Why I Didn’t Buy an Android Tablet Yesterday

I had a little time off yesterday. After mowing the grass for the first time this season I decided I’d do some shopping. I took care of some essentials for the house and then stopped by the local Best Buy just to take a look. (It’s always dangerous when you have money burning a hole […]

Sprint to Introduce Budget-Friendly 7-Inch Tablet


A leaked document reveals that Sprint is planning to launch a budget-friendly 7-inch Android tablet for just under $100 on the 3G Now Network. News of the tablet comes just on the heels of Sprint placing the HTC EVO View 4G, which at the time of launch was and is a high-end 7-inch slate, on […]

Fujitsu Goes After Stall Surfers with Water Proof Tablets

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Stall surfing. If you follow me, the resident GBM Stall Surfing guru, you’ll know that this is the “marketing reason that shall not be mentioned” for Tablets. We all know that. Reading, using a Tablet, in the “library” is one of the main reasons Tablets exist. Well, it looks like Fujitsu is trying to flush […]

MOTOACTV Sports Watch Becomes World’s Smallest Honeycomb Tablet


While Android Honeycomb barely just recently made it to the smaller 7-inch screen form factor thanks to the release of Android 3.2, developers are hard at work on pushing the boundaries of what constitutes a tablet. The latest hack comes by way of Chris Wade, a developer who is successful in porting Google’s tablet OS […]

The Great Tablet Massacre of 2011

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What was once a field of dreams two years ago is now littered with casualties. Hopes and hype have been dashed. Strategies have been changed and are changing again. Generals have fallen. The fortunes of competitors have been ransacked, as others continue to enrich their treasuries. The fallout thus far will most likely be just […]

Sprint to Begin Honeycomb Roll-Out for HTC EVO View 4G Tablet


Sprint is beginning to roll out its Android Honeycomb update for the carrier’s debut tablet, the HTC Flyer, which is the first tablet that Sprint had supported on its Network with embedded 3G CDMA and 4G WiMax radios. The 7-inch tablet is a variant of the HTC Flyer and comes with an active digitizer for […]

AT&T’s Pantech P4100 Tablet With 4G LTE Spotted at FCC


Pantech’s unannounced P4100 tablet was spotted at U.S. regulatory agency the FCC with support for AT&T’s 4G LTE network, suggesting that the tablet may launch after it has obtained approval by the government. However, as neither Pantech nor AT&T has disclosed when that may happen, it’s unclear when the slate will launch. In the past, […]

Toshiba Excite Gets Official Listing in Canada


The Toshiba Excite A200 is dubbed the world’s thinnest tablet and is now appearing on the company’s official web portal in Canada. The Excite succeeds the feature-rich, but bulky Thrive tablet, and the new Honeycomb slate will be arriving in January 2012. The release date, however, is still uncertain. Though Toshiba Canada is listing the […]

Google Catalogs Now Available on Android Tablets


Google Catalogs is an app that allows you to browse some of your favorite, popular catalogs from retailers such as Nordstrom and Nike. Spanning over 125 brands currently with over 400 catalogs, home shoppers will be able to catch up on their shopping for tips, trends, pricing, and what’s en vogue this holiday season at […]

Picture for Sprint’s ZTE Android Honeycomb Tablet Leaks


A new leaked image shows what Sprint’s forthcoming tablet collaboration with ZTE may look like. Unfortunately, details of the Android Honeycomb device are relatively unknown still at this point, but the image does show what the device would look like if and when Sprint does announce the slate. The tablet was first revealed back in […]

Lenovo K2 Benchmark Boasts Full HD Display, Tegra 3


Lenovo has yet to announce its LePad K2, but the tablet has been put to the test utilizing GL Benchmarks. The benchmark results reveal that the 10-inch slate was tested running Android 3.2 Honeycomb, and not Ice Cream Sandwich, and that the processor is made by NVIDIA. With a quad-core Tegra 3 CPU, performance is […]

Adobe Abandoning Flash for Android, Mobile Platforms


After along and acrimonious battle with Apple in trying to squeeze its Flash player, which is not only good for annoying Flash ads, but also for creating interactive websites and content, onto the iOS platform, Adobe had found a supporter and home in Android and RIM’s BlackBerry Tablet OS with the PlayBook. Now, it seems […]

HTC Eyeing New Tablets, Emerging Markets for Phones


In a briefing with media, HTC CEO Peter Chou says that the company is looking to eye the tablet market but wants to stand out from the crowded space. The company is also looking to enter the entry-level smartphone market as well, but says that its strategy would not endanger its premium brand image. For […]

Panasonic Debuts Rugged Touchpad Android Tablets


Following Lenovo‘s lead of trying to port the Android slate experience to corporate, government, and enterprise users, Panasonic is debuting two new Android slates that bring the company’s ‘Tough’ brand to what is traditionally viewed as a consumer mobile operating system. With the Panasonic Toughpad A1, which has a 10-inch display, and the B1, which […]

T-Mobile Announces Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus

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T-Mobile USA tonight announces its latest tablet addition to its 4G HSPA+ portfolio in the form of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus, which is an enhanced and updated version to the Galaxy Tab 7 that was offered on the nation’s fourth largest carrier last year. With the new Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus, T-Mobile announces […]

Will Google Be The Grinch for Android Tablet Lovers This Christmas?


Let’s face it, the hoped for swarm of Android Tablets featuring Honeycomb has basically turned into a discarded wasp nest of dashed possibility. Sure there are fan boys who love their Android Tablets, but Honeycomb Tablets haven’t yet produced much of a sting in the market. That’s probably as it should be. Even with promises […]

Asus Transformer Prime Won’t Launch with Android 4.0

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We know that the Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime is launching next month and while we know a few of its specifications, up until today, we had no idea what operating system it would be launching with. We had thought that it might be Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich but it turns out that that […]

Motorola Only Shipped 100,000 Xoom Tablets Last Quarter

Motorola Xoom

Motorola has announced its Q3 earnings and among the statistics is an interesting statistic in regards to the company’s Honeycomb tablet, the Motorola Xoom, which was released back in February. The manufacturer confirmed that it only shipped a grand total of 100,000 Xoom tablets last quarter. Yes, you read that correctly. 100,000 shipped. No word […]