Acer Planning Iconia Tab Slider Tablet By Year End?

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Acer may be prepping another tablet by the end of the year, this time with a sliding form factor. The company already has a relatively inexpensive Android slate form factor tablet in the form of the Iconia Tab A500, and a 7-inch version in the form of the Iconia Tab A100 is on the way […]

Summer Road Trip: Tech In Our Bag & On The Road

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This week my family and I will be leaving on a long two-week trip around the Southeastern United States taking some of our favorite mobile tech toys with us. I thought I’d share with you what we are taking to make the journey fun and efficient. Last summer our editor Josh Smith took what he […]

How to Root the Acer Iconia Tab A500 with Gingerbreak

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The Acer Iconia Tab A500 Android Honeycomb 10.1″ tablet that I am reviewing is easy incredibly easy to root thanks to the Gingerbreak app which can root or unroot the device with the tap of a finger Here are the steps and applications needed to root the Acer Iconia Tab A500. Turn on USB debugging – from […]

How The Iconia Tab A500 Almost Replaced My Point and Shoot

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As I test the Acer Iconia Tab A500, I was surprised at how much I liked using the tablet as a camera because of the built-in app and the large screen. While the quality of the images is less than stellar, the experience of taking pictures on a large screen is surprisingly good. If Acer […]

Acer Iconia Tab A500 First Impressions (Video)

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I just got ahold of an Acer Iconia Tab A500 tablet running Android’s Honeycomb 3.0 operating system. If you already own an Android smartphone, want a tablet that supports external storage, doesn’t need a dongle to connect to a HDTV or perhaps just like the open nature of the Android marketplace; the Acer Iconia Tab A500 is worth […]

Acer’s 7-Inch Honeycomb Slate Gets FCC Blessing, Release Coming Soon?

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The Acer Iconia Tab A100, which was reported earlier as being delayed, has been seen passing through the FCC for regulatory approval with a WiFi radio. The device features a 7-inch 1024 X 600 resolution, which was speculated as the reason behind its original delay as it was noted that some Honeycomb apps built for […]

Acer Iconia M500 to Sport MeeGo OS, Intel Atom

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At Computex, Acer announced an Iconia Tab M500 tablet that will run on the MeeGo operating system, which was co-developed by Intel and Nokia, and will also sport the Intel Atom-based Moorestown processor. The device is similar in appearance to the Android-powered A500 tablet with a 10-inch display bearing a 1,280 X 800 resolution. The […]

Is Honeycomb to Blame for Stagnant Android 7-Inch Slate Development?

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In what could be the Maginot line of screen sizes, Android 3.0 Honeycomb may mark the distinction between 7-inch and smaller tablets versus tablets of 8-inch and larger. The latest victim to fall outside of the safety of Honeycomb’s Maginot line may be Acer, whose 7-inch Iconia A100 tablet is reported to be delayed until […]

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 […]

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 […]

WiFi Acer Iconia A500 Tab Offers Affordable Honeycomb Experience

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With a 10.1-inch display, the Tegra 2-powered Acer Iconia Tab A500 in WiFi-only edition may prove to be a worthy and more affordable alternative to Motorola’s WiFi Xoom tablet sporting Google’s Honeycomb operating system. The Iconia Tab is now available for pre-order through Best Buy in the United States and will go on sale come […]

Acer ICONIA Tab to Launch with 4G LTE on Verizon

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Acer today announced at CES that its ICONIA Tab A500 will be a 4G LTE tablet that will debut on Verizon Wireless’s nascent 4G network. The gaming and mobile-centric 10.1-inch slate will run Android OS and have a user interface layer on top called Acer UI 4.5. It will support HD playback and comes with […]