Apple Now Going After the Motorola Xoom

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Just yesterday, we learned that Apple had won a ruling in Germany that halted the sale of Samsung’s latest and greatest tablet, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, in the European Union. How were they able to do this? By accusing Samsung of infringing on their intellectual property. In Apple’s eyes, Samsung has ripped off the […]

Why Apple Should be Scared of the Galaxy Tab 10.1

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Based on the number of lawsuits that Apple has filed in the past few months, it’s clear that the company is concerned by the progress being made in the Android tablet space. Even though Apple is still the number one player in the tablet space, and pegged to be there for quite some time, the […]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Sales in Europe Blocked by Apple

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Apple scored a win this week in the tablet space without releasing a new iPad. How you ask? By stopping the competition of course. Apple celebrated a major win in Germany this week where a court blocked the sale of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 from launching in the European Union. Apple alleges that Samsung has violated the […]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 4G LTE Review: Entertainment Options

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The media experience on Android has been poor at best, especially on tablets. Phones are finally getting access to top apps, but as a whole, Android tablets are still lacking. Imagine my surprise when I turned on the Galaxy Tab 10.1 from Verizon to find access to not one, but two places to get movies […]

How to Update the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 to TouchWiz

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If you have one of the sleek new Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Android tablets and have been looking forward to the Samsung TouchWiz update, your wait is over. As planned Samsung has begun rolling out the TouchWiz interface to the WiFi only version of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 as an over the Air update. You […]

What Does Samsung’s TouchWiz Bring To the Galaxy Tab 10.1?

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The long-anticipated TouchWix UI has finally come to the 10-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab. Yesterday the press (and some lucky New Yorkers) got the update early, but tomorrow over-the-air updates will start to roll out for everyone else. The question of the day: will TouchWiz make the galaxy Tab better, or will it make users wish […]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Accessories: Slip Cases, Covers, and Keyboards

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Of all the accessories mentioned at Samsung’s Galaxy Tab event today, the most exciting (and most useful) are the cases and covers. They don’t quite reach the heights of the magical Smart Cover for the iPad 2, but they do nicely blend good looks, light weight, and functionality. Book Cover Case — $59.99 This is the […]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Accessories: HDMI, USB and SD Card Adapters

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Like the iPad, Samsung’s 10.1-inch Galaxy Tab has only one port, a 30-pin proprietary connector. And so, like Apple, Samsung has provided a few adapters for extending the use of this port: HDMI, USB and SD. Though having these ports on board might make life easier, these adapters at least offer the extra functionality… for an […]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Accessories: The Docks

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Today during Samsung’s software launch event in New York City the company not only showed off the new UI for the Galaxy Tab 10.1-inch, but also introduced the Tab’s accessory line. Samsung’s two docks are available right now via the website, but are they a worthy addition to your beloved Tab? Let’s take a look. […]

Southern Mississippi Students Getting Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

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Samsung announced today that all students in the University of Southern Mississippi Honors College pilot program will be receiving a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Android tablet. Not every university that gives away tablets thinks the iPad is the best choice. The university is offering a thousand students the tablets via private funds. Each tablet comes […]

Verizon 4G LTE Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Review: First Impressions

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Yesterday the Samsung’s Galaxy Tab went on sale at Verizon Wireless, the first 4G LTE tablet in the U.S. Previously only available with Wi-Fi, the 10.1-inch Tab is going a similar route as its 7-inch sibling, just not on all carriers at once. I received our review unit this morning and got down to comparisons. […]

Tablets and Bluetooth Keyboards

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  I was one of those folks back when the iPad was first released that thought that Apple was hedging its bets by introducing a Bluetooth keyboard as an accessory. If you’re going to go touch, then go touch. Well, that was an extreme position then and it is now. I never purchased one of […]

This Is What A Motorola Xoom Owners Broken Heart Looks Like

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Tomorrow is a big day for Samsung and Verizon as the Galaxy Tab 10.1 officially becomes the first tablet to hit the market with 4G LTE capabilities. This of course means that the Motorola Xoom will be taking second place in the race for 4G LTE, something that nobody could have predicted when the tablet […]

The Osprey Resource Veer Shoulder Bag is a Very Good Tablet Bag

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First, let’s get over or wallow in the whole man purse/bag thing. Go ahead. The rest of the post will be here when you get back. OK, now that you’re back, I think I’ve discovered a very good choice for a small gadget bag to tote the current crop of Tablets around in. It’s called […]

The Tablet Challenge: Using a Tablet as a Script in Rehearsal

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As I continue to check out the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 and the HP TouchPad, along with my ongoing usage of the iPad 2, I’m about to begin an interesting two week challenge. OK, that’s not being intellectually honest. This is one of those instances in my ongoing comparison testing when the the iPad 2 […]

How to Get Netflix on Your Honeycomb Tablet Right Now

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Earlier today, Netflix released an update that brought support to several new smartphones including the Samsung Droid Charge, the HTC ThunderBolt, and hey, even the Motorola Droid Bionic. Also listed, Lenovo’s IdeaPad which is a Honeycomb tablet. Thing is, the IdeaPad isn’t the only Honeycomb tablet that is able to take advantage of the Netflix […]

Verizon’s 4G LTE Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Gets Closer to Launch

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Verizon’s 4G LTE version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 has already experienced a few bumps in the road prior to its release but it appears that there is light at the end of the tunnel as marketing for the tablet has begun to pop up in Verizon stores which is a sure sign that […]