Verizon Samsung Galaxy Tab Update Begins to Roll Out

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If you own a Samsung Galaxy Tab on Verizon today is your lucky day because Big Red has started rolling out a decently sized update that will bring all sorts of improvements to the software. A full list of the update’s features came out last week and Verizon Galaxy Tab owners will see these improvements […]

28% of Tablet Users Use Device as Main Computer

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Twenty-eight percent of all tablet users do not use a desktop or laptop as their main computer. They use the tablet instead. This is according to a survey by AdMob posted at Beta News. The survey included 1,430 tablet owners. Seventy-seven percent said they used their desktop or notebook computer less than they did before […]

Wi-Fi Samsung Galaxy Tab Coming April 10th For $350

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Samsung has announced that the Wi-Fi only version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab will be headed to shelves and online stores starting April 10th and it will cost $349.99. This news comes on the heels of price drops of the original 3G compatible version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab on both Sprint and Verizon with […]

Samsung Galaxy Tab Price Dropped To $200 On Sprint, Verizon

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It’s coming a little later than expected but Sprint and Verizon have dropped the price of the original Samsung Galaxy Tab to a mere $200 on contract, a move that shouldn’t shock anyone considering Samsung just introduced two new tablets and has yet to guarantee an upgrade to Android 3.0 Gingerbread. Sprint had been rumored […]

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 […]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9, 10.1 with Samsung UX Hands-On Video

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At CTIA, we got to take a look at the new Galaxy Tabs in larger screen sizes than the original 7-inch release. With the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 and 10.1, Samsung was showing off its new user interface on top of Android 3.0 Honeycomb, the first sort of customizations to the user experience to Honeycomb […]

Shock! Shame! Pffft! Samsung Uses Actors to Promote New Galaxy Tabs

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Ha! All I can do is laugh. Samsung is taking some heat after introducing its new “slimmer than an iPad” Galaxy Tabs at CTIA earlier this week. The 8.9 and 10.1 inch models caught attention from all quarters and then caught even more when Samsung didn’t have units handy for reporters and bloggers to go […]

Tablet Camera Showdown: iPad 2, Xoom, Galaxy Tab

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MacWorld puts the cameras on three popular tablets head-to-head for a showdown, and finds that the iPad 2‘s camera for video is good, but digital still image quality left a lot to be desired. Scoring consistently high in both image and video quality is the Motorola Xoom, which ha a 5-megapixel still rear-facing camera that’s […]

Verizon Waiving Tablet Activation Fees

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Now that Verizon Wireless is not assessing any activation fees on Apple’s iPad 2, it seems appropriate that the carrier will be following suit for Android tablets. Dubbed a ‘limited time’ promotion, Verizon is now waiving activation fees on Android tablets as well. Owners of the Motorola Xoom and the Samsung Galaxy Tab on a […]

WiFi-Only Samsung Galaxy Tab Rumored for April 4th Release

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The WiFi-only edition of Samsung’s 7-inch Android 2.2 Froyo tablet with the company’s proprietary TouchWiz UI is slated to come on April 4th with a price tag of $400 according to a leak. The tablet, which is smaller than the iPad–about half the size of the display area of the iPad, will cost about $100 […]

Samsung Plans an 8.9-Inch Galaxy Tab Slate for CTIA

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According to a leaked press invitation, Samsung may be set to introduce an 8.9-inch Galaxy Tab at the CTIA conference in Orlando, Florida on March 22. The invitation reads, “What’s your Tab life,” followed by a series of numbers, “78910,” which could indicate screen sizes for the various Android tablets in the Galaxy Tab lineup. […]

Verizon Now Subsidizing Galaxy Tab with 2-year Contract

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When the Galaxy Tab was launched on Verizon, the carrier, like rival AT&T, was one of two to offer the tablet offering only a contract-free offering. While this mean that you can activate and cancel your mobile broadband data at any time, and re-activate data without penalties, it also means that users will have to […]

Galaxy S II, Galaxy Tab 10.1 Will Serve as Secondary Home TV

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At a recent Samsung event in Europe, the Korean tablet- and phone-maker told Pocket-lint that the Samsung Galaxy S II and Galaxy Tab 10.1 could stream television broadcasts from the company’s upcoming Smart TV HDTVs. Essentially, this would turn the Android smartphone and tablet into secondary television displays while inside the user’s home. For the […]

New Galaxy Tab Cases from Waterfield Designs

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Waterfield Designs produces some top-notch gadget cases and its latest models for the Galaxy Tab look like they’re no exception. There are a total of five Waterfield Designs cases that will fit the Galaxy Tab. The SlipCase for the Galaxy Tab looks like  a smart bet for those looking for a compact case. The SlipCase is $29 […]

What’s Hot in Notebooks and Tablets for the Week of Feb 18th

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Another week is behind us which means another week of tech news and reviews to keep up on. We’ve rounded up the most popular news, how tos and reviews of the week from Notebooks.com and GottaBeMobile to make sure that you know what’s happening in the world of notebooks, tablets and smartphones. Hot News from […]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 the Latest Member to Samsung’s Tablet Family

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Following the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Tab with its 7-inch display late last year, Samsung has now announced the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, the newest member to the company’s tablet lineup. The device, as its name implies, was unveiled at Mobile World Congress with a 10.1-inch 1280 X 800 WXGA display and features Google’s […]

Choosing the Right Tablet OS and Ecosystem

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Tablet PCs for nearly a decade ran almost exclusively with a Windows operating system. Enterprising users could install various forms of Linux and occasionally a third party would try their hand at the platform, but Windows was the only mass market option. That all changed in 2010 when Apple strolled along and changed how we […]

Despite ‘Smooth’ Sales, Galaxy Tabs Have High Return Rates

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Samsung has gone on record to state that the company was misinterpreted in its statement earlier, which the media has been reporting as ‘small‘ sales of Galaxy Tab Android tablets. According to Samsung reps, the statement should have read that sales were smooth. Despite all the PR efforts in ironing out its sales number, the […]