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. […]

Intel Promises Medfield Atom Android Tablet in 2012, Reveals Some Details

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At the booth on the show floor of the IDF 2011 conference, I had spoken to several Intel representatives about the company’s efforts to break into the Android market. Intel reps had revealed a couple interesting tidbits about the chip-maker’s relationship with Google, its efforts with Honeycomb and smartphones, and plans for Medfield Atom-based Android […]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 Priced at $469, Pre-Order Today at Best Buy

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The Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 was announced at CTIA back in April with an 8.9″ display, thin design and Android 3.1 operating system. The larger Galaxy Tab 10.1 has given the iPad 2 some of its first competition, and caught our attention with built in 4G LTE on Verizon. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 comes […]

Asus Eee Pad Slider Launching By End of September, Starts at $475

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The Asus Eee Pad Slider was first announced all the way back at CES 2011 in January and finally, after months of waiting, the 10.1-inch tablet hybrid with built-in physical keyboard has finally received an official launch window from Asus with the manufacturer saying that the Honeycomb powered tablet will be out before the end […]

Amazon Working on Netflix Model for Digital Books

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So far, digital books, or e-books, are only available to users on an a la carte basis, meaning that they pay per book title. However, that may change if Amazon can sway publishers into allowing users to rent books utilizing a premium subscription model similar to what Netflix employs for movies and TV shows. There […]

Acer Iconia Tab A501 With AT&T HSPA+ Goes On Sale Next Week

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The Acer Iconia Tab A501 with AT&T’s 4G HSPA+ will go on sale on September 18th for $480 or $330 with a two-year contract. While the tablet is a 10-inch slate, it will not benefit from the LTE network access that’s being promised by AT&T’s flagship Jetstream tablet from HTC, though the Jetstream commands a […]

Apple Wins Early Decisive Victory Against Samsung in Germany

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In its ongoing patent dispute suit against rival Samsung, Apple had won an early decisive victory in a German court, which upheld ban of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 for sale in Germany. However, the lawsuit, a win for Apple, still means little for Samsung and long-term implications of the decision will need further assessment. The […]

7-Inch HTC Flyer Gets Honeycomb ROM Leak

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For many, the biggest complaint with the 7-inch HTC Flyer Android tablet that launched with HTC’s Sense UI and the HTC Scribe pen functionality is that the slate did not debut with Android Honeycomb. Now that Android 3.2 Honeycomb is appearing for many slates–Android 3.2 is said to bring Honeycomb to the 7-inch form factor–and […]

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 […]

Fujitsu Brings Rugged Element to Android Honeycomb Slate

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There is now at least one rugged Android smartphone on every major U.S. carrier today for those who are clumsy with their phones or work in harsh environments, and now we’re beginning to see rugged tablets hit the market. The first of which may be a 10-inch Honeycomb slate from Fujitsu with a model Arrow […]

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, […]

Dual-Screen Sony S2 Tablet Launching as Sony Tablet P

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In addition to having known the name for the single-screen Sony Tablet S, it looks like we now know the retail name for the dual-screen S2 tablet, which will called the Sony Tablet P at launch. The tablet will sport two 5.5-inch displays and will have the same concept as the dual-screen Kyocera Echo Android […]

Android, Eee Pad Transformer Help Asus Grow Profits

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While the PC industry is slowing down, Asus is buckling the trend thanks in part to its Android division and its flagship Eee Pad Transformer tablet, which comes at a more affordable price when compared to product offerings from its rivals and also has a unique laptop dock. For the Spring quarter, the company posted […]

Sony S1 Tablet Now Known as Sony Tablet S, Coming 1st Half September

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Sony’s large single-screen skinned Android Honeycomb S1 tablet will debut in the market in the first half of next month as the Sony Tablet S under its retail moniker. The tablet will come skinned with Sony’s user interface on top of Android Honeycomb 3.1, and will also come pre-bundled with access to Sony content for […]