Sony Tablet S now on sale – in Germany

Good news for Sony Tablet S fans living in Germany – it looks like you won’t have to pre-order the device to get your hands on it. Sony seems to have skipped the pre-order stage for the tablet over there and has gone straight to selling the device. Folks in the country can now purchase the 32GB Tablet S from the official Sony store for €578.99 ($599) while we’ll have […]


Sony Tablet S Preview

We had seen the Sony Tablet S back in July, and today Sony is officially launching its Wi-Fi only 9.4-inch Android tablet, just before IFA. Sony is coming somewhat late in the game, albeit with a state-of-the-art design that delivers a very unique look, which is quite refreshing for this overcrowded market segment! Personally, I (Eliane) love the elegant and different look of the Sony S, Hubert is a bit […]


T-Mobile G-Slate Android 3.1 update locks bootloader

While users are usually more than excited when it comes to getting new updates for their mobile devices, it looks like T-Mobile G-Slate customers might not fall into that camp this time around. Despite the many improvements that the latest Android 3.1 update brings to the tablet, it has one new feature that not many users will appreciate – a locked bootloader. While the update introduces Google Videos, Homescreen resizable widgets, […]


Logitech release Tablet Mouse for Android 3.1+

Have an Android tablet that you’d like to turn into a “laptop”? We’ve got some great news for you. Logitech has just released a wireless mouse designed just for use with Android tablets. The mouse works on Bluetooth instead of taking up the precious USB slot on your tablet, and can pair up with any Android tablet running Android 3.1 and above. Other than that, it’s pretty much the same […]


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Reading Your Favorite Content On Tablets

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.


Galaxy Tab 10.1 Google I/O edition gets Android 3.1 Honeycomb

Great news for everyone who managed to snag one of the limited edition Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablets from the latest Google I/O event. It has been reported that the OTA update that brings the tablet up to Android 3.1 is current rolling out to tablets right now. Besides the previously announced features for Android 3.1 Honeycomb (USB host access, rentals, performance improvements etc), no word on what else the update […]


Galaxy Tab 10.1 with Android 3.1 won’t be delayed?

Earlier today there were rumors from Eldar Murtazin saying that the Android 3.1 version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 and 10.1 tablets in Europe would be delayed until August. With such a huge delay between the announcement of Android 3.1 and the arrival of the operating system on the tablets, obviously a lot of folks weren’t happy. After all, the Motorola Xoom already has the update, and Verizon is […]


Android 3.1 Honeycomb runs into problems, release delayed

If you are hopping up and down excitedly, wondering just when Android 3.1 Honeycomb will be arriving for your precious new tablet, it might be prudent to take a time out at the moment. After all, it seems that Eldar Murtazin, the Russian guru for many accurate predictions in the past due to his uncanny ability to sniff out rumors and leaks, has mentioned that Google will delay the launch […]


Asus Eee Pad Transformer receives Android 3.1 update

Just like how you need to service your vehicle and give it a good parts replacement once in a while, so the same goes for gizmos and other pieces of mobile consumer electronic devices. The Asus Eee Pad Transformer is no different, and having the latest operating system version and firmware update is always welcome. Hence, we are heralds of good news that the Android 3.1 Honeycomb update which will […]


Dell Streak hacked successfully, runs on Android 3.1 Honeycomb

Hats off to DJ_Steve from the XDA developers forum who has managed to successfully make Android 3.1 Honeycomb run on the Dell Streak – this is no mean task, considering the operating system was optimized for tablet use, making it a quantum leap of sorts from the Streak’s standard Android 2.2 Froyo operating system. Needless to say, the hack isn’t perfect – but it works. There are still a fair […]


Android 3.1 now plays FLAC audio natively

Audiophiles with Android phones rejoice – with the latest version of Android (3.1 Honeycomb), the file format you’ve been waiting for is finally here. According to the Core Media Formats in Android page on the Android developers’ website, FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) files are now supported natively on the operating system. This means that you don’t have to download a third party program or load up a custom ROM […]


Motorola XOOM zooms by with Android 3.1 Honeycomb update

We know that Google has released the Android 3.1 Honeycomb update for the Motorola XOOM tablet, and in that particular piece of good news, we covered a slew of improvements and additions made which should make it more bearable to own a Motorola XOOM. Well, for those who have already tried out the new software, they claim that it is noticeably faster compared to Android 3.0 which it shipped with. […]


Google I/O 2011 wrap-up

We have done our best to cover the Google I/O 2011 conference live, but for those who did not manage to follow our live blog, fret not – there is always the power of summarization to help you figure out what was hot and what was not in the event earlier this morning. Of course, getting a free Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 is always a good thing, and at least […]


Adobe drops hint of Android 3.1 – and removes it

While we all know that Android Honeycomb won’t stay at version 3.0 forever, Adobe has been the first to drop a hint about the next version of the mobile operating system. It was reported that In the change log of their most recent update for Adobe Flash Player on Android, they state: “Hardware accelerated video presentation (requires Android 3.1)” and “Enhanced browser integration for Honeycomb tablets (requires Android 3.1)”. But […]