05/03/2013, Acer didn’t just show two Windows 8 machines today, the Aspire R7 and the Aspire P3, but they also took a moment to give its new Android tablet, the Iconia A1, its own moment in the sun. The Acer Iconia A1 features a 7.9-inch display with IPS technology, which means its viewing angles will be very good, a quad-core processor and fits perfectly in one hand, even a hand as […]
10/31/2012, French mobile computer maker Archos announced a new tablet today, and it seems like a low end-affair, sporting Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, a dual-core processor of unknown origin, and 8GB of expandable storage. But what may be the most interesting part is that the Archos 80 Cobalt features a 8-inch (7.85-inch panel), 1024×768 pixel display, which, hey, is larger and lower resolution than either the Nexus 7 or the […]
07/10/2012, This is something you don’t see every day. Kouziro has just revealed the FT103, a 21.5-inch full HD Android tablet. This would be pretty awesome for watching videos or playing games, but is too large to carry around and doesn’t feature a battery, so it must be plugged into the wall.
01/08/2012, [CES 2012] Toshiba is coming to CES 2012 with one of the most brilliant gadget of the show: the Toshiba Excite X10 tablet is the “world’s thinnest 10-inch tablet” and is beautifully designed. This comes as a total surprise since the last Toshiba 10-inch tablet, the Thrive, was not really top of its class in terms of industrial design. The Excite X10 is 7.7 mm (0.3 inch) thin which is […]
11/07/2011, Since Panasonic is well known for its ToughBook lineup of ultra rugged laptops that can survive the craziest weather conditions and environments, it comes as no surprise that the company has designed two Android-powered rugged tablets (7” and 10”) to complete the ToughBook offering. The 10” Toughpad A1, powered by Marvell 1.2 GHz Dual-Core Processor and Android 3.2, boasts a high brightness, 10.1 XGA capacitive, multi-touch, daylight-viewable screen (500 nits […]
09/21/2011, Sometimes, it does boggle the mind how does something jive with another – you would never in a million years thought that Wii games might end up being ported over to the Android platform, would you? Guess we humans love taking what others deem as “impossible” and turn them into reality – which is why someone discovered a new way to play Wii games on an Android-powered tablet. Obviously the […]
07/26/2011, Just how many Android tablets are there in the world that are not sitting on shelves, but actually being used in everyday circumstances? Imagine every single person in Mauritius holding an Android-powered tablet, and you have a good idea of how much 1.2 million people (with tablets) look like. There is a whole lot of Android-powered devices these days, ranging from smartphones to tablets, and the tablet market is certainly […]
07/08/2011, Image stabilization is a technology commonly used for digital cameras, but here, we are talking about real-time image stabilization for live video streaming, specifically for video chat services, which requires different algorithms and more computing power. Silicon Valley-based SRI International, a nonprofit research and development organization, is announcing that Google Talk for Android 3.0+ devices integrates its 2D video stabilization software. It is fun to video chat while walking using […]
06/30/2011, Those who have not tried a tablet may wonder how the web reading experience is, when compared to their computer. Usually, tablet browsers are slightly different than the ones available on PCs or Mac. Also, on tablets, the default mobile browser is usually more limited in terms of speed and plug-ins. However, it gives access to websites' full desktop versions.
05/15/2011, According to NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang, it can be quite safe to assume that concerns and issues surrounding the initial batch of Android-powered tablets “have been largely addressed”, so that would mean nothing but good news for the next generation of Android 3.1 Honeycomb-powered devices as vast improvements can be expected. Here’s an excerpt of Huang’s insight :- A new wave of tablets are now ramping up and are even […]
04/12/2011, One of the reasons about why the Samsung Galaxy Tab Android tablet didn’t do so well in the US has been because of its high price especially because it was tied down to a contract, and for folks with tether-capable phones or no use for 3G on the tablet – it was a waste of money. Samsung announced that a WiFi-only version of the tablet will be arriving and it’s […]
04/05/2011, By easy on the pockets, we mean it is pretty affordable – considering this 10″ tablet device retails for all of $199.99, which is a whole lot more affordable than what other tablets the same size cost. This, of course, will be a classic case of getting what you pay for, where the display is a sorry 800 x 480 pixels, which is the equivalent of some 3.7″ smartphone screens […]
04/01/2011, Motorola Xoom Review - this in-depth review of the Motorola Xoom covers the pro and cons of the first tablet running on Android 3.0, aka Honeycomb
03/31/2011, The HTC Flyer, or HTC EVO View 4G on Sprint, has been given an in-depth video walkthrough by HTC, the creators of the Android tablet themselves. The tablet that was shown off at the Mobile World Congress and was given a hands-on preview by us last month, and now HTC has taken the time to show off what we can do with the upcoming tablet. The video shows off the […]