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NOOK Tablet gets the teardown treatment

11/21/2011, Like every other electronic device that gets sold in stores, the folks over at iFixit will have their way with it, and it looks like the Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet is the latest one to be put under the knife. There’s nothing too exciting to...

ASUS Padfone Specs spotted on GLBenchmarks

11/21/2011, The last we heard of the Padfone was quite awhile ago, with ASUS announcing that it would be delayed because they wanted to load it up with Android Ice Cream Sandwich. But it looks like they’ve already started working on the phone-tablet combo....

Android Honeycomb 3.2 running on an ASUS Eee PC

11/21/2011, Interested in running Android on your computer? Well, short of buying FXI’s Cotton Candy, it seems that an open source project called Android-x86 is currently working on a means to get Android up and running on your laptop or PC. It seems that so far so...

Amazon’s 8.9″ Kindle Fire could come in Q2 2012

11/21/2011, Amazon released their brand new 7” Kindle Fire tablet not too long ago, and we know that Amazon has more tablets in the works (and a smartphone too if the rumors are to be believed). These upcoming tablets will be larger than 7” and are supposedly in...

Adobe Flash Player not included with Ice Cream Sandwich

11/21/2011, One of the “perks” that Android has over iOS is its ability to run Flash, so much so that the inclusion of Adobe’s Flash Player is more or less expected on Android. Oddly enough that does not seem to be the case with Google’s latest Android build...

ASUS and Dell not exiting the tablet business

11/18/2011, On Thursday, the folks over at DigiTimes reported that companies like ASUS, Acer and Dell were looking to retreat from the tablet business due to the OEMs struggling to make a dent in Apple’s share of the tablet market and the arrival of low cost...

Ice Cream Sandwich ported to Samsung Galaxy S2 and LG Optimus 3D

11/18/2011, The source code for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich was officially released not too long ago, and just as we predicted – the community has already started porting it over to current generation Android devices. The latest version of Android is now...

Google granted patent for pattern unlock screen

11/18/2011, While Apple may have patented the “slide to unlock” feature found on iOS devices and some non-iOS devices, it looks like Google may have been granted the patent for a pattern unlock screen, a feature we’re sure many Android users are familiar with.

FXI Cotton Candy is Android on a USB stick

11/18/2011, FXI Technologies, a hardware and software startup based in Norway has just demonstrated the world’s first “any screen, connected computing USB device.” Codenamed Cotton Candy, this USB stick allows users to run Android or Linux on just...

Lenovo LePad K2 NVIDIA Tegra 3 tablet gets benchmarked

11/18/2011, A few days ago we reported that Lenovo had plans to launch a 10.1” NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core tablet (dubbed the Lenovo LePad K2) and its specifications were a bit of a mystery back then, but thanks to a recent benchmark test that Lenovo conducted on GL...