dock. The unique thing about the Galaxy Tab 8.9′s keyboard dock is that the device works in landscape mode in the dock, rather than the […]

Win a Galaxy Tab 10.1, Hang w/ Android Geeks in San Francisco!

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Samsung is throwing a party to celebrate the launch of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in San Francisco and you’re invited. GottaBeMobile editors and the guys behind BetaNews, IntoMobile and PhoneArena will be co-hosting the event on June 3rd in downtown San Francisco. This is your chance to go hands on with the Galaxy Tab 10.1 […]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Now Available for Pre-Order

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For those of you who didn’t get your hands on one of those shiny limited edition Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablets given out at Google I/O, you’ll be happy to know that the non-limited edition versions have just gone up for pre-order at J&R. The pricing of the device is at was originally announced by […]

Samsung Confirms Galaxy S, Galaxy Tab Android 2.3 Gingerbread Upgrade

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After Italian users were greeted with an early update to Android 2.3 Gingerbread on their 7-inch Galaxy Tab tablets, Samsung has finally gone on to officially confirm the Android system update to the company’s Galaxy series phones and slates worldwide. The company says that the update will initially launch for the UK and Nordic countries […]

Galaxy Tab 7-Inch Begins Getting Android 2.3 Gingerbread Update

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The original 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab Android slate is now getting an operating system update to Android 2.3 Gingerbread, which would match the OS version found on the HTC Flyer (and screen size) when that tablet launches, but is still a step behind from the latest Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablets like the Motorola Xoom, which […]

Galaxy Tab 10.1 Confirmed for June 8th Arrival

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Samsung had promoted the Galaxy Tab 10.1 with its sleek, slim form factor and the company’s new Samsung experience (similar to TouchWiz but not quite as dominating and for tablets) on top of Android 3.0 Honeycomb at CTIA, and now Samsung Mobile has confirmed via Twitter that the slim 10.1-inch tablet will be headed to […]

Wi-Fi Only Samsung Galaxy Tab Gives Up More Than Just 3G

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Buyers of the Wi-Fi only version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab are reporting on Amazon and other venues that 3G isn’t the only thing you give up with this tablet. It appears processing power and Bluetooth connectivity have also been downgraded.   

Apple Sues Samsung Over Galaxy Line of Tablets and Phones

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It’s a competitive world alright when it comes to mobile gadgets. So much so that it seems the players aren’t content to duke it out in the marketplace, they feel this machismo urge to do so in court. It seems like everybody is suing everybody over some patent or IP or something or the other. […]